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DEFINITION: Software is a general term for the various kinds of programs used to operate computers and related devices. (The term hardware describes the physical aspects of computers and related devices.)Software can be thought of as the variable part of a computer and hardware the invariable part. Software is often divided into application software (programs that do work users are directly interested in) and  … 
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Improve Your Business Performance with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a predictive analytics software program that analyzes social media, survey research, and market research data to provide you with a detailed picture of customers. Read on to learn about the entire software portfolio.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

IBM

Managing Food Safety and Quality Using Enterprise Software
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to get a solid grip on process manufacturing with the use of software.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

IFS

Case Study: Storebrand Choose API Software to Secure Communications
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Storebrand, a leader in Nordic long-term savings and insurance, needed a platform that was flexible, easy to use, and that would enable a rapid time-to-market for new integrations.Access this case study to find out how deploying API software secured communications with partners and governed the flow of data.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Axway

10 Best Practices for a Successful API Program
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are important in all of today's IT trends including cloud projects, software that interacts with sensors, contextual mobile applications, and getting big data into systems to be analyzed.Read this white paper for 10 best practices for a successful API program.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Axway

Finding The Perfect Path To The Cloud
sponsored by Crayon Group
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how Microsoft has made an early move to make things easier for enterprises that wish to embrace a hybrid environment, and help you consider the steps you need to take.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Crayon Group

ERP in the Cloud: Is it a good fit?
sponsored by Acumatica
WHITE PAPER: A rising cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vendor delivers the benefits of the cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) without sacrificing system customization, control, security, or performance. Read this guide to get more insight on this vendor and their deployment and purchase choices.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Acumatica

FX Architecture Portfolio Overview
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a converged architecture designed to give enterprises the flexibility to adjust the IT infrastructure to specific workloads. Ensure your infrastructure will scale and adapt as business needs change.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

Software Developer Chooses Acumatica, Reduces Reporting Time and Cost by 80%
sponsored by Acumatica
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells how Parallels was able to leverage a web-based system deployed on existing hardware that met their complex business requirements with a low total cost of ownership. It explains how this approach delivers reduced reporting times, reduced potential errors by eliminating manual processes, role-based access to reports and more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

Acumatica

F & B Chain Uses Acumatica To Manage Accounting and Centralize Business Processes
sponsored by Acumatica
WHITE PAPER: By switching to a SaaS model running on Windows Azure, KFC Singapore saved about $50,000 in IT resources. Access this case study to find out which SaaS product allowed KFC Singapore to utilize the best in data center architecture, database administration, security, and helpdesk support.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Acumatica

The Top 5 Security Goal Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource distills the reports and opinions of 300 IT decision-makers into a realistic picture of the current state of software security in enterprises across a range of industries.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Unlock the Promise of Agile in the Enterprise
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper discusses Agile, and how it can be implemented on a large scale. Read on to find out what benefits one can expect from enterprise-wide Agile implementation, and what challenges await.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

Workfront

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Lifecycle Management in a Changing World: Best Practices for Resolving Emerging Challenges in Unified Endpoint Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations must have processes and automation systems that deliver the agility and extensibility to maintain performance and reliability without sacrificing cost-effectiveness in IT investments. This white paper provides best practices for resolving emerging challenges in unified endpoint management.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Fairsail - Transforming the workforce experience
sponsored by Fairsail
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing has transformed all aspects of business, including HR. As organizations become more global, they must take a new approach to HR management. Access this white paper to learn about a global cloud Human Resources Management Software (HRMS) and its benefits.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 02 Feb 2015

Fairsail

Best Practices – Maximizing Efficiency Through Service Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Automating tasks such as provisioning, management, and issue remediation enables IT organizations to transform into a true broker of services, which is extremely beneficial for IT service delivery and overall business efficiency. This white paper provides best practices for using service automation to maximize efficiency and get closer to XaaS.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Seven steps to software security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS - Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SANS report pinpoints where the vulnerability gaps lie in today's application security programs. Click through for key recommendations on how to address these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

9 Catastrophic Projects, And the Lessons They Teach
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers 9 massive project failures, and analyzes where teams went wrong. Read on to see how mistakes, communication breakdowns, and destroyed budgets can obliterate your projects, and how you can avoid a similar fate.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

AtTask

The Benefits Of Content as a Service: Smarter SaaS
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the benefits of CaaS and address employee training needs at any size.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

SAP

TOGAF® and Enterprise Portfolio Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn how The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) and Portfolio Management both promise to bring structure and direction to complex and fast-moving organizational environments: the TOGAF framework for the enterprise as a whole and Portfolio Management to the enterprise project world.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Global Knowledge

Application Delivery as an Infrastructure Service
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals what IaaS providers should look for when selecting application delivery solutions to power networking service offerings.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2014

Array Networks

Building Confidence in your Data Center Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a software and hardware solutions that balance reliability, availability, and data protection of storage in the data center to suit end-users unique needs. Find out how these solutions work efficiently and seamlessly with your existing infrastructure to help maximize you IT investments.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

To Increase Downloads, Instill Trust First
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how code signing mitigates the risks of transferring code over the Internet or wireless networks, and also allows end users to take advantage of the ease and convenience of content distribution without worrying about security consequences.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Time-Saving PowerShell Solutions for the Busy Admin
sponsored by NetApp & Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This guide delivers insight into how you can start building a relationship with PowerShell. You'll also get an understanding of how powerful, simple, one-line commands can be.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

NetApp & Cisco
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SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  system software (which includes operating systems and any program that supports application software). The term middleware is sometimes used to describe programming that mediates between application and system software or between two different kinds of application software (for example, sending a remote work request from an application in a computer that has one kind of operating system to an application in a computer with a different operating system).An additional and difficult-to-classify category of software is the utility, which is a small useful program with limited capability. Some utilities … 
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