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China Summary Translation: Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits

Published: 14 August 2015

ID: G00290521

Analyst(s): Robert P. Desisto, Olive Huang


To be successful using the SaaS delivery model, IT leaders supporting business applications must focus on quantifying benefits and reducing risk. This research reviews the key issues for understanding SaaS, developing a strategy, choosing a vendor, and implementing and managing a solution.

Table Of Contents


Defining Cloud SaaS Application Risks and Benefits


Research Highlights

  • Get to Know SaaS
  • Develop a SaaS Strategy
  • Choose a SaaS Vendor
  • Implement and Manage a SaaS Solution

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