According to estimates, there will be ten billion devices in the next half a decade, which is equivalent to 1.5 for every human being. As mobile devices increasingly become integrated with all sectors of our personal lives, companies realize that employees progressively want to utilize their own mobile devices along with company-issued devices to perform work-related roles; many employees are urging the IT department to facilitate this. Companies have come to the conclusion that it is impossible to stop the utilization of mobile device for both work and private purposes, but they need to have the framework to regulate it. In the present economic climate, firms require employees that are highly efficient; having a secure mobile framework that permits personal devices to be utilized safely to perform work roles can increase worker productivity and be a substantial competitive edge. It can even facilitate a higher acceptance rate in the process of recruitment. On that account, the following study will examine the network infrastructure of data analytic firm Jest Inc. In particular, will evaluate the systems and factors that will enable the project to be a success
The Network Infrastructure of Jets Inc.
Jets Inc. is a data analytics firm that helps manufacturing companies to improve companies improve the process to gain better efficiency. A key part of Jets’ operations is its network infrastructure. The infrastructure consists of cloud computing, big data systems, and the accompanying information security and DR protocols. To that end, it is important that Jets’ invests in suitable and efficient network infrastructure to enable it to offer optimal services to its clients. The following paper will illustrate the network infrastructure of Jets Inc. It will begin by exploring its cloud computing services, followed by the information security and DR security, and then the big data and data warehouse.
Since Jets Inc’s data analytic services are tailored for manufacturing firms, the company will opt for a Cloud ERP System from Microsoft. Some of the advantages that the cloud-based ERP solution provides to companies include lower cost as the deployment of the ERP will need very few hardware investments and the traditional internal system maintenance won’t be required during an occasional upgrade. In the cloud, computing time is saved as organizations won’t physically be required internal computing resources as the services will be virtually outsourced to third parties via the web who have advanced technological IT hosting resources. Cloud computing will enhance mobility as the organization can access ERP cloud applications anywhere through web browsers using other handheld mobile devices such as tablets, laptops smartphones without necessarily having to use traditional PCs.
Key strategies for successful Cloud-Based ERP adoption
The top management should entirely support the implementation of Cloud-based ERP for its adoption and upgrade to be successful. The organization should also use other IS applications in case of larger organizations specific functions and not entirely rely on cloud computing in cross-functional cooperation. For data security, the companies implementing Cloud ERP should be very careful when selecting the cloud ERP service providers and the signing of contracts and other legal entities should be strictly taken care of.
Cloud-based ERP provides a set of new features to helps organizations to solve technical barriers that result from the traditional in-house ERP implementation. The time and the cost that organizations incur during the in-house ERP system upgrade is hugely reduced with the advent of cloud ERP. A location restriction for ERP user is a factor that makes it impossible for the organization to access the system whenever they are outside the boundaries of the organization premises. The cloud ERP computation provides solutions that do not make it necessary for users to be within the physical environment of the ERP machinery but can simply access it virtually through the web. For a company that is very big with several international branches, the adoption of Cloud computing makes it simple to upgrade the system without the difficulty of physically accessing the companies’ PCs in every branch. The communication via the web is such efficient that cloud computing services provider will just have to primarily upgrade the system at the headquarters and integrate the same features to all branches virtually.
Effect of Cloud ERP on Performance
The use of cloud ERP system considerably increases the speed in which data is processed. The cloud system provides organizations with an effective way of upgrading their systems as it’s virtually done. Considerably reduction in the cost of implementing ERP as human resources, time and investments to manage it is reduced. The ERP mobility is highly enhanced as users can actually access ERP services using mobile technologies such as smartphones, tablets or laptops.