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Unlike a local application the hardware and software is under the control of a third party. This is a justifiable concern although not too dissimilar to the telephone provider supplying and maintaining the communications equipment and there are considerable incentives for the vendors to ensure high availability and reliability since their business depends on it.
* No vendor installation or upgrades required
* Low start-up costs
* Minimal Risk, no long term commitment
* Backups and viruses responsibility of the vendor
* Hardware and software server maintenance vendor's responsibility
* Investment in local hardware
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