Cloud Hosted Sage 100 ERP (Sage Mas 90/ Mas 200) Modules

Sage 100 ERP is a fully integrated business management solution designed for small to mid-sized business to streamline internal functions, better communication, and improve customer service.

Sage 100 ERP

You can find Sage ERP 100, formerly Sage Mas ERP, renamed as:

  • Sage 100 Standard ERP – formerly Sage Mas 90 ERP
  • Sage 100 Advanced ERP – formerly Sage Mas 200 ERP

SMBs find Sage 100 ERP to be a cost efficient solution to connect all critical business operations in one easy to use integrated interface. Sage 100 ERP supports organizational growth with a broad range of optional modules such as:

  • Sage ERP 100 Accounting and Financial suite
  • Sage ERP 100 Distribution suite
  • Sage ERP 100Manufacturing suite
  • Sage ERP 100 Business Intelligence and Integration Tools
  • Sage ERP 100Resource and Project Management suite
  • Sage ERP 100 Global eCommerce/ eBusiness suite
  • Sage ERP 100Customer Relationship Management application (Sage CRM)

Trapp Online’s Cloud ERP elevates your enterprise resource planning software, such as Sage 100 ERP, to a cloud computing platform that

Cloud Hosted Sage 100 ERP

Full-featured, web based Sage 100 ERP. With a cloud ERP, users access the same features, functionalities, look, and feel as a Sage 100 ERP deployed on-premise.

Mobility for all. Hosting Sage 100 ERP on a cloud ERP grants users anywhere, anytime access to real-time customer data, reports, and analysis, via PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet (iPad or Android compatible), with internet connection capabilities.

Extra Security. Trapp Online’s cloud ERP is housed in an SSAE 16 Soc Type II, SAS 70 Type II, certified data center, located in Phoenix, Arizona. Each Sage 100 ERP cloud server is private, and dedicated, so no resources are shared with other cloud ERP clients. This ensures an extra layer of security of protection from unauthorized 3rd party access, accidentally corrupt files, or viral attacks. Trapp Online also has automatic nightly backups and 7 day rolling periods to assist you’re your Disaster Recovery plans.

Cost savings. Many organizations who invest in a powerful ERP solution seek to host it on a robust, dedicated and secure server. However, the costs associated with building an in-house server and the personnel time spent on maintenance can require a larger budget than most businesses are financially prepared to invest. Trapp Online hosts Sage 100 ERP on our ultra-secure dedicated servers, handles annual system upgrades and maintenance, and has 24/7 technical support readily available for all customers, for a cost efficient, flat, monthly cost.

3rd Party App Integration. Sage 100 ERP is capable of 3rd party application integration designed to provide scalability and flexibility to your ERP system.  Trapp Online’s cloud ERP is completely customizable, so you can add third party applications and plug-ins to seamlessly to communicate with all your ERP modules.

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Navigating Through Different Cloud Services

What Cloud Service is Right For You?

When you are looking into cloud solutions, it is important to know what you want to accomplish with the cloud. When you start researching solutions, it is easy to get lost in all the different services that are offered. You may have run into the terms SAAS, IAAS, and PAAS. These are important ways to distinguish what kind of cloud solutions to implement.

cloud servicesEvery business is different. We all have different ways to accomplish our goals. Luckily, the cloud is flexible and can be customized to fit what you are looking for. Choosing a service depends on what your business needs.

Software-as-a-service is typically the most popular form of cloud computing. This service focuses on providing software to the consumer. Many public clouds offer basic software such as spreadsheets and word processing to complete tasks. Private clouds offer more advanced software such as accounting and customizations for that software. SAAS is a less demanding service the cloud provides because it is typically simple to implement software over the platform. Continue reading “Navigating Through Different Cloud Services” »

Construction Cloud: Cost-Efficiency, Mobility, Security

Moving your software to a construction cloud is a better option for property managers and companies who seek cost-effectiveness, mobility, and security.

Construction Cloud

Growing business who want to remain competitive in today’s fast-paced environment turn to the construction cloud to host their critical software, such as Sage 100 Contractor (formerly Sage Master Builder), Sage 300 CRE (formerly Sage Timberline Office), or Maxwell Systems, for reasons of cost effectiveness, mobility, and security.

By now it’s common knowledge that construction cloud computing is a cost efficient alternative to in-house servers and IT maintenance. According to new data from KPMG, LLP 2014 report, “Elevating Business in the Cloud”, driving cost efficiencies remains to the the top use for cloud (49%).

Managing hardware, upgrades, compliance, troubleshooting, and system downtime are expensive and inefficient for organizations that need to be smarter with their use of resources. Trapp Online’s construction cloud greatly reduces capital expenditure investments of building in-house infrastructure and hiring and IT department or team. By hosting your software on the construction cloud with Trapp Online you offset all those previously mentioned costs while gaining a dedicated IT support team available 24/7 for an affordable, monthly rate! Start a 30 Day Trial here (no credit card required)!

Use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet in your everyday life? Why shouldn’t your business have the same convenience and usability of essential modern technologies? Learn more about Construction software for Ipad here.

With Trapp Online’s construction cloud, you and your workers won’t be limited to the confines of centrally located construction software in the office. Access your software from any PC, laptop, iPad, or smartphone with simple Internet connection, and experience increased collaboration and decreased travel time. In addition to working in the office, users can have multi-location access from home, on-the-go, or on site!  The same report from KPMG cited 42% of firms utilizing the cloud do so to “better enable a flexible and mobile workforce”.

Even with all the advancement in cloud adoption, Security, specifically risk of intellectual property theft, remains to be seen as the cloud’ most significant challenge (50%), followed by data loss and privacy risk concerns (45%). While still a top concern, these numbers are substantial decline from 2012 figures of 78% concern of intellectual property theft, and 83% data loss and privacy risk challenge.

As all experts will tell you, security threats will always be present, and there are no 100% guarantees in the market today. The best approach to cyber security is proactive and preventative solutions combined with advanced best-practice methods. Trapp delivers this high level of cyber security by housing your construction cloud in a certified, SAS 70 type II, and SSAE 16 SOC Type II, Tier III data center. And as always, your construction cloud server is private and dedicated, so no 3rd party access, viral malware, or accidental corrupt file can affect your valuable data and files.

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The Cloud Goes Beyond Cost Savings

The Cloud Does More Than Save You Money

More and more software is available on the cloud every day. It is a cost saving solution for many businesses that do not want the strain of building their own IT infrastructure. The cloud does a lot to bring more value to your company than just savings.

Cloud ComputingIntegration: The trouble with in-house software is the computing power it takes to process many applications at once. If your company has to constantly have certain software open, switching back and forth can be troublesome. The cloud can locate all your data and software in one place to save you time and effort. You can also integrate many software and applications to one place. Popular software such as Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and applications like Dropbox can be easily added to your cloud.

Access Advanced Technology: Cloud hosting providers are in the business of creating solutions. In order to do that, they have to keep their technology running at the best possible level. Cloud hosting providers use their resources to keep all servers and software up to date and take away the worries of doing the updates yourself. They also boast incredibly high security measures to keep your data safe. Utilizing infrastructure-as-a-service allows you to work with top technology without the cost.

Ability to Start Small: The cloud makes it easy to test the waters. Your business may only want to move one task to the cloud. The great thing about that is that you can always scale up and have the space your business needs to grow. Building your infrastructure requires you to plan far into the future. The cloud lets you grow your IT only as you need it. You no longer have to invest into huge upfront costs for technology that may not be right for your company. The cloud lets you get what your business needs at any point in time.

Collaboration: File sharing could be a nightmare. Whether the file was too big to email or you could not find your USB drive, it could get hard to collaborate on a project. The cloud gives users access to the same data in real time where they could easily work together to solve any problem. They could work from a remote location without worrying that their information was not going to be lost. Collaboration is much more flexible and effective when you have live access to data without the need of sharing files with the others. Instead, people have multi-user access to their work.

Devices: The cloud is a great tool for those people who want access to their work through other methods. Software that only works on Windows platforms can really hinder productivity. The cloud lets you access your work through any computer or device with Internet. Software that was not available on Mac can now be accessed through any Mac products. This adds so a lot of power to your hardware by allowing you to work through the medium you are most comfortable with.

The cloud comes with the convenience of letting you grow your business just the way you want it. You have access to solutions immediately and do not have to plan and invest in any big projects before you are ready.

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Cloud Hosted Sage 300 ERP (Sage Accpac) – Editions and Modules

Sage 300 ERP (formerly Sage Accpac) is comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that manages and connects multiple platforms of technologies, operating systems, and databases. It’s especially designed to give mid-range to SME businesses a competitive advantage in the modern fast-paced environment.

Sage 300 ERP

You can find Sage 300 ERP, formerly Sage Accpac ERP, renamed as:

  • Sage 300 ERP Standard – formerly Sage Accpac 100
  • Sage 300 ERP Advanced – formerly Accpac 200
  • Sage 300 ERP Premium – formerly Accpac 500

Businesses utilize a powerful ERP solution such as Sage 300 ERP to support growth strategies via scalable editions and a broad range of available modules such as:

  • Sage 300 Accounting and Finance suite
  • Sage 300 Business Intelligence and Reporting suite
  • Sage 300 Purchasing Management suite
  • Sage 300 Sale Management application
  • Sage 300 Inventory and Warehouse Management suite
  • Sage 300 Customer Relationship Management application (Sage CRM)
  • Sage 300 Human Resources Management and Payroll suite (Sage HRMS) 

How can you make the most out of your Sage 300 ERP Accpac software? By hosting it on Trapp Online’s ultra-secure cloud, of course! As you gain the freedom to focus on your business growth, your cloud hosted Sage 300 ERP will simultaneously reduce your in-house IT maintenance, ensure sensitive data information, and grant anytime, anywhere access from a smart device with internet capabilities!

Cloud Hosted Sage 300 ERP

Full-featured capabilities. With cloud hosted Sage 300 ERP, users don’t sacrifice any feature or functionality since they get the same look and feel of a desktop version software that is centrally located on a computer.

Anytime, Anywhere access. Sage 300 ERP software and its end-to-end modules are available via remote access on PCs, laptops, tablets, and smart phones with simple internet connection. Your ERP cloud is capable of handling multi-users on multi-sites, and delivers data in real-time for increased collaboration and efficiency.

Cost efficient. Businesses seek to host Sage 300 ERP on a personal, dedicated server for robust performance and security. However the price to build of an in-house server, and the personnel time required to maintain it is enough to deter any business with an already tight IT budget. That’s why Trapp Online’s dedicated servers is the perfect solution for cloud hosted Sage 300 ERP. We offer businesses a 30 Day Trial, predictable monthly costs, and no contracts for their Cloud ERP.

Security. Rest assured your Sage 300 ERP software and confidential information is housed in a certified, SAS 70 type II, and SSAE 16 SOC Type II, Tier III data center that automatically runs redundant backups – nightly and in 7 day rolling periods. Your dedicated server never shares resources with other customers, so you’re protected in multiple layers of security from unauthorized access, 3rd party viral attacks, or accidentally corrupted files.

Support. Best of all, Sage 300 ERP Cloud customers receive 24/7 customer / technical support from our friendly and knowledgeable team of experts!

3rd Party App Integration. Your Trapp Online ERP Cloud is completely scalable and customizable so third-party applications and plug-ins are easily integrated seamlessly on your cloud ERP.

Learn more about cloud hosted Sage 300 ERP:

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How Cloud Computing Can Make You Competitive

Cloud Computing Fosters Competitive Growth

Are you currently working in a small business or getting ready to start your own company? You probably know all of the dangers business face at these crucial times and why businesses fail. Luckily, the cloud provides a lot of options to become highly competitive even with low resources and capital.

Cloud ComputingDoing a simple Google search will bring you to many reasons why small businesses or startups fail. From running out of money to being outcompeted, there are a lot of challenges that must be overcome to grow your business. Entering a market can be difficult and it is hard to distinguish your product or service in a highly competitive atmosphere. How can you level the playing field?

One of the biggest challenges a business faces is money. How do you get as much for your dollar as possible? Cloud computing provides many ways to cut costs in many areas. The cloud is a cost-effective tool that handles data. Initially, utilizing these resources can save you the trouble of building your own IT infrastructure. The amount of time and effort that goes into this work can put a large strain on your business. This strain is relieved by the cloud, which then allows you to focus on the important matters toward running your company. Continue reading “How Cloud Computing Can Make You Competitive” »

CRM SharePoint Integration – 3rd Party Applications

Thinking about Microsoft Dynamics CRM SharePoint integration on your Trapp Online cloud? Well you’re not alone!

CRM SharePoint IntegrationUnderstanding that integrated 3rd party applications to the cloud can be considered a modern necessity for many businesses, Trapp has made it extremely easy and affordable to create a custom cloud to elevate your CRM cloud system to efficiently run a seamless and complete CRM SharePoint integration.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM SharePoint Integration

CRM SharePoint Integration

What is it? SharePoint CRM integration combines the main features of SharePoint, collaboration and content management, with your Microsoft Dynamics CRM server. SharePoint with Microsoft Dynamics CRM integration simplifies how to store, search, and share internal information and enables the document management feature to allow users to create and manage documents for different entities. Administrators grant control access permissions per user to create, upload, review, publish, delete, and archive documents on a server that is running SharePoint within Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The framework for storage location in a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration with SharePoint is the familiar Site Collection, Site, Document Library, and Document Folder.


Did you know Trapp offers comprehensive SharePoint Professional Services ranging from Consulting, Structural Design, Implementation and Deployment? Learn more here: Trapp Tech SharePoint Solutions.

How does it work? Trapp Online offers the option for CRM SharePoint Integration to all our cloud customers! That means we can add SharePoint to your dedicated CRM cloud server, and they can communicate and collaborate on the same system with shared resources. Both Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SharePoint applications and data are housed in our state of the art data center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and receive all the benefits of Trapp Online’s ultra-secure cloud!

What are the benefits? Dynamics CRM SharePoint Integration undergoes redundant nightly backups plus 7 day rolling periods. Users can access Dynamics CRM and SharePoint from any desktop, laptop, iPad, tablet, or smartphone with Internet capabilities anytime, anywhere! And as always, customers can contact our friendly and knowledgeable Support team here, 24/7.

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Where do I start? Want to host Dynamics CRM with SharePoint for an affordable flat monthly price? Contact us here and we’ll get right on it! Don’t forget, we can customize your Trapp Online Cloud with other third party applications besides CRM SharePoint Integration, including Outlook, and Exchange – learn more here.

Cloud Hosting Relieves Strain on In-House Servers

Moving to A Cloud Hosting Provider Improves Your Servers

Servers have a lifespan, and once servers reach the end of their lives you find your computing power has clearly diminished. Productivity decreases with slower applications and longer wait times for completing work. What’s your next move? Do you buy new servers or move your information to the cloud? Cloud hosting providers can help your business keep your IT maintained.

Cloud Hosting ProviderFacing the decision of replacing servers is daunting. Servers are expensive and absolutely key to electronic business functions. When the time comes to replace servers it is important to have an action plan. Nobody wants to be stuck with a crippled IT system. This could lead to a huge loss in productivity and your business revenues.

The cloud is a great solution when you want to lessen the strain that an in-house IT system can bring to your business. Cloud hosting providers’ work hard bringing valuable IT resources and solutions to businesses. But how do they differ from your own in-house servers? What do they offer that makes them a viable replacement for in-house IT? Continue reading “Cloud Hosting Relieves Strain on In-House Servers” »

Trapp Online Employee Spotlight: Noah Corwick

Welcome Noah Corwick, a Trapp Online Cloud Consultant! Learn more about Noah and his role as one of the first point of contacts for our cloud hosting clients!

Noah Corwick, Cloud Consultant, Trapp Online

Describe your job at Trapp Online.
I’m the first point of contact for potential customers who want to sign up for our cloud hosting solutions or begin a 30 Day Trial! I consult with individuals and small businesses to discover what their unique cloud hosting needs are so I can better direct them towards the right Trapp Online solutions.

Noah Corwick Trapp Online

How do you describe what you do for a living to your friends?
My friends associate the cloud with the (Apple) iCloud. I say that Trapp Technology also offers cloud hosting for major business applications and software, and in a far more powerful, secure, and dedicated way.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a singer! I still want to be associated with the music industry one day, but I can’t sing at all.

What is your favorite sport to watch? To play?
I’m a basketball fanatic! I’ve been playing and watching since I was in 2nd grade. My favorite basketball teams are the LA Lakers and the Arizona Wildcats. I currently play for a team at the Scottsdale JCC and volunteer as a coach for kids.

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Scalability Comparison in Private and Public Clouds

Scalability in Private and Public Clouds

As businesses grow, they want to know that their growth does not surpass their capacity. Businesses also want to have the ability to downsize to avoid over paying for services. Regardless of the motivation, it is important to figure out what cloud will offer the scalability your company desires.

ScalabilityScalability is the ability of a system, network, or process to handle a growing amount of work in a capable manner or its ability to be enlarged to accommodate that growth. Cloud scalability can involve adding or removing users, software, or increasing or decreasing storage. The thing to remember is that not all clouds work the same! Depending on whether your cloud is public or private, your options to scale your business will differ. Even being under different cloud providers will have different options for scalability.

Scalability in the Public Cloud:
Public clouds are the most popular cloud services that people often use. Public clouds offer many free services such as email, spreadsheets, and documents that make daily operations quick and easy.

Continue reading “Scalability Comparison in Private and Public Clouds” »