Published By: mindSHIFT
Published Date: Nov 29, 2007
mindSHIFT has extended its service capabilities to include software-as-a-service as well as managed IT services, and is a "compelling solution" for small and medium-sized organizations seeking a strategic source to meet their IT and business needs.
"Best Practices for Selecting a WAN Optimization Solution: Benchmarking Performance ROI" includes best practices for defining requirements and comparing alternative solutions, and offers a metric that IT organizations can use to select the WAN optimization solution that delivers the greatest value.
Published By: Blue Lane
Published Date: Nov 15, 2007
Virtualization has become all the rage for companies interested in optimizing their servers and storage systems. This shift in data center architecture allows IT organizations to reduce operational costs and increase flexibility and responsiveness to changing business demands.
With so much of today's commerce being conducted electronically, providing staff with internet access has become a business necessity. The improper use of e-mail and instant messengers can lead to extremely expensive lawsuits, and the proliferation of mobile devices has made it considerably easier for errant employees to steal sensitive information. This white paper will detail the risks to which organizations that do not monitor their employees are exposed and explain the right way for organizations to go about monitoring.
Published By: NetSupport
Published Date: Nov 14, 2007
A majority of organizations do not have efficient ways of keeping track of their IT assets. That opens them up to dangers like system downtime from improperly implemented upgrades, potential licensing violations, poor customer service, overpaying on license fees and improper usage of software and the Internet by employees.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Nov 13, 2007
Businesses across Europe are becoming increasingly reliant on web-enabled applications that are accessed over the public internet. One of the key drivers for this is to open up communications with external organizations that are fundamental to core business processes.
Considering adding a contact center to your business? Our analyst-written buyer's guide is a great place to start your search. We provide you with an in depth market overview, a rundown of standard and advanced features and will point you in the direction that will be most beneficial and efficient for your organization.
Today, most healthcare professionals carry mobile phones. These phones are capable of sending and receiving text messages; immediately, non-intrusively and cost effectively. Text messaging has opened up a revolutionary way for healthcare organizations to interact with their health care staff. This document will help the reader to understand the costs associated with current staffing organizations' communications and identify a cost effective alternative.
Email compliance, security and content policy enforcement is a growing priority for all organizations. Email content control solutions provide real-time scanning of email traffic and provide the foundation for proactive enforcement of regulatory and corporate policies. However, the administrative burden associated with policy management imposed by most such products is significant.
The Internet, years after its emergence, continues to be a challenge for most organizations. This paper examines the notion of eService and the need for it in large, global organizations in particular. It also provides guidelines for developing an effective eService plan, and concludes with a discussion of the most significant benefits of implementing such a plan.
Published By: Appistry
Published Date: Oct 11, 2007
Organizations serving the intelligence & defense community rely on the performance of their applications for more than revenue - national security depends upon those applications for mission-critical operations. This industry profile details how Appistry provides the reliability and performance demanded by intelligence & defense organizations.
Published By: Stratavia
Published Date: Oct 03, 2007
IT organizations are looking to leverage automation to improve the delivery of business services across the enterprise, while reducing costs. Automation can be implemented in many ways; however, today’s enterprise demands a higher level of sophistication than simple scripts. This whitepaper from Stratavia discusses the key aspects of automated server provisioning that every CIO should know.
The purpose of this white paper is to outline the importance of data quality with reference to single view of customer. In any organization SVC is the foundation of successful customer relationship management (CRM).
This whitepaper outlines a way for organizations to build a modern framework for managing distributed teams that overcomes the structural challenges of working across far-flung locations, and ensures projects come in as expected—on time, on budget and on target with business goals. This framework reuses your existing development infrastructure to restore visibility and empowered decision making within your globally distributed software development projects.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 13, 2007
A sound IT infrastructure is fundamental to today’s businesses and when that infrastructure fails the consequences can be far reaching. Whether it is business-to-business, business-to-consumer or public sector organizations serving citizens, applications and the services they drive increasingly need to be available all day, every day. Many organizations find it hard to achieve such service levels. This briefing looks at some possible solutions.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 07, 2007
Mid-sized organizations have similar issues to large organizations when it comes to the storage and management of information and data, yet they often have limited capability to attract, retain and maintain the skills that large organizations will use in managing their data assets. There is a strong need for more effective tools that will enable mid-sized organizations to manage their data assets and gain the greatest value from them.
Many IT Managers will be familiar with the ‘disk or die’ ultimatums that a disgruntled system can issue. If the system demands feeding and threatens to shut down if it doesn’t get more disk to chew, it’s time to address the issue of disk once and for all. The expense of using disk to accommodate problems in the hope of buying extra investigation time is a quick fix that few organizations can sustain.
One of the greatest challenges to any advanced wireless operation is the maintenance of continuous and economical service. Today’s networks have evolved into business-critical services that organizations rely upon every day. However, unplanned remote site downtime due to equipment and power failure, and adverse environmental conditions can severely impair network service.
While 802.1X has a growing presence, it's still immature and may not provide all the policy enforcement features commonly required in most organizations. This white paper focuses on the 802.1X standard for authentication and access control and how it compares to the Nevis approach for LAN security.
Published By: Blue Lane
Published Date: Aug 31, 2007
Virtualization has become all the rage for companies interested in optimizing their servers and storage systems. This shift in data center architecture allows IT organizations to reduce operational costs and increase flexibility and responsiveness to changing business demands. But in this rush to virtualize, security can fall by the wayside.
In November 2002, Skanska embarked on the construction industry’s largest consolidation effort. Having acquired numerous companies in the previous 12 years — ranging in size from $100 million to $1 billion and comprising the $3.9 billion Skanska of today — CIO Chris Stockley was charged with migrating all the companies onto the J.D. Edwards application platform already in use by a few of the organizations.
Read this whitepaper to learn about PDF/A and how it must be implemented in conjunction with tools and applications to manage records according to the various business practices and recordkeeping processes today's information-dependant organizations employ.
This paper offers the industry's only solution for automating detailed reporting that ensures Enterprise Configuration Visibility™ – reducing the time and cost associated with IT control, compliance, and security, and ensuring the highest levels of availability and performance for your organization.
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