An interesting topic concerning ERP is which platform to run on. This is one of the first questions that needs to be asked in deciding on an ERP system. But the answer is not always as simple as you think. Below is an interesting article about Operating Systems and their security. More so, how it can affect and ERP system.
Which operating system is most secure open source or Windows? For manufacturers that all depends, says John Harney
According to most experts, vendors of the dominant enterprise manufacturing applications like ERP, supply chain and CRM have long-proven, proactive patch and other security programs. Instead, problems arise due to security vulnerabilities in the operating systems (OS) they run on or the applications (their own suite modules and related apps) they support.