Server virtualization is revolutionizing the datacenter by making applications mobile, increasing application uptime, and allowing IT admins to allocate computing resources more efficiently. The technology has been deployed widely enough that the role of the computer server has evolved from directly hosting operating systems and applications to hosting fully virtualized environments. Server that can support more virtualized machines (VMs - complete application stacks) allow their users to gain higher return on their IT investments. Private Cloud can extend the virtualization benefits in ways that broaden the benefits of virtualization to all parts of the organization. In this white paper, you will learn how Corporate IT uses these tools to meet the increasing demand for IT services.
Internet use is trending towards bandwidth-intensive
content and an increasing number of attached “things”.
At the same time, mobile telecom networks and data
networks are converging into a cloud computing
architecture. To support needs today and tomorrow,
computing power and storage is being inserted out on
the network edge in order to lower data transport time
and increase availability. Edge computing brings
bandwidth-intensive content and latency-sensitive
applications closer to the user or data source. This
white paper explains the drivers of edge computing
and explores the various types of edge computing
This white paper explains the why's and how's of data center transformation. It reveals the breakthrough IBM approach that supports dynamic, service oriented applications and consolidates systems, servers and networks for decreased operational costs on all fronts—freeing up funds for business innovation. Download white paper on new data center.
Maintaining data security, performance, availability and recoverability is a growing challenge. The IBM Power platform offers many advantages in performance, scalability and key functional capabilities to support key database serving. In addition, it simplifies virtualization, making it easier to reduce the number of physical servers required. This ITG report shows the advantages of the IBM Power platform as an alternative to commodity Windows servers in mid-sized companies.
Maintaining data security, performance, availability and recoverability is a growing challenge. The IBM Power platform offers cost-effective performance, scalability and key functional capabilities to support Linux-based database serving. It also simplifies virtualization, making it easier to reduce the number of physical servers required. This ITG report shows the advantages of the IBM Power platform for Linux database serving in mid-sized companies.
BI and data warehousing have undergone significant changes in the past decade. With the advent of operational BI came major pressures on the BI environment, involving the need to support operational decision-making. This white paper explores these pressures and how to deal with them by creating a dynamic, future-proof infrastructure.
PTC, the Product Development Company® today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., LTD (SEC), a leading digital products manufacturer of mobile phones, televisions, and semiconductors, has selected PTC Windchill as its digital product development data repository to manage an integrated BOM of mechanical, electrical and software data across its globally distributed product development environment. Windchill is the standard enterprise PLM solution at SEC because of its powerful, Web-based support of key product development processes on a single technology architecture and execution environment.
Published By: iDirect
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The global demand for voice and data services delivered over cellular networks continues to grow as new markets open and existing ones increase capacity. The networking infrastructure to support subscriber growth and new services have experienced aggressive expansion as the worldwide economy evolves.
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization (R&H) manages and administers musical and theatrical licensing rights for the heirs of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, and many other talented writers. The company implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX in 2006 to gain complete control and visibility over its licensing and business operations. More recently, the company wanted to give employees quick and easy access to the information they need to perform their jobs more efficiently. R&H enrolled in the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program and became one of the first companies in the world to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. Now, employees throughout the organization have almost instant access to company information tailored to their specific roles. Employees spend less time tracking tasks and more time efficiently serving customers.
BearingPoint wanted a “one-stop-shop” for its growing marketing organization that was easy to setup and didn’t require a lot of resources. A tool was needed to help with the wide-range of marketing activities that satisfied the needs of the entire marketing team. This system needed to easily handle financial and legal requests, capture campaign and event data, support creative development and reduce manual processes that contributed to the lagging of concrete knowledge of their marketing budgets and spending at any given point in time.
Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Mar 01, 2009
Free utility finds the fragmentation that's crippling your network!
New Disk Performance Analyzer for Networks 2.0 takes the guesswork out of tracking networked system performance. This revolutionary utility scans networked systems' performance from one single access point. It equips administrators with an arsenal of performance data, so they can zero in on systems' fragmentation and slows. This second edition comes with a series of improvements which afford users more control and flexibility. Systems can be selected from the Active Directory or IP Address. And this cutting-edge tool supports custom grouping. So, repeated scans are easy to set up and run. Performance reports can also be scheduled for off-peak hours. Results will be automatically sent to your e-mail address. Performance reports are now exported to a MicrosoftT SQL database for easy sorting and querying.
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Seeing into the hearts and minds of our customers is impossible; but this article describes how Data Mining techniques can be used to create strategies and tactics to increase customer retention and value.
The Connected Customer is an individual who is intimately connected
to the data, outcomes, decisions, and staff associated with any
relationship to an organization. This intensely personal connection is
not just a matter of the most recent transaction, but represents a
combination of connected data, connected analytics, and collaborative
decisions associated with improving the customer’s relationship with
the organization over time.
In this report, Blue Hill explores the key traits associated with
supporting the Connected Customer through the Internet of Things,
and provides guidance on why the Internet of Things will be essential
across the general business landscape
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) can be a very polarizing topic for IT. Some view it as a solution that can save money, improve end user satisfaction, and enable remote employees. For others, BYOD represents risk of data leakage, loss of control, and signing up to support an endless ecosystem of unknown devices.
No matter what your opinion on BYOD is, the impact on IT policy cannot be overstated. Through 2017, Gartner reports that 90% of organizations will support some aspect of BYOD.
Read this eGuide and learn how you can address several new BYOD challenges facing IT.
As enterprises focus on consolidation of data centers, they continue to expand the roles and numbers of branch offices, often in locations that are difficult to support and protect. Learn to extend the virtual edge of the data center to branch offices, enabling complete consolidation of servers and data, improving security, and providing LAN performance at the edge via the WAN.
Read this white paper and discover how decision management can help you effectively leverage your business data to support faster, more-accurate real-time decisions in virtually every area of your business.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Oct 03, 2012
An overview of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 security capabilities and features, including: BlackBerry® Balance technology, BlackBerry® Bridge, data-at-rest protection, and secure connectivity to support native email and corporate intranet access.
This white paper explains how to utilize these capabilities in order to respond to challenges quickly in complex data center environments. Find out how you can take advantage of these new designs and tools to reduce support costs.
Published By: ExtraHop
Published Date: Jul 25, 2013
ExtraHop enables healthcare IT organizations to harness the massive amounts of wire data flowing through their environments. See how ExtraHop can help to manage departmental and legacy applications while also supporting new initiatives such as meaningful use, compliance, VDI, EHR/EMR, and mobile applications.
This paper summarizes and evaluates the prevalence and efficacy of data center virtualization deployments, as well as the hardware that supports them. The conclusions drawn from this report are based on analysis of both quantitative market research and two qualitative interviews with a CIO and CTO in healthcare and finance, respectively. Each customer, referred to ESG by Hewlett-Packard (HP), had extensive experience deploying both server and desktop virtualization. The goal of the study was to determine the IT and business drivers to adoption of virtualization technologies, the expected and realized benefits, ensuing infrastructure decisions, future outlook of the data center, and best practices for deployment.
This paper summarizes and evaluates the prevalence and efficacy of data center virtualization deployments, as well as the hardware that supports them. The conclusions drawn from this report are based on analysis of both quantitative market research and two qualitative interviews with a CIO and CTO in healthcare and finance, respectively. Each customer, referred to ESG by Hewlett-Packard (HP), had extensive experience deploying both server and desktop virtualization. The goal of the study was to determine the IT and business drivers to adoption of virtual technologies, the expected and realized benefits, ensuing infrastructure decisions,future outlook of the data center, and best practices for deployment.
Buy-and-hold strategies can actually add costs to the datacenter, as systems age in place. Not only do hardware maintenance and software maintenance fees rise, over time – but the aging of applications also costs the organization money. Investing in a transition from POWER5 to POWER7 resulted in a return on investment (ROI) of more than 150 percent over three years.An insightful and and compelling discussion by IDC that reviews the primary reason for maintaining current systems -- Return on Investment. IDC studied IBM Power Systems sites that remained on the POWER5 platform long after its initial introduction in 2004. When comparisons to the succeeding generation of POWER7 are made, customers have found that the increase in scalability and performance of POWER7 systems, combined with a reduction in server "footprint" size and overall electrical requirements, resulted in significant reductions in ongoing costs, or opex, per 100 end users supported.
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