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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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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

The Seven Traits of a Great API - and How to Get the Most Out of It
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 7 key attributes of a great integration API and how to accelerate success with templates, tools, and a strong community. If you want to deliver software that will earn customers' long-term loyalty, read on and focus on these attributes.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Scribe Software Corporation

7 Tips on Becoming an IT Service Broker
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides seven tips on how to make that transition with maximum effectiveness and minimal disruption to services.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Rackspace

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

The Cloud BI that IT and Developers Demand: Easy, Embeddable and Utility-Priced
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to learn about a flexible and low-cost BI suite that allows you to bring deployment on-premises, change the data source, change the ETL strategy, embed the solution within other applications, or discontinue the deployment at a moment's notice with no penalty.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.

Predictions For 2014: Cloud Computing
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, experts predict what will happen with the cloud in 2014.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

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.

Stop Password Sprawl with SaaS Single Sign-On via Active Directory
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get a better understanding of the challenges to adopting SaaS applications, hidden costs of SaaS, and security issues with SaaS apps. Read on to learn more about bolstering your cloud security efforts and stopping password sprawl.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Centrify Corporation

6 Things to Know About Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Egenera
WHITE PAPER: This white paper cover six things any organization should consider before deploying a hybrid cloud.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Egenera

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

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

3 Tips for Integrating Field Service Management Software with ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Dive deep into three questions to better prepare your business for a successful service management software and enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

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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