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Thinking through Uncertainty: CFOs Scrutinize Non-Financial Risk
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: Risks can impact the top and bottom line and eventually every risk is expressed in the company's share price.
Posted: 12 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM Line of Business

The Top Five Myths of IP Communications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the top concerns of IT professionals who resist the deployment of pervasive, enterprise-wide wireless networks. It identifies these reservations based on the experience of Cisco Systems and Intel.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 25 Jul 2006

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Heterogeneous Data Replication: Cost-Effective Information Leverage
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Data is the lifeblood of organizations but few organizations take an asset-based, comprehensive approach to it. It drives too much cost because of redundant proliferation, poor synchronization across applications and lack of comprehensive availability policies. Read this paper to learn how effective data integration strategies can help.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Indonesia Stock Exchange halves its hardware investment cost with a Red Hat Solution
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explains how the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) was able to half its hardware costs by leveraging a Linux system to support trading machines, surveillance machines, database engines, and more.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Red Hat and Intel

Better Performance, Lower Costs: The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this whitepaper for a head-to-head comparison of two offerings - IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM, and HP DL380p G8 with vSphere 5.1 - to determine which is a better fit for your business. Inside, you'll discover how these two offerings stack up against one another with regard to performance, short- and long-term costs, and more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

JBoss Operations Network: Measuring Business Impact and ROI
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In today's economic climate, IT organizations are looking for ways to achieve cost savings in the short term. Based on this study, the IT organizations achieved this goal by realizing an average payback period for JBoss Operations Network of a short 5.3 months - recovering their initial investments well within the first half-year of deployment.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

Red Hat

What CFOs Should Ask their Software Development Leaders
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper illustrates a new way of thinking about the funding of IT software projects, one that considers funding in terms of investment, and value as an expansive, longitudinal variable.
Posted: 20 Sep 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

IBM

Squeezing More Value out of Data Warehouses through the Power of Database Compression
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Data compression features in data warehouse databases are the current trend, and this paper explains the benefits of compression in data warehousing and differentiates compression approaches taken by different databases.
Posted: 03 Dec 2008 | Published: 03 Dec 2008

Vertica Systems

Lab Test: AppZero Turbo-Charges Server Consolidation
sponsored by AppZero
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the impact of application virtualization technology on overall system performance. It documents a simple performance evaluation of application virtualization using AppZero virtual application appliance (VAA) compared to a VMware ESXbased system using virtual machines (VM).
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

AppZero

The Business Case for Information Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this analysis, Frank Buytendijk examines what information management means, and describes a complete spectrum of business cases, ranging from tactical cost reduction to transformational impact on the organization’s business model.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation