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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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The Buyer's Guide for Test Management Software
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: Explore the use of new, agile testing tools to address the increasing pace of innovation and blurred lines between QA and development. Discover tips for evaluating and integrating modern test management software and uncover 5 must-have features, including visual proof of testing, customized integrations, uninhibited workflow, and 2 more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

QASymphony

Agile Tools for Agile Development: Ensuring Software Quality
sponsored by QASymphony
WHITE PAPER: How do you move at an Agile pace and at the same time ensure that software doesn't have critical defects? This guide explores how to put the right Agile testing tools in place to help you maintain software quality. Discover how to improve ALM strategies, maximize the value of testing investments, and more.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 23 Jan 2017

QASymphony

Build, Manage, and Test Java Apps in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESOURCE: This resource explores how Zamil Industrial enhanced its development initiatives with Oracle Java Cloud Service. Discover how to move from on-premise to the cloud painlessly, and create easy-to-deploy app building and testing environments with zero code change, self-service tools, and more.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

How to Develop and Deploy Apps in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESOURCE: This resource explores how to leverage the Oracle Cloud Platform and easy-to-deploy, integrated development environments. Discover how to create faster, cloud-capable app development with PaaS, SaaS, public and private clouds.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

An Environment to Build, Deploy, and Manage Java Enterprise Apps
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to create fully integrated, cloud-based Java app development environments with just a few clicks of a mouse. Discover how to leverage enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure in conjunction with cloud services, app containers, DevOps practices, self-service and more for managing key Java apps.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Conquer Development and Testing Environment Challenges with Cloud Services
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to eliminate the headache of complicated cloud migrations and empower your organization to spin up as many on-demand, cost-effective development, testing, and QA environments as you need with a cloud service that enables you to run them in Oracle Public Cloud, AWS, or Google Cloud Platform without making any changes.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Manage Containers Easily on Oracle Public Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how Docker containers empower your development and operations teams to become more agile. Discover how the Oracle cloud helps you build and manage cloud native containers easily. Plus, learn how to extend your containerized app development, test, and production environments with the public cloud.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Enterprise Guide to Evaluating Agile Software Testing Tools
sponsored by QASymphony
EBOOK: Many companies try to enable faster development by adopting Agile methodologies, but this transition comes with a variety of challenges. Discover how to satisfy Agile development's need for better software testing tools with 9 key areas for evaluation, including company viability, research and development, integration and 6 more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

QASymphony

An Easy and Fast Way to Move Large Data Sets Into and Out Of The Cloud
sponsored by Signiant, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data transfer in the cloud has long plagued business and IT professionals alike. In this white paper, discover a new SaaS product that can help you rapidly transfer your data to and from public cloud storage. Read on to discover the limitations of IP networks for cloud connectivity, the 3 phases of intelligent file movement technology, and more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Signiant, Inc.

From Macrosystems to Microservices: Lightweight Development with the Oracle Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESEARCH CONTENT: Examine the emerging practices, tools, and architectures that are changing the face of software development, including microservices and lightweight development, APIs, automation tools, and cloud-native apps. Plus, discover how to leverage the Oracle cloud and containers to create more collaborative, integrated, and efficient development practices.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

A Complete Guide to Understanding Agile Testing Methodologies
sponsored by QASymphony
EBOOK: As Agile development increases the pace of innovation, the time testers have to thoroughly assess software quality dramatically reduces. Discover how to implement a collaborative, flexible and adaptive approach to software testing and QA by learning about the different types of Agile testing including Scrum, Test Driven Development, and 3 more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 19 Jan 2017

QASymphony

Cloud-Capable App and Data Integration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to leverage an open source enterprise service bus (ESB) that reduces the pain of connecting siloed apps, services, data, and devices. Discover how to boost data and app integration initiatives with automation and extended, cloud-based management.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Red Hat

10 Rules for Creating a Mobile Look and Feel
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll learn about 10 rules for delivering an optimal user experience aesthetically and functionally in your mobile app. Discover tips to better connecting with your customers.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 17 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Digital Transformation: A Java-Based Platform for App Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to accelerate digital transformation initiatives with a Java EE-based platform for app modernization that provides support for both legacy and cloud-native apps. You'll learn how to implement Agile, DevOps, API management, and continuous integration/continuous delivery processes for your modernization efforts.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials: The Case for a United, Cloud-Based Software Platform
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The problem with using multiple software tools to run your business is how easy it is to lose track of important information. Explore this guide to learn how to help your customers realize the benefits of running their business from a cloud-based system that unifies financials, sales, inventory, purchasing, and project management.
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 | Published: 16 Jan 2017

Microsoft

Ardent Partner Research: The CPO and CIO's New Approach to Evaluating Enterprise Technology
sponsored by Coupa
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Ardent Partners research report is a reminder of the TCO model to estimate the cost and value of these enterprise technology investments in the era of digital transformation and innovation.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Coupa

Breakout Vendors: SaaS Business Applications
sponsored by Coupa
ANALYST REPORT: The SaaS business application market is growing. Out of thousands of vendors, Forrester has identified 6 that are likely to take over the SaaS categories of finance, human resources, e-commerce, procurement, supply chain, and ERP. Access this expert report to see how, as well as a peek at what's next for SaaS innovation.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 May 2016

Coupa

How EMC Built and Scaled TheHub to Serve 12,000 Engineers
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you'll learn how developers at EMC combined a low-code platform with their existing DevOps environment. Discover ways the team explored different technologies to build enterprise-class applications using pre-built components.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

OutSystems

A Survey of Rapid Application Delivery Platform Users
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: By shifting basic app development to tasks that are more strategic, IT can support digital initiatives in addition to coding and technical tasks. Learn how the right tools can help companies retain control over the development process, involve application end-users in early design and development phases, and more.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 09 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Forget Hand-Coding: 5 Development Challenges to Consider
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll explore 5 development challenges to consider when using hand coding over a RAD platform as a development method. Learn why apps typically require 10x more work today, and tools that make development times faster and more simplified.
Posted: 05 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Using IT initiatives to save money and reinforce green credentials
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analyst Group Quocirca explains how organisations can use web data caching software to save money and improve their green credentials.
Posted: 04 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

VMware® Virtual SAN™ 6.2 Network Design Guide
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives a technology overview of a new policy-driven hypervisor-converged storage product for your software-defined data center. It provides the best network design and configuration best practices for deploying this highly available and scalable virtual solution.
Posted: 29 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

VMware

Business Management ROI Improvement Guide
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Can the software you depend on grow alongside your business? Access this guide to business management ROI improvement to explore the 6 simple steps to optimizing software implementation, maximize ROI in the process, what to look for in KPIs, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Sage Software

SDDC planning should focus on scalability, integration
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Software-defined data centers rarely come together in an ideal manner: planning for achievable results is necessary for success. In this e-guide learn why scalability and integration are key to planning your SDDC and what building one customized to your needs will take.
Posted: 29 Dec 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Are Software-Defined Data Centers the Next Frontier of Virtualization?
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: The word is out about software-defined data centers, but awareness isn't the same as understanding or acceptance. In this e-guide, Dan Kusnetzky, founder and principal analyst of market research firm Kusnetzky Group LLC, explores the new frontier that is SDDC and prepares you for your potential future.
Posted: 27 Dec 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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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