12/04: Software as a Service (SaaS)

Category: Buz Words
Posted by: bagheljas
Most people think, SaaS is a web application but SaaS is an application that serves the customers over network. In today's world from a network application our expectations are that itís available 24x7x365 days and accessible from anywhere through a thin client. In short these expectations are AAA i.e. accessible any where and any time. That demands a lot of discipline in design and deploying a SaaS.

How many of you heard of Application Service Providers i.e. ASP? SaaS is nothing but an old wine in new bottle version of ASP.


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