Everything you need to know about SaaS

UPDATE AUGUST 2023 - Software as a Service (SaaS) has dramatically changed the way businesses use and implement software. In this blog post, we will discuss everything you need to know about SaaS, with a focus on how it can help your business in achieving your strategy.

As a provider of the leading SaaS platform Microsoft Dynamics 365, we understand the benefits and opportunities it offers to businesses of all sizes and industries. So, let's delve deeper into the world of SaaS and discover how it can take your business to new heights.

What is SaaS?

SaaS, or Software as a Service, is a Cloud-based service where you can use software applications over the internet, without having to download or install them. Instead, you can easily access the software through your internet browser. This means you no longer have to worry about managing internal servers or running complex installation processes. SaaS offers convenience, flexibility and scalability for your business.

What are the benefits of SaaS?

Software as a Service has many advantages, have a look:

  • Cost savings: You do not need to make large initial investments in hardware or software licences. Instead, you usually pay a monthly subscription fee based on your usage.
  • Scalability: With SaaS, you can easily scale up or down based on the needs of your business. You can quickly add or remove new users and adjust resource requirements.
  • Accessibility and mobility: You can access SaaS applications anywhere, anytime, as long as you have an internet connection. This makes it ideal for modern, distributed teams and remote working.
  • Regular updates and maintenance: Your SaaS provider takes care of software maintenance, security and updates, so you are always using the latest version.

Is my data safe?

Securing your data is a priority, regardless of the size of your business. When using SaaS, the security of your data is an important aspect. SaaS providers invest significantly in security measures, backups and maintenance, often more than small or medium-sized businesses can do themselves. Moreover, data centres hosting SaaS systems are regularly subjected to rigorous audit security procedures and standards. These standards are difficult to match by a local IT department.

Microsoft Dynamics 365: A powerful SaaS solution

An excellent example of a SaaS platform is Microsoft Dynamics 365. This platform integrates various business applications, such as CRM, ERP and productivity tools, into one integrated environment. With Dynamics 365, you can:

  • Streamline your sales and customer relationship management.
  • Optimise your business processes with a complete ERP solution.
  • Strengthen your marketing efforts and improve your customer service.
  • Enable advanced analytics and reporting for better decision-making.

Why choose Microsoft Dynamics 365?

One of the key benefits of Microsoft Dynamics 365 as a SaaS platform is the ability to customise the software to meet your specific business needs, such as customising user interfaces (UI) to align the layout and functionality with your work processes and increase productivity. In addition, you can modify data fields by adding custom fields or modifying existing ones to capture important information specific to your business. Moreover, you can enable and disable business process functions, activating only the relevant functions for your business processes and disabling the unnecessary ones. Finally, Microsoft Dynamics 365 allows you to create a unique working environment by setting up your own dashboards, task lists and reports, allowing you to create a working environment that is fully aligned with your business goals.


SaaS, with Microsoft Dynamics 365 as a leading example, allows companies of all sizes to benefit from powerful business applications without the complexity of traditional software implementations. By choosing SaaS, you can cut costs, achieve scalability and optimise your business processes. As a provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365, we are happy to help you leverage the benefits of SaaS and take your business to new heights.

Are you interested in what NORRIQ can do for your business or would you like to know more about our services? Then feel free to contact us for a chat. We are ready to help you realise your full business potential using Microsoft Dynamics 365 and SaaS technology.

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