The decision whether to host your CMMS system on your own servers or use external servers and the cloud is an important one. There are pros and cons for each methods, from security to control and ease of use. Assessing your own needs and reviewing the options is the first step.
Having your CMMS and database in the cloud, hosted or as using SaaS (software as a service) all come with the same advantages and disadvantages.
Positive items for having your software hosted include:
On the other hand, if you have the resources of an IT department and are desire the control of having your servers at your site, hosting the software is the best option.
Some pluses for hosting internally would include:
MicroMain has solutions for both methods.
If you want help determining which option if best for your organization, contact a MicroMain expert.