Many software companies are beginning to create software offerings that are available “in the cloud”. In other words, their users do not have to go to the store and purchase a CD to install the software, rather, they can access the software by logging into a web application. This type of software offering is typically referred to as “Software as a Service” or “Saas”.
One of the advantages of SaaS is that the software provider can typically charge license fees per registered user. There are many types of pricing models, but a subscription method, where the registered user pays per month has recently grown in popularity.read more