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A Database is a collection of records stored in a computer in a systematic way, so that a computer program can consult it to answer questions. For better retrieval and sorting, each record is usually organized as a set of data elements (facts). The items retrieved in answer to queries become information that can be used to make decisions. The computer program used to manage and query a database is known as a database management system (DBMS).
This whitepaper outlines issues that arise when planning for growth of IT infrastructure and explains how the colocation of data centers can provide scalability, enabling users to modify capacity quickly to meet fluctuating demand.
White Paper Published By: Epicor
Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
Risk-averse distributors may feel that the safest and simplest IT strategy is to stay with their existing "homegrown" enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. But just as sticking your money under the mattress offers no protection against inflation, maintaining an outdated system can rob you of a distinct competitive advantage.
Modern ERP systems offer so much more in terms of data access, technology advances, and standard operating procedures. And obtaining a solution from a leading ERP provider ensures that industry best practices and the experiences of other distributors and end users have been built in.
Check out this new paper and learn more about the advantages of an integrated ERP over your homegrown system.
White Paper Published By: SAP
Published Date: Feb 21, 2008
Many significant business initiatives and large IT projects depend upon a successful data migration. Your goal is to minimize as much risk as possible through effective planning and scoping. This paper will provide insight into what issues are unique to data migration projects and offer advice on how to best approach them.
Discover how to accelerate database performance, handle change and growth in scalable, incremental steps, and deliver mission-critical data availability and protection with this unique commercial solution.
Composite applications can provide multiple benefits, such as business agility, better utilization of business software assets through code reuse, development efficiencies, and cost optimization. Once companies are skilled at deploying them, many find that they roll out new applications and integrations faster, while maximizing the value of "tried and true" software components.
White Paper Published By: Zynapse
Published Date: Sep 10, 2010
UNSPSC enables preference item management, better spend analysis, supply standardization and information control.
Whether you are deliberating on the need for a common product and classification standard for your company, or are an advanced UNSPSC adopter, we hope that "Adopting UNSPSC" will answer some of your questions and perhaps help you in some way to improve your purchasing and supply management processes.
Application management requires visibility from multiple vantage points within the IT enterprise, combined with a centralized information store that pulls the technology pieces of the application puzzle into a coherent whole.
Access Economics was engaged by Macquarie Telecom to interpret the survey results in conjunction with relevant research studies and four case studies of businesses that expect the NBN to drive significant change in their business model.
White Paper Published By: Dell
Published Date: Jul 30, 2012
Backing up Microsoft Hyper-V virtualized servers involves different steps than the familiar VMware servers. So how exactly is Hyper-V backup different? Check out this FAQ Guide to learn the challenges of backing up Hyper-V virtualized servers.
White Paper Published By: Infor
Published Date: Jan 03, 2011
The company's ultimate goal was to enhance the interaction among its CRM applications and maximize the value of each incoming call to create more personalized and profitable interactions with customers.
IT teams are under big pressure to improve the performance and security of corporate networks. Monitoring for security, compliance, and performance requires getting the right data to the right monitoring tool for analysis.
White Paper Published By: SAP
Published Date: Jul 17, 2012
As marketing and sales organizations endeavor to escape the constricted economy of 2009, one of the most significant barriers to sustainable business growth lies squarely in their source of revenue: creating and maintaining profitable, long-term relationships with key customers.
White Paper Published By: Attivio
Published Date: Aug 20, 2010
With the explosion of unstructured content, the data warehouse is under siege. In this paper, Dr. Barry Devlin discusses data and content as two ends of a continuum, and explores the depth of integration required for meaningful business value.
White Paper Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Aug 15, 2010
If you are responsible for BI (Business Intelligence) in your organization, there are three questions you should ask yourself:
- Are there applications in my organization for combining operational processes with analytical insight that we can't deploy because of performance and capacity constraints with our existing BI environment?