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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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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.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials: The Case for a United, Cloud-Based Software Platform
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The problem with using multiple software tools to run your business is how easy it is to lose track of important information. Explore this guide to learn how to help your customers realize the benefits of running their business from a cloud-based system that unifies financials, sales, inventory, purchasing, and project management.
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 | Published: 16 Jan 2017

Microsoft

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


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

Innovative Monetization Approaches for Home Security and Automation Organizations
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take an in-depth look at four innovative IoT approaches home security organizations are using to expand their services and grow their bottom line.
Posted: 27 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

IBM

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


MindTouch Gains Visibility into their Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Examine how MindTouch gained real-time operational insights into their cloud infrastructure, allowing them to optimize their services, refine their processes, and rapidly put software into production.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Splunk

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

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

InterSystems

Best Practices for Monitoring While Migrating to AWS
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: Explore best practices for monitoring while migrating to AWS – including what features to look for when choosing the right monitoring tools and steps to help you can prepare for cloud migrations.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

LogicMonitor

Orchestrating Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: The following report takes an in-depth look at the SANS Technology Institute's survey results about cloud computing to reveal where hidden vulnerabilities lie and what must happen to avoid falling prey to attack.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Intel Security

Changing the Economics of SaaS Businesses: How Flash Storage Improves SaaS Infrastructure
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: SaaS business process applications will grow by 24% this year, twice the growth rate of the overall market. Read on to learn about an all-flash array that 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
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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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