Quick summary: basically, I said that as more and more apps switch to a web-based SaaS model, there’s a risk of consumers reaching a saturation point once they realize they’re already paying for a lot of monthly subscriptions.
But commenters felt that I was ignoring the advantages of the SaaS model. Which is true, but my point was not that the SaaS model is not attractive, just that it might not be the best one for every single app.
So in order to orient the debate in a more constructive direction,
Article source: http://network.smashingmagazine.com/2012/02/13/saasternatives/