All we had to do was purchase the software and several licenses and see how we liked it. We could do the implementation ourselves, at our pace. Overall, xTuple gave us alternatives that no other vendor could.
How do you receive my backups and is it secure?
We setup SSH (Secure Shell) encrypted tunnel. We run the nightly backup, leave a copy of the file on your server and send a copy of the file to our data center. We store one of the the backups for each week for one year.
May 19-23: Setup, Configuration, and Operation