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ALSO CALLED: Graphical Browsers, Text-based Browsers, Internet Browsers, World-Wide Web Browsers, Pull Technology Software, WWW Browsers, Browsers
DEFINITION: A browser is an application program that provides a way to look at and interact with all the information on the World Wide Web. The word "browser" seems to have originated prior to the Web as a generic term for user interfaces that let you browse (navigate through and read) text files online. Technically, a Web browser is a client program that uses HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) to make requests  … 
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Web Browsers White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The New Hyper-Connected Enterprise: Improve Collaboration and Customer Experience
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This detailed guidebook demonstrates how to implement next-gen communications by adapting your network architecture to accommodate UC technologies. Learn how to boost productivity, respond faster to customers and increase differentiation with mobility, BYOD, the cloud, and more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 | Published: 02 Nov 2015

Oracle Corporation

Delivering Enterprise-Class, Browser-Based Unified Communications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can institute browser-based communications without compromising security, reliability, or service quality using a web app controller. Deliver superior user experience for all end users and employees.
Posted: 02 Nov 2015 | Published: 02 Nov 2015

Oracle Corporation

Technology Offers Convenience, Privacy Pays the Price
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Technology is a wonderful thing, but it comes with a price: your privacy. This white paper can help you learn more about what kind of personal data is collected by web sites and applications, and how to secure your information online.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Marel guarantees MS Lync & SharePoint performances to reduce travel costs
WHITE PAPER: This case study take an in-depth look at how one manufacturing company was able to enhance their Microsoft Lync and SharePoint solutions to improve user experience and cut travel costs.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 27 Sep 2013


Executive Brief: OpenText Web Experience Management
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Building and maintaining a comprehensive website has recently become a primary area of focus for many organizations. This white paper outlines expectations and what you need to create a compelling and meaningful conversation between website, brand and user across a myriad of devices and platforms.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013


Single Source of Truth: A Guide for Real User Measurement in the Workplace
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Inside this valuable resource, discover how, by measuring from the user's browser or app, real user management (RUM) tools can quantify the correlation between page load time and user engagement, and show where to optimize performance for more positive outcomes.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 11 Jul 2013


Webroot Cheat Sheet
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Consult this helpful guide to find out the vendors who offer the best endpoint protection. Consider factors such as deployment, performance, threat detection and more with this resource.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012


Hamilton Health Sciences brings care to the bedside with Citrix Receiver
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare traditions are changing and physicians are adopting more mobile practices. Access this informative white paper to learn more about how adopting mobile devices can improve patient care and physician productivity.
Posted: 12 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012


Web Application Security: How to Minimize the Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines the importance of Web application security. With over 55 percent of vulnerabilities in 2010 resulting in attacks, a solution is necessary. Learn more about the different types of Web application vulnerabilities as well as how to detect vulnerabilities more efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 26 Jul 2012


Developing Richer Web based Applications
sponsored by QUALCOMM Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes industry developments that will lead the browser, JavaScript and the mobile processor to combine for web applications that perform on par with their native counterparts.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

QUALCOMM Incorporated

Best Practices to Assure High Performance: Optimizing Web Applications in a Web 2.0 World
sponsored by Gomez
WHITE PAPER: Faced with rising customer expectations and increasing competitive pressures, Website managers are applying new technologies. In this paper, Gomez will address why traditional “Web page” monitoring is insufficient, how new demands on client-side computing change the performance game, and what the return of the browser wars means for your business.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 18 Sep 2009


Beating the Browser Wars: How to Win the Battle for Web Performance
sponsored by Gomez
WHITE PAPER: The war of the browsers is in full swing and we are stuck in the middle. This paper offers practical advice that can help you survive and even prevail in this combative environment. Read this paper to learn everything you need to know about the browser wars and how to survive them.
Posted: 03 Aug 2009 | Published: 03 Aug 2009


Web Application Security Trends Report Q3-Q4, 2008
sponsored by Cenzic
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to protect web applications through application security assessment and penetration testing managed services (SaaS) that identify vulnerabilities and allow organizations to stay ahead of hackers.
Posted: 20 May 2009 | Published: 20 May 2009


Web Application Security: Automated Scanning versus Manual Penetration Testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009


Solve Exchange Storage Problems Once and for All: A New Approach without Stubs or Links
sponsored by Mimosa Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Mimosa NearPoint can reduce Exchange storage and keep email accessible to end users, without requiring stub files in Exchange.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

Mimosa Systems

Business Intelligence: The Strategic Imperative for CIOs
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Business intelligence (BI) allows organizations to integrate applications and databases essential to users and enables analysis of information to optimize decision-making.
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Information Builders

The Realities of Single Sign-On
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Single Sign-On has emerged as a significant technology that resolves a major issue for organizations with multiple platforms, servers and applications requiring unique usernames and passwords for access.
Posted: 13 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

PistolStar, Inc.

How to Offer the Strongest SSL Encryption for your Company
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Many IT professionals have little understanding of an extremely important protocol within SSL. This technical white paper provides a quick overview on how Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) affects the encryption levels of a Website to its visitors.
Posted: 01 Mar 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

VeriSign, Inc
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WEB BROWSERS DEFINITION (continued): …  of Web servers throughout the Internet on behalf of the browser user. Most browsers support e-mail and the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) but a Web browser is not required for those Internet protocols and more specialized client programs are more popular.The first Web browser, called WorldWideWeb, was created in 1990. That browser's name was changed to Nexus to avoid confusion with the developing information space known as the World Wide Web. The first Web browser with a graphical user interface was Mosaic, which appeared in 1993. Many of the user interface features in Mosaic went into Netscape … 
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