Category: SaaS Hosting

SaaS Value Added and Risk Management

There is an interesting trade-off in value add and risk management as you move up the SaaS Delivery Stack. The higher layers represent the majority of the value add for most SaaS providers. Continue reading

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5 SaaS Server Hosting Options

As SaaS providers decide between running the servers internally or outsourcing some or all of the server management, they have a number of hosting options available – ranging from basic colocation to managed servers to cloud solutions. Continue reading

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Delivering a Superior SaaS User Experience

The end user experience is the result of how the SaaS delivery stack is implemented. Key factors include usability, security, uptime, scalability, extensibility and response times. Continue reading

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Cloud Computing and SaaS Migration

The private cloud can simplify the process of migrating client-server applications to SaaS. Once the hardware platform is in place, a new virtual server instance can be spun up for each new customer quickly and for minimal incremental costs. Migrating client-server solutions to the private cloud removes the risk of rewriting code to a multi-tenant application from the critical path and delivers the same end user experience as in the client-server model. Continue reading

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SaaS Drives Down The Cost of Computing In Education

In the 3/24/10 edition of the “Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report” an article was written about Healthmaster Holdings LLC. Healthmaster Holding LLC is a company that provides electronic medical record software and Medicaid billing for schools. A quote from … Continue reading

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Why You Need A SaaS Strategy – Information Week Commentary

In the January 10, 2010 INFORMATION WEEK article written by Michael Biddick titled “Why you need a SaaS strategy” he writes, “Three-fourths of companies using SaaS consider application services extremely or critically important to their organizations, according to our InformationWeek … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Hosted Business Intelligence – Get in the Game

Stu Silberman, head of Marketing and Sales for Dataspace, discusses the benefits of hosting for business intelligence applications. Ready for two of my favorite business mantras? 1.   “Don’t buy anything you can lease.  Don’t lease anything you can borrow.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Transparency in SaaS, IaaS, and all as-a-Service Companies

Recently, I was reading a great article by Joel York over at his SaaS Blog, Chaotic Flow. In his article, “SaaS Marketing Tips – The Truth Shall Set You Free“, he explains the critical difference in the sales process between … Continue reading

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Online Tech Customers Happy with Upgrade to Better Data Center

Magic Coast, a long-time customer of Online Tech, is happy with their upgrade to our Avis Farms data center in Ann Arbor. Magic Coast provides live and on-demand video streaming technology backed by full production services. “We have been a … Continue reading

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Why the Cloud Needs Colocation

CEO of Online Tech, Yan Ness, shows how colocation can lead to widespread adoption of the Cloud. What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is a type of shared computing where one utilizes a hosting provider’s large-scale computing infrastructure. In other … Continue reading

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