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SaaS (Software as a Service)

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a method of delivering applications using a subscription or service model. The majority of SaaS products are provided as web applications that users access via a browser, but dedicated clients (programs) can sometimes be provided for more complex functionality that might be difficult to achieve otherwise. The major differentiator with SaaS as compared with alternatives such as on-premise is that the majority (if not all) of the technical aspects of the software are the concern of the vendor exclusively. This makes SaaS more suitable for DAM users who do not have their own servers and/or skilled IT resources. Security can sometimes be an issue with SaaS due to the necessity for the users to store all their assets and other data with a third party rather than within their own internal environment. SaaS (as a term) now tends to be used interchangeably with 'Cloud' and for practical purposes, the meaning is similar.

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Version History for SaaS (Software as a Service)

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Current Version (5)
Edited by Ralph Windsor on 17/02/2014 at 18:24

Version 4
Edited by Ralph Windsor on 17/02/2014 at 18:23

Version 3
Edited by Ralph Windsor on 17/02/2014 at 18:20

Version 2
Edited by Ralph Windsor on 26/09/2013 at 11:26

Version 1
Created by Ralph Windsor on 25/09/2013 at 11:15

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