10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - It\s Not Just About CRM Anymore

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-10-31
 
 
 

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS

75 percent of SAAS contracts are signed by business, not IT, management. Central IT initially ignored SAAS by omission and commission and was not involved in acquiring it, but the dynamics are changing. IT departments are realizing that SAAS isnt go

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - It\s Not Just for the Little Guys

While many have doubted that SAAS could become a true enterprise-class application delivery model, 75 percent of SAAS revenue is generated from enterprises with revenue of over $1 billion.

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - It\s Not Just for the Little Guys

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - What Service Agreement?

Sixty-five percent of SAAS deals have no SLA (service-level agreement) attached to them. That means customers are dependent on the good graces--and data centers--of vendors.

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - What Service Agreement?

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - It\s Not Just About CRM Anymore

CRM (customer relationship management) applications make up no more than 20 percent of the overall SAAS market. Other applications include ERP (enterprise resource planning), content, communication and collaboration, office suites, and supply chain m

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - It\s Not Just About CRM Anymore

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Yes, It\s a Global Market

Some of the largest SAAS implementations are outside the United States, like Salesforce.coms Japan Post deal, which is providing SAAS for 45,000 users. In a European study, cost reduction, particularly in power requirements, turned out to be the key

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Yes, It\s a Global Market

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Beyond Multitenancy

While Salesforce.com has put multitenancy at the heart of SAAS application discussions, analysts say vendors moves to rearchitect software for multitenancy as it exists today will probably not be the end of the journey. Further rearchitecting will b

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Beyond Multitenancy

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Client/Server Still Wins on Security

Security is the main worry for companies considering adopting SAAS, followed by fears of loss of control and reliability. SAAS is not inherently safer than a hosted app, but companies can require that the SAAS vendor have appropriate security accredi

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Client/Server Still Wins on Security

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Ubiquitous It Isn\t

There are applications and categories of applications that will likely never see broad adoption of a SAAS model, including those that require high-volume, real-time integration, extensive customization or near-perfect availability. Few large manufact

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Ubiquitous It Isn\t

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Pricing: More than Meets the Eye

SAAS pricing is not as simple as it looks. Additional charges often apply for support, configuration services, additional functionality or exceeding a preset storage limit.

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Pricing: More than Meets the Eye

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Bite at Contract\s End

The end of an SAAS contract can bring hikes in subscription fees if users decide to stay with the service, or hidden charges if they decide to leave.

10 Things You Should Know About SAAS - Bite at Contract\s End

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