Munich: According to a recent Lunendonk study, leading German software company in future placing greater emphasis on the software-as-a-service model. But now there is a whole series of SaS solutions in the German-speaking market. The application catalogue of SaS Forum (www.saas-forum.net) offers a current overview the bandwidth of the listed solutions construction industry, financial institutions or retailers ranging from standard applications (CRM, ERP, project management) of special solutions (financial accounting, human resource management, inventory management) industry solutions for the. The application catalog is available at html/anwendungen.html on the Internet. “For almost two years we determine a continuous increase in the number of software solutions that are offered in the software-as-a-service model. The offer seems so on the provider side to gain”more and more supporters, explains Werner Grohmann, Managing Director of the management consultancy H.K.P CONSULTING GMBH, the the SaS Forum operates. Software-as-a service, software applications are used no more than license purchased and operated in the own enterprise, but as online service via the Internet and use-dependent paid (subscription).
Independent market observers predict a significant sales growth in the next few years the SaS model and see good chances that the model established itself as a serious alternative to the traditional licensing model. And so it is not surprising that now all leading software providers offer like SAP, Microsoft and Oracle deal intensively with the topic and their own solutions. Also see leading Internet companies, such as for example the company Google good chances to enter via the SaS model in the software market. Reason enough for every provider of software solutions and software tools, to worry about the own entry. 49 percent of the companies surveyed indicated in a recent Lunendonk study from November 2007 to schedule a SaS implementation of its solutions, This question was answered in the negative by 26 percent.
Another quarter not commented on this issue which can be interpreted according to the Lunendonk as still pending decision. Objective of the SaS Forum (www.saas-forum.net), launched in May 2007 is to provide an independent German-speaking information and communication platform that allows specialists and executives in companies to inform themselves extensively on the topic of software-as-a-service. About H.K.P CONSULTING GMBH for several years the Munich based consultancy H.K.P CONSULTING GMBH deals with the theme of “Alternative forms of use of the software”. H.K.P. CONSULTING Managing Director Werner Grohmann is the author of the first German-language reference book “of the software for the service”. With the SaS Forum, the company offers an independent information and communication platform on the topic of software-as-a-serVice. In addition, advises provider of SaS solutions in the areas of strategic business development, marketing and sales H.K.