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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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A Buyer's Guide to Selecting a Rapid Application Development Platform
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide explores the trend of democratizing app development and how to select and adopt a rapid app development (RAD) platform. Find out how RAD affects mobile development and uncover 7 capabilities to test when evaluating RAD platforms.
Posted: 06 Sep 2017 | Published: 06 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Resolving Data Conflicts with Offline Mobile Apps
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to build mobile apps that perform seamlessly even when taken offline to resolve key issues like data conflicts and data synchronization with your server database.
Posted: 06 Sep 2017 | Published: 06 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Mobile App Development Myth Crushers
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper busts 5 common myths about mobile app development. Learn the truth about mobile and find out how to cultivate an integrated toolset that paves the way towards timely, cost-effective mobile development.
Posted: 05 Sep 2017 | Published: 05 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Why Artificial Intelligence is the Next Big Boom in Mobile
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how AI could potentially impact mobile app development and learn about the factors currently driving the shift towards combining AI, sensors, and mobile apps.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

The Shift to SaaS: A High-Value Opportunity for ISVs
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss the benefits that stem from changes to an ISV's business model and operating model, as well as suggestions on how to prepare for a SaaS transition. See how 20 ISVs successfully transitioned from a traditional software licensing and delivery model to SaaS.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Microsoft

Focus: Open source
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Open source used to be an alternative to commercial off –the-shelf software. Today, the largest commercial software providers are big supporters of open source technologies.
Posted: 29 Aug 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Take MySQL Databases Seriously with Toad Edge™
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Current trends show that you're far from alone if you're increasing adoption of open source databases like MySQL – making it even more important to optimize your DBMS. Learn about of the differences of open source DBMS vs. proprietary RDBMS and discover Toad Edge, a lightweight, flexible OSDBMS tool.
Posted: 24 Aug 2017 | Published: 24 Aug 2017

Quest

10 Best Practices for a Fast and Clean Software Implementation
sponsored by Zuora, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Discover 10 best practices for implementing a mission-critical software platform. Learn why it's important to define success, establish requirements consensus in advance, and more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 21 Aug 2017

Zuora, Inc

How to Select and Leverage an IoT Platform
sponsored by Aeris
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, hear from Chief Research Officer Bill McBeath about the importance of selecting the right IoT platform provider to suit the needs of your development team. Drill down into the IoT platform framework and learn about 3 IoT healthcare use cases.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 08 Aug 2017

Aeris

Intro to DevOps Automation in AWS
sponsored by Stelligent
WEBCAST: DevOps represents more than the combination of two teams; it's the whole value stream. Having the right tools and practices in place enables you to make the most of your DevOps automation process. Watch this webinar to learn more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Premiered: Aug 8, 2017

Stelligent

Sony Pictures Technologies Develops DevOps Solution to Create Always-Releasable Software
sponsored by Stelligent
CASE STUDY: The last step in the software delivery lifecycle is often burdened by manual processes and other constraints, eating up valuable time. In this case study, one company sought a way to click one button to deliver new features and changes to users while reducing infrastructure and delivery costs.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Stelligent

Your guide to avoiding the software licensing traps for the unwary
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Will software licensing continue to be a battleground for suppliers and users, or can new, mature relationships between the two sides be forged in the digital crucible of contemporary on-demand, pay as you go software?
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Total cost of ownership: Mac versus PC in the enterprise
sponsored by JAMF
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: When contemplating offering Macs or PCs to your workforce, the question of cost inevitably comes up. Download this white paper to discover the true cost of Macs vs. PCs while taking into account, base services, hardware, essential software and more.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2017

JAMF

Recognizing the 12 Failure Modes in Agile Transformation
sponsored by CA Technologies
EBOOK: From checkbook commitment and lack of executive support to ineffective retrospectives and bad product ownership, find out how to avoid 12 common Agile pitfalls. Learn what it takes to go beyond Agile adoption to achieve Agile transformation so that you can create business agility, facilitate collaboration, and transform leadership for Agile.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 14 Aug 2017

CA Technologies

Top Vendors for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools
sponsored by CA Technologies
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluates the top enterprise Agile planning tools for enabling Agile development practices throughout the entire app lifecycle. Learn how to build a foundation for DevOps with Agile planning tools and discover which vendors emerged as leaders.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

CA Technologies

SD-WAN Market Trends
sponsored by Hughes Network Systems
EGUIDE: Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is taking over for traditional WAN, but not without taking a few lessons from its predecessor. Because of this, we have seen two significant trends in SD-WAN emerge; SD-WAN and WAN optimization techniques are merging and SD-WAN as a service. Access this e-guide for details.
Posted: 14 Aug 2017 | Published: 09 Aug 2017

Hughes Network Systems

Business Agility: How Modern Businesses Beat the Competition
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the CA Agile Central platform, a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for enterprise Agile planning tools, and how it helps you accelerate time-to-market for quality app releases.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

CA Technologies

Discover the Benefits of Agile: The Business Case for a New Way to Work
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore Agile – what it is and how it differs from other development methodologies – and learn about the different types of Agile approaches, how to scale Agile, tips for getting started with Agile and DevOps, and more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

CA Technologies

Continuous Testing Strategy for CTOs
sponsored by Rainforest QA Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to update traditional software QA and testing for shorter development cycles with a crowdsourced, QA as a service (QAaaS) continuous testing platform.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Rainforest QA Inc.

Mobile App Testing Case Study
sponsored by Rainforest QA Inc.
CASE STUDY: Find out how Jitjatjo updated their crowdsourced mobile testing strategy to streamline their QA efforts. Discover how they enabled testing earlier in the app lifecycle, ensured app quality for both iOS and Android, created highly reusable tests, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Rainforest QA Inc.

Finding the Right Agile Software for Your Organization
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Once considered cutting-edge, Agile development is now becoming a must-have methodology for companies looking to compete in the app economy and combat forces like digital disruption. Uncover4 key considerations for adopting Agile and learn how it accelerates high-quality app development.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

CA Technologies

Understanding the User Interface in Toad Edge
sponsored by Quest
WEBCAST: Watch this brief technical video to learn how to get started with Toad Edge, a flexible open source toolset for MySQL development, and familiarize yourself with its UI.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Premiered: May 3, 2017

Quest

Change is the Enemy of Security & Compliance: 10 Questions You Should Ask Yourself about Changes to Your Network
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: This document lists ten common changes in enterprise environments, all of which can chip away at your security and compliance in ways that you might not realize. Some are obvious; some are subtle; all can have a negative impact.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

nCircle

Installing and Getting Started with Connections in Toad Edge
sponsored by Quest
WEBCAST: Watch this brief technical video to learn how to install and get started with Toad Edge, a flexible open source toolset for MySQL development compatible with both Windows and Mac OS.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Premiered: May 3, 2017

Quest

Simplify Database Development for MySQL Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Discover the potential benefits open-source database management systems (OSDBMS) platforms offer to developers and DBAs, from cost efficiency to greater flexibility, and learn about one particular open source database development toolset and how it helps to simplify MySQL development.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Published: 25 Aug 2017

Quest
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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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