Getting along without a full-service ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is no longer an option for most growing businesses. But for some small and mid-sized operations, expensive hardware and in-house techs may be more than they can afford right now.

SaaS, (Software as a Service) offers all the benefits of enterprise-level ERP without an enterprise-level payout.

Acumatica is a leading cloud-based ERP solution that you can use anytime, anywhere on any internet-connected device. It works just as well on your mobile devices as it does on your office computers.

With Acumatica, you pay only for what you need now, and you can easily add capacity as your business grows.

Are you wondering if Acumatica is a good fit for your business? We’ve identified 8 questions frequently asked by customers considering Acumatica Cloud ERP. Hopefully, your questions will be answered.

8 Acumatica FAQs:

1. Does Acumatica have the performance capability I need?

Acumatica uses the most up-to-date technology and infrastructure to ensure top performance capable of handling thousands of transactions per hour. With outstanding speed and minimal hardware, Acumatica will save you both time and money while delivering all the functionality you expect.

2. Will Acumatica scale as my business grows?

Acumatica’s cloud application has all the elements needed to accommodate your growing business. Acumatica Cloud ERP grows with you. You’ll have the option of upgrading resources and running multiple application servers simultaneously so that you can keep up with any changing demands.

3. Is Acumatica secure?

Acumatica Cloud ERP meets the highest levels of software security. Acumatica gives you full control of how your data is processed and where it is kept. You decide who has access to your system for maintenance. Your data will be stored separately from that of other customers. Acumatica uses the same encryption methods and technology used by banks to ensure that your sensitive data is safe.

4. Does Acumatica guarantee availability?

The Acumatica Cloud is designed to keep you up and running at all times.  At Cal Business Solutions, we back this promise with guaranteed uptime SLAs (Service Level Agreements.)

5. What if I lose my data? Can I recover it?

Your business data is so valuable that its loss can be catastrophic to your business. Acumatica Cloud’s database snapshot feature allows point-in-time recovery of your database instance, so your data can be completely restored at any time.

6. Will my data be backed up and easily accessible?

Acumatica Cloud ERP provides built-in automated backup that allows you to download your data at any time and store it in a location of your choice.

7. Will I minimize upfront costs?

When you deploy your Acumatica solution through the Cloud, there will be no upfront costs for hardware or software. The Cloud platform takes care of all that for you. The money you save on capital investment can go into operating and growing your business.

8. Will I save money on IT?

With no additional IT staff required to manage your Acumatica solution, you’ll save both time and money. Choose an Acumatica partner with proven expertise and leave the IT to them while you concentrate on other aspects of your business.

If you are comparing SaaS providers, make sure they can answer these 8 questions and any others you may have.

Acumatica is designed to deliver the highest levels of security, availability, and performance while freeing you from the complexities and costs of purchasing hardware and maintaining software.

The following are included with Acumatica SaaS, at no additional cost:

  • Software updates
  • Guaranteed 99.5% uptime in our Service Level Agreement
  • Automated data backup
  • Multi-zone disaster recovery
  • SQL Server and media storage (varies by License Type; additional storage can be purchased)

With Acumatica Cloud ERP, you can access your ERP anytime from any device, easily scale resources, and choose your deployment option. Can other Cloud ERP providers guarantee the same?

If you’d like to know more about how Acumatica Cloud ERP can benefit your business now and as you grow, contact our Acumatica experts at CAL Business Solutions, 860-485-0910 x4 or

By CAL Business Solutions, Acumatica and Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner,