Global Software as a Service (SaaS) revenues are expected to soar 22% this year, from $6.6 billion in 2008 to $8 billion in 2009, according to a recent study by research giant Gartner, Inc. By 2013, those numbers are expected to double. Leading the charge, home-based businesses already doubled their SaaS adoption in 2008, growing 92% to $2.3 million reports Access Markets International.
The SaaS revolution is real. You can see from the numbers above that more and more businesses are starting to jump in. That’s why our own Pat Matthews, General Manager of Rackspace Email & Apps, is participating in a live podcast on VoiceAmerica tomorrow. During this live show, we hope to explore the benefits of this shift to SaaS for small businesses with other leaders in the SaaS industry.
Ben Kepes, editor of cloudave.com, will be moderating the show live on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 10 am ET.
You can learn more the show and gain access to the live feed at.