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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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OpenStack: The Platform of Choice for Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This infographic is the outcome of an IDG Connect survey of 200 US enterprise decision makers that includes adoption plans for OpenStack, the platform of choice for private cloud development and deployment.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Red Hat

HP Propel Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
VIDEO: Tune into the following brief video to learn about HP Propel Portal, including how it can act as the go-to gateway for IT and as a single destination for business users to answer the questions they have for IT.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 17 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Definitive Guide to Managing Cloud Security
sponsored by Cisco & Fujitsu
BOOK: This helpful book serves as a clear and unbiased guide to navigating the complexities of cloud security.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Cisco & Fujitsu

Secure Identity and Smart Employee ID Solutions
sponsored by HID
VIDEO: This short video introduces HID Global's innovative approach to access management, in which one single ID credential provides fast, convenient access to doors, data, and cloud applications.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 17 Oct 2014

HID

A Consolidated Platform for Next-Generation Firewall and Secure Web Gateway Services
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper first defines next-generation firewalls, secure web gateways, and their capabilities, and then specifically discusses the Fortinet FortiGate NGFW and the results of ESG Lab's evaluation and testing of the device.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

10 Things Every IT Manager Must Know About the Enemy Within
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains critical information on where insider threats originate and explores one company's innovative tools for preventing data breaches within your enterprise.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Clearswift

Cloud Migration: A Security Architect Case Study
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This use case describes CenturyLink's partnership with a global shipping and logistics firm looking to adopt cloud technologies to lower IT support costs and refocus its resources.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Rethinking People Costs in Enterprise IT
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to assess your IT people spend and position IT as a central driver of business growth. Discover how to cut costs while increasing efficiency with an effective outsourcing strategy that includes a hybrid cloud environment with server virtualization.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Rackspace

Outsourcing IT Projects to Managed Hosting or the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover 12 critical success factors when outsourcing IT to managed hosting or the cloud.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Jun 2014

Rackspace

Implementing Cloud Solutions Within Your Existing IT Environment
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper demonstrates the extensibility capabilities of vCloud Automation Center and the skill set needed to allow IT personnel to enable, adapt, and extend their cloud to work within existing IT infrastructure and processes.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware, Inc.

The MPS opportunity for SMBs
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Louella Fernandes and Clive Longbottom examine the need for Managed Print Services (MPS) and how SMBs are faring as they embark on their MPS journey.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Data Loss Prevention Insights from Security Executives
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines findings from a recent study on data loss prevention programs that interviewed 130 CISOs, VPs, directors, and managers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

The Benefits of ITSM Principles
sponsored by CDW Corporation
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, examine the various benefits that an ITSM (IT service management) approach can provide an organization. Additionally, learn advice on how to integrate configuration management and IT asset management to optimize benefits and improve performance.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Solution brief: IBM MQ: the messaging solution for virtually all industries
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a new messaging platform that delivers universal messaging backbone for virtually all industries to connect all systems and devices. Read on to learn how you can enable simpler, faster, more reliable and security-rich data exchange to fuel innovation and drive business growth.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Stop the Finger-Pointing: Managing Tier 1 Applications with VMware vCenter™ Operations Management Suite™
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will show you how to take a new approach the operations management that will help IT identify the source of problems and end the constant finger pointing.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 11 Oct 2012

VMware, Inc.

Three Reasons Why IT Efficiency is the Key to Your Hospital's Survival in the New Healthcare Economy
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the biggest pressures facing healthcare practices and provides insight into the top 3 reasons why IT efficiency is key to your hospitals survival in the new healthcare economy.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

RES Software

Should IT Users be Treated like Patients?
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: What would happen if IT were to learn from clinical healthcare's pursuit of "patient engagement" by creating its own "user engagement" strategies? What would the benefits of doing so be? And what would it take to make it all happen? Read the following brief to find out more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

RES Software

2014 Egon Zehnder European Board Diversity Analysis
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: For the first time Europe now leads the world in board diversity – though numbers of female executives on boards remain stubbornly low and this is a particular issue in technology, this study reveals.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Women in IT: Inspiring the next generation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This book seeks to encourage more girls and women to consider a career in IT by showcasing the lives and careers of female IT professionals, entrepreneurs and academics.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Case study: Benefits of IT operations outsourcing
sponsored by Peak 10
VIDEO: An in-house IT infrastructure is a huge responsibility -- even a burden, especially when you don't have enough IT staff to support it. In this brief video, discover how TexMac turned to outsourcing for their IT operations.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 25 Aug 2014

Peak 10

Bay Cove Human Services Achieves HIPAA Compliance on Google Apps & BYOD
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper details how Bay Cove Human Services collaborated with BitGlass to achieve HIPAA compliance while still enabling the company to utilize Google Apps as their productivity backbone.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014


What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Great Customer Service Takes off at WestJet
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Learn why WestJet turned to IBM Security Identity and Access Management to gain a better understanding of its guests.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 24 Oct 2013

IBM

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM
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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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