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ALSO CALLED: Application Software, End-User Applications, Applications, Software Applications
DEFINITION: 1) In information technology, an application is the use of a technology, system, or product. 2) The term application is a shorter form of application program. An application program is a program designed to perform a specific function directly for the user or, in some cases, for another application program. Examples of applications include word processors, database programs, Web browsers, development  … 
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Applications Software White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Accelerated Commerce: Key API Strategies For Digital Retail
sponsored by Mashery
WHITE PAPER: Times have never been better for eCommerce professionals and the future of digital is even rosier. Never before have there been so many ways to connect to purchase-ready buyers. Download this whitepaper to learn how to conquer the diversity of devices.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Mashery

Develop and Deploy Modern Enterprise Applications on a Unified Hybrid Cloud Foundation
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you'll discover an innovative PaaS platform for modern enterprise applications that features mobile push notifications, powerful app integration capabilities, and business process management.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Red Hat

When Agile and Waterfall Collide: A Project Manager's Guide to Combining 2 Disparate Methodologies
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: Today's project managers are faced with a challenge: While most of their work follows a traditional Waterfall methodology, they're increasingly being asked to collaborate with Agile software development teams. This white paper dives into the differences between the two methodologies and provides a roadmap for combining them.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

Workfront

The Real Cost of Driverless Cars for Cybersecurity and Reliability
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Several car manufacturers predict that self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020. What are the implications of the rapid increase in automotive software complexity for cybersecurity and reliability as development teams race to deliver this content?
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

Rogue Wave Software

Panaya Oracle Patch Automation
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief white paper to learn how an automated patch simulation service could help your organization implement oracle patches more effectively. Discover how you can pinpoint the impacted areas and eliminate 50% of the effort associated with implementing oracle EBS patches.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Manage Today's Complex, Highly Distributed Apps and Frequent Deployment Cycles
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource will help SMBs to understand the current Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solution landscape and determine which suite of tools is best suited to specific use cases.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SERENA Software, Inc.

Application Development: Four Hidden Costs of Offshoring
sponsored by Catalyst IT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the 4 hidden costs that companies often incur when they turn to offshore application development.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Catalyst IT

Best Practices for Developing Secure Enterprise Mobile Apps
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn the 7 best practices for developing secure enterprise mobile apps that can boost employee productivity and satisfaction.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Accellion, Inc.

F5 and Vmware: Optimizing Desktop Virtualization and Delivering Benefits
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about implementing VDI for your organization. Read on to learn about potential benefits like improved application accessibility and reliability, better application upgrades and maintenance, enhanced backup and recovery capabilities, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

F5 Networks

The Wizards behind Google Apps
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Google Apps is a dynamic collaboration platform that enables people to communicate better and be more productive. This eye-opening resource pulls back the curtain to take a look at a panel of experienced IT managers who are responsible for keeping Google Apps running in their organizations.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Datto, Inc.

The Top 5 Security Goal Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource distills the reports and opinions of 300 IT decision-makers into a realistic picture of the current state of software security in enterprises across a range of industries.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Deploy Anywhere with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The following resource introduces the Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and explores how this system can support a wide range of Java applications, from HTML5 mobile applications to highly transactional applications that use the Java Enterprise Edition programming approach.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

DLT Solutions

How to Design Data-Driven Applications
sponsored by Actuate
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper provides readers with the top 5 best practices for designing data-driven applications. Learn how to recognize data impact, how to build, scale, and more.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

Actuate

An Integrated Approach to Managing Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss the major challenges organizations face when protecting apps from today's threats and examines solutions you can leverage to enable risk-based app security.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes the economic benefits of cloud computing in the ERP and CRM space, and details how embracing the cloud can be a competitive differentiator for SMBs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

NetSuite

IBM SmartCloud for Social Business Mobility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one company's portfolio of online services, including scalable and security-rich email, web conferencing, and social collaboration, that can help to improve employee responsiveness and effectiveness in support of social business.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

HP Mobile Applications Services: Mobility is the New Interaction Model
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one respected company's mobile applications service, which enables enterprises needing to create new systems of engagement on mobile technology to deliver secure, high-quality mobile apps.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

10 Ways for Developers to Benefit from Application Performance Management Solutions
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers ten key strategies for developers looking to improve the quality and performance of their software through application management (APM) solutions.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Information-Driven Apps: The Evolution of the Dashboard
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores a dashboard engine that allows organizations to create exception information-driven applications in a code-free, replicable, and maintainable manner. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

MicroStrategy Incorporated

MicroStrategy Mobile QuickStrike
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper introduces a mobile application development solution that can allow you to build, deploy, utilize, and capitalize on mobile applications without having to rely on IT for help.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

MicroStrategy Incorporated

SYSPRO Espresso - Mobile Solution
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a mobile application platform that gives you the power to manage your business at any time, from any location, and on any popular mobile device.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

The good, the bad, and the ugly of cloud applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive research study explores the good, the bad, and the ugly of cloud applications, and describes how midsize organizations are using the cloud.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Protect People, Processes, and Technology From Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the security challenges created by web applications and offers insight and advice to help you address these issues.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM
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APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): … 1) In information technology, an application is the use of a technology, system, or product. 2) The term application is a shorter form of application program. An application program is a program designed to perform a specific function directly for the user or, in some cases, for another application program. Examples of applications include word processors, database programs, Web browsers, development tools, drawing, paint, image editing programs, and communication programs. Applications use the services of the computer's operating system and other supporting applications. The formal requests and means of communicating with other programs that an application program uses is called the application program interface (API).
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