While there is little dispute among IT professionals regarding the impact of disk fragmentation on system performance, no independent guidelines exist to recommend the frequency of defragmentation across an infrastructure. This white paper will outline the results of testing, draw conclusions, and make recommendations regarding managing fragmentation across your infrastructure.
White Paper Published By: ElcomSoft
Published Date: Dec 06, 2007
In order to protect important data, we use a large variety of methods and technologies, especially when the data in question is confidential and essential for day-to-day operations of a business and for making important management decisions. "If you have the information, you own the world" has become the basic tenet of our times, where control over data is of the utmost significance. The loss of access to important data can have a very negative impact on the company’s business.
White Paper Published By: GFI
Published Date: Jun 14, 2007
This white paper provides an overview of how to use GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner (N.S.S.) and Microsoft Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) to keep your network automatically updated with the latest security patches.
Refresh and reset are powerful additions to the arsenal of recovery tools found in Windows 8. Resetting reverts a machine back to a base image of the initial installation; refreshing a machine is a little less drastic in that it keeps some applications, and more importantly, keeps all user data safe while still fully cleansing a PC of many troublesome issues.
Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP (or Office 2003), so now it's decision time for many organizations. Remarkably, Windows XP in early 2014 still holds somewhere between 15% and 25% of the overall PC operating system market, depending on whose analysis you read. Find out what to consider when upgrading from Windows XP to a new operating system.
White Paper Published By: HP
Published Date: Oct 22, 2008
HP is pleased to introduce disk encryption for the HP StorageWorks XP24000 and HP StorageWorks XP20000 Disk Arrays. This white paper describes the encryption feature including the background of what the challenge is that the product addresses, what the feature consists of and how it is ordered.
This white paper describes a set of best practices to deploy a 1,500-user virtualized Exchange 2007 environment using VMware® ESXT 3.5. Specifically, this project demonstrates how to configure and deploy the Exchange 2007 Mailbox, Hub Transport, and Client Access server roles onto individual VMware virtual machines (VMs), which in turn are deployed onto a single VMware ESX Server. The environment includes HP ProLiant c-Class Blade servers connected to an HP StorageWorks 4400 Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA4400) Disk Array.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: Oct 01, 2012
Using data from real customer deployments, Solitaire examines differentiators for network infrastructure deployments on either PowerLinux or Windows. PowerLinux clearly emerges as a preferred platform.
On-demand Webcast: A report by International Technology Group (ITG) found compelling cost savings and operational benefits achieved by mid-sized businesses that chose IBM Informix database software over Microsoft SQL Server.
White Paper Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Jun 07, 2010
Windows 7 adoption is one of IT's top priorities for 2010.
A solid adoption strategy requires 12 to 18 months for thorough planning and testing before actual Windows 7 deployment can begin. But nearly two-thirds of companies don't yet have a Windows 7 adoption plan in place.
In this White Paper LANDesk have identified seven pitfalls that IT organizations must avoid as they embark on Windows 7 adoption.
Many businesses struggle to guarantee application and data availability for Windows applications. They may protect the application from one type of outage (like a disk failure) while ignoring other risks. Or they can end up deploying multiple point solutions to handle different aspects of availability, increasing overall cost and complexity.
There are many expensive, complex technologies that promise high availability for SQL. Fortunately there are also simple, automated ways to get the highest levels of protection. The following five secrets to affordable SQL availability will help you to implement a SQL environment with little or no downtime, zero data loss, and no added IT complexity.
White Paper Published By: McAfee
Published Date: Feb 06, 2013
Windows 8 includes many new security features, such as secure password storage, secure boot functions, anti-malware defenses, and even enhanced reputation capabilities. Will these features be enough to mitigate risks to users and corporate networks?