The costs the option were high as the company tends to charge a consultancy fees as well as an installation fee for the integration software along with the charge for conducting record management activity on a per period basis. The maintenance costs of this option can be variable. The cost of this option is considerably low as the system is built in the company itself. The additional costs that the company does has to incur come in the form of additional staff for the management and operation of data and record management activities. The maintenance costs of this option can be high. This option is usually expensive as it requires business process reengineering to be employed in addition to the installation of the system. However as this option is sustainable in the long term, the maintenance costs of this option are very low making it very cost effective.