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Podcast: What is Software as a Service (SaaS)? (Part II)

This definition is part of our Essential Guide: SaaS applications integration: Strategies and best practices for success

 In this podcast from WhatIs.com, the second in a two-part series, assistant editor Alex Howard interviews Jeff Kaplan, managing director of THINKstrategies, about Software as a Service (SaaS).

What should a CIO or business owner know about SaaS to effectively discuss it with clients, customers and staff? What's the difference between an ASP and SaaS? How is SaaS reshaping the basic economics of IT? How does SaaS work with legacy applications? What does SaaS mean for the future of packaged software? Tune in today to learn the answers to these questions - and more.

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