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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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Champions of Software as a Service: How SaaS is fueling powerful competitive advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, cloud leaders are discovering how SaaS can help them achieve a much broader and more strategic goal – unlocking competitive advantage. In this white paper, discover how to gain competitive advantage using SaaS, and explore specific techniques that help leverage this goal.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Security based on trust not fear
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides examples of how cloud services can be used to ensure Web applications and websites instill trust and confidence in the minds of customers.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Qualys

Application Delivery in a Changing Landscape
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Today's application delivery landscape is riddled with complexity, due to an increasingly mobile workforce, new technologies, and the popularity of Software-as-a-Service. Determining the best delivery method for your applications can be challenging -- what should you keep in mind?
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Equinix

Getting expense management right
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers key insights and recommendations to help you get expense management right. Read on to uncover challenges with current expense management tools and learn what you can do to drive success.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Concur Technologies

ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing popularity of SaaS and why forward-thinking organizations are moving core enterprise resource planning (ERP) to the cloud.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

Oracle HCM Cloud Solutions Your Essential Guide to Getting Maximum Value from Your Oracle HCM Cloud System
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines three principles for maximizing the value of your investment in Oracle HCM Cloud over the total lifetime of your contract—and beyond.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

What CISOs Need to Know About Cloud Computing
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights key security differences in traditional infrastructures versus the cloud. Click through to learn how to leverage existing methods to create a well-rounded cloud security approach.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Jan 2014

CloudPassage

World Wide Technology Accelerates and Streamlines Access Management
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one organization's experience with an access management solution that enabled 8x faster integration with new services so that users could count on reliable, secure access to business applications anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

NetIQ

Cloud for Business Managers in Midsize Organizations: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive research study explores the good, the bad, and the ugly of cloud applications, and describes how midsize organizations are using the cloud.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Automating Security for Greater SaaS Success
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how automated security tools and compliance monitoring will attract more cloud consumers with ease-of-use, scalability, and portability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

CloudPassage

The Insider’s Guide to New Era Policy-Based Governance
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers a software-defined-data-center as solution for fixing antiquated IT infrastructure and making the IT department more agile.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 22 Mar 2013

VMware

Financials - Killing your Business
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Today's CFOs are strapped with old systems that are inflexible and holding back their business. It's no surprise that innovative CFOs are finding freedom with cloud-based financial management applications. See the infographic to learn how CFOs are transforming their organizations in the cloud.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Workday

Realizing More Savings with Oracle Procurement Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Far too many organizations today lack insight and analytics about their procurement processes. This resource explores where existing approaches to procurement fall short, and describes how cloud-based procurement can deliver smarter spend management.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Modernizing Finance with Oracle Financials Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces Oracle Financials Cloud as the key to unlocking financial management success. Read on to learn how a cloud-based financial approach can give you the power to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Modernize Your Business with Oracle ERP Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the value of moving ERP to the cloud and offers an inside look at how Oracle's ERP cloud offering can improve financials, procurement, project portfolio management, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

The Intersection of SAM and Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explains how effective management of software assets can not only prevent problems during an audit but also improve security posture. It also gives tips on ways to make sure a SAM solution doesn't become too complex.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

Concur Travel and Expense solution
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This guide talks about a solution that allows users to capture all of their travel and expense information digitally and present it all in an accurate automated report.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Concur Technologies

Select the Right Cloud-Based ITSM Solution
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper features a three step approach for finding the right Software-as-a-Service IT service management approach for your organization.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2013

BMC Software, Inc.

Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Workday

The Future of Finance is Now
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

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: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Workday

Key Business Differentiators Enabled by the Private Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at these and other private cloud differentiators, examining what they mean for the business and how best to incorporate them into your environment, based on the latest research, technologies and solutions.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

A New Vision for Management of Fraud and Improper Payments
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the negative impact fraud has on healthcare benefits programs. Read on to learn 5 fraud management best practices and to discover a comprehensive SaaS platform that offers real-time security assessment.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Verizon

Forrester - A Custom Technology Profile: Leverage Cloud-Based Contact Center Technologies to Deliver Great Customer Experiences
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the results of a survey from Forrester Research, Inc. to see how companies are dealing with contact center challenges and new technologies.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Genesys

Why ERP Technology is Heading to the Cloud
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Experts are saying ERP in the cloud is a sure thing, and will compete head to head with its on-premise counterpart. Find out why the pressure is on – and how it might affect your future ERP decisions – in this expert e-guide.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

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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