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DEFINITION: COTS, MOTS, GOTS, and NOTS are abbreviations that describe pre-packaged software or (less commonly) hardware purchase alternatives.A COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) product is one that is used "as-is." COTS products are designed to be easily installed and to interoperate with existing system components. Almost all software bought by the average computer user fits into the COTS category: operating  … 
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Microservices for Java Developers
sponsored by Red Hat
EBOOK: This extensive e-book explores how Java developers and architects can assess whether or not a microservice architecture is right for their organization. Discover how to implement microservices successfully by finding out what other companies have done to make them work for their cultures, organizational structures, and market pressures.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Red Hat

Leveraging Automation for DevOps
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement automated and collaborative workflows in a way that reduces risk, ensures stability, and guarantees regulatory compliance. Discover how to create a dynamic infrastructure that will aid in your company's DevOps transformation and optimize its use of automation.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Chef Software

A Platform for Modernizing Java Applications: Designing Workloads for the Cloud and Modern Ecosystems
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Java-based applications can enable modern development in a cloud-friendly environment. Learn how cloud-based application deployment allows you to take advantage of existing resources while moving toward newer (read: digital) application models.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Red Hat

Automating Software Testing 101
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: In our expert guide, Automating Software Testing 101, gain advice from Software Release Management Director at Thompson Reuters Colin Dorman on when and how to rely on automated software testing. Plus, explore how to use automation in an Agile setting, what you need to know about embracing big data, and more. Take our brief survey for your guide.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016


6 Things to Consider While Choosing an ERP Software
sponsored by Deskera
WHITE PAPER: The enterprise resource planning (ERP) software market is in flux, so it's more important than ever to understand exactly which business needs a software is going to meet before you commit. Read on to uncover the top 6 considerations before you dive into the choppy waters of the ERP software market.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016


How is Deskera, the next NetSuite?
sponsored by Deskera
WHITE PAPER: The cloud-based ERP/CRM tool market is going through a shakeup. Before you start looking at vendors, take a look at what your current business needs are. Access this white paper to learn which considerations you need to prioritize, and why, as well as how your business size may affect which options are available to you.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016


CW500: A roadmap to software-defined everything – Paddy Power Betfair
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly's CW500 Club heard from IT leaders plotting a roadmap to software-defined everything - this presentation was given by Steven Armstrong, principal automation engineer at Paddy Power Betfair.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

7 Steps for Building a Digital Strategy in Distribution
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: The wholesale distribution industry is facing massive disruption due to technological growth, and most companies are taking a reactionary approach. You need to rethink your digital strategy now, because a reactionary "strategy" means you will be left behind. Read on to learn 7 steps to building your best digital distribution strategy.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


CW500: A roadmap to software-defined everything – Morgan Stanley
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly's CW500 Club heard from IT leaders plotting a roadmap to software-defined everything – this presentation was given by Rob White, executive director of the global database group at Morgan Stanley.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Adopting Low Code No Code App Development
sponsored by Metavine
RESOURCE: In order to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for apps to connect smart devices, the conventional approaches to development will need to be updated. Discover how low code no code (LCNC), machine learning, and artificial intelligence platforms can accelerate the rate of delivery, automate software engineering processes for IoT, and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 13 Oct 2016


Remove Blind Spots from the Network: A Guide for I&O Professionals
sponsored by Snow Software
EBOOK: Gain visibility of all software and devices used across the IT estate with software asset management (SAM) that will remove your ITAM and network blind spots. Download this e-book to enforce total visibility across all assets to maintain SLAs.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Snow Software

5 Ways to Cut Spending on Microsoft Software
sponsored by Snow Software
RESOURCE: Enact five cost-saving initiatives for Microsoft products using the Software Asset Management (SAM) processes and technologies outlined in this guide. Download now to avoid the pitfalls of overspending with a software license manager that automates the removal of unused applications, and more.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

Snow Software

5 Ways to Cut Spending on SAP Software
sponsored by Snow Software
RESOURCE: Discover how to reduce SAP licensing costs with holistic Software Asset Management. Download this resource to examine five key initiatives to drive significant SAP savings—and avoid the pitfalls of overspending.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 11 Oct 2016

Snow Software

How To Build An Enterprise Application Security Program
sponsored by Symantec + Blue Coat
EGUIDE: Building an effective application security program can seem daunting – but it doesn't have to be. In this e-guide, experts detail the first steps enterprises should take, and why education and training are key to the success of these programs.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

Symantec + Blue Coat

Getting DevOps Up to Speed: Tools for Collaborating with IT
sponsored by VividCortex
EGUIDE: Feedback about a DevOps environment on the back end is as important to its success as automated tools are on the front end. In this expert e-guide, we explore how to make the communication path between DevOps and IT a two-way street. Inside, discover how tools like container management, ChatOps, and more can bridge the gap.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2016


New Zealand's First Fiber-Based LAN Brings Cost Savings and Better Performance to Environment Canterbury
sponsored by Nokia
CASE STUDY: This case study follows Environment Canterbury on their move from traditional copper Ethernet LAN to a future-proof, high-performance Passive Optical LAN.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016


5 Ways OEM Solutions Provide the Freedom to Innovate
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
RESOURCE: Learn five ways OEM technology provides the freedom to innovate including helping companies achieve global scale, delivering end-to-end technology, unlocking the potential of a business, and more.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Dell, Inc.

Computer Weekly – 4 October 2016: How Microsoft aims to tackle information overload
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we hear from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about how the firm wants to use cloud, machine learning and innovative datacentre technologies to open up access to information. Our new buyer's guide looks at network function virtualisation. And we examine the role of blockchain in cloud data security. Read the issue now.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

The OEM Advantage: What is Dell OEM?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
RESOURCE: Learn how OEM technology is designed to adapt hardware and infrastructure to create end-to-end solutions specific to your needs and discover what OEM can offer your organization.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Dell, Inc.

The CFO Guide to Budgeting: 10 Key Elements You Should Look For
sponsored by Centage
WHITE PAPER: Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need the same financial visibility as larger companies without the same expensive overhead, and tools like spreadsheets just aren't up to the task. Access this white paper to learn the 10 must-have features every CFO needs to look for when deciding on a financial planning tool.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Sep 2016


VCE VxRack™ System 1000 Series Overview
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper introduces a hyper-converged infrastructure solution that with integrated compute, networking, software-defined storage and virtualization enable storage and networking functions to be decoupled and run on a common set of physical resources ultimately evolving costumer needs.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Application Modernisation: The Essential Guide
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this guide, we look at how distributed systems have evolved to support more agile software development.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 27 Sep 2016

Raspberry PI with Java: programming the internet of things
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this chapter from the book Raspberry PI with Java: Programming the Internet of Things, Stephen Chin walks you through the process of setting up (or baking) the Raspberry Pi.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 27 Sep 2016

Servers and Storage Become Inextricably Linked
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
EGUIDE: The rise of flash storage and convergence technologies make it tougher to see storage and servers as separate entities in a software-defined world. Rich Castagna, VP of Editorial at TechTarget, shares why he believes servers and storage have become inextricably linked.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Microsoft

How Will the Internet of Things Affect Testers?
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Paul Gerrard, a testing guru and consultant, explores how the IoT can effect testing and testers, and introduces the seven-layer architecture of the IoT system. Also, tap into predictions for large-scale test environments in the lab, environments in the field, and more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

CA Technologies
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SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  systems, office product suites, word processing, and e-mail programs are among the myriad examples. One of the major advantages of COTS software, which is mass-produced, is its relatively low cost. A MOTS (either modified or modifiable off-the-shelf, or military off-the-shelf, depending on the context) product is typically a COTS product whose source code can be modified. The product may be customized by the purchaser, by the vendor, or by another party to meet the requirements of the customer. In the military context, MOTS refers to an off-the-shelf product that is developed or customized by … 
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