Cloud computing Whitepapers


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Optimised learning in corporate classrooms
By Dell | 23/3/2015
Students attending Dell™ Global Learning & Development (GL&D) technical support classes needed fresh system images, but manual delivery took hours between classes and over weekends. Dell deployed its own cloud client computing solution to enable one IT support person to re-image and reboot the thin clients and laptops in its GL&D classrooms with just a few mouse clicks.
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Consolidating older database servers with Dell PowerEdge R730xd Using Sandisk DAS Cache
By Dell | 23/3/2015
Principled Technologies tested database performance of a four-year-old IBM System x3650 M3 server running Windows Server 2003 R3. They also looked at the database performance of two configurations of the Dell PowerEdge R730xd. Find out which configuration performed best in this full report.
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The fundamental five: what businesses must have in place to extract maximum value from the cloud
By IBM Australia | 23/3/2015
Many companies have embraced the cloud - technology services delivered over a network connection - to save money, boost speed and productivity and seize new business opportunities. But fewer have committed to the underlying strategic machinery needed to achieve optimal business benefits from the cloud and ignite outsized success. This Economist Intelligence Unit paper from IBM identifies and explores the five core foundational elements of a mature cloud strategy.
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PBBAs tap into key data protection trends to drive strong market growth
By Symantec | 17/3/2015
The proliferation of 3rd Platform computing, characterized by mobile, social media, big data/analytics, and cloud workloads, is driving significant change in data protection requirements. This whitepaper looks at: <ul> <li>Why disk (not tape)-based data protection has become the new standard</li> <li>How PBBA’s can offer advantages over the “do it yourself” integration that have been popular in the past</li> <li>The 5 key trends that have led to the rapid market growth of PBBAs</li> </ul>
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Cloud benefits for ITSM service management
By BMC Software Australia | 16/3/2015
The adoption of cloud-based solutions demands that the business take a look at the skills needed for success, the delivery channels that must be realigned, and the potential effects on the business. This whitepaper looks at: <ul> <li> The reasons service delivery via the cloud can adversely affect IT’s ability to meet an organisation’s needs</li> <li> Why the market has been and will continue to be inundated with a plethora of ITSM vendors creating solutions dedicated to supporting cloud-based service management </li> <li> Which benefits an organisation can achieve by moving to a cloud-based environment</li> </ul>
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How to build a service management hub for digital service innovation
By BMCMedia | 16/3/2015
In the technology-enabled enterprise, business agility depends on IT. This paper explores how you can increase agility by moving to the cloud and creating a service management hub for digital service innovation. Find out: <ul> <li> The five considerations for building a successful services hub: capabilities, integrations, visibility, the platform, and the partner</li> <li> How a successful service hub can fulfil the mission of accelerating IT to the speed of business</li> <li> How the cloud facilitates transformation by freeing the organisation to focus on its core competencies </li> </ul>
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Massively Scalable, Intrinsically Simple: The Virtualised Data Center
By Tintri | 9/3/2015
This Field Report validates our impressive lab findings with feedback from the field: six customers who have Tintri storage in production environments. While each customer has a unique own story to tell, we found that everyone documented a compelling value proposition based on TCO factors. Throughout our research we found that Tintri’s approach provides significantly lower TCO than traditional storage solutions. Here is a quick review of some of the most significant items in light of what we've just heard.
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Buyer's Checklist to Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Servers
By Tintri | 9/3/2015
In this Buyer's Checklist, we describe how these storage systems differ from traditional arrays, provide insights into some of their unique features and offer guidance on evaluating, purchasing and deploying these storage systems.
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Global Financial Management Firm Implements Desktop Virutalization to Meet Needs for Centralized Management and Performance
By Tintri | 9/3/2015
In response to the desktop performance challenges of their widely dispersed workforce, a global financial management firm leveraged a VMware Horizon View virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment with Tintri VMstore to meet end-user performance needs while reducing the burden on IT.
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Comparing Enterprise Storage Options For Virtualized and Cloud Environments
By Tintri | 9/3/2015
IT organisations increasingly are turning to new storage solutions that are purpose-built for virtualisation and cloud, with a focus on application-aware designs that provide VM-level visibility and control across the entire infrastructure.
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