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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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How Apps in the Cloud Will Change your Business for Good
sponsored by Sprint
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important white paper to uncover the value of a Software-as-a-Service cloud.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Sprint

SDN 101: An Introduction to Software Defined Networking
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the key opportunities that SDN can address for your business, as well as the relationship between SDN and NV.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 May 2014

Citrix

SoftLayer and IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator help launch a Smart Community solution at Toshiba
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To advance its initiative, Toshiba required a more flexible, scalable cloud solution capable of supporting a wide range of complex projects. This whitepaper highlights the cloud software Toshiba implemented to provide an extensible cloud management framework.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

The Real SaaS Manifesto - Defining “Real-SaaS” and how it can benefit your business
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper defines "Real SaaS" and explains how it can benefit your business. It explains how SaaS works and what's important to consider when evaluating solutions.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2012

Workday

Service-based software powers ahead
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to find out what's driving SaaS adoption.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Workday

Innovation From the Ground Up - The Next Generation of Enterprise Business Solutions
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes a solution that delivers improvements in application development. In three steps find out how a leading SaaS vendor is creating the next generation of enterprise business solutions.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2012

Workday

Wimbledon Championships enriches fans’ online and social media interaction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to learn about the adaptable and predictive private cloud infrastructure that helped Wimbledon accelerate service deployment by 50%.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Software-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an SDS platform that provides end-to-end solutions that fully meet performance, availability, support, and scalability needs.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Software-defined storage data sheet: Highly available, unified storage
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Software-defined storage enables organizations to increase flexibility and agility, simplify management and dramatically reduce costs without compromising availability, reliability or functionality. View this data sheet to gain a better understanding about a software-defined storage system.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Nexenta

Software-defined storage: Improve data integrity, performance, and total cost of storage
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief paper to learn about a software-defined storage system that can provide research institutes higher levels of data integrity, performance, flexibility, and total cost of storage. Read on to learn about more benefits of this system.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Nexenta

Will Windows 10 make a Shift for IT?
sponsored by Vembu Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights Windows 10's key features and how its making the shift to IT.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Vembu Technologies

Hot Vendors: Nexenta - Helping to Define the Software-Defined Enterprise
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC Vendor Profile about the technologies, products, and market strategy of a privately-held U.S.-based company that addresses software-defined storage.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Nexenta

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Access this document to discover the architecture design, configuration, and implementation considerations for the key components of the architecture required to deliver virtual desktops via XenDesktop 7.1 on Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 or VMware vSphere 5.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Dell

TriTech Software Systems Chooses Nexenta to Pool Storage and Lower Their Costs
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: In order to improve its storage system, expand data capacity, and provide more flexibility for VMs without spending too much, TriTech implemented a software-defined storage solution.Access this whitepaper to find out which solution TriTech selected and what benefits it provides.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Nexenta

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: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Providing Security for Software Systems in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper details risks to software deployed in the cloud and explores the steps that your organization can take to mitigate those risks.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Bio-Reference Discovered the Key to Solving Network and Application Performance Issues
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This case study provides insight into a solution that Bio-Reference Laboratories deployed to address network and application performance problems.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Fluke Networks

Migration Engine from Butterfly Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an overview of the migration procedure and an explanation for how your organization can access all of its data from a single backup platform, improving your RTO and RPO objectives and ensuring you are legally compliant as well as reducing your overall carbon footprint.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

IBM Endpoint Manager for Software Use Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an endpoint management solution that provides important insight into what you own and how often software is being used to support better planning, budgeting, and vendor license compliance.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

APM SaaS and Analytics Step Up to Meet the Needs of Modern Applications, Mobile Users, and Hybrid Cloud Architectures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the critical role that SaaS and analytics are playing in the transformation of the APM market.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

IBM

How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: By utilizing new, proper management software tools, you enable and maximize data center professionals control over energy costs and can allocate IT assets more effectively for the business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Schneider Electric

How can SMBs meet the Virtualization Challenge?
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to find out how SMBs can ensure that their virtual storage investments support their business goals and budgets.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

EMC

Quality in the Cloud: Best Practices for ISVs
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how ISVs can partner with hosting companies, establish criteria for selecting a hosting service, and get metrics for measuring hosting performance as it relates to cloud services. You'll get insight into how you can prepare to enter into the cloud market quickly and confidently.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Equinix

EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about flash storage solution that offer multi-flash models to deliver even better storage.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

EMC Corporation

HP Security Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP Security Cyber Risk Report provides industry-wide data on vulnerabilities in software, mobile, and web applications; examines how specific technologies like iOS, Android, and JAVA contribute to the attack surface; and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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