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DEFINITION: A best practice is a technique or methodology that, through experience and research, has proven to reliably lead to a desired result. A commitment to using the best practices in any field is a commitment to using all the knowledge and technology at one's disposal to ensure success. The term is used frequently in the fields of health care, government administration, the education system, project management,  … 
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E-Book: Virtualization for Hospitals
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EBOOK: As health care providers collect increasing amounts of patient data, the burden on IT infrastructure only worsens. This SearchHealthIT.com e-book discusses server consolidation in a health care setting, moving apps and servers to virtualized platforms, desktop virtualization for health care, best practices for server virtualization, and more!
Posted: 08 Jul 2010 | Published: 08 Jul 2010

Dell, Inc.

E-Book: Best Practices - How to implement and maintain enterprise user roles
sponsored by CA Technologies
EBOOK: Effective enterprise role management is essential for properly managing user access rights and enforcing access policies, but the implementation process can be challenging. To be successful, organisations should implement and maintain enterprise roles using 3 Best Practices described by our expert Andras Cser.
Posted: 29 Jun 2010 | Published: 29 Jun 2010

CA Technologies

Installing Windows 2008 Hyper-V Best Practices for Xiotech Emprise 7000
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document provides step-by-step instructions on installing Hyper-V and a host operating system. Windows 2008 must be installed and configured prior to installing Hyper-V. In addition, all other server configuration tasks, such as network configuration, domain membership, must be complete before installing Hyper-V.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

Xiotech Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Virtualization Best Practices 2010 - Technology in Action Demonstration
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript features a demonstration from Dell and Microsoft that highlights the use cases and technology that represent best practices for using virtualization today. Learn how to move workloads onto virtual servers and gain insight into how to prepare your staff for the transition.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 23 Apr 2010

Dell and Microsoft

IT Policy Compliance for Dummies®
sponsored by Qualys
EBOOK: This book simply explains IT policy compliance and the steps your organisation needs to carry out to prove compliance to an independent auditor. After reading this book you'll know how to create compliance policies and prepare your IT operations to fulfill those requirements.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Qualys

Best Practices in Performance Measurement and Reporting: Understanding the Global Investment Performance Standards®
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Whether you are just starting a compliance program or need to fine-tune your existing process, this document will help you understand the steps involved in becoming GIPS compliant. It is not a substitute for the Standards themselves. It is designed to help you understand the value of compliance, what’s needed to achieve it, pitfalls to avoid.
Posted: 23 Apr 2010 | Published: 23 Apr 2010

Advent Software, Inc

The Seven Best Practices of Highly Effective eDiscovery Practitioners: Powerful Lessons in eDiscovery Success
sponsored by Guidance Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Seven Best Practices of Highly Effective eDiscovery Practitioners article provides legal professionals with insight on how they and other members of the eDiscovery team can achieve a repeatable, defensible in-house eDiscovery process. Read this paper to learn so much more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

Guidance Software, Inc.

ArcGIS® Server and Virtualization
sponsored by Esri
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming more popular among ArcGIS customers as well. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, QA and certification processes of ArcGIS Server. This paper provides an overview of virtualization and addresses some common questions regarding ArcGIS Server and virtualization.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Esri

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Using R2 Hyper-V for Virtualization Projects
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript explores the role that planning plays in the success or failure of virtualization adoption. Gain insight into each phase of the project life cycle and how the associated processes can be improved for effective implementation.
Posted: 18 Mar 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2010

Dell and Microsoft

Expert Lessons in Implementing a Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery Plan
sponsored by Dell and VMware
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This SearchDisasterRecovery.com presentation transcript will give you a crash course on how to implement a cost-efficient disaster recovery plan. You'll hear an overview of disaster recovery and recieve some general advice to get you started on the business and technology considerations that are going to be crucial to you.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Mar 2010

Dell and VMware

Best Practices for Delivering Better Software Faster with ALM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the steps that organizations must take to improve their systems and software development processes, including key best practices. It discusses solutions for unifying fractured, global development groups with existing infrastructures.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

IBM

Webinar: Autoscaling Server Arrays
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: This webinar focuses on how the RightScale Platform handles autoscaling with specific instructions and a live demo.
Posted: 01 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 1, 2010

RightScale

Webinar: Deploying a Major Server Upgrade on the Cloud
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: This webinar continues the exploration of how to manage deployments on the cloud. We demonstrate how much easier and more efficient it is to perform maintenance tasks on the cloud using the RightScale Cloud Management Platform, while staying in control through the entire process.
Posted: 01 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 1, 2010

RightScale

Webinar: Benefits of Grid Computing in the Cloud
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: See how pharmaceutical, insurance, and Web 2.0 companies are using grid computing to reduce costs and speed processing. You’ll learn how to set up a scalable compute array using RightScale's Grid Edition.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2010

RightScale

Webinar: Business Intelligence in the Cloud
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: In this webinar, you will be introduced to the first business intelligence solution stack running on the cloud. This cutting-edge solution has been created by business intelligence industry leaders Jaspersoft, Talend and Vertica with the leader in cloud computing management, RightScale.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Premiered: Feb 24, 2010

RightScale

Driving Best Practices with BSM
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how BSM solutions contribute to ITIL compliance by helping organizations manage their underlying technology and by ensuring that their IT infrastructures enhance business performance.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Aperture Data Collection Process: A Necessity for Realizing the Benefits of DCSM
sponsored by Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: As the data center continues to grow in complexity, the Data Center Service Management (DCSM) discipline is becoming widely adopted by organizations that wish to migrate to higher levels of process maturity. This technical brief will discuss the benefits of using DCSM.
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

Aperture - An Emerson Network Brand

Managing Mobility as a Business Imperative: Identifying Savings and Finding the Right Partner
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, Ovum will offer a short guide for enterprises as they establish and then continue to evolve their managed mobility strategies.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

BlackBerry

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices in Batch Tuning - Empowering IT Staff to Reduce CPU and Run-Time in the Enterprise
sponsored by Software Engineering of America, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn how batch tuning can enable your organization to reduce required computing resources and save valuable run-time, ultimately saving money for the enterprise. Gain insight into common problems data center pros run into when implementing batch tuning, and explore tools to overcome these challenges.
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

Software Engineering of America, Inc.

Why Choose VMware View Over Citrix XenDesktop?
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The report examines a side-by-side comparison of VMware View 4 and Citrix XenDesktop. While the desktop virtualization landscape may appear to be crowded with options, customers can have confidence in their choice with VMware® View, because it’s the only end-to-end integrated solution built for delivering desktops as a managed service.
Posted: 17 Feb 2010 | Published: 17 Feb 2010

VMware, Inc.

Dataquest Insight: Oracle and SAP Approach the Small and Midsize Business Application Market via Different Product and Channel Approaches
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, Gartner analyzes Oracle's and SAP's recent moves with respect to small and midsize business application products and channels and what they mean for company ecosystems.
Posted: 12 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Encryption Key Management: A Technical White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. Regulatory compliance and customer loyalty all depend on keeping sensitive information safe and secure. Businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity.
Posted: 03 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Quantum Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Leveraging Your Most Valued Asset: Knowledge
sponsored by Vivisimo, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Why do most organizations continuously fail in utilizing knowledge? In this presentation transcript, learn from case studies that illustrate how you can optimize the value of knowledge in your organization through improving e-discovery and data retention practices and eliminating wasteful and under-utilized tools.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

Vivisimo, Inc.

Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V introduces different options to implement HA for Hyper-V environments.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an introduction to Hyper-V virtualization, discusses the overall architecture and underlying technologies, and offers guidance on best practices for deployment on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.
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BEST PRACTICES DEFINITION (continued): …  hardware and software product development, and elsewhere.In software development, a best practice is a well-defined method that contributes to a successful step in product development. Throughout the software industry, several best practices are widely followed. Some of the more commonly used are: an iterative development process, requirement management, quality control, and change control. An iterative (meaning repetitive) development process, which progresses in incremental stages, helps to maintain a focus on manageable tasks and ensures that earlier stages are successful before the later … 
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