Tag: 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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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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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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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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Is a N+1 Data Center the Best Strategy for Small and Mid-Size Businesses?

I was just describing what N+1 means for a data center to a team of new employees that joined Online Tech this week. The question came up – is an N+1 data center the best strategy for small & mid-size … Continue reading

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uRefer and Online Tech Sign SaaS Hosting Agreement

Announced today, uRefer, the leading referral marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, has signed an agreement with Online Tech to host their SaaS referral platform in Online Tech’s SAS-70 certified data centers. Posted on uRefer’s company blog earlier in the week, uRefer … Continue reading

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How Can You Be Sure That Your Customers’ Application Data Is Securely & Reliably Hosted by the SaaS Provider?

To some extent, managed dedicated servers hosted in an outsourced data center have now become a trusted data bank on which the SaaS business model depends. That explains why many SaaS providers are being required to achieve PCI compliance or … Continue reading

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Does Your SaaS Hosting Partner Offer Professional Incident Management & Escalation Procedures?

Nothing is more frustrating as a SaaS company than getting little to no information about a service issue from your hosting provider.  The SaaS best hosting providers have a genuine and very visible culture of service that prevents this from … Continue reading

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What Questions Should You Ask Your SaaS Hosting Provider?

We just published a new e-Tips white paper on the Seven Essential Questions SaaS Companies Should Ask Their Hosting Providers before selecting a partner. Beyond these seven questions, what questions do you consider essential in selecting your SaaS Hosting partner?

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