SaaS Valuation Criteria

Key Considerations For Sourcing SaaS Strategically

by Liz Herbert Forrester

with Christine Ferrusi Ross, Elizabeth Rose, Philipp Karcher

Price: US $499

Firms are increasingly sourcing SaaS strategically for enterprisewide deployments that span mission-critical deployments — email, customer support, and financial applications. Firms making SaaS decisions of this magnitude should scrutinize vendors carefully across key dimensions relevant to SaaS and cloud — security, privacy, backup, vendor viability, product road map — but also weigh the tradeoffs versus finding a nimble, flexible, full-featured, fast deployment option that meets their needs.