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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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6 Secrets to Offering Exceptional Customer Service
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: Imagine the loyalty and return business you could build by delivering customer service that exceeds customer expectations every time. In this free e-book, see what you need to do to give customers what they want.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

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


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


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


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


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


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


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: Access this brief white paper to understand how service automation tools and processes provide IT value.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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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