The Value of a True Cloud ERP Solution for Manufacturing Companies

Today, cloud computing is at the forefront of the shift to the digital business and is enabling manufacturing companies to adapt to these changing business models, both strategically and operationally. Manufacturing companies with a cloud-first strategy have learned that the cloud’s real value comes with being able to delegate the Service Level Agreement (SLA) of an entire solution, from infrastructure to application, instead of components. It is also widely recognized that integrated suites reduce complexity, increase reliability, and cost less. Companies that take an ad hoc approach miss out on many of cloud’s benefits and experience a variety of pitfalls.

This document provides perspective on the components and a scorecard to use to not only evaluate a true cloud solution, but also analyze for yourself how NetSuite’s various platform offerings help you to meet your organization objectives today, adapt to the industry disruptions of tomorrow, and realize savings of more than 20%-50% in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) alone or incur $64k-$242k annually in hidden or unexpected costs.