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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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How to manage change when moving to the cloud
sponsored by Box
EBOOK: Moving from legacy to cloud infrastructure can be a scary experience, but it doesn't have to be. Discover a tried-and-true 3-step approach proving that change doesn't have to be hard in this white paper.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Box

Uniting IT and App Development for Mobile App Strategies
sponsored by SearchEnterpriseDesktop
EZINE: The new wave of enterprise mobile application development has altered how app dev fits into IT's overall strategy. Learn how the sides can come together.
Posted: 11 Jul 2017 | Published: 11 Jul 2017

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

The State of DBaaS: How Managed Services are Transforming Database Administration
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: This State of DBaaS Report, commissioned by IBM, assesses the business and technical impact of database-as-a-service according to 680 executive and technical enterprise users. Learn how NoSQL DBaaS can help you save time, boost productivity, and simplify database management for developers.
Posted: 30 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

IBM

Understanding IoT: Performance across Use Cases, Regions, and Vertical Markets
sponsored by Aruba Networks
EBOOK: This e-book examines which use cases, geographical regions, and vertical industries are benefiting most from a well-executed IoT strategy. Explore case studies about IoT smart cities, connected automobiles, smarter healthcare, and uncover tips from Kevin Ashton, the "father of IoT," on how to get started with your IoT strategy.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

Aruba Networks

The Internet of Things: Posing Security Threats and Delivering Beyond Expectations
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Not only are many early adopters struggling to secure IoT devices and apps, but many organizations disagree on what IoT means and how to extract value from it. Discover how different industries define, use, and benefit from IoT by creating "smart workplaces," increasing innovation, enhancing customer experiences, and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

Aruba Networks

The 5 Myths of Enterprise Mobile Apps
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Explore 5 misconceptions that detract from the success of enterprise mobility. As you get ready create or improve your mobile strategies, learn key facts about moving desktop apps to mobile devices, satisfying the need for customized mobile apps, and build vs. buy.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 21 Jun 2017

PowWow

Omnichannel Strategies and APIs: Redefine Your Customer Relationships
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: New channels and new ways of interacting with customers emerge rapidly – meaning that creating omnichannel strategies is a key to future-proofing your business, not just a differentiator for the here and now. Explore how an API-led approach helps you deliver successful omnichannel customer experiences.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

MuleSoft

Why Agile and DevOps Transformations are Failing at Scale
sponsored by Tasktop
EBOOK: Disruptive, digital-first companies have popularized the success of Agile and DevOps, but tales of failed digital transformations in larger, established companies are littered across every industry. In this e-book, find out why many organizations have trouble making Agile and DevOps work at scale.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Tasktop

How to Buy The Best ADC, and The Changes to App Load Balancing
sponsored by A10 Networks
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide outlines what you need to know in order to buy the best application delivery controller (ADC) for your company. As a bonus, learn about the new wave of application load balancing.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 May 2017

A10 Networks

Public Housing Authority Builds Its Future on Cloud Desktop Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: Watch this video to evaluate cloud-managed app and desktop delivery's ability to reduce infrastructure costs and increase the speed of service delivered to your customers. Provide employees with personalized workspaces accessible anywhere, while ensuring business continuity and reducing both capital and operating expenses.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 18 Aug 2016

Citrix

Pivotal Cloud Foundry and MuleSoft: Partnering for Speed and Agility
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to integrate both legacy and SaaS apps and enhance visibility of all your APIs with unprecedented scalability, agility, strategic reuse of limited assets, and self-service.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

MuleSoft

Enterprise Integration PaaS: How Informatica Compares to Other Vendors
sponsored by INFORMATICA
RESEARCH CONTENT: This 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant explores how to leverage integration PaaS (iPaaS) to implement data, app, API, and process integrations spanning cloud and on-premise endpoints. Discover which enterprise iPaaS providers came out on top and learn how to support a variety of integration scenarios, including B2B, mobile, and more.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 30 Mar 2017

INFORMATICA

The State of the Developer Nation: From Cloud to Mobile, IoT to VR
sponsored by OutSystems
RESEARCH CONTENT: How well do you really know modern developers? Explore the results of this Developer Economics survey that polled 21,000 developers to get into their mindset and find out how they feel about cloud, mobile, IoT, virtual reality, machine learning, and more.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

OutSystems

Secure Agile Development: Why Can't We All Get Along?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: As developers turn to Agile methodologies to accelerate development, app security can often get left in the dust. This webcast explores strategies for increasing collaboration between development and security teams. Learn how to bring security testing up to speed to ensure software quality in Agile development environments.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Premiered: May 5, 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Coordinating Sec, Dev, and Ops: Improving App Security for Agile Methodologies
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how to update app security and improve software quality by integrating security into the app development process from beginning to end. Find out how to unite security teams with both Dev and Ops by leveraging strategies for building trust between the different teams and fostering collaboration.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Premiered: May 5, 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Secure DevOps Survival Guide
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you're embarking on a DevOps journey, traditional methods for ensuring app security just won't be able to keep up. This DevOps survival guide explores the elements of accelerated but secure app development. No matter where you are in your journey, uncover critical tactics for implementing secure DevOps.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Secure Apps at the Speed of DevOps
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Forrester Research report explores the importance of uniting security pros with Dev and Ops to deliver on accelerated secure app development. Uncover the report's key findings to learn how to build security into earlier stages of the app lifecycle to remediate vulnerabilities without sacrificing speed.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 16 Dec 2016

Veracode, Inc.

An Essential Guide to IoT App Development
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: With varying levels of complexity for endpoints, software, security, and integration, the defining elements of IoT can seem overwhelming. To help guide you through IoT adoption, this paper digs down into the anatomy of IoT and explores how to overcome the challenges of IoT app development.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Mendix

Putting Security Into DevOps
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how DevOps helps you weave security testing, validation, and monitoring into each stage of the app lifecycle. Find out how to enable secure DevOps app development, and pave the way for continuous integration and continuous deployment.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Mobilizing Legacy Apps: Help IT Tackle a Complex Challenge with a Simple Solution
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to achieve rapid mobile app development (RMAD). Find out how to leverage a mobile-first platform with automated tools to transform any app for mobile and create native apps that run on any device and on any OS.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

PowWow

How to Automate Security into Your DevOps Pipeline
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Manual penetration testing and on-premise tools help prevent breaches, but they're too slow for an increasingly fast-paced, mobile-first world. Discover how to accelerate time-to-market without sacrificing app compliance by integrating security into your existing toolchains and DevOps pipelines.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

The Cloud Architect’s Guide to iPaaS
sponsored by INFORMATICA
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores a 2-part strategy that incorporates a cloud-based integration platform designed for agility, scale, and the role of today's cloud architect. Learn what iPaaS truly is, the importance of ESBs, and 9 laws of hybrid integration.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

INFORMATICA

Fast Track Containers to Production
sponsored by Diamanti
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to fast track containers to production, increase your scalability, address containerized app requirements with converged infrastructure, enable automatic persistent storage for containers, and more.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Diamanti

Migrating from Salesforce Classic to Salesforce Lightning Experience
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore tactics for migrating to Salesforce Lightning. Learn how to anticipate critical factors that could impact your migration, including your previous Salesforce usage and compatibility with your existing apps.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

Salesforce.com

Taming the Microservices, Containers, and Governance Beast
sponsored by Apcera
EGUIDE: What if there's an easy way to reduce overhead and adapt governance for modern app architectures? In this expert e-guide, explore a distributed, microservices-based approach to governance and learn how to adapt IT for microservices and containers with automation tools.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

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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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