What is the real difference between “on premise” systems and SaaS?

They can be the same software. That isn’t the essential difference. There are many exceptions and edge cases but the central difference in moving from on premise to SaaS is that you are moving from a large capital budget item that takes a long time to approve to the steady drip of transaction or usage fees from here on out, which can be funded from the operating budget.

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