Can Drupal talk directly to an ERP?

I’m brand new to Drupal, ERPs, connecting to DB, etc. I’m looking to getting approval from my boss to use Drupal vs WordPress so I’m in research stage at the moment.

I was hoping someone can tell me if Drupal 8 can talk directly to an ERP called Infor M3 or if additional software is required to make them talk to each other.

I tried reading up on web services but that all just flew by my head.

I would appreciate it if someone can explain this to me better and if it’s possible to get those 2 system to talk?

Thanks,
Amy

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