The rise and rise of 'apps on tap'


For small to medium-sized buy-side firms that simply haven’t got the IT resources or budgets to manage their own IT infrastructure, the ASP or software ‘rental’ option provides them a lifeline. Not only does the ASP model offer firms the potential of up-to-date software, a speedy implementation and minimal IT administration, but it also does it at a significantly reduced cost compared to a fully-fledge in-house roll-out. So the decision to embark on the ASP route should be a no-brainer. Or s