E-Commerce

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Developing an Enterprise Cloud Computing Strategy

    Cloud computing is a significant trend with the potential to increase agility and lower costs. Today, however, security risks, immature technology, and other concerns prevent widespread enterprise adoption of external clouds. Intel IT is developing a strategy based on growing the cloud from the inside out. It takes advantage of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Solid-State Drives in the Enterprise: A Proof of Concept

    To determine the potential of Solid-State Drives (SSDs) to replace Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) in the enterprise, Intel IT conducted a Proof of Concept (PoC) that included performance tests, measurement of power consumption, and Total-Cost-of-Ownership (TCO) analysis. It found that using SSDs to replace data HDDs in disk arrays could...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Building a Long-Term Strategy for IT Sustainability

    Intel IT is engaged in developing a broad, ongoing sustainability strategy to help Intel consume fewer resources and emit less waste. In analyzing the business case for IT sustainability, identified the bottom-line benefits and defined the metrics that enabled to effectively reduce environmental footprint. Successful sustainability initiatives are now being...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Evaluating Two-And Four-Socket Server Virtualization Platforms

    Intel IT and Intel's Digital Enterprise Group (DEG), End User Platform Integration (EPI), conducted Proof of Concept (PoC) testing and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis to compare two- and four-socket servers based on Intel Xeon processors for server virtualization. Test scenarios included performance Service-Level Agreements (SLAs), commodity consolidation on...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Virtualizing the Client PC: A Proof of Concept

    To determine whether virtualizing client PC operating systems could lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) while offering users more flexibility. Intel IT conducted a client virtualization Proof of Concept (PoC). It found that client virtualization could reduce TCO by streamlining PC client builds. Concerns included performance, security, and data migration....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Bedside Terminal Technologies: An Overview

    Hospital IT professionals are having an enormous impact on patient well-being and satisfaction because they're equipping patient bedsides with modern devices for vitals monitoring, entertainment and communications. However, architecting a patient information and entertainment solution is complex, and IT departments must decide which technologies best meet patient expectations, clinical initiatives,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Developing an Enterprise Client Virtualization Strategy

    Intel IT is investigating virtualization because it has the potential to transform client computing, reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and increasing IT control while giving users more flexibility. However, because client virtualization embraces multiple rapidly evolving technologies, it can be difficult to identify the optimum long-term adoption strategy. Intel...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    The reality of Smarter Computing transformations and the business gains achieved

    This white paper outlines the changing IT landscape and showcase TCOs associated with a Smarter Computing approach.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Analyst Report: FSN Product Review: IBM Cognos FSR&#8482

    Financial reporting and regulatory disclosure has been in a state of flux for almost a decade as the public demands more transparency and accountability in publicly owned and public sector organizations. Read this review to learn how the core functionality and XBRL capabilities of IBM® Cognos® FSR help meet the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM and SAP: Delivering enterprise solutions for a world on the move

    IBM supports SAP clients with business consulting services with global implementation and outsourcing capabilities plus infrastructure of optimized servers (mainframe, POWER, x, BladeCenter) and storage, DB2 database, Alloy, middleware and software. An innovation partner for SAP projects.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    More than "Just CRM" : 4 Keys to Optimizing Long-Term Loyalty and Revenue

    Today, implementing a customer relationship management (CRM) application may not be enough to remain competitive. To gain market share and grow revenue, many companies complement a CRM application with other technologies. Business analytics, predictive analytics, collaboration and data integration can give you more insights about your customers.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Automating Incentive Compensation for Increased Productivity and Immediate Cost Reduction

    IBM has successfully helped many organizations drive sales productivity and revenue by streamlining sales administration typically managed through manual, error-prone spreadsheets.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Six Trends in Sales Performance Management

    Observations for organizations investigating Sales Performance Management systems.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Cognos Express: How Analytics Make Midsize Companies More Profitable [Sept 2011]

    While many large enterprises have adopted analytics technologies such as business intelligence (BI), performance management (PM), and predictive analytics, misperceptions about costs and risk have caused small and midsize companies to embrace these technologies far more slowly.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Seven Steps to Actionable Personal Analytics and Discovery

    Organizations today want to be driven by data. They want to anchor daily and strategic decisions in solid, extensive, and timely analysis and reporting. However, in most organizations, only a minority of users can access business intelligence (BI) and analytics. Read this IBM sponsored report to learn seven steps toward...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Customer Analytics: A Powerful Source of Competitive Advantage for Midsize Organizations

    Organizations that adopt customer analytics can provide a higher level of service and build strong customer relationships. Learn how in this newsletter, featuring new research from Gartner. Top 3 takeaways: The amount of customer data now available through all channels and sources is staggering. Businesses need to gather...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Using modular Data Centre

    The explosion in IT demand has intensified pressure on data centres resources, making it difficult to respond to business needs, especially while budgets remain flat. As capacity demands become increasingly unpredictable, calculating the future needs of the data centre becomes ever more difficult. The challenge is to build a data...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Managing Social Content to Maximize Value and Minimize Risk

    The use of social business applications can lead to improved collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation across your organization. It also creates a new set of content management challenges. How can you incorporate knowledge and information generated in interactions into business processes and put it to work for the larger organization?...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Forrester Case Study Report on Lotus Notes/Domino V8.5 Economic Benefits

    In this prerecorded Webcast, senior Forrester analysts present a Total Economic Impact (TEI) case study summary on Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5. The Forrester TEI methodology, developed by Forrester Research, enhances a company's technology decision-making processes by helping companies demonstrate, justify, and realize the tangible value of IT initiatives to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Hurwitz & Associates whitepaper: Customer perspectives on the benefits of a collaborative process to deliver software quality

    This Hurwitz & Associates whitepaper looks at three IBM customers who recognized the need for greater efficiency and collaboration in the software delivery process and implemented IBM? Rational? to facilitate and support them in their journey. Integrating requirements and quality management more effectively with business goals, these organizations found decreased...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Power your business with IBM Power Systems servers

    In today's business environment, you need to minimize complexity, improve efficiency and scale your IT to meet your business needs. Read this brochure to see how IBM Power Systems? servers can help you lower TCO and improve the resiliency of your infrastructure. IBM Power Systems technology supports efficient virtualization and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Empower your call center with IP-based communications

    The agents in your contact center need easy-to-use tools to provide them all of the customer and product information possible to help maximize the value of each contact. If your e-mail, web and fax systems aren't integrated, agents may not have the latest information and that can lead to customer...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Network and communications solutions for virtualization and consolidation

    Many organizations are turning to virtualization and consolidation of server and storage resources to help improve efficiency and performance in the data center. These solutions can help you support more cost-effective operations, can speed services deployment and promote a tighter alignment between business and IT. But to support this dynamic...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Smart data center actions your CFO will love

    As much as 85% of distributed computing capacity sits idle and yet with current computing models, new capacity is being added every day. In today's environment, organizations are looking to reduce costs - not just acquisition, but also ongoing energy and management costs as well. Read this document to see...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    The Green Data Center

    With data center energy usage rising - perhaps as much as doubling over a recent five year period, the importance of efficiency is rising significantly. IT and business leaders are looking at "green" technologies not just for social responsibility, but to improve the overall performance of their organizations. Read this...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Site and facilities services from IBM

    Ideally, data center deployment should optimize availability, scalability, recoverability and agility?while also reducing risks. Site and facilities services from IBM provides a cost-effective and time-efficient approach. Our portfolio of services is designed to assist you through each stage of the development and renovation process, from strategy and planning through the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    A healthcare system improves care with a resilient data center

    To support its many facilities, PeaceHealth put in place three data centers to host its IT systems. But increasing patient levels and operating workloads were making it difficult for these sites to keep up with the organization's operating demands. Read this case study to see how, by working with IBM,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Is your data center ready for cloud computing?

    As you evaluate your datacenter and the future of your IT infrastructure, you may be looking at cloud computing as an option for your IT. Listen to this IBM podcast to: ? Learn how to evaluate your workloads to determine how you can bestuse cloud computing ? Discover how cloud...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Innovation with InternetProtocol contact centers: how IP communications empower business.

    The agents in your contact center need easy-to-use tools to provide them all of the customer and product information possible to help maximize the value of each contact. If your e-mail, web and fax systems aren't integrated, agents may not have the latest information and that can lead to customer...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Networking for a dynamic infrastructure: getting it right.

    Many organizations are turning to virtualization and consolidation of server and storage resources to help improve efficiency and performance in the data center. These solutions can help you support more cost-effective operations, can speed services deployment and promote a tighter alignment between business and IT. But to support this dynamic...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Open source white paper - Extending open source tools for more effective software delivery

    IBM Rational? software provides an integrated and modular software development ecosystem that supports a broad range of open source tools. The ecosystem helps enable timely and efficient software delivery through automation of processes for consistency, efficiency, quality and insight. Rational software enables process automation and traceability to improve visibility and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Brochure: Simple, cost-effective collaboration and messaging for small and midsize businesses

    With collaborative solutions from IBM, small and midsize businesses can: ? Stay within budget while delivering best-in-class, collaborative solutions, ? Provide mobile and remote workers with access to e-mail, calendaring and collaborative applications. ? Automate and speed workflows to improve consistency and reduce errors. ? Scale to address their growing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Change app behavior: From in house to the cloud

    If you're leading or working on a SaaS or PaaS project, interoperability and performance challenges through application migration processes are givens. Avoid common frantic missteps that will add time to your production cycles. This technical note offers specific proactive steps you can take to ensure to the successful migration of...

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    BMR tones up its sales performance with advanced analytics

    BMR tones up its sales performance with advanced analytics.

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Mercury Medical a healthcare manufacturer improves reporting and analysis with IBM Cognos Express

    Read how Mercury's users can now create the most critical reports that they were previously relying on a Legacy Reporting Platform to produce. These include sales commissions, weekly sales, a rolling 12-month sales report, and an inventory summary report.

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Uponor slashes annual IT costs by $400,000

    Uponor, a leading international manufacturer of heating, fire and plumbing systems, implemented IBM Cognos Express with help from eCapital Advisors, an IBM Business Partner. Upgrading to a single self-service platform saves the company $400,000 annually in maintenance costs and allows the IT department to focus on more critical projects.

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Finance Executives on the Value of Technology Investment for Midsize Companies

    Read this report from CFO Research Services to learn why finance executives at midsize companies say that an integrated approach to BI and planning helps maximize their ROI in technology.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    WebSphere software helps National Geographic trace human history

    To better understand the connections and differences that make up the human species, the National Geographic Society (NGS) and IBM collected and analyzed one of the largest collections of human genetic data ever assembled?providing an unprecedented resource and window into our shared history. Together, IBM and NGS integrated information technologies,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    AMR Research Ranks WebSphere Commerce as Top B2C E-Commerce Platform

    According to AMR Research, "The Bottom Line: IBM WebSphere is the front runner in our vendor landscape, with ATG following closely behind, proving the larger companies with the big, marquis retail clients have the resources to invest heavily in product development."

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Appliance Power: Crunching Data Warehousing Workloads Faster And Cheaper Than Ever

    Forrester believes that IBM provides the most comprehensive, scalable enterprise DW appliance family on the market. IBM's Balanced Warehouse solutions address diverse DW price points and requirements, ranging from high-end enterprise DWs down to smaller, function-limited DWs and departmental data marts. Balanced Warehouses build on and extend the Balanced Configuration...

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