FME Cloud Details

FME Cloud – a fully new way of using FME Server

Depending on the application under consideration, it might be found to be more appropriate and more cost effective to deploy either FME Server or FME Cloud. The following list provides a guide to selecting the best alternative. 

    FME Server
   FME Cloud
 Licence (permanent) and maintenance

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 Subscription (term dependent)

 
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 No running or hardware costs

 
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 High availability, automatic  
 backups and security

 
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 Scalable by adding further engines

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 Optimised for data in the Cloud

 
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 Optimised for local data

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 Further software can be installed on the server
 (e.g. ArcGIS)

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 Other Cloud platforms can be used (e.g. IBM,
 Microsoft)

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 Controlled by FME Desktop

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