The Dynamic Nature of SaaS and Changing Operational Risks

Using Software as a Service (SaaS) models to deliver business critical applications has become increasingly popular, as the dynamic nature of SaaS applications means end users can access their business critical applications from anywhere in the world at any time and on any device.

Simplify Escrow provision with SFTP depositing

As the leading provider of Software Escrow services, our business is built on delivering bespoke solutions which are tailored to your individual requirements.
Traditionally, depositing your source code to your Escrow provider has been performed using physical media. However, this can be an expensive, cumbersome and time consuming process for SaaS or cloud clients where a high frequency of deposits are required.

Cloud Technology has changed everything

SES continues to strive and deliver the best possible service to all of our current and prospective clients. According to a recent survey, many software users are still not aware of the full benefits of using a SaaS / cloud platform, but more importantly on the flip side of the coin, the risks associated.

Are your critical applications delivered through the cloud?

SES continues to strive and deliver the best possible service to all of our current and prospective clients. According to a recent survey, many software users are still not aware of the full benefits of using a SaaS / cloud platform, but more importantly on the flip side of the coin, the risks associated.

Outsourcing to the cloud – advice on risk mitigation in line with FCA guidance

As we do every January, I joined a number of colleagues at SES to discuss the last calendar year and the trends and client concerns that we expect to prevail into 2017. The increased adoption of SaaS or ‘cloud’ services featured prominently. As the adoption of cloud technology continues apace I want to highlight some considerations in line with the FCA finalised guidance document from July.

Are you using SaaS applications? We’ve got a treat for you

If your business uses Software as a Service or SaaS applications, then you’re in for a treat.

Using SaaS applications has many advantages over traditional software, but in the event of a release as an end user you will require a copy of your data in addition to the source code and associated files in order to rebuild your application.

SaaS Escrow: Automate SFTP Deposits and outshine the competition

As a software developer providing your services through the cloud or Software as a Service (SaaS) your primary focus lies with finding and supporting clients, not on providing Escrow.

However, your customers are looking for assurances that their investment and the continuity of their business is protected, in the event you are no longer available to support them.

The ever increasing popularity of SaaS

We’ve talked at length recently about Software as a Service or SaaS. As we see it SaaS is becoming an increasingly popular way for you to access your business critical applications as it doesn’t rely on a hefty install and you can access the applications at any time on any device.

Look around your office, how many of the applications you use on a daily basis are cloud based?

We didn’t consider it a risk…

Do you understand the potential risks of third party developed cloud based CRM systems?

Last week we sent a mailer to our customers discussing the dangers of relying on unprotected third party applications and within minutes of sending it a customer was already on the phone to us.

“I didn’t consider it a risk”

The customer had recently upgraded to a third party hosted CRM system and didn’t realise the potential dangers of storing all their vital client information on a cloud based system with no knowledge of if, or how often their data was backed up and with no contingency plan for if the system failed.