10 benefits of web-based applications

Are you still using the desktop applications in your office? If yes, then it’s time to migrate to the cutting edge web-based applications.

In this digital and high-tech sphere, cloud computing is all the rage. That is why companies are migrating to a web-based application. These applications are easy-to-install and they use the website as an interface. The data present in the application can be accessed on any desktop via the internet.

Here are few more advantages of using web applications.   


1.     Cost-effective

The performance of desktop-based applications totally depends on the configuration and power of the system/desktop on which they are used.  Sometimes, there are software updates that would require setting up new hardware components. Thus, it becomes expensive. On the other hand, web application does not depend on the machine as it gets power from the server. So, it is cost-effective. 

2.     No More Updating Issues

Some small businesses spend an enormous amount of time every week on software updates. When a software update is available, it needs to be installed on every single desktop in which the program is installed. This makes the process tedious and full of hassles. This is the prime reason that the developers prefer web application. The users of web-based application only need to update the app, and they do not need to individually install it on every device.

3.     It works on all app-enabled devices

The web applications can work on almost any platform whether a less powerful tablet.  It is compatible with different operating systems and does not depend on the configuration of the device. The device only needs to have a standard browser and internet connectivity for the applications to work.

4.     Quick development cycles

Easy-to-learn and popular languages like Java, HTML, and CSS are used to develop coding for web applications. Thus, these applications result in quick processing and development cycles.

5.     Enhanced security

The companies that use desktop based applications do not always keep its software up-to-date. They keep on shifting the update to a date when the workload is less as rolling out updates affects the productivity. Out-to-date applications increase the threat to security as updates are released to fix bugs and security issues.

6.     It offers flexibility

The web applications can be accessed on any device from any location. Thus, they give users the flexibility to access the data from any place just via internet access. The employees can handle emergency tasks from their homes.

7.     It comes with community support

Most of the web applications have community support. This allows faster resolution of issues as you can ask experts and experienced people of the community to solve your issues.

8.     Impressive usage rate

With the increasing popularity of smartphones, the usage of applications has also increased. A majority of smartphone users spend less time browsing the internet and more time on using the apps.

9.     User tracking

The web applications come with user tracking feature that is used to find out the things that work with the programs and even those that doesn’t work at all. This even helps in making enhanced versions of the app in the future.

10.Offline Utility

The biggest advantage of web-based applications is that they can also be built for offline use.  Although some of the advantages and features are lost, the data can be accessed without internet access.

So, convinced to go for web-based application? Consult Digitalseed right away and we’ll be at your service.