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ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 4, Problem 10SAT
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__________ allows businesses to subscribe to Web-delivered business application software by paying a monthly service charge or a per-use fee.

  1. a. Software as a Service (SaaS)
  2. b. An application service provider (ASP)
  3. c. Proprietary software
  4. d. Off-the-shelf software

Program Description Answer

Software as a Service (SaaS)” allows businesses to subscribe to web-delivered business application software by paying a monthly service charge or a per-use fee.

Hence, the correct answer is option “A”.

Explanation of Solution

Software as a Service (SaaS):

  • It is a service that permits businesses to subscribe the web-delivered application software.
  • The business pays a monthly service charge or a per-use fee in most cases. Many company activities are maintained by SaaS.
  • SaaS vendors contain Oracle, SAP, NetSuite, Salesforce, and Google.
  • It will save time, decrease cost and enhance profit, and provide flexibility in uses.

Explanation for incorrect options:

b. Application service provider (ASP):

An application service provider is defined as a business that offers application functionality and related services through a network...

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