Jeffrey Kaplan published an article on BusinessWeek Online about Software-as-a-Service myths:
In reading this article, I think you have to remember that BusinessWeek's target audience is broadly diversified. Certainly anyone that pays close attention to SaaS and the software industry won't be bowled over by such illuminating thoughts as...
Myth #6: SaaS will only have a minor impact on the software industry and will fade over time.
Does anyone who cares about SaaS, even tangentially, think SaaS will fade over time? Shouldn't a myth be somewhat pervasive before it's worth dispelling? Personally, I think the far more compelling myth to dispel is the opposite notion, that somehow SaaS is going to be the death knell of traditional enterprise software the world over.
UPDATE (4/19): Dennis Howlett has a side-by-side comparison of some of the basic components of On Premise software versus SaaS. It's a good start, and a worthy addendum to anyone reading the BW myths piece.
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