SS Chennai | Theme – SaaS on Cloud | April 12th, 3PM @ IITM Research Park, Taramani, Chennai

Decoding SAAS Delivery Model (SaaS applications on Cloud) Is it the future?   Also referred to as “on-demand software” supplied by ISVs or “Application-Service-Providers”, Software as a service, is a software delivery mode in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the cloud and offered to users as a Service as against the perpetual license. SaaS applications are accessed by users using a thin client via a web browser, on one side offers various benefits but on the other side opens up the subject for debate concerning the suitability for enterprise customers, scale and flexibility.   Number speaks, According to a Gartner Group estimate, SaaS sales in 2010 reached $10 billion, and were projected to increase to $12.1bn in 2011, up 20.7% from 2010. Gartner Group estimates that SaaS revenue will be more than double its 2010 numbers by 2015 and reach a projected $21.3bn.   One of the biggest selling points for these companies is the potential to reduce IT support costs by outsourcing hardware and software maintenance and support to the SaaS provider but opinion varies when the scale increases or the security is considered both on the cost front and flexibility available.   In this session, let us learn from experts, the up and downsides of SaaS, advantages, disadvantages and what this means for Startups? Is it only tools which can be used by StartUps to kep the capex low or Is it an opportunity for StartUps to capture untapped market using SAAS offerings? – See more at: http://startupsaturday.headstart.in/chennai/events/ss-chennai-theme-saas-on-cloud-april-12th-3pm-iitm-research-park-taramani-chennai/#sthash.QeKp7rdR.dpuf

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SS Chennai | Theme – SaaS on Cloud | April 12th, 3PM @ IITM Research Park, Taramani, Chennai

Decoding SAAS Delivery Model (SaaS applications on Cloud) Is it the future?   Also referred to as “on-demand software” supplied by ISVs or “Application-Service-Providers”, Software as a service, is a software delivery mode in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the cloud and offered to users as a Service as against the perpetual license. SaaS applications are accessed by users using a thin client via a web browser, on one side offers various benefits but on the other side opens up the subject for debate concerning the suitability for enterprise customers, scale and flexibility.   Number speaks, According to a Gartner Group estimate, SaaS sales in 2010 reached $10 billion, and were projected to increase to $12.1bn in 2011, up 20.7% from 2010. Gartner Group estimates that SaaS revenue will be more than double its 2010 numbers by 2015 and reach a projected $21.3bn.

Agenda for the event

One of the biggest selling points for these companies is the potential to reduce IT support costs by outsourcing hardware and software maintenance and support to the SaaS provider but opinion varies when the scale increases or the security is considered both on the cost front and flexibility available.   In this session, let us learn from experts, the up and downsides of SaaS, advantages, disadvantages and what this means for Startups? Is it only tools which can be used by StartUps to kep the capex low or Is it an opportunity for StartUps to capture untapped market using SAAS offerings?

- See more at: http://startupsaturday.headstart.in/chennai/events/ss-chennai-theme-saas-on-cloud-april-12th-3pm-iitm-research-park-taramani-chennai/#sthash.QeKp7rdR.dpuf