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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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Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of PCs
sponsored by Persystent Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Persystent manages the PC life cycle through its high speed imaging, automated repair, and policy and authorized configuration enforcement and it also provides the most effective way for an enterprise to reduce TCO.
Posted: 02 Sep 2008 | Published: 29 Aug 2008

Persystent Technologies

Automated Storage Optimization for z/OS Mainframes
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this paper learn about how the CA Automated Storage Optimization Mainframe Suite is flexible and modular so there is no need to "rip and replace" as processes, applications and users are added while the value of information evolves.
Posted: 28 Aug 2008 | Published: 28 Aug 2008

CA Technologies.

Solution Guide - Choosing Storage for Dell Database Solutions with Dell™ PowerVault™ and Dell/EMC Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a guide for choosing an appropriate storage architecture for Dell Database Solutions deployed on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault and Dell/EMC storage.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Dell PowerVault MD3000 3000 Mailbox Single Copy Cluster Microsoft Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tested and validated storage solution for a 3000 mailbox Exchange 2007 environment with Single Copy Cluster in a high availability clustering mechanism based on the Microsoft Cluster Service shared storage.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an architectural overview and configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 x64 SP2 with Microsoft Windows ServerĀ® 2008 x64 Enterprise or Standard Edition on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Dell™ PowerVault™ MD3000i 5000 Mailbox Single Copy Cluster Microsoft® Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document provides information on Dell's PowerVault MD3000i Plus MD1000 storage solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, based on Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) Storage program.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Dell, Inc.

Getting the Most from Your Wireless Network
sponsored by WildPackets, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Network disruptions have become business disruptions with financial and sometimes even legal consequences. This white paper outlines best practices in monitoring, analyzing, and troubleshooting wireless networks using WildPackets OmniPee.
Posted: 26 Aug 2008 | Published: 26 Aug 2008

WildPackets, Inc.

Security Vs. Flexibility: Must IT Management Choose?
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on how IT Managers can leverage Centralized Configuration Management (CCM) tools along with other techniques and tools to have it all: security, a uniform standard, and flexibility when needed.
Posted: 22 Aug 2008 | Published: 22 Aug 2008

Faronics

Ten Key Steps to Effective Succession Planning
sponsored by Halogen Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn 10 Key Steps to Effective Succession Planning. It also discusses best practices, replacement planning, talent pools, and the aging workforce.
Posted: 21 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008

Halogen Software

Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 4
sponsored by Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 4
WHITE PAPER: This e-zine issue explains the direct benefits of implementing a SAP virtualization plan. It compares virtualization platforms, highlights common problems, and offers tips to leverage hardware-assisted memory virtualization.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 18 Aug 2008


IPTV Test and Measurement Best Practices
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on providing a pragmatic set of test and measurement guidelines that can be implemented on a live operational IPTV service. The recommendations given in this paper are generally applicable to any IPTV system.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Emerging Best Practices for Carrier IP Transformation
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper identifies emerging best practices for planning, implementation, migration and operations based on hands-on experience with IP Transformation initiatives across the globe.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008

Alcatel-Lucent

Best Practices for BlackBerry Administrators
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses best practices for managing your BlackBerry Enterprise Server running on Lotus Domino. Take a tour of the administrative features and tools that can make your job easier. This session is a must for any BlackBerry administrator.
Posted: 18 Aug 2008 | Published: 18 Aug 2008

BlackBerry

Meeting Data Storage Challenges with Eco-friendly Solutions
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: With eco-friendly demands coming in the form of economic issues, government directives and public pressure, organizations that fail to adapt their operations to address environmental issues face the prospects of incurring additional costs.
Posted: 11 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Software at United Airlines
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes virtualization capabilities of the new Hitachi Universal Storage Platform™ V with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning software which improve storage utilization to new levels...
Posted: 11 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Hitachi Data Systems

How Top Retailers Use Transactional Email: Silverpop Study Reveals Revenue-Boosting Tactics
sponsored by Silverpop Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Transactional emails are those which companies send to customers to confirm a purchase, notify shipping dates, deliver warranty information and it also provide marketers a rich opportunity to develop strong customer relationships.
Posted: 08 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Silverpop Systems Inc.

The Benefits of Model Driven Development
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn why model driven development (MDD) can simplify the process of writing software applications, increase productivity, eliminate the need for the code testing cycle, and more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

CA Technologies.

The CIO's Role in Driving Business Performance
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the changing role of the CIO, and the blurring of the line between IT and finance, as CIOs begin to function as strategic advisors to the executive team.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Implementing ERP: Lessons Learned from the Front
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP has implemented enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems in both the commercial and public sector for more than 30 years. This white paper explains four important principles that stand out from these experiences.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

SAP America, Inc.

Best Practices for Audit and Compliance Reporting for the IBM System i (AS/400)
sponsored by PowerTech
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the key items that need to be reviewed on AS/400 for both configuration data and transactional log information from the audit journal, it also explains various challenges of auditing and reporting on the System i platform.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

PowerTech

What's Good for Security Is Good for Operations: Why Configuration Assessment Followed by Change Auditing Is Key to Operational Stability
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why configuration assessment followed by change auditing is key for operational stability, and that gaining visibility into all change to IT systems is the first step toward employing best practices across the organization.
Posted: 29 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Order-to-Cash Best Practices for Billing: Automated Access and Delivery
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Esker DeliveryWare enables users to match up proof of delivery and other documents with corresponding orders and invoices at any point in the billing process, and to sort, archive, send and track POD documents automatically and electronically.
Posted: 24 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Esker Inc.

Data Center TCO - A Comparison of High-density and Low-density Spaces
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: TCO represents the cost to the owner to build, as well as the cost over time to operate and maintain the data center, these costs are all brought back to a present value using appropriate engineering economics.
Posted: 24 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Intel Corporation

Increasing Data Center Density While Driving down Power and Cooling Costs
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses various technologies that can help IT managers plan and implement a more comprehensive and effective strategy for expanding data center capabilities while reducing power consumption.
Posted: 24 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

Intel Corporation

The Netweaver Upgrade: Ensuring Performance While Balancing Cost with Risk
sponsored by HyPerformix
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses critical factors every IT decision maker needs to know when upgrading to NetWeaver, to ensure system performance and availability, and to balance cost with the risks of downtime.
Posted: 16 Jul 2008 | Published: 16 Jul 2008

HyPerformix
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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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