Indian Institute of Information Technology Bangalore
Cloud computing is a set of services that provide infrastructure resources using internet media and data storage on a third party server. SMEs are said to be the lifeblood of any vibrant economy. They are known to be the silent drivers of a nation's economy. SMEs of India are one of the most aggressive adopters of ERP Packages. Most of the Indian SMEs have adopted the traditional ERP Systems and have incurred a heavy cost while implementing these systems. This paper presents the cost savings and reduction in the level of difficulty in adopting a Cloud Computing Service (CCS) enabled ERP system. For the study, IT people from 30 North Indian SMEs were interviewed.