Let’s just remember that the two basic elements of costing are:
a) Initial Fee (or start-up cost – this can even go down to zero)
b) Periodical costs per “unit” (whatever this is…)
Multitenant vs single tenant
It is obvious that if you board a single-tenant solution, you will be provided with your own server (physical or virtual), your own database instance and your own application instance (executables or whatever this is). All of these require additional effort to support and maintain from the Vendor’s side. And this will obviously reflect on your costs. In addition, initial setup will require additional effort that simple does not exist in case of multi-tenant solutions.
Level of application parameterization
If the application supports extensive parameterizatio…