SaaS security software firm ScanSafe questioned 300 IT mangers and found 78% believe SaaS will increasingly appeal to companies because of the economic decline.
The survey showed 54% would choose SaaS because of budget considerations. Primary benefits of SaaS were reduced maintenance (75%) and predictability of costs (71%).
"In this time of belt-tightening, the flexibility of the SaaS pricing model is becoming an important factor when choosing a security solution," said Eldar Tuvey, CEO at ScanSafe. "SaaS solutions are extremely cost effective given that there are no outgoings associated with hardware, software or maintenance."
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