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SaaS applications integration: Strategies and best practices for success

Learn more about the benefits, challenges and potential pitfalls of Software as a Service applications integration in this collection of articles, podcasts and other resources.

No question: Integrating cloud-based and on-premises applications can be a challenging endeavor. This Essential Guide, packed with expert advice from SearchCloudApplications and other TechTarget sites, explains how to do the job effectively. Read the content, listen to the podcasts, view the videos, browse the glossary -- and test your knowledge with a quick SaaS quiz. 


1. SaaS app integration pitfalls

Get a better understanding of SaaS application integration issues and challenges in these articles, expert answers, tutorials and other content from SearchCloudApplications and other TechTarget sites.

  • App integration woes: Pain is still acute with cloud

    In this Cloud Developments column, Executive Editor Jan Stafford explains the promise -- and potential pitfalls -- of application integration in SaaS and other cloud deployments.

    Cloud Developments

  • Beat challenges of integrating SaaS apps

    Contributor Crystal Bedell shares advice from the experts on taking an architecture approach to determining how SaaS fits into an organization's existing configuration.


  • Avoid SaaS data integration costs

    When it comes to the price, here's advice on avoiding the costly application-management problems that are sometimes involved with migrating to a SaaS environment.


  • On-premises vs. SaaS

    Contributor Bill Claybrook takes a side-by-side look at the two approaches, comparing factors in several areas, including application integration.


  • SaaS quiz

    How much do you know about business process management in the cloud? Test your knowledge with this quick five-question quiz.



2. SaaS app integration strategies and tools

Learn about SaaS application integration tools and management tips. Get the latest news and all the "FAQs" in this SaaS app integration strategies and solutions section.


3. SaaS app integration videos

Watch and learn from experts as they discuss Software as a Service, applications and integrations. Software experts provide insights on tools and best practices in this section. Tune in to get answers to these questions and more: How does SaaS work with legacy applications? What does SaaS mean for the future of packaged software? Is there a difference between an ASP and SaaS?