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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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The Casper Suite from JAMF Software - For Business
sponsored by JAMF Software
WHITE PAPER: No platform offers better security or delivers a more productive user experience than Apple. And no tool manages Apple devicesbetter than the Casper Suite. View this resource to leran more about the software and the additional value it can provide your business.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 19 Mar 2015

JAMF Software

Compliance and Security for Healthcare Providers Driving Access and Efficiency through User Context
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes software that helps you speed and personalize access to applications and services throughout the organization without sacrificing privacy, security, and compliance.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

RES Software

A Buyer’s Guide to Customer Relationship Management Solutions
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a guide to CRM solutions and get insights into trends and evaluation criteria.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

NetSuite

Mobility: The New Opportunity for Australia's Retailers
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how consumers are using smartphones to shop and how Australia's retailers are adapting to this trend. Additionally, explore some of the barriers that retailers face in creating a strategy and how the latest generation of cloud-based software can help.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

NetSuite

Software-defined Storage: the overall benefits
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief video cuts through some of the confusion surrounding SDS and tells you what to look for – and what to avoid – when choosing an SDS product.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

IBM

Key Reasons to Use Software-defined Storage—and How to Get Started
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of SDS and the reasons for adopting it. It then gives a brief guide on how to get started with implementing SDS.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Challenging The Status Quo On Maintenance Contracts And Refresh Cycles To Lower Costs
sponsored by Curvature
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report issued by Forrester, explore the results from their survey that was designed to explore how customers evaluate and select networking tech vendors, schedule equipment upgrades, and gauge awareness of third party networking solutions.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Mar 2013

Curvature

Get Out of the Mud of Sinking IT and Business Productivity
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about 5 challenges that IT leaders commonly face with network performance and low user productivity, as well as their solutions.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Ipswitch File Transfer

EmpCenter® for Manufacturing
sponsored by Workforce Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes software that can help you automate 100% of your time, scheduling, and leave requirements for your entire workforce, including permanent, temporary, and contract staff, with a single enterprise-grade system.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Mar 2015

Workforce Software

Group-Based Policy for OpenStack
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the new OpenStack Group-Based Policy (GBP) framework designed to offer a new set of API extensions to manage OpenStack infrastructure through declarative policy abstractions. Find out how GBP is based on four main concepts and explore a broad range of use cases.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Top 5 Reasons to work with Unify
sponsored by Unify
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the top 5 reasons why you should you choose a particular communications platform.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Unify

Software-Defined Simplifies Storage Management
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of SDS and how it can simplify storage management.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

DataCore Software Corporation

Application Intelligence—A Top Priority for Businesses
sponsored by AppDynamics
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative report to discover how important mobile applications are for a business's success.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AppDynamics

Improve Your Business Performance with Advanced Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a predictive analytics software program that analyzes social media, survey research, and market research data to provide you with a detailed picture of customers. Read on to learn about the entire software portfolio.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

IBM

Managing Food Safety and Quality Using Enterprise Software
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to get a solid grip on process manufacturing with the use of software.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

IFS

Case Study: Storebrand Choose API Software to Secure Communications
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Storebrand, a leader in Nordic long-term savings and insurance, needed a platform that was flexible, easy to use, and that would enable a rapid time-to-market for new integrations.Access this case study to find out how deploying API software secured communications with partners and governed the flow of data.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

Axway

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

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.

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

Driving Product Quality With Continuous Verification and Validation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about how continuous verification and validation strategies can help quality teams keep up with agile development. Read on to learn about eth methods and approaches that can enable continuous verification and validation and determine the right strategy for your organization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

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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