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How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations for how a basic monitoring system can help reduce the occurrence of these unanticipated events.
Posted: 26 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Schneider Electric

Managing Multiple Operating Systems: Five Best Practices
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential resource for best practices for managing multiple operating systems in your enterprise. Learn more about the latest trends in end point management and how to efficiently and securely run your multi-OS environment.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Nov 2012

Dell Software

Cloud Based Disaster Recovery for SAP®
sponsored by Symmetry Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The impacts of a system outage are felt within minutes of the incident and range from production and shipping stoppages to lost business, industry penalties and failed audits. Read this paper to learn how a disaster recovery (DR) plan based in the cloud mitigates these risks and protects the interests of shareholders, investors and customers.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Symmetry Corporation

Oracle Database 11g High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we will review the common causes of application downtime and discuss how technologies available in the Oracle Database can help avoid costly downtime and enable rapid recovery from unavoidable failures.
Posted: 15 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Oracle Corporation

Monitoring the Computer Room's Physical Environment
sponsored by Sensaphone
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses the greatest environmental threats to the functionality of small to medium computer rooms and presents the time and cost savings associated with the integration of a remote monitoring system.
Posted: 22 Apr 2008 | Published: 22 Apr 2008

Sensaphone

Gartner: Fabric Computing Poised as a Preferred Infrastructure for Virtualization and Cloud Computing
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research note presents results from a recent survey on virtualization and cloud computing. Find out why many of your peers are looking into fabric-based infrastructures and get recommendations to help you leverage the full benefits of this technology.
Posted: 24 May 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Server Monitoring: Centralize and Win
sponsored by TNT Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: One of the main limitations of native tools in a Windows OS is that it stores all of the event & performance logs information locally in each individual system. For an environment with multiple systems, this makes problem analysis much more challenging. This paper will discuss the importance of effective, centralized management solutions.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 12 Aug 2009

TNT Software, Inc.

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

A Layered Approach to Securing Remote Maintenance Consoles
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Existing techniques for accessing maintenance consoles are inefficient and leave security holes in the network. Learn how, by deploying a secure console server, maintenance consoles can be secured and the availability of the network improved.
Posted: 18 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Raritan Inc.

IDC White Paper: Maximizing System Performance to Manage the Cost of IT Operations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper describes the implications of managing the availability of IT infrastructure across the enterprise and looks at the typical cost of downtime for various industries and regions. Read today for best practices to minimize downtime and discover the role of support and advance support services in maximizing system performance.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Oracle Corporation