Enterprise Resource Planning
LINQ Moves ERP System to Cloud
- By Dian Schaffhauser
technology company LINQ
said it will be moving its
enterprise resource planning suite of products to the cloud in
January for all of its customers. The company, which produces a
K-12-specific ERP system, is making the transition to enable district
and school administrators and staff members to work from anywhere.
cloud version already exists for its customers in North Carolina,
where the company is based.
software provides functionality for managing accounting, finance,
human resources, nutrition, payments, registration and websites.
part of a beta test process LINQ customer Wyoming
Public Schools in Michigan made the shift from the
legacy version of the product to its cloud-based version.
great having a web-based solution," said Debra Sellers, the
technology software support specialist for the district, in a press
release. "[Switching from the legacy product] was the easiest
core mission of LINQ has always been to simplify the jobs of school
administrators so they can then focus their attention on ensuring
students have an educational environment that nourishes them and
offers abundant opportunities," added Adam Hooks, LINQ president
of ERP and Digital. "By moving our ERP platform to the cloud, we
are enabling districts to having greater flexibility and ramping up
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.