How to Protect Against Vendor Lock-In
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 18, 2010
When a vendor has a contract for virtually all your infrastructure in one area, they can exert an uncomfortable amount of control.
Tags: SaaS Contract, Vendor management
SaaS Backlash: Survey Shows Abandoned Deals
By Larry Marion | Article Published October 11, 2010
Software as a service sees growing pains, as the number of mid-sized companies using SaaS for critical applications trends down year over year.
Tags: cloud computing, software, SaaS, IT management, SaaS Contract
SaaS Market Growing by Leaps and Bounds: Gartner
By Larry Barrett | Article Published July 27, 2010
Gartner's latest report confirms what the market and top enterprise software vendors have been saying for the past three years: SaaS and cloud computing are the future and the future is now.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, SaaS, SaaS Contract
Top Ten Reasons to Use SaaS
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published April 21, 2010
Software as a service offers numerous advantages, including limited risk, fewer upfront costs and rapid deployment.
Tags: cloud computing, software, SaaS, software as a service, SaaS Contract
SAP's Co-CEO's Talk Strategy, Oracle and On-Demand
By David Needle | Article Published March 16, 2010
The first broad release of Business ByDesign is set for July and SAP's co-CEOs say they are confident the enterprise software company is on the right track.
Tags: Java, Oracle, SaaS, SAP, SaaS Contract
Are SaaS/Cloud Computing Vendors Offering Questionable Contracts?
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published March 08, 2010
Although cloud computing enables vendors to offer far more attractive contract terms, many vendors' terms resemble those of legacy vendors.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, cloud computing contract, SaaS Contract, cloud provider