Nikkei Electronics Asia — 2009-02:

Jaswinder Ahuja, corporate vice president and managing director, Cadence Design Systems (India) Pvt Ltd - and chairman of the India Semiconductor Association (ISA) was quoted by Pradeep Chakrabort:

In these tough economic conditions, Ahuja added, flexible engagement models such as Software as a Service (SaaS) capability, allows companies access to state-of-the-art design environments and provides design teams with a faster time-to-productivity with reduced risk and cost.-

Forbes Technology — 2009-02-23:

The Great Software Showdown — Article by Dan Woods on the SaaS vs. traditional software debate.

Berkeley EECS — 2009-02-10:

Above the Clouds: A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing

Enterprise Irregulars, Dennis Howlett — 2007-04-05:

Jason Maynard, Credit Suisse analyst on the broad benefits that SaaS delivers:

Regardless of what specific application you might be evaluating, you stand to benefit from SaaS in five major ways. When you subscribe to a software service instead of purchasing a software license, you:

  • Save money
  • Save time
  • Focus your technology budgets on competitive advantage rather than infrastructure
  • Gain immediate access to the latest innovations
  • Join a community of interest

SalesForce.com — SaaS Benifits:¬† http://www.salesforce.com/saas/benefits-of-saas/

SaaS Blogs — SaaS 101: The Benifits¬† http://www.saasblogs.com/2007/05/02/saas-101-the-benefits/