"Recently, Open Source Software has been gaining in popularity due to the ability it provides users to view and modify source code. Another attraction is the perceived cost savings. Read the white paper that takes a look at the truth about those savings.
Initially, deployment environments like JBoss have an advantage-zero initial software acquisition costs. However, the white paper will show how, over time, IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) and IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment (WAS ND) win the TCO battle. Learn more."
The information agenda is intended to map out corporate business and technology goals and to create a roadmap to ensure that companies can leverage their corporate information as a strategic asset in the pursuit of these goals.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard requires merchants and transaction processors to protect customer data, and firewalls play a major role in the process. This paper was written by Matt Sarrello, CISSP, contributing editor at Ziff Davis Enterprise and Michael Steinhart, senior editor at Ziff Davis Enterprise.
Reputation systems add a critical first line of advanced protection to help organizations accurately detect and block all types of threats to their messaging, web, and network environments. In simplest terms, deploying a reputation service at the network edge is analogous to having a peephole in the front door of your house. You let in people you know and trust, question the ones you don’t know and shun the ones who look suspicious. Just by taking these simple measures you reduce your risk.
Knowing your customers and their needs as thoroughly as possible is central to any business. And that's the very point of customer relationship management software, sophisticated business software commonly known as CRM. The question is, is CRM for you? This webcast provides an informative discussion around CRM and outlines seven criteria that will help you decide if you are ready for Microsoft CRM.
For mission-critical IT, service outages and data loss pose serious consequences. This white paper examines how availability management, disaster recovery and business continuity support one another and offers insight to find success at all of them.
Faced with a growing number of business-critical applications and services to support, SMBs and enterprises with remote environments are experiencing a real need for high availability. This paper discusses an easy-to-use, affordable high-availability and virtualization solution using standard x86 servers.
Fault Tolerant is a pretty common term in the world of IT, also an often misused and misleading term. For 3 decades, Stratus Technologies has been engineering and manufacturing purpose built Fault Tolerant solutions. Check out this short video to understand what it takes to be REAL Fault Tolerant.
Late comers to the market, talk the talk, but can’t walk the walk for critical workloads. Stratus Director of Product Management Denny Lane resets the definitions of fault tolerance and high availability.
The long migration to electronic health records (EHRs) in the U.S. is set to speed up with the funding authorized by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009. But what are the specific risks when clinicians can’t access electronic health records? How far-reaching are the consequences when EHR data is lost, or its integrity is compromised? This paper looks at the mission-critical role of EHR systems, and introduces availability solutions that build in uptime protection to ensure the continuity of operation that both caregivers and patients can depend on.
User access-related business risk comprises a broad array of potentially damaging events that may be caused or made possible by inadequate governance of access to an enterprise’s information assets. Such events range from relatively minor policy and compliance violations to disastrous business losses. The stakes involved in access-related risk have risen dramatically in recent years as organizations have become thoroughly operationalized by technology.
As another year draws to a close, few can have failed to notice the plagues of malicious software, floods of fraudulent emails and the generally increased pestilence of our online world, marking out 2007 as one of the most remarkable in the history of malware. This report covers the top malware threats in 2007 and provides monthly summaries.
Published By: SEPATON
Published Date: Mar 11, 2008
Is backup and recovery unnecessarily draining your budget and resources? This report measures the TCO of an enterprise environment using various data protection models, including tape, virtual tape library, and data deduplication solutions. Learn how each stacks up in this comparative report.
Published By: SEPATON
Published Date: Mar 11, 2008
Forrester evaluates 12 virtual tape library (VTL) vendors across 58 criteria to determine a relative ranking that centers on strength of current offering as well as market strategy. This report is a must-read for companies considering revising their data protection strategies to include VTL.
Published By: SEPATON
Published Date: Jun 23, 2008
This report is a must-read for companies struggling to back up their newly virtualized server environments. Read this brief to get real-world case studies on how Sterling Testing and Kindred Healthcare have overcome the challenges of protecting VMware environments by implementing high performance virtual tape libraries (VTLs).
What sales is has not changed. How sales are accomplished is changing radically. In this first of a two-part whitepaper, we present an overview of the state of sales today, supported by metrics from our 2007 Sales Performance Optimization survey. The differences between S1.0 and S2.0 are represented in the comparison between old-style circus companies and the modern circus (think Ringling Bros. vs. Cirque du Soleil).
If you think you know sales, you likely are bringing to this topic a history and track record that has served you well. This paper attempts to offer the cautionary warning that what has worked in your past may not serve your current sales reps as well today, and could actually hurt their performance. Sales 1.0 was about lone wolves, product superiority, proven skills and making the number.
What sales is has not changed. How sales are accomplished is changing radically. In this first of a two-part white paper, we present an overview of the state of sales today, supported by metrics from our 2007 Sales Performance Optimization survey. The differences between S1.0 and S2.0 are represented in the comparison between old-style circus companies and the modern circus (think Ringling Bros. vs. Cirque du Soleil).
Published By: Tealeaf
Published Date: May 12, 2008
While many companies believe they are delivering adequate online experiences, their customers are in pain. Why do most organizations miss the mark? Improving online customer experience requires organizations to have one view of the online customer and to utilize a common language when discussing customer experience. Tealeaf gives you insights via their new guide, "Building an Online Customer Experience Competency: Five Steps".
Today, 84% of IT organizations view automation as a top investment priority for delivering on business outcomes. Explore key priorities and trends based on IDC’s global survey of 164 IT professionals, including the role of automation across “IT silos” and virtualization, cost efficiencies and process standardization, and market maturity. Read this new IDC survey to learn more.