Vendors are touting “software as a service” as the next generation of ASP applications. But is SaaS really so different? By Emily Fraser
The term "software as a service," or SaaS, is the new buzzword making the rounds at trade shows this year. Coined by John Koenig, president of SaaS consulting firm Riseforth, for the SDForum Software as a Service Conference in March of 2005, the phrase now falls easily off vendors' lips as they promote minimal implementation cycles, top-notch security and virtually limitless scalability.But what is...
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