There are many benefits to running an AP Automation solution, like AP Express, in the cloud. AP automation tends to be distributed, especially in larger and more complex organizations. A distributed, accessible and reliably connected infrastructure is the best option. The cloud ecosystem also enables companies to precisely tailor their hosting environment to their unique requirements and take advantage of rapid advances in technology. Finally, the best cloud service providers provide far better scalability and security at a fraction of the cost of running the system on premise. Check out the comparison chart below and learn why cloud is the preferred platform for AP Automation.
Cloud vs. On Premise
|Cloud-Based AP Automation||On Premise AP Automation|
|Monthly Subscription Fees||$|
|Customization / Report Creation Fees||Included||$$|
|Test / QA Server||Included||$$|
|Hardware Maintenance Agreements||Included||$|
|Ongoing Update & Configuration Costs||Included||$|
|Operations Staff – DBA, O/S, Operations||Included||$$$|
|Ap Automation Software Licensing and Maintenance Costs|
|Maintenance & Support Fees||Included||$|
|Database & Application Server Software License Fees||Included||$$|
|Database & Application Server Software Maintenance & Support Fees||Included||$$|
|Operating System, DR Solution||Included||$$|
Access AP Express anywhere through a secure, browser-based UI on your desktop, laptop or mobile device. The Azure cloud allows AP Express to scale dynamically, with 99.95% guaranteed availability.
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