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Software and Services Financing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financing information technology hardware is an accepted way of doing business. Clients are discovering the benefits of financing software and services and are making financing of software and services one of the fastest-growing segments of the IT financing industry. This paper explains the importance of aligning financing with IT transformation.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Simplify the Data Center Network and Optimize Operations with LAN and SAN Convergence
sponsored by DellEMC and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, explore the challenges in maintaining costs of virtualized data center operations, and unveil the benefits of converging local area network (LAN) and storage area network (SAN) to keep up with today's evolving needs.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

DellEMC and IntelĀ®

The IT Management Software Megavendors
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The current recession and credit crunch deeply affected IT spending in the last quarter of 2008 and into 2009. This SWOT Analyst report for Q3 2009 regroups the market contenders by categories for an easier evaluation to enable vendor strategy professionals to substantiate decisions about their partnership and go-to-market strategies.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

The Top 3 Cost-Cutting Mistakes CIOs Make And How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: The current economic downturn has resulted in contraction of IT Department budgets and a mandate to allocate resources to only the most critical projects, then execute it flawlessly. In these tough times, it is imperative for CIOs to deliver more value as IT budgets fall.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Apr 2009

Rally Software

Energy Logic: Calculating and Prioritizing Your Data Center IT Efficiency Actions
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the challenges of measuring data center energy efficiency and proposes a solution: a new metric called CUPS, or Compute Units per Second, that allows data center managers to calculate data center efficiency.
Posted: 07 Jul 2009 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Emerson Network Power

Air-Cooled High-Performance Data Centers: Case Studies and Best Methods
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Combining innovations and best-known methods for air-cooled data center design helps provide new approaches for power and cooling. This white paper discusses real world examples of how to lower costs and improve performance within the IT infras...
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Intel Corporation

Enhancing Business with Smarter, More Effective Communication
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To enable effective mobile communication, organizations are increasingly spending to ensure productivity and availability. Discover cost-effective applications that improve communications, connect workers, enable collaboration and streamline processes.
Posted: 27 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Accelerate Value Creation: The Virtuous Cycle of Using Technology to Maximize Business Value
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Understanding how IT can drive value and competitive advantage for your company is important for executives in all industries. This SAP Executive Insight paper explores the relationship between IT investment and performance and productivity gains.
Posted: 30 Jan 2009 | Published: 18 Oct 2008

SAP America, Inc.

SaaS Takes Center Stage in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how subscription-based business applications are expected to make an even bigger impact in 2014 and beyond in this informative infographic.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

IBM

Virtualization Security: Achieving Compliance for the Virtual Infrastructure
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: What’s top of mind for enterprise IT practitioners is compliance, yet most VirtSec vendors aren't articulating the ways in which their products can help enterprises address compliance concerns. Read this paper to learn about top trends in virtualization security, how virtualization poses unique challenges to compliance, and more!
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Trend Micro