TITLE

THE NEXT BIG THING?

AUTHOR(S)
Jedd, Marcia
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Infonomics;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the significance of software as a service (SaaS), a kind of software application process in the information services industry in the U.S. Recent survey reveals that Saas has become one of the rising small- and medium-sized business in the country, which is provided in an on-demand fashion by a vendor or service provider and typically hosted over the Internet wherein users purchase software outright and use it on their own computer or network. Contrary to the standard model, SaaS allows users the liberation from software installation, maintenance, support and upgrades. It is also determined that it can lower overall costs through its pay-for-use pricing structure. Interviews and comments of users on the benefit of using Saas are included.
ACCESSION #
34751582

 

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