A great benefit of the web based ERP system is that remote users like executives and sales persons can access the company data with the help of any browser, which is much more suitable than going through a laptop configured for Citrix or Terminal Services. A Web Hosted solution ensures a lower expend and predictive spread of cost over time. You have a considerable saving in cost on both the software and hardware that can be invested in your business development.
A web based ERP system removes your problem from the investment made towards the maintenance of the server and other hardware. It also removes your worry about the new add-ons, features and upgrades. When you go in for a web hosted integrated system, you can start using it from day one; it avoids the worry towards implementation time, fear of implementation failure etc. Web based ERP system significantly reduces your overhead expenses. There is no software installation at customer place, no Citrix or other hardware to purchase.
A web based ERP is having 3-tier technology; due to this your data will be safe. User can work on application layer only. Some web based ERP system allows you to attached public site to your business for your customer and supplier to access.
No client installation- it keeps you out from the headache of implementation. Easy remote maintenance available because it is web based. Easy scalability and upgradability - you can add more features or modules. If you are looking for some customization in web hosted ERP, it will be done easily without disturbing you current processes. It is easy to use; everybody knows browsers and internet, so your training cost will be lesser as compared to other ERP. Yearly maintenance is also not much.