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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Innovations in Managing IT Service Quality: Managing Service Quality and Risk to Service Delivery in a Lean Economy

    The ongoing global economic recession has left no business, budget or IT organization unscathed. Corporations, forced to do more with fewer resources, are demanding greater economies of scale. That sets expectations that IT organizations will remain lean, yet deliver high-quality services and support. This service-centric visibility will give them the...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Myths of the Configuration Management Data Base (CMDB)

    There are many things to consider when implementing a CMDB. The 13 myths described in this white paper, along with the variations described for each, have proven over time to impede the efforts of many. This can occur during the initial design and also as when the transition to adopting...

    Provided By CA

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    IT Compliance and Risk Management: Trends, Challenges, and Best Practices

    The rising cost of compliance, along with the severe penalties that can result from non-compliance-leaves many organizations struggling to meet their compliance requirements in a timely and efficient manner. As today's highly-distributed organizations face increasing compliance complexity from the growth of regulations, ad hoc approaches to compliance can expose these...

    Provided By CA

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    How a Fortune 500 Company Increased Sales by Millions Using CA Aion BRE

    Does the organization have valuable information hidden in the raw data stored in the databases? Come to this session to hear how a Fortune 500 company used CA Aion Business Rules Expert (BRE) to uncover complex rules describing relationships between client characteristics, business cycle timing and client purchasing behavior, and...

    Provided By CA

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell PartnerDirect and PEQ Help Sonic Reduce Printing Costs by 35-50%

    With a three year, all inclusive procurement contract for Dell standardization on desktops and servers, some service providers might be satisfied with the scope of service and hardware opportunity. But then they wouldn't be PEQ Consulting. 153 individual dealerships in 17 states owned by parent company, Sonic Automotive. There was...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Best Practices for Deploying SSDs in an Oracle OLTP Environment Using Dell EqualLogic Storage

    This white paper demonstrates the benefit of SSD arrays with real-world applications; Dell Labs tested the capabilities of SSDs using an Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) workload. The database was implemented in a tiered storage model that includes the latest Dell EqualLogic PS6000 arrays with SAS HDD and SSD drives. This...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    How Brands Can Optimize Social Strategies with Analytics White Paper

    It seems as if everyone is talking about the critical nature of measuring the effectiveness and return-on-investment of social media. Brands need to know exactly which specific data is available from Facebook, how it can be used, and what it can deliver. If you have 100,000 fans but all...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Unified SOA tools align business and IT

    The ability to map IT infrastructure to the business needs of an enterprise has long been the hallmark of effective IT. Deploying a unified SOA suite is the best way to realise the promises of SOA in aligning business and IT. Integration with BPM magnifies this alignment, delivering even greater...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2012

    PHH Corporation Standardizes on Oracle Exalogic and Exadata

    Changing business requirements combined with complex integration and time intensive updates were a constant challenge for PHH legacy infrastructure. This increased costs, decreased agility and delayed speed to market. View this Case study video to find out how PHH overcame their issues using Oracle Exalogic.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Webcast: Oracle Fact Finder, Episode 1: Managing Storage Systems

    Oracle's Aaron Newcomb, principal product manager, goes on a fact-finding mission and discovers that it is possible to simplify your storage with the advanced analytics and management user interface of the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance. Join us in the first episode of this series where Aaron tackles questions such as...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Oracle Business Analytics: Business Intelligence Mobile Demo

    Key product managers from Oracle discuss the highlights from the Open World conference and explain how analytics has transformed in the last few years. They note that demands have shifted from traditional data focus towards big data and social analytics, delivery and planning in the cloud, end user access, the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2012

    Podcast: Apps to Disk Integration with Oracle Optimized Solutions

    Oracle's Optimized Solutions offer major technical and business benefits for organizations seeking to quickly deploy high performance using proven and certified configurations. Join Marshall Choy, Director of Systems Solutions and Business Planning, and Greg Crider, Senior Director of product marketing for Oracle Servers and Storage Systems, as they discuss how...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Demo: Work as a Team

    Talent reviews are one of the most strategic processes within an organisation, however it is generally a manual process with many limitations - its labour intensive and accountability after the review process is generally missing. As a result this process to help solve complex business problems is ineffective for HR...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Improving Customer Loyalty with Customer Experience Management at Sony Ericsson

    The mobile phone industry is dynamic and consumers are demanding, frequently changing from one manufacturer to another. This video demonstrates how Sony Ericsson has been able to increase customer retention by using an effective, scalable and reliable CRM solution. They've utilitised CRM to achieve high levels of interaction and engagement,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine: A Brief Introduction

    Analytics is about gaining insights from data for better decision making. Organisations struggle to deliver actionable analytics with sprawling requirements on a limited budget. Most solutions require dealing with hardware, software, storage and networking vendors and wasted resources for integration. Oracle Exalytics In Memory delivers a system that answers your...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Consolidating Oracle Applications on Exalogic

    Enterprise applications serve to support a company's core business, but managing a long list of IT infrastructure components creates a burden for most organizations. This realization has fueled interest in cloud computing, and various "as a service" offerings. However, many of these approaches require changing or updating the applications which...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Oracle Solaris on the Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud

    Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is the world's first and only integrated cloud machine?hardware and software engineered together to provide a "cloud in a box." It is designed to enable enterprises to bring together up to thousands of disparate, mission-critical workloads with maximum reliability, availability and security. Oracle Solaris, one of...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Oracle Business Process Analysis (BPA) Suite?

    Oracle Business Process Analysis (BPA) Suite speeds process innovation by rapidly modeling business processes and converting them into IT executables. Based on the market-leading IDS Scheer ARIS Design Platform, Oracle BPA Suite delivers a comprehensive set of integrated products that allows business users to design, model, simulate, and optimize business...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business

    Businesses are realizing that the cloud is the future of enterprise software and offers many attractive business benefits. But there is much to think about when evaluating the potential move to a cloud model, especially for core systems like ERP. View IDC’s WhitePaper: ERP in the Cloud and the Modern...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Videos // Dec 2011

    SPARC T4 Processor Design and Benefits

    The previous design of the SPARC processors focused on throughput, specifically designed for threaded applications. The latest generation, the T4, has an updated core that markedly increases general purpose single thread application performance, such as business transactions, and also multi-thread applications, such as supporting many simultaneous website users. Listen to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    R.L. Polk Discusses Storage Efficiency with Oracle Exadata

    Douglas Miller, Director of Global Database Development and Operations at R.L. Polk, a leader in automotive intelligence and marketing solutions, discusses the benefits of Oracle Exadata's efficient use of storage

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Targetbase Enhances its Client Services with Oracle Exadata

    As digital data continues to explode, organizations are looking for game changing technology to stay in front of the increasing business velocity and complexity. Targetbase, an agency that uncovers and understands consumer data and translates it into intelligence, went in search for the right technology platform to more efficiently...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Virtual Briefing Center // Mar 2012

    3D Demo

    Oracle Exadata X2-8 database machine delivers extreme performance and scalability for all of your database applications including OLTP, data warehousing and consolidation of mixed workloads. Discover the unique technology driving the performance advantages of Oracle Exadata X2-8. In this 3D product tour you can explore the various features and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Oracle's Optimized Solution for Oracle Database Mission-Critical System Environments

    Virtually all organizations in both the public and private sectors use database systems at the core of their IT operations. These databases are integral to day-to-day operations, and IT organizations are under constant pressure to add new capabilities, increase performance to support growth and contain costs ? all while ensuring...

    Provided By Oracle

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 // 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 // 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The HP IT Insights Series--Volume 2: Data Center Insight: 6 ways to prevent mistakes that have cost others millions

    To help you separate the facts from the hype, experts from HP Technology Consulting have created this informative guide to provide you with insight you need, to make the right decisions about data center transformation. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Data center management converged: HP Converged Management Services

    This white paper describes the need for holistic management across both IT and data center facilities to gain better operational efficiency, business continuity, and business agility. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    HP Flexible Data Center--A new approach to industrialized IT

    HP Flexible DC helps build a data center providing the benefits of traditional data center, but with additional flexibility, modularity, and reduced time-to-market at half the capital cost. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Orchestration ROI Infographic

    Operations orchestration is the coordination of automated tasks across teams, tools, and environments including incident management, service request fulfillment and more. This infographic reveals how most IT organizations realized ROI in less than 6 months and quantifies orchestration benefits. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)