In This Report

Software as a Service (SaaS) has grown beyond a mega-trend to cause major disruptions to the status quo in the software industry. TripleTree has built a reputation as a leading investment banking firm in the Software as a Service sector dating back to the first-generation Application Service Providers (ASPs) and application maintenance/outsourcing firms of the late 1990s. Our commitment to publishing industry research, participating in key industry events, facilitating webcast sessions and setting new valuation standards for software firms is unmatched. This updated perspective builds on our 2004 report and underpins Software as a Service as a key driver of change in a consolidating software and technology industry.

The report, Software as a Service Update - Spurring Innovation, Enhancing Business Value and Enabling Business Processesaddresses the current evolution of Software as aService relative to the technology industry, macroeconomic events forcing change, and its"disruptive" impact. It also reviews the leadership qualities of emerging, privately heldSoftware as a Service firms that are defining early success in the sector to-date. Finally, thereport considers ways that Software as a Service is impacting the entire technology landscape,from enterprise software to outsourcing and consulting sectors. Concluding sectionsinclude a capital markets overview and a range of key quantitative and qualitative factorsthat are components of successful leadership qualities in Software as a Service.