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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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Vendors White Papers (View All Report Types)
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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

Integrating HP Data Protector Software with HP Data Deduplication Solutions
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss HP Data Protector Software which fully supports HP data deduplication technologies allowing you to recover files more quickly while reducing your data management and storage costs.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

HP

Sun Fire X4540 Server as Backup Server for Zmanda's Amanda Enterprise 2.6 Software
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide discusses how to quickly configure the Sun Fire X4540 server as a backup server for Amanda Enterprise Edition software.
Posted: 02 Dec 2008 | Published: 27 Nov 2008

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Reducing Data Center Energy Consumption
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To deploy new computing resources without exceeding the thermal limits of its data center, CERN is taking a comprehensive approach to improving energy efficiency. This paper outlines key strategies, including a move to Intel Xeon processors.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

Choosing the Right Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System: How to Avoid the 7 Fatal Flaws
sponsored by CDC Software - Ross Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the importance of choosing the Right Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System to avoid the 7 Fatal Flaws.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

CDC Software - Ross Enterprise

IDC Vendor Spotlight - Using a Hosted Service for Holistic Email Management
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Effective email management solutions provide a holistic approach that encompasses the related issues of archiving, business continuity, and security.
Posted: 11 Nov 2008 | Published: 11 Nov 2008

Mimecast

Real World Intrusion Prevention (IPS)
sponsored by TippingPoint
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses three primary areas that organizations must consider when formulating network security strategies and evaluating possible solution for intrusion prevention.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

TippingPoint

Next Generation Data Protection for Mid-Sized Companies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) solutions can solve your data protection and recovery challenges, all at mid-market prices.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

Creating a Green Data Center to Help Reduce Energy Costs and Gain a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The data center is often the engine that drives the growth of the enterprise, and energy efficiency is the key.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 17 Oct 2008

IBM

HP Virtual Server Environment Capitalizes on Workload Management Integration
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization can significantly improve the utilization of computing resources. In this white paper learn how virtualization can assign unused resources to workloads in other parts of an organization that can benefit from them.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

MarketScope for Web Content Management
sponsored by Interwoven, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner RAS Core Research white paper lays out key points IT professionals must consider when employing web content management technologies.
Posted: 15 Oct 2008 | Published: 15 Oct 2008

Interwoven, Inc.

Thin Provisioning the Cure for Wasted Space in Storage Infrastructures
sponsored by LSI Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how Thin Provisioning works and what benefits it delivers as well as the facts that need to be taken into account for a successful implementation.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

LSI Corporation

Ten Tips for Reducing Storage TCO
sponsored by LSI Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top ten strategic steps that should be taken to reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of a storage infrastructure.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

LSI 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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