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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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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.

Application Performance Management for Cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this research report from Clabby Analytics, get an overview of the current APM market, as well as a close look at a suite of APM tools that supports computing trends such as DevOps and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

CA Technologies.

Unified Monitoring: A Business Perspective
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In the past few years, the enterprise computing landscape has changed dramatically. These changes are rendering legacy monitoring tools, which have their roots in the computing environments of a decade or more ago, virtually useless. This paper explores today's computing trends and their monitoring implications for businesses.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

6 Secrets to Offering Exceptional Customer Service
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: There is always room for improvement in serving your customers.  In a poll, only 7% of customer experiences exceeded their expectations.  In this eBook, we'll show how your customers, employees and brand can come together to earn a "customer for life." Download now.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

Salesforce

How Cloud-Based Contact Centers Improve Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In a recent survey, 60% of respondents said executives want to differentiate their organization based on customer experience management (CEM). In this technology adoption profile, explore current CEM trends -- including goals, strategies, and challenges -- as well as how to improve customer experience with the right contact center technologies
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Genesys

Budgeting for Mid-Market Companies
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of budgeting so you can achieve the most efficient financial process possible.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Prophix Software

Is the Cloud Really Appropriate for Deploying Corporate Performance Management Applications?
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an in-depth look at the use of cloud software for CPM applications, and why it is important to evaluate its appropriateness based on economic, technical, and strategic perspectives.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014

Prophix Software

IBM Executive Point of View: Transforming Your Business with Software as a Service
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the capabilities of a unified suite of SaaS solutions and their capabilities when it comes to meeting changing customer demands and driving innovation.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Champions of Software as a Service: How SaaS is Fueling Powerful Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report dives deep into a study on SaaS and how it is helping companies gain competitive advantage as opposed to simply reducing costs.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Application Delivery in a Changing Landscape
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Today's application delivery landscape is riddled with complexity, due to an increasingly mobile workforce, new technologies, and the popularity of Software-as-a-Service. Determining the best delivery method for your applications can be challenging -- what should you keep in mind?
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Equinix

The Insider’s Guide to New Era Policy-Based Governance
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers a software-defined-data-center as solution for fixing antiquated IT infrastructure and making the IT department more agile.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 22 Mar 2013

VMware

Financials - Killing your Business
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Today's CFOs are strapped with old systems that are inflexible and holding back their business. It's no surprise that innovative CFOs are finding freedom with cloud-based financial management applications. See the infographic to learn how CFOs are transforming their organizations in the cloud.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Workday

Avoid Audits and Improve Security with Effective Software Asset Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explains how effective management of software assets can not only prevent problems during an audit but also improve security posture. It also gives tips on ways to make sure a SAM solution doesn't become too complex.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Workday

The Future of Finance is Now
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

HR in the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the five big trends that are pushing adoption, examining each trend in-depth and explaining exactly why it is driving a need for SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Workday

Cloud-enable your HR
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper guides you through the transformation of HR, from transaction-focused (payroll, benefits administration, etc.) to a more strategic, dynamic business partner. Inside, learn about the 6 new opportunities that have risen from cloud-enabled solutions.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

NGA Human Resources

Grow Revenue with NGA and SAP SuccessFactors
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: This info sheet highlights an HR service provider that offers a full range of consulting, payroll, and business process optimization (BPO) services to help your business get the most out of a cloud-based HR system.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

NGA Human Resources

SaaS Integration Trends
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This infographic presents the key findings from a recent SaaS integration survey that show SaaS integration has, indeed, become an executive level concern, and also verify the growing interest of SaaS providers to offer integration as a part of their service.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

MuleSoft

Cloudsourcing: Adding Service to SaaS
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: This brief paper shows how one vendor successfully combined HR business process outsourcing services with cloud technology via cloudsourcing.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

NGA Human Resources

World-class HR Services Powered by Oracle
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: This brief paper shows how with the rise of SaaS based solutions, and as an Oracle customer, you can streamline, automate and standardize HR processes across boundaries, reduce operational costs by delivering benefits of scale, and much more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 10 Jun 2014

NGA Human Resources

HP IT Accelerates Service Delivery with Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP Software (HPSW) Infrastructure Services, part of technology leader HP's IT team, was struggling with siloed infrastructure usage, inconsistent service delivery levels, and developers hoarding servers. They needed processes that could better support their dev/test teams -- they needed the cloud.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

SaaS study: How competitive companies reduce TCO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: SaaS is much more than a cost-savings tool. Organizations are using the cloud to help them achieve a much broader and strategic goal – unlocking competitive advantage through stronger collaboration, analytics and improving the customer experience.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

ERP and the cloud: The perfect combination
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing popularity of SaaS and why forward-thinking organizations are moving core enterprise resource planning (ERP) to the cloud.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

The good, the bad, and the ugly of cloud applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive research study explores the good, the bad, and the ugly of cloud applications, and describes how midsize organizations are using the cloud.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation
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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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