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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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Prepare for Vendor Audits and Improve Software Asset Management with Integrated IBM Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how effective software asset management supports both cost effectiveness and cost efficiency by matching inventory with actual deployments, thereby helping to reduce over- and under-licensing.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010

IBM

Podcast: Why SAP ERP As A Platform For Growth?
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
PODCAST: Midsized organizations are challenged to strike the right balance between reducing costs and making targeted investments for future success.  This session teaches you how to optimize the implementation of your ERP deployment for maximum gain.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2010

itelligence, Inc.

E-Book: Best Practices for Selecting Midmarket ERP Software
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
EBOOK: Navigating the ERP software market can be a big challenge. Experts say there are over 80 different ERP packages available today. Choosing an ERP package means answering challenging questions about requirements, vendor services and deployment style. In this eBook, get advice and best practices for the ERP software selection process.
Posted: 20 Sep 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2010

itelligence, Inc.

Cloud Computing by Government Agencies: Meeting Business and Security Challenges in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: This article briefly describes the procurement challenges and then jumps into advising government cloud service purchasers on the positives and negatives of security in the cloud, and how to manage their potential vendors' security risks. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Published: 17 Aug 2010

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management
sponsored by SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant will help CIOs and business and IT leaders that are analyzing their Web strategies to assess whether they have the right Web Content Management offering to support them. Use this Magic Quadrant to understand the fresh vitality in the WCM market and how Gartner rates the leading vendors and their packaged products.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 07 Sep 2010

SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division

Creating a Dynamic Information Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discussions with customers and research into vendor offerings are the basis of this white paper. It prescribes a customer transformation roadmap, profiles two customers’ information infrastructure journeys, and provides an analysis of IBM’s and EMC’s associated visions and strategies.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2009

IBM

Considering Leading Architectures for Specialty Analytic Servers
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Recent reports expose the monumental growth rate of data volumes. With increasing data volumes comes a need for computational power to absorb and analyze all this data in an attempt to gain a competitive edge. This paper attempts to shed some light on the decision process for selecting a specialty analytic server in today's business environments.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 | Published: 05 Aug 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Case Study: Ocean County Utilities Authority
sponsored by Perceptive Software
CASE STUDY: Read this case study of a New Jersey utility company to learn how replacing their former document imaging system with the ImageNow enterprise content management allowed them to save time, accelerate AP approval processes, streamline cumbersome processes and curb frustration for employees.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

Perceptive Software

Case Study: Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, Inc.
sponsored by Perceptive Software
CASE STUDY: Read this case study of Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, Inc. to learn how replacing its old document imaging system with a new low-maintenance full-featured document management, imaging and workflow suite improved allowed for better information sharing and document availability, faster customer service and increased productivity.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

Perceptive Software

Interoperating with Cisco Systems: Hands-On Look at Configuring D-Link and Cisco for Seamless Savings
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: The best network design invariably is multi-vendor. That is even more true in an era of constrained budgets where sticking with your existing vendor brings with it not only a price premium, but also the continuation of proprietary approaches. Read this whitepaper to learn more about D-Link's interoperability benefits with Cisco systems.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 02 Jul 2010

D-Link

Lowering the Cost of Business Intelligence With Open Source: A Comparison of Open Source and Traditional Vendor Costs
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: Many of the top reasons given for the use of open source BI software is "lower costs." The question is whether commercial open source actually matters when it comes to lowering license and support costs. Read this analyst report for comparison of the software and support costs of traditional BI vendors versus commercial open source BI from Pentaho.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Pentaho Corporation

E-Book: Best Practices for Selecting Midmarket ERP Software
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: With over 80 different ERP packages available today, determining what’s right for your organization can seem like a daunting task. But, with this e-book you will get advice and best practices for every step of the ERP software selection process. Ensuring you will not get lost in the sea of ERP software.
Posted: 20 Apr 2010 | Published: 20 Apr 2010

IQMS

Full Automation through ERP Helps Streamline Manufacturing Operations by Increasing Efficient Usage of Money, Manpower and Time
sponsored by ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how a fully integrated, state-of-the-art ERP system provides the solution to the many challenges facing manufacturers. You will also learn what to look for when selecting an ERP solution provider.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers

ROI Case Study: Intacct Emergent Game Technologies
sponsored by Intacct Corporation
CASE STUDY: Emergent needed an accounting application that would enable it to reconcile multiple currencies across its multiple subsidiaries, reduce manual data entry and monthly consolidation processes, and streamline revenue management. Continue reading to learn how Emergent chose Intacct for the financial management solution.
Posted: 22 Mar 2010 | Published: 22 Mar 2010

Intacct Corporation

Evaluating and Contracting for Cloud Financials Best Practice Considerations
sponsored by Intacct Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Choosing a cloud computing solution can seem like a daunting task. Where do you start? What questions do you ask? What do you specifically need to look out for? This paper answers these questions and more. Continue reading to learn the best practices for choosing a cloud computing solution.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2010

Intacct Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Buying Your BI Solution from Your ERP Vendor: Strategic Business Enabler or IT Convenience?
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explores the benefits and drawbacks of buying business intelligence (BI) solutions from enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors, and shares survey results that reveal whether or not customers who have gone down the sole-sourcing path are happy with their decision.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

IBM

ERP Assessment and Selection: Get It Right the First Time
sponsored by Panorama Consulting Group
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for several great tips for selecting the right ERP vendor for your organization. This paper breaks the process down into easy-to-follow steps, beginning with the basic questions decision-makers should ask.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 14 Sep 2009

Panorama Consulting Group

IP Telephony from A-Z -- The Complete IP Telephony eBook
sponsored by ShoreTel - OLD
EBOOK: Check out this comprehensive eBook to discover the ins and outs of IP telephony system selection, deployment, and management.
Posted: 19 May 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2007

ShoreTel - OLD

Enterprise Resource Planning Software: Taking the Plunge
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the many benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.
Posted: 20 Mar 2009 | Published: 20 Mar 2009


Storage: The Best Products of the Year 2008
sponsored by Storage Magazine
EZINE: Innovation was the byword for storage vendors in 2008. See which products came out on top in this issue of Storage. Other topics covered include deduplication, multitiered disaster recovery, and storage in a down economy.
Posted: 16 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

Storage Magazine

Fact or Fiction Security Survival Guide
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This guide serves as a good first step in preparing us from falling into the trap of security misconceptions and sets the record straight about each misconception that are most likely to encounter while talking to colleagues or vendors.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Lumension

Presentation Transcript: Determining First Network Access Control (NAC) Deployments For Your Organization
sponsored by Bradford Networks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Learn how different priorities trigger the need for network access control and see examples of how to get NAC up and running in a phased approach.
Posted: 21 Jan 2009 | Published: 21 Jan 2009

Bradford Networks

Channel Success Stories: The SMB Market Case Study: KIS
sponsored by Dell PartnerDirect and Intel
PODCAST: This Channel Success Story will give you insight into how KIS is addressing Data Consolidation and Management; Green IT; Virtualization; Security; Unified Communications and "earning its stripes" in the SMB market.
Posted: 15 Dec 2008 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2008, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

Dell PartnerDirect and Intel

How to Use the Six Laws of Persuasion during a Negotiation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the Six Laws of Persuasion and learn how to use them to conduct more effective negotiations.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Global Knowledge

Channel Success Stories: Managed Services Case Study: B Resource
sponsored by Dell PartnerDirect and Intel
PODCAST: This Channel Success Story gives you insight into how B Resource has been able to grow its business without growing its staff, and it provides practical advice and guidance from a company that has achieved spectacular results.
Posted: 08 Dec 2008 | Premiered: Dec 8, 2008, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

Dell PartnerDirect and Intel
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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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