Comparison between
Cloud Based, Web Based & On-Premise systems
 
  FEATURES
CLOUD
BASED SYSTEM
WEB
BASED SYSTEM
WINDOWS
BASED SYSTEM
REMOTE ACCESS
MULTIPLE ACCESS
allows access by various company’s levels from many different locations
Support Support Does not support
REMOTE VERIFICATION
allows users identification from devices of their choice remotely with the data centralized in the server
Support Support Does not support
REMOTE MANAGEMENT
permits authorized personnel to access and manage the system remotely.
Support Support Does not support
DATA VIEWING
REALTIME DATA
is a feature allowing users to access to data in real-time, as it happens
Support Support Support
INDIVIDUAL ONLINE DATA VIEWING
gives each employee to view his own data for data transparency
Support Support Does not support
DATA MANAGEMENT
DATA UPLOAD
allows sending of data from a local system to a remote system like a server.
Automatic Automatic Manual (optional with monitoring feature)
DATA TRANSFER
allows physical transfer of data from one-point-to another via communication channels
Support Support Support
DATA SHARING
is making the same data available to many users
Support Support Does not support
DATA SUMMARY
is having the selected data available when required.
Automatic Automatic Manual
DATA STORAGE SECURITY
should cover everything from legal compliance to access control and physical security of data storage
Secure as the data runs on the Amazon EC2 platform and uses block level storage volumes by Amazon Elastic Block Sore (Amazon EBS) Secure, at your own risk Secure, at your own risk
SYSTEM DEPLOYMENT AND MAINTENANCE
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
is a setup of a computer program including device drivers and plugins, is the act of making the program ready for execution.
Not required Required Required(C/S structure)
FIXED IP ADDRESS
is a traditional TCP/IP network architecture where each computer is assigned a permanent IP address, which requires manual configuration of each and every computer and once the address is assigned it will not change, unless someone does it manually.
Not required Required Not required
SERVER HOSTING
refers to offsite management and upkeep of hardware resources that are designated for a company's use.
Not required Required Not required (but needs to be linked to a PC)
MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL
refers to the presence of skilled and qualified personnel to take care of the system physically
Not required Required Required
SOFTWARE UPDATE
refers to an electronic patch that is provided to users to repair features that aren't working right for some users, to add features to the software and to enhance improve existing features.
Automatic free update Manual update Manual update