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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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5 Ways to Capitalize on Cloud Opportunities
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business.  Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you'll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the Cloud in today's modern office.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

Epicor Success Story: EL ES DE Engineering
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EL ES DE engineering needed an integrated system that would provide increased visibility over inventory, time spent on jobs and clarity on purchase order status. Consult this resource to find out how adopting a cloud-based ERP solution gave the company the insight they need.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

3 Things You Must Know About Cloud ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Count down three things that you should know about cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP), and the value that cloud ERP can add to your organization, by consulting this exclusive resource today.
Posted: 04 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IFS

Employee Central: The new face of human capital management (HCM)
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a cloud-based human resources (HR) platform that provides organizations of all shapes and sizes with increased visibility into their workforce – resulting in greater support for employee reporting, collaboration, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

SuccessFactors

Selecting the Correct SaaS-based IT Service Management Solution: Customers Share Experiences and Insights
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource examines the key factors you should consider when choosing a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based IT service management (ITSM) technology, and provides examples of real experiences and lessons from businesses who have already implemented SaaS ITSM.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enhance Your SaaS Application With Advanced Business Intelligence
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: As the SaaS market continues to explode, many providers are presenting more strategic offerings, such as advanced BI functionality. This paper warns, however, of the issues you may face when adding BI to your application and will help you make sure you're choosing the right partner.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 01 May 2013

Information Builders

IDC white paper: Better Identity and Access Management in the Age of Cloud Computing
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this Q&A session, get the answers to your top identity and access management questions to learn how to achieve better IAM in the age of cloud computing.
Posted: 27 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Ping Identity Corporation

Automating Sales Order Management with SaaS
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Automated order management software can be expensive and complex to implement. Read this white paper to learn how leveraging SaaS for order processing automation can save you time and money.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Esker Inc.

Top notch integration strategies for manufacturing
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
WHITE PAPER: Consult this white paper to learn more about why consolidating multiple ERP systems can help cut IT costs and save time. It explains how to effectively merge ERP and supply chain management systems. Find out how to upgrade your systems by consulting this resource now.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

SearchManufacturingERP

EMA Radar™ for Integration Technologies for Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Adeptia
WHITE PAPER: Today's companies are increasingly wrestling with the integration challenges associated with managing a mix of on-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), and public cloud-hosted apps. This research report analyzes the top cloud integration technologies companies are using today.
Posted: 04 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Adeptia

Migrating enterprise apps to the Cloud
sponsored by AppZero
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to explore the top strategies and options when migrating your enterprise applications from the data center to the cloud along with the core benefits and challenges.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 30 May 2013

AppZero

SaaS and The Cloud—Data Protection at its Finest
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This analyst insight will focus on software-as-a-service as a platform for enterprise applications and the surprisingly high percentage of survey respondents that reported losing data from their SaaS applications.
Posted: 23 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Asigra

Using Hybrid Clouds for Strategic Agility, Protection and Scalability
sponsored by CloudVelocity
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to examine the use of hybrid cloud platforms to overcome application virtualization challenges. Learn more about the business need for always-on apps and how to develop a hybrid cloud vision.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 21 May 2013

CloudVelocity

Driving Business Breakthroughs…on the Cloud!
sponsored by Ramco Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) effectively overcomes the challenges associated with traditional ERP deployments, such as implementation delays, transition issues, and questionable ROI.
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

Ramco Systems

Proactively Track and Maintain Assets to Keep Operations Running Smoothly
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a mobile application for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) that offers a comprehensive and consolidated view into all inventory and the condition of resources, so that you can make informed decisions on capital and operational investments.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Kony

Forrester on Fusion
sponsored by Salesforce
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research Inc. report examines the level of adoption by existing Oracle Customers.  Read on to learn more about Applications Unlimited and Oracle Fusion Applications, framed by the results of a Forrester Research, Inc. survey of Oracle customers and Oracle's recent financial results.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Feb 2013

Salesforce

Public or Private Cloud: The Choice is Yours
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an overview of public, private and hybrid clouds, their key advantages and disadvantages, and tips that will help you select the best option for your organization.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 | Published: 12 Apr 2013

Aerohive Networks

Best Practices for Cloud Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the benefits that your organization can realize by embracing cloud services, including more effective and cost-efficient security. Also inside, discover cloud cautions and pitfalls to avoid – read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Qualys

How can Cisco cloud security accelerate cloud adoption?
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is quickly becoming a popular solution for customers. Consult this study to learn more about why security is one of the top barriers in regards to cloud computing. Uncover some of the risks and concerns you can face by implementing cloud computing in your enterprise.
Posted: 17 Oct 2012 | Published: 17 Oct 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Investing in HR Leads to Solid Business Results
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: SuccessFactors' goal is no secret, nor is it humble: Increase worldwide productivity by 50%. Although it's a bold target that's not easy to measure consistently, this whitepaper presents one measure of SuccessFactors' success and explains the critical links between investing in execution and tangible customer results.
Posted: 10 Oct 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

SuccessFactors

Investing in HR Leads to Solid Business Results
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: SuccessFactors' goal is no secret, nor is it humble: Increase worldwide productivity by 50%. Although it's a bold target that's not easy to measure consistently, this whitepaper presents one measure of SuccessFactors' success and explains the critical links between investing in execution and tangible customer results.
Posted: 10 Oct 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

SuccessFactors

The Quest for a Cloud Integration Strategy
sponsored by Dell Boomi
WHITE PAPER: Although Software as a Service (SaaS) has enabled businesses of all sizes to leverage enterprise-grade applications with affordable pricing, it has also introduced significant integration challenges. Read this paper to learn why a SaaS integration strategy is crucial for success, 8 elements to look for when evaluating a strategy, and more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012

Dell Boomi

Business Execution Buyer's Guide
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to move beyond automating HR processes with a strategy for aligning, optimizing, and accelerating workforce productivity in a way that drives measurable business results. Learn how cloud-based workforce management software can help you to understand, measure, and act upon workforce data.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

SuccessFactors

Business Execution Buyer's Guide
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to move beyond automating HR processes with a strategy for aligning, optimizing, and accelerating workforce productivity in a way that drives measurable business results. Learn how cloud-based workforce management software can help you to understand, measure, and act upon workforce data.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

SuccessFactors

True collaboration, or: Why SharePoint is no friend to the CIO
sponsored by Huddle
WHITE PAPER: Leveraging the cloud as a platform for content sharing has shown to boost user adoption rates to 90 percent, or roughly three times that of SharePoint, enabling true IT-driven enterprise collaboration. Read this white paper to learn why 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies have made the switch from SharePoint.
Posted: 24 Sep 2012 | Published: 24 Sep 2012

Huddle
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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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