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Software as a Service

  1. 1. Software as a ServiceSAP Business ByDesign<br />Gagan BhallaMBA SEM<br />4th Semester<br />Mr. Nidhish Shroti<br />ERP Consultant, <br />CDAC NOIDA<br />
  2. 2. Software Deployment Scenarios<br />Vendor / Market Partner<br />System Integrator<br />Install Software<br />Integrate this software with other software in Data Center<br />Purchase<br />Annual Maintenance fee<br />Implementing / Integrating<br />Maintaining<br />IT Staff / Vendor<br />
  3. 3. SaaS – Software as a Service<br />Delivering application over the network - as a Service<br />SaaS Applications<br />Web Based Software<br />On Demand Software<br />Hosted Applications<br />
  4. 4. Characteristics&apos;<br />Network based access<br />Less/No IT Infrastructure to maintain<br />Multi-tenant Architecture<br />Central point of management<br />Centralized feature updating<br />Easy customization<br />Integration into a larger network of communication software<br />Community driven<br />
  5. 5. Why SaaS<br />Speed of Implementation<br />In days rather than in weeks for On-Premise software<br />Payback period is much quicker<br />No Large Up-Front Investments<br />Subscription based - per User per Month<br />Licensing on amount of software needed<br />Software as a Variable Expense<br />No Maintenance headaches<br />Alleviates the burden from IT department<br />No Outdated solutions - Bounded upgrades<br />Improved Operation<br />Customization via API<br />Integration – Web Services APIs<br />Fewer Technical Resources<br />Focus on Business<br />
  6. 6. Issues<br />Data Security<br />Sarbanes-Oxley<br />SAS 70 Type II<br />HIIPA – for Healthcare SaaS Solution<br />Performance & Network Reliability<br />Real-time System uptime information<br />Information on Planned maintenance activities<br />Mandatory Customizations<br />Integration & Other Systems<br />API Support <br />Scalability<br />Service Level Agreements<br />Insurance Policy for Quality of Service<br />
  7. 7. Source: Evaluating SaaS Solutions:<br />A Checklist for Small to Midsize Businesses by Saugatuck Technology Inc., February 2008 <br />
  8. 8. SaaS Providers<br />All logos and registered trademark belong to the respective owners<br />
  9. 9. Market Statistics<br />Gartner (30th March 2009)<br />Software as a service have the strongest options for continued growth<br />Cloud Computing revenue will exceed $ 56.3 Billion<br />Whereas operating systems, office suites, middleware, storage and digital content creation are forecast to have negative growth rates.<br />
  10. 10. Forester Analysis for Google Apps<br />Forester<br />Google Apps can help companies save 50-70% compared to other email solutions. <br />Cost: $ 50 per user per year<br />
  11. 11. Cost benefit analysis<br />
  12. 12. SAP Business ByDesign<br />A single solution that covers entire business from end to end<br />A built-in, just-in-time learning environment <br />Integrated analytics<br />Ready-to-use collaboration features<br />Employees can reconfigure SAP Business ByDesign on the fly<br />Flexible and easy-to-use reports and dashboards help you manage your business in real time,<br />Built-in support for regulatory compliance<br />Standard solution, makes expansion into new markets easy<br />
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  14. 14. SAP Business ByDesign<br />
  15. 15. Thank You<br />

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