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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 ServiceWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
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Bloor Research: The Economics of Cloud-Managed Integration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Application and data integration doesn't have to be slow and expensive. Learn how new cloud-based integration platforms deliver 2.5 times faster time-to-value, reduce total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) by nearly 40% and speed results at AAA, Brady and Panasas, as outlined in this report.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

Dell Software

All clouds are NOT created equal: How to prioritize cloud models
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: You've decided to make the leapt to the cloud, but with so many different configurations offered by multiple providers representing different degrees of benefit and risk, how do you even begin to determine the approach that will best suit your organization's unique needs? Read this white paper to find guidance to help you make sense of the cloud.
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

IBM

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.

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.

Service Providers Put Their Heads in the Cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores the optimism IT services companies have about growth potential in the cloud, and why they are so eager to buy into the hype and invest in the technology.
Posted: 22 Mar 2012 | Published: 22 Mar 2012

CA Technologies.

IDC: Five Steps to Successful Integrated Cloud Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC report to learn the five key steps that forward-thinking organizations have taken to successfully leverage the cloud for application development, infrastructure operations, and day-to-day management processes.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 May 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

The State of Cloud-Based Security: Taking a Cloud-Based Approach to Security Can Improve Protection and Lower Costs
sponsored by Webroot Software Pty Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint solutions are becoming less effective as the threat environment increasingly grows more complex. However, cloud-based security may be the answer, offering an opportunity for improved security, while saving costs. View this paper to explore the current state of cloud-based security, advantages of cloud-based security, and more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 12 Mar 2012

Webroot Software Pty Ltd

The future of software delivery is cloudy: Leveraging the cloud to transform development and test
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This eBook can help you understand the real-world potential benefits of using cloud computing as a platform for more effective software delivery. It discusses how key IBM Rational® capabilities can provide secure, reliable and easy-to-implement infrastructure solutions for development and test workloads.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 May 2011

IBM

Security and high availability in cloud computing environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of cloud benefits and points out risks that businesses should be aware of before getting started. Explore a framework designed to help you overcome security related concerns and ensure high availability in your cloud environment.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

IBM

Fuse Architecture/PoC Workshop
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief paper to learn more about the workshops that Fuse Source offers when taking on Fuse integration.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Red Hat

The Evolution of Virtualized Desktops and Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Interest in centralized virtual desktop (CVD) has been steadily mounting in recent years, but underlying infrastructure complexity and high costs have prevented CVD from becoming more widespread. However, specialized solutions aimed at solving these core issues have begun to emerge. This paper discusses the benefits of CVD converged infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

VCE

IT Management as a service (ITMaaS) 451 Research, November 2011
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT management as a Service (ITMaaS) can help admins increase visibility into their environment, monitor and evaluate performance, and improve the functionality of environments through a cloud delivery model. Discover how ITMaaS delivers essential management tools necessary for optimizing your resources.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Self-Service BI: Get Accurate Intelligence Faster, Easier
sponsored by SAP APJ
WHITE PAPER: On-demand business intelligence (BI) software enables IT teams to provide business users with the support and visibility needed to make faster, more informed decisions – without the delay of time-consuming hardware or software installations. Read this paper to learn the many benefits of self-service, cloud BI software.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

SAP APJ

Eight “Must-Have” ERP Features for Food Processors
sponsored by Plex Systems
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are essential to companies in all industries and the food and beverage industry is no exception. This white paper highlights eight features food and beverage processors must have in their ERP platform. Read more to discover if your company's system meets the requirements or falls below par.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Plex Systems

The State of Cloud Based Security - Taking a Cloud-Based Approach to Security Can Improve Protection and Lower Costs
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint solutions are becoming less effective as the threat environment increasingly grows more complex. However, cloud-based security may be the answer, offering an opportunity for improved security, while saving costs. View this paper to explore the current state of cloud-based security, advantages of cloud-based security, and more.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Jan 2012

Webroot

CSC CloudMail for VMware Zimbra
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Moving your messaging application to the cloud can help you lower TCO and increase integration by eliminating the need to maintain an in-house email system. Learn how you can enjoy a full suite of email, calendaring, sharing and document management abilities on any desktop or operating system with a cloud-based platform.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

CSC

The Total Economic Impact of USA.NET SaaS Secure Messaging Solution
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of USA.NET's SaaS Secure Messaging solution on their organizations.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2012

Perimeter eSecurity
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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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