We live in a world full of acronyms and new technology; sometimes it’s hard to keep it all straight. Have you ever wondered what it means to have experience selling SaaS? What does “SaaS” mean exactly?
Whether you’re breaking into the sales industry or an old hat sales pro, it’s always good to brush up on your industry knowledge.
SaaS, or, Software as a Service, is a way of delivering applications over the internet — as a service (e.g. SalesForce.com). Making technology more readily accessible for all users, SaaS allows you to access software from the Internet instead of installing and maintaining it yourself. SaaS applications run on a provider’s server, allowing access to things such as security, availability, and performance.
By offering a convenient service that is both secure and reliable, software as a service companies and cloud software are growing rapidly and becoming the software of the future. With the rapid growth of SaaS and cloud software, there is no question that tech companies everywhere are searching high and low for candidates with experience in the field.
As a recruiting firm that specializes in rapidly growing tech companies, we can confidently tell you that tech startups around the world are itching to find talented individuals with SaaS experience. To help both job seekers and hiring managers who are not familiar with SaaS, we’ve created the below handy dandy infographic to help you tell if a company or product is SaaS, or if it’s not.
Is It SaaS? [Infographic]
If you thought this SaaS infographic was interesting, check out our complete industry glossary: The Silicon Valley Glossary – Your Key to Survival.
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