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  • Pillars of Cloudiness: Trends in Cloud Applications

    More than anything else, the cloud requires flexibility and the ability to make changes quickly. Right now, new trends are emerging in the creation and delivery of cloud applications. Find out in this white paper what they are and why they matter.

  • Dell Boomi a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for iPaaS

    Learn about the iPaaS landscape from industry analysts, find the best iPaaS solution for your needs, evaluate vendors based on ability to execute and completeness of vision and see why Dell Boomi is named a Leader.

  • SFDC Integration Guidebook

    Explore this guidebook to learn how to automate business processes and benefit from Salesforce application integration, get tips for using iPaaS to better connect the data that runs your business and much more.

  • OVUM Case Study: Adoption of Dell Boomi AtomSphere iPaaS by Novartis

    Learn how Novartis, a multinational pharmaceutical company, achieved TCO savings, faster time-to-value and simplified integration with Dell Boomi AtomSphere.

  • How iPaaS Supports Today’s Hybrid IT Environments

    Learn how iPaaS differs from middleware – and how you can achieve increased business success from a hybrid IT environment. Read now!

  • How iPaaS Supports Today’s Hybrid IT Environments

    Learn how iPaaS differs from middleware – and how you can achieve increased business success from a hybrid IT environment. Read now!

  • Bloor Research: The Economics of Cloud-Managed Integration

    Read this informative research report to learn how cloud-managed integration delivers 2.5 times faster time-to-value, offers nearly 40% lower total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) and speeds results for organization such as AAA, Brady and Panasas.

  • The Ultimate Guide to BPMN2

    If you’ve been putting off learning BPMN under the mistaken assumption that you need to be an expert to use it, or if you find the standard unwieldy and hard to dissect, this revised and updated Ultimate Guide is for you. Read now.

  • Four Pillars of Business Analytics

    This best practices brief describes the Four Pillars of Business Analytics framework, then shows how you can employ the Four Pillars to understand your application needs and design and build applications that inform, connect and motivate users.

  • How Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 Is Extending Business Value

    IDC studied the business value and benefits that three JBoss customers achieved by modernizing their middleware infrastructure with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6. Learn more.

  • Re-think Data Integration: Delivering Agile BI Systems with Data Virtualization

    Read this white paper to learn about a lean form of on-demand data integration technology called data virtualization. Deploying data virtualization results in BI systems with simpler and more agile architectures that can confront the new challenges much easier.

  • Hurwitz: Benefits of Migration to Modern Middleware Services

    This paper will describe the characteristics of a modern middleware platform and how companies benefit by migrating from older inflexible monolithic infrastructures to a modular and flexible environment. We will look at how someorganizations have migrated to Red Hat’s JBoss Enterprise Application Platform(EAP) 6 as a way to cope with and accelerate business change.

  • The Forrester Wave: Hybrid2 Integration

    Read this report to compare 14 of the most significant middleware providers and their fit for hybrid scenarios between the cloud and on-premises, as well as across the different traditional on-premises integration capabilities to help you select the right partner for your hybrid integration endeavors.

  • Is an Open Source BPM Solution Right for You?

    If you are considering deploying business process management (BPM) solutions, but have been daunted by the cost, footprint, risk, lack of flexibility, or complexity of proprietary options, an enterprise open source approach may be just what you are looking for. Download this white paper to see how the increased availability of highly functional enterprise open source BPM technology is bringing the benefits of BPM solutions within reach.

  • Unified Communications: The Layman's Guide

    In this white paper contributing Ziff Davis analyst Cindy Waxer breaks down unified communications by defining it, explaining how it works, ROI, UC challenges in an organization, and questions IT leaders need to ask before deployment. Read now!

  • Hosted Contact Center Solutions Comparison Guide

    This comparison guide provides the top 10 providers and highlights key features to look for when considering a hosted solution for your business call center.

  • The Need for Improved Software Quality

    Learn the results of research from Osterman Research on the security of various types of software; their vulnerability to malware, hackers, and other threats; and recommendations for improvement. Read now!

  • Integrate Big Data into Business Processes and Enterprise Systems

    In the paper, “Integrate Big Data into Your Business Processes and Enterprise Systems” you’ll learn how to drive maximum value with an enterprise approach to Big Data.

  • Workload Automation: Accelerate Digital Services Delivery

    Now, application developers and IT operations can streamline the development and management of batch services. They’ll no longer have to deal with manual processes for defining batch jobs and workflows, or traverse multiple, disparate scheduling tools. How? With the right workload automation. Learn more.

  • CIO Why Big Data is a Big Deal

    Learn how BMC Control-M for for Hadoop allows IT to extract value from big data, with clear visibility, predictability and increased productivity and efficiency. Read on.

  • Workload Automation: From Application Development to Digital Service Delivery

    This paper, "Workload Automation – From Application Development to Digital Service Delivery," describes how a workload automation solution can eliminate the manual processes developers now use to define batch workflows and communicate them to schedulers. Learn more.

  • Beginning the Move into Hybrid Clouds

    Moving data and applications to the cloud is going to happen eventually. Hybrid clouds offer most of the advantages, and some of the disadvantages, of on- and off-premises models. Discover in this article from ADT how to get started with a hybrid cloud.

  • The DevOps Mindset: Real-World Insight from Tech Leaders

    DevOps will only work if an organization has the right culture in place. Find out in this paper how big-name DevOps leaders set up their organizations.

  • DevOps Hiring in a Nutshell: How to Build a Winning DevOps Team

    Find out in this white paper how to navigate the tricky waters of building a DevOps department.

  • APIs for Dummies

    Modern business ecosystems need to rethink their approach to innovation and integration. This book is your guide to applying the power of APIs to business challenges ranging from changing business models to embracing a world of devices and sensors.

  • Five Security Considerations in the Mobile Age

    IBM® WebSphere® DataPower® appliances provide optimized, security-rich access to backend services from mobile devices and desktops. Discover how to strengthen security in your mobile environment with DataPower.

  • Web API Management - New Rules for a New Economy

    This 10-page eBook includes three short articles discussing how Web APIs and Web API Management are changing how organizations are competing in the marketplace as well as new approaches to growing revenue. Read now!

  • Information Management: IBM and the Future of Data

    Delve into this paper to find out what IBM is doing to enable organizations to meet the increasingly challenging demands of information management. Learn more.

  • Big Data, Hadoop and the Future of Information Management

    Application Development Trends takes a close look at the tools and strategies organizations are using to maintain control over big data.

  • The Forrester Wave: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms

    Read the Forrester Research report to understand why IBM was named a leader in big data streaming analytics platforms and why InfoSphere Streams received the highest score possible in the implementation support and ability to execute categories.

  • Make Sense of Big Data

    Context-aware stream computing helps you become more responsive to potential threats and emerging opportunities. This ebook outlines how using innovative technologies to understand the context of data and analyze data in real time helps you put your data to work in new ways.

  • Five Steps to Successful Application Consolidation and Retirement

    This eBook explores five critical steps that will help organizations to streamline their application infrastructure, reduce infrastructure costs, and transform enterprise data into a trusted, high-value resource by successfully consolidating and retiring their applications.

  • Gartner Report: Hadoop is not a Data Integration Solution

    Gartner clearly depicts why Hadoop by itself is not a good choice today as a data integration solution. The report states that, "As use of the Hadoop stack continues to grow, organizations are asking if it is a suitable solution for data integration. Today, the answer is no. Not only are many key data integration capabilities immature or missing from the stack, but many have not been addressed in current projects."

  • Ten Answers Regarding Mobile App Testing

    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.

  • Info-Tech Research Group; Software Test Management Vendor Landscape

    Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category. For more, download the report today.

  • Application Release & Deployment For Dummies

    Today’s competitive marketplace requires the organization to frequently release and deploy applications at the pace of user demands, with reduced cost, risk, and increased quality. This book defines the basics of application release and deployment, and provides best practices for implementation with resources for a deeper dive.

  • Securing the Cloud

    As usage of the cloud increases, so do security threats. Find out in this series of articles from Redmond how to identify and alleviate those threats.

  • The Last Mile: Delivering Meaningful Answers from Your Data

    Read this white paper to explore the changing demands of the data-driven enterprise and three trends changing the business of data, the tangible benefits of actionable, accessible data and which vehicle is right for your business.

  • Five Best Practices for Designing Data-Driven Apps

    Read this white paper to learn why data is becoming a differentiator in customer facing apps and some emerging best practices for creating compelling, high-scale data-driven apps and solutions for your customers

  • IBM Deployment Automation Basics

    Why should we bother automating deployments in the first place? What should the scope of the automation effort be? How do we get started? This white paper provides a solid introduction to these topics.

  • 7 Proven Practices to Strengthen Release Management

    Business needs, market trends, and customer demands are forcing IT teams to deploy applications at a rapid rate. The frequency of the deployments can invoke human errors, failed deployments, and outages. This paper will guide you through seven best practices that will strengthen the way applications are released to production. Learn more.

  • Application Release & Deployment For Dummies

    Today’s competitive marketplace requires the organization to frequently release and deploy applications at the pace of user demands, with reduced cost, risk, and increased quality. This book defines the basics of application release and deployment, and provides best practices for implementation with resources for a deeper dive. Read now!

  • The Agile Architect

    In this series of articles from Application Development Trends, Agile expert Dr. Mark Balbes offers a wide range of perspectives.

  • Optimization and Monitoring for Continuous Delivery of Innovative Software: The Missing Puzzle Pieces

    It is possible, even necessary, for development teams to provide continuous delivery, optimization and monitoring of software. Find out how in this technical paper.

  • The Key to Smarter Enterprise Security

    Code signing is at a crossroads. In many enterprises, the traditional approach remains standard procedure: purchase certificate, download and deploy locally. But, many companies are finding it a challenge to manage their code signing certificate deployments. Learn more!

  • Seven Ways to Reduce Waste and Accelerate Software Delivery

    This paper will explore best practices for identifying and eliminating seven types of waste: Waiting, handoffs and task switching, motion, extra processes, extra features, partially completed work and defects. Read now!

  • Mobile Application Development Primer

    Industries of all varieties have begun to realize that the target audiences for their business applications have shifted in massive numbers from the use of traditional personal computers, such as desktops and laptops, to using mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets for accessing the internet and for obtaining the information they seek.

  • Five Vital Steps for Successful Software Delivery in a Chaotic World

    Delivering applications that meet the needs of the business can be a challenge in a complex business climate that is constantly changing. Diverse, multiple heterogeneous environments are the norm, all of which must be maintained and deployed. Multiple tools and technologies connect, support and create work. Processes are inconsistent, which contributes to difficulties with end-to-end lifecycle governance. Waste, rework and technical debt abound. Learn more.

  • DevOps For Dummies

    Today’s fast-moving world makes DevOps essential for any business aspiring to be agile and lean in order to respond rapidly to changing customer and marketplace demands. This book helps you understand DevOps and how your organization can gain real business benefits from it. Learn more!

  • Agile For Dummies

    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.

  • The Forrester Wave™: Service Virtualization And Testing Solutions, 2014

    Service virtualization and testing (SVT) solutions provide developers and testers with tools to quickly simulate the services of a complex production environment, mainly for automating regression, integration, and performance tests. Read Forrester’s analysis of the leading providers in this space, and learn how this technology is improving continuous testing and helping companies achieve a significant return on their investment.

  • Ten Answers Regarding Mobile App Testing

    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.

  • An Insider’s Guide to Agile Testing and Service Virtualization

    Get the essentials about Agile testing and service virtualization from several different perspectives. Get an analyst's take from Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester Research on how to remove Agile testing bottlenecks and ways to calculate your potential return on investment for Service Virtualization. Learn more.

  • Service Virtualization For Dummies

    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 increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of your testing processes while reducing testing downtime and testing cost. Learn more.

  • The Future of Testing: Where Do Testers Spend Their Time?

    TechWell, IBM, uTest, and Keynote partnered on a powerful new survey that explores where today’s testers are spending their time, what obstacles they most often encounter, and where they think their attention should be focused. Read on.

  • Agile For Dummies

    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.

  • App Release & Deployment For Dummies

    Today’s competitive marketplace requires the organization to frequently release and deploy applications at the pace of user demands, with reduced cost, risk, and increased quality. This book defines the basics of application release and deployment, and provides best practices for implementation with resources for a deeper dive.

  • DevOps For Dummies

    Today’s fast-moving world makes DevOps essential for any business aspiring to be agile and lean in order to respond rapidly to changing customer and marketplace demands. This book helps you understand DevOps and how your organization can gain real business benefits from it. Learn more

  • Improving Application Scalability with In-Memory Data Grids

    Find out in this white paper from Hurwitz & Associates how companies are benefitting from using data grid technology.

  • Deploy Full Java EE Applications in the Cloud

    Keeping up with the pace of deploying Java EE applications can be tough. Find out in this white paper how to stay ahead.

  • Behavior Driven Development and BRMS

    Behavior-driven development is an agile application life-cycle management framework that helps developers and business experts communicate effectively. Red Hat Consulting helps clients improve speed-to-market, reduce risk, and sustain quality by implementing agile development techniques with proven business rules management products, including Red Hat JBoss BRMS. Learn more.

  • Forrester: Open Source BPM Hits the Mark for Delivering New Class of Process Apps

    Read this paper to learn about the challenges faced by application development teams today, and how developers can benefit most from open source BPM solutions that provide full-featured process modeling, analytics, and business rules capabilities. The findings in this study are based on Forrester’s own research and a custom study of software developers commissioned by Red Hat.

  • Enterprise Integration Patterns Flash Cards

    Use these flashcards along with the popular open source integration framework Apache Camel as an easy reference during the design and development of integration projects. This deck of flashcards covers 49 integration patterns discussed in Gregory Hohpe’s book, Enterprise Integration Patterns.

  • IDC: The Intelligent Integrated Enterprise

    Read this paper to learn how you can create an intelligent, integrated enterprise that dramatically increases both customer satisfaction and profitability. By leveraging business intelligence to integrate and manage widely distributed systems, your organization can meet and exceed enterprise commitments to customers.

  • VoIP for Beginners

    While VoIP services can be less expensive than standard telephone network services, call quality can be a factor in one’s decision to switch to VoIP. However, constant innovation and upgrades are making VoIP comparable in quality to the traditional phone system. In this white paper, VoIP for Beginners, you’ll be introduced to how VoIP works.

  • The Hidden Benefits of VoIP Revealed

    You don't have to throw out your old communications infrastructure tomorrow. You can take a tiered approach to moving your company forward with VoIP. Read this white paper, The Hidden Benefits of VoIP Revealed, so you won't miss out on how you can use VoIP to re-invent how you conduct business, while increasing your bottom line.

  • Five Must Have Features for Business VoIP

    In this free white paper, Five Must-Have Features for Business VoIP, you'll learn about five ways VoIP can deliver greater value to your business. Read on.

  • 4 Simple Steps to VoIP Vendor Selection

    Download this free white paper, 4 Simple Steps to VoIP Vendor Selection, to completely educate yourself about VoIP trends so that you can determine the perfect solution for your company. Learn more.

  • Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life Cycle Management

    Time-to-market pressure is driving the application development life cycle management market to evolve and expand. This research evaluates leading ADLM providers to help application development and IT managers select appropriate technology partners that drive quality and productivity. Learn more.

  • The Forrester Wave™: Service Virtualization And Testing Solutions

    Service virtualization and testing (SVT) solutions provide developers and testers with tools to quickly simulate the services of a complex production environment, mainly for automating regression, integration, and performance tests. Read Forrester’s analysis of the leading providers in this space, and learn how this technology is improving continuous testing and helping companies achieve a significant return on their investment.

  • Store Less, Spend Less: Managing Data According to its Economic Value

    Not all data is critical or even necessary. Learn in this white paper how governance over the information lifecycle can improve the efficiency of data storage.

  • Build the Business Case for Better Information Economics

    Data is growing, while its value is declining. That can get expensive, but sound information governance practices can ease the pain. Find out more in this white paper.

  • Application Performance Management Is Critical To Business Success

    This Application Performance Management Forrester Research study captures insight into the benefits and challenges with today’s IT monitoring solutions as well as the types of monitoring features that will help meet application performance and availability expectations.

  • API Management is the SOA Renaissance

    An innovation-centric approach that combines SOA and API management provides you with a robust integration from the Internet of Things to enterprise back-end systems. An approach to integration that can also generate new business insight and opportunities. Read on.

  • Champions of Software as a Service

    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. Learn more.