This article aims to build on last week’s piece, discussing how Software Escrow protection can be applied to applications delivered through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model.
To mitigate the sudden withdrawal of service created by Developer failure for organisations using hosted applications, SES have created an industry leading SaaS solution.
Using third party applications delivered through a SaaS model is becoming an increasingly popular way for End Users to access business critical applications. This not only saves time and costs, but also has the potential to be more flexible, accessible and scalable.
Secure SaaS Escrow from SES protects the three most critical parts of your 3rd party SaaS or cloud applications, the code, runtime files and data. As part of our solution, SES take regular backups of application data from the application service provider which are stored securely alongside the source code and runtime files. In addition, SES offers an unlimited number of deposits throughout the year under a flat annual fee. This allows you to tailor the depositing of source code and data to your requirements, fix your fees and guarantee that any release will include up to date and usable material.
In the event of supplier failure, all materials required for the successful redeployment of the application, including the data can be accessed through the Escrow Agreement, guarding against service disruption and providing continuity of service.
SaaS Escrow offers numerous benefits for both End Users and Developers, including:
If you would like to discuss how protecting your critical SaaS Applications can benefit your business in more detail, please get in touch to speak to one of our specialists.
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