Custom Web Applications

Custom Web Applications are an alternative to traditional custom developed applications. Instead of developing a client/server application, a web application is developed and deployed on a web server. This approach is particularly suited to systems that are based on a database. By implementing your application using web technology, user no longer need to install any additional software on their computers to gain access – they simply use their existing web browser. The benefits of this approach are:

  • Low development costs
  • Easy to support
  • Can be accessed from any device with internet access (PC, laptop, PDA or phone)
  • Can be made secure using passwords and encryption

Integration with Back Office Systems

Web applications can be integrated with a variety of back office systems. These include Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, accounting applications such as MYOB and QuickBooks and most other systems that are based on a database such as Oracle, My SQL, buy cipro xr 500 mg tablet Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft Access.

Typical web applications include workflow systems, management dashboards, business analytics, knowledge management systems and just about any application you can think of that relies on a database.

Hosting Options for Web Applications

Web applications are deployed on a web server which typically runs a database. There are two main hosting options:

Externally Hosted In-House Hosting
  • Hosting is provided off site by a hosting company such as WebCentral.
  • The server is fully managed by the hosting company, including backups, disaster recovery and security.
  • Your users can access the application from any internet enabled device.
  • Hosting is done on your own server which is physically located in your own office.
  • The server is managed on site by your own staff or by an IT Services company.
  • Depending on your system configuration, your system may be able to be accessed from any internet enabled device.