As our world becomes more and more connected, the terms used to describe online services blur into abstraction. In this article, I'll clarify the terms "cloud computing" versus "software as a service," often referred to as SaaS. In some ways, it's like describing two sides of the same coin. However, there are some clear distinctions, along with risks and rewards to keep in mind.The Self-governing Internet: Coordination by Design published by MIT Professors Sharon Eisner Gillett and Mitchell Kapor in 1996. Readers of a certain age will remember one of Kapor's other ideas...
Cloud Computing Versus Software as a Service
Apr 13th 2012