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DEFINITION: A vendor (pronounced VEHN-duhr, from French vendre, meaning to sell) is any person or company that sells goods or services to somone else in the economic production chain. Parts manufacturers are vendors of parts to other manufacturers that assemble the parts into something sold to wholesalers or retailers. Retailers are vendors of products to consumers. (When you have a street fair, the people who  … 
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Flashing Towards the Future of NVMe-Enabled Storage
sponsored by Tegile
EGUIDE: In this guide, read an interview with the CEO of one major flash storage distributor as he talks about NVMe, how customers are using SSDs, and plans for the future. Then, read more about an all-flash offering that's already prepped for NVMe capabilities as soon as the demand arises.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Published: 20 Jun 2017

Tegile

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

What Happens to You When Cloud Providers Expand
sponsored by Nokia
EGUIDE: What will happen to your workload when your cloud provider opens a new data center that is geographically closer to you? Is a service-level agreement actually important? Access this e-guide to peek into the future of your cloud investments, learn about the visibility and performance question, and more.
Posted: 21 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

Nokia

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


Achieving vendor independence: HCI lock-in analyzed
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Weigh in on your ongoing storage projects and you'll receive immediate access to this Special Report: Assessing Hyper-Converged Vendor Lock-In
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

TechTarget

Market Analysis: Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service
sponsored by Salesforce
ANALYST REPORT: Enterprise IT teams are increasingly leveraging the cloud and high-productivity aPaaS (hpaPaaS) is booming. This Gartner report examines the leading enterprise vendors providing hpaPaaS as a public cloud service. Learn about the market, the vendors, how to evaluate services for yourself, and more.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Salesforce

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

Vendor Rating: Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
ANALYST REPORT: No matter which field of IT you're looking into, it seems like you're bound to encounter Red Hat. Can they really be everything to everyone or are they spread too thin? Gartner has analyzed Red Hat as a whole, from their products and services to their pricing structure and corporate viability.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Red Hat

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


Vendor Comparison Based on Top 8 Data Protection Needs
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: NetBackup unified data protection protects all data no matter where it lives: virtual, physical or in the cloud. See how NetBackup provides scale, performance and extensive workload integration from a single console.Download this document to learn how Veritas compares to other vendors in the field.
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veritas

Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service Vendor Comparison
sponsored by MuleSoft
ANALYST REPORT: Application leaders are being tasked with integrating hybrid application portfolios and providing easy access to the data within those systems. Access this Gartner report to learn about the iPaaS market, where certain vendors stand, and how to evaluate vendors yourself based on what the experts look for.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Vendor Landscape: Enterprise Service Desk Software
sponsored by Cherwell
EBOOK: Service desk tools have evolved over to be more than a help desk ticketing system and the market now reflects that change. If you're considering adopting an enterprise service desk tool, even slightly, look over this e-book to learn about the 2017 vendor market and see how your particular business needs are being met.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 10 Apr 2017

Cherwell

Mobile Low-Code Development Platforms, Q1 2017
sponsored by Mendix
ANALYST REPORT: This Forrester report compares 11 leading mobile low-code development platform providers. Inside, you will learn how to assess platforms for yourself based on what the experts look for and see where other vendors stand on relation to market leaders.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

Mendix

Gartner Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America
sponsored by Genesys
ANALYST REPORT: The contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) market in North America is growing rapidly. Access this Gartner report to learn more about the CCaaS market, strengths and cautions areas for several leading providers, and much more.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 24 Oct 2016

Genesys

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

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.

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.

Pave Your Way with an Application-Centric Cloud Strategy
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: 80% of enterprises use multiple clouds, but most cloud vendors want to lock you in--to make you play by their rules. Your evolving business needs dictate that you follow your determine your own path. Access this infographic to learn how you can take back control of your hybrid IT strategy.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

The Near-Future of the Storage Industry
sponsored by NTT ICT
EGUIDE: We are currently experiencing an evolution in storage as more data than ever is being collected. Object storage is on the rise and experts are forecasting disruption in enterprise storage in 2016. Gain an understanding of where this technology is going and prepare yourself for the future of the storage industry.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

NTT ICT

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

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

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.

Leaders in Big Data Streaming Analytics
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Streaming analytics captures perishable insights on real-time data and is essential for bringing real-time context to apps. Explore this vendor comparison report from Forrester to learn why streaming analytics is the way of the future and which vendor best suits your organization's needs.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

IBM
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VENDORS DEFINITION (continued): … A vendor (pronounced VEHN-duhr, from French vendre, meaning to sell) is any person or company that sells goods or services to somone else in the economic production chain. Parts manufacturers are vendors of parts to other manufacturers that assemble the parts into something sold to wholesalers or retailers. Retailers are vendors of products to consumers. (When you have a street fair, the people who set up booths and tables are often referred to as vendors.) In information technology as well as in other industries, the term is commonly applied to suppliers of goods and services to other companies. A machine that takes your money and gives you a product is known as a vending machine.
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