Integrated Appliance Solutions to Bridge the Void between Cloud Deployment and On-Premise Model

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: AMAX, provider of total computing solutions points out how many companies still prefer to deploy their software with a server appliance model.

The integrated Appliance solutions are targeted at bridging the void between cloud deployment and the server appliance model which many companies still prefer. These server appliances are also known as on-premise appliance and devices.

Based on a survey of ISVs using an appliance model as part of their product strategy, the following are the top reasons cited: Better Control of Customer Experience; Shortens Sales Cycles; Additional Revenue; Resource Efficiency; Reinforcing Corporate Identity and Product Tangibility.

ISVs that prefer deploying an on-premise server appliance without diverting resources away from software development, or companies that lack in-house hardware expertise, the hardest part is finding a full-service Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Original Design Manufacturer (ODM). These manufacturers should have the hardware expertise, extensive services and experience to help an ISV develop an optimized platform and even the logistics capabilities to deploy it to a global customer base. To decide whether an OEM or ODM manufacturer is the right fit for a particular software company.