The Benefits of Cloud Computing

Protect your business data, stay up-to-date,
and save time and money with cloud-based software.

Securely access business data from anywhere

ECI's cloud-based solutions allow customers to maintain business operations with anywhere-anytime access, sustain data security best practices, reduce operating costs, and adapt their businesses to meet the demands of a global marketplace.

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Cloud FAQs

Where does my data live?

Data is hosted offsite, backed up automatically, and is available for quick retrieval in the event of a natural disaster, fire, or theft.

How do I access my data?

Cloud-based software gives you 24/7/356 access to your business data via the internet

Is my business data safe?

Data is encrypted and protected by firewalls for maximum security, so only you can access it.

Challenges with On-Premise Software

What business challenges are you struggling with?

Cloud Server Maintenance

Rising hardware infrastructure costs

A cloud-based system requires no infrastructure investments such as servers and hardware. With cloud ERP software, the upfront fees can be dramatically lower than on-premise software.

Cloud IT

Limited software maintenance resources

With a cloud-based solution, your ERP provider maintains your system, ensuring it's always up-to-date, reducing or eliminating IT and upgrade costs.

Import Bid Worksheets

Slow response to business and customer needs

Having data in real-time improves business planning, quickens the decision-making process, and makes it easier to respond to customer needs.

Business Growth

Restrained business growth

It is much easier to expand a cloud-based software system to scale with a growing business when adding employees, locations, or business lines. No need to add servers, on-site space, or IT personal to maintain them.

Real Savings of Cloud-based Computing

Cloud-based software can save you time, money, and worry when it comes to accessibility and security

On Premise

On-premise infrastructure costs

  • Upgrading on-premise software often requires buying a new server
  • New server installation and testing is a time-consuming and costly
  • Licensing costs can go up or change to expensive pricing models
  • Requires ongoing maintenance, IT staff support, and cybersecurity expenditures

Download ECI's Cloud-based Computing Factsheet to learn about the real costs of an on-premise system.

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Data On Screen

Data loss consequences and costs

  • Data loss can be caused by a security breach and, more likely, server failure or theft
  • When a server fails, no business can be transacted, or work performed. Lost time means lost money
  • Repeated downtime can result in lost customers
  • 94% of companies suffering from a catastrophic data loss do not survive

Take our Data Protection Quiz to see if your business is vulnerable.

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What our customers are saying

Since going live on the cloud, we’ve had no problems with data security or system reliability. We’ve never had issues and the business has run smoothly from day one.