MYOB launches cloud ERP for mid-sized businesses
- 28 January, 2015 14:46
“MYOB Advanced is designed to help larger businesses think bigger, with a range of cloud-enabled features to streamline customer interaction and equip staff with the tools to operate effectively and productively – wherever they are,” says Andrew Birch, MYOB general manager of industry solutions.
“The benefits to businesses are not only in terms of the convenience and functionality of the product,” says Birch in a statement. “Research has shown that once a company is using a cloud solution, use of the ERP system by employees rises from just over half to almost two-thirds – offering enormous gains in efficiency and productivity.”
The introduction of MYOB Advanced expands MYOB’s suite of solutions for mid – sized businesses that include MYOB EXO and MYOB PayGlobal.
Research has shown that once a company is using a cloud solution, use of the ERP system by employees rises from just over half to almost two-thirds – offering enormous gains in efficiency and productivity.
In recognition of the need for a safe, dependable local service, MYOB says Amazon Web Services (AWS) was chosen to be the local hosts for Advanced.
We are delighted to be working with MYOB on this new cloud-enabled ERP solution,” says Glenn Gore, head of technology, APAC at AWS. “AWS is pleased that MYOB’s enterprise customers will be benefitting from the flexibility, security and agility of the AWS cloud.”
Advanced is based on a solution developed by US company Acumatica, the provider of cloud-based ERP and financial software. Late last year, MYOB had taken a minority stake in Acumatica, with a seat on the company’s board.
Birch says the priorities of business owners when moving to the cloud were a key consideration during the product’s development. These priorities include functionality and cost, security, consistently high service levels and data sovereignty.
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