Open Architecture for Developing Multitenant Software-as-a-Service Applications
As cloud computing infrastructures are growing, in terms of usage, its requirements about software design, management and deployment are increasing as well. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms play a key role within this cloud environment. SaaS, as a part of the cloud offer, allows to the software providers to deploy and manage their own applications in the clouds in a subscription basis. The problem with the current SaaS offers is the lack of openness of in their platforms and the need for learning a whole new paradigm when trying to initiate in the SaaS market. Big players, such as: Amazon, Google or Microsoft, offer their proprietary SaaS solutions.