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How does moving software to the cloud affect escrow agreements?

Did you know that between January 2012 and June 2013 organisations increased their average monthly spend on the cloud by 45% [Source: Cloud Tech]? This is not necessarily surprising. The advantages of cloud computing are well documented and many organisations … Read More…

10 Fascinating Stats about Cloud Computing in the UK

You’ve no doubt heard or read that investment in the cloud is increasing. There are already plenty of articles on the Internet about the growth in cloud computing. UK organisations are investing more than ever before in the cloud and … Read More…

Why SaaS Escrow is like Insurance for Cloud-Based Software

You insure the most important things in your life; your home, your car, your pets to name a few. Why do we do this? Protecting a substantial investment, to ease the cost of repair or replacement, to avoid expensive bills, … Read More…

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What is the Difference Between Traditional Escrow and SaaS Escrow?

Typically, companies and organisations have protected themselves against the risk of a software provider going into administration with a source code escrow agreement. This is where the software source code is held in trust by an escrow agent. Then, if anything … Read More…

Why Do I Need an Escrow Agreement?

It is fair to say that no company is immune to the changes in circumstance. The recent failure of 2e2 only supports this position. While it’s easy to believe ‘it won’t happen to us’, should the worst happen it can … Read More…

5 Essential Criteria Every Data Centre Should Meet

When you are researching a SaaS solution, you’ll probably have a clear criterion it has to meet; does it solve a problem you are currently facing, will it provide a strong ROI, can it scale to meet your expected future … Read More…

How Safe is Your Data if the Hosting Company goes into Administration?

Data is a valuable resource in any organisation. It makes sense, therefore, that protecting and securing data is a priority. And, with many organisations now having comprehensive disaster recovery and business continuity planning in place, it’s easy to see why … Read More…

SaaS Escrow gives legal assurance of data access at all times

New SaaS escrow product saves on backup costs as well as gives legal assurance for data access at all times – even if the worst doesn’t happen IT escrow specialist UK-based LE&AS, has launched AccessAssure to protect companies from the loss of … Read More…