If you’ve ever wondered what SaaSOps professionals do, and how they use SaaS management platforms, this post is for you.
We rounded up 79 SaaS statistics for 2021 that show the bright future of SaaS, the growing challenges of SaaS management, the power of automation, and more.
Learn about the hidden security risks of SaaS, how SaaS management platforms reduce them, and how the best SaaS platforms help maximize security and compliance.
With constrained IT budgets in 2021, how do you improve resource use? Here’s where a SaaS management platform (SMP) shines. Learn how SMPs deliver time and money savings.
What is a SaaS management platform (SMP), and what exactly does it do? Why do you need one? We cover everything you need to know about SMPs.
As IT and security teams look to add to their SaaS operations (SaaSOps) stack, it’s important to understand the key role of integrations in SaaS Management Platforms (SMPs), particularly pre-built ones. Here’s what you need to know.
Your SaaS environment grows as each well-meaning employee adds another perfect, productivity-boosting SaaS application. But all too often, that new app ends up introducing enormous and unnecessary risks to your company’s SaaS environment. Here are the hidden risks of SaaS that can impact every IT organization.
It’s good practice for every organization that relies on SaaS to take inventory periodically. Without knowing and monitoring for potential SaaS app account creep, your SaaS environment becomes a risky, expensive and unmanageable clutter. Without actively managing them, the dangers mount. But what can you do?
It’s clear that shadow IT and SaaS sprawl is bigger than any IT administrator is currently aware of. That’s why it’s critical to look at hidden risks of unauthorized SaaS apps, and how to limit risk to remain in compliance with security policies. Here’s how you can get started.
In prior Insight Alerts, we discussed trends in SaaS usage, visibility in the SaaS environment, and how CASB users differ from SaaSOps users. In this last Insight Alert based on our 2020 State of SaaSOps report survey data, we explore IT onboarding trends and how SaaS management and SaaSOps platforms make a difference.
Last week’s Insight Alert compared SaaSOps users and CASB users. And the week before that, we explored SaaS usage trends published in our 2020 State of SaaSOps report. In this third Insight Alert of the series, we explore what the State of SaaSOps survey data says about how enterprises have (or don’t have) full app visibility to discover all SaaS apps used throughout the organization.
In last week’s Insight Alert, we explored SaaS usage trends published in our 2020 State of SaaSOps report, as well as some new insights not included in the report. This week, we get answers to a question we frequently hear from prospects and customers: How is a SaaSOps platform different from a cloud access security broker (CASB)?
In this first installment of our new series, Insight Alert, we discuss how the number of SaaS applications varies by company size and industry. We also take a look at how it might vary by other technology in use at the enterprise.
This is the last blog post in our month-long series on compliance essentials. So far, we’ve looked at content scanning, audit logs, and SaaS app access privileges. Now, let’s talk about managing files in your SaaS environment.
In the first part of our month-long series on compliance essentials, we looked at content scanning. And then in our second part, we looked at audit logs for compliance. Here in our third part, we discuss SaaS access control.
In Part 2 of our compliance blog series, we look at Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance for SaaS and the provisions that apply to IT professionals. Plus, we explore the importance of audit logs and how they help organizations comply with critical standards, regulations, and laws.
In Part 1 of our compliance blog series, we explore why compliance starts with a security policy—and how it should include data protection for your SaaS apps.
Get smarter with your SaaS management by creating these five workflows that every company needs—to help you and your employees get things done faster.
How does an enterprise know when it’s time to automate IT and start using a SaaSOps platform? In this sneak peek of our annual survey’s insights, we’ll explore the four signs that indicate when to automate your SaaS operations.
What should IT leaders in today’s remote work environment be thinking about when it comes to data protection, particularly with SaaS? We dug into the data to see how SaaS-savvy tech leaders view data loss vulnerabilities as well as what they do for data loss prevention (DLP).
With the shift to remote work and continued acceleration of SaaS adoption, Zero Trust is more relevant than ever. Here, we talk about shared commonalities between the newer Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) model and SaaSOps—specifically visibility and automated data protection.
To get a handle on your SaaS operations, or SaaSOps for short, read our mini-checklist, the crib notes version of our IT Leader’s Guide to SaaSOps. They’ll help your organization get the most out of your SaaS applications—all without bulldozing your IT team.
Getting a handle on SaaSOps? Looking to become a SaaSOps Star? This glossary is the place to deepen your understanding of the basic components of SaaSOps. Learn all the terms, phrases, and acronyms that you need to know as a SaaSOps professional.