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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    SLA Monitoring in the Customer Service Environment: Meeting the Challenges With Operational Business Intelligence

    Putting customer needs in writing via a Service Level Agreement (SLA) can help ensure customer satisfaction, even in the customer service environment. The SLA defines what the company will deliver to customers, thus providing a clear view of what the company must achieve. Yet monitoring compliance with SLAs can be...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Improving Your Web Application Software Development Life Cycle's Security Posture With IBM Rational AppScan

    Hackers on the Internet have evolved from fame-hungry sabotage to fraud to profitable organized data and identity theft. As this evolution continues, it is important for business leaders to consider the security of their Web applications as a vital performance indicator of the success of their business. In this IBM...

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  • Resource Center // Jul 2009

    Collaboration solutions for a more flexible work environment

    To keep your business moving forward, keep everyone on the same page. Start with the IBM interactive collaboration eKit. You'll learn how to help teams create, share and edit documents in real time, with real savings in time and money - and to communicate with each other more effectively, improving...

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  • Resource Center // Jul 2009

    A better backup to get you back up, fast

    Hardware failure, viruses and user errors can strike any time. Maintaining regular backups of data is crucial for recovery after such a disaster. But manual processes such as tape backups can be time-consuming. Automate regular backups with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack and gain the ability to restore data almost...

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  • Resource Center // Jul 2009

    Demand the best in on-demand data protection

    A reliable data protection and backup strategy is essential. IBM Remote Data Protection is a powerful and cost-effective solution for business continuity, disaster recovery and compliance. All data is protected, no matter where it's located, and kept secure off-site. This demo explains how the service works, and how it quickly...

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  • Resource Center // Jul 2009

    Give your infrastructure a checkup: Four areas of security vital to business health

    Does your IT infrastructure need a physical? System-wide security checkups are essential to strategically assess areas of potential weaknesses, before it can cause problems. This article covers the four areas a checkup of your information security should cover: overall security capabilities, privacy, risk management and compliance.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Keep unwelcome activity away from your data

    During times of economic uncertainty, security threats can rise. Midsize companies need a way to easily and cost-effectively manage threats, whether they originate inside or outside the business. Safeguard your servers with IBM's Express managed protection services for server. A combination of software and managed security services provides automated oversight...

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  • Resource Center // Jul 2009

    Protect your patient data and your budget at the same time

    Healthcare providers have an obligation to protect patient data from internal and external threats. But they still need immediate access to that critical data, 24x7. Find out with this e-kit how IBM can help you reduce risk, enhance data security and patient privacy, and comply with regulations?all while reducing operating...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    GDOC: Geographically Dispersed Open Clusters Providing Continuous Availability & Disaster Recovery for Distributed Systems

    Geographically Dispersed Open Clusters (GDOC) is a high availability and disaster recovery solution for highly critical applications with aggressive recovery point and recovery time objectives. GDOC is a solution based on both IBM's extensive high availability and disaster recovery experience, and on high availability and disaster recovery software from Symantec....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The why behind going green. Midsize companies speak.

    This white paper presents the results of a study conducted by Info-Tech Research Group and sponsored by IBM. More than 1,000 IT professionals in midsize businesses, from 12 countries and eight industries, were consulted through surveys and interviews to understand why Green IT initiatives are undertaken. See how the results...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Don't make do, do more with IT optimization.

    Small to medium-sized businesses often find themselves forced to do more with fewer resources. IT optimization strategies such as consolidation and virtualization help reduce complexity, free up resources and support growth. This article explains how optimization enables agility and maximizes efficiency, so your business can be more competitive.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Optimization: Creating the dynamic infrastructure today's economy demands

    Issues like increasing interconnectivity, explosive growth of data, and the mounting costs of data center operations make IT optimization a very hot topic. Find out how initiatives such as virtualization and consolidation can create a more cost-effective and dynamic infrastructure that is leaner, more flexible and smarter.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jul 2009

    Calculate your potential IT savings with a move to IBM

    Find out how much you could actually save with IBM consolidation solutions. Just enter your unique IT server and storage environment data into the IBM Systems Consolidation Evaluation Tool and get product recommendations along with a projection of the TCO and ROI savings. Then print your results or send them...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Be there without going there: Web conferencing speeds connections without the costs of travel

    The expense of face-to-face meetings is twofold: travel and time. Web conferencing tools are fast gaining momentum as connecting over the Web becomes simpler and less costly. New software-as-a-service offerings provide Web conferencing capabilities for a monthly fee. This white paper reveals these and other added benefits of assembling a...

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  • Resource Center // Jul 2009

    Work in real time, around the world or across the room

    The market moves fast. Is your midsize business ready to move with it? A new breed of collaboration tools makes it possible for employees and partners to work together as efficiently as if they were all in the same place?no matter where in the world they work. This article shows...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Virtualize with the new VMware vSphere on IBM Intel processors and take advantage of special financing

    VMware vSphere is designed to simplify, consolidate and realize new flexibility and performance with servers, storage, and networks. Come listen to industry experts from Intel, IBM and VMware talk about virtualizing your infrastructure using VMware vSphere running on the latest IBM servers powered by Intel Xeon processors - helping you...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Private Database Access With HE-Over-ORAM Architecture

    Enabling private database queries is an important and challenging research problem with many real-world applications. The goal is for the client to obtain the results of its queries without learning anything else about the database, while the outsourced server learns nothing about the queries or data, including access patterns. The...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    A Streaming Parallel Decision Tree Algorithm

    The authors propose a new algorithm for building decision tree classifiers. The algorithm is executed in a distributed environment and is especially designed for classifying large data sets and streaming data. It is empirically shown to be as accurate as a standard decision tree classifier, while being scalable for processing...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Collaboration Services service profile

    In an increasingly mobile and far-flung business world, unified communications and collaboration (UCC) is becoming a must-have capability. By converging voice, data and video communications, UCC provides instant messaging, softphones, online meetings and other capabilities to improve productivity while reducing costs for travel and telecommunications. Read this service profile to...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Infrastructure Consulting Services service profile

    Can your existing IT infrastructure support your mobility initiatives? Do you know? Too many businesses are implementing mobility projects piecemeal, with no clear view of the infrastructure needed to support them, or of which initiatives will bring true value to the business. Read this engagement profile to learn how IBM...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Building the Business Case for Continuity and Resiliency

    Now available: the cost data you need to build the business case for improved continuity and resiliency. Based on findings from the largest study of its kind—the IBM Global Study on the Economic Impact of IT Risk—which surveyed 2,136 IT professionals around the world, 1,069 of them business continuity professionals....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Cloud-based data backup: a buyer's guide

    Many IT executive view cloud computing as an attractive platform for data backup. They know cloud can help protect business-critical data and provide near-ubiquitous information access. But while having a cloud-based solution is valuable, developing one in-house is tricky. That's why many organizations want to contract with a third-party cloud...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Executive interview: Develop an intelligent data backup solution with cloud technologies

    Using cloud computing and cloud services for data backup has become an attractive idea for many IT decision makers. In this Q&A, IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup executive Emilio Griman shares his insights on how cloud technologies and services can improve backup reliability, scalability and data access while lowering backup costs.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Five Essentials for Better Work Force Continuity (links to US IWM)

    No matter how slight the risk appears, organizations know that the threat of a disaster is always a possibility. Many organizations—and most likely yours—have taken steps to incorporate disaster recovery planning for their facilities and technology. But you may not have fully considered the impact of a disruption on your...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Application Platform Services Engagement Profile

    Read the interactive engagement profile to learn how IBM MobileFirst can help you efficiently and effectively manage mobile app development, platforms and security; manage the proliferation of devices with a single, open-standards-based application platform; more effectively manage apps throughout their lifecycle; and enable key IT personnel to focus on core...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Managed Mobility Services service profile

    Now you can cut through the complexity by using Managed Mobility Services as the framework for your mobility efforts, creating new levels of productivity for employees and transforming your business processes. Read the service profile to learn how IBM MobileFirst can help you create a security-rich, flexible technology environment that...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The case for cloud-based data backup - IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup offers significant improvement over traditional data backup methods

    Using tape may be appropriate for long-term data storage, but many IT executives find it too expensive, inefficient and unreliable for day-to-day data backup. It is also typically not suitable for backing up data stored on virtualized servers. Learn how IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup cloud services can lower costs while...

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  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    The Reputational Impact of IT Risk with Forbes Insight

    This report from Forbes Insights provides valuable information on howSecurity and resilience affect nearly every aspect of your company, including your brand value and reputation.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The Seven Essential Practices For Effective Business Continuity Management

    Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. The key to successfully protecting your organization’s business operations and reputation is to take a...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Big Data, Little Data, and Everything in Between - IBM SPSS Solutions Help You Bring Analytics to Everyone (Ziff Davis)

    Regardless of the type or scale of data your users need to harness and analyze, IBM SPSS Solutions offer a straightforward, visual solution that is easy to use on the front end and highly scalable on the back end.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Why Test for Skills?

    In an era when human resources departments are constantly being asked to do more with less, it’s clear that something needs to be done. As more and more resumes pile up for each position, HR teams need help to make a quality hire quickly. Fortunately, IBM Smarter Workforce technology...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Top Ten Compensation Mistakes Made by Small Businesses

    We know it is easy for small businesses to fall into the trap of treating compensation performance as ""something to worry about when we get bigger."" The fact is, organizations of all sizes need to attract, retain and motivate employees, and compensation is a critical element in any strong talent...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation, Why market-based salary data...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Pay for Performance...Are You Ready?

    This white paper discussed the elements that comprise a pay-for-performance system and how compensation professionals can effectively implement one. Download your copy of the white paper to learn more about: Pay for performance vs. increase for performance Cost of labor vs. cost of living Differentially rewarding

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  • White Papers // Jan 2007

    A Data-Driven Statistical Approach to Analyzing Process Variation in 65nm SOI Technology

    In this paper, the authors present a simple yet effective method to analyze process variations using statistics on manufacturing in-line data without assuming any explicit underlying model for process variations. Their method is based on a variant of principal component analysis and is able to reveal systematic variation patterns existing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Unified High-Performance I/O: One Stack to Rule Them All

    Fast non-volatile memories are exposing inefficiencies in traditional I/O stacks. Though there have been fragmented efforts to deal with the issues, there is a pressing need for a high-performance storage stack. Interestingly, 20 years ago, networks were faced with similar challenges, which led to the development of concepts and implementations...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Subsystem and System-Level Implications of PCM

    Emerging the data-centric workloads necessitate systems with highly scalable storage components, not only in terms of capacity, but also in terms of performance and energy efficiency. These requirements, in combination with advances in Storage Class Memory (SCM) technologies, will drive the departure from traditional memory and storage architectures. The focus...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. Check this Gartner Report Now!

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Exploiting Commodity Multi-Core Systems for Network Traffic Analysis

    The current trend in computer processors is towards multi-core systems. Although operating systems were adapted a long time ago to support multi-processing, kernel network layers have not yet taken advantage of this new technology. The result is that packet capture, the cornerstone of every network monitoring application, is not efficient...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Heavy-Traffic Analysis of Cloud Provisioning

    Virtual Machine (VM) provisioning is one of the fundamental components in virtualization-based cloud offerings. Modeling and analytically understanding the provisioning process is critical for the deployment and management of large-scale cloud. Based on extensive experiments on an example cloud system, the authors propose a queuing model to capture the important...

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