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Every day, the world creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Enterprises know that this data holds valuable information - but extracting meaningful insights out of all ......
April 2013- Our inability to share information about how we are being attacked, and who is launching those attacks, leaves us at a disadvantage. Sharing threat intelligence is the first step to changing the dynamics of this situation.
March 2013- Many IT professionals are drawn by the savings that Linux® brings to the data center but are concerned about the potential uptime and data protection risks that arise from trusting their business-critical applications to "free" or native software. Native Linux solutions also prove challenging with required manual scripting and lack of automated operations and management. For business-critical data center applications, the complete line of Symantec high availability, data protection, backup and recovery, disaster recovery and ...
March 2013- In this paper we first review the three primary delivery models for BI: traditional, Open Source and Cloud. We then build and establish a TCO model by which we can evaluate the three offering types. Finally, the three BI offering types are evaluated at a summary level against this model.
The current state of software configuration management (SCM) systems employed at medium and large corporations is often inadequate to support modern agile processes, reveals exclusive research from UBM Tech. Core challenges include code refactoring, cross-repository migration, improved branching and support.
SCM systems play an important supporting role in audit - and compliance - related tasks, but the UBM Tech research indicates that many corporations are lacking in this area. Added to this challenge ...
January 2013- Read this white paper to learn why Actuate's Business Intelligence Reporting Tools (BIRT) Open Source solution has become one of the most robust and web-centric Open Source Business Intelligence tools today. We invite you to download this white paper today!
January 2012- This white paper examines the latest trends in RIA technology and discusses which RIA technology, or mix of technologies, makes sense for your organization. We invite you to download this white paper today!
As client hardware, software and operating systems age, the costs - and the associated security risks - of retaining older systems eventually outweigh the expense of replacing them.
With the 2014 expiration of Microsoft extended support for Windows XP, many enterprises and government agencies are deciding that the time has come to make the move to Windows 7 on new and, in some cases, older systems.
This detailed UBM TechWeb white paper explores ...
The expiration of Microsoft Windows XP support is driving enterprises and government agencies to prepare for the imminent move to Windows 7.
The complete impact assessment process in this UBM TechWeb guide, which includes detailed assessment worksheets, will help IT managers accurately plan resource requirements, overcome common migration hurdles and tap into the application environment optimization that migration makes possible.
With Windows XP's 2014 retirement looming, enterprises and government agencies are intensifying Windows 7 migration initiatives. Most organizations are faced with the choice of managing their migration internally or tapping a third party to do it.
To make an informed decision, this UBM TechWeb analysis identifies the phases associated with a migration strategy and estimates the time and costs associated with successfully concluding each step.
June 2012- A 2011 CIO Quick Pulse study found that nearly 75% of respondents who already have virtualization implemented into their datacenters have either already deployed a second vendor virtualization solution or are planning to. As the virtualization market matures, you would expect an increase in solution offerings through greater competition, resulting in lower product solution costs. Unfortunately, the proprietary virtualization software competitors are doing quite the opposite, driving up the costs of their proprietary solutions while simultaneously removing ...
Red Hat Enteprise Virtualization 3.0 makes implementing virtualized servers easier and more cost-effective, and it won't lock you in. In addition to holding top virtualization benchmarks for performance and scalability of Windows and Linux workloads, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization provides unmatched security.
This paper discusses Red Hat Secure Virtualization (sVirt), the industry's most comprehensive security solution for virtualization. With its unique kernel-level architecture and NSA-developed security mechanism, sVirt leads to a higher level of ...
June 2012- A recent finding by IDG in 2011 found that over 70 percent of customers surveyed are either already deploying a dual virtualization vendor strategy, or have concrete plans to do so. With the maturation of the virtualization market and the emergence of alternative virtualization platforms, VMware customers are recognizing the advantages of deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization either as a second virtualization platform to coexist with VMware vSphere or as complete replacement. Many customers begin this deployment ...
As the number of virtual workloads surpass the number of physical workloads with the maturing or the virtualization market, IDC data indicates that as many as one third of virtualization customers are planning to use multiple hypervisors over the next year.
This whitepaper discusses why agencies are pursuing a multi-vendor strategy for virtualization software and how Red Hat, with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, is quickly emerging as a leading strategic alternative and is ...
Creating an open source policy is not a trivial matter. OSS management spans multiple areas of responsibility, and the requirements and points-of-view of each of these areas must be included and reconciled if the policy is to be successful. As such, Olliance has identified four specific steps to creating an effective open source policy:
Identify key stakeholders
• Obtain an organizational commitment
• Draft the policy
• Review and approve ...
Open Source Software (OSS) is widely recognised as providing significant technology, innovation and business benefits to software development organisations, but it is not without associated challenges and risks.
In this complimentary whitepaper, we address the intellectual property (IP) risks that developers, development managers and c-level managers must take into account when developing and distributing software created with OSS. We also discuss a number of common myths surrounding OSS that keep developers up at ...
October 2011- A new era of Business Intelligence is unfolding with users buying and deploying BI either with or without cooperation from IT. Because of this shift, users now have many choices and need to make the best decision when it comes to BI features, functionality and price. Stay up to date on the ever-changing BI market by reviewing the findings of the 2011 Dresner Advisory Services Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study. Howard Dresner, report author and ...
Open source software and BI are two related market segments where Forrester sees
continually increasing interest and adoption levels. BI specifically continues to be one of the top priorities on everyone's mind.
Comparing open source BI technologies is often an apples-to-oranges comparison: 1) not all vendors include the same functionality in the free community versions of the software versus commercial open source versions that carry license and/or support cost, 2) some tools offer full ...
Cloud-based solutions from IBMare helping organizations around the globe - in banking, telecommunications, retail, government, educationand more - leverage the power of the cloud to collaborate both inter-nally and externally.
IBM is helping them increase productivity and lower costs, while creating a security-rich data environmentthat is available when and where it's needed. IBM's depth and breadth of experience in data center management provide theconfidence that security, availability and reliability are builtin, from the ...
myYearbook, an innovative and rapidly growing social media site, must manage the extraordinary demands caused by the explosive growth in traffic.
To do so, its engineers need to stay ahead of the curve on the deployment of leading edge technologies which both meet its current performance demands, but also provide headroom for growth.
Learn how myYearbook upgraded its infrastructure to improve network performance.
Memcached is a widely deployed distributed database caching technology implemented by tens of thousands of Web 2.0 sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Salesforce.com, Wikipedia, and Craigslist. Memcached accelerates dynamic web applications, and is an important part of many social networking and big data infrastructures.
Discover how Solarflare's 10GbE technology accelerates user access to Web 2.0 and learn how to improve the efficiency of the infrastructure to provide a better user experience, while managing ...
Migrating your Lotus Notes apps is easier than you think. With Force.com your Lotus Apps will automatically become:
• Cloud apps, with no infrastructure to buy or manage
• Easier to use and integrate with other apps
• Social, mobile, and collaborative
• Less costly, with a higher ROI
• Supported always, with automatic upgrades
Read the white paper and see what other Lotus Notes users have to say about migrating ...
Force.com offers you an efficient and cost-saving way off Lotus Notes.
Read this white paper and find out how moving your apps to the cloud will:
• Save you a fortune on hardware and software
• Make your apps easier to manage and integrate
• Provide built-in social and mobile functionality
• Allow you to innovate faster
December 2010- The challenge with free and open-source software (FOSS) is creating a balance between management controls and leveraging the high quality, secure, free and open-source code. Discover 10 tips to manage the use of free and open source software (FOSS) as part of your code strategy to drive innovation and lower costs.
More and more, Open Source presents not only a cost alternative, but instead an innovation alternative, to proprietary enterprise software products. This paper compares the total cost of ownership of the Open Source Social Publishing Drupal solution to various proprietary Content Management systems, Social Business Software alternatives, and other community building software platforms.
Our analysis shows that combined license and support charges come in at 2% to 11% of the costs of proprietary alternatives. If ...
This brief white paper is designed to assist IT professionals and system integrators who want to move a department or organization from Microsoft Office 97/2000/XP/2003 to Oracle Open Office. The paper starts with a licensing cost comparison and then presents a simple 3-step-process for migration: evaluation and business case; software and data Migration; and integration and maintenance.
The white paper discusses some of the key similarities and differences between Microsoft Office and Oracle ...
February 2011- This white paper covers key trends in office productivity in the 21st century and how customers can benefit from them. These trends include proliferation of open standards, the latest web and mobile innovations, and tighter integration with enterprise applications. The internet and mobile devices are key drivers for new value-add in office software. The benefits from these trends will increase team productivity and significantly decrease IT costs. They increase productivity by easy-to-use team collaboration, web ...
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