"Software as a Service (SaaS) is a wonderful model for
enterprises and end users that don't want to deploy software on
their own infrastructure. But what happens if you want to set up
your own SaaS business and don't want to just pass of customers to
a big SaaS vendor?
"That's the general idea behind professional open source vendor
SugarCRM's in development Sugar Data Center Edition (DCE). Sugar
DCE enables SugarCRM partners to effectively have control of their
own SugarCRM SaaS deployments. The new SugarCRM offering comes as
both the CRM and SaaS marketplaces heat up with Salesforce.com and
NetSuite pushing to grow share and revenues..."