Integrating SaaS applications into the enterprise landscape

Software as a Service (SaaS) has become the dominant choice for software solutions. What are the benefits and which business scenarios still call for on-premise solutions?

Text by Sandeep Kumar


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The transition from on-premise software solutions to SaaS cloud solutions is gaining universal acceptance as companies take stock of its many upsides. SaaS solutions primarily run in the cloud and power enterprises in achieving faster time-to-value, time-to-market, agility, and scalability. Companies can now run experiments and zero in on profitable opportunities faster. Due to its close connection with the cloud, SaaS stands strong as a flexible and mobile solution compared to traditional solutions that rely on the physical availability of on-premise servers.


How is SaaS different from traditional on-premise solutions?

Traditional on-premise solutions are either built in-house or outsourced to a software development company. The software license purchased from a provider needs to be hosted on a device owned by the company, which can either be rented or purchased. While the company ...