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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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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

Ensuring Service Assurance in the New Normal
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about service assurance, the modern IT management solution designed to meet the requirements of a cloud-connected enterprise, whether it is leveraging infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), or a combination of the three.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

CA Technologies.

Cloud Computing: Resiliency is the Key to Success
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper to learn about the key advantages cloud can offer, the many types of cloud deployment options and the main challenges organizations face when implementing cloud today. In addition, get recommendations for moving forward with your cloud strategy, including how to choose a trustworthy provider.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

SunGard Availability Services

Laying the Groundwork for Public and Private Clouds
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing continues to gain ground in the enterprise, businesses must decide how to handle this IT revolution: To take the plunge now or wait and risk falling behind. Access this white paper to review the various types of cloud computing deployment models and services.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Making the Cloud Work: Monitoring Requirements for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can monitor and manage public cloud investments including Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS), and Software as a service (SaaS), to validate and optimize service quality.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

SaaS-based Service Management: Tailor to the Business with Ease
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how SaaS-based service management can help you eliminate the cost and distraction of platform maintenance, minimize upgrade costs and disruptions, tailor to the business without complex coding, and more.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Connectivity in context: Deliver application integration in days
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a rapid, flexible and simple approach to connect your enterprise and cloud applications in mere days.
Posted: 03 Jan 2012 | Published: 28 Dec 2011

IBM

The top 10 misconceptions about performance and availability monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the 10 common misunderstandings about monitoring of today's complex, distributed, and service-oriented applications and offers suggestions for implementing complete business-focused, adaptable monitoring strategies.
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Collaborative software delivery: improving software quality with better lifecycle management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn how an IBM Rational solution can help your company build better software faster, using an integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) solution designed to support collaboration across distributed agile development teams.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

IBM

The Critical Role of the Network in Supporting Cloud-Based Solutions
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on how a communication service provider (CSP) can leverage the investment it has made in deploying a next generation network (NGN) to capitalize on the growing market for Software-as-as-Service (SaaS) solutions.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cloud: Powered by the Network- What a Business Leader Must Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Addressed to business leaders with an understanding that many have already been exposed to a deluge of technical treatises and marketing messages on cloud computing, this paper provides information on where the cloud is headed from a business perspective and why it's relevant for your organization.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

WebPulse Collaborative Defense
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Malware is constantly evolving, so you need a dynamic security defense that can keep up with the latest web-based threats. Learn how the Blue Coat WebPulse™ collaborative defense powers Blue Coat's web security portfolio, delivering fast and effective Web 2.0 threat protection for 75 million users worldwide.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

WebPulse Technical Overview
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: The Blue Coat WebPulse™ is a cloud-based infrastructure specifically designed to harness the power of user-driven behavior and to translate user input into global web and web threat intelligence. Learn how WebPulse employs multiple technologies to analyze and deliver the fastest and most accurate web ratings service available.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

JBoss Enterprise Middleware, by Red Hat: Technical Support Services Leader
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the features of JBoss Enterprise Middleware and highlights technical and customer support as the key characteristic that sets this middleware apart from the competition.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Red Hat

10 Reasons to Buy a Software Licensing & Entitlement Management Solution
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the top 10 reasons why most software vendors and high-tech manufacturers choose to buy a COTS software licensing and entitlement management solution.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

Flexera Software

Next-Generation CRM: Driving Productivity with End-to-End Cloud Services
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The newest wave of customer relationship management (CRM) applications will leverage the power of cloud computing to offer delivery models, including services being called and delivered within the application. Access this report from IDC to explore the future of CRM application delivery.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Microsoft
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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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