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What is “Software-as-a-Service”?

My answer to What is “Software-as-a-Service”? on Quora

Software which is hosted for you by the providing company, so you don’t need to install and manage it on your own servers.

It’s commonly paid for on a subscription basis, usually monthly or annually.

This is What is “Software-as-a-Service”? by Simon Willison, posted on 23rd September 2013.

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