Comparison of different revenue models in SaaS
Ojala, A. (2012). Comparison of different revenue models in SaaS. In E. Prakash (Ed.), Proceedings of 5th Computer Games, Multimedia & Allied Technology Conference (CGAT 2012) (pp. 120-123). GSTF. 5th Annual International Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.5176/2251-1679_ccv04
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Cloud computing brings new possibilities for software firms to sell their products within a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. However, although SaaS provides new revenue models, it may not easily achieve a profitable revenue stream. For customers, SaaS promises cost savings related to IT expenses. However, it may be difficult to estimate which revenue model will be best for a given situation. In this paper I present the common revenue models used in SaaS, examining their advantages and disadvantages from the point of view of the software provider and the customer.
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