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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 Dynamic Duo: SAM & Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers software asset management as a solution that can meet new licensing and security challenges.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Software Asset Management: Pay Attention or Pay Up
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how to take advantage of the software asset management industry in order to keep control of your software.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Licensing Windows desktop operating system for use with virtual machines
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This licensing brief is an overview of the Microsoft Volume Licensing use rights for the Windows 8.1operating system when running within virtual machines.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Migrating from Windows XP: Understanding the Challenges and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how effective Windows migration projects can be broken down into four manageable phases, and how industry best practices and products can reduce the time and disruptions caused by a migration from XP to Windows 7 or 8, as well as provide IT more time and resources to focus on more strategic initiatives.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes you through 5 steps for developing a smarter approach to systems imaging that layers a unique set of drivers, updates, applications, configurations and user personality on top of the core configuration images.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

HR in the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the five big trends that are pushing adoption, examining each trend in-depth and explaining exactly why it is driving a need for SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Workday

Dynamic Infrastructures for VMware vCloud
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to discover how a VMware-based infrastructure solution can accelerate cloud infrastructure implementation, while reducing maintenance costs and effort.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Fujitsu

How to implement virtualization on a budget
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how the combination of HP's converged infrastructure and Red Hat's virtualization software create the perfect platform for consolidating your Linux systems.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Reduce data center complexity when you 'go virtual'
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, in-depth resource to find out how HP's latest solution for virtual environments can benefit your organization.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Software Asset Management: Ensuring Today's Assets
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on how mobility and software as a service (SaaS) programs are complicating license management. Click through to learn  about a comprehensive software asset management (SAM) approach that helps address the inherent issues  associated with each.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2012

CDW Corporation

SDN in the Data Center: Are You Ready?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise resource to learn about the three SDN approaches, and what an "SDN-ready" platform should offer.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Are You Prepared for a Software Audit?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the key elements of a software End User License Agreements (EULA) audit. Click through to explore 5 ways software asset management (SAM) can help you ensure compliance.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

Slow and Steady Wins the Race to the Private Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive, expert whitepaper to uncover the ins-and-outs of IBM SmartCloud – and how you can benefit from adopting this cloud deployment solution.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

The Benefits of HP Operations Orchestration Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this concise resource to find out how HP Operations Orchestration software can help your organization reduce errors, save money, accelerate ROI and more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

SaaS vs. Premise-based Monitoring: 9 Reasons Why SaaS Makes More Sense
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for the 9 benefits of SaaS, and to find out why server and network monitoring is ideal for a cloud-based model.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

LogicMonitor

Protecting Converged Virtual Infrastructures with Simpana IntelliSnap® Technology
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative guide to uncover a solution that provides a proven tool and a simple approach that provide agility and automation to how data is protected and managed in your modern data center.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to find out the key features of HP's latest server automation software.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Trust in Cyberspace
sponsored by (ISC)2 UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, unveil a list of characteristics that define trusted software, which is critical to ensuring its quality and reliability as a secure product.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

(ISC)2 UK Ltd

Assuring Software Security Through Testing
sponsored by (ISC)2 UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers key recommendations for software developers to test for quality and security assurance before releasing products to the market.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

(ISC)2 UK Ltd

Acronis Backup & Recovery® 11.5 Virtual Edition for Hyper-V®
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to find out the ins and outs of Acronis Backup and Recovery 11.5 Virtual Edition for Hyper-V, and how it will provide top-notch protection for your Hyper-V environment.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Acronis

Plan for Success when Migrating from GroupWise to Office 365
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this exclusive white paper to find out how you can utilize key factors of migration from GroupWise to Office 365, to propel yourself through a successful transition process.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises (2013)
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes the economic benefits of cloud computing in the ERP and CRM space, and details how embracing the cloud can be a competitive differentiator for SMBs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

NetSuite

10 Ways You Can Improve Web App Performance
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 issues that development and testing teams should consider in order to derive maximum performance from their Web applications.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SOASTA, Inc

Symantec NetBackup™ Appliances: Key Factors in Modernizing Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Disasters strike without warning, so shouldn't your data protection solutions always be up to par? Explore this resource to find out the advantages of backup solution models, key requirements for solution offerings and cost-effective solutions.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation
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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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