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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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The top 15 Questions to Ask When Considering Automation
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Migrating from manual accounts payable (AP) processes to automation can reduce costs, accelerate cycle times, and increase efficiency. Access this helpful buyer's guide to explore the key topics and most important questions to ask an AP solution provider so you can select the right tool to meet your business requirements.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Esker Inc.

Cloud Fax for SAP: Lower Costs & Increase Efficiency
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud-based services for fax communications can help modernize your fax operations within SAP applications. Discover how a pay-per-use automation technology can offer all the benefits of process automation, without the in-house hardware.
Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Esker Inc.

Cloud faxing: 7 advantages for SAP users
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Traditional methods of faxing could be costing your business more money, leaving it vulnerable to more errors, and slowing down document processing. By moving fax to the cloud, you could eliminate these hindrances, and simplify fax operations in a huge way.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Esker Inc.

Cloud fax services improve efficiency, lower costs
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Traditionally, there haven't been great options when it comes to faxing -- fax machines, fax servers, or fax services all have their downsides. Fortunately, this resource introduces automated faxing as a fully-based cloud service, directly integrated with your SAP environment.
Posted: 30 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Esker Inc.

SDN in the Data Center: What's in Store for the Future
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization of servers and workloads has improved the efficiency of data centers, but networking has lagged behind. This eGuide takes a look at software-defined networking (SDN), and how it has the potential to fully integrate the data center.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

SearchSecurity.com

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

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

Connecting the Clouds: Best Practices for Integrating IT Service Management
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers creating a corporate-wide integration strategy for Software-as-a-Service that meets business needs and improves your quality of service.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 08 Oct 2013

BMC Software, Inc.

Managing City Assets: A New Perspective; A New Model; and Transformed Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about a leading technical approach that accelerates implementation, substantially removes funding hurdles, ensures an ongoing solution and incentivizes cities to migrate from a fragmented, costly and inadequate model to a common leading-edge solution.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Sep 2013

IBM

Consolidated Operations Management
sponsored by Boundary
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores the key requirements for managing today's environments and provides insight into one SaaS solution that delivers on those requirements. Read on to learn why traditional IT operations management approaches are failing and find out the benefits of this next-generation technology.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Boundary

Killer Apps Survey 2013
sponsored by IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into the current state of application performance problems and discover how application performance management is critical to overcoming these challenges.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES

Making the Business Case for Two-Tier ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book learn how to analyze costs and benefits to make an effective business case for two-tier ERP.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

Infor

The Zen of Guaranteed Application Performance
sponsored by IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES
WHITE PAPER: Application performance is business performance – yet eliminating frustration and providing app happiness can be a harrowing task. This resource outlines how to gain the control, visibility, and automated intelligence you need for your apps – and business – to be successful.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES

Looking under the hood: Answers to top questions CIOs ask cloud-based HR vendors
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Not every HR cloud application is made equal, but how can you identify the right software-as-a-service (SaaS) HR strategy? This resource counts down seven questions that savvy CIOs and business leaders need to ask HR SaaS application vendors in order to find success.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 14 Aug 2013

SAP

Create and Print Salesforce Reports Anywhere, Anytime
sponsored by Canon Information & Imaging Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to learn how Forms and Print Services for Salesforce allows you to translate your Salesforce data into easy-to-create, engaging, visually-oriented reports. With mobile connectivity, you can print on-the-go, so you never have to scramble for a printer,
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Canon Information & Imaging Solutions

Cloud adoption: a matter of time
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: As current market realities require a cost-efficient and agile IT strategy, Software as a Service (SaaS) in the form of cloud computing is rapidly becoming a popular option for businesses.  Find out why in the following white paper, which discusses why SaaS and cloud computing are a preferred choice for many businesses.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

SAVVIS

Oracle ERP Cloud Service: Transform your back-office operations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can harness the power of the cloud to run your business more effectively and lower upfront costs. Oracle ERP Cloud Service offers a comprehensive, enterprise-grade cloud that can transform back office operations and allow you to focus on running your business.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Oracle Corporation
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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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