Understanding Software-as-a-Service

by Sonia Cuff

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications are growing in popularity. This course will teach you the basic principles of the SaaS application model, and how your IT operational processes and systems may be impacted.

What you'll learn

The popularity of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications is growing, but adopting SaaS comes with some unique challenges for your IT department. In this course, Understanding Software-as-a-Service, you'll learn how Software-as-a-Service differs from traditional applications and how you can integrate this into your IT operations. First, you'll explore the business and technical benefits of SaaS. Next, you'll discover how the SaaS delivery model works. Finally, you'll cover how to ensure that your SaaS applications are missed from your policies, procedures, and other IT system dependencies. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of the SaaS principles needed to successfully integrate SaaS applications into your IT environment.

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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