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SaaS Renewal Best Practices

The widespread use of SaaS software is a good thing for organizations. Users feel empowered to subscribe and deploy the tools they need to do their jobs faster and effectively. Without a doubt, it’s beneficial for companies in many ways. On the other hand, unlike any other type of vendor contracts, SaaS subscription renewals require […]

SSO and SaaS Management: Match Made in Heaven

As the use of SaaS applications increases in organizations, there is a threat that productivity and user experience will suffer. Today, employees in companies of all sizes use more than one SaaS product and each of them requires having a password and username. Therefore, two types of problems can develop:      • Your employees […]

Binadox partners with License Dashboard to offer SaaS Insights

December 2018. Binadox, SaaS management software provider and License Dashboard, the Software Asset Management technology vendor, have announced a partnership. The combined offering will enable License Dashboard’s customers to also track and manage SaaS applications from within their License Dashboard application, helping reduce software budgets even further by optimizing employees’ SaaS usage. Furthermore, by gaining detailed […]

How to Discipline Your SaaS Apps and Prevent Shadow IT Sprawl

More companies are moving their data out of their data centers and into the cloud, which complicates IT’s efforts to keep track of applications in use. Today, most organizations rely on their cloud applications, whether they are approved by IT department or not. Employees are signing up for Software as a Service (SaaS) applications without […]

Important Role of App Inventory

In the digital era, businesses and organizations of all sizes must manage, control, and track inventory at any time and from anywhere. Today, with the increasing growth of Software as a Service (SaaS), app inventory is even more crucial to success and sustainability, as business transactions take place on a global scale and cover multiple […]

SaaS Management Requires Complex Solutions

  SaaS Management is Important SaaS proliferation rates speedup in the recent years draw SAM companies’ attention to the SaaS management and optimization issues and focused them on helping businesses avoid SaaS-related exposures, including extra SaaS spending. There appeared different approaches towards SaaS application management, but most companies focused on reducing spend on SaaS. This […]

How to Get Ready for the New Year in the SaaS-Majority Environment

  Major SaaS Challenges With SaaS it’s become difficult to plan future IT procurement and therefore IT budgets. At this time of the year companies are to finalize their 2018 budgets. Usually to make a budget, companies analyze historical data and future growth plans. However, with companies increasingly moving to the cloud, historical data become […]

No More Doubt – SaaS is the Present and Future

  SaaS Adoption is Growing New data has arrived – thanks to the recent BetterCloud survey – and now we can say for sure that SaaS is the future not only for SMB companies but for enterprises as well. Today already 44% of SMB companies and 29% of large companies say than more than 80% […]

SaaS in Schools: Friend or Foe

  School and SaaS apps We live at the cloud age, where SaaS apps are used everywhere, including schools. At that, in schools SaaS benefits are even more prominent. Software management has become easier: SaaS deployment is simple, maintenance is now vendor’s concern, and updates are mostly automatic. So, from this perspective, SaaS is an […]

Do You Use Office 365 to the Full? Does It Cost too much? SaaS Management Can Help

  Office 365 and SaaS Today Today enterprises tend to move from on-premises to the cloud, and so do software providers. While the former hope to save budgets, the latter intend to earn on recurring subscriptions. Software vendors expect long-term profitability from SaaS as the model encourages customer loyalty. Today software providers use audit risks […]

Moving to the Cloud: Why do you need SAM

  SaaS is Not Perfect The IT trend of the recent years is shifting from on-premises software to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications. Some enterprises opt for SaaS apps themselves, believing cloud services are simpler and cheaper; others are nudged by their software vendor shifting to the cloud themselves, as SaaS annuity models provide more stable revenue […]

SaaS: Appearances Are Deceiving

  Misperceptions of SaaS It’s often thought that SaaS applications eliminate the need for Software Asset Management (SAM) and simplify the life of CIOs and CFOs. However, it’s far from the truth and most of the time is quite the opposite. According to Gartner, “IT sourcing and vendor management leaders need to recognize that SaaS […]

Excessive SaaS Subscriptions Can Cost You Much More Than You Think

  SaaS Needs Control There are always more SaaS applications than you know of and there are always fewer licenses assigned or used than you paid for. All this is due to the uncontrolled SaaS app adoption and inadequate SaaS management. When there are thousands of cloud services on the market, relatively cheap and easy […]

Does Single Sign On Help SaaS Management?

  What is Single Sign On? Single Sign On (SSO) is a user-authentication method, when a user signs into one cloud application and is logged in to other SaaS apps automatically. SSO provides easy-access to business critical SaaS accounts and saves time. Besides, SSO minimizes chances to forget your password and, therefore, reduce the workload […]

Analytics in Service of SaaS Management

  SaaS in Companies Today Everything is changing including methods of application delivery. On-premises software is being replaced by web-based (SaaS) applications. Today, according to Microsoft, a typical organization has 12 SaaS (web) apps for each on-premises application. The benefits of SaaS apps are enormous, including lower costs, flexibility and day-and-night availability. However, web-based apps […]

Binadox Partners with Flexera to Deliver an Integrated Solution for Software Asset Management

Unique offering allows customers to gain software license compliance insights and integrated SaaS Web usage monitoring Binadox, Inc is now one of Flexera’s Technology Alliance Partners (TAP) providing solutions through Flexera’s Enterprise Platform. On August 17, Flexera announced its new Software Asset Management (SAM) vision. The change “will ensure customers get the software and hardware […]

A Smart Way to Renew SaaS Apps

According to Gartner, “by 2020, for 40% of software titles, the fundamental priority of SAM will shift from managing compliance with software publisher terms and conditions to eliminating unnecessary expenditure in ‘as a service’ contracts.” And one of the opportunities to cut SaaS costs is renewal management. In the era of the cloud, traditional licensing […]

SaaS Usage Monitoring Is a Two-Way Street

  SaaS Adoption is Growing Fast Today SaaS vendors grow up like mushrooms after the summer rains. With the emergence of cloud-based services, adoption of new applications has become as easy as never before. Big investments are no longer necessary. SaaS applications have equalled big and small businesses: deployment of SaaS apps is easy, doesn’t […]

What SaaS Vendors Are Silent About in Their Reports: Keep your Ears Open and Take Action

  Benefits of SaaS We’ve already talked a lot about increasing SaaS adoption rates. Organizations rely on SaaS applications in critical operations more and more often. It’s stipulated by numerous benefits that SaaS provide to businesses. First of all, it’s a seeming cost reduction. Secondly, simplicity of SaaS deployment allow business units remain flexible and […]