September 2010- Discover how mid-market companies can reduce backup and recovery times, introduce better ways to handle remote office backups, and respond to ever-expanding data growth.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software proves a company with a fiscal and operational system of record upon which to run their business, while also providing a level of visibility and transparency across their business processes.
Business Intelligence (BI) software can take that valuable data from ERP and transform it into actionable intelligence to enable fast and accurate decision making.
Read this Aberdeen Analyst Insight to see how more and more SMBs ...
August 2010- What makes a good SaaS solution? In this paper, Saugatech discusses the relevant criteria for evaluation of SaaS solutions targeting small-to-midsize businesses, and raises the key questions that should be asked, and provides an evaluation template to use in conducting an evaluation of a SaaS solution.
January 2010- According to industry leaders and pundits in 2006, the role of the CIO was at a crossroads. Read the white paper to see how CIOs are beginning to seize this opportunity to play increasingly impactful strategic roles within their enterprise, and how IBM research can provide CIOs with the skills necessary to become a Business-Savvy CIO.
June 2009- To succeed in today’s fast-changing and increasingly complex environment, business model innovation is critical. Yet many organizations either fail to grasp the idea or simply do not know how to do so. Read this executive report for invaluable insights from IBM® on when and how to innovate your business model—and seize the advantage.
An increasing number of midsize organizations are making business intelligence (BI) functionality more pervasively available to all decision makers in their organization, but having BI pervasively available means much more than simply distributing reports to stakeholders.
Download this IDC white paper to find out some of the key factors IDC research has identified as having the strongest influence on increasing BI competency and pervasiveness in an organization.
Business intelligence solutions make it easy to share critical business information across internal business functions and with external stakeholders such as customers, suppliers, partners, and investors.
Download this SAP BusinessObjects white paper to see a highlight of common mistakes companies make during a down economy and to discover how organizations can use business intelligence (BI) to avoid them.
You will see how a complete business intelligence solution supports the entire range ...
August 2010- In this white paper from TEC, find out how software provides visibility into your operations and helps you make better, faster decisions about employees, products, and services. It also gives you a checklist for implementing 360-degree visibility into your business so you can start having accurate, timely data that takes the guesswork out of the decision-making process.
IT management in small and midsize companies can - and must - understand the information needs and language of their business colleagues within their organization, while line-of-business managers must see IT not simply as support but as a partner in their company's growth and success.
Download this TEC paper to see how IT can provide a 360 degree view of the processes and data that drives a company, a view that enables line-of-business managers ...
July 2010- With video advertising for the Web becoming more popular, this white paper from Blue Chew Digital will provide an insight into its positioning, value, formats, delivery, and thought processes, as well as discuss how it is now becoming the essential tool for the B2B marketer.
July 2010- Computer systems are critically sensitive to extreme variations in temperature and humidity. High heat or humidity can cause failure, degrade performance and shorten equipment life. Important differences exist between precision cooling, designed for computers, and building air conditioning (comfort cooling) systems, designed for people, in controlling these environmental conditions. These differences dramatically impact the cost effectiveness of these systems. In this eBook, we compare both cooling systems’ ability to maintain favorable environmental conditions, and their ...
July 2010- A poor power protection strategy can lead businesses through a series of trap doors that lead to increased downtime, premature obsolescence and avoidable maintenance and replacement costs. The risk is especially severe for SMBs, which often can’t afford fallback systems when IT systems fail and deal with longer recovery times when there is an outage. IT professionals should evaluate their power protection strategy in terms of availability, growth, maintenance and flexibility.
July 2010- In the last few years, desktop videoconferencing emerged as part of daily processes and communication routines within companies and organizations of any size and industry, all over the world, complementing (and in some cases replacing) traditional room systems. This white paper analyzes the latest trends in desktop videoconferencing, highlighting the best practices for its deployment.
March 2010- From misplaced notebook computers and software licenses, from pre-paid gas cards to heavy equipment, businesses heavily invest in assets critical to their success. Yet locating these vital items can be time-consuming, onerous and, ultimately, expensive. Discover how today's affordable and effective asset-tracking technologies eliminate these unproductive, costly quests for business resources, empowering staff to spend their time serving customers and increasing sales. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn: · The time and money many companies waste ...
June 2010- Branch offices are often neglected outposts of IT. Central headquarters get priority in the IT budget, while remote locations usually get short shrift. Yet the branch office is often where a company interacts with most of its customers. Learn how HP's solutions approach allows companies to consolidate branches, or add new branches as they grow, in the most cost-efficient and productive way possible.
May 2010- We listened to more than 2500 CIOs worldwide, including 158 CIOs from midsize firms. Those discussions showed us the demands on CIOs are changing, and in reaction, how today's CIOs are redefining their role. Learn more about the role of today’s midmarket CIO and what they are doing to achieve three primary goals -- make innovation real, raise the ROI of IT and expand business impact.
June 2010- Migrating from a paper-based business environment to electronic documents is common for most businesses these days. However, it can be a complex process without the proper planning. In this white paper, S4i Systems reviews these processes and best practices.
June 2010- While many CIOs point to cost savings as the primary driving force of their Cloud initiatives, a growing number are seeing broader benefits that are focusing their team on delivering greater business value. Discover the tremendous benefits a mid-sized company can realize by moving some of their applications into the Cloud and about the factors that lead to success. In this informational white paper you will learn: * Real-world Cloud ROI calculations: benchmark your potential for ...
May 2010- As data mounts, small and midsize businesses cope with a sprawling and often costly infrastructure. This paper shows how these businesses can benefit by implementing a virtualization strategy. A well-executed strategy can result in fewer, better-utilized servers, rapid provisioning of servers, affordable business continuity, and more streamlined, efficient management.
April 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.
April 2010- Companies are adopting Voice over IP (VoIP) communications, with hosted solutions becoming increasingly popular. What are the cost savings of VoIP over traditional telephony when it's enhanced with the added convenience of fully managed services and flexible packages? Get practical guidance on choosing enterprise-grade, cloud-based IP phone service to connect all employees into one unified phone system.
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 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- Learn how the combination of Intel Modular Server and VMware technology helped Barnes Bank increase performance, lower IT cost and simplify IT challenges.
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