Software Development White Papers

Software Development is a term to encompass the processes of software engineering combined with the research and goals of software marketing to develop computer software products. Synonyms include software life cycle and software process. There are several models for such processes, each describing approaches to a variety of tasks or activities that take place during the process.

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By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 22, 2015

To build a great mobile app, you need the right skills, tools, and support. That’s why many companies are turning to integrated and collaborative mobile application development environments that let them meet business needs and exceed customer expectations.

Tags : ibm, mobile application, app, build, integration, collaboration, development, software development
    
By: Adobe     Published Date: Apr 13, 2015

In this white paper learn how e-signatures are making workflows easier and more productive than ever before. Learn how e-signatures remove the last barrier between a hybrid paper-to-digital workflow to an all-electronic process, dramatically accelerating closure in any type of transaction that requires a contract—sales, employment and hiring, purchase orders, legal agreements, and more. Download this white paper to learn more.

Tags : adobe, electronic signatures, digital transactions, paper-to-digital, business intelligence, database development, collaboration, productivity
    
By: VMware, Inc.     Published Date: Apr 08, 2015

Businesses are looking for a more flexible IT framework that can adapt to today’s rapidly changing and global environment.The need for faster, more cost-effective access to IT resources has created a healthy tension between business teams and IT, driving both to look for new and better solutions. Now VMware and our partners are delivering a new generation of hybrid cloud services that seamlessly extend your onsite data center to the cloud. Hybrid cloud services from VMware vCloud® Air™ and VMware vCloud Air Network Service Provider partners enable you to deploy and manage applications between your onsite and offsite environments to best meet the needs of your business.

Tags : interoperability, web services, web service security, virtualization, cloud computing, infrastructure, design and facilities
    
By: GridGain     Published Date: Mar 10, 2015

SaaS is becoming increasingly popular, and as the industry develops, more and more companies are dropping older business models in favor of this rapidly evolving methodology. Download now to learn why.

Tags : gridgain, saas, saas infrastrutcture, hosted applications, applications, software as a service, infrastructure, application integration
    
By: Kaspersky     Published Date: Feb 05, 2015

This paper gives information about how Automatic Exploit Prevention significantly reduces the risk of infection from widespread malware, or more targeted attacks using exploits – even when a zero-day vulnerability is used.

Tags : benefits to enterprise it security, exploit prevention, protection from exploits, software attacks, anti spam, anti spyware, anti virus, application security
    
By: BubblewrApp     Published Date: Jan 20, 2015

"Agile companies push new application versions to production every few weeks, sometimes even faster. With super-fast Beta cycles being the norm, getting various user groups, such as remote QA teams, access to staging environments can slow down your delivery timelines. What if you could enable secure access for any number of users in 15 minutes? BubblewrApp’s Service Access Service (SAS) is a turnkey, cloud-based service that acts as the first line of defense for your applications. BubblewrApp’s SAS enables its customers to grant easy access to applications deployed ""behind the firewall"" (on premise) or ""inside the Virtual Private Cloud"" (in a public cloud) from any remote location. Customers can begin leveraging SAS within minutes without requiring any changes to pre-existing network and security policies. The result is a vastly superior secure application access model that enables a zero CapEx, low OpEx model for secure application access, both on premise and in the public cloud."

Tags : secure access, security policies, new applications, delivery timeline, cloud-based service, sas, application access model, software development
    
By: Oracle     Published Date: Dec 11, 2014

"Hopeful messaging is wasted messaging. Clear targeting means more than just Who. It also demands a knowledge of How, When, and What. Read this quick guide on what you can do to ensure your web pages and white papers, social posts, and search optimization are primed and ready for any “road to discovery” your audience takes. Get a clearer picture of who is involved in the buying process. Download the “Modern Marketing Essentials How-To Guide: Targeting”

Tags : oracle, marketing cloud, targetting, persona-driven communication, segmentation, database transformation, networking, software development
    
By: Cisco     Published Date: Nov 17, 2014

Today’s malware authors continue to increase their capabilities faster than security solutions can adapt to them. Whether it’s changing their attacks or hiding malicious code within web pages, it’s more difficult to identify legitimate network traffic. With first-generation network security devices, it is nearly impossible to defend against today’s threats. The situation will get worse before it gets better. Adversaries now utilize agile development and testing methods to develop their malware, they test new malware against the latest security software to increase effectiveness. Next-generation network security devices are emerging that provide the visibility and situational context required to meet today’s threats. These solutions use security automation to provide a sophisticated solution that is both lightweight and agile

Tags : malware, cisco, command and control evasion, port hopping, zero-day attacks, encapsulation, encrypted traffic, networking
    
By: Cisco     Published Date: Nov 17, 2014

Modern data centers have and continue to undergo transformation. Driven by familiar trends, green IT, endpoint growth, externalization, and increased resource requirements, modern data centers support more services, users, and data than ever before. The potential of new risks to the modern data center demands renewed attention to data center security. Data center architects must build in proper security controls, and policies and processes to address and mitigate these new risks.

Tags : endpoint proliferation, ids, ips, externalization, cisco, networking, security, software development
    
By: Cisco     Published Date: Nov 17, 2014

Recent changes in hacking combined with the emergence of the Internet of Everything have profoundly changed how we protect our systems, driving us to think about a new approach to cybersecurity. In this paper, learn about the challenges that created the need for a new threat-centric security model spanning the full attack continuum: before, during and after an attack.

Tags : spyware, rootkits, hacking, cisco, advanced threat protection, networking, security, enterprise applications
    
By: Intacct Corporation     Published Date: Jun 18, 2014

In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business? Download the 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software and discover: • Why most financial software systems hinder your ability to get good financial information • The six key questions you need to ask before considering a move to a cloud-based financial solution • Why the process for evaluating software is different for cloud solutions – and the seven SLA must-haves you should get in writing Get all the facts for a successful buying journey!

Tags : intacct corporation, accounting and financial software, roi, auditing, networking, software development, it management
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Download this infographic to see the advantages of using SteelHead SaaS and Microsoft Office 365.

Tags : steelhead saas, microsoft office 365, network latency, app delivery, networking, software development, it management
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Enterprise IT has gone through several waves of evolution since the birth of computing. The computing platform has evolved from mainframe computing to minicomputers, shifted to client/server computing, and finally moved to Internet computing in the cloud era. Read this white paper to learn more about the need for location-independent computing.

Tags : hybrid enterprise, location-independent computing, enterprise it, computing platform, cloud computing, mobile devices, networking, software development
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Read this white paper to learn how to turn your network into an enabler of your hybrid enterprise, increase reliability, and reduce costs with Riverbed SteelHead hybrid networking.

Tags : riverbed steelhead, hybrid network, saas, user experience, reliability, networking, software development, it management
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Riverbed Technology has been addressing performance issues on private and cloud enterprise networks with Steelhead wide-area network (WAN) optimization. Since 2012, Riverbed has applied its technology to Office 365 and Salesforce with Riverbed® Steelhead® Cloud Accelerator. Steelhead Cloud Accelerator combines WAN and Internet optimization to ensure bandwidth reductions and a superior user experience.

Tags : microsoft office 365, riverbed technology, wide area network optimization, salesforce, cloud, networking, software development, it management
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Ebook covering best practices and utilization of network monitoring and troubleshooting.

Tags : network monitoring, troubleshooting, integration, application performance, networking, software development, it management, wireless
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Read this white paper to learn 3 critical legacy application evaluation activities to ensure cloud migration success. Activity #1: Determine if there is a cost justification Activity #2: Conduct a cloud readiness study to better understand the business and technical factors Activity #3: Conduct a pre- and post-migration study to understand how the app will behave in the cloud

Tags : legacy application evaluation, cloud migration, cloud readiness, mobile, networking, security, software development, it management
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

Read this white paper to learn how to: • Architect an integrated WAN to support evolving application deployment models using the Internet in concert with MPLS. • Create a WAN solution that can optimize traffic flows between the Internet and the MPLS for all applications and between both internal and external users. • Deploy a solution across all independent network services that can monitor, report, control and optimize end-to-end path forwarding for all endpoints.

Tags : enterprise wan, integrated wan, public cloud services, connectivity, application performance, networking, software development, it management
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

This brief focuses on performance gains when using SteelHead SaaS with Office 365 for multi-tenant cloud services.

Tags : steelhead saas, microsoft office 365, optimization, cloud services, networking, software development, it management, wireless
    
By: Riverbed     Published Date: Apr 24, 2015

To better serve business demands for information everywhere, enterprises must develop new strategies for optimizing multiple kinds of networks. Read this white paper to learn more about accelerating delivery of data, increasing employee productivity, and creating optimal user experiences by powering the hybrid enterprise.

Tags : data delivery, employee productivity, user experience, hybrid enterprise, networking, software development, it management, wireless
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015

Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With Agile For Dummies by your side you’ll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.

Tags : agile, ibm, productivity, software teams, customer satisfaction, software development, it management, enterprise applications
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015

This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. A collaboration by Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest, these experts explore the complexities of mobile test environments, the value of the mobile device cloud, the unique role crowd sourcing can play, and how teams can leverage automation to help deliver quality apps.

Tags : mobile apps, mobile app testing, mobile device cloud, crowd sourcing, ibm, networking, software development, enterprise applications
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015

Discover service virtualization and how it fits into the big picture of software quality. In this book, Service Virtualization For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition written by industry analysts Marcia Kaufman and Judith Hurwitz, learn how to deliver higher quality software by increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your testing processes while reducing testing downtime and testing cost. The book covers the following topics and more: • Understand the changing relationship between IT and business — quicker delivery is required • Examine today’s complex applications — mobile, web, social meet middleware, packaged apps, databases, and mainframes. • Discover how to begin with service virtualization — build your business case. • Realize the benefits of service virtualization —enable earlier testing to eliminate surprises and reduce risk.

Tags : service virtualization, software quality, testing processes, software testing, packaged apps, delivery, ibm, software development
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015

Reducing costs is still a primary reason companies turn to Software as a Service (SaaS). But those at the front of the pack, like cloud leaders in general, are discovering how SaaS can help them achieve a much broader and more strategic goal—unlocking competitive advantage. These cloud leaders, called Pacesetters, are finding the reduced TCO is only the beginning of advantages offered by SaaS. Read this paper to learn how and why reducing TCO is just the beginning of the benefits offered by SaaS.

Tags : ibm, software as a service, saas, competitive advantage, team strategy, strategic partnerships, collaboration, efficiency
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 07, 2015

Businesses are transforming themselves to participate in the API economy. But how do you rapidly and securely expose your business to this developer ecosystem? Attend this webcast to find out how you can define and publish your APIs easily using the IBM API Management Service — the new SaaS solution from IBM. This cloud hosted service provides a complete set of capabilities to create, secure, manage, and socialize APIs to internal and external developer communities in the cloud, without incurring any IT infrastructure setup. Learn more from IBM's product team on how it will help enable companies to embrace the API economy and accelerate business transformation. Webcast attendees will learn about the following: •IBM API Management Service capabilities, features and benefits •Understanding different use cases of IBM API Management Service •Pricing models •How to get started using the API Management Service

Tags : ibm, business transformation, api management, develop, saas, it infrastructure, application, programming
    
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