Web-based software has come of age: it is more robust and stable, and combined with the increased speed of the Internet, businesses have reaped tremendous benefits. Still, Web-based systems may not be the answer for every business.
a Web-based system include hotel reservations, travel, information, the selling of consumer goods, form-filling, public interface—the list goes on. Web-based systems have arrived, and they are indeed here to stay. However, we must carefully evaluate the business scenario and consider whether Internet connectivity is really needed for enterprise software. No business should blindly conclude it must have a Web-based system. Where one is not needed, a client-server or mainframe system is the better, safer