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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

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

From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the lessons that real-world organizations have learned from their journey to the cloud, and explores how the cloud can cure common business pain points.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Tapping Cloud-Based ERP Solutions to Capture Global Business Opportunities
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the challenges of launching international operations, and describes what you should look for when selecting a global financial reporting and consolidation tool. Also inside, discover whether cloud-based ERP is the right move for you.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

NetSuite

Top 15 Questions to Ask AP Automation Vendors
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's checklist explores the top 15 questions to ask an AP automation vendor so you can select the right tool to meet your business requirements. Read on and access essential AP process recommendations.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Esker Inc.

Order Processing Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this buyer's guide to get the essential information for selecting the most effective, cost-efficient technology for order processing automation in your organization. Also, learn 13 critical questions to ask solution providers.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Esker Inc.

IT Service Management Case Study: Making The Transition From On Premises To SaaS With BMC
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study covers a company that took their outdated ITSM tools and used SaaS to improve their organization.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

BMC Software

Securing and Controlling Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a cloud security management solution that offers visibility into who is accessing encrypted data in your environments, enabling you to ensure data security and regulatory compliance.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Trend Micro

Moore’s Law of Optimization
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about going beyond Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to Management-as-a-Service (MaaS) for industrialized, utility-based support of core applications. Discover how MaaS can help you optimize your application portfolio, identify inefficiencies, and ultimately enable more agile applications and reduce costs.
Posted: 12 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

CSC

PaaS trends and cloud innovations
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the trends that are driving the cloud and other computing innovations. It explains how platform as a service (PaaS) provides a new development platform to deliver the applications businesses need.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Progress

Cloud Integration – A Comprehensive Solution
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, learn more about integrating cloud and on-premise applications from vendors such as Oracle, Salesforce, and Workday. Discover how a set of middleware tools enables you to easily integrate data from all types of information systems by reading now.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Oracle Corporation

Cloud Services for Dummies ebook
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: What is the cloud and why should you care? This ebook answers those questions and more, breaking all of the elements of cloud computing down into simple easy-to-understand terms.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

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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