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ALSO CALLED: Internet Messaging Access Protocol
DEFINITION: IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) is a standard protocol for accessing e-mail from your local server. IMAP (the latest version is IMAP Version 4) is a client/server protocol in which e-mail is received and held for you by your Internet server. You (or your e-mail client) can view just the heading and the sender of the letter and then decide whether to download the mail. You can also create  … 
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Multiple Country Implementation — Influencing Factors and Approaches
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Cognizant explains the key factors which influence a multi-country solution development and implementation, along with the industry best practices and their key features.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

One Click Away: Where Does the Data Come From?
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WHITE PAPER: Thirty-five percent of consumers say they would never use a mobile app again if it contained incorrect product data. This brief resource explores how the global standards body GS1 established the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as a means of combatting outdated, inconsistent product information.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

LANSA

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
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WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

SOA Reference Architecture
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Download the Open Group Service-Oriented Architecture reference architecture.
Posted: 17 Jan 2012 | Published: 17 Jan 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Surviving and Thriving in a World of Change
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WEBCAST: Watch this in-depth webcast to find out about the changes in financial management systems and regulations.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Feb 12, 2014

Workday

The Banking Industry Architecture Network and TOGAF
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This paper from the Open Group reveals how banks can benefit from combining complementary industry frameworks on enterprise architecture.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

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Holistic Master Data Management Solutions and Services: Establishing the Foundation for Increasing Business Value
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WHITE PAPER: Master data management solutions helps organizations maximize the value of postmerger integrations, manage the product lifecycle, meet regulatory requirements and improve the effectiveness of transactional and reporting systems.
Posted: 26 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Accenture

HP Integrity NonStop NB50000c-cg BladeSystem: Availability, Scalability, and Data Integrity for the Telecommunications Environment
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PRODUCT LITERATURE: The HP Integrity NonStop NB50000c-cg BladeSystem (NB50000c-cg) platform is designed specifically for the telecommunications environment as well as communications, media and entertainment (CME) industries.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

IBM Rational Build Forge Demos
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PRODUCT DEMO: Learn more about Rational Build Forge and how it can help you to automate, streamline and standardize your software assembly processes.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Premiered: 17 Mar 2010

IBM

IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition
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WHITE PAPER: This solution brief describes how you can lower business risk and increase productivity with trusted and secured file transfers.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

IBM

IEEE 1149.1 Use in Design for Verification and Testability at Texas Instruments
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WHITE PAPER: This document introduces those products that include ASIC cells, standard interface ICs, a bus master IC, a controller interface board for IBM compatibles, a high-speed scan interface, and software to control the scan bus.
Posted: 17 Mar 2002 | Published: 05 May 2000

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IFRS in the Life Sciences: Broad implications
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WHITE PAPER: This paper provides practical industry insights on IFRS for life science executives and includes useful sections on: IFRS challenges and opportunities in life sciences; Implications of IFRS for financial reporting, tax, human resources, mergers and acquisitions, IT, and treasury and much more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Deloitte

Industry Intelligence: International Financial Reporting Standards for Hedge Funds
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WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces hedge funds and hedge fund service providers to IFRS.
Posted: 04 Jan 2010 | Published: 04 Jan 2010

Advent Software, Inc

IT Decision Checklist: Antimalware
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EGUIDE: Companies face complicated buying decisions when it comes to buying host-based antimalware, starting with whether to purchase a protection suite, and what to include in that all-in-one package. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 14 Jun 2010

ESET

ITIL Version 3.0 -- What It Means to You
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WHITE PAPER: As the IT industry standardizes its operations to solve business problems in the most efficient, effective, economical, and equitable way, ITIL v3 becomes a critical tool.
Posted: 06 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Global Knowledge

Mobile Social Networking and the Next Generation of Handheld Devices
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WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how social networking and the next generation of handheld devices will improve business decision-making through efficient, unified communications and location awareness.
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 | Published: 25 Feb 2009

BlackBerry

Presentation Transcript: Microsoft Exchange Server: To Host or Not to Host?
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This webcast presentation transcript reviews the pros and cons of a hosted messaging approach for an Exchange environment. Hosted offerings can help shrink IT budgets, but there are many things to consider for optimal results for your unique company.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 17 Jun 2009

Intermedia

RFID Basics for Retailers
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper illuminates RFID by providing an overview of RFID technology; describing the current status of relevant RFID standards initiatives; illustrating how RFID can be integrated to enhance existing wireless LAN, bar code and mobile computing systems; and providing guidance for selecting and planning RFID pilots and implementations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Securing the Foundation of Information Technology (IT) Systems
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WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how there is no one process to make any organization 100% secure, but establishing a company-wide security policy based on industry-standard best practices is a good place to start. Many of these best practices can be implemented as part of the operating system assessment and lock down process.
Posted: 12 Jan 2010 | Published: 12 Jan 2010

Trusted Computer Solutions

Seven Steps to Achieving Better Requirements Engineering in Your Organization
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WHITE PAPER: Requirements engineering is about more than just analyzing documenting requirements. It is an important and multifaceted part of systems engineering that broadens the product development process. Companies that successfully introduce a new requirements engineering process don't just change their process and technology; they change their thinking.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

SharePoint E-Zine Vol.2: Practical IT Strategies for Enterprise Collaboration
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EZINE: This eZine explains planning global enterprise SharePoint deployments, creating custom global search scopes in SharePoint and top tips for harnessing Microsoft SharePoint governance.
Posted: 25 Sep 2008 | Published: 25 Sep 2008

SearchWinIT

SOA Best Practices: The BPEL Cookbook
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WHITE PAPER: The Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) Cookbook highlights SOA best practices and challenges, detailing the importance of BPEL and other standards-based technologies in accelerating the adoption of an SOA.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Aug 2007

Oracle Corporation

SOA Platforms - Evolving to Meet Stringent Market Realities
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the evolution of SOA platforms from point products to second-generation architectures such as the enterprise service grid.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Fiorano Software, Inc.

Solving the Scalability Problem with Big Data
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EGUIDE: A centralized computing strategy can keep your organization from realizing the value of big data. In this expert e-guide, learn how embracing a more distributed architecture can solve traditional scalability problems and lead to big data success. Also inside, discover the value of NoSQL options.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2013

WANdisco

Special Reports on Modernizing Messaging Infrastructure
sponsored by Sendmail, Inc.
NEWSLETTER: In this research note, Gartner outlines the top indicators of a potential IT train wreck in regards to messaging solutions.
Posted: 07 Nov 2008 | Published: 07 Nov 2008

Sendmail, Inc.
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IMAP DEFINITION (continued): …  and manipulate multiple folders or mailboxes on the server, delete messages, or search for certain parts or an entire note. IMAP requires continual access to the server during the time that you are working with your mail. A less sophisticated protocol is Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3). With POP3, your mail is saved for you in a single mailbox on the server. When you read your mail, all of it is immediately downloaded to your computer and, except when previously arranged, no longer maintained on the server. IMAP can be thought of as a remote file server. POP3 can be thought of as a "store-and-forward" … 
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