Published By: Emerson
Published Date: Dec 01, 2010
The ten steps outlined in this paper provide a systematic approach to building the
foundation for data center infrastructure management by deploying and leveraging
measurement, intelligent controls and centralized monitoring and management. Data
centers employing these 10 prescribed point solutions for infrastructure performance
monitoring stand to gain an operational, strategic and transformative advantage for their
enterprise or business.
Through these 10 steps, data center managers can automatically collect data from
infrastructure systems and sensors placed strategically within the physical space and use this
data to gain higher availability, increase efficiency, enhance the value of virtualization and
consolidation efforts and improve planning.
Monitoring sits at the foundation of the service provider’s business. If monitoring operations aren’t optimized, service providers will continue to struggle to meet current demand—and find it increasingly difficult to adapt as new demands and opportunities arise. This white paper outlines how critical monitoring governance is to optimizing operations, and it details the key requirements to instituting effective monitoring governance in your organization.
Download now to get a get a general understanding of the trends for productivity and cost-savings that forge new office environments to lay a corresponding new foundation for how and where devices of all kinds are used and shared.
The latest major release of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 has numerous technical advances, but it is also focused on providing the foundation for helping businesses achieve success. This white paper will examine the key benefits that can be used to lower costs, increase security and improve the "speed of solution" in ways that are not possible in older versions.
This Everything Channel Starter Pack describes an easy and reliable way to get the expertise you need to understand the healthcare IT market and successfully sell and manage healthcare IT and compliance solutions. Healthcare providers face the challenge of complying with numerous regulations, and are also moving toward electronic medical records. Technology solutions can help in each of these areas-and solution providers that sell and manage these tools can see significant profits. They can deliver the services, systems and integration needed to keep healthcare facilities in strict compliance. Learn about how Avnet SolutionsPath® methodology, the foundation of Avnet's dedicated healthcare practice, provides an effective way to serve the growing healthcare market.
Published By: SanDisk
Published Date: Oct 28, 2015
The important trends driving the growth of digital signage are creating a compelling business case that solid-state storage devices (SSDs) should be the foundational storage platform for current and future solutions. SSDs deliver greater performance, reliability and durability than rotating hard disk drives (HDDs), all of which are critical factors for digital signage solutions.
The Cisco® Secure Network Foundation solution consists of switching, routing, and security devices in multiple validated and tested configurations. Highlighted in this solution profile are network configurations that range from the smallest networking need to full-function networks with integrated voice and video capability.
Published By: Star2Star
Published Date: Nov 14, 2014
Frost & Sullivan is in its 50th year in business with a global research organization of 1,800 analysts and consultants who monitor more than 300 industries and 250,000 companies.
The company’s research philosophy originates with the CEO’s 360-Degree Perspective™, which serves as the foundation of its TEAM Research™ methodology. This unique approach
enables us to determine how best-in-class companies worldwide manage growth,innovation and leadership. Based on the findings of this Best Practices research, Frost &
Sullivan is proud to present the 2014 North American Product Differentiation Excellence Award in Unified Communications Deployment Architectures to Star2Star Communications.
How Lowe’s, a Fortune 50 retailer, transformed into a omnichannel commercial success with digital performance management. In this case study, learn how Lowe’s transformed into a performance culture and delivered:
Over USD$1 billion in eCommerce sales driven with growth in traffic and conversion
Slashed average page load speed by half
Correlated site performance with sales impact using predictive analytics
Established data-driven decision making for increased customer focus and revenue
Access to digitally-enabled business services will be key for companies transforming their business models in the face of massive, market-wide disruption. So, how can you begin to put the foundations in place?
Read this report to find out:
• why Global Business Services are on the cusp of a major evolution
• six areas where companies should ‘build muscle’ in preparation for the change
• how leading GBS organisations are transforming
• key questions to consider as you put the foundations in place.
Far from being a soft issue, trust underpins the
management of your digital business and digital
ecosystems. This report highlights how trust is
fundamental to your digital transformation. It
focuses on the role of trust in the B2B context
and analyzes the key technologies, processes,
and operational values that CIOs and their teams
must use to build and maintain trusted
As the information age matures, data has become the most
powerful resource enterprises have at their disposal. Businesses
have embraced digital transformation, often staking their
reputations on insights extracted from collected data. While
decision-makers hone in on hot topics like AI and the potential of
data to drive businesses into the future, many underestimate the
pitfalls of poor data governance. If business decision-makers can’t
trust the data within their organization, how can stakeholders and
customers know they are in good hands? Information that is not
correctly distributed, or abandoned within an IT silo, can prove
harmful to the integrity of business decisions.
In search of instant analytical insights, businesses often prioritize data
access and analysis over governance and quality. However, without
ensuring the data is trustworthy, complete and consistent, leaders
cannot be confident their decisions are rooted in facts and reality
Learn everything you need to know about creating an engaging training programme—from defining your strategy to measuring effectiveness—in our comprehensive guide.
What you'll learn:
How to prevent misconduct through training
How to create an engaging training programme - from defining strategy to measuring effectiveness
How to develop the foundation of an ethical culture
Tips, advice and examples to help organisations develop cost-effective, high-value and successful ethics and compliance training programmes
How to mitigate risk and promote adherence to compliance objectives
How to improve employee engagement and trust and strengthen alignment around a set of core values
Read to discover: Why ABM is important for B2B marketers and how ABM analytics differ The most important metrics that you must track in B2B marketing 5 steps to build an ABM analytics foundation Why account journeys are better than lead funnels for ABM The pros and cons of 7 attribution models for B2B marketing
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Each organization has a unique journey to the cloud based on its own starting point, its history, its
culture, and its goals. This document is designed to meet you wherever you are on that journey and
help you build or reinforce a solid foundation around cloud application development and operations,
service management, and governance.
At Microsoft, we have been on our own journey for the past decade, and over the past years we have
learned important lessons by developing our own internal and customer-facing systems. At the same
time, we've been fortunate to share the experiences of thousands of customers on their own journeys.
This document is designed to share those experiences and distill them into proactive guidance. You
do not need to follow these recommendations to the letter, but you ignore them at your peril. Our
experience has shown that a careful approach to these topics will speed you along on your
organization’s journey and avoid well understood pitfalls.
For the past severa
Configuration Management is at the heart of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) and forms the foundation for Business Service Management (BSM). In fact, it is safe to say that neither the ITIL IT Service Management (ITSM) processes nor the BSM functions that leverage ITSM can be efficiently carried out without accurate configuration and dependency information.
Configuration Management is at the heart of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and forms the foundation for Business Service Management (BSM). In fact, it is safe to say that neither the ITIL IT Service Management (ITSM) processes nor the BSM functions that leverage ITSM can be efficiently
carried out without accurate configuration and dependency information.
You may know some data management basics, but are you aware of the transformational results that can result from doing data management right? This paper explains core data management capabilities, then describes how a solid data management foundation can help you get more out of your data.
Fraudsters are only becoming smarter. How is your organization keeping pace and staying ahead of fraud schemes and regulatory mandates to monitor for them? In this e-book, learn the basics in how to prevent fraud, achieve compliance and preserve security.