dbFLEX platform
vs.
Custom Development

Hmm… Hosted platform… Would it really be a better choice than ordering a custom developed solution?

Before ordering a service you would like to make sure it would completely satisfy your needs. In a table below we tried to compare dbFLEX platform to custom developed solutions.

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How fast can I start?

dbFLEX platform

You are in control as an analyst and a creator, having our professional support as your IT consultants.

Custom developed solutions

You are separated from developers by formal methods of development. Piles of docs and details are to be discussed

What about funcionality?

dbFLEX platform

Only necessary for the present moment functionality will be provided. You make changes in your easy-to-tune business apps in a real time.

Custom developed solutions

Any workflow change leads to long term system upgrade. The developer implements customers business processes according to your requirements.

What about cost efficiency?

dbFLEX platform

You are in control of all development costs.

Custom developed solutions

The cost is higher and can increase when your requirements change.

Is interface consistent with my needs?

dbFLEX platform

Your application’s interface can be fine-tuned to satisfy a particular operator, while being developed by utilizing standard elements.

Custom developed solutions

Interface is developed according to your given specification.

What if customers' business process is to be changed?

dbFLEX platform

You are free to follow your continuously changing business process. dbFLEX support team is constantly assisting you while you modify your apps.

Custom developed solutions

You make change requests to the developer and the process lasts for weeks and months.

Are problems with a system usage easy-to-solve?

dbFLEX platform

dbFLEX Support team takes care of all problems on a rolling basis, keeping your applications’ top performance on dbFLEX servers.

Custom developed solutions

The developer resolves the problem according to the type of support agreement.

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