An easy to read explanation of Cloud Computing or SaaS

Earlier this month, the Singapore Business Review posted an article by Clive Smith,
Managing Director of CRMNow Asia. Clive outlines, in a very easy to read
fashion, what cloud computing is and what its’ impact will be for your

The following is an excerpt from his article:

The Cloud is a new way of deploying IT capacity, at its most
radical it is a new way of deploying business applications. Unfortunately at the moment the IT vendors are confusing everyone with acronyms (SAAS, PAAS, DAAS, and every other variant on As A Service, I will mainly be talking about
SAAS – Software as a Service) but the concept is simple. Instead of having to buy your own computers and staffing your own data centres you simply provide the end users with a device (PC, laptop) that supports a web browser and a connection to the web and all the functionality he needs is provided to him wherever he is.

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About Derek

Derek has worked in the Sales & Marketing Consulting and CRM industries for over 17 years. He's consulted to companies here and overseas helping them develop processes to support their lead generation, marketing and sales businesses. He sees CRM as an enabler and not a solution by and of itself. Implemented with users in mind and a clear view of defined processes, companies can derive great value from their CRM.

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