Cloud

See the latest white papers on how cloud computing and cloud services have transformed the IT industry, from data center services to virtualization, software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a service and more.

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Accelerate to the Cloud With Novell Cloud Manager

    In this podcast, learn how the users' can build and manage a secure and compliant private cloud with Novell cloud manager. And not just how they can do it, but why they would want to.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Novell Cloud Manager: Cloud Journey

    In this podcast, learn about the Novell cloud manager. The speaker will discuss about the simplest ways in order to build and manage the cloud. The Novell cloud manager that can deliver a risk-free private cloud as the cornerstone of a more intelligent infrastructure.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    The Path to the Private Cloud

    In this podcast, the speakers discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding enterprise cloud computing, and introduce Novell Cloud Manager, an exciting new product that allows enterprises to create and manage their own private cloud.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Going From Could to Cloud: Moving the Cloud to the Enterprise

    In this podcast, learn how the market for cloud computing is evolving, and what the near-term and long-term future may hold for enterprise IT. Understand the differences between public and private clouds and the real benefits private cloud computing can provide.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    The Shift to Enterprise Cloud Computing

    In this podcast, the speaker going to explain about the shift to enterprise cloud computing. The speaker will discuss about how the technology is rapidly evolving in which applications are now portable were the portability requires security and management.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Get into the Cloud: Novell Cloud Manager Overview

    Chances are the users' data center is a lot more complicated (and expensive) than it has to be. Cloud computing can help simplify things, and lower their IT costs dramatically, but it feels way too risky to a lot of people. In this podcast, learn how Novell cloud manager can...

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    BSM in the Cloud With Forrester Research Part 1: Managing an End-to-End View Made Simple

    Take advantage of the flexibility and cost reductions virtualizing the people environment brings. In this podcast, learn how to remove the risk of a service impacting event and enjoy further cost reductions in management of their virtualized environment.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    BSM in the Cloud With Forrester Research Part 2: Configuration Complexity Made Simple

    Virtualization brings flexibility and agility to the people environment which means configuration complexity. In this podcast, learn how to manage the configuration complexity which reaping the benefits of flexibility that virtualization brings without losing control.

    Provided By Novell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Novell Cloud Security Service

    In this webcast, the presenter going to show the users' how they can harness the technology of the future with Novell Cloud Security Service. The presenter also going to explain about how service providers can manage multi-tenant SaaS infrastructures.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Novell Cloud Security

    Most enterprises focus their security strategies. In this podcast, the speakers will examine how Novell Cloud security can help the users' to manage their applications and functions and secure multiple SaaS applications.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Solving Cloud Security: Your Nightmare, a Hackers Dream

    In this podcast, the speakers examine the security vulnerabilities of cloud computing. The speaker will also explores the emerging trends in cloud security, examining the benefits and limitations of current tools and methods.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Getting to One 10-Minute Web Series - Cloud Computing: Beyond the Hype

    In this podcast, the speakers going to discuss about the emerging concept of cloud computing. The speakers will also discuss how businesses are really approaching the new economic and service paradigm of cloud computing.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Introducing NetIQ Cloud Manager 2.0 Web Seminar

    In this podcast, learn about the easiest and most secure way to build and manage the users' private cloud. The speaker will also discuss about the consumerization of IT along with the service delivery in the enterprise.

    Provided By Novell

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Introduction to Cloud Manager

    Cloud computing has many compiling features were organizations looking for. In this podcast, learn how Cloud manager enables customers to take advantage of the cloud opportunity, allowing businesses to increase their agility and flexibility.

    Provided By Novell

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Oracle Talent Cloud: A Strategic Approach to Talent Management

    Strategic talent management requires looking at the big picture. You can have a great recruiting strategy but later lose your top recruits due to a lack of employee development. You can have the right leaders for organizational success today but be thrown for a loop when one of them leaves...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Oracle ERP Cloud Service: Back-Office Solutions that Keep You in Front

    What if you could change the mix of your IT spend and shift more of your resources towards growth and innovation? By leveraging the cloud, a company can free its IT staff to spend more time on strategic initiatives and innovation, and re-direct more resources to value-creating activities from lower-value...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    SaaS and Cloud ERP Observations: Is Cloud ERP Right for you?

    Over the past six years, Aberdeen Group has been measuring the willingness of organizations to consider a SaaS deployment model for their ERP implementations. Using this research, Aberdeen has created a short report to help organizations as they review their options and provide key takeaways to consider during the process....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The New Competitive Advantage: Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud

    In the next three years, 53% of CFOs estimate that over half of their enterprise transactions will be delivered through the cloud, up from the 12 percent who use that delivery mechanism today. This strategic playbook for CFOs shows how to leverage the Cloud to drive greater agility in response...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Executive Brief: Leveraging Mobility to Improve Sales

    Sales people spend more time out of the office than in. When they are out of the office, they need information at their fingertips. And in the more mobile, more collaborative, and more data-rich business world of today, the needs of corporate sales forces are radically changing. In particular, sales...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Sales Executive Strategy Brief: Customer Experience

    Research and analysis shows that 57% of B2B buying steps are completed before a buyer even connects with a salesperson. The role that the sales organization plays in B2B buying cycles has become even more critical. Consistency is necessary through every customer touch point and forms the basis for great...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Knowledge Management: 5 Steps to Getting It Right the First Time

    Today customers look to engage with organizations through an increasing number of channels - and expect more from every customer service and support experience. A strategically implemented knowledge management initiative for both the contact center and Web self service channels offers a powerful answer to this growing need to do...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Agile, Secure, Reliable: World-Class Customer Service in the Cloud

    In a volatile and hyper-competitive market, delivering exceptional multichannel customer service consistently is essential. But delivering world-class service on tight budgets to even tighter deadlines is a tough challenge for even the largest organizations. That is why so many successful organizations choose to deliver customer service in the cloud. This...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    'A Little Extra Service' Raises Customer Satisaction and Lowers Cost

    Companies respond to the preference of the digital generation for online support with new channels like Live Chat and Email Management. These mobile-friendly touchpoints give customers the right answers at the right time when self-service just is not enough. We outline best practices for providing 'a little extra service' that...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Deploying Customer Service in the Cloud - The four phases from implementation to transformation

    This white paper by Ovum is a business guide for customer service executives and managers who have already made the decision to deploy customer service in the cloud but need further insight into the best practices for how to do so successfully and further evolve customer service in the cloud...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    [Infographic] The Future of HCM: Cloud-Based Talent Management

    The ability to manage talent effectively can dictate the success of your entire organization. You must invest in solutions that help you to attract, retain and develop talent while aligning to the overall goals and successes of your organization.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    A Strategic Approach to Talent Management: Oracle Talent Cloud

    "Oracle is living what they're speaking. They have really invested time and resources and people into analyzing and understanding how people actually work." Megan Martin, Director of Business Systems Development, Troon Golf Advances in human capital management technology mean that with the right talent management system in place, HR leaders...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Seven Steps for Effective Leadership Development

    Leadership development is a critical aspect of attaining optimum output from organizational talent management. Technology applications can provide the enabling platform, including recruitment, assessments, performance management, succession and career planning and development programs. Read about the seven-step process, outlined in a leadership development checklist, for executing a comprehensive leadership development...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Driving the Business Forward with Human Capital Management

    Five key points to consider before you invest Global business has affected no group more than Human Resources (HR). Recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining global workers is more complicated in a global economy adding another layer complexity, and without doing those things effectively, companies simply cannot grow. Therefore there is...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    How to Socially Enable Your Contact Center

    Social-enabled contact centers leverage social interactions to build stronger relationships with customers, deliver consistent and relevant brand experiences across touch points, and better engage customers with employees and partners. There are 3 capabilities your company will need to be successful, download this article to read more.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Power of Transformational Knowledge

    Investing in the creation of a Transformational State of Knowledge builds a defensible advantage in delivering great customer experiences. This approach drives down service costs while increasing customer loyalty and advocacy, as customers become more engaged and drive greater referrals. There are 3 capabilities your company will need to be...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Oracle Social Network

    Oracle Social Network was developed as an alternative to existing models of enterprise collaboration: specifically, traditional tool-centered approaches that require the user to break context to communicate. The relatively recent addition of social networking tools, micro-blogging, walls and activity streams into the enterprise has compounded the problem, creating a third...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Smarter Service: The Contact Center of the Future

    Consumers today expect better. They expect better service, better products and better communication with companies. But to have a single, seamless conversation with every customer across multiple channels, companies can no longer rely on outdated contact centers. To meet these challenges, many companies are deploying Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contact center systems...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Customer Service in a Social World: Are we there yet?

    Social media is transforming customer care and should be considered a strategic vehicle for delivering excellent customer experiences. A majority of social conversations are noise, however, there are topics that are relevant to different parts of the organization. When the topic is customer-service-related, most organizations are ill-equipped to deliver the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Best Practices for Customer Service - A Nucleus Research Guidebook

    As quality service becomes a key differentiator for customer retention and future sales, companies must take an integrated approach to differentiate their customer service from that of their competitors. This Guidebook explores the experiences of Oracle RightNow customers and highlights best practices they have taken to enable agents to deliver...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Database Consolidation onto Private Clouds

    Consolidating databases onto a private cloud is a new model for the delivery of database services. Private clouds consolidate servers, storage, operating systems, databases, and mixed workloads onto a shared hardware and software infrastructure. Deploying databases on a consolidated private cloud enables IT departments to improve quality of service levels...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Using the Preprocessor Feature With External Tables in Oracle Database 11g

    In Oracle 11.1.0.7 (and 10.2.0.5) a new feature has been added to external tables that allows users to preprocess input data before it is sent to the access driver. The ability to manipulate input data with a preprocessor program results in additional loadable data formats, which greatly enhances the flexibility...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Experimental Analysis of Task-Based Energy Consumption in Cloud Computing Systems

    Cloud computing delivers IT solutions as a utility to users. One consequence of this model is that large cloud data centres consume large amounts of energy and produce significant carbon footprints. A common objective of cloud providers is to develop resource provisioning and management solutions that minimise energy consumption while...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Improving Large Graph Processing on Partitioned Graphs in the Cloud

    As the study of large graphs over hundreds of gigabytes becomes increasingly popular for various data-intensive applications in cloud computing, developing large graph processing systems has become a hot and fruitful research area. Many of those existing systems support a vertex-oriented execution model and allow users to develop custom logics...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Pangolin: Speeding up Concurrent Messaging for Cloud-Based Social Gaming

    The convergence of games and online social platforms is an exploding phenomena. The continued success of social games hinges critically on the ability to deliver smooth and highly-interactive experiences to end-users. However, it is extremely challenging to satisfy the stringent performance requirements of online social games. Motivated by an Xbox...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Specifying Services Using the Service Oriented Architecture Modeling Language (soaml): A Baseline for Specification of Cloud-Based Services

    The Service oriented architecture Modeling Language (SoaML) is a new specification from the Object Management Group (OMG) that provides support for modelling services. The SoaML specification defines three different approaches to specifying services; simple interfaces, service interfaces and service contracts. In this paper, the authors provide an overview of the...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery