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   Monday December 21, 2009 | Spotlight on SaaS | Vol.2 Issue 82
Software-as-a-Service: Friend or Foe?

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is hot and getting hotter. No big up-front purchase costs. No need for servers, or even an IT staff—just a simple pay-as-you-play monthly subscription fee. But nothing's perfect—even SaaS has a downside. Today's TEC Research Analyst roundtable discussion looks at SaaS from all angles—trends, benefits, and potential pitfalls.

Managing identities for a variety of users—employees, consultants, partners, vendors, and customers—on a host of different applications and systems can get complicated and costly. Click here to learn how SaaS can drive down the high cost of Web access and single sign-on (SSO) by as much as 75 percent.

How can enterprises use identity and access management to improve security, reduce risk, and meet compliance requirements for cloud systems? Find out here.

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Featured White Papers
Focus Research Is the SaaS Model Right for You?
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PTC Expanding the Enterprise: Breaking the Barriers to Collaborative Product Development
Infor Operational Business Intelligence: Five Things You Need to Know About Improving Your Customer-facing Performance
BMC Software ITIL in Tough Economic Times
Technology Evaluation Centers State of the MES Software Marketplace
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Market News

Xchanging Deploys Cornerstone OnDemand's Talent Management Software to 8,600 Global Employees

Leading global business processing firm leverages Cornerstone's SaaS-based learning and talent management suite to realign workforce.

Santa Monica, CA -- Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. today announced that leading global business processing firm Xchanging is deploying Cornerstone's integrated talent management software suite for all employees across the company's nine global offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia Pacific. This includes solutions for learning management, compliance, employee performance management, succession planning, onboarding, and enterprise social networking.

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