Enterprise Software

Practical tips for optimizing SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, and any other enterprise app of your choice.

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    McAfee Cloud-Based Security for SMBs

    Cybercriminals are targeting growing businesses like yours. They’re zeroing in, believing that your business is an easier target because you can’t afford a sophisticated security framework. However, there’s an answer to this dilemma-- cloud-based solutions that deliver the most effective, up-to-date security that are both scalable and...

    Provided By McAfee

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    5 Steps to Protect your Business from being a Cybercrime Statistic (Large Infographic)

    Did you know that last year as many as 75% of recent data breaches targeted small and medium sized businesses? Small businesses are now big targets for worldwide cybercrime. You need a comprehensive yet easy-to-manage security strategy that can protect your business while you focus on growing it. Download this...

    Provided By McAfee

  • eBooks // Aug 2013

    5 Secrets: Build your Sales Pipeline and keep it growing

    The typical strategy for meeting sales targets is to set aggressive individual rep quotas, rely on your top reps to achieve them, and then hope to get enough from the rest of your team to get over the top. Find out how to make a major shift in your sales...

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    TECH Brief on Proven Techniques to Speed SharePoint Adoption

    IT managers are keenly aware of the investment their organizations have made in SharePoint and the many advantages it offers, including improvements in content collaboration, access to business intelligence, data security, compliance and auditing. But SharePoint adoption is lagging because users simply don’t care about all of these advantages. In...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    WEBCAST: Choosing the Right Tools for SharePoint 2013 Management

    Organisations are finding compelling reasons to adopt or upgrade to SharePoint 2013. The platform includes a variety of new and enhanced functionality for end users, but many organisations are still unsure how to manage the new platform. In this webcast, we'll explore several tools that make SharePoint 2013 management easier...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    WHITEPAPER: Choosing the Right Tools for SharePoint 2010 Customisation

    Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is more application ready than any previous version of SharePoint. But it's critical that you use the proper tools to customise your new SharePoint environment in order to meet the unique needs of your organisation or line of business. In this paper, SharePoint expert Curtis Kelly shares...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free vRanger 6.0 Trial

    With Dell vRanger, you gain comprehensive protection for both virtual and physical environments from one intuitive interface. No wonder more than 40,000 customers rely on vRanger’s speed, simplicity and scalability to protect their critical data every day. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Cloud-Connected Means Faster Backup, More Reliable Recovery.

    It’s not an easy time to be tasked with protecting corporate information. First, your organization is probably generating enormous amounts of new data. At the same time, user demands and service level expectations are rising. IT environments are becoming more complex: they commonly comprise multiple sites around the world –...

    Provided By EVault

  • 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?...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    CASE STUDY: SAP enterprise architecture integration strategy

    Oxygen Business Solutions has completed a highly strategic SAP information systems (IS) integration strategy for Alinta, providing the company with a clear upgrade path that will allow it to gain improved business efficiencies and benefits following its merger with Australian Gas and Light (AGL) in 2006.Read all the details here.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    NOVA CHEMICALS: Improve Plant Maintenance and Reduce Repair Costs with SAP Software

    To keep its equipment up and running, NOVA Chemicals processes some 20,000 maintenance work orders per year at each of its facilities. But the dynamic conditions of the company’s fast-moving environment, combined with a web of stakeholders, made proactive scheduling and preventative maintenance too complex for its fragmented, unconnected maintenance...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Freeform Dynamics Report - The End User Security Jigsaw

    Organisations of all sizes are trying to understand the security implications of mobile working, device proliferation and BYOD. But with IT vendors offering up a broad range of options, it can be hard to know where to focus your efforts. A global study of 977 IT and business professionals provided...

    Provided By McAfee

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    10 Ways Requirements Can Sabotage Your Projects Right From the Start

    The future success of Project Managers (PM) and the Project Management Office (PMO)s comes down to one thing—identifying and eradicating the causes of project failure right at the source. This paper shines a spotlight on a 10 major root causes of project failure in every organization that most PMs and...

    Provided By Blueprint Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Social Business Discovery: Optimising Decision Making

    BI (business intelligence) software has long been touted as the route to insight and better business decisions. But powerful business insight comes not just from data, and not just from what one person sees and thinks. It comes from the combination of varied viewpoints and the conclusions and compromises people...

    Provided By QlikTech

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Architecture of a SoA-Based BPM Platform for the EGI

    The SOA-based BPM platforms provide capabilities for business process modeling, execution, monitoring and optimization through the support of the Web services standards. Features of the platforms are process flexibility, easy integration and reuse of the assets from the platform. The European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) uses partially service-oriented grid middleware for...

    Provided By University of Skövde

  • Live Event // Aug 2013

    Live Webcast- Social Selling: 7 Fresh Strategies for Getting More Business

    Join us for this LIVE Event on: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Time: 1:00 pm ET | 10:00 am PT Social media impacts selling – big time. Yet most salespeople have no idea what to do or even how it helps. To maximize your digital presence for best...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    IBM Ready Pack for Cloud: Helping SMBs Manage Growth and Costs

    The IBM Ready Pack for Cloud, built on a flexible, reliable foundation of IBM® System x® servers powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors, enables small and medium businesses (SMBs) to achieve operational efficiencies and faster time to market. This solution empowers small IT staff to rapidly deliver a virtualization...

    Provided By IBM and Intel

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Smarter Service: The Contact Center of the Future

    Consumers today expect better. They expect better service, better products and better communication with companies. But to have a single, seamless conversation with every customer across multiple channels, companies can no longer rely on outdated contact centers. To meet these challenges, many companies are deploying Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contact center systems...

    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

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    [eBook] Driving HR Forward

    A Practical Guide for Making the Shift from Administrator to Strategic Advisor. The C-Suite wants more out of its Human Resources department. In a 2012 global survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) only 38 percent of CEOs and CFOs said their head of HR was a key player in...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Oracle Talent Cloud: A Strategic Approach to Talent Management

    Strategic talent management requires looking at the big picture. You can have a great recruiting strategy but later lose your top recruits due to a lack of employee development. You can have the right leaders for organizational success today but be thrown for a loop when one of them leaves...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Simplify People Management and Build the Best Talent

    To bring real value to their organizations, HR leaders need a comprehensive and integrated human capital management cloud solution that provides depth of functionality without sacrificing agility and that can be easily integrated into their current IT ecosystem. This white paper discusses the new challenges and opportunities that are...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Why Are Business Processes Not Secure?

    Security is simple to understand but hard to ensure. In the times of Internet, this task has been becoming harder every day. To date, computer science has not solved how to prevent the misuse of business processes. While data objects can be protected, a process cannot. The reason is the...

    Provided By Springer Healthcare

  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Aiming High - A major European financial institution strives to become the best IT-enabled bank

    As a senior IT executive, imagine if you could readily control and prioritise projects, understand IT contribution across your entire business and demonstrate its measurable business value. Download this case study to learn how a major European bank deployed a solution based on HP IT Performance Suite to improve transparency,...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Composite applications - Break the delivery logjam with HP Service Virtualization

    The dilemma facing organizations today is how to be agile, but not be fragile with application delivery. In order to keep pace with business and user demands, application development and testing teams are under increased pressure to deliver software updates much more frequently than ever before. However, first to market...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Managing performance in dynamic IT environments

    The rise of virtualized, cloud, and software-defined data centers requires new approaches to performance management. These next-generation data centers virtualize IT resources to enable the pooling and sharing of infrastructure components, to increase IT agility, and to improve the economics of data center operations. This forward-looking approach to the...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Measuring up to modern performance practices

    It seems there is no rest for the weary as companies combine new challenges with the increased pressure to operate more efficiently, produce valuable results more quickly, and operate with fewer resources. The need to virtualize application dependencies is critical to success. There is real pressure to start performance testing...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Virtualization management in HP Server Automation 10.0

    Complete visibility and lifecycle management of all physical and virtual machine environments from a single tool HP Server Automation software (HP SA) version 10.0 introduces new virtualization management features, which help customers achieve full visibility and complete lifecycle management of their physical and virtual machine environments from a single...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Private Clouds Will Use Hybrid Infrastructure- The Role Of Mainframes In Cloud: To Meet The Full Range Of Reliability And Security Needs

    This paper looks at the requirements of the next generation of applications moving to the cloud. The paper discusses cloud customers' desire for a greater infrastructure choice and openness to hybrid infrastructures. The paper concluded shtt hybrid cloud infrastructures are inevitable — particularly for private environments. Hybrid clouds deliver higher...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Transform your Backup, Accelerate your business

    Organizations today are challenged to decrease costs while getting IT to play a bigger role in driving revenue. That is why HOW you backup is more important than ever before. Done the right way, backup can accelerate the business. Done the wrong way, backup can slow your business down... way...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Mobility Insight: 6 Myths You Can't Afford to Ignore

    In this brief eBook volume of the HP Insights series, HP Worldwide Strategy Lead Craig Partridge debunks the six most common myths about rethinking the mobility phenomenon to help you more successfully integrate BYOD into your enterprise.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jul 2013

    Video: HP Discover Networking Testimonials

    How are customers using HP Networking solutions to address their enterprise business needs? Find out in this video as customers talk about the value of working with HP.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    A More Intelligent & FREE Way to Manage Alerts – SolarWinds Alert Central

    SolarWinds Alert Central is centralized IT alert management software that provides amazingly streamlined alert management for your entire IT organization. Centralize alerts from all your IT systems Automatically route alerts to the right group Filter alerts from noisy monitoring systems Automatically escalate unanswered alerts ...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Alert Correlation Through a Multi Components Architecture

    Alert correlation is a process that analyzes the raw alerts produced by one or more intrusion detection systems reduces non-relevant ones, groups together alerts based on similarity and causality relationships between them and finally makes a concise and meaningful view of occurring or attempted intrusions. Unfortunately, most correlation approaches use...

    Provided By Amirkabir University of Technology

  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    Hosting Provider Simplifies Deployment, Expands Offerings With Multitenant Solution

    SIPCOM is a hosted services provider that specializes in communications and collaboration solutions. Through its channel and reseller partners, SIPCOM serves small and midsize businesses, in addition to enterprise customers. In January 2013, SIPCOM enrolled in the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program to test the Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Multitenant Hosting...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    The Impact of Requirements on Software Quality Across Three Product Generations

    The authors presented data demonstrating the impact that a well-written and well-reviewed set of requirements had on software defects and other quality indicators between two generations of an Intel product. Quality indicators for the second software product all improved dramatically even with the increased complexity of the newer product. This...

    Provided By IARIA

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Power & Cooling Capacity Management for Data Centers

    High density IT equipment stresses the power density capability of modern data centers. Installation and unmanaged proliferation of this equipment can lead to unexpected problems with power and cooling infrastructure including overheating, overloads, and loss of redundancy. The ability to measure and predict power and cooling capability at the rack...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Cost effective solutions for small business server rooms and network closets

    Small IT spaces like server rooms and network closets require a higher level of planning to meet increased space and airflow challenges. Thankfully, this white paper presents open frame rack solutions that provide a cost-effective place to organize and install IT equipment of any shape and size. Read on to...

    Provided By APC

  • Case Studies // Jul 2013

    LG Display: Enterprise Wide Response to Privacy Protection Act With TDE in SQL Server

    To comply with the Privacy Protection Act, LG Display undertook a project to organize its data platform environment at the enterprise-level. Given the intricate nature of the numerous systems involved in storing and safeguarding personal information, bringing in a third-party system would have only aggravated the complexity. With the decision...

    Provided By Microsoft