E-Commerce

The latest vendor assets for business technology professionals show you how to follow online sales from cost control and supply chain management through to transaction processing and fullfilment.

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Computer World Executive Report: The Best of Both Worlds: The Hybrid Cloud

    To handle the demands of modern business, CIOs must manage their internal data centers more effectively and learn how to leverage public cloud resources. The solution: a hybrid cloud strategy facilitated by a dynamic data center. Who knew that a video marketing campaign featuring a donkey, a baby and a...

    Provided By CA

  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2009

    Green IT Impact Calculator

    Quantify the Impact of Green IT Virtualization Investments. Welcome to the Green IT Impact Calculator. This worksheet enables you to estimate the impact of virtualization investments to drive Green IT benefits within your organization. Simply check off areas of importance to you and provide your internal estimates. Your input will...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Getting Beyond 20% Virtualization

    This is the reality: If one is an IT manager at a medium or large-size enterprise infrastructure is going to get more virtual - and quickly - over the next few years. Why? Because the benefits created by virtualization - consolidation, reduced power consumption, scalability, flexibility and an improved ROI...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    How to Get the Best ROI From Your Virtualization Efforts

    Calculating the Return On Investment (ROI) for virtualization is easy: If one consolidate 10 physical machines onto 10 virtual machines running on a single physical server, the capital savings can be quite substantial. However, achieving these savings is not as easy as the simple math might suggest. Many companies adopt...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Oracle VM: Ease of Deployment and Management for Virtualization

    In a time when budgets are tight and enterprise demands on technology are growing, virtualization offers a way to help IT administrators expand capabilities, increase resource utilization, and reduce total cost of ownership - all of which can be critical in the ongoing struggle to maximize efficiency. The question, then,...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Simplifying Networks in Virtualized Environments With Intel Technology

    The success of virtualization, while substantial, has been limited by the complexity that has arisen from networking with Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) technology. Networking virtualized hosts with GbE is typically based on relatively large numbers of dedicated physical connections, which are used to segregate different types of traffic because of networking...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    How to Optimize Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Deployments With F5 BIG-IP

    Deploying and managing desktop computers, especially remote desktop computers, can be costly and time-consuming. As a result, many organizations are transitioning to a virtual desktop infrastructure for their client environments to help centralize management and reduce costs. In a virtual desktop infrastructure, desktop images are offloaded to data center servers...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Lower Your TCO With SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

    Cost is not always the most important consideration, but if one is purchasing hundreds or thousands of desktops, it becomes a vital part of the equation. The total cost of desktops stretches far beyond the initial licensing fee. In the past, one was forced to spend much more for desktops...

    Provided By Novell

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Novell SecureLogin Webcast and Demo

    The presenter of this webcast shows how to strengthen security and reduce help desk costs in the organization.

    Provided By Novell

  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Managing a Service-Driven Data Center

    Learn how PlateSpin? Workload Management solves data center challenges, discover a pragmatic approach to server consolidation, and see how consolidated disaster recovery has transformed the business continuity market.

    Provided By Novell

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Software Implementation Revolutionized

    As an ISV, the sales cycle is paramount. As part of the sales cycle, one often competes for key customer wins. Sure, winning deals may come down to price, but if one gets the chance to compete head-to-head, one thinks they will win on value. The latest competitive bake-off pits...

    Provided By Novell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    [EIU Report] Data vs Instinct: Perfecting global sales performance

    Perfecting global sales performance explores how sales managers use data - or respond to the lack of it - in developing sales territories and incentive compensation plans. As the basis for the research for this paper, the Economist Intelligence Unit conducted a global survey of 229 executives to determine...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Companies Grow More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Companies Grow More. Maximize revenue and optimize sales performance. Know what to sell your customers. And get more help from your marketers and partners.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Reps Sell More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is smarter selling that will help reps sell more. Oracle Sales Cloud enables sales reps to sell more anytime, anywhere and on any device and empowers them to grow their own pipeline without waiting for marketing.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Sell More anytime, Anywhere, any device

    “Sell Anytime, Anywhere, with Any Device” - Live Webcast Aug 28. Speaker Jeffrey Pease. In today’s world, we recognize that many sales rep spend half of the time on the road and are under great pressure to close deals fast. A good mobile SFA solution needs to provide sales people...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Nucleus Research: The Future of Sales Performance Management

    Nucleus Research examines new technologies and tools that are improving sales managers’ ability to measure and enhance the performance of their sales teams. Nucleus sees the future of sales performance management as integrated with CRM and collaboration technologies, enhancing managers' ability to provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Know What Customers Want Before They Do

    Webcast Summary: Today’s consumers and B2B companies only want interactions that are relevant, personalized, and based on a customer’s situation and preferences. Companies that fail to provide relevant offers will be left behind.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Future of Sales Performance Management - Nucleus Research

    Nucleus Research examines new technologies and tools that are improving sales managers’ ability to measure and enhance the performance of their sales teams. Nucleus sees the future of sales performance management as integrated with CRM and collaboration technologies, enhancing managers' ability to provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Super Bowl XLVIII: The Social Story

    This year the Super Bowl and all the surrounding activity just didn’t live up to the hype. The game was a blowout, the commercials were not as strong as previous years, and the broadcast was disappointing. Despite that brands found ways to engage on social channels and extend the reach...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Making the Most of Your CRM: How Best-in-Class Sales Teams Maximize Revenue and Customer Experience

    Customer relationship management (CRM) deployments are most effective when they legitimately support all three words that make up the acronym itself. Customers of the modern business-to-business (B2B) enterprise benefit when they purchase goods and services from companies who are focused on the buyer’s experience. Internal relationships within the selling organization...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Keeping PACE with Best Practices in Sales Performance Management

    Recent Aberdeen research conducted for Motivate, Incent, Compensate, Enable: Sales Performance Management Best Practices (January 2013) reveals a number of specific best practices that sales leaders — and their vital sales operations support teams — can adopt, in order to create more opportunity for them to achieve Best-in-Class performance. This...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Profit Magazine: Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong

    Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong. Daniel Pink, author of the book, To Sell Is Human unveils the secrets to selling - what makes sales people tick and the traits that make the best sellers successful in today’s marketplace.

    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

  • Videos // Dec 2010

    Datacenter Consolidation and Security

    Learn how Oracle can help you reconcile your datacenter consolidation initiatives with mandates for data and application security. This webcast will address critical security issues involving data encryption, application isolation, and system standardization that are critical to successfully consolidating datacenter operations. Hear from Oracle Senior Director Greg Crider why an...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    On demand webcast: Harnessing Oracle GRC to Control Your E-Business Suite 12.1 Upgrade

    Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.1 offers new capabilities for customers across the application suite, aligning with business objectives in every department, while lowering overall cost of ownership. Making the upgrade requires managing change by balancing risk and control with speed and performance. Implementation is recommended using a "design-in" approach to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Videos // Apr 2011

    Customer video: Hologic

    Hologic is a medical device company that focused primarily on women's health. After Implementing the Oracle GRC they were able to reduce the overall cost of their internal audits. Oracle GRC has also helped to get their internal controls centralized as well as automate the process. Please view this short...

    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 // Jun 2009

    10 things to know about Grid Infrastructure

    Access this Complimentary Report to better understand the benefits of a grid infrastructure and learn how to employ strategies and best practice that can ensure a graceful, gradual and successful Grid Computing implementation.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Benefits of Risk Assessment for Projects, Portfolios, and Businesses

    Assessing risk at the project, portfolio, and business levels helps understand risk, make better decisions, negotiate fair contracts, create risk mitigation scenarios, and improve teamwork. This white paper shows how risk assessments lead to accurate plans that are less likely to lead to budget overruns or delays. Primavera Risk Analysis...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Successfully Managing Contract Risk by Forming Win-Win Relationships

    This white paper identifies some of the risks involved with contract project work and explains how a formal risk assessment can help alleviate those risks. As a result of risk analysis, strong collaborative relationships can be formed with contractors, and projects can be completed on time and on budget. Oracle's...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Product Lifecycle Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies are under severe pressure to improve product pipelines, accelerate time to market, and improve margins on existing products - while also maintaining strict adherence to quality principles and regulatory requirements. However, drug development is a long process with significant risks, and pharmaceutical companies are faced with...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Benefits of Application Rationalization: Reduce Costs and Improve Service With a Systematic Approach

    Organizations throughout the public and private sectors face the imperative to improve support for operations, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. When efforts to do so are not aligned with business objectives, organizations end up spending billions of dollars on initiatives with only short-term benefits. In addition, the need for adequate...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g New Features

    In today's hyper-competitive global economy, the ability to be agile and responsive to change is more important than ever before. Information and the interactions around it have become the key assets of most enterprises, and making correct decisions in shrinking cycle times is the defining operating characteristic of winning companies....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Converged Hardware Management

    Increasingly complex IT infrastructures require new tools and strategies to streamline operations and reduce the management complexity. While virtualization and cloud-based technologies have helped consolidate the datacenter and improve overall system utilization, many IT professionals are still challenged by the need for multiple tools for managing physical and virtual environments....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Oracle WebLogic: The World's #1 Application Server

    A definitive prerequisite for cloud computing is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, and rock solid application infrastructure platform. Add to this vision, the practical mandate for data center consolidation which requires bringing together countless mission-critical and performance-sensitive workloads, and the classic requirements of scalability, availability, and efficiency. With so many, and sometimes...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Lower Costs with Oracle Database 11g

    Organizations are driving to more closely align their business and IT priorities in an effort to manage more information, improve quality of service and maximize their return on data center investments. Emerging technologies such as cloud computing compound the benefits of database consolidation for OLTP applications and also improve the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    Live Online Forum: Oracle Solaris 11 - What's New Since the Launch

    Join Oracle on April 25th at 9am PT, 12 pm ET for the Oracle Solaris 11 Online Forum. You'll hear both customers and Oracle experts, including Markus Flierl, Vice President of Oracle Solaris Engineering explain how the latest developments to Oracle Solaris 11, since its launch in November, can help...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    STREX: Boosting Instruction Cache Reuse in OLTP Workloads Through Stratified Transaction Execution

    OnLine Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload performance suffers from instruction stalls; the instruction footprint of a typical transaction exceeds by far the capacity of an L1 cache, leading to ongoing cache thrashing. Several proposed techniques remove some instruction stalls in exchange for error-prone instrumentation to the code base, or a sharp...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Changing Ecosystem of Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing

    The pharmaceutical sales and marketing landscape is undergoing dramatic change. Expiring drug patents and weakening product pipelines have placed increasing pressure on sales and marketing teams to drive revenue growth, while tightening regulation and shifting operational models surrounding healthcare delivery add additional challenges. Primary care - driven sales are now...

    Provided By Oracle