E-Commerce

We provide the tips and best practices for maintaining the E-Commerce platform of your choice.

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Financial Value of e-Commerce

    As this paper has illustrated, automating the supply chain through e-commerce provides a combination of hard dollar savings, avoided costs and improved productivity. This paper will specifically explore opportunities enabled by supply chain automation, beyond labor savings and increased productivity. Hospitals are documenting quantifiable hard-dollar savings through e-commerce by optimizing...

    Provided By Siemens

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    From Cost to Profit Center: Optimize Your IT for Success Webinar

    In these difficult economic times, companies must improve their business performance as much as possible. This webcast will help to turn the IT department into a profit center. The attendee will learn how to understand timing issues to meet business needs and maximize the resources and how to reduce capital...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Save Money & Resources With Eco Responsible Datacenters

    Reducing energy consumption in the datacenter improves performance greatly reduces energy bills and can have a positive impact on the environment. This webcast offers a clear and actionable path on how to transform the technology infrastructure into eco friendly datacenters. The attendee of this webcast will learn how Sun was...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Leveraging SOA to Cut Cost Across the Enterprise

    In today's high-pressure economic environment, spending wisely on IT has become a necessity. The explosion of open source deployments over the past few years is clear proof of what customers who have migrated to open source have experienced - dramatic cost savings combined with the flexibility to meet today's rapidly...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    redIT Uses Scalar Tape Library for Private, Customizable Clouds

    Data center operator redIT crafts custom cloud services to address specific client needs. When disk backup alone proved to be inadequate, redIT installed a Quantum Scalar i500 intelligent tape library so it could better support clients’ backup, security, privacy, archiving, and compliance requirements.

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Quantum's N-Tier Architecture and Approach to Data Protection

    Quantum’s N-Tier architecture and approach to data protection is all about matching data value to storage costs over time - enabling our customers to maximize the value they get from their data over its entire lifecycle, while minimizing total cost of ownership. By using Quantum deduplication appliances for near-term data...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Trend Micro Web Gateway Security Web Security: Faster Protection, Greater Flexibility, Lower Total Cost

    As one continues to integrate the Internet into business processes - and as malware becomes more and more web-based - security has become the top priority for defending the web gateway. Relying on URL filtering products alone leaves exposed to today's sophisticated web threats, but deploying more point solutions increases...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • Webcasts // Feb 2010

    Data Classification and Working with Data Stakeholders

    Understanding business processes for the many departments within large organizations poses one of the largest challenges that information security professionals face when implementing a DLP solution. Most information security professionals know the primary business of their organization, but they may be unfamiliar with some of the details or lack specific...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Strategies and Best Practices: Reduce IT Costs With Red Hat Enterprise Linux and IBM Software

    In this highly cost-conscious economy, enterprises of all sizes are trying to drive down the bottom line. CIOs are focused on raising the ROI of IT, expanding business impact, and making innovations real. Among the many avenues that may lead to cost savings, this whitepaper focuses on two high return...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Extend Performance for Enterprise Database Workloads with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    Today’s economic challenges, along with rising operational and capital cost pressures, are forcing IT teams to examine new options. The pressure to reduce costs and improve scalability means staff must evaluate expensive proprietary or legacy operating system or database environments when replacing old hardware. In addition, many data services (e.g.,...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Doing More With Less: How Red Hat Enterprise Linux shrinks total cost of ownership (TCO) compared to Windows

    IT organizations face the constant challenge of juggling two almost opposing priorities: continuously delivering business-critical application services while keeping IT expenses in line with budget constraints. The primary function of IT departments is to supply core infrastructure and applications to attract new business, generate revenue, and facilitate profitability—and IT managers...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Red Hat CloudForms: Delivering Managed Flexibility for the Cloud

    Businesses continually seek to increase flexibility and agility in order to gain competitive advantage and reduce operating cost. Public clouds offer greater flexibility, agility and lower costs but lack the benefits such as portability, IT governance and security of a private cloud. It's clear that a solution that allows businesses...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Collaborative Portal Decisions That Make "Cents": Reducing Total Cost of Ownership by 50% or More With SaaS Solutions

    Traditionally, large IT organizations have utilized their resources to design, build and launch new applications within their datacenters using Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software. The objective of this paper is to present the reader with general guidelines for developing a TCO comparison for two types of enterprise implementation: a customized software...

    Provided By Compuware

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Migration TCO and ROI Service

    The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Migration TCO/ROI Service from Red Hat Consulting leverages market-leading ROI analysis to evaluate specific environments in order to project potential total cost of ownership savings and business value from migrating your current UNIX server infrastructure to Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based servers. This short term engagement...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Understanding TCO and ROI for VMware View 4 - Purpose Built for Desktops

    Total cost of ownership (TCO) is one of the key criteria for evaluating desktop architecture. In this webcast, listen to VMware and IDC talk about measuring TCO and ROI for a VMware View? implementation. We cover IDC findings on real cost savings achieved by VMware View customers, the methodology used...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Successful Desktop Assessments for VMware View with Liquidware Labs

    Liquidware Labs and VMware have teamed up to provide a solution for assessing end user experience in VMware View pilot environments. Stratusphere Fit, from Liquidware Labs, is a solution used to monitor and log all aspects of user, application and system behavior. Learn how to use this tool in conjunction...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Reduce Costs and Increase Agility for SAP Applications With VMware and Novell

    The attendee of this webcast will hear about the benefits of running SAP solutions on SUSE Linux Enterprise as virtualized workloads. SAP environments based on Novell and VMware platforms are fully certified and supported by SAP - which makes migrating from expensive proprietary UNIX environments to industry-standard servers and SUSE...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    New Cost Savings and Business Continuity Solutions for SMBs With VMware VSphere 4

    The attendee of this webcast will learn the compelling new IT solutions from VMware that enable Small and Midsize Businesses (SMBs) to significantly reduce IT costs and improve business continuity. VMware vSphere 4 delivers Always On IT to SMBs by delivering the high availability, performance and reliability of the VMware...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Introducing VMware Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0

    Learn about the latest features in VMware Zimbra® Collaboration Suite 7.0. Zimbra boosts the productivity of users on any desktop and dramatically reduces total cost of ownership (TCO). View new features in a live product demonstration where you will see the following enhancements: Redesigned calendar screens to make...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Global Cloud Computing Adoption: Transformation Is In The Air

    Cloud computing represents a radical new set of principles and practices - paying for what you use, flexibility in contracts and commitments, and ease of use - that are changing the IT status quo. As the need for external IT resources increases, enterprises need to understand the shift in outsourcing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    From Secure Virtualization to Secure Private Cloud

    As enterprises move beyond virtualizing their data centers to build private cloud-computing infrastructures, security must evolve to support this. Whether securing physical data centers, virtualized data centers or private clouds, the fundamental tenets of information security don't change ? ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, access, and audit of our information...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Cloud Computing: The Next Generation of Outsourcing

    Cloud computing represents a radical new set of principles and practices - paying for what you use, flexibility in contracts and commitments, and ease of use - that are changing the IT status quo. As the need for external IT resources increases, enterprises need to understand the shift in outsourcing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    IT Value Transformation Roadmap - Cloud Strategy Brief

    IT organizations are perceived by the business in one of two ways - either as a cost center or a center of strategic value. Research has identified a common pattern of activity across organizations that have successfully shifted from a cost focus to delivering strategic value for the business. This...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Desktop Total Cost of Ownership: 2011 Update - Gartner Research

    Declining hardware and software costs have an impact on total cost of ownership (TCO), but how desktop PCs are managed remains the most critical factor in reducing TCO. This Gartner article illustrates how a locked and well-managed desktop PC can cost 43% less to keep than a unmanaged one, how...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Remote and Branch Office Solutions from VMware View 4

    Desktops in remote and branch offices are much more challenging to manage, protect and maintain. Learn how the VMware View solution will enable IT organizations to control and manage all servers and desktops from a central location, and provide a standardized deployment platform that reduces the cost and complexity of...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    How the Economic Crisis Will Affect IT Security

    The global economic downturn may affect IT departments more than just having to manage under decreased budgets. Sudden acquisitions and mergers that require quick IT integration, opportunistic attacks and phishing, additional and potentially more severe regulations, and the impact of these factors on critical priorities, all place greater emphasis on...

    Provided By Tripwire

  • Webcasts // Jan 2009

    SOX Compliance: Reducing Risk and Cost With Tripwire

    While many businesses have completed at least one Sarbanes-Oxley audit, the challenge is in maintaining compliance while keeping associated costs under control. In a business environment facing new and varied regulatory challenges, getting the right tools, processes and policies in place in order to sustain compliance has never been more...

    Provided By Tripwire

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Total Cost Comparison: VMware vSphere V.S. Microsoft Hyper-V

    Total cost of ownership (TCO) is the ultimate measure to compare IT infrastructure platforms, as it incorporates the purchase and support costs of the platform along with ongoing operational and management expenses. The operational efficiency built into your software stack can greatly affect your bottom line—once you have procured...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Top 3 Reasons for IT to Adopt Desktop Virtualization

    Driven by trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and the consumerization of IT, organizations are increasingly adopting desktop virtualization. Even though these companies are driving down costs and improving operational efficiencies, some IT departments remain cautious and even downright skeptical about desktop virtualization. But with new hardware advancements—such...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    7 key indicators that you need to extend virtualization to the desktop.

    Read this whitepaper on When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization to learn more about the 7 key indications that your business is ready for VDI. Find out how deploying VMware Horizon View can improve your IT infrastructure by: Giving IT easy control over data access...

    Provided By VMware

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Whiteboard: Delivering Desktops and Applications as a Service

    VMware® Horizon View™ makes it easy to deliver desktops and applications as a service to your end users on top of your existing vSphere™ platform. Watch this whiteboard video from VMware reference architect, Tristan Todd, for a brief lesson on how to successfully deploy View for a flexible and secure...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Virtual Infrastructure Yields Real TCO and ROI Advantages

    There is no question that virtualization technology can help you cut costs out of your IT infrastructure. For SAP customers, using the VMware vSphere virtualization platform for SAP solutions enables you to do more with less. This study quantifies how VMware improved TCO and ROI for three companies' IT landscapes.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Journey to Your Cloud Taking Your Organization From Reactive to Innovative

    This Whitepaper talks about why make the journey to the Cloud. It talks about empowering your IT Organization with Cloud Computing, the Path to Innovate, Essential Cloud Capabilities to Advance a Cloud Operating Model. It also talks about three approaches: Reactive: Managing the Growing Demands of the Business and moving...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Organizing for the Cloud

    Cloud computing represents a major opportunity for IT. At the same time it presents challenges. Lines of Business are already by-passing IT and going directly to external cloud providers. Running workloads on external cloud provider infrastructure isn’t necessarily a bad thing but to regain control, IT must begin to think...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    People and Processes: Keys to IT as a Service Success

    IT as a service (ITaaS) provides a unique opportunity for IT and line-of-business leaders to realign to transform business. Over the past decade, IT organizations have worked hard to reduce delivery time and costs through automation and commoditization. At the same time, line-of-business owners have demanded more and unique offerings...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    VMware Whitepaper - Performance Analytics: How Normal is Your Data

    This VMware paper takes a technical look at a variety of IT performance data (operating system metrics, quality-of-service metrics, business performance metrics, etc.) to determine how well these metrics can be modeled as “normally distributed.” This concept is at the heart of VMware vCenter Operations' performance analytics capability, and provides...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    IDC Technology Spotlight: Virtualize Desktops for Better Management and Operations Across Devices

    Centralized virtual desktop (CVD) technology is an innovation receiving closer attention today as itspotential impact on IT departments and users becomes clearer. The push for client virtualization technologies originated with organizations that successfully implemented server virtualization. Now, customers are intrigued by the possibility of a better desktop management model. They're...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Skip Vista and Place Your Bets on Windows 7

    This white paper discusses three things any company weighing the decision to skip migrating to Vista should consider and research that supports why, for some, waiting for Windows 7 could end up costing more and putting your organization at risk.

    Provided By CDC Software

  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    Modernizing Your Enterprise Applications to Reduce IT Costs

    In a fast-paced, user-driven, and diversified market, agility and time to market have never been more important. Modernizing the Adabas Natural enterprise applications can help to address these challenges, it can transform the business by enabling it to be more responsive, competitive, and profitable. Enterprise application migration is a proven...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Nortel Sales Enablement Portfolio

    In today's complex business environment, sales success can be more elusive, more challenging and more costly than ever before. Increased competition means that buyers have more choices, and demand more precision and commitment from their would-be suppliers. The knowledge needed to respond to a given sales situation is embedded in...

    Provided By Nortel Networks