Best Practice is a management idea which asserts that there is a technique, method, process, activity, incentive or reward that is more effective at delivering a particular outcome than any other technique, method, process, etc. The idea is that with proper processes, checks, and testing, a project can be rolled out and completed with fewer problems and unforeseen complications.
This paper examines the evolution of enterprise applications, the data centers in which these applications reside and the increasing expectations of businesses and end-users on the Quality of Service (QoS) their applications deliver.
This guide provides: Key insight into how to create a service catalog, clear guidance on defining a service catalog, and an easy to use service catalog template to help you start realizing business and customer benefits.
Read the white paper to learn how to put a plan in place for full functional validation, and get details on the importance of validating resiliency in a live environment; learn why small-scale recovery “simulations” are inadequate and misleading.
This paper explores the implications of cloud, big data and analytics, mobile, social business and the evolving IT security landscape on data center and enterprise networks and the changes that organizations will need to make in order to capitalize on these technology force.
This brochure talks about the IBM Technical Support Services and it helps: Mitigate business risk with services from a forward-thinking industry innovator, Enhance IT availability with a virtually unmatched global infrastructure, Support your unique needs with extensive, flexible and customizable service options, Facilitate easier access to the support you need, Reduce complexity with a single point of contact for nearly all your IT needs, and Facilitate a positive return on investment and performance results
For a network that better supports your cloud and brings the most value possible to your business, its design has to be considered in the early stages of cloud planning. Read the white paper "Networking for cloud computing" to discover specific networking considerations for public, private and hybrid clouds.
Information governance and master data management initiatives are complex and require participation from a broad range of enterprise constituents. We focus on five small and innovative vendors that may help information managers reach their information governance and MDM goals.