QAD said it has chosen IBM's Cloud Centre in Sydney, Australia to expand hosting options for QAD Cloud ERP customers.
According to a release from the Company, the expansion of data centre services is in response to demand from Australian and New Zealand companies transitioning from on premise ERP to Cloud ERP. Deploying QAD Cloud ERP through IBM's globally integrated network of cloud centres provides all the inherent benefits of cloud technology: dependable uptime to ensure business continuity; enhanced security and the ability to rapidly respond to changing conditions in the marketplace. By taking advantage of the IBM Cloud Centres built on its SoftLayer infrastructure, QAD has the freedom to choose and change environments, data and services as needed and maintain visibility, control and security.
QAD Cloud ERP serves over 15,000 users in nearly 30 countries. QAD data centres are ISO certified and carry SSAE 16 SOC Type II certification, the highest international standard. QAD Cloud ERP enables manufacturers to effectively:
-Optimise processes across manufacturing, the supply chain and customer facing operations with an emphasis on quality, cost and delivery while maintaining the desired level of operational performance
-Support global growth and expansion
-Meet ever-evolving compliance requirements
-Access and analyse processes and data, with visibility to tune operations and make rapid, fact-based business decisions
-Deploy using proven implementation and migration services
-Operate sites simultaneously in the cloud and on premise with a single view of transactions and information across all business entities
"Providing our clients with local hosting in Australia demonstrates our commitment to the region," said Paul Henderson, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific. "We believe the cloud is not merely a deployment option, it's a strategic decision. Customers leverage cloud technology to redefine the enterprise, supporting their business strategy by choosing to focus on value-generating activities."
QAD is a provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies.
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