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  • Sponsored By Centrify // Feb 2015

    Buyer Pulse Buyer Case Study: Grand Island Public Schools Implements Identity Solution to Centralize Management and Increase Security

    Read this IDC Buyer’s Case Study focused on how Grand Island Public Schools (GIPS), a prekindergarten through grade 12 school district located in Grand Island, Nebraska, implemented the Centrify Identity Service for Mac and Mobile to integrate the school system's fleet of Mac computers with Active Directory and provide unified...

  • Sponsored By ConnectWise // Feb 2015

    How one Australian Company Built Efficiencies Around their All-Star Team

    When Australian-based IT solution provider, PowerNET, decided to undergo a massive business transformation, they knew they needed to become more efficient. By implementing ConnectWise and best practices shared throughout their community, PowerNET gained visibility into their operations and a platform for growth.

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Aspera Overview

    Aspera's unwavering mission is to create the next-generation software technologies that move the world's data at maximum speed, regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. Watch Now..

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    IBM Platform Symphony Developer Edition

    IBM Platform Symphony Developer Edition

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Demo_IBM Platform Symphony TCO Calculator

    Learn how much IBM Platform Symphony can save you. Answer a few questions in this easy to use wizard about your infrastructure, application environment, personnel and your growth rate. The logic behind this tool will generate a powerful report you can use to realize significant cost savings.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Comparison of IBM Platform Symphony and Apache Hadoop Using Berkeley SWIM

    IBM® has created a proprietary implementation of the open-source Hadoop MapReduce run-time that leverages the IBM Platform™ Symphony distributed computing middleware while maintaining application-level compatibility with Apache Hadoop.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    STAC Report: IBM BigInsights vs Apache Hadoop, using SWIM (PC Title: Boosting the performance of Hadoop workloads with IBM Platform Symphony - an audited report PC Sub-title: Comparison of IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition with Adaptive MapRe

    In an audited benchmark conducted by STAC®, the Securities Technology Analysis Center, InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop was found to deliver an approximate 4x performance gain on average over open source Hadoop running jobs derived from production workload traces. This is the result of using IBM Platform Symphony, and advanced low-latency...

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Addressing Liquidity and Solvency Risk

    The impact of the 2008 financial crisis affects not only Sell Side firms - the focus of discussions - but Buy Side and Insurance firms. Dodd Frank Act targets all systemically important firms. This study conducted in partnership with Waters Technology, an Incisive Media publication, focuses these firms. The report...

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Unleashing the Power of High Performance Computing eBook

    High-performance computing (HPC) continues to transform capabilities of organizations across a range of industries, whether the Human Genome Project or aerodynamics testing for race cars, we demonstrate how IBM Platform Computing solutions offer effective ways to unleash the power of HPC.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Excelian HPC Bechmark Summary_Techonology Trends in Banking

    The Excelian Grid Maturity Benchmark Summary highlights key trends in grid computing and the drivers driving such trends. Highlights identify vendors market share, and leading products.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Cypress Semiconductor Case Study

    Cypress Semiconductor is a leading global designer and manufacturer of mixed-signal, programmable solutions. These include system-on-chip families for use in consumer, communications, industrial and military applications. Relying on electronic design automation (EDA) software running on clusters managed by IBM Platform™ LSF in six global design centers, find out how they...

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    A*STAR—The Agency for Science, Technology and Research

    A*Star had high levels of user discontent and not enough computational resources for the population of users or the number of research projects. Platform LSF acted as the single unifying workload scheduler and helped rapidly increase resource utilization.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    HPC Chops Rendering Time for World-Class Animation Studios

    This major Hollywood studio wanted to improve the computer time required to render animated films. Using HPC solution powered by Platform LSF increased compute capacity allowing release of two major feature films and multiple animated shorts.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Top 10 ways that IBM Platform Computing Can Save you Money

    Whether in high-performance computing, Big Data or analytics, information technology has become an essential tool in today’s hyper-competitive business landscape. Organizations are increasingly being challenged to do more with less and this is fundamentally impacting the way that IT infrastructure is deployed and managed. In this short e-book, learn the...

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    IBM Leads industry with High-Value Technical Computing Solutions

    Value is migrating throughout the IT industry from hardware to software and services. High Performance Computing (HPC) is no exception. IT solution providers must position themselves to maximize their delivery of business value to their clients – particularly industrial customers who often use several applications that must be integrated in...

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Clusters for Dummies Platform Computing

    The new Clusters for Dummies, e-book from IBM Platform Computing explains how clustering technology enables you to run higher quality simulations and shorten the time to discoveries. In this e-book, you’ll discover how to: Make a cluster work for your business Create clusters using commodity components Use workload management software...

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Hadoop for Dummies Platform Computing

    In the age of "big data," it's essential for any organization to know how to analyze and manage their ever increasing stores of information. Packed with everything you need to know about Hadoop analytics, this handy guide provides you with a solid understanding of the critical big data concepts and...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Security essentials for CIO's enabling mobility - their device, your data

    IBM offers insights to CIOs regarding key security essentials for enabling mobility and BYOD.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Mobility on hold: Get back on Track with Mobile Risk Mitigation

    Mobile banking continues to gain momentum, growing faster than any other delivery channel to date. Many financial institutions want to expand capabilities in the mobile channel, but are concerned about security. Given the evolving threats, mobile innovation has outpaced the industry’s appetite for deploying new capabilities. Fortunately, new security measures...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Strengthen Security with Intelligent Identity and Access Management

    Managing user identities and user-access privileges is a cornerstone of effective security for organizations. It is vitally important to verify that only the right people can access protected resources and that their activities are sufficiently monitored. However, in order to effectively compete and meet customer expectations, organizations are increasing the...