SaaS Exploiting the Core Advantages of Cloud Computing
Posted: Nov 26, 2016
SaaS is a software deployment model where applications are hosted centrally on a cloud computing environment. SaaS stands for Software as a Service and it allows the software to be used over the internet. SaaS is known for making software easily available and for cutting down the cost. Thus, this is used as a common delivery method for many business applications. This is one of the derivatives of cloud computing and it utilises external resources to be used by the customer.
Software as a Service utilises internet connection and allows the user to use the software via a mobile app, web browser or a custom client. Thus, the users can easily use the software from any part of the world. This is a great solution for the enterprises and their IT departments. This is highly convenient for the user of IT systems as well they can use the needed resources from any place of their preference and using any device of their choice.
In this software model, the user always gets to use the updated and latest version of software as they are automatically updated as soon as the updates are released. This means the energy, time and effort spent on installing, updating and maintaining the software. Hardware is not an issue either because the programs are run on the remote server with only a thin client needed by the user to access those. This is a very flexible solution as well and can meet the need of your organisation. Thus, this solution is apt for all organisations, big or small.
Many organisations have noticed this great need of Software as a Service and they have started to offer SaaS Cloud Computing services to their clients. They stress on the facts that these software model reduce the IT infrastructure cost and also involves low upfront investment. The best feature of this model is the easy availability of software, on demand basis. In fact, using the cloud computing model, anyone can build their own version of SaaS and offer these applications to the public for mass use. Companies are nowadays taking a complete and holistic approach to SaaS development and they are building services from planning to design, development and deployment.
Most importantly, these companies ensure that the software developed by the company is deployed to the public and is utilised properly by the customers. The customers don't need to install anything but can start using the services instantly.
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