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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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Analyst Report: Leading Human Resource Management Systems Compared
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this report, Workday is named a leader among select companies in Human Resource Management by Forrester Research, Inc.
Posted: 23 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2012

Workday

6 Best Practices to Cloud Enable Your Apps
sponsored by CenturyLink Cloud
WHITE PAPER: Inside, review the six keys to public cloud success. Explore the difference between application hosting and SaaS and gain advice to help you effectively deploy cloud-enabled apps in your IT environment.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 08 Apr 2013

CenturyLink Cloud

Effectively Selling Business Continuity; Six Steps to Make it Happen
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover six tips that can help managed service providers (MSPs) effectively sell cloud-based data recovery/business continuity solutions to small to midsized businesses (SMBs)—currently the biggest adopters of this technology—while yielding maximum profit.
Posted: 31 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Datto, Inc.

Forrester Talks About Collaboration Services: Deployment Options for the Enterprise
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This independent research report explores how senior IT decision-makers across the globe are handling their collaboration needs. In addition, discover why the cloud is a key collaboration enabler.
Posted: 12 Dec 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Forrester on Fusion
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research Inc. report examines the level of adoption by existing Oracle Customers.  Read on to learn more about Applications Unlimited and Oracle Fusion Applications, framed by the results of a Forrester Research, Inc. survey of Oracle customers and Oracle's recent financial results.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Feb 2013

Salesforce

Public or Private Cloud: The Choice is Yours
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an overview of public, private and hybrid clouds, their key advantages and disadvantages, and tips that will help you select the best option for your organization.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 | Published: 12 Apr 2013

Aerohive Networks

Best Practices for Cloud Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the benefits that your organization can realize by embracing cloud services, including more effective and cost-efficient security. Also inside, discover cloud cautions and pitfalls to avoid – read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Qualys

How can Cisco cloud security accelerate cloud adoption?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is quickly becoming a popular solution for customers. Consult this study to learn more about why security is one of the top barriers in regards to cloud computing. Uncover some of the risks and concerns you can face by implementing cloud computing in your enterprise.
Posted: 17 Oct 2012 | Published: 17 Oct 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Investing in HR Leads to Solid Business Results
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: SuccessFactors' goal is no secret, nor is it humble: Increase worldwide productivity by 50%. Although it's a bold target that's not easy to measure consistently, this whitepaper presents one measure of SuccessFactors' success and explains the critical links between investing in execution and tangible customer results.
Posted: 10 Oct 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

SuccessFactors

Investing in HR Leads to Solid Business Results
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: SuccessFactors' goal is no secret, nor is it humble: Increase worldwide productivity by 50%. Although it's a bold target that's not easy to measure consistently, this whitepaper presents one measure of SuccessFactors' success and explains the critical links between investing in execution and tangible customer results.
Posted: 10 Oct 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

SuccessFactors

The Quest for a Cloud Integration Strategy
sponsored by Dell Boomi
WHITE PAPER: Although Software as a Service (SaaS) has enabled businesses of all sizes to leverage enterprise-grade applications with affordable pricing, it has also introduced significant integration challenges. Read this paper to learn why a SaaS integration strategy is crucial for success, 8 elements to look for when evaluating a strategy, and more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012

Dell Boomi

Business Execution Buyer's Guide
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to move beyond automating HR processes with a strategy for aligning, optimizing, and accelerating workforce productivity in a way that drives measurable business results. Learn how cloud-based workforce management software can help you to understand, measure, and act upon workforce data.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

SuccessFactors

Business Execution Buyer's Guide
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to move beyond automating HR processes with a strategy for aligning, optimizing, and accelerating workforce productivity in a way that drives measurable business results. Learn how cloud-based workforce management software can help you to understand, measure, and act upon workforce data.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

SuccessFactors

True collaboration, or: Why SharePoint is no friend to the CIO
sponsored by Huddle
WHITE PAPER: Leveraging the cloud as a platform for content sharing has shown to boost user adoption rates to 90 percent, or roughly three times that of SharePoint, enabling true IT-driven enterprise collaboration. Read this white paper to learn why 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies have made the switch from SharePoint.
Posted: 24 Sep 2012 | Published: 24 Sep 2012

Huddle

Cloud-Based Services Accelerate Public Sector Adoption of Video Collaboration
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The cloud is growing as a choice for government at all levels and globally. Why? Two big reasons: budget cuts and a need to streamline operations to provide more innovative, efficient services to a demanding, increasingly tech-savvy public.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Polycom, Inc.

Avoiding the Accidental SOA Cloud Architecture
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Many departments within a company, such as marketing, sales, and logistics, are adopting cloud and  SaaS technologies without involving the IT department. Read this informative resource to learn how your IT managers can stay ahead of developing trends and lessen the risk of the cloud accidentally making its way into your organization.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Applying Security Holistically from the Cloud
sponsored by CloudAccess
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn how the paradigm has shifted to security that's developed, deployed and managed from the cloud. Learn how to implement a holistic security strategy to protect all data in the enterprise.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

CloudAccess

HP Fortify on Demand - Enterprise Software Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP is changing the enterprise security landscape with its Security Intelligence and Risk Management Platform. By using advanced threat research and security events and vulnerabilities, they develop an unparalleled visibility. Access this informative white paper to learn more about security-as-a-service (SaaS) and how it can help your organization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Quest for a Cloud Integration Strategy
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how it is equally critical that businesses consider the need for scalability- both in terms of the growth of the customer base and the expansion of back-office solutions to include future purchases of SaaS, PaaS, and cloud computing applications.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Dell, Inc.

Taking Enterprise Application Integration into the Cloud
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Of all the advancements to enterprise computing, the cloud is the latest, coming with an assortment of promises to totally reshape your organization's computing approach. Access this brief and exclusive resource for an overview of cloud computing, specifically software-as-a-service.
Posted: 15 Jun 2012 | Published: 15 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Simplify HR to Drive Performance Leading HR Organizations Share Their Strategies
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This paper details 6 examples of leading global companies' HR departments that are at the forefront of workforce management strategies. Read this and learn how Four Seasons enables its employees to assist guests anytime, anywhere, or how Zappos.com aligns its organization around the company's 10 core values to offer exceptional customer service.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012

Workday

Steelhead Cloud Accelerator Solution Brief
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Companies embrace SaaS products like Microsoft® Office 365, Google Apps, and Salesforce.com®, for their flexibility and potential savings. Learn how enterprises must tackle performance challenges for SaaS applications to remain a viable option.
Posted: 22 May 2012 | Published: 22 May 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Cloud Computing and SaaS: A Practical Guide for Financial Professionals
sponsored by Host Analytics, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at cloud-computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies and what you need to know about these emerging trends.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Sep 2010

Host Analytics, Inc

Cloud Identity Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This guide discusses the issue of identity and access management (IAM) for cloud applications. It outlines the issues that need to be addressed, suggests some approaches to solving those issues and provides an overview of the Intel products that help companies manage their SaaS application identities more effectively and efficiently.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Apr 2012

Intel

CRM Solutions For The Finance And Insurance Industries
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn how Forrester Research rated 24 CRM solutions in terms of their strengths and weaknesses in supporting four key cross-functional processes in the finance and insurance industry.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SAP America, Inc.
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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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