Companies have a multitude of ERP software deployment choices available to them today. Each option offers unique advantages – it’s important to critically evaluate deployment options based on the true cost and benefit to the organization.

For example, there are pros and cons to both SaaS and on-site implementations. Here are some tips to help you determine which deployment option is the right one for your enterprise:

SaaS ERP – ERP in the cloud -low burn rate, many companies offer monthly or quarterly payment terms -little to no IT infrastructure needed -little to no hardware to purchase -scalable and deployable across the world -easy to add and spin off sites with M&A

ERP On-Site -one time software cost outlay -low ongoing support costs -perpetual ownership of the software license -easy integration to other on-site systems