The same imperatives that are driving the software market to the SaaS business model are equally applicable within the enterprise. The need for more efficient methods of deploying, delivering, managing and updating software, as well as the additional value derived from the information on who is using that software and how and when that comes with SaaS approach, can significantly raise the value provided by the IT organization.
Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies, Inc.
You've built a single-tenant web-enabled application, but need to make it compatible with and effective in a cloud environment. What steps do you need to take to convert your application to a full-fledged, multi-tenant, cloud-ready SaaS application? The author takes a sample web application, discusses the necessary considerations and alterations to make it a cloud winner, and outlines the steps you need to take to get it there. Then, as a bonus, he demonstrates the software his company has designed to provide a "plug-in" approach to multi-tenancy.
Learn why the multi-instance approach won’t scale economically and how virtualization puts the long term viability of a SaaS business at risk as more efficient competitors enter the market.