SAS 70 Audit for Software as a Service (SaaS) Providers
By Ben Osbrach, National Risk Advisory Leader
Challenging economic times have companies around the world cutting costs and tightening their IT budgets, the potential cost advantages of SaaS over in-house operations is appealing to many organizations. A manageable monthly expense verses a large one-time outlay will continue turning customers to pay as you go SaaS agreements. SAS 70 audits have played an important role to SaaS organizations by providing confidence and assurance to user organizations over the services being offered.