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ALSO CALLED: Protocols, Specifications, Application Protocols, Technical Standards
DEFINITION: In information technology, a protocol (from the Greek protocollon, which was a leaf of paper glued to a manuscript volume, describing its contents) is the special set of rules that end points in a telecommunication connection use when they communicate. Protocols exist at several levels in a telecommunication connection. For example, there are protocols for the data interchange at the hardware device  … 
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Strategic Migration Planning Guide: WebSPHERE to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This migration planning guide provides a five-step process designed to identify migration opportunities, examine risks, create a standard enterprise environment, and develop a strategic migration plan. Read now for insight into the considerations and processes required to move to an enterprise app platform.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Red Hat

Strategic Migration Planning Guide: Weblogic to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read about the proven five-step process designed to identify migration opportunities, examine the risks associated with various migration scenarios, create a standard enterprise environment, and develop a comprehensive and strategic migration plan to the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Red Hat

AS4: 4 ways the new web services interoperability standard can benefit your digital business
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for four ways the new AS4/ebMS interoperability standard can benefit your digital business.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Axway

Why regulation and consolidation complexity should drive the choice of CPM decision
sponsored by Tagetik Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn why regulation and consolidation complexity should drive your choice of CPM decision.
Posted: 14 Jul 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2015

Tagetik Software

Top 4 Security Concerns of the SaaS Delivery Model
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses security concerns brought forth by cloud and SaaS models, including identity management, data storage, and data transmission. Learn the imperatives of built-in security features when it comes to your deployment.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2015

SAP

Rethinking Cloud Content Collaboration in Financial Services
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see how cloud-based content collaboration can meet customer demands in financial services while increasing productivity, and allowing the business to get around capacity and speed-to-market issues.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Box

Too Relaxed About Stress Testing
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals startling statistics about different banks' stress testing strategies. Use this resource to determine where your organizations stands in comparison, and what a comprehensive stress testing plan can do for you.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SAS

Top 10 Measurement and Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to review the 10 most common planning and measurement errors that businesses commit. In addition to examining these blunders, discover real-world examples of how an enterprise can avoid or correct them. Learn strategic solutions, such as setting sensible goals.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Information Builders

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

One Click Away: Where Does the Data Come From?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: Thirty-five percent of consumers say they would never use a mobile app again if it contained incorrect product data. This brief resource explores how the global standards body GS1 established the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as a means of combatting outdated, inconsistent product information.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

LANSA

Facilitating “sound practices” in risk management with IBM OpenPages ORM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses operational risk management (ORM) in the context of "Sound Practices for the Management and Supervision of Operational Risk," a paper from the Basel Committee.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

IBM

Cisco and Standards: Opening the Door to Borderless Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the need for standards adoption and adherence in order to reap the rewards in the following areas: Integration and testing, deployment, operations, problem resolution, availability, security, accessibility, open systems, cost savings, and choice.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Securing the Foundation of Information Technology (IT) Systems
sponsored by Trusted Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how there is no one process to make any organization 100% secure, but establishing a company-wide security policy based on industry-standard best practices is a good place to start. Many of these best practices can be implemented as part of the operating system assessment and lock down process.
Posted: 12 Jan 2010 | Published: 12 Jan 2010

Trusted Computer Solutions

Industry Intelligence: International Financial Reporting Standards for Hedge Funds
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces hedge funds and hedge fund service providers to IFRS.
Posted: 04 Jan 2010 | Published: 04 Jan 2010

Advent Software, Inc

IFRS in the Life Sciences: Broad implications
sponsored by Deloitte
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides practical industry insights on IFRS for life science executives and includes useful sections on: IFRS challenges and opportunities in life sciences; Implications of IFRS for financial reporting, tax, human resources, mergers and acquisitions, IT, and treasury and much more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Deloitte

Seven Steps to Achieving Better Requirements Engineering in Your Organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Requirements engineering is about more than just analyzing documenting requirements. It is an important and multifaceted part of systems engineering that broadens the product development process. Companies that successfully introduce a new requirements engineering process don't just change their process and technology; they change their thinking.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

SOA Best Practices: The BPEL Cookbook
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) Cookbook highlights SOA best practices and challenges, detailing the importance of BPEL and other standards-based technologies in accelerating the adoption of an SOA.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Aug 2007

Oracle Corporation

RFID Basics for Retailers
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illuminates RFID by providing an overview of RFID technology; describing the current status of relevant RFID standards initiatives; illustrating how RFID can be integrated to enhance existing wireless LAN, bar code and mobile computing systems; and providing guidance for selecting and planning RFID pilots and implementations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Wireless LANs Standards: Where Are We Now?
sponsored by Burton Group
WHITE PAPER: Not all standards are created equal. Some are technically elegant but achieve little market adoption. Others are broadly deployed.
Posted: 18 Jul 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2006

Burton Group

Holistic Master Data Management Solutions and Services: Establishing the Foundation for Increasing Business Value
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Master data management solutions helps organizations maximize the value of postmerger integrations, manage the product lifecycle, meet regulatory requirements and improve the effectiveness of transactional and reporting systems.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Accenture

Choose Your Next SOA Implementation Step Carefully
sponsored by Seros
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the critical role of an ESB and an open standards-based reference architecture in a successful SOA initiative.
Posted: 25 Jun 2008 | Published: 25 Jun 2008

Seros

Closing the IT Process Automation Gap
sponsored by Opalis Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are in the midst of implementing ITIL. But are they putting the appropriate operational processes into place? Learn how automating operational processes with run book automation software can help organizations better benefit from ITIL.
Posted: 28 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Opalis Software, Inc.

Demystifying IT Network Cabling Specifications from 5e to 7A
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the current state of copper-based network cabling standards as defined by ISO and TIA. Learn the difference between category 5e, 6, 6A, 7 and 7A and Class D, E, EA, F and FA.
Posted: 20 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Siemon Company

SOA Platforms - Evolving to Meet Stringent Market Realities
sponsored by Fiorano Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the evolution of SOA platforms from point products to second-generation architectures such as the enterprise service grid.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Fiorano Software, Inc.

Guidelines for Specification of Data Center Power Density
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Specifying data center density has yet to conform to an established standard within the industry. This paper describes the science and practical application of an improved method for the specification of power and cooling infrastructure for data centers.
Posted: 30 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Schneider Electric
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STANDARDS DEFINITION (continued): …  level and protocols for data interchange at the application program level. In the standard model known as Open Systems Interconnection (OSI), there are one or more protocols at each layer in the telecommunication exchange that both ends of the exchange must recognize and observe. Protocols are often described in an industry or international standard.On the Internet, there are the TCP/IP protocols, consisting of:Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), which uses a set of rules to exchange messages with other Internet points at the information packet level Internet Protocol (IP), which uses a set … 
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