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The 2008 Handbook of Application Delivery: A Guide to Decision Making
IT organizations can no longer manage networks in isolation from the applications they support, requiring a shift from focusing on devices to a focus on

owning atm  do not pay for owning the software itself but rather for using it. They use it through an API accessible over the Web and often written using Web Services. The term SaaS has become the industry preferred term, generally replacing the earlier terms Application Service Provider (ASP) and On-Demand. There are many challenges associated with SaaS. For example, by definition of SaaS, the user accesses the application over the Internet and hence incurs all of the issues associated with the Internet. (See

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