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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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How to Level Up Your Vendor Management
sponsored by Aptible
WHITE PAPER: Every company needs vendors, yet vendors increase your vulnerability to security threats. Many of the largest data breaches in the past decade or so have happened because of vulnerabilities from 3rd party vendors. Therefore, you must establish robust processes on both sides of vendor management. View this guide to learn more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2020 | Published: 17 Nov 2020

Aptible

How to Build Out Your Cybersecurity Technology Stack
sponsored by Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For organizations beginning their journey towards establishing a cybersecurity program, there can be an overwhelming number of vendors to choose from. This white paper is designed to guide organizations as they begin their selection process by providing advice for what to look for when evaluating vendors and service providers.
Posted: 03 Feb 2020 | Published: 03 Feb 2020

Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.

CW Special Report on HP
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This 12 page special report from Computer Weekly gives you the facts on HP, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 23 Mar 2013 | Published: 22 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Gartner: The future of videoconferencing
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
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

ComputerWeekly.com

IBM PureFlex/SmartCloud vs. the VCE Vblock Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this analyst report to learn why IBM's PureFlex represent a more compelling mainstream cloud alternative when compared with VCE's Vblock cloud offerings.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

IBM

The Power of the Cloud: Why HP?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the value of HP as a cloud service provider.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

From ISV to SaaS: Move to the Cloud with Egenera Cloud Suite
sponsored by Egenera
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a solution to the challenges for cloud vendors of shifting from a product based approach to a service based approach.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2013

Egenera

BPM Technology Review: Vendor Comparison Report
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this report today for an overview of the state of the BPM technology market today, an expert approach to assessing BPM technology offerings, and a high-level comparison of the offerings from six top vendors.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Oracle Corporation

Looking under the hood: Answers to top questions CIOs ask cloud-based HR vendors
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Not every HR cloud application is made equal, but how can you identify the right software-as-a-service (SaaS) HR strategy? This resource counts down seven questions that savvy CIOs and business leaders need to ask HR SaaS application vendors in order to find success.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 14 Aug 2013

SAP

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant for mobile device management software explores the top vendors' MDM offerings. Discover the strengths and cautions associated with each MDM vendor to see which one is right for you, or if your current vendor is living up to its competition.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Vendor Landscape: Video Conferencing
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes an in-depth look at the videoconferencing (VC) vendor marketplace, as well as must-have VC capabilities and features. Also inside, find a side-by-side comparison of VC vendor strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 12 Aug 2013

Avaya

EMC Best Practices in Data Protection Monitoring
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the modern-day dilemma of multiple vendors in a backup and recovery environment and provides insight into one vendor's solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

EMC Corporation

Business Intelligence. It's Better Here: Why the WebFOCUS BI Platform Beats the Competition
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers guidance to help you navigate the business intelligence (BI) marketplace, and introduces a BI platform that can help meet your business needs. Also inside, find eight key motivators you should consider when choosing a BI tool.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Remote Vendor Access: Not All Access Should Be Treated Equally
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why Remote Vendor Access (RVA) should not be treated the same as traditional remote access for employees. Explore how a new set of remote access requirements can ensure that your enterprise remains in step with both compliance regulations and security expectations.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 10 Sep 2012

Dell Software

CIO Quickpulse: Drivers for Enterprise Virtualization Diversification
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Considering adopting second-vendor virtualization to increase diversity, data center power and agility?  This resource describes the appeal of open source solutions over proprietary vendor solutions.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

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

IBM

Doing Business with Comstor
sponsored by Comstor
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

Comstor

HP Proliant DL980, Intel Xeon, and Vmware vSphere 5 SAP Performance Analysis
sponsored by HP Inc
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

HP Inc

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 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

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

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.

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
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