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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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SQL Compliance Manager – Download Free Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Acquiring a top-notch compliance management system for SQL Server is no easy task. Fortunately, we can help. Uncover the ins-and-outs of SQL Compliance Manager – and get your hands on a free trial.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014


SQL Diagnostic Manager – Download Your Complimentary Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of this 24/7 SQL performance monitoring, alerting and diagnostic tool – and access a free 14 day trial.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 21 Jul 2014


5 Ways to Prevent ECM Projects from Becoming Despised Legacy Apps
sponsored by OnBase by Hyland
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top five challenges that arise from organizations making the "easy choice" and how involving IT in the buying process allows organizations to select a solution that leads to success throughout the lifetime of an ECM solution.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

OnBase by Hyland

Storage Provider Profile: Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper profiles a scale-out, open source object-based storage software solution and the benefits it provides for businesses looking for a middle road when integrating data.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Red Hat

The Taxonomy of Software-Based Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an assessment of software-based storage platforms. Read on for a better understanding of what software-based storage really means.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Red Hat

A Modern Approach To The Data Deluge
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Find out how businesses are utilizing software-defined storage to manage the increasing levels of technology complexity.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Red Hat

UNIX to Linux Migration Assessment
sponsored by Red Hat
RESOURCE: Explore this in-depth resource to discover how the migration to Linux impacts organizations, as well as information about other ways to remove cost and complexity from IT infrastructures.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Red Hat

HR in the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the five big trends that are pushing adoption, examining each trend in-depth and explaining exactly why it is driving a need for SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014


MicroScope July 2014: An issue covering changes in the business intelligence market
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: An issue highlighting the changing business intelligence market and the opportunities for resellers
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014


The Information Paradigm Shift: Redefine Your Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Explore research done by Gartner to find out how in-memory computing will impact ERP during the next 5 years, so businesses can plan accordingly.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Choose the Service Desk Delivery Model that Makes Sense
sponsored by Pangea Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses three delivery models, including the benefits and considerations you must take when choosing the right model for your business.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Pangea Systems

Better Software Management and More Secure Computers
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
CASE STUDY: This whitepaper details the systems management solution that Princeton University selected to solve their three major IT problems.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Lexmark Drives IT Transformation with CA Service Assurance Suite
sponsored by CA Technologies.
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study details the solution one organization chose to help them make the shift from a manufacturing and supply chain organization to a printing solutions and software provider.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2013

CA Technologies.

Download Unitrends Enterprise Backup, Free for 30 days
sponsored by Unitrends
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: This download delivers Unitrends Enterprise Backup software, which is designed to ensure IT asset recovery from any location, at any time. This solution is available as a virtual appliance for Microsoft Hyper-V.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 11 Jun 2014


ERP Consolidation: Streamline Your Operations to Boost Productivity
sponsored by IFS
EBOOK: Multiple ERP systems and mobile and cloud computing technologies are adding to the ERP integration challenges facing organizations today.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014


SAP's Mobile State of Mind
sponsored by SearchSAP
EBOOK: With Fiori mobile apps and other technologies, SAP says it has simplified enterprise mobility for users. But significant questions remain unanswered.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014


Five Things To Consider Before Moving Legacy Development Efforts to PaaS
sponsored by Progress
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide addresses 5 things to consider before moving your legacy development projects to PaaS – one of which is if your software development practices and tools fit with PaaS. Discover the other 4 by reading this e-guide.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014


Champions of Software as a Service: How SaaS is Fueling Powerful Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report dives deep into a study on SaaS and how it is helping companies gain competitive advantage as opposed to simply reducing costs.
Posted: 28 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Software Security for Web Developers: Providing a Helping Hand
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from sheds light on how fostering harmony between security and software development teams can ensure application protection early on.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014


Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

NVIDIA: The Visual Computing Company
sponsored by NVIDIA
RESOURCE: Explore this exclusive resource to discover how NVIDIA's software, processors, tools, marketing, expertise and connected service combined create the perfect equation for visual computing.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014


CIO Decisions eZine: April 2014 – Prescriptive Analytics – Conquer the Next Business Frontier
sponsored by
EZINE: Prescriptive analysis could do some of big data thinking for us -- if only we'd let it. This CIO Decisions e-zine explores the growing analytics field and the strategies at work.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Evaluation of Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software and Vendors
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource for a complete list of findings of an enterprise backup and recovery software and vendor evaluation conducted by Forrester Research, Inc.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013


How user experience is a business differentiator
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: In this brief on-demand video, John McCarthy – Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research – explains how organizations can increase their value by delivering a great user experience.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 21, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Simple Strategies for BYOD Compliance
sponsored by CDW Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how enterprise app stores can help enhance software license compliance and asset management by giving organizations better insight into employee-owned devices. Also, discover strategies to solve the compliance and management issues brought on by BYOD and mobile cloud applications.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation
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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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