Since the turn of the millennium, cloud computing has revolutionized the landscape of the IT world because it provides enterprise-grade computing resources that are affordable and instantly available. Nearly 100,000+ customers run on a massively shared infrastructure, which creates economies of scale not possible with single-tenant applications, whether they’re hosted on premises or with an ASP. With the current cloud-computing phenomenon IT solutions are applied and composed by organizations, but [...]
Software as a Service (SaaS) represents a novel paradigm and business model expressing the fact that companies do not have to purchase and maintain their own ICT infrastructure, but instead, acquire the services embodied by software from a third party. The service provider offers the software service and maintains the application. In contrast to the multi-user model, multi-tenancy requires customizing the single instance according to the multi-faceted requirements of many [...]
Large size IT companies are expanding their reach to locations across the globe. However, this is not the case with independent software vendors (ISV). ISVs want to grow and expand, but they need to conquer challenges in more than one arena. They face technical challenges viz. changing demands of customers, expensive coding and its maintenance, limited availability of skills, concerns regarding quality and technology, winning and maintaining customers, etc. While [...]
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has received a lot of success and adoption in the past couple of years. However, migrating from .NET application to multi tenancy has been an arduous task. As Cloud computing has been gaining momentum, SaaS adoption has increased significantly as more applications are deployed to the Cloud. Moving to SaaS requires business and operational processes to be in place to support new pricing, revenue and support models.
Strategy planning is not an easy task, especially when it comes to developing flawless cloud applications. If proper care is not taken, strategies can be affected by misconceptions, improper planning, prejudices, etc. At present, organisations need to follow a scientific approach for strategising cloud computing. The traditional approach of conducting simple data analysis or basic strategic planning do not work anymore for the present complex cloud computing. The strategy for [...]