We know that many of you probably stick with your current IT Provider, even if you aren’t truly satisfied with them and their software solutions. What should you do then when they mention that it’s time to upgrade your existing on-premises ERP system? Should you go ahead with it or should you look into perhaps upgrading to a cloud-based SaaS ERP solution? Read more
We are true ‘Cloud’ lovers here at Namtek Consulting Services! We have seen first-hand the many benefits that our customers, big and small, have realized with our cloud offerings – from our EDI2XML service to our ErpWizard system in the cloud. Read more
Protecting your company’s data should be of high importance, no matter where your office is located or how many employees you have. Downtime is real and if and when it does occur, the cost PER HOUR can range between $9,000 to $700,000, according to the Aberdeen Group (2013). On top of this, most crises happen because of human error and network outages, rather than natural disasters, as everyone mistakenly believes. Read more
We’ve compiled a list of our most read and shared blog posts in 2015. These posts cover tons of different topics ranging from EDI communication to Productivity Apps to ERP Implementations to IT Business Tools.
This article really touched upon the negative experiences of ERP implementations at businesses. It goes on to answer the question: “Why do companies have such terrible software implementation experiences?” Our experts’ conclusion was that either their ERP Provider is only providing them with half-truths about implementations to sell their own products OR business executives make their own assumptions and do not do the proper research required beforehand. Getting the RIGHT and TRUTHFUL information from IT Providers as well as doing your own research on implementations is absolutely critical. Read more to get the real story behind those false statements about ERP Implementations. Read more
We compiled a short list of business technology terms that are useful to keep on hand when looking for software solutions for your business or when speaking with an IT Service Provider. We grouped them in 4 categories – ‘Cloud’, Software, EDI and Business Continuity. Check out the 2-part infographic below: Read more
Ever wonder how exactly your Business Continuity solution will work if your system goes down or if there is a fire or flood in your building and destroys all your company’s IT infrastructure. We give you a brief overview of how it works and how you can be up and running in no time with QBR (Quick Backup Recovery). For more information, visit our QBR website. Read more
It’s about time startup owners and small business executives realize the value and importance of implementing a fully integrated management software system – ERP – right from the get-go. It may seem daunting and expensive at the beginning since 1. All ERP systems are believed to be expensive and 2. New businesses don’t have the extra budget for IT solutions. This is all understandable however these aren’t good enough reasons anymore to shy away from ERP systems. When your company is small and just starting out, this is probably the perfect time to implement a SaaS ERP solution in the ‘Cloud’. You can get your small team trained quickly and used to working the right way from the start. Keep reading to learn more… Read more
Nowadays, with the emergence of the cloud and with all the advancements with mobile devices and apps, business owners are always connected to the office. The workday no longer only starts at 9 AM and ends at 5 PM; it can extend well into the evening, early morning and on the weekends. Work can be done from anywhere and at any time. Technology has allowed us to be able to create a ‘Virtual Office’, giving us access to company data and essentially being able to work from home just as if you are at the office. All you need is a smartphone or tablet and a good Internet connection in order to be connected to your management system out of the office. Let’s take a look at the applications required. Read more
Here’s a short infographic comparing BUYING vs. RENTING an ERP Software Solution.
Cloud Managed Services
Managed cloud services refer to the outsourcing of IT infrastructure and its support to a cloud service provider. Service providers will monitor, secure, and maintain the company’s cloud environment to improve business efficiency.