Self Hosted Software

What is Self Hosted Software?

Self-Hosted software is software that is installed and run on a customer's own computers or servers, rather than being accessed over the internet through a cloud-based SaaS.

Self-Hosted software is also known as "on-premises" or "in-house" software.

It is typically owned, operated, and maintained by the customer, and they have full control over the hardware and infrastructure that the software runs on.

Self-hosted software has several advantages over cloud-based SaaS solutions:

  1. Control: Self-hosted software gives customers more control over their data, as it is stored and managed on their own servers.
  2. Customization: Self-hosted software can often be customized to meet the specific needs of a business, whereas SaaS is typically a one-size-fits-all solution.
  3. Offline access: Self-hosted software can be used offline, which can be useful for businesses with limited internet access.
  4. Data privacy: Self-hosted software can be more secure than SaaS, as it doesn't rely on third-party providers to store and protect data.
  5. Compliance: Self-hosted software can be more compliant with certain regulations, as businesses have more control over data storage and management.
  6. Predictable costs: Self-hosted software costs are often more predictable than SaaS, as the cost of ownership is known up front. This can be beneficial for budgeting and forecasting.
  7. Performance: Self-hosted software can be faster and more reliable than SaaS, as it runs on dedicated hardware, and the resources are not shared with other customers.

Our MIDAS Room Booking Software is available in both "Self Hosted" and "SaaS" editions.

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