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DEFINITION: A computer operator is theperson responsible for monitoring and controlling computer systemsespecially mainframe computer systems in a company or organization.Responsibilities include troubleshooting software and hardware problems, monitoring batchprocessing, maintaining and improving system performance and onlineavailability, maintaining all system and application documentation, andassisting personnel  … 
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Technical Support StaffReports
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The Total Economic Impact™ Of Cisco SMARTnet Service
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report examines the financial impact and potential ROI for enterprises that utilize Cisco SMARTnet® Service using data collected by Forrester Consulting.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Achieve Cloud-Driven Enterprise Support
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the benefits of using the cloud to rethink enterprise support.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 19 Jun 2014

Pure Storage

Planning for the Redeployment of Technical Personnel in the Modern Data Center
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a comprehensive training strategy for planning for the redeployment of technical personnel in today’s modern datacenters.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Dell ProSupport Plus: Going to the Ends of the Earth
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WEBCAST: In this brief video, explore how Dell ProSupport Plus goes above and beyond the traditional expectations of customer service with round-the-clock support and proactive monitoring, as well as preventative recommendations.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Premiered: Apr 23, 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Software Subscription & Support
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this brief video, learn how to stay ahead of IT trends with IBM Software Subscription and Support. You'll discover how you can drive efficiency, increase productivity, and streamline workflows with access to downloads and enhancements throughout the software lifecycle.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Seven Things to Look for in a Colocation Provider
sponsored by SAVVIS
WEBCAST: This resource outlines the difference between the data center and colocation services and explains the different types of colocation providers out there. In addition, view the top seven things you should look for in any potential colocation provider.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

SAVVIS

The 10 worst practices for Technical Support and how to overcome them
sponsored by NTR Global
WHITE PAPER: Delivering superior service and support is more important than ever as companies strive to differentiate themselves from the competition. In many organizations, service quality is governed by self-harming "worst practices" instead of productive best practices. Learn what these practices are and how to avoid them.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

NTR Global

JBoss Enterprise Middleware, by Red Hat: Technical Support Services Leader
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the features of JBoss Enterprise Middleware and highlights technical and customer support as the key characteristic that sets this middleware apart from the competition.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Red Hat

SDI: Next Level Service Desk Strategies
sponsored by Citrix Online UK
EGUIDE: This e-guide reveals the new demands placed on today's service desks. Learn how to adapt to diverse employee needs while delivering consistent and quality customer service.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Citrix Online UK

Service Please: Five Tips for Easy, Affordable Tech Support
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A dark secret of investing in technology is the substantial cost of not doing the technical support well. You may increase productivity and profits simply by adopting a new strategy for network maintenance and troubleshooting. Read on to learn how three small businesses get technical support that brings them peace of mind at an affordable price.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

E-Guide: Benefits and Drawbacks of Mainframe Technical Support Methods for the Web
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com explains various methods for solving technical support issues for the Web. Discover the advantages and drawbacks to each approach. And learn about serializing on the mainframe with compare-and-swap instruction.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

CA Technologies.

EtherScope™ Series II: Network Assistant
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Network professionals rely on the EtherScope Network Assistant to complete their daily tasks fast. The purpose-built EtherScope speeds and simplifies network installation, validation and troubleshooting by integrating essential tests, automated diagnostics and guided troubleshooting. Read on to learn more!
Posted: 27 Sep 2010 | Published: 27 Sep 2010

Fluke Networks

Network Problems on the Frontline: Turning techs into fast problem solvers
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will describe the problems facing technicians today, and will illustrate how selfinterpreting tools will turn network techs into fast problem solvers, not just problem finders.
Posted: 27 Sep 2010 | Published: 27 Sep 2010

Fluke Networks

How to Address Your Top Tech Problems
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: For companies without full-time IT staff, affordable tech support is especially important. Subscription services like AT&T Tech Support 360SM can be a great solution for wireless network configuration, e-mail, office application and computer performance problems, mobile device setup, virus removal and other troublesome support issues.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

AT&T Corp

Watts and Volt-Amps: Powerful Confusion
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Knowing the difference between Watts and Volt-Amps (VA) is crucial for UPS load sizing in data centers, but UPS vendors and manufacturers often use the terms interchangeably. Learn how to use these terms correctly in specifying power protection equipment.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2003

APC by Schneider Electric

Dimension Data Helps South Carolina Department of Social Services Achieve Rapid Network Upgrade and Maintain Top Performance with Uptime Powered by Cisco Services Support
sponsored by Dimension Data
CASE STUDY: Faced with limited time and money to upgrade its network and network support, the South Carolina Department of Social Services determined it needed a new services partner to provide world-class expertise and support. Learn how they used Uptime powered by Cisco Services to achieve a seamless upgrade of their network infrastructure and more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Published: 25 Feb 2010

Dimension Data

Security Blanket by TCS: Enterprise Security Management
sponsored by Trusted Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Security Blanket includes pre-defined security guidelines, called Profiles, from some of the most respected security industry leaders in the world.
Posted: 12 Feb 2010 | Published: 12 Feb 2010

Trusted Computer Solutions

Implementing Intel vPro Technology to Drive Down Client Management Costs
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT offers guidelines for achieving quick returns and long term value with Intel vPro technology based on our experience in the first year of a multi-year deployment program.
Posted: 02 Apr 2009 | Published: 30 Dec 2008

Intel Corporation

HSBC Calculates Improved IT Support Productivity and Patch Management
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this ROI investigation , HSBC Mexico can look forward to driving improved operating efficiencies across their IT support model, with a projected positive ROI of 605% and a break-even point achieved in 2 months, while serving as a foundation to drive worldwide adoption and savings through the use of Intel vPro technology.
Posted: 02 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

Best Practices for a Successful Upgrade Project
sponsored by HCL Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Upgrades help businesses to maintain a competitive edge in the market. Yet, upgrades pose their own set of challenges. This white paper lists the best practices that should be followed when upgrading to achieve maximum reliability.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 16 May 2008

HCL Technologies Ltd.
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TECHNICAL SUPPORT STAFF DEFINITION (continued): …  with computer problems. Other responsibilities depend on theemployer but might include system backups, maintaining computer room equipmentincluding printers and tape storage devices, and providingcustomer support.A computer operator may often be asked to know or learn the main computers' operating systems, such as IBM's OS/390 and its Job Entry Subsystem (JES), local area network operation, and applications used by anemployer. A high school diploma is usually required. Most employers also require formaltechnical training or one to three years' experience. A computer operator musteffectively interact … 
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