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Helping Government Case Workers Help Citizens [ Source: VMware / Carahsoft ]

November 2014- By providing case workers with mobile devices or allowing them to use their own to access data, files, and virtual desktops, agencies will save money, simplify IT management, reduce the burden on IT staff, increase security, and help ensure case worker safety. But most importantly, enhanced mobility empowers case workers to do what they were hired to do--help the citizens of their communities.

Built-in Search [ Source: MarkLogic Corporation ]

August 2014- MarkLogic is the only Enterprise NoSQL database with built-in search capabilities, not bolt-on like other NoSQL solutions. In fact, MarkLogic is the only database to show up in three different Gartner Magic Quadrants: Enterprise Search, Data Warehouse DBMS, and Operational DBMS. MarkLogic provides a single platform to load all your data into and have it immediately indexed and searchable.

MarkLogic Semantics [ Source: MarkLogic Corporation ]

August 2014- Semantics provides a universal framework to describe and link different data so that it can be better understood and searched holistically, allowing both people and computers to see and discover relationships in the data. MarkLogic gives you the power to store and query linked data, including a native RDF Triple Store that can be queried with SPARQL--all right inside MarkLogic.

Beyond Relational: Reimagine Your Data With Enterprise NoSQL [ Source: MarkLogic Corporation ]

May 2014- A paradigm shift in database technology is occurring in which organizations are rethinking what they can do with their most important asset: data. MarkLogic is at the forefront of this shift, having the only NoSQL database that is truly enterprise ready. With MarkLogic, organizations are making the world more secure, providing access to valuable information, creating new revenue streams, and reducing expenses.

Spear the Unknown: How to keep "Dark Data" from Sabotaging your Agency's Modernization Efforts [ Source: AvePoint ]

September 2014- It's time to take a look at your data- a close look. In this paper, we'll examine the effects of the dark data problem, as well as a process for resolving its core issues-including how to select the right compliance solution and how to lay the groundwork for governance and automation. As this paper is intended for a wide range of audiences, we will avoid highly technical, highly targeted explanations in favor of general considerations ...

Increase Agility and Reduce Costs with a Logical Data Warehouse [ Source: MarkLogic Corporation ]

March 2014- A Logical Data Warehouse solves the problem of consolidating critical data scattered across silos, providing a comprehensive, actionable view of data assets. Coined by Gartner, the 'Logical Data Warehouse' is also referred to as 'data virtualization,' 'data layer,' 'data cloud,' and many other terms depending on the industry and environment.

No matter what term is used, a Logical Data Warehouse solution powered by MarkLogic is an active, searchable enterprise data ...

IBM's Next-Generation Smart City Solutions [ Source: IBM ]

January 2014- Find out how the smart city market is evolving, learn why analytics are vital to the progress of the smart city market and discover the types of partnerships cities and vendors should form to become smart. Learn how IBM's next-generation solutions can help.

Miercom Verified: Read Cisco 4451-X ISR Report [ Source: Cisco ]

January 2014- In June 2013, Cisco engaged Miercom to evaluate the capabilities and performance of the latest Cisco Integrated Service Router (ISR) for branch offices - the Cisco 4451-X ISR. Review the report in full and discover why Miercom awarded the Cisco 4451-X ISR the Performance Verified award.

Proven VPN WAN: Technology Design Guide [ Source: Cisco ]

January 2014- Does your WAN provide sufficient performance and reliability for your remote-site users? In this guide, discover how to design a full-service network with secure, encrypted communications using Cisco Dynamic Multipoint VPN technology.

Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global Smarter City [ Source: IBM ]

November 2013- The research service sets the stage for visionary thinking by identifying and analyzing one of the significant Mega Trends, Smart is the New Green. 'Smart' as a value proposition has been increasingly replacing 'Green' concepts. This presentation would highlight examples of projects, companies and technologies that will invade and change the smart city space globally in the next decade. It also provides information on the total addressable smart city market size opportunity and discusses smart ...

The Economics of Software Based Storage [ Source: Red Hat ]

September 2013- There is no doubt that the shift to a software-defined datacenter has begun. This change is a one-way street and will have a profound impact on how IT is delivered. Storage will be the next area to morph to a software-defined model (computing was the first with server virtualization). The initial charter for the shared storage architecture was to bring together the essential datacenter storage elements under a single umbrella. Businesses that choose to deploy ...

Big Data Turns Government Challenges into Opportunities [ Source: IBM ]

August 2013- The sheer volume of data, the speed at which it is growing and the increasing variety of types of data have given rise to the term big data - data sets whose size or type is beyond the ability of traditional relational databases to capture, manage and process the data quickly and efficiently. Yet it's precisely this type of data that is so important to government today. Big data, mined and analyzed effectively, offers government ...

Big Data Analytics in Government: How to Choose the Right Solution [ Source: Dell ]

July 2013- Federal data is growing at an alarming rate, fed by mobile technology, smart sensors, cloud services and mobile and online interactions. What's more, much of this data is unstructured - data like video, audio, email, sensor data, text messages and social media posts. Unstructured data is much more difficult to store, process and analyze than traditional, structured data from databases and transactional data. The challenge for government agencies is how to use this growing cache, ...

A CIO Guide: Building Business Trust with Application Performance Monitoring [ Source: Dell ]

June 2013- This EMA white paper highlights key steps that CIOs can take to ensure business relevance in this age of disruptive technologies and evolving "best practices." Taking into account the high stakes and complexities surrounding the delivery of modern applications, EMA sees leading-edge management solutions as being a key to harnessing disruption to deliver business value.

Application Performance Monitoring (APM) solutions provide a fundamental foundation for delivering high quality modern applications. They enable IT ...

Managing Data through Replication [ Source: Dell ]

March 2013- Data is growing - and quickly. So how do you effectively manage and protect it? CIOs and other IT entities are looking for ways to secure their rapidly expanding data and ensure its availability during times of emergency and importance. Data replication may be the way. This issue brief explores the ins and outs of data replication?how it works, what it offers and its appeal to IT professionals.

Improving Shared Services and SLA Accountability through APM [ Source: Dell ]

March 2013- The escalation of shared services implementations in the public sector has emphasized the need for IT to deliver comprehensive performance and user experience metrics. Without them, organizations can't accurately measure common benchmarks that make shared services financially sound. To achieve this level of insight, organizations are increasingly turning to application performance monitoring (APM).

The Total Economic Impact of IBM System Z [ Source: IBM ]

December 2012- This Forrester Total Economic Impact analysis is based on interviews with and data provided by 5 System z customers. The analysis shows a composite ROI of 199% and a pay back of 4.67 months when compared to distributed system alternatives. The sources of customer savings identified were related to less administrative staff required, reduced infrastructure maintenance, reduced storage costs and reduced down time expenses.

Additionally the analysis found that these firms had more flexible and responsive ...

451 Silver Peak: Claims Proof-Positive of Network Virtualization's Agility [ Source: Silver Peak ]

June 2013- Silver Peak Systems' new Agility technology initiative claims to give application owners easy control with point-and-click virtual workload acceleration thanks to tight integration with VMware vCenter and other virtual infrastructure management consoles. See what 451 Research thinks of these claims, this new technology and the competition in this analyst report.

Secure, easy-to-own networks for state, local, and provincial governments [ Source: HP ]

August 2012- There has been a lot of press about government modernization lately. The systems and processes that keep governments running are outdated and inefficient. Meanwhile, citizens and government employees are demanding new services-from public school employees who want to take advantage of the advancements in digital technology to citizens who want online access to government records to public safety employees who are asking that emergency notification systems be equipped with mobile access to text, data, images, ...

eBook: Accelerating Systems Management in Government and Education [ Source: Dell ]

July 2012- Anyone who works in IT for an educational institution or state or local government knows that budget pressures are an everyday reality. The economic challenges of the past several years have taken their toll on state revenues and school funding, and, as a result, IT organizations have had to postpone upgrading their infrastructures or hiring new staff.

Yet the expectations for service demands have not abated. There's a constant call for new online ...

Recognize the many faces of fraud [ Source: IBM ]

June 2012- Detect and prevent fraud by finding subtle patterns and associations in your data. IBM SPSS predictive analytics solutions have proved to be very effective at helping tax collection agencies to maximize revenues by detecting non-compliance more efficiently and by focusing investigations on cases that are likely to yield the biggest tax adjustments.

IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities [ Source: IBM ]

May 2012- What if cities could improve services for their citizens without increasing costs? Cities are complex organizations, with numerous departments in charge of a wide range of essential functions, from water management to public safety. Collaboration across those groups is critical for addressing crises, successfully completing projects and enhancing the efficiency of daily operations.

IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Smarter Cities offers a centralized, real-time collaborative environment for planning, organizing, monitoring and sharing information ...

Smarter Cities: The Challenges in Overcoming Aging Infrastructures [ Source: IBM ]

May 2012- The modern city is a system of systems. To become smarter, a city must be transformed to optimize the use of largely finite resources. IBM Rational solutions help plan and deliver Smarter Cities by aligning city, business and citizen interests and by prioritizing investments with the ability to execute and govern for a smart future. This ebook describes the roadblocks which stand in the way of cities attempting to streamline operations, gain greater efficiencies and ...

Advanced Case Management: Making its Mark on Key Government Sectors [ Source: IBM ]

April 2012- National, regional and local government organizations have the unending responsibility to ensure that they are running their programs as effectively as possible, based on the strategies they adopt and the technology available to them. Government agencies are discovering new opportunities within their case management practices to improve case outcomes, reduce handling costs and enhance program performance. Learn more

Opening up government [ Source: IBM ]

March 2012- The pressure on governments to make better choices, deliver results and demonstrate accountability is intensifying. Recent headlines reflect tensions on multiple fronts due to economic and fiscal uncertainty amid social and political change.

They also highlight new dynamics in the relationships among citizens, organizations and their governments long in the making. "Open" principles such as accessibility, transparency, collaboration and participation lie at the heart of these expectations.

Analytics for Achievement Understand success and boost performance in primary and secondary education [ Source: IBM ]

March 2012- Few would dispute that education paves the way to personal and societal prosperity. Education has the power to lift people out of poverty, it also helps us live fuller lives, make wiser choices and contribute to our communities in more meaningful ways. Education creates equality by opening up opportunities to everyone, not just those with privileged backgrounds.

Most countries recognize the importance of investing in high-quality education. The United States has increased investment ...

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