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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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Expert Tips: Ten Essentials for Migrating Enterprise Desktops to Windows 7
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise desktop migration involves the full re-engineering of desktops, laptops and all related management systems across a company. Access this expert e-guide from SearchEntepriseDesktop.com to discover the 10 essential steps to simplify desktop migrations to Windows 7.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Published: 26 Aug 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

E-Guide: 14 TLC Tips for Your Tape Storage
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: If tape is in fact not dead, and going to be around for a long time, you should learn how to make this technology work better in your IT environment. This E-Guide from SearchDataBackup.com outlines common tape backup errors and gives tips on how to get the most out of this backup method. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2011

Iron Mountain

E-Guide: 4 FAQs on Reusing Tape Answered
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: Reusing tape in your enterprise can be an unclear task. When should a tape be retired from rotation? Is there a way to track backup tape passes? Read this SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide to find out the answer to these questions and more and discover how to get the most out of your tape technology by following these best practices for reusing tape.
Posted: 10 Aug 2011 | Published: 10 Aug 2011

Iron Mountain

7 Steps to Success with An Automated Development/Test Cloud
sponsored by Eucalyptus Systems
WHITE PAPER: Automating your software delivery process and integrating it with cloud-based IaaS is the best way to keep pace with today’s software building, testing and deploying demands.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

Eucalyptus Systems

Presentation Transcript:  8 Reasons Why Desktop Virtualization Projects Fail and Best Practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Desktop virtualization is sure to increase efficiency and productivity in your business but the transition comes with its fair share of challenges and pitfalls. Access this presentation transcript, featuring industry expert Gabe Knuth, to review the top reasons why desktop virtualizations fail and learn how you can avoid these fatal mistakes.
Posted: 19 Oct 2011 | Published: 19 Oct 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Planning an Enterprise Desktop Migration to Windows 7
sponsored by Centrix Software
EGUIDE: Find out how to simplify the migration process to Windows 7 in this expert e-guide. Learn which steps are essential in planning a migration, and discover the five crucial aspects of executing a successful migration.
Posted: 05 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Oct 2011

Centrix Software

ERP in SME Fueling Growth and Profits
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This Aberdeen Group research report provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at companies leveraging ERP solutions as a strategic weapon.  This report reviews methodologies and technologies with best practice identification and actionable recommendations.
Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

Sage Software

Windows 7 Migration: Inevitable and Necessary for Most IT Shops, but Time and Tools are Essential Ingredients for Success
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: For IT decision-makers, moving to Windows 7 is more a matter of "how" rather than "when," especially with XP support ending in 2014. Learn about tools that can ease your migration process and key preparations to undergo before migrating.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

RES Software

E-Guide: Making the Most of Your Tape Backup
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
EGUIDE: The rumors aren’t true, tape isn’t dead. More businesses still use this backup technology than you think. For those who do, this expert E-Guide is designed to keep you up to speed with tape development and best practices by discussing the pertinent and pricing compatibility issues when transitioning from an autoloader to a tape library.
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

Quantum Corporation

E-Guide: Using Dedupe for Disk & Restoring Deduped Data
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: Some storage managers are still unsure as to where and how they should be using their dedupe technology in disk backup or how to restore deduped data. This SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide can help by outlining top tips on how to use dedupe in disk-based backup and how dedupe affects the recovery process.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

eGuide: Keys to improving WAN application delivery
sponsored by BlueCoat
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses how gaining visibility into WAN application performance results in better overall WAN management and how you can make it happen. Additionally, uncover best practices on how you can improve application delivery in order to boost overall user experience.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

BlueCoat

E-Guide: Matching WAN application acceleration options to network needs: Expert roadmap
sponsored by BlueCoat
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses basic WAN acceleration techniques as well as best practices to boost application performance. Uncover how to match WAN optimization with acceleration options in order to meet your network’s needs.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

BlueCoat

Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration
sponsored by Dell KACE
WHITE PAPER: Migration to Windows 7 is a future reality for most. Regardless of the starting point, a migration to Windows 7 is a path that holds as many questions and challenges as it does potential rewards. Planning now can ensure a smooth transition in the future.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Dell KACE

Manchester Essex Regional School District: Virtualization helps a Massachusetts school district deliver better education while reducing costs, IT staff burdens and environmental impact
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Manchester Essex Regional School District was looking to build a new school for its 8500 student body, tasking the IT department with finding the most effective way to help build and manage an energy-efficient IT infrastructure. This white paper highlights how VMware data center virtualization and other software helped them achieve their goals.
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

VMware, Inc.

The Power of Collaboration within Unified Communications
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper discover the collaboration tools that will enable you to create an effective unified communications strategy, while offering the best practices for adoption.
Posted: 11 Jul 2011 | Published: 11 Jul 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Cloud Computing Review E-Zine - Vol. 1: Analyzing Cloud Computing News and Trends
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
EZINE: Cloud computing is a hot topic in the IT industry, and many IT professionals are still unsure of the benefits this platform can bring to their infrastructure. Check out this exclusive expert e-zine covering the hottest topics on cloud computing including choosing cloud computing services, calculating the cost advantages of a private cloud and more.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SearchCloudComputing.com

E-Guide: Best practices for testing desktop virtualization
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: Selling desktop virtualization to traditional desktop admins is no easy feat, but there are ways to make a case for desktop virtualization if you break it down into each technology. In this expert e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com, learn how to simplify the explanation of desktop virtualization benefits to admins and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Intel

Business and Financial Benefits of Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When IT executives engage with VMware they often ask themselves many questions, including “How do my metrics compare to my peers with respect to virtualizing my IT environment?”. This exclusive white paper highlights top anecdotes and qualitative research on virtualization's business and financial benefits. Learn more here.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

VMware, Inc.

Desktop Virtualization Planning Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization, what is it and what does it mean for your organization and IT shop? This exclusive white paper provides an in-depth review of what it is, what it is not and steps for planning a desktop virtualization deployment. Begin to understand what desktop virtualization is and what it can mean to your organization and IT shop.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

Intel

How to calculate the advantages of a private cloud to make a business case
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: When it comes to justifying a private cloud strategy to executives, IT pros have their work cut out for them because of the confusion surrounding this platform. This expert e-guide highlights effective ways to calculate the cost advantages of a private cloud model and more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

E-Guide: Top 5 Tips for Managing Virtual Server Environments
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: To help data storage professionals make the most of these challenging environments, we've collected our top five tips on managing storage in a virtual server environment. Download this E-Guide to learn how to go about managing your virtual environments more efficiently.
Posted: 20 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

The Desktop Transformation Project Virtual Desktops – Demystified
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Desktop virtualization has become a viable and cost justifiable alternative to the standard, physical laptop/desktop system. Review this white paper and learn the technical basics of this initiative along with the expected benefits this environment can bring to your organization.
Posted: 20 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

Matrix42

Expand your SOA initiatives: Orchestrate new applications with Master Data Management
sponsored by Talend
EGUIDE: Read this E-guide and discover SOA management best practices and considerations for any MDM strategy. Find out how organizations can leverage open source middleware to integrate on-premise data and applications with cloud-based deployments.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 17 Jun 2011

Talend

IDC White Paper: Driving Productivity with Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix Systems and Wyse
WHITE PAPER: Zero client devices are changing the way people look at desktop virtualization for the workplace. In this white paper, IDC explores the challenges facing companies looking to implement the technology, discusses the market forecast and provides an overview of the benefits of Virtual Client Computing.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 May 2011

Citrix Systems and Wyse

Client Virtualization in a Cloud Environment
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Client virtualization is a complex beast. This white paper highlights some of the general issues and concerns surrounding this initiative.
Posted: 10 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Intel
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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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