|High implement cost||Low implement cost|
|Transaction is slower||Transaction is fast|
|Need a reliable & low latency network||Less dependent on network|
|The server requires high performance and |
|No need for high performance & |
high availability server
|7/24 support||no need for 7/24 support|
|High operating cost||Low operating cost|
|Operating cost is directly dependent |
on the number of users, and the number
of concurrent transactions.
|Operating cost is independent of|
the user population and the
number of transactions.