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DEFINITION: A vendor (pronounced VEHN-duhr, from French vendre, meaning to sell) is any person or company that sells goods or services to somone else in the economic production chain. Parts manufacturers are vendors of parts to other manufacturers that assemble the parts into something sold to wholesalers or retailers. Retailers are vendors of products to consumers. (When you have a street fair, the people who  … 
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IDC MarketScape Report: Business Process Management Platforms
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: There are many BPM solution vendors to choose from. This vendor assessment can be used as a guide to choosing BPM software for midlevel to highly sophisticated projects.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

OpenText

The Real SaaS Manifesto - Defining “Real-SaaS” and how it can benefit your business
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper defines "Real SaaS" and explains how it can benefit your business. It explains how SaaS works and what's important to consider when evaluating solutions.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2012

Workday

Innovation From the Ground Up - The Next Generation of Enterprise Business Solutions
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes a solution that delivers improvements in application development. In three steps find out how a leading SaaS vendor is creating the next generation of enterprise business solutions.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2012

Workday

IaaS Wars. What it means for Technology Vendors?
sponsored by Vembu Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how the demand for IaaS has affected technology vendors.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Vembu Technologies

Top Reasons to Choose EMC Isilon for Video Surveillance
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper lists the five top reasons to choose EMC Isilon for video surveillance.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

EMC Isilon

Hot Vendors: Nexenta - Helping to Define the Software-Defined Enterprise
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC Vendor Profile about the technologies, products, and market strategy of a privately-held U.S.-based company that addresses software-defined storage.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Nexenta

Managed service providers - channel or customers?
sponsored by Vembu Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper highlights the evolving Channel Vendor partnership and addresses how MSPs can ensure a successful future.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Vembu Technologies

Flash Array combined with Pure Storage and MongoDB
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Built on 100% consumer-grade MLC flash, Pure Storage FlashArray delivers all-flash enterprise storage that is 10X faster, more space and power efficient, more reliable, and infinitely simpler, and yet typically cost less than traditional performance disk arrays.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Pure Storage

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (TPC) Suite (data sheet)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out how a productivity center simplifies storage management and what else it offers,
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Flash Storage Hunger Games: Identifying the Winners
sponsored by NetApp and Trace3
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for important characteristics to consider when looking at flash storage vendors.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

NetApp and Trace3

Cloud Deployment with Enterprise Endpoint Backup and File Sync/Share
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out about a solution that allows organizations to select their preferred cloud deployment strategy while providing enterprise endpoint backup and file sync and share to meet industry standards for data security.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Code42

VNA Implementation Essentials for Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a VAN can be rewarding for your organization, but it's critical that organizational strategies and objectives are understood to assure that all IT and service needs are met. This white paper analyzes factors that can affect a VNA deployment and considerations for a strategic deployment of a VNA.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

BridgeHead Software

Image Archiving Strategies that can Streamline Your Workflow
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how a hospital in the Midwest overcame the tape problem without implementing a PACs vendor VNA. Also learn why a VNA should be vendor-neutral and a true archive.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

BridgeHead Software

What CSOs Need To Know About Software-Defined Security
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out what software-defined security is and whether it's more than just vendor hype.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

CloudPassage

Strengths & Weaknesses of Multichannel Campaign Management Providers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Digital marketing continues to fuel the multichannel campaign management market. In this informative report, find a market analysis and key definitions, learn about Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Campaign Management, read a thorough vendor comparison review, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 May 2013

IBM

The Power of the Cloud: Why HP?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the value of HP as a cloud service provider.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How to Select the Right Cloud Provider for Your Organization
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper compares three cloud providers to reveal the true costs of each one.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

NaviSite, Inc.

Case Study: Virgin Media Consolidates is Vendor Support
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study details the solution a top media company went with to consolidate its multi-vendor support contracts and deliver faster services.
Posted: 24 Jan 2014 | Published: 24 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

From ISV to SaaS: Move to the Cloud with Egenera Cloud Suite
sponsored by Egenera
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a solution to the challenges for cloud vendors of shifting from a product based approach to a service based approach.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2013

Egenera

Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Virtualization and Cloud Management Solution
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the importance of management in virtualization and cloud environments and reveals the leaders in the marketplace.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

HP and Intel

BPM Technology Review: Vendor Comparison Report
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this report today for an overview of the state of the BPM technology market today, an expert approach to assessing BPM technology offerings, and a high-level comparison of the offerings from six top vendors.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Oracle Corporation

Looking under the hood: Answers to top questions CIOs ask cloud-based HR vendors
sponsored by SuccessFactors
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

SuccessFactors

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

EMC Best Practices in Data Protection Monitoring
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the modern-day dilemma of multiple vendors in a backup and recovery environment and provides insight into one vendor's solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

EMC Corporation
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VENDORS DEFINITION (continued): … A vendor (pronounced VEHN-duhr, from French vendre, meaning to sell) is any person or company that sells goods or services to somone else in the economic production chain. Parts manufacturers are vendors of parts to other manufacturers that assemble the parts into something sold to wholesalers or retailers. Retailers are vendors of products to consumers. (When you have a street fair, the people who set up booths and tables are often referred to as vendors.) In information technology as well as in other industries, the term is commonly applied to suppliers of goods and services to other companies. A machine that takes your money and gives you a product is known as a vending machine.
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