Hardware

Stay current with the components, peripherals and physical parts that constitute your IT department.

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Lessons in Rugged Reliability

    Buena Vista University's challenge was to help attract students to Buena Vista University and helps keep them engaged in technology by providing all students with new laptop computers; select rugged, reliable computers that deliver the performance students need and the features they desire while minimizing acquisition and repair costs. Buena...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Making Projects Work

    Milestone Consulting needed laptops and server technology to support a widely dispersed employee force providing on-site training programs to client companies worldwide. This includes the ability to provide computer labs on client premises for training sessions. Dell Latitude laptops based on Intel Core 2 processors became the preferred solution for...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Six Billion Slurpees and Counting

    7-Eleven decided to purchase laptops for 2,800 employees to increase productivity while solving its remote service management problem in getting patches, upgrades and anti-virus software to remote employees without forcing them to assist manually. The company chose a total solution from Dell consisting of Dell Latitude laptops with Intel Core...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Mobile Phone Solution Offers Improved User Interface and Dependable Synchronization

    In response to strong interest in Windows phones among its employees, the NCR IT Services department has been evaluating the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system as a possible platform for deployment of mobile IT applications. The company's initial tests have found that users of Windows phones with Windows Mobile 6.5...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Building From the Ground Up

    The Commonwealth Medical College needed to build a new IT infrastructure anticipating future needs with flexible and scalable equipment and without expanding its IT team too fast. The college is building research, teaching and administrative environments using Dell PowerEdge blade servers to create a cluster that can grow for research,...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Diagnosis Support of Embedded Systems Based on Virtualization

    In this paper, a runtime diagnosis infrastructure is presented for embedded systems. Different from existing methods of tracing system logs offline, the research focuses on analyzing system kernel data structures from runtime memory against predefined constraints periodically. The prototype system is developed based on a system virtualization layer, above on...

    Provided By Waseda University

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    All The Secrets Behind The Best Digital Photography Courses

    With the newly popular hobby of digital photography, people are always looking for ways to improve their overall skills in taking photos. One of the best ways to do this is to take purchase an online DIY digital photography course. Alternatively you could enroll in an offline course and spend...

    Provided By contentdig.com

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2010

    Sample ASIC Design Engineer Resume

    This is the resume sample for applying for the post of ASIC Design Engineer. This sample can provide you the relevant idea that you need for preparing an ASIC Design Engineer resume.

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    New Math of Virtual Desktops

    Beacon City School District needed a way to upgrade its aging data center while improving its delivery of applications. The goal was to create a virtualized data center, including new user services, storage and disaster recovery capabilities as well as additional laptops in classrooms. The district deployed about 300 Dell...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Hoover City Schools Saves Months of Testing Time and Accelerates Microsoft Windows 7 Migration With Dell Services

    Hoover City Schools wanted to update its 6,500 client systems - a mix of desktop PCs, netbooks and mobile tablet devices - to the latest Microsoft operating system. But the district needed to be sure that the applications it depended on would work in the new environment, and that learning...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Using Dell Netbooks, Dubiski Career High School Gains Up to 40 Extra Minutes of Learning Per Teacher Per Day

    Administrators at a new career and technology high school wanted to make laptops available to all of their students. The laptops had to support their innovative curricula and learning environment and integrate well with other academic software. After comparing netbook offerings from four vendors, the district chose Dell Latitude 2100...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Montgomery ISD Saves $200,000 and Eliminates a Projected 20% of Help-Desk Calls With Desktop Virtualization Solutions From Dell

    Faced with a mix of legacy client and server hardware and an aging Audio-Visual (A/V) system, Montgomery ISD wanted to introduce uniformity into its hardware environment, upgrade the A/V infrastructure and find a more efficient way to deliver desktops and applications to end users. Montgomery ISD decided to standardize on...

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Get the most out of Windows XP Mode with these tips

    While using Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC is pretty straightforward, there are some tips that you can employ to get the most out of this winning combination. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to some of these tips. This...

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Take control of the Windows XP pagefile

    The pagefile extends the capabilities of your computer's memory. Like any other file on a PC, though, the pagefile can become fragmented and hinder the computer's performance. Here are a few techniques you can use to better manage this beast. This download is also available as an entry in the...

    Provided By TechRepublic.com

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Take a closer look at ReadyBoost features in Windows 7

    ReadyBoost is a still a part of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, so Greg Shultz examines its features in more detail in this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Jonathan Kauffmann: HP Solutions Support Customer-Centric REALTOR Vision

    Nest Realty specializes in residential and luxury properties in Central Virginia. Nest Realty leverages technology to help change the face of the real estate industry. Five years ago, the company had all the information and fed it to customers. Today, the client wants to be in control. HP technology allows...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    David L. Way, D.D.S., M.S.: HP Scanjet Scanner Brings Smiles to Orthodontics Office

    Document scanning goes on all day long at Dr. David Way's orthodontics office in Fort Collins, Colo. The staff scans patient medical records, X-rays, billing documents, insurance records, checks - all the documents it takes to run a thriving, efficiently managed practice with a high standard of patient care. Until...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    McKesson Corporation: HP Digital Signage Displays Help Healthcare Tech Leader Make an Impression

    McKesson Corporation has been a healthcare industry leader for more than 175 years. The center has 14 distinct stations that comprise a tour of McKesson's strategic technology solutions. Each station features an HP LD4200 digital signage display featuring images that tell the story of a particular healthcare technology. Source materials...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Fire Inspector

    Fire inspection is a vital process that involves checking a location's risk of a fire, the ability to evacuate occupants and the ability to fight the fire. Fire inspectors are trained professionals who examine new and existing structures to ensure they are abiding by all fire codes. Fire inspectors must...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Roughing IT

    Although United States Infrastructure Corporation (USIC) was using ruggedized laptops, the computers were not standing up to construction site conditions, and slow warranty service was hurting productivity. Dell Latitude All Terrain Grade (ATG) laptop computers with Intel Core2 processors prove they are up to the job, and Dell ProSupport helps...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Going Beyond the Computer Lab

    Meade County Schools wanted to increase productivity, encourage collaboration and introduce self-directed learning by providing each student in a pilot program with a laptop. The district supplied Dell Latitude netbooks to its fourth and fifth graders at Muldraugh Elementary School, supported by Datamation carts and Enterasys wireless. With the freedom...

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Get management buy-in with the Windows 7 Upgrade Project Kit

    The Windows 7 Upgrade Project Kit offers a complete set of tools for creating a comprehensive Windows 7 upgrade plan. Greg Shultz explains.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    On I/O Virtualization Management

    The quick adoption of virtualization technology in general and the advent of the Cloud business model entail new requirements on the structure and the configuration of back-end I/O systems. Several approaches to virtualization of I/O links are being introduced, which aim at implementing a more flexible I/O channel configuration without...

    Provided By University of Munich

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    EMC Avamar and VMware View

    There are tremendous benefits associated with centralizing the management and protection of enterprise desktops and laptops, and VMware View is a leader in this space. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VI)]) solutions allow one to centralize the delivery of corporate desktops and laptops with virtual machines that one can manage from the...

    Provided By EMC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    HP Solutions Support Customer-Centric REALTOR Vision

    Few REALTORS are likely to remember 2009 as the best of times. Yet that is the year Jonathan Kauffmann chose to launch Nest Realty of Charlottesville, Va. Customers are looking for a new type of real estate firm, he says - one that empowers them to make informed decisions. Kauffmann...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    HP Technology Unleashes Entrepreneurial Vision

    Brett Keppler wanted to create mobile, efficient business that can react quickly to customer needs and real estate market trends. Brett Keppler deployed sophisticated technology infrastructure including HP PCs and HP Printers. This resulted in Paperless communication and transactions, including electronic signatures and efficient office operations with mobile and multifunction...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Program Featuring HP EliteBook Notebook PCs Transforms Learning Environment

    The learning environment has changed dramatically at Eastern Illinois University's (EIU) Department of Communications Disorders and Sciences (CDS) with the integration of its HP Student Laptop Program. Eastern Illinois University wanted to provide students and faculty with mobile PCs for class and clinical work. Eastern Illinois University launched student laptop...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Widescreen Media Cuts Capital Costs for Monitoring by Over 80 Per Cent With HP DreamColor

    Singapore-based Widescreen Media Pte Ltd is a production house specialising in stereoscopic 3D production, as well as high-definition editing and colour-grading for the broadcast and feature film markets. Production company Widescreen Media needs to achieve predictable and consistent colour across its broadcast and feature film projects. Widescreen Media has replaced...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Seeing Is Believing With High-End HP Workstations

    Technology is rapidly redefining movie animation. Modern Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) brings to life three-dimensional characters that are so plausible viewers may sometimes be unable to differentiate frames shot with a camera from those that were computer-generated. Starz Animation wanted to improve processing power of struggling network and workstation hardware, plus...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    HP Digital Signage Displays Help Healthcare Tech Leader Make an Impression

    McKesson Corporation has been a healthcare industry leader for more than 175 years. With approximately $106 billion in annual revenue, it is the nation's leading healthcare services company, providing pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, information and automation technologies, resources and connections that improve the quality of care while reducing costs. McKesson Corporation...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Dundee City Council Builds an Energy-Efficient Infrastructure With IBM

    Dundee is Scotland's fourth largest city, home to 145,000 people. A former industrial centre, Dundee has transformed itself into a UK centre for life sciences and digital media. To meet its environmental objectives, reduce operational costs and save data centre space, the IT department at Dundee City Council wanted to...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    How do I clone a hard drive with Clonezilla?

    With Clonezilla you can clone a single drive or even a single partition within a drive and then recover that drive later. Jack Wallen shows you how.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Moving to New Intel-Based PCs and Microsoft Windows 7

    The presenter of this webcast explains the benefits Intel IT sees in moving to new Intel - based PCs with Windows 7.

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Compucom and Intel vPro Technology - Out of the Box Innovation

    Compucom, provider of IT solutions to Fortune 1000 companies, describes how Compucom customers who have deployed PCs with Intel vPro technology lower support costs, improve user uptime, experience faster patch management, and have the building blocks for more-secure, remotely-managed client virtualization.

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Built-In Manageability and Security With Intel vPro Technology

    The presents of this webcast provides their perspective on Intel vPro Technology in this webcast. Their insights provide proof that companies using Intel vPro Technology are experiencing efficiencies from power savings and off-hours patching, remote diagnosis and repair and isolation of infected PCs and remote remediation.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become An Athletic Coach

    Athletics are an essential part of education and the entertainment industry. Highly trained professionals are required to provide instruction and support to a variety of athletes in many different types of sports. This is the job of athletic coaches. Athletic coaches typically need at least a bachelor degree, but many...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become An Education Administrator

    Educational administrators manage daily activities and oversee a variety of academic institutions, including preschools, day care centers, schools and colleges and universities. For most educational administrator positions a master or doctoral degree in educational leadership or education administration is required. For administrators of preschools and day care centers, a bachelor...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Local Education Authority Deploys IT 50 Per Cent Faster With Hardware Customisation

    Nantes Education Authority was growing fast and needed new hardware at 365 schools, but the IT team had limited resources for local deployment and support. The IT team chose Dell servers, desktops and laptops that were easy to install and manage. The team cut deployment time with Dell Hardware Customisation...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    ABB Uses Windows Embedded Server to Deliver Compact, Robust Power Automation Solution

    ABB Group, a Fortune Global 500 Company, is a worldwide leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industrial customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. One of ABB's most important customers is State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the largest electric power transmission and distribution...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Students Get More Workstations While School Saves ?3,000 With Desktop System

    Hobart High School needed a compact, cost-effective way to provide students with workstations that were powerful enough to run large applications used every day, such as Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software. Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 Academic fulfilled all of the school's requirements and more. It provides a greater number of workstations,...

    Provided By Microsoft