Tag: Cloud Software

CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: BENEFITS AND DRAWBACKS OF A “LOCAL CLOUD”

Two of the most substantial cost benefits of cloud software are: 1.       It is available via subscription pricing, so there’s no huge purchase investment.  You can just “rent” it. 2.       It is hosted on a remote server.  Others pay for the electricity, air conditioning, equipment repairs and operating costs. But…

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THE “CLOUD” AND WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT

The “cloud” refers to any computer-related service that is hosted remotely, as opposed to a system that physically exists in the user’s location, which is called an “on-premises” system.  Cloud services can be infrastructure services (IaaS), platform services (PaaS), or software services (SaaS), and the cloud can be a public…

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