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What Are the Support and Maintenance Options?
Enterprise software licensees do have a choice when it comes to software support and maintenance (S&M) providers, with several, less expensive options existing

options  such as new deployment options (that is, on demand or software as a service [SaaS] and open source). These recent software developments may serve as ammunition for shrewd IT managers in their quests to reduce their budgets and in bargaining with vendors. In particular, those enterprises that are tired of never-ending, forced marches to upgrades might want to consider switching to SaaS, at least for a part of the functional scope (see Software as a Service Is Gaining Ground ). For some applications, open

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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