SaaS, PaaS and IaaS: Evaluating Cloud Service Agreement Models, Negotiating Key Terms, and Minimizing Contract Disputes
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to business and technology counsel for drafting cloud computing service agreements on behalf of customers. The panel will examine the three different types of cloud computing service models—Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The panel will focus on SaaS and the most critical issues and concerns that counsel should address during contract negotiations to effectively mitigate risk.
- Explanation of different cloud computing services models and when each is appropriate
- Key provisions in cloud computing services agreements
- Best practices to mitigate risk
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What contract terms are most important in cloud computing services agreements?
- How can counsel for customers best mitigate risk when drafting and negotiating the agreements?
- What are the most commonly disputed issues during contract negotiations, and what are some effective strategies for resolving them?
Megan Smith Demicco
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Ms. Demicco focuses her practice on outsourcing agreements, technology licensing, and government... | Read More
Ms. Demicco focuses her practice on outsourcing agreements, technology licensing, and government contracting. Prior to joining the firm, she was Assistant General Counsel at the Texas Department of Information Resources where she served as the primary state attorney for Texas.gov, the state’s eGovernment portal, a public-private partnership offering more than 1,000 online services for more than 100 publicly-funded customers.Close
Ms. McNeill negotiates a wide range of commercial and IT agreements including customer supply agreements,... | Read More
Ms. McNeill negotiates a wide range of commercial and IT agreements including customer supply agreements, procurement contracts, technology licensing, and professional services agreements. She also regularly provides legal counsel, advice and guidance on complex commercial arrangements, global technology transactions, general corporate matters and strategic initiatives.Close