IT Best Practices Reports

Computer Weekly Buyers' Guide: Cloud Computing
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This seven-page Buyer’s Guide to Cloud Computing by Computer Weekly journalists details the kinds of cloud offering that CIOs and senior IT professionals will need to take into account as they plan future outsourcing, hosting and application strategies.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

Thinking strategically about mobility and enterprise data
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: IT professionals face new governance challenges as a result of the transformation of enterprise computing. The demand for mobile productivity is constantly growing, and IT leaders need to find solutions for mobility without sacrificing efficiency or governance.
Posted: 09 Jul 2012 | Published: 09 Jul 2012

AppSense

Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Through this informative resource, gain insight into recommendations and best practices for optimizing virtualization infrastructures when leveraging Oracle Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure. This practical guide can help you speed deployment while maximizing the benefits of Oracle VM.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

A Guide for CIOs: Make Your Mark with Business Transformation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Review this informative white paper to discover the importance of implementing a formal transformation program. Gain insight into 2 business transformation success stories, 9 reasons why you should work with an experienced transformation partner, a simple 5-phase business transformation program, and much more.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Virtualizing Disaster Recovery Using Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) plans eliminate the traditional tradeoff between speed and cost. DR is a business imperative in today’s unpredictable IT world. Discover the advantages of leveraging a scalable, speedy and inexpensive way to ensure you’re protected from all disasters.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

IBM

Mobility Services: VARS Guide to mobile device management
sponsored by LabTech Software
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to discover the opportunities mobile device management presents for resellers. Gain insight into enterprise mobility plans, mobile device management tools, vendors and what this all means for your business.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

LabTech Software

Business Intelligence: Data Mining Done Right
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EBOOK: BI plays a bigger role in the success or failure of your business than ever before. Find out the latest trends, including social media and the cloud.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

SearchCIO.com

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

Connectria's IBM AIX Cloud Hosting
sponsored by Connectria
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your organization can take full advantage of all the benefits of cloud computing. Inside, discover a cloud hosting solution that provides speed and agility to your business while allowing you to add workloads as it expands.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

Connectria

FIVE REASONS TO STAY CURRENT WITH TERMINAL EMULATION
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the top five reasons to stay current with terminal emulation. Discover how your organization can protect against downtime and make migrations much less expensive.
Posted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 15 May 2012

Micro Focus

7 Keys to Success for Managing a Business-Critical Cloud with Confidence
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Need a few tips on how to manage your cloud infrastructure? Here are seven best practices that will keep your business-critical cloud environment up and running.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The 7 Deadly Skills Your IT Team Should Possess
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines IT skill shortages, how to minimise them within your company, and 7 deadly skills that your IT team should possess.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

Computer Weekly - 31 January 2012: The importance of IT strategy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week’s Computer Weekly, we look at the importance of IT strategy when budgets are under pressure. The first part of our Buyer’s Guide to virtualisation examines the barriers preventing many organisations from adopting the technology; and Transport for London’s CIO talks about how IT helps avoid Olympic travel chaos. Download the issue now.
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Business Analytics – Pushing Toward Relevance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IT can improve its overall contribution to business innovation with an action-oriented business intelligence (BI) and analytics strategy.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

Smarter Planet Industry Solutions technical podcast series: Season 1
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: Welcome to the IBM developerWorks Smarter Planet Industry Solutions technical podcast series, your source for technical discussions regarding IT solutions for your industry. Tune in every few weeks to hear a new expert discussion.
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Oct 21, 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Architecting Your IT Infrastructure for the Private Cloud
sponsored by Intel
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Private cloud computing picks up where virtualization left off to provide the support and efficiency data centers now require. In this mediacast, discover how to move your virtual environment to an efficient and secure private cloud.
Posted: 26 Sep 2011 | Published: 26 Sep 2011

Intel

Tools and strategies for reducing manufacturing IT costs
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
EBOOK: This eBook explains the performance management and governance software and methodologies that can align technology with business goals and bring IT costs under control.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 28 Jul 2011

Apriso Corporation

Optimizing Network Performance to Accelerate the Business
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This eBook addresses how IT and business professionals can align network performance with business requirements to accelerate the Web-enabled business and gain significant competitive advantage
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Running IT as a Business: Seven Steps to Aligning IT with the Business
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 7 steps to aligning IT with the business. Find out what they are and how they can help your business provide customer-driven results.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

SAS

Top five tips for avoiding automation mistakes
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EBOOK: Automation is sometimes seen as a cure-all for IT departments looking to cut costs, but IT pros who implement this technology need to be sure they apply it correctly to really save money. Find out which mistakes are common when it comes to implementing automation.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How to Implement Change Management Processes and Ensure a Successful ITSM Project
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
EGUIDE: All IT organizations face the constant and sometimes contradictory struggle to improve both the efficiency and quality of the IT services they provide. In this e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com, our experts share 10 considerations to keep in mind when implementing change management processes.
Posted: 27 May 2011 | Published: 27 May 2011

OnX USA LLC

Integrating People, Processes and Systems: tools and best practices for IT teams
sponsored by Active Endpoints, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Agile techniques and SOA principles are necessary elements to successfully delivering business software in this environment but by themselves they’re not sufficient. This report highlights key features of tools that you should consider if you’re interested in delivering IT capabilities that integrate people, processes and systems in flexible ways.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

Active Endpoints, Inc.

Symantec's 7 Steps to Windows 7: Planning and Assessment - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: With the release of Windows 7, many organizations are considering migrating to this new platform. This transcript explores best practices to aid IT pros in this transition. Discover a wide range of hardware and software technology that will help you prepare for this switch.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

Presentation Transcript - Improving Data Center Relations: IT Versus Facilities
sponsored by Viridity Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Today, IT resources can be provisioned quickly and cheaply—some would say too quickly and cheaply. But those IT resources rely on brick and mortar as well as megawatts, which are abstracted from the IT department. This Webcast will identify pitfalls data center teams should avoid.
Posted: 18 Nov 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2010

Viridity Software

Presentation Transcript: Helping IT Gain Efficiencies and Reduce Costs - Microsoft System Center
sponsored by Microsoft
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, experts Sacha Dawes and Kenon Owens discuss topics including best practices to monitor virtual and physical workloads, meet high availability needs, improve CMBD, asset management and integrating a self-managing solution to accelerate troubleshooting and problem resolution.
Posted: 24 Feb 2010 | Published: 23 Feb 2010

Microsoft