Tuesday 14 December 2010

Cloud Computing - Selecting a SaaS System

When I first used an application that was provided as "Software as a Service" (SaaS), there were five clear benefits:
  1. We had access to an internet-enabled system that couldn’t be afforded in-house
  2. The system could be used and maintained from anywhere in the world with an internet connection
  3. The provider looked after all the data security, administration and disaster recovery
  4. Payment only had to be made according to the extent used.
  5. We could start using the system straight away
These benefits are still applicable today with SaaS cloud systems.

However when you go looking for a cloud system [...read more...]