Posts Tagged ‘Software as a Service’

Should you pass on Web-based SaaS?

August 13th, 2010 No comments

I have to admit some growing frustration with a few web-based apps I’ve been using lately.  My position on this is not new; I have always expressed my concerns about web-based apps.  Lately I’ve diverted some clients away from the idea of using this kind of Software-as-a-Service (Saas)  for business-critical applications.  The risks still seem too great for the kinds of clients we look after; service outages, security worries, over-busy servers etc…  I don’t think this SaaS technology has demonstrated the requisite maturity for medium and large businesses who operate with numerous users running various business apps daily.

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