Application delivery is increasingly provided by “cloud” services that eliminate the need for on-site IT infrastructure. Savings are achieved because of reduced maintenance and support costs, whilst productivity is improved through global accessibility and decreased downtime.
There are many reasons why you would use a cloud hosted environment for OpenERP:
Having said that, we understand that, in some cases, you might want to keep your data closer to you and protected. We are happy to support you either way and will work with you whatever your choice may be.