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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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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

Borderless Applications and the Changing Face of Application Performance Management
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the shift in application performance management by IT operations and it provides insight into how best to ensure applications spanning across all boundaries of enterprise and the Internet can successfully be monitored and managed to meet the needs of the business.
Posted: 12 Apr 2011 | Published: 12 Apr 2011

Compuware Corporation

Encouraging Greater SharePoint Adoption
sponsored by AvePoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the progression of SharePoint usage, features available to encourage SharePoint adoption, focusing on the technology components required, scalability of the platform to accommodate growth, migration strategies, and how AvePoint’s DocAve Software Platform help ensure a scalable, reliable platform for bolstered adoption.
Posted: 21 Feb 2011 | Published: 21 Feb 2011

AvePoint, Inc.

Proven Practices for Upgrading and Migrating to SharePoint Server 2010
sponsored by AvePoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the requirements necessary for deploying SharePoint Server 2010,the different methods available for migration, key considerations for each, as well as proven practices,available tools to help make the move to Microsoft’s latest platform release with minimal businessdisruption.
Posted: 21 Feb 2011 | Published: 21 Feb 2011

AvePoint, Inc.

Rethinking VDI: The Role of Client-Hosted Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how personal computers are now an essential business tool in most organizations. But as the PC assumes an increasingly critical role in everyday business activity, the demands on IT staff are greatly intensified.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Virtual Computer, Inc.

Guidelines for Specification of Data Center Criticality / Tier Levels
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes and compares three common methods for specifying data center criticality. Guidance is given on how to choose a criticality by presenting typical levels for various applications and environments. Defensible approaches for specifying data center performance are also discussed.
Posted: 26 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Schneider Electric

IBM Systems Makeover Analysis for Oracle Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Customers face challenges when they choose to migrate Oracle databases, or any of the suite of Oracle business applications, to IBM Power, Modular, or Mainframe platforms. This paper explains what opportunities such a migration can present as well as key benefits of doing it.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IBM

Going Beyond Simple Infrastructure Monitoring with HP SiteScope
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper will showcase many advanced capabilities of HP SiteScope software that can enable an enterprise to monitor more of its infrastructure, including Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) by management information bases (MIB), network bandwidth, script and enterprise application monitors.
Posted: 25 Aug 2010 | Published: 25 Aug 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Power of Information Availability - What Every Senior Executive Should Know
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the power of an information availability solution can transform that non-productive, non-profitable downtime into the optimum level of value-producing business uptime for your organization.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Vision Solutions

Automating System i Message and Resource Management
sponsored by Help/Systems
WHITE PAPER: Automated, centralized message control and resource monitoring can help you manage your System i more easily and with fewer staff. This white paper describes some of the tasks you’ll face, some tips to help you get started, and the benefits of automating your system management with Robot/CONSOLE.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

Help/Systems

The Top 5 Server Monitoring Battles and How You Can Win Them
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The uses, requirements, and complexity of servers have all increased dramatically. Consequently, server monitoring has more importance in today's environments. This guide looks at some of the most pressing challenges you might face in ensuring optimal server performance. It offers insights into the tools and strategies for addressing these demands.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

Nimsoft, Inc.

IT modernization: An exercise in alignment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: A survey conducted in February 2009 by the Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Oracle and HP, shows that in most companies both the business functions and the IT function understand the potential benefits of modernization. But that does not mean that most companies know how to do it right.
Posted: 15 Oct 2009 | Published: 18 Jun 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Systems Management Buyer’s Guide: Five Keys to Low Total Cost of Ownership for Midsized Businesses
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the five key characteristics of software that can meet these challenges successfully, and specifically considers the capability of Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer software to meet these challenges.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Hitachi Data Systems

Systems Management Simplified: The Dell Management Console
sponsored by Dell and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: The Dell Management Console redefines much of the systems management paradigm, through a holistic, Web browser–based “single pane of glass” approach to managing enterprise-wide IT assets. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Sep 2009 | Published: 23 Sep 2009

Dell and Symantec

5 Key Virtualization Management Challenges - and How to Overcome Them
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization introduces fundamental changes to IT, and adds significant management challenges. Read this informative white paper written by Enterprise Management Associates to learn what these challenges are as well as some of the solutions and strategies used to deal with them.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Resource Planning Software: Taking the Plunge
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the many benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.
Posted: 20 Mar 2009 | Published: 20 Mar 2009


Human Capital Management: How Top Organizations Drive Company Profits Efficiently
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The study finds that the best human capital management organizations constantly reassess their processes to strike a balance in the drive to optimize efficiency, cost, and service delivery in a continually changing environment.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP America, Inc.

IBM Rational Systems Development Solution eKit
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to improve product quality and communication during systems development to effectively reduce costs and respond to changing business requirements.
Posted: 27 Nov 2007 | Published: 25 Jul 2006

IBM Software Group

Aberdeen Report: Achieving Quality across the Global Manufacturing Network
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Companies that are disciplined in managing the quality of their engineering, manufacturing, purchasing and human resource operations perform better. Read this white paper today to learn what strategic actions organizations can take to improve q...
Posted: 10 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

Infor
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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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