Cloud Computing: The Emergence of the 5th Utility
This chapter provides an overview of the evolution of the Cloud Computing (CC) Software as a Service (SaaS) concept and its emergence of the 5th utility. Within CC, SaaS is defined as a software licencing and hosted delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and delivered as a service over the Internet. The chapter goes on to discuss SaaS under the utility model, highlighting the key criteria to be considered when building a sustainable SaaS revenue model.
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