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AgCompass as Compared to Local PC, Internal Server, and SaaS Web Applications.
We encourage you to compare AgCompass to other IT solutions available to determine the best fit for your business. If you have additional questions, we’d be happy to discuss what sets us apart.
|Technology Options||Local PC||
|Internal Server||SaaS Web Applications|
|Data Security||Secure as Your Back Up Protocol||Secure and Independent||Secure as Your Back Up Protocol||Secure as Your Provider, Data is Not Independent|
|Back Ups||Your Responsibility||Automatic Daily Back Ups||Your Responsibility||According to Provider’s Policy|
|Software Updates||Your Responsibility||We Manage Them||Your Responsibility||According to Provider’s Policy|
|Accessibility||Single Point of Access to Your Data and Software||Access from Anywhere||Access from Anywhere, Requires Technical Knowledge to Set Up||Access from Anywhere, Must Login to Each Application Separately|
|Vulnerability||Vulnerable to Hardware Failure||Not Vulnerable to Hardware Failure||Vulnerable to Hardware Failure||Not Vulnerable to Hardware Failure|
|Collaboration||Inefficient to Share Data via Email and PDF Reports||Collaborate Easily and Securely||Collaborate Securely, Expensive to Maintain||Dependent Upon Provider’s Capabilities|
|Technical Support||Not Always Available, Can Be Costly||Free||Not Always Available, Can Be Costly||Depends on Your Provider|
|Scalability||Non-Scalable||Scalable||Scalable, at Additional Cost||Scalable, Depending on Individual Providers|
|Software Flexibility||Install Multiple Pieces of Software||Host Multiple Pieces of Software||Install Multiple Pieces of Software||Limited to What is Provided|
|Ongoing Costs||Replace Hardware as Needed||Small Subscription Costs||Large Upfront and Maintenance Costs||Variable Subscription Costs|