All of us use some of the Software as a Service (SaaS). In this article we are discussing which Software as a Service (SaaS) still important to the users as the cost of dedicated, VPS, cloud servers declined and declining to afford & number of F/OSS software increased. It is off-topic matter to mention, yet Platform as a Service (PaaS) apparently failed to convince from developers to the CIOs. But certain Software as a Service (SaaS) all of use still date talk about, search for reviews.
Examples of Which Software as a Service (SaaS) Still Important to the Users
Usually these Software as a Service (SaaS) can be general purpose or specialised services. Practically we are talking about the general purpose Software as a Service (SaaS), like cloud hosting. Possibly the most common Software as a Service (SaaS) which we still need is cloud storage for either secondary or primary backup of web server. Various good companies are liberal enough to provide huge amount of space for the purpose. In a previously published article, we discussed about how we can backup our server from SSH to Dropbox. Needless to mention our list of best reliable cloud storage for 2017.
Those services are like premium services and as pay as you go model, actually great. Next important Software as a Service (SaaS) is free DNS services like Hurricane electric provides and paid DNS Software as a Service (SaaS) like Dyn DNS, Rage4 etc. A category of other Software as a Service (SaaS) practically used just because there is no other option or even if option is present that is too costly and we are forced to use, like Microsoft Office, GitHub, some CDN services etc. Of course free email and free tier of various form of domain name emails are important SaaS to mention. Another type of SaaS commonly used are video hosting and photo hosting services.
Software as a Service (SaaS) will remain in the market despite declining cost of dedicated, VPS, cloud servers as usually those services has a free usage tier and indispensable.
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