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Off-the-shelf software and custom software – What is the main difference?

Off-the-shelf software and custom software – What is the main difference?

June 18, 2021

Coding gets easier every day. We hardly remember those days when engineers had to think about the codes for weeks. Nowadays programming is even taught at schools. Applications and websites have become a part of our life.

 

There is a very small chance that you can meet an entrepreneur who does not want software for their business. It makes all processes easier and makes the company grow. Still, many start-ups do not know which solution to choose.

 

Is it better to buy an off the shelf one or save money and order a custom product? In this article, we will give a brief overview of this topic, which will help you make a final decision.

 

Pros and cons of Off-The-Shelf Software

 

PROS

-      Easy to install and use

-      Affordable price

-      Real people support

-      Reliable

 
 

CONS

-      Little satisfaction for business requirements

-      Hardly modified

-      Available for competitors

-      High-cost setting up

 

Pros and cons of Custom Software

 

PROS

-      Meets specific business requirements

-      Ensure business growth

-      Support and maintenance provided

-      Highly secure

-      Flexible and scalable

 
 

CONS

-      High price

-      Time-consuming development

-      Risks to partner unreliable software vendors  

 

As a software development company, the applications we develop are unique, addressing the specific business needs of our clients. Our tried and tested web solution services serve as a basis that can be individually adjusted to meet customers’ needs using new technologies and features.

 

For performance, durability, speed, flexibility, efficiency, robustness and style, always go for TAILOR MADE SOLUTIONS!



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