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DEFINITION: A sysop is the person who runs a computer server . In general, a sysop or system operator is one who runs the day-to-day operation of a server and the term suggests a person who is available when the system is. A related term is administrator . In larger computer systems, the administrator manages security and user access while a system operator monitors and performs routine operations at the computer.  … 
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IDC: GHY International: Linux, Key Workloads, Density and Efficiency with IBM Power Systems; Apr 2013
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IDC explores the business benefits realized by GHY in implementing key business workloads on Linux on Power Systems. The value Power provided to GHY allows them to focus precious IT resources on projects that grow revenue.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Management Tool that Empower IT with a Proactive Approach
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents the results from a recent study interviewing 200 of your peers on the impact that VMware's vCenter Operations Management Suite had on their business.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

VMware

Top 5 Signs You Need DevOps
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn the 5 critical signs you may need to bring development and operations together with DevOps.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Linux in the Mainstream: Business-Critical Workloads Quickly Becoming the Norm
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This IDC whitepaper explores the growth of Linux as a server operating system and how deployment form factors have changed over time.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

Red Hat

Overcome the Challenges of User Response Monitoring--And Gain Infrastructure Control
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper underscores the importance of user response monitoring and explores three reasons why many organizations fail to capture this critical insight. Discover the capabilities and characteristics to look for as you evaluate your options and gain insight into  use cases where your monitoring solution will prove especially valuable.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

The Road to Smarter Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A smarter approach to computing can help you free up IT resources and drive innovation and growth. In this resource, explore the business drivers and technology advances that facilitate and enable smarter computing.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

A New Era of IT
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how combining the right business intelligence (BI) platform with an expert integrated system will allow you to reorient and optimize IT practices for cloud computing, resulting in better performance, scalability, reliability, and more.
Posted: 02 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

vCenter Operations Manager (vCOPS): What It Is and Why You Should Use It
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces vCenter Operations manager (vCOPS), a tool from VMware that is designed to analyze your environment, figure out what is "normal", and alert you when abnormalities occur.
Posted: 28 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Mar 2013

Global Knowledge

Bridge the SAP Basis Support Gap
sponsored by Symmetry Corporation
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper to learn how you can get round-the-clock coverage and proactive monitoring for your SAP environment, all at a reasonable price with the right partner for SAP Basis.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Symmetry Corporation

A Management Tool that Will Empower you with a Proactive Approach
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents the results from a recent study interviewing 200 of your peers on the impact that VMware's vCenter Operations Management Suite had on their business.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 26 Sep 2012

VMware, Inc.

What's new in VMware vSphere 5.5 Platform?
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: VMware vSphere 5.5 introduces many new features and enhancements to further extend the core capabilities of the vSphere platform, access this resource to find out how.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 23 Sep 2013

Dell and VMware

VMware vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can overcome these capacity management and performance monitoring complexities a single pane of glass to optimize capacity and monitor workload performance.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell and VMware

IBM PureFlex and Flex System: Infrastructure for IT Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to uncover a study of how IBM PureFlex and Flex System have enable organizations to improve IT efficiency.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

IBM

Next Gen IT and the Cloud
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource examines how IT is losing control over the enterprise and the need for change in the world of IT, and explores how cloud-driven technology can help you more successfully manage IT services.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

ServiceNow

Enhance ROI: 6 Capabilities Your Development Platform Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a rapid application development and deployment (RADD) platform that allows IT organizations to dramatically improve the productivity of both end users and developers.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Lights Out IBM i Automation
sponsored by CCSS
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how you can achieve a partial, selective, and even full Lights Out Automation status in an IBM i environment. The benefits include: cost efficiency, elimination of human error incidence, and improved systems management.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

CCSS

Maximize Efficiency on IBM Power 6 Systems
sponsored by CCSS
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential case study to learn how one company used a set of performance monitoring and reporting systems to help them increase the efficiency of their IBM machines.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

CCSS

Price. Performance. Advantage. Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the HP ProLiant DL980 Server
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn more about a larger x86 platform designed for Linux and enterprise applications that can help address many of your top IT challenges including high availability and scalability demands, the reliability to handle high-density virtualization, lower operating costs, and reduced server sprawl.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 | Published: 28 Mar 2012

Red Hat and HP

Cloud Based Disaster Recovery for SAP®
sponsored by Symmetry Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The impacts of a system outage are felt within minutes of the incident and range from production and shipping stoppages to lost business, industry penalties and failed audits. Read this paper to learn how a disaster recovery (DR) plan based in the cloud mitigates these risks and protects the interests of shareholders, investors and customers.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Symmetry Corporation

Find the most effective cloud services for your business
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: HP is driving the evolution of what we call the Instant-On Enterprise. It is an enterprise that embeds technology into everything it does to better serve citizens, partners, employees, and clients.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

HP & Intel®

Enhanced Cloud Security with HyTrust and VMware
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations today are eager to adopt cloud computing, yet recent cloud surveys cite that security, control, and IT compliance are primary issues that are slowing down the adoption of cloud computing. This resource is tailored to assist security administrators with design, validation and utilization of cloud implementations.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Intel

The Migration Equation: Making Sense of the Move to Windows 7
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Although the official deadline to migrate to Windows 7 isn’t for another few years, your transition should already be under way to minimise the potential problems that may occur. In this resource, discover how user virtualisation can be the key to solving the many challenges you may face when transitioning to Windows 7.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

AppSense

The Costs and Implications of EHR System Downtime on Physician Practices
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The paper includes calculations showing the cost of downtime expected for a given level of EHR solution uptime in practices of various sizes, as well as products associated with specific uptime levels. The report also includes a “cost per hour” tool that estimates the financial impact of downtime in practices they administer, oversee or assist.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

Stratus Technologies

The RBE Plus™ Approach to Analyzing SAP Systems
sponsored by IBIS America LLC
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover a comprehensive and scalable approach to analyze existing SAP systems with an efficient and automated method that results in tremendous savings of time and resources.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2011

IBIS America LLC

From Transaction to Action -- How Business Events Processing is Helping Banks to Improve Business Transactions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Numerous technological advances, including ATMs, credit cards and online banking, have significantly altered the ways in which the banking industry conducts its business. Read this white paper to learn how business event processing (BEP) can help create tailored systems to enhance customer service.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

IBM
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SYSTEMS OPERATIONS DEFINITION (continued): … A sysop is the person who runs a computer server . In general, a sysop or system operator is one who runs the day-to-day operation of a server and the term suggests a person who is available when the system is. A related term is administrator . In larger computer systems, the administrator manages security and user access while a system operator monitors and performs routine operations at the computer. In smaller computer systems (for example, UNIX systems), the administrator and the system operator tend to be the same person.In a wide area network ( WAN ), a sysop is a tech-savvy employee who receives a small stipend (in addition to their regular salary) for trouble-shooting computer-related problems. Typically, the WAN administrator will assign a sysop to each building on the WAN.
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