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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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Top Challenges and Best Practices for Virtualizing Citrix XenApp On VMware Vsphere
sponsored by eG Innovations, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how a virtualized platform can offer maximum reliability, performance and scalability. Continue reading to discover five recommendations for fine-tuning your software applications.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 02 Feb 2016

eG Innovations, Inc.

Rapid Application Delivery Platforms: Just How Fast is Fast?
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you will discover how to leverage a RAD platform to enable improvements in app delivery speed, volume, and quality. Read on to discover how RAD platforms speed up development and delivery processes for your mobile devices and platforms.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

OutSystems

Evaluating Standout Services in the Cloud Identity and Access Management Sector
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: If you're to enforce strict identity management, you must shift your gaze to focus on both internal and external users that want to access apps running on-premise or in the cloud. In this report, you will focus your efforts on how to create strong authentication and risk-based access control empowered by cloud single sign-on.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

Why Continuous Deployment is Critical to Your Digital Transformation Strategy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how continuous deployment can meet challenges posed by digital transformation by automating parts of the software delivery pipeline. Read on to learn about the benefits continuous deployment can bring you.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Improve the Performance of Your AWS Applications
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 5 tips and tricks that can help you to improve the performance of your AWS applications in new ways, including: track business-critical transactions, automate your setup, and 3 more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

New Relic

How Open Platforms Enable App Modernization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how migrating from legacy systems to open standards or open source platforms can help you to modernize your apps and embrace more flexible technologies. Read on to start planning your strategic modernization roadmap.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

Dell, Inc.

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System vs. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the inefficiencies caused by running disparate business applications and systems across your various departments, and demonstrates how a cloud-based software can unify your critical-business processes.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

NetSuite

Speed, Security, Availability: Apps Delivered Wherever You Are
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to protect your cloud applications with an app-centric strategy that provides certainty that app delivery will be seamless no matter where you are, security that meets requirements across hybrid environments, allows for deeper visibility, and mitigates risk with consistent policies, and more.
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 | Published: 23 Oct 2015

F5 Networks

Mobile Infrastructure Services Review, Q3 2015
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed report from Forrester, learn about 10 significant software and service providers and how they stack up. This resource aims to provide application and development professionals with the information they need to select the right vendor for their mobile infrastructure services demands.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 10 Sep 2015

Kony

The 10 Pillars To Building A Winning Mobile Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the disruptive nature of mobile technology for businesses and offers 10 pillars for mobile success.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Red Hat

The Enterprise Mobile Landscape 2015
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This eBook divulges the results of a survey of 120 global organizations on the challenges of enterprise mobility, the Internet of Things, and mobile app development. In addition, read on to discover the 10 pillars of an effective mobility strategy.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Red Hat

API Strategy and Architecture: A Coordinated Approach
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines best practices for designing results-focused APIs that can form the cornerstone of your API program's success.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

An Enterprise Architect’s Guide to API Integration for ESB and SOA
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is an enterprise architect's guide to API integration for ESB and SOA, providing an overview of the app economy and enabling you to better understand API management in action. Read on to explore a number of ways that a powerful API management solution can streamline and empower your enterprise.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

API Monetization: Unlocking the Value of Your Data
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you'll learn how the right API management platform can help you to securely expose your APIs and charge for access to your business data, while providing developers with the information they need to create applications against them.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

A Guide to REST and API Design
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Representational State Transfer (REST) is a web architecture style with universal constraints, enabling developers to build interfaces that can be used from nearly any device or operating system. This informative resource is packed with information on leveraging REST and API design to build applications that can last a long time.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Software Lifecycle Integration: Six Reasons Not to Delay
sponsored by Tasktop
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn 6 reasons why you may be costing your organization by waiting to integrate your software lifecycle.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

Tasktop

8 Factors That Affect Mobile App Development Pricing
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile apps are powerful drivers of traffic; however, app development can be an expensive undertaking. This white paper will help you to understand the key drivers of cost in app development in order to enable you to make cost-effective decisions and deliver the best possible ROI.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

Case Study: Architectural Firm Achieves Global Flexibility with VDI
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn how a global architectural firm enabled remote users to easily use graphics-heavy applications through its VDI solution.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015


Applications Services Governance: Market Trends You Need to Know
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this Gartner Magic Quadrant for a breakdown of the biggest players in the application services governance market.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

CA Technologies

The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a multi-tenant, SaaS-based approach that grants customers the flexibility to adapt applications to their particular business strategies, without introducing complexity that prevents the system from evolving as business needs change.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

Workday

Computer Economics Report- Understand Cloud ERP Buyers and Providers
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource provides an overview of ERP cloud vendors and buyers, explaining to buyers why not all ERP systems labeled "cloud" are the same, and why vendors need to learn that not all ERP buyers are the same, either.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Workday

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Extending Application Integration Beyond the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Integration has always been an important part of IT projects; however, as this resource explains, it's no longer sufficient to integrate resources under the control of the enterprise. Read on to discover answers to enterprises' top questions about integration.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

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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