In the SaaS model, software features can be customized by the customer or the user based on their specific industry, work environment, or other norms, the features can be easily enabled or disabled as per convenience.
Software-as-a-service is undergoing a fundamental shift in how software is acquired, used and paid for. Emerging SaaS models and offerings are taking the SaaS concept far beyond first-generation application functionality and deployment, and into mission-critical business operations for large and small firms.
Following compelling business drivers are making SaaS delivery a viable alternative to traditional licensed based product or application delivery:
- Lower cost of ownership of software
- Flexibility to change usage commitments as business circumstances change
- Economically appealing business cases
- Quicker roll outs
- Accurately their ongoing expenses with IT budgets being tightened & assessed for better return on investment (ROI)