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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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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

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

Ditch Your Legacy Financial Software to Increase Speed, Agility, Cost, and Insights
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Explore the most common issues with legacy financial software in this exclusive white paper. Read on to get in-depth insights into the 4 major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems. Access now to see how you can use this information to identify problems with your legacy software and optimize your financial operations.
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

Why ERP Technology is Heading to the Cloud
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Experts are saying ERP in the cloud is a sure thing, and will compete head to head with its on-premise counterpart. Find out why the pressure is on – and how it might affect your future ERP decisions – in this expert e-guide.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

IFS

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 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

The Future of IT: From Chaos to Service Automation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper to understand how service automation tools and processes provide IT value.
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

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

Pick Your Identity Bridge
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives insight into identity bridges and highlights two potential solutions to the challenges that come with connecting users and resources. It also offers and IDaaS solution that delivers SSO to SaaS and on-premises environments via a single turnkey solution.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

SaaS vs. Premise-based Monitoring: 9 Reasons Why SaaS Makes More Sense
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for the 9 benefits of SaaS, and to find out why server and network monitoring is ideal for a cloud-based model.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

LogicMonitor

Deployment Flexibility
sponsored by Aspect
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore two alternatives to traditional infrastructures: cloud deployments and managed services. Discover how managed services allow you to keep your contact center infrastructure on-premise without the burden of managing it, and how cloud deployments offer a scalable host solution with unparalleled flexibility.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Aspect

Talent management in the cloud: Attract, develop, and retain a 21st century workforce
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource details how moving talent management to the cloud can give you the power to attract and hire the right talent – paving the way for business growth and profitability.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance Management is Moving to Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: A new study from Saugatuck Technology shows 51% of finance and IT executives feel their existing systems limit their ability to reach strategic goals. The culprits? No flexibility, siloed systems, poor access to information, and the high cost of maintenance. Read the report for the fascinating conclusions from the study.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Workday

For regulated industries: Learning within a multi-tenant SaaS architecture
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the need for compliance with Good Practice requirements in regulated industries, explores key challenges of the validation process for learning environments, and evaluates whether multi-tenant SaaS architecture is a viable option.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SuccessFactors

Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance is Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the findings of a survey of 270 finance and IT decision-makers regarding their financial management strategies and the value of embracing the cloud.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Workday

Modern Infrastructure – Creating Tomorrow's Data Centers
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: SaaS outsourcing is leaving many data centers feeling empty—and IT teams are confronting new management and outsourcing issues in the wake of the changes.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 17 Feb 2014

SearchDataCenter.com

How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes the economic benefits of cloud computing in the ERP and CRM space, and details how embracing the cloud can be a competitive differentiator for SMBs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

NetSuite

The Benefits of Running Your Business Software in the Cloud: Strategies for Success
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Ad hoc, standalone applications have a tough time keeping up with the requirements of business growth. This resource examines key benefits you can realize by moving your business software to the cloud.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

NetSuite

Streamlining Global Operations: A New Approach to Two-Tier ERP
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals how a new cloud-based approach to two-tier ERP can deliver the full functionality that your organization needs to support global operations – while still keeping costs low.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Why Big Data in the Cloud?
sponsored by Treasure Data
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the value of big data in the cloud. Read on to discover use cases, potential challenges, key technologies, and more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Treasure Data
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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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