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ALSO CALLED: Service Provisioning
DEFINITION: Allows organizations to automatically provision servers across the entire IT environment to respond to changes in IT workload, helping improve efficiencies and decreasing manual labor. Server provisioning covers configuration management, patch/software management and change and audit reporting.
Server Provisioning White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Invest in innovation by reducing your server management burden
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Most IT budgets work on the basis that 70% of costs go on operations, and 30% on innovation – but many IT managers would prefer that ratio to be reversed. Servers are often seen as an operational burden requiring costly management time, so how can you free up cost and time to allow more of your server budget to be spent on innovation?
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Virtual Performance Matters
sponsored by HPM Networks
WHITE PAPER: As organizations continue to virtualize their data centers, IT faces new challenges in managing virtual server deployment, migration, power and performance monitoring across the physical and virtual environments. Access this white paper to learn how integrated software management tools can help organizations maintain peak performance.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

HPM Networks

Best Practices for Migrating Linux/x86 Applications to IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Running your Linux workloads on inefficient x86-based server farms is complex and costly. But switching to a consolidated server solution can be difficult. Read the white paper to learn the best practices for migrating to Power System servers. You’ll also see how simple it is to leverage IBM’s offerings to maximize performance and cost savings.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

IBM

Case Study: Building Materials Company Virtualizes SAP Applications [Unified Computing]
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When it came time to replace its blade servers, Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. sought a new platform that would support growth. Read this case study to learn how Pacific Coast implemented a platform that simplified provisioning and management of their SAP applications in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Web Ops 2.0: Achieving Fully Automated Provisioning
sponsored by Puppet Labs
WHITE PAPER: Today’s organizations need to get out of Web Operations 1.0, mired in legacy tools, outdated approaches, and low expectations, and into Web 2.0 where tools and procedures are built from the ground up for high quality efficiency, reliability, and agile operations. Access this paper to learn about fully automated provisioning for Web Operations 2.0.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

Puppet Labs

Desktop Virtualization and Storage Infrastructure Optimization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of desktop virtualization and unveils the storage performance challenges of large virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments. We'll also cover key best practices IT organizations can use to optimize their storage environments to achieve the highest and most cost-effective virtualized desktop performance.
Posted: 29 Sep 2011 | Published: 29 Sep 2011

Citrix

Moving to Virtualization: A Guide to What’s Possible from VMware
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization allows businesses to run multiple operating systems and applications simultaneously on the same server, delivering a range of great benefits. Read our guide to learn how you can get started quickly with VMware. VMware delivers reliable, enterprise-class solutions at a price your business can afford.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

VMware vSphere 4: The Most Efficient SQL Server Consolidation Platform
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to support your SQL Server instances and control your costs and administration requirements.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Indiana University Virtualizes Mission-Critical Oracle Databases
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University used virtualization to decrease server deployment time for faculty special projects; reduce amount of physical hardware; and reduce the power consumption across all infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

The Value of Smarter Data Center Services (IDC Analyst Paper)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: While recent emphasis has been on consolidation and cost reduction, IT organizations looking to the future are developing streamlined processes and improved time-to-market. Read this white paper from IDC to learn how IT organizations can optimize data centers and build a strong foundation for future IT operations.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM

The Accelerated SMB: Moving at the Speed of Virtualization
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: IT is a strategic partner in businesses of all types and sizes, but especially in the small to medium-sized business. Take a look at this exclusive resource to learn how virtualization is a relevant and practical method for the growing SMB to streamline processes and reduce operational costs.
Posted: 09 Aug 2011 | Published: 09 Aug 2011

AMD

Intel Intelligent Power Node Manager
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: With calls for efficiency and shrinking budgets, it is certain that any attempt to reduce power consumption will be welcome. Take a look at this exclusive resource to learn how implementing a power capping, monitoring and allocating application can improve overall performance and energy consumption in your data center.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Intel

IBM whitepaper: Building a Dynamic Infrastructure with IBM Power Systems: A Closer Look at Private Cloud TCO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the Total Cost of Ownership for a dynamic infrastructure built around private cloud services and compares it to public cloud alternatives as well as conventional one-application-per-distributed server models.
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

IBM

Getting cloud computing right
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing can potentially be a disruptive change to the way an enterprise’s IT services are delivered. We propose that examining a candidate cloud solution provider’s reference architecture should be a standard element of a CIO’s cloud vendor evaluation strategy. Learn more now.
Posted: 03 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

IBM

Moving to Virtualization: A Guide to What's Possible from VMware
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this guide to learn how you can get started quickly with VMware. VMware delivers reliable, enterprise-class solutions at a price your business can afford. Create a more robust, highly available infrastructure at a low cost that's simple to deploy and manage.
Posted: 25 Feb 2011 | Published: 25 Feb 2011

VMware, Inc.

Quantifying the Total Cost of Upgrade (TCU) for HP-UX Environments to HP-UX 11i v3
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This TechWise Research offering gives a detailed analyses of costs and benefits associated with upgrading earlier versions of the HP-UX 11i operating environments to HP-UX 11i v3.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

HP & Intel®

Revolution not Evolution: How Cloud Computing Differs from Traditional IT and Why it Matters
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the revolution that Cloud Computing is bringing to IT and contrasts the new IT approach from traditional approaches. Read now to learn more!
Posted: 24 Jan 2011 | Published: 24 Jan 2011

Rackspace Hosting

Security Whitepaper: Google Apps Messaging and Collaboration Products
sponsored by Google Apps
WHITE PAPER: Google Apps provide familiar, easy to use products and services for business settings. These services enable customers to access their data virtually anytime and anywhere from Internet-capable devices. This computing environment is called "the cloud." Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

Google Apps

CA Automation Suite Paves the Way for Cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how virtualisation and cloud initiatives are creating new types of management challenges across physical and virtual data centre environments. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

CA Technologies

CA Automation Suite Paves the Way for Cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how virtualization and cloud initiatives are creating new types of management challenges across physical and virtual data center environments. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 07 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

CA Technologies.

Intelligent Workload Management: Opportunities and Challenges
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why virtualization and cloud initiatives are putting so much pressure on workload management and security requirements and describes how emerging intelligent workload management approaches can potentially streamline operations.
Posted: 21 Oct 2010 | Published: 21 Oct 2010

Novell, Inc.

Rapid WebSphere Application Server Provisioning with WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This high level overview of the IBM WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance discusses current issues being faced in the information technology industry and how WebSphere CloudBurst addresses many of them.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

IBM

Grid Computing in the Cloud: A Business Case
sponsored by RightScale
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the unique advantages and economics of using cloud computing for grid processing.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

RightScale

Security Whitepaper: Google Apps Messaging and Collaboration Products
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: Google Apps provide familiar, easy to use products and services for business settings. These services enable customers to access their data virtually anytime and anywhere from Internet-capable devices. This computing environment is called "the cloud." Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Jul 2010

Google

SGI and 12-Core AMD Opteron Processors - The Solution to Your Complex, Demanding Server Workloads
sponsored by AMD and SGI
WHITE PAPER: AMD has changed the x86 server landscape by combining multi-core AMD Opteron processors with advanced HyperTransport links.  Read this paper for more information on the AMD Opteron 6100 Series.
Posted: 01 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

AMD and SGI
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