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DEFINITION: Software is a general term for the various kinds of programs used to operate computers and related devices. (The term hardware describes the physical aspects of computers and related devices.)Software can be thought of as the variable part of a computer and hardware the invariable part. Software is often divided into application software (programs that do work users are directly interested in) and  … 
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Re-birth of the IT Budget?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Against a backdrop of an increased use of software that is generally more sophisticated, flexible, scalable and easy to integrate than in times gone by, this research set out to explore the impact of having to maintain a plethora of different software solutions from different vendors in today’s cash-strapped corporate environment.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Re-birth of the IT Budget?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Against a backdrop of increased use of software that is generally more sophisticated, flexible, scalable and easy to use than it was 5 years ago, this research set out to explore the impact of having to maintain a plethora of different software solutions in today’s cash-strapped corporate environment.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Managing Software Estates in the Enterprise
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Recent news from the Bank of England now places a swift economic recovery in real doubt. The UK economy actually slipped into negative growth in the final quarter of 2010, and even the most optimistic forecasts predict economic recovery over the coming years to be sluggish at best.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

The truth about software quality - a global benchmarking study
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This is the first in an annual series of reports highlighting trends in the structural quality of business applications regarding characteristics such as robustness, performance, securit y, and changeability.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Force.com application drives faster development
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
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

CW+: Manage your work more effectively with The Power of Slow
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Borrowed from the Japanese term for “chatter,” pecha kuchahas been praised as the new way to communicate in business.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: IDC Report - How to manage documents in the enterprise
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In recent years C-level executives in many of the world's largest and most successful organizations have been forced to introduce a wide range of cost-cutting measures as macroeconomic forces continue to create a challenging and uncertain trading environment.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Dashboard Software Buyers Guide
sponsored by LogiXML
WHITE PAPER: This paper will guide you through the process of understanding organizational requirements, which will dictate which software is the best fit to meet your needs and accomplish your goals. Based on these organizational requirements, we provide an evaluation checklist to evaluate various solutions.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

LogiXML

Clinical Approach to Technical Upgrade
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover the reasons why you should be considering an SAP upgrade to improve enterprise resource planning (ERP) and how to get started. Learn about new features of the latest SAP release as well as the technical advances and new technologies available to you.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies

Leading Pharmaceutical Company Reduces Costs to Meet CFR Compliance Through Digital Signature Implementation
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
CASE STUDY: In this brief case study, discover eSignature's method of capturing electronic signatures at appropriate points in the work flows, storing relevant information, and enabling an audit trail to be retrieved for each applicable asset.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies

JDSU with Infobright: Ensuring the Highest Quality of Service to World’s Largest Communication Service ProvidersRelease 12.1
sponsored by Infobright, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Chuck Gruber, Principal Architect, JDSU and Graham Toppin, Vice President of Engineering, Infobright led an information-packed webinar to on how JDSU is leveraging Infobright's analytic database to troubleshoot the largest networks in the world. If you missed it, read this presentation transcript to get caught up.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Infobright, Inc.

Shopatron uses BrowserMob to prepare for the holiday rush
sponsored by Neustar®
CASE STUDY: View this white paper to see how one company was able to up their game and ensure they were prepared to handle website traffic loads up to 10x off-holiday season volume with BrowserMob.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Neustar®

“Know Thyself” Is the First Step to an Effective Upgrade
sponsored by IBIS America LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper chronicles how the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is preparing to perform an SAP ERP systems upgrade.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

IBIS America LLC

Cloud-Based ERP System for Whole Sale Distribution Companies
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes NetSuite's key strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, with particular respect to ERP in the wholesale distribution industry.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

NetSuite

The 10 Commandments of a Successful Oracle E-Business R12 Upgrade
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 key best practices to help your organization effectively manage change to your enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, with particular attention to upgrading to R12.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Dell Software

Will Your IT Budget Scale? Realizing Massive ROI through Data Virtualilzation
sponsored by Delphix
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This resource provides insight into data virtualization software that has the ability to scale with your budget in order to maximize ROI and efficiency.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

Delphix

The Survival Guide to the EBS R12 Upgrade Survival Guide
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: This webcast  shows you how to effectively manage an upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite R12.
Posted: 21 Sep 2011 | Premiered: Sep 21, 2011

Dell Software

E-Guide: Private Storage Cloud Software and Hardware Product Guide
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: This product guide gives a rundown of the major products in the private cloud storage space, some of which are cloud storage software applications that can run on commodity hardware, while others are integrated hardware/software systems.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

F5 Networks

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

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

Expert insight: What you should know about mainframe systems
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: Whether you are considering the mainframe or have already made an investment, there are several key points you should keep in mind. This expert e-guide takes a closer look at the mainframe and the common misconceptions surrounding it. Discover how mainframes compare to x86 platforms and get expert answers to your peers' frequently asked questions.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

CA Technologies.

Editor's Choice: Dell KACE Rocks for Windows 7 Deployment
sponsored by Dell KACE
WHITE PAPER: Many IT pros are eager to get started with their Windows 7 rollouts, but not sure which software to use in the process. This article reviews one OS deployment/client management tool and examines its pros, cons, and key features.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Dell KACE

Success Story: Large Service Provider Saves Millions through Vendor Consolidation Program
sponsored by CA Technologies.
CASE STUDY: This success story points out the risks of using too many vendors to manage your mainframe. Explore the benefits of consolidation and learn how you can lower mainframe operating costs while putting an effective system in place to train your future mainframe administrators.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

CA Technologies.

Solution Brief - Reduce cost by rationalizing your mainframe software portfolio
sponsored by CA Technologies.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper recommends a nine-step methodology for taking control of your mainframe environment. Discover potential risks you may be inadvertently exposing your company to and learn how to reduce costs by consolidating your software.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2011

CA Technologies.

Next-Generation Mainframe Computing
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into the current state of the mainframe. Discover three challenges affecting the future of these technologies and learn how to successfully overcome them.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 15 Jul 2011

CA Technologies.
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SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  system software (which includes operating systems and any program that supports application software). The term middleware is sometimes used to describe programming that mediates between application and system software or between two different kinds of application software (for example, sending a remote work request from an application in a computer that has one kind of operating system to an application in a computer with a different operating system).An additional and difficult-to-classify category of software is the utility, which is a small useful program with limited capability. Some utilities … 
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