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Learn more about ASPs from TechRepublic

With the potential to revolutionize the IT industry, ASPs have generated their fair share of press, especially at TechRepublic. Here are five articles that explain ASPs and their potential to change your business.


In the 1967 film The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, is cornered at a party and given a supposed lead on the future of business with one word: “Plastics.”

If Benjamin were corralled behind an IT consultant today, he might hear another term: “ASPs.”

Researchers have touted application service providers (ASPs) as being one of the next big industries for IT. International Data Corporation, for example, has predicted that the ASP market will generate revenues of $4.5 billion by 2003.

By moving businesses away from purchasing software, ASPs are expected to save businesses money and reduce the work of their IT departments.

TechRepublic has done its homework on ASPs and how they could affect the enterprise. Here are five recent stories on ASPs that can help you better understand their use—and potential.
What other questions do you have about ASPs? How can CIOs and CTOs determine whether an ASP would work for their company? Post a comment below or send us an e-mail.
In the 1967 film The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, is cornered at a party and given a supposed lead on the future of business with one word: “Plastics.”

If Benjamin were corralled behind an IT consultant today, he might hear another term: “ASPs.”

Researchers have touted application service providers (ASPs) as being one of the next big industries for IT. International Data Corporation, for example, has predicted that the ASP market will generate revenues of $4.5 billion by 2003.

By moving businesses away from purchasing software, ASPs are expected to save businesses money and reduce the work of their IT departments.

TechRepublic has done its homework on ASPs and how they could affect the enterprise. Here are five recent stories on ASPs that can help you better understand their use—and potential.
What other questions do you have about ASPs? How can CIOs and CTOs determine whether an ASP would work for their company? Post a comment below or send us an e-mail.

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