Enterprise Software

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Structuring IT for Integrated System

    To meet business demands for more solutions faster at lower costs, IT leaders are transforming their systems, organizations, people, and processes. Much faster delivery of solutions is only half of the challenge; systems and business process integrity must complete the picture. A key strategy: Adopt systems that pre-integrate servers, storage,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Use IBM PureApplication System with its built-in IBM WebSphere Application Server to optimally deploy and run critical applications and accelerate cloud environments

    Businesses that depend on web applications look to increase efficiency and reduce complexity, but many tasks required for application development and deployment are time-consuming and costly. IBM PureApplication System for IBM WebSphere Application Server can address these challenges.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Provided By IBM

  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Customer Video: Virgin Media

    Virgin Media explores the problems, requirements, and solutions around software testing. Learn how their journey unfolded and some of the benefits. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Study: Total Economic Impact of Google Apps

    Forrester Consulting has performed a total economic impact (TEI ) analysis, commissioned by Google, for organizations considering switching to Google Apps from a traditional, on-premise environment for messaging and collaboration. In a study entitled “The Total Economic Impact of Google Apps,” the research and advisory firm shows that Google Apps...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Research: Google Apps for Business ranked #1 by Radicati

    The Radicati Group has done some homework for companies choosing a cloud business email provider. In a report entitled "Cloud Business Email - Market Quadrant 2013", the firm ranks Google Apps for Business ahead of all other players. A summary of Radicati's findings can be downloaded here.

    Provided By Google

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Quadmark: A case study on switching to Google Apps

    Read how Quadmark, the global consulting and training organisation, with over 100 employees globally embarked on a rebranding and expansion plan including a streamline of IT infrastructure. This included switching it’s email server from Exchange to Gmail and adopting Google Apps.

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Google Apps for Business: Simple, Proven, Transformative

    1-page overview of the benefits provided by Google Apps for Business. How Google Apps for Business helps users work better together while bringing you the benefits of pure cloud. Learn why 5 million businesses have gone to Google Apps for Business to lower costs and liberate IT.

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Google Apps for Business - Simple, Proven, Transformative

    1-page overview of the benefits provided by Google Apps for Business. How Google Apps for Business helps users work better together while bringing you the benefits of pure cloud. Learn why 5 million businesses have gone to Google Apps for Business to lower costs and liberate IT. Download this quick...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Research - Google Apps ranked #1 by Radicati

    The Radicati Group has done some homework for companies choosing a cloud business email provider. In a report entitled “Cloud Business Email - Market Quadrant 2013”, the firm ranks Google Apps for Business ahead of all other players. A summary of Radicati’s findings can be downloaded here. Download this quick...

    Provided By Google

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    Get the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Free – Try for yourself this new Agile Way to Analyze, Optimize and Control Data and Processes

    Download your free copy of the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Public Edition, an easy-to-use self-service business analytics solution that empowers analysts to rapidly acquire, transform, analyze and visualize data. Use it to: Acquire, integrate, and analyze data 10x faster Respond to information requests more quickly Eliminate Excel...

    Provided By Lavastorm Analytics

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Overcoming the challenges of multifactor authentication

    Many cloud service providers are rolling out two-factor authentication features to address the increasing challenges that come from relying on passwords alone to secure user access and company data. Multifactor authentication is a great step towards stronger security and access management. Unfortunately, for enterprises that leverage more than a...

    Provided By Centrify

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Improving Engagement with Multi-Channel Service

    Abstract: Best-in-Class organizations execute on a strategy that supports the multi-channel nature of customer requests. These leading organizations do not just open up their service infrastructures to accommodate new channels, but also empower their teams to deliver an effective and consistent experience regardless of the channel selected by the customer....

    Provided By LogMeIn BoldChat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Best Practices in Lifecycle Management

    Comparing Suites from Dell, LANDesk, Microsoft and Symantec. An Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) White Paper. IT system lifecycle management includes a broad array of essential and complex processes for ensuring optimal reliability and performance of technology investments. Critical to enabling these management disciplines are automated solutions that simplify and standardize...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Advanced Case Management Leadership Guide

    This guide examines how IBM Case Manager offers an extensible platform for enhancing capabilities and protecting investments with additional value-added ECM capabilities from IBM, as well as industry-specific case management applications and best practices from IBM Business Partners.

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    McGraw-Hill Case Study

    Discover how McGraw-Hill created a Project and Portfolio Management Center of Excellence and cut development times, and improved traceability and reporting. Download the case study and learn how McGraw-Hill established best practices to support the development of innovative products and services with a leading enterprise project and portfolio management (PPM)...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    Kansas City Power & Light Quality Management Video

    Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L), a U.S. energy provider that services over 800,000 customers, shares how HP ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and the HP Executive Scorecard enable their company to enhance quality management and make informed fact-based decisions with powerful executive reporting tools. Namita Gogumalla, manager of the project...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    McKesson Cloud Automation Podcast

    Download the podcast on how McKesson accomplished a multi-year, pan-IT management transformation. Learn how McKesson's performance journey, from 2005 to the present, has enabled it to better leverage an agile, hybrid cloud model. How McKesson gained a standardized services orientation to achieve agility in deploying its many active applications is...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Choosing a partner for enterprise cloud production workloads

    Many IT professionals cite loss of control as a barrier to using third-party partners for enterprise cloud construction and management. Read the white paper to learn how IBM SmartCloud Services help knock down this barrier by offering the cost-savings and convenience of a third-party cloud with a web portal that...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Under Cloud Cover: How leaders are accelerating competitive differentiation

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant's cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Drivewyze eliminates costly IT infrastructure

    PreClear from Drivewyze is a new weigh-station bypass service that uses cellular and GPS technology to save truckers time, money, and fuel. Drivewyze recently partnered with IBM to migrate its production environment to an IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ infrastructure. In this recently published case study, you can read about the challenges...

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Building A Successful Roadmap to Cloud

    To get the most from your cloud experience, you need a roadmap. Watch the video “Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud” to learn how a cloud roadmap can: Ensure that your cloud decisions work together to maximize the overall value to your business Give you greater...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Total Economic Impact Report- Cloud Infrastructure with Clustered Data ONTAP

    This Forrester study was commissioned by NetApp and highlights the costs and benefits of deploying a cloud infrastructure using Data ONTAP across the enterprise. The results of this study can be used as a guide for enterprises to determine the appropriate benefits for their particular environment. Read on to learn...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IT Infrastructure: From Silos to Optimised Infrastructure Management

    InfoWorld have released the latest results from their IT Monitoring study, evaluating the complexities of managing siloed performance views and the need for a unified IT monitoring approach. This whitepaper provides key insights for IT teams managing traditional and newer technologies across social, cloud and mobile platforms and discusses the...

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Whitepaper: Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    TechInsights Report: What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps

    The race for Apps is on. Many IT Executives and Development Managers know they must rapidly accelerate the pace of the business by speeding up application development, testing and deployment through continuous delivery and collaborative DevOps practices. This research paper will help IT leaders understand: * The wide range...

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Putting the Design in Responsive Design

    Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the predominant consumer choice, with adoption increasing daily as PC sales diminish in response.Designing your digital site for desktop or laptop, as well as tablets and smartphones within a single codebase, is called responsive design. The promise of responsive design? A single, digital site optimized...

    Provided By Acquia

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    HP Converged Infrastructure solutions – Establish a new style of IT

    Every 10 to 15 years, a tectonic shift comes along and re-shapes IT. Status quo IT is no longer an option. Be part of the new style of IT that includes lower cost, greater agility, simplicity, and speed. Sponsored by HP and Intel®:

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and Technology: Video Communications Benefits Midmarket Enterprises

    Midmarket enterprises strive for success in a highly competitive landscape. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions—including smart technology use. Today, technology should enable an enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers; in the future, it should allow businesses to make simple but value-rich changes. Implemented technology...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and technology: a total-cost-of-ownership comparison for unified communications

    Mid-market enterprises strive for success. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions – including smart technology purchases. Technology should enable a mid-market enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers today, and also allow a business to make simple but value-rich changes in the future. Technology must support...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Forrester Wave: CRM Suite Customer Service Solutions, Q3 2012

    In this report, 18 significant products in the CRM customer services solutions space were evaluated from a broad range of vendors. This report details the findings on how CRM suite customer service solutions measure up and plots where they stand in relation to each other in order to help application...

    Provided By Salesforce.com Australia

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Using Cloud-Based Fax to Minimize Security Breaches and Compliance Risks

    Enterprises that rely heavily on fax view regulatory compliance as a major business component. Non-compliance issues that arise from security breaches and other forms of information leakage often result in substantial regulatory penalties, both civil and criminal. As government regulations regarding information security evolve, the need to align fax systems...

    Provided By OpenText

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Firewall Buyers Guide

    Discusses the ten critical business requirements that your next firewall should address and how to create an RFP and functional test plan to assist in the vendor/solution selection process.

    Provided By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Real-Time Business: Playing to Win in the New Global Marketplace

    As in other parts of the world, businesses in North America are increasing their use of real-time systems across a range of business functions. This helps them operate more efficiently and with less risk, and meet the needs of their customers more effectively. Yet when it comes to implementing real-time...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Dynamic Business: from Aspiration to Reality

    Becoming dynamic starts with creating the optimal alignment of people, assets, systems and data to maximize results. we look at the challenges facing businesses in the future and define a new vision for how software can evolve to empower people for greater success, predict potential issues and opportunities, and enable...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Agility Gap in Today's Private Clouds

    Find out how Red Hat® CloudForms gives IT administrators and managers a comprehensive solution to optimize their virtual, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures with advanced capacity planning and sophisticated resource management capabilities.

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World (Forrester Report)

    In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Determining Enterprise Readiness to Support Employee-Owned Devices

    The use of employee-owned devices (EODs) within the enterprise has exploded in just two short years. In a number of cases, the use has preceded the implementation of processes and structures to fully support them. As a result, organizations must quickly catch up. Enterprises need a cohesive plan that addresses...

    Provided By Lenovo

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Digital Front Office:Delivering Better Customer Service

    How can you reduce costs and improve customer experiences at the same time? Enterprise content management is the key. With the right solution in place, you can transform the way you do business, providing digital self-service access to transactional content in the formats that match the needs of your customers....

    Provided By IBM