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Competitive review of BPM in the Cloud
By IBM Australia | 2/12/2014
This report focuses on the cloud-based BPM offerings now being delivered by many BPM vendors, in particular those that offer Platform as a Service BPM to complement their on premise license based solutions. ·PaaS provides ways to mitigate shortfalls in BPM, provides cost-effective usage-based funding and requires little in the way of support ·In order to anchor any assessment of BPM PaaS offerings, it is important to appreciate the most prevalent use cases ·This paper offers a vendor review with regards to cloud computing characteristics, BPM functionality and solution extensions
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The ABC’s of mobile device management
By IBM Australia | 28/11/2014
This fun and helpful slideshow provides am A-Z glossary of useful terms and concepts every IT worker should know when implementing a mobile device management strategy. • Learn the different challenges between Android and iOS, with particular regard for fragmentation • Keep in mind supporting infrastructure and systems like cloud computing and Wi-Fi • Avoid user guides with content that could rival War & Peace
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Mobile device management: Your guide to the essentials and beyond
By IBM Australia | 28/11/2014
Businesses want to put an IT strategy for management and operation in place before officially assimilating mobile devices, but the solution doesn't have to be that difficult. • This guide describes twelve best practices for Mobile Device Management (MDM) • The first eight principles are the essentials that every organisation needs to adopt. The last four are advanced practices that will help take you to the next level. • Whether you need to cover the basics or step up MDM, this guide will start you on your way
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Mobile device management policies - Best practices guide
By IBM Australia | 28/11/2014
This document is designed to give you MDM best practices to provide maximum control over mobile devices, reducing risks to your corporate data without jeopardising employee productivity. •You can set it up so that you don’t have to do anything if devices fall out of compliance •Many of your decisions will be grounded in the regulations for your industry •Maintenance will be easier if, as much as it is possible, you treat all your users the same way
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Easy-to-Use Business Intelligence for Apache™ Hadoop®
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This whitepaper aims to empower business users to extract valuable insights from massive volumes of structured and unstructured data. • Insight and agility are critical in today’s cut-throat business environment. • The ability to derive sophisticated, timely, and data-driven answers from complex business questions is tantamount to achieving and maintaining a competitive edge. • Hadoop, an open-source software platform for distributed data storage, processing, and analysis, has become the de facto standard for Big Data projects.
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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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EMC 15 Minute guide to smarter backup
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014
Backup and recovery has become an essential element of data protection. Information is useless if customers, employees or business partners can’t access it when needed. This paper provides a quick guide for gaining smart backup to benefit business. Availability and integrity of information, or the lack of it, can directly impact revenues and profits and company reputation How you back up – the people, process and infrastructure you have in place – can affect key business initiatives Good back up can accelerate or decelerate the pace at which you roll out new applications or extend virtualization across your organization
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Enterprise mobility management smackdown
By Dell | 1/9/2014
In the current market, there is an increasing demand for unbiased information about Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions. This whitepaper focuses on relevant solutions with an extensive overview of features for comparison. • The paper discusses Application and Desktop Delivery in the mobile world • Details challenges of the consumerisation of IT and BYO in tomorrow’s workspace • Explains the different Mobile Managements concepts, including the pros and cons
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Asking these 20 simple questions about all-flash arrays can impact the success of your data center roll-out
By EMC Corporation | 1/9/2014
This comprehensive whitepaper details twenty simple yet crucial questions to ask vendors about all-flash arrays that can impact the success of your data centre roll-out. Discuss the design, flexibility, and availability of all-flash array architecture The impacts on data, including global inline data reduction, deduplication and double failure data protection Consider how it weighs up to industry standards, such as overall performance and green efficiencies
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