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DEFINITION: A bulletin board system (BBS) is a computer or an application dedicated to the sharing or exchange of messages or other files on a network. Originally an electronic version of the type of bulletin board found on the wall in many kitchens and work places, the BBS was used to post simple messages between users. The BBS became the primary kind of online community through the 1980s and early 1990s, before  … 
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Impact of Cloud on the Future of IT
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This interactive whitepaper covers the results of a cloud study that has forecasted the future of the technology and breaks it down by global region.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Improve IT maturity to accelerate your move to cloud computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the endpoint management capabilities required to simplify the delivery of IT capacity, enhance patch management for virtualized systems, speed the delivery of IT-services and improve information access.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

IBM

Is Your Data Normal? An Inside Look at IT Performance Data Analysis
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses various types of IT data and are examined for how close (or far) they are from being "normally" distributed.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

VMware, Inc.

IT Hosting Perspectives in the Midmarket
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes a discussion had between a leading migration solutions provider, a leading hosting provider, and major customers of the hosting provider.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Vision Solutions

IT jobswatch - opportunities in retail
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This quarters figures compiled by jobadswatch.co.uk show that during the fourth quarter of2010 the IT jobs market for permanent staff being recruited by retail organisations is up by5.1%.The growth indemand for IT staff in this sector shows 44.5% more vacancies being advertised than ayear ago.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

IT pay and bonus prospects in 2011
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: ROBERT WALTERS SURVEYED APPROXIMATELY 200 PROFESSIONALS WORKING IN THE IT SECTOR.  THE RESULTS SHOW THAT A HIGH PROPORTION HAVE VERY MODEST SALARYAND BONUS EXPECTATIONS.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

IT pay and recruitment report: Software houses and consultants
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This quarters figures compiled by jobadswatch.co.uk show that during the fourth quarter of 2010 the IT jobs market for permanent staff being recruited by software houses and consultancies is up by 8.1%. The growth in demand for IT staff in this sector shows 27.3% more vacancies being advertised than a year ago.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

IT Service Management Case Study: Making The Transition From On Premises To SaaS With BMC
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study covers a company that took their outdated ITSM tools and used SaaS to improve their organization.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

BMC Software

Leveraging the Power of the Peloton to Lead Change
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper combines the concept of the peloton with one of the most widely accepted approaches for enabling change in organizations: John P. Kotter's 8 Steps for Enabling Change.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Manage IT services efficiently. Serve Business effectively
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a new approach to managing business operations, called business service management (BSM). Building upon the goal of consolidating every element of service - infrastructure, applications, transactions, end-user experience, virtualization, cloud service - BSM allows you to keep up with changes in a dynamic IT environment.
Posted: 08 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Managed Services: Why It's Good for Business
sponsored by LabTech Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the top 5 reasons service providers should offer managed services and the benefits they can provide to the business and their clients.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

LabTech Software

Measure your ITSM Investments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how to transform your IT service management approach to better align with business goals. It also presents a customer-centric ROI method.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Jan 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Identify and Leverage Your Existing Service Life Cycles
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief will illustrate the progression of service management since the 1990s, illuminate the hidden service life cycles and discuss how, once they are visible, we can start to make them work — to improve services and better align IT with business objectives.
Posted: 22 Jul 2010 | Published: 22 Jul 2010

IBM

Impact of Cloud on IT Consumption Models: Top 10 Insights
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the conclusions from a survey of IT leaders around the world.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 08 Nov 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Implementing Best Practices: The Dell Management Console and ITIL
sponsored by Dell and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: The Dell™ Management Console Powered by Altiris™ from Symantec™ provides a comprehensive management platform based on standardized IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes—facilitating the adoption of industry best practices and helping streamline and simplify IT management in enterprise data centers.
Posted: 15 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Dell and Symantec

Improving Help Desk Efficiency: Asset Management and Help Desk Optimization
sponsored by TechExcel
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how asset discovery, and AssetWise Discovery software, plays a vital role in raising help desk efficiency while maintaining customer satisfaction and resolving problems effectively.
Posted: 19 Aug 2008 | Published: 19 Aug 2008

TechExcel

Information Security, Virtualization, and the Journey to the Cloud
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With visible virtualization leadership, commitment, and cooperation, VMware and Trend Micro should be amongst the top choices as CIOs and CISOs choose their partners for their own cloud journeys. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

IT as a service provider: Accelerating business results
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how you can increase collaboration between business and IT, with a multi-cloud management technology. Read on to discover how it enables IT to take and maintain control over cloud operations, while seamlessly meeting all the needs of business users.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Dell Software

IT Management 2.0: Four Steps to Intelligently Fulfill Demand Across the IT Application and Service Delivery Lifecycle
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how a process-based approach to managing application demand can finally help IT service organizations give their user base what they want—more revenue, more market share, and more customers.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

SERENA Software, Inc.

IT Service Assurance: Achieve proactive IT operations
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the role of a command center in helping companies monitor and manage individual technologies and explains why a service-oriented approach is essential.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

IT Service Excellence
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into the relationship between service management and performance. Discover the key attributes of service excellence and the results you can achieve by implementing a lifecycle-based approach.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

IT Service Management: Lay the foundation for reliable IT operations and support
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
WHITE PAPER: As companies strive to improve performance, they typically encounter several challenges along the way. This white paper describes a few of these obstacles and explains why a service-oriented, lifecycle-based approach to management is essential.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

BMC-Accenture

Keep Users Happy by Integrating IT Operations and IT Support
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need to bridge the gap between sides of an IT staff and how it can help a business.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

BMC Software, Inc.

Learning to Compete: IT's Next Transformation
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how IT leaders can compete for the business of their stakeholders. Read now to learn how to look, act and deliver IT services in the same manner as the providers competing for your internal customers.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 13 Mar 2013

EMC

Mass Personalization: How relevance engines are revolutionizing mass communications
sponsored by xMatters, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mass personalization eliminates the need to send the same message en masse at the same time. By reducing communication “noise,” mass personalization enables recipients to focus on what’s relevant to them at the moment that it matters. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

xMatters, Inc.
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INTERNET BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  the World Wide Web arrived. A BBS may be accessible from a dial-up modem, Telnet, or the Internet. Because it originated before the graphical user interface (GUI) became prevalent, the BBS interface was text-based. Although recent Web-based versions have a graphical, interactive user interface, the text-only interface preferred by BBS purists can often be accessed by Telnet. According to Justin Scott, co-founder of Sceiron Interactive and a former sysop, a Web-based BBS is essentially a Web site that is powered by BBS software rather than a Web server. Most BBSes are devoted to a particular … 
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