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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 ServiceWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
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Enhanced Security & Compliance for Amazon EC2
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief paper to learn how CloudPassage Halo automates advanced security and compliance for apps and workloads hosted on Amazon EC2 using a highly scalable SaaS architecture that can be deployed in a matter of hours. Read on now to learn about more Halo benefits for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

CloudPassage

HP Service Anywhere
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover how (SaaS) through a trusted industry leader delivers the on-demand service your users need to advance your organization.  This solution removes the need for in-house maintenance of software as all patches are handled for you by industry experts. Enjoy 24x7 availability and support including automatic updates.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Providing Security for Software Systems in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper details risks to software deployed in the cloud and explores the steps that your organization can take to mitigate those risks.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Understanding NIST's Cloud Computing Reference Architecture: Part II
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This second white paper in a series on Cloud Computing Reference Architecture focuses on the activities, processes, and requirements that cloud players need to follow in order to ensure a successful delivery of cloud services. It addresses the three active cloud players that may be involved in delivering cloud services to cloud consumers.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Scaling SaaS Delivery for Long-Term Success
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the key considerations for choosing a data center provider. You'll get tips on finding a partner that offers multi-cloud capabilities to meet your mission-critical service needs. It's time to explore your alternatives for service delivery and start to capitalize on today's market opportunities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Equinix

Tame Mobile and Cloud Security Risks by Becoming an IdP
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the reasons enterprises should become Identity Providers (IdPs), what becoming an IdP involves, and why you should consider automating this process as much as possible.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

Embracing SaaS: A Blueprint for IT Success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how implementing software as a service (SaaS) boosts your company's performance agility and enables your IT team to handle tasks without headaches.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

The Definitive Guide to Cloud Adoption
sponsored by Cisco & Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: This white paper allows you to cut through the market hype, acronyms, and buzzwords to get a clearer understanding of what the various cloud models have to offer. Read on to get best practice and practical approaches to make cloud adoption as simple and beneficial as possible.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Cisco & Fujitsu

SaaS Takes Center Stage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Software as a service (SaaS) continues to show an impressive growth cycle, delivering value across the enterprise.  Learn how subscription-based business applications are expected to make an even bigger impact in 2014 and beyond.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

IBM

IBM Executive Point of View: Transforming Your Business with Software as a Service
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the capabilities of a unified suite of SaaS solutions and their capabilities when it comes to meeting changing customer demands and driving innovation.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

IBM

HR in the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the five big trends that are pushing adoption, examining each trend in-depth and explaining exactly why it is driving a need for SaaS.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

Workday

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines 10 critical requirements of cloud computing to help organizations distinguish the difference between real and fake cloud applications. If cloud apps and their providers don't meet these requirements, it's unlikely they can deliver the full benefits of software-as-a-service – read on now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2012

Workday

SaaS Takes Center Stage in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how subscription-based business applications are expected to make an even bigger impact in 2014 and beyond in this informative infographic.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

IBM

The 10-Minute Guide to Securing Email in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a cloud encryption solution that caters to email security.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CipherCloud

Cloud Workload Migration: Where the Cloud-Based Service Delivery Model Makes Sense
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the advantages that cloud migration offers to businesses today, as well as the options that exist for companies looking to take this critical next step.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Sungard

Managing the Transition to IT as a Service Broker
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: By transitioning to a service broker model, IT can provide optimal solutions faster, more efficiently, and at a lower cost. Access this whitepaper to find out the best practices for managing the transition to IT as a service broker.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Rackspace

Get Ahead of the Competition with Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service
sponsored by CopperEgg
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers how you can get ahead of the competition with Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

CopperEgg

SaaS and Cloud-Based Integration: Assessing the Business Impact in Multi-Country Payroll
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the evolution of SaaS in multi-country payroll, the business implications of various approaches and the potential benefits and concerns.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Workday

Citrix ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare: 10 Days to Facilitate HIPAA Compliance
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to find out how one particular company utilized a virtual private cloud to support HIPAA compliance regulations.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

CloudPassage

How Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Can Unleash Apps for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Mobile Backend as a Service is a set of cloud-based, server-side mobile services for multiple platforms that can be used as a back end for your mobile apps. Find out how it can benefit you.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

5 Ways Software Load Balancers Help Development (And Business)
sponsored by Nginx, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ability to deliver applications in a scalable, maintainable, and flexible development environment is essential to success moving forward. View this whitepaper now to see how hardware-based load balancers can be a hindrance to your ability to deliver applications.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Nginx, Inc.

Leverage ERP for Sales and Operations Planning
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Learn about S&OP and how your organization should leverage it to track the efforts of sales and operations over time.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

IFS

Why and How to Achieve Global ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out why many mid-market businesses are turning to global enterprise resource planning (ERP) to achieve a successful global business expansion.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 power generation ERP lessons from the manufacturing industry.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS
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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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