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Data Center Energy Efficiency and Productivity
sponsored by Uptime Institute, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Power and cooling expenses within the data center have begun to skyrocket. Hardware vendors are working to make more energy efficient equipment available, but companies cannot afford to wait. Learn about 5 steps that can decrease power consumption ...
Posted: 09 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Uptime Institute, Inc.

Achieving Financial and Functional Advantages in Connected Building Solutions with the Unified Physical Infrastructure℠(UPI)
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about being connected building planning requires tightly integrated, well-coordinated cross-functional communication and project management across four functional phases: organizational alignment, technology strategies, network design considerations, and financial analysis.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Panduit

Intel® Cloud Builders Guide: Cloud Design and Deployment on Intel® Platforms - Unified Networking with Cisco* Virtualized Multi-Tenant Data Center*
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: The Intel Cloud Builders program provides a starting point as it supplies a basic hardware blueprint and available cloud software management solutions such as the Cisco* Virtualized Multi-Tenant Data Center (VMDC). The paper focuses on the design of converged fabrics to meet the needs of the multi-tenant, cloud data center.
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

Intel

Enterprise Performance Management
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The most powerful ERP systems have long been designed to facilitate enterprise performance management (EPM). Learn how to select and use the right tools to execute and effective EPM strategy.
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

Epicor Software Corporation

Hosted, Outsourced, and Cloud Data Centers - Strategies and Considerations for Co-Location Tenants
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: As more companies look towards collocation/hosted/ and managed services for either their primary data center there are considerations, both short and long term, when selecting a provider.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Siemon Company

Hosted, Outsourced, and Cloud Data Centers - Considerations for Overall SLA's for Facility Owners and Hosting Providers - Owner's Version
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: Hosted data centers, both outsourced/managed and collocation varieties, provide a unique benefit for some customers through capital savings, employee savings and in some cases an extension of in-house expertise. Traditionally, these facilities were thought of as more SME (Small to Medium Enterprise) customers.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Siemon Company

Enterprise-Ready Scale-Out with Data ONTAP 8 Cluster-Mode
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces an emerging unified scale-out solution purpose-built to provide an adaptable, always-on storage infrastructure for virtualized environments. Read on to learn what this approach to scale-out could mean for your company and its data.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

NetApp

Maximizing Data Center Uptime with Business Continuity Planning
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the value of protecting your business critical applications with a co-location facility.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Vision Solutions

How to Give a Killer Presentation: Lessons from TED
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: In this article, TED's curator describes the process that TED uses to prepare speakers for their presentations- suggestions that are helpful for presentations in any setting.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Designing Secure Multi-Tenancy into Virtualized Data Centers
sponsored by Continental Resources
WHITE PAPER: Today’s traditional IT model suffers from resources located in different, unrelated silos—leading to low utilization and gross inefficiency. Enterprise servers reside in one area of the data center and network switches and storage arrays in another. This document describes the design of - and the rationale behind - the Secure Cloud Architecture.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

Continental Resources