Speaking Engagement: Interop 2009 - SaaS Track - Honeymoon and Divorce: Changing SaaS Providers
TUESDAY MAY 19TH
The Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Honeymoon and Divorce: Changing SaaS Providers
Software-as-a-Service has taken the IT world by storm, offering turnkey application deployment and less management headaches. But IT's job hasn't vanished -- it's changed. From managing application sprawl to customizing SaaS portals, from monitoring performance to ensuring tight security, this series of panels and presentations looks at the new role of IT teams in a SaaS world.
Switching software is hard enough to do when you run it in-house. But when you're moving from one SaaS provider to another, you face new challenges. You may not own your data; you may miss features you didn't know you were using; and custom code build for one SaaS platform may need rewriting on another. This panel of end-users who've made the jump shares lessons learned from SaaS migration.
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