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Achieve an astounding ROI [ Source: Dell Software ]

July 2014- Achieve an astounding return on investment with Dell Software. Independent research proves Toad for Oracle delivered a 2,677 percent risk-adjusted ROI in five years for a large transportation company.

Taming the Beast [ Source: Dell Software ]

July 2014- Learn more about how your agency can replicate critical data and applications for high availability during regular service, environment upgrades, and migrations.

Requirements for an Application Release Automation Platform [ Source: CA Technologies ]

July 2014- Modern applications are increasingly complex, growing rapidly and being deployed across multiple environments and infrastructure models (physical, virtual and cloud). In order to keep up with increasing business demands, development and testing teams are adopting agile methodologies and automated testing processes. Download this whitepaper to get a better understanding of how to select a reliable application release automation solution to keep up with increasing business demands. This whitepaper discusses:
- Why application release and ...

Rationalize Applications Across the IT Portfolio eBook [ Source: CA Technologies ]

June 2014- Bridging the technology/budget/alignment gap in the 'new normal'; increase efficiencies, reduce costs & make the most of existing assets.

Importance of Software Asset Management (SAM) eBook [ Source: CA Technologies ]

June 2014- How to drive ROI from service performance: examining the cost benefits of automated service-level management.

Closing the Biggest Hole in Web Application Delivery: Session Hijacking WP [ Source: CA Technologies ]

June 2014- Since the beginning of web application delivery, there has been an opportunity for fraudsters to get into the middle of a transaction and impersonate the legitimate user. Since the credentials used for this fraud are valid and "expected to be under the control of the real user," this type of impersonation has been difficult if not impossible to detect and stop.

Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Software: Consistency Keeps Your Agency's Data Secure [ Source: Dell Software ]

June 2014- Dell Software commissioned research provider Market Connections, Inc. to poll federal IT workers on awareness of, and attitudes toward, the use of GRC software in federal agencies, especially the features they deem most critical when selecting a tool. This white paper explores the findings of that poll and shows to what extent agencies are using GRC software.

Desktop Engineering: High Performance Cluster Computing Survey [ Source: IBM ]

May 2014- An executive summary of the results of a survey conducted by Desktop Engineering to gauge its audienceÂ’s familiarity with high performance cluster computing and its benefits.

Software Defined Storage for Dummies [ Source: IBM ]

May 2014- This book examines data storage and management challenges and explains software-defined storage, an innovative solution for high-performance, cost-effective storage using the IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS).

OutSystems Platform and Force.com: Different PaaS for Different Players [ Source: OutSystems ]

April 2014- This whitepaper, authored by Bloor Research practice leader David Norfolk, compares two different PaaS (platform as a service) solutions - OutSystems Platform and Force.com.

The paper includes a comprehensive analysis of the two PaaS solutions with a focus on providing an objective look at two products that are both "fit for a purpose." The paper provides enough information to help IT professionals determine which product matches their needs and requirements.

Gartner Research Paper: Private Cloud Matures, Hybrid Cloud Is Next [ Source: VMware ]

April 2014- Nearly half of large enterprises polled have deployed a private cloud service, and only 11% have no plans to do so through 2014. While actual hybrid cloud computing deployments are rare, nearly three-fourths of large enterprises expect to have hybrid deployments by 2015.

The Business Case for Application Performance Management [ Source: CA Technologies ]

March 2014- Operational complexity within IT is increasing. BYOD, IaaS, PaaS, even consumer-level cloud-based services are rolling in the door, and IT has to effectively manage everything from legacy mainframes and traditional multi-tier application servers to ad hoc systems and personally owned mobile devices, while having less control over the environment and endpoints than ever.

At the same time, tolerance for downtime is decreasing, the cost of service slowdowns and interruptions is increasing, and the ...

The Active Directory Management and Security You've Always Dreamed of [ Source: Dell Software ]

March 2014- Businesses need more from their Windows security structure - including role-based access control, automated delegation of permissions, centralized permissions reporting, and data consistency rules. A lot has changed since the introduction of the Windows NT security structure in 1993, but finding the right solution can be a challenge.

Learn why administrators need to be less involved in securing Active Directory (AD) and how employing the right solution can help your organization avoid common errors ...

Access Control is Easy: Use Active Directory Groups and Manage Them Well [ Source: Dell Software ]

March 2014- Good access control results from avoiding the use of local groups, whether on Windows file servers, in Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint or elsewhere, and instead, assigning permissions to Active Directory (AD) groups. Until you manage the bulk of entitlements through AD, you are unable to understand, much less control access.

Learn how AD groups are at the center of access control and governance - and what it takes to manage them. The whitepaper ...

The Keys to the Kingdom Limiting Active Directory Admin [ Source: Dell Software ]

March 2014- Allowing data center server operators to operate as Active Domain administrators is a common - and potentially the most damaging - security risk in the Active Directory infrastructure. The challenge for the Active Directory administrator is to adequately secure their directory, while still delegating enough domain controller administration rights to allow effective daily operations.

Learn the security risks associated with the simple implementation of the domain controller security model, and gain insight into ...

12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services [ Source: Dell Software ]

March 2014- Learn the 12 major tasks of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management, and why it is important for administrators to delegate several of these tasks to other members of their technical team including technicians, help desk personnel, and even users such as team managers and administrative assistants. While delegation can help reduce the amount of work administrators have to perform to manage AD DS infrastructures, it only addresses one or two of these ...

Moving Single Sign-on Beyond Convenience [ Source: Dell Software ]

March 2014- Over the years, single sign-on (SSO) has been the easiest, most convenient way for users to access what they need. However, there are identity and access management requirements that SSO can't solve - governance, provisioning and privileged account management to name a few.

In this white paper, learn more about the benefits of SSO, and see why taking a flexible approach to single sign-on is critical in today's evolving application environments.

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Hardware Support Services 2013 Vendor Assessment [ Source: HP ]

March 2014- This excerpt from IDC's 2013 Vendor Assessment provides expert analysis of the hardware support services market. See how HP was positioned and why.

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Integrating Big Data into Business Processes and Enterprise Systems [ Source: BMC Software ]

February 2014- In the paper, "Integrate Big Data into Your Business Processes and Enterprise Systems" you'll learn how to drive maximum value with an enterprise approach to Big Data. Topics discussed include:

• How to ensure that your Big Data projects will drive clearly defined business value
• The operational challenges each Big Data initiative must address
• The importance of using an enterprise approach for Hadoop batch processing

Eight Ways Better Software Deployment and Management Can Save You Money [ Source: Dell Software ]

February 2014- Software management and deployment are perhaps the most difficult and time-consuming activities undertaken by your IT team. But with the right tools and processes, you can save money, reduce overhead, and enhance user satisfaction and productivity.

The key is to acknowledge that software deployment - merely getting the software in place to begin with - is just the start of a complex, ongoing lifecycle. Learn how the eight key benefits of software management ...

IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- The IBM SmartCloud Entry on Power Systems solution provides a cost-competitive, entry-level private cloud solution that helps speed time to value of your service deployments on your IBM Power Systems servers.

Customer Analytics: The Role of Integrated Systems [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- This white paper outlines the latest customer analytics opportunities and challenges facing sales, marketing, and customer service decision makers. It draws on IDC's research into big data and analytics (BDA) business and technology trends and provides recommendations for organizations looking to improve their customer analytics initiatives. The paper also considers the role of workload-optimized systems as a technology platform to enable customer analytics and describes the IBM PureData System for Analytics as one of the ...

Designed for Business [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Forward-thinking organizations are recognizing the superiority of Power Systems technology. The Power Systems family offers the ultimate system for today's compute intensive business applications and databases. Power Systems continues to prove itself as the ultimate system for compute intensive workloads, high performance analytics, high performance UNIX*, and high performance computing.

Customer Experience Management: Optimize the Omnichannel Experience for Your Insurance Customers [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Insurance companies' customers use an array of digital devices and channels to communicate, and insurers must be ready to help them. Customer experience management lets insurers deliver a seamless experience, where they see what their customers see and turn that visibility into insight and action.

Customer Experience Management: How to Optimize the Omnichannel Experience for Banking Customers [ Source: IBM ]

February 2014- Proliferating channels, heated competition and increasingly demanding customers have made it imperative for banks to provide an exemplary customer experience across all touch points. Banks that get customer experience management right can reap myriad benefits, including increased cross-sell and up-sell success, decreased contact center traffic, and ultimately more satisfied customers.

IDC: Driving Business Optimization with End-to-End Performance Testing Paper [ Source: HP ]

January 2014- The purpose of this IDC White Paper is to lay out the role that performance testing can play in the context of overall application lifecycle management (ALM), security, resource, and demand management. As part of that objective, the document defines an application performance testing framework and discusses a performance test evolution path and the relationship between a successful approach to performance testing and related IT elements such as monitoring, security, ALM, and project and portfolio ...

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