IAM glossary

What is On-Premise?

On-Premise, also known as "on site", is a hosting model where data and software are stored on internal servers within the company.

This means that the company retains full control over its data, as it is not hosted in the cloud or on external servers.

All information is stored locally, enabling the company to retain control over its resources and the confidentiality of its sensitive data, offering advantages in terms of security, compliance and customization,

However, this model requires substantial investment in hardware infrastructure, maintenance and skilled human resources to manage and maintain in-house servers. In addition, backup is a major issue when using on-premise solutions, as it requires an outsourced backup of data.
Data security is also the responsibility of the company, which can make the management of on-premise solutions much more onerous.

Software upgrades and capacity management are also the responsibility of the company.

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