ABELDent Platform Comparison | Local+ Vs Cloud
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ABELDent Platform Comparison

What’s the difference between ABELDent Local+ and ABELDent Cloud?

Whether you prefer a local solution or a cloud-based solution, ABELDent has the capabilities to help you protect your data, increase revenue and cut costs!

ABELDent Local+

  • All hardware and software are on site at the dental practice
  • Software runs on local workstations
  • Practice data stored on local server(s)
  • Backups are done on site or remotely in the cloud
  • Software updates are loaded manually on site

ABELDent Cloud

  • Software runs on local workstations or virtual desktops
  • Practice data stored on local server(s)
  • Regular automated backups are generated and stored on the cloud servers
  • Installation and update downloads are automated
  • Microsoft Azure cloud services are leveraged to provide the highest level of protection, security and reliability available

ABELDent Solutions Comparison Chart

Application Features ABELDent Local+
(Local Server)
ABELDent Cloud
(Cloud Server)
User Interface Modern Modern
Appointment Reminders Optional with Patient Communication System Included
Online Forms Optional with Patient Communication System Optional
Imaging Software Bridge to many radiography software, direct capture intra-oral and photographic images, image store and management. Bridge to many radiography software, direct capture intra-oral and photographic images, image store and management.
System Platform ABELDent Local+
(Local Server)
ABELDent Cloud
(Cloud Server)
Live Practice Data Location Local Server Microsoft Azure Cloud
ABELDent Application Location Local Workstations Local Workstations or Virtual Desktop for Cloud
Data Security Practice Responsibility Protected by Microsoft
Data Backup On-site or Optional ABELSoft Remote Backup Service Microsoft Azure Cloud Backup. Optional ABELSoft Remote Backup Service for Third-Party Images/Files
Server Maintenance Practice Responsibility Automatic
Internet Access Consumer-Grade Business-Grade
Updates Automated Updates Automated Updates
Pricing Model Subscription Subscription