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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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VMware EVO:RAIL, Built with Intel Architecture
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover why it is crucial to move beyond server virtualization to a Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) that extends the benefits of virtualization to all data center resources for new levels of agility, resiliency and cost-effectiveness.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

VMware

Five Principles for Integrating Software as a Service Applications
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides five tips for more efficiently integrating SaaS applications into your IT environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 May 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Breaking the Rules in BRMS Technology
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Read this technology spotlight to examine the key benefits and use cases for business rules engines and learn about a specific offering and its contribution to the BRMS market.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Progress

Gartner Market Guide for File Analysis Software
sponsored by Symantec | Veritas
WHITE PAPER: File analysis (FA) enables better information management decisions for unstructured data. Access this market guide for File Analysis software to read about use cases, recommendations, and vendor comparisons.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Symantec | Veritas

PBBAs Tap into Key Data Protection Trends to Drive Strong Market Growth
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to get a good look at the PBBA market, the drivers of market development, and the key benefits these appliances offer enterprises.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Expert Tips to Keep Your Mobile App Secure
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can address the security problems in their app development.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Getting a handle on mobile devices – securely, reliably and tidily
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the growing use of web and SaaS applications is affecting German companies, and how German IT specialists ensure access to these key business applications, and how they plan to for years to come. Read about the results of a questionnaire based study to learn how CEOs can make their mobile work environment successful.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Jun 2015

Matrix42

Playtech case study: Predictive monitoring tools deliver game-changing uptime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to see how automated, integrated monitoring tools helped Playtech monitor web applications predictively to further protect uptime, user experience, and revenue.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Is a secure workspace approach right for you?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to find out whether taking a secure workspace approach is the right way to go.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

MSPs: Improve Your Performance with the Right Software
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a suite of software essential for an effective MSP.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Solarwinds N-able

ESG Lab Report: Delivering QoS with VMware Virtual Volumes
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: Free ESG Lab Report on vSphere 6 Integration. Download this ESG Lab Review to learn about NexGen VVOL integration and storage QoS. Manage virtual environments on a per-VM basis.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 27 May 2015

NexGen Storage

Capitalize on a Big Opportunity: Move Enterprise Services to the Cloud
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative guidebook to learn how you can build a successful enterprise cloud solution.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dimension Data

FICO Seeds the Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how FICO got the Platform-as-a-Service tools it needed to operate a Decision Management Platform, becoming the market's leading solution for business rules management, predictive analytics, data and text mining, optimization, visualization, and reporting.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Dell PowerEdge R630 Configuration for MS Private Cloud Fast Track
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: View this solution brief to discover a flexible reference architecture designed for simple, scalable Microsoft Private Cloud deployments.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Dell and Microsoft

Hyper Converged Infrastructure Appliances for Private Cloud
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: View this technical paper to discover the role a hyper converged infrastructure appliance plays in a private cloud.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Delivering Data Warehousing as a Cloud Service
sponsored by Snowflake
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the benefits of transforming data warehousing into a cloud service. Also, discover the five requirements for delivering data warehousing as a service.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014


Up and running in an instant. No contract, no capex, no delay.
sponsored by Peer1
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an on demand cloud platform that delivers business agility, ease of use and outstanding value.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Peer1

When IT Service Management isn’t What it Could Be: The Importance of Kaizen in ITSM
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on how you can combine ITSM best practices with a Kaizen approach to eliminate IT inefficiencies and excess costs while modernising your overall service management framework.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Unisys

Enterprise Development in the Cloud: Top Benefits, Drivers, and Concerns
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: According to a survey of 408 enterprise IT software development professionals, enterprises using the cloud see improvements in time to market as well as higher productivity. Read this white paper for key findings from this survey regarding enterprise development in the cloud.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Building a Business Case for a Semantic Interoperability Platform
sponsored by Compressus
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how data sharing through effective interoperability software can bridge multiple IT systems and share information in concise, actionable formats.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Compressus

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.
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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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