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Has SaaS become the next Client/Server?

by Robert Desisto  |  June 23, 2014

I am not saying that  SaaS or cloud computing resembles client/server technically but as it relates to maturity, SaaS is not a big deal anymore. Just like client/server, SaaS has...

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Comparing On Premises and SaaS Total Cost of Ownership

by Robert Desisto  |  May 4, 2012

For the past few years the great debate is whether Software as a Service is less expensive to implement and maintain than on premises applications. My colleague, Fran Karamouzis, and...

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SaaS Enters Consolidation Phase

by Robert Desisto  |  February 13, 2012

Jim Holincheck and I wrote a research note on the impact Oracle's, SAP's and's recent SaaS acquisitions will have on client organizations. The ink is not even dry on...

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Ten Ways to Avoid SaaS Delivery Problems

by Robert Desisto  |  February 10, 2012

Just published research on the Ten Ways to Avoid SaaS Delivery Problems and Protect Your Organization from making mistakes that can diminish the business value of SaaS investments. Key findings...

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Cloud Computing and SaaS Not For Everyone

by Robert Desisto  |  September 23, 2011

A client asked me how much of their application portfolio should be running in the Cloud using SaaS. The client wanted a benchmark of what other companies were doing of...

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Four Steps to Get in Front of the SaaS Curve

by Robert Desisto  |  July 22, 2010

There are many types of cloud computing, and each is progressing at a different rate. Software as a service (SaaS) refers to applications delivered as cloud services, and is in...

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