October 2013- Follow-on white paper on the state of the Itanium market segment after the Oracle lawsuit and subsequent release of the new Integrity systems based on the Intel Itanium 9500 processor.
October 2013- Case study on the business value provided to GHY International by Linux on Power - an analyst paper
October 2013- Today, large organizations are being buffeted by a host of changes, many of them unex-pected or unfamiliar. Business information is virtually exploding in size, kind and locale, taxing the abilities of even the most progressive enterprises to keep up. Mobile technolo-gies and business analytics that were once exclusively used by employees with specialized needs and skills are now common across the entire workforce. As a result of all this, IT is bending under the strain ...
October 2013- Many organizations are genuinely excited about the potential for private clouds, anticipating greater responsiveness for end users and reduced costs for administrators. However, they are also concerned with the risk of taking on added complexity as they make the transition to cloud computing, which by definition introduces new management processes that fundamentally C79redefine how resources are assigned to workloads.
October 2013- Edison Group White Paper, "Business-Class Servers for a PC Budget," covering our one-socket servers. It includes updates to Windows Small Business Server to help sell a bundle of Windows SBS and IBM servers. Use it to help promote the benefits of our entry-class servers.
October 2013- The arrival of ultra-dense, hyper-scale designs such as IBM's NeXtscale is changing system design dynamics in the HPC marketplace. NeXtScale is based on standard components (such as racks and memory). These servers are pretested for reliability and feature dense compute nodes designed for scale-out computing.
More than ever, people are making information and personal interaction an integral part of their lives. The question is, how best to seize the opportunities created by this trend?
Vast quantities of data are being generated every moment of every day. People and businesses rely on instant access to this information - and they're also using it in new ways, through mobile technology and social media, along with analytics that enable better, more ...
October 2013- Robert Frances Group believes IT executives should be employing the new generation of storage solutions that offer advanced storage management capabilities - like the IBM Storwize V7000 storage systems - in their target system environments. In that the total cost of ownership (TCO) differential between leasing and purchasing is minimal although the first-year savings impact is substantial, IT executives should seriously consider leasing the storage. Management should understand the value proposition of storage leasing and ...
October 2013- IBM has used the Storwize architecture to produce multiple storage systems across different usage segments to meet different customer needs. The ability to scale with a common underlying architecture has proven to deliver multiple benefits to IBM customers. Features developed for high-end enterprise systems now meet customer needs in other, more price conscious segments. The leverage from a common base for systems helps reduce development and support costs which are reflected in product costs for ...
October 2013- The IBM Storwize family delivers sophisticated capabilities that are proven, efficient and dependable. Offered in a wide range of storage systems designed for different usage segments to meet different customer needs. Find out how clients can get everything they need from their storage systems more efficiently.
October 2013- With modern IT infrastructures an intricate web of interdependencies, uncovering the total IT environment, including the logical relationships between physical, virtual and cloud elements, has never been more important - or more complex. This white paper discusses how IBM's analytics for logical dependency mapping, ALDM, reengineers the IT discovery process to provide a more complete and accurate view of the IT infrastructure.
October 2013- This IBM white paper provides an overview of the services comprising IBM's private cloud services portfolio and the many pathways offered for achieving private cloud's transformational benefits.
October 2013- IBM solutions for virtualization optimization are designed to help organizations realize the full benefits of virtualization to reduce management costs, decrease deployment time, increase performance visibility and maximize system utilization. This white paper examines five entry points to optimization - image management, patch and compliance, backup and restore, cost management, and monitoring and capacity planning - that can put organizations on the path to gaining more from their virtualization investments.
October 2013- Hear from Evaluator Group analysts and IBM on current data protection challenges with small and medium sized organizations, and the back-up and recovery enhancements that are available today to address these requirements.
September 2013- Learn how efficient NetApp IT empowers the Denver Broncos to invest in the future by providing asychronous disaster recovery and data protection.
September 2013- Maintaining control over the data is paramount to cloud success. In this CSO Magazine whitepaper, learn about Cloud Computing Security Challenges, Techniques for Protecting Data in the Cloud and Strategies for Secure Transition to the Cloud.
Today's "always-on" knowledge workers demand and will settle for nothing less than an Apple-like experience from their devices and applications. But when Apple fanboys rush to buy the company's latest creations for use at home and at the office, many CIOs and IT managers cringe. They wonder how-given this rapidly changing, technology-laden world-they can support even more devices, apps and networks; properly protect enterprise data; and maintain compliance with existing/emerging regulations.
August 2013- In this Industry Insight, BMC discusses how utilizing a SaaS approach to IT Service Management can position your IT organization to best manage the growing number of cloud-based services along with your enterprise's internal systems.
August 2013- As federal governments face increasing economic pressure to improve efficiency, it becomes increasingly difficult to justify and support large IT programs. Historically, agencies and other large organizations within federal governments have relied on fleet replacement programs, systems acquisitions and modernization programs to provide new, updated logistics solutions. These programs have traditionally included a budgetary allotment for maintenance and logistics software and systems implementation.
August 2013- Cloud adoption is an evolutionary process that has been leading to hybrid clouds-specifically, open hybrid clouds that provide for portability of applications and data. This new model means avoiding new points of proprietary lock-in and new silos, and breaking from proprietary software and hardware. It demands that organizations make a smooth transition from one model to another, while valuing both types of workloads equally.
Do you know what deduplication is, and how it can benefit your company? Deduplication is one of the hottest technologies on the market today because it reduces your data storage costs across the board while increasing IT productivity.
Learn more about deduplication - and how it makes your life easier! - in this new white paper. See what you must consider when looking at deduplication, and how the implementation approach you choose will ...
July 2013- O'Reilly School of Technology's internal policies call for it to copy each set of weekly or monthly array-based snapshots to another storage media (disk or tape) for long term data retention and offsite protection. The Lead System Administrator, Trent Johnson, noticed his backups were taking an entire weekend to complete, so he turned to Dell NetVault Backup. By taking advantage of NetVault Backup's native NDMP feature and integration with NetApp, the school reduced its backup ...
July 2013- NetVault Backup is cross-platform backup and recovery software that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments - from one intuitive console. This scalable enterprise solution supports dozens of server and application platforms. NetVault Backup plug-ins give you consistent, reliable, point-and-click restore for your messaging and database applications - without requiring you to be an expert. Find out what NetVault Backup can do for your organization.
July 2013- Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst George Crump details how with vRanger 6.0, Dell has taken this highly regarded product beyond being one of the top VMware backup utilities. vRanger 6.0 now serves as a full-scale backup solution: comprehensive protection both for virtual and physical environments that you can manage from one intuitive interface. More than 40,000 customers already rely on vRanger's speed, simplicity and scalability to protect their critical data every day.
Collecting data for your company is only half the battle. Data becomes truly valuable when it's changed into insights.
In this case study, see how one large traffic analysis and control company turned cumbersome data into powerful analytics, thanks to the Toad Business Suite.
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