Servers occupy a place in computing similar to that occupied by minicomputers in the past, which they have largely replaced. The typical server is a computer system that operates continuously on a network and waits for requests for services from other computers on the network. Many servers are dedicated to this role, but some may also be used simultaneously for other purposes, particularly when the demands placed upon them as servers are modest.
White Paper Published By: Dell
Published Date: Aug 24, 2015
This business-oriented white paper summarizes the wide-ranging benefits of the Hadoop platform, highlights common data processing use cases and explores examples of specific use cases in vertical industries.
White Paper Published By: Intel Corp.
Published Date: Aug 08, 2012
This report describes how improving the efficiency of data storage, deduplication solutions has enabled organizations to cost-justify the increased use of disk for backup and recovery. However, the changing demands on IT storage infrastructures have begun to strain the capabilities of initial deduplication products. To meet these demands, a new generation of deduplication solutions is emerging which scale easily, offer improved performance and availability and simplify management and integration within the IT storage infrastructure. HP refers to this new generation as "Deduplication 2.0.
For over a decade now, RADIUS servers have been a mainstay of dial-up and VPN access control. The rather inconspicuous RADIUS server, perhaps better known as that beige, general-purpose PC collecting dust in the corner of your data center, has proved sufficient for performing basic duties like validating passwords and granting network access.
The idea of load balancing is well defined in the IT world: A network device accepts traffic on behalf ofa group of servers, and distributes that traffic according to load balancing algorithms and the availabilityof the services that the servers provide. From network administrators to server administrators to applicationdevelopers, this is a generally well understood concept.
Many businesses struggle to guarantee application and data availability for Windows applications. They may protect the application from one type of outage (like a disk failure) while ignoring other risks. Or they can end up deploying multiple point solutions to handle different aspects of availability, increasing overall cost and complexity.
White Paper Published By: Burton Group
Published Date: Apr 08, 2008
Server virtualization is a technology that has taken hold with amazing speed and is now firmly entrenched with overwhelming success in many data centers. This perspective document recaps why you should be moving ahead quickly with virtualization (if you haven’t already done so), what the implications are for IT and the business, and what the future holds as the ramifications of virtualization become apparent.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: Sep 27, 2013
Virtualization has moved to the forefront of many organizations’ IT agendas, because it reduces both the number of physical servers required and the associated costs. This independent study by the International Technology group found IBM PowerVM more cost-competitive over time, compared to VMware, in terms of IT costs and the costs of downtime.
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.
White Paper Published By: Dell-Intel
Published Date: Oct 30, 2008
Dell servers have been optimized to help provide strong support for the latest ESX release, VMware ESX 3.5 Update 2, including enhanced performance for virtualized environments based on support for six-core Intel Xeon processors. Organizations that do not approach server virtualization with a clear plan risk developing a chaotic, inflexible infrastructure that wastes energy and resources.
This webinar will explain the key phases of virtualization maturity, outline the critical maturity challenges, and provide you with a step-by-step guide to building your virtualization maturity and maximizing your virtualization outcomes.
White Paper Published By: Dell
Published Date: Sep 24, 2012
Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers Enable Customers to Maximize Benefits of Microsoft Windows. Dell vStart and reference architectures provide streamlined deployment and enable customers to maximize the comprehensive Windows Server.
White Paper Published By: HP
Published Date: Aug 26, 2014
Eliminate the guesswork from selecting products and services for your evolving network access and business protection needs. HP Just Right IT portfolio solutions help avoid business interruptions by ensuring reliable access to your data. HP servers and storage solutions help consolidate islands of business information while delivering cost savings, reliability, and agility. HP offers the industry’s most comprehensive data protection and retention portfolio for midsize businesses like yours. And through its cloud-based support portal, HP Technology Services can proactively identify and fix them remotely to keep your business running smoothly. Discover how
White Paper Published By: Citrix
Published Date: Jun 11, 2009
Consolidation through server virtualization is a powerful agent for datacenter change, but shrinking your server footprint is just a part of the value that server virtualization brings to your IT organization. This paper explores the TCO of server virtualization, the costs that drive TCO and factors you should consider when calculating the return on your next virtualization investment.
White Paper Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 13, 2007
File servers continue to proliferate, and email has moved from a basic tool for exchanging documents to an inherent part of an organization’s communication and collaboration portfolio. With such ad-hoc information sources now being a mission critical function, the need for data management and archival is becoming critical.
White Paper Published By: Castelle
Published Date: Nov 01, 2006
Castelle’s integration provides seamless fax integration with native Notes services like logging and reporting, and lets faxes be managed just like other Notes email, with all of Domino’s native security, administration, and customization capabilities.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: Feb 25, 2008
An organization’s success and ability to react to market and environmental changes are now more dependent than ever on an effective and efficient IT infrastructure. This white paper provides a starting point for organizations contemplating server consolidation. Download this guide for an overview of server consolidation concepts and techniques, plus guidance on methodologies that should be employed.
Today’s business requirements—such as security, disaster recovery, and mobility—are more extensive than ever before. To meet these requirements, Microsoft® Exchange has extended its reach beyond simple e-mail to increase user productivity and keep information close at hand, while being flexible enough to meet your organization’s administrative model.
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