Case Studies

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  • 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    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated DR plans: Expectations and threats may require new approaches.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 Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions.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 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

    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 Symantec // Jan 2015

    Case Study - Simplify your backup and recovery with a trusted solution

    ICT professionals have casted their votes and chosen Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 as the solution to deal with today’s growing data volumes and complex virtual environments. Winning the Computerworld Readers Choice Award 2014 for backup system, this powerful, flexible and easy-to-use solution helps your organisation achieve better backup and recovery...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    IT Informatik Case Study

    IT-Informatik chose a full virtualization strategy, based on IBM® PowerLinux™ servers with IBM PowerVM® virtualization and Live Partition Mobility, to manage its SAP hosting services. The new solution slashes IT operational costs by more than 50 percent and enables IT-Informatik to set up new customer environments 80 percent faster.

  • Sponsored By Cisco // Nov 2014

    Case Study - Accelerating Productivity with Cisco ACI

    Learn how Infrastructure-as-a-Service company simplified its data center using Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) approach. Adopting Cisco's ACI, NetApp experienced: • Improvements in the density of throughput and cost per port • Increased productivity of the infrastructure • Integrated visibility and intelligence • Agility enablement of the entire application infrastructure...

  • Sponsored By Equinix // Oct 2014

    The Successful Cloud Enabled Enterprise - Your Journey to the Cloud Infopaper

    It’s no secret that more and more businesses are leveraging the power of the cloud. And there’s good reason for that. Cloud computing offers the promise of cost-effective capacity on demand—anytime, anywhere, and on any device. But taking advantage of the cloud’s many benefits isn't as simple as signing...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Pervasive Technology Trends: Implications for your Data Center

    Four technology trends—cloud computing, mobile technology, social collaboration and analytics—are shaping the business and converging on the data center. But few data center strategies are designed with the requisite flexibility, scalability or resiliency to meet the new demands. Read the white paper to learn how a good data center strategy...

  • Sponsored By Hitachi // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

  • Sponsored By EMC // Aug 2014

    Multi-format Archive Solution - GDF Suez Case Study

    Learn how EMC provided GDF Suez with a legally sound, multi-archive solution. The case study looks at how InfoArchive offered them integrated admissibility functions and accepted all types of flows and formats, independent of the source application.

  • Sponsored By EMC // Aug 2014

    Reducing Cost for Archiving - Jaguar Land Rover Case Study

    Jaguar Land Rover was facing storage and infrastructure costs related to business applications They also needed to manage structured and unstructured data. Learn how EMC InfoArchive helped JLR implement a scalable, unified platform and project-based archiving system for easy and fast retrieval of structured and unstructured data.

  • Sponsored By LogMeIn // Jul 2014

    Case Study: LogMeIn Rescue and Rice Toyota

    As Rice Toyota has grown, so has its dependence on computer applications and systems to deliver a high level of customer service and customer satisfaction. With more than 180 employees using computers to access applications in four buildings, Rice’s small IT department was increasingly challenged to resolve user support issues...

  • 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.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Apr 2014

    A Broadband Company Streamlines its Recovery Processes with IBM Cloud

    Read the case study “A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud” to learn how IBM service teams used cloud-based technology to help the company develop an innovative and proven cloud computing solution for its backup and recovery environment. IBM’s turnkey solution helped the company improve protection, recovery,...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Apr 2014

    Putting Mobile First - Best Practices for IT Leaders

    Building a mobile collaboration or bring-your-own-device solution requires three things: mobile applications, the mobile devices themselves and the network that underpins them both. Often, the network and its capabilities take a back seat to applications and devices—which can ultimately lead to poor performance or an inflexible infrastructure. Find out how...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Feb 2014

    Success Story: Bird Hosting reduces hardware footprint by 95% while raising availability to near 100%

    Business: Bird Hosting offers managed hosting and cloud services to SMB and enterprise customers out of 3 North American data centers. Challenge: Offer higher value cloud services without adding excessive hardware costs and operational complexity. Solution: Provide virtual private data center for hosting complex applications running on CA AppLogic. Result:...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Feb 2014

    Success Story: Agathon Group reduces the time to deploy new services from days to minutes

    Business: Agathon Group is a managed hosting company founded in 1999, that offers its SMB customers a range of services from application design and consulting to cloud services out of 7 data centers in North America. Challenge: Spin up new instances of an application with fast time to market, whether...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Feb 2014

    Success Story: DonorsChoose.org processes more charitable donations with CA Technologies cloud computing platform

    Business: DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that connects classrooms in need with people that want to donate funds to help. Challenge: With DonorsChoose.org experiencing massive growth, it needed to ensure that its online platform was able to support a growing number of transactions, particularly during peaks in demand. Solution:...

  • Sponsored By Acronis // Jan 2014

    Customer Success Story of Columbia Prep:

    ExtremeZ-IP is helping thousands of educational institutions worldwide conquer their Mac/Windows integration challenges. Check out this case study to learn how Columbia Prep School improved Mac user communication and productivity while reducing IT management cost with ExtremeZ-IP.

  • Sponsored By Acronis // Jan 2014

    Customer Success Story of University of Central Lancashire:

    ExtremeZ-IP is helping thousands of educational institutions worldwide conquer their Mac/Windows integration challenges. Learn how the University of Central Lancashire, a leading UK institution, is successfully and securely integrating popular Apple products alongside Windows devices in a cross-platform campus environment.