Software

Software-as-a-service offers cost savings, scalability and mobile accessibility -- if you correctly manage the resulting SLAs, APIs and data structures.

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    A Study of Hadoop: Structure and Performance Issues

    Big data is the latest buzzword that is being used to describe huge quantities of both structured and unstructured data. In order to process such huge quantities of data a software is required that does this efficiently and this is where Hadoop steps in. Hadoop has become one of the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    DELL XC WEB-SCALE HYPERCONVERGED SERIES: A solution for your most dynamic virtualized environments

    Converged infrastructure has become a mainstream approach to simplifying the data center deployment of virtualization. Hyper-converged products have taken a further major step in simplification by collapsing the three-tier architecture into one module and integrating virtual machine managers into every node. These products use modular scale-out architectures, which makes them...

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  • Videos // Jun 2015

    Dell XC Series Overview Video

    This video snapshot showcases the power and versatility of Dell XC Series Converged Web-Scale Appliances. Combining Dell PowerEdge server with Intel® Xeon® processors and storage capabilities in one 2U package, the XC Series delivers enterprise-class manageability, scalability, resilience, and analytics designed to handle the most demanding workloads and integration requirements....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Meeting Healthcare IT Requirements with the Dell XC Web-Scale Converged Appliance

    Healthcare providers worldwide are under constant and growing financial and regulatory pressures. Dell’s next-generation data center solutions – in the form of its XC Series Web-Scale Converged Appliances – deliver a powerful compute platform, versatile storage environment, enterprise-class replication and backup, and comprehensive cloud support in one box. This brief...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Web-scale infrastructure at any scale –Introducing XC Series Appliances Powered by Nutanix Software

    Web-scale infrastructure technologies deployed by the largest internet companies are now available worldwide to companies of all sizes and for all enterprise applications running on market-leading hypervisors. The Dell XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliance integrates Dell’s proven x86 server platform and Nutanix Web-scale software to provide an uncompromisingly simple and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Software‐defined Storage: Simplifying IT Operations

    Today's data centers are in a perpetual state of change. This Enterprise Strategy Group brief discusses the benefits of using a software-defined storage architecture to meet these changing needs. Featuring Dell's XC appliances, running on Dell PowerEdge servers powered by Intel® Xeon® processors. Intel Inside®. Powerful Solution Outside....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    VM-centric Disaster Recovery with XC Appliance

    Dell XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliances combine server and storage into one software-defined resource pool with built-in virtualization and disaster recovery tools. This solution brief outlines the impressive array of replication, deduplication, backup, failover, and recovery features available in the XC Series. Intel Inside®. Powerful Solution Outside.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Dell XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliances Powered by Nutanix Software

    The increase in virtualization of critical applications such as Microsoft SQL Server has given rise to the concept of hyper convergence in the data center, where the traditional three tiers (compute, storage, network) are collapsed into one for improved performance, reliability, and scalability. This Dell XC Series Tech Note...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Overview of Web-scale Infrastructure

    Web-scale infrastructure reflects a modular approach to designing, building and managing data center infrastructure, where no single node is responsible for overall performance. All data, metadata and operations are distributed across the entire cluster, eliminating resource contention and enabling predictable scalability without limits. The benefits of web-scale infrastructure are...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Dell XC Web-scale Converged Appliance

    The Dell™ XC Web-scale Converged Appliance integrates Dell’s proven x86 server platform and Nutanix web-scale software to provide an enterprise-class converged appliance for virtualized environments. This spec sheet details the powerful components that make up the XC Series Converged Appliances, including PowerEdge servers with Intel® Xeon® processors, server-attached Flash storage,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Simplify IT and Lower Infrastructure TCO

    Software-defined storage (SDS) is a flexible, scalable, and highly automated architecture suitable for dynamic workloads in a modern data center. Following the paradigm of server virtualization, an SDS system houses all intelligence in the software layer, leveraging building blocks of standard servers with flash and hard disk drives to create...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Big Data Frameworks for Efficient Range Queries to Extract Interested Rectangular Sub Regions

    A satellite object can consist of more than one mosaic image. To extract any object from remote sensing satellite images, mosaic images need to be stitched. It is critical problem that which mosaics will be selected for image stitching among big mosaic dataset. In this paper, the authors propose two...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Cisco and Akamai Elevate the Customer Digital Experience

    The term “perfect storm” is used to describe when several forces come together and create a large, single event that has transformative effects. A technology perfect storm took place in the 1990s when Internet services, low-cost home computers, browsers and affordable broadband all came together and created the Internet revolution....

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Campus Wireless LAN

    Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) present systems that are based on common use cases or engineering priorities. CVDs incorporate a broad set of technologies, features, and applications that address customer needs. Cisco engineers have comprehensively tested and documented each design in order to ensure faster, more reliable, and fully predictable deployment.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Cisco Validated Design Summary for BYOD

    There are numerous ways to enable a BYOD solution based on the unique business requirements of a specific organization. While some organizations may take a more open approach and rely on basic authentication, other organizations will prefer more secure ways to identify, authenticate, and authorize devices. A robust network infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Miercom 2690-X Report

    Cisco engaged Miercom to conduct a competitive analysis of its Catalyst 2960-X switch versus two comparable Hewlett-Packard switches from the 2920 and 5120 product families. Miercom executed comprehensive hands-on testing and evaluated the performance of some widely deployed features that are critical for reliable functioning of enterprise networks. The test...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    ServiceNow - ServiceWatch Economic Impact Study

    Today, enterprises are increasingly dependent on business services delivered by their IT organizations. These services underpin almost every business function, ranging from manufacturing and supply chain through to customer service and online sales. Because of their critical nature, business services need to be highly available and responsive – any disruption...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Few Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks

    Hackers penetrate organisations and steal information through vulnerabilities in software applications. Yet less than half of IT organisations have confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses. And just 11 percent say they know with confidence which applications are at risk. Those are among the findings of...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    State of security operations: 2015 report of capabilities and maturity of cyber defense organizations

    Your ability to detect and stop cyber attacks depends on the effectiveness of your security operations team. How does yours stack up to the best? And what should you do to improve? HP Security Intelligence and Operations Consulting has assessed the capabilities of 87 security operations centers worldwide. This...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Dell Tablets: a winning combination of PC performance and portability

    Dell Venue 11 Pro tablets deliver a convenient, reliable, and frictionless user experience that combines the best of consumer-driven design with a full business feature set. This guide explains the high-performance capabilities of the Venue 11 Pro and highlights the value that Dell tablets bring to a wide variety of...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Get Current

    Support for Windows Server 2003 is coming to an end. IT research and consulting firm IDC presents this comprehensive white paper that considers the approaching end of extended support for Windows Server 2003, explores the Windows migration options that are available to customers, and outlines the benefits associated with a...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Windows Server 2012: Security in the Enterprise

    The cloud, virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) help make IT's life easier — and the whole organization more agile — but each of these features also presents serious security challenges. Although there is no one-size-fits-all solution to managing security in the enterprise 2.0 world, the enhanced security features and...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Windows Server Modernization: Risk Mitigation and Innovation for Future Preparedness Go Hand in Hand

    This IDC white paper considers the approaching end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 and explores Windows Server migration options, hardware/software replacements, and support services to help customers tackle a modernization effort. It also evaluates the benefits that customers may enjoy when they adopt more flexible and more dynamic...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Windows Server 2012 Are You Ready?

    Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, so now is the time to start planning your move and avoid possible server management, performance, security and compliance issues. This paper explores the new features and benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2, as well as key considerations for...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Partner with the leader in Windows Server 2003 migrations

    Support for Windows Server 2003 is almost over. Migrating servers and applications will take time and effort, and the time to start is now. Dell helps customers throughout the entire process, from on-site assessment, migration mapping, acquisition of new equipment, and hands-on support. This handy guide helps business decision-makers understand...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    The End is Near: Support for Windows Server 2003 Approaches Deadline

    Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015, yet a shocking 10 million servers are still running that operating system. If you don’t take action now, your company is at serious risk of security breach or infrastructure failure. This executive summary maps out the critical issues...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Transform to a future-ready IT with a modern server OS

    Migrating away from Windows Server 2003 isn’t just about avoiding risk; it brings tremendous opportunities for companies to modernize their infrastructure, leverage cloud technologies, lower costs, and improve operational efficiency. This compelling guide details the business benefits of Windows Server 2012 and outlines the comprehensive support and services available to...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Why a Server Infrastructure Refresh Now and Why Dell?

    With the growing demand for analytics, mobility, social, and cloud technologies, companies are realizing that legacy infrastructure simply isn’t up to the task of supporting a 21st century operation. Today’s servers increase your ability to deliver more flexible and efficient data centers, laying the groundwork for the move to virtualization...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Mud, Desert, or Jungle...You’re Going to Need a Map

    This helpful brief uses the metaphor of an aviator flying over uncharted terrain with sputtering engines to illustrate that there’s no way to predict how a data center environment will run smoothly after support for Windows Server 2003 runs out. In both cases, careful planning is the only way to...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hitachi Data Systems Road to Map to Software-Defined Infrastructure

    Social and big data analytics, cloud and mobility offer you a competitive advantage. And a portfolio of infrastructure automation and virtualisation software as part of your software-defined infrastructure (SDI) solution empowers your mobile workforce with greater access to information. Learn more on how SDI can help you chart your course...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Communication Powers Business, Twilio Powers Communication

    Twilio enables phones, VoIP and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software. It helps reduce the use of messy telecom hardware and optimizes a globally available cloud API that developers can interact with to build intelligent and complex communication systems. This demonstrates the power of cloud computing,...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Real-time Geospatial Analytics and the Connected Car

    The availability of real-time location data from vehicles, phones, and almost anything else that is not nailed down, opens up endless possibilities for creating value--provided that you have the infrastructure to collect and keep up with all that data and the analytical smarts to make sense of it. From emergency...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Unleash the Power of Internet of Things

    IBM and Intel gateway solutions bring real-time intelligence to the Internet of Things. Finally, your business can reliably store, access and analyze data from billions of connected devices on the edge - and answer the toughest questions, faster than ever.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Harnessing Data in the Internet of Things Analyst Report

    This report examines the potential that the IoT offers in enabling organizations to develop deeper, more fine-grained and timely insight from the massive volume of data that it will generate and the steps that organizations need to take in order to drive new insight from big data.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Internet of things Data: How to use Embedded Database and Streaming Analytics for Value

    The Internet of Things is driven by consumer demand for new services and convenience, as well as by the availability of low cost sensors smart phones, and universal internet access, offering tremendous growth opportunities and new revenue streams. New technologies can enable you to take advantage of this new natural...

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    University of Colorado Boulder - Supporting ground-breaking research with the pioneering PetaLibrary (Case study-USEN)

    The University of Colorado Boulder helps researchers store and share huge amounts of data more effectively with the PetaLibrary - a hierarchical storage system based on IBM disk systems clustered with Elastic Storage (IBM GPFS) software, and IBM tape storage.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Solution Brief: Achieve Faster Business Results with IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service - Deploy Technical Computing and Service-Oriented Workloads in Hybrid and Public Clouds

    To meet demands, IBM Platform LSF and Platform Symphony workload management, as well as Elastic Storage on Cloud data management software, can be delivered as a service, complete with SoftLayer cloud infrastructure. Two deployment models are available: cloud bursting and public cloud.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    IBM Spectrum Scale Infographic

    This inforgraphic talks about the challenges with a traditional approach to storing information & how IBM can help drive better data economics.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    ACH Food Companies: Transforming from a Commercial to a Consumer-Branded Business

    ACH Food distributes nationally known household brands like Mazola and Durkee, but most consumers have never heard of it. Learn how SAP Business Suite software helped ACH transition to a modernized, consumer-focused operation by improving data consistency, reducing time to market, and enabling new processes.

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  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Untold Truths About Software: Why Features Don't Lift Your Business

    If the people compare the way companies worked 20 years ago with the modern business world, they could easily see how software has shaped today's enterprise growth and rapid advancement. Software has become a critical component of how companies operate, communicate and sell their products and services globally. However, the...

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