Software has evolved through the years from programs placed on discs to now nearly immediate access through online activation. In the past, traditional software companies produced software programs sold to consumers through a disc that required purchase time and installation. In the modern day, thanks to the internet and cloud technology, customers can now gain immediate access to a software installation upon purchase.
Software companies today operate on many different business models and provide a wide array of products and services. Revenue generated from these services includes software license sales, maintenance services, subscription fees, support services, and more.
Across the technology industry, innovative developments are helping services from software companies to become faster and more productive for the customer than ever. Through the internet and cloud technology software companies are offering a broader array of options through the concept software-as-a-service (SaaS). SaaS offerings and revenue are at the core of