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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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Gartner: The future of videoconferencing
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: With a transition to new endpoints, capabilities and services, changes are on thehorizon for videoconferencing, and the emphasis is now shifting to improvingendpoint coverage and adding reach.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

If it's Just a Disk, Why the Reliability Gap Between Vendors?
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: If all storage array vendors buy disk drives from the same small set of disk manufacturers then why is there such a big reliability gap between storage vendors? This white paper seeks to gain insight into this question.
Posted: 23 Sep 2011 | Published: 23 Sep 2011

Nexsan

ESG: Market Landscape Report: Storage Tiering
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It's almost impossible to conduct a conversation with a storage vendor without raising the topic of "storage tiering." Along with "virtualisation" and "cloud," it's one of those de rigueur phrases. And, like those other two, storage tiering suffers from an over-exposure that can assume familiarity and understanding where it does not exist.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

DataCore Software Corporation

Single Vendor Network: Myth or Reality
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents an analysis conducted by Gartner of hundreds of clients discussing why they introduced a second vendor into their network infrastructure, and the impact it has on operational costs.
Posted: 14 Jun 2011 | Published: 14 Jun 2011

Avaya

IBM Inspires Customer Delight by Consistently Meeting High Customer Expectations for Product and Service Integrity
sponsored by IBM and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In Technology Business Research’s 3Q10 x86-based Server Customer Satisfaction Study, based on the views of 481 IT decision-makers in North America, IBM earned its fifth straight No. 1 ranking and its fourth consecutive singular (unshared) top ranking. Read this retrospective analysis to learn more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

IBM and Intel

Staying aloft in tough times - Why smart innovative businesses are turning to cloud computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore how cloud computing from IBM can answer these needs with a highly automated, dynamic alternative for the acquisition and delivery of IT services.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

IBM

Getting cloud computing right
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing can potentially be a disruptive change to the way an enterprise’s IT services are delivered. We propose that examining a candidate cloud solution provider’s reference architecture should be a standard element of a CIO’s cloud vendor evaluation strategy. Learn more now.
Posted: 03 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems (Gartner)
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: The data warehouse DBMS market is undergoing a transformation, including many acquisitions, as vendors adapt data warehouses to support the modern business intelligence and analytic workload requirements of users. This document compares 16 vendors, including IBM & Netezza, to help customers find the right one for their needs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Teradata

Choosing a Cloud Provider with Confidence
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this paper is to help enterprises make decisions about where and when to use cloud solutions by outlining issues that enterprises should raise with hosting providers before selecting a vendor, and by highlighting ways in which SSL from a trusted certificate authority can help enterprises conduct business in the cloud with confidence.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

GeoTrust, Inc.

Trend Micro Endpoint Comparative Report Performed by AV-Test.org
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In May of 2010, AV-Test.org performed endpoint security benchmark testing on five market-leading Enterprise endpoint solutions from Symantec, McAfee, Microsoft, Sophos and Trend Micro. Read this comparative report to see the results of these tests and how Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security stands distinctly apart from other products.
Posted: 31 Jan 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Trend Micro, Inc.

Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Join Gartner analysts from 28 February to 1 March in Dubai, industry thought leaders and a select group of your peers to find new answers to new questions - and learn how your IT leadership can create and follow the path to world class best practice.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Gartner

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Small Business Safe
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the top ten ways to protect your small business against web threats. Learn what you need to know about security and what are the key elements to address.
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Prepare for Vendor Audits and Improve Software Asset Management with Integrated IBM Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how effective software asset management supports both cost effectiveness and cost efficiency by matching inventory with actual deployments, thereby helping to reduce over- and under-licensing.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

IBM

Optimizing the Virtual Environment
sponsored by uptime software inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find both the pitfalls of virtual monitoring and management, and how to navigate the maze of competing virtual monitoring and management vendors. In the end, you'll have a clear idea of what solutions will work for you.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 29 Sep 2010

uptime software inc.

 802.11n Migration
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In the last few short years sales of 802.11n wireless networking gear have skyrocketed, and have effectively displaced the legacy 802.11a/b/g versions in many organizations. It's rapidly becoming the wireless technology of choice for networking professionals in all-sized organizations.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Brocade

Creating a Dynamic Information Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discussions with customers and research into vendor offerings are the basis of this white paper. It prescribes a customer transformation roadmap, profiles two customers’ information infrastructure journeys, and provides an analysis of IBM’s and EMC’s associated visions and strategies.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2009

IBM

Vendor Middleware-Based Application Integration Solutions Beat Custom Links -  Provides SOA Messaging Backbone
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a discussion of server and storage infrastructure, application integration demand growth, service-oriented architecture, and enterprise application portfolios.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 23 Dec 2008

IBM

Client Management Best Practices for Managing Mac Systems
sponsored by CDW
WHITE PAPER: One of the greatest challenges facing any institution is the maintenance of a large number of computer systems. When properly performed, lifecycle management—from the loading dock to the recycler—maximizes your return on investment, keeps your users more productive, and protects the security of your computer systems and your enterprise data.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

CDW

The IT Management Software Megavendors
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The current recession and credit crunch deeply affected IT spending in the last quarter of 2008 and into 2009. This SWOT Analyst report for Q3 2009 regroups the market contenders by categories for an easier evaluation to enable vendor strategy professionals to substantiate decisions about their partnership and go-to-market strategies.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

ERP Assessment and Selection: Get It Right the First Time
sponsored by Panorama Consulting Group
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for several great tips for selecting the right ERP vendor for your organization. This paper breaks the process down into easy-to-follow steps, beginning with the basic questions decision-makers should ask.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 14 Sep 2009

Panorama Consulting Group

IBM CloudBurst™: Making Rain in an Economic Dry Spell
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A complement to your existing IT infrastructure, IBM CloudBurst™ includes hardware, software and services, and provides secure, reliable, private cloud computing. Fit-for-purpose and self-contained, IBM CloudBurst dramatically reduces capital and operational costs, accelerating investment payback. Read on to learn more . . .
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

IBM

Leveraging Virtualization to Consolidate, Optimize and Protect Your IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Datalink.
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses some of the critical issues of virtualization and some of the ways it can be effectively implemented to help organizations utilize resources more efficiently, reduce costs, manage data across the entire enterprise.
Posted: 22 Apr 2009 | Published: 06 Nov 2008

Datalink.

How to Profit in a Downturn: 4 Customer-centric Strategies for Growth in a Challenging Market
sponsored by Pivotal CRM, a CDC Software solution
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how your organization can use customer-centric strategies and CRM tools to maximize the value and loyalty of your customer base. Gain insight into new areas of opportunity and do more with less in a time of economic uncertainty.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 20 Feb 2009

Pivotal CRM, a CDC Software solution

What SMBs Should Look for in an Applicant Tracking System
sponsored by Taleo
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this paper is to enumerate many of the qualities that SMBs seek in an applicant tracking system and prepare you to choose a system that will make your recruiting efforts more successful.
Posted: 06 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Taleo

Vista SP1: What You Need to Know before You Deploy
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The release of Windows Vista SP1 enables customers to take advantage of improvements that Microsoft and its partners have developed. It's a continuation of Microsoft and its partners' drive to provide the best experience possible.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge
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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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