Jedd, Marcia
September 2008
Infonomics;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p50
Trade Publication
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.


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