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SaaS and Security: Closing the Security Gaps Brought on by the Public Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Increasingly businesses are adopting cloud and SaaS tools that promote business agility.  But the flip side of this benefit is that use of the cloud often bypasses standard corporate security.  Gartner estimates that in five years that more than one

SaaS Disruption 2.0: Established SaaS Vendors Challenged by Upstarts

By Dick Weisinger

Innovation waves are poised to disrupt first generation SaaS vendors, according to Techcrunch. “We believe HR SaaS is one of the first clear cases of a third, newer path of broad SaaS innovation — next-generation SaaS (SaaS 2.0) disrupting established previous

SaaS: Spending on Cloud Applications to top $50 Billion by 2024

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses are expected to spend $12 billion this year on cloud-based SaaS applications, according to analyst numbers compiled by price comparison company Better Buys.  Over the next eight years, SaaS spending is expected to increase to $50 billion.  The growth

SaaS: Vertical-Specific Software is Largest SaaS Segment

By Dick Weisinger

Global Software as a Service market is expected to reach $55 billion by 2026 from $12 billion in 2016, according to a report by Better Buys.  Currently about two-thirds of small and medium businesses have started to use SaaS services

SaaS and Cloud Computing: Data Loss by User Mistakes Far Outnumber Loss By Hacking

By Dick Weisinger

80 percent of businesses report that they’ve experienced some level of data loss at some point.  It may not be a surprise, but the leading cause of data loss from SaaS applications is user error.  A survey by Spanning, an