Hosted/On Demand/SAAS/Cloud

Have You Heard About SaaS? Is It Right For You?

Let’s start off with a little quiz. SaaS is: A) a discount airline offering direct flights to Finland, B) a turbo charged automobile well suited for the German Autobahn, C) Software as a Service, D) not as good as the hype would have you believe. If you answered “C”, you get points for accuracy. If you answered “D”, you have passed the quiz with honors! (Don’t feel bad if you answered A or B)

Simply put, Software as a Service (SaaS) is a delivery method for software in which the applications are hosted by a third party, rather than reside on your servers. To access the software, you pay monthly subscriptions fees based on the number of users. At first glance, this model seems very attractive - no upfront software costs, fast implementation, no new hardware to purchase and maintain. But there are many critical factors to take into account if you are considering SaaS solution.

What does Software Plus Services really mean?

Anyone researching ERP software today is likely to come across the term "Software As A Service" (SAAS). While enthusiastic about the concept, Microsoft has chosen to take a different approach by using the term "Software Plus Services".

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Should ERP Software Buyers Have Their Heads in the Clouds?

So here we are barreling ahead with Cloud Computing and SaaS (software as a service) – a pay as you go approach. Microsoft is offering MS Office in the clouds and Google has their cloud answer to the MS Office suite. Take a look at this link that defines exactly what Cloud Computing, both public …

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