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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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Make the Most of Your Customer COE: A 3-Step Approach
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To achieve effective objectives and drive effective Application Lifecycle Management, an organization must transform its Customer COE by enhancing the value it delivers to the business. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2010 | Published: 23 Jun 2010

SAP America, Inc.

A unified mailbox that works
sponsored by Dimension Data.
WHITE PAPER: By integrating the latest release of Microsoft® Exchange with IP-based telephony, a new world of integrated messaging unfolds. The potential of a unified mailbox can only be deployed by using expert skills, explains Rudy Gopaul, Solutions Architect at Dimension Data.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Dimension Data.

Mercedes-Benz Takes a Smooth Ride to ERP 6.0
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mercedes-Benz USA needed to upgrade from 4.6C to ERP 6.0 to manage an increasingly complex application environment while doing it in-house without overtaxing development team members. Read this paper to find out how Panaya helped Mercedes-Benz USA come in on time and under budget with their SAP upgrade.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

Panaya, Inc.

Technical diagrams of SharePoint 2010 Architecture
sponsored by Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This article contains a number of technical diagrams describing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 features, upgrade considerations, and benefits. Many of these resources are visual representations of recommended solutions. They include poster-sized documents available in formats including Microsoft Office Visio 2007 files, PDF files, and XPS files.
Posted: 09 Dec 2009 | Published: 12 Nov 2009

Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd

What's New in Enterprise Search in SharePoint 2010
sponsored by Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 offers all of the enterprise search features and functionality that are in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and provides many new enterprise search capabilities. This article summarizes the new enterprise search features and functionality in SharePoint Server 2010.
Posted: 07 Dec 2009 | Published: 12 Nov 2009

Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd

Fixing the SAP Upgrade Process: Nine Best Practices
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper takes a new look at the SAP upgrade process in light of emerging best practices and new technologies. This report offers a discussion of the value of both technical and functional upgrades as well as a discussion of some of the best practices to enhance the value of your SAP upgrades while lowering overall cost.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Panaya, Inc.

Plan Now for Licensing Windows 7
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research paper will show you how analyzing your options for upgrading to Windows 7 can save you down the road. One of the first steps IT managers should take is to determine their firm's Windows 7 licensing strategy and how it fits into their broader Microsoft relationship.
Posted: 23 Oct 2009 | Published: 22 Jul 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

On-Demand ERP in the Enterprise: A practical CIO guide to implementation
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This paper sets out a framework for deciding on and implementing on-demand ERP within enterprises.. It examines key concerns such as data integrity in enterprise systems, maintaining compliance and ensuring proper process management, as well as discussing new skills and approaches to help maximize returns on investment.
Posted: 14 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

NetSuite

Software and Services Financing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financing information technology hardware is an accepted way of doing business. Clients are discovering the benefits of financing software and services and are making financing of software and services one of the fastest-growing segments of the IT financing industry. This paper explains the importance of aligning financing with IT transformation.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Eliminating Database Downtime When Upgrading from Oracle 8i or 9i to 10g or 11g
sponsored by GoldenGate Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents a solution that tackles the challenge of upgrading or migrating an Oracle 8i or 9i database to Oracle 10g or 11g - without taking any database downtime. Key technology components used are GoldenGate Software's Transactional Data Management (TDM) software and Oracle's Cross Platform Transportable Tablespace feature.
Posted: 29 Jan 2009 | Published: 29 Jan 2009

GoldenGate Software, Inc.

Patch Management 2.0: Evolving Your Patch Management Technology to Proactively Combat Security Challenges
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to get up-to-date technology alternatives to help better manage your patch management environment.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Lumension

The Dirty little Secrets of the Warehouse Management Systems Industry
sponsored by HighJump Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn five secrets you should know before you purchase a WMS. Guide your evaluation and selection processes in a way that best benefits your business, your customers and your long-term success and competitive advantage.
Posted: 26 May 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

HighJump Software

Improving Agile Development with Continuous Build Scripts & Build Avoidance
sponsored by OpenMake Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how realize the full benefits of continuous integration in agile development.
Posted: 22 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

OpenMake Software

Building Multi-language Applications with Visual Studio
sponsored by OpenMake Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps necessary to improve software build functionality of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 with Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
Posted: 22 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

OpenMake Software

Leading Energy Utility Company Increases Efficiency Through PeopleSoft Financials and HRMS Systems Upgrades
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore the four phases of the lifecycle for the upgrade methodology of an on-site delivery model that provides upgrade services to enable one organization to achieve its business objects.
Posted: 10 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Hexaware Technologies

Hosted CRM Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Inside CRM
WHITE PAPER: In the market for a CRM? This white paper outlines the general benefits and drawbacks of hosted vs. on-premise CRMs and lists the basic features to look for in your hosted solution. With an up-to-date overview of the CRM market...
Posted: 31 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Inside CRM

Software-as-a-Service: The Alternative for Web Content Management
sponsored by CrownPeak
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can measure the success of your online marketing initiatives with software-as-a-service (SaaS). Leverage the flexibility and ease of SaaS to handle your Websites effortlessly and generate true ROI.
Posted: 18 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

CrownPeak

Choosing a Remote DBA instead of a Full-time Consultant?
sponsored by Ntirety
WHITE PAPER: Relational databases like Oracle grow 3x to 5x in size every three years, but most are not backed up properly. Learn about one of the newest trends in the industry: to outsource or out-task to your database administration needs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2007 | Published: 30 Nov 2007

Ntirety

Case Studies with Intel vPro Processor Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for an analysis of early testing for Intel vPro processor technology in IT departments. See real-world examples of how Intel vPro technology improves security due to the hardware based capabilities not possible with software a...
Posted: 21 Nov 2007 | Published: 21 Nov 2007

Intel Corporation

Vista Migration with Altiris Solutions
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Having a sound migration plan and an integrated, automated solution is important for migration. Read this white paper to get general migration guidelines and learn 10 steps for a smooth and effective Vista Migration.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Symantec

Oracle Database 11g High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we will review the common causes of application downtime and discuss how technologies available in the Oracle Database can help avoid costly downtime and enable rapid recovery from unavoidable failures.
Posted: 15 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Oracle Corporation

The 2007 ERP in Manufacturing Benchmark Report
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report aims to serve as a roadmap to those in the manufacturing community who desire to reduce costs, improve accuracy of inventory schedules, and develop customer responsiveness through successful ERP implementations.
Posted: 05 Oct 2007 | Published: 05 Oct 2007

Epicor Software Corporation

Forget Speeds And Feeds - Outsourcing Today Is All About Your Business
sponsored by OneNeck IT Services
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise Resource Planning has numerous deployment options that involve varying levels of company involvement, efficiency, completeness and cost. Read this white paper that details successful outsourcing models for ERP.
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

OneNeck IT Services

Transitioning to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 on HP ProLiant Servers and HP StorageWorks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 transitions and migrations are easy to do with the right steps. This white paper reviews Exchange 2007 migrations and highlights some of the benefits the new features can provide.
Posted: 22 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company

Modernizing System i Applications: The Integration Architecture
sponsored by Databorough
WHITE PAPER: Refactoring legacy applications on the System i into modern architecture is the biggest challenge in business software today. Read this white paper to get the information necessary to achieving this strategic objective.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Databorough
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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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