Software

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  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Unchain Your Network with Application Intelligence and Control

    This paper discusses the new risks of Web-based applications, and offers best practices for gaining control of applications, data and bandwidth.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Laying the Technology Foundation for Measuring Marketing Performance and Calculating ROI

    Marketing performance management is an immature concept and market when applied to the entire marketing mix. CIOs must work closely with chief marketing officers to understand requirements.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Intelligence & Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers'...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    2014 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    Provided By IBM

  • Book chapters // Apr 2015

    Install, troubleshoot, and repair a Windows desktop operating system

    A desktop support technician must have expert knowledge of the hardware and software components involved in installing an operating system and of how they work together at each stage of the installation process. This is because understanding how an operating system is installed is the first step toward understanding...

    Provided By Sybex

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    SAP Enterprise Portal: Portal Infrastructure

    SAP Enterprise Portal (SAP EP) unifies enterprise applications, information, and services from SAP and non-SAP sources into one system to support business processes, both within and across company boundaries. SAP Enterprise Portal is a building block of SAP NetWeaver - a total integration and application platform designed to unify and...

    Provided By SAP

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Setting up a dynamic DNS service part 1: named

    Vincent Danen shows you how to configure the BIND side of a dynamic DNS service. (In part 2, he will configure DHCPd and put them both together.)

    Provided By Vincent Danen

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Gather Windows system details with this VBscript

    This handy VBscript gathers information on Windows machines and writes the information to a CSV file. Use the handy VBscript to gather a variety of system information on and Windows machines in your domain. When run, this script gathers a computer machine name, number of processors, total RAM, manufacturer,...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    10 things you should know about the NETSH tool

    NETSH is a lesser-known command-line tool that can help you cut to the chase when you need to perform various networking tasks. These pointers will help you use it to streamline your configuration, administration, and documentation chores. Despite its power and versatility, NETSH is often passed over in favor...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Project Management & Software Development Methodology

    Aside from the commercially available methodologies such as Prince 2 and Rational Unified Process, there are many methodology developed to suit individual organisations. This white paper sets out to provide a better understanding of methodologies, and how they can be developed and implemented. It is important to differentiate between a...

    Provided By Project Perfect

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Project Management Best Practices for the Application Development Process

    This paper establishes the essential components for the Requirements Definition and subsequently each Phase within an Application Development project process. This includes the primary steps involved in each Phase, and the necessary "packets" of information that need to be developed and passed from one Phase to the next. These necessary...

    Provided By IT Service Management Forum (itSMF)

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Fsutil Query Tool

    With a total of 58 different operations, Windows XP's Fsutil utility can be difficult to use, but our Fsutil Query Tool cuts through the confusion and brings the probative capabilities of Fsutil to the Windows user interface.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    How do I... Modify Word documents using C#?

    Accessing Word components from C# isn't quite as straight-forward as many other features of C# and the .NET Framework. With that said -- it's not rocket science either. You simply need to know what to reference and how to use the components. Zach Smith lays out exactly what you need...

    Provided By Zach Smith

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    How do I... Add items to an Access combo box on the fly?

    On occasion, an application developer working with Microsoft Access may need a list control that's a bit more flexible by allowing users to update the control's list. Handing over a bit of control, in the right circumstances, can be helpful for everyone, including you. Susan Sales Harkins shows you how...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Avoid import glitches when bringing Excel data into Access

    Importing data from Excel to Access can be somewhat dicey. These pointers will help you prepare your data and sidestep common import problems.This download is also available as an entry in our Microsoft Office blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Captaris RightFax and Microsoft SQL Server: An Overview of the Technical Relationship Between the Two Products

    This paper describes the relationship between RightFax and SQL Server, and is intended for SQL Server administrators and other key stakeholders who need to know what occurs (and does not occur) on the SQL Server as it interacts with RightFax. RightFax metadata is stored in the RightFax database on SQL...

    Provided By Captaris

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    10 fundamental differences between Linux and Windows

    Before debating the relative merits and shortcomings of Linux and Windows, it helps to understand the real distinctions between them. Jack Wallen has distilled the key differences into one list.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Use Excel's built-in features to simplify data entry

    Entering data into a worksheet can be time-consuming, and mistakes often find their way in -- but with the right tools, both speed and accuracy can be improved. Here's a look at several Excel features that facilitate data entry.This download is also available as an entry in our Microsoft...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Moving an MS Access Database Application to the Web With Alpha Five Version 9

    This paper explains the need to seriously consider moving the MS Application to the Web. It turns out that the Web provides a number of very compelling reasons for doing this such as: once the application has been moved to the Web, any authorized user can log onto the application...

    Provided By Alpha Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Importance Of Communication In Project Management

    If project staff do not know what their tasks are, or how to accomplish them, then the entire project will grind to a halt. If you do not know what the project staff are (not) doing then you will be unable to monitor project progress. And if you are uncertain...

    Provided By Project Smart

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Best Practices for Migrating to Oracle Exadata Storage Server

    Oracle Exadata Storage Server is a revolutionary advancement in database technology where database intelligence has been implemented at the storage level resulting in significant application performance gains. This paper defines best practices for pie-migration, migration, and post migration from legacy storage to Oracle Exadata Storage Server. The best practices aid...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Dallas Renovation / Upgrading Cost Analysis

    Many Dallas real estate investors seek "Value added" or renovation opportunities. This paper reviews the process of due diligence and analysis for a "Value-added" real estate investment. Dallas Renovating and upgrading acquisitions is a fabled source of achieving wealth through real estate. Many investors focus on value-added opportunities for properties...

    Provided By O'Connor & Associates

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Run UAC restricted programs without the UAC prompt

    Greg Shultz shows you how to create a task in Task Scheduler that will launch an application with the highest available privileges in Microsoft Windows Vista, and then he shows you how to create a shortcut to run that application anytime you want. This download is also available as an...

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    10 cool tools in Windows 7

    The changes to the Windows 7 interface have gotten a lot of play, but some of the new built-in tools are just as compelling. Deb Shinder runs through some of the most impressive enhancements, from the ISO burner to the Biometric Framework to PowerShell v2.This download is also available as...

    Provided By Deb Shinder

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    IP Multimedia Subsystem: IMS - Overview and Applications

    This white paper presents an overview of the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), provides examples of various services that this new environment can offer to end users, and outlines the benefits of IMS as a service delivery environment. The goal is to explain why operators should purchase and deploy such a...

    Provided By 3G Americas

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    How do I... Export Outlook e-mail messages to Access using VBA?

    Exporting Outlook folders and their contents is a simple enough task most of the time. The Import And Export wizard handles the process nicely. But as easy as it is to use, the wizard is a one-time deal. You can't append records to an existing file using the wizard. So...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    About The Infrastructure Deployment Template For Project

    The objective of this template is to identify and correlate the activities required for the full project life cycle of an infrastructure deployment process. The template is designed to focus on the required steps and processes to successfully initiate, design, and deploy a new infrastructure. This article describes a Project...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Repair your corrupted Windows registry file the easy way

    Any long time Windows user knows that a single corrupt registry entry can kill an entire Windows installation. And, if you do not have the skills to manually edit your Windows registry, having an application to simplify registry editing can make life so much easier. Jack Wallen takes a look...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    The Route Gadget

    This handy gadget offers the diagnostic benefits of the Route command without the command-line hassles. Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    ArcGIS Server and Virtualization

    Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming increasingly popular among ArcGIS customers as well. Virtualization solutions are being broadly used in test, development, and production environments, providing tremendous benefits to ArcGIS Server deployments. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, quality assurance, and certification processes of ArcGIS...

    Provided By ESRI

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    The PathPing Gadget

    This free Vista/Windows 7 gadget automates the powerful PathPing utility, making it easier for you to isolate the cause of network problems.Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    The Netstat Gadget

    The Netstat utility can help solve vexing connectivity issues - but its command-line interface isn't for everyone. This free Vista / Windows 7 gadget makes the tool much easier to use. Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    The XCopy Tool

    The XCopy command has risen from the ashes of deprecation to save you time and make your file management tasks easier. This tool automates the process for XP, Vista, and Windows 7.Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Related Offers // Apr 2015

    SUSE LInux Enterprise Server with Expanded Support Exclusive Offer

    Many of you want to move between platforms, but business realities slow you down. You may be dealing with IT resource limitations or application migration challenges. Even training costs can keep you from making the move to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as rapidly as you'd like. This offering takes the...

    Provided By Novell

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Migrate to Windows 7 from an XP dual-boot configuration

    In this edition of the Windows Vista & Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to safely undo a Windows XP and Windows 7 dual-boot system so that you can complete your migration from Windows XP to Windows 7. This download is also available as an entry in the...

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Change and customize Windows 7's Logon screen wallpaper

    In order to make it easy for OEMs to customize Windows 7, Microsoft built the ability to change the Logon screen wallpaper right into the operating system. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to change Windows 7's Logon screen wallpaper....

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    The TaskList Gadget

    The TaskList utility provides details on the services and DLL modules related to running processes. Now, there's a Vista/Windows 7 gadget that does the job without the command-line headaches.For more Windows resources, visit our Microsoft Windows blog.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    How do I create and configure a network with Windows 7 HomeGroup?

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz investigates the HomeGroup feature of Windows 7 and shows you how to create, configure, and take advantage of it in your home network. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Global 360 Case Study: Major Wireless Carrier

    This major wireless carrier needed a process and document management solution to process correspondence from offshore call centers more efficiently while improving customer response times. The Global 360 solution provided this wireless carrier with an automated correspondence management solution for an offshore call center, automated their customer response process to...

    Provided By Global 360

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    The ARP Gadget

    Windows offers a command-line utility that lets you examine or modify the ARP cache. To make the tool easier to use, Greg Shultz has 'gadgetized' it for Vista and Windows 7. Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

    Provided By Greg Shultz