The Differences Between Cloud and Hosted ERP, and Why They Matter

January, 2019


Cloud ERP has been rapidly gaining ground, and many traditional ERP vendors have responded with hosted versions of their on-premises systems. This report explores the defining differences between cloud and hosted ERP and why these differences matter in terms of the benefits that customers can expect to receive from each. We conclude with factors that affect the decision on whether to short list cloud and/or hosted ERP providers as well as special considerations in evaluating and negotiating with candidate vendors.(20 pp., 6 figs.)

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