Cloud ERP Software Choosing the Best Modern ERP Platform

Choosing the Best Modern ERP Platform

Why Modern Businesses Need Modern Technology

An ERP platform enables you to manage your workforce, finances, customer relationships, supply chain, and more from one place. Because ERP is vital for your future, don’t choose software that’s built on outdated technology. Here’s how to find a solution that’s designed to provide anywhere, anytime access for today’s mobile workforce.

Businesses selecting ERP business software often focus on the cost and functionality of the software they’re evaluating. Although the functional fit of the software to current business processes is important, the ability of the software to adapt to future business growth can be equally vital when you consider how much it would cost to upgrade or replace your ERP after only two or three years. Much of that future adaptability depends on the technology platform on which the business management software is built.

A Modern Cloud ERP Platform That Lets You Focus on Productivity

Acumatica’s modern, full-function ERP solution puts a wide range of integrated business functions at your fingertips. You and your team can access Financials, CRM, Manufacturing, Distribution, Project Management, and Field Services functionality in one system.

Acumatica cloud ERP leverages the capabilities of the Acumatica xRP platform, an infrastructure of core components that run in the background. This means your users can focus their attention on workflows, productivity, and business logic—not technology.

Acumatica Rated #1 in Usability

Acumatica Usability

Application Platform

Control common access to application resources, such as reporting, document management, user interfaces, and notifications.

  • User Interface

    Create, configure, and maintain custom user interface elements and dashboards. Manage filter settings and change the structure (or site map) of Acumatica ERP.

  • Reporting

    Design custom reports by selecting the report data from the Acumatica ERP system database, creating the report content, and saving the report.

  • Workflow

    Streamline business logic associated with particular forms to comply with your business processes and requirements. Business users can customize forms by adding new fields in multiple forms in each of the modules without a programmer. Users can create a workflow by using the new Workflow Visual Editor in the Customization Project Editor.

  • Multi Entity

    Meet your complex reporting requirements and data consolidation needs by configuring the structure of your organization as a single branch or as multiple branches with different reporting settings. This module also helps your organization automate work and document assignments for approvals.

  • Templates


    Minimize input errors and save time when creating similar records by using document templates and copy-and-paste options for most data entry forms.

  • Notifications

    Access all forms of communication available in your system: emails, event notifications, corporate announcements, activities, and tasks. Users can view all documents requiring their approval on a single form and set up personalized preferences.

System Platform

Manage administration and configuration settings, such as security, multiple languages, multi-tenancy, and integration with external systems.

  • Mobile

    Support displays on any device, regardless of location. Automatically reflow content to respond to various screen sizes, orientations, and resolutions.

  • Security


    Manage local users, define and manage user types, administer user access to information, set up security policies, view audit trails of user activities, and manage digital certificates and database encoding. For increased security, administrators can require users to login using two-factor authentication. Customer visibility can be set by company or branch so employees without access to a specific brand cannot see the customer record.

  • Multi Language

    Multi Language

    Localize your system in multiple languages. Maintain the user interface and wikis in various languages if you have multiple locales. The default locale of Acumatica ERP is U.S. English.

  • Multi Tenancy

    Multi Tenancy

    Manage your multi-tenancy configuration in Acumatica ERP. Create, delete, and restore company snapshots.

  • Web Services API

    Import your data during initial system implementation. Seamlessly integrate Acumatica ERP with third-party applications and other enterprise information resources over the lifetime of the system.

  • File Manager

    Document Manager

    Create and manage organization wikis and wiki articles. This module helps you manage various file attachments along with their versions and storage settings.

Acumatica Cloud ERP leverages the world’s best cloud and mobile technology to deliver a suite of fully integrated business management applications such as Financials, Distribution, CRM, Manufacturing, Service Management, Project Accounting, and Business Intelligence.

The Acumatica ERP platform is a scalable infrastructure of core components that run in the background so you can focus your attention on workflows, productivity, and business logic—not technology. Because Acumatica Cloud ERP uses standard web technologies and development languages, you can modify your business logic using the platform tools or a separate integrated development environment.

To take a closer look at modern ERP, watch this 17-minute video. You’ll get a comprehensive overview of Acumatica Cloud ERP, including applications, user interface, workflow, reporting, and the modern web platform on which Acumatica is built.

Acumatica Overview V2 (17 minutes)