Construction companies are meeting the challenge of ever-intensifying competition by refining their business operations with standardized operating practices and “visible” information that is shared among multiple departments.
“Before, only owners who wanted to grow a very large company would worry about transitioning from the informal business they started to formalized, standardized business processes,” says Jim Flynn, CEO of Maxwell Systems, a leading provider of construction management software solutions, expert services, and best practices. “But in the current environment, you also have to make that transition just to stay competitive and improve your profitability.”
Published By: HireRight
Published Date: May 01, 2013
Employee screening is a critical capability for organizations today. No longer just a part of the hiring process, employee background checks, eligibility verification and even tax credit screening are increasingly part of the ongoing talent life cycle. Aberdeen Group’s latest survey on talent acquisition strategies looked at the practices of over 480 organizations for best practices used and results delivered through the use of employee screening tools and solutions.
Published By: Logicalis
Published Date: Aug 20, 2014
We are pleased to present the findings of The Impact of IT Transformation on Enterprise Computing sponsored by Logicalis. The objective of this research is to better understand how the different stages of IT transformation can affect an organization, the challenges of advancing through each stage, and how successful progression can improve an organization’s IT effectiveness.
Published By: Logicalis
Published Date: Sep 22, 2014
Video solutions eliminate geographic boundaries and allow you to sit across a conference table from fellow participants, regardless of where they are in the world. By using unified video collaboration solutions for a virtually unlimited number of applications, you can boost productivity and communication throughout your organization, even across the largest of enterprises—allowing you to become more agile and responsive to changing needs. Download this white paper to learn how.
It is very clear that datacenter managers need, in addition to server virtualization, the virtualization, pooling, and management of all the other resources that interoperate with their VMs. They require virtualized network interconnects and storage. They also need the tools to manage and automate these converged IT assets as an integrated datacenter system.
This more agile system is the key to enabling the shift to a cloud-based infrastructure IT delivery model. Solution providers like HP are now addressing the need for more optimized and agile IT solutions. They are delivering virtualized storage, virtual application network (VAN) infrastructure, and the orchestration software to manage and automate all these ingredients as a single system. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
In this white paper, Stratecast explores the relationship between hardware and software components in delivering a high-performing cloud environment. We present a list of questions to guide the reader in evaluating the offers of different cloud providers. Finally, we consider HP integrated solutions (hardware tuned to service automation platforms) as an effective choice for building a high-performance cloud environment.
The workplace is changing rapidly to accommodate mobile and flexible work styles, as employees expect the same computing experience when working remotely as they get in the office. And those expectations are rising rapidly among all employees — not just in the executive hallways or engineering labs. To discover more about mobile work styles and client virtualization trends in today’s enterprises, Citrix Systems and HP commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey IT decision-makers in North America, Europe, and Asia for this Technology Adoption Profile (TAP). Coupled with Forrester’s existing Forrsights data, we found that IT is turning to client virtualization to manage the growing complexity that BYOD programs and mobility initiatives have created and is embracing end-to-end solutions to overcome the toughest client virtualization challenges concerning cost, performance, scalability, and security.
Growing in number and becoming increasingly more malicious, security threats and attacks pose a severe threat to the survival of a business. Security operations teams need to leverage every available tool to respond more quickly and effectively to these incidents. While network packet capture and forensic analysis has traditionally been used by network operations, such a tool can also help security teams augment existing defenses and get on top of these threats. Given the hostile IT security environment, close collaboration between these groups is crucial to overall IT organizational success. This white paper explains the importance of packet capture and forensic analysis to security operations, examines the dynamics of this growing collaboration between security and network teams, and explores a leading platform in this market from Viavi Solutions.
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Get insight into the innovative solutions demanded by data center security in IDC’s Whitepaper. Read about the unique challenges enterprises face in securing data centers, and how Juniper Networks security technologies meet these.
Watch our Webinar to find out more about the capabilities offered by connecting networks to IT automation tools as well as capabilities offered by SDN solutions. Find out if you need to employ just one or both of these technologies.
Published By: Siemens
Published Date: Jun 01, 2016
Researchers in the occupational electrical medical emergencies show that in a six-year period 32,840 serious but non-fatal injuries occurred, some 60% involving electric shock and 40% involving electric burns. Obviously, the electric shock injuries occurred in relation to low voltage equipment since electric shock in relation to medium voltage equipment is as a rule fatal. It is reported that in the U.S., annually about 2000 arc burn related injuries occur and require hospitalization. Thus, the impact of such injuries on workers becomes a major concern in itself, beyond the economic aspects which are not to be ignored.
eFax Corporate is part of publicly-traded j2 Global™ Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM). Founded in 1995, j2 Global provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. The Company offers fax, voicemail and document management solutions, Web-initiated conference calling and unified-messaging and communications services.
The goal of this white paper is to help enterprises make pragmatic decisions about where and when to use cloud solutions by outlining specific issues that enterprises should raise with hosting providers before selecting a vendor, and by highlighting the ways in which SSL from a trusted Certificate Authority (CA) can help enterprises conduct business in the cloud with confidence.
This guide discusses the benefits of each capability and provides checklists to help you evaluate whether or not a particular vendor's solution addresses each of these areas effectively. You will also find a list of attributes and capabilities yous should look for in selecting a provider that can support the full breadth of your endpoint management requirements.
Customers require flexible, agile and easy to consume IT solutions to succeed in business. With those requirements in mind, IBM recently announced PureSystems. Harvard Research Group (HRG) has taken a closer look at PureSystems and and how it compares to Cisco UCS.
Integrated Workplace Management System Systems (IWMS) is gaining industry momentum, in large part, because of the increasing focus on the importance of optimized, unified management of all assets across a complex enterprise. And that certainly includes real estate, facilities, and related assets that have historically been managed in isolated domains. In this study, leading technology analyst Gartner Inc. assesses the IWMS market to determine how the field is changing, who the leading software providers are, and how IWMS solutions have evolved in new directions to better fulfill emerging demand.
Today, the retail industry faces daunting challenges as a result
of current uncertain economic conditions, conflicting market
influences and changes to financial reporting standards. Traditional point solutions utilized in the various phases of the real estate life cycle are no longer adequate to meet these challenges. This whitepaper examines the benefits of implementing life cycle management solutions in the retail environment.
This white paper focuses on the increasing importance of high availability as enterprises continue to build out a 3rd Platform–based computing infrastructure. As more mission-critical applications requiring extremely high availability are deployed on virtual infrastructure, enterprises must respond using the right storage solutions. The document identifies critical features in the storage infrastructure necessary to meet these requirements for availability and explores how one vendor, NetApp, meets them with its EF-Series AFA solutions portfolio.
This paper examines that there are all sorts of elements—differing applications, attitudes, budgets, outcomes for the business—that go into the decision of how much and what type of solid-state storage to use. And how this large range of use cases inherently means that users are going to need a portfolio of solid-state deployment options because no single product is going to solve everything for everyone. The paper then examines NetApp’s flash portfolio and belief that the right storage solution at all times balances performance, capacity, functionality and manageability: this means that for flash too, multiple approaches will become the standard for enterprises as they evolve their long-term IT strategies.
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