Systems Management White Papers

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In-Memory Analytics and Big Data: A Potent Mix?
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to find out how in-memory analytics software can help companies make sense of their exponentially growing data, without slowing business users down. Before preventing delayed business users, there are certain issues and challenges you should be aware of, consult this white paper to learn more about taking on big data.
Posted: 28 Feb 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

HP & Intel®

Testing your Windows 7 Migration Strategy
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Migrating to Windows 7 can be a costly, complex and time consuming project. Learn how virtualization can actually reduce the time and cost of a Windows 7 migration while ensuring maximum user adoption. Inside, take our quick challenge to test your Windows 7 migration plan. Discover the advantages and pitfalls of a user virtualization strategy.
Posted: 03 Oct 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

AppSense

Intel IT's Data Center Strategy for Business Transformation
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers advice on aligning your data center investments with business need. It details today's best practices for effective data center management strategies.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 10 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

HRG Assessment: Comparing IBM PureSystems and Cisco UCS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Keeping pace with the demand for ne IT functionality can be next to impossible for many of today's IT organizations that lack the necessary time, budget, and skilled resources. Both IBM and Cisco offer integrated systems designed to alleviate these challenges, but the two products differ in important ways. Read this white paper to uncover them.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 26 Jul 2012

IBM

4 Key Requirements for Integrated Physical/Virtual Infrastructure Management
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover an operations management tool that can support your virtual and physical IT environment. This solution provides full physical/ virtual topology, virtual storage discover, easy integration with VMware, and more.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

EMC Corporation

Achieving a New Level of Data Center Performance
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) can provide accurate, real-time information and help planning and management in the data center. Access this white paper to learn how your organization can benefit from the right DCIM tools and optimize efficiency and capacity in your IT environment.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012

Emerson Network Power

Zerto Hypervisor-Based Replication: A New Market Segment is Born
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a virtual replication solution that protects virtual machines at the disk format file level, which prevents management and TCO challenges associated with array-based replication. Discover how your organization can take advantage of features like non-disruptive process, virtual protection groups and more.
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Zerto

Standardization and Modularity in Data Center Physical Infrastructure
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how standardization can have significant positive effects on all three major components of DCPI business value – availability, agility and total cost of ownership. Learn how your organization can adopt modular standardization to cut costs and prevent downtime
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Schneider Electric

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies must adapt their management practices to provide proper control over resources in the cloud. This white paper showcases a management tool designed with these types of environments in mind and discusses its key features and benefits.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Banco Azteca Spearheads Desktop Virtualization Initiative with VCE Professional Services
sponsored by EMC Converged Platforms.
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how one banking institution used an infrastructure platform for their VDI deployment with great results. Learn how this system jumpstarted the process by delivering accelerated assessment and planning and provided valuable benefits like accelerated proof-to concept completion and faster deployment time.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

EMC Converged Platforms.

Endress + Hauser Success Story
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how one organization successfully migrated to Linux and consolidated 14 physical servers to a single IBM System z mainframe. Inside, discover how your business can consolidate physical servers and realize other valuable benefits like rapid provisioning and easy management of virtualized Linux environments.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012

SUSE

AppSense DataNow: Anywhere data access with enterprise-class governance and control
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Discover a solution that can be added to your existing IT infrastructure which makes users instantly productive anywhere without compromising IT governance or efficiency. Gain insight into flexible offline data access options and non-disruptive integration.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

AppSense

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Data Sheet
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines an enterprise-class Linux operating system that increases the flexibility and reliability of your IT environment. Inside, discover the top benefits of this system that is tailored specifically to meet your needs.
Posted: 07 Jun 2012 | Published: 07 Jun 2012

SUSE

City of Inglewood
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how one city migrated from their aging mainframe to a Windows platform. Learn how your organization can save on maintenance costs and increase operational efficiency by making a similar move.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

Micro Focus

Top 10 Reasons to Use Unified Storage in a Virtualized Database Environment
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides 10 reasons why customers use EMC unified storage for deploying virtualized Oracle Environments.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 11 May 2012

EMC Corporation

Intel IT’s Data Centre Strategy for Business Transformation
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: To keep pace with your peers and position your organisation for the future, you must continuously update your data centre. This white paper explains how one company refined their IT transformation strategy to improve the quality, speed, and efficiency of their business services. Explore their key objectives and best practices for success here.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

Intel

Distributed Object Store Principles of Operation: The Case for Intelligent Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Vantara
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the growth of distributed object stores (DOS) and examines the underlying mechanisms that guide their use and development.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2012

Hitachi Vantara

Creating and Managing value with IBM Tivoli Service Management center for System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about a service management solution that's optimized for IBM's System z, but compatible with other distributed systems, that provides the end-to-end visibility, control and automation for optimum business service delivery and IT infrastructure management.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2008

IBM

Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database Mission-Critical System Enviorments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines an optimized Oracle database solution designed to reduce overall ownership costs, reduce IT and business risks, while enabling greater efficiency and business agility to support evolving needs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

Workload-Optimized Systems For Superior Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines why making the right server choices can help solve many challenges. It contrasts x86 multi-cores with Power Systems and mainframes. Read on to learn how making the right server choices can help an enterprise realize greater ROI while also helping extracting greater business value from the servers that it buys.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

IBM

Watson – A System Designed for Answers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Following four years of research and development, IBM's Watson debuted on Jeopardy! last year, competing at the level of human experts in terms of precision, confidence and speed. This white paper details Watson's workload optimized system design, how it's a glimpse into the future of systems design and why it offers a new computing paradigm.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

IBM

Cloud Quick Start Guide
sponsored by Channel Transformation Alliance
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential quick start guide to the cloud to learn about the top 3 things resellers should know about the cloud, how to define your cloud business model, 8 steps required to build a successful cloud practice, and much more!
Posted: 19 Jan 2012 | Published: 19 Jan 2012

Channel Transformation Alliance

How a Center of Excellence Can Boost Automation Benefits
sponsored by BMC-Accenture
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

BMC-Accenture

Cisco Unified Computing System: Meet the Challenges of Today’s Microsoft Exchange Server Workloads
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges of upgrading Microsoft Exchange and explains why it is essential that you successfully coordinate between server, storage, and network stacks to ensure stable business operations. Read this white paper to learn how a unified computing system can help you achieve this goal.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

ASNA Staged Application Modernization and Migration with Wings and Monarch
sponsored by ASNA
WHITE PAPER: Most IBM i-centric businesses face one or both of two core challenges today:  frustrations with the green-screen user interface and/or the need to migrate off of RPG and perhaps even the IBM i platform. Explore how you can use ASNA’s application modernization strategy to get an affordable, easily improved user interface for your RPG programs.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

ASNA