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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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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

FAQ on Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams Single-app Plan
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource answers all your questions about the single-app plan for Adobe Creative Cloud, where you can get access to any desktop app of your choice, as well as upgrades, cloud storage, and file sharing capabilities. Find out about pricing and availability, product offerings, administration and deployment, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

CDW Corporation

FAQ: Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams Membership, Purchasing, Security, Storage
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Developers and designers of websites, mobile applications, and products can now purchase Adobe creative software with a SaaS subscription model in the Creative Cloud. If you, like many other longtime users, have some questions about the new Creative Cloud, then look no further than this FAQ about membership, purchasing, security, storage, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

CDW Corporation

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

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

Modernize Your Business with Oracle ERP Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the value of moving ERP to the cloud and offers an inside look at how Oracle's ERP cloud offering can improve financials, procurement, project portfolio management, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Prevent Audit Problems 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

How Cloud-Based Contact Centers Can Improve the Customer Experience
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the results of a survey from Forrester Research, Inc. to see how companies are dealing with contact center challenges and new technologies.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Genesys

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

Tackle Mobility and SaaS with Software Asset Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how mobility and software as a service (SaaS) programs are complicating license management. Click through to learn  about a comprehensive software asset management (SAM) approach that helps address the inherent issues  associated with each.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

CDW Corporation

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

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

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
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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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