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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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Enterprise Resource Planning Software: Taking the Plunge
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the many benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.
Posted: 20 Mar 2009 | Published: 20 Mar 2009


Fact or Fiction Security Survival Guide
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This guide serves as a good first step in preparing us from falling into the trap of security misconceptions and sets the record straight about each misconception that are most likely to encounter while talking to colleagues or vendors.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Lumension

How to Use the Six Laws of Persuasion during a Negotiation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the Six Laws of Persuasion and learn how to use them to conduct more effective negotiations.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Global Knowledge

Selecting an ERP Solution: A Guide
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides guidance on how to develop a good, simple strategy to evaluate and choose the right ERP software package for your company.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

Infor

ERP Software Acquisition in an FDA Regulated Environment
sponsored by SoftBrands, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a guideline to help you select an ERP system for your FDA validation. Explore a five phase software acquisition life cycle model to help you accomplish these objectives as efficiently as possible.
Posted: 06 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Mar 2008

SoftBrands, Inc.

Information Workplace Platforms: Oracle Vs. Microsoft
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle and Microsoft workplace platforms strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Vertical CRM Applications: Realizing Business Benefit Through Industry Best Practices
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explores the benefits of employing a vertical CRM application based on industry best practices. Learn challenges, opportunities and benefits of vertical applications as well as advice for industry-specific solutions.
Posted: 02 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Oracle Corporation

The Dirty little Secrets of the Warehouse Management Systems Industry
sponsored by HighJump Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn five secrets you should know before you purchase a WMS. Guide your evaluation and selection processes in a way that best benefits your business, your customers and your long-term success and competitive advantage.
Posted: 26 May 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

HighJump Software

Selecting a Practical Enterprise Content Management Solution: Critical Considerations
sponsored by Xerox DocuShare
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to put together your content management strategy from the ground up, taking into account business needs, organizational structure and strategic objectives.
Posted: 08 May 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Xerox DocuShare

Enterprise Time and Attendance - Build Vs. Buy
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Explore the advantages, disadvantages, costs and risks of buying and building an enterprise time and attendance solution.
Posted: 19 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Infor

Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Risk Management Part I - Best Practices
sponsored by Renew Data Corp.
WHITE PAPER: It is important for IT and Legal agree on how litigation requirements impact corporate information systems. This paper focuses on the requirements placed on IT and discusses solutions for proactively managing electronically stored information.
Posted: 17 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Renew Data Corp.

WEALTH MANAGER'S TAKE ON OUTSOURCING
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Wealth managers can ensure success of outsourcing relationships by ensuring a stringent service provider selection program based on service providers' processes, quality standards, cost efficiency and knowledge.
Posted: 26 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Wipro Technologies

Building the Information Infrastructure for a Global Enterprise: How to Help Your ERP System Keep up with an Expanding Business
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Globalization can have serious impacts on key business processes, and ERP systems must evolve to address the needs of an international company. Learn how you can implement an ERP system fit for a global supply chain.
Posted: 21 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Epicor Software Corporation

Choosing a Remote DBA instead of a Full-time Consultant?
sponsored by Ntirety
WHITE PAPER: Relational databases like Oracle grow 3x to 5x in size every three years, but most are not backed up properly. Learn about one of the newest trends in the industry: to outsource or out-task to your database administration needs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2007 | Published: 30 Nov 2007

Ntirety

Stratecast: An SSL VPN Selection Framework: One Size Does Not Fit All
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: SSL VPN is an important layer of protection for your company. This paper details an SSL VPN selection framework to help you evaluate the best option for your organization and how to save time and money when selecting your next SSL VPN.
Posted: 14 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

SonicWALL

Integrate Automated Order Processing with SAP Applications
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Inefficient sales order processing can cause companies to miss tremendous opportunities for improved profitability. Learn how automating the sales order process can eliminate the inefficiencies and limitations of manual order processing.
Posted: 04 Oct 2007 | Published: 04 Oct 2007

Esker Inc.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, 2006
sponsored by Pervasive Integration
WHITE PAPER: Gartner's Magic Quadrant for data integration tools evaluates vendors offering broad data integration capabilities through an integration platform. Discover the ranking of capabilities and functionality, including data quality and profiling.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 22 Nov 2006

Pervasive Integration

Avoiding the 10 Most Common Mistakes in Selecting and Implementing e-Procurement Software
sponsored by coupa.com
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper identifies common pitfalls in choosing and implementing e-procurement software. Find out e-procurement software best practices that help companies save time, save money, and increase the likelihood of a successful implementation.
Posted: 05 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

coupa.com

5 Steps to Choosing the Right BPM Suite
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: The demand for BPM suites has grown as coordinating the different processes of applications has become increasingly challenging. This white paper describes the five best practices necessary for selecting the most appropriate BPM suite.
Posted: 10 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Metastorm

Better Decision-Making: How Smart Companies Win with Cognos Management
sponsored by IBM Cognos
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to utilize performance management solutions to prepare for the unknown future. Answer your fundamental business questions and gain deeper insight into your business to enable for better decision-making.
Posted: 29 May 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

IBM Cognos

Deploying a Wireless LAN
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Many factors must be considered when planning for a WLAN deployment. This paper provides a starting point for posing questions to WLAN equipment and service vendors.
Posted: 18 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

BlackBerry

Top 10 - A Guide to Selecting a SIM Solution for Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This guide has been compiled directly from the experiences of actual customers. These practices should be used as an integral part of your evaluation and selection process
Posted: 25 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

ArcSight, an HP Company

Ensuring Customer Loyalty: Designing Next-Generation Loyalty Programs
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Loyalty programs are a necessary part of a successful CRM program and long-term customer retention. Compare available programs, learn what a loyalty program can achieve for your business and gain an eight step guide to designing your own successful plan.
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

Oracle Corporation

Ten Critical Success Factors for CRM: Lessons Learned from Successful Implementations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Customer relationship management (CRM) deployments can be complex and difficult. This white paper provides a checklist of the ten critical success factors for organizations to follow to avoid common pitfalls as they design and deploy their CRM system.
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Oracle Corporation

17 Rules of the Road for Customer Relationship Management
sponsored by Sage SalesLogix
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of CRM come not only from the product you purchase, but also from the implementation plan you follow. Read this white paper to learn tips to ensure that your CRM implementation is a successful one.
Posted: 26 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Sage SalesLogix
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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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