HotSchedules needed an agile and scalable IT environment that could respond quickly to growth opportunities. The company deployed the Windows Server 2008 operating system with Hyper-V virtualization technology to consolidate its server environment, reduce costs, and maximize network performance. By hosting up to 19 virtual machines on each physical server, HotSchedules increased its growth capacity while cutting power costs 77 percent and enhancing the company’s competitive position.
Free Offer Published By: Toshiba
Published Date: Nov 21, 2013
It's inevitable that upgrading to a new version of an operating system or application comes with a bit of a learning curve. With Windows 8.1, though--and its predecessor Windows 8--the curve is steep, and just finding simple tools and features can be a challenge.
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.
Windows Server 2008 includes the Hyper-V role, which is a hypervisor that enables server virtualization. This new virtualization hypervisor enables a Windows Server 2008 system to host many VMs or child partitions that run directly on the hypervisor layer. Hyper-V servers and VMs can be centrally managed by System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) to enable centralized management and advanced features. This demo video shows Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).
White Paper Published By: YouSendIt
Published Date: Oct 26, 2011
Mail server management is a balancing act between server performance and user satisfaction. In this white paper from Osterman Research, find out how to improve mail server performance and boost user productivity by integrating a secure, cloud-based file sharing solution into your Microsoft Exchange migration. In addition, learn why integration plays a key role, and how choosing a solution that works seamlessly with Outlook can support how users want to communicate, while reducing the burden on IT. The Osterman white paper is offered courtesy of YouSendIt, the first business content collaboration service to offer an integrated approach for sending, sharing and signing documents online. Download the white paper.
Upgrading Dell PowerEdge™ servers to the Windows Server 2008 OS also typically requires selecting, installing, and troubleshooting device drivers. Using tested and validated drivers and following best practices can help administrators ensure optimal performance in their environments.
In today's environment of bigger disks storing not only larger files but more files than ever before, the effects of fragmentation worsen markedly with each day's use. To keep up with same-day performance degradation, disks must be defragmented in real-time.
White Paper Published By: BMC Control M
Published Date: Jul 16, 2009
Gartner has positioned BMC CONTROL-M in the Leaders Quadrant of their "2009 Magic Quadrant for Job Scheduling." The report assesses the ability to execute and completeness of vision of key vendors in the marketplace. Read a full copy today, courtesy of BMC Software.
White Paper Published By: Dell
Published Date: Aug 16, 2013
"VM performance is ultimately determined by the underlying physical hardware and the hypervisor that serves as the foundation for your virtual infrastructure. This foundation has become simpler over the years, but there are still several areas that need to be fine-tuned to maximize the VM performance for your environment.
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The Maxol markets a comprehensive range of oil and petroleum products to all sectors of the Irish market. Maxol used the Windows Server 2008 Enterprise operating system featuring Hyper-V virtualization technology to consolidate 22 servers to 6 servers, an 80 percent reduction.
White Paper Published By: Dell
Published Date: Oct 21, 2008
The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator (MAP) tool makes it easy for you to assess your current IT infrastructure and determine the right Microsoft technologies for your needs. The data and analysis provided by this tool can help simplify planning a Windows Vista migration.
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?
Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, Microsoft’s next generation hypervisor technology, adds an exciting new dimension to the server virtualization market. With Hyper-V and Microsoft’s integrated Server Management suite, you can take advantage of a powerful set of tools to help simplify infrastructure management and better utilize your hardware investments.
White Paper Published By: Ultimus
Published Date: Aug 16, 2007
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and the Ultimus BPM Suite compliment each other. WF can be used to extend the capabilities of Ultimus by performing specialized services. The Ultimus BPM Suite can be invoked by WF activities to perform workflows that are not simple and require extensive and robust human-centric capabilities.