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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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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


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

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

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

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

Mobile App Testing: Expert Q&A
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this question-and-answer session, a panel of experts thoughtfully explores a number of factors that impact mobile app testing and quality management in today's market.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

IBM

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

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

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

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
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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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