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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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Protect Your APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: APIs have become a key part of business strategy for many organizations. But how can you ensure APIs provide the agility you want without risking costly data breaches? Discover how you can ensure your API is highly available while guaranteeing integrity and confidentiality of your information.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Are Complex, Paper-Based Processes Holding You Back?
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can streamline processes across departments—including HR, finance, operations, IT, and more—using a tool that can automate and simplify workflows.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

K2

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

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

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

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 power generation ERP lessons from the manufacturing industry.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

3 Tips for Integrating Field Service Management Software with ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Dive deep into three questions to better prepare your business for a successful service management software and enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IFS

4 Tips to Secure your Saas Environment
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you four tips that SaaS providers need to keep in mind at all times to keep their security ahead of the game and make sure your SaaS app delivers the value and safety your customers demand.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Alert Logic

A Look Back: Last Year's Hottest Shadow Data Trends
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Based on the analysis of nearly 63 million documents used in popular file sharing tools, this report examines the use of unsanctioned apps in the enterprise. Access now for in-depth findings on how your employees may be using these apps and what you can do to better plan cloud services.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Feb 2016

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

The Next Step for Hybrid Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a new hybrid cloud storage approach that moves your storage control mechanisms from on-premises to the cloud while simultaneously delivering more capacity and performance on-premises. Read on to see how this storage solution can allow your enterprise to address problems such as data growth, disaster recovery, and more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Microsoft

Embracing Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the growth of cloud and why IT is turning to hybrid cloud to improve their customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and market intelligence. Access now to see how a hybrid cloud approach can provide your enterprise with a faster, highly scalable storage.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Microsoft

The Big Bang – How cloud is changing the face of resiliency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the cloud may be the key to robust disaster recovery and mitigating cybersecurity threats and downtime. Read on and discover how implementing the right cloud strategy can help improve your enterprise's business continuity management and ensure stronger data protection.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

7 Reasons to Consider DRaaS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This interactive white paper presents 7 reasons why you need a resilient, cloud-based disaster recovery plan in place to protect data and operations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

IBM

State of the WAN Report: Software Defined WAN Emerges
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Connectivity is the way of the future. Understanding the current state and future of networking is the key to success. Access this report to learn about the current state of WAN technology, the future of software-defined WAN and how your organization should prepare for future networking needs.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 14 Sep 2015

Citrix

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

Operational Applications: 5 Levels of Embedded BI
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 5 levels of engagement and user value that you can achieve by embedding BI to any application and learn how to evolve from one level to the next, going from static reporting to self-service data exploration against a data mart using a BI server.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TIBCO Software Inc.

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

The Information Paradigm Shift: Redefine Your Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Explore research done by Gartner to find out how in-memory computing will impact ERP during the next 5 years, so businesses can plan accordingly.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

MarketScope for Web Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an insight to the market segmentation for WAM, as well as analysis of thirteen vendors in the market
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.
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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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