Analyzing Application Service Providers

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Sun Microsystems, 2002 - Computers - 326 pages
Analyzing and assessing the ASP marketplace, this book offers advice for those looking to use ASP for competitive advantage. It offers an analytic framework for ASPs and their clients, including client value propositions, the economics of the model, service definitions and descriptions, technologies

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Why Companies Outsource
Understanding ASP
Taxonomy for ASP Economies

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ALEXANDER L. FACTOR, a Sun Professional Services consultant based in the Chicago area, has over 25 years' experience in business, technology, and consulting management. He has created and led groups of consultants specializing in enterprise-wide Internet strategies (e.g., ISP, CSP, ASP), Internet/Intranet architectures, network design, and network/systems management. He has served as Consulting Practice Leader at Sun Professional Services, and was formerly Chief Scientist for SHL Systemhouse, a $1 billion systems integrator.

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