SaaS refers to common storage cloud services where specific software is dumped which can be accessed by number of devices over the internet. Its like creating the server to dump a software which can be used by individual or organization. It is just same as using a wireless hard disk where you dumping a file and your friend is using that file from his device. All the companies like Google, Twitter, Facebook,You Tube are examples of Saas applications. Where any one can access data from any type of device doesn’t matter PC tablet, mobile or laptop provided it has to be connected to internet.
If any organization want a software that they can afford or they just want for limited period of time SaaS can be an option where they can subscribe for the software and use it on monthly or quarterly basis. Today businesses are using SaaS applications for both internal business process such as for accounting, taxation, time & billing, CRM etc and also going for website services on subscription basis such as hosting, site monitoring, ad serving, CDN etc. Implementing SaaS can give many significant benefits to business organizations.
Can Be Operated From any Location
Once after successful subscription you can access the software any where, provided you are connected to internet. This gives flexibility for business owners as well as the employees to work from any location and collaborate by sharing the same information.
Can Be Modified as Per our Requirement
Subscriber can enjoy the benefits and features of different software. The SaaS application can be modified as per the business needs. Also if organization is using SaaS with multiple accounts, it allows flexibility to have different set of features for different users.
Pay Only for What you Use
It becomes a costly affair for companies to buy software for their complete business activities. In case if they cannot afford the software they can rent it for a month and resume the services later to save money.
No Hardware Cost and No Initial Setup Cost
No infrastructure is needed to take the benefit of using software. All things are provided by cloud service provider and only internet connection is required.
No Worry of Updates
The cloud service provider will take care of all the updates needed to run the application smoothly. Since SaaS providers keep their systems with up to date software, the applications run without much interruption.
Work on Different Devices
Since it is cloud based, most of the applications are compatible with devices that can connect to internet. This gives the flexibility to operate the application from any device and from any location.