Fortune 100,000 Companies See Shortcomings of Software as a Service
New Whitepaper from KACE Shows How Software as a Service is Failing Fortune 100,000 Organizations
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - August 1, 2006 - KACE™, the leader in IT management solutions for the Fortune 100,000, today announced the availability of a white paper that shows how Appliance-based Software Delivery (AbSD) is the best solution for Fortune 100,000 businesses, and that Software as a Service (SaaS) presents too many problems--reliability, performance, security, loss of control over data and high costs over time--for Fortune 100,000 companies to absorb without significant risk to their bottom line.
"Got the Enterprise Software Blues? Appliances Come to the Rescue", a white paper written by KACE founder and CTO Marty Kacin, describes how AbSD provides all the benefits of on-demand software delivery like SaaS, but with none of the drawbacks to vendors and end-user organizations. It explains how the superior affordability, performance, reliability, security and ease-of-use makes makes AbSD the clear winner in today's competitive software market.
Reducing complexity and simplifying technology is a big driver to more rapid adoption of appliances. AbSD successfully eliminates the costs and complexities of traditional software delivery and avoids the shortcomings of SaaS by providing a completely integrated hardware and software solution. AbSD offers unique, cost-and time-saving benefits, including:
- Rapid deployment through plug-and-play installation
- High reliability through built-in hardware redundancy and automatic failover
- Outstanding security through a hardened system with built-in backup and recovery
- Predictable, scalable performance in a purpose-built, pre-tuned solution
- Easy up-keep through self-healing and automated maintenance
For end-user organizations, AbSD provides quick time-to-value through rapid deployment. With AbSD, no hardware needs to be procured and no software needs to be installed. Appliances can simply be plugged into a network and can immediately begin functioning. The end-user organization receives support from one vendor for all aspects of the solution.
For vendors, AbSD requires development, testing and maintenance of a single stack of hardware, OS and application server software, and controlling the entire stack allows appliance vendors to tune and configure the complete solution for predictable scalability and robust security.
This white paper is now available at http://www.KACE.com/infocenter.
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About KACE and KBOX™ by KACE
KACE, a privately-held technology company, is the leader in IT automation appliances. The KBOX™ by KACE product line delivers easy-to-use, comprehensive IT automation appliances that are affordable and really work. KACE is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Chicago, Illinois. To learn more about KACE and its product offerings, please visit www.kace.com or call 1-888-522-3638.