SugarCRM Cloud and Hosting / Deployment Options

One of the best options SugarCRM offers Sugar users is deployment flexibility. There are multiple hosting and deployment options available for SugarCRM. For those customers who want to use Sugar default hosting “Sugar On Demand” or “Sugar Cloud” is the best option.

For some Sugar customers alternative deployment options are required. Some of the reasons for moving towards alternative deployment options are

  • “all data should reside within the country” or
  • “all applications must be hosted on their own IT hosting platform”.

SugarCRM On Demand Cloud Hosting

The best and quick way of getting started with SugarCRM is Sugar On Demand also called Sugar Cloud. When you purchase Sugar license, Sugar instance is provided for usage on Sugar cloud. Sugar cloud is currently available in US, Europe and Australia centres. After purchase, every customer can use Sugar Cloud instance and the limitation is the amount of space that is available for storage.

Sugar Professional Edition on Sugar Cloud is available with 15 GB storage space and more space can be purchased at a cost.

Sugar Enterprise Edition on Sugar Cloud is available with 60 GB of storage and more space can be purchased at a cost.

Sugar Pricing and Edition comparison provides feature difference between the editions.

SugarCRM On Premise Hosting

SugarCRM is a CRM software application that can be hosted on hardware within your premise or on your own data centre. It is an installable software application that can be deployed on Linux or Windows operating systems.

SugarCRM Pofessional can be installed on

  • Linux, Apache Web Server, MySQL Database and PHP (LAMP Stack) or
  • Windows, IIS Web Server, MS SQL Database and PHP ( WIMP Stack ).

Organisations choose the platform based no whether they are a Unix shop or Windows shop.

SugarCRM Enterprise is supported LAMP and WIMP stack. Additionally Sugar Enterprise supports Oracle and DB2 Databases.

Hardware configuration for On Premise Hosting depends the exact number of users and the type of usage. With many on premise installation, Bhea recommends hardware sizing inputs for customers looking to host Sugar On Premise.

SugarCRM on Private Cloud

If your organisation is maintaining your own enterprise level private cloud, SugarCRM can be installed on the private cloud.

When you host Sugar on your private cloud, you get two benefits

  • Option to host within your firewall and enterprise intranet and
  • Flexibility to add more CPU Power and RAM as and when the number of users increases.

Bhea provides services like

  • Installation of  SugarCRM on your private cloud
  • Performance Optimisation
  • Maintenance and Support for the Cloud Installation.

SugarCRM on Public Cloud

SugarCRM deployment on public cloud allows companies to use public cloud security and scalability options. Some of the leading public cloud options for deploying SugarCRM are

  • Amazon Elastic Computing Cloud – EC2
  • Google Cloud Computing Services – Google Cloud
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform and Services – Microsoft Azure

Hosting SugarCRM on public cloud gives us the flexibility of increasing CPU Power and RAM as and when required. Along with this, it provides security and managed hosting and high availability features without too much of maintenance.

Bhea can suggest the right public cloud configuration and provide installation and deployment services. Bhea’s technical support team can provide SugarCRM installation and maintenance services on third party hosting solutions.

Our custom hosting packages include customer service and daily backups. Our qualified engineers help customers find a reliable host and high available crm solution.

To know more about Sugar deployment options please check SugarCRM Deployment Options

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