Cloud ERP Solutions

Cloud ERP Solutions

Cumulus proudly represents the following industry leading cloud ERP solutions

A World-Class Cloud ERP Solution is the backbone of any modern IT infrastructure. Cumulus proudly represents the following industry leading cloud ERP solutions. Cumulus supports all phases of implementations and optimizations as well as develops custom solutions to enhance and extend these world-class ERP solutions.


SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Business ByDesign- SaaS Made Simple

SAP Business ByDesign

Turn complexity into simplicity. Recognize potential strategies more quickly. Gain transparency across your business areas and manage them better. Respond quickly to opportunities, and meet new requirements at minimal cost.

Do all this using SAP® Business ByDesign®, a comprehensive cloud solution for small and midsize enterprises that want to grow profitably while continually optimizing their operations.

With its end-to-end integration, SAP Business ByDesign combines your essential business areas – including marketing, HR, and procurement – in a comprehensive, standardized solution environment. As a result, you can manage your company’s key processes with a high degree of precision. Meanwhile, the solution also provides the flexibility you need to adapt, enhance, and expand your business areas quickly.

SAP Business ByDesign includes a role-based model that covers your users’ varying needs through personalized workcenters, offering them a 360-degree view of your company’s business areas. As a result, the solution can help your company overcome the limitations of conventional IT and start accomplishing more.

Business ByDesign is for Fast Growing Companies

Learn how Cumulus Consulting LLC can help you use SAP solutions to gain an edge in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

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Eight simple reasons to choose SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Implementations

The Cumulus team includes highly experienced SAP consultants who can support you throughout the various lifecycle stages of your projects: product selection, project planning, solution design, implementation, customizing, and maintaining of the designed solution.

Our core competencies are based on the understanding of your overall business processes and the ability to implement an optimized SAP solution according to your needs. We will ensure that your projects are delivered on time and within budget.

SAP Business ByDesign for Smart Manufacturers

Cumulus and SAP have combined to create the perfect solution for today’s Smart Manufacturing companies by extending SAP’s Business By Design with MFGx and Ignition.

Imagine all of the power and flexibility of SAP’s Business ByDesign and then combine that with MFGx and you have a rich shop floor MES, mobile applications that connect shop floor and top floor employees to the data, and an easy to use integration platform for connecting B2B systems, applications and devices to leverage process automation and advanced analytics.

MFGx & Ignition

Using Ignition, the #1 SCADA Platform in the world, combined with the power of MFGx you can transform your shop floor into the digital stream of data you’ve been wanting ever since you implemented SAP Business ByDesign. Connect your people, machines and “things” with very little effort and get real-time data analytics at your fingertips. The world-class combination of MFGx and Ignition provides the scaleability and security of a cloud-based integration, with the redundancy, dependency and latency of an on-premise solution.

MFGx OES Platform

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SAP Business ByDesign Resources

What’s an insights-driven business – and how do you become one?

Discover how fully leveraging data is the key to becoming a best-run business.

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Modernizing Financial Management for Faster and More-Effective Decision Making

Simplify your business operations with integrated financials

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The Transformation Imperative for Small & Midsize Manufacturers

Most small and midsize manufacturing companies realize that digital transformation is absolutely vital in today’s digital economy.

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Plex Manufacturing Cloud

Plex  The Manufacturing Cloud

Plex is the only ERP solution with manufacturing at its core. Plex is 100% focused on full MES and ERP integration for your discrete and process manufacturing needs, with industry-leading plant floor to top floor functionality. With a modern cloud-based manufacturing ERP and MES that scales and adapts to your business needs, Plex lets you keep your focus on your business instead of IT.

The Plex Manufacturing Cloud significantly cuts the cost of installing, maintaining, supporting, and upgrading your ERP system. By removing ongoing costs such as maintenance, support, and upgrades, the total cost of ownership is lower not just in year one, but throughout the lifetime of your relationship with Plex.


Accredited  PLEX Partner – PowerPlex Partner of the Year Award 2019

“Partners are an essential part of the Plex Systems ecosystem, and deliver deep experience and value to our customers,” said Bill Berutti, CEO of Plex Systems. “These Impact Awards recognize the commitment our partners demonstrate to apply and extend the Plex Manufacturing Cloud to driver customer success.”

Cumulus is the only Plex Partner that is accredited to provide you unparalleled service in all areas, including implementation, custom development, and integrations. You will not find any other services partner that provides you a one-stop shop for all of your Plex digital transformation needs.

Plex Accredited Service Partner

As a Services Partner to Plex, Cumulus provides implementation and optimization consulting services to new and existing Plex customers worldwide. Our team of Plex-Accredited Implementation Specialists is the largest and most experienced team in the Plex ecosystem. Our team has hundreds of Plex implementations under its belt, as well as decades of manufacturing knowledge working on behalf of our customers.

Solutions Partner

Cumulus Consulting was named Partner of Year at PowerPlex 2019 for delivering both services and solutions.

As a Solutions Partner, Cumulus offers numerous advantages to our clients that want to get the most from their new ERP systems. Adding an OES platform to your plant floor is the “icing on the cake” to provide you with all of the augmented capabilities that your current systems may be lacking. Cumulus is the only Plex partner that provides its own IoT platform and web applications that augment and extend Plex.

Machine integration is just the beginning of Cumulus’ pre-configured solutions. With our Ignition modules and the MFGx Platform, your Plex instance will be limitless, scaleable, redundant, and best of all affordable. Add our mobile platform for Plex and have the ability to customize your shop floor workflows with ease. No other Plex partner offers this level of expertise and integrated solutions.

MFGx & Ignition

Combining Ignition, the #1 leading SCADA Platform globally, with MFGx and you can transform your shop floor into the digital stream of data you’ve been wanting ever since you implemented your ERP system. Connect your people, machines and “things” with very little effort and get real-time data analytics at your fingertips. The world-class combination of MFGx and Ignition provides the scaleability and security of a cloud-based integration, with the redundancy, dependency and latency of an on-premise solution.

Using our pre-configured connectors, importing all your Plex Workcenters into our Ignition takes just a few minutes. Once imported, each workcenter can quickly be set up to update status, record production, and even show sensor data on existing Plex screens.

MFGx OES Integration Platform

Extensibility is key with MFGx. This is a subscription based service that was built to fit anyone’s budget, no matter what size enterprise you have. Included with every MFGx subscription is our cloud-based platform,, as well as our Android/Mobile native applications and our Chrome extension.

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A&K finishing logoCASE STUDY: A&K Finishing

A&K Finishing Manages Explosive Growth, Greater Efficiency with the help of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud and Cumulus Consulting

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Everyone at Cumulus was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Their unique approach to training enabled us to work closely with them over a nine-month period and build our own information. As a result, not only do our day-to-day users have a great understanding of Plex, but our managers are really comfortable with it, too.


– Scott Hankamp, Operations Manager

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The State of Manufacturing Technology Report

The 2019 State of Manufacturing Technology Report surveys more than 150 manufacturers from a diverse set of industries including automotive components to industrial equipment, aerospace, food and beverage, high technology, and plastics.

Download the report for insights on how manufacturers are taking advantage of:

  • Cloud computing
  • Additive manufacturing (3D printing)
  • Connected devices (like IP-enabled tools and machines)
  • The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

See how today’s manufacturers are driving the fourth industrial revolution with advanced manufacturing technology.


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Definitive Guide to Connected Manufacturing

The Definitive Guide To Connected Manufacturing

Discover how connected manufacturing turns challenges into opportunities and transforms how you do business.

Download the Definitive Guide to Connected Manufacturing and you will:

  • Identify industry and technology challenges that can be turned into a competitive advantage.
  • Understand how companies like yours are leveraging connected manufacturing.
  • Determine what kind of system will support your manufacturing business today, and in the future.
  • Make an informed decision about your business strategy—and feel confident about it.

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How To Measure and Improve Your Overall Equipment Efficiency

Track OEE and implement improvements for a big impact on efficiency.

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) optimizes production processes and profitability by reducing lost production time and improving performance. OEE sheds light on the percentage of production time that is truly productive using the latest measurement and analysis tools. Download this paper to:

  • Learn the relevance and benefits of using Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
  • See the calculations that form OEE and look at how to obtain real-time insight into activities and performance by machine, worker, shift, material, or supplier.
  • Understand how analyzing production metrics of availability, performance, and quality enables reduction in product defects and recalls.

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Oracle Netsuite

Join the more than 40,000 organizations across 160+ countries running on NetSuite

The #1 Cloud ERP

Successfully executing your enterprise cloud ERP strategy means turning to the world’s most proven, trusted and deployed cloud ERP solution – NetSuite. With more than 40,000 organizations and subsidiaries running NetSuite across more than 160 countries, some of the world’s best-known brands trust their businesses to NetSuite and take their financial
and operational processes to the cloud. Why NetSuite?

A BROAD RANGE OF ROBUST ERP and global financial functionality designed for modern businesses, enabling customers to streamline their mission-critical business processes.

DESIGNED FOR A MODERN COMPANY Cloud-based, mobile-enabled and social, NetSuite frees the modern business from antiquated PC-based, anti-social systems locked behind the firewall. At its core, NetSuite provides a dynamic, easy-to-use platform designed for all users across a global organization that can be accessed via any device, at any time.

A HIGHLY SCALABLE SYSTEM FOR GROWTH with the ability to quickly and easily add functionality as a business grows and international capabilities including support for 190 currencies, 20 languages and automated tax compliance in over 100 countries to fuel global expansion.

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