Hosted business systems have become increasingly popular in recent years. There are many benefits to using a hosted solution, including improved efficiency, reduced costs and improved security. This blog post will discuss how hosted systems can enhance your business.

Reduced IT Costs

One benefit of a hosted system is that it can help reduce your IT costs. Hosted systems are typically cheaper to run than on-premises systems. This is because the business doesn’t need to rely as much on internal IT resources, the hosting provider ensures the hardware is up to specification, maintained and redundancy is catered for, as well as ensuring all security patches are maintained.

Security Benefits

Hosted systems also offer several beneficial security advantages. One of the main advantages is that your data is stored off-site. This means that it is not vulnerable to physical damage, such as fire or theft, at your own premises. Additionally, hosted systems often have better security than on-premises systems. This is because they are designed to protect your data from a wide range of threats, including viruses and hackers.

The data centres which power hosted systems often have strict security provisions. These can include automated sprinkler systems, strict access control, CCTV, among others.


Hosted systems can improve collaboration within your organisation. This is because they allow users to easily access and share files from any location, securely. 

Improve Efficiency

Hosted systems can also help to improve efficiency and reduce costs. One key benefit is freeing up valuable resources, such as storage space. This can be a huge boon for businesses that are tight on space. Moving to a hosted system can maximise efficiency and help businesses run more smoothly. Hosting providers can also maintain backups, meaning less time spent on manual backups.

If you want to improve your business, hosted ERP may be the answer. EFACS E/8 is a flexible business solution which can be run either in the cloud or on-premises. Contact us today to learn more about our hosted ERP systems and how they can benefit your organisation. We would be happy to discuss the options available and help you find the best solution for your business.


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