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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 ......
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 ...
December 2011- This white paper helps managers demonstrate the profitability of reducing operational costs in server backup and recovery through investment in cloud server data protection (subscription), rather than traditional backup methods. Comparative cost categories used in calculating this ROI are summarized in a convenient checklist. These include capital costs of hardware and software as well as ongoing monthly costs for maintenance, media, labor, and offsite storage of backup data.
The demand for data storage is exploding, which is driving up costs, amplifying the risks of data loss or exposure, and complicating plans for disaster recovery. To cope with this exploding demand, organizations are turning to cloud-based storage for relief. The adoption of cloud solutions is growing,with a nearly 40 percent expansion in the use of third-party cloud storage for offsite copies expected by 2012.
Organizations are finding cloud-based data protection to be especially ...
With compliance requirements and external threats on the rise, no business can afford to leave its data unprotected, especially at the endpoint. Fortunately, IT leaders understand the risk: Fifty-nine percent of recent IDG survey respondents rate backup and protection of desktop and laptop data as crucial or high priority.
Unfortunately, even though the majority of survey respondents have something in place, many fall short in terms of meeting needs for identification, classification and ...
July 2011- This whitepaper takes a detailed look at the potential "bottom line" costs of data center downtime and examines how power, cooling, monitoring and service inadequacies can contribute to a facility's risk of downtime.
An early adopter of Windows 7 within its own global infrastructure, Dell has distilled valuable advice and best practice recommendations for other enterprises looking to maximize Windows 7 value and reduce migration risk.
This paper presents best practices based on the experience of the Dell IT group and many of Dell's largest customers, focusing on eight common mistakes to avoid during migration projects.
March 2011- You’ve already decided to invest in cloud in order to reduce portions of your capital expenditure budget. What if you could manage and maintain your software development infrastructure within the cloud to save time and effort and reduce capital expense?
“IBM Rational? has embarked on a grand vision for the Jazz platform that is starting to pay off,” explains Bola Rotibi in this new vendor analysis white paper that updates organizations about the strategies driving the next evolution of the IBM Jazz™ platform — plus what it means for customers, partners, and the application lifecycle management (ALM) industry as a whole.
Rotibi reviews the reasons customers should engage with Jazz, offers an “under the ...
January 2011- Managing the WAN is anything but simple today. Social and technological changes are transforming the nature of traffic and raising network cost and performance issues. Cloud-delivered applications are becoming mainstream. Learn how Blue Coat reduces costs and improves performance on the WAN, which helps IT deal with the issues you face today and plan for tomorrow.
January 2011- Fundamental shifts in workforce distribution and data-center management mean that Common Internet File System (CIFS) traffic is increasingly traveling long distances across the WAN. This change creates a significant performance challenge for today's IT managers, and the solution is to apply several WAN optimization technologies working together. Learn how Blue Coat delivers the best five WAN optimization capabilities through its patented MACH5 acceleration technology.
January 2011- Layland Consulting examines today's most pressing application delivery networking challenges and focuses on the importance of selecting the right vendor. Learn more about the components of a successful application delivery networking strategy, and how to determine the right solution for your company.
Virtualization is becoming a key technology for improving the efficiency and performance of your servers. With the introduction of IBM POWER7™ systems, you have significant new options for server virtualization in your organization.
If you are evaluating virtualization options – including VMware solutions, read this paper to see how IBM Power Systems virtualization with PowerVM™ compares. Key findings include:
• PowerVM on Power 750 performs up to 65% better than VMware
• PowerVM on Power 750 ...
January 2011- The cost of your Oracle EnterpriseOne solution can grow quickly as you extend its capabilities. Discover how IBM Power Systems with IBM i can help you reduce these costs – three-year IT costs can be up to 34% lower than Microsoft Windows/SQL Server solutions and 51% less than Linux/Oracle.
Do you want to reduce your exposure to data loss and have your data protected soon after it’s created? Do you know what your organization’s successful backup percentage rate is? Unsuccessful backups and long recovery times can expose your business to data loss and have a financial impact. Is your IT staff stretched, handling other high-priority work plus data protection? A challenging workload can decrease the focus on your business resilience program.
Now in the days of mature data center-based communications and the move towards Communications-in-the-Cloud, there is an equal revolution in the provision of sophisticated Branch solutions – the era of Intelligent Branch Solutions for both Public and Private Cloud applications.
This White Paper examines the requirements for and use of Intelligent Branches and Gateways and explains how modern communications products can provide scalable and feature-rich communications for:
• Cost-conscious customers with multiple ...
Space and power limitations in data centers, along with increased complexity, have led to a new category of management tools with integrated processes – Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM).
This white paper takes a look at how DCIM products can help you simplify and streamline operations, automate data center asset management, optimize the use of resources, reduce costs and more.
November 2010- The Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance fulfills all of the systems management needs of an organization from initial system deployment to ongoing management and retirement. Designed to save you time, and save your company money, KACE Management Appliances typically install in under one day at a low total cost.
November 2010- The Dell KACE™ K2000 Deployment Appliance fulfills the systems provisioning needs of an organization including inventory assessment, OS deployment, application distribution, configuration and recovery. Designed to save you time, and your company money, KACE Deployment Appliances typically install in under one day at a low total cost.
Windows 7 release holds the promise of new features and benefits that include added security, improved manageability and enhanced ease of use. Download this white paper to discover the questions and challenges you must consider to insure a successful Windows 7 migration.
Dell recommends E family latitude series for all Windows7® installs.
November 2010- IT systems management includes the personnel, processes, and software tools utilized to deploy, track, update, and secure hardware and software resources across an organization. Building an efficient management system requires unifying all of these IT resources to coordinate IT efforts, streamline tasks into cohesive workflows, and automate administration services.
October 2010- You already have software that keeps you connected with your coworkers and customers. But your organization is always looking for ways to increase productivity, get better business results and cut costs. And you want an easier way to find information, share ideas, and locate who or what you need—instantly.
October 2010- This paper describes some of the differences between Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7) and Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (WES2009). WES7 is the next-generation offering in Microsoft's family of embedded operating systems. Specifically, WES7 is the successor to WES2009, which in turn was the successor to Windows XP Embedded (XPe). The goal is to provide OEM developers with a detailed understanding of the differences between the two embedded products in regards to building and deploying a fully functional ...
The data center has evolved from large buildings merely housing mainframe systems to the single most important resource—in essence, the heart of the enterprise—for delivering sustainable IT services to users.
This massively complex and heterogeneous environment undergoes tremendous change on a continual basis—caused by both internal and external forces—such that a new business paradigm, Data Center Service Management (DCSM), has been introduced to ensure the data center infrastructure and ...
July 2010- How can you improve energy utilization to support both cost-cutting and corporate environmental objectives while still meeting demand? Learn how with resource management to collect operating data from a variety of monitoring and management systems for a holistic view of the facility.
July 2010- To manage costs, capacity and operations, today’s dynamic data centers require new tools to understand assets and they’re use in order to deliver consistent, reliable and fast service to the business. Learn how with field-proven Avocent MergePoint® Infrastructure Explorer software.
July 2010- Need real-time insight so you can simply plan and manage your data center? Learn how Data Domain used Avocent MergePoint Infrastructure Explorer software to find underutilized racks and saved $400K in space, power and cooling in one quarter.
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