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DEFINITION: MIS (management information systems) is a general term for the computer systems in an enterprise that provide information about its business operations. It's also used to refer to the people who manage these systems. Typically, in a large corporation, "MIS" or the "MIS department" refers to a central or centrally-coordinated system of computer expertise and management, often including mainframe systems  … 
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The Relationship between Data Centre Strategy and Energy Efficiency
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: A greener data center helps the bottom line, too. Learn how a co-located data center leads to lower costs and emissions.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

TOPICS:  IT Management
Dimension Data

ABCs of ITIL®
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn the ITIL® concepts of accountability, boundaries, and consistency (the ABCs) and discover how ITIL helps establish, manage, and maintain the ABCs.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

Your Guide to: Tackling the Top 3 IT Service Management Challenges
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: There are three main areas that can quickly become headaches in an IT organization: request management, asset tracking, and reporting. Read this white paper to learn how to reach IT service prominence in these areas by rethinking your approach to all of them.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

ServiceNow

The Ultimate Geographically Distributed Application Recoverability Solution for Clustered Applications
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about a geographically distributed application recoverability solution that does away with the single point of failure inherent in failover clustering to keep your clustered applications up and running.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

Vision Solutions

10 tips to implement Operations Management into VMware vSphere
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource highlights 10 tips – from installation to best practices – to help ensure a successful implementation of a management tool in your vSphere environment.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VMware

License Management Using Unified Asset and Service Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Unified asset and service management software provides a common control center for managing business processes for both digital and physical assets. Discover how to choose the delivery model you need such as on-premise, software as a service (SaaS), or VM image and seamlessly change it to suit your business needs.
Posted: 29 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Global Knowledge

Orchestration For Modern IT: Helping IT Accelerate Business
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how orchestration can help manage the cloud and accelerate your business.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 May 2013

ServiceNow

Building Your BCDR Strategy: A Blueprint for a Safe Voyage
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to learn how virtualization technologies are being used for successful BCDR strategies. Discover how VMware's BCDR solution portfolio leverages the benefits of virtualization to deliver uptime and predictability to your data center.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Endpoint Solutions for DaaS Facilitated Virtualized Desktops
sponsored by ViewSonic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to find out how cloud-hosted virtual desktops – or DaaS – offer an alternative solution to achieve the benefits of desktop virtualization for any organization that finds VDI prohibitive due to cost, staffing constraints or other factors.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

ViewSonic Corporation

6 Tips for Building a Future-Ready Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 6 tips to help future-proof your data center and 6 additional reasons to consider a completely new infrastructure approach. Read on to learn how you can evaluate vendors and get ready to meet the needs the modern data center.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Dell India

IT Hosting Perspective in the Midmarket
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides some insight into how providers can create optimized IT hosting for the modern environment.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Vision Solutions

How the IT Infrastructure Conversation is Being Reshaped in Modern Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how forward-thinking business leaders are working to tackle next-generation IT infrastructure issues by leading the right conversations in their organizations.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Managing the High Demands of Today's Workloads
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to learn how to take full advantage of the cutting edge infrastructure technology that can ensure you are able to meet the demands of today's workloads and gain the significant benefits that a modern IT infrastructure can bring.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 26 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Making Smart Decisions in Evaluating and Selecting a Supplier of Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource gives insight into what to look for in a converged infrastructure supplier. You'll also examine a converged infrastructure approach built to reduce complexity, scale across a wide range of applications and workloads, and deliver superior price/performance ratios.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Importance of Senior Executive Involvement in Breach Response
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This survey reveals how IT professionals view effective executive involvement in threat mitigation.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Higher Education IT Challenges: Three Axes of Optimization for Higher Service Efficiency
sponsored by Efficientip
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explains three axes of optimization for higher service efficiency in higher education and other enterprises with complex networking needs. Read more to learn about one solution to all of your complex network infrastructure needs.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Efficientip

Agile Network Management: Boost Productivity with Automation
sponsored by Efficientip
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper reveals how one solution can automate network administration tasks, saving your company money and allowing IT professionals to spend more time on bigger issues. Read more to learn how you can boost security, accountability, compliance and productivity with one simple solution.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Efficientip

The Key to Unlocking Application Problems Lies in End User Response Time
sponsored by Fluke Networks.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explains how network engineers who shift their focus to end user response times are positioning themselves to solve the problem of slow performance. Read more to learn how you can measure end user response times and start to conquer slow performance.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Feb 2015

Fluke Networks.

How VMware Keeps Your Business-Critical Applications Up and Running
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see how VMware virtualization tools can help you to successfully virtualize critical applications.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

VMware

Three Ways to Achieve Fast and Affordable IT in an Always-On World
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you keep your IT systems up and running well 24/7.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware, Inc.

Study Shows Businesses Experience Significant Operational and Business Benefits from Vmware vCenter Operations Management Suite
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives an in-depth look at one such platform, presenting its operational benefits, overall ROI, and more.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware, Inc.

Your Virtual Infrastructure Needs Better Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a leading management tool that allows for intelligent operations, performance monitoring, and capacity optimization in virtual environments.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

VMware, Inc.

Hosting Provider Expands Business with a Public Cloud
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive case study to discover how they used the public cloud to streamline their infrastructure and expand their business.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Vision Solutions

The normalisation of Cloud in Hybrid Market
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive report to discover how much cloud services can be expected to increase, key impediments to cloud adoption, predictions for cloud computing in 2015, and more.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Vision Solutions

HR & IT in Collaboration
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive resource, discover HR technologies are changing and strategies for incorporating them into your organization.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 26 Mar 2015

Workday
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IT MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  but also including by extension the corporation's entire network of computer resources. In the beginning, business computers were used for the practical business of computing the payroll and keeping track of accounts payable and receivable. As applications were developed that provided managers with information about sales, inventories, and other data that would help in managing the enterprise, the term "MIS" arose to describe these kinds of applications. Today, the term is used broadly in a number of contexts and includes (but is not limited to): decision support systems, resource and people … 
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