SaaS is one of the three major cloud service models, along with IaaS and PaaS. All three models involve cloud providers that deliver their own hosted data center resources to customers over the internet.
What are the characteristics of a SaaS in cloud computing?
Characteristics of SaaS
- Web access to commercial software.
- Software managed from a central location.
- Software delivered in a “one to many” model.
- Users not required to handle software upgrades and patches.
- Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) makes integration between different pieces of software possible.