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									Application Service
     Provider

      Presented by:
      Tan Chuang
       Victor Yuan
      Lana Nguyen
ASP Overview

What is ASP(Application Service Provider)?

   – Basically companies that rent software to individuals or
     enterprises over the Internet or private networks.

   – A new business model providing outsourcing services

   – Usually targeted on small to medium enterprises
ASP Overview (Cont’d)

   Who is the provider and what is provided?

    – Independent software vendors like Microsoft.

    – Other newly established companies like Desktop Online.

    – Some typical application like payroll and office productivity.

    – Other package application from legal service to
      entertainment.
ASP Overview (Cont’d)

What is the market and payment method?

  – Annual growth of 91% to 2 billion by 2003 according to IDC.

  – subscribe on a monthly basis or yearly basis.

  – Other payment method as pay-as-you-go or pay-per-use.
Benefits and Downsides of ASP

The Benefits include:

  - Allows access from anywhere in the world with an Internet
    connection and a browser

  - Up-to-date technology

  - Allows streamlining of IT departments

  - Offers fast and painless scalability
Benefits and Downsides of ASP
The Benefits include:

   - Offers access to applications at a lower cost than companies
   can delivery internally

  - Companies don’t need to buy, maintain, and upgrade in-house
    applications:lower entrance cost, long-term cost may lower too
    critical data

  - A leaser never gains equity in the software and a company
    must keep paying for the service

  - Needs to set up connection by using ISDN, ADSL, or leased
    lines in order to have good performance
Benefits and Downsizes of ASP

The Downsizes include:

  - Security: reliability of data protection, especially on running
  critical data

   - A leaser never gains equity in the software and a company
      must keep paying for the service

   - Needs to setup connection by using ISDN, ADSL, or leased
      lines in order to have good performance
Benefits and Downsizes of ASP

The Downsizes include: (Cont’d)

  - Unsubscribe to the ASP service will mean cutting off from all
    data, software, hardware located on the providers’ site

  - Lack of customization

  - Unable to connect to your ASP when there are communication
    breakdowns

  - Training: Who will provide the training on the software?
APPS OF ALL FLAVORS
The Top 4 ASPs:

   1. Corio

   2. Netledger

   3. cMeRun

   4. Infinium
Corio –Enterprise Resource Planning

 Offers most reliable ERM solutions
 Coordinates assets and resources
 I.e. Upshot Corp.
    – Price changes
    – Inventory updates
    – Product announcements
Netledger –Accounting/Financial

   Accounting

   Expense reporting

   Services for online Storefronts

   Web-based solutions
cMeRun –Desktop Applications

 Secure, hardware-independent access
 Office productivity suites
 Graphic design applications
 Mapping software
 Educational software
 Workflow management software
 Online training
Infinium –CRM/Customer Relations

   Customer support relations

   Up-to-date software applications

   Backbone

								
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