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What does SaaS mean

SaaS stands for Software as a Service".  Software as a Serice SaaS) is a sofware distribution method, where a company offers software, usable via a website browser, in return for a monthly/yearly fee. Another way to explain it, is to give a real world example. In the old days, we purchsed MYOB for our accounting package. We installed the software from a CD-ROM onto our desktop computers and laptops. This method of delivery software delivery is most certainly not SaaS based. Nowdays, we don't use MYOB desktop version anymore. All our accounting is done using Xero, which is a browser based accounting package. We don't...

Smart technology to tackle outdated credit card details

One issue encountered by SaaS* Software as a Service) providers is what to do when your subscribers' credit card expires or is re-issued for some other reason eg the card gets lost). Once the original card is cancelled, next time your website tried to automatically charge the custoemrs card, it would most likely fail. This would mean your system would then need to email the customer, to let them know their card failed and to log in a enter in their new credit card details. Many customers would see this a nuisance; I know as a customer myself to many SaaS...