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ALSO CALLED: Wide Area Information Servers
DEFINITION: WAIS (Wide Area Information Servers) is an Internet system in which specialized subject databases are created at multiple server locations, kept track of by a directory of servers at one location, and made accessible for searching by users with WAIS client programs. The user of WAIS is provided with or obtains a list of distributed database s. The user enters a search argument for a selected database  … 
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HP Software Licensing Service for Symantec Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Identifying the best Symantec licensing agreement, getting the most from it, and working with the software purchaser can be challenging for enterprises. This whitepaper offers clear and concise options for working with Symantec software licensing, and how to correctly pinpoint the right solutions for you.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

HR in the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the five big trends that are pushing adoption, examining each trend in-depth and explaining exactly why it is driving a need for SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Workday

Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Identify the best VMware licensing - HP SLMS
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Maximizing the investment in VMware licensing is challenging, especially in regards to tracking renewals and complying with licensing requirements. This whitepaper discusses the advantages of a software licensing management system. Also discover the best way to analyze your enterprise's needs for licensing agreements to maximize your investment.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

HP Device Manager 4.5 User Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: this comprehensive white paper gives insight into an innovative server-based application that provides powerful centralized administration capabilities for thin client devices running HP software
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Fortify on Demand - Enterprise Software Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP is changing the enterprise security landscape with its Security Intelligence and Risk Management Platform. By using advanced threat research and security events and vulnerabilities, they develop an unparalleled visibility. Access this informative white paper to learn more about security-as-a-service (SaaS) and how it can help your organization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Integrity Systems: Family Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Adaptive Infrastructure portfolio creates the foundation for delivering better business outcomes by enabling you to reduce operational costs, accelerate speed of IT change, and deliver higher quality of service to the business.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Non-Stop Multi-core Architecture
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the new HP Integrity NonStop BladeSystem, which delivers a highly available, fault-tolerant, linearly scalable system that also dramatically increases performance, reduces costs and complexities, saves floor space...
Posted: 23 Sep 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP ProLiant Servers: Family Guide
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Shift your IT from technology that merely supports the business to technology that powers the business. The HP Adaptive Infrastructure portfolio creates the foundation for delivering better business outcomes by enabling you to reduce operational costs, accelerate speed of IT change, and deliver higher quality of service to the business.
Posted: 21 Apr 2009 | Published: 21 Apr 2009

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper to find out the key features of HP's latest server automation software.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

IBM Active Content: Linking ECM and BPM to Enable the Adaptive Enterprise
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: An Active Content-based ECM solution adds significant value to ECM and is unique among ECM solution providers.
Posted: 15 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IBM Software Group

IBM Cost Buster solutions for Business Analytics: Business Analytics on a budget
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet describes the advantages of IBM Cost Buster solutions for business analytics, which make it easy for small and midsize organizations to invest in leading-edge technology without straining their finances.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

IBM DB2 and IBM Power Systems: Transform information into insight and accomodate rising transaction volume - NEW! (Translated) 
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how the synergy of DB2 and Power Systems can help businesses simplify deployment of Web applications, achieve cost-effective large-scale processing, construct a large-capacity messaging backbone and consolidate workloads-- all accelerating your time to value
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM DB2 pureScale: Unlimited Capacity with Continuous Availability
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Designed for organizations that run online transaction processing (OLTP) applications on distributed systems, IBM® DB2® pureScale™ offers clustering technology that helps deliver high availability and exceptional scalability transparent to applications.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM Informix Software Product Family: Version 11.7
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to take a look at Informix 11.7 and you’ll discover unprecedented advantages. With the introduction of Informix Flexible Grid, it’s easy to perform routine maintenance and upgrades at all your geographic locations from a single site—and you can do it with zero downtime. Read on to learn more about the advantages of Informix 11.7.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM PureFlex Systems with VMWare: Cloud-ready virtualization with the flexibility of an expert integrated system
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the benefits of combining IBM PureFlex System with VMware. Inside, discover how you can implement a reliable cloud-ready infrastructure with integrated hardware and software designed for efficient virtualization. Discover if this combination will bring the benefits your organization needs.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

IBM Rational Team Concert Evaluation Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the comprehensive features and functions that the Rational Team Concert tool offers, including integrated work item tracking, source control, continuous builds, agile planning and reporting, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IBM

IDC link software appliances ease cloud application deployment
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Like most new technology, cloud computing does not come without a certain level of complexity. This white paper evaluates the key drivers for cloud computing and explains how certain software appliances can simplify cloud implementation and accelerate your initiative.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

SUSE

IDC Vendor Spotlight - The Case for Unifying Information Access
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the features and capabilities of newer search and information unification technologies and explains why they are so important to the businesses that need to mine the myriad of information stored throughout their organization. It also examines Attivio’s next-generation information access platform, the AIE.
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

Attivio, Inc.

IDC White Paper: Diskless PCs: The Evolution of Enterprise PCs
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Diskless PCs used in conjunction with image streaming software can provide a PC performance and compatibility experience that is identical to that of a standalone machine, but with all the benefits that centralized environments enable.
Posted: 23 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Dell, Inc.

Improve Data Center Efficiency with Enterprise Linux Servers
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: IT budgets are not expected to recover anytime soon, so companies need to adjust to the reality of using fewer resources to deliver business services. This white paper explains how you can accomplish this seemingly impossible objective by running your critical workloads on Linux.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

SUSE

Improving Database Performance by using LSI Nytro XD Application Acceleration Solution with a Storage Area Network (SAN)
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: See how the Nytro product family from LSI provides financial services organizations with flash-based application acceleration to deliver real-time analytics to meet competitive, customer and compliance demands.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

LSI Corporation.

Improving Results for Legal Custody of Information - August 2008
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: According to the IT Policy Compliance Group's research report, spending on legal data custody for legal settlements, legal expenses, & costs in IT to find, produce, protect, and preserve information is between 75 and 94 percent lower for firms with the best practices. This report documents which practices are reducing costs and improving results.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Improving Software Security by Identifying and Securing Path Linking Attack Surfaces to Attack Targets
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Most companies do not have time to thoroughly investigate all of the potential attack targets inside an application. This white paper explains how the use of software security analysis (SSA) and path methodologies can help you identify vulnerable code and improve application security.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

McCabe Software, Inc.

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
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WAIS DEFINITION (continued): …  and the client then accesses all the servers on which the database is distributed. The results provide a description of each text that meets the search requirements. The user can then retrieve the full text.WAIS (pronounced "ways") uses its own Internet protocol , an extension of the Z39.50 standard (Information Retrieval Service Definition and Protocol Specification for Library Applications) of the National Information Standards Organization. Web users can use WAIS by either downloading a WAIS client and a "gateway" to the Web browser or by using Telnet to connect to a public WAIS client.Because … 
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