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DEFINITION: A tier 1 vendor is one of the largest and most well known in its field -- often enjoying national or international recognition and acceptance. Vendors may be both manufacturers and value-added resellers (VARs). For example, Cisco Systems Inc. is regarded as a tier 1 vendor in storage area network switching equipment and related technical certifications. Tier 1 vendors may also be a "preferred"  … 
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Forrester Wave: Enterprise Cloud Platforms
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report evaluates the leading providers of enterprise public cloud platforms. Read this evaluation of public cloud vendors now for assistance in selecting one that delivers the best balance of agility and enterprise fit.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Mendix

Select and Implement a Managed File Transfer Solution
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Managed File Transfer (MFT) helps your organization secure file transfers and avoid worrying about tomorrow. Read this vendor landscape for help in selecting and implementing an MFT solution.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Axway

Is your B2B infrastructure future-proof?
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for five questions you should address to ensure your integration and governance infrastructure can support your business ecosystem and it evolves and grows over time.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2014

Axway

Forrester Market Overview: Solutions for Cloud Security Management
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report is a must-read for anyone planning their security strategy for public, private or hybrid cloud infrastructure. In addition to a great landscape of buyer challenges and needs, the report outlines Forrester's top workload cloud security criteria.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jun 2015

CloudPassage

File Server to Drive Use Cases
sponsored by Cloud Sherpas
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide to learn about cloud technology that provides the capabilities users want along with the oversight IT needs. Find out the benefits of replacing your file server and common use cases for doing so.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Cloud Sherpas

Enterprise Imaging in the Large Enterprise
sponsored by GE Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: Learn how one large university medical center's radiology department was able to consolidate medical imaging to a single, multi-site clinical content repository for faster access, storage savings, and enhanced patient care.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

GE Healthcare

Gartner Market Guide for File Analysis Software
sponsored by Symantec | Veritas
WHITE PAPER: File analysis (FA) enables better information management decisions for unstructured data. Access this market guide for File Analysis software to read about use cases, recommendations, and vendor comparisons.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Symantec | Veritas

Compressus Empowers Healthcare Leaders to Make the Right Decisions
sponsored by Compressus
WHITE PAPER: This vendor Q&A describes a healthcare IT middleware provider that empowers health care leaders to make the right decisions at the right time.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

Compressus

Web-Scale 101
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing breaks down technology silos and removes most of the complexity of monolithic architectures. Despite the cloud's benefits, some consumer Internet vendors are taking a new approach to IT infrastructure, web-scale IT, which allows companies to achieve better business agility and predictable scale while lowering TCO.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Nutanix

The Forrester Wave File Sync And Share Platforms, Q3 2013
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: This report and accompanying spreadsheet detail the findings of how 16 top file sync and share vendors compare to each other. Read on to compare scores on file sync and share capabilities, gain valuable insights about the market, and find out which platform would work best with your business.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Box

CW Special Report on HP
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This 12 page special report from Computer Weekly gives you the facts on HP, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 23 Mar 2013 | Published: 22 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. This magic quadrant for enterprise mobility management suites can help you decide. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

Maas360 by IBM

Understanding the Vendor Neutral Archive: How to Approach a VNA for Immediate and Longer-Term Benefit
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the basics behind vendor neutral archives (VNAs). Click through to uncover the short- and long-term benefits, as well as get information of what to consider before making the investment.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

BridgeHead Software

Choosing the Perfect Customer Support App
sponsored by Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)
WHITE PAPER: This guide counts down four easy steps to help you cut through the market for customer support applications and identify the tool that meets your business needs.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)

Looking under the hood: Answers to top questions CIOs ask cloud-based HR vendors
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Not every HR cloud application is made equal, but how can you identify the right software-as-a-service (SaaS) HR strategy? This resource counts down seven questions that savvy CIOs and business leaders need to ask HR SaaS application vendors in order to find success.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 14 Aug 2013

SAP

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant for mobile device management software explores the top vendors' MDM offerings. Discover the strengths and cautions associated with each MDM vendor to see which one is right for you, or if your current vendor is living up to its competition.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Vendor Landscape: Video Conferencing
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes an in-depth look at the videoconferencing (VC) vendor marketplace, as well as must-have VC capabilities and features. Also inside, find a side-by-side comparison of VC vendor strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

Avaya

Business Intelligence. It's Better Here: Why the WebFOCUS BI Platform Beats the Competition
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers guidance to help you navigate the business intelligence (BI) marketplace, and introduces a BI platform that can help meet your business needs. Also inside, find eight key motivators you should consider when choosing a BI tool.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Remote Vendor Access: Not All Access Should Be Treated Equally
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why Remote Vendor Access (RVA) should not be treated the same as traditional remote access for employees. Explore how a new set of remote access requirements can ensure that your enterprise remains in step with both compliance regulations and security expectations.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 10 Sep 2012

Dell Software

Market Overview: Private Cloud Solutions, Q2 2011
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current market for cloud computing. Access survey results from your peers and learn how to differentiate between various vendor offerings.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

RHEV for Servers: Competitive Pricing whitepaper
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This document compares the pricing of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) with the pricing of VMware vSphere 5 for server virtualization. Inside, find detailed pricing comparisons for the use cases of 100 and 250 virtual servers.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

CIO Quickpulse: Drivers for Enterprise Virtualization Diversification
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Considering adopting second-vendor virtualization to increase diversity, data center power and agility?  This resource describes the appeal of open source solutions over proprietary vendor solutions.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

RHEV for Desktops Feature Comparison
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: When choosing a desktop virtualization platform to manage your desktop infrastructure, your architecture and capabilities may be limited by the features offered by each product. This document details the features and benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops 3.0 in comparison with current market competitors.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

Stay or Switch? How Switching Your Value-Added Network (VAN) can Payoff Beyond Just Price
sponsored by Liaison Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key capabilities needed in a value-added network (VAN) and what to look for in selecting your next VAN provider.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Liaison Technology

Creating a Secure Private Network for Cloud Computing
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This essential resource highlights key criteria to consider when evaluating managed network service providers for the private cloud. Discover how a MPLS-enabled, all-optical network provider can help you meet performance-sensitive application needs and SLAs.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 22 May 2012

MegaPath Inc.
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VENDOR SELECTION DEFINITION (continued): … A tier 1 vendor is one of the largest and most well known in its field -- often enjoying national or international recognition and acceptance. Vendors may be both manufacturers and value-added resellers (VARs). For example, Cisco Systems Inc. is regarded as a tier 1 vendor in storage area network switching equipment and related technical certifications. Tier 1 vendors may also be a "preferred" vendor that provides products and services to you at appealing prices or other favorable terms.See also: tier 2 vendor
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