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  • 1. The Leader In Outsourced Software Product Development Building Scalable and Secure SaaS Solutions Leveraging the Oracle Platform Shreekanth Joshi Head of SaaS Competency Center
  • 2. Overview SaaS challenges Case Study Benefits of using Oracle Stack for SaaS solutions Persistent Expertise © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 2
  • 3. Key Challenges in Building SaaS Solutions © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 3
  • 4. Technology Challenges © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 4
  • 5. SaaS Enablement Methodology © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 5
  • 6. Case Study – Financial ISV Situation Leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses Challenges Introduce product to a new geography Leverage existing implementation, make efficient use of service composition Manage availability and throughput Manage Identity related issues Monetize based on a usage model and interface to billing system © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 6
  • 7. Case Study - Functional Architecture © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 7
  • 8. Case Study - Implementation Details Metadata layer – configuration data, user preferences Data layer – Integration with existing data services, caching user data Identity management – migration to 10g backend Ordering and provisioning – UI components implemented as part of user portal RAC implementation for data service layer © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 8
  • 9. Case Study - Future Requirements Subscription services – module to track usage data Billing component – potentially leverage Oracle Portal billing software Data replication Monitoring and Management © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 9
  • 10. Benefits of Using the Oracle Stack Product Features Enabling SaaS Oracle Real Application • Support for running single database against Clusters several nodes in a cluster enabling high degree of scalability Identity Management • Support for identity federation for cross domain SSO Database (10g/11g) • Multifactor authorization checks and rules engine to enforce isolation of tenant data • Virtual Private Database (VPD) provides a logical container for tenant data • VPD ensures tenant isolation by enforcing further checks using tenant identifiers Oracle Enterprise Manager • Support for multitenant administration and management © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 10
  • 11. Why Persistent? © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 11
  • 12. Persistent's Oracle Experience Rapidly develop metadata-driven, customizable, service-oriented applications with rich Web 2.0-style UI using Oracle Applications Development Framework Deploy applications on scalable, grid platform comprised of Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle VM SLA Modeling and enforcement with top-down app management Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Ensure security for hosted on-demand apps – address privacy compliance and regulatory issues Leveraging Oracle Identity Management, Oracle Advance Security Develop operation reports and in-context actionable insights Using Oracle Business Intelligence Build comprehensive data and business process integration Leveraging Oracle SOA © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 12
  • 13. SaaS + Cloud Experience © Copyright 2009 All rights reserved 13
  • 14. Conclusion Persistent’s formula for success SaaS expertise + Oracle depth + ISV experience = Project Success! Additional Resources Whitepaper on SaaS Architecture Leveraging the Oracle SaaS Platform Available for download on Persistent’s home page: www.persistentsys.com Email us at OraceSaaS_Info@persistentsys.com Ramana Metlapalli (Sales) ramana_metlapalli@persistentsys.com Shreekanth Joshi (Technical) shreekanth_joshi@persistent.co.in © Copyright 2009 Persistent2009 All rights reserved All rights reserved. © Copyright Systems Limited. 14