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DEFINITION: MIS (management information systems) is a general term for the computer systems in an enterprise that provide information about its business operations. It's also used to refer to the people who manage these systems. Typically, in a large corporation, "MIS" or the "MIS department" refers to a central or centrally-coordinated system of computer expertise and management, often including mainframe systems  … 
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How Data Centre Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine a series of examples of how data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 23 Dec 2014

Schneider Electric

The Compliance and Security Balancing Act
sponsored by Mimecast
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Karen Scarfone provides several practical tips on technologies that improve enterprise email security, and Christine Parizo discusses how to strike an ideal balance between compliance and security, when "compliant" doesn't necessarily mean "secure."
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

Mimecast

Email Archives: Why Old Solutions Aren't Sufficient for Modern Enterprises
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the difficulties that organizations encounter as they seek a solution to ever-increasing volumes of stored emails and the need for faster, more flexible accessibility to this data.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Mimecast

Taking Control of File Sharing Services
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how file sharing services are being used within enterprises; the benefits and risks that they bring; and the factors that organizations should consider in selecting an enterprise-grade service in order to ensure its security.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Mimecast

New Servers Set to Simplify Systems Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how a new suite of systems management tools and a new set of servers improve flexibility and delivers powerful new options for managing your data center, saving time and reducing administrative effort.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 19 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc.

Delivering Optimized Mission-Critical Workloads in Enterprise Datacenters Through Innovative Systems and Services
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the benefits of investing in solutions that can process, support, and manage mission-critical workloads for cloud solutions, mobility capabilities, and data analytics initiatives in today's data centers. Read on to learn about new systems and support needed to manage a modern data center infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

Cloud Computing & Mobile Technologies: Giving Government an Extra Dimension
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to examine the steps to implement and initiate to secure clod and mobile strategies. Discover how these leveraging these disruptive services can help to better serve citizens who desire on-demand service. Read on to learn how your government organization can benefit from new channels.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

OpenText

Cisco Preparing Its Datacenters for the Next Generation of Virtualization and Hybrid Cloud with Its Application Centric Infrastructure
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines a data center infrastructure solution that optimizes storage, reduces power usage, and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

2014 Annual Trends in Managed Services
sponsored by CompTIA
WHITE PAPER: View this extensive and thorough white paper to explore a managed services provider buying guide. Discover what sets the good providers apart from the average ones as well as the red flags to avoid. Read now to learn all you need to know and more when choosing a service provider.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

CompTIA

Email Security Checklist: Eight Steps for Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can embrace email as a core communication tool while still adhering to HIPAA guidelines.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Mimecast

2020 Information Management: A View into Technology's Future
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Access this insightful resource to look into the future of technology and how to take advantage of the new currency: information. Read on now to learn how to leverage "enterprise information management" (EIM) to unlock innovation potential without compromising productivity or security.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

OpenText

Rackspace cloud to carve a niche with hand-holding services
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines how one top vendor compares to other solutions in the IaaS space. Read on to learn what you can expect from this new service in terms of performance and support and how it will affect your budget.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Rackspace

Healthcare Email Management: Balancing Security, Compliance, and Cost
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a number of email management challenges facing healthcare CIOs, including HITECH and HIPAA compliance, budget constraints, cloud-based email and collaboration technologies, and data security.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Mimecast

Multifactor Authentication Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual security classroom, Michael Cobb, a renowned security author with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, surveys the latest authentication methods and technologies coming onto the market.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 15 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Buying Guide for Managed Services
sponsored by CompTIA
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper and explore a buyer's guide for managed services. Discover the several subsystems and the characteristics to look for in a good provider. Read on to learn the warning flags and obstacles to avoid.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

CompTIA

SaaS and Analytics: Two Key Players Within The APM Market
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the role that SaaS and analytics are playing in the APM market.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

IBM

Overcome Pesky Cloud Management Challenges With Orchestration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn more about the value of standardizing and automating cloud services with a flexible platform. You'll get insight into how you can orchestrate the development, deployment and management of cloud services - helping to reduce IT costs and accelerate service delivery.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

CEB 2015 IT Budget Benchmark Report
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: IT departments are set to increase their spending by 3.3%, the highest growth seen in five years, this research from the CEB reveals.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Solve Data Center Complexities With Automation and Orchestration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine how advanced automation and orchestration solutions are helping IT data center operations teams effectively manage increasingly complex enterprise computing environments. It also looks at a new solution that is addressing emerging IT management priorities.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Relocating or Colocating Your Data Center in the Washington, DC/Baltimore Metro Area?
sponsored by CompuDynamics
RESOURCE: Access this resource to learn how colocation can help you handle these issues. You'll also get insight into whether you should consider retail or wholesale colocation or build your own new data center. Read on to evaluate your requirements and determine the best option for you.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014


Welcome to the Age of End User Computing
sponsored by VCE
VIDEO: In this video, explore how VDI initiatives have changed over the years. Discover why now is the time to deploy VDI innovations by exploring the benefits and how converged infrastructures are combining with VDI to enhance the end-user computing environment for the mobile workforce.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 11 Dec 2014

VCE

The New Style of IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Access this assessment tool to select up to three areas of infrastructure optimization and see how your views compare to your peers. Discover how to use these statistics to enhance your decision making process.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 04 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Thrive, Survive or Perish - How the New Style of IT Changes Service Delivery
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
VIDEO: View this webcast to learn about the new style of IT and how you can provide improved service delivery. Discover a converged console solution that automates every day maintenance tasks to liberate your admins to pursue innovative and transformative projects.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 05 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

UKtech50: The most influential people in UK IT 2014 revealed
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: UKtech50 returned for its 5th year, showcasing the most influential people in UK IT and the rising stars in the industry. Read on to find out the top 50...
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly – 9 December 2014: The most influential people in UK IT
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we unveil the 50 most influential people in UK IT for 2014, and interview the winner of our UKtech50 list, Unilever's global CIO, Jane Moran. We examine how Cisco is responding to software-defined networking. And we hear from IT chiefs successfully implementing identity and access management. Read the issue now.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

ComputerWeekly.com
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IT MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  but also including by extension the corporation's entire network of computer resources. In the beginning, business computers were used for the practical business of computing the payroll and keeping track of accounts payable and receivable. As applications were developed that provided managers with information about sales, inventories, and other data that would help in managing the enterprise, the term "MIS" arose to describe these kinds of applications. Today, the term is used broadly in a number of contexts and includes (but is not limited to): decision support systems, resource and people … 
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