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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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Private Cloud Computing E-Zine Volume 1: Private cloud computing as a business strategy
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: While many enterprises have moved to the private cloud model, have they adopted it entirely, and what are the roadblocks to getting there? In this inaugural edition of our Cloud Computing e-zine, we explore company strategies for private cloud adoption, some of the benefits of this model, and the challenges of a true private cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

Single Vendor Network: Myth or Reality
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents an analysis conducted by Gartner of hundreds of clients discussing why they introduced a second vendor into their network infrastructure, and the impact it has on operational costs.
Posted: 14 Jun 2011 | Published: 14 Jun 2011

Avaya

IBM Inspires Customer Delight by Consistently Meeting High Customer Expectations for Product and Service Integrity
sponsored by IBM and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In Technology Business Research’s 3Q10 x86-based Server Customer Satisfaction Study, based on the views of 481 IT decision-makers in North America, IBM earned its fifth straight No. 1 ranking and its fourth consecutive singular (unshared) top ranking. Read this retrospective analysis to learn more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

IBM and Intel

Lord Grey School builds a dynamic infrastructure for thin client computing
sponsored by IBM and Intel
CASE STUDY: Lord Grey School wanted to extend its thin client network into more classrooms, but its existing infrastructure lacked the capacity to support this expansion. Read this case study to see how the school solved the problem by deploying 18 new IBM® System x3550 M3 servers and an IBM System Storage® DS3400 disk storage system.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

IBM and Intel

Staying aloft in tough times - Why smart innovative businesses are turning to cloud computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore how cloud computing from IBM can answer these needs with a highly automated, dynamic alternative for the acquisition and delivery of IT services.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

IBM

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

Presentation Transcript: How to Get Started with Cloud-based Disaster Recovery: Tips, Tricks and Vendors
sponsored by Dell and VMware
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: What about cloud for disaster recovery? Read this presentation transcript to learn how to set up cloud DR, the strengths and limitations of this technology, a list of vendors currently offering the service and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2011 | Published: 25 Apr 2011

Dell and VMware

E-Guide: Best practices and considerations to ensure help desk management success
sponsored by SysAid Technologies
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com explains why it is essential analyze the performance of your service desk to ensure optimal results. Gain expert insight into how to improve IT help desk services with vendor support. And find out how to help staff be more productive by providing them with extra support.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

SysAid Technologies

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.

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

Choosing a Cloud Provider with Confidence
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this paper is to help enterprises make decisions about where and when to use cloud solutions by outlining issues that enterprises should raise with hosting providers before selecting a vendor, and by highlighting ways in which SSL from a trusted certificate authority can help enterprises conduct business in the cloud with confidence.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

GeoTrust, Inc.

Trend Micro Endpoint Comparative Report Performed by AV-Test.org
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In May of 2010, AV-Test.org performed endpoint security benchmark testing on five market-leading Enterprise endpoint solutions from Symantec, McAfee, Microsoft, Sophos and Trend Micro. Read this comparative report to see the results of these tests and how Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security stands distinctly apart from other products.
Posted: 31 Jan 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Trend Micro, Inc.

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

Channel Strategies E-Zine - December 2010/ No.4
sponsored by SearchITChannel.com
EZINE: Read how the rise of cloud computing and virtualization is creating new opportunities for the channel in WAN optimization, and find out what skill sets VARs need to target business people who rely on smart phones or iPads on the road.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

SearchITChannel.com

Debunking the Myth of the Single-Vendor Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Read this analyst report to see why most organizations should consider a dual-vendor or multivendor solution as a viable approach to building their network.  Not only are significant cost savings achievable with no increase in network complexity, but there is also an improvement in focus on meeting business requirements.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Making Time for Endpoint Security
sponsored by BigFix
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript discusses the importance of performance considerations when buying endpoint security suites. You’ll gain insight on how to improve the performance of security and configurations in order to keep downtime to an absolute minimum.
Posted: 29 Nov 2010 | Published: 29 Nov 2010

BigFix

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Small Business Safe
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the top ten ways to protect your small business against web threats. Learn what you need to know about security and what are the key elements to address.
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

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

Dirk Hohndel on Intel and the Linux Foundation
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: In this video, Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist at Intel, discusses the importance of standards organizations like the Linux Foundation as well as thought on the future of Open Source at Intel.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Premiered: 01 Nov 2010

Intel

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

Intel Cloud Builder Guide to Cloud Design and Deployment on Intel Xeon Processor-based Platforms: Enomaly Elastic Computing Platform
sponsored by Intel
CASE STUDY: Cloud service providers, cloud hosters, and enterprise IT personnel who are looking to offer cloud computing services to their customers or internal users can learn much from this use case about the reference architecture, which can be used as a baseline to build more complex usage and deployment models to suit specific customer needs.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 21 Jun 2010

Intel

Optimizing the Virtual Environment
sponsored by uptime software inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find both the pitfalls of virtual monitoring and management, and how to navigate the maze of competing virtual monitoring and management vendors. In the end, you'll have a clear idea of what solutions will work for you.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 29 Sep 2010

uptime software 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

 802.11n Migration
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In the last few short years sales of 802.11n wireless networking gear have skyrocketed, and have effectively displaced the legacy 802.11a/b/g versions in many organizations. It's rapidly becoming the wireless technology of choice for networking professionals in all-sized organizations.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Brocade
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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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