Odoo being a cloud based ERP system needs to be hosted on the web-reachable infrastructure. Alongside Odoo being and Open-source ERP system, it allows multiple options to host it based on the business preferences. Possible ways to setup Odoo ERP system for your business can be as below :
- On-Premise setup : Setting up on cloud VM (Virtual Machine / Server) providers like Google Cloud, AWS, etc. OR Self-maintained in-house servers.
- Odoo SaaS : A managed shared Database and Odoo Application Instance – Limited flexibility in customization.
- Odoo.SH Cloud Hosting : Managed shared VM’s – which allow customization Flexibility.
It is usual that the Business might be using the Google cloud services for some of thier existing IT tools like GSuite, Website hosting, or eCommerce Hosting, etc. Hence its is likely to setup the new business tools like Odoo ERP on the google cloud, which already falls under the trust umbrella as reliable infrastructure for the decision making executives of the Business.
Having Odoo hosted on Google Cloud Platform(GCP) allows you to run your Odoo solution on GCP granting business to minimize the cost of Infrastructure. Installation of Odoo onto Google Cloud is the second best thing a Odoo user can do, Choosing Odoo for business remains first.