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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Monsoon: Policy-Based Hybrid Cloud Management for Enterprises

    Cloud Computing has become more and more prevalent over the past few years, and the authors have seen the emergence of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) which is the most acceptable Cloud Computing service model. However, coupled with the opportunities and benefits brought by IaaS, the adoption of IaaS also faces management complexity...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Ranking Anomalies in Data Centers

    Data centers are growing in size and complexity driven by trends such as cloud computing and on-line services. Such large data centers pose several challenges for system management. Key among them is anomaly detection which is required to monitor and analyze metrics across several thousands servers and across multiple layers...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Data Mining in Adaptive Control of Distributed Computing System Performance

    The Distributed Computing Systems are significant building blocks in design and implementation of the business critical applications. It is always important for such environments to provide high performance for all kinds of workload variations. There are different solutions identified to deal with the performance problems in Distributed environments. There are...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Network Implications of Cloud Computing

    Cloud Computing is often described as "Resources accessed via a browser over the Internet." However, this definition has become increasingly insufficient to characterize the breadth of applications and use cases for the cloud, and the networks that must support them. A broadening range of endpoints are accessing the cloud: browser-free...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Migration to Cloud as Real Option: Investment Decision Under Uncertainty

    If cloud is so good then why aren't companies using it more? In this paper, the authors look at how companies should make a decision to move some IT services or their IT infrastructure into the cloud. The move may initially look attractive in that it offers cost benefits but...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Elastically Ruling the Cloud: Specifying Application's Behavior in Federated Clouds

    Most Infrastructure as a Service clouds present limited capabilities to control how a service behaves at runtime, once it has been deployed, beyond basic low-level scalability rules for VMs. Higher-level approaches fail to provide mechanisms for a fine grained level of control of the service at runtime, being only focused...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Cloud Ready Service Infrastructure for Communications Service Providers

    The emergence of cloud computing combined with the convergence of Information Technology (IT), telecommunications, media, and entertainment have created a new enterprise market opportunity for service providers. By leveraging their networks and trusted relationships with enterprises, service providers can define a new cloud paradigm. They can transform their network infrastructures...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Towards Achieving Accountability, Auditability and Trust in Cloud Computing

    The lack of confidence in entrusting sensitive information to cloud Computing Service Providers (CSPs) is one of the primary obstacles to widespread adoption of cloud computing, as reported by a number of surveys. From the CSPs' perspective, their long-term return-on-investment in cloud infrastructure hinges on overcoming this obstacle. Encryption and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    TrustCloud: A Framework for Accountability and Trust in Cloud Computing

    The key barrier to widespread uptake of cloud computing is the lack of trust in clouds by potential customers. While preventive controls for security and privacy are actively researched, there is still little focus on detective controls related to cloud accountability and auditability. The complexity resulting from large-scale virtualization and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2011

    Alpha Trading Systems Increases Speed for Securities Trading With HP ProLiant Servers

    Enhance the Alpha Trading Systems IT Infrastructure to Create a Stronger Competitive Advantage for Executing Trades, Supplying Market Data, and Providing Technology-Related Services. Conduct a Server Proof of Concept and Align With Key Technology Partners for a Low-Risk Implementation. Provides Sub-1-Millisecond Response Times, Which Brings the Company's Technology Infrastructure to...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Burges Salmon Chooses HP Converged Infrastructure for Low-Risk Move, Improved Resilience and Infrastructure Upgrade

    Salmon is a commercial legal firm with around 650 employees. It provides national and international clients with full service across a range of practice areas and industry sectors, and aims to be the first choice alternative to London lawyers. Burges Salmon wanted to upgrade its IT infrastructure to improve resilience...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Role Of Quality In CRM Services Managing Quality In Customer-Driven Organizations

    For enterprises that depend on customer relationships to generate sales, better business outcomes, and future opportunities, the quality of those relationships is absolutely vital. Proactive organizations are now taking a more expansive and innovative approaches to Quality Management (QM) in contact centers and other Customer Relationship Management (CRM) efforts. By...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Cloud Computing and the Communications Industry

    This viewpoint paper provides insight into current trends in the communications industry driven by the increasingly visible convergence of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and IT. It not only explains the unique challenges these trends pose to every player in the industry, but also helps identify new business opportunities to companies capable...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Exponential Improvement in Center's Computational Research With HP Servers

    Columbia University needs to Deploy a single, large, general-purpose cluster while minimizing space, power and cooling requirements. They Approach Standardize HP ProLiant BladeSystem server blades, HP ProCurve switches, and HP integrated Lights-Out (iLO2) for remote management. Their improvements are Hundreds of IT administrator hours saved on basic server management tasks,10x...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Security and Cloud Services Securing a Business Advantage

    The usage of cloud services is seeing explosive growth, offering compelling, scalable, and elastic solutions in addition to benefits such as on demand, pay-per-use, and even resilience over existing Internet protocols. Because of this, vendors of all types are marketing a broad spectrum of products and solutions as "Cloud Services,"...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Network Testbed Mapping Problem

    The Network Testbed Mapping Problem is the problem of mapping an emulated network into a test cluster such as Emulab or DETER. In this paper, the authors demonstrate that the Network Testbed Mapping Problem is NP-complete when there is constrained bandwidth between cluster switches. They demonstrate that the problem is...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cloud Computing-Offering Opportunities Across the Media and Entertainment Value Chain

    Expanding consumer demands and rapidly evolving technology are thrusting content creators and distributors into a new world. Development and distribution of digital content is exploding. Consumers now expect programming of unprecedented quality across multiple viewing and listening platforms, anytime and anywhere they want it. And, they want to continue receiving...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Canadian Energy Provider Cuts Costs By Outsourcing Technology Services

    SaskPower provides electricity to nearly half a million Saskatchewan customer accounts, often across stretches of thinly populated, undeveloped terrain, over one of the most extensive networks of power lines in western Canada. In order to deliver power effectively and cost-efficiently, SaskPower needed a way to quickly and accurately share information...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Condor Allgemeine Versicherung Insurance Company Finds New Approach To Customer Service

    German insurer Condor Allgemeine Versicherung, founded in the 1950s, markets its products primarily through a network of 4,000 independent insurance agencies. Several years ago, recognizing the changes sweeping through the industry made possible by the Internet, the company decided to implement a centralized customer service center. To get more from...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    30 Newly Acquired Stores Across 14 States Converted In One Night

    When department store trendsetter Belk Inc. acquired the Alabama-based Parisian retail chain, the company wanted to make the transition as seamless as possible for customers. Yet to effectively convert 30 retail locations across nine states without customers noticing would require meticulous management of every detail from cash registers to back-office...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Bottom Line Publications Boosts Scalability And Its Own Bottom Line

    Boardroom Inc., as Bottom Line Publications and Bottom Line Books, publishes five print newsletters, two e-letters and dozens of books dedicated to providing concise, simplified answers to life's most common daily challenges. The publisher's readership continues to grow. Yet with the proliferation of digital media and cost pressures from higher...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Automaker Cuts Costs With Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Solution

    Global automaker faced fierce competition, ever-increasing cost pressures, more regulations and fickle customer demand. The company thus decided to transition to a next-generation Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. However, a successful PLM implementation required more than just installing powerful software. Having helped this automaker meet business goals and adapt to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Virtualization Initiative Optimized IT Environment, Cut Costs And Provided Green Benefits

    Abril Group, one of the biggest and most influential communication groups in Latin America, wanted to reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and improve productivity by implementing leading-edge servers, applications and technologies. HP quickly developed an innovative road map to radically optimize Abril Group's IT environment and cut costs. HP...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Australian Bank Upgraded Technology And Reduced Mortgage Processing Cost

    Westpac, one of Australia's leading banks, with more than AU $250 billion in revenue, faced competitive pressure from third-party companies threatening its share of the Australian mortgage market. In order to maintain and grow market share, Westpac wanted to reduce its back-office costs for mortgage processing as well as improve...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Automotive Supplier Simplifies Processes With Electronic Reporting

    Delphi Packard Electric Systems, a division of the world's leading automotive supplier Delphi, engineers and manufactures optimized electrical/electronic distribution systems that define and drive the vehicles of the 21st century. Delphi Packard needed a modern, efficient system for generating and distributing reports - one that could control printing costs and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Server Virtualization Optimizes Availability, Flexibility And Reliability

    Detroit Media Partnership (DMP) manages the business functions of the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News. HP stepped in with a proposal to virtualize DMP's server environment, creating on-demand services, an unprecedented level of reliability and availability, as well as a smaller IT footprint. HP also revamped DMP's storage...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Energy Provider Improves Global Communications And Reduces Costs

    An international energy company's commitment to innovation has given the company the ability to bring new energy opportunities to the marketplace with unparalleled efficiency. With this technological focus in mind, the energy company searched for a faster and more reliable communications system to connect its employees around the world. The...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Leading UK Health Provider Nuffield Health Boosts Business Continuity With HP Electronic Vaulting Service

    Leading UK health provider Nuffield Health needed a new solution that would provide confidence in the security of its backups, the capacity to restore data and its ability to support business continuity. After investigating the market, Nuffield's answer was the HP Electronic Vaulting Service (EVS) for Enterprises. By implementing EVS,...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Rockwell Collins' Outsourcing Transition Put Its People First

    When Rockwell Collins, a global leader in aerospace and defense systems based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, first considered outsourcing its technology operations to HP, one primary concern was its people. It was therefore critical that the transition be managed effectively. HP supported the process by sharing best practices with Rockwell....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    In-Network Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks

    Advances in microelectronics have enabled the development of exceptionally tiny sensor nodes that have the ability of measuring ambient conditions such as temperature, pressure, humidity, light intensity, and motion (Akyildiz et al. 2002). The sensed data can then be transmitted through an on-board radio transmitter to a single or multiple...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Confidence in a Downturn: Growing Revenue Fast on an HP BladeSystem and HP LeftHand P4000 SAN

    Gradewell needs to maximize uptime and minimize costs to bring customers an advantage in Internet telephony. They approach to Deploy a VMware environment on HP ProLiant BL490c G6 Servers with HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 technology and HP LeftHand P4000 SAN Solutions. They get benefits of 100% availability in most recent...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Authenticating Public Wireless Networks With Physical Evidence

    Users of public Wi-Fi networks risk being tricked into connecting to 'Evil twin' access points set up by attackers to launch man-in-the-middle attacks. The authors present a system which employs post hoc validation of an anonymous Diffie-Hellman key exchange undertaken as part of an 802.1X / EAP-TTLS network association process....

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Bank Saves 30% And Increases Customer Satisfaction

    Bank of Canada works to preserve the value of money by keeping inflation low, stable and predictable. The Bank also acts as the fiscal agent for the Government of Canada, managing the country's foreign exchange reserves and public debt including Canada's Retail Debt Program (RDP). A disproportionate number of Bank...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Vodafone Germany Mobile Telecom Saved 20 Percent With New, Robust, Reliable Sales System

    Vodafone is one of the world's leading mobile telecommunications companies, they wanted to bring this consistency and flexibility to its mobile handheld device retail operation, which represents an impressive 35 percent of the German mobile market. But as the market grew more competitive, Vodafone realized that providing a best-in-class product...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Interclass Collision Protection for IEEE 802.11e Wireless LANs

    Distributed Coordination Function (DCF) in IEEE 802.11 and Enhanced Distributed Channel Access (EDCA) in IEEE 802.11e are contention-based access mechanism in wireless LAN. Both DCF and EDCA reduce collisions based on Inter-Frame Space (IFS) and back-off mechanisms. However, collisions are unavoidable even with the two mechanisms. Especially, in the EDCA,...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Total Streamlines And Integrates Pensions Systems Into Single Solution

    As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the UK, Total is always seeking new allies in order to remain competitive. When Total acquired PetroFina and Elf in 1999, it also inherited a complex web of pension administration systems and processes that needed to be harmonised to meet...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    A Subsequence-Histogram Method for Generic Vocabulary Recognition Over Deletion Channels

    The authors consider the problem of recognizing a vocabulary a collection of words (sequences) over a finite alphabet from a potential subsequence of one of its words. They assume the given subsequence is received through a deletion channel as a result of transmission of a random word from one of...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    ExcellerateHRO Transitioned Paper Processes To Web In Just Two Months

    One of the world's top pharmaceutical firms, AstraZeneca produces breakthrough medications for cancer, heart disease, mental illness, gastrointestinal disorders, infections and respiratory conditions. In an ongoing effort to enhance employee share plan functionality, AstraZeneca has relied on ExcellerateHRO to administer the program since the early 1990s. AstraZeneca wanted to streamline...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Top 10 trends In Business Intelligence

    Conducting business in an economy that has no precedent makes fact-based decision making more than a nice-to-have. Furthermore, increased efficiency and productivity will be needed to help lift companies, industries and countries out of the recession. The pressure to improve business process and resource allocation, and the need to make...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Transitioning SAP Environments From HP 9000 Servers Running HP-UX 11i to HP Integrity Servers Running HP-UX 11i

    To take advantage of the higher processing power and new architecture of the Intel Itanium processor, application binaries are recompiled for HP-UX on HP Integrity servers. HP-UX source code compatibility between PA-RISC and Itanium has enabled a simple and safe transition procedure. SAP applications and the backend database, are clearly...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Cloud Computing and the Communications Industry

    This viewpoint paper provides insight into current trends in the communications industry driven by the increasingly visible convergence of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and IT. It not only explains the unique challenges these trends pose to every player in the industry, but also helps identify new business opportunities to companies capable...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Top 10 trends In Business Intelligence

    Conducting business in an economy that has no precedent makes fact-based decision making more than a nice-to-have. Furthermore, increased efficiency and productivity will be needed to help lift companies, industries and countries out of the recession. The pressure to improve business process and resource allocation, and the need to make...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Role Of Quality In CRM Services Managing Quality In Customer-Driven Organizations

    For enterprises that depend on customer relationships to generate sales, better business outcomes, and future opportunities, the quality of those relationships is absolutely vital. Proactive organizations are now taking a more expansive and innovative approaches to Quality Management (QM) in contact centers and other Customer Relationship Management (CRM) efforts. By...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Confidence in a Downturn: Growing Revenue Fast on an HP BladeSystem and HP LeftHand P4000 SAN

    Gradewell needs to maximize uptime and minimize costs to bring customers an advantage in Internet telephony. They approach to Deploy a VMware environment on HP ProLiant BL490c G6 Servers with HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 technology and HP LeftHand P4000 SAN Solutions. They get benefits of 100% availability in most recent...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Exponential Improvement in Center's Computational Research With HP Servers

    Columbia University needs to Deploy a single, large, general-purpose cluster while minimizing space, power and cooling requirements. They Approach Standardize HP ProLiant BladeSystem server blades, HP ProCurve switches, and HP integrated Lights-Out (iLO2) for remote management. Their improvements are Hundreds of IT administrator hours saved on basic server management tasks,10x...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • Case Studies // Feb 2011

    Alpha Trading Systems Increases Speed for Securities Trading With HP ProLiant Servers

    Enhance the Alpha Trading Systems IT Infrastructure to Create a Stronger Competitive Advantage for Executing Trades, Supplying Market Data, and Providing Technology-Related Services. Conduct a Server Proof of Concept and Align With Key Technology Partners for a Low-Risk Implementation. Provides Sub-1-Millisecond Response Times, Which Brings the Company's Technology Infrastructure to...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Vodafone Germany Mobile Telecom Saved 20 Percent With New, Robust, Reliable Sales System

    Vodafone is one of the world's leading mobile telecommunications companies, they wanted to bring this consistency and flexibility to its mobile handheld device retail operation, which represents an impressive 35 percent of the German mobile market. But as the market grew more competitive, Vodafone realized that providing a best-in-class product...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    A Subsequence-Histogram Method for Generic Vocabulary Recognition Over Deletion Channels

    The authors consider the problem of recognizing a vocabulary a collection of words (sequences) over a finite alphabet from a potential subsequence of one of its words. They assume the given subsequence is received through a deletion channel as a result of transmission of a random word from one of...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Interclass Collision Protection for IEEE 802.11e Wireless LANs

    Distributed Coordination Function (DCF) in IEEE 802.11 and Enhanced Distributed Channel Access (EDCA) in IEEE 802.11e are contention-based access mechanism in wireless LAN. Both DCF and EDCA reduce collisions based on Inter-Frame Space (IFS) and back-off mechanisms. However, collisions are unavoidable even with the two mechanisms. Especially, in the EDCA,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Cloud Ready Service Infrastructure for Communications Service Providers

    The emergence of cloud computing combined with the convergence of Information Technology (IT), telecommunications, media, and entertainment have created a new enterprise market opportunity for service providers. By leveraging their networks and trusted relationships with enterprises, service providers can define a new cloud paradigm. They can transform their network infrastructures...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Burges Salmon Chooses HP Converged Infrastructure for Low-Risk Move, Improved Resilience and Infrastructure Upgrade

    Salmon is a commercial legal firm with around 650 employees. It provides national and international clients with full service across a range of practice areas and industry sectors, and aims to be the first choice alternative to London lawyers. Burges Salmon wanted to upgrade its IT infrastructure to improve resilience...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Authenticating Public Wireless Networks With Physical Evidence

    Users of public Wi-Fi networks risk being tricked into connecting to 'Evil twin' access points set up by attackers to launch man-in-the-middle attacks. The authors present a system which employs post hoc validation of an anonymous Diffie-Hellman key exchange undertaken as part of an 802.1X / EAP-TTLS network association process....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Network Implications of Cloud Computing

    Cloud Computing is often described as "Resources accessed via a browser over the Internet." However, this definition has become increasingly insufficient to characterize the breadth of applications and use cases for the cloud, and the networks that must support them. A broadening range of endpoints are accessing the cloud: browser-free...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    In-Network Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks

    Advances in microelectronics have enabled the development of exceptionally tiny sensor nodes that have the ability of measuring ambient conditions such as temperature, pressure, humidity, light intensity, and motion (Akyildiz et al. 2002). The sensed data can then be transmitted through an on-board radio transmitter to a single or multiple...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Towards Achieving Accountability, Auditability and Trust in Cloud Computing

    The lack of confidence in entrusting sensitive information to cloud Computing Service Providers (CSPs) is one of the primary obstacles to widespread adoption of cloud computing, as reported by a number of surveys. From the CSPs' perspective, their long-term return-on-investment in cloud infrastructure hinges on overcoming this obstacle. Encryption and...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    TrustCloud: A Framework for Accountability and Trust in Cloud Computing

    The key barrier to widespread uptake of cloud computing is the lack of trust in clouds by potential customers. While preventive controls for security and privacy are actively researched, there is still little focus on detective controls related to cloud accountability and auditability. The complexity resulting from large-scale virtualization and...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Network Testbed Mapping Problem

    The Network Testbed Mapping Problem is the problem of mapping an emulated network into a test cluster such as Emulab or DETER. In this paper, the authors demonstrate that the Network Testbed Mapping Problem is NP-complete when there is constrained bandwidth between cluster switches. They demonstrate that the problem is...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Data Mining in Adaptive Control of Distributed Computing System Performance

    The Distributed Computing Systems are significant building blocks in design and implementation of the business critical applications. It is always important for such environments to provide high performance for all kinds of workload variations. There are different solutions identified to deal with the performance problems in Distributed environments. There are...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Ranking Anomalies in Data Centers

    Data centers are growing in size and complexity driven by trends such as cloud computing and on-line services. Such large data centers pose several challenges for system management. Key among them is anomaly detection which is required to monitor and analyze metrics across several thousands servers and across multiple layers...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    A Semantic Wiki for Continual Collaborative Information Management

    The Grand Central semantic wiki is designed to merge the benefits of the quick and informal data entry styles common to wiki platforms with the robust data management capabilities of traditional enterprise content management systems. Incorporating many recent advances in web technologies, including wikis, semantic web technologies, RSS, and search...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Moving From ICLE to ICE-Linux

    Insight Control Environment for Linux (ICE-Linux) is the next generation of Linux based data center management products from Hewlett-Packard, replacing the older Insight Control Linux Edition (ICLE). The two products share many concepts, tools, and philosophies, but are significantly different in their underlying technologies and implementations. Both enable Linux provisioning...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Enhancements to the Vantage Firewall Analyzer

    The Vantage firewall analysis toolkit simplifies the complexity of managing firewall access control rule sets. Firewall rule sets typically become increasingly unwieldy over time. It is common for firewalls to have hundreds, or even thousands, of rules. As a result, administrators do not know how rules interact with each other.

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Technical Overview of Windows Server 2008 With Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 on the HP EVA Array Family

    The HP EVA array family is an ideal platform for one's storage requirements for this environment. By leveraging EVA technologies, one can ease the upgrade process, easily create and maintain LUNs, and utilize VSS in the backup process. This paper provides guidance on the advantages of moving to Windows Server...

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  • Case Studies // May 2008

    Talkline Optimises Operations of Oracle E-Business Suite With HP Database Archiving Software

    As a result of the rapidly growing number of customers at Talkline, the company's databases were growing too fast. This made management difficult and slowed the performance of applications accessing the databases. New compliance initiatives prescribing longer data retention and GDPdU (Principles of Data Access and Auditing of Digital Documents)...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2008

    HP Handheld sp400 All-in-One Delivers Efficiencies

    The world's largest package delivery company, UPS manages the flow of more than 15 million packages a day in more than 200 countries and territories. The company wanted to re-engineer processes to simplify training, lower costs, improve efficiencies, cut paper waste and reduce environmental impact. UPS migrated from fixed-mount thermal...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Bridging the Gap Between Data Explosion and What the Business Needs

    Superpartners is the leading administrator in industry superannuation funds with more than a 55% share of the industry funds market. With increased industry fund regulation and booming membership growth, Superpartners faced a significant challenge in managing its information and IT infrastructure. The nature of the industry adds further challenge as...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    eTRIM - Building an Effective Case Management Structure to Drive Business Forward

    The City of Ryde is a dynamic and innovative Council which aims to provide helpful and effective services and advice to the community. NSW government initiatives outlined in the State Plan for delivering better planning services and reducing red tape. As a solution NSW Designed, developed and introduced 'eTRIM' case...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    ITIL v3 - What Have We Learned in One Year?

    ITIL v3 prompts IT to examine the actual business needs driving the need for a service. Business managers might say an objective of the remote access service was to increase repeat orders by enabling field sales people to look up the status of an order and place follow-on orders while...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    ITIL, Business Analysis and the Enterprise Requirements Hierarchy

    This whitepaper characterizes the relationship between the Business Analyst and an IT Service Management based IT organization. It also suggests a generalized model of requirements and how best practices, such as the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), contributes to meeting enterprise-level requirements. These requirements are based on key concepts from IT...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    HP StorageWorks XP External Storage Based Disaster Recovery Solution

    Data Center managers today are increasingly tasked with maintaining access to data in the event of a disaster. HP has long offered comprehensive data protection for disaster recovery for tier 1 applications and data storage. Likewise, HP has offered lower cost disaster recovery solutions for midrange storage and applications. HP...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Web Application Security: Too Costly to Ignore

    This paper details why application security addressed throughout the entire software development life cycle will increase the security of the applications, improve regulatory compliance, while also cutting development costs. The bad news keeps rolling in nearly every day. A major retailer's website is hacked, and thousands of customer records, including...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Green IT Survey: Executive Summary

    In government, being environmentally conscious has moved from being a "Good" thing to do to having policymaker imperative behind pursuing green technologies. The U.S. Conference of Mayors reports that now more than 850 mayors have signed onto the organization's Climate Protection Agreement, a document committing them to various energy efficient...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    HP-UX Consolidation on HP Integrity BL860c Server Blades

    HP BladeSystem c-Class with the HP Integrity BL860c Server Blade and HP Virtual Server Environment combine to deliver a datacenter solution that has superior performance is highly available and is cost-effective for consolidating enterprise-class workloads. HP Integrity servers form the core of an IT consolidation ecosystem that improves performance, reduces...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Strategies for Replicating HP-UX 11i Virtual Systems Onto Integrity Physical and Virtual Machines

    The HP Integrity Virtual Machines (Integrity VM) product provides an ideal solution for development, evaluation, and qualification of new software application stacks. Once validation of such configurations is complete, administrators frequently need to replicate them on multiple systems, both virtual as well as physical. This white paper addresses two basic...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Mixed HP-UX (HP-UX 11i V1/V2/v3) Considerations in vPars

    This paper is intended for individuals who are interested in consolidating virtual Partitions (vPars) running different HP-UX versions onto a single hard partition. This paper describes the supported configurations and guidelines for operating mixed HP-UX versions environment and describes some tools available to aid in configuring and managing the virtual...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2006

    HP Serviceguard Cluster Configuration for HP-UX 11i or Linux Partitioned Systems

    HP Serviceguard provides an infrastructure for the design and implementation of highly available HP-UX or Linux clusters that can quickly restore mission-critical application services after hardware or software failures. To achieve the highest level of availability, clusters must be configured to eliminate all single points of failure (SPOFs). This requires...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    HP-UX LVM Supported Limits

    Starting with HP-UX 11i v2 (11.23), the supported limits of LVM volume groups has gradually increased. In HP-UX 11i v3 (11 .31), LVM delivers significant performance, scalability, usability, and availability enhancements. This paper summarizes the LVM supported limits for different volume group versions supported on HP-UX releases. Beginning with the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Transitioning SAP Environments From HP 9000 Servers Running HP-UX 11i to HP Integrity Servers Running HP-UX 11i

    To take advantage of the higher processing power and new architecture of the Intel Itanium processor, application binaries are recompiled for HP-UX on HP Integrity servers. HP-UX source code compatibility between PA-RISC and Itanium has enabled a simple and safe transition procedure. SAP applications and the backend database, are clearly...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Canadian Energy Provider Cuts Costs By Outsourcing Technology Services

    SaskPower provides electricity to nearly half a million Saskatchewan customer accounts, often across stretches of thinly populated, undeveloped terrain, over one of the most extensive networks of power lines in western Canada. In order to deliver power effectively and cost-efficiently, SaskPower needed a way to quickly and accurately share information...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Condor Allgemeine Versicherung Insurance Company Finds New Approach To Customer Service

    German insurer Condor Allgemeine Versicherung, founded in the 1950s, markets its products primarily through a network of 4,000 independent insurance agencies. Several years ago, recognizing the changes sweeping through the industry made possible by the Internet, the company decided to implement a centralized customer service center. To get more from...

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