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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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Collaboration: Decision Time: Product Benefits and Tradeoffs
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EGUIDE: This is the third piece in's three-part guide on collaboration products. This expert asset takes a deep dive into the requirements that should seal the deal in terms of final considerations when purchasing a collaboration solution.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 11 May 2012

CW Special report on Capita
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IT BRIEFING: Packed with graphs and diagrams, the report is essential reading for any organisation working with, or thinking of working with Capita.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

How technology, media and telecoms companies can win the confidence of investors
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IT BRIEFING: Deloitte looks at the impact leadership has on company performance in the techonology media and telecoms sectors.
Posted: 10 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2012

Ultrabooks & Mobile Computing
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ANALYST BRIEF: In this report extract, Juniper Research looks at the market challenges and opportunities of ultrabooks, the next generation of note book PCs.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Global Sourcing Trends in 2012
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IT BRIEFING: The latest IT outsourcing trends from global law firm Morrison & Foerster.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 05 Mar 2012

The Cloud: Time for Delivery
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Capgemini, shows how organisations can navigate around ‘cloud confusion’  from suppliers pushing products rather than business solutions.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

IT in the UK SMB (Small and Medium sized Business) Sector
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IT BRIEFING: This report from Knowledge Peers and Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), reveals what leaders of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) think of IT – its strategic value, its potential, and the changing way in which it is being used in their organisations.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Gartner: The future of videoconferencing
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WHITE PAPER: With a transition to new endpoints, capabilities and services, changes are on thehorizon for videoconferencing, and the emphasis is now shifting to improvingendpoint coverage and adding reach.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Gartner Magic Quadrant: Selecting a vendor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The demand for greater ecommerce capabilities is growing leading CIOs and IT professionals concerned with choosing the perfect vendor. Through this in-depth vendor analysis by Gartner, uncover the top 6 questions you should ask and the strengths and weaknesses of the top 20 e-commerce vendors.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 03 Nov 2011


Storage Gossip: Tips & Updates on 2 of the Hottest Technologies
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EGUIDE: Check out this E-Guide to learn how a leading storage vendor recently upgraded their storage resource management software to support automated storage tiering, where exactly you should be deduping your data and the various benefits of deduplication.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 09 May 2012

EMC Corporation

How To Select The Best ERP Strategy For Your Business
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EGUIDE: ERP systems can help organisations manage their internal and external resources, but sorting through ERP platforms and determining which one to choose can be a challenge. This expert e-guide offers best practices for evaluating ERP vendors to ensure you make the right decision for your business.
Posted: 29 Mar 2012 | Published: 28 Mar 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Storage Europe: March 2012
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EZINE: Check out this special European edition of Storage magazine for expert analyses and forecasts about where storage is heading and how you can get ahead of the curve.
Posted: 21 Mar 2012 | Published: 19 Mar 2012

Doing Business with Comstor
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WHITE PAPER: Learn more about Comstor, a leader in Cisco product distribution and an established provider of networking and advanced technology solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012


HP Proliant DL980, Intel Xeon, and Vmware vSphere 5 SAP Performance Analysis
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WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to review the results of ESG Lab that tested the performance and scalability of the HP ProLiant DL980 server powered by Intel Xeon processors, running SAP with VMware vSphere 5.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011


If it's Just a Disk, Why the Reliability Gap Between Vendors?
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: If all storage array vendors buy disk drives from the same small set of disk manufacturers then why is there such a big reliability gap between storage vendors? This white paper seeks to gain insight into this question.
Posted: 23 Sep 2011 | Published: 23 Sep 2011


ESG: Market Landscape Report: Storage Tiering
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WHITE PAPER: It's almost impossible to conduct a conversation with a storage vendor without raising the topic of "storage tiering." Along with "virtualisation" and "cloud," it's one of those de rigueur phrases. And, like those other two, storage tiering suffers from an over-exposure that can assume familiarity and understanding where it does not exist.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

DataCore Software Corporation

E-Guide: Dedupe Update: Simplified DR and faster backup process
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
EGUIDE: Did you know the same technology that improves storage utilization can also make disaster recovery and data replication easier? Read this expert E-Guide to learn how and discover the newest developments in a leading deduplication vendor’s product.
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

Quantum Corporation

New Platforms, New Technologies, Old Headaches
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WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn more about the challenges of designing an effective disaster recovery plan for the modern multi-platform data centre.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 15, 2011


Understanding Automatic Failover for DR: 6 FAQs
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: Automatic failover involves automatically moving an application to a standby server during a failure or service event to preserve its time. Fortunately, there are a number of approaches available in the market today. Check out this guide to learn the answers to 6 FAQs about automatic failover and disaster recovery automation.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

FalconStor Software

Success Story: Large Service Provider Saves Millions through Vendor Consolidation Program
sponsored by CA Technologies.
CASE STUDY: This success story points out the risks of using too many vendors to manage your mainframe. Explore the benefits of consolidation and learn how you can lower mainframe operating costs while putting an effective system in place to train your future mainframe administrators.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

CA Technologies.

CDP 101: Solving data protection challenges with CDP
sponsored by FalconStor Software
EGUIDE: Early continuous data protection products may not have lived up to the hype when they first debuted a few years ago – but CDP technology now is the future of data backup and recovery. This E-Guide outlines how continuous data protection has evolved over the years and lists 10 popular CDP products available today.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 17 Jun 2011

FalconStor Software

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


IBM Inspires Customer Delight by Consistently Meeting High Customer Expectations for Product and Service Integrity
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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
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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

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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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