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Application service provider models represent an alternative to in-house information systems and are gaining favor within the hospitality industry: The models, which place technical system components at a remote site, are described as server-centric. ASPs allow hospitality management to share investment dollars, system costs, and technical staff expenditure with an ASP operator, thereby concentrating on providing enhanced guest services. Although considered a viable alternative to in-house processing, not everyone agrees this is a favorable trend.
Kasavana, Michael L.
"Returning to Server-Centric Hospitality System Applications,"
Hospitality Review: Vol. 19
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.fiu.edu/hospitalityreview/vol19/iss2/7