The ROI Of Software-As-A-Service
A Total Economic Impact™ Analysis Uncovers Long-Term Value In SaaS
July 13, 2009
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Firms almost always consider software-as-a-service (SaaS) as a cost-advantage over on-premise in the short run due to its quick implementation times and pay-as-you-go pricing. But many firms question the long-term value of SaaS, wondering if the rent-versus-own model necessarily has a cost crossover point and if so, when? As SaaS continues to move into a broader range of applications and into larger, more strategic deployments, Forrester examined client decisions across a range of SaaS solution areas and found that firms obtain long-term value with SaaS solutions.
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Table of Contents
- Firms Explore SaaS For More Strategic, Larger, Long-Term Investments
- Three Factors Determine The ROI Of SaaS
- Calculating ROI For SaaS Has Specific Considerations By Application Type
- SaaS Can Be A Long-Term Win As Well — With Benefits Beyond Cost Savings
- Sourcing Execs Should Weigh The Company-Specific Tradeoffs Of SaaS
- Supplemental Material
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