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China Summary Translation: Using a Consistent SaaS Definition Will Reduce Business Value Uncertainties

Published: 16 September 2015

ID: G00290078

Analyst(s): Robert P. Desisto, Matthew Cheung


Many vendors claim to offer software as a service; however, Gartner's SaaS definition will help IT leaders analyze a vendor's ability to deliver business value.

Table Of Contents



Using a Consistent SaaS Definition Will Reduce Business Value Uncertainties

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations

What You Need to Know


  • Technology Description
    • Service-Based
    • Shared
    • Scalable and Elastic
    • Metered by Use
    • Uses Internet Technologies
  • Technology Definition
  • Uses
  • Selection Guidelines

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