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DEFINITION: For an organization's information technology, infrastructure management (IM) is the management of essential operation components, such as policies, processes, equipment, data, human resources, and external contacts, for overall effectiveness. Infrastructure management is sometimes divided into categories of systems management, network management, and storage management. Infrastructure management  … 
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Infrastructure Management White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Modernize Your Infrastructure to Modernize Your Business
sponsored by VMware & Intel
WHITE PAPER: Legacy infrastructures are putting a strain on IT departments that leads lines of business to bypass IT in favor of finding their own solutions. This white paper examines the reasons why forward-looking IT and business decision-makers are turning to HCI to modernize their infrastructures.
Posted: 07 Dec 2017 | Published: 07 Dec 2017

VMware & Intel

5 Reasons to Choose Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Software
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software allows the convergence of compute, networking, and storage that enables a building-block approach with scale-out capabilities. However, not every HCI solution is developed equally. This e-book covers the five reasons to choose, and the five keys to look for in, HCI software.
Posted: 04 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

VMware

Digital Transformation Starts Here
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Roughly half of businesses don't know what their industry will look in three years, and 45% of businesses are worried about becoming obsolete over the next three to five years. Find out which three aspects of your IT department need to be transformed to keep your organization alive during the tumult of the next five years.
Posted: 04 Dec 2017 | Published: 04 Dec 2017

AdvizeX Technologies

A Software-Defined Approach to Modernize Your Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The nature of data center infrastructure is changing, modernizing, from a hardware-centric mindset toward a software-defined approach. Access this white paper to learn why organizations are modernizing their infrastructures, hyperconverged infrastructure's role in developing your software-defined data center, and how to ensure a smooth transition.
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

VMware

Ready Your Infrastructure for Extending to Public Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: If you are moving apps to the public cloud, you need to make sure that your infrastructure is prepared to handle the extension. Access this white paper to learn how to modernize your infrastructure through virtualization and build a software-defined foundation that supports both business and IT goals.
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

VMware

Ten Steps for Successful Application Platforming in the Cloud
sponsored by Atos
WHITE PAPER: Most organizations are trying to copy the success of "cloud first," like Uber and Netflix, but doing so is a compllicated process that often lead to increased complexity that further slow necessary progress. This paper addresses this and explores ten tips for a successful digital transformation.
Posted: 30 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

Atos

HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure for VMware vSphere
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Continuous exponential data growth has lead to the need to replace legacy IT infrastructures, and is driving the recent hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) adoption trend. This technical white paper reviews the features and benefits of an HCI platform and describes the hardware and software components and subsystems that make up the solution.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Consider a Move to Hyperconvergence
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: You need to keep your email running efficiently at all times; that's where hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) comes in to play. Access this white paper to learn about the intersection of these technologies and how HCI supports email applications like Exchange.
Posted: 14 Nov 2017 | Published: 14 Nov 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Build Your Own vs. Appliance – A Comparison of HCI Deployment
sponsored by StorMagic
WHITE PAPER: The best place to start the hyper-converged infrastructure buying processes is by clearly defining the goals you wish to achieve with your deployment. Explore this white paper to help outline these criteria. Then go through 6 things to consider before making the decision to build or buy.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 09 Nov 2017

StorMagic

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Delivers Peace of Mind
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: The Neenan Company and their partner NexCore were in constant danger of a crippling hardware failure. This case study explores how these companies were able to implement a hyperconverged infrastructure to reduce hardware costs and improve disaster recovery and backup performance.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Comparing Hyperconverged Infrastructure Options for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is taking off and data center infrastructure will never be the same. In this paper, TechTarget's own experts compare four leading HCI vendors based on the key aspects every HCI platform needs to offer. See our experts' evaluation process and how you can apply it for yourself.
Posted: 08 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Protecting Enterprise Data on Apache Spark
sponsored by DataBricks
WHITE PAPER: Today, enterprises require holistic security that covers the full spectrum of their big data lifecycle. Learn about the Databricks platform, and how you can leverage it to maximize valuable data. Gain ideas on better approaching the data security challenge.
Posted: 08 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017

DataBricks

Data Protection on HCI Platforms
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Data protection is critical for disaster recovery and business continuity, and is one of the key evaluation markers for organizations purchasing IT infrastructure. This paper discusses HCI's impact on data protection, key factors to consider, data protection best practices and recommendations on when and how to use them for various use cases.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Using Hyperconverged Infrastructure to Improve Data Protection and Recovery Effectiveness
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations need to take a fresh look at their approach to data protection and availability, and move beyond the limitations of client/server era technologies. Access this IDC white paper to learn how hyperconverged infrastructure simplifies and improves data protection and recovery effectiveness.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Client Virtualization Planning Guide
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is increasingly the preferred infrastructure solution for virtualized desktop and application deployments. Read this white paper for guidance on planning client virtualization deployments using HCI in order to achieve best-in-class user experience and positive ROI.
Posted: 06 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Powerhouse Hyperconverged Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: While public cloud promises greater speed and agility, going all-in on cloud isn't possible for business-critical workloads. You need all that and performance, protection, privacy, and control are paramount. Access this white paper to see how hyperconverged infrastructure is helping meet these demands.
Posted: 03 Nov 2017 | Published: 29 Sep 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Get Up to 55% Better Hybrid Cloud Computing Performance with Improved Agility, Security and Reliability
sponsored by Digital Realty
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to power more hybrid cloud critical workloads and deliver faster results, while simultaneously improving network security and leveraging dedicated connectivity to the cloud from private architecture.
Posted: 03 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2017

Digital Realty

Making Hyperconvergence Mainstream
sponsored by Pivot3
WHITE PAPER: Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) combines the individual--and often separately managed--core hardware elements of a datacenter into a single appliance, all under a single software interface. Access this white paper to learn about concerns that HCI brings with it, the ones it will help overcome, and more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2017

Pivot3

The Current State of Hyperconvergence
sponsored by Pivot3
WHITE PAPER: Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is a significant demarcation in the history of enterprise computing and enables IT organizations to meet the challenging demands of doing more with less. In this white paper, you will learn what exactly HCI is and how the pieces fit together to improve your data center's storage.
Posted: 30 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Oct 2017

Pivot3

Benefits of a Pre-configured Hyper-converged Infrastructure Appliance
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to discover the benefits of a completely integrated, pre-configured, and pre-tested VMware hyper converged infrastructure.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

Dell EMC and Intel®

5 Tips for Transitioning to Cloud and Monitoring Hybrid Infrastructure
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to follow these five tips for a comprehensive strategy for transitioning infrastructure to cloud and for ongoing monitoring of the complete environment, from bare-metal to cloud to hybrid.
Posted: 27 Oct 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2017

LogicMonitor

Foundation Cloud Build for Ubuntu OpenStack
sponsored by Canonical
WHITE PAPER: Cloud machines handle important changes to your infrastructure including configuration modifications, OS and platform version upgrades, and deeper design revisions. In this white paper, you will find the four steps to building a foundation cloud and the benefits from implementing cloud machines.
Posted: 23 Oct 2017 | Published: 23 Oct 2017

Canonical

Are You Still Paying for Virtualization?
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: It's important to periodically ask whether the benefits your business gets from virtualization tools are commensurate with the cost. Many organizations inevitably find that they are paying to license tools they either aren't using at all or are not getting much benefit from. Access this white paper to learn how to lower your virtualization costs.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Nutanix

The Essential Guide to Enterprise Cloud
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise cloud delivers public cloud capabilities within the control of the enterprise data center. Access this essential guide to learn everything you need to know about enterprise cloud, what capabilities it delivers, and the benefits you stand to realize.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Tintri

An Overview of the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: Cloud migration offers a lot of strategic advantages, but these can only be leveraged when a team knows what it is doing. AWS cloud adoption framework (AWS CAF) helps organizations understand how cloud adoption transforms the way they work, and it provides structure to identify and address gaps in skills and processes.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Amazon Web Services
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INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  products are available from a number of vendors including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Microsoft. Among other purposes, infrastructure management seeks to:Reduce duplication of effortEnsure adherence to standardsEnhance the flow of information throughout an information systemPromote adaptability necessary for a changeable environmentEnsure interoperability among organizational and external entitiesMaintain effective change management policies and practicesAlthough all business activities depend upon the infrastructure, planning and projects to ensure its effective management are typically undervalued … 
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