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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 License Optimization with 1E AppClarity
sponsored by 1e Inc
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper reveals the results of a study on software licensing waste.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

1e Inc

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

EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Strategy
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about flash storage solution that offer multi-flash models to deliver even better storage.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

EMC Corporation

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

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.

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

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

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

3 Tips for Integrating Field Service Management Software with ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Dive deep into three questions to better prepare your business for a successful service management software and enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IFS

Requirements Management Solution for Electronics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper breaks down a new requirements management solution that can improve your engineering efficiency, productivity, and overall design quality.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Jun 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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