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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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Analyst report: vendor of choice for SSDs
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In recent years, flash storage has grown into a $5 billion dollar market. This brief white paper details Dell's solution for flash storage.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

The Real SaaS Manifesto - Defining “Real-SaaS” and how it can benefit your business
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper defines "Real SaaS" and explains how it can benefit your business. It explains how SaaS works and what's important to consider when evaluating solutions.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2012

Workday

IaaS Wars. What it means for Technology Vendors?
sponsored by Vembu Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how the demand for IaaS has affected technology vendors.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Vembu Technologies

Top Reasons to Choose EMC Isilon for Video Surveillance
sponsored by EMC Isilon
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper lists the five top reasons to choose EMC Isilon for video surveillance.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

EMC Isilon

Hot Vendors: Nexenta - Helping to Define the Software-Defined Enterprise
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC Vendor Profile about the technologies, products, and market strategy of a privately-held U.S.-based company that addresses software-defined storage.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Nexenta

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center (TPC) Suite (data sheet)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out how a productivity center simplifies storage management and what else it offers,
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Flash Storage Hunger Games: Identifying the Winners
sponsored by NetApp and Trace3
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for important characteristics to consider when looking at flash storage vendors.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

NetApp and Trace3

CipherCloud Adds AES 256-BIT Encryption to Box Product, Expands Abroad
sponsored by CipherCloud
EGUIDE: San Jose, Calif.-based cloud computing vendor CipherCloud Inc. has announced the addition of AES 256-bit encryption to its data loss prevention (DLP) offering for Box, the popular cloud storage and collaboration provider.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

CipherCloud

Integrated Talent Management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: This Independent analyst perspective into the integrated talent management systems market from Elearnity assesses the leading talent management suppliers.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Improve the success of HR systems implementation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Mark Martin, former HR executive at Direct Line Group and T-Mobile, lists the key questions you need to ask suppliers when selecting a HR Technology system.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Understanding the Vendor Neutral Archive: How to Approach a VNA for Immediate and Longer-Term Benefit
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the basics behind vendor neutral archives (VNAs). Click through to uncover the short- and long-term benefits, as well as get information of what to consider before making the investment.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

BridgeHead Software

Starters guide to VNA
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Sturdy Memorial's PACS administrator shares insight on their experience implementing a vendor neutral archiving (VNA) equipped with image protection capabilities. Learn what you should look for when choosing a VNA solution.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2012

BridgeHead Software

Strengths & Weaknesses of Multichannel Campaign Management Providers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Digital marketing continues to fuel the multichannel campaign management market. In this informative report, find a market analysis and key definitions, learn about Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Campaign Management, read a thorough vendor comparison review, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 May 2013

IBM

How to Select the Right Cloud Provider for Your Organization
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper compares three cloud providers to reveal the true costs of each one.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

NaviSite, Inc.

Grim Financials Accelerate Mobile Migrations from BlackBerry
sponsored by Fiberlink
EGUIDE: This expert guide examines how organizations are reacting to a once-dominating mobile vendor that has shown a fair amount of financial instability. Read on to learn what signs you should look for that indicate it may be time to migrate.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

Fiberlink

Data Center & Virtualisation Purchasing Intentions 2013
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: This exclusive survey of over 600 European IT professionals reveals organisations' spending plans for Data Centre  and virtualisation hardware and software.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

CW500:Future Gazing 2020 (I)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: Andrew Drazin, founding partner of c-level recruitment specialist,Theron LLP, gives his take on the future of the IT department in 2020.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Accessing A Multi-Cloud Environment
sponsored by CoreSite
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will show you how to deal with migrating applications in the new cloud world. Also learn the four strengths to look for in a cloud management vendor and how to achieve open management in a multivendor environment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

CoreSite

Experts Reveal Best Practices for ERP Requirements Planning and More
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
EGUIDE: This SearchManufacturingERP.com e-guide provides expert best practices to help you successfully approach ERP requirements planning, select the right ERP vendor, and get senior management on board with your project.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Epicor Software Corporation

Choosing the Perfect Customer Support App
sponsored by Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)
WHITE PAPER: This guide counts down four easy steps to help you cut through the market for customer support applications and identify the tool that meets your business needs.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)

Selecting the Right Class Server UPS
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief video offers key insight to help you select the server-class uninterruptible power supply (UPS) that meets your short- and long-term business needs.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 17, 2014

Eaton Corporation

Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Virtualization and Cloud Management Solution
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the importance of management in virtualization and cloud environments and reveals the leaders in the marketplace.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

HP and Intel

E-Guide: Expert Guide to Evaluating Vendor Flash Strategies
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, ESG's founder and senior analyst Steve Duplessie explains why organizations should look beyond performance specifications and carefully consider the vendor's entire flash roadmap before making a purchasing decision.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

The Midmarket Manufacturer's Guide to Getting Started with ERP
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: In this e-book, learn how to build a business case for a midmarket enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and get tips on navigating the market and implementing software.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchManufacturingERP

Looking under the hood: Answers to top questions CIOs ask cloud-based HR vendors
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: Not every HR cloud application is made equal, but how can you identify the right software-as-a-service (SaaS) HR strategy? This resource counts down seven questions that savvy CIOs and business leaders need to ask HR SaaS application vendors in order to find success.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 14 Aug 2013

SuccessFactors
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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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