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DEFINITION: Also see DOS.PC-DOS (Personal Computer - Disk Operating System) was the first widely-installed operating system used in personal computers. It was developed for IBM by Bill Gates and his fledgling Microsoft Corporation for installation in IBM's first lines of PCs. Gates marketed an almost identical version of the operating system called MS-DOS (Microsoft - Disk Operating System). Most users of either  … 
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Analyst's take: Force.com application drives faster development
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WHITE PAPER: Nucleus analyzed existing Force.com application deployments and found an average of 4.9 times faster development.  End customers, developers, and ISVs experience more rapid time to value, lower cost, and greater ongoing flexibility.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Application data security risks on Android devices
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that personal and sensitive application data stored on smartphones is not as secure as people think and looks at controls that can reduce the risk.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Application Portfolio Management: Treat Software as a Valuable Asset
sponsored by Innotas
EGUIDE: This e-guide explains how application portfolio management (APM) allows organizations to oversee the applications that run their business, helping to ensure efficient and accurate inventory.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Innotas

Application Serving Environment: WebSphere Application Server Liberty Provile vs. Tomcat
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Deciding on an application serving environment is challenging – sifting through an ever-growing market to find the right solutions based on enterprise needs is time consuming and taxing. This comparison white paper considers two possible systems for enterprises.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Apps Revolution
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from CSC describes the Apps rEvolution: an evolution in technology that is creating revolutionary business and personal change.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Are You Prepared for a Software Audit?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the key elements of a software End User License Agreements (EULA) audit. Click through to explore 5 ways software asset management (SAM) can help you ensure compliance.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

Backup Software: Nine Must-Ask Questions
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper for 9 key questions to ask when shopping for backup software solutions. Learn how to accurately define your needs and expectations, and know what to look for to determine if a particular solution will meet them or not. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

Iron Mountain

Analyst Report: Forrester - Product innovation demands more flexible software delivery
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: In September 2010, the IBM Corporation commissioned the Forrester Consulting group to conduct a study whose aim was to better understand the critical role software innovation plays in product development. Download the report to see the results.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Analyst: Gartner Report - Magic Quadrant for Integrated Quality Suite
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: According to Gartner, vendors must demonstrate both "completeness of vision" and an "ability to execute" to be evaluated as a leader. Gartner's 2011 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites evaluates IBM as a leader. Read the report to learn more.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Application Performance Management (APM) for TIBCO Users: Extending Visibility across Your TIBCO Infrastructure and Beyond
sponsored by SL Corporation
WHITE PAPER: TIBCO users may wish to expand IT monitoring and management beyond their TIBCO infrastructure.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 31 Oct 2008

SL Corporation

Applying Security Holistically from the Cloud
sponsored by CloudAccess
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn how the paradigm has shifted to security that's developed, deployed and managed from the cloud. Learn how to implement a holistic security strategy to protect all data in the enterprise.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

CloudAccess

Architecting Oracle VM Solution with Sun ZFS Storage Appliances and Sun Servers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With virtualization and its ability to install multiple operating systems (OSs) and run them independently on a single server, IT can effectively consolidate hundreds of servers while optimizing resources and simplifying the infrastructure. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Oracle Corporation

Are you Agile Enough?
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: If you are using Open Source, doing Agile but not able to consistently meet project goals, and aren't sure what tools you need -- check out how Rational Team Concert can help. See how Rational Team Concert automates core Agile practices -- like consistent team collaboration, rapid response to change, and frequent delivery of [...]
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Sep 9, 2009

IBM

ASG's metaCMDB™ Master or "Citizen" CMDB Containing Critical Enterprise Configuration Information
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The sound understanding and visibility of configuration information provided by ASG’s metaCMDB™ is critical for ITIL initiatives and business service management (BSM) implementations, service desk support, and the integration of disparate technologies. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Assuring Software Security Through Testing
sponsored by (ISC)2 UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers key recommendations for software developers to test for quality and security assurance before releasing products to the market.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

(ISC)2 UK Ltd

Attachment Spam - The Latest Trend
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software.
Posted: 18 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

GFI Software

Auto-Snapshot Manager/ VMware® Edition: Automated, Integrated, And Scalable Protection Of Virtual Machines
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Auto-Snapshot Manager/VMware Edition (ASM/VE) is a unique and innovative data protection feature of the Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series iSCSI SAN that enables fast online backups and quick restores of VMware virtual machines and VMFS file systems.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

Dell, Inc.

Automating Processes to Optimize a Windows 7 Deployment
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: IDC estimates that the average cost of deployment activities is $527 per PC, but can go as high as $700 or more depending on the time spent by IT staff and users. Reducing the cost of deployment will significantly reduce the total cost of ownership—especially in combination with cost-saving features in Microsoft Windows 7.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Automating System i Message and Resource Management
sponsored by Help/Systems
WHITE PAPER: Automated, centralized message control and resource monitoring can help you manage your System i more easily and with fewer staff. This white paper describes some of the tasks you’ll face, some tips to help you get started, and the benefits of automating your system management with Robot/CONSOLE.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

Help/Systems

Automating Your Code Review: Moving to a SaaS Model for Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s application has become the enterprise’s ‘‘new perimeter’’. With better network‐level security technology hardening the network perimeter, malicious attackers are now focusing their efforts to strike at the least defended points ‐ the application. Read on to learn about automating code review for greater application security.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Veracode, Inc.

Avoiding the 8 common mistakes of Windows 7 migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: More organizations are beginning to see a Windows 7 migration as an opportunity for significant performance and efficiency gains within their IT infrastructure. In addition, many are thinking about conducting a PC refresh along with their Windows 7 migration. Understand how you can be successful in this process now.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Balancing Risk and Complexity with Quality Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how a combined IBM and Wind River quality management solution can help you deliver higher-quality products to the marketplace faster.
Posted: 21 Mar 2011 | Published: 21 Mar 2011

IBM

Balancing Security and Usability of Mobile Devices
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This FAQ describes the conflicts that mobile devices bring to the workplace – namely staying secure while keeping employees happy. Learn how to establish a good middle ground for everyone – balancing information security with both convenience and usability.
Posted: 24 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

BlackBerry

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
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PC-DOS DEFINITION (continued): …  DOS system have usually referred to their system as just DOS. Like MS-DOS, PC-DOS was (and still is) a non-graphical line-oriented command-driven operating system, with a relatively simple interface but not overly "friendly" user interface. Its prompt to enter a command looks like this: C:>The first Microsoft Windows operating system was really an application that ran on top of the MS-DOS operating system. Today, Windows operating systems continue to support DOS (or a DOS-like user interface) for special purposes by emulating the operating system. In the 1970s before the personal computer was … 
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