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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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A Closer Look Into Cloud Opportunities and Challenges
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper by IDC delves into opportunities and challenges of cloud technology and services to give you a clear picture of the market. Access now for an in-depth look into the cloud market from both the customer and provider perspective.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Embrace Operational Reporting and Data Visualization with Enterprise BI Solutions
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: Compare 2 BI analytics platform providers in this resource. Discover where these vendors fall in line with automating the work of preparing and profiling data for analysis, enabling users to see, search, and organize the most relevant analysis to leverage departmental data, and more.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

LogiAnalytics

Leveraging Analytics Applications that Deploy Scalable Dashboards
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are looking for cost effective analytics applications that are fully customizable, and which can easily be embedded into the apps users already work with every day. Learn how you can deliver managed self-service analytics to your business end users, and empower your organization to adapt BI applications without extensive development.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

LogiAnalytics

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

HR Management: Top 10 Reasons to Move to the Cloud
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 10 reasons why you should move your human resources/talent management applications to the cloud.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SAP

Key Workforce Metrics Report
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details one software-as-a-service human capital management option, as well as key workforce metrics, including retention rate, staffing rate, and more.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SAP

2015 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

5 Levels of Embedded BI
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the five most common levels of engagement you can achieve by embedding BI within your SaaS application. By accessing, you'll discover how to recast a static operational application into an engaging, interactive analytic application.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TIBCO Software Inc.

Business Intelligence on Cloud: Operate and Succeed at a New Business Speed
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper takes you through the benefits of reporting, analysis, dashboards and visualization capabilities offered as SaaS. Access now to learn how to deploy and deliver insights faster without compromising compliance or security.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

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

How to Monitor App Performance in the Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a strategy for monitoring application performance in the hybrid cloud with end-to-end visibility. Read on to discover 5 expert tips.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

New Relic

The Key to Running Cloud Applications as Efficiently as Possible
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover how to gain full app performance visibility and management capabilities that can take the complexity out of cloud infrastructure usage.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015

New Relic

Oracle Cloud’s Platform as a Service: Innovate, Integrate, and Collaborate
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Platform as a service (PaaS), cloud-based platforms for developing and deploying applications, can eliminate the complexity of managing the database, middleware, and infrastructure Access this white paper to learn about one specific PaaS solution.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Oracle Corporation

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

What is an Identity Provider and Why Do I Need to Become One
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the reasons enterprises should become Identity Providers (IdPs), what becoming an IdP involves, and why you should consider automating this process as much as possible.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

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

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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