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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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Security and High Availability in Cloud Computing Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing has become an increasingly popular means of delivering valuable, IT-enabled business services. Take a look at this exclusive resource to learn how adopting cloud technology can be an affordable way to get access to a dynamically scalable, virtualized computing environment.
Posted: 28 Jul 2011 | Published: 28 Jul 2011

IBM

Can Cloud Database PaaS Solutions Replace In-House Systems?
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the advent of Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud-based database solutions for enterprise-class organizations.
Posted: 22 Jul 2011 | Published: 22 Jul 2011

SAVVIS

Convert IBM Cloud image parameters into Java using JAXB: JAXB and Plain Old Java Objects morph XML cloud image parameters in usable Java code
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Get under the hood:  This technical note describes how to transform XML response into a Java™-usable response by creating Plain Old Java Objects (POJOs) and calling JAXB's unmarshal method. Simplify how to send requests to create new instances based on images that request parameters from Java classes.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

IBM

Change app behavior: From in house to the cloud taking a data center app to the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If you’re leading or working on a SaaS or PaaS project, interoperability and performance challenges throughout application migration processes are givens. This technical note offers specific proactive steps you can take to ensure the successful migration of your enterprise apps.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

IBM

Cloud computing: Innovative solutions for test environments Speed test cycles and reduce cost to gain a competitive edge
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features valuable insights pertaining to cloud usage and implementation scenarios for test cloud environments. Includes helpful guidance and scenarios for IT Managers and CIOs alike regarding public, private and hybrid testing clouds.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

IBM

Migrating to the Cloud - Step 1: Outsource Exchange
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: The cloud can provide flexibility, value and time and cost savings to businesses of any size. Which cloud scenario is the best fit for your business? In this Quest white paper, discover the easiest way to get your cloud migration rolling, and how to prepare and simplify your migration. Read the paper today.
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

Dell Software

WebSphere Cloudburst Appliance and PowerVM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is the pooling of computing resources to provide a single source of computing power to multiple users. Find out how a cloud manager provides a self-service portal that maintains permissions and information about cloud objects such as virtual images, patterns, and resources.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

We created a revolutionary way to run data centers far more efficiently. So, you don't have to.
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: While the benefits of cloud computing are widely reported, many IT administrators are desperate for clarity about the exact capabilities. Access this exclusive resource for an overview of one of the leading cloud service providers.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

Who can achieve high-performance cloud computing?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Many enterprises are aware of the capabilities that can be attained from the public and hybrid clouds, but the private cloud is continually gaining traction in both small and medium-sized and enterprise markets. Access this exclusive resource now for a report on one of the leading cloud service providers on the market.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

The Mandate for Converged Infrastructure Management
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses how effective management of the Vblock Infrastructure Platform using EMC Ionix Unified Infrastructure Manager can provide greater value in the form of faster and more efficient infrastructure service delivery and more robust infrastructure operational management for the purpose of meeting or exceeding service levels.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

EMC

5 Questions about ITSM and Cloud Computing
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This asset  is based around the service lifecycle approach to service management and it can provide great support to organizations in reducing risk and gaining maximum benefit from cloud computing. Learn the opportunities and pitfalls of enabling Cloud Computing without instituting ITIL best practice processes.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

Survival as a Service: The 4 Cloud Principles Every Software Vendor Needs to Know
sponsored by Runaware
WHITE PAPER: What do today’s software vendors need to know about the present - and future - of application design and delivery? This white paper examines the relevance of LIAs, Web apps, and RIAs in a cloud-centric world.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Runaware

NC State makes a breakthrough in improving access to academic computing resources.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how IBM and NC State created a “cloud computing” model for provisioning technology that offered a quantum improvement in access, efficiency and convenience over traditional computer labs.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

IBM

Cloud computing for the enterprise: Part 1: Capturing the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This article discusses cloud computing in general, then dissects the layers of the cloud, presents the different cloud types, along with their benefits and drawbacks, and explains why this movement is important for enterprise developers.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Marketing Resource Management
sponsored by Unica Corporation - An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant compares 18 vendors and the strengths and cautions they each bring to the table with marketing resource management. This provides means each company based on constant criteria, allowing you to choose a vendor that meets your needs.
Posted: 06 May 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Unica Corporation - An IBM Company

IBM Cloud Services: Balancing compute options: How IBM Smart Business Cloud can be a catalyst for IT transformation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IBM and TBR white paper examines the specific criteria CIOs and IT managers should be looking for from your cloud computing vendors, providing both quantitative and qualitative insights.
Posted: 04 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

IBM

CIO Survival Guide: The Convergence of Collaboration, Cloud, and Clients
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s workers demand mobile devices, SaaS and online collaboration tools in order to be more productive. Given that these new consumer-inspired technologies cannot be divorced from the current IT infrastructure, CIOs face difficult questions. Read this paper to learn how CIOs can ensure that they are orchestrating a harmonic convergence.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 06 Apr 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The SMB IT Decision Maker’s Guide: How SaaS Can Benefit the IT Help Desk
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Small and midsize businesses that are using software as a service (SaaS) to automate their IT help desk(s) and IT infrastructure are reporting significant savings. Check out this white paper to learn more about the benefits of SaaS.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

BMC Software, Inc.

Strategies for Choosing A SaaS-Based I.T. Service Management Solution
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The choice on how best to consume software - whether on-premises or through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model - is based on your specific requirements at different points in your business and organizational lifecycles. Check out this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

BMC Software, Inc.

Implementing Infrastructure as a Service
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Because of its promise to dramatically improve the cost effective, elastic provisioning of IT services, cloud computing is the most discussed IT concept of the last decade. The goal of this white paper is to reduce some of the confusion that currently surrounds the discussion of cloud computing.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

The Five Keys to Building a Successful Cloud Services Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The market for cloud computing is growing and the service providers that have the ability to adapt to market changes that will continually grab the most market share. This paper will help you do just that: understand what it takes to succeed as service providers move aggressively to cloud services. Read on to learn more about the five keys.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

CA Technologies.

HP Converged Infrastructure: Reference Architecture Solution Block Design Guide
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Information Technology as a "service" has benefited from early adopters who've deployed some major solutions. "Converged Infrastructure" is how HP describes the products and processes that use this approach and this reference guide give a business and technical perspective of it.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

HP & Intel®

An Enterprise Private Cloud Architecture and Implementation Roadmap
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The private cloud is a shared multi-tenant environment built on a highly efficient, automated, and virtualized infrastructure. This paper takes a look at an architecture and implementation roadmap for a private enterprise cloud - designed by Intel - to increase agility and IT efficiency.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

ECM as a Cloud Platform: Keep it simple
sponsored by SpringCM
WHITE PAPER: Manual and siloed document processes can leave you literally drowning in paper with higher operational costs, less visibility and reduced agility. ECM can bring greater speed, reliability and efficiency to business processes as well as provide better assurance and process visibility to managing contracts and slash document processing costs.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

SpringCM

Best Practices In Enterprise Content Management: Five Tests to Evaluate Cloud Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
sponsored by SpringCM
WHITE PAPER: This paper will explore 5 tests to determine whether an organization can benefit from a Cloud ECM solution. Proven ECM technologies improve the effectiveness and efficiency of information flow in a business, ensuring the right information reaches the right person when and where they need it without compromising security of intellectual property.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

SpringCM
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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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