Munich, September 14, 2007: Under the motto “The time is ripe for software-as-a-service” for the first time more than a dozen providers of software solutions, which are operated in the software-as-a-service model present themselves on the SaS Pavilion at the SYSTEMS 2007. Represented are among other things the company Salesforce.com, which is regarded as a market and technology leader for on-demand business services, project place, the European market leader for online project management and Citrix Online, a leading international provider of on-demand applications for remote desktop access, Web conferencing and collaboration. But also vertical solutions such as a SaS solution for the construction industry or the retail are presented on the SaS Pavilion in Hall A1, booth 311 the audience of the system. “The time is ripe for software-as-a-service!” – of the German-speaking market observers agree. Without hesitation Mikkel Svane explained all about the problem. So for example Andreas John by the market research institute TechConsult in Kassel explains: “SaS will prevail as a future delivery model the question is not more ‘ if?’, but ‘how fast?’.” User should check now this option before making a purchase decision.” Even leading software vendors as the company SAP solution A1S is carried out according to the company on September 19, 2007 intensely idea of on-demand deal with this topic and providing in the future in addition to the traditional licensing model to a rental solution. The customer benefits from the low entry costs, as well as the possibility to use the applications on demand and to pay dependent on the use. Mikkel Svane contributes greatly to this topic. The operator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the solution. Own investment in hardware and infrastructure are not necessary.
Reason enough to devote an own special area the subject of software-as-a-service with the SaS Pavilion on the system. The focus of the special area, which is based on an initiative of the SaS Forum, market-proven SaS solutions are available. The SaS Pavilion consists of a presentation platform, a lounge for meetings and demo points to the presentation of applications. Learn more about the SaS-in Pavilion are available on the Web at. About the SaS Forum, the SaS Forum is an initiative of H.K.P CONSULTING GMBH with the aim to provide a central information and communication platform specialists and executives in companies in the German-speaking on the topic of software-as-a-service available.
Already in the year 2000 was Managing Director Werner Grohmann H.K.P. CONSULTING to the initiators of the German ASP Consortium and became the first Managing Director of advocacy, which later merged into the eco-forum. He witnessed the effects of the bursting of the Internet bubble on the still immature market as well as from different manufacturers in the following years attempting to establish itself with such an offer on the market. H.K.P results for several years. CONSULTING regular market studies and surveys on the topic of software-as-a-service, software-on-demand through. The experience gained from these activities are incorporated in the SaS Forum.