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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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Ansible Tower 3: An Introductory Look
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Give your team the power to scale: Learn how to manage complex, multi-tier application deployments and trouble-shooting with an IT automation framework. View now to end repetitive tasks, speed productivity, and scale IT initiatives by centralizing control of your infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Premiered: 20 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Automating Cloud Infrastructure with Ansible IT Engine
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: Examine how Splunk accelerated IT provisioning, configuration, and task management within its cloud infrastructure with an automation engine that rapidly deploys and scale server clusters and apps, configures the cloud on-demand, and autoscales infrastructure as needed.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 12 Jan 2017

Red Hat

Webcast: Ansible FAQ for Automated Application Deployment
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Tune into this tutorial to leverage agentless automation to streamline IT configuration processes, migrate applications for better optimization, and provide a single language for DevOps practices across your organization—even for the most complex multi-tier app environments.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Premiered: 12 Jan 2017

Red Hat

Cutting Right to the Code: A Web Developer's Guide to Eliminate Non-Coding Tasks
sponsored by Microsoft
EBOOK: Developers get out of bed wanting to write code. Unfortunately, many non-coding tasks need to be wrangled before coding can begin. Delve into this e-book to leverage an app service to revamp web development, complete with step-by-step guidance on eliminating non-coding tasks.
Posted: 06 Jan 2017 | Published: 06 Jan 2017

Microsoft

Why RAD is Right for Mobile and Web Front-End Development
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to deliver agile, responsive front-end applications with rapid app development (RAD). Read on to meet today's dramatically digital customer journey by upgrading your legacy stacks and mobile app strategy, learning how to overcome the challenges in adopting an open-source stack, and more.
Posted: 05 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Your Windows 10 Migration Checklist
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: Accelerate and simplify Windows 10 adoption: Access this resource to gain a 10-point checklist for streamlining W10 implementation with virtualization software that will also deliver instant access to apps on any device, automate app compatibility testing before migration, and more.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

Citrix

Virtualize Skype for Business for Secure Unified Communications
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: Did you know that when virtualized, sensitive chat logs and file exchanges are securely stored in the datacenter? Learn how to establish a secure foundation for collaboration by virtualizing Skype for Business—providing the control and infrastructure visibility you crave for VDI.
Posted: 19 Dec 2016 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

Citrix

Preparing Your Toolbox for the SharePoint Framework
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the new SharePoint Framework and the variety of benefits for HTML5, JavaScript, and SharePoint app developers. Discover how to customize SharePoint easily by leveraging the open source framework's key features and web stack tools, including built-in themes, a SharePoint-tailored DataSource component, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Progress

Must-Know Techniques for Building HTML5 Apps for Any Screen Size
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the must-know responsive web practices for building apps for any screen size. You'll learn how to leverage the basic building blocks of responsive web design, choose a framework, and use advanced features like fluid containers, offsets, and more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Progress

3 Ways to Migrate SAP to Microsoft Azure
sponsored by Freudenberg IT
WHITE PAPER: Business agility, innovation, cost reductions, scalability, and shadow IT: These 5 critical areas can be largely impacted and improved upon by leveraging cloud services and SaaS. Explore 3 ways to bring these benefits to SAP management by hosting mission-critical SAP apps in the cloud with Microsoft Azure.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Freudenberg IT

Integrating Multiple SaaS Platforms and Instances
sponsored by Accenture
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the key challenges of integrating SaaS, including multiple instances of the same SaaS platform within a single company. Discover essential tips for migrating to a hybrid cloud architecture from legacy, on-premise systems and learn how API-led connectivity can aid in multiple SaaS integration.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Accenture

Foundational Elements of an IoT Strategy: The Edge, The Cloud, and App Development
sponsored by PTC
EBOOK: This e-book acts as a guide for technologists starting down the path of an IoT transformation, exploring the high-level concepts, components, and patterns of IoT platforms. Discover helpful insights and tips for architecting smart products and systems, connecting the edge with IoT sensors, and delivering IoT apps to market quickly and effectively.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

PTC

The Platform Transformation: How IoT Will Change IT and When
sponsored by PTC
EBOOK: This O'Reilly Media report explores key considerations for future-proofing elements of the IT stack and smoothing the transition to IoT components. Discover how IoT initiatives are expected to affect various layers of the IT stack, including data management, APIs, IoT apps, analytics, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Aug 2016

PTC

DevOps, the Cloud, and AWS: Tying it All Together
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement DevOps, using an automation platform in conjunction with AWS cloud resources. Discover how this approach can decrease time to market and reduce costs. Plus, uncover some critical best practices for workflow automation.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

Chef Software

DevOps Cultural and Technical Values: Leveraging Automation and the Cloud
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to the cultural and technical values that are the foundation of DevOps. Discover what pain points you can address faster and more efficiently with this approach, using tools and methods like automation, cloud-based infrastructure, continuous delivery, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Chef Software

DevOps and the Bottom Line
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see what Nicole Forsgren, PhD has to say about the developing correlation between IT investment and organizational performance, highlighting the positive influence of cultivating a DevOps culture.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

Chef Software

The DevOps Transformation at Gannett
sponsored by Chef Software
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Gannett connected previously siloed data, resolved issues with shadow IT, and enabled access to the cloud to help deploy their apps faster and with more scalability. Find out how they leveraged automation and used a DevOps approach to support faster, more efficient deployments.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Chef Software

LOB Managers Utilize All-Flash to Drive Decision-Making and Boost Oracle App Performance
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Discover how LOB managers are leveraging all-flash storage to drive better decision-making by boosting the performance, reliability, and development of Oracle apps and analytics. Access this expert guide to see the essentials, as well as 5 key reasons why all-flash on Oracle is essential for app owners.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Designing a Modern Enterprise Architecture
sponsored by Metavine
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine the key attributes of cloud-connected, modern architectures. Discover how to foster API-centric enterprise architectures and learn about the emergence of progressive web apps, as well as how they're creating new, mobile app-like experiences.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Metavine

Different Approaches to App Modernization and Development
sponsored by Metavine
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine the different approaches to app modernization, including how to leverage the third platform, redesign cloud-native apps, and couple modernization efforts with PaaS. Find out how each of these approaches makes integrating the cloud into your architecture and updating legacy apps an easier, more streamlined process.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Metavine

Why Officially Supported Clients aren't Optional in API Projects
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: APIs are about more than just coordinating software processes, building code, and integrating the various pieces of app development – they're about community and communication. In this expert e-guide, explore the use of open source and building relationships with officially supported clients to help guide API projects.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Orchestrating Harmony between Middleware, Apps, and Operating Systems
sponsored by GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, Tom Nolle discusses how to take a middleware-focused approach to app lifecycle management practices. Uncover helpful advice for selecting middleware tools and managing OS and middleware platforms in the cloud. Plus, learn about the critical relationship between ALM, DevOps, and orchestration.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.

How To Choose Wisely From A Multitude Of IoT Platforms
sponsored by PTC
EGUIDE: While all IoT platforms share a common goal, not all deliver the same performance. This expert e-guide can help you make sense of the pool of vendors, and lead you towards making the right choice for your IoT apps. Inside, learn how to tell the difference between platforms, and discover a 3-point plan to building a long-term IoT strategy.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

PTC

Stay on Course for Cloud: Building a Foundational Application Migration Plan
sponsored by UXC Oxygen and Amazon Web Services
EGUIDE: When creating an app migration plan, there are 5 primary methods from which you should choose. Read on to discover them, and learn how to assess your workload requirements and run a pilot test to make an informed decision about which apps to first migrate, such as those that are standalone.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

UXC Oxygen and Amazon Web Services

Why Integrating a Hybrid Environment is Now a CIO Core Competency
sponsored by Attenda
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how various CIOs have successfully architected efficient hybrid IT environments. Discover how they leveraged APIs to integrate legacy apps and processes, used master data management to move data between systems, and more.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

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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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