This report describes how improving the efficiency of data storage, deduplication solutions has enabled organizations to cost-justify the increased use of disk for backup and recovery. However, the changing demands on IT storage infrastructures have begun to strain the capabilities of initial deduplication products. To meet these demands, a new generation of deduplication solutions is emerging which scale easily, offer improved performance and availability and simplify management and integration within the IT storage infrastructure. HP refers to this new generation as "Deduplication 2.0.
Published By: Aternity
Published Date: Sep 10, 2012
Don't try to fit a square peg into a round hole by using infrastructure performance tools that are not equipped to monitor and measure true end user experience in VDI environments. Join EMA Research Director Julie Craig and Aternity President & CEO Trevor Matz to learn how to close the VDI end user experience visibility gap.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Sep 30, 2013
This ExecBlueprint describes an integrated approach for managing performance, risk, and compliance through centralized governance processes. It is called “GRC” (governance, risk management, and compliance), and it provides a framework for sharing policies, processes, and documents at the enterprise level to improve communication, create organizational efficiencies, and reduce unnecessary risk.
This paper describes how workgroups and midsize companies can transform their spreadsheet-only process to create flexible and timely plans, budgets and forecasts. It outlines recommendations for implementing a complete performance management system, using IBM Cognos Express, an integrated reporting, analysis and planning solution purpose-built for workgroups and midsize companies.
Read this whitepaper for expert insights by David Parmenter on why we must learn and apply today’s better practices in planning and forecasting models. Insights from this paper will help you migrate into the 21st century with better annual planning tools, or down the path for a robust quarterly rolling forecasting tool.
Because all processes should be aligned to customer metrics, process improvement is an important goal for organizations in every industry. This paper illustrates the impact analytics can make on business processes through real-world examples based on IBM client experiences, and describes the steps organizations can take to refine quality, warranty, financial, inventory and other processes that are essential to achieving operational excellence.
HP offers an approach to the modern data center that addresses systemic limitations in storage by offering Tier-1 solutions designed to deliver the highest levels of flexibility, scalability, performance, and quality—including purpose-built, all-flash arrays that are flash-optimized without being flash-limited. This white paper describes how, through the incorporation of total quality management throughout each process and stage of development, HP delivers solutions that exceed customer quality expectations, using HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage as an example.
Gartner has named BitSight Technologies a “Cool Vendor” in Vendor Management for 2015. This report highlights three vendors for offering “tools and services to support vendor risk management and improve performance visibility.” Download this paper to learn how BitSight processes and synthesizes terabytes of data to create security ratings, and how a leading North American Bank uses BitSight Security Ratings in their vendor risk management program.
When driving any major change within an organization, strategy and execution are intrinsic to a project’s success. Nevertheless, closing the gap between strategy and execution remains a challenge for many organizations, as explored in a recent Process Excellence Network report: “Shift Business Excellence Into High Gear: Drive Strategic Performance Through Process
Excellence.” Companies tend to focus more on execution than strategy for quick results, instead of taking the time needed to understand the parts that make up the whole, so the right execution plan can be put in place to deliver the best outcomes.
A large part of closing this gap is understanding that business operations don’t fit neatly within the traditional organizational hierarchy. Business processes are often messy, collaborative
efforts that span people, departments and systems, making them difficult to manage within a hierarchical structure. Business process management (BPM) helps by redefining an
This new white paper explores the strategic role first-contact resolution plays in support environments, provides best practices for optimising performance and outlines steps for achieving consistent FCR.
Application-aware Network Performance Management (AANPM) practices and products provide detailed insights into exactly who is using which resources, what quality of experience is taking place, and where to look when things go wrong. Such information can significantly improve planning, monitoring, and troubleshooting efforts.
Used to manage fleet-wide operations for non-nuclear power generation and heavy manufacturing environments, learn how IBM Maximo for Nuclear Power can streamline and simplify processes as it applies a consistent and rigorous approach to operational management.
Published By: SyberWorks
Published Date: Oct 21, 2008
Claudia Innes, Corporate Marketing Director for Fairchild Semiconductor, Inc. discusses their use of the SyberWorks Hosted e-Learning Solution to create a marketing-information portal to provide marketing and performance support for their sales staff, sales engineers, partners, and distributors in the power-supply segment.
Software applications are the mainstay of modern business. Applications deliver business-critical services to customers and enable companies to function efficiently. To ensure performance and availability of their applications, companies must have full visibility and control of the applications and enabling infrastructure. If an outage or slowdown occurs, the company needs to know precisely where the problem originated, what caused it, and how to prevent it from occurring again.