Identifying SaaS Operational Challenges for IT

by Sonia Cuff

SaaS applications are supported by their vendor, leaving IT Operations wondering if there is a role for them. This course will teach you where SaaS touches your existing IT systems and processes, to ensure that they are visible and managed.

What you'll learn

There’s a perception that Software-as-a-Service applications are supported by their vendor, with no need for your IT Operations department to get involved. In this course, Identifying SaaS Operational Challenges for IT, you will learn where SaaS can touch parts of your IT infrastructure, systems and processes. First, you will learn what you can and can’t control with a SaaS application. Next, you will discover which parts of your existing IT systems can be impacted by SaaS. Finally, you will explore which parts of your IT Operational processes need to include SaaS applications. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of SaaS needed to integrate these applications with your existing IT systems and processes.

About the author

Sonia Cuff is a systems administrator & architect at heart with over 20 years experience, starting out in Banking, Government, and Defense with Microsoft and IBM software platforms. She’s now playing in the Small & Medium Business market, running a Managed Services Provider in Brisbane, Australia (though her accent is from New Zealand). Sonia is a ‘Cloud realist’ who’s passionate about technology solutions being the right fit and delivering business benefits. She loves helping IT professionals ... more

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