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ALSO CALLED: Bug Fixes, Upgrades, Software Updates, Application Upgrades, Perfective Maintenance
DEFINITION: A service pack is an orderable or downloadable update to a customer's software that fixes existing problems and, in some cases, delivers product enhancements. IBM and Microsoft are examples of companies that use this term to describe their periodic product updates. When a new product version comes out, it usually incorporates the fixes from the service packs that have been shipped to update the previous  … 
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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: 23 Jul 2015

Tasktop

The Ultimate Guide to Oracle EBS Patching
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can master the art of Oracle EBS patching in this convenient guide.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Master the Art of Oracle EBS Patching
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can master the art of EBS patching in this 3-part Oracle software planning guide. In addition, get your hands on an infographic that reveals how your competition ranks in deploying patches and learn best practices for implementing the EBS patch for your Oracle business applications.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Cloud Technology for Automatic Software Testing
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper learn how to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes. Read now to uncover how cloud technology can help you automatically test your application changes.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

CloudQuality: Anticipating and Tackling SAP software problems before they happen
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why IT departments use this cloud quality software to easily scope and accelerate the delivery of all business application changes – such as upgrades, functional releases and enhancement packages – while reducing cost and minimizing risk.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

Test Center for Automatic Software Quality Assurance
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How can you test your new software quickly and efficiently without the burden of manual testing? In this white paper, you'll learn how your organization can achieve outstanding results with automated test center software.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

20 Customer-Driven Do’s and Don’ts for Smart SAP Upgrades
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover ways that you can upgrade your SAP software easily and seamlessly to provide the best end user experience for your organization. In addition, you'll access 20 customer-driven do's and don'ts for smart SAP upgrades.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Panaya, Inc.

5 Essential Tips to Avoiding the Pitfalls in SAP EHP7
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the advantages of upgrading your SAP system with EHP7 in this brief white paper. You'll learn how you can implement the upgrade; avoid common pitfalls that come with the SAP system upgrade; and uncover potential benefits.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Panaya, Inc.

The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a multi-tenant, SaaS-based approach that grants customers the flexibility to adapt applications to their particular business strategies, without introducing complexity that prevents the system from evolving as business needs change.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

Workday

Re-birth of the IT Budget?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Against a backdrop of increased use of software that is generally more sophisticated, flexible, scalable and easy to use than it was 5 years ago, this research set out to explore the impact of having to maintain a plethora of different software solutions in today’s cash-strapped corporate environment.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Managing Software Estates in the Enterprise
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Recent news from the Bank of England now places a swift economic recovery in real doubt. The UK economy actually slipped into negative growth in the final quarter of 2010, and even the most optimistic forecasts predict economic recovery over the coming years to be sluggish at best.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Driving Product Quality With Continuous Verification and Validation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about how continuous verification and validation strategies can help quality teams keep up with agile development. Read on to learn about eth methods and approaches that can enable continuous verification and validation and determine the right strategy for your organization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

Streamline Your Oracle Application Management
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource now to find out how a Management-as-a-Service (MaaS) technology can deliver maintenance, support, and lifecycle management for your entire Oracle application portfolio. Read on to learn how you can get on-demand access to a global network of Oracle app specialists, to get greater value from your Oracle environment.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

CSC

Getting the Most Out of Your Applications With Oracle Exalogic
sponsored by Oracle India Pvt. Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an engineered system for business applications, can help enterprises deploy and upgrade applications quickly, maintain a consistent set of technological standards across the application stack, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Oracle India Pvt. Ltd

The Seven Deadly Sins of SAP® Maintenance A Blueprint for Surviving End of Life for SAP® ECC 5 and Other Upgrades
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: The thought of an SAP upgrade can be overwhelming, but the challenges are not a secret. Use this white paper as a reference to overcoming seven of the most common obstacles involved.
Posted: 29 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

Worksoft

The Insider’s Guide to Upgrading to SharePoint 2010
sponsored by Axceler
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses issues and strategies to consider as your company prepares for migration to SharePoint 2010.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Axceler

Accelerate the delivery of modern applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: An IT modernization project will be unique to your business, and to successfully manage it you'll need the appropriate tools, resources, and best practices throughout the process. Read this paper to get a framework for initiating your modernization efforts.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Top Three Upgrade Challenges Every EBS Manager Must Address
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a four-step approach to overcoming the key challenges of an Oracle E-Business Suite R12 upgrade. According to 152 surveyed IT managers, the top issues they'd like to see addressed are: cost and effort estimation, cost justification and impact analysis.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Panaya, Inc.

How to Shed Redundant Customizations for a Lighter Upgrade
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to shed excess code and redundant customizations for faster and more efficient Oracle E-Business Suite upgrades.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Panaya, Inc.

Accelerate the delivery of modern applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: An IT modernization project will be unique to your business, and to successfully manage it you'll need the appropriate tools, resources, and best practices throughout the process. Read this paper to get a framework for initiating your modernization efforts.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Clinical Approach to Technical Upgrade
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover the reasons why you should be considering an SAP upgrade to improve enterprise resource planning (ERP) and how to get started. Learn about new features of the latest SAP release as well as the technical advances and new technologies available to you.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies

Maximizing software value with subscription and support
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how IBM subscription and support services can help you handle the increased complexity of today's environment and take advantage of new opportunities. Find out how you can extend the value of your software investments, simplify the renewal process, reduce upgrade costs, and keep users productive.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

IBM

“Know Thyself” Is the First Step to an Effective Upgrade
sponsored by IBIS America LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper chronicles how the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is preparing to perform an SAP ERP systems upgrade.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

IBIS America LLC

Preparing for Your Windows 7 Migration - Analyze, Plan, Deliver, Optimize
sponsored by Centrix Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore some of the key considerations for organizations seeking to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 desktops, and get several key recommendations to ensure a smooth migration.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Centrix Software

The 10 Commandments of a Successful Oracle E-Business R12 Upgrade
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 key best practices to help your organization effectively manage change to your enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, with particular attention to upgrading to R12.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Dell Software
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SOFTWARE UPGRADES DEFINITION (continued): … A service pack is an orderable or downloadable update to a customer's software that fixes existing problems and, in some cases, delivers product enhancements. IBM and Microsoft are examples of companies that use this term to describe their periodic product updates. When a new product version comes out, it usually incorporates the fixes from the service packs that have been shipped to update the previous product version.
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