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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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Choosing a Cloud Management Platform: How Cisco CloudCenter Stacks Up
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: You know you need a Cloud Management Platform (CMP) to provide management and orchestration capabilities across both data center and cloud environments. But how do you know which one is ideally suited for your organization? Watch this webcast to learn how Gartner can help you decide.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Feb 24, 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

4 Considerations When Choosing a DaaS Provider
sponsored by Dizzion
WHITE PAPER: You know the benefits of partnering with a DaaS provider, but do you know what to look for when choosing your partner? Take an in-depth look at 4 major points of consideration to ensure that you make the best decision according to your unique business needs.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2017

Dizzion

Four Criteria for Evaluating Public Cloud Storage Providers
sponsored by VMWare and CenturyLink
EGUIDE: You may have already decided to move to the public cloud for storage, but how can you ensure that you're allying with the right vendor? This vendor-neutral e-guide walks through 4 criteria for evaluating public cloud storage providers to enable you to make the best decision for your organization.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 15 Feb 2017

VMWare and CenturyLink

Cloud Managed Services: A Comparison Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn what to ask for in a managed cloud service providers. Use this as a guide to understand what you need, why you need it, and how to go about choosing the right partner.
Posted: 14 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Colocation: How to Decide, What to Know, Where to Go
sponsored by Colospace Inc.
EGUIDE: Building and managing your own data center can be a pain. Colocation is the popular alternative. Access this e-guide to see if colocation is right for your business and, if so, how to choose a vendor and prepare a successful transition strategy.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

Colospace Inc.

Demand More from Data Center Management Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: 91% of IT decision-makers are looking to a third party to help develop and execute their IT strategy. Access this Frost & Sullivan white paper to learn why IT leaders are turning to service providers to help manage their data center strategy and how to select the right provider for your business needs.
Posted: 23 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

How Open Source Subscriptions Deliver Business Value
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Transferring to open source software (OSS) requires careful guidance to ensure security and maximize ROI during execution. Access this white paper to learn what to look for in an OSS vendor to guide your transition and see what one company offers as part of their customer experience.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Red Hat

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

Analyst Report: Lead-to-Revenue Management Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Marketo
RESOURCE: Forrester conducted a 36-criteria evaluation of the top 11 lead-to-revenue management (L2RM) platform vendors. Inside, you'll learn what B2B marketing professionals need to look for in a platform, what separates the leaders from the rest of the pack, and how to pick the right platform to meet your business needs.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 18 Nov 2016

Marketo

Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions - Q1 2016
sponsored by Red Hat
ANALYST REPORT: This Forrester report offers an evaluation of 11 hybrid cloud management solution vendors, offering research, analysis and ratings of each. Engage in the detailed findings about each solution vendor to see which service partner will be right for your hybrid cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 08 Jan 2016

Red Hat

5 Questions to Ask Data Protection Vendors
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Protecting your data is paramount to your business continuity and success, so you should be asking the tough questions to any data protection vendor you're considering. Discover 5 questions to ask data protection and information management vendors.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Commvault

Comparing Data Protection and Information Management Vendors
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a comparison of two data protection and information management vendors (Veeam and Commvault). Learn how they compare on 5 important factors that you should be considering when looking to purchase data protection and information management.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Commvault

Sales Performance Management: Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESOURCE: The SPM market saw a 10% growth in 2015 and is expected to continue in this trend. Software spending alone is expected to grow from $715 million to $1.54 billion in 2019. This expert vendor comparison takes an in-depth look at the SPM market, current trends, and provides analysis and comparison of the top 13 SPM vendors.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

5 White Lies, Fibs, and Half-Truths Your Chat Vendor May Be Selling You
sponsored by [24]7
WHITE PAPER: Did your chat vendor promise you the moon before you signed on the dotted line? Unfortunately, many companies today are being misled with half-truths and false promises by legacy chat platform vendors. In this white paper, discover 5 mistruths that chat platform providers tell, and the reality behind their claims.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

[24]7

Assessment: 14 Security Information and Event Management Vendors
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The need for early targeted attack detection and response is driving the expansion of new and existing SIEM deployments. Uncover this report to find out how 14 vendors of SIEM technology fared in an analysts' assessment.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Benefit from Automated Services Without Sacrificing Customer Experience Using Enterprise Intelligent Assistants (EIAs)
sponsored by [24]7
RESOURCE: Enterprise intelligent assistants (EIAs) are growing in popularity but do you have the knowledge that you need to choose the right one? In this Opus Research report, learn 8 core characteristics of highly successful EIAs. Discover how you can benefit from automated services without sacrificing quality customer experience.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

[24]7

Report: Evaluating 11 Leading ECM Vendors
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, you will see the 11 most significant enterprise content management (ECM) software providers and where they stand in relation to each other to help you select the right partner to manage your business's critical content. See which vendor is right for your organization.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

IBM

Navigating the Cloud ERP Software Market
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: Choosing the right cloud ERP software for your company is no small task. Learn how to lay out guidelines for selecting the right software for your business needs and why now is the time to make the move to a cloud-based ERP system.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

Sage Software

WCM's New Role: Targeted Customer Experience
sponsored by Sitecore
EGUIDE: Integrating CRM with revamped WCM strategy is pushing WCM into a more prominent role as companies aim for highly personalized and targeted customer experiences. Learn about its evolving role, how many of your peers are planning to invest in WCM initiatives, and how WCM meets CRM.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Sitecore

The Evolution of Enterprise File Sync and Share
sponsored by ibm box
EGUIDE: Enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) tools have evolved significantly over the past few years. Given these changes, it can be difficult to know exactly which business needs any given tool will meet. Read on to gain an understanding of the changes happening in EFSS, the market, which deployment model is best for your organization, and more.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

ibm box

Your Guide To E-Procurement Software
sponsored by Basware
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn the key points to consider when choosing your e-procurement software. Plus, discover a comparison of the top 15 vendors, and an in-depth look at one vendor's purchase-to-pay feature. Access tis e-guide now to find out which e-procurement best suits your business' needs.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Basware

Solving Storage Data Problems and Vendor-Lock In with Hyperconvergence
sponsored by StarWind Software Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn the difference between hyperconverged and converged infrastructure, four common data problems that can be solved with hyperconvergence as well as how to avoid vendor lock-in.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

StarWind Software Inc.

How to Determine the Best CRM Software for Your Organization
sponsored by bpm'online
EGUIDE: It's no secret that CRM enables you to better serve your customers, thus boosting retention rates. However, you need to ensure that the CRM tool you invest in is the best fit for your organization. In this expert guide, compare features and functionalities of 11 leading market vendors, and receive an overview of the latest CRM trends.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

bpm'online

Market Guide for Application Workspace Aggregators
sponsored by Lenovo Software
RESOURCE: According to Gartner Research, 25% of organizations that use Windows apps will use a "workspace aggregator" next year to deliver the apps across multiple devices. This Gartner market guide explains how workspace aggregators unify application delivery, data, ALM, security, and UX.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 28 May 2015

Lenovo Software

Users Warned Over 'Aggressive' Oracle Software Licensing Tactics
sponsored by Miro Consulting, Inc.
EGUIDE: Oracle has been slammed for its lack of transparency and aggressive sales practices, in a report by the Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL). This expert e-guide reveals how to avoid one-sided vendor relationships, and what this recent survey says about Oracle's software licensing practices.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 05 Jul 2016

Miro Consulting, Inc.
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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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