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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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10 Best Practices for a Successful API Program
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are important in all of today's IT trends including cloud projects, software that interacts with sensors, contextual mobile applications, and getting big data into systems to be analyzed.Read this white paper for 10 best practices for a successful API program.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Axway

Finding The Perfect Path To The Cloud
sponsored by Crayon Group
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how Microsoft has made an early move to make things easier for enterprises that wish to embrace a hybrid environment, and help you consider the steps you need to take.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Crayon Group

FX Architecture Portfolio Overview
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a converged architecture designed to give enterprises the flexibility to adjust the IT infrastructure to specific workloads. Ensure your infrastructure will scale and adapt as business needs change.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

The Top 5 Security Goal Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource distills the reports and opinions of 300 IT decision-makers into a realistic picture of the current state of software security in enterprises across a range of industries.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Unlock the Promise of Agile in the Enterprise
sponsored by Workfront
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper discusses Agile, and how it can be implemented on a large scale. Read on to find out what benefits one can expect from enterprise-wide Agile implementation, and what challenges await.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

Workfront

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Lifecycle Management in a Changing World: Best Practices for Resolving Emerging Challenges in Unified Endpoint Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations must have processes and automation systems that deliver the agility and extensibility to maintain performance and reliability without sacrificing cost-effectiveness in IT investments. This white paper provides best practices for resolving emerging challenges in unified endpoint management.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Best Practices – Maximizing Efficiency Through Service Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Automating tasks such as provisioning, management, and issue remediation enables IT organizations to transform into a true broker of services, which is extremely beneficial for IT service delivery and overall business efficiency. This white paper provides best practices for using service automation to maximize efficiency and get closer to XaaS.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Seven steps to software security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS - Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SANS report pinpoints where the vulnerability gaps lie in today's application security programs. Click through for key recommendations on how to address these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

9 Catastrophic Projects, And the Lessons They Teach
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers 9 massive project failures, and analyzes where teams went wrong. Read on to see how mistakes, communication breakdowns, and destroyed budgets can obliterate your projects, and how you can avoid a similar fate.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

AtTask

TOGAF® and Enterprise Portfolio Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn how The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) and Portfolio Management both promise to bring structure and direction to complex and fast-moving organizational environments: the TOGAF framework for the enterprise as a whole and Portfolio Management to the enterprise project world.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Global Knowledge

Overcome Your Data Center Storage Challenges
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a software and hardware solutions that balance reliability, availability, and data protection of storage in the data center to suit end-users unique needs. Find out how these solutions work efficiently and seamlessly with your existing infrastructure to help maximize you IT investments.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

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

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

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

Toshiba Launches Smart Social Infrastructure Through a Flexible, Scalable Cloud Solution
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

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®

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

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
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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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