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DEFINITION: COTS, MOTS, GOTS, and NOTS are abbreviations that describe pre-packaged software or (less commonly) hardware purchase alternatives.A COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) product is one that is used "as-is." COTS products are designed to be easily installed and to interoperate with existing system components. Almost all software bought by the average computer user fits into the COTS category: operating  … 
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Enterprise Mobility Platform with Enterprise-Grade Security
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to accelerate mobile development, connect new apps to third party data sources and APIs, and modernize any enterprise app or workflow. Discover how to leverage existing APIs and containers to design, build, and deploy personalized, intelligent, and secure apps that run anywhere, on any device, and on any OS.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016


How to Set Your Apps Apart with Mobile DevOps and the Cloud
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to empower development teams with tools that deliver high-quality mobile experiences. Uncover 6 key requirements for getting past common mobile development obstacles and learn how to gauge mobile users' expectations, leverage DevOps to simplify mobile delivery, and add the power of the cloud to your mobile initiatives.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Software-defined storage for backup and recovery
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
WHITE PAPER: Discover a software-defined storage solution for backup and recovery with a comprehensive suite of enterprise storage capabilities like inline global deduplication, compression, snapshots, clones, and replication to help you meet any protection, disaster recovery, and availability requirement with a single solution.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

Hedvig Inc

Testing and QA: Relying on Better Data to Create Better Software
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage advanced BI and analytics tools to help your development team test software smarter, better, and faster. Learn what QA metrics to leverage for coverage and velocity, where to focus your reporting efforts, 3 steps to modernize and automate reporting, and more.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

QASymphony

Kickstart DevOps: How to Get Everyone on Board for a Successful Transition
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores some of the common barriers to DevOps adoption and how to navigate them for a successful implementation. Discover 4 key steps for starting your DevOps transformation and uncover helpful advice about developing your DevOps toolset for configuration management, performance monitoring, open source, and more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

New Relic

How to Measure and Track the 5 Drivers of DevOps Success
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores how to track DevOps success with a series of KPIs that help you accurately measure the strides your company has taken to implement faster, better software development. Plus, uncover the 5 critical drivers of DevOps success.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

New Relic

The Buyer's Guide for Test Management Software
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: Explore the use of new, agile testing tools to address the increasing pace of innovation and blurred lines between QA and development. Discover tips for evaluating and integrating modern test management software and uncover 5 must-have features, including visual proof of testing, customized integrations, uninhibited workflow, and 2 more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

QASymphony

Agile Tools for Agile Development: Ensuring Software Quality
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: How do you move at an Agile pace and at the same time ensure that software doesn't have critical defects? This guide explores how to put the right Agile testing tools in place to help you maintain software quality. Discover how to improve ALM strategies, maximize the value of testing investments, and more.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 23 Jan 2017

QASymphony

An Environment to Build, Deploy, and Manage Java Enterprise Apps
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to create fully integrated, cloud-based Java app development environments with just a few clicks of a mouse. Discover how to leverage enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure in conjunction with cloud services, app containers, DevOps practices, self-service and more for managing key Java apps.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Conquer Development and Testing Environment Challenges with Cloud Services
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to eliminate the headache of complicated cloud migrations and empower your organization to spin up as many on-demand, cost-effective development, testing, and QA environments as you need with a cloud service that enables you to run them in Oracle Public Cloud, AWS, or Google Cloud Platform without making any changes.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Manage Containers Easily on Oracle Public Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how Docker containers empower your development and operations teams to become more agile. Discover how the Oracle cloud helps you build and manage cloud native containers easily. Plus, learn how to extend your containerized app development, test, and production environments with the public cloud.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

An Easy and Fast Way to Move Large Data Sets Into and Out Of The Cloud
sponsored by Signiant, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data transfer in the cloud has long plagued business and IT professionals alike. In this white paper, discover a new SaaS product that can help you rapidly transfer your data to and from public cloud storage. Read on to discover the limitations of IP networks for cloud connectivity, the 3 phases of intelligent file movement technology, and more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Signiant, Inc.

Cloud-Capable App and Data Integration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to leverage an open source enterprise service bus (ESB) that reduces the pain of connecting siloed apps, services, data, and devices. Discover how to boost data and app integration initiatives with automation and extended, cloud-based management.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Red Hat

10 Rules for Creating a Mobile Look and Feel
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll learn about 10 rules for delivering an optimal user experience aesthetically and functionally in your mobile app. Discover tips to better connecting with your customers.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 17 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Digital Transformation: A Java-Based Platform for App Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to accelerate digital transformation initiatives with a Java EE-based platform for app modernization that provides support for both legacy and cloud-native apps. You'll learn how to implement Agile, DevOps, API management, and continuous integration/continuous delivery processes for your modernization efforts.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials: The Case for a United, Cloud-Based Software Platform
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The problem with using multiple software tools to run your business is how easy it is to lose track of important information. Explore this guide to learn how to help your customers realize the benefits of running their business from a cloud-based system that unifies financials, sales, inventory, purchasing, and project management.
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 | Published: 16 Jan 2017

Microsoft

How EMC Built and Scaled TheHub to Serve 12,000 Engineers
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you'll learn how developers at EMC combined a low-code platform with their existing DevOps environment. Discover ways the team explored different technologies to build enterprise-class applications using pre-built components.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

OutSystems

A Survey of Rapid Application Delivery Platform Users
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: By shifting basic app development to tasks that are more strategic, IT can support digital initiatives in addition to coding and technical tasks. Learn how the right tools can help companies retain control over the development process, involve application end-users in early design and development phases, and more.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 09 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Forget Hand-Coding: 5 Development Challenges to Consider
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll explore 5 development challenges to consider when using hand coding over a RAD platform as a development method. Learn why apps typically require 10x more work today, and tools that make development times faster and more simplified.
Posted: 05 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

OutSystems

VMware® Virtual SAN™ 6.2 Network Design Guide
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives a technology overview of a new policy-driven hypervisor-converged storage product for your software-defined data center. It provides the best network design and configuration best practices for deploying this highly available and scalable virtual solution.
Posted: 29 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

VMware

Business Management ROI Improvement Guide
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Can the software you depend on grow alongside your business? Access this guide to business management ROI improvement to explore the 6 simple steps to optimizing software implementation, maximize ROI in the process, what to look for in KPIs, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Sage Software

Preparing Your Toolbox for the SharePoint Framework
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the new SharePoint Framework and the variety of benefits for HTML5, JavaScript, and SharePoint app developers. Discover how to customize SharePoint easily by leveraging the open source framework's key features and web stack tools, including built-in themes, a SharePoint-tailored DataSource component, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Progress

How To Build a High-Performance Sales Organization
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Only 58% of sales reps actually meet their quotas. Are the other reps just underperforming, or are expectations too high? Access this white paper to explore sales performance management software strategies and best practices to improve your sales team's performance.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

DevOps, the Cloud, and AWS: Tying it All Together
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement DevOps, using an automation platform in conjunction with AWS cloud resources. Discover how this approach can decrease time to market and reduce costs. Plus, uncover some critical best practices for workflow automation.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

Chef Software

DevOps Cultural and Technical Values: Leveraging Automation and the Cloud
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to the cultural and technical values that are the foundation of DevOps. Discover what pain points you can address faster and more efficiently with this approach, using tools and methods like automation, cloud-based infrastructure, continuous delivery, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Chef Software
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SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  systems, office product suites, word processing, and e-mail programs are among the myriad examples. One of the major advantages of COTS software, which is mass-produced, is its relatively low cost. A MOTS (either modified or modifiable off-the-shelf, or military off-the-shelf, depending on the context) product is typically a COTS product whose source code can be modified. The product may be customized by the purchaser, by the vendor, or by another party to meet the requirements of the customer. In the military context, MOTS refers to an off-the-shelf product that is developed or customized by … 
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