Data Management

The latest white papers, case studies and webcasts to help technology professionals ensure data is safe from risk and disaster with quality back-up, infrastructure and information management.

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Government Entity Uses Interoperating Virtualization Solutions to Reduce IT Costs

    Based in Manama, Bahrain, the General Organization for Youth and Sports (GOYS) promotes athletics for young people around the country. The IT department is responsible for delivering the technology that the 300 employees need to efficiently carry out the organization's mission. But IT staff faced pressure to reduce IT costs...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    VMware Case Study: Lulu.com

    Lulu.com (Lulu) is a digital marketplace that eliminates traditional entry barriers to publishing by enabling content creators to bring their work directly to their audience. The company has approximately 125 employees. Lulu.com (Lulu) wanted to reduce IT costs (human & capital) and deliver fast, reliable, end-to-end business continuity. Lulu.com deployed...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Employee Assessment Software-as-a-Service Solution Opens New Sales Channel and Drives More Revenue

    Leading Indicator Systems needed a more robust infrastructure to support their new SaaS solution. The infrastructure needed to provide enterprise-class scalability and security. LIS chose Microsoft hosting partner NaviSite as their strategic hosting partner to design, build, and manage the new infrastructure. The new infrastructure provides enhanced security, scalability, and...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Bus-Driver Career Description

    Bus-drivers convey passengers on scheduled routes and on a scheduled time. Bus-drivers should always be punctual, courteous and drive carefully. They should also be neat. They should always strive to handle every situation as best as they can and be able to make accurate and quick decisions. They should be...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Cartographer Career Description

    Cartographers provide information about the earth in the easily understandable and usable form of a map. Cartographers work closely with surveyors, geologists and similar professionals and are involved in conservation, planning and development. Prospective cartographers should have an aptitude for drawing, good spatial perception and must be able to work...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Centralize Your Internal Client and Billing Data to Increase

    For accounting and legal services organizations, it's good practice to maintain detailed client records. Not only does this help one comply with industry regulations, it also enables one to extend the understanding of the customer base. However, most firms keep track of client information and data using multiple spreadsheets or...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Spreadsheets for Geothermal Water and Gas Geochemistry

    Two Excel spreadsheets released with this paper support many of the common graphical analyses of water and gas chemistry used to interpret hot spring, fumarole and well samples in geothermal exploration and development. Cross-plots and ternary diagrams are generated from measured concentrations of chemical species using formulas based on equilibrium...

    Provided By Mighty River Power

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Workstation Whitepaper: HP Z800 With Parallels

    HP's Z800 enables professional graphics applications to run at near native performance inside of virtualized guest operating environments. This is a new capability in the industry, and provides a better way for some customers to deploy their IT. HP enabled this capability by integrating several key partners' technologies into HP's...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Database Administrator Career Description

    A database administrator is required to analyze the various data, consolidate them and ensure that they are functioning properly. He or she has to build up backups, check on the security factors of the database, and clarify whether there is any loop hole in the system. This checking is required...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Gardener Career Description

    Gardeners mainly work outside where they are responsible for the maintenance, establishing and decoration of gardens and parks. Persons who want to become gardeners must love plants and outdoor life and must be willing to work outside most of the time. The work is sometimes very tiring and therefore they...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Diesel Fitter Career Description

    Diesel fitters are responsible for the maintenance and repair of diesel engines. The applications of engines varies from those used on vehicles, for example, earth-moving equipment, tractors and trucks, to generator engines, engines for large machinery, pumps, drill-rigs and even in marine installations. Diesel fitters work with delicate apparatus and...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Fire-Fighter Career Description

    Fire-fighters are responsible for saving lives and for preventing and putting out various types of fires. Fire-fighters should be healthy and adventurous. Their work requires strength and physical fitness. They need to be brave, but calm. They must also have initiative and keen perception. Common sense, discipline and the ability...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Wood Technologist Career Description

    Many different processes are used to convert a tree into a saleable product in the form of sawn timber, plywood, particleboard or treated poles. Wood technologists play an important role in all these processes. The prospective wood technologist should enjoy working with wood and timber products, and should therefore like...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Post Office Clerk Career Description

    Post office clerks work directly with the public by serving them at the counter, selling stamps, receiving postal articles and handling savings accounts. The clerks in offices, on the other hand, are involved in bookkeeping, the sending and receiving of telegrams and other clerical duties. Clerks must have an aptitude...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Virtualization: Building an Adaptive, Cost Effective Infrastructure at SSCT

    As the College grows the College needs to be poised to respond faster to market changes, stakeholder demands, growth opportunities and new technology. To do this, one need an agile and cost effective IT infrastructure. Some components of the solution are to increase the utilization of IT assets, reduce operating...

    Provided By Stark State College

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Sociologist Career Description

    Sociologists study human relationships, the means by which people and groups behave towards each other, as well as socioeconomic developments and changes. The ability to manage independent research is important. Sociologists must be able to organize, evaluate and interpret their information. They must be objective, analytical and reach valid conclusions....

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Smarter Schools: 12 Reports for Primary and Secondary Education

    Educational organizations can help improve student outcomes by connecting data systems and discovering new intelligence. This intelligence will help schools, boards, districts and departments deliver smarter education by identifying patterns, intervening with struggling students, following student lifecycles, improving curriculum, developing teacher skills and improving the many other factors that contribute...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Matching Scalability to Business Need

    Every organization is continually challenged to ensure its investments in technology and related processes match not only the current needs of the business, but the anticipated future requirements as well. As the company grows or otherwise changes, its technology must keep pace so that its people can optimally fulfill their...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    How DB2 for z/OS Contributes to a Smarter Planet

    Around the world, individuals, local and national government agencies, organizations, and companies of all shapes and sizes face challenges that were never even imagined as recently as a decade ago. The world needs to get smarter in order to face those challenges head on and to succeed. Fortunately, IBM is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Land Surveyor Career Description

    Land surveying is the science of recording and setting out the exact measurements of man-made and. natural features of the earth's surface. Surveying is basic to all planning, development and construction and it involves the making of maps and the determination of boundaries. Land surveyors work in the open air...

    Provided By Evolve-IT

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Stationary Engineers And Boiler Operators

    Heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and ventilation systems keep large buildings and other commercial facilities comfortable all year long. Industrial plants often have facilities to provide electrical power, steam, or other services. Stationary engineers and boiler operators operate and maintain these systems, which include boilers, air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment, diesel engines, turbines,...

    Provided By CollegeGrad.com

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    IBM IMS Tools Performance and Tuning Solution - Helping You Achieve and Maintain Superior IMS Performance

    The IMS Tools Performance and Tuning Solution from IBM provides comprehensive performance analysis and tuning assistance for IMS transactions and databases, and includes functionality that is not currently available in base IMS. By analyzing specific system data, IMS specialists can troubleshoot and address performance issues quickly and accurately when they...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4: Essential Deployment Tips

    Even the most demanding Oracle database workloads can now be virtualized with VMware vSphere and ESX 4 - with greater than 95 percent of Oracle instances matching native performance. This paper provides the essential tips necessary to successfully deploy Oracle on VMware virtual infrastructure to enable database administrators (DBAs) to...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Clinical Laboratory Technologists And Technicians

    Clinical laboratory technologists usually have a bachelor's degree with a major in medical technology or in one of the life sciences; clinical laboratory technicians generally need either an associate degree or a certificate. Job opportunities are expected to be excellent. Employment of clinical laboratory workers is expected to grow faster...

    Provided By CollegeGrad.com

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Health Care Reform: Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act And Implications For Health Plans - Things We Are Thinking About Now

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Senate version of health reform legislation. This bill passed the House along with the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, which is now pending in the Senate, where a...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Evaluating Secure Remote Desktop Access Models

    This Tolly report compares Software as a Service (SaaS) via Citrix? GoToMyPC? Corporate to traditional virtual private networks (VPNs). The report also includes a side-by-side comparison chart and a detailed cost analysis.

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Intel Xeon Processor-based Server Refresh Savings Estimator

    Developed with key learnings from Intel's IT experience in justifying server refresh internally, this tool allows you to enter data about your existing environment and evaluate the benefits of replacing it with the latest generation of Intel-based servers.

    Provided By Intel

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Streamline Your Budgeting and Planning Processes - And Make Faster, More Informed Company Decisions

    In a fast-paced, global business climate, one needs easy-to-use, efficient tools that not only deliver accurate and trustworthy data, but also help one respond quickly to shifting market conditions. Budget Maestro reduces the risk of calculation and input errors, and creates all the reports one needs to make faster, more...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Transfer Files Securely With a Centralized User Account

    To meet the data protection and privacy requirements, and safeguard the critical information, one needs a way to transfer confidential files securely. To meet these challenges one needs a flexible, scalable database solution with a strong record of reliability. Even better, one needs something that the system administrators are already...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Conquering Fear: Moving Forward Through Technology

    Even though the Einstein quote is well known, far too often one goes about the daily business doing the same things over and over and expecting different results. Many companies don't realize that what made them competitive five years ago may be the very thing that's holding them back now....

    Provided By Datex

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Social Media Fads and the Risk to the Enterprise

    Off late IT landscape is filled with hype around Web 2.0. While collaboration is a key forward looking initiative for any organization it requires a specific purpose and goal. Without a clear direction and purpose for social media initiatives they are at best a distracting fad, and at worst an...

    Provided By R3Now.com

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Application Performance Management for Enterprise Applications

    Enterprise applications need high scalability to cater to a large end user base. The top issues faced by IT Teams in these organizations are monitoring uptime and ensuring good performance for their business applications. To resolve these problems, enterprises need to make strategic investments in end to end application performance...

    Provided By Zoho

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Telco Reduces IT Incidents by Nearly 95 Percent, Optimizes IT With Premier Support

    After its inception in 2004, Nedjma, the Algerian arm of Wataniya Telecom needed a way to support the growing complexity of its IT environment as the company moved forward strategically to gain market share in the North African telco space. To do so, the company decided to turn to the...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Title Firm Saves Tens of Thousands of Dollars With Rapid-to-Deploy Server Software

    Commonwealth Land Title Company of Puget Sound needed to implement a new IT infrastructure in a short time. It chose Windows Essential Business Server 2008, and implemented the solution over a weekend. The firm experienced zero downtime during business hours, maintaining operations worth tens of thousands of dollars per day....

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    A New Way of Working - Insights from Global Leaders

    What can nearly 300 executives teach you about what separates outperforming organizations from their peers? Quite a bit. In this short video, preview the results of a new study that reveals differences in priorities, behaviors, gaps and supporting technologies. The study is packed with facts from the front lines and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Advanced Resource Management System (ARMS) - A Novaquantum.com Product

    A.R.M.S is a fully featured graphical database management suite that operates entirely from the web. The Rich Web2.0 interface provides a user-rich WYSIWIG experience, more like usual desktop applications, while at the same time offering full backend support for advanced SQL and other features. ARMS allows administrators and developers to...

    Provided By Novaquantum ARMS

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Policy Management Software - Information Architecture Strategy

    Information architecture is an important step while implementing a policy management software or a compliance software. However, this step is often ignored and people realise the lack of information architecture when they face difficulty to locate information. The objective of this discussion is to introduce the usage of information architecture...

    Provided By Compliance Management Software as a Service

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Oracle Database 11g Product Family - 2010

    By deploying Oracle Database 11g within their IT architecture, organizations can leverage the power of the world's leading database to reduce their server and storage costs and improve quality of service. Read this white paper to get an overview of the Oracle Database family of products and learn how you...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Advanced Compression with Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    Advanced Compression with Database 11g Release 2 helps you manage more data in a cost-effective manner. With data volumes, on average, tripling every two years, Oracle Advanced Compression delivers compression rates of 2-4x across all types of data and applications. Read this white paper to learn more about how Oracle...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Lowering your IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    Organizations across the world are using grid computing with Oracle to make the most of their IT resources. And now, Oracle is making grid computing even more accessible. Learn how you can transform your business, budgets, and service levels with Oracle Database 11g Release 2. You'll discover how its new...

    Provided By Oracle