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Cloud SaaS Consulting

Achieve SaaS success with Stanford-specific consulting services

The Cloud SaaS Consulting Team provides free advice on software-as-a-service (SaaS) best practices at Stanford, helping you choose a solution, manage a vendor, and mitigate risk. Our goal is to make your SaaS implementation and management positive and successful.

If you are already using a SaaS solution, our consultants can help you wherever you are in the process, such as renewing a solution or ending a vendor relationship.

The team also provides specialized advice about Salesforce, whether you’re planning to move to Salesforce or need consulting support with a current implementation.





  • 1-2 hour consultation on your SaaS implementation, providing advice and guidance based on what’s worked at Stanford
  • Expert advice on:
    • How to comply with security requirements
    • How to protect privacy and data
    • How to meet accessibility requirements
    • How to manage SaaS governance and legal agreements
    • How to manage Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
    • How to negotiate pricing with vendors
  • Information about where to find resources to support your SaaS implementation

Designed for

Faculty and staff who are planning to use a SaaS solution, or who need advice about vendor, product, or support issues with a solution they currently use


The consultation is free of charge

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Last modified December 19, 2023