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ALSO CALLED: Personal Computer Operating Systems, P/390
DEFINITION: The P/390 is basically an IBM mainframe system adapted to run on a personal computer. A P/390 comes on a single card that contains a System/390 instruction set, allowing operating systems such as OS/390, MVS, VM, and VSE, to be installed. The P/390 makes it possible to develop, test, and run application programs written for the mainframe on a smaller, more economical machine. After testing, programs  … 
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Improve Performance and Increase Value With A PC Refresh
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals three reasons to upgrade to new client systems in order to improve performance.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Refreshing, Resetting, and Restoring: A Guide to Recovery Options in Windows
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative white paper to uncover all the ins-and-outs of each Windows troubleshooting option, and in which situations each should be used.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Dell Latitude 5000 and 7000 Series: Choosing the Best PCs for the Job
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: PCs are far from dead. But how do you choose the right one for your business needs? Read on to find out.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Whitepaper: Four customers who never have to refresh their PCs again
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about four organizations that never have to refresh their PCs again, and can now ensure a fully up-to-date experience for employees on any type of endpoint – including low-cost thin clients.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Citrix

Rethink the Traditional PC Refresh Strategy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn more about the trends that are driving IT professionals to repurpose their PC refresh budgets with Citrix XenDesktop.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

Citrix

Top 10 Benefits of Modernizing Your Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Faced with a growing number of client devices, new user requirements, and the challenges of desktop management, many companies are determining that the conventional PC-centric model is no longer effective. This white paper explores the concept behind desktop modernization and outlines ten reasons you should start adopting it.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 22 Jun 2012

VMware

New Security Solutions Using Intel® vPro™ Technology
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a new technology aimed at increasing your ability to manage, maintain and protect PCs without burdening your budget. Learn all about its ability to securely manage PCs over various networks and discover 10 additional security use cases for this advanced platform.   
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Intel

Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration
sponsored by Dell KACE
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 the future.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Dell KACE

The Corporate PC Refresh Project
sponsored by Cibecs
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores the many challenges organizations need to address in order to ensure smooth implementation, coordination and management of their PC refresh initiatives.
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

Cibecs

Avoiding the 8 common mistakes of Windows 7 migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: More organizations are beginning to see a Windows 7 migration as an opportunity for significant performance and efficiency gains within their IT infrastructure. In addition, many are thinking about conducting a PC refresh along with their Windows 7 migration. Understand how you can be successful in this process now.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops: Solution Guide
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The virtualization on x86 platforms has been a true game changer for desktop delivery. IT pros can now centrally manage, maintain, and enforce policies on desktops in ways never before possible with traditional desktops. This white paper explores the exact ways that the virtual desktop model can benefit companies.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Red Hat and JBoss

Increasing Productivity with Mobile Business PCs
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: After investigating various options, Intel IT selected mobile PCs as the standard computing platform. Mobile business PCs, by nature, are highly portable and their robust feature set provides productivity advantage to employees, while meeting a majority of the company's diverse requirements.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Addressing Windows® 7 Application Compatibility
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: Understand the key elements of Application Compatibility, including, but not limited to Inventory & Assessment, Compatibility Testing and Remediation Options.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Automating Processes to Optimize a Windows 7 Deployment
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: IDC estimates that the average cost of deployment activities is $527 per PC, but can go as high as $700 or more depending on the time spent by IT staff and users. Reducing the cost of deployment will significantly reduce the total cost of ownership—especially in combination with cost-saving features in Microsoft Windows 7.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

AdminStudio Suite: Powering an Application Readiness Process for Application Migrations and Day-to-Day Application Operations
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: AdminStudio Suite powers an enterprise’s Application Readiness process for migrations to Windows 7, application virtualization and day-to-day application packaging operations. Its automation, integration, and workflow capabilities help companies streamline processes and reduce the time and cost of application migration projects.
Posted: 02 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Mar 2011

Flexera Software

Making Windows 7 Migration Pay Rapid and Real Business Dividends
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Incorporating VMware View and ThinApp into the migration process for Windows 7 delivers significant benefits such as: up to 50% reduction in cost of migration, time to upgrade cut by half, ongoing operational costs as much as a 40% lower. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 05 Jan 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

VMware, Inc.

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Small Business Safe
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the top ten ways to protect your small business against web threats. Learn what you need to know about security and what are the key elements to address.
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

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

Virtualise with Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the business benefits that can be achieved by consolidating and virtualising environments with Oracle's Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Consolidating Applications with Oracle Solaris Containers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this white paper is to provide information about consolidating applications onto a single server using Oracle Solaris Containers to isolate applications and efficiently manage system resources between them.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Running A Fully Controlled Windows Desktop Environment with Application Whitelisting
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Getting control over desktop PCs is fast becoming a major strategic objective of CIOs and IT departments. This whitepaper will discuss “The Five Elements of Desktop Control” and how each are required in order to fully realize the benefits of a controlled environment.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

Optimizing PC Performance with Simple Benchmarking Processes
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this paper to learn how to enhance PC performance and overall IT efficiency by utilizing Intel's unique new platform performance benchmarking process.
Posted: 02 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation
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PC OPERATING SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  that require mainframe capability can be moved to the mainframe. A common use of the P/390 today is for 2000 analysis and testing. The P/390 is sold as part of a PC workstation that also comes with an OS/2 operating system. The entire product is called the IBM PC Server System/390. The MVS and OS/390 operating systems require 128 megabyes of RAM. VM and VSE will install with 32 megabytes.An R/390 is the P/390-PCI card installed on IBM's RS/6000 server. Both products are sold both as development environments and as economical approaches for companies with older mainframe systems to move their … 
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