Many enterprises depend heavily on business services to generate revenue. But they often have trouble correlating availability and performance information from individual systems with the business as a whole. To do this, you need a clear view of your service infrastructure. Integrated availability and performance solutions can provide the visibility, control, and automation that your IT environment needs.
When bound to regulation and compliance, process manufacturers find opportunities to grow through enterprise resource planning (ERP). However, 50% of process manufacturers execute non-integrated ERP strategies. This Aberdeen Group research study reveals best practices to help you adapt or select an ERP vendor that improves your business performance.
Companies are trying to improve efficiencies and performance of many real-time operational business practices, including customer experiences, inventory & purchasing, manufacturing yield, BAM and BPM. This white paper explores strategies and capabilities that best-in-class companies are employing to improve operational performance.
Download IBM® Lotus® Sametime® Standard V8.0, a platform for unified communications and collaboration that combines security features with an extensible, open solution including integrated Voice over IP, geographic location awareness, mobile clients, and a robust Business Partner community offering telephony and video integration. Lotus Sametime Standard V8.0 expands on the existing instant messaging, Web conferencing, VoIP, point-to-point video, mobile clients, external IM gateway, and extensible client with additional platform support and enhancements to the end user experience, administration, and performance.
A new guide from Fathom SEO explains how businesses can maximize search engine marketing efforts by adopting a holistic management plan for Pay-Per-Click and Search Engine Optimization. Learn how to effectively share data about keywords, ad copy and landing page performance.
As business users expand to newer types of applications, and grow older ones, their attempts to use RDBMS encounter the "Relational Wall," where RDBMS technology no longer provides the performance and functionality needed. This paper measures the wall, explains what model and architectural differences cause it, how to foresee it, and how to avoid it.
As vendors rush to embrace and exploit predictive analytics, only those with a truly unified solutions will succeed in capitalizing on this powerful and promising technology. Read this insightful white paper to learn more.
Published By: Reactivity
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The vast majority of IT professionals and business people agree that security is the leading concern for SOA and XML messages and most quickly realize that SSL is limited by not providing content security, auditability or reliability. This paper will discuss how to extend SOA beyond the perimeter through high performance.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 23, 2007
The need to understand how the performance and problems within the technical infrastructure impacts the capabilities of the business is massive. However, the majority of companies can only measure application and specific asset performance, whereas many issues within the infrastructure lie at the transport level, where packet switching presents both great opportunities and major issues.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 08, 2009
Monitoring, measuring and reporting on the financial health of an organisation is a basic need that requires effective tools and processes to optimise the end result. Underpinning this is the requirement for planning capabilities, utilising scenario and what if analysis with simulations and other forward looking capabilities. The new primary research presented in this report shows that most organisations still have much to do.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 27, 2009
Across the mid-market, inefficiencies are compounded by the lack of visibility into pertinent data, of processes being adequately and flexibly automated, and for the performance of the business to be monitored on a constant basis. Without such capabilities, businesses will find it difficult to survive the current financial conditions – yet creating an environment where information can be easily aggregated and viewed has never been easier. Also, business performance can be easily monitored with small proactive, and even reactive, actions ensuring effective responses to market forces and enabling organisations to compete with local and more global business threats.
Key Performance Indicators and To-Do Lists provide the opportunity for a company to more fully utilize information already available within the organization to promote greater efficiency, stronger performance, and continuous improvement – all directed toward accomplishing company-wide business objectives for greater stronger asset performance.
External forces can knock your business off balance with no warning. To meet these external challenges, you need the capability to extend supply chain visibility, respond to changes in real time, and improve performance measurement across the entire chain.
Published By: AKS-Labs
Published Date: Mar 20, 2007
Business professionals lack essential information about real-life metrics and information on how to build a Balanced Scorecard, which supports weights and scores, which allows calculating the performance values. This whitepaper is a Balanced Scorecard design toolkit, which contains some "how-to" ideas.
The recent momentum of Unified Communications (UC) and the disruptive enabling technology of IP Telephony have created a convergence between Voice Engineering and IT departments that is unprecedented - even since the advent of computer telephony integration. However, despite rapid and significant advances within these technologies, many enterprises, even the early adopters, have not fully embraced the alignment of these two worlds.
In this document, you'll learn to enable the successful execution and completion of IPT Deployment projects through a standardized set of processes and methodologies based upon Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.
Clarus Systems, Inc. answers the demands of the market by providing enterprises, systems integrators and managed service providers with scaleable IP Communications solutions that maximize ongoing operations and ensure increased end user confidence and efficiency. Learn more about Clarus Systems and how they can help your business in this data sheet.
Enterprise networks are going through massive change, and the convergence of voice and data including Communication deployments, upgrades, transformations and ongoing management remain a top priority. According industry analysts at Aberdeen Group, 61% are planning for Communications in the next two years. In order to get the most from their Unified Communications investment at the time of deployment and beyond, enterprises must leverage both active testing and configuration analysis techniques to certify and validate that environments are configured as designed.
Accessible through a web-based, interactive dashboard, the latest version of the ClarusIPC Plus+ solution integrates performance management capabilities that create real-world "What-if" scenarios to predict capacity issues before they have a chance to impact end users. By monitoring KPI's such as server health, gateway capacity, media resources and device registration, you consistently maintain the ability to estimate future bandwidth needs.
In today’s global marketplace, you rely on your IP telephony environment to unite employees who work remotely, in a branch, or at the office headquarters by providing seamless, effective communications. Whether at the time of deployment, during an upgrade, or through an operational review, validating these environments to function properly and meet user expectations is critical.
Clarus Systems, Inc. has collaborated with IQ Services to deliver technology independent testing solutions that enhance end-to-end voice process lifecycle management within the contact center. The goal is to ensure a positive customer experience by incorporating voice testing and monitoring into every step of your contact center's life cycle - resulting in confidence that your solution works as designed.
Download this free report to explore the potential of applying business performance management principles to advance document performance management to reduce costs; better manage documents as vital strategic, financial and information assets; and secure positive returns on investments from outsourcing. Learn more today!
This EMA white paper investigates virtualization management issues in detail, outlining the key drivers and outcomes of virtualization, explaining critical inhibitors to virtualization success (and how to overcome them), and describing core virtualization performance management solution requirements. It also briefly describes one such solution, the eG Enterprise Suite, and includes a short case study highlighting this solution in action.
Today’s small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) are undergoing the same IT evolution as their enterprise counterparts, only on a smaller scale. For SMBs, website reliability, flexible scalability, performance and ease of management are as essential to SMB website infrastructure as they are to an enterprise. It’s fare to say that these capabilities are an important operational imperative for businesses of all sizes.
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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