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NetSuite OneWorld Implementation 2011 R2 by Thomas Foydel

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OneWorld is Software as a Service (SaaS)

SaaS is software with a multi-tenant architecture that runs in the cloud and is accessed through the Internet. However, this simple definition has huge ramifications, so let's start at the beginning and lay it out.

To put OneWorld into a larger information technology context, remember that there was a time when only the largest organizations could afford data processing. All others used technology services offered by local and regional data processors. ADP, the large payroll service bureau, is an excellent example of this model. You send them your new hires, pay rates, hours, and so on, and they deliver a payroll to your door, complete with checks, vouchers, and reports.

As technology became more affordable ...

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