Microsoft provides design docs for SaaS

Friday, February 9, 2007

Thinking about converting your traditional software product to software-as-a-service? According to Microsoft Corp, it requires more than a rethink of your business model.

You have to pay a lot of attention to software design as well, because what works inside the enterprise will crash and burn if it isn't redesigned for online deployment, the company says.

To provide ISVs a better idea of how to adopt the SaaS model, Microsoft has designed a reference application to show how it can be done.

The sample application, LitwareHR, is a fictional human resources app that shows how to incorporate and configure Microsoft offerings such as the .NET Framework 3.0 and SQL Server 2005 for a multi-tenant model. In essence, it shows what Microsoft has been previously talking about in white papers posted on the MSDN developer site...

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