SaaS and Premised Based Solutions
Desktop Alert provides two business models; Software as a Service (SaaS) and Premised Based Solutions. Premised based solution operates behind an organizations firewall. The Desktop Alert premised based solution integrates with directory services such as Active Directory and enterprise applications and appliances via web services. The requirement for a premised based solution is to purchase a Desktop Alert server license(s). The Desktop Alert SaaS model requires a set up fee and a monthly lease payment. Review this Desktop Alert study when determining if your requirements are an Internet of Things (IoT) solution, an on premise solution or a Hybrid.
Crucial Security Information for MNS Systems
Desktop Alert provides the most secure and reliable authentication methods and processes to the Department of Defense and Federal Government!
SaaS based systems are much less costly to implement but lack in features and speed when compared to our premised based solution. Your organization needs to determine which model is required. Typically, SaaS models do not extend to directory services such as Active Directory and this should be considered. A majority of Desktop Alert customers purchase premised based solutions. A SaaS based system over time can actually cost more money when compared to a premise based solution while delivering a less capable and slower performing system. See Whole-Life Costs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whole-life_cost
Desktop Alert is a best-of-breed IP-Based alert technology which provides seamless integration with enterprise-class federated environments and shares communications and commands using standardized protocols such as XML and HTML.