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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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Peace of Mind for the Life of Your Business
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today's rapidly changing marketplace, small businesses are facing new challenges and competitive pressures. Read this whitepaper to learn how to choose the right vendor to build the solutions that your business needs.
Posted: 28 Aug 2008 | Published: 28 Aug 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Dell PowerVault MD3000 3000 Mailbox Single Copy Cluster Microsoft Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tested and validated storage solution for a 3000 mailbox Exchange 2007 environment with Single Copy Cluster in a high availability clustering mechanism based on the Microsoft Cluster Service shared storage.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Disk-to-Disk Backup and Recovery: A Guide for the Technical Decision Maker
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about the technology and architecture driving the growing adoption of disk-to-disk backups, and in particular how EVault's solutions are your best choice.
Posted: 31 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

i365, makers of Evault

Increasing Data Center Density While Driving down Power and Cooling Costs
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses various technologies that can help IT managers plan and implement a more comprehensive and effective strategy for expanding data center capabilities while reducing power consumption.
Posted: 24 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Intel Corporation

How to Migrate CORBA Applications to Web Services
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps necessary for migrating CORBA applications to Web services. Learn how to evolve existing applications without sacrificing business logic.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Rogue Wave Software

Advanced RFID Measurements: Basic Theory to Protocol Conformance Test
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: As RFID adoption continues to grow, engineers are faced with an increasing need to validate tags both for interoperability with products from other vendors and for conformance with the specified protocol.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

National Instruments

Virtualization Licensing and Support Lethargy: Curing the Disease That Stalls Virtualization Adoption
sponsored by Burton Group
WHITE PAPER: Today, most applications can efficiently run inside virtual machines (VMs), and application vendors have a responsibility to develop licensing and support policies offering virtualization compatibility without the expense of added management to...
Posted: 18 Jul 2008 | Published: 22 Jan 2008

Burton Group

Wireless LANs Standards: Where Are We Now?
sponsored by Burton Group
WHITE PAPER: Not all standards are created equal. Some are technically elegant but achieve little market adoption. Others are broadly deployed.
Posted: 18 Jul 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2006

Burton Group

Decision Matrix: Selecting an Enterprise Content Management Vendor (Competitor Focus)
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Due to demand from enterprises which want to invest in the most appropriate Content Management solution, Datamonitor has developed the ECM Decision Matrix and selection tool.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

EMC Corporation

Best Practices In Document Management: Five Tests to Evaluate Cloud Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
sponsored by SpringCM
WHITE PAPER: Document management, either as a stand-alone technology or as part of a broader ECM initiative, enables an organization to effectively and efficiently control and leverage its content. This white paper will explore five tests to determine whether your organization can benefit from a Cloud ECM solution.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SpringCM

Enterprise-Scale Console & Terminal Window Server Session Recording
sponsored by Observe IT
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Windows session recording technology can help verify that 3rd party and internal privileged users are compliant with corporate policy.
Posted: 26 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Observe IT

Exception Management and Resolution in SOA-enabled Business Processes
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The heart of SOA is the loose coupling of services: this brings about the major benefits of SOA, including flexibility, agility and reuse.
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Breakaway BPM - A New Era of Business Process Management
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to effectively invest in a Business Process Management (BPM) initiative. Learn how to gain the real-time visibility necessary for complete lifecycle process management.
Posted: 19 Feb 2008 | Published: 19 Jul 2007

Metastorm

Forget Speeds And Feeds - Outsourcing Today Is All About Your Business
sponsored by OneNeck IT Services
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise Resource Planning has numerous deployment options that involve varying levels of company involvement, efficiency, completeness and cost. Read this white paper that details successful outsourcing models for ERP.
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

OneNeck IT Services
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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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