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ALSO CALLED: On-demand Applications, On-demand Software, On Demand Software, SaaS, On Demand Applications
DEFINITION: Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider and made available to customers over a network, typically the Internet. SaaS is becoming an increasingly prevalent delivery model as underlying technologies that support Web services and service-oriented architecture (SOA) mature and new developmental approaches, such as Ajax,  … 
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Software as a Service White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Pivotal Cloud Foundry and MuleSoft: Partnering for Speed and Agility
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to integrate both legacy and SaaS apps and enhance visibility of all your APIs with unprecedented scalability, agility, strategic reuse of limited assets, and self-service.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

MuleSoft

Safe Adoption of Cloud Applications
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Despite the growth in cloud app and SaaS adoption, security is still largely overlooked. This white paper details some of the major considerations you will need to focus on when looking to cloud application use. You will also learn about the limitations of exisiting products and the integrated cloud security gateway approach.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

The Best Protection For Worst-Case Scenarios: 5 Steps for Keeping Systems Online and Accessible
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: As disaster recovery-as-a-service grows, businesses are deploying their own DR programs with increasing levels of customizability. Read this white paper to discover 5 steps for implementing a DRaaS plan to keep your organization running smoothly.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

Carbonite

Building a Software-Defined WAN with NetScaler SD-WAN
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to increase WAN throughput, accelerate enterprise apps, and enhance their performance and availability in an age of virtualization and cloud-based apps. Learn about the basics of software-defined WAN.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Citrix

Lifting and Shifting Enterprise Apps to the Cloud
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: When you move your enterprise applications to the cloud, you need to follow a set of rules--for the most part. This white paper covers 6 rules for moving enterprise apps to the cloud, only 5 of which you should follow, and 1 that you should break.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

F5 Networks

Data Center Services: Trust the Professionals
sponsored by Comarch
WHITE PAPER: Whether you have an established data center, or are designing and building one, outsourcing to data center services can help stretch your budget and maximize your ROI. Access this white paper to learn about a data center service provider and IT infrastructure as a service to see how your data center stands to benefit.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Published: 05 May 2017

Comarch

How To Sell Managed Cloud Services
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
WHITE PAPER: The rise in cloud services means a huge new market for MSPs. Download this e-book to discover the 3 steps to successfully selling cloud-based managed services, and how you can combine them to create a profitable business model.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

Solarwinds MSP

A New Suite of Software To Ease Your Migration to Oracle Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a suite of software designed to support transition to the Oracle cloud. Click inside and discover how you can gain increased support for both IaaS and PaaS oracle systems, improve both infrastructure and application performance, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Managing Containers Easily on Oracle Public Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: What's your organization's strategy for managing containers? Discover how to leverage Oracle Container Cloud Service as an easy and quick way to create enterprise-grade, cloud-native container infrastructure and build instances for each stage of the app life, from development and testing to production.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Developing a Cloud Strategy for Digital Transformation: Hybrid Cloud and Beyond
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: For those planning a digital transformation at the business level, they need to shift to a predominantly cloud-based IT environment within the next few years. Access this IDC white paper to learn about the driving forces behind cloud-based IT, how to avoid getting lost on your journey to the cloud, and more.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Dell EMC

Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky Executive Summary
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Over 90% of organizations worldwide are leveraging cloud services and – faced with a growing skills gap and increasingly advanced threats – can cybersecurity strategies keep up with the demands of the cloud? Uncover the findings of a survey of over 2,000 IT pros to learn about protecting sensitive data and apps in the cloud.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

McAfee, Inc.

How Storage-as-a-Service Delivers High Availability and Flexibility in The Cloud
sponsored by Zadara Storage
WHITE PAPER: Learn about storage-as-a-service software, which offers a simplified infrastructure that allows workloads to move across cloud boundaries while keeping data persistent in one location. Discover how you can gain a private VLAN, 2 virtual array controllers running in an active-passive configuration, high scalability, and more inside.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 02 Mar 2017

Zadara Storage

5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: As VPNs, proxies, and remote desktops proliferate, businesses need a new way to manage network access to keep this perimeter safe. Learn the top 5 reasons you should consider a new access management model.
Posted: 30 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Mar 2017

Akamai

Value Chain Disruption In Insurance: The Road To Insurance As A Platform
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to keep up with the need for speed in today's insurance market. Discover how API-led connectivity enables Insurance-as-a-Service and helps deliver on the accelerated promise of multichannel strategies and partnerships.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Mobility-as-a-Service: A way better way to get wireless
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Do you know the optimum way to manage your mobile network and devices? In this white paper, learn 4 challenges that buying a mobility program poses, as well as why adopting a Mobility-as-a-Service model might be the smarter choice for your business.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2017

Sprint

3 Reasons Network Ops Needs to Focus on Application Performance
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: Applications have become front and center in organizations and in order to support this shift, IT must move from a network-focused worldview to an app-centric one. Learn how to support this shift and discover the top 3 reasons why your organization should be more app-centric.
Posted: 28 Dec 2016 | Published: 28 Dec 2016

AppNeta

Devise a Cloud Strategy that Doesn't Cast a Shadow on App Performance
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to learn how to devise a cloud strategy that doesn't cast a shadow on, or deter, app performance. Discover several cloud deployment models compared for their visibility and control, including private cloud, SaaS, and 2 more.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Enabling Agile SaaS Infrastructure
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: SaaS providers must deliver more than just a product, they need to provide a complete solution that can improve delivery, support and maintenance at the infrastructure level. Access this white paper to learn about the unique set of challenges they face, how to overcome them and more.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

NetApp

The Value of Cloud ERP to Your Business
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Finding the right ERP strategy is critical because it helps perform and improve critical functions like automating core business operations, improving financial compliance, enhancing customer service, and more. Access this buyer's guide to help decide if on-premise ERP is right for your needs or if it's time to consider migrating to the cloud.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

NetSuite

Securing Office 365 Is Easier Than You Think
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: SaaS security concerns can no longer be ignored: Discover how to safely enable Office 365. Read on to address O365-specific security concerns, including details on how to secure O365 from malware insertion and data loss, gain visibility into SaaS usage, and more.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

A New Approach to Network Monitoring
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: End-user application experience monitoring has become more difficult due to cloud computing. This white paper details the challenges presented by cloud applications and an entirely new way to assess, monitor, troubleshoot and report on network performance from the perspective of applications that run on the network.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

AppNeta

Disaster Recovery: Why do I need it? How do I get it?
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: What if there was a simpler, more affordable way to keep your mission-critical apps just as safe? In this white paper, learn about how cloud backup and disaster recovery systems are available as an alternative option to traditional DR programs.
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 | Published: 02 Mar 2017

Zerto

Cloud Disaster Recovery is Finally Here
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: In this data sheet, learn how with a DR-as-a-service (DRaaS) program, you can protect your applications deployed on premise or in the cloud, as well as backup your files to a second cloud, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

Zerto

Cloud Security and Content Management: Box Case Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to secure Box on the cloud, and in doing so yield more benefits than just keeping your data safe.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 06 Feb 2017

IBM

Box: Securing Business Information in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address content security challenges with Box on the cloud and enable productivity and collaboration with anyone, anywhere, and at any time, while maintaining control and compliance over your business content.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 06 Feb 2017

IBM
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SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE DEFINITION (continued): …  become popular. Meanwhile, broadband service has become increasingly available to support user access from more areas around the world. SaaS is closely related to the ASP (application service provider) and on demand computing software delivery models. IDC identifies two slightly different delivery models for SaaS. The hosted application management (hosted AM) model is similar to ASP: a provider hosts commercially available software for customers and delivers it over the Web. In the software on demand model, the provider gives customers network-based access to a single copy of an application created … 
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