Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

SaaS providers host software and related data in a central location or cloud, generally on the Internet, enabling their clients to use a web browser to access their services.

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:China Tech Market Outlook: 2014

    Tougher Conditions Await Global Brands As Local Vendors Grab A Larger Share Of The World's Third-Largest Market

    IT purchases in China will reach $113 billion in 2013, making it the third-largest tech market in the world after the US and Japan. China is still largely a hardware-driven market, but spending on...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Canadian Tech Market 2013 To 2014

    Sluggish Canadian Tech Market Will Accelerate In 2014

    Canada's CIOs and tech buyers continue to be more conservative in their tech buying than those in the US, with business and government purchases of tech goods and services growing by 2.2% in 2013,...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2013 And 2014: Better Times Ahead

    We Forecast 6% ICT Spending Growth For Both Years

    US CIOs remain torn between their need to invest in new mobile, cloud, and smart technologies and their fear of encountering economic doldrums (or worse). Over the past two and a half years, these...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Forrsights: Business Execs Increase Direct IT Spend To Support Systems Of Engagement

    Our Q4 2011 Business Decision-Makers Survey Shows CIOs Under Pressure

    During October and November of 2011, Forrester surveyed 3,534 business decision-makers in North American and European enterprises regarding their business priorities (and views of IT priorities),...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:SAP In The Cloud: Market Update And Lessons Learned From Early Adopters

    The cloud continues to get a lot of attention — and scrutiny — from IT buyers. Most IT buyers have accepted the value of the cloud for process areas such as human capital management and...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Balancing Custom And Packaged Apps In Your Application Portfolio Strategy

    Conventional wisdom suggests buying before building software. However, as an increasing proportion of product and service value is digital — think of a naval vessel's operation system (Windows...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Cloud Orchestration Models

    Service Providers Offer New Models To Address Emerging Buyer Needs For Cloud

    Forrester recently interviewed leading services providers around their offerings built for XaaS technologies (i.e., software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, and testing-as-a-service). We also...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:India Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    This report provides a comprehensive background of India's data center market dynamics from the end user perspective so vendor strategists can address market opportunities more successfully and...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ANZ Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    The primary objective of this document is to provide a comprehensive background of Australia and New Zealand data center market dynamics. It provides an end user perspective to enable vendor...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ASEAN Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    This document provides a comprehensive background of ASEAN countries' (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam) data center market dynamics from the end...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In China 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in China for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In India 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in India for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Japan Cloud Computing 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing end user adoption trends in Japan for vendor strategists. The report is based on findings from a cloud computing survey targeting Japanese...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:India Datacenter Study: Cloud Computing

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the results from the survey on the India Datacenter market dynamics based on 102 interviews with Indian CIOs and top IT executives of...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In Australia And New Zealand 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Australia and New Zealand for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and challenges,...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ASEAN Datacenter Study: Cloud Computing

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the results from the survey on the ASEAN Datacenter market dynamics based on 112 interviews with ASEAN CXOs and top IT executives of...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In Asia Pacific 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) for vendor strategists. Survey data was gathered from over 470 interviews with CIOs, IT managers, and top...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:China Cloud Storage Services Report

    The cloud storage services market in China is in the early adopter stage and will undergo fast growth over the next five years, especially in the second half of that period. This report provides...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Real-World Insights Into SaaS Implementation Success

    Satisfied SaaS Buyers Share Their Dos And Don'ts

    As more firms examine software-as-a-service (SaaS) as an option for strategic enterprisewide deployments, SaaS buyers are weighing the tradeoffs between the appeal of fast deployment, flexibility,...

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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Japan SaaS Market Forecast And Update: 2009 To 2014

    This document provides an overview of software-as-a-service (SaaS) in order to enable vendor strategists to better understand the SaaS market in Japan. The report compares SaaS market growth with...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Indian IT Managed Services Market Report

    This report provides comprehensive insights and practical outcomes for the Indian managed IT services market from an end user and supplier perspective that enables vendor strategists to identify...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Future Of The eCommerce Platform

    Dropping The "E" In eCommerce

    eCommerce has come into its own as a key channel for both direct-to-consumer and business-to-business (B2B), and platform solutions to enable them have followed suit. But eCommerce continues to...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Case Study: Shaklee Negotiates The Right Contract With SaaS Vendors

    Shaklee, a leading provider of premium quality, natural nutrition and personal care products, environmentally friendly household products, and state-of-the-art air and water treatment systems, was...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: The Smart Way To Implement CRM SaaS Solutions

    CRM software-as-a service (SaaS) solutions have moved beyond their previous status as a specialized deployment option and into the mainstream. According to Forrester's Enterprise and SMB Software...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Case Study: High 5 Sportswear Scores Big With A Smart SaaS CRM Implementation

    What happens when your customer service reps have to blindly make decisions without having the right customer and sales data to guide them? High 5 Sportswear, an athletic apparel distributor based in...

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