Published By: Netviewer
Published Date: Jul 10, 2009
Business travel is coming under closer scrutiny: In Germany alone, companies spend
approximately 50 billion euros on business travel every year.
To partially offset this expense, many companies are replacing business trips with online
meetings. With this technology, customers and partners are able to communicate with images and audio over the Internet, while special presentation functions reinforce the personal aspects of a meeting. Software licenses, Webcams, and headsets are worth the investments. Companies that use Web meetings discover new methods of collaboration and reduce their own output of greenhouse gases.
A wise brand uses many marketing channels to reach its target audience. But a successful one will integrate its multi-channel efforts into one cohesive marketing campaign where all the parts work together to better each other's performance and drive the campaign to success. The following white paper breaks down why integrated marketing should be a strategy that a brand employs and offers some examples of what makes a successful integrated campaign run.
In this informative webinar, you will learn about the challenges of implementing configuration management along with suggestions on how to get started, and best practices to ensure success. You will also learn how Numara® FootPrints® Configuration Management, with its fast implementation, practical approach to implementing configuration management and automated integration to auto-discovery tools, takes the pain and time out of creating and maintaining a functional CMDB. Learn more today!
Mobile access to Salesforce CRM is one of the easiest ways to get the most from your Salesforce CRM investment. To get started right, follow the tips in this document. It's an approach that's yielded great results for hundreds of customers.
This white paper looks at what it takes to deliver a broad set of network storage solutions that address the ongoing needs of IT managers while accommodating their current business requirements. Learn more today!
Cascade Grain Products, a new $113.4 million gallon ethanol plant in Clatskanie, Oregon, was in need of an IT infrastructure that matched its green business mission. The IT management team chose to equip the new plant with an expandable and energy-efficient server and storage infrastructure consisting of an all-in-one blade server and storage solution. Read this case study to learn how Cascade Grain Products achieved a planet- and bottom line-friendly six-figure cost avoidance on power, cooling and construction costs and $50,000 annual saving in onsite administration costs.
Today's economic climate has heightened the goal of every IT department to provide high-quality IT service to the business, at the lowest possible cost, while improving business outcomes. Looking outside of the infrastructure itself, there are two key challenges related to data storage: provisioning capacity for applications and reducing risk through a sound data protection strategy. This white paper discusses the challenges of creating the right storage infrastructure, provides an overview of data storage options, and examines a storage solution that combines blade servers and network-attached storage.
Data deduplication technology represents one of the most significant storage enhancements in recent years, promising to reshape future data protection and disaster recovery solutions. Data deduplication offers the ability to store more on a given amount of storage and replicate data using lower bandwidth links at a significantly reduced cost. This white paper explains how deduplication technologies work in practice, the pros and cons of each approach, and when to choose a particular type.
New functionality in BIG-IP v10--such as resource provisioning and route domains--coupled with existing administrative domain capabilities enables IT to virtualize application delivery functions across departments. Sharing the investment in a unified application delivery solution across business constituents increases the return on investment while reducing the complexity inherent in managing multiple devices.
Companies running legacy job scheduling products suffer from higher costs, inefficient use of resources, and greater IT complexity, according to independent analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates. Read their findings, and see why consolidating on a single, comprehensive workload automation solution is an easy win for IT and the business.
Published By: CrownPeak
Published Date: Jun 30, 2009
This is the second of a three part CrownPeak White Paper exploring Why Content Marketing Is Online Marketing. In this series we present the new idea that Web content marketing is the central and most important tenet of online marketing. Today, the function of online marketing revolves around the Web which, itself, revolves around content. So as we talk about online marketing/marketers and content marketing/marketers consider them and yourself one and the same. Learn more today!
In an intensely competitive marketplace, knowledge is power. The more an airline can learn about what its customers like and don't like about its offerings, the more effective it can be at building customer loyalty and maximizing its revenues.
The intrepid data miner runs many risks, including being buried under mountains of data or disappearing along with the "mysterious disappearing terabyte." This article outlines some risks, debunks some myths, and attempts to provide some protective "hard hats" for data miners in the technology sector.
Technology rollouts on a nationwide and global scale require technicians to perform onsite work. Though you may have hired a Technology Rollout Company to manage and deploy these technicians, they ultimately serve as direct representatives of your company.
When times get tough, people re examine old habits and brand loyalties. Consumers are more conscious about spending their hard earned money and their tastes shift dramatically as they cut back. Virgin Mobile USA was able to see exactly how their consumers were changing during the economic downturn by surveying their online community of customers. The panel brings together hundreds of customers to interact with the organization on a variety of issues. The results were so interesting that both Forbes Magazine and the Chicago Tribune wrote an article about the findings.
Learn how you can simplify compliance and automate the transition from development to production with complete traceability. Benefit from process definition and enforcement, and automatic generation of audit trails. Add consolidation to single, global repository where you move code into a single software change and configuration management instance that works globally, but performs as if everything were local. Result: savings and productivity.
Find out how to meet the challenges facing your midsize company and benefit from the road map that takes you through the process of deploying a BI solution, enabling you to start small and then build incrementally on your initial success to make fact-based and BI-driven decision making pervasive in your company.
Published By: Dell-Intel
Published Date: Jun 19, 2009
Despite progress in virtualization, much development still remains. With predictions that virtualization will become pervasive, this research highlights forthcoming challenges and strategic issues facing IT planners. Register now for this free Gartner report sponsored by Dell and Intel to receive important advice on how to deal issues such as heterogeneity, resources and performance optimization, and the increasing fragmented tool market.
As products go to market quicker, employees, customers, and business partners need the ability to collaborate and access business data—when, where, and how ever they choose. Watch this illustrated demo to see how IBM offers a smarter, business-driven approach to Identity and Access Management. And how IBM’s extensive integration capabilities can enhance productivity without compromising security.
"Time is money. You can't do business if you can't access your applications. I won't settle for anything less than 99.99% application availability." Steven Sommer, veteran CIO/CTO There is no aspect more critical to a business than the ability of its end users, customers, business partners and suppliers to have high availability access the corporate applications. If applications are unavailable, business ceases. And corporations know it.
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
There’s an old management axiom: You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Yet many organizations do a very poor job (or no job at all) of measuring the business value of their IT investments. Four existing methodologies can be adopted as is or customized to suit specific needs. Firms should pick one, institutionalize it as part of an overall governance framework, and embed it in IT portfolio management.
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
To succeed in the professional services industry, your firm must continually improve its service delivery methods. Read how you can increase client value and lower costs through implementing more efficient resourcing and partnering processes and co-creating value with your clients.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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