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I am developing an application, which forms a part of our Hotel PMS system. But we do not want to put our app in the iStore or anywhere else that is public. We wish to install the app directly on to iPads, is this possible?  I heard the only way to install iPad apps is through the iStore, can someone please confirm this.

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When you become a fully paid 99$ per year developer you can "test" your app on up to 99 devices.  Thus to get your app onto a device does not need iTunes.

Your first and Cheapest Option

Otherwise an Enterprise License is the next option

What are the primary differences between the Standard, Enterprise, and University Programs?

The standard individual and standard company programs are intended for developers who create free and fee-based iOS apps for distribution on the App Store.

The iOS Developer Enterprise Program is intended for companies who create proprietary, in-house iOS apps for internal deployment within the company only. A valid Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) number is required for program enrollment.

The iOS Developer University Program is a free program designed for higher education institutions looking to introduce curriculum for developing iOS apps.

source Apple Developer Website
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I was afraid this would be the case, this is why I prefer android devices, with them I can build an app with an installer and just copy and install.

Looks like I will not be using the iPad for our purposes.

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