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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Maximum ASP Case Study

    MaximumASP wanted to offer highly available virtualized servers in order to increase service levels and efficiency and lower costs. The company deployed Microsoft? Windows Server? 2008 Data Center Edition with Microsoft Hyper-V? technology to run on Dell? PowerEdge? servers. The Microsoft System Center Management Suite streamlines administration, integrated with the...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Simplify it: The Dell Path to Innovation and growth

    Enterprises of all sizes struggle with the ever increasing complexity of IT . By helping simplify and streamline the requirements for ongoing operations and systems maintenance, the Dell IT simplification approach enables organizations to reclaim the time, money, and personnel needed to turn innovation into a daily business practice.

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Infrastructure Consolidation

    Consolidation may be a key tool for realizing the goals of many organizations. In particular, if some form of consolidation advances the business goals of the organization, then consolidation should be considered. However, it will not match the business goals of all organizations or it may not be a priority...

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  • Case Studies // May 2009

    ServiceU Video: Reliable Service

    ServiceU deployed DellTM PowerEdgeTM servers and Dell/EMC storage area networks (SANs) to support the company's SQL Server environment and serve as the foundation for a distinct virtualized environment based on Microsoft Windows Server? 2008 Hyper-VTM technology.

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  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2009

    Microsoft Virtualization ROI Calculator

    To see how much return on investment your business can receive, check out the Microsoft Integrated Virtualization ROI Calculator ? Now integrated with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit. Reach beyond server consolidation to manage your entire IT environment and make the most of your existing infrastructure. Every day, organizations...

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  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Dell PowerEdge Servers: Energy Efficient and Powerful - The Best of Both Worlds

    Listen to Chad Fenner, product manager for Dell M Series blades, explain the new features of this series of servers.

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Dell Webinar: OEM Solutions

    For more than twelve years, Dell OEM Solutions has worked with global computing appliance vendors to help them speed their time to profit and decrease the total cost of ownership for their customers. View this webcast to learn how working with Dell's OEM Solutions team can help you save time...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2009

    Dell Talks Microsoft Consulting Services

    Dell's Burk Buechler describes Dell's Consulting Services for Microsoft.

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  • Presentations // Sep 2009

    Dell Offers Microsoft Consulting Services

    Dell's Burk Buechler describes how Dell ProConsult provides best practice and in-depth expertise to ensure optimal integration of Microsoft's core technologies to address customer needs.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Poweredge Server 11g Thermal

    Driven by rising energy cost and environmental initiatives, server and data centre power consumption has become one of the foremost concerns for IT professionals and data centre managers. Understanding this concern, Dell has been focused on reducing the energy consumption of its servers. Because power and airflow consumed to cool...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    All Things On Demand

    Traditional customer relationship management (CRM) systems fall short when it comes to usability, deployment and payment speed. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) 1.0 offers such features, but it is limited in other respects. Adam May, director of product management at Oracle, explains how Oracle On Demand provides all of the business features users...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Business Agility: Strategies for midsize organizations

    Midsize companies have their size and agility on their side. To make the most of your agility advantage against larger competitors, streamlining your processes is one of the best steps you can take.

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Video: Rapid Bottleneck Identification: A better way to do load testing

    Watch the free, on-demand video to learn how to easily launch a critical Web application. Ensuring good application performance is crucial, but time is short. How can you optimally test the application and still meet your deadlines? Rapid bottleneck identification (RBI) is a new testing methodology that allows quality assurance...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Service-Oriented Architecture: Enabling Agile and Intelligent Businesses

    Watch the free, on-demand webcast see why in the last 3 to 5 years there has been a widespread adoption of SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) with businesses making significant economic investments in service-enabling in their IT systems enabling companies to build agile and intelligent businesses. As the SOA benefits become apparent...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Video: Enhance Your Business with Fast, Efficient Middleware

    Watch the free, on-demand video to learn how modern enterprise software infrastructure must keep pace with dynamic business needs. As a business changes through growth, contraction, or seasonal variation, its middleware must be flexible, cost-efficient, and easily modified to accommodate this fluctuation. Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g is a modern application...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Manage Oracle Database Users and Roles Centrally in Active Directory or Sun Directory

    Today's economic environment requires organizations to maximize their investment in technology. Oracle's Directory Services Plus includes a virtual directory allowing companies the ability to manage users and roles in Oracle databases, Active Directory, Sun Directory and Novell eDirectory--to name a few. The ability to access the identity data without having...

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  • Videos // Sep 2010

    Rapid Bottleneck Identification - A Better Way to do Load Testing

    Rapid bottleneck identification (RBI) is a new testing methodology that allows quality assurance (QA) professionals to very quickly uncover Web application performance limitations and determine the impact of those limitations on the end user experience. Developed through years of testing engagements across all types of platforms, the RBI methodology dramatically...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Videos // Sep 2010

    Oracle + Sun Product Strategy Webcast Series - Sun Blade Systems

    Oracle invites you to view our Oracle + Sun Product Strategy Webcast series. You'll get the chance to learn more about the combination of Sun and Oracle?and what it means for you. These informative, on-demand sessions offer strategies for Sun's major product lines related to the combination, explain how Oracle...

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  • Videos // Sep 2010

    Oracle + Sun Product Strategy Webcast Series - Sun X86 Systems

    Oracle invites you to view our Oracle + Sun Product Strategy Webcast series. You'll get the chance to learn more about the combination of Sun and Oracle?and what it means for you. These informative, on-demand sessions offer strategies for Sun's major product lines related to the combination, explain how Oracle...

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  • Videos // Sep 2010

    Oracle's New Powerful and Integrated X86 Systems

    View our Launch Webcast to learn more about Oracle's new comprehensive line of powerful x86 systems ranging from blades and rackmount servers to networking systems based on Intel's Xeon 5600 and 7500 processors. These highly optimized systems are complete, open, and integrated across the entire stack to run a mix...

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  • Resource Center // Dec 2010

    Flash Array Calculator

    Oracle's Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array is the world's fastest and most power efficient flash array for accelerating databases and I/O intensive applications. It redefines database performance, cutting transaction times in half and doubling application throughput. By entering information about your own application data environments, the Flash Array Calculator...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Oracle Systems Strategy with John Fowler Webcast

    Hear John Fowler, Executive Vice President, Systems, provide an update on the strategy and roadmap for Oracle's Sun servers, storage and complete systems including Oracle Solaris. The webcast features how Oracle systems are optimized to run Oracle software, with systems built on open standards that work with your existing infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure on SPARC- A Technical White Paper

    The Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for SPARC offers the means to consolidate legacy SPARC systems and greatly simplify deployment and management of a virtualized infrastructure while also reducing risk. By following the guidelines outlined in this paper, IT organizations can take full advantage of the hardware and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    The Next Step in Engineered Systems

    When making a major purchase, it is not just a matter of the quality of the individual components. It is how well all of the pieces work together to achieve the desired result.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Getting the Most Out of Your Applications With Oracle Exalogic

    This paper explores how Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an engineered system for business applications, can help enterprises deploy and upgrade applications quickly, handle massive transaction volumes, maintain a consistent set of technological standards across the application stack, and connect components seamlessly. Success in these areas allows companies to improve customer...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: Advanced I/O Virtualization Architecture for Consolidating High-Performance Workloads

    Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is an engineered system that consists of integrated hardware and software designed, optimized, and certified for deploying Oracle business applications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and third-party software products. Oracle Exalogic is designed to meet the highest standards of reliability, serviceability, and performance for widely varied, performance-sensitive, mission-critical...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Running Oracle E-Business Suite on Exalogic and Exadata

    Our E-Business Suite Performance Team recently published a new whitepaper to assist you with deploying E-Business Suite on the Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exadata Database Machine, also referred to as Exastack. If you are considering a migration to Exastack, this new whitepaper will assist you understanding sizing requirements,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    An Oracle Solution Brief: Increasing Operational Efficiency BPM in Utilities

    Today’s utility companies face a convergence of several powerful forces and market developments. They must respond to global political upheavals that impact the cost of energy, navigate an increasingly complex supply chains and more. Read on to learn how to increase operational efficiency BPM in Utilities.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    SOA: Cloud Integration White Paper

    This white paper describes how to integrate on-premise and cloud applications, including Oracle Cloud applications, with this type of pragmatic, universal perspective. While Oracle, Salesforce, and Workday are used as examples, the principles apply to many vendors.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Oracle SOA Suite: In the Customers' Words

    In this case study, we see how Fujitsu took the Service oriented approach with SOA and reduced its complexity, and accelerate the delivery of new composite applications. These services can be shared and reused by multiple software systems. Read on to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    25 Years of SPARC Microsite

    For 25 years SPARC technology has been at the heart of enterprise computing. Help us celebrate a quarter century of innovation and see how SPARC has transformed the past, present, and future of enterprise IT. Discover SPARC’s full history and a range of informative webcasts, e-books, infographics and more. Join...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Oracle SPARC Innovation Infographic

    Oracle celebrates 25 years of SPARC with an infographic highlighting the past, present and future of SPARC technology. From the launch of Sun Microsystems to our next-generation SPARC M-Series Servers, learn about SPARC as it's changed throughout the years.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    MWD Advisors: BPM Case Study: BPM Competency Centre on Large Swiss Bank

    This report examines the implementation of a BPM Competency Centre within a large Swiss bank, which is one of the world’s leading financial services companies. MWD case study reports are designed to help organizations considering or actively working with BPM technology to understand how others have worked to obtain benefits...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Getting the Most Out of Your Applications With Oracle Exalogic

    This paper explores how Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an engineered system for business applications, can help enterprises deploy and upgrade applications quickly, handle massive transaction volumes, maintain a consistent set of technological standards across the application stack, and connect components seamlessly. Success in these areas allows companies to improve customer...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    A Technical Overview of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Exadata Storage Server

    Businesses today increasingly need to leverage a unified database platform to enable the deployment and consolidation of all applications onto one common infrastructure. Whether OLTP, DW or mixed workload a common infrastructure delivers the efficiencies and reusability the datacenter needs - and provides the reality of grid computing in-house.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Shield Your Applications from Catastrophe

    Whether they reside on the company's internal servers or are accessible via the Web from desktop PCs or mobile devices, the applications a business uses to run its operations are ever-growing. The number and complexity of enterprise applications, particularly those based on Java and other Web technologies, are changing the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    ORC International Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. IBM DB2 Enterprise 9.7

    This in-depth comparative productivity cost study compares two products, employing pre-defined tasks and steps that DBAs perform daily or regularly. DBAs were interviewed about the amount of time they typically spent in each of the four areas of study to determine the weighted workload value for each subject area, and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    ORC International Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Release 2

    This in-depth study compared the ease of deployment and management capabilities of Oracle Database Appliance and Microsoft SQL Server, employing pre-defined tasks and steps that DBAs perform daily or regularly on a high availability platform. For this study, the tools provided out of the box with each platform were the...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Data Masking Best Practices for Copying Sensitive Data Into Non-Production Environments

    This paper describes the best practices for deploying Oracle Data Masking to protect sensitive information in Oracle and other heterogeneous databases such as IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Closing the Security Gap: 2012 IOUG Data Security Survey Report

    The new survey from the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) titled "Closing the Security Gap: 2012 IOUG Enterprise Data Security Survey," uncovers some interesting trends in IT security among IOUG members and offers recommendations for securing data stored in enterprise databases. The report's author finds that securing data requires not...

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