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Issue No.05 - September/October (2011 vol.13)
pp: 44-50
Stéphane Gagnon , Université du Québec en Outaouais
Véronique Nabelsi , Université du Québec en Outaouais
Katia Passerini , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Kemal Cakici , International Finance Corp.
ABSTRACT
<p>Many vendors dream about making it big in the cloud, but licensing Web apps is a fiercely competitive market with rampant risks. Software as a service must overcome several challenges to prove itself as a successful business model.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Keywords: Software as a service (SaaS), cloud computing, Web applications, software industry, competitive dynamics, information technology
CITATION
Stéphane Gagnon, Véronique Nabelsi, Katia Passerini, Kemal Cakici, "The Next Web Apps Architecture: Challenges for SaaS Vendors", IT Professional, vol.13, no. 5, pp. 44-50, September/October 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.90
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