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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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Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an introduction to Hyper-V virtualization, discusses the overall architecture and underlying technologies, and offers guidance on best practices for deployment on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Nov 2010

Dell and Microsoft

Best Practices for Breaking Down the Barriers to Centralized Virtual Server Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of server virtualization are becoming so well-known that it has become a mandate in many organizations to virtualize all new application servers. But a barrier that is sometimes invisible to enterprises is how to best manage their virtual servers teams and which of their responsibilities, should be centralized. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2010

Symantec Corporation

Microsoft SQL Server and VMware Virtual Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: You can virtualize SQL Server successfully using VMware Infrastructure. The vast majority of SQL Server deployments are good candidates for virtualization and can benefit from improvements offered by a virtualized infrastructure—such as improved management, availability, and scalability—thus reducing overall TCO.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

VMware and Intel

 Safer web browsing in four steps
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Accessing the web poses enormous risks, yet you can’t afford to be isolated from the internet and its resources. This white paper examines the latest web threats, and recommends four best practices and a layered approach that enables your users while also protecting your organization’s endpoints, network and data.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Zen and the Art of the Balanced Scorecard
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As much an art as a science, the balanced scorecard is a living process that must be adaptive to constantly changing external forces and internal course corrections. You learn as you go. This paper contains a few guiding principles that will help you along the way.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Business Intelligence for the Retail Industry
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: To gain greater business insight and transparency, organisations urgently require a new generation of business intelligence tools and applications that allows cross-enterprise, interenterprise and external data to be integrated and analysed. This paper we discusses how technological advances are enabling improved decision making.
Posted: 15 Sep 2010 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: Migration to Windows 7 is a future reality for most. Regardless of the starting point, a migration to Windows 7 is a path that holds as many questions and challenges as it does potential rewards. Planning now can ensure a smooth transition in 2010.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

IBM Rational Workbench for Systems and Software Engineering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illustrates how proven methodologies and best-of-breed tools, such as Rational DOORS, Rational Rhapsody, Rational Team Concert, and Rational Quality Manager, can help you design high-quality products that meet customer requirements.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

IBM

Installing Windows 2008 Hyper-V Best Practices for Xiotech Emprise 7000
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document provides step-by-step instructions on installing Hyper-V and a host operating system. Windows 2008 must be installed and configured prior to installing Hyper-V. In addition, all other server configuration tasks, such as network configuration, domain membership, must be complete before installing Hyper-V.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Xiotech Corporation

Best Practices in Performance Measurement and Reporting: Understanding the Global Investment Performance Standards®
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Whether you are just starting a compliance program or need to fine-tune your existing process, this document will help you understand the steps involved in becoming GIPS compliant. It is not a substitute for the Standards themselves. It is designed to help you understand the value of compliance, what’s needed to achieve it, pitfalls to avoid.
Posted: 23 Apr 2010 | Published: 23 Apr 2010

Advent Software, Inc

The Seven Best Practices of Highly Effective eDiscovery Practitioners: Powerful Lessons in eDiscovery Success
sponsored by Guidance Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Seven Best Practices of Highly Effective eDiscovery Practitioners article provides legal professionals with insight on how they and other members of the eDiscovery team can achieve a repeatable, defensible in-house eDiscovery process. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

Guidance Software, Inc.

ArcGIS® Server and Virtualization
sponsored by Esri
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming more popular among ArcGIS customers as well. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, QA and certification processes of ArcGIS Server. This paper provides an overview of virtualization and addresses some common questions regarding ArcGIS Server and virtualization.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Esri

Best Practices for Delivering Better Software Faster with ALM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the steps that organizations must take to improve their systems and software development processes, including key best practices. It discusses solutions for unifying fractured, global development groups with existing infrastructures.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

IBM

Driving Best Practices with BSM
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how BSM solutions contribute to ITIL compliance by helping organizations manage their underlying technology and by ensuring that their IT infrastructures enhance business performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Managing Mobility as a Business Imperative: Identifying Savings and Finding the Right Partner
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, Ovum will offer a short guide for enterprises as they establish and then continue to evolve their managed mobility strategies.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

BlackBerry

Why Choose VMware View Over Citrix XenDesktop?
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The report examines a side-by-side comparison of VMware View 4 and Citrix XenDesktop. While the desktop virtualization landscape may appear to be crowded with options, customers can have confidence in their choice with VMware® View, because it’s the only end-to-end integrated solution built for delivering desktops as a managed service.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

VMware, Inc.

Dataquest Insight: Oracle and SAP Approach the Small and Midsize Business Application Market via Different Product and Channel Approaches
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, Gartner analyzes Oracle's and SAP's recent moves with respect to small and midsize business application products and channels and what they mean for company ecosystems.
Posted: 12 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Encryption Key Management: A Technical White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. Regulatory compliance and customer loyalty all depend on keeping sensitive information safe and secure. Businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity.
Posted: 03 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Quantum Corporation

Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V introduces different options to implement HA for Hyper-V environments.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an introduction to Hyper-V virtualization, discusses the overall architecture and underlying technologies, and offers guidance on best practices for deployment on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Integrating Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SAP
sponsored by Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the innovations in Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 that make interoperability with SAP easier than ever.
Posted: 25 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd

Business Process Lifecycle Management (BPLM) Enabled SAP Implementation
sponsored by Atos Origin
WHITE PAPER: In this paper a 20 year veteran in the chemical manufacturing sector provides Best Practices for BPLM enabled SAP implementations.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

Atos Origin

Virtualizing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 on Dell™ Systems Running Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, various configurations of Exchange Server 2007 are tested in physical and virtual environments to evaluate the performance scalability and to understand the sizing requirements for Exchange Server 2007 in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dell and Microsoft

Dell™ Reference Architecture Sizing and Best Practices for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 in a VMware® ESX Server Environment using EqualLogic PS Series Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the Dell Reference Architecture, a blueprint or a starting configuration, for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 in a virtualized server environment and provides guidelines for designing and sizing the storage for the same using Dell EqualLogic PS Series storage systems.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

Dell, Inc.

Deploying Operating System Images on Dell Business Client Systems using Microsoft® Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The Microsoft® Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 provides unified processes and tools for desktop and server OS deployment using a common deployment console and a collection of best practices. The toolkit provides a single mechanism for image creation and an automated installation process to reduce deployment time.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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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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