How can SaaS solutions help you deliver business-critical software?
In today’s application economy, more and more businesses consider the SaaS solutions model to be far more convenient than hosting software on-premises.
However, you can only truly benefit from SaaS if… Continue reading
Software as a Service (SaaS) to empower businesses
Software as a service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet. SaaS is one of three main… Continue reading
Exploring the paradigm shift from backup to data protection
Smart organizations evaluate their overall data footprint and transform their traditional back-office IT to a streamlined data protection approach for both cloud and on-premises data.
Since the inception of computers and beginning as early as… Continue reading
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to optimise business operations
Digital business adoption is growing rapidly, as are the revenues associated with it and CIOs stand at the forefront of these changes. Leading a well-thought-out digital transformation requires CIOs to fully appreciate the potential of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and to optimise its benefits for internal business operations, customer services and collaboration with partners.
While CIOs understand that cloud computing offers obvious and immediate benefits for most enterprises, they also need to know that—done right—SaaS implementations pay off in both good times and bad. What’s more, they are vital for ensuring a company’s data systems and digital infrastructure are built for innovation and competitiveness, both now and well into the future. Among the top challenges facing today’s CIOs: Continue reading
SaaS and recurring revenue model: Making the numbers work
In the traditional software world, companies did most of their business via “perpetual” software licenses. This meant that customers purchased the software and the in-house hardware necessary to use the computer program. Although the customer owned the software in perpetuity, it could get very expensive and complex to deploy and maintain. In some cases, the costs and complexity of this system excluded small and mid-sized businesses from using certain software.
With SaaS, instead of purchasing the software outright, companies can effectively “rent” the software on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis—hence the term software as a service. The software is usually deployed on servers outside the organization and is accessed over the internet. The customer no longer has to worry about maintenance or hardware costs. Continue reading