SaaS

Cloud Agility – The What? and The Why?

Anyone in the IT industry can relate to the term ‘agility’ one way or the other. But, what is ‘Cloud Agility’? According to Bernard Golden from CIO.com, Cloud Agility means rapid provisioning of computer resources…

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Desktop as a Service: Deploy and get working!

System admin Richard walks into the office one fine morning to learn that 10 people have joined on the same day. Instead of hurrying to allot them desktops and fretting over arranging them systems, Richard…

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Top 10 Critical NFR for SaaS Applications – Part 2

In continuation to my previous blog on Top 10 Critical NFRs for SaaS application, let’s look at the next 5 critical NFRs that have a deep impact on the SaaS solution architecture. Multi-Tenancy: Multi-Tenancy is the most…

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Top 10 NFR in Software Architecture – Part 1

Non-Functional Requirements (NFR) are those requirements that cut across the software functionality, spanning across all the modules and features. These requirements go deep in to the architecture of an software, which is where they get…

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Webcast: How to Achieve True Scalability in SaaS Applications?

One of the most unique and critical feature of Cloud is it’s “Elasticity”. The very nature of SaaS applications being delivered over cloud (internet) enforces a natural requirement for these applications to be elastic as…

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Business Driven Architecture for SaaS

Do you know that a very small percentage of SaaS businesses are profitable, including those that have been in the market since the SaaS model began? Let’s pick the giant in SaaS business – Salesforce.com.…

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Is Profitability a Myth in SaaS Model?

Whether software vendors like it or not, today they don’t have a choice other than providing atleast one version of their software in a subscription based SaaS model. One single major concern from Independent Software…

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WhitePaper : Building a Scalable and Profitable SaaS Product

Abstract With the increasing trend in on-demand consumption, SaaS business model has started becoming the de-facto standard for delivering software products. While this is a great boon for ISVs to tap the SMB segment, SaaS…

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BI on Cloud – Key Benefits and Challenges

There has been a rise in the number of enterprises that have started implementing Business Intelligence (BI) on Cloud platform instead of on- premise BI. Is it offering better benefits compared to traditional BI models?…

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Benchmarking SaaS Maturity (Part 3) – Security Assessment

This is the 3rd part of the blog series discussing on benchmarking the maturity of a SaaS solution. Click the following links to see the earlier parts – part 1 and part 2. In this blog let’s look at…

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Common Sense Approach to Building SaaS Application

If you have decided to develop a SaaS application, the main focus is to build your domain functionalities and take your MVP(minimal viable product) to market. It is not easy though to build a SaaS…

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Let your SaaS Application “REST” in peace

While building a SaaS application, it’s extremely important to support other gateways to access the application features. In today’s world the number of devices that can access your SaaS application is only growing by the…

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