Many Organizations and service providers are now using the term “CLOUD” for many of their IT products. To understand how and why cloud computing can be so valuable for some organization we first need to understand what actually cloud computing is and its services. Cloud computing is a technology which enables the user to store and access data and programs to deal with them online rather than keeping them in computer’s hard drives thus providing a high security to the data and that too in low cost.
SaaS stands for Software As A Service. In this category the software are made available in the web and are generally for end users for direct use. Along with the popularity of the internet so many businesses are being developing across the world. SaaS provides the facility to the user to access the data available simply by subscribing services build on shared infrastructure and explore. With SaaS Vendor can provide an application to the customer either as a service demand or through a subscription.
List Of Benefits
The most important use of SaaS is that it makes Commercial Software available to the user any time anywhere. The user can search and access for any available application very easily within a few clicks.
Managing the software becomes easier as it done in a central location from where the service is been provided thus making its cheaper and more reliable. Mostly of the applications are available in subscription basis and don’t require any license fees.
As the software is available online it can be accessed by many users once its up in the cloud. The organization or vendor make their product available and n numbers of user can access and use the same application as per their requirements at a same time from anywhere with the help of an internet connection.
As the SaaS provider deals with all the issues of Software upgrades or updates that need to be done to their products the end user using the application doesn’t need to worry about it. End users don’t need to download or configure any software updates.
Most of the offices software are utilizing SaaS. Office works like accounting, sales and invoicing and many more can be done using SaaS. Organizations may demand for a software and on the base of their requirements application will be provided to them and then can be accessed from any machine of the organization using correct username and password. If any changes are required user may subscribe to some other application which fits their requirements better.