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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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How new F&A Solutions Can Help CFOs Improve Forecasting Performance
sponsored by Anaplan
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how new FP&A software can help CFOs improve forecasting performance and provide universal access through mobile devices and increasingly powerful analytics while lowering the entry barriers to software deployment.
Posted: 13 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Anaplan

7 reasons to Choose Anaplan to Replace your Planning Spreadsheets
sponsored by Anaplan
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an alternative to planning spreadsheets that allows users to enjoy the immediacy and user-friendliness of spreadsheets and the security and scalability that comes with an enterprise solution. Read on for a list of seven benefits provided by this software.
Posted: 13 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Jan 2015

Anaplan

Real Time Collaboration In-Office or On the Road
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to explore the shortcomings of existing collaboration solutions and services, and how to maximize end-user productivity by incorporating mobile devices.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

Service Virtualization -  Top 10 Mistakes
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the top 10 mistakes most commonly associated with service virtualization projects. You'll also get best practices on how you can avoid these pitfalls.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Parasoft Corporation

Getting Started with Service Virtualization
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Service Virtualization is a viable way to reduce the complexity and the costs of managing multiple environments while providing ubiquitous access for development and test. Access this white paper to learn how it allows you to reduce infrastructure costs, improve provisioning/maintenance of test environments, increase test coverage, and more.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Parasoft Corporation

The ROI of Service Virtualization
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Service virtualization allows you to simulate the behavior of system components in complex component-based applications. This resource covers the basics of service virtualization and explains how it helps you to speed innovation, accelerate time to market, reduce risks, and more.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Parasoft Corporation

The Quality Challenges Associated with Implementing Agile and Scrum
sponsored by nfocus
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a closer look at these issues and explains how they can be resolved leading to delivering software at the appropriate quality level.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

nfocus

ERP Cloud and SaaS Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by FinancialForce
WHITE PAPER: Gain valuable insights into cloud and ERP SaaS computing technologies, markets and trends.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 23 Dec 2014

FinancialForce

IDC MarketScape Report: Business Process Management Platforms
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: There are many BPM solution vendors to choose from. This vendor assessment can be used as a guide to choosing BPM software for midlevel to highly sophisticated projects.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

OpenText

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

Accelerate Service Deployment With A Private Cloud Infrastructure
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

The Benefits of Software-Defined Storage
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®

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

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

SaaS and Analytics—Two Key Players in the APM Market
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 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

Buyer's Guide to Enterprise File Sync and Share (that users will love)
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Read this buyer's guide to evaluate sync/share solutions and ensure you choose one that aligns with your users' needs and your organizations' preferences.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Code42

Redefining the Economics of Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper assesses a storage service solution that frees IT staff from day-to-day tasks, so they can take on more important and urgent business initiatives.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Software-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
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: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

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

SaaS Takes Center Stage in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how subscription-based business applications are expected to make an even bigger impact in 2014 and beyond in this informative infographic.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

IBM
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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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