April 2010- Get an independent assessment on initial investment costs for three of the market leading blade servers. Identify your fiscally shrewdest server investment in this whitepaper.
April 2010- Companies turn to the cloud to lower costs, but the one thing the cloud can’t promise is what users crave most — speed. Find out how some savvy companies are successfully navigating the cloud’s challenges to ensure adequate service levels - and learn from the mistakes of those who aren’t - in this exclusive report.
March 2010- With the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series and VMware® vSphere™ 4, you can achieve greater performance while using less energy and space, and dramatically reducing operating costs. Servers built on Intel Xeon processor 5500 series and running VMware vSphere 4 deliver up to 160% better performance in a virtualized environment than previous generations, as well as near native performance on enterprise applications.
March 2010- See how Todd Herman Associates improved reliability of their IT systems by switching over to a virtual infrastructure, using VMware® and Intel® technology to increase IT stability while simplifying administration.
March 2010- To power their datacenter, business hosting experts Opus Interactive turned to technology from VMware® and Intel® that let them create a flexible and dynamic virtual infrastructure. The ability to instantly dial IT resources up and down makes Opus a more nimble organization and allows their customers to reap the benefits of reliable and adaptable IT services.
March 2010- OIA Global Logistics needed to move away from physical server environment for business critical applications. They turned to VMware and Intel to build the foundation of a virtual infrastructure to increase application performance and availability.
March 2010- Learn how Blue Wave Computing took advantage of VMware and Intel’s virtualization technologies to reduce the IT cost of ownership for its customers while increasing stability, security and scalability.
March 2010- See how TARC was able to attain a 15:1 server consolidation ratio, from 60 physical servers to 4 hypervisors and cut power costs in half by using Intel and VMware technology.
March 2010- Learn how Gateway Bank reduced system downtime by 80%, shrank datacenter footprint and saved thousands of dollars in hardware purchases by virtualizing their business critical applications with VMware and Intel technologies.
March 2010- VMware® and Intel-based servers allowed Chittenden Bank to create a centralized virtual infrastructure that was more scalable and manageable which kept IT headcount lean and saved thousand of dollars in IT overhead costs.
March 2010- Tampa Bay Water was faced with a datacenter pushing its limits of power, cooling and rack space. They found Intel and VMware technology as the solution to allow users to virtualize and consolidate underutilized servers.
March 2010- By utilizing Intel Xeon-based hardware for its VMware virtualization deployments, IGI has been able to provide its customers with a fully reliable and scalable solution utilizing all VMware feature sets, from Distributed Resource Scheduling (DRS) to High Availability (HA).
March 2010- Intel® Xeon® processor based servers offer a range of solutions designed to meet the needs of your business. With Intel, you have the benefit of proven reliability and the operational advantages of using server technology developed specifically for small and medium businesses.
March 2010- Learn how a local government in Spain transitioned business critical applications from aging physical servers to a virtual infrastructure by using Intel and VMware technology to create a scalable, flexible virtual environment that increases application reliability.
March 2010- Small and medium businesses (SMBs) of all sizes are rapidly adopting virtualization and achieving significant benefits in a number of areas. This survey white paper provides SMBs with the benefits and key findings as to why virtualization is rapidly growing in the SMB market.
March 2010- By virtualizing your infrastructure using the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series servers and VMware vSphere™ 4, you can consolidate resources and improve your total cost of ownership by decreasing management costs and increasing asset utilization. You can also improve system availability and help lower the cost and complexity of disaster recovery.
January 2010- This article performs a comprehensive analysis of Axigen Identity Confirmation -- a challenge/response-based anti-spam system embedded in the Axigen solution. It is a pertinent presentation of the concept, characteristics and benefits entailed by identity confirmation in the context of the overall existing challenge/response anti-spam filtering technology and the way it has been, until now, approached and made available to the general public.
January 2010- This handy white paper provides an overview of the recommended servers, storage, software, and services. It can be used to plan, scope, and procure the required components to set up a virtualization infrastructure.
Is your business planning a migration from IBM Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint? Many companies are for a number of reasons: Microsoft’s rich and varied features, the business value of becoming a Microsoft partner and the high availability of IT staff trained on Microsoft technology. However, it’s one of the most complex, labor-intensive projects your enterprise can undertake. If not properly planned and executed, it can lead to disaster.
November 2009- As one of the world’s leading computer manufacturers, Dell knows how critical client computers are to business productivity and success. Dell is planning to upgrade its 100,000 desktop and portable computers to the Windows® 7 operating system to reduce desktop management costs and enhance data security. Dell has been impressed with Windows 7 performance, especially on portable computers.
September 2009- Within the typical enterprise-class datacenter, delivering mission-critical workloads with predictable levels of scale and reliability and supporting high levels of application performance that meet SLAs are all in a days work for many IT professionals. See IDC's views on deploying mission-critical workloads on X86 server infrastructure and how IDC views NEC in the x86 server space.
October 2008- Windows Server applications are often mission-critical. The impact of natural, random and man-made disasters on these applications, especially email, and their subsequent disruption can cripple an organization. This white paper from AppAssure Software offers advice for protecting your existing Windows Server infrastructure from disruptive application outages.
April 2008- Faced with surging demand for data processing and storage, the IT industry is focusing on making data centers more energy-efficient.
February 2009- Configuring access to SQL Server data and features is an important part of every DBA's job, but one that we all know must be handled carefully. The unintended consequences of giving too much access to resources can mean compromised or lost information. There are two important goals to keep in mind when configuring security for SQL Server: to protect the integrity of our data and prevent unauthorized access to it. There are many factors to ...
In many companies today, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 is being deployed to provide a portal for centralized information sharing. SharePoint enables business collaboration by combining file-based content with unstructured content, such as blog entries and discussion threads, and storing it all in databases. Portal services and Office applications can then leverage the capabilities of the SQL relational database engine to access this information in powerful new ways.
The complexity of the SharePoint ...
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