Software as a Service (SaaS)
Software as a service is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. It is sometimes referred to as "on-demand software".
The remote hosting, management and support of software applications for a service provider's customers over the internet or a private network. Derived from the Application Service Provider (ASP) model, SaaS consists of a one-to-many arrangement allowing a vendor to host the same version of a standard Software
product for use by multiple customers. Because of the uniformity of the distributed software, SaaS is generally most useful for more standardized software applications, like email, word processing, customer relationship management and accounting.
SaaS arrangements are usually paid for on a metered, pay-per-use basis. However, this is not the only payment model, and some SaaS vendors may charge start-up fees or upfront subscription charges, for example, to pay the costs of third-party software licensing charges.
Coded instructions that control the operation of a computer or similar electronic device. Software generally exists in one of two forms: Source code. Alphanumeric instructions as originally written by a programmer in any of numerous programming ...
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
A software technology that separates the desktop environment and its application software from the physical client device that is used to access it.
Software-defined networking (SDN) technology is an approach to network management that enables dynamic, programmatically efficient network configuration in order to improve network performance and monitoring, making it more like cloud computing than ...
Software-Defined Data Center
Software-defined data center is a marketing term that extends virtualization concepts such as abstraction, pooling, and automation to all data center resources and services to achieve IT as a service.
A subscription- or software-based service that manages and monitors your logs, devices, clouds, network and assets for internal IT teams. The service provides companies with the knowledge and skills necessary to combat cyber-security threats.