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DEFINITION: A tier 1 vendor is one of the largest and most well known in its field -- often enjoying national or international recognition and acceptance. Vendors may be both manufacturers and value-added resellers (VARs). For example, Cisco Systems Inc. is regarded as a tier 1 vendor in storage area network switching equipment and related technical certifications. Tier 1 vendors may also be a "preferred"  … 
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11 Solid-State Array Vendors Compared
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
ANALYST REPORT: Will you take the initiative and adopt solid-state arrays (SSAs) now, or wait until all your competitors are already implementing them? Inside this Gartner report, you'll learn the strengths and weaknesses of 11 SSA vendors, so that you can make the smart, informed choice and begin planning for SSA implementation.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Invest in the Right Flash Storage Solution
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: While the solid-state implementation rate is skyrocketing, it still might not be right for everyone. Inside, learn the 8 questions you should ask yourself before purchasing any new storage array. Then, explore 23 questions about resiliency, data protection, and more for evaluating SSA vendors.
Posted: 28 Sep 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

How to Evaluate DCIM Tools for the Modern Data Center
sponsored by RunSmart
EGUIDE: There are almost too many data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools in the market. You need a way to evaluate these tools to ensure that they take advantage of modern data center trends. This e-guide helps you evaluate DCIM tools to help you leverage your system data for actionable insights.
Posted: 28 Sep 2017 | Published: 26 Sep 2017

RunSmart

Critical Capabilities for Solid-State Arrays
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Gartner report assesses the performance of 19 storage vendors in 5 high-impact use cases to help you choose the best solid state array for the needs of your individual workloads. Read on now
Posted: 27 Sep 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Moving to the Cloud? Pro Tips for Vetting Cloud Vendors
sponsored by J2 Cloud Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers practical advice on selecting, implementing, and migrating to a new cloud offering safely and affordably.
Posted: 20 Sep 2017 | Published: 20 Sep 2017

J2 Cloud Services

Ask Your Backup Solution Provider These Key Questions When Preparing to Purchase a Backup Solution
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Today's IT environments are more complex than ever, and it is critical you understand your backup vendor's offering before making a purchasing decision. Inside, discover 9 questions to ask before buying.
Posted: 11 Sep 2017 | Published: 11 Sep 2017

Acronis

A Comprehensive Overview of the Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Codero
WHITE PAPER: You know how hybrid cloud works in theory, but do you know what to look for or what to do when you implement it? Access this hybrid cloud planning guide to learn what to look for in a hybrid cloud platform, what makes a cloud adoption successful, and the benefits of the strategy.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 21 Aug 2017

Codero

Worldwide IT Service and Incident Management Software 2017 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by Cherwell
WHITE PAPER: The IT service and incident management software market is increasingly growing more crowded and competitive than ever. Read this report to review the factors driving market growth, what to look for in a potential investment, and gain an overview of the top 12 vendors in the market.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Cherwell

DCIM Software Evaluation Guide
sponsored by Nlyte Software
EGUIDE: Before you invest in data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tools, you need to know your needs and how to analyze whether a prospective tool will meet them. In this e-guide you will learn how to evaluate and compare DCIM software platforms based on key considerations.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Nlyte Software

Discover the ROI Businesses Achieved When Using this Self-Updating Flash Storage System
sponsored by Pure Storage
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this Forrester report, learn the ROI businesses realized after implementing this subscription-based storage system which provides non-disruptive rolling updates across all platform generations.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Pure Storage

Expert Analysis: Mobile App Development Platforms
sponsored by Mendix
ANALYST REPORT: This expert analyst report evaluates the 17 leading mobile app development platform (MADP) vendors used to accelerate and scale mobile app development, as well as to deliver post-app experiences supporting digital business.
Posted: 11 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

Mendix

Container Vendor Feature Checklist
sponsored by CoreOS
WHITE PAPER: If you're in the market for a container platform, or are considering a change, access this checklist right now. It will only take 2 minutes to review. This checklist-style vendor comparison takes 3 of the biggest names in container orchestration platforms and gives you a side-by-side breakdown.
Posted: 22 Jun 2017 | Published: 22 Jun 2017

CoreOS

Vulnerability Management Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: In this buyer's guide learn the 4 essential components in an effective vulnerability management (VM) program, as well as other considerations to take into account like the price, and ROI to take into account when shopping for your VM system.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Rapid7

7 Questions to Ask Your Dynamic Application Security Scanning Vendor
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 7 questions you should ask any application security vendor about their dynamic application security testing (DAST) capabilities before making a purchasing decision.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

Rapid7

Unite Drives A Good Deal For Software Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
CASE STUDY: Unite the Union, simply known as Unite, is the UK's largest trade union. As a non-profit, Unite received special pricing on Microsoft licenses until April 2013. Access this case study to learn how Unite made their SAM vendor decision, how this eased their pains in the new pricing, the other benefits they realized, and more.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

Snow Software

Snow Selected By Endsleigh As 'Best Fit' From Six Other SAM Vendors
sponsored by Snow Software
CASE STUDY: One major insurance provider needed a software asset management (SAM) tool to reconcile inventory against licensing agreements, monitor software utilisation levels, and produce management reports. Access this case study to learn about their SAM decision-making process and the benefits they realized.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

Snow Software

HPE Synergy advantages vs. Cisco UCS
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Composable infrastructure is the next step in infrastructure's evolution, providing the same level of support for both traditional and cloud applications. This white paper compares two composable infrastructure services and provides you with an understanding of what you need to look for in an infrastructure service.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Product Comparison: Enterprise Flash Array Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: You can spend all day listening to what the vendors tell you about their products, or you can listen to what the end users have to say. Access this collection of user reviews to see what real users have to say about three of the most prominent flash storage platforms.
Posted: 17 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

NetApp

7 Keys to Unified Data Protection Vendor Evaluation
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Having a unified data protection platform is the way to ensure that your data is both secure and visible. Access this white paper to see gain an understanding of what to look for in a vendor and how two unified data protection vendors compare to each other based on 7 key aspects.
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Veritas

How Service Management Is Transforming
sponsored by Cherwell
WHITE PAPER: IT service management (ITSM) is reaching far beyond traditional borders and spreading into every other aspect of your business. This expert analyst report gives you an overview of how the ITSM market is changing and presents 3 cases in a Q&A style to explore how different companies are approaching their ITSM strategies.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Cherwell

Hybrid Cloud Management: How to Choose the Right Tool
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: This e-guide cuts through the hybrid cloud management hype and simplifies the decision-making process. Use this e-guide as a reference and break down your hybrid cloud management quest into the basic elements.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

Rackspace

How to Evaluate Server OSes
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
EGUIDE: This e-guide is designed to set you on the path to making the best decision for you organization. Inside, you will learn what to consider when evaluating a server OS, compare Linux vs Windows, and get an idea of where the rest of the market stands in comparison to these two.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Evaluate Hybrid Cloud Management Tools for Your Enterprise Needs
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: Use this e-guide as your hybrid cloud management tool evaluation kit. Inside, you will find 3 primary decisions to make with every tool you see, as well as a list of criteria for those tools that catch your eye.
Posted: 18 May 2017 | Published: 15 May 2017

Splunk

Identifying the IT Operations Analytics Product Your Enterprise Needs
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: IT operations analytics (ITOA) helps prevent your network from encountering problems. ITOA takes data from different sources and provides the insights you are looking for. Read this e-guide to learn how an ITOA works and how to find the right ITOA tool for your organization.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Splunk

How to Evaluate and Select the Right Container Software
sponsored by Apcera
EGUIDE: There are no easy answers when it comes to selecting a container platform. Use this guide to analyze the container platforms that your business is considering and determine which one best fits your business needs.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

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VENDOR SELECTION DEFINITION (continued): … A tier 1 vendor is one of the largest and most well known in its field -- often enjoying national or international recognition and acceptance. Vendors may be both manufacturers and value-added resellers (VARs). For example, Cisco Systems Inc. is regarded as a tier 1 vendor in storage area network switching equipment and related technical certifications. Tier 1 vendors may also be a "preferred" vendor that provides products and services to you at appealing prices or other favorable terms.See also: tier 2 vendor
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