Abstract: Cloud computing is tremendously attractive as it enables a fundamental shift from capital intensive focus to a flexible operational management model. It is typically characterized by on-demand computing paradigm based on pay per use pricing model. SaaS is delivered over the internet where the software is hosted by someone else's system and delivered via web, on consumerís demand. These days, many service providers are available to serve SaaS services. Customers need to choose the appropriate SaaS provider for fulfilling their requirements. It is difficult to adopt appropriate SaaS service for a consumer. This paper aims to design a framework named ASMAN framework, enables a SaaS consumer to adopt appropriate Software as a Service (SaaS) by comparing various parameters of different SaaS providers.
Keywords: Cloud computing, software as a service, cloud service provider, users, parameters.