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DEFINITION: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) was founded in 1983 along with its demonstration GNU project. Richard Stallman, an MIT professor, had worked as a student on projects where software was freely exchanged without copying or modifying stipulations. Why, he asked himself and others, should software users be prohibited from copying it for friends, looking at the source code and copying it, and redistributing  … 
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Free Software Foundation Reports
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A Seven-Way Comparison of the HCM Suite 'Big Three'
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: When selecting an HCM vendor, you must consider capabilities like geographic presence, extensibility, and ease of use for managers. This report explores 7 categories of HCM differentiation to help HR and IT project teams choose the best platform for their needs.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Achieve Business Continuity with Secure and Reliable Unified Communications
sponsored by ThinkingPhones
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 5 steps to educating yourself on the common pitfalls when investing in a unified communications platform. Access this paper now to get insight into achieving long-term security and stability with UC.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015


Casting A Light on Shadow IT
sponsored by VMware
RESOURCE: Learn everything you need to know about shadow IT in this informative info graphic. Shed light on common motivations for practicing shadow IT and learn how you can better manage this phenomenon within your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015


CIO Exclusive E-Guide: Considering IT Managed Services for Integrating New Technologies
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: In this exclusive e-guide, you will learn why rapidly evolving technologies are driving explosive growth in IT managed services. Key into the main drivers behind the managed services boom and find out the role of SaaS in managed IT.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 12 Nov 2015


Cloud IT: The Impact of Cloud Supply Chain Platforms on the Role of IT
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable white paper learn more about the impact of cloud supply chain platforms on the role of IT and how you can better prepare your team for the challenges they may face.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

GT Nexus

Considering Layered Security? 14 Questions to Ask
sponsored by VSS Monitoring
WHITE PAPER: Today's networks and data centers are a critical asset to organizations of every size. This white paper serves as a guideline when considering layered network security solutions, ensuring that your enterprise stays ahead of ever-advancing security and network threats. Click here to see your security questions answered.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

VSS Monitoring

Empower Business Processes by Modernising IT Infrastructure and Data Centre Performance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Entreprise & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to adopt an IT infrastructure that supports a flexible consumption approach, and that optimizes your server management. Read on now to take advantage of new business opportunities created by this IT modernisation.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015

Hewlett-Packard Entreprise & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)

Enable Fast IT by Accelerating Your Network
sponsored by Cisco
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper explains how to simplify and accelerate your Wi-Fi deployments with a wireless LAN. Learn how to manage up to 25 APs and 500 clients for each virtual controller you deploy, and deliver the same quality user experiences as large enterprises.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 19 Oct 2015


Enterprise Development in the Cloud: Top Benefits, Drivers, and Concerns
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: According to a survey of 408 enterprise IT software development professionals, enterprises using the cloud see improvements in time to market as well as higher productivity. Read this white paper for key findings from this survey regarding enterprise development in the cloud.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2015
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes what attendees of the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2015 can expect to learn. Read on to see key benefits of attending, keynote speakers, and more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2015


Gartner Symposium 2015: Lead IT into the Future
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover how this year's Gartner Symposium can help you take advantage of the latest technological developments and lead your business to success.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Jul 2015


How Cloud Computing Transforms New Business Models
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Cloud services now include management of deployment, apps, platforms, and IT infrastructure. In this white paper, you will learn the 6 most important considerations to keep in mind for a successful cloud partnership with your provider.
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


How PSOs Harness Talent and Grow Margins
sponsored by Workday
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn about professional services market trends, and the benefits of one professional services automation option, including improved resource management, increased service delivery quality, and more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Sep 14, 2015


How to Gain Management Approval and Employee Buy-in for UC
sponsored by ThinkingPhones
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guide for IT professionals in businesses looking to adopt unified communications platforms in their organizations. Learn how to gain both management approval and employee buy-in for UC solutions.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015


How to Startup with Hybrid Cloud: 5 Steps to Get Started
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a startup guide, and outlines the top 5 most common ways you can get started when thinking about adopting hybrid cloud. Read on here to find out how you can extend your existing applications and data center, as well as expand critical infrastructure for disaster recovery into the cloud.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015


Improve IT Agility and Efficiency: Analytics Deliver New Insights into Operational Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover how IBM's IT analytics strategy stacks up to the research presented by EMA. Access now to learn why EMA remains optimistic that Netcool Operations Insight is the next step in a continuing set of leadership moves by the company.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014


Improve Quality of Care with All-Flash Storage in EHR
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates the benefits of all-flash storage for VDI, as it lowers costs and reduces the complexity of deploying and managing storage. Read on to learn how you can take advantage of all-flash storage to enable improvements in patient care and clinical efficiencies.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

Pure Storage

Is the CIO's Career more Important than Business Success?
sponsored by Colt IT Services
WHITE PAPER: In the following paper explore the topic of IT professionals in regards to their view of personal and company risk—whether these differ, and what problems this may cause as we enter the digital era.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2015

Colt IT Services

IT Infrastructure Strategy: Building for Stability and Agility
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Access this short video now to hear from Tim Yeaton, Senior VP at the Infrastructure Business Group as he discusses how you can build your IT infrastructure for stability and agility with the help of technological innovations.Discover what new technologies can help improve your organization's IT infrastructure to better meet your business needs.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 16 Apr 2015

Red Hat

IT jobswatch – trends in media IT recruitment
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: This quarters figures compiled by show that during the fourth quarter of 2010 the IT jobs market for permanent staff being recruited by media organisations is up by 1.8%. This is the sixth consecutive quarter that has seen higher demand.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

IT managed service providers Taking a measured approach
sponsored by Unisys
EGUIDE: In an exclusive e-guide, CIO columnist Niel Nickolaisen explains how to integrate managed service providers into your existing IT staff. Access this exclusive guide to learn how to work with these MSPs to define and implement a seamless escalation path and create a dynamic team.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2015


IT Transformation Case Study: Leveraging Cloud Suites for Enterprise
sponsored by VMware
WEBCAST: This webcast serves as a case study for Columbia Sportswear, and examines how they were able to scale their IT infrastructure to meet the needs of their retail company using a hybrid cloud model with mature, stable cloud architecture.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Nov 6, 2013


Extending Reach and Ensuring Effectiveness of Leadership Development: The Role of Technology-Based Learning
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses leadership development and the role of technology-based learning in leadership development programs.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2010


Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Join Gartner analysts from 28 February to 1 March in Dubai, industry thought leaders and a select group of your peers to find new answers to new questions - and learn how your IT leadership can create and follow the path to world class best practice.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011


IBM DeveloperWorks
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The Internet provides great opportunities for networking and learning – and IT is no different. Register now for developerWorks and create your profile for access, not only to articles, webcasts and software downloads, but also a wealth of other IT professionals.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Premiered: 09 Jun 2011

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FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION DEFINITION (continued): …  the results? Taking this idea to the group level, Stallman and others created the FSF and set out to demonstrate that an entire operating system could be developed and shared freely. The result was the Unix-like GNU, which, in August 1996, became complete by adding a kernel.The "free" does not mean at no charge. The Free Software Foundation does charge an initial distribution price for GNU. "Free" refers to the use the person who acquires the software has with it. The Free Software Foundation believes that individuals and society would benefit from, and moreover have the right to study a … 
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