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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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Application Deployment and Release: Technology Coordinates All Moving Parts
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Application releases now span every department of the business, and require a significant amount of effort to coordinate. This whitepaper considers technology that automates application releases, and the benefits seen by companies that have implemented a solution like this one.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Automic

How Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Can Unleash Apps for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource explains Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS), an evolving category of services that enables mobile app developers to shift their focus off of service-side or back-end technologies, and onto building native and hybrid apps.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Convergence of Network Performance Monitoring and Application Performance Management
sponsored by Compuware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why IT must take a new, converged approach to network performance monitoring and application performance management.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Compuware

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

Streamline App Development and Achieve Predictable Results with New IT Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new development-optimized solution that can reduce the problems of application deployment across multiple environments.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Lightweight Server Enables Fast Application Development and Deployment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource explores a new, lightweight application server that can enable rapid development and deployment, and minimize application errors.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Eliminate Costly Inconsistencies From Your App Development with New IT Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful white paper, discover an application server platform which can quickly correct errors and redeploy applications, reducing the overall development cycle significantly.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Transforming Enterprise Applications for Mobile/BYOD Environments
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for tips on how to prepare critical applications to be accessed from an array of company-owned and personal devices with different screen sizes and operating systems. Also, find out how desktop virtualization—and Dell Mobile/BYOD Solutions—can help reduce complexity and ensure application and data security.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

Dell Software

HP Software Licensing Service for Oracle Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will point you to a software licensing service that will identify the best fit system for your needs and explain how to get the most from your licensing agreement. Read on to explore Oracle's line of applications, and discover a better way to license and manage all software across your organization.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

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.

5 Best Practices for Designing 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

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

Breaking down silos of protection: An integrated approach to managing application security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the critical risks created by application growth, why point products are unable to offer adequate protection, and the value of taking an integrated approach to managing application security.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

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

Analyst Report: Application Integration
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to evaluate key customer requirements for protecting, managing, and accessing enterprise application data. Read on to find a simplified software platform solution for data protection and recovery.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Deliver a superior experience: Application Transformation Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a holistic approach to enterprise applications that can help you bridge the gap between the old and the new to deliver the strong, positive experiences that users are looking for.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

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

How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises (2013)
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

The Benefits of Running Your Business Software in the Cloud: Strategies for Success
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Ad hoc, standalone applications have a tough time keeping up with the requirements of business growth. This resource examines key benefits you can realize by moving your business software to the cloud.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

NetSuite

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System VS. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of siloed software applications, and describes how an integrated business system can give you the power to conquer operational inefficiency and support business growth.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

10 Ways You Can Improve Web App Performance
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 issues that development and testing teams should consider in order to derive maximum performance from their Web applications.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SOASTA, Inc

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India

Case Study : Virgin Media enhances productivity by consolidating testing tools
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This case study looks at how Virgin Media developed a set of transparent, efficient, and unified software testing tools to speed development, and increase quality.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited
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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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