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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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The One Overlooked Key to Retail Success
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the key challenges for retailers today as well as recommendations for overcoming them. Discover why API-led connectivity in particular is where retailers will gain an edge, and see two case studies of retailers who are succeeding in the face of disruptive change.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover several mobile application lifecycle management (MALM) best practices for organizations with BYOD policies. Read on to discover the benefits of MALM, including single sign-on for all enterprise apps, real-time security reporting, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Linux Drives Digital Transformation Through Infrastructure Built for Open Source
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, you will discover how LinuxONE is driving digital transformation across the enterprise, by addressing the agile infrastructure needs of today's next-generation applications. Read on now to find out more about this Linux platform, offering scale and high availability.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

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 Security Threats: Get Ready for 2016
sponsored by CloudMine
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource will help your organization to bolster your mobile security defenses as you race to adopt new technologies to stay ever-more innovative and agile. View now to discover 6 top mobile security threats, as well as 8 best practices for securing your enterprise mobile apps.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 16 Oct 2015


The Patient Success Platform: Making Patient-Centric Care Easier Than Ever
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Today's patients expect faster, more personalized healthcare than ever before; and the need for a more cost-efficient, comprehensive, patient-centric strategy has never been greater. Access this resource to learn how your organization can realize higher productivity through better care collaboration.
Posted: 07 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Salesforce.com

Leveraging the Cloud for App Test/Dev Teams
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 5 reasons to run app testing and development in the cloud. Plus, learn how a production-level environment in the cloud can accelerate data cloud recovery and migration.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Commvault

Mobile Infrastructure Services: Evaluating 10 Leading Vendors
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile infrastructure service platforms can help enterprises accelerate app delivery, but how can you choose a provider that fits your requirements? This comprehensive Forrester buyer's guide evaluates 10 leading mobile infrastructure service providers. Discover which vendor is right for you.
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
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.

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 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

Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the Right Project and Portfolio Management Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This guide is for IT pros tasked with this critical buying decision and addresses both immediate and long-term needs. Learn how the right platform can speed innovation within your organization and maximize the ROI of your investments over time.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Ten Areas Where Citrix XenApp Outperforms VMware Horizon
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines a virtualization platform that can enable virtually any Windows application to be virtualized, centralized, and managed in the data center, and can instantly deliver it as a service to users anywhere on any device.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

Citrix

The Advantages of Using Linux and Open Source Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The intersection of traditional IT, the new app economy, open technology, and community collaboration are central to serving the new mobile world. In this white paper, you will discover the key advantages of utilizing Linux to accelerate business agility and optimize your application development processes.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

How to Unleash the Full Potential of Linux
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover a next-gen portfolio of hardware, software, and services that are tailored for Linux and your business-critical applications, utilizing the flexibility and agility of the open-source revolution. Read on to create an agile cloud infrastructure to meet new business demands, and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

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

How to Ensure Success of Your Mobile App Development Projects
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, you will learn the best practices for successful mobile application development. Read on to make your mobile project shine with a checklist of project guidelines, as well as advice on how to enable flexible mobile app development platforms with cloud.
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

IBM

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

Five Critical Steps to Achieving an Effective Application Security Program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover steps you can incorporate into every phase of the development process to improve your application security, and get an overview of application threats and the types of risks to prioritize and remediate.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

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

How Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS) Can Unleash Apps for the New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Mobile Backend as a Service is a set of cloud-based, server-side mobile services for multiple platforms that can be used as a back end for your mobile apps. Find out how it can benefit you.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

HP Mobile Applications Services: Mobility is the New Interaction Model
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise
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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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