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Cloud Planning and Design: Your Road Map to Success, with Eric Blum
PODCAST: If you haven’t already moved to the cloud, it’s time to consider doing so. The global cloud computing market is predicted to increase dramatically. Yet while the pressure is on to join the massive rush to the cloud, doing so without thoughtful planning can create problems. Learn how cloud planning and design can lead to greater success.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Premiered: Jan 13, 2012

How a Center of Excellence Can Boost Automation Benefits
WHITE PAPER: Today’s organizations are looking towards automation as a way to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Automation can help reduce capital expenditures by enabling businesses to retire administrative applications. It also minimizes risks and lowers labor costs. Access this resource to learn more about what automation can do for your company.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

CIO Innovators Series Presentation Transcript
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Inside this presentation transcript, hear from Avi Saha the Vice President of Platform Architecture, Web and Database Services at ADP. Gain insight on how CIOs can achieve innovation through strategic investments, business and IT alignment and operational efficiency.
Posted: 20 Sep 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

Introduction to Cloud Computing: Entering the Private Cloud E-Book Chapter 3 Patching Security Holes in Private Clouds
EBOOK: Existing security tactics designed for a traditional data center with physical resources need to be adapted to operate a private cloud infrastructure securely. Without the proper safeguards, a private cloud is just as vulnerable to security threats as public clouds.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

Expert guide: Top systems management and cloud computing know-how
EGUIDE: This expert resource from our editors investigates which skills are needed to ensure successful cloud management, including financial literacy and process management knowledge. In addition, discover what’s going on in the battle for data center hardware with the emergence of converged infrastructures.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

Making the case for cloud: Using soft skills for hard results
EGUIDE: When Lands’ End was struggling to improve agility and scalability in fragmented legacy systems, CIO Steve Cretney knew it was the perfect opportunity to move to the cloud. Inside this exclusive e-guide, find out how Cretney successfully made the case for a new cloud computing model at Lands’ End.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Case for the Custom Cloud
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of cloud computing are clearly beneficial to all types of organizations; the user gets what they need, and IT has the freedom to manage the aggregate of all cloud services to best optimize their environment. This paper describes how resources should be delivered through an automated provisioning process
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management
WEBCAST: Most cloud platforms are pretty good at one thing, but still try to do everything else. Access this exclusive resource to learn about an integrated, enterprise-class cloud environment that lets you deliver configurable cloud services from a service catalog and self-service portal, get more efficient administrative control, and much more!
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 31, 2011

Baseline Discovery Audit Datasheet
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource presents a baseline discovery auditing solution to help you gain insight into key infrastructure and application dependencies in your environment, before embarking on cloud, automation, or proactive operations initiatives.
Posted: 29 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Aug 2011

Cloud Computing to Drive High Performance
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the areas where companies can see improvement after implementing cloud computing and offers detailed guidance to help IT prepare for this new IT model.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Six Questions Every Executive Should Ask About Cloud Computing
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows the history of cloud adoption and explains how smart grid and advanced metering infrastructure are causing more companies to consider implementing it.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2010

Collaborating for High Performance in Cloud-Based Services for High Tech Companies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows the evolution of the cloud and reveals the differences between public and private cloud models. Discover tools and services you can leverage to ensure that your cloud environment is successful.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2010

Everything You Wanted to Know About Clouds: An Interview with Stephen Nunn of Accenture
WHITE PAPER: This white paper answers frequently asked questions about the cloud, including its adoption barriers, recommended strategies, and use cases. Get more information about this technology so you can decide if it is right for your enterprise.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2010

IT Service Assurance: Achieve proactive IT operations
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the role of a command center in helping companies monitor and manage individual technologies and explains why a service-oriented approach is essential.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

IT Service Management: Lay the foundation for reliable IT operations and support
WHITE PAPER: As companies strive to improve performance, they typically encounter several challenges along the way. This white paper describes a few of these obstacles and explains why a service-oriented, lifecycle-based approach to management is essential.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

IT Service Automation: Streamline and Automate Key Functions and Processes
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the pivotal role of automation in achieving this goal and showcases tools and services that can assist you with the strategy, design, and implementation of this process.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

Accenture Next-generation Data Center Services with BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: Today's data centers must constantly evolve to continue to meet new business requirements. This white paper recommends a comprehensive strategy for improving management and performance and describes the key phases that comprise it.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011