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Data Center Best Practices: Optimizing Service Infrastructure through OS Portability
Today’s data centers are an increasingly complex mixture of server platforms, hardware, operating systems, data, and applications that have accumulated over

infrastructure best practices  Best Practices: Optimizing Service Infrastructure through OS Portability Today’s data centers are an increasingly complex mixture of server platforms, hardware, operating systems, data, and applications that have accumulated over time. So how do you take your data center from a tangled mess of suboptimal servers which may be hampering your service levels, to one that can maximize performance? With the use of virtualization technology, data center optimization can become a reality.

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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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User Provisioning Best Practices


User provisioning manages the entire life cycle of user access to IT resources. Traditionally, the connection between provisioning and IT security administration has been unreliable, with too many processes connected to too many systems. A better approach is to leverage a single application for user administration across the IT infrastructure. This model reduces complexity, enhances reliability, and lowers costs.

infrastructure best practices  administration across the IT infrastructure. This model reduces complexity, enhances reliability, and lowers costs. Read More

Best Practices for User Provisioning Management


Organizations need to control who has access to enterprise resources, what level of access individuals have, and who is authorized to grant access. But you may not know that identity management involves more than your organization s operations side—you must also align your infrastructure to maximize security. Find out key considerations and best practices for developing a user provisioning and access management strategy.

infrastructure best practices  must also align your infrastructure to maximize security. Find out key considerations and best practices for developing a user provisioning and access management strategy. Read More

Best Practices for Deploying LAN Security and NAC


Good security used to mean perimeter firewalls and desktop anti-virus software. However, threats don’t come just from outside the company any more. That means security must go beyond the desktop and into the network infrastructure itself. You can stop security breaches at the source—with multimethod and microsecond threat detection—before any damage is done to your network and your business.

infrastructure best practices  and into the network infrastructure itself. You can stop security breaches at the source—with multimethod and microsecond threat detection—before any damage is done to your network and your business. Read More

Outsourcing Best Practices


It has become very common for start-ups to begin their entire product development by leveraging companies offshore. Once a long-haul possibility for large corporations with deep pockets, offshore outsourcing is now accepted as a natural phenomenon of business strategy for even the smallest of companies. Learn 10 best practices that can help you manage your next product engineering outsourcing (PEO) project.

infrastructure best practices  situations, either people-wise or infrastructure-wise, are much higher, which could impact productivity and schedules. Since the offshore resources typically cost substantially less than the US resources, keeping a little resource slack is a very prudent way of doing things. We hope this paper has given you a helpful list of rules in managing your next offshore project. Xoriant Corporation brings nearly 2 decades of product engineering services for many clients across financial products, networking and Read More

The ERP Warehouse Module versus Best-of-breed WMS


Every supply chain professional must consider certain factors when comparing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) solutions for warehouse management. Effective management of warehouse, fulfillment, and distribution operations is key to business success. With so much riding on your decision, you need to thoroughly compare ERP warehouse modules and best-of-breed WMS.

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Maximizing the Robustness of Your Data Movement Infrastructure


Data movement within modern IT systems demands sophisticated fault tolerance and disaster recovery capabilities that keep information flowing no matter what. By layering innovative functionality on top of its inherently advantageous hardware solution, Solace makes it easier than ever to harden your system so it can keep supporting your business even through the inevitable failures and disasters that will affect your IT systems.

infrastructure best practices  of Your Data Movement Infrastructure Data movement within modern IT systems demands sophisticated fault tolerance and disaster recovery capabilities that keep information flowing no matter what. By layering innovative functionality on top of its inherently advantageous hardware solution, Solace makes it easier than ever to harden your system so it can keep supporting your business even through the inevitable failures and disasters that will affect your IT systems. Read More

Best-of-Breed Versus Complete CAD-PLM Suites: The Debate Rages On


The PLM world is currently witness to fervent debate on the most appropriate type of PLM/CAD software. Best-of-breed solutions offer the needed capabilities and hence integrate the necessary software modules as per the customer’s needs, whereas all-in-one CAD/PLM suites attempt a “one size fits all” approach. In his report, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic provides his view on the intricacies of these two approaches.

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6 Best Practices for Selecting ERP Software


In 6 Best Practices for Selecting ERP Software , a group of ERP experts gives you a checklist of the most important steps to take and questions to ...

infrastructure best practices  Best Practices for Selecting ERP Software Selecting ERP is a complex task that can go wrong in many ways—costing your company time, money, and resources. Learn from the experts how to approach ERP selection the smart way. In 6 Best Practices for Selecting ERP Software , a group of ERP experts gives you a checklist of the most important steps to take—and questions to ask—when choosing an ERP system. From knowing your needs, to understanding vendor strengths, to allocating sufficient resources, Read More

Safeguarding Your Email Infrastructure


Sophisticated techniques used by spammers make it challenging for e-mail security solutions to keep pace. Vircom’s modus technology addresses this issue with a solution that analyzes all inbound and outbound e-mail traffic to counteract spam, phishing, viruses, spyware, out-of-policy communications, and other e-mail threats. This white paper describes the technology's multi-layered architecture.

infrastructure best practices  Your Email Infrastructure Sophisticated techniques used by spammers make it challenging for e-mail security solutions to keep pace. Vircom’s modus technology addresses this issue with a solution that analyzes all inbound and outbound e-mail traffic to counteract spam, phishing, viruses, spyware, out-of-policy communications, and other e-mail threats. This white paper describes the technology's multi-layered architecture. Read More

Kalypso and Integware Merge PLM Practices


Kalypso has recently merged with Integware, a fellow consulting firm with expertise in product lifecycle management (PLM), particularly in the life sciences industry. In addition to the life sciences, the merger expands the firms’ presence in the aerospace and defense (A&D), automotive, and energy industries.

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CRM Best Practices Adoption


Customer relationship management (CRM) best practices aren’t well recognized by many companies. Disappointment with CRM systems usually results from poor strategies that don’t focus on a specific set of business capabilities to increase revenues or reduce costs. How well does your company stack up? Learn about CRM best practices, pinpoint the best opportunities for quick wins, and build an action plan to close the gaps.

infrastructure best practices  Best Practices Adoption Customer relationship management (CRM) best practices aren’t well recognized by many companies. Disappointment with CRM systems usually results from poor strategies that don’t focus on a specific set of business capabilities to increase revenues or reduce costs. How well does your company stack up? Learn about CRM best practices, pinpoint the best opportunities for quick wins, and build an action plan to close the gaps. Read More

Moving from Potential to Performance


Companies have invested heavily in their IT infrastructure, but they still face challenges with their existing business operations. To help create a cost-effective, high-performance system, SAP has developed a program to help companies proactively analyze and improve business performance in four key areas. Take a look at SAP Safeguarding services options and how they are designed to serve business users and IT staff.

infrastructure best practices  heavily in their IT infrastructure, but they still face challenges with their existing business operations. To help create a cost-effective, high-performance system, SAP has developed a program to help companies proactively analyze and improve business performance in four key areas. Take a look at SAP Safeguarding services options and how they are designed to serve business users and IT staff. Read More

Best Practices in Mobile Workforce Management


How can you address the full lifecycle of mobile workforce management and continuously achieve your operational goals? Keep in mind these best practices in planning, executing, and monitoring.

infrastructure best practices  Practices in Mobile Workforce Management How can you address the full lifecycle of mobile workforce management and continuously achieve your operational goals? Keep in mind these best practices in planning, executing, and monitoring. Read More

E-learning Best Practices


E-learning solutions can be effective ways of meeting training and knowledge management challenges. Online training delivers multiple benefits, including reduced employee turnover, increased productivity, actual cost savings, and return on investment (ROI). But there are a number of important selection criteria you need to know about before implementing an electronic learning management system (LMS).

infrastructure best practices  degrees for most organizations: Infrastructure Features (How it will work with your internal IT framework). Collaboration Features of the Software (Enabling learners and instructors to work together virtually in real time). Curriculum and Certification Management (Tracking certification, and customized curriculum delivery based on job information). Database Information (Open standards and non-proprietary database). Customization (Has your company’s look and feel). Distribution and Deployment (Allows Read More