ERIC Number: EJ836243
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Reference Count: 0
It's Bandwagon Time
Panettieri, Joseph C.
Campus Technology, v22 n2 p30-32, 34, 36 Oct 2008
Colleges and universities worldwide are turning to the hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) model and saying goodbye to issues like patch management and server optimization. Generally, SaaS involves applications (such as customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and e-mail) offered by a hosting provider. In this article, the author discusses why universities are moving many of their applications to a hosted or SaaS model and some potential SaaS issues affecting universities.
Descriptors: Internet, Client Server Architecture, Computer Networks, Performance Technology, Gateway Systems, Computer Software Evaluation, Information Theory, Information Networks, Information Systems, Information Technology
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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