Business of Information Technology  >   Business Processes  >   Procurement  >   Purchasing  >   Supplier Management  >  

Vendor Selection

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Selecting Vendors, Companies
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"  … 
Definition continues below.
Vendor SelectionReports
76 - 100 of 143 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Getting cloud computing right
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing can potentially be a disruptive change to the way an enterprise’s IT services are delivered. We propose that examining a candidate cloud solution provider’s reference architecture should be a standard element of a CIO’s cloud vendor evaluation strategy. Learn more now.
Posted: 03 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant is a snapshot of the overall market that ranks vendors against each other, according to competitive criteria. Vendors in any quadrant, as well as those not ranked on the Magic Quadrant, may be appropriate for your enterprise's needs and budget.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems (Gartner)
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: The data warehouse DBMS market is undergoing a transformation, including many acquisitions, as vendors adapt data warehouses to support the modern business intelligence and analytic workload requirements of users. This document compares 16 vendors, including IBM & Netezza, to help customers find the right one for their needs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Teradata

How to Select the Right Database for Your Next Generation HPC
sponsored by Versant Corp.
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces a framework to evaluate key database technologies. You will learn how to make the best database platform selection based on your specific high performance application development requirements and therefore avoid costly failures. View this webcast for insight into selecting the right database for your next generation HPC.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 21, 2011, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

Versant Corp.

SAP Outsourcing for Mid-Market Companies: A Comparison of Three Leading Providers
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Running a business on SAP requires that the application be available 7x24, data be secure, and that the application can grow with an organization. The decision to select an outsourcer goes far beyond finding a data center. Read this paper and learn what questions to ask in order to select an outstanding SAP outsourcing provider.
Posted: 28 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

itelligence, Inc.

Enabling Advanced Analytics by Bloor Research
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: There is a great deal of discussion right now about advanced analytics, predictive analytics and in-database analytics. What are these? Read this white paper to find out!
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 25 Mar 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms
sponsored by Board International
ANALYST REPORT: This document presents a global view of Gartner’s opinion of the main software vendors that should be considered by organizations seeking to use BI platforms to develop BI applications. Buyers should evaluate vendors in all four quadrants and not assume only those in the Leaders quadrant can deliver successful BI implementations.
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

Board International

Inventory Management for a Global Supply Chain
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
EBOOK: To respond to the opportunities and challenges of globalization, manufacturers are looking to IT solutions that provide standardization and visibility into the materials that flow through production facilities. This e-book provides the buying tips and implementation advice manufacturers need to master inventory in the emerging global supply chain.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

Apriso Corporation

Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites
sponsored by Progress Software, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Gartner's 2010 Magic Quadrant updates our evaluation of the top 25 vendors in this market, based on Gartner's top four usage scenarios for BPMSs. This report represents one of several tools that clients can use to evaluate vendors that offer multiregional, cross-industry BPMSs that interest Gartner clients and nonclients the most.
Posted: 03 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Mar 2011

Progress Software, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Static Application Security Testing
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this research, we analyze the evolution of the static application security testing market, and evaluate its vendors according to their business and technology vision, as well as their ability to execute against that vision in their products and services.
Posted: 17 Feb 2011 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Veracode, Inc.

E-Book: Best Practices for Selecting Midmarket ERP Software
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
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: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SearchManufacturingERP

Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Join Gartner analysts from 28 February to 1 March in Dubai, industry thought leaders and a select group of your peers to find new answers to new questions - and learn how your IT leadership can create and follow the path to world class best practice.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Gartner

Migrating to Windows 7: How to Select a Provider for PC Online Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: In addition to implementing strategic initiatives, IT has the basic function of keeping workers productive. With many enterprises migrating to Microsoft Windows 7, it is important to consider a backup provider that supports Microsoft’s latest platform. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Iron Mountain

IT Decision Checklist: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Security
sponsored by Trend Micro
EGUIDE: Traditional approaches to endpoint security have been challenged to keep up with malware and data loss. VDI presents enterprises with dynamic opportunities to improve security. Read this white paper to learn what those are and receive guidance on evaluating VDI security products.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2010

Trend Micro

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
76 - 100 of 143 Matches Previous Page    2 3 4 5 6    Next Page
 
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
Vendor Selection definition sponsored by SearchITChannel.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement