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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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Software White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Dell and Microsoft: Better Together
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how Dell and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a desktop virtualization solution that eliminates the obstacles of adoption and delivers a flexible, cost-effective way to deploy desktop virtualization.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

Dell, Inc.

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

The Storage Solution of Choice for Windows Private Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why you should leverage software-defined storage as the data store for your private cloud running on Microsoft Cloud OS. Read now for the key features and benefits of Microsoft Cloud OS Storage Spaces.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Rackspace

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

5 Ways a Workstation Can Benefit Your Bottom Line
sponsored by Dell, Inc. & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the return on investment (ROI) of workstations versus standard PC platforms. Examine 5 ways that a workstation can financially benefit your organization.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. & Intel®

Application Analytics: Diagnostics for Your Digital Strategy
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how software analytics can help you gain actionable business insights, improve your customers' experience, and enable a digital transformation.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

New Relic

Big Data Infrastructure Made Easy: How to Simplify and Accelerate Hadoop Deployment
sponsored by BlueData Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can accelerate the deployment of Hadoop in this informative white paper. Learn how you can take advantage of cloud technology to implement Hadoop quickly and easily.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

BlueData Software, Inc.

Navigating DevOps
sponsored by New Relic
WHITE PAPER: Despite the IT industry adopting DevOps at an increasing rate, many organizations only have a general understanding of the big picture and don't know much about DevOps. Read this eBook to answer every question you have about DevOps.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

New Relic

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

When Agile and Waterfall Collide: A Project Manager's Guide to Combining 2 Disparate Methodologies
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: Today's project managers are faced with a challenge: While most of their work follows a traditional Waterfall methodology, they're increasingly being asked to collaborate with Agile software development teams. This white paper dives into the differences between the two methodologies and provides a roadmap for combining them.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2015

Workfront

The Real Cost of Driverless Cars for Cybersecurity and Reliability
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Several car manufacturers predict that self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020. What are the implications of the rapid increase in automotive software complexity for cybersecurity and reliability as development teams race to deliver this content?
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

Rogue Wave Software

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 Hidden Costs of Open Source and Homegrown Applications
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a cost-benefit analysis of open source software vs. commercial options.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SERENA Software, Inc.

Move Fast Without Breaking Things: High Velocity Software Development in Highly Regulated Enterprises
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the key to fast software development that doesn't run into complications.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

SERENA Software, Inc.

Corporate Roadblocks to Agile Adoption and Evolution
sponsored by Catalyst IT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the corporate roadblocks that impede the adoption and evolution of software development methodologies, particularly those within Agile frameworks.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Catalyst IT

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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