IBM PartnerWorld is a program run by IBM that outlines how the company works with IBM Business Partners such as VARs, systems integrators, managed service providers, consultants and independent software vendors.
The Intel Technology Provider program is Intel Corp.'s partner program designed to support the sales and marketing efforts of channel partners who specify, design, build or resell Intel-based technology products.
A key risk indicator (KRI) is a metric for measuring the likelihood that the combined probability of an event and its consequence will exceed the organization's risk appetite and have a profoundly negative impact on an organization's ability to be successful.
Strategic planning is the process executives undertake in order to make thoughtful decisions about their organization’s mission, values and goals, and properly allocate resources to fulfill those directives.
The CISO (chief information security officer) is a senior-level executive responsible for aligning security initiatives with enterprise programs and business objectives, ensuring that information assets and technologies are adequately protected.
Antimalware (anti-malware) is a type of software program designed to prevent, detect and remediate malware infections on individual computing devices and IT systems. The terms antivirus software and antimalware software are often used as synonyms.
A digital certificate is an electronic "passport" that allows a person, computer or organization to exchange information securely over the Internet using the public key infrastructure (PKI). A digital certificate may also be referred to as a public key certificate.
Google BigQuery is a cloud-based big data analytics web service for processing very large read-only data sets. BigQuery was designed for analyzing data on the order of billions of rows, using a SQL-like syntax.
Converged infrastructure (CI) is an approach to data center management that relies on a specific vendor and the vendor’s partners to provide pre-configured bundles of hardware and software in a single chassis.
Work.com is a corporate performance management platform for sales representatives with a user interface (UI) that resembles a social networking website. The platform, which is a Salesforce product, targets employee engagement in three areas: alignment of team and personal goals with business goals, motivation through public recognition and real-time performance feedback.
A cloud marketplace is an online storefront, operated by a cloud provider, through which customers may subscribe to Software as a Service (SaaS) applications that are built on, integrate with or complement the cloud provider's main infrastructure, platform or software service.