Software as A Service (SaaS) vs Software Distribution

Software as A Service (SaaS) vs Software Distribution

August 10, 2015 Blog 0

Software-as-A-Service-SaaS-Vs-Software-Distribution-Model

Software as a Service (SaaS) is all customers using same version of software hosted by vendor. They enjoy the service instead of owning it. By contrast, software distribution is customer owned the purchased software. It can be hosted on services providers data center (Cloud) or on client’s premises.

Below is the comparison.

Software as a Service Software Distribution
Hosted Cloud Cloud Owned Servers
Model Multiple customers access to single instance Single customer and customer owned the instance Single customer and customer owned the instance
Software Accessible Internet Internet Internet
Local Area Network
Software Customization No Yes Yes
Application Support Email Support Additional cost based on agreement Additional cost based on agreement
Application Upgrade Automatic By request basis with additional cost By request basis with additional cost
Risks on Server, Application and Database Vendor hold all risks Client and vendor share risks responsible Client hold all risks
Implementation Immediate Slow and time-consuming Slow and time-consuming

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