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SaaS by Mind Map: SaaS
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SaaS

Drivers for Adoption

Everyone has a Computer

Computing itself is a commodity

Applications are standardized

Parametric applications are usable

A specialized software provider can target a global market

Web systems are reliable enough

Security is sufficiently well trusted and transparent

Availability of enablement technology

Wide Area Network's bandwidth has grown drastically

Maturity Levels

level 1: Ad Hoc/Custom

level 2: Configurable

level 3: Configurable, Multi-Tenant & Efficient

level 4: Scalable, Configurable, Multi-Tenant & Efficient

Benefits

Administration is easier

Automatic updates and patches

All softwares will have the same versions

Easier Collaboration

Lower Cost

Can be accessed anywhere

Limiting Factors (early stages of SaaS)

originally considered a potential security and operational risk

some difficulty for businesses that need extensive customization

Factors Slowing Adoption

Complexity

Lack of Standards

Concerns with Down Time

Evolving Vendor Support