With Software as a Service (SaaS), entire applications are deployed on-demand in the cloud. This offers enterprises a cost-effective alternative to the purchasing, support, and maintenance of traditional application infrastructure.SaaS has been core to the success of many well-known products, delivering a range of solutions from email to enterprise resource planning.

Benefits of SaaS

Organizations utilizing SaaS desire interoperability across methods and services. This website can provide you insight into how to deploy new SaaS solutions, how to integrate them into an existing enterprise environment, and how to solve critical interoperable issues.

Read our SaaS Interoperability Usage Model and learn what characteristics enterprises should consider when evaluating SaaS. It provides models for enterprise IT to create RFPs that ensure complete coverage and interoperability across services. Our requirements also pave the path for the next generation of best practices, encouraging open standards and greater interoperability.

Explore ODCA documents on SaaS to learn more


Bring your organization to the next step in adopting cloud computing with our usage models and best-practice papers. Leverage combined industry experience with our webcasts and videos. Engage with our network of experts and share your success story.


Build complete RFPs and find solutions providers that meet your requirements. Read more about our members. Take advantage of our tools to guide your deployment process. Work with us to align solutions and services with our requirements and deliver the next level of offerings to our members.


Influence the industry standards that will shape future product offerings by joining the ODCA in promoting openness and interoperability. Strengthen our voice in the industry and collaborate toward a shared goal.


Drive the next generation of cloud computing standards and solutions. We encourage the continued acceleration of cloud computing and invite you to join our Cloud Expert Network to share your insight on cutting edge adoption best practices, and become a contributor member to help us evolve and create our usage models.