A-Z Popular Blog Software Search »
Technology
 Advertisements
Information Technology

Related Topics
Integration

It Management

Systems Technology

Information Security

28 Examples of Software as a Service

 , March 21, 2018
Software as a service, or SaaS, is software that is hosted, managed, maintained, secured, operated and supported by a vendor. It is typically deployed using a cloud computing model and accessed using a web browser or mobile app. The following are illustrative examples of software as a service.

Office Productivity

Tools for developing and sharing knowledge such as document creation.

Creativity

Creativity platforms such as tools for illustration and photo editing.

Media & Content

Tools for publishing media and content such as a blogging platform.

Document Storage

Cloud document storage services that allow users to backup data and access it from multiple devices.

Communications

Communications such as an email service that can be accessed with a web browser and mobile app.

Knowledge

Tools for organizing and communicating knowledge such as a content management system.

Data

Data services such as a navigation app.

Analytics

Software that visualizes data in a way that is meaningful to users.

Marketing

Marketing systems such as a digital advertising platform or social media marketing tool.

Finance

Finance tools such as an accounting platform.

Payments

Payment services such as an invoicing and collections tool for freelancers.

Point of Purchase

Replacing electronic cash registers with web-based software for retail locations that can be used with a mobile device such as a tablet.

Sales

Sales tools such as a customer relationship management or sales force automation platform.

Procurement

Procurement software that manages processes such as request for proposal and supplier report cards.

Human Resources

Human resource management software such as a skills inventory tool.

Project Management

Project planning tools.

Professional Tools

Software that supports the work of a profession such as a design tool for architects.

Healthcare

Healthcare systems such as patient records.

Education

Education tools such as digital twins that allows students to experience history, technology, engineering, space and nature in realistic detail from the classroom.

Markets

Software that creates a two-sided market such as an auction website.

Operations

Operations software such as a service management platform that is used to operate IT services.

Customer Service

Customer service tools such as an application for call center agents.

Games

A game that can be played from a web browser without installing anything.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence such as a machine learning platform or natural language processing service.

Automation

Automation such as an event processing or batch job platform.

Workflow

Orchestration of tasks that involve both automated and human steps.

Information Security

Information security tools such as encryption keys management and identity & access management.

Internet of Things

Software that manages or extends the functionality of physical things. For example, a platform that manages solar panel installations to automate tasks such as cleaning.
Overview: Software as a Service
Type
Definition
Software that is hosted, managed, maintained, secured, operated and supported by a vendor.
Related Concepts

Computing Basics

This is the complete list of articles we have written about computing basics.
Automation
Binary
Caching
Client-Server
Computer
Computer Examples
Computer Program
Data
Data Processing
I/O
Networking
Runtime Error
Sensors
System Program
Systems
Unicode
If you enjoyed this page, please consider bookmarking Simplicable.
 

Cloud Computing

A list of cloud computing terms.

Cloud Computing Definition

Common definitions of cloud computing.

Types Of Cloud

The basic types of cloud computing.

Workload Automation

A definition of workload automation with examples.

Managed Services

The common types of managed service.

Types of IT Service

The definition of information technology service with examples.

Infrastructure as a Service

Common examples of infrastructure as a service.

IaaS Definition

The definition of infrastructure as a service with comparisons.

Cloud Scaling

The definition of cloud scaling with examples.

IT Architecture

The definition of IT Architecture with examples.

Solution Architecture

Examples of common solution architecture diagrams.

System Architecture

Examples of system architecture diagrams.

Consumerization

The definition of consumerization with examples.

Networking Basics

A list of basic computer networking concepts.

Reverse Proxy

An overview of reverse proxies with examples.
The most popular articles on Simplicable in the past day.

New Articles

Recent posts or updates on Simplicable.
Site Map