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DEFINITION: MIS (management information systems) is a general term for the computer systems in an enterprise that provide information about its business operations. It's also used to refer to the people who manage these systems. Typically, in a large corporation, "MIS" or the "MIS department" refers to a central or centrally-coordinated system of computer expertise and management, often including mainframe systems  … 
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How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of increasing customer confidence in the security of online business transactions, and introduces Symantec Extended Validation SSL Certificates as a potential solution to this challenge.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

5 Steps to Reduce the Complexity of PCI Security Assessments
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists 5 steps that your enterprise can take to guard your endpoints; reduce the complexity of assessments; lower administration costs; and achieve a compliant, secure environment.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

5 Steps For Windows Server 2003 End of Life Success
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn the 5 steps that your organization needs to take now to ensure that your enterprise is prepared for Microsoft Windows Server 2003's end-of-life in six short months.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

A Prescription for Privacy
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges surrounding the emerging world of EHR technology, including the requirements that govern the protection of confidential patient data online; the measures that organizations need to take right now to prepare for these upcoming changes to the healthcare industry; and more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Cloud-Based Archiving
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Companies are moving to cloud-based archiving to improve security, access to data and more. Learn how it can help you.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Business Value of Enterprise Mobility
sponsored by Data#3
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a mobile platform that enables to you overcome the challenges of mobile workers and booming app industry. Read on to learn how to streamline your mobile and BYOD strategies to reduce complexity in your organization.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Data#3

Grow Business Consumer Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn to establish a strong online relationship with your customer that is built on trust by bolstering security and authenticating your site.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL to Establish Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn why SSL-based security platforms with solid track records of meeting new challenges are the best way to defend and future-proof e-commerce environments against a growing and dynamic internet threat environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Securing Microsoft Exchange 2010 with Symantec™ SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide will help you take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation, and to take advantage of powerful capabilities such as Subject Alternative Names (SANs).
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Infographic: Data Traffic Security is a Mess
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic visually displays the sobering results of a recent survey on what are IT decision makers doing to secure and segment their sensitive data traffic.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Outsourcing IT Projects to Managed Hosting or the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover 12 critical success factors when outsourcing IT to managed hosting or the cloud.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 07 Jun 2014

Rackspace

Rethinking IT to Drive Business Value
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey of 300 enterprise organization decision makers involved in hardware investment decisions gives insight into the challenges and opportunities that lie between the old and new styles of IT and drive innovation, transformation and improved delivery against business expectations.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The 15 MDM Providers That Matter Most, and How They Stack Up
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Forrester identifies, evaluates, and compares the 15 foremost MDM providers, detailing how well each vendor fulfills key requirements and where each provider stands in relation to the others.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Symantec Corporation

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Service Virtualization Case Study – For Retail
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how this approach allowed them to ensure faster release cycles, deliver greater control over environment stability and application behavior, reduced issue and defect resolution times and more.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Parasoft Corporation

EMC Global Data Protection Index: Global Key Results & Findings
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource presents the results of a recent survey on trends in enterprise data protection, which collected data from 3,300 IT leaders across 24 countries.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

EMC Corporation

E-Guide: Cloud Computing Facts May Unclench Server Huggers' Hold
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This e-guide reveals what certain server huggers feel about cloud-based services, and provides answers to those who just can't give up their beloved hardware. Read on to get the facts on cloud computing and its growing role in the modern data center.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

Dimension Data

Creating a successful road map for cloud deployment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to access critical steps needed on the journey to meet your business needs and long-term career goals.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

IBM

Under Cloud Cover: How leaders are Accelerating Competitive differentiation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In order to get a global snapshot of how organizations are using cloud computing, you need to do some research. Access this resource to get survey results from 802 cloud decision makers and users. You'll get insight into where the cloud works and what's behind the growing strategic interest in the technology.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

What You Really Want From Infrastructure Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief white paper to learn about a system that gives you unified visualization into your infrastructure, software, and apps. Discover how you can gain a customizable single-pain-of-glass view in a simple interface to ensure systems uptime.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

IT and the Business are Finally Aligned. So Why Is No One Happy?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to find the results of a survey that identified three critical areas in which IT management is failing to deliver.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Accelerate Application Delivery With DevOps
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how DevOps can enable IT to achieve application delivery with increased speed, flexibility, and quality.
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Red Hat

The Hybrid Cloud Helps Midsize Companies Compete
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides insights and recommendations to midsize companies considering a hybrid cloud approach. Read on to learn about the benefits, security concerns, adoption challenges, and tips you need to evaluate your hybrid cloud options.
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

IBM

HP ServeIT for IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to explore three preconfigured servers to minimize IT maintenance task times. Read on to learn how you can liberate your staff to pursue innovative projects by choosing the right sized server for your organization.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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IT MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  but also including by extension the corporation's entire network of computer resources. In the beginning, business computers were used for the practical business of computing the payroll and keeping track of accounts payable and receivable. As applications were developed that provided managers with information about sales, inventories, and other data that would help in managing the enterprise, the term "MIS" arose to describe these kinds of applications. Today, the term is used broadly in a number of contexts and includes (but is not limited to): decision support systems, resource and people … 
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