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DEFINITION: 1) An enterprise server is a computer containing programs that collectively serve the needs of an enterprise rather than a single user, department, or specialized application. Historically, mainframe -sized computers have been enterprise servers although they were not referred to as server s until recently. As smaller, usually UNIX -based servers and Wintel computers have become faster and have been  … 
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What Oracle Solaris Brings to Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a system, designed to revolutionize data center consolidation, enabling enterprises to bring together disparate, mission-critical workloads with maximum reliability and security. Learn how this system, consisting of software, firmware and hardware, can reduce application implementation costs and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle's SPARC T4-1, SPARC T4-2, SPARC T4-4, and SPARC T4-1B Server Architecture
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a combination of processors and servers that offer breakthrough performance and energy efficiency to help simplify data center infrastructure. Discover how your business can enjoy new levels of performance and scalability across a variety of workloads.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Migrate your Legacy IBM Database Environment to the latest Oracle Technologies
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Even the most effective servers will eventually have to be replaced once they reach the end of their lifecycles. This white paper explores key factors to consider when evaluating new servers for your business and offers exclusive advice for executing a seamless Linux migration.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Improve Data Center Efficiency with Enterprise Linux Servers
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: IT budgets are not expected to recover anytime soon, so companies need to adjust to the reality of using fewer resources to deliver business services. This white paper explains how you can accomplish this seemingly impossible objective by running your critical workloads on Linux.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

SUSE

The Importance of Application Response Time in Health Care
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This document is a compilation of five early customer evaluations of the DL980 from 2010 to 2011—all documented to demonstrate the significant business benefits customers have received by migrating to the new generation DL980 servers.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

Virtualizing Enterprise SAP Software Deployments
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Because SAP systems are critical to business operations, companies must ensure that they remain consistently available. This white paper explains how you can leverage virtualization to consolidate SAP servers without compromising the reliability of these crucial applications.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

SUSE

Endress+Hauser maximizes availability and resiliency with Linux on System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Because downtime can have serious implications, it is critical that companies have an effective disaster recovery (DR) strategy in place. This case study compares several DR architectures and discusses how one organisation successfully navigated the selection process.
Posted: 11 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

IBM

Exclusive Comparison of Server Performance and Power Consumption
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Choosing the right hardware for your virtual environment can be a painstaking process, especially since it is difficult to predict how a platform will perform once it is deployed. This white paper examines one hardware configuration and measures the number of orders per minute and virtual machines it can support.
Posted: 07 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

IBM’s Three Server Approach to Workload Optimization vs. Oracle’s Exadata Single Server Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to  learn about IBM vs. Oracle’s different methods of workload optimization. Review the differences between IBM’s three server approach and Oracle’s one-size-fits-all approach to deep analytics, operational analytics, and transaction processing, and decide which technology best suits your organization.
Posted: 07 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

IBM

The Smarter, Faster Route to Virtualization: vStart
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines frequently cited obstacles to virtualization adoption. Learn how to simplify the virtualization deployment process by installing a pre-built and pre-assembled framework for your virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc.

RHEV for Servers: Competitive Pricing whitepaper
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This document compares the pricing of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) with the pricing of VMware vSphere 5 for server virtualization. Inside, find detailed pricing comparisons for the use cases of 100 and 250 virtual servers.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

RHEV for Desktops: Competitive Pricing Whitepaper
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This document compares the pricing of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops (RHEV) with the pricing of VMware View 5 for desktop virtualization. Access a detailed price comparison for the use cases of 100 virtual desktops.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: X2-2 Hardware Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn about Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, the world’s first and only integrated middleware machine, dramatically surpasses alternatives and provides enterprises the best possible foundation for running applications.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

WP #103: How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how a basic monitoring and automation system can help reduce downtime incidents in your server room and remote wiring closet. Also inside, real-life horror stories from your peers and how they could have been prevented.
Posted: 02 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

Creating Order from Chaos in Data Centers and Server Rooms
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover innovative approaches to eliminating chaos in your data center or server room. From quick fixes to long term solutions, this resource has it all.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

Ten Cooling Solutions to Support High-Density Server Deployment
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover ten cooling solutions to support high-density server deployment. Read on to learn how your organization can increase cooling efficiency and more.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

Cabot Partners: Optimizing Business Value for Midsized SAP Landscapes with IBM PowerLinux: Simpler by Design
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: x86-based Linux platforms may seem like an affordable option for supporting SAP workloads, but ongoing maintenance costs quickly exceed the low acquisition costs of these architectures. Learn about a recommended alternative that can be integrated with virtualization and find out why it is ideally suited for your SAP environment.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

IBM

Oracle Solaris and Oracle SPARC T4 Servers – Engineered Together for Enterprise Cloud Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In today’s complex business environments, IT managers are driven to lower both capital and operating expenditures while increasing capacity for more application services and growing markets. Read this white paper to learn how many of these challenges can be addressed by effective implementation of chip multithreading (CMT) technology-based servers.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Oracle Corporation

SPARC T4 Servers – Optimized for End-to-End Data Center Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Oracle’s SPARC T4 servers deliver new levels of end-to-end data center performance never before seen in the T-Series line of servers.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: System Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an Engineered System consisting of software, firmware, and hardware designed to meet the highest standards of reliability, serviceability and performance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Dell: Expanding Its Position as an HPC Market Leader
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: With several offerings available, choosing the ideal high performance computing (HPC) offering for your business can be a daunting task. This resource examines one well-reputed HPC vendor and explains how it differentiates itself in the competitive marketplace.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Success Story: The New South Wales Fire Brigades
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how one organization moved its SAP applications to a virtualized SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to improve the availability and performance of mission-critical services while significantly reducing infrastructure costs.
Posted: 31 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Mar 2012

SUSE

OpenStack Powered Clouds: The Business Case
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and AMD
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are increasingly turning to IaaS to expand cloud services offerings without increasing overhead or infrastructure costs. Discover how Dell's OpenStack Powered Cloud Solutions help organizations quickly deliver high-performance, cost-efficent clouds.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 19 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc. and AMD

Oracle Solaris and Sun SPARC Systems— Integrated and Optimized for Enterprise Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Oracle Solaris and SPARC are optimized to work with each other to improve security, drive ROI, and minimize TCO in your database environment. Also find technical descriptions of features and capabilities of Solaris that are implemented system-wide to optimize the functionality of the SPARC processor.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

IBM PowerVM Virtualization Technology on IBM POWER7 Systems: A Comparison of PowerVM and VMware vSphere 4.1 update 1 Virtualization Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines tests of virtual machine consolidation ratios for IBM's Power Systems servers and blades.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

IBM
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SERVER HARDWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  provided with enterprise-wide program management capabilities, they also been referred to as enterprise servers. In this usage, an enterprise server is both the computer hardware and its main software, the operating system. Examples are Sun Microsystems' computers with their UNIX -based Solaris or Linux systems, Hewlett-Packard ( HP ) systems, the upper end of Windows 2000 systems, and IBM's iSeries systems (the largest of which is the zSeries 900 -formerly called the S/390 ).2) Some companies use enterprise server to describe a "superprogram" that runs under the operating system in a computer … 
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