Software as a service is the latest incarnation of the hosting model. The demand for cost efficiency, information technology flexibility, and faster return on investment, coupled with new technology advancements, has caused the hosting model to be reborn.
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little to do with outsourcing or hosting, but rather should provide SaaS. The way in which application service provisions are defined and deployed is being revisited. Emphasis is increasingly placed on applications and services, whereby, in their quest to become SaaS providers, ASPs need to do away with the traditional perpetual software license model. There should be no talk of product, users, or price; neither should there be any up-front payment nor annual maintenance fees. Rather, the focus should be