Gartner Research

Hybrid SaaS: Questions and Answers

Published: 27 June 2007

ID: G00149644

Analyst(s): Raymond Paquet, Robert P. Desisto, Ben Pring


As Gartner research stated in March 2007, user organizations should be skeptical of vendors that offer hybrid software as a service. Here, we answer many of the common questions we have received since introducing the concept of hybrid SaaS.

Table Of Contents
  • What is hybrid SaaS?
  • What is the difference between hybrid SaaS and a mixed-application deployment environment?
  • What are circumstances where a vendor could deliver hybrid SaaS?
  • Is hybrid SaaS the only way a traditional on-premise vendor can provide a SaaS offering?

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