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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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Gain a Competitive Advantage Through Today's Advanced Technologies
sponsored by Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to successfully implement today's advanced technologies, like cloud and mobility, so you can gain a competitive advantage over your rivals.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


6 Things to Consider While Choosing an ERP Software
sponsored by Deskera
WHITE PAPER: The enterprise resource planning (ERP) software market is in flux, so it's more important than ever to understand exactly which business needs a software is going to meet before you commit. Read on to uncover the top 6 considerations before you dive into the choppy waters of the ERP software market.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016


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


Give and Take: A Strategic Approach to Shadow IT
sponsored by Azuqua
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how a self-service integration platform would allow IT teams to satisfy user demands for integration and bring shadow IT users back under a controlled environment. Find out how you can mitigate risks while allowing shadow IT to play an important role in driving innovation.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016


The Innovator's Guide to Agile IT Architecture: Integration Platform-as-a-Service
sponsored by Azuqua
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how iPaaS can help connect systems easily and reliably, eliminating the need to build each connection individually. Find out how iPaaS can unlock benefits for increasing speed and agility, democratizing work between IT and end users, and more.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 11 Oct 2016


The CIO's Roadmap to The Cloud
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Starting with a critical business application is the only way to truly prove the value and capabilities of doing business in the Cloud and silence the naysayers. This white paper will explore moving to the cloud by starting with a mission-critical application.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


IT's Definitive Guide to Managing Business Software: SaaS Integrations
sponsored by Azuqua
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how to change the role of IT from "doer" to "governor" when it comes to SaaS app integrations. Discover how integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) can deliver speed and democratize the creation of software integrations to the end users.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016


The CFO Guide to Budgeting: 10 Key Elements You Should Look For
sponsored by Centage
WHITE PAPER: Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need the same financial visibility as larger companies without the same expensive overhead, and tools like spreadsheets just aren't up to the task. Access this white paper to learn the 10 must-have features every CFO needs to look for when deciding on a financial planning tool.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Sep 2016


VCE VxRack™ System 1000 Series Overview
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper introduces a hyper-converged infrastructure solution that with integrated compute, networking, software-defined storage and virtualization enable storage and networking functions to be decoupled and run on a common set of physical resources ultimately evolving costumer needs.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

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

Annual Thought Leadership Paper: Everything-as-a-Service
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is well underway with everything-as-a-service transforming and disrupting IT operations. It's important that government technology leaders realize that these changes are not fads. Use this white paper to learn the driving factors and ramifications of adopting these services and how cloud can be used as a catalyst for innovation.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Pure Storage

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


How to Uncover Your SaaS App Problems
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: The problem with SaaS applications is that the traditional tools IT uses for app monitoring aren't designed to monitor apps run over the Internet and delivered via the cloud. Learn the three key steps application performance monitoring tools take to maximize your SaaS app ROI.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016


Meet The Challenges Of SaaS Applications
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: As businesses lose revenue to application performance issues, company growth slows to a halt and competitors take advantage. Without a new APM tool, IT departments have no way to assert themselves. Access this white paper to discover how adapting to the new landscape of APM needs can help IT make itself relevant again.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016


How to Deliver a Cloud Pilot of Your Oracle Application in 30 Days
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: This best practice guide explains how you can deliver a pilot of one of your Oracle apps in the cloud in less than 6 weeks. Find out how to implement a complete end-to-end migration process that becomes a framework for future iterations.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016


Cloud IaaS for Oracle Application Best Practice Guide
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: To date, organizations have tended to use cloud services for new app development, keeping their mission-critical and often highly customized apps on-premise. However, this best practices guide examines how Oracle's cloud IaaS can help you move complex, customized Oracle apps to the cloud without losing your modifications.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016


Achieve the Benefits of Cloud with Your Critical Oracle Applications
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: There's a growing desire to extend the benefits of the cloud to complex, mission-critical Oracle apps. However, this can be difficult to achieve because many organizations heavily customize these apps. Find out how Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) can empower you to unlock the benefits of the cloud while keeping your customizations.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016


Cost Savings and Business Benefits Enabled by Cloudyn Enterprise
sponsored by Cloudyn
WHITE PAPER: Cloudyn's SaaS solution enables enterprises to monitor and optimize cloud usage and cost trends. To prove they're the best in the business, they commissioned Forrester to conduct an ROI study on one of their biggest customers. To better understand the benefits and risks of top SaaS solutions, these unvarnished research results reveal the ROI facts.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016


Cloud-based IT-as-a-Service: Providers, SLAs, and More
sponsored by Catchpoint Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores ITaaS providers, SLAs and more. Examine the keys to an ITaaS business, what reporting and analysis in the cloud can do to your business performance and revenue, and 5 reasons your SaaS business should monitor behind the firewall.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Aug 2016

Catchpoint Systems Inc.

Cloud-enable your HR
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: Cloud technology has transformed HR perhaps more than any other business area. Read on to learn how cloud technology is being combined with outsourcing service delivery, and how this combination is transforming HR as we know it.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2016

NGA Human Resources

Dynamic Case Management: Vendor Comparison
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Dynamic case management (DCM) solution platforms are tackling increasingly complex use cases. This Forrester white paper compares the top 14 DCM vendors so you can make the right decision to meet your organization's uniqiue needs.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 02 Feb 2016


CRM Cloud Brochure
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: What if you could combine the flexibility and rapid time-to-value of traditional SaaS solutions with the security and control of on-premise solutions? Read on to learn how to combine SaaS and on-premise CRM solutions and the myriad benefits this technology presents.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016


Smarter Enterprise Management with Mobile and Social Business
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a personalized, web-based user experience ecosystem that can enable manufacturers, distributors, and retail organizations to remotely access ERP solutions for improved decision-making and collaboration.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

How to Leverage Tools for Your Distribution Enterprise
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can leverage tools for financial management, warehouse management, order processing, and CRM to be more competitive in your field. Discover how end-to-end integration can make you nimbler, enabling better customer service, as well as improved internal organization and security.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Cloud-based strategy enables fast delivery, market expansion
sponsored by InterSystems
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how Ontario Systems cloud-based Complaint Tracker application enables the company's market expansion and how benefits of running the app in the cloud is readily apparent to customers.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

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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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