Applications are more often outsourced than infrastructure, and this is increasingly done through software as a service (SaaS). Vendors such as WebEx, Webcom, MCA Solutions, and Ariba are delivering applications as SaaS.
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SPO On-Demand solution, offering user companies one more way to gain access to its best-of-breed service parts planning solution. Generally available, the on-demand version is reportedly already helping some MCA customers across the high technology, telecommunications, and semiconductor industries reduce inventory, increase fill rates, and improve customer satisfaction. As MCA recently closed a couple of hosted deals, interest in the vendor does not appear to be waning, as it has for many other prospects.