Understanding the Cloud Computing Stack: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS

Cloud Computing is a broad term that describes a broad range of services. As with other significant developments in technology, many vendors have seized the term “Cloud” and are using it for products that sit outside of the common definition. In order to truly understand how the Cloud ...

What is SaaS?

In today's digital world, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) generally refers to a new and alternative way of accessing software, as opposed to more traditional methods of access.Whereas in the past software would generally be purchased outright and loaded onto a device, SaaS normally refers ...

SaaS: Software as a Service

Software as a service (or SaaS) is a way of delivering applications over the Internet—as a service. Instead of installing and maintaining software, you simply access it via the Internet, freeing yourself from complex software and hardware management.SaaS applications are sometimes ca ...

SaaS Data Integration – Best Practices

Those who have built cloud-based systems clearly understand the strategy needed for SaaS data integration, and what the best practices entail. However, a majority of those who work to bring the benefits of cloud computing to their enterprise do not place the same value on this great techno ...

On-Cloud vs. On-Premise: Why Choose SaaS?

SaaS or Software as a Service, has always been a favorite and reliable software distribution model amongst small and medium businesses. The term SaaS has been around for a decade now, and is one of the most widely known branches of cloud computing. With the rapid expansion in the IT indust ...

SaaS Development Framework Guide

Since Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) adopts a multi-tenancy architecture (MTA), and building an MTA SaaS application requires much effort, the SaaS development framework must address major issues of concern, especially security. SaaS applications are often built either from scratch or with t ...

SaaS SLA Best Practices

We’re going to look closer at SaaS contract points, today’s being the SaaS SLA or service level agreement. This one is probably the most important agreement and unfortunately it’s the one that nobody ever reads when they install software or subscribe to a service.

SaaS Startup Success Stories

Like I’ve talked about a bit in the past, the world is a different place for an SaaS startup than for a classical business startup. In some ways, it’s a lot easier, but in others, it’s a whole new can of worms altogether. When it all comes down to it, the level of overall challenge i ...

5 SaaS Metrics That You May Be Measuring Incorrectly

What metrics can you gather about how your service is seen by the market; how can you make sure that you are calculating these metrics correctly and gaining the best insight from those metrics?Would you put a lot of money into an investment without a guaranteed return? What if I told y ...

The State of SAAS Today

Software as a service has skyrocketed in terms of popularity and growth in the recent years. The SaaS industry has allowed for so much innovation, it’s incredible to look at a timeline of such development. Every so often, I find it useful to take a step back and look at the bigger pictur ...