We’re nearing the end of our blog series, “6 Considerations When Transitioning ERP to the Cloud” with our fifth installment. Today, we take a look at Maintenance Cost.
#5 Maintenance Cost
Now that you know your hardware and IT staff costs, you’ll need to include the maintenance costs of your on-premises ERP, which include the loading of fixes, patches, updates, and upgrades. Additionally, factor in the cost of IT personnel labor to test updates as they are released. In the cloud, updates, fixes, and patches are released on a continuous upgrade cycle, allowing for immediate deployment.
If you missed the previous cost areas to consider when transitioning ERP to the cloud, you can catch them here:
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