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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-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With an agile and scalable infrastructure, businesses are able to stay ahead of the influx of data. Software-defined storage(SDS) solutions promise to provide all essential storage services that uses only industry-standard hardware components. View this white paper to learn more about SDS.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

5 Reasons Why Software Outages Occur
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Downtime is a business nightmare – not only do companies lose business, their brand and public perception are compromised as well. This resource considers five possible reasons for software outages, and discusses how companies end up with these problems as well as how to fix them.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Automic

Achieve Continuous Deployment: Automating Websphere Deployment Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: How can you help lessen the burden on your Websphere teams to increase efficiency? This whitepaper considers automation as a solution, and proposes the benefits of implementing such a system within your Websphere development process.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Automic

Build more robust native mobile applications with IBM the MobileFirst Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation can securely enable mobile application development, delivery and management.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Application Deployment and Release: Technology Coordinates All Moving Parts
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Application releases now span every department of the business, and require a significant amount of effort to coordinate. This whitepaper considers technology that automates application releases, and the benefits seen by companies that have implemented a solution like this one.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Automic

A primer on software-defined networking
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Find out why SDN represents the network architecture of the future.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Get the Facts on Software-Defined Networking
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of Dell's point of view on software-defined networking and Open Networking, offering guidance on how to prepare an optimal technology strategy with the business, technical and operational benefits of these powerful emerging paradigms.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

The SAP System Copy Process: The Benefits of Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: SAP does not provide the necessary tools out-of-the-box to automate and handle the copy process correctly. This white paper discusses the benefits of automating the SAP copy process, and the results companies can expect from streamlining the process.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Automic

Streamline WebLogic: Enterprise Scale At Startup Speed with Dev Productivity Tool
sponsored by ZeroTurnaround
WHITE PAPER: The average developer using WebLogic wastes 39% of their day on redeploys and interactive testing in their development environments. This resource breaks down the facts about WebLogic and the delays the system can cause, and provides different solutions for this problem.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

ZeroTurnaround

3 Essentials to Understanding the Negative Impact of Load Times
sponsored by Nginx, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Load times can mean the death of an app – anything that makes people wait too long can and will be replaced. View this resource to uncover the ripples slow load times can cause throughout an entire company.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Nginx, Inc.

Application Serving Environment: WebSphere Application Server Liberty Provile vs. Tomcat
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Deciding on an application serving environment is challenging – sifting through an ever-growing market to find the right solutions based on enterprise needs is time consuming and taxing. This comparison white paper considers two possible systems for enterprises.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Advanced Data Protection for Small and Midsized Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the ins-and-outs of one storage solution capable of transforming data protection for small to midsized organizations.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Red Hat JBoss Fuse Performance, Scaling, and HA Review
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The Red Hat JBoss Fuse Performance, Scaling, and High Availability (HA) Review package helps users of Red Hat JBoss Fuse and Red Hat JBoss A-MQ with applications in production continue to get the most from their open source integration and messaging technology.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Red Hat

RSA Improves Agility with JBoss Enterprise BRMS
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: RSA, a worldwide insurance group, uses business rules to show customers products tailored to their specific needs. Read how RSA used Red Hat JBoss BRMS to improve their application, thus leading to more sales, better agility, and the ability to respond quickly to changing business needs.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Cut Costs Like AWS
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up some strategies for maximizing savings in your virtualized environment.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Cloud Control Plane
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at software-driven control, which provides the intelligence to bridge the gap between software-defined flexibility and the potential of a software-defined data center.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

VMTurbo

Redefining the Economics of Storage Analyst Report
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to assess the potential impact of new storage solutions. It also explains how a storage approach that combines the latest storage software with solid state hardware allows users to consolidate, standardize, and automate storage.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Dell and VMware

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: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Transformative Power of Multi-Platform Mobile App Development
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are moving away from a reactive approach to workforce mobilization, focusing on app development as the cornerstone of their mobility strategy. View this whitepaper now to find out the key components and objectives of mobile app development.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Leverage ERP for Sales and Operations Planning
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Learn about S&OP and how your organization should leverage it to track the efforts of sales and operations over time.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

IFS

Why and How to Achieve Global ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out why many mid-market businesses are turning to global enterprise resource planning (ERP) to achieve a successful global business expansion.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

Software-defined Storage, an SSG-NOW Outlook Report
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore this in-depth report to learn everything about and related to software-defined storage. Read on now to find out more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

DataCore Software Corporation

Mobile Load Testing Challenges
sponsored by Neotys
WHITE PAPER: Developers have seen an increase in the number of mobile projects; however, their load testing tactics have not adapted to facilitate the new popularity. This whitepaper discusses seven key steps to successfully testing and analyzing your organization's mobile load capabilities.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Neotys

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 power generation ERP lessons from the manufacturing industry.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS
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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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