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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 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.

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.

4-Step Process for Implementing Effective Software Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers a four-step process for effective software management
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

CDW Corporation

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

Identify the best VMware licensing - HP SLMS
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Maximizing the investment in VMware licensing is challenging, especially in regards to tracking renewals and complying with licensing requirements. This whitepaper discusses the advantages of a software licensing management system. Also discover the best way to analyze your enterprise's needs for licensing agreements to maximize your investment.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

HP Software Licensing Service for Symantec Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Identifying the best Symantec licensing agreement, getting the most from it, and working with the software purchaser can be challenging for enterprises. This whitepaper offers clear and concise options for working with Symantec software licensing, and how to correctly pinpoint the right solutions for you.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

Integrated OpenStack Cloud Solution with Service Assurance
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Find out which hardware and software solutions can enable the private cloud to run all workloads.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Intel

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

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

Handling Software Management in the World of the Cloud
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper covers how to handle software management in light of growing technology trends like the cloud.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

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

The central role of Content Management in Case Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how a clear Content Management strategy builds success in Case Management. Read on to learn how to deliver business outcomes that are as effective as possible, as efficiently as possible by integrating Case Management with a comprehensive Content Management approach.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

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
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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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