Provides on-demand software that resides centrally or through a service provider. Is rapidly growing method for many business-related applications, such as collaboration, enterprise resource planning (ERP), content management (CM), and service desk management software. Users access an application with a Web browser and without the requirement of resources for the application of their local computer.
SaaS (Software as a Service)-pronounced "sace".
Examples of Saas include any of the hosted email servers, including those from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and more: SurveyMonkey.com; and Ancestry.com