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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 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


Finance Transformation - How SaaS Solutions Can Deliver Strategic Insights
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: A recent study revealed many senior finance executives want to improve the quality of information available to management, but struggle with translating their business needs into technology solutions. Watch this video to learn how new technologies are giving finance a better, faster, and more complete picture of their business.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 12, 2014


Customer Video: Yahoo!
sponsored by Workday
VIDEO: This video details the solution Yahoo! HR chose in order to replace their legacy system, speed up data analytics and become a strategic business partner.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 04 Apr 2012


The Cloud for Finance is Here
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In 2013, global IT business research firm Saugatuck Technology surveyed more than 270 finance and IT executives in North America. They were asked about their experience, expectations, and attitudes toward their existing finance management systems. Watch our video infographic to see the results.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Dec 18, 2013


The Future of Finance Is Now: How Cloud Computing is Changing Enterprise Applications
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In this 5-part video series, Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains how legacy finance systems can't keep up with the needs of today's enterprise. You'll learn how the next generation of financial management focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights—all delivered in the cloud.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014


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


Market Trends Driving Financial Management Software
sponsored by Workday
EGUIDE: Consult this expert e-guide to learn why Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and mobile financial applications "will see significant growth," according to Forrester Research Inc. Vice President George Lawrie. Additionally, explore the benefits and potential downfalls of integrating financial applications and HR systems.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 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


Inspiring disruption: Tech Trends 2014
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This in depth study from Deloitte assesses the top 10 business technology trends in 2014 ranging from the role of the CIO to the impact pf wearable technology.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Experts Reveal Top Manufacturing Trends of 2014
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers a primer on enterprise resource planning (ERP), answering frequently asked ERP questions and exploring the top manufacturing trends of 2014.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Epicor Software Corporation

Cloud ERP Software Introduces Business Benefits, Culture Shock
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: Despite the enticing benefits of cloud-based ERP, organizations everywhere are reluctant to embrace this strategy due to perceived risks. In this expert e-guide, learn why cloud ERP fears are vanishing and uncover installation best practices.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Epicor Software 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

Application Performance Management and the Pursuit of Happiness
sponsored by
EBOOK: Application performance management is the ability to ensure the quality of mobile apps, SaaS and APIs for users, while keeping developers on top of monitoring.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Hosted Contact Center and On-Premises Centers Demystified
sponsored by Genesys
EGUIDE: Choosing between an on-premises or a hosted contact center isn't easy, and unfortunately, this decision is further complicated by misconceptions about the differences between the two and what "hosted" and "on-premises" mean. This expert e-guide aims to clarify those definitions and set straight the misconceptions.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014


Workday VP Champions Mobile, Data-Driven Decisions for 2014
sponsored by Workday
EGUIDE: In this SearchFinancialApplications e-guide, our experts sit down with Leighanne Levensaler, Workday vice president of HCM products, as she explores the future of HCM and financials. Also inside, learn how one organization successfully made the leap from Excel to SaaS financial management.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014


Investigating Cloud and Mobile Options for Procurement
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: This handbook provides an expert roadmap for approaching cloud and mobile procurement, outlining common threats and challenges, tips for achieving e-procurement software ROI, and more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


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

Solution Spotlight: Data Centers Move to Cloud Apps, Weigh SaaS Pros and Cons
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide analyzes the benefits and drawbacks of allocating data to the cloud and Software-as-a-Service.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014


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


Executives Wise Up to Cloud Financial Apps
sponsored by SearchFinancialApplications
EBOOK: In this three-part handbook, experts give advice on how to make the move to cloud-based financial applications and offer examples of the best functions to move to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 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


Shifting to cloud-based ERP: Benefits and Trends
sponsored by NetSuite
EGUIDE: Although the adoption of cloud-based ERP systems may cause a bit of a culture shock at first, the key benefits are too significant to ignore.  This expert E-Guide discusses the business benefits for organizations switching from on-premise implementations to cloud-based ERP systems.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014


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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