With the growing array of hardware, software, and systems necessary to support businesses, today more than ever, software-as-a-service or on-demand solutions offer feature-rich, real-time functionality without the burden associated with deploying, managing and supporting an in-house approach. See if it’s right for you.
This document educates end-users and decision makers on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), where it differs from traditional software, and what the key benefits are when deploying SaaS applications. In addition, this document also provides the reader with a comprehensive look at the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis any decision maker should complete before making a choice between a SaaS or a traditional software deployment.
The business of taking care of remote hardware and software has never been bigger:-Managed systems and services for retail, point of sale, hospitality, and other distributed operations are a hot growth area.- Enterprise help desks manage an increasingly dispersed array of hardware and software.- Enterprise software providers are moving to managed services and other value added support offerings to preserve margins in the face of increasing price pressure.
This white paper, intended for a management-level audience, describes why and how any organization can implement secure Internet single sign-on with a federated identity management system. Learn more today!
Web Services are emerging as the preeminent method for program-to-program communication across corporate networks as well as the Internet. Securing web Services has been a challenge until recently, as typical Web authentication and authorization techniques employed browser-to-server architectures (not program-to-program). This resulted in user identity ending at the Web Application Server, forcing the Web Services Provider to trust blindly that the Web Services Requester had established identity and trust with the end user.
With the success of single sign-on (SSO) inside the enterprise, users are calling for interoperability outside of the enterprise’s security domain to outsourced services, including business process outsourcing (BPO) and software as a service (SaaS) providers, and trading partners, as well as within the enterprise to affiliates and subsidiaries. Learn more today!
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This Webroot whitepaper compares deploying secure web gateways as software or appliances on-premises vs. as a cloud-based service. Lower cost, fast implementation, rapid scalability and less administration are all good reasons to adopt SaaS and cloud-based applications. In addition to these benefits, cloud-based secure web gateways can also provide better security and faster performance than appliances or local servers. It discusses a number of advantages of cloud-based solutions that appliances cannot match, such as:
• Better defense against zero-day threats and spam servers
• More comprehensive signature and URL database
• Supports remote users more securely and without the cost of putting servers in every location
In the race to establish and maintain strong customer relationships, line-of-business executives are increasingly turning to cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications like Salesforce. That’s because these applications offer greater functionality and scalability than on-premises applications.
An enterprise-grade, Integration platform as a Service (iPaaS) application can provide a unified approach and toolset to support today’s disparate, hybrid IT landscape, and offer benefits for companies of all sizes.
Read this guidebook to learn how to build better customer relationships by connecting the data the data that runs your business, and automating business processes that can benefit from Salesforce application integration.
Quite frankly, everyone knows what they need to find in their ideal candidate—a person with the skill set required for the open position, a strong work ethic, and a personality that fits in with the rest of the organization. Knowing who you need for the position is the easy part. Finding that person is a different story. With several million unemployed people in the U.S., you think it would be easy to find the perfect candidate. However, with people unwilling or unable to move for open positions and a much larger candidate pool to sort through, it can be a daunting challenge to find a needle in a haystack. Using the right tools to conduct your candidate search simplifies the process.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 08, 2016
This whitepaper examines how businesses can leverage the benefits of a Microsoft Private Cloud, and taking advantage of the following functions:
•Federating your Microsoft® Cloud Platform
•Taking advantage of software-defined networking.
•Database as a Service (DBaaS) and its advantages.
Respond to customer feedback faster
Organizations are demanding greater flexibility from the software they use. Yet, most line-of-business applications are built on top of rigid commercial databases that make them difficult and expensive to deploy. By building applications on top of Amazon Aurora, a cost-effective database solution from Amazon Web Services (AWS), independent software vendors (ISVs) can get away from commercial databases and the hassles they create for end customers.
In this webinar, AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner Onica will show you how to leverage Amazon Aurora to make it easier for customers to operate your software, in turn increasing sales. You will also learn how to leverage the breadth and depth of AWS services to improve developer productivity and become more responsive to customer feedback as a result.
Add more value to your business
Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) are turning to the cloud to modernize their applications and get rid of their commercial database dependencies to improve application performance, lower total cost of ownership (TCO), and reach new customers. DB Best delivers the established processes and technology ISVs need to accelerate the modernization of applications still running on commercial databases to Amazon Aurora. This enables your customers to quickly get up-and-running on the cloud and drive greater business value through Amazon Web Services (AWS).
View the webinar to learn how DB Best and AWS enable you to accelerate every stage of your application modernization journey – from evaluating the right migration path for your application, to following a proven and repeatable database migration process, to driving growth and reaching more customers.
Reduce costs and scale to meet customer expectations
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery models are being adopted faster than ever to meet business and consumer demand, prompting organizations to move their customer-facing applications to the cloud. As a result, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) need to modernize their applications to deliver the flexibility and scale customers expect, without the restrictions and high costs of running applications on commercial databases. mLogica provides deep industry expertise, backed by powerful engineering, to help ISVs quickly modernize their applications on Amazon Aurora and drive greater business value with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Register for our webinar to learn how mLogica and AWS can help you transform your business on the cloud, so you can deliver modern, high-performing solutions to your customers.
Learn how SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand offers complete, integrated business intelligence that extends your reporting and analysis of data in the Salesforce application from salesforce.com. This software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution is free to try and requires no dedicated hardware or software installation.
"The enterprise cloud revolution is here. IT organizations everywhere, from small and mid-sized to Fortune 500 companies, are moving from on-premises software to on-demand, cloud-based services. As enterprise IT makes this transition to a new hybrid on-demand/on-premises configuration, controlling access to applications becomes increasingly important.
CIOs and their teams have a whole new set of identity management challenges; their role is also fundamentally changing. As the steward of these new services, IT must provide insight and advice about Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products to ensure the company gets the highest business value of their investments.
Read this eBook to learn eight main identity and access management (IAM) challenges of adopting and deploying cloud applications. And, most importantly, best practices for addressing each of them."
Published By: Intermedia
Published Date: Nov 10, 2008
Microsoft Exchange is the leading business email and collaboration solution for the small,up to the large, business markets, and this whitepaper compares the security of Microsoft Exchange Services deployed in-house versus a hosted model with SaaS service providers. By choosing Intermedia as their Hosted Exchange SaaS Solution Provider, businesses can achieve email and total messaging security, as well as a piece of mind, by leveraging Intermedia’s infrastructure and experience with running a secured messaging platform.
Learn how to deliver lean business process management (BPM) via collaborative process-centric web applications inexpensively and quickly. You can develop applications in days rather than months, deploy in minutes and get a quick return on that precious IT investment. Define processes easily, and get them online quickly. Mashup technology for lean BPM makes it simple to build collaborative process-centric applications, without coding.
Lean BPM is focused on radically simplifying how business processes and management are delivered. Processes are designed quickly and easily by the business user closest to the problem. Working solutions are delivered incrementally to your users in record time. Serena delivers the easiest business process development. No coding. No consultants. No kidding.
Learn how to deliver lean business process management (BPM) via collaborative process-centric web applications inexpensively and quickly.You can develop applications in days rather than months, deploy in minutes and get a quick return on that precious IT investment. Define processes easily, and get them online quickly. Mashup technology for lean BPM makes it simple to build collaborative process-centric applications, without coding.