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It started with whoever was the (probably uncompensated) Golden Child who first uttered that SaaS would be good shorthand for "software as a service."

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Comments (2)
I've often thought that time and cost is at the root of the decisions to sign up for a service. Reading your article made me also conclude that trust is deeply embedded in that decision.
Posted by Dave J | Wednesday, July 21 2010 at 1:56PM ET
Anything As A Service is only as good as the service provider.

People seem to forget this.

Take a long hard look at WHO is on the other side of that 'service'.

Personally, I'll keep my data myself, and run applications locally. Because the one entity I trust the most, have the most confidence in, is ME.

Posted by m v | Friday, July 23 2010 at 8:24PM ET
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