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ALSO CALLED: Application Software, End-User Applications, Applications, Software Applications
DEFINITION: 1) In information technology, an application is the use of a technology, system, or product. 2) The term application is a shorter form of application program. An application program is a program designed to perform a specific function directly for the user or, in some cases, for another application program. Examples of applications include word processors, database programs, Web browsers, development  … 
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Applications Software Reports
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F5 and Vmware: Optimizing Desktop Virtualization and Delivering Benefits
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn more about implementing VDI for your organization. Read on to learn about potential benefits like improved application accessibility and reliability, better application upgrades and maintenance, enhanced backup and recovery capabilities, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

F5 Networks

The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a multi-tenant, SaaS-based approach that grants customers the flexibility to adapt applications to their particular business strategies, without introducing complexity that prevents the system from evolving as business needs change.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

Workday

CIOs: Don’t Let Your Business Fall Into the Digital Divide
sponsored by Axway
EBOOK: Explore this eBook to discover 3 ways in which an API-first digital strategy can enable you to bridge the digital divide and drive a successful business and IT transformation.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Axway

How to Conquer Software Development Challenges
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
EGUIDE: This expert guide tackles two critical challenges for developers, providing clever workarounds for working with legacy code and testing vague software requirements specifications.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Rogue Wave Software

NoSQL Databases Best Practices
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how unstructured data types are better managed by NoSQL. Additionally, discover the various features of NoSQL software, and explore which works best for specific applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Mar 2015

IBM

Using Agile for Rapid Innovation within a European Electronics Company
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study investigates the adoption of Agile processes within an innovation services division of a large global electronics company.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Delivering Agile at Scale to a Multinational Communications Provider
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study investigates the adoption of Agile processes within a Northern European multinational provider of communication technology, equipment, and services. In particular, the report looks to chart the journey toward Agile and its progress across the wider organization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Visualization: How it all comes together
sponsored by GE
WEBCAST: Healthcare is evolving and becoming more patient-centric. Tools and software are being released to provide better visibility to data once stored in silos. Today, healthcare workers need a single workstation that provides access to advanced processing tools. Access this webcast for an introduction to an imaging application.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 16, 2015

GE

The Wizards behind Google Apps
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Google Apps is a dynamic collaboration platform that enables people to communicate better and be more productive. This eye-opening resource pulls back the curtain to take a look at a panel of experienced IT managers who are responsible for keeping Google Apps running in their organizations.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Datto, Inc.

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to desktop computing 2020
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Tablets, smartphones, cloud computing and applications delivered as a service offer compelling new ways to work. In this 11-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how this way of working is likely to evolve further over the next five years and how it will affect users and IT departments alike.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Detecting Mobile App Security Gaps
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this resource today for your free download of IBM's Security AppScan Mobile Analyzer to detect any gaps in your app mobile app security.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2015

IBM

Reducing Costs and Improving Security Through User Virtualization Technology
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to explore how National Blood Service benefitted from adopting a thin client strategy paired with user virtualization technology to maintain control over the desktop and application software running on the network.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 10 Feb 2015

AppSense

The Top 5 Security Goal Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource distills the reports and opinions of 300 IT decision-makers into a realistic picture of the current state of software security in enterprises across a range of industries.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Transfrm your Applications to Deliver a Superior Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
RESOURCE: Access this informative brief to learn more about how you can develop in-demand applications that deliver superior experience in design, cloud integration, and application ecosystem modernization.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Deploy Anywhere with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following resource introduces the Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and explores how this system can support a wide range of Java applications, from HTML5 mobile applications to highly transactional applications that use the Java Enterprise Edition programming approach.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

Red Hat

Develop, Deploy, Test, and Secure Your Mobile Apps
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this featured resource, learn how to integrate, test, secure, and manage your apps throughout the development process by viewing specific demos.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 01 Oct 2014

IBM

In demand: the culture of online service provision
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Providing the platforms to support online applications is a must for most organisations. For those pursuing a career in IT and seeking to gain the necessary accreditations, there are higher salaries on offer and an opportunity to be part of the future of IT, say analysts Bob Tarzey and Bernt Østergaard.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Turning Your Network into a Strategic Business Asset
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: This eBook introduces a network-based business intelligence solution that captures and analyzes context-based application traffic to deliver meaningful information about applications, users, locations and devices.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

How to Design Data-Driven Applications
sponsored by Actuate
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper provides readers with the top 5 best practices for designing data-driven applications. Learn how to recognize data impact, how to build, scale, and more.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

Actuate

IBM SmartCloud for Social Business Mobility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one company's portfolio of online services, including scalable and security-rich email, web conferencing, and social collaboration, that can help to improve employee responsiveness and effectiveness in support of social business.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

What's Next for Mobile Application Development
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers best practices for building cost-effective mobile applications.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

IBM

HP Mobile Applications Services: Mobility is the New Interaction Model
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one respected company's mobile applications service, which enables enterprises needing to create new systems of engagement on mobile technology to deliver secure, high-quality mobile apps.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

10 Ways for Developers to Benefit from Application Performance Management Solutions
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers ten key strategies for developers looking to improve the quality and performance of their software through application management (APM) solutions.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.
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APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): … 1) In information technology, an application is the use of a technology, system, or product. 2) The term application is a shorter form of application program. An application program is a program designed to perform a specific function directly for the user or, in some cases, for another application program. Examples of applications include word processors, database programs, Web browsers, development tools, drawing, paint, image editing programs, and communication programs. Applications use the services of the computer's operating system and other supporting applications. The formal requests and means of communicating with other programs that an application program uses is called the application program interface (API).
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