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40/100 Gigabit Ethernet: The foundation of virtualized data centre and campus networks
By Anixter Australia | 29/9/2014
This whitepaper explains how effective planning and implementation for 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet can allow organizations to remove potential road blocks and take full advantage of virtualized environments. ·With virtualization, considerations must be made regarding users, resources, and infrastructure investment ·40/100GbE is gaining traction as a foundation for building next generation virtualized data centre/campus environments ·Discover how to improve capacity and enjoy a smooth upgrade path with the increasingly dominant standard
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Preparing your data centre for the Internet of Things
By UXC | 25/9/2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to generate massive amounts of data. This whitepaper looks at how you need to prepare your data operations centre for the onslaught. • By 2020 IoT will connect 26 billion units which will mean data centre workloads increase • IoT promises to enable real –time data streams to speed up operations • Organisations must consider whether their data infrastructure is ‘up to the task’
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Is IT supporting mobile-enabled business innovation?
By UXC | 25/9/2014
Businesses are creating mobile apps to gain a competitive advantage but majority bypass traditional IT development teams during creation. This whitepaper addresses the issues with this approach. • Long development and approval cycles mean business owners are looking externally • External companies lack understanding of core business applications • Benefits of speed may be undercut by the app not meeting broader enterprise requirements
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Pain vs gain in outsourcing arrangements
By UXC | 25/9/2014
When managed service or outsourcing contracts come up for renewal, it may seem ‘too hard’ to change – even if you suspect you could be better off. This whitepaper looks at ways to accurately calculate costs to make the best decision for your organisation. • Begin reviewing your options well in advance of contract ending • See how calculating the costs is based on balancing risk and gain in the short and long-term • Learn the fundamental drivers that should underpin the decision to change service providers
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Why technology buyers have never had it so good
By UXC | 25/9/2014
Theoretically, we are now in the best position to make the technology choices for our business. This whitepaper discusses how to determine the ideal partner to assist in the decision making process when feeling spoilt for choice. • With so many vendors, products and services, the options can become confusing to interpret • Internal IT teams can benefit from support of a systems integration or outsourcing partner • Ideal partners should focus on five areas of information to support your business decisions
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Cloud is not bureau: welcome to choice
By UXC | 25/9/2014
Commentators often compare cloud computing with the bureau computing model widely used 30-40 years ago. This whitepaper discusses the significant differences between the two. • ‘Bureau’ meant being tied to one supplier and their applications, with cloud, there is choice • ICT needs to support business' ongoing improvement with the options available • Cloud supports contestability, which was rare in the world of bureau computing
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Teleworking Toward a Healthy Recovery
By Dell | 24/9/2014
After Hurricane Sandy flooded its Lower Manhattan headquarters, EmblemHealth enables displaced employees to re-engage and reconnect with their co-workers by supplying Dell laptops to maintain productivity from remote locations. -Company headquarters flooded by Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge left 1,900 employees without offices -Loss of office space for so many corporate staff employees threatened to disrupt a timely conclusion to the company’s fiscal year-end -Newly gained flexibilty and productivity was enabled by access to over 900 laptops and desktops from Dell
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Integration: Why ‘good enough’ doesn’t cut it
By Tibco | 12/9/2014
The fact that digitalisation exists doesn’t mean it’s available and actionable. This paper explains why true integration is not possible with merely adequate technology. • Digitalisation improves user experience, availability and performance, processing power and decision-making • You owe it to yourself and your organization to go beyond “good enough” • Using a proven platform will mean improved business agility with the ability to establish new partnerships
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Grow your analytics maturity
By Tibco | 12/9/2014
This paper explains why, with big data, it’s not about the type, amount or speed of data, but rather what we do with that data and the speed at which we do it. • Business intelligence reports and dashboards simply won’t give you with the level of detail and agility you need • Analytics can help gain a competitive advantage, but developing analytics maturity will help sustain that • This paper walks through each step of the analytics maturity journey, providing insights into the capabilities and tools to consider
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How to win in the new API economy
By Tibco | 12/9/2014
This whitepaper will explain how to grow your business by sharing enterprise data and services via application programming interfaces (APIs). • Open APIs, once used only by leading technology companies such as Amazon and Facebook, have become much more prevalent • Open APIs are projected to reach 30,000 by 2016, compared to less than 600 in 2007 • A well thought-out open API strategy can drive innovation and help you compete in today’s business environment.
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