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ALSO CALLED: Service Level Agreements, SLAs
DEFINITION: A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a network service provider and a customer that specifies, usually in measurable terms, what services the network service provider will furnish. Many Internet service providers (ISP)s provide their customers with an SLA. More recently, IS departments in major enterprises have adopted the idea of writing a service level agreement so that services  … 
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CW Buyer's Guide: Outsourcing
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This in-depth buyer's guide, assesses the trends in outsourcing, the options for small and medium sized companies and the role of governance.
Posted: 17 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

E-Guide: Software-Defined Networking Could Make Network-as-a-Service a Reality
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com explores the reality of Network-as-a-Service and how it may be coming soon to a data center near you.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

SearchSecurity.com

IP telephony trends: Migrating from PSTN to SIP trunking
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Uncover the top five trends in enterprise IP telephony and learn the benefits and challenges of replacing PSTN with SIP-based services.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Eliminate Downtime for your Life-Critical Health Care Systems
sponsored by HP & Intel®
CASE STUDY: “For us, it’s all about availability.  These are life-critical systems that we’re hosting, used 24x7.  The HP Mission Critical Partnership helps us meet the challenge.”  Bill Graff, vice president, Cerner Technology Infrastructure, Cerner Corporation.  In this case study, learn how the HP partnership helped Cerner meet service level commitments.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

Cloud SLAs: Defining the Right Requirements Up Front
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores essential factors to consider when evaluating a cloud service provider. Discover what to look for and how to voice your requirements up front to ensure you get the most from your cloud environment.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 13 Jun 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

A Business Guide to MPLS IP VPN Migration: Five Critical Factors
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover five critical factors for a successful migration to an MPLS IP VPN service in this whitepaper. Learn the evolving needs of today’s enterprise networks and uncover how an MPLS-based IP VPN can help you fulfill these wants and needs.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

Key Considerations for MPLS IP-VPN Success
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits of an MPLS-based private IP network and learn how it can not only help you simplify network management and reduce costs, but also prioritize application, create and improve disaster recovery, and much more!
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

How to Choose a Managed Network Services Provider
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Managing your network is no easy task, hence the reason managed service providers (MSPs) exist. In this resource, explore the advantages of outsourcing to an MSP and best practices for finding the right MSP for your organization.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 22 May 2012

MegaPath Inc.

What if There Were a Better Class of Cloud?
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: The Carrier Cloud is a superior class of public cloud services, which serves customers better and enables MSPs to further leverage the cloud for their own business benefits.
Posted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 15 May 2012

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Private Cloud E-Zine Vol. 2 No.2 Cloud Capacity Planning for the Future and Navigating Cloud SLAs
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
EZINE: Explore the latest cloud computing trends and gain exclusive tips for how you can successfully define SLAs, plan for capacity, and more in this expert e-zine.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

SearchCloudComputing.com

Rising Above the Competition as a Cloud Services Provider: Five Effective Steps for Claiming Your Share of the Pie
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can rise above the competition as a cloud provider, especially by using the five key steps outlined in this resource.
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 | Published: 06 Apr 2012

CA Technologies.

Service Virtualization: Reduce the time and cost to develop and test modern, composite applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how developers and testers can leverage service virtualization to reduce software business risk, minimize delays, increase software quality, meet SLAs for performance and quality, maximize team productivity, and support globalization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Getting to the Root cause of Network and Application Issues
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a tablet-based approach for troubleshooting network and applications issues that helps you get to the root cause faster and more effectively than ever before.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 22 Mar 2012

Fluke Networks

Doug Ingraham - Understanding the Advantages of Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive Q&A, learn what hybrid cloud entails and the benefits of implementing this approach to cloud computing.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Brocade

Getting Cloud computing right means choosing the right partner
sponsored by Oncore IT
WHITE PAPER: What is cloud computing, and why should you adopt it? How do you develop the right strategy and choose the right partner? All these questions and more are answered in this white paper. Discover the most important considerations to keep in mind as you evaluate cloud providers, and what questions to ask.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Oncore IT

Doug Ingraham - Understanding the Advantages of Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: A hybrid cloud enables organizations that have already built a private cloud to use resources from public clouds as a way to expand the capabilities of their own IT infrastructure. This resource presents the top benefits/advantages of a hybrid cloud. Also, obtain answers to crucial cloud deployment questions.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

Brocade

How Wholesale Backhaul Service Providers and Mobile Network Operators Can Maximize the Benefits of Migrating to Ethernet Backhaul
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WEBCAST: Discover how service quality visualization can help wholesale backhaul service providers and mobile network operators maximize the benefits of migrating to Ethernet backhaul.
Posted: 18 Feb 2012 | Premiered: Feb 17, 2012

InfoVista Corporation

Integrating Macs with Microsoft DFS - Best Practices
sponsored by GroupLogic
WHITE PAPER: This document describes three options for integrating Macs with Microsoft DFS infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

GroupLogic

Unified Mobility Services in the New Campus Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ins and outs of a unified mobility services architecture that can help you realize all the benefits of a “less-wired” network.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

OMEGAMON Extended Insight- Analysis: Where is your application spending time?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The limited amount of infomation provided by traditional DB2 for z/OS monitoring makes it difficult and time-consuming to isolate problems within the multiple layers of today's Java, CLI (SAP), and .NET applications. Read this paper to discover a monitoring alternative that provides the detailed information needed for modern applications.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

PRTG Network Monitor
sponsored by Paessler AG
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Experience complete control over your network by downloading your free, 30-day trial of PRTG now.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Premiered: 24 Jan 2012

Paessler AG

Best Practices when Evaluating Cloud Computing Services
sponsored by Insight Integrated Systems
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, find out how you can evaluate cloud computing services to find the best fit for your company. Review critical factors to consider, such as cost, SLAs, APIs, security and more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

Insight Integrated Systems

Proactive Network Monitoring and Management
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how monitoring technology can equip network administrators with the vital insights needed to govern and ensure availability of servers and applications, whether managed locally or in the cloud.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Driving the SLM process in ITIL: Why it should be your priority
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: The notion of service level management is fundamental to business success. Why? Because service level management drives customer satisfaction and retention. In this webcast, learn how to meet SLAs through different strategies such as testing, quality control and capacity management.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 8, 2011

CA Technologies.

The Total Economic Impact of CA Technologies’ Business Service Insight Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of CA Technologies, you learn about the ROI impact of a SLA management platform that offers features for data metrics, automation, performance monitoring, and more.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

CA Technologies.
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SLA DEFINITION (continued): …  for their customers (users in other departments within the enterprise) can be measured, justified, and perhaps compared with those of outsourcing network providers.Some metrics that SLAs may specify include: What percentage of the time services will be available The number of users that can be served simultaneouslySpecific performance benchmarks to which actual performance will be periodically comparedThe schedule for notification in advance of network changes that may affect usersHelp desk response time for various classes of problemsDial-in access availabilityUsage statistics that will be provided. … 
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