TeamQuest

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    TeamQuest and ITIL: How to Ensure a Successful ITIL Implementation

    As part of its ITIL series, TeamQuest is providing this white paper to help companies understand what should happen to increase the likelihood of a successful ITIL implementation. TeamQuest sat down with Ron Potter to get a better understanding of how companies can improve their chances of a successful ITIL...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Telecom Companies Profit as Cloud Providers

    Most telecom providers rely on a large computing infrastructure running a diverse set of applications to deliver, manage and bill services. Transforming this infrastructure into clouds can reduce internal computing resource needs and release the excess for use by paying customers. Doing so reduces internal costs and increases revenue streams...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Capacity Management Ensures Success for Enterprise Cloud Consumers

    At one time or another in the lives, one have all looked up at the clouds; watching a never-ending parade of different forms and faces that stimulate the imagination. Many of the clouds are friendly and beautiful. Some are dark and threatening. The many faces of cloud computing are no...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Introducing a Capacity Management Maturity Model

    The recent adoption of virtualization technologies lowers the amount of hardware required and reduces power consumption to some extent. But it also raises management complexity since there is no longer a permanent and exclusive relationship between physical resources and the software that runs on it. If one then chooses to...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How to Do Capacity Planning

    It is very common for an IT organization to manage system performance in a reactionary fashion, analyzing and correcting performance problems as users report them. When problems occur, hopefully system administrators have tools necessary to quickly analyze and remedy the situation. In a perfect world, administrators prepare in advance in...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Capacity Management Enhances Cloud Computing Profitability

    An impending storm is coming. The cloud is looming large on the horizon. Cloud computing is one of the most talked about technology and business models for enterprise computing in recent history. Is it ALL hype? What is cloud computing? Why is everybody talking about it? What does it mean...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Grab More Post-Virtualization Savings

    Unfortunately many people don't realize that virtualization is not a cure-all. There is still substantial money left on the table after the work. Yes, virtualization enables many quick wins, provides substantial cost and environmental benefits to the business and is easy to accomplish, but it doesn't solve costs associated with...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Manager's Guide to Implementing Capacity Management

    Capacity Management definitions can be found in many places on the Internet, including many IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) sites. The definitions can be both wordy and confusing. The author will leave it to those sources for the definitive explanation. For a brief, high level definition, Capacity Management is a set...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    ITIL Version 3 and TeamQuest

    Although V2 was quite successful, there were a number of gaps and the focus was still more technological than business in nature. Many ITIL practitioners and contributors felt that although the second rendition of ITIL was a quantum leap from the initial offering, it still needed more focus on the...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Strategies to Improve IT Efficiency: Using Predictive Analysis to Do More With Less

    IT is an integral part of the business fabric and is fast reaching a utility status in the enterprise. Increasingly lower hardware costs have opened the door to a multitude of applications and have mistakenly made some IT processes, such as the capacity management of infrastructure resources, seem obsolete. This...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Legislature Uses Capacity Planning Software to Optimize IT Services

    The Legislature of the Virgin Islands is the territorial legislature of the United States Virgin Islands. The legislative branch of the unincorporated U.S. Territory is unicameral, with a single house consisting of 15 senators, elected to two-year terms without term limits. The territorial legislature meets in the capital of Charlotte...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Advancements in Cross-Platform: Capacity Planning

    Whether it's about maximizing throughput, minimizing response time, maximizing availability, or minimizing costs, a thorough capacity planning exercise requires the evaluation of alternative configurations. A change in configuration might be as simple as moving a heavily used file to a less active disk controller or adding a CPU. A good...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Modeling Multi-Threaded Processors

    Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP) has been employed by computer makers for some time. Multiple processors are connected to a common memory pool and a combination of hardware and operating system functions permit work to be balanced across the entire unit. Each processor had a single "Thread" that processed programming instructions. As...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Planning and Implementation of IT Service Optimization at the Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

    In reviewing ways to leverage best practices to improve service delivery, LSAC discovered that TeamQuest IT Service Optimization (ITSO) was a good entry-point methodology to position LSAC for the longer-term goal of implementing IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) in the enterprise. ITSO follows a logical process of planning and provisioning for...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Using TeamQuest Model to Implement Phased Infrastructure Upgrades at LSAC

    Jeff Fox is the Manager of Network Infrastructure Services at the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). He implemented TeamQuest View to address performance constraints that caused bottlenecks during peak traffic periods. Modeling revealed the exact cause of the bottlenecks as well as the exact hardware required to maintain informal Service...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Planning and Implementation of IT Service Optimization at the Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

    In reviewing ways to leverage best practices to improve service delivery, LSAC discovered that TeamQuest IT Service Optimization (ITSO) was a good entry-point methodology to position LSAC for the longer-term goal of implementing IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) in the enterprise. ITSO follows a logical process of planning and provisioning for...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Legislature Uses Capacity Planning Software to Optimize IT Services

    The Legislature of the Virgin Islands is the territorial legislature of the United States Virgin Islands. The legislative branch of the unincorporated U.S. Territory is unicameral, with a single house consisting of 15 senators, elected to two-year terms without term limits. The territorial legislature meets in the capital of Charlotte...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Using TeamQuest Model to Implement Phased Infrastructure Upgrades at LSAC

    Jeff Fox is the Manager of Network Infrastructure Services at the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). He implemented TeamQuest View to address performance constraints that caused bottlenecks during peak traffic periods. Modeling revealed the exact cause of the bottlenecks as well as the exact hardware required to maintain informal Service...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Advancements in Cross-Platform: Capacity Planning

    Whether it's about maximizing throughput, minimizing response time, maximizing availability, or minimizing costs, a thorough capacity planning exercise requires the evaluation of alternative configurations. A change in configuration might be as simple as moving a heavily used file to a less active disk controller or adding a CPU. A good...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Modeling Multi-Threaded Processors

    Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP) has been employed by computer makers for some time. Multiple processors are connected to a common memory pool and a combination of hardware and operating system functions permit work to be balanced across the entire unit. Each processor had a single "Thread" that processed programming instructions. As...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Introducing a Capacity Management Maturity Model

    The recent adoption of virtualization technologies lowers the amount of hardware required and reduces power consumption to some extent. But it also raises management complexity since there is no longer a permanent and exclusive relationship between physical resources and the software that runs on it. If one then chooses to...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Grab More Post-Virtualization Savings

    Unfortunately many people don't realize that virtualization is not a cure-all. There is still substantial money left on the table after the work. Yes, virtualization enables many quick wins, provides substantial cost and environmental benefits to the business and is easy to accomplish, but it doesn't solve costs associated with...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Manager's Guide to Implementing Capacity Management

    Capacity Management definitions can be found in many places on the Internet, including many IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) sites. The definitions can be both wordy and confusing. The author will leave it to those sources for the definitive explanation. For a brief, high level definition, Capacity Management is a set...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    ITIL Version 3 and TeamQuest

    Although V2 was quite successful, there were a number of gaps and the focus was still more technological than business in nature. Many ITIL practitioners and contributors felt that although the second rendition of ITIL was a quantum leap from the initial offering, it still needed more focus on the...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Strategies to Improve IT Efficiency: Using Predictive Analysis to Do More With Less

    IT is an integral part of the business fabric and is fast reaching a utility status in the enterprise. Increasingly lower hardware costs have opened the door to a multitude of applications and have mistakenly made some IT processes, such as the capacity management of infrastructure resources, seem obsolete. This...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How to Do Capacity Planning

    It is very common for an IT organization to manage system performance in a reactionary fashion, analyzing and correcting performance problems as users report them. When problems occur, hopefully system administrators have tools necessary to quickly analyze and remedy the situation. In a perfect world, administrators prepare in advance in...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Telecom Companies Profit as Cloud Providers

    Most telecom providers rely on a large computing infrastructure running a diverse set of applications to deliver, manage and bill services. Transforming this infrastructure into clouds can reduce internal computing resource needs and release the excess for use by paying customers. Doing so reduces internal costs and increases revenue streams...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    TeamQuest and ITIL: How to Ensure a Successful ITIL Implementation

    As part of its ITIL series, TeamQuest is providing this white paper to help companies understand what should happen to increase the likelihood of a successful ITIL implementation. TeamQuest sat down with Ron Potter to get a better understanding of how companies can improve their chances of a successful ITIL...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Capacity Management Enhances Cloud Computing Profitability

    An impending storm is coming. The cloud is looming large on the horizon. Cloud computing is one of the most talked about technology and business models for enterprise computing in recent history. Is it ALL hype? What is cloud computing? Why is everybody talking about it? What does it mean...

    Provided By TeamQuest

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Capacity Management Ensures Success for Enterprise Cloud Consumers

    At one time or another in the lives, one have all looked up at the clouds; watching a never-ending parade of different forms and faces that stimulate the imagination. Many of the clouds are friendly and beautiful. Some are dark and threatening. The many faces of cloud computing are no...

    Provided By TeamQuest