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Tanta Innovative Limited CEO, Abraham Tanta, Offers Insight into Cloud vs. On-Premise Software Debate for Nigerian Businesses

 

 

In the rapidly evolving landscape of business and IT, the debate between Cloud vs. On-Premise Software continues to perplex many organizations. Addressing this pressing issue, Abraham Tanta, CEO of Tanta Innovative Limited, a pioneering IT consultancy and software development firm based in Lekki, provides expert guidance to Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) across various industries.

 

Reflecting on his extensive experience in Nigerian IT consulting and software development spanning over 15 years, Abraham Tanta emphasized the pivotal role of choosing the right technology infrastructure for companies striving for growth and agility in Nigeria’s dynamic market. He articulated, “Navigating the complexities of the cloud versus on-premise software dilemma is essential. Let’s delve into the factors that dictate the optimal choice.”

 

Drawing a clear distinction between the two options, Tanta explained, “On-Premise Software entails ownership akin to possessing a house, providing maximum control and responsibility. Conversely, Cloud-Based Software resembles renting an apartment, offering flexibility and scalability without hardware concerns, managed by providers like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud.”

 

In his discourse, Tanta elucidated the merits of each option tailored to Nigerian businesses. He highlighted the customizability and potential security advantages of On-Premise Software, contrasted with the cost-efficiency, scalability, and accessibility benefits of Cloud-Based Software, particularly crucial in a country like Nigeria with unpredictable infrastructure.Abraham Esandayinze Tanta - Quora

 

Tanta underscored unique Nigerian considerations, including internet reliability, data regulations, and the skills gap, urging businesses to assess these factors meticulously. He recommended a judicious approach, leveraging a hybrid model that amalgamates the strengths of both on-premise and cloud systems to meet diverse business needs effectively.

 

Furthermore, Tanta cautioned against a one-size-fits-all mentality, emphasizing the importance of consulting IT experts well-versed in the Nigerian context to discern the long-term costs and benefits accurately.

 

In conclusion, Tanta asserted, “The future lies in hybrid solutions, where companies harness the best of both worlds. This strategic integration empowers Nigerian businesses to thrive amidst the digital revolution, maximizing efficiency and innovation.”

 

 

 

Tanta underscored unique Nigerian considerations, including internet reliability, data regulations, and the skills gap, urging businesses to assess these factors meticulously. He recommended a judicious approach, leveraging a hybrid model that amalgamates the strengths of both on-premise and cloud systems to meet diverse business needs effectively.

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