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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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IDC Technology Spotlight: Achieving Maturity in the Evolving IoT Market
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
WHITE PAPER: This IDC paper discusses the actions required to develop an effective IoT strategy. See how services such as connected product management can help your enterprise build, launch, integrate, and manage an IoT environment and adapt to your future needs.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

Changing the Economics of SaaS Businesses: How Flash Storage Improves SaaS Infrastructure
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an all-flash array with software-defined architecture that can deliver on-going cost-efficiencies, predictable performance, and easy scalability. Read on to see how this solution can enable your enterprise to achieve the optimum balance between application performance, controlling costs, and providing the best service.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Kaminario

Protect Your APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: APIs have become a key part of business strategy for many organizations. But how can you ensure APIs provide the agility you want without risking costly data breaches? Discover how you can ensure your API is highly available while guaranteeing integrity and confidentiality of your information.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Case Study: NTT Communicatiosn Delivers Object Storage to Enterprise Cloud Service
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights a telecom company's decision to replace their outdated distributed file storage system with a robust object storage platform designed for hybrid cloud infrastructures. Read on to discover the benefits this solution could provide your enterprise, including reduced acquisition costs, configurable replication, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Cloudian

Delivering Storage with a Service
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of a multi-tenant, multi-data center cloud storage platform. See how this solution can enhance your end-user and IT productivity, simplify and streamline your cloud operations, and reduce the cost of acquiring and managing your cloud storage.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cloudian

Implementing Multi-Tenanted Storage for Service Providers
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a cost-effective, scalable storage platform for cloud storage services. Discover how this platform can enable your organization to deliver a multi-tenant hosting solution with storage provisioning and management capabilities and with the freedom of choice of using hardware that meets your customers' needs.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Cloudian

Are Complex, Paper-Based Processes Holding You Back?
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can streamline processes across departments—including HR, finance, operations, IT, and more—using a tool that can automate and simplify workflows.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

K2

How SaaS is Fueling Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To learn more about how SaaS is helping companies gain competitive advantage as opposed to simply reducing costs, view today's enlightening resource to get the complete story.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Integrating with Saleforce.com using Cloud Services
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a cloud-based integration platform can help you maximize the value of your SaaS and on-premises applications. Also learn about the pre-built integrations that can simplify deployments of Salesforce.com.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Integrating with Oracle Service Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can corral your disparate cloud apps together with an easy-to-use cloud platform. Explore the possibilities of a cloud-based integration platform for ERP and CRM apps, as well as the array of available pre-built integration options.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Oracle Corporation

A Simpler Path to Cloud Integration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud services can provide innovative methods for simplifying cloud integration, and explore the various features and benefits of Oracle Sales Cloud, including: prebuilt integrations that connect cloud-based functions to other apps, crowd-sourced integration recommendations, and more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Cloud: The New Secret of Success for MSPs and IT Solution Providers
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals what customers are looking for in the cloud and how MSPs can meet their needs with MAXfocuses's software tool. Access now to see how this tool can allow your enterprise to manage, control, and analyze SaaS services all from a single console so that you can provide flexible, simplified cloud management to your customers.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LogicNow

Case Study: Qantas Supports Business Transformation With SaaS Project & Portfolio Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you'll explore how Qantas implemented a SaaS-based project and portfolio management strategy to improve IT project visibility and reporting. Uncover features capable of managing hundreds of projects, ideas and resources.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

CA Technologies

6 Questions to Ask Any Vendor Before Signing an SaaS E-Commerce Contract
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 6 questions to ask any vendor before signing a SaaS e-commerce contract, including: will we grow into or out of this platform? What is your roadmap to support my growth plan? And 4 more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Survival of the Fastest in the Cloud: A Commerce Team's Guide to Accelerating Changes in the Age of Agility
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can achieve both e-commerce flexibility and scalability—and thus agility—with a modern cloud commerce system. Explore the impacts speed can have on your business, as well as 4 key considerations for evaluating SaaS commerce options.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

Three Keys to Igniting Your Business Growth with Commerce in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the how an e-commerce platform should enable you to find more customers and differentiate your brand, drive revenue at every customer engagement, and more. Additionally, learn how to ensure inherent simplicity and capacity for growth are factors in the commerce option you choose.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Changing Rules for Selecting ERP Software
sponsored by Unit4
WHITE PAPER: The cloud is an important consideration for ERP, but it's not everything. Access this Vital Analysis for help with deciding which ERP capabilities are suitable for your organization, and which ones don't deliver on key criteria.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Unit4

Get Ready for Global, Cloud-Based Financial Management
sponsored by Unit4
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a cloud-based, financial management technology that helps users work more efficiently and allows them to find, evaluate, and share information easily. Read on to learn how this solution can allow your enterprise to adapt to new technologies and make sharper business decisions, based on accurate, complete and current data.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Unit4

Achieve Business Goals with Customized Cloud Deployments
sponsored by Unit4
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on one vendor's flexible cloud deployment solution and offers five advantages it offers over competitor cloud solutions. Access now to learn how this solution reduces management and maintenance costs with a shared application infrastructure and lowers risk by keeping your data safe in its own database.
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 23 Nov 2015

Unit4

4 Tips to Secure your Saas Environment
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you four tips that SaaS providers need to keep in mind at all times to keep their security ahead of the game and make sure your SaaS app delivers the value and safety your customers demand.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Alert Logic

A Look Back: Last Year's Hottest Shadow Data Trends
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Based on the analysis of nearly 63 million documents used in popular file sharing tools, this report examines the use of unsanctioned apps in the enterprise. Access now for in-depth findings on how your employees may be using these apps and what you can do to better plan cloud services.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Feb 2016

Blue Coat Systems

The Next Step for Hybrid Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a new hybrid cloud storage approach that moves your storage control mechanisms from on-premises to the cloud while simultaneously delivering more capacity and performance on-premises. Read on to see how this storage solution can allow your enterprise to address problems such as data growth, disaster recovery, and more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Microsoft

Embracing Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the growth of cloud and why IT is turning to hybrid cloud to improve their customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and market intelligence. Access now to see how a hybrid cloud approach can provide your enterprise with a faster, highly scalable storage.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Microsoft

The Big Bang – How cloud is changing the face of resiliency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the cloud may be the key to robust disaster recovery and mitigating cybersecurity threats and downtime. Read on and discover how implementing the right cloud strategy can help improve your enterprise's business continuity management and ensure stronger data protection.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

7 Reasons to Consider DRaaS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This interactive white paper presents 7 reasons why you need a resilient, cloud-based disaster recovery plan in place to protect data and operations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

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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