At times, customer policy stipulates in-house hosting for a particular class of data. This is not uncommon in financial institutions where confidentiality is a critical concern. The On-Premise option satisfies this criterion, delivering the same functionality as NextGen SaaS, while fitting the organizational requirement of hosting behind the firewall.
NextGen On-Premise is a customer-deployable option of the BoardVantage NextGen platform.
At times, customer policy stipulates in-house hosting for a particular class of data. This is not uncommon in financial services or other industries where confidentiality is a critical consideration.
In the absence of a company policy, customers with larger and more diverse implementations may prefer going on-premise. This is often the case when customers deploy NextGen beyond the boardroom for secure collaboration initiatives where implementations can grow to hundreds of users and dozens of TeamSpaces, many of them with disparate business objectives and alpha processes. For projects of this scope, there may be efficiency gains and financial benefits to hosting the software on-premise.
If the software is delivered as a service (SaaS), there is no need for server installation and configuration in the customer network. Depending on procurement cycles and resource availability, those factors can be time-consuming. In that case, the on-premise implementation will likely be slower than a SaaS solution. Customers who prefer on-premise but are on a tight schedule might consider starting with BoardVantage hosting and switching to Nextgen On-Premise at a later date.
An annual subscription for the SaaS delivery option lets customers avoid the initial cost of on-premise servers as well as annual maintenance costs, but that advantage diminishes as the deployment grows. When companies rely on the platform for a greater number of users it makes sense to avoid recurring subscription costs and incur the one-time cost of a perpetual use license.