Tag: SaaS

  • How to convert a web application to a multi-tenant SaaS solution

    Of course, putting an application into a cloud data center is not enough. You have to think about application security, data security and compliance such as PCI DSS 2.0 or HIPAA if you are in the life science space. But – in addition to cloud security, you need to make sure that your Web application […]

  • Securing Web services in the cloud

    Almost every SaaS (software as a service) is based on REST or XML Web services.  In this post, I’d like to provide a brief introduction to some typical threats and security countermeasures to protect Web services; Malicious Attack on the message The beauty of  HTTP Web Services is that traffic flows through port 80 and […]

  • Why Rich Web 2.0 may break the cloud

    There are some good reasons why cloud computing is growing so rapidly. First of all there are  the technology enablers: Bandwidth and computing power is cheap. Software development is more accessible than ever. Small software teams can develop great products and distribute it world wide instantly. But cloud computing goes beyond supply-side economics and directly […]

  • Host your own SaaS with Open Source – the potential of Mosso

    Show me a profitable business application-as-a-Service (SaaS) company. There is a lot of trade talk about the success of Salesforce.com. Here is a company with a $3.2BN market cap as of Oct 26, 2008 currently trading at 24 down from 72, 5 months ago. In 2007 – SF.com  posted a net income of $480K on […]