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DEFINITION: A best practice is a technique or methodology that, through experience and research, has proven to reliably lead to a desired result. A commitment to using the best practices in any field is a commitment to using all the knowledge and technology at one's disposal to ensure success. The term is used frequently in the fields of health care, government administration, the education system, project management,  … 
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Best practices for deploying enterprise-grade OpenStack cloud platform implementations
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to examine the unique demands of implementing an enterprise cloud platform. Learn best practices for availability, scalability, networking, and management.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Red Hat

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Success
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insider tips for hiring the right people, compensating them fairly, and creating smart and effective sales processes. Read now for best practices for hiring, compensating, and guiding a sales rep along with seven things to consider before hiring a sales rep.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

ConnectWise

Best Practices for Server Migration with Windows® Server 2012
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for some reasons to consider migrating to Windows Server 2012 R2 as well as best practices for a successful migration.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Lenovo and Intel

Best-In-Class Attributes for Today's Optimised Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn why Best-in-Class IT comes out on top when compared to others, including several benefits.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor  Intel® Xeon®)

The MSP Guide to Higher Growth Part III: Efficiency, Tools and Best Practices
sponsored by Kaseya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you choose the right IT management solution set for you and your clients.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Kaseya

4 VMware Converged Infrastructure Best Practices
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the four best practices for using converged infrastructure with VMware so that you can efficiently manage your virtual, cloud, and physical applications.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems

10 Best Practices for a Successful API Program
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are important in all of today's IT trends including cloud projects, software that interacts with sensors, contextual mobile applications, and getting big data into systems to be analyzed.Read this white paper for 10 best practices for a successful API program.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Axway

Is Your BI Ready for the Future?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Learn about new, leading analytics and data management practices that can help you reap the benefits of mobile, social, big data and cloud technologies.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A Non-Geek’s Big Data Playbook: Hadoop and the Enterprise Data Warehouse
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper bridges the gap between the big data specialist and the business professional that is trying to understand big data—specifically in the form of Hadoop. Gain access to 6 best practice "plays" that will help up your game with big data and more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

SAS

Future-proof your mobility strategy with Dell Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover best practices to future-proof your mobile strategy in the evolving world of devices, operating systems, work habits and mobile business models. Also, find out how Dell Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) can help maintain security and control administrative complexity.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Case Study: FIS Global Partners with Asigra to Provide Clients Enhanced Secure Data Protection that Meets Compliance Mandates
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: For financial services business, it's critical that client data remains accessible and securely stored. As business grows, you will need to upgrade your backup service portfolio with an advanced solution – but there are questions you should ask before choosing.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Asigra

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

Best Practices for Virtualizing and Protecting Exchange Server
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to uncover the top-notch best practices for using Exchange Server in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Best Practices for Cloud Computing Adoption
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the 5-step journey to the cloud and offers up some best practices for simplifying the voyage.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

A Practical Approach to Building a Comprehensive and Compliant RIM Program
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the important steps to achieve successful and compliant records and information management (RIM).
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Iron Mountain

Evaluating Your Options for Effective Records Management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: For today's organizations the onslaught of physical and digital records has made effectively managing business-critical records more complex than ever before. This paper aims to breakdown the complexity but exploring the pros and cons of the top 3 records management approaches. Plus, discover key best practices that enhance your chances of success.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Iron Mountain

Evaluating Your Options for Effective Records Management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: For today's organizations the onslaught of physical and digital records has made effectively managing business-critical records more complex than ever before. This paper aims to breakdown the complexity but exploring the pros and cons of the top 3 records management approaches. Plus, discover key best practices that enhance your chances of success.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Iron Mountain

Records Management Strategies for Social Media Compliance
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: According Smithsonian Magazine, by 2013 businesses will generate as much data every 10 minutes as was generated in the world through 2003 – most of which will be social media data. Does you have a solid plan in place to effectively manage these social records? Read on to learn 5 steps to devising a social media records management program.
Posted: 26 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

Iron Mountain

Rethinking Storage in an Always-On World: Big Data Puts the Spotlight on Hyperscale Computing
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits and challenges of working with big data, the type of storage it needs and best practices for deploying the right storage technology for you.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Red Hat and HP

Five Best Practices for Maximizing Big Data ROI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive e-paper to uncover 5 best practices for maximizing big data ROI, and find out what's driving more organizations to take an interest in big data.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

EMC Isilon Best Practices for Hadoop Data Storage
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the best practices for setting up and managing the HDFS service on an EMC Isilon cluster to optimize data storage for Hadoop analytics.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

How to implement virtualization on a budget
sponsored by HP and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how the combination of HP's converged infrastructure and Red Hat's virtualization software create the perfect platform for consolidating your Linux systems.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel®

Requirements for a Successful Cloud: a Checklist for your Cloud Journey
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: Are you considering implementing cloud into your IT environment? It's a big move, so make sure you're prepared for the road ahead. Read on to make sure your push to cloud is successful and meets all of your business needs.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

BMC Software

Laying the Foundation for Successful Business Analytics Solution Deployments The Critical Role of Hardware Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The volumes of information about business solutions, best practices and analytics technology often neglect to appropriately represent the impact of hardware infrastructure on the success of business analytics projects. Read this white paper to learn what does and doesn't work in business analytics infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Cloud & Outsourcing - Why Partnering Strategies Matter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore how outsourcing motivations have changed and why you should adapt your sourcing strategies to keep up.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM
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BEST PRACTICES DEFINITION (continued): …  hardware and software product development, and elsewhere.In software development, a best practice is a well-defined method that contributes to a successful step in product development. Throughout the software industry, several best practices are widely followed. Some of the more commonly used are: an iterative development process, requirement management, quality control, and change control. An iterative (meaning repetitive) development process, which progresses in incremental stages, helps to maintain a focus on manageable tasks and ensures that earlier stages are successful before the later … 
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