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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 White Papers (View All Report Types)
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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

SANS - 2015 State of Application Security: Closing the Gap
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

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

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®

Time-Saving PowerShell Solutions for the Busy Admin
sponsored by NetApp & Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This guide delivers insight into how you can start building a relationship with PowerShell. You'll also get an understanding of how powerful, simple, one-line commands can be.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

NetApp & Cisco

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

IBM Endpoint Manager for Software Use Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an endpoint management solution that provides important insight into what you own and how often software is being used to support better planning, budgeting, and vendor license compliance.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

How SaaS and Analytics Are Changing the APM Market
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the critical role that SaaS and analytics are playing in the transformation of the APM market.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

IBM

Networks That Know Automation
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how networks are using automation to their advantage, especially with the popularity of software-defined networking (SDN).
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Redefining the Economics of Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper assesses a storage service solution that frees IT staff from day-to-day tasks, so they can take on more important and urgent business initiatives.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Software-Defined Storage — Enabling the Next-Generation Enterprise IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
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: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

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 of 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.

What makes a complete mobile testing solution?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this whitepaper now to discover the differences in a complete testing environment versus a focused testing environment, and how automation can outperform manual testing.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

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

SDN-Based Open Networking Building Momentum Among IT Decision Makers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Two of the most important technologies today are open networking and SDN.  For the past few years, both have gained acceptance in data centers due to their promise of improved IT agility, flexibility and manageability.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download a trial version of DB2 10.5 to get a glimpse of the solution's many new and enhanced features.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

IBM

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

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

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

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

HP Security Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP Security Cyber Risk Report provides industry-wide data on vulnerabilities in software, mobile, and web applications; examines how specific technologies like iOS, Android, and JAVA contribute to the attack surface; and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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
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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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