Current Trends in Software as a Service (SaaS)

Current Trends in Software as a Service (SaaS)


  • T.C. Sandanayake University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuw, Sri Lanka
  • P.G.C. Jayangani University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuw, Sri Lanka



Software as a service (SAAS), SAAS Architecture, Multi-tenancy, Security challenges


Software as a service (SaaS) is one type of the cloud computing that has gained more popularity in the world. It is a way of delivering the software through the internet to its end users. Then users can use it through subscriptions from vendors.  Users have to pay only for what they use. SaaS architecture is a very high level model which is based on Application Service Provider (ASP) concept and Service Oriented Architecture. Currently many organizations are using SaaS as it is a service centric model and it uses technologies like multi-tenant architecture which in turn provides the users with many desired set of features. SaaS also have some security challenges which can be classified under data, application and deployment of SaaS architecture. Furthermore there are many emerging trends in SaaSwhich are focused on full filling advanced customer demands. This research study is evaluating the current trends, approaches and applications of SAAS.


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Author Biographies

T.C. Sandanayake, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuw, Sri Lanka

Faculty of Information Technology

P.G.C. Jayangani, University of Moratuwa, Katubedda, Moratuw, Sri Lanka

Faculty of Information Technology


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How to Cite

Sandanayake, T. ., & Jayangani, P. (2018). Current Trends in Software as a Service (SaaS). International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 6(2), 221–234.