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.

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Game Show Host

    Game shows are popular television programs that involve people such as celebrities or the public to play a variety of games to win prizes or money. Game show hosts are highly skilled professionals that are responsible for running the show. Game show hosts typically need at least a high school...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Engineering Consultancy Receives 13 Recommendations for Future Development With Dell's IT Simplification Assessment Service

    Halcrow, a leading engineering consultancy, wanted confirmation that it was on the right track with its IT environment and to benchmark its infrastructure against other firms in the industry. Dell suggested an IT Simplification Assessment that would provide benchmarking and practical guidance. Dell consultants with experience in Halcrow's industry spent...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Cloud: Customers Share their experiences with IBM and Cloud Computing

    The IBM cloud computing infrastructure, architecture and information management are designed to help you sustain ongoing cost reduction while improving service levels over the long term.

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Manufacturer Cuts System Management Costs by $150,000 With Better Monitoring

    APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in critical power and cooling services, provides industry-leading product, software, and systems for home, office, data center, and factory-floor applications. The APC IT staff supports the business by keeping key applications available and running at peak performance. To do a better job of...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Fiserv KRM Risk Analytics Benchmark on SQL Server 2008 Tops 6,000 Writes Per Second

    Financial stress testing and risk management simulations have become increasingly important to the global banking industry, increasing demand for the products of Fiserv, a Fortune 500 company that generated nearly US$5 billion in 2008 revenue. The company and its partner, Kamakura Corporation, recently tested the Fiserv KRM enterprise risk management...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Townsend Analytics Transforms Its Ability to Compete With New BI Solution

    Townsend Analytics, an independently run subsidiary of a leading global financial services firm, has built a unique reputation on creating technology innovations now considered standards in the industry. With the enormous amount of data and high trading volumes (generated by RealTick and other systems) flowing through its state-of-the-art data centers,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Engineering Firm Lowers Licensing Costs 27 Percent, Adds Value With Subscription Model

    Civil engineering firm, Aas-Jakobsen in Oslo, Norway, wanted to provide its staff with the tools to maintain a high level of productivity. The firm standardized on Microsoft software, and as its staff grew to 90 people, wanted to reduce its software licensing costs. Working with OfficeTeam, a Microsoft Gold Certified...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Canadian University Eases Administration and Improves Services With New Solution

    McGill University in Montreal, Canada, continuously improves its IT infrastructure with new solutions. It recently deployed Windows Server 2008 R2 to take advantage of enhancements in Active Directory and features like DirectAccess. As a result, McGill expects to ease administration and simplify access to applications and data. It also has...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Just Energy Energizes Database and Staff Productivity With Help of SQL Server 2008

    Just Energy is a leading independent energy supplier with more than 1.5 million electricity and natural gas customer accounts in North America. To accommodate a growing need for improved business continuity and real-time access to data, the company wanted to minimize the costs associated with maintaining and developing its data...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Windows Logo Program Device Fundamentals Overview

    This webcast explains the purpose of device fundamentals tests, what partners need to be aware of before running these tests, and debugging tips.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Winqual Device Metadata Submissions

    The presenter of this webcast walks through the process to submit device metadata on the Windows Quality Online Services (Winqual) site. In addition, the presenter reviews the business rules that must be followed for successful validation of metadata.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Preparing for Exchange Server 2010

    This table is a companion piece to Scott Lowe's column, "Preparing for Exchange Server 2010's hardware and software requirements." The table provides you with a starting point in your Exchange RAM and processor calculations.

    Provided By Scott Lowe

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Evolutionary Computation - Evolve, Don't Invent

    Evolutionary Algorithms are a type of Machine Learning that simulate natural evolution to discover solutions to problems. They have been used to solve optimization problems as varied as circuit design, anti-lock brake system design, antennae design, and network routing, and have also been used as automatic programming tools, which gives...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Unlock the Value of Customer Communications

    Now, from a single platform, one can leverage existing content in EMC Documentum to generate highly personalized and customized correspondence, rich HTML e-mail, dynamic marketing collateral, and relationship statements to improve customer experience while reducing costs with xPression Documentum Edition. The attendee will learn how to maximize the existing investment...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Making the Digital Office a Reality

    Transforming the growing volume of paper documents into electronic information reduces the costs, risks, and inefficiencies of dealing with paper in the workplace. The presenter will explore the challenges of moving from paper to digital, and discuss the steps to take to make the digital office a reality. The attendee...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Speed Backup & Data Repurposing for Oracle

    Oracle data warehouses contain critical strategic assets that must be protected without impacting production. The attendee will find out how to automate application consistent replicas of Oracle Direct NFS with EMC Replication Manager and SnapSure for development, test, QA, reporting, and training environments. The attendee will learn more about automated...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Digital Mailroom Automation From Paragon and EMC

    To maximize operational efficiency and decrease costs, organizations need to eliminate expensive, time-consuming processes. The attendee of this webcast will learn more about the EMC and Paragon Digital Mailroom solution for automated, paperless claims processing. The attendee will find out how to quickly process claims with minimal human intervention.

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Delivering Maximum Impact With 3D Images

    A critical component for a wide array, technical documentation can no longer rely on traditional static images and text. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to cost-effectively leverage 3D CAD content to deliver superior technical publications and MRO documentation. The attendee will find out how to achieve shorter...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Exploring Cloud Technologies With AT&T and EMC

    Cloud technologies are changing the way IT supports business objectives. The attendee of this webcast find out how EMC and AT&T are working together to deliver cloud technologies that address the scale, management, and distribution of resources organizations need to compete in this evolving IT environment.

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    My Documentum for SharePoint and Office

    Microsoft and EMC present the My Documentum family, which enables access to Documentum functionality from Microsoft SharePoint and Office. With My Documentum, users can work within familiar Microsoft applications, while securing, storing, and managing information in Documentum. The attendee of this webcast will find out how to continue work in...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Putting Your Archived Report Data to Work

    With EMC Documentum Archive Services for Reports 2.5 - and the new Mining Server and client - the report data works harder. This latest release will enable the organization to provide rapid access and self-service capabilities to business analysts seeking to repurpose and leverage archived report data. The attendee of...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Cut Data Protection Costs With Deduplication

    Virtualized environments are challenging traditional data protection infrastructures and processes. With EMC Avamar and Data Domain backup-to-disk with data deduplication and automated centralized management, one can meet data protection requirements for virtualized environments and reduce costs in the backup infrastructure. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to automate...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Automatically Deliver Content to SharePoint

    To maximize the value of Microsoft SharePoint, one needs to get the content in - fast. The attendee of this webcast will learn why intelligent document capture is critical to the SharePoint environment - ensuring better access to information, reducing paper-handling costs, streamlining business processes, and controlling access to information....

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Take Control of Your SharePoint Environment

    Many organizations that use Microsoft SharePoint face a perplexing issue: ensuring that all content created and stored within SharePoint sites is under control and compliant with information governance policies. The attendee will learn how to introduce the essential governance models and compliance controls one need in the SharePoint environment. The...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Leveraging Cloud as the Next Backup Tier

    Even though it's expensive, tape backup is accepted as a necessary evil in many organizations. EMC NetWorker Fast Start and the new Cloud Backup option offer the secure and affordable alternative to the pain and expense of offsite tape vaulting. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to reduce...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Fighting Data Growth With Deduplication

    Massive data growth and the shift to virtualized environments have created many backup challenges. The attendee of this webcast will learn how EMC backup to disk with deduplication solutions can transform the approach to data protection - from the desktop to the data center. The attendee will find out how...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Atmos Cloud Storage - A New Paradigm for IT

    Scaling to a multi-petabyte level can be difficult to manage and costly when used in existing IT environments. Cloud storage is designed for PBs of unstructured content and global distribution deployment capabilities that are geo-scalable. The attendee of ths webcast will understand the benefits that cloud architectures can bring to...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Using Enterprise Content Services and APIs

    The attendee of this webcast will hear an exclusive interview with the top architect on the Documentum developer resources that will enable to access the power of the platform. The attendee will also learn how to leverage Documentum APIs and Enterprise Content Services to build content-enabled applications.

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Making Documentum Yours

    What's the key to maximizing ROI from the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system? Easy access to information via familiar applications. With the EMC My Documentum family of products, users can access Documentum content management functionality from within Microsoft Office and SharePoint - with no additional training, enabling to realize the...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Application Retirement for Better Oracle Performance

    Any organization can save money by archiving old data and retiring applications that are no longer needed. The attendee of this webcast will learn how EMC IT, using Informatica's data archive solution, relocated production data - generating approximately 100 TB in savings in only 4 days. The attendee will find...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Assess the Real Value of Document Capture

    Understanding the ROI of capture can help to make the business case to dramatically improve the document-driven processes. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to improve access to information around the key business processes - while boosting productivity and realizing significant cost savings. The attendee will discover how...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    The New Standard in Application Development: EMC Documentum xCP - A Technical Overview

    Organizations demand a fast ROI from case-based applications. As a result, developers are expected to turn projects more quickly and minimize risk. EMC Documentum xCelerated Composition Platform (xCP) provides the technologies, tools, and best practices one need to deliver case-based applications and solutions - at a substantially lower cost. The...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    How to Transform Desktop Management With VMware View

    The attendee will learn how customers are using VMware View 4, the leading desktop virtualization solution, to address complex desktop challenges and meet the needs of both end users and IT organizations. The attendee will also learn how to transform the IT organization by delivering desktops as a managed service.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Way Forward to Improving Functionalities of Open Database System

    The increasing need for information dissemination and the tremendous population growth in today's organizations calls for the need to migrate most application and their associated data to the network where several millions of people can access concurrently. Several challenges such as security risk and management/maintenance of the database have been...

    Provided By Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Intra-Vehicle Information Security Framework

    This paper presents an internal information security services framework for vehicular environments. The frame-work consists of a logical toolbox | a set of logical modules that are installed in a variety of embodiments (e.g., controllers) and which provide security functionality that vehicular applications require. The framework also includes several enablers,...

    Provided By Discretix Technologies

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Proactive Vulnerability Management

    Speaker: Dr. Chenxi Wang, Principal Analyst, Security and Risk Management, Forrester Research, Inc. In this talk, Dr. Chenxi Wang, Principal Analyst for Security and Risk Management at Forrester Research, will cover the key aspects of proactive vulnerability management and more importantly, the steps via which you can follow to achieve...

    Provided By Qualys

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Small Business Financing - Equipment Leasing Basics

    Equipment leasing can be an excellent tool for a small business to stretch their monthly budget. Leasing offers you 100% financing, even soft costs, such as: installation, training, and even an extended warranty. It improves your cash flow. 8 out of 10 businesses already utilize this type of financing already....

    Provided By 1888articles.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Equipment Leasing - Things To Bear In Mind

    It is very common nowadays for companies to make lease contracts regarding their equipment instead of buying it firsthand. If the business flourishes and makes profit, they will have the option to buy such equipment after the loan comes to an end. As you can see, equipment leasing works very...

    Provided By 1888articles.com

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Closing The Infrastructure Gap: Ending The Boom And Bust Spending Cycle

    Evidence of the large and growing gap between infrastructure needs and the resources that state governments have historically invested in meeting those needs is everywhere: congested roads; bridges in need of repair; poorly maintained transit systems; and deteriorated hospitals, schools and waste treatment facilities. These infrastructure deficits, in turn, impose...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Leading Through Transition: Perspectives On The People Side Of M&A

    Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) present both opportunities and challenges for the executive team charged with leading the organization through these transactions. M&A activities drive significant change within your organization and can create complex situations, especially when it comes to managing employee transition. After all, getting it right with your organizations'...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP