In-House Software vs SaaS: What’s the Difference and Which Is Better?

Cloud vs On-premise DAM and Image Management

SaaS and On-Premise Software Installations Compared

Benefits of Software-as-a-Service

  • No installation or maintenance required
  • Reduced implementation time
  • Consistent updates
  • No need to buy or maintain the infrastructure required to run the software
  • End-to-end support
  • Scalability

Installation and Maintenance

End-to-End Support


Benefits of In-House Software Installation

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Faster local network connection if internet connection is slow
  • Lower storage costs in some cases
  • Might be better for storing highly sensitive data

Regulatory Compliance

Local Network Bandwidth

Potential Lower Storage Costs

Sensitive Data

How to Choose the Best Option for Your Business

Maintenance and Support


Backup and Storage

Regulatory Compliance

Company Direction

Where to Turn for Help Making a Decision



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Glenn Rogers

Glenn Rogers

Avid outdoors sports guy, photographer, and traveler. When not doing those I’m the product manager for DBGallery, a digital asset management cloud service.