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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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Clusters Your Way: 8 Ways to Make Clusters Easy to Use and Easy to Own
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative white paper to uncover 8 ways SIOS software can help you tackle your IT challenges in cloud, virtual or high-performance IT environments – and protect your SAP, SQL Server and Oracle databases.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Industry-Leading Duo Provides Innovative Cloud Performance and Reliability
sponsored by VMware and IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this game-changing resource to uncover the key features of a private cloud solution duo, which can provide your users with secure, available-access to your business-critical knowledge – and make virtualized business intelligence a reality for your organization.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

VMware and IBM

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: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Dynamic Duo: SAM & Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers software asset management as a solution that can meet new licensing and security challenges.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Oracle HCM Cloud Solutions Your Essential Guide to Getting Maximum Value from Your Oracle HCM Cloud System
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines three principles for maximizing the value of your investment in Oracle HCM Cloud over the total lifetime of your contract—and beyond.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Software Segments: Key Solutions
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the importance of making the right software decisions in the first place and provides an overview of the primary application segments based on user type and function.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Software Asset Management: Pay Attention or Pay Up
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how to take advantage of the software asset management industry in order to keep control of your software.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Software Asset Management: Pay Attention or Pay Up
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how to take advantage of the software asset management industry in order to keep control of your software.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Licensing Windows desktop operating system for use with virtual machines
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This licensing brief is an overview of the Microsoft Volume Licensing use rights for the Windows 8.1operating system when running within virtual machines.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Maximize the Benefits of Flash with HP's All Flash Array – 3PAR StoreServ 7450
sponsored by HP India
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper and uncover all the key features of HP's latest flash-based storage array.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

HP India

Migrating from Windows XP: Understanding the Challenges and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how effective Windows migration projects can be broken down into four manageable phases, and how industry best practices and products can reduce the time and disruptions caused by a migration from XP to Windows 7 or 8, as well as provide IT more time and resources to focus on more strategic initiatives.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Concur Travel and Expense solution
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This guide talks about a solution that allows users to capture all of their travel and expense information digitally and present it all in an accurate automated report.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Concur Technologies

Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes you through 5 steps for developing a smarter approach to systems imaging that layers a unique set of drivers, updates, applications, configurations and user personality on top of the core configuration images.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

HR in the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the five big trends that are pushing adoption, examining each trend in-depth and explaining exactly why it is driving a need for SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Workday

Dropbox Quick Start
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise resource to learn more about Dropbox software and what it can do for you.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

SaaS vs. Premise-based Monitoring: 9 Reasons Why SaaS Makes More Sense
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for the 9 benefits of SaaS, and to find out why server and network monitoring is ideal for a cloud-based model.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

LogicMonitor

Dynamic Infrastructures for VMware vCloud
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to discover how a VMware-based infrastructure solution can accelerate cloud infrastructure implementation, while reducing maintenance costs and effort.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Fujitsu

Fast Track Open Source Virtualization
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how the combination of HP's converged infrastructure and Red Hat's virtualization software create the perfect platform for consolidating your Linux systems.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization on HP Converged System 700x
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, in-depth resource to find out how HP's latest solution for virtual environments can benefit your organization.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Eight Ways Better Software Deployment and Management Can Save You Money
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down eight critical benefits you can achieve by learning to effectively manage the software deployment lifecycle. Also inside, find key recommendations to help you get started.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Software Asset Management: Ensuring Today's Assets
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how mobility and software as a service (SaaS) programs are complicating license management. Click through to learn  about a comprehensive software asset management (SAM) approach that helps address the inherent issues  associated with each.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

CDW Corporation

Protecting Converged Virtual Infrastructures with Simpana IntelliSnap® Technology
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative guide to uncover a solution that provides a proven tool and a simple approach that provide agility and automation to how data is protected and managed in your modern data center.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

Software Lifecycle Management: Managing Essential Enterprise Tools for Greater Productivity and Cost Savings
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource is a guide to software management, and highlights key approaches that will help you ensure productivity without additional costs.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

CDW Corporation

SDN in the Data Center: Are You Ready?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise resource to learn about the three SDN approaches, and what an "SDN-ready" platform should offer.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, 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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