Why Businesses are Migrating to Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c)

In the past, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software was primarily owned and hosted on-premise but in the last 5 years there have been huge advancements in technology and the ERP industry has shifted to accommodate these changes.

Subscription follows a familiar payment structure

Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) is one of the first Sage ERP solutions to be offered exclusively though subscription. With that in mind, take a second to think about your costs. From both a business and personal perspective, we pay for a vast proportion of our necessities on a monthly basis; whether its business invoices, insurance, phone bills, car payments, or even mortgages. No matter where we look, the monthly payment structure is engraved in society as a norm which fosters an environment that allows subscription to thrive. Subscription based pricing follows the pricing pattern set by so many other products and services, making it simple and convenient for businesses.

Relief from hefty up-font costs

One of the biggest hurdles businesses face when choosing an ERP are the up-front costs involved with purchasing software. Part of the reason Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) has proved to be so popular is because it removes the requirement for a large up-front investment to purchase the software. Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) is the modernized web screens version of Sage 300, giving businesses access to the functionality and data security of Sage 300 (the desktop version) without having to outright buy their software.

Enhanced Features that Encouraged Clients to Migrate to Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c)
Hybrid Cloud

These days everyone seems to want cloud, and the hybrid cloud approach of Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) has given businesses the opportunity to tap into the benefits of a full blown cloud solution, with the security of having an on-premise solution. Furthermore, most clients who are choosing to migrate to Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c), currently have a Sage 300 on-premise solution, so migrating to Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) as opposed to another cloud solutions means that they can keep using the solution they already have in place, that staff is trained on & used to using, and they get to expand its functionality.

Security of remaining ‘on-plan’

Sage Business Care is included in the monthly subscription cost of Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) which means that businesses are always on-plan. This is beneficial because it ensures that businesses always have access to new features and can easily modify and/or expand the functionally of their solution as their business grows & needs change.

Mobile Accessibility

Modern day technology allows us to gain access to the information we want, whenever and wherever we are, however not all ERP solutions allow businesses to take advantage of this technology. Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) is optimized for web screens which means that not only can users access the solution from any device with a browser, including both smartphones and tablets, but it is built to be easy to use on those different devices. This mobile accessibility means more than just real time access to data, it also promotes improved data accuracy because users can update Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) while on the go which is optimal for users who spend a lot of time outside of the office, such as sales employees or executive management.

When we asked Craig Elander, Director of Customer Management, why so many of our clients have migrated to Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) he advised that overall Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) is appealing to businesses because “the hybrid cloud approach of Sage 300cloud (formerly Sage 300c) allows customers to adopt new technology at their own pace. It gives them the freedom to continually enhance their solution with connected services that offer advanced features, giving the customer a reliable and innovative solution.” So basically, he agrees with all of our above points and sums it up much better than we could have.