End-to-end Master Data Management
Discover how a Master Data Management (MDM) strategy is key to unlocking the value of your company's product data. It provides critical business processes with ......
Data warehousing has emerged as one of the IT world?s fastest growth areas. Demand for high-quality, current information and for tools to interpret and exploit it shows no signs of abating.
The report provides an in-depth comparison of three platforms designed for this purpose: IBM Smart Analytics System 7700, Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Teradata's flagship Active Enterprise Data Warehouse (Active EDW) 6650.
Results are based on input from 46 users of these ...
September 2011- This document briefly covers key differences between IBM® WebSphere® Application Server and Oracle WebLogic Server. While both products are of high quality and will perform well even in demanding mission-critical environments, there are still some differences in their efficiency and resulting total cost of ownership.
In July 2010, VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying ThinApp.
The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the ThinApp on their organizations. Forrester interviews with an existing customer and subsequent financial analysis found that the organization will experience the following benefits:
• Decreased application packaging time<...
Many business decision makers struggle to draw meaningful and timely conclusions from an array of static charts and spreadsheets not really intended for data analysis. And waiting for already overburdened IT departments to generate critical reports can put insights on hold.
This white paper explains how "business visualization" (dynamic interactive reporting using multi-dimensional graphics) can dramatically improve everyday processes and results - enabling users to focus on the most important information, uncover hidden ...
We have all heard the incredible predictions for and forecasted adoption rates of cloud computing:
• IDC estimates the market for cloud products and services growing to $56B by 2014.
• Gartner more optimistically estimates the cloud market at $150B by 2013.
• AMI's research estimates that SMB cloud spending alone will reach $100B by 2014.
Is this hype or has the cloud arrived? Before we can answer that question, we will need ...
Microsoft RemoteFX enables a rich, robust desktop user experience within your corporate network. Is there any way to improve its performance when deployed beyond the LAN to reduce the effects of network latency?
In this Quest Software white paper, see how you can maximize the performance of Microsoft Remote FX. You'll discover ways to improve scrolling, increase responsiveness, improve video and audio clarity and much more. Discover ways to dramatically increase your users- ...
Can one single desktop virtualization technology fit every user - regardless of role, location or connectivity? Quest Software and MokaFive have teamed up to provide a desktop virtualization solution set that securely, centrally and affordably delivers Windows desktops and applications to your users regardless of role, location, device, and degree of connectivity.
If you have a diverse workforce with varying workspace needs, read this new Quest Software datasheet today.
Organizations are looking to desktop virtualization for improved productivity, security and easier management. But employees have different needs so finding an efficient, cost-effective and flexible way to implement and use desktop virtualization is a must.
Cut through the hype - and get to the facts - in this white paper from IT Business Edge and Quest Software. See how your company can combine multiple desktop virtualization technologies into one simple, integrated system - ...
Your company is the touch point for a wide variety of users. Some report to and work in the office all day, every day. Others are constantly mobile, always moving from one place to another. Finally, there's the users that split the difference, and fall somewhere in the middle. Is there a desktop virtualization solution set that works for all of your diverse users?
In this Quest Software white paper, see how to ...
Most organizations will eventually migrate to Windows 7 - it's powerful and full of new functionality. However, this migration promises to be complex, time-consuming, expensive and create downtime for users.
Or does it? Using desktop virtualization in conjunction with your Windows 7 migration means you'll create a nimble, efficient, less complex desktop architecture. In this Quest white paper, see how adopting desktop virtualization simplifies your Windows 7 migration - while reducing costs and increasing security and ...
Application databases continue to collect more and more data at an unprecedented rate. If allowed to continue, uncontrolled data growth can slow application performance, limit availability and seriously impact your profitability.
How can you take control of runaway data growth, while increasing the business value of your enterprise applications?
We invite you to download this complimentary White Paper. Learn how proven enterprise data management and archiving capabilities allow you to separate ...
This paper is targeted to executives and will cover all the business benefits of DB2.
Is your database ready for your company's future?
No matter what industry or market you are in, data has become more than just details of recorded transactions, events and customer records - it's the lifeblood of your business, as vital as cash. That makes your database a critical part of your business. Can it stay a step ahead ...
May 2011- IBM's Watson - the computing system that competed with human contestants on Jeopardy! - illustrates how managing "Big Data" and applying analytics can help businesses gain meaningful insights
May 2011- Commentary report from analyst Joe Clabbyst. Joe, a third party, non-IBM employee discusses some of Oracles product claims and points out holes in their systems product positioning.
Agile software development techniques have taken the industry by storm, with 76% of organizations reporting that they have one or more agile projects currently under way. Agile is becoming widespread because it works ? organizations are finding that agile project teams, as compared to traditional project teams, enjoy higher success rates, deliver higher quality projects, have greater levels of stakeholder satisfaction, provide better return on investment (ROI) and deliver systems to market sooner.
An Agile ...
When web applications slow down, it causes serious problems - so they must be fixed before they impact business transactions. IT groups often trace transactions from the source across the domains that contribute to response time in order to duplicate the problem. This is simplified by monitoring the application from user to database.
In this Quest white paper, learn to understand the components of a transaction as it crosses the various application domains. ...
Enterprises are re-thinking their B2B integration and realizing that their current approach is some combination of too expensive, not responsive enough or is an impediment to innovation. Many enterprises are looking for increased B2B automation because of the activities associated with onboarding customers, supporting new document types, the addition of new communications protocols and making changes to existing maps is manually intensive and expensive.
At the heart of EXTOL's Business Integration ...
March 2011- This paper highlights the new architectural features and performance of the AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processor based HP ProLiant G7 Servers. It focuses on the value to the end user when applied to High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions.
In the competitive telecoms industry, providers must adapt quickly to deliver faster and more cost-effective services—while maintaining their reliability.
When Verizon Communications wanted a more reliable data platform for their business-critical services, they turned to IBM®. Read this case study to see why.
February 2011- Database management systems are some of the most complex pieces of software deployed in an organization’s datacenters. Database performance problems can cause application slow-downs or failures. These, in turn, can cause the organization to lose revenues, lose customers or fail to meet its goals in other ways. This paper discusses how faster storage that reduces latency and improves data throughput can have a direct impact on database performance.
January 2011- Application integration has long been seen as a stumbling block to any new software implementation. However, new tools are making the process easier – and spurring a faster return on investment. Oracle, with investments that span the company’s portfolio of applications and middleware technologies, is leading the charge to enable integration. Learn about options that can make application integration easier.
Many companies are finding that their existing desktop environments are becoming increasingly difficult and expensive to manage. As a result, desktop virtualization using cloud technology is becoming a viable and attractive option.
Read this solution brief to discover how IBM Smart Business Desktop on the IBM Cloud services can help you take advantage of desktop virtualization within a hosted environment as a pay-as-you go solution.
Many advantages of cloud computing – including elastic scaling, faster service provisioning, greater IT efficiencies and usage-based accounting – are well known. Businesses are increasingly interested in adopting a cloud computing environment yet a swell in media and analyst coverage, plus an increase in conflicting marketing messages has resulted in a great deal of confusion about what the term “cloud computing” really means.
Read this paper to see how IBM can help reduce this confusion. ...
Today’s business environment is characterized by rapid, unpredictable change and your business has to be responsive and resilient—seamlessly taking advantage of opportunities while mitigating risks.
This white paper details the IBM object-oriented business resilience frame¬work and helps you identify:
• Which risks may affect your organization
• The potential impact that these risks could have on your organization
• How the objects in your current infrastructure could respond to these ...
Legacy Applications Are Eating Away Your IT Budget and Future of Your Company. Take Charge Before It is Too Late.
IT has always been in the forefront of innovation and agility. New applications fuel an organization’s growth and productivity, automate key business processes and provide competitive edge. But inevitably, the cutting-edge systems of yesterday become today’s legacy applications, and the once organized landscape of an ‘application city’ becomes outdated and plagued ...
December 2010- Midsize businesses are the engines that power the world’s economy: In fact, they generate 65 percent of the world’s revenue and employ 90 percent of its workers. When the economy slips into a tailspin -- as it has done in the past few years -- these companies’ challenges intensify. Recently, their customers have been spending less, energy prices have been rising, market barriers have been falling, and competition has been increasing. Consequently, they need to ...
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