According to Gartner, the annual cost to own and manage software applications can be up to four times the cost of the initial purchase. As a result, companies end up spending more than 75% of their total IT budget just on maintaining and running existing systems and software infrastructure.
This special report was prepared by the Software-as-a-Service Executive Council of the Software & Information Industry Association. Using this report, you can better determine the your organization’s best solution when considering the purchase of software vs. software-as-a-service. Three case studies are provided to demonstrate the relative value of software-as-a-service.