ASP, on-demand, utility computing, and finally it is Software as a Service (SaaS).
IDC predicts that SaaS will make up 30 percent of the software market by 2007 and will be worth $10.7 billion by 2009.
According to IDC, organizations developing enablement technology that allow other vendors to quickly build SaaS applications will be important in driving adoption.
- Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
- RIA, Web 2.0 (Ajax)
- Security architecture
- Data management stack including business intelligence
- Agile based development methodologies