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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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The Top 5 Ways To Tell It's Time For A New ERP
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to discover data revealing the goals and challenges of 400 different companies' ERP adoptions, and what you can do to kick your ERP strategy into high gear.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015


Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this report for insight on aligning IT's needs with three key use cases to choose the best SIEM solution for the organization.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Vendor Comparison: Choose the Right DDoS Service Provider
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report examines nine of the most significant offerings in the DDoS protection market, giving you insight into the strengths and weaknesses of each one.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015


The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, get an in-depth look the 11 most significant BI platform providers, including IBM, Information Builders, Microsoft, and more. Additionally, explore key industry insights, including the 8 vendors who are leading the pack.
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Information Builders

Top 9 Considerations for Migrating Email Without Downtime
sponsored by Intermedia.Net
WHITE PAPER: When enterprises migrate email to the cloud, they have to ask the right questions. In this brief guide, you'll find nine elements of email migration and onboarding that you should discuss with your provider.
Posted: 13 Oct 2015 | Published: 13 Oct 2015


10 Simple Questions That Not Every Email Provider Can Answer
sponsored by Intermedia.Net
WHITE PAPER: When you're evaluating a hosted email provider, make sure you ask the right questions. Access this brief guide to find 10 ways for you to effectively assess potential hosted email providers.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015


24 Questions to Take the Migraine out of Email Migration
sponsored by Intermedia.Net
WHITE PAPER: Decision-makers won't want to miss this guide, which helps pinpoint your most pertinent email migration questions. In it, you'll find details on how to examine which cloud provider can help you migrate and avoid risks associated with downtime.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2015


The 4 Key Questions to Ask Any Email Provider
sponsored by Intermedia.Net
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide can help you do your homework when it comes to leveraging email with cloud. Access now and get the answers to questions you need to ask cloud providers.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2015


2015 North American Cardiology Informatics Market Leadership Award
sponsored by GE Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: This independent analysis provides insight on frontrunners in the US cardiology informatics market. Access now to learn who has been bestowed the Market Leadership Award based on a large number of crucial aspects.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Oct 2015

GE Healthcare

2015 Gartner Cool Vendors in Analytics Report
sponsored by Looker
WHITE PAPER: The report outlines four analytics vendors you can investigate. Access this resource to discover how the analytics market continues to diversify, with a variety of emerging vendors targeting increasingly specific problems that organizations possess.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015


Info-Tech Research Report: 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 Info-Tech Research report that evaluates 14 vendors in today's landscape for help in selecting and implementing an MFT solution.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015


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


Magic Quadrant for On-Premises Application Integration Suites
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this Magic Quadrant that examines vendors with on-premises products that address the resulting wide range of integration use cases.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

CW Special Report on HP
sponsored by
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

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 (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 (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


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


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


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
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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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