Software plus Service

April 6, 2009 at 8:54 am 2 comments

Imagine you sell horses and you do quite well with that. Suddenly, these…cars…come up. What you gonna do? Right: You sell it like “buy 10 horses, get some cars for free”. This is what Microsoft tries to do with Software plus Services. Good luck for the future, guys.

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  • 1. Joanna Lees Castro  |  April 6, 2009 at 8:31 pm

    Hmmm… I think Software as Services or SaaS is more like, “OK, now I’m going to offer horse riding lessons: you can pay to “subscribe” to the horses for an hour for $X but you don’t own them”. Each time you want to ride the horse you get to pay $X again. But you still own them…

    Joanna

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  • 2. Harald Taglinger  |  April 7, 2009 at 7:55 am

    Exactly, you just pay per use. No administration. No oversized licence. SALP-models like Microsoft starts it now.

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