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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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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

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.

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.

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

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

HP IT Accelerates Service Delivery with Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

The Future of IT: From Chaos to Service Automation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how service automation offers a life raft for those IT departments struggling to stay afloat in the new sea of complexities. View now and find a clear way in your voyage to modern IT success.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

ServiceNow

Adopting ITSM Technology to Support ITIL Initiatives
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Yale University used new ITSM technology and ITIL best practices to deliver world-class IT services.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 07 May 2013

ServiceNow

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

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
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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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