• 1 Background and Research Question
  • 1.1 Emergence of Cloud Computing
  • 1.2 Cloud Computing and ERP
  • 1.3 Definitions and Research Questions
  • 2 Reference Framework for Cloud Computing
  • 2.1 Research Steps
  • 2.2 Definitions
  • 3 ERP Systems in the Cloud
  • 3.1 IaaS for ERP systems
  • 3.2 PaaS for ERP systems
  • 3.3 SaaS for ERP systems
  • 4 Proposed Research Agenda
  • 4.1 Factors which drive the adoption of ERP systems in the cloud
  • 4.2 Physical location of ERP system data
  • 4.3 Business model for ERP delivery through the cloud
  • 4.4 ERP as SaaS will especially benefit small and medium-sized companies
  • 4.5 Open Challenges for ERP delivery through the cloud
  • 5 Conclusions and Outlook
  • 6 References