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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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Gaining an Edge in Banking With Business Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Sponsored by Information Builders, this Ventana research paper recommends ensuring that users in midsize banks are appropriately empowered by providing them with the right business analytics.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

Information Builders

The software edge: How effective software development and delivery drives competitive advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn more about the range of emerging technologies and how they effect your business. It explores how technologies have transformed how companies interact with customers, business partners and suppliers. Find out more about how emerging technologies will impact your business performance and market success.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

IBM

7 testing tools: Pros and cons
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, applications are becoming more and more popular and widespread across on-premise, Web, mobile and cloud domains. As a result, software testing suites have to answer to the demand for enhanced support and usability in dispersed domains. Read this white paper to learn more about how to conduct and scale testing with new developments.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

IBM

IBM PureFlex Systems with VMWare: Cloud-ready virtualization with the flexibility of an expert integrated system
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the benefits of combining IBM PureFlex System with VMware. Inside, discover how you can implement a reliable cloud-ready infrastructure with integrated hardware and software designed for efficient virtualization. Discover if this combination will bring the benefits your organization needs.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

ROI report: The value of unified IT service and client management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The key to achieving strong IT service and client management platform is a single, unified system, containing all of the information for all of an organization's IT services and its hardware and software inventories, and providing a single solution via which to address incidents and deploy software packages to their end-users.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Top notch integration strategies for manufacturing
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
WHITE PAPER: Consult this white paper to learn more about why consolidating multiple ERP systems can help cut IT costs and save time. It explains how to effectively merge ERP and supply chain management systems. Find out how to upgrade your systems by consulting this resource now.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

SearchManufacturingERP

Change your ERP strategy: One success story
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EL ES DE engineering needed an integrated system that would provide increased visibility over inventory, time spent on jobs and clarity on purchase order status. Consult this resource to find out how adopting a cloud-based ERP solution gave the company the insight they need.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

SanDisk FlashSoft for VMware vSphere
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will get insight into an innovative SanDisk product that accelerates application performance in VMware guest machines.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SanDisk Corporation

CommVault counts on snapshot management for data protection
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research paper examines CommVault's progress in snapshot management – launching its latest data recovery management software for application-aware snapshot management of heterogeneous disk arrays to take advantage of end user trends.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2012

CommVault Systems, Inc.

CommVault banks on Simpana 10 to keep chipping away at Symantec, IBM, EMC
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this research paper, learn about a data protection and archiving software designed to give CommVault leverage over its traditional competitors.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Can the Suite Compete? - What Every Recruiter Needs to Know
sponsored by Jobvite
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, HR and business leaders will find a comparison of the strengths and weaknesses of purpose-specific software and bundled software suites, providing you with key information to help you more strategically meet your organization's talent recruitment goals.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

Jobvite

Solihull Council Marks a Decade with Red Hat Open Source Technology , Saving over £1 Million
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, learn why a government industry has relied on the same Linux solution for the past ten years, using an open source model to simplify software and hardware implementations, reduce costs, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat and HP

A Whole Team Approach to Quality
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore this presentation to develop a new approach to quality. Agile projects help build software incrementally, using short iterations of 1-4 weeks to keep development aligned with business needs. Learn more about the benefits of agile development by reading this resource now.
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 | Published: 21 Dec 2012

Rally Software

Applying Security Holistically from the Cloud
sponsored by CloudAccess
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn how the paradigm has shifted to security that's developed, deployed and managed from the cloud. Learn how to implement a holistic security strategy to protect all data in the enterprise.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

CloudAccess

HP Fortify on Demand - Enterprise Software Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP is changing the enterprise security landscape with its Security Intelligence and Risk Management Platform. By using advanced threat research and security events and vulnerabilities, they develop an unparalleled visibility. Access this informative white paper to learn more about security-as-a-service (SaaS) and how it can help your organization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF YOUR APPLICATIONS WITH FUSION MIDDLEWARE
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges of operating multiple applications simultaneously. Find out how you can improve efficiency and reduce risk with a pre-integrated application infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

The Application Migration Workbook
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to achieve pain-free application migrations in this essential workbook and guide. Read on to uncover key strategies and technologies that can simplify the process and lay the foundation for more effective application management.
Posted: 17 Jul 2012 | Published: 17 Jul 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a memory-optimized relational database that provides detailed visibility into the performance of your critical applications. Learn more about this platform and its key features and installation steps here.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies must adapt their management practices to provide proper control over resources in the cloud. This white paper showcases a management tool designed with these types of environments in mind and discusses its key features and benefits.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Improve Data Center Efficiency with Enterprise Linux Servers
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: IT budgets are not expected to recover anytime soon, so companies need to adjust to the reality of using fewer resources to deliver business services. This white paper explains how you can accomplish this seemingly impossible objective by running your critical workloads on Linux.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

SUSE

IDC link software appliances ease cloud application deployment
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Like most new technology, cloud computing does not come without a certain level of complexity. This white paper evaluates the key drivers for cloud computing and explains how certain software appliances can simplify cloud implementation and accelerate your initiative.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

SUSE

The State of the i
sponsored by Connectria Hosting
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the developments of IBM i on Power Systems. Discover how to achieve valuable benefits like reliability, simplified installation and administration, continuing hardware innovations and much more.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 18 May 2012

Connectria Hosting

Uplift Quality with Requirements Driven Testing
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn why requirements driven testing (RDT) is so important, what potential areas of the software development life cycle are addressed by RDT, the benefits, and the implementation strategy that may be adopted to introduce RDT within the organization.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 16 May 2012

Micro Focus

Leveraging Transactional Email for Success
sponsored by SendGrid
WHITE PAPER: Discover proven tips for successfully leveraging transactional emails to increase customer engagement and market your applications in this essential resource. Find out how you can leverage a cloud-based email platform to ensure reliable delivery and gain real-time analytics.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 20 Apr 2012

SendGrid

More Complex = Less Secure: Miss a Test Path and You Could Get Hacked
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The same improvements that increase software performance create new security risks that IT pros must contend with. This white paper takes a closer look at the nature of software complexity and describes tactics you can implement to minimize it.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

McCabe Software, 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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