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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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PTC Transforms Management of SaaS Services
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: PTC, a global tech provider, had lacked a lot of visibility and control over their incoming change orders. Access this case study to learn what PTC added to their AWS environment to improve their visibility and control to maintain both their external reputation and internal high standards.
Posted: 14 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

ServiceNow

Modern Workspaces: SaaS and Cloud-Based Workflow Management
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how a user centric approach can help your organization adapt for increasing SaaS and cloud-based workflows. Discover how to create secure, easy-to-manage cloud-friendly digital workspaces.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Matrix42

Cloud, Mobility, Big Data: Future Proof Your Organization with Consolidation
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to optimize all of your existing workflows and manage them effectively. In the face of growing big data, cloud, and mobile adoption, learn how to leverage a business process automation platform for hybrid environments that facilitates integrations, boosts compliance, and enhances reporting.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Matrix42

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

An Easy and Fast Way to Move Large Data Sets Into and Out Of The Cloud
sponsored by Signiant, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data transfer in the cloud has long plagued business and IT professionals alike. In this white paper, discover a new SaaS product that can help you rapidly transfer your data to and from public cloud storage. Read on to discover the limitations of IP networks for cloud connectivity, the 3 phases of intelligent file movement technology, and more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Signiant, Inc.

10 Ways to Use ERP and Best-of-Breed Spend Management
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: Many companies find themselves in the debate between ERP and best-of-breed cloud app suites, not recognizing that – if given the right strategy – the two can work together. Uncover 10 of these strategies that help revitalize ERP, including surround ERP at a master data level, don't equate a single vendor with a single app suite, and 8 more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 12 Jan 2017

Coupa

The Future of Value-added Cloud Services: GPUs as a Service
sponsored by PhoenixNap
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to discover a cloud infrastructure purpose-built for GPU-intensive application workloads, able to handle media processing, online gaming, transcoding, and more. Learn how to leverage this cloud service with high-performing GPU to fulfill your every app requirement.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

PhoenixNap

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

Embedding Visual and Intuitive Analytics In Your Applications
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Today's analytics challenge is to give your customers high visual and context-rich reports while remaining user friendly. In this white paper, learn about a BI program that can deliver just that. Inside, discover how you can simplify data exploration using associative indexing, build charts in reports that are both mobile and touch-ready, and more.
Posted: 19 Dec 2016 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

Qlik

See How 37 BI Products Compare Against One Another
sponsored by Yellowfin
WHITE PAPER: This BARC survey compares 37 BI vendors side-by-side in 32 areas to determine which program can help create the most holistically beneficial analytics program. Access now to discover which programs are the most successful when it comes to price-to-value, cloud integration, mobile access, and more.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

Yellowfin

Get the Benefits of All Flash, Simplified
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is a simple, high performing method of managing and seamlessly extending data storage to the cloud. Access this white paper to learn about one flash storage platform that has intelligent wear leveling and automated, policy based tiering to prolong the life of your investment.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

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

Why Smart Organizations are Transforming Their Oracle Technology Platforms
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the problem many legacy-based companies are having keeping up with cloud-native enterprises, as well as learn some ways in which Oracle technologies could help even the playing field. Discover 4 distinct challenges facing older companies, and an enterprise-wide technology strategy focused around an agile Oracle database
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Cintra/Oracle

Earth-Bound, Cloud-Enabled: Powering the Enterprise with Cloud Productivity Tools
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines some of the key issues technology leaders should consider as part of their overall SaaS strategy. Access now to learn more about cloud-deliver productivity tools, how they boost mobile innovation, the difficulties posed by "bring your own cloud" (BYOC), and more.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Rackspace

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

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

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

AppNeta

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

Cintra/Oracle

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

Cintra/Oracle

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

Cintra/Oracle

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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