What Can Cloud EDI Do for Your Business? Remember the Three S's

If you're implementing an electronic data interchange solution, you have a lot of options. Every business is different so it's important to take a look at where you want to go and what solution will work best for you.

One decision that you will need to make is if you want to host the EDI software on-site or if you want to store it in the cloud. Cloud, or Web EDI, allows you to store and access data remotely. This can save your team money while giving you more flexibility to enter new markets and perform other strategic moves. The easiest way to remember the value of cloud EDI software is the "Three S's": simplicity, savings and scalability. 

Simplicity

Implementing cloud EDI architecture is as easy as 1-2-3. Your team doesn't need to have a background in EDI software. Your implementation vendor can help you train users, and the cloud provider will take care of the day to day data storage. 

Savings

With cloud EDI solutions, your team doesn't need to invest in any additional hardware or personnel. The data is all stored in the cloud, so no need to upgrade your equipment. You won't need to beef up your IT department to manage the new software because the cloud provider will do that for you. 

Scalability

Cloud EDI will help your business grow, and as it grows, you won't have to worry about upgrading your facilities or your IT department just to manage an increase in EDI transactions. The cloud provider will handle all of your hardware needs, and upgrade their equipment when they need to do so. This gives your enterprise the flexibility to continue to grow without having to invest in more IT infrastructure. 

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