Hosted vs Installed

HOW EXPLORIT PROVIDES SECURITY AND SIMPLICITY

Yes, it is possible to have Explorit Everywhere! working for you, delivering rapid, precise, relevant search results in next to no time with our Hosted Solution. But, we also know from experience that many organizations and government bodies demand the increased security and peace of mind of knowing that Explorit Everywhere! is installed behind their firewalls, or accessible via our Web Services API so they can take advantage of our technology. Here is a simple breakdown to help you make the decision that’s right for your organization. Keep in mind that some of these may overlap, depending on your requirements.

Hosted Solutions Installed Solutions Web Services Custom User Interface
Application is centrally hosted in our state-of-the-art, failsafe Data Center. Application is securely installed behind your firewall. Explorit Everywhere! is hosted at Deep Web Technologies, but the Web Services API is used to create the main application. Application is hosted by either you or Deep Web Technologies.
Simple setup for fast deployment. May require training and on-site installation. Simple setup but may require API training and support. Iterative approval process.
Feature rich application with Explorit Everywhere! UI and small customizations. Feature rich application with or without Explorit Everywhere! UI. Explorit Everywhere! UI is replaced with your own front-end. Uses a custom Explorit Everywhere! UI.
Simple budgeting – one fee for hosting and maintenance. Requires IT staff to maintain and support application. Requires IT staff to maintain and support your application and monitor web services. May require additional customer resources for design, development and maintenance.
Deep Web Technologies can access the application at any time for maintenance and repair. Deep Web Technologies has limited or no access to application. Deep Web Technologies can access for maintenance. Deep Web Technologies' access to the application depends on whether hosted or installed.
Deep Web Technologies monitors and maintains connectors. Deep Web Technologies monitors and maintains accessible connectors. Deep Web Technologies monitors and maintains connectors. Deep Web Technologies monitors and maintains connectors.