Posts Tagged: SaaS

The adoption of cloud-based SaaS (Software As A Service) applications is growing. More and more businesses are seeing the advantages of moving from expensive, in-house hardware and and taking advantage of the flexibility and value offered by the cloud. And there are so many advantages to running SaaS applications from the cloud as part of your work flow. However, some software vendors claim to offer a cloud-based solution when in fact it is just a reworked legacy product, this is termed as ‘cloudwash’. Read more…

StatPro realized that the cloud was the future of all software delivery back in 2007 when we started an R&D project. We began full time development in 2008 and have been banging the cloud drum ever since. We’ve recently noticed many others doing the same thing, but strangely enough not all the solutions out there are new, they have simply been ‘migrated’ into the cloud. Read more…

Much has been made of the recent lessons learned by Directors as 2012 saw financial regulators flex their muscles. Until then it had been so easy right?! Today, that approach may not hold up—not when boards are scrutinized from all sides by regulators, shareholders, the media and analysts, to name a few. Getting underneath the hood of the fund’s performance and management is now even more important when tackling governance and oversight within the firm. Read more…

The biggest pleasure of switching to a SaaS (“Software as a Service” with a multi-tenant deployment) platform for our products (in the form of StatPro Revolution) is the increase in the quality of service that we can give our clients thanks to the simplification of the delivery of the service. Read more…

The model-T Ford gave the world a reliable car for $295 whereas its cheapest rival cost nearly $3,000; it was also better quality and more reliable than most of its competitors. That is because the manufacturing process that made it possible to build cars more cheaply also forced cars to be built better as a Read more…

“Strategic Backgrounder: Software as a Service” was published by the Software & Information Industry’s (SIIA) eBusiness Division in February 2001.  The concept, models and technology have all had plenty of time to adjust and adapt to the changing business landscapes since then and with many organisations reviewing their costs and internal processes over the last 12 months, now should be a golden age for Software as a Service.  Read more…

Software costs money. This cost is pretty visible, you get an invoice from your software vendor depending on the model; one off license costs, annual support agreements, annual subscriptions, upgrades etc. It’s even fairly simple to track some associated costs of your new software, like the server hardware required to run the software and the server software licensing costs. Beyond this however, it gets a little cloudy when trying to piece together all the associated costs of departmental software applications. Read more…