November 20, 2012 – It’s a buyer’s market for enterprises and SaaS applications, though three main factors could damage your deployment plans, according to a new report from Constellation Research.

In its new best practices report, entitled “The Enterprise Cloud Buyer’s Bill of Rights: SaaS Applications,” Constellation puts 81 percent of all new enterprise software license sales with at least one cloud deployment option. That shows a business application sector “dominated” by SaaS and cloud interest and, increasingly, enterprise involvement. Along with this off-site shift, Constellation notes that the risk for vendor lock-in with application contracts increases for three prime reasons:

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