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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 Service White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Economist Intelligence Unit: Flexibly Scaling your Business
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Scaling may sound like a buzzword, but it can really help enterprises manage and increase their resources in a rapidly changing market. Explore this and other insights from ERP experts in the following report.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2015

SAP

The Elastic ERP Approach
sponsored by Unit4
WHITE PAPER: This resource features suggestions for cloud decision-makers with complex business operations. Discover considerations to make for the impact of changes to the enterprise brought on by multi-tenant SaaS solutions.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Unit4

Cloud ERP: The Great Enabler Of Growth
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This Mint Jutras report explores ways to scale your business with SaaS ERP, its top four benefits, and which capabilities to look out for.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

SAP

Bringing the Data Center to the Next-gen Level with Software-Defined Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the key components for building a dynamic, next-generation data center featuring a software-defined infrastructure. Read on now to construct a hybrid IT environment with a global ecosystem that provides uniform management through a single console.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Transforming Traditional Data Centers for More Successful App Rollouts
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover integrated strategies that transform the existing data center infrastructure to operationalize your network while maintaining high availability and predictable performance for existing applications.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

F5 Networks

Achieve Digital Transformation in Financial Services
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive white paper, gain insights on adopting an integration strategy that can allow you to meet the challenges of digital transformation in in an agile and cost-effective way. Learn use cases, best practices, and more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

MuleSoft

How to Avoid the Software Licensing Cost Trap
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: There is now an urgent requirement for transparency and control over software compliance within companies. This white paper serves as an instructive guide for optimizing your software expenses using asset management, ensuring the efficient use of software.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

Matrix42

Are you Ready for a New Era in B2B Collaboration?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Agility and real-time processes are the name of the game when it comes to today's value chains. Access this white paper and learn seven trends that are driving the paradigm shift in B2B collaboration.
Posted: 30 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Current State of the WAN Report: Emergence of Software-Defined WAN
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, you will access the current state of the WAN for 2015, learn why WAN budgets are looking up, and see how much interest and momentum software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is garnering. Read this report now to get an inside look at the factors driving and inhibiting change in the WAN.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 14 Sep 2015

Citrix

Operational Applications: 5 Levels of Embedded BI
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the 5 levels of engagement and user value that can be achieved by embedding BI to any application, as well as the challenges that come along with each level of capability.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TIBCO Software Inc.

MSPs: Top 4 Signs It's Time for a New RMM
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the top 4 warning signs it's time for a new remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform and discover 2 best practices for making a successful RMM switch.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LogicNow

Types of Cloud Deployments
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you learn the basics of cloud computing and the types (models) available.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Study: How to make mobile successful within the organisation – what every CEO needs to know
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the growing use of web and SaaS applications is affecting German companies, and how German IT specialists ensure access to these key business applications, and how they plan to for years to come. Read about the results of a questionnaire based study to learn how CEOs can make their mobile work environment successful.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Jun 2015

Matrix42

Capitalize on a Big Opportunity: Move Enterprise Services to the Cloud
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative guidebook to learn how you can build a successful enterprise cloud solution.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dimension Data

Securing Cloud Computing: How to Evaluate Providers
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the state of security in the cloud and what to look for from vendors, especially when considering SaaS file management and collaboration. Access now and find out the many benefits of cloud computing and how you can reduce time to value, stay focused on core competencies, stay elastic, agile and much more.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Optimize Every SaaS Application with an Intelligent WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses optimizing your SaaS applications using new WAN technology, as well as the advantages such optimization.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 26 Mar 2015

Silver Peak

Understanding NIST's Cloud Computing Reference Architecture: Part II
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This second white paper in a series on Cloud Computing Reference Architecture focuses on the activities, processes, and requirements that cloud players need to follow in order to ensure a successful delivery of cloud services. It addresses the three active cloud players that may be involved in delivering cloud services to cloud consumers.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

5 Ways Software Load Balancers Improve App Development
sponsored by NGINX
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 5 ways software-based load balancing helps developers to create business value through high-performing apps. Learn how you can evaluate and deploy apps more rapidly and flexibly, provide incredible app performance on cloud, multi-cloud, hybrid, and on-premise environments, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

NGINX

Leverage ERP for Sales and Operations Planning
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Learn about S&OP and how your organization should leverage it to track the efforts of sales and operations over time.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

IFS

Why and How to Achieve Global ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out why many mid-market businesses are turning to global enterprise resource planning (ERP) to achieve a successful global business expansion.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

Top 8 Identity and Access Management Challenges with Your SaaS Applications
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the eight main IAM challenges associated with cloud and SaaS application deployment and what you can do to address them. Dive in and discover how you can ensure your company is getting the most out of their SaaS investment.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Okta

Toshiba Launches Smart Social Infrastructure Through a Flexible, Scalable Cloud Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To advance its initiative, Toshiba required a more flexible, scalable cloud solution capable of supporting a wide range of complex projects. This whitepaper highlights the cloud software Toshiba implemented to provide an extensible cloud management framework.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

7 Tips on Becoming an IT Service Broker
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides seven tips on how to make that transition with maximum effectiveness and minimal disruption to services.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Rackspace

SaaS Takes Center Stage in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how subscription-based business applications are expected to make an even bigger impact in 2014 and beyond in this informative infographic.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

IBM

How Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Can Unleash Apps for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Mobile Backend as a Service is a set of cloud-based, server-side mobile services for multiple platforms that can be used as a back end for your mobile apps. Find out how it can benefit you.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
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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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