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Technology Hardware Maintenance-Acquiring and Managing Cost Effective Service
Hardware maintenance can represent a significant information technology cost, but options for managing that cost exist. If you analyze hardware maintenance

hardware devices  enterprise view of their hardware portfolio maintenance. That view consists of a simple table that presents several pieces of high level data that provide an effective summary of the maintenance picture. Table 1. Portfolio Data Data Center Distributed Print Shop Desktop Telecom Inventory           Maintenance Provider(s)           Tenure of Provider(s)           Annual Contract Value           Annual T & M Cost (if any)           Contract Term           Contract Exp. Date

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Buyer’s Guide: Managed Hosting Services


Hosting a Web site in-house can be expensive, as it requires the necessary hardware and software and power and security precautions—not to mention the cost of bandwidth. To reduce costs and increase both security and performance, some companies are turning to “shared” solutions such as managed hosting and colocation. Before implementing one of these solutions, learn what your options are, and the questions to ask vendors.

hardware devices  especially fore-commerce sites. While hardware monitoring is fairly straightforward, keeping tabs on how efficiently software is running can be a bit more involved, requiring the provider to run management applications of its own to examine throughput and performance. Local and Remote Data Storage and Backups Managed hosting facilities have storage capacity in the form of storage devices arranged as SANs (storage area networks) , and some sell exclusive access to dedicated SANs. They also maintain Read More

Mobile Supply Chain Management: The Dream Is Becoming a Reality


Mobile computing is changing the way companies manage their entire business. The development of ultra-portable computing devices is geared to support a slew of mobile solutions to help you run your business on the fly. Read on to find out how modern computing devices can support the expansion of a range of mobile solutions for supply chain management (SCM) and how the cloud will help your business achieve total portability.

hardware devices  from software providers and hardware manufacturers, have been pushing the boundaries of ultra-portability to squeeze that personal computer (PC) into the palm of your hand. Despite incredible achievements, ultra-portability still means restricted ease of use and functionality. Incidentally, ultra-portability is the reason why laptops still reign supreme in the business world today—it’s your office folded in two, with no compromise. However, with the release of the iPad by Apple last year, a hardware Read More

Identity-based NAC: Using Identity to Put the “Control” in Network Access Control


Access control is more than just checking devices for malware before admitting them to a network. Identity-based network access control (NAC) looks at the identities of users and devices, and knows what resource they are authorized to access, allowing enterprises to tightly control access, and the devices and behavior of users.

hardware devices  offers purpose-built appliances with hardware acceleration to provide the ability to make millions of policy decisions per second, which scales to the demands of the largest enterprises. Granular - Caymas' policy engine enforces user-based access policies that can be triggered off of hundreds of attributes. Out of the box policies can be used to provide an accelerated time to value and a graphical policy configurator can be used to shield administrators from complex rules. Non-disruptive - Caymas does Read More

The 2008 Handbook of Application Delivery: A Guide to Decision Making


IT organizations can no longer manage networks in isolation from the applications they support, requiring a shift from focusing on devices to a focus on performance. But a number of factors complicate the task of ensuring acceptable application performance, including the lack of visibility into application performance. Learn tips to plan, optimize, manage, and control your application performance and improve delivery.

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MySQL Replication Using DRBD


The distributed replicated block device (DRBD) is a software-based replicated storage solution mirroring the content of block devices (hard disks, partitions, logical volumes, etc.) between servers. DRBD mirrors data in real time, transparently, and synchronously or asynchronously. Learn how to initialize it and configure your MySQL server to use DRBD to synchronize your data, as well as troubleshooting tips.

hardware devices  Replication Using DRBD The distributed replicated block device (DRBD) is a software-based replicated storage solution mirroring the content of block devices (hard disks, partitions, logical volumes, etc.) between servers. DRBD mirrors data in real time, transparently, and synchronously or asynchronously. Learn how to initialize it and configure your MySQL server to use DRBD to synchronize your data, as well as troubleshooting tips. Read More

Mobile Learning: Moving Companies Forward


This report delves into the ways top businesses use mobile devices in the learning space and how implementing mobile leads to higher revenue, increased productivity, and deeper bench strength.

hardware devices  Learning: Moving Companies Forward This report delves into the ways top businesses use mobile devices in the learning space and how implementing mobile leads to higher revenue, increased productivity, and deeper bench strength. Read More

Tripwire, Inc


Tripwire® provides software and services to ensure the security and availability of servers and network devices, while enabling increased control over the IT infrastructure.

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Monitoring and Managing Citrix Server Farms


Traditionally, IT infrastructure operations teams are organized as domain experts—one expert for network devices, another for the Citrix MetaFrame Server, another for the database, and so on. Most monitoring systems mirror this approach, with separate solutions for monitoring different network elements and applications. This approach is rife with complications, but alternatives do exist which can simplify your day-to-day activities.

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IP Devices Promise the Future of Data Center Control and Management


The need for secure remote management tops network administrators’ “to do” lists. Until now, this was cost-prohibitive for all but the largest data centers. However, Internet protocol (IP) remote management devices are now affordable, enabling all organizations to benefit from secure IP access throughout an office in a distributed computing environment or around the globe—all via an Internet connection and browser.

hardware devices  Devices Promise the Future of Data Center Control and Management The need for secure remote management tops network administrators’ “to do” lists. Until now, this was cost-prohibitive for all but the largest data centers. However, Internet protocol (IP) remote management devices are now affordable, enabling all organizations to benefit from secure IP access throughout an office in a distributed computing environment or around the globe—all via an Internet connection and browser. Read More

Intuit QuickBooks Online Going Mobile


As part of its ongoing quest for innovation, Intuit recently announced that QuickBooks Online is now available for mobile devices. QuickBooks Online for iPad (the name is somewhat deceiving given that the product runs on multiple mobile devices and not only on the Apple iPad) is the newest addition to the QuickBooks Online suite. Through a single QuickBooks Online account, a business can access

hardware devices  QuickBooks Online Going Mobile As part of its  ongoing quest for innovation , Intuit recently announced that  QuickBooks Online is now available for mobile devices . QuickBooks Online for iPad (the name is somewhat deceiving given that the product runs on multiple mobile devices and not only on the Apple iPad ) is the newest addition to the QuickBooks Online suite. Through a single QuickBooks Online account, a business can access and interact with its data from a computer, tablet, or other mobile Read More

Segue Software is First to Provide the Capability to Load Test Wireless Applications


The product (SilkPerformer) has been aimed at the e-business market, but with the addition of load testing for wireless devices, we believe Segue Software has the stage set to further its utilitarian hold on e-business.

hardware devices  Software is First to Provide the Capability to Load Test Wireless Applications Event Summary LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2000-- Segue Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: SEGU - news), the leader in e-business reliability solutions, announced that the current version of its flagship product, SilkPerformer, supports scalability testing of Wireless Applications Protocol (WAP) enabled applications. Prior to a wireless application's deployment, SilkPerformer tests the technical viability of critical Read More

Predictive Service Excellence for Printers: An Overview of Remote Service Platforms for Printer and Copier Devices


Networked printers and multifunction peripherals often require a high level of support and manual intervention. Secure remote monitoring platforms reduce device downtime by automating service alerts and meter reading, and providing proactive toner replenishment. Users benefit from improved device uptime, and manufacturers and their service partners can build proactive service relationships that can drive customer loyalty.

hardware devices  Service Excellence for Printers: An Overview of Remote Service Platforms for Printer and Copier Devices Networked printers and multifunction peripherals often require a high level of support and manual intervention. Secure remote monitoring platforms reduce device downtime by automating service alerts and meter reading, and providing proactive toner replenishment. Users benefit from improved device uptime, and manufacturers and their service partners can build proactive service relationships Read More

The Advantages of Enabling Order Execution in Hardware


The increasing volume of orders, pervasiveness of algorithmic trading systems and customer demand for lower latency are outpacing the capabilities of the software- and server-based systems sell-side firms use to do process trades in financial markets globally. This is causing many of these firms to experience lower trading performance, dissatisfied customers and high operational complexity and costs. This white paper looks at the disadvantages of traditional approaches to achieving the guaranteed messaging requirements of order execution and explains the benefits of solutions that perform message routing entirely in hardware.

hardware devices  Enabling Order Execution in Hardware The increasing volume of orders, pervasiveness of algorithmic trading systems and customer demand for lower latency are outpacing the capabilities of the software- and server-based systems sell-side firms use to do process trades in financial markets globally. This is causing many of these firms to experience lower trading performance, dissatisfied customers and high operational complexity and costs. This white paper looks at the disadvantages of traditional Read More