Case Studies

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  • Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor // Jan 2015

    HP Lends Competitive Edge to The Colonial Companies

    The Colonial Companies is one of the largest mortgage loan servicers in the United States. Facing rapid expansion, the company needed to update an aging infrastructure that was not enterprise-ready. HP and partner OnX provided an HP Converged Infrastructure comprising HP networking solutions, servers, and storage. Benefits include rock-solid up...

  • Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor // Jan 2015

    Orpic: Exemplifying Efficiency with HP Networking Solutions

    After an extensive review of vendors, including the industry’s largest networking provider, Orpic selected HP. HP provided a converged network solution that simplified network maintenance and administration. Download this case study to learn more. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : ...

  • Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor // Jan 2015

    Globally Architected, Locally Delivered: Worldwide Media with HP Networking

    Diversified Agency Services serves a global network of marketing services and specialty communication companies. To provide its internal customers and their clients with safe, secure access to applications and services, DAS worked with HP on a multi-year project to consolidate its IT networks and implement HP SDN cloud-enabled networking. These...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jan 2015

    Five Myths of Do-It-Yourself: Disaster Recovery

    Learn about the most common faulty disaster recovery assumptions—from insufficient employee work arrangements to the inadequacy of annual or biannual disaster recovery testing.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jan 2015

    Forrester Report : The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks of ‘Do It Yourself’ Disaster Recovery” to learn the critical components that make a disaster...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jan 2015

    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated DR plans: Expectations and threats may require new approaches.

    Will your disaster recovery plan work when the time comes? It's a hard determination for any organization to make. But in IBM's experience, the answer is often "no." Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions. Read this white paper to learn seven...

  • Sponsored By Polycom // Jul 2014

    A Forrester Total Economic Impact Case Study

    Forrester Research conducted a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync. Download this case study to understand the framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of Polycom voice solutions within their organizations....

  • Sponsored By IBM // Apr 2014

    Cisco Case Study

    Using IBM Security AppScan Enterprise, Cisco empowered its developers and QA personnel to find and fix application security issues before deployment. It’s helped drive a 33 percent decrease in security issues and reduced post-deployment remediation costs significantly.

  • Provided By IBM // Apr 2015

    The Power Behind Cloud & Scale-Out Computing

    Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, delivers the open OS for next-generation, web-scale applications. From utilities to telcos to enterprise environments around the world, Ubuntu and Canonical provide a stable foundation and a comprehensive toolset for innovation. Ubuntu is used by enterprises in many of the largest scale-out environments, and...

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    Provided By Cisco // Apr 2015

    How Cisco IT Deployed Cisco WebEx Cloud Connected Audio

    Cisco employees have increasingly used online web conferences in place of in-person meetings and audio-only conference calls. Their challenges are to support employees' rapidly growing use of audio and web conferences by transitioning to Cisco WebEx services and create network design to support shift from inbound to outbound calls for...

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    Provided By Microsoft // Apr 2015

    Technology Solutions Firm Standardizes the Use of Portable Devices to Enhance Productivity

    After years of rapid growth, AssistRx decided to replace its mixed IT environment with an all-Microsoft setup to achieve greater consistency and reliability. Surface Pro 3 runs the Windows 8.1 Pro operating system and was fully compatible with all the Microsoft software used throughout the company. It gave Microsoft Surface...

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    Provided By Microsoft // Mar 2015

    Azure and Windows 8 Enables Drive to Customized Life Insurance Products to Fit the Needs of Individual Customers

    Aegon provides insurance, pensions and asset management in more than 25 countries. Aegon recently launched a new service with the objective of helping people plan their financial future through a personalized analysis of their needs. This service required technological support able to meet expectations. Aegon opened customer spaces in Madrid,...

  • Provided By McAfee // Mar 2015

    Mexican Land Office Protects Critical Data and Streamlines Security Management

    The Instituto Registral y Catastral del Estado de Puebla (IRCEP) is the land office for the Mexican state of Puebla. Their challenge is to provide accurate and legally valid property descriptions to support real estate transactions. They chose McAfee to overcome this challenge. They have implemented VirusScan enterprise software, data...

  • Provided By Cisco // Mar 2015

    Saving Critical Workloads

    In fifteen years, Peak 10 has grown into a major provider of cloud, managed, data center and network services. The company collaborates with customers across a wide range of industries to find the solutions that work best for them. Their challenges are to deliver reliable, managed disaster recovery as a...

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    Provided By Microsoft // Mar 2015

    IT Solutions Provider Upgrades Platform; Gains Efficiencies, Improves Productivity and Security

    KPIT Cummins, a global IT consulting and product engineering company focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology solutions for corporations, looks for the most efficient solution to streamline its processes and gain competitive advantage. With the release of Windows Server 2012 the IT staff now use its centralized, flexible tools to...

  • Provided By 443 Networks // Mar 2015

    Webroot Helps 443 Networks Strengthen Brand and Network Security Platform

    Webroot provides intelligent cybersecurity for endpoints that harnesses collective threat intelligence to protect the Internet of everything. Their challenges are to improve the coverage and accuracy of their URL categorization services, enhance their capabilities in analyzing the reputation and content of websites visited by end users. They chose 443 Networks...

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    Provided By Microsoft // Feb 2015

    Finnair Takes to the Cloud to Empower Employees While Trimming Costs by 15 Percent

    To improve customer service, increase employee effectiveness, and retain and recruit the best people, Finnair has adopted Microsoft Office 365. Employees use the cloud-based communication tools to work with one another and with partner airlines, find the information they need, and contribute great ideas to the company. Company information is...

  • Provided By VMware // Feb 2015

    Columbia Sportswear Extends IT Services and Capacity Without Overextending Staff by Adopting Hybrid Cloud

    Columbia Sportswear is a family-owned business with thousands of employees and operations spread around the globe. Their challenges are to insufficient resources for managing a growing virtualized IT environment, no business continuity or disaster recovery plans for remote branch offices and limited capacity in space constrained data centers. To increase...

  • Provided By Cisco // Feb 2015

    Manufacturer Unifies Workforce and Enhances Customer Interactions

    Pella Corporation offers a broad range of quality residential and commercial windows and doors for new construction and remodeling projects. Their challenges are to increase customer satisfaction with contact center experience, maintain people-centric culture as enterprise grows and simplify IT. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented...

  • Provided By NetApp // Feb 2015

    Orange Business Services: A Telecom Business Reinvents Itself for the Cloud Era

    When your industry's revenue projections flatten, how can you break away and continue to grow? Learn how Orange Business Services leveraged NetApp storage to reinvent their company by becoming a cloud services provider and exceeded their revenue goals of zero to €500 million by 2015.