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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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Data Centre Projects: System Planning
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine a methodology for planning your data center project that's designed to improve the quality and speed of the results. You'll learn how basing your planning around 4 tasks will allow you to ensure that the right people are able to make the right decisions in the right order to maximize efficiency.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

The Total Economic Impact Of INetU’s Managed Server And Infrastructure Hosting
sponsored by INetU Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the total economic impact and the real-world value of INetU's Managed Hosting services. You'll also get better insight into how this solution allows you to manage your networking and server environments so that you can focus on using the system data to run your day-to-day operations, improving efficiency and capaci
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

INetU Inc.

Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Evaluating and Implementing DCIM Solutions
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how you can avoid the common pitfalls of DCIM software implementation. It also gives delivers practical guidance of how to ensure the success of your DCIM strategy.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Shell Eco-marathon Widens its Horizons
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This case study covers how Shell Eco-marathon now allows organizers to explore and serve data quickly and efficiently to improve event management.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Drive Business Success by Empowering IT
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: By streamlining your mainframe portfolio, you run fewer products on one integrated platform to lower costs on licensing, maintenance, and reduce admins necessary to manage them. Explore this guide to learn how streamlining your mainframe portfolio can reduce cost of ownership and empower your IT staff to innovate.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

TCO Analysis of a Traditional Data Centre vs. a Scalable, Prefabricated Data Centre
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the benefits of standardized, scalable, pre-assembled, and integrated data center facility power and cooling modules. You'll get a better idea of the total cost of ownership savings you could expect in comparison to traditional, built-out data center power and cooling infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Implementing Hot and Cold Air Containment in Existing Data Centres
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Data center containment strategies offer a way to improve the predictability and efficiency of traditional data center cooling systems without overhauling your data center hardware.Access this white paper to explore containment methods that allow you to leverage your existing data centers to improve air management and efficiency.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Schneider Electric

Converged and Hyper Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert e-guide to learn what defines hyper-converged systems versus converged infrastructures. You'll also learn what problems each solutions solves while getting a look into why these solutions are taking the IT industry by storm.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

SimpliVity

The Anatomy of a Top-Down Approach
sponsored by Pangea Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how you can take a new approach to service management in order to improve the implementation of critical services while also improving your ability to stay up to date with incidents before they become an issue. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Pangea Systems

Best Practices for Selecting a Colocation Provider
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This e-guide delves into the finer points of choosing a co-location center that works for your requirements.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Iron Mountain

Ten Vital Questions Every Business Owner Should be Asking IT
sponsored by Pangea Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the top 10 questions you should be asking your IT. You'll get insight into how you can improve the communication with your IT organization in order to improve alignment between IT and the business.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Pangea Systems

The Top 5 Security Challenges of Higher Education
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how in addition to the same IT security challenges as commercial enterprises, universities face a number of difficulties that are entirely unique to higher education.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

Enhanced Monitoring for VMware Infrastructure
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can deliver enhanced monitoring for your VMware infrastructure. You'll learn how this solution delivers pervasive visibility for monitoring, analysis, and security tools into the virtual environment and private cloud.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Gigamon

Visibility Into Your Virtualized Data Center
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how you can deliver increased visibility into your virtualized data center with a new solution. You'll learn how a traffic visibility layer for the standard reference data center architecture that delivers: Informed decisions based on real-time visibility, reduced expenses, and more.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

Gigamon

Scale your server to suit your needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Power Systems do not let you pay for unused server capacity. The server runs to its full potential so your business can operate with agility.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

C&J Energy: Going Public and Outgrowing Its Infrastructure
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how C&J Energy, an oilfield services firm, collaborated with Alert Logic in order to meet user needs and achieve SOX compliance quickly without compromising protected information or spending unnecessary time on installation and implementation.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

The Enemy Within: The Changing Face of Threats to Information Security
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the danger that insider threats present to your enterprise, as well as strategies for protecting your company's critical information.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Clearswift

How to Get Started on the Path to Simple, Successful Cloud Solutions
sponsored by Cisco & Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the key steps for cutting through the complexity of the cloud to build a sustainable IT landscape. You'll also learn the top concerns and challenges that enterprises are facing as they develop and implement their cloud strategies as well as top criteria for overcoming these complexities.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

Cisco & Fujitsu

The Definitive Guide to Cloud Adoption
sponsored by Cisco & Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: This white paper allows you to cut through the market hype, acronyms, and buzzwords to get a clearer understanding of what the various cloud models have to offer. Read on to get best practice and practical approaches to make cloud adoption as simple and beneficial as possible.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Cisco & Fujitsu

Time for a New Colocation Provider? 5 Ways to Know for Sure
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Your data center colocation choices are of the utmost importance. The wrong choice can put you at risk of downtime, exceeding capacity, unsuccessful disaster recovery, or regulatory noncompliance. Access this resource to learn the 5 ways to know if it's time to search for a new colocation provider.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Iron Mountain

Cisco UCS and Intel Xeon Processors: 100 World-Record Performance Results
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR
WHITE PAPER: If you are looking to get the optimal performance out of your data center processers than you should look no further than Cisco's architecture offerings, which have set performance with their first-to-market results.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

CISCO & INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR

OpenStack: The Platform of Choice for Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This infographic is the outcome of an IDG Connect survey of 200 US enterprise decision makers that includes adoption plans for OpenStack, the platform of choice for private cloud development and deployment.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Red Hat

IBM System x x86 servers: Earning consistently high customer satisfaction through strength in hardware and support services
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the value of an exceptional support team.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

Lenovo and Intel

A Consolidated Platform for Next-Generation Firewall and Secure Web Gateway Services
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper first defines next-generation firewalls, secure web gateways, and their capabilities, and then specifically discusses the Fortinet FortiGate NGFW and the results of ESG Lab's evaluation and testing of the device.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

10 Things Every IT Manager Must Know About the Enemy Within
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains critical information on where insider threats originate and explores one company's innovative tools for preventing data breaches within your enterprise.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Clearswift
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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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