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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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Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 FAQ
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this FAQ sheet for answers to questions about a powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and recovery solution that protects your entire infrastructure whether built upon virtual, physical, or a combination of both. Find out about its benefits.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Symantec Corporation

Understanding the Vendor Neutral Archive
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

Advice on Overcoming the Tape-Dependency Problem with PACS Image Archive
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

Competitive Info TOP 10 Mobile Device Management Software report
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will find the top 10 MDM vendors presented in a table format. By comparing industry leading solutions with one another, you can view factors including cost, their customers, which technology model they use, and key features of the company.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

An Inside Look at the Enterprise Service Desk Market
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report evaluates explore nine key players in the Enterprise Service desk market, providing an overview and insight into the strengths, and challenges of each.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Violin Memory: Laying the Foundation for the All-Silicon Datacenter
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Access this IDC Vendor Profile, which discusses the emergence of a datacenter, flash-optimized storage architecture that will likely replace traditional storage architectures as the enterprise storage workhorse of the future, making the all-silicon datacenter (for primary storage) a very viable proposition.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Violin Memory

IBM PureFlex/SmartCloud vs. the VCE Vblock Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this analyst report to learn why IBM's PureFlex represent a more compelling mainstream cloud alternative when compared with VCE's Vblock cloud offerings.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 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.

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

IBMs PureFlex/SmartCloud vs the VCE Vblock Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper breaks down the difference between two leading cloud vendors to help you decide which one will deploy the best cloud solution.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

IBM

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

Analyst Report: Leading Human Resource Management Systems Compared
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this report, Workday is named a leader among select companies in Human Resource Management by Forrester Research, Inc.
Posted: 23 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2012

Workday

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

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

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

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.

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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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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