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ALSO CALLED: Personal Computer Operating Systems, P/390
DEFINITION: The P/390 is basically an IBM mainframe system adapted to run on a personal computer. A P/390 comes on a single card that contains a System/390 instruction set, allowing operating systems such as OS/390, MVS, VM, and VSE, to be installed. The P/390 makes it possible to develop, test, and run application programs written for the mainframe on a smaller, more economical machine. After testing, programs  … 
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University of Aberdeen rapidly improves technology replacement program
sponsored by Acronis
CASE STUDY: Scotland's University of Aberdeen maintains over 250 software applications on 1,700 publicly accessible PCs that need to be updated on an annual basis. In this brief case study, learn how the University of Aberdeen cut their deployment time in half with a new disk imaging software, saving their IT team up to 10 weeks of deployment time each year.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Acronis

Refreshing, Resetting, and Restoring: A Guide to Recovery Options in Windows
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative white paper to uncover all the ins-and-outs of each Windows troubleshooting option, and in which situations each should be used.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Dell Latitude 5000 and 7000 Series: Choosing the Best PCs for the Job
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: PCs are far from dead. But how do you choose the right one for your business needs? Read on to find out.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Whitepaper: Four customers who never have to refresh their PCs again
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about four organizations that never have to refresh their PCs again, and can now ensure a fully up-to-date experience for employees on any type of endpoint – including low-cost thin clients.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Citrix

Rethink the Traditional PC Refresh Strategy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn more about the trends that are driving IT professionals to repurpose their PC refresh budgets with Citrix XenDesktop.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

Citrix

Windows 8 Secrets
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Download a step by step guide to installing Windows 8 from the book Windows 8 Secrets and receive a 30% discount on the full book.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Client management tools manage configurations and support system administration tasks for client devices. Desktop support organizations often use them to automate traditionally manual system administration tasks and support functions. This Magic Quadrant breaks down the pros and cons of a number of today's client management tool vendors.
Posted: 20 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

IBM

Considering a BYOPC Strategy
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Before implementing a BYOPC strategy, it is imperative to take many security and management factors into account. Check out this E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com to learn all about the BYOPC trend, the pros and cons, and what you need to know before implementation.
Posted: 20 Nov 2012 | Published: 20 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

SearchConsumerization.com E-Guide: Enterprise device management: A brave new world
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This exclusive E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com examines the latest trends, news and analysis pertaining to IT device management today.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 09 May 2012

SearchSecurity.com

PC Data Migration Made Easy with Endpoint Backup
sponsored by Code42
WEBCAST: PC data migration projects are challenging, but endpoint backup can make the process easier. This webcast will give expert advice on how to make the migration process as simple as possible.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 24, 2014

Code42

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology: Customer Video
sponsored by Absolute Software
VIDEO: In this on-demand video case study, learn how the right enterprise-level management software allowed La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology to better manage, secure, and track all of its systems and devices.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Premiered: 12 Nov 2013

Absolute Software

ExtremeZ-IP: Could ExtremeZ-IP Help Your Business?
sponsored by Acronis
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Find out if ExtremeZ-IP is right for your environment and can deliver a better experience for Mac users and your IT department.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 15 Oct 2013

Acronis

Top 10 Benefits of Modernizing Your Desktop
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Faced with a growing number of client devices, new user requirements, and the challenges of desktop management, many companies are determining that the conventional PC-centric model is no longer effective. This white paper explores the concept behind desktop modernization and outlines ten reasons you should start adopting it.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 22 Jun 2012

VMware

Brian Madden Book - The VDI Delusion
sponsored by Dell Software
EBOOK: In this featured book on BrianMadden.com, you will learn about the promise and reality of VDI and why it is so difficult for today’s organizations. Read about the future of applications, Windows, and devices, and how all this comes together in the form of the desktop of the future.
Posted: 15 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Mar 2012

Dell Software

New Security Solutions Using Intel® vPro™ Technology
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a new technology aimed at increasing your ability to manage, maintain and protect PCs without burdening your budget. Learn all about its ability to securely manage PCs over various networks and discover 10 additional security use cases for this advanced platform.   
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Intel

Network technology trends for 2012: Wireless LAN and BYOD
sponsored by Enterasys
EGUIDE: Access this expert E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com to uncover predictions for the upcoming year from a leading industry analyst.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Jan 2012

Enterasys

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

The Corporate PC Refresh Project
sponsored by Cibecs
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores the many challenges organizations need to address in order to ensure smooth implementation, coordination and management of their PC refresh initiatives.
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

Cibecs

Avoiding the 8 common mistakes of Windows 7 migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: More organizations are beginning to see a Windows 7 migration as an opportunity for significant performance and efficiency gains within their IT infrastructure. In addition, many are thinking about conducting a PC refresh along with their Windows 7 migration. Understand how you can be successful in this process now.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops: Solution Guide
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The virtualization on x86 platforms has been a true game changer for desktop delivery. IT pros can now centrally manage, maintain, and enforce policies on desktops in ways never before possible with traditional desktops. This white paper explores the exact ways that the virtual desktop model can benefit companies.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Red Hat and JBoss

VDI Done Differently: A Case Study - Town of Lincoln, Massachusetts
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
CASE STUDY: How did one man manage the entire desktop infrastructure of Lincoln, Massachusetts? A near-constant demand for physical desktop support meant high inefficiency for critical public works. This case study reveals how one IT director moved his town forward to a hardware refresh and Windows 7 migration by leveraging desktop virtualization.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

Virtual Computer, Inc.

The New Economics of PC Management
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn more about the cost-saving benefits of NxTop and how a PC management approach that leverages client-side virtualization provides significant cost-saving benefits versus both server-centric virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) models and traditional agent-based PC management approaches.
Posted: 11 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 11, 2011

Virtual Computer, Inc.

BetFair places its odds on Dell
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
CASE STUDY: Leading betting company sees performance gains of approximately 20 per cent with Windows 7 implementation from Dell.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7

Increasing Productivity with Mobile Business PCs
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: After investigating various options, Intel IT selected mobile PCs as the standard computing platform. Mobile business PCs, by nature, are highly portable and their robust feature set provides productivity advantage to employees, while meeting a majority of the company's diverse requirements.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Addressing Windows® 7 Application Compatibility
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
WHITE PAPER: Understand the key elements of Application Compatibility, including, but not limited to Inventory & Assessment, Compatibility Testing and Remediation Options.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft Windows 7
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PC OPERATING SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  that require mainframe capability can be moved to the mainframe. A common use of the P/390 today is for 2000 analysis and testing. The P/390 is sold as part of a PC workstation that also comes with an OS/2 operating system. The entire product is called the IBM PC Server System/390. The MVS and OS/390 operating systems require 128 megabyes of RAM. VM and VSE will install with 32 megabytes.An R/390 is the P/390-PCI card installed on IBM's RS/6000 server. Both products are sold both as development environments and as economical approaches for companies with older mainframe systems to move their … 
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