SASS stands for software as a service. It’s a cloud-based software that distributed the way people access on the internet instead of downloading the software on your computer.
Cloud computing has three categories and SASS is one of them. The application service provider (ASP) and software as a service are closely related. The hosted management system of SASS and ASP are same where the provider host the client software and delivers it to the users
There are SAAS applications for business technologies such as Sales Management, Email, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Human Resource Management, Financial management, Billing, and Collaboration. Salesforce, Microsoft and Oracle are leading SAAS providers
SASS business model removes the many hassles. You don’t need to install and run the applications on your local computer. It also eliminates the hardware maintenance, software licensing as well as installation and support.
Instead of purchasing licensing of software, customer subscribes to SAAS applications for a monthly basis using pay as you go model. Users can also stop using whenever they want.
It also automatically updates so you don’t need to update it again again. You can access SAAS software from any internet-enabled devices.
In the SASS business model, there are some disadvantages too. Business need to rely on third-party vendors for up and running applications.
Market Demand of SAAS
According to Gartner, global cloud-based service projected to increase more than 200 billion in 2019, up to 175 billion in 2019. SASS is literally taking over cloud computing.
A decade ago, there were few businesses in the SASS model. In fact, in 2008, only 12% of businesses on a cloud.
Now it is a different story. A recent study from CIO tech poll by IDG shows that the biggest spending in IT goes into cloud computing. The reason behind is that the number of companies moving their business on the cloud is growing fast. 73% of the company looking to move all of their apps by 2020.
So the above studies show that companies are moving in the cloud.
The reasons for such growth because of the numerous advantages of SAAS. A myth about SASS is it uses only small companies. Now many big corporations use SASS.
At first, the enterprise company joked about moving app to the cloud. But now it is changing. Enterprise companies have proven that it is possible to grow business better than typical software.
In fact, enterprise companies expected to overtake SMB’s such adoption.
Businesses are moving to cloud where they easily rent, maintained and enjoy a hassle-free life. The above data shows that if you want to grow and hassle-free life, you must need to moving your companies to the cloud
So whether you are small business or big business, let’s take a look at how your company benefits by moving cloud-based service.
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