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Running IT as a Business: Seven Steps to Aligning IT with the Business
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 7 steps to aligning IT with the business. Find out what they are and how they can help your business provide customer-driven results.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

SAS

Transforming IT Culture to Assure Business Service Quality and Improve IT Operational Efficiency
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: It is necessary to Integrate IT silos for a holistic approach to service operations management. Read this paper to learn how fostering predictive and proactive business service analytics can transform IT culture can assure business service quality and improve IT operational efficiency.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

Integrating People, Processes and Systems: tools and best practices for IT teams
sponsored by Active Endpoints, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Agile techniques and SOA principles are necessary elements to successfully delivering business software in this environment but by themselves they’re not sufficient. This report highlights key features of tools that you should consider if you’re interested in delivering IT capabilities that integrate people, processes and systems in flexible ways.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

Active Endpoints, Inc.

Intel® Cloud Builder Guide: Cloud Design and Deployment on Intel® Platforms: Red Hat* Cloud Foundations
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper is for cloud service providers, hosts, and enterprise IT organizations who are looking to build their own cloud infrastructure, the decision to use a cloud for the delivery of IT services is best done by starting with the knowledge and experience gained from previous work. Read on to learn more about cloud design and deployment.
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Nov 2010

Intel

Ten Cooling Solutions to Support High-Density Server Deployment
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: High-density servers offer a significant performance per watt benefit. But, depending on the deployment, they can present a cooling challenge. This paper provides ten approaches for increasing cooling efficiency, cooling capacity and power density.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

APC by Schneider Electric

Mobilizing I.T. Support to Achieve Efficiency, Speed, and Effectiveness
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To survive in today's economy, your IT organization will face increasing pressure to do more with less and work from anywhere at anytime. Imagine how much more productive your service desk personnel could be if they were able to periodically manage and respond to issues from the field, rather than having to check in at their desktops.
Posted: 26 Jan 2010 | Published: 26 Jan 2010

BMC Software, Inc.

Best Practices for Virtualizing Distributed Environments: Enterprise-Class Virtualization for Remote Office and Branch Office Infrastructures
sponsored by VM6 Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides the 4 best practices that IT leaders of ROBO organizations need to consider when virtualizing their businesses, providing ROI tips and establishing a roadmap for reducing the Total Cost of Ownership for virtualizing the distributed ROBO environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

VM6 Software

Implementing Best Practices: The Dell Management Console and ITIL
sponsored by Dell and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: The Dell™ Management Console Powered by Altiris™ from Symantec™ provides a comprehensive management platform based on standardized IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) processes—facilitating the adoption of industry best practices and helping streamline and simplify IT management in enterprise data centers.
Posted: 15 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Dell and Symantec

The Need for Profitability and Cost Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As indirect costs rise and economic pressures increase, the need for profitability and cost management (PCM) also grows. Read this white paper to find out more about how PCM drives business performance by finding drivers of cost and profitability, empowering users with visibility and flexibility, and improving resource alignment.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

Oracle Corporation

Actionable Enterprise Architecture
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the enterprise architecture concept and highlights how an actionable enterprise architecture approach from IBM can help organizations manage complexity and align IT projects and solutions with business objectives.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

IBM

Energy Logic: Calculating and Prioritizing Your Data Center IT Efficiency Actions
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the challenges of measuring data center energy efficiency and proposes a solution: a new metric called CUPS, or Compute Units per Second, that allows data center managers to calculate data center efficiency.
Posted: 07 Jul 2009 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

IDC White Paper: Making the Business Case for IT Consolidation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: IDC believes that IT organizations are constantly being asked to do more with less. This analyst report will look at some of the key triggers CIOs look for when deciding to consolidate as well as getting started with consolidation and its impact on the business.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Service Desk Consolidation Cuts Costs and Increases Service Quality
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The service desk is the last place you should try to cut back. For external-facing organizations, quality support keeps customer loyalty and repeat business high and ensures that partners and suppliers can do business with you cost effectively. Read this white paper to discover the path to proper service desk consolidation and its many benefits.
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Modernizing IT: Strategies for Improving Service Quality and Reducing IT Costs
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Working harder simply won't get you there. No matter how many people you allocate, sinking more labor into old IT practices cannot concurrently meet rising demands on IT and cut costs. Read about cost-effective, automated ways to meet this challenge head-on in our latest article, “Strategies for Modernizing IT, Reducing Costs, and..”
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Seven Ways ITIL Can Help You in an Economic Downturn
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT Infrastructure Library® (ITIL®) best practices promote a well-functioning, collaborative IT environment that can enable the business and your IT organization to cope with the effects of economic stress. ITIL can help you to deliver higher-performing technology services that help your business to be both more competitive today and...
Posted: 15 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Three Must-Have Capabilities for Managing Enterprise Desktop Environments
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today, more than ever, businesses rely on a dependable desktop and laptop environment to drive revenues and growth. This whitepaper will discuss the three must-have principles that represent the most fundamental components that every IT organization must employ to realize a winning desktop management strategy.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

Improving Rack Cooling Performance Using Airflow Management™ Blanking Panels
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: IT equipment mounted in racks cools itself by drawing ambient air from the data center or network room. If the heated exhaust air is allowed to return to the air inlet of the equipment, an undesirable overheating condition may occur. This paper explains how this problem compromises the cooling process and the benefit of using air blanking panels.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 20 Nov 2008

APC by Schneider Electric

Selecting a Visual Analytics Application
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Visual analytics is the process of analytical reasoning facilitated by interactive visual interfaces. Its becoming the fastest way for people to explore and understand Business Intelligence data of any size. This paper will introduce you to the seven essential elements of true visual analytics applications.
Posted: 20 Apr 2009 | Published: 20 Apr 2009

Tableau Software

The Top 3 Cost-Cutting Mistakes CIOs Make And How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: The current economic downturn has resulted in contraction of IT Department budgets and a mandate to allocate resources to only the most critical projects, then execute it flawlessly. In these tough times, it is imperative for CIOs to deliver more value as IT budgets fall.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Apr 2009

Rally Software

Enterprise Portal Rationalization: Using a Service-Oriented Architecture to Stop Web Asset Sprawl
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the problem of Web sprawl, and an account of the rationalization strategies organizations are adopting to gain the upper hand on sprawl. Adopting a service-oriented architecture based on integrated application platform infrastructure emerges as the key to rationalizing sprawl.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

How Customers Are Cutting Costs and Building Value with Microsoft Virtualization
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization provides powerful, tangible ways to streamline many traditionally time-consuming processes and minimize the resources needed to deploy and manage IT resources. This white paper examines how Microsoft® customers are using virtualization technology to simplify their IT infrastructure, IT processes, and save money.
Posted: 19 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Microsoft

Software and Services Financing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financing information technology hardware is an accepted way of doing business. Clients are discovering the benefits of financing software and services and are making financing of software and services one of the fastest-growing segments of the IT financing industry. This paper explains the importance of aligning financing with IT transformation.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Monitoring Physical Threats in the Data Center
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the class of threats, suggests approaches to deploying monitoring devices, and provides best practices in leveraging the collected data to reduce downtime.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Reducing Desktop Power Consumption: How IT and Facilities Can Both Win
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Power Save helps companies meet their environmental objectives. It uses intelligent energy management to ensure workstations are available when system resources are required, while conserving power during downtimes.
Posted: 07 Aug 2008 | Published: 08 Apr 2008

Faronics

Four Starting Points for Effective Project and Portfolio Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Many IT project management initiatives often miss goals, exceed budgets and fail to deliver benefits. Read this paper to learn how optimizing project management can help organizations transition from managing IT projects to managing business outcomes.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company
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