E-Commerce

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Virtualization for Cloud Computing: Trial Demonstrates Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series Makes an Ideal Platform for Reducing TCO and Optimizing Complex IT Infrastructure

    ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC), a multi-vendor supplier that handles a very broad and diverse range of hardware and software, is working to strengthen its cloud computing business. Company wanted to improve efficiency and reduce TCO of increasingly diverse and complex virtualization infrastructure currently; two-way servers have reached a bottleneck in...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Accelerating the Deployment of Intel Solid-State Drives Throughout the Enterprise

    As part of the mobile business PC strategy, Intel IT now requires all newly purchased laptops to be equipped with an Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) and an Intel Core i5 vProw processor. To further accelerate deployment of SSDs, the authors also retrofit mobile business PCs whenever the authors perform a...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Delivering Virtualization Benefits by Refreshing Client PCs

    Intel IT is exploring new usage and business models based on client virtualization. These new models could potentially deliver significant benefits to Intel IT and to users. By providing the client IT environment as a managed Virtual Machine (VM), the authors could reduce TCO by stream lining PC builds, improve...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    IBM PureSystems Brochure: A family of expert integrated systems

    The time has come for a new way forward, one that combines the flexibility of general-purpose systems, the elasticity of cloud and the simplicity of an appliance tuned to the workload. When expertise is integrated throughout your enterprise, the experience and economics of IT will fundamentally change. You could improve...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    The State of Next-Generation Market- and Credit-Risk Analytics

    In order to ensure that the devastation of The Great Recession never repeats itself, organizations are leveraging more intelligent risk management solutions. However, reaching a state of risk management Nirvana is complicated and requires a comprehensive understanding of the optimal technologies and strategies at your fingertips. In this report,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Driving Operational Excellence with Business Analytics

    Read how your organization can maximize the value of analytics by moving beyond a focus on customers to drive excellence in operations.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    TDWI Best Practices Report - Customer Analytics in the Age of Social Media

    This TDWI Best Practices Report examines organizations’ current practices and future plans for customer analytics technology implementations, with a special focus on how organizations are adapting to the knowledge potential as well as challenges of social media networks. The report offers recommendations for achieving greater return on investment (ROI) from...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Achieving customer loyalty with customer analytics

    In this white paper, learn how organizations like yours are using customer analytics to build and sustain customer loyalty. Customer analytics helps answer key questions about who your customers are, what they want and will do next, and which actions and strategies are most likely to generate loyalty. It’s a...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    IBM Social Analytics: The science behind social media marketing

    Read this white paper to learn how marketers are using IBM technology to learn about their customers’ attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on publically available social media and through the full range of interactions that can be recorded, measured and analyzed. Discover how marketers are combining...

    Provided By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Nov 2013

    Leveraging the network for your virtualization and cloud intiatives

    A though leadership white paper discusses how virtualization, cloud computing, and the proliferation of smart devices are helping companies meet their goals and be more effective with their IT investments but are placing increased demands on the datacenter network. Organizations can no longer afford to treat the datacenter network as...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Pervasive technology trends shaping the business and the implication for your data center

    Four technology trends—cloud computing, mobile technology, social collaboration and analytics—are shaping the business and converging on the data center. But few data center strategies are designed with the requisite flexibility, scalability or resiliency to meet the new demands. Read the white paper to learn how a good data center strategy...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Reengineering IT discovery with analytics and visulaization

    With modern IT infrastructures an intricate web of interdependencies, uncovering the total IT environment, including the logical relationships between physical, virtual and cloud elements, has never been more important—or more complex. This white paper discusses how IBM’s analytics for logical dependency mapping, ALDM, reengineers the IT discovery process to provide...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Worklight Forrester Report the Total Economic Impact IBM's worklight platform

    The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the Worklight platform on their organizations. Our financial analysis compares the cost of creating and managing a single app in native environments and on the Worklight platform. The app is complex,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2008

    IBM System x servers: Open. Easy. Green.

    Reliable IBM System x servers help businesses stand apart from their competition. Scalable systems and proactive tools help you simplify your IT so you can manage complexity, growth and risk. In addition, energy efficiency, consolidation and virtualization help you lower costs. Discover the features, functions and benefits of the...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Storage Switzerland: Don't Let Storage Eat Your Cloud ROI

    The investment that an organization makes in their virtualization or cloud initiative is significant, but so is the ROI (Return On Investment) that these projects deliver. The challenge is that the cost of providing the storage infrastructure to these initiatives can be expensive and can quickly eat into any ROI...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    System Networks Drive the Next Generation of Automated, Dynamic Datacenters by IDC

    This IDC white paper discusses the move to 10GbE, convergence and Big Data for enterprise data centers. It describes the role that IBM System Networking is playing to provide innovation and value to IT organizations for building smarter data center networks today and planning for the future.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Transforming IT with 5th Generation IBM Enterprise x Architecture

    As a leader in marketing services and technology, Acxiom supports successful marketing campaigns worldwide. IT issues and increasing costs prompted Acxiom to expand its cloud computing environment. By implementing the IBM System x3850 X5 Enterprise System with Intel®Xeon®processor 7500 series, Acxiom was able to achieve five times the application performance...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    Data Center Automation in an Uncertain Economy

    Today, organizations just like yours are under greater than ever pressures to do more with less. Many are implementing virtualization as a means to reduce costs. However, managing a virtualized environment presents its own unique challenges. Reducing ongoing data center costs, improving utilization, and cost avoidance are three key...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Automating Change Management Responsibly

    Meet Stephen Nunn, Associate Partner of Accenture and hear about how Tivoli Automation solutions help Accenture's customers to reduce costs and create operational efficiencies. Also hear from analyst, Dennis Drogseth of EMA about how these solutions can help you, too.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2012

    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.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    The Competitive Edge: Powerful Application Solutions for CRM and ERP

    Enabling midsize companies to realize their potential in this globally integrated economy, midsize businesses need to take advantage of emerging opportunities. IBM and its Business Partners understand your challenges and needs - we've created specific products and solutions designed to help growing companies like yours work more productively and profitably...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // May 2011

    Becoming a Social Business - videos

    Social Business videos: See how organizations are transitioning to a social business. Empower people with social networks, engage with experts and clients, and cultivate trust.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Inside the Midmarket - A 2011 Perspective

    Explore the US data in our "Inside the Midmarket: A 2011 Perspective" report to gain valuable insight into the business issues, technology challenges, and investment priorities of midsize businesses.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Calculate your energy savings with the IBM Power Configurator tool

    Energy costs keep going up, and IT departments must find new ways to save. The IBM Power Configurator tool is designed to show you how IBM System x? and IBM BladeCenter servers offer high-performance and flexibility businesses need, plus advanced power management that keeps energy costs as low as possible....

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Accelerate Time to Services and Service Revenue, and New High-Margin Business Offerings With a Secure, Agile Cloud Environment

    Service providers today require solid business justification and thorough planning before embarking on expensive, although potentially revenue-generating, IT changes to create service innovation, enhance service delivery, expand service range and richness, and enable third-party service integration. Cloud computing - IT resources and services that are comes from the underlying infrastructure...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Toward Risk Assessment as a Service in Cloud Environments

    Security and privacy assessments are considered a best practice for evaluating a system or application for potential risks and exposures. Cloud computing introduces several characteristics that challenge the effectiveness of current assessment approaches. In particular, the on-demand, automated, multi-tenant nature of cloud computing is at odds with the static, human...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    File Visibility, Control and Storage Optimization

    Information governance is no longer "Nice to have." Organizations of all sizes and industries need to get better control and understanding of their data now to reduce future challenges as information continues to grow at an exponential rate. In this webcast one will learn six reasons why they need information...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Building a Business Case for Document Capture

    There is a reason why document capture is widely seen as one of the safest IT investments: there is significant value to getting paper out of the way of your business. In this 30-minute workshop, find out what drives ROI for capture solutions, and learn how to calculate the potential...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    EMC Symmetrix With Microsoft Hyper-V Virtualization

    For many customers, there has been a growing need to provide ever-increasing physical server deployments to service business needs. This has subsequently led to a number of inefficiencies in operational areas. Servers have typically been overprovisioned in terms of CPU and memory resources in addition to storage resources. Power and...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Aug 2010

    Simplify Your Exchange 2010 Upgrade

    Information governance is no longer "Nice to have." Organizations of all sizes and industries need to get better control and understanding of their data now to reduce future challenges as information continues to grow at an exponential rate. In this six-part series, one will learn six reasons why one needs...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Virtual Information Infrastructure - Building, Securing, Managing

    How can one achieve the virtualization objectives without purchasing all-new equipment? The attendee of this webcast will find out how to transform the existing physical infrastructure into a virtual information infrastructure, maximizing your Return On Investment (ROI) and minimizing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Redefining the Concept of Disease Management in the UK: A Technology Perspective

    Over the past few years, government and healthcare providers have been striving to introduce systematic and coordinated approaches to modernising healthcare delivery in the UK1. Such programmes stress disease prevention or risk reduction as much as the care of patients once the disease has developed. The National Service Frameworks are...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Reducing Storage Growth and Costs: A Comprehensive Approach to Storage Optimization

    Taking a broad look at storage challenges, Intel IT developed a pragmatic plan to address rising capacity requirements and costs. A multidisciplinary team assessed current storage environment, including pain points and business drivers. It then created a strategy. Framework and roadmap to deliver an optimized storage environment based on existing...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Using TCO to Determine PC Upgrade Cycles

    When does rising support costs eclipse the savings from making the PC purchase last as long as possible? Intel developed a comprehensive methodology, based on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) that lets to calculate the real cost of operating more than 90,000 PCs. Using it, it can understand the real...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Achieving Environmental and TCO Goals With Greener Retail Solutions: POS Innovations Addressing Conservation, Reliability, Manageability and Serviceability

    Global warming and other environmental concerns are changing the way people live and do business. Consumers worldwide are increasingly showing their preference for companies who practice social and environmental responsibility. Seeing opportunities to differentiate themselves and build customer loyalty, retailers are implementing 'green' initiatives that improve brand image and lower...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Top 5 Application Security Vulnerabilities and How to Mitigate Them

    Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) face many challenges in bringing a software product to market. Good coding practices can reveal bugs before customers experience them, prevent outsiders from accessing data they shouldn't, and deliver a high-quality product. Unfortunately, under the pressure of a tight development schedule, it is difficult to stay...

    Provided By Intel

  • 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...

    Provided By Intel

  • 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...

    Provided By Intel

  • 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...

    Provided By Intel

  • 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...

    Provided By Intel