For many enterprises, the biggest hurdle in upgrading to the Windows Server 2008 OS is the complexity of the migration process. Dell helps simplify IT and reduce risk with comprehensive service offerings and a validated, repeatable approach that includes seamless support for integrated Microsoft applications on Dell servers.
Find out how can you reduce the risks (and anxiety) when upgrading your IT infrastructure to WS08 from two experts: Ray Weinstein, acting director on Windows Practice and Burk Buechler, Product Manager for Windows Server 2008 consulting services at Dell.
Download this whitepaper to learn more about why:
LANs need upgrades to support high-bandwidth fixed and mobile services
A passive optical LAN (POL) delivers capacity, cost savings, lasting value
Upgrading to POL can reduce TCO by 37% within 5 years
This webcast will describe the new features of TSM 6.1 and will recommend strategies for assessing your current environment, upgrading to 6.1 and how to maximize the monitoring benefits. We will include lessons learned and advice for avoiding pitfalls.
This course will cover common considerations when upgrading from AIX v5.3 (or 5.2) to AIX v6.1. It includes basic instruction for the upgrade and will also prepare you for some of the common "gotchas."
In this white paper, you'll see how Lotus Notes 8.5 boosts bandwidth by storing one copy of attachments, rather than allowing duplicate via threads. You'll also discover how upgrading lets you elevate collaboration and enhance efficiency with tools that empower users to take action, create and share knowledge, and collaborate with teams.
Mobify’s Mobile Strategy Development Guide is aimed at retailers in the process of developing a mobile strategy or invested in upgrading their current strategy to meet customer expectations and incorporate emerging mobile technology. In our new guide, you’ll discover:
- How to build a solid business case to win senior management buy-in
- How to effectively assign responsibilities in the strategy development process
- How to analyze your competitors’ mobile initiatives for best practices and lessons learned
- How to identify the right metrics to measure strategy success
Security practitioners and threat actors are constantly developing new techniques to gain advantages over the other. In recent years, security teams have stepped up their approaches to protecting their infrastructure by fortifying their network perimeter defenses, building up protections against advanced malware, upgrading vulnerable operating systems, automating the delivery of patches to stop exploits, and developing counter-measures to spot intruders. The threat actors looking to circumvent these measures are shifting their attention toward the next weakest link in the security chain – the user.
LinuxONE from IBM is an example of a secure data-serving infrastructure platform that is designed to
meet the requirements of current-gen as well as next-gen apps. IBM LinuxONE is ideal for firms that
want the following:
? Extreme security: Firms that put data privacy and regulatory concerns at the top of their
requirements list will find that LinuxONE comes built in with best-in-class security features
such as EAL5+ isolation, crypto key protection, and a Secure Service Container framework.
? Uncompromised data-serving capabilities: LinuxONE is designed for structured and
unstructured data consolidation and optimized for running modern relational and nonrelational
databases. Firms can gain deep and timely insights from a "single source of truth."
? Unique balanced system architecture: The nondegrading performance and scaling capabilities
of LinuxONE — thanks to a unique shared memory and vertical scale architecture — make it
suitable for workloads such as databases and systems of reco
Published By: Datamatics
Published Date: Mar 01, 2011
Automating labor management processes or upgrading to a superior time and attendance system are both intelligent business improvements. In this document, industry experts provide best practices for maximizing ROI when making timekeeping transitions.
When faced with the decision of upgrading an existing data center, building new, or leasing space in a retail colocation data center, there are both quantitative and qualitative differences to consider. The 10-year TCO may favor upgrading or building over outsourcing, however, this paper demonstrates that the economics may be overwhelmed by a business’ sensitivity to cash flow, cash cross-over point, deployment timeframe, data center life expectancy, regulatory requirements, and other strategic factors. This paper discusses how to assess these key factors to help make a sound decision.
Voice Over IP (VoIP) deployments can cause unexpected or unplanned power and cooling
requirements in wiring closets and wiring rooms. Most wiring closets do not have
uninterruptible power available, and they do not provide the ventilation or cooling required to prevent equipment overheating. Understanding the unique cooling and powering needs of VoIP equipment allows planning for a successful and cost effective VoIP deployment. This paper explains how to plan for VoIP power and cooling needs, and describes simple, fast, reliable, and cost effective strategies for upgrading old facilities and building new facilities.
Published By: Tripp Lite
Published Date: Mar 02, 2015
VoIP is rapidly becoming the standard for voice communications in business, government, education, government and healthcare. It offers capabilities that far exceed traditional phone systems, with unified communication platforms promising to integrate messaging, mobility, collaboration, relationship management, teleconferencing and other advanced features.
The transition to VoIP presents a number of challenges like the need to install new equipment in the MDF and the IDFs dispersed throughout your organization's network/telecom wiring closets. Typical closet designs can't handle the increased wattage and heat output of the PoE switches used to power IP phones.
In this white paper you'll learn:
• The basics of VoIP migration and implementation
• What issues to consider when upgrading network/telecom wiring closets for VoIP
• What cost-effective solutions are available to power and protect a VoIP network wiring closet
If you’re like most corrugated packaging manufacturers, your company operates multiple plants where each plant uses a different enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. This arrangement of multiple ERP systems could be costing you valuable time and money and promoting inefficiencies such as manual data entry. Upgrading to a single ERP system designed for multi-plant operations can help you solve these issues and more. View this whitepaper for eight ways to improve efficiencies with a single ERP system designed for multi- plant operations.
Customer interaction is a delicate time for every company. When a customer initiates contact with a company they could be buying something, canceling a purchase, upgrading a service, complaining about an experience, or just trying to understand what and how you sell. That contact may or may not have been a result of company outreach, marketing or word of mouth. And it can take many forms.
View this webinar to learn what the experts are saying about the current state of digital analytics and hear why not upgrading is a threat to your business. James McCormack of Forrester will detail what steps you need to take now.
In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM® PowerLinux™ 7R2 servers and IBM PowerVM® running IBM WebSphere® Commerce on SUSE Linux operating systems. This case study highlights of some of the key aspects of this significant migration and its results, including how Bon-Ton IT executives support the business and what they prioritize, why they decided to make this move, what performance and capability resulted, and how it affected full data center costs and business resilience.
Every data center IT manager must constantly deal with certain practical constraints such as time, complexity, reliability, maintainability, space, compatibility, and money. The challenge is that business application demands on computing technology often don’t cooperate with these constraints.
A day is lost due to a software incompatibility introduced during an upgrade, hours are lost tracing cables to see where they go, money is spent replacing an unexpected hardware failure, and so on. Day in and day out, these sorts of interruptions burden data center productivity.
Sometimes, it’s possible to temporarily improve the situation by upgrading to newer technology. Faster network bandwidth and storage media can reduce the time it takes to make backups. Faster processors — with multiple cores and larger memory address space — make it possible to practically manage virtual machines.
Upgrading security systems to meet both current and future needs is no small feat. So when a Texas-based surveillance system integrator began work with a large national nonprofit foundation on its 20,000 square foot park-like property, existing infrastructure and future system deployment were primary considerations. With the objective to update the nonprofit’s Virtual Management Software (VMS) while leveraging existing analog and IP cameras, the system integrator needed a cost-effective solution to meet their current needs with the ability to scale for rapid growth.
Download this case study to learn more about how the system integrator engaged with NUUO, a leading NVR and VMS manufacturer known for seamless integration of 3rd party cameras to build a customized system that would suit the nonprofit’s needs.
How much time is your sales team wasting on unqualified leads? With automated scoring and grading your best prospects rise to the top, making it easy for sales representatives to prioritize prospects and take action with targeted follow-up.
Learn how to use marketing automation tools to streamline your process and push leads quickly through the pipeline without increasing your spend. Marketing automation suites offer an integrated option for generating and managing leads with landing page and email marketing tools, automated scoring and grading, drip nurturing emails, micro-level analytics and anonymous visitor identification.
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