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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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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

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

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

Gartner Magic Quadrant: Selecting a vendor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The demand for greater ecommerce capabilities is growing leading CIOs and IT professionals concerned with choosing the perfect vendor. Through this in-depth vendor analysis by Gartner, uncover the top 6 questions you should ask and the strengths and weaknesses of the top 20 e-commerce vendors.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

IBM

Doing Business with Comstor
sponsored by Comstor
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about Comstor, a leader in Cisco product distribution and an established provider of networking and advanced technology solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

Comstor

HP Proliant DL980, Intel Xeon, and Vmware vSphere 5 SAP Performance Analysis
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to review the results of ESG Lab that tested the performance and scalability of the HP ProLiant DL980 server powered by Intel Xeon processors, running SAP with VMware vSphere 5.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

HP

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
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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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