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Excel for PPM

Spreadsheets: the most expensive PPM tool you didn't pay for >>

How to Maximize the Return on Your IT Portfolio

With the increase in demand for projects, limited resources and broken portfolio management processes, organizations are looking at ways to fix their IT operations to increase ROI. >>

Is your PPM process ready for Digital Transformation?

Embracing the Digital Transformation is necessary for any business, nonprofit or institution that seeks to survive into the future. >>

PPM for PM: mind your Ps and Ms

How Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Tools Help Advance Careers and Minimize Stress for Project Managers (PM) >>

Position Your Business For Success With Fiber

Fiber that moves business forward. >>

Managing Macs in the BYOD Environment

While Macs have always had a place in the workplace, IT teams have traditionally limited their use to specialized roles like graphic design and application development. >>

Expedite processes, avoid data delay

Dream it, then do it with Composable IT >>

Revolutionize Your IT Architecture

Get Your Free Ebook - HPE Synergy for Dummies >>

Top 10 IT Certification Online Courses to Prepare for Your Next Exam

Successfully prepare for your next exam and bring your A game. >>

Wie eine kompetente Belegschaft geschäftliche Ziele verwirklichen kann

Passen Sie Ihre HR-Aktivitäten noch stärker an Ihre geschäftlichen Anforderungen an >>

Warum digitale Transformation von der Transformation der Arbeitskräfte abhängt

Das Potenzial für digitale Transformation im HR-Bereich >>

Guide for Customer segmentation using Artificial Intelligence

Solution brief: How to segment your customers and prospects using AI >>

Strategische Mitarbeiteranalysen: Wie Sie Daten für die Einschätzung der Teameignung verwerten

Bessere Unternehmensentscheidungen, die den Input Ihrer Mitarbeiter steigern >>

Gartner Cool Vendors in IoT Edge Computing, 2017

Gartner Report: IoT Edge Computing Vendors >>

Law Firm Makes Case for Process Automation

Discover how McKinley Irvin, one of the largest divorce and family law firms in the US Northwest, benefited from automating processes such as, payment approval and employee onboarding.  >>

The Business Value of Modernizing Infrastructure with Hyper-Converged Systems

Technology is quickly moving to the forefront of business priorities as organizations undertake digital and IT transformation projects that enable strategic differentiation in a world where users leverage applications and data in new ways. >>

The 2018 Help Desk System Pricing Guide for Business Professionals

Simplify your help desk software evaluation process with this free download! >>

Top 10 Cryptocurrency Online Courses to Strategically Invest, Trade, and Sell

Right now everyone is talking about one thing: Cryptocurrency. >>

Seamlessly Embed Business Communications in Cloud Productivity Apps

Are your employees still fumbling between popular business productivity programs and phones, business SMS, or online meetings? Download this on-demand webinar and learn how RingCentral embeds the comprehensive functions and features of its leading cloud communications into the cloud applications knowledge workers use every day. >>

Preventing Mobile Install Attribution Fraud

Here's everything you need to know about mobile install attribution fraud and the ways performance networks can respond >>

NetSuite for the CIO

Digital business adoption is growing rapidly, as are the revenues associated with it and CIOs stand at the forefront of these changes. >>

The Role of RTK in the Autonomous System Sensor Suite

An examination of moving baseline RTK, RTK-based heading technology, and how to RTK-based solutions support autonomous vehicle sensor edge cases. >>

FP&A Empowerment: Benchmarks, Challenges & Opportunities

7 insights defining the evolution of FP&A. >>

Is Excel Putting Your Business at Risk?

90% of all spreadsheets contain errors. Including yours. With odds like that, it's clear that using Excel to run your business is a danger to your margins. It's time to show Excel the door. >>

MODERNIZAÇÃO POR MEIO DA TI.

Como dar agilidade para sua empresa e acompanhar a inovação dos negócios? Descubra o próximo passo do ERP. >>

MODERNIZACIÓN DE LOS NEGOCIOS POR MEDIO DE LA TECNOLOGÍA

¿Cómo dar agilidad a tu empresa y seguir la innovación de los negocios? Descubre el próximo paso del ERP. >>

Enabling The Modern Business Through IT

Learn how a cloud ERP can help meet rapidly evolving business needs. >>

Getting Ahead of Mobile Install Attribution Fraud

Did you know Mobile Install Attribution Fraud is on the rise? Learn about the right ways you can fight fraudsters. >>

Amazon Elastic Beanstalk Tutorial

Delve into the world of Elastic Beanstalk with this comprehensive guide that introduces you to the Amazon Elastic Beanstalk service! >>

2018 IT Occupational Outlook

Interested in learning more about IT? Here's your chance to get the latest job reports for IT careers. >>

Objective Corporation Gain Global Visibility and Enhanced Operations With NetSuite OneWorld

Objective Corporation is a content, collaboration and information sharing solutions organisation based in Sydney, Australia, with offices in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. >>

NetSuite Ramps Up NZ Managing Consultancy's Sales, Growth and Operating Model

Waugh Infrastructure Management is a management consulting company based in New Zealand. >>

Top 12 IT Certifications For 2018

Boost test-taking confidence by preparing for your next IT exam with any of the study guides or practice tests inside. >>

ERP Needs of Companies in the SMB/SME Sector

Learn the advantages of NetSuite cloud ERP for SMBs and SMEs. >>

Gain the Ability for Cloud Agility - Examining CIO and CTO Cloud Strategies for 2018

Major corporations like Viacom, Coca Cola and DHL are moving quickly to leverage the power of cloud agility to increase profitability. >>

Top 10 Reasons to Partner with Dell EMC for Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 has the potential to provide competitive advantage and new business opportunities to businesses of all sizes in the coming years. >>

The Ultimate E-Signature Kit for Microsoft SharePoint - Includes Free 30 Day Trial to Adobe Sign

Download this kit to learn everything you need to know about Adobe Sign for Microsoft SharePoint users. >>

Laptop Buying Guide - 8 Essential Tips

Compact enough to carry with you, yet versatile enough to run demanding applications, a laptop is the best tool for doing serious work or play at home and on the road. >>

4 Books to Prepare You for the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Exam

The CISA cert is a globally recognized standard for appraising an IT auditor's expertise and skill in assessing vulnerabilities and instituting technology controls in an enterprise environment. >>

Top ERP Systems for 2018--Get Key Features, Recommendations & Pricing

Zero in on the best Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your business needs. >>

The Dynamic State of Digital Transformation in the Enterprise

Digital transformation insights from a 2017 global study of 1,402 enterprises >>

Why Dumping Spreadsheets Can Supercharge Your Business

This white paper looks at five areas where SMBs commonly use spreadsheets and the impact they have on operations. It will also look at how things are improved by moving to a single system. >>

Frost & Sullivan: Disrupt, Collapse, Transform

The average lifespan of a company has reduced from 61 years in 1958 to 18 years today, and is forecast to decline to 10 years by 2018. For smaller companies, more than half of today's businesses will not be around in five years. >>

Citrix Cloud Services: Total Economic Benefits Assessment Guide

This paper provides guidance to customers wanting to draw economic comparisons between perpetually licensed Citrix software, and the newer Citrix Cloud service equivalents. >>

What Paper is Actually Costing Your Business

A Guide to Making the Move to Mobile for Growth, Productivity & Profit. >>

Cloud Computing: Making the Right Choice for Your Organization

95 percent of businesses use cloud technology, and Gartner says that by 2020, “a corporate ‘no-cloud' policy will be as rare as a ‘no-internet' policy is today.” >>

Software Advice Alternatives - Top 5 Salesforce Competitors

Find the Salesforece alternative that works best for your business. Take an in-depth look at five popular CRM platforms to find out which one is right for your needs. >>

Software Advice Alternatives - Top 5 QuickBooks Competitors

Find the QuickBooks alternative that works best for your business. Take an in-depth look at five popular accounting platforms to find out which one is right for your needs. >>

Want to Slash Downtime? Focus on Your Server Operating System

Learn why modernizing or changing your operating systems can help with the downtime challenge. >>

The Three Critical Steps to Achieve Zero Downtime

Service uptime is a top priority for many business operations. >>

Zero Downtime: How These Six Companies Achieved It

Learn how to minimize or eliminate server downtime. >>

12 High Impact Tasks for CTOs to Increase Team Performance - in Less Than 30 Minutes

Most CTOs would prefer to be wrestling with fun technical challenges than be bogged down in messy personnel issues. >>

8 Ways Legacy ERP Harms Businesses

Download this white paper to learn the 8 ways by which outdated ERP systems hold back your business and how “version-less” cloud ERP can help eliminate costly upgrades, reduce IT infrastructure management and drive value with rapid implementation. >>

The Microsoft Office Toy Box - 5 Programs, 50 Tips

Take advantage of everything Microsoft Office has to offer. >>

How to Cut Enterprise Software License Costs

Decrease licenses and costs and increase performance by maximizing CPU cores with DRAM and SSDs. >>

2016 Talkdesk Call Center KPI & Benchmarking Report

How do you measure, track and benchmark critical call center KPIs? >>

10 KPIs That Affect Customer Satisfaction with Call Center Service

The single most important factor in determining a customer's level of satisfaction with a company is their interaction with the call center. >>

Using the Fish! Philosophy to Enhance Call Center Customer Service Quality

The Fish! Philosophy is often used to train new employees at call centers to create a less stressful work environment and a better experience for the customer. >>

Call Center Call Scoring Evaluation Form Items

Call center managers are increasingly utilizing call scoring evaluation forms to analyze live and recorded calls and reaping incredible benefits as a result. >>

How to Increase Call Center Agent Productivity

Download this free eBook to learn tips, tools and techniques to enhance agent productivity within your call center. >>

Redefining IT Priorities for a Digital Future - A North American Perspective on Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation insights and recommendations for North American enterprises >>

Top Enterprise ERP Systems 2018--Expert Reviews & Pricing--Free Analyst Report

Interactive analyst report gives you comparison ratings, reviews and pricing from actual software selection projects. >>

Make Windows 10 Feel Faster - 12 Easy Steps

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. >>

Skillsoft Case Study: TATA Consulting Services

Find out how Tata Consulting Services partnered with Skillsoft to provide comprehensive learning solutions. >>

The Changing Role of the CIO

No department has undergone such profound change as IT. >>

Millennial Learning Myths & Misconceptions: Prescriptions for a Modern Learning Strategy

We propose that organizations adapt to meet the needs of a broader, more diverse group: the modern learner. >>

Digital Books: A Modern Modality for Modern Learners

Meeting the needs of modern learners may not be as hard as you think. >>

Discover 10 Characteristics of a Grow Getter

Become a high-growth manufacturer. >>

Making Sense of Accounting and Cost Management for Cloud ERP

What finance professionals needto know about FASB standards. >>

The Hybrid IT Journey - Perspectives from the Enterprise

What to know about the Hybrid IT journey and lessons learned >>

The Agile Way: A Complete Guide to Understanding Agile Testing Methodologies

Discover which emerging Agile testing methodology is right for your team and how to evolve with the challenges of Agile testing with BDD, TDD and more. >>

The Buyer's Guide for Test Management Software

Not all test management software is created equally. Learn how to select and choose the right test management solution for your team. >>

Executive Value Guide: Making the Case for Modern Software Testing Tools

Agile testers need agile tools, period. Download the playbook you need to sell modern software testing tools to your executive team. >>

How iWork Works - The Basics of Pages, Numbers and Keynote

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. >>

What Type of Linux Desktop or Laptop Should You Buy?

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. >>

The 7 Most Popular IT Certifications for 2017

Prepare for your next IT exam and succeed with any of the study guides or practice tests inside. >>

Black Friday Success - Building for Zero Downtime

Black Friday and Cyber Monday increase the already high expectations for eCommerce performance. >>

Which Is More Important - Faster Ram or More Ram?

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. >>

Best & Worst Laptop Brands of 2017

When you're shopping for a laptop, the brand matters as much as the specs and features. >>

Apple iPad Buying Guide: Which One is Right for You?

LAPTOP reviews which Apple iPad is right for you. >>

How to Make Windows 8 or 8.1 Look and Feel Like Windows 7

If you have a PC with Windows 8 or 8.1 but miss Windows 7, there’s no need to downgrade. >>

Top 9 Tablets Available Right Now: Brought to you by Laptop

A look at the leading tablets on the market today including reviews from tech insiders >>

How To Migrate From Gmail To Outlook.com

You can easily switch over to Microsoft’s web mail service. >>

Chromebook vs. Tablet: Which Should You Buy?

On the surface, they seem quite different. Tablets are mostly considered content-consumption devices, whereas Chromebooks are often viewed as cheap laptop replacements. >>

Google Glass vs. Smartphone: Which is Faster?

While Google Glass may make you look like a cyborg, the truth is that it’s essentially a wearable smartphone. >>

Top 10 Smartphones: Brought to you by LAPTOP

LAPTOP reviews the best Smartphones of 2013. >>

How to Use Your iPad as Your Only PC

There are many tasks that are simply not well suited to touch -- namely, typing for extensive periods of time. >>

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Top 8 Features

The iPhone will get a display that’s large enough to compete against the big boys. >>

Best Android Browser: Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Opera vs. Dolphin

Thankfully, all four browsers keep their interfaces relatively free of clutter, but some do this more elegantly than others. >>

Glasshole or Not? 7 Urgent Ethical Dilemmas for Wearable Tech

Should I be able to wear digital glasses everywhere I go? >>

Windows 10 Hands-On: A Good Start

Windows 10 is also smarter when it comes to snapping applications to the left and right sides of the desktop. >>

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review

Microsoft deserves credit for making the Surface Pro 3 thinner and lighter than its predecessor, especially since the screen grew from 10.6 to 12 inches. >>

iOS 7.1: How to Upgrade Your iPhone and iPad Now

As promised, Apple has released a new upgrade to iOS in version 7.1. >>

Breaking Barriers 2020: How CIOs are Shaping the Future of Work

Learn how your peers are staying ahead of workforce expectations. >>

More Opportunity but Less Control: 6 Lessons for CIOs

Six simple ways to embrace your increasing strategic role as a CIO >>

The Business Case for Deploying Epicor ERP in the Cloud

This white paper is designed to elevate discourse and provide guidance to organizations evaluating the best ERP deployment model (on premises, single-tenant SaaS or multi-tenant SaaS), unique to their business and technical environment. >>

Surviving Technical Terminations: How to Streamline Fixed Assets Transfer and Management

Along with the growth in number of partnerships and LLCs comes the burden of the compliance efforts involved in technical terminations. >>

Help Desk Software Pricing Guide: Key Aspects of System Pricing in 2018

Don't overpay for help desk software. Save time and money with this free download! >>

Top ERP for Manufacturing 2018--Expert Reviews and Pricing--Free Analyst Report

Get comparison ratings, reviews and pricing based on actual software selection projects. >>

Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

Companies seeking an agile response to constantly changing and often volatile market conditions have a significant advantage with ERP deployment choices. >>

Critical Questions Small Manufacturers Should Ask Before Buying a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Critical questions to ask when considering a Cloud-based ERP solution. >>

Learn How to Select the Right All-Flash Solution for Your IT Environment

Ask These Five Questions When Reviewing a New All-Flash Solution for a Software-Defined Infrastructure >>

All-Flash Buyer's Guide

5 Reasons Global Enterprises Select Hitachi Data Systems for All-Flash Solutions >>

How Mitsubishi Delivered a 3 Month Mobile App Project in 2 Weeks

An in-depth look at how a Mitsubishi subsidiary cut their 3 month customer service app project into 2 weeks with AppGyver's low-code platform. >>

The Top 5 Applicant Tracking Software - Get Unbiased Reviews & Price Quotes

Simplify your software selection with our free customized recommendations. >>

10 Reasons to Use a Low-Code Platform for Your Next Enterprise App

Find out how enterprises that are adopting the next generation of rapid mobile tooling will out-innovate competitors over the next two years. >>

Cloud On-Demand: (SaaS) CRM Solutions Seems Like the Future of Software

Explore the 10 reasons organizations that tried on-demand applications have returned to an on-premise solution. >>

What is CRM and How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Mistakes

Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes, so you can get the most out of your CRM software or service with the least amount of hassle. >>

The True Cost of SaaS

There are a lot of assumptions about SaaS pricing. This Guide examines the top four myths. >>

5 Key Aspects to Accurate Call Center Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free call center software pricing guide! >>

Find the Best 2018 Help Desk Software - Get FREE Customized Recommendations

Save time and money selecting the software system that is the best fit for your business! >>

The Business Case for Deploying Epicor ERP in the Cloud

There is no universal answer to the question “Which deployment model is best?” as each customer presents unique business and technical requirements and abilities. >>

How Your Business Can Shine Through the Cloud

Understand common deployment options and know which questions to ask. >>

How To Know If Your ERP Solution Is Compatible With Your Growth Plans

A guide for manufacturing and distribution companies in Australia and New Zealand. >>

Strategic IT: 5 Ways IT Pros Can Collaborate with Leadership to Increase Business Influence

Today's IT professionals understand the impact of information technology on business. Unfortunately, IT pros aren't always recognized as strategic partners who can help increase business-IT alignment to drive an organization's success. >>

The 7 Essential Secrets of Tech Recruiting

Don't waste years trying to break into tech the hard way. >>

Next Generation ERP: Enabling Growth, Powering Innovation

What do Star Trek and Kenandy Cloud ERP have in common? Both have experienced a rebirth as a next generation! >>

The Benefits of Cloud ERP

For growing organizations that want to use ERP as a multi-tiered strategy, cloud ERP is now a compelling option. >>

Improve Your Mid-Market Business Operations on the Cloud

As mid-market organization expand, they reach a point where managing the business becomes too large of a task for business leaders to handle on their own. >>

Embrace Disruptive Innovation

The new normal is never “normal”. We no longer operate in an environment where tried-and-true business practices can be applied to resolve the issues that arise in the marketplace. >>

Six Ways Cloud ERP Supports Rapid Innovation

As a business leader, your daily focus is on managing your business and creating new ways to innovate. Similarly, your employees want to work on innovative projects to help grow the business, not managing data centers and databases, worrying about uptime, downtime, and security. >>

13 Troubleshooting Tools to Fix Windows 10

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8 PC-Saving Windows Tools You Must Not Overlook

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10 Surprising Reasons Why You Will Like Windows 10

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5 Apple Mail Alternatives for Mac OS X

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5 Ways to Save Money When Buying a MacBook

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How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 Installer USB on a Mac

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The Best Way to Clean Windows 10: A Step-by-Step Guide

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How to Create a Portable Windows To Go USB Drive

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No Sound? 7 Tips to Fix Audio Issues in Windows 10

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Windows 10 Maintenance: What Has Changed and What You Need to Consider

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10 Compelling Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10

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5 Lost Features You Can Resurrect in Windows 10

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Solid Tips to Master Slack & Be the Most Effective Employee Ever

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5 Money-Saving Tips You Must Know Before Buying a New Laptop

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How to Easily Remove Bloatware from Windows 10

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10 Tips for Making Better PowerPoint Presentations with Office 2016

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3 Clever PowerShell Functions After Upgrading to Windows 10

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7 Tips for Customizing the Windows 10 Taskbar

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How to Fix 5 Common iPhone & iPad Security Threats

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What Is The Most Secure Mobile Operating System?

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Why Did Windows Crash? A Troubleshooting Guide

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5 Simple Ways to Save Money on New Hard Drives

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7 Underused Microsoft Word Features and How to Use Them

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How to Fix High CPU Usage Caused by System Interrupts

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How to Troubleshoot Low RAM or Memory Leaks in Windows

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7 Useful Excel Sheets to Instantly Improve Your Family's Budget

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A Guide to the Windows 10 Start Menu

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How to Use Windows Batch File Commands to Automate Repetitive Tasks

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10 Essential Windows Habits You Should Cultivate

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10 Windows Task Manager Tricks You Didn't Know

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5 Tips to Fix Slow Boot Times in Windows 10

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A Quick & Dirty Guide to RAM: What You Need to Know

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How System Restore & Factory Reset Work in Windows 10

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Intel Core i3 vs. i5 vs. i7: Which One Do You Really Need?

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The Complete Guide to Windows 10 Privacy Settings

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Microsoft Account with Windows

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5 Tools to Convert and Edit the PDF Format

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How to Hide Anything in Windows

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The Complete Microsoft Office File Converter Guide

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8 Formatting Tips for Perfect Tables in Microsoft Word

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How to Install Android on Your PC With Remix OS 3.0

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Computer Hardware Engineers - Occupational Outlook

Computer hardware engineers usually work in research laboratories that build and test various types of computer models. Most work in high-tech manufacturing firms. >>

NetIQ's Mobile IAM Solutions

Learn how to overcome the challenges of mobile apps for your organization. >>

Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

Companies seeking an agile response to constantly changing and often volatile market conditions have a significant advantage with ERP deployment choices. >>

Why Choosing the Right ERP Can Help Simplify the Ever-Changing Business of Manufacturing

Organizations can attain greater responsiveness with ERP. >>

Computer and Information Research Scientists - Occupational Outlook

Computer and information research scientists invent and design new approaches to computing technology and find innovative uses for existing technology. >>

Critical Questions Small Manufacturers Should Ask Before Buying a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Critical questions to ask when considering a Cloud-based ERP solution. >>

Transform Your IT Infrastructure with All-Flash

Accelerate Time to Market and Reduce Risk. >>

Going Paperless? Here's What You Need to Think About?

Going paperless is not an overnight process, even for small organizations or sole proprietors. No matter the size of your organization, you need to start the paperless process with a sound strategy. >>

Why Enterprises Should Standardize on a Single PDF Provider

Standardizing on a single PDF vendor, which can provide a complete solution at an affordable price, to address the differing needs of dissimilar users, provides many benefits. >>

Transforming Experiences - The Digital Ultimatum

Delivering the right experience to the right customer at the right time, across any device and technology, requires a holistic approach. What's your plan? >>

Why Smart Organizations Maximize Application Performance

A study exploring the roles that applications play in organizations' productivity and customer experience. >>

The Beginner's Guide to Using a Linux Distro

Linux is as user-friendly and intuitive as any other end-user operating system. >>

Brocade Helps Triple Gilt Groupe's Web Traffic Within a Year

Learn how Brocade's traffic management solution helped the Gilt Groupe. >>

The Insider Threat Trifecta: People, Applications and Activity

Where people, activity and applications meet. >>

Laptop Buying Guide for First Time Buyer

Learn how to tell if a laptop will meet your needs! >>

How to Easily Diagnose Connection Issues in Windows

With this guide, you'll be able to better diagnose where along the connection the problem may lie. >>

The Digital Ultimatum: What's Your Plan?

Why Businesses Must Digitally Transform to Survive - and Thrive. >>

Data Sharing and Analytics Drive Success With IoT

To understand the challenges and opportunities with the Internet of Things, MIT Sloan Management Review's 2016 Global Executive Study conducted a comprehensive study with business executives, managers, and IT professionals globally. >>

2016 Best Practices for NPI & NPD Success

Must-Have Tips to Ensure the On-Time Delivery of New Products. >>

5 Ways to Maximize the Value of Security and Network Monitoring Tools

Return on investment is an important factor for evaluating the value of your security infrastructure. >>

5 Ways to Stop '100% Disk Usage' Problems on Windows

100% Disk Usage is a problem that's affected users across Windows 7, 8, and 10, and usually stems from one of a number of background processes. >>

5 Cool Things You Can Do with Your Old Apple Computer

Have an old Apple computer? Don't get rid of it! Instead, use these five tips to revive it and make something cool out of it. >>

Data Lake Beyond the Hype and Ready for the New Enterprise

Data lakes have become a mainstream strategy for many enterprises over the past couple of years, with promises of greater flexibility in the way data is handled and made available to decision makers. >>

Understanding The ERP Deployment Choices

Companies seeking an agile response to constantly changing and often volatile market conditions have a significant advantage with ERP deployment choices. >>

Critical Questions Small Manufacturers Should Ask Before Buying a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Critical questions to ask when considering a Cloud-based ERP solution. >>

How to Get Actionable Insight From Your Contact Center Reporting

Contact center reporting digs into the mountains of previously unstructured data and uncovers insight that drives decision-making. >>

Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

Are you ready? The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. This evolution is called Industry 4.0, and it's happening now. >>

Single Sign-on for Office 365, Microsoft Azure and On-Premises Environments

Businesses today are being challenged by the proliferation of handheld devices and new corporate policies for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). >>

Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices (a $30 FREE!)

This book is aimed at web developers who want to learn how to build sites and apps that take advantage of the functionality available in the latest generation of mobile devices. >>

Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

Learn how ERP deployment choice is a significant advantage for companies seeking an agile response to constantly changing and often volatile market conditions. >>

10 Critical Questions Small Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

10 questions to ask when considering a Cloud-based ERP solution. >>

iOS 9 Troubleshooting Guide

9 of the most common problems and how to solve them. >>

What's the State of Social Customer Care in 2016?

With social networks evolving at a breakneck pace, that leads us to the question, what is the state of social customer care in 2016 and beyond? >>

51 New Contact Center RFP Questions

We’ve compiled a list of 51 contact center RFP questions to help you ensure you’re making the most informed decision. >>

Are Your Bad Sleep Habits Ruining Your Contact Center Career?

Whether it’s late night work, midnight Netflix bingeing, a crying baby, or snoring partner, your bad sleep habits are ruining your career. >>

Checklist: Why Move Backup and Disaster Recovery to the Cloud

Discover 20 real-world benefits gained when moving backup, archival and disaster recovery to a single, native cloud platform. >>

7 Ways It Pays To Move Backup To The Cloud

Eliminate expensive legacy systems to achieve unprecedented cost savings. >>

Quality Management System (QMS) Toolkit

Maintaining compliance while keeping up with ever-rising workloads is made all the more difficult for regulated companies that rely on outmoded tools, manual processes and a fragmented approach to quality management. >>

5 Complex Datacenters - One Security Solution

Organizations today are being tasked to do more with less. Business leaders look for technology solutions that can increase efficiencies and lower costs. >>

9 Pitfalls to Avoid During the Document Control Process

In a regulated environment, the document control process can either be an obstacle course replete with pitfalls, or it can be a smooth ride to a successful product launch. >>

Why Asking for Contact Center Pricing Shouldn't Be Your First Question

Although we understand the motivation behind the question, we believe contact center pricing shouldn't be the first concern in the search for a new partner. >>

IDG White Paper: Not Your Typical Cloud Story

In the past and even today, conversations about moving to the cloud have focused on IT cost savings, but the real draw for many is shifting. >>

10 Things You Need to Know About Deploying Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft® Office 365 is a top choice for enterprises that want a cloud-based suite of productivity/collaboration applications. >>

Choosing The Right Cloud Provider for Your Business: 10 Considerations

To keep up with the speed of business, more companies are replacing IT infrastructures with cloud-based services. But choosing the right cloud provider is critical to achieving the cost savings and agility that the cloud can deliver. >>

Extracting the Full Value of the Cloud

Now, enterprises recognize that the greater value of the cloud is in the way in which it supports a transformation to more agile, innovative business models. >>

Top CRM Integrations

Empower your employees with a more comprehensive view of the customer, right at their fingertips. >>

It's Your Customer Data: Avoiding SaaS CRM Risks

Avoid these common pitfalls when choosing a cloud CRM. >>

Executive Guide to Selecting, Implementing and Operating ERP

Learn the objective-driven way to think about ERP. >>

Is the Internet of Things Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Sector?

The Internet of Things is responsible for the next Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0. >>

Optimizing the Supply Chain with the Use of ERP Software

A summary of ways you can improve supply chain optimization and move things forward for your business. >>

Visual IVR vs Other Self Service Options (Chat, Click to Call, Co-browse, Virtual Agents)

Find out how Visual IVR compares and contrasts to other customer service technologies. >>

10 Things to Look For When Selecting a Digital Engagement or Visual IVR Platform

How to address digital engagement and offer seamless continuity for digital and voice channels. >>

Fitting Static Code Analysis into Continuous Integration

Code quality is certainly impacted by the high frequency of change brought about by Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Integration (CI). How does your team adapt to maintain high-release standards? >>

Microsoft Windows 10 -- Free Reference Card

This Microsoft Windows 10 Reference card provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the popular operating system. >>

Microsoft Outlook 2016 -- Free Quick Reference Card

This Microsoft Outlook 2016 Quick Reference provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the popular email management software. >>

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 -- Free Quick Reference Card

This Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Quick Reference provides shortcuts, tips and tricks for the popular presentation software. >>

Microsoft Word 2016 -- Free Reference Card

This Microsoft Word 2016 Reference provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the popular word processing software. >>

Digital Visitor Registration eKit For Schools

Make your front desk delightful and enjoy the new standard for visitor registration. >>

Customer Experience Strategy: How to Measure the Immeasurable

Take a second to reflect on the brands you love. How do you go about creating an awesome customer experience strategy that works for your own customers? >>

Mobile Banking Benchmark Study: Which Bank Offers the Best Mobile Experience?

This eBook details a mobile banking competitive benchmark that includes Wells Fargo, Key Bank, U.S.A.A. and CIBC. >>

The ROI in IT Asset Management

A business case for utilizing intelligent asset management technology. >>

Simplifying the Data Center with Hyperconvergence

Learn how to reduce costs associated with power, cooling and rack space while simplifying storage complexity with solutions for every stage of the IT lifecycle. >>

Remote Viewing Video: What You Need to Know Before You Buy

Some things to consider before you buy a remote viewing video solution. >>

Cardboard is Virtual Reality for Everyone

Take an outside-in tour of VR, Google Cardboard, and its Android SDK to see how they all fit together. >>

How the Right ERP Can Help Simplify the Ever-Changing Business of Manufacturing

By simplifying ERP, organizations can attain greater responsiveness. >>

Data Lake Adoption and Maturity Survey Findings

Today, the data lake is increasingly recognized as both a viable and compelling component within a data strategy, with companies large and small moving towards adoption. >>

How to Make an Infographic for Free with PowerPoint

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. >>

Hadoop and the Modern Data Supply Chain

With the advent of Big Data, companies now have access to more business-relevant information than ever before and are using Hadoop to store and analyze it. >>

Improve Results with World Class Creative Operations

Discover the key methods that will help your company escape creative production chaos. >>

What HR Wishes WFM Knew About Call Center Employee Experience

Put your hand up if you grew up wanting to be a call center agent. No? That’s why we’re so set on creating an excellent call center employee experience. >>

Here's Why Most People Hate Calling Tech Support

When you're faced with technical challenges, we know you need answers fast. That’s why we focus on hiring the right people for our outsourced tech support. >>

How Employee Movements Cause Major E-Discovery Risk

In e-discovery Inadvertent data deletion often occurs because it's difficult to track employee devices and data when employees are constantly coming and going within organizations. >>

E-Discovery Action Plan: Checklists, Guides and Tips to Help Optimize Your E-Discovery Process

Learn the best way to keep your legal team prepared when it comes to E-Discovery. >>

The Third Wave of Agile

The third wave of Agile is here! >>

E-Discovery Survival Guide: Best Practices for Finding Responsive Data

Learn how to gather responsive data and overcome common e-discovery obstacles. >>

The Business Value of Agile Transformation

Despite the widespread popularity of Agile today, the enormous potential of enterprise-wide Agility has yet to be fully realized. Why? >>

Seven Reasons To Deploy Tintri for VDI

Read the top seven reasons to trust Tintri with your virtual desktop infrastructure. >>

How to Know If Your Identity and Access Governance Program Is Vulnerable to Risk

Learn whether your Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) program is proactive or reactive and what you can do to fix it. >>

Drive Sales Results with an Outsourced Sales Support Solution

We’re confident that we can help boost the productivity and efficiency of your core sales team, in addition to revving up your bottom line. Outsourcing your sales support is the best move you can make >>

The Six Factors of Storage

When you're in a buying cycle, calculating the cost of different storage options can be overwhelming. >>

Manage Hidden Risks Associated to Privileged Users

Follow these simple rules to help you find the privileged user management solution that is right for you. >>

The Secret Life of IT Assets

Download this white paper to understand why a great IT asset management solution can be a strategic advantage for any business, and bring tremendous value. >>

'We Chose You. Now What' Navigating the First 90 Days with Your Contact Center Partner

Outsourcing. It’s the corporate equivalent of walking down the aisle. You’re trusting a contact center partner and inviting them to build a future with you. >>

Case Study: Sustaining Optimal Outbound Sales Support While Increasing Our Workforce by Over 50%

Many contact centers experience a downturn in productivity, often functioning at an 80% efficiency rate in the first six weeks of onboarding such a large group of new hires. >>

The Impact of Internet of Things (IoT) on Facilities Management

How IoT is set to revolutionize the commercial real estate industry. >>

The Three Most Important Questions to Ask About the Future of Customer Service

Our main prediction is that, whether it is the idea of using complex prescriptive analytics or evolving your omnichannel support to the increased use of cloud technology, businesses that plan to lever >>

Driving Strategic Value from CAD/CAM Technology: An IT Executive's Guide

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) requires powerful solutions to enable maximum productivity. Learn how the right hardware investments can deliver this value. >>

10 Tips for Cool PowerPoint Charts

This small book has tips and tricks to help you create better, cooler charts. >>

Design Principles of Excel Dashboards and Reports

Get yourself into a dashboard state of mind with these best practices. >>

Best Practices in Private Cloud

Learn how to transform your IT environment and take advantage of the agility and efficiency of the cloud. >>

The Top 3 Reasons Many Enterprises Are Moving to a Private Cloud

Learn why concerns over performance, security, and control are driving many cloud decisions. >>

All the Advantage of Public Cloud With The Security, Performance And Control You Need - Without Vendor Lock-In?

Take an in-depth look at a private cloud solution that provides the agility and efficiency of a public cloud combined with the performance, security and control of a dedicated environment. >>

The Realities of Cloud Economics: Why Public Cloud Isn't Always Cheaper Than Dedicated Hosting

Learn why pattern of demand, TCO and transformation costs need to be factored into any financial analysis of a potential cloud computing solution. >>

Controlling CRM Costs: A Buyer's Guide

Learn how to avoid CRM sticker shock. >>

MongoDB Performance with Vormetric Transparent Encryption

In enterprises around the world, data volumes have been undergoing explosive growth. >>

Did You Give Up On Your Resolutions Yet?

The majority of us set New Year’s resolutions, knowing all along that we will more than likely quit just weeks after January 1st. We do it year after year and we watch the people around us do the same >>

A Brief Look at OpenStack

This eBook discusses topics that anyone considering an OpenStack private cloud will find interesting. It explores OpenStack's market penetration and some of the key drivers for technology adoption. The book also outlines selected use cases, and provides insight on some key OpenStack components -- Nova and Neutron. >>

Montana State University Builds a Centralized Computing Resource for Researchers and Students

MSU's Information Technology Center's Research Cyberinfrastructure (RCi) group was charged with building a shared community computing resource. >>

Top 6 Security Use Cases for Automated Asset Inventory

Discover why today's distributed IT environment requires cutting-edge technology to keep track of apps, systems and services your users access. >>

IT Compliance for Dummies

This eBook explains IT policy compliance and the steps your organization needs to carry out to prove compliance to an independent auditor. >>

So You Finally Chose a Contact Center Outsourcer

So you made it through the contact center RFP process. Is the headache over? Can you finally let your new contact center outsourcer take the wheel? >>

Planning for Growth: Could It Be Time for an ERP Upgrade?

We've all outgrown things: clothes, shoes, relationships, jobs. Knowing it's time to move on can be difficult, even for companies. >>

Microsoft Office 365 Business and Enterprise Productivity Suites for Small through Enterprise Organizations

Learn why Microsoft Office 365 offers better productivity and more mobility. >>

Desktop Support & Management: Our Expertise is Your Advantage

With Apptix, you can rely on advanced solutions. >>

Disaster Recovery as a Service - Peace of Mind with Secure, Cost-Effective Business Continuity

Learn the benefits of a cloud-based disaster recovery system. >>

The 5 Hottest Contact Center Trends of 2015

Here are the hottest contact center topics of 2015. >>

17 Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts That Every User Should Know

With this cheat sheet you will receive daily updates in your email for free, courtesy of Make Tech Easier. >>

Why E-Discovery Should Be Managed As A Business Process

Learn how applying business process principles to e-discovery can substantially reduce data storage and review costs, while preventing e-discovery project failures. >>

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in Writing a Contact Center RFP

We know what it’s like to be pulling your hair out over writing a call center RFP. When you’re under pressure and time is stretched thin, it can seem like an insurmountable task. >>

20 More Gmail Hacks to Maximize Productivity

Learn how to optimize your Gmail for your personal workflow and make mail-management simpler, faster and more productive. >>

How To Survive Life After Office: The (Former) Microsoft Office User's Guide to Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides

Learn how easy it can be to get your old Microsoft Office work done via Google Drive. >>

How To Archive Google Apps Accounts

Learn how to get rid of Google Apps users without losing their data. >>

The Numbers Game: How Many Alerts is too Many to Handle?

This report details the survey results of all aspects of alert management - covering where alerts originate, how they're categorized, and how they're managed - and how the process can increase the likelihood of a breach being successful. >>

Conflict to Cooperation: Aligning IT Ops & DevOps

Learn how DevOps and ITOps, when stripped of the drama and dysfunction, can benefit from a symbiotic relationship. >>

Blue Hill Research Report: Assess and Drive More Value from Enterprise Archive Data

Research on opportunities and key factors on modern archiving to drive business value. >>

Survey Results: Current and Future States of Corporate IT

View the third party research results of corporate IT directors as they indicate their current IT states and future ventures for their IT organizations. >>

Top 10 Reasons to Buy a New ERP Now

ERP should be an ongoing source of cost savings and improvement. Why not get started now? >>

How To Focus On Innovations That Support Business Growth When Your Internal Resources Are Limited

Keeping up with innovation and contributing to the business's core objectives seems like the impossible task for an IT leader when having to maintain current systems. How does a business best leverage third party services to maximize resources and impact to the business? >>

Bringing Dexterity to IT Complexity: What's Helping or Hindering IT Tech Professionals (A $199 Value)

This report represents insights from over 200 Frontline IT professionals and is brought to you FREE by Dimension Data. >>

To ERP or Not to ERP in the Mid-Market: Simplifying an Important Decision

Aberdeen Group research: ERP solutions help standardize processes, say 77% of users. >>

Solving Real Business Issues During the ERP Selection Process

The search for the right Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider can be stressful, particularly when both the buyer and the vendor get stuck in the features or technical requirements and forget about the bigger picture. >>

Info-Tech Report: Vendor Landscape for Mid-Market ERP

New players are taking ERP from just transactions, to business actions. >>

Is Your Legacy IT Choking Innovation?

Will your IT department ever have time to venture into optimizing new technologies such as cloud and big data when your Legacy systems suck up all your resources? >>

Cover Your Apps! Surviving in the Age of the Hyperscale Public Clouds

Learn how cloud is changing and what important aspects must be understood to make cloud an invaluable asset in 2016. >>

Quantifying the Value of Software Asset Management

Discover how a SAM solution can drive real benefits and cost savings to your organization. >>

Selecting a Cloud-Based ITSM: Five Unexpected Considerations

The five critical - often overlooked - things to look for in your next ITSM solution >>

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Lenovo, a $39 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology, has partnered with Pivot3, a pioneer and innovator in the development of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) to bring Pivot3's Global Hyper-Converged solution to additional clients. >>

System Administration & Security - Salary & Skills Report (Plus 3 Bonus Resources!)

This kit will tell you what you need to know to earn more in system administration and security. >>

Channel 4 Delivers Targeted Ads in a Flash -- Here's How

Find out how Amazon Web Services has helped Channel 4 build ad revenues, enhance its marketing of content, and use detailed, dynamic data to open up exciting new business opportunities. >>

NASA JPL Accelerates Discovery by 840% and Explores Mars More Quickly

Learn how Amazon Web Services helps scientists and engineers share their research easily, and scale up when they need to. >>

Schrodinger Helps Pharmaceutical Researcher Make Breakthroughs Sooner with the Help of AWS

Find out why Schrodinger turned to Amazon Web Services when they had a tight deadline, a fixed budget, and strict security requirements. >>

The Business Value of Amazon Web Services: Succeeding at Twenty-First Century Business Infrastructure

Moving to the cloud is not just about saving costs on IT anymore--it's about creating the environment that lets your business thrive. >>

Driving Business with Continuous Operational Intelligence

The role of Information Technology (IT) is changing. Gone are the days when IT can be viewed as a necessary evil or as simply a “cost center.” Today, IT is widely recognized as a valuable business-enabling necessity. >>

What Your Workforce Management Team Wishes HR Knew

Whether you’re running your own in-house call center or working closely with an outsourced contact center to manage the load, chances are your workforce management team and your HR teams have had the >>

The Absolute Must-Do's to Build an Agile Organization

The majority of training and performance management processes don't lead to more skilled and productive employees. >>

Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

Learn how ERP deployment choice is a significant advantage for companies seeking an agile response to constantly changing and often volatile market conditions. >>

Comprehending ERP Deployment Choices

The rapid evolution of global business has changed the way companies are approaching the deployment of ERP. Today's need for agility and responsiveness has increased the demand for various deployment choices - on premise, hosted or through the cloud (SaaS). >>

Critical Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Over the last few years, Software as a Service (SaaS) has become a compelling and credible delivery model for business applications. >>

10 Critical Questions Small Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

10 questions to ask when considering a Cloud-based ERP solution. >>

A VDI Infrastructure Case Study: Nottinghamshire Health Informatics Service

NHS Trust Addresses Current and Future Needs with Comprehensive VDI Solution. >>

5 Tips for Mitigating Risk in Your Mobile App Development

To help mitigate risk in your next mobile app development project, download this white paper to learn about some tips you can use to improve your outcomes. >>

The Role of Third-Party Tools for Office 365 Compliance

Despite the growing dominance of Office 365 as a communications and collaboration service, as well as the useful features and functions it offers, it has significant limitations with respect to compliance. >>

The Importance of Continuity in Office 365 Environments

While 99.9% email uptime is acceptable in some situations, it simply is not good enough for many users and organizations. >>

Post-Migration Risks of Office 365: Market-Driven Expectations And Actual Realities Of Moving To The Cloud

It's tantalizing to say the least: trading in the headache of implementing, managing, supporting and updating Exchange on-premises for the lure of simplicity that Office 365 and Exchange Online brings sounds like a no-brainer. >>

Email Archives: No Longer Fit for Purpose?

This research paper examines the difficulties and pain points that organizations encounter as they seek to straddle the conflicting pressures of ever increasing email volumes on one hand, and the need for faster, more flexible accessibility on the other. It also explores what practices and policies are currently in use when it comes to archiving emails, and the ways in which businesses can improve practices in this crucial area. >>

Storage Anywhere and Everywhere: Dealing with the Challenges of Data Fragmentation

The shape of the IT landscape has been evolving over the years and continues to do so. >>

Avoid These Common Pitfalls When Choosing A Cloud CRM

Organizations are frequently turning to SaaS solutions for their CRM needs. But there are risks when deploying any solution at scale, especially if you select the wrong vendor. >>

The Definitive Guide to Outsourcing Mobile App Development

Companies today are using mobile apps to serve customers in new ways, create additional revenue streams, and solidify a lifetime of loyalty. >>

So You Think You Know The Cloud: Hosting Alternatives You May Not Know About

If your company is facing the decision of where to host your technical operations, this white paper is for you. >>

The Smart Alternative to DIY Infrastructure or Cloud Services

When it comes to managing your operations infrastructure, the two options that commonly come to mind are either Doing-It-Yourself (DIY) in-house or outsourcing certain functions to the cloud. >>

AlwaysUp Architecture®

“Downtime” is a word no one wants to hear; it costs money and resources (and possibly customers) while you redeploy code, configure applications, add data to failed systems, and replace now-useless hardware. >>

Salary & Skills Roundup for Today's IT Professional

This exclusive kit will teach you how to make more money in your career as an IT professional. >>

Why Businesses Need Touch-Enabled Notebooks

Touch-based laptops are taking the consumer tech world by storm. Here's why they make perfect business sense for small- and medium-sized businesses. >>

Determining Organizational Readiness to Support Employee-Owned Devices

A guide for small to medium-sized business IT managers for developing a strategy for allowing access to corporate data and applications by employee-owned devices. >>

How Is IT Handling The New Pressure To Perform?

This 10-minute survey looks to uncover the new requirements of IT. As a thank you, you’ll receive a complimentary copy of the final report upon completion. >>

The Impact of Identity Theft in an Always-Connected World

16.6 million - number of U.S. victims of identity theft in 2012. >>

Electrabel GDF Suez Increased Sales Efficiency

Learn how Electrabel realized a 25% increase in sales efficiency when they introduced tablets with Showpad for sales reps. >>

Upgrade Your Contact Center RFP By Asking About Awards

We often see a question in contact center RFPs asking bidders what awards or recognition they have received. It’s a great question, but perhaps not for the reasons you might think. >>

The Future of Disaster Recovery

Does your company have problems with disaster recovery? >>

What to Look for in a DRaaS Solution

Most DRaaS vendors started out as cloud backup suppliers and have added the capability as part of their service. >>

Disaster Recovery as a Service: Attitudes & Adoption Report

The Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) market is heating up. In fact, it's on pace to become a $12 billion market by 2020. >>

JMeter Tutorial

Delve into the new world of JMeter with this compact guide that discusses this testing framework's features! >>

Drive Better Business Outcomes with Embedded Communications

Improve business outcomes by embedding real-time communications into business applications. >>

10 Common Pitfalls of Successful Enterprise Endpoint Backup

Avoid these common mistakes when selecting an enterprise backup solution. >>

Contact Centers Give Your Customer Loyalty Program The Edge It Needs

These days, just about everybody has a customer loyalty program. It’s become a vital touchpoint in the customer journey. >>

The MSP Guide to Higher Growth

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A Starter Guide to IT Managed Services

How to Achieve Success in Managed Services. >>

IT Compliance for Dummies

This eBook explains IT policy compliance and the steps your organization needs to carry out to prove compliance to an independent auditor. >>

8 Ways to Trim Your Budget

For Local Exchange Carriers looking to expand, we've identified 8 easy ways to cut costs while growing. >>

Six Principles of Strategic Portfolio Management

Learn the secret to driving outstanding product portfolio results. >>

Blue Ocean Contact Center Agent Helps Change A Young Girl's Life

Every once in a while, people in our line of work get the opportunity to deliver a service experience that is truly life altering. >>

7 Ways Field Service Organizations are Leveraging Technology

In recent years the field service industry has forever been changed by new technologies like the cloud, the internet of things, wearables, and other devices. But how can you stay abreast of all the changes in the field service technology and ensure that your team is up-to-date? >>

Accelerating Business Transformation Through IT Innovation: Getting the Business Leader Take on the IT Change Mandate (Valued at $199)

This new study scorecards IT performance against business and customer-value building metrics; highlights benefits of embracing game-changing technologies. >>

CRM's Dirty Little Secret: How to Avoid CRM Sticker Shock

When making a CRM decision, it is important to ensure your deployment will not be hit with hidden fees or other extra costs that reduce the return on investment. >>

The Digital Revolution

Transformation has begun for all digital services players and customers are aggressively shaping the change. Here you will find insights into the challenges and opportunities that this change presents >>

Combating Identity Theft in an Always-Connected World

Thanks to the huge proliferation of mobile devices, millions now take their online shopping, banking, socializing--and their jobs--on the go. >>

Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

The rapid evolution of global business has changed the way companies are approaching the deployment of ERP. >>

How to Choose the Right Business System for Your Folding Carton, Flexible Packaging, Or Label Operation

There are hundreds of business systems out there, but only some of these will have been successfully implemented in folding carton, flexible packaging and label operations. >>

Corrugated Packaging Manufacturers: 8 Reasons to Upgrade Your ERP System

Eight ways how your plant network can improve efficiencies with a single ERP system designed for multi- plant operations. >>

10 Critical Questions for Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

These 10 questions will help you determine if a Cloud-based ERP Solution is right for your business and if so, where to start. >>

The Center of Performance: Enhancing the App Experience for End-Users

In today's technology-rich world, customers and employees demand the highest level of application performance. Failure to provide access to applications that consistently perform well anytime, anywhere, and on any device, often leads to lower productivity, customer dissatisfaction, decreased revenue and market share, and damage to brand reputation. >>

More Performance, Please

How to Future-Proof Your Enterprise Network. >>

Are You Asking the Right Questions When Selecting an ERP System?

The key to achieving ROI with your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution is to select a solution that is functional and usable. >>

Simplify Decision-Making to Grow Your Business with Analytics and ERP

This report, based on a survey of 105 growing organizations, uncovers how ERP integrated with Business Analytics can improve business execution and decision-making. >>

4 Ways to Preserve Customer Loyalty When Call Volume Spikes

If you want to preserve customer loyalty, keep your CSAT scores healthy and your Net Promoters plentiful when call volume surges, your contact center partner needs to have the right systems in place. >>

Getting in Sync with Mobile Customers: The Mandate for Real-Time Relevance in a Connected World

Learn how to capitalize on marketing’s big mobile opportunity. >>

10 Things Security Experts Wish End Users Knew

Learn about the 10 concerns that security experts want you to know. >>

Switching Operations

Learn how a switch moves data through the network, and what makes a switch efficient. >>

Web Intelligence to the Rescue

Learn how SAP BusinessObjects can help you overcome numerous reporting requirements to produce useful documents that meet and exceed expectations. >>

Office 365: An Introductory Guide

Explore Microsoft Office 365 works, and then discover what steps your organization should choose to implement an infrastructure that is completely driven by it. >>

Managing Hyper-V with PowerShell for the GUI-Bound Administrator

Learn how to use PowerShell cmdlets specific to installing and configuring Hyper-V. >>

Leaving the Office Behind: A Guide to Remote Work

How employees and managers can build the best culture for remote work. >>

Cisco Collaboration Certifications Overview

Learn about the changes to Cisco certifications with respect to voice and video, outlining dates, and deadlines that may affect your certification process. >>

Windows Run Commands Cheat Sheet

With this cheatsheet you will receive daily updates in your email for free, courtesy of Make Tech Easier. >>

Localizing Your Mobile App is Good for Business

Simply put, the more people who can find and use your mobile application in their native language, the larger your potential market. But launching a multilingual app and keeping it updated is a challenge - one that requires agility and speed. >>

Over 50 Great Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcuts

With this cheatsheet you will receive daily updates in your email for free, courtesy of Make Tech Easier. >>

IT Leaders: Understand Your Options for Disaster Recovery Planning

Synchronous replication? Asynchronous replication? Cloud? Should I consider DRaaS? How do the options compare? >>

IT Leaders: Want to (Confidently) Offload Non-Value-Add Activities?

Managed IT services could be the secret weapon you've been looking for - learn why some common myths are no longer (or never were) true. >>

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Traditional network and endpoint defenses are outmatched and don't stand a chance at preventing, investigating, or remediating today's targeted attacks. You need an advanced security solution, but you may be struggling to convince your company's executive team and Board to make the investment. >>

Five Simple Symbols You Should Know to Unlock Your PowerShell Potential

Learn the five symbols that are regularly used in PowerShell and their meanings. >>

Creating an Optimal User Experience for Global Website Visitors

A multilingual website is your gateway to the global marketplace. But being truly multilingual isn't just about translated content. >>

The Business Case for Protecting Against Advanced Attacks: Demonstrating ROI to Non-Technical Executives

Traditional network and endpoint defenses are outmatched and don't stand a chance at preventing, investigating, or remediating today's targeted attacks. You need an advanced security solution, but you are struggling to convince your company's executive team and Board to make the investment. >>

Seattle Children's Accelerates Citrix Login Times by 500% with Cross-Tier Insight

Seattle Children's is a leading research hospital with a large and growing Citrix XenDesktop deployment. >>

Managing Hyper-V with PowerShell for the GUI-Bound Administrator

Learn how to use PowerShell cmdlets specific to installing and configuring Hyper-V. >>

Cisco Collaboration Certifications Overview

Learn about the changes to Cisco certifications with respect to voice and video, outlining dates, and deadlines that may affect your certification process. >>

Using SIPOC to Define ITIL® Processes

Learn about a technique for defining processes called SIPOC (Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, and Customers). >>

Connected: 25 Ways to Create a Connected Culture

Learn how to create a connected environment for your workforce from anywhere on the globe. >>

How Mobile Engagement is Reinventing Brick and Mortar Retail

Retail mobile mania is in full swing, and it's imperative to maintaining the relevance of the brick-and-mortar store. New research from CFI Group1, however, indicates that just 27% of consumers have been on the receiving end of assistance from mobile technology-wielding retail associates. >>

Introducing a 'Green' Option for Barcode Scanning

This white paper provides a brief overview of super capacitor power sources, explains the benefits and limitations to using super capacitor powered scanners at point-of-sale and other use cases, and highlights the important performance, cost and environmental differences between battery-powered and super capacitor powered scanners in retail environments. >>

The Wizards of Google Apps - Tips for Admins from Admins

The essential guide for admins from admins. >>

The Complete Guide to Google Apps Security

The settings and tools you need to know. >>

The Guide to Defending Your Google Apps Data

Learn the 5 threats to protect against. >>

Empower Your Workforce with Adaptable, Customizable, Workstations

Find out how universal docking stations can help satisfy the needs of your workforce. >>

The Economics of Nearshore Vs Offshore Contact Centers

Nothing worthwhile comes cheap. If you’ve ever purchased no-name appliances or cheap, mass-produced electronics, you’ve probably learned that lesson firsthand. The same rule applies to your contact ce >>

3 Quick Tips for Optimizing SharePoint

A Free Guide By AAJ Technologies >>

3 Reasons to Set Up Your Conference Room With a Truly Universal Docking Station

A properly equipped conference room can save time, money, frustration and credibility. >>

Shadow IT: The Impact on Technical Support and the Opportunities for IT

As the mobile workforce has become the norm, the speed of communication has increased and the needs of collaborative (and remote) teams have expanded. Consequently, end users' expectations of workplace technology are higher than ever before. >>

Top Three Tips to Supercharge Workplace Productivity

These quick enhancements will make all the difference in today's workspaces. >>

Rethinking DAM: Customer Experience Demands Smart Content

Read why Digital Asset Management (DAM) should evolve beyond a content repository, to support omnichannel customer experiences. >>

Metrics That Matter in SAP Change Control

Facts and data that matter the most for measuring the ROI of an SAP Change Control Implementation. >>

Build a 'Super Highway' for Continuous SAP Change Delivery

Create a custom ‘multi-lane’ approach using specified rules of the road. >>

Tuning for SAP DevOps? Don't Throw Out Working Processes

With Rev-Trac SAP change control software, you can retain your key 3rd party apps. >>

The Startup and Small Business CRM Buyer's Guide

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IT departments and the organizations they serve can reap dramatic benefits by codifying and automating unique processes through the development of custom applications. >>

Powering Transformation: The IT Revolution is Now

Now is the time for IT to get ahead of the curve and embrace this shift. >>

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Your organization, like every other, must grow to survive, and is dependent upon its IT infrastructure to do that. >>

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If the big dollar cost of PLM makes you cringe, consider Product Data Management that integrates with ERP or MRP for a fast ROI. >>

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Business and technical professionals who are evaluating an engineering document management system project could use some help. >>

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Complex field demands require extensive document management to control their assets. >>

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The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

Enterprises are transforming IT by adopting service automation tools and processes, making teams more innovative and efficient. >>

Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog

Many CIOs are being pressured to demonstrate IT value. >>

Lifetime Customer Value: Measuring Customer Service Performance

Don’t we all wish that customers came with a lifetime guarantee? They’d make their first purchase and be irrevocably smitten for life? >>

Mining Gold from Machine Data

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Data integrity and ultra-high performance dictate the success and growth of many companies. >>

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The Essential VDI Guide

Desktop management at any scale is a tedious job. Imaging, reimaging, and troubleshooting desktop systems consume valuable IT resources, and keep employees from being productive. Securing the information generated on desktops, tablets, and smartphones is no simple job either. >>

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You know more than anyone that managing the IT service desk is a challenging job--and one that's getting more demanding by the day. New devices and apps, mobility, distributed networks and an increasingly IT-savvy user-base all add to the pressure on your processes and budgets. Because of this, IT is now faced with a growing inability to service the demand that users are generating, and lack efficient ways to keep pace. >>

The 3 Pillars of IT Service Management Excellence

You know more than anyone that managing the IT service desk is a challenging job - and one that's getting more demanding by the day. >>

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This article details the differences in cost between an in-house call center and one that is outsourced. >>

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Today's business processes have evolved and become more complex. >>

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Explore the role of the c-suite in digital strategy through this informative whitepaper. >>

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This guide covers the basics of Ubuntu, as well as hardware and software management, working with command line, and security. >>

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This guide will make any IT Director's job a whole lot easier during the SSO Solution buying path. >>

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The Keys to the Office: Metro Bank Secures Office 365 for Mobile Employees

Metro Bank ramps up employee productivity and collaboration with secure access to Office 365 Apps. >>

The Cloud App Visibility Blindspot

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Cost of Inaction: Taking Enterprise Quality Management Digital

While nearly all executives acknowledge that quality is at the core of most business challenges, many position the health and capability of their quality management solution far down on the list of priorities. >>

One Dock for Life. Truly Universal Docking Stations

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Work Anywhere Solutions: Defeat Desktops

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Microsoft Email: Outlook Tips and Training

Move beyond email and understand Outlook’s amazing workflow benefits. >>

Finally, the One Thing Mac and PC Users Agree on: Truly Universal Docking Stations

See how universal docking stations are changing the game. >>

No Longer a Necessary Evil: How Modern CRM Empowers Sales

CRM has long been seen as a must-have sales tool. >>

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Organizations are frequently turning to SaaS solutions for their CRM needs. >>

Migration Steps to Peak Hosting's AlwaysUp Architecture

When your business has outgrown your current managed hosting provider, the logical thing is to search for something better. >>

Combating Identity Fraud in a Virtual World

More Connected and Mobile Than Ever. >>

The Emergence of Governed Discovery

Historically, governance meant security. >>

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Learn the ITIL® ABCs: accountability, boundaries, and consistency. >>

Microsoft Service Manager Simplified

Discover how Microsoft's System Center Service Manager provides an organization with a single, integrated platform to support their IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT as a Service (ITaaS) environment. >>

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Learn about the five major security concerns with mobile payment systems. >>

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This paper explores the challenges that today's CIOs face in regards to application performance. Read now to learn how a more strategic data center approach, like distributing applications closer to your users, can help optimize application performance and reduce IT costs. >>

Uncover the Truth About Hybrid Clouds

It's time to debunk the myths about hybrid cloud bandwidth and reliability. >>

The Business Case for Protecting Against Advanced Attacks: Demonstrating the ROI of FireEye as a Service to Non-Technical Executives

You understand the intricacies of today's threat landscape, and the difficulties your organization faces when attempting to prevent, investigate and remediate targeted attacks, but how do you explain that difficulty, and subsequent cost, to senior leadership? Often the best tactic is to speak to them in a language they understand: money. >>

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Year-end Tax Planning for Fixed Assets Management

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Windows Shortcuts 101: The Ultimate Keyboard Shortcut Guide

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The Phone Channel is Dead, Long Live the Phone Channel

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Endpoint Security

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Hyper-V Replicas in Windows Server 2012

Learn how Hyper-V Replicas make it possible to copy Hyper-V virtual machines across a LAN or WAN even if you don't have a failover cluster or shared storage between the virtual machines. >>

Introducing Amazon RDS for Aurora

Learn how Amazon Aurora can enable powerful, massively scalable relational databases in Amazon's cloud environment. >>

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Justifying Recovery Management as a Strategic Priority

Why are IT projects, especially recovery, difficult to sell to senior management? >>

When Bad Things Happen to Good Businesses

Moving from DIY Disaster Recovery to Unfailing Business IT Resiliency. >>

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How a Hybrid Cloud Strategy Can Empower Your IT Department

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10 Things Your Team is Afraid to Tell You About Your DR Plan

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4 Steps to Taking Control with Cyber Resilience

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The Center of Performance: Enhancing the App Experience for End Users

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Uncover the Truth About Hybrid Clouds

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Mobile Benchmarks Report

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The Good Push Index

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Box Boosts Customer Satisfaction with Dev/Ops Collaboration

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The Essential Design Patterns Cheat Sheet

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5 Essential Restore Capabilities for Google Apps Backup

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Google Apps Admins: Get Peace of Mind

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Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

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The Best Tweaks You Can Make To Your Android Without Rooting

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Hosted Microsoft Exchange

Enterprise-class email without the cost or the hassle. >>

Hosted VoIP for Business

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Apptix - Hosted Business Solutions

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Tested CRM Solutions to Increase Sales and Retain Valuable Customers

CRM systems are increasingly being used by businesses to acquire, retain and grow profitable customer relationships, helping companies precisely identify and connect various customer data across systems. >>

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A Guide to Maximizing Your Contact Center Agent's Efficiency

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The Computer Curmudgeon

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An Introduction to Amazon Redshift

Discover why Amazon Redshift is one of the most talked about and fastest growing services that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has ever released. >>

TOGAF® and Enterprise Portfolio Management

The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) framework and Portfolio Management both offer conceptual and practical frameworks for better managing your organization's complexity. >>

Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit Version 9.x

Whether you're an IT professional, a partner, or a consultant, the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit helps you understand your organization's IT infrastructures and assets. >>

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Flash storage plays a key role in transforming IT infrastructure and accelerates time to information. >>

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Learn the activities, processes, and requirements that cloud players need to follow in order to ensure a successful delivery of cloud services. >>

Stakeholder Perceptions Become Your Project Reality

Learn why it's important to effectively manage stakeholder perceptions and expectations. >>

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Sell more, increase revenue and keep your team on the cutting edge with the right mobile solution. >>

Experience the Business Value: The Novell ZENworks Endpoint Management Suite

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Deck the Halls: Two Key Tactics to Preparing Your Contact Center for the Holiday Spikes

Ready or not, the holidays are here! Is your contact center prepared for the holiday spike? >>

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Quantum Computers: The End of Cryptography?

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3 Easy Ways To Install Windows 10 Technical Preview

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Make It Modern, Make it Mobile: How to Bring Innovation to Enterprise Systems

Many organizations rely on so-called “legacy systems” to run key parts of their business. >>

Single Sign-On: with Passwords, Less is More

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Mobile and Remote Access: Balancing Convenience and Security

Implement access controls that keep up with the modern world. >>

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Learn considerations for evaluating Business Continuity Management Planning (BCMP) software vendors. >>

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Mobile App Backlog is Directly Damaging Revenue in the Enterprise

Only 6% of Enterprises have all the mobile developer talent they need. >>

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Pros & Cons Of A Windows 8 Tablet Vs. A Touchscreen Laptop

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The Top Three Challenges Faced by Field Service and How Live Video Streaming Can Address Them

What are the top challenges your Field Service organizations face while working in remote locations? >>

The Hottest New Technology You Don't Know About: Live Video Streaming Helps Field Service Techs Offer Better Support and Improve Customer Satisfaction

Service technicians are on their own when addressing increasingly complex situations in the field, and occasionally need assistance from a specialist. >>

Microsoft Excel Help: Excel Tips for Every Skill Level

Hone your Microsoft Excel skills, boost your productivity and advance your career with this easy-to-use guide. >>

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These Microsoft Office and Windows 7 shortcuts will save you time and make your productivity skyrocket. >>

9 Social Media Guidelines that Drive Business Success

Today's banks and credit unions are turning to social marketing, social selling, and social customer service as a powerful and effective strategy for achieving business goals. >>

Enterprise File Sharing and Management: Achieving Productivity and Security

This report provides an overview of the market for file sharing solutions for large and highly-regulated enterprises. >>

Calculating the True Costs of Business Continuity Management Plans

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The Software as a Service (SaaS) model of application delivery, more commonly known as 'cloud deployment', in which software features are accessed through a Web browser, is an excellent way for manufacturing companies to get the benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems without the need to build additional IT infrastructure. >>

Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

The rapid evolution of global business has changed the way companies are approaching the deployment of ERP. Today's need for agility and responsiveness has increased the demand for various deployment choices - on premise, hosted or through the cloud (SaaS). >>

10 Critical Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Over the last few years, Software as a Service (SaaS) has become a compelling and credible delivery model for business applications. >>

Getting Started with Ubuntu 14.04

Become familiar with everyday tasks such as surfing the web, listening to music and scanning documents. >>

The Definitive Guide to Sharing Mobile Maps for Utilities

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Extracting the Full Value of the Cloud

Today, cloud adoption is rapidly expanding its footprint and is no longer simply a theoretical or academic conversation that enterprise organizations are debating. >>

Developing a Cap-and-Grow Strategy: 14 Best Practices for Lync Deployment

There are many ways to take advantage of the rich set of collaboration tools provided with Microsoft Lync. IT leaders should consider a cap-and-grow strategy where investment dollars in legacy systems are capped and the financial and IT resources are reallocated to grow Lync. >>

Top 10 Ways to Maximize your Lync Investment

Microsoft Lync is transforming enterprise communications. >>

Why Website Personalization Matters

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BYOD Security That Works

Learn a new approach to IT security. >>

Public Cloud Flexibility, Private Cloud Security

Cloud applications are a priority for every business - the technology is flexible, easy-to-use, and offers compelling economic benefits to the enterprise. >>

IDC Mobile and Cloud Security Report

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Migrating From Windows 7 To Ubuntu: The Ultimate Guide

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Empower Your Store Associates with Mobile Apps

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4G Failover for Business Continuity: Maximizing Revenue and Minimizing Business Risk to Your Brand

While short outages are common, longer service disruptions - due to weather, human error or even squirrels - can be catastrophic, paralyzing business operations. >>

5 Action Steps For Curing Your Inbox Zero Email Frenzy

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Come Closer: With Next-Shoring, Proximity to Demand, Innovation, and Talent Are New Manufacturing Imperatives

Manufacturing companies have always prioritized nearness to supply and demand when developing their siting strategies. >>

Build, Buy, or Both? Talent Management Reaches Out, Steps Up with Virtual Training Environments

Build or buy? When manufacturers have sought new leaders, they have typically done both: grooming talent in-house and paying market rates for the best thinkers and managers. >>

iOS 8 Is Here: 10 Reasons To Install It Right Away

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Maximizing Value from Fleet and Asset Tracking Systems

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Success on an International Scale: What an ERP System Can Offer

Countless mid-sized organizations that attempt international expansion fail every year. How can you make sure your business doesn't fall into this category? >>

Supporting Workplace Mobility with ERP

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Can IVR Destroy The Customer Experience?

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Is Your Shipping and Return Policy Losing You Business?

Shipping and returns policies influence online purchases. >>

5 Ways Mobile Apps Are Driving the Store of the Future

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Microsoft Office 365 -- Free Cheat Sheet

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EMA Radar™ for Enterprise Network Availability Monitoring System

Learn about the framework EMA uses to evaluate vendors which includes the core capabilities & features that address network operators' needs to ensure health and availability of the network; and the overall practitioner experience in procuring, deploying, administering, and using specific ENAMS products. >>

LTE Performance through Early Testing and Faster Mean Time to Identify Failure

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22 Useful Tweaks To Make Ubuntu Feel Like Home

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Spotlight on Cloud Security

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How to Avoid a Storm in Your Cloud Installation

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The MagPi Magazine: Sonic Pi 2.0, Get Your Groove On

In this issue, you'll be in the club with Sonic Pi. >>

The MagPi Magazine: Introducing the Model B+

This month’s MagPi contains another great selection of hardware, software and programming articles. >>

The MagPi Magazine: Enigma Cipher

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Mobile Apps are the easiest way to get field engineers connected and in sync with everything that is going on around them. Since field engineers are exactly that, in the field, they tend to lose their connection with the real world as well as the communications and information that can make them more effective and efficient. >>

Fixing Intermittent Performance Problems

Intermittent performance problems are among the most frustrating issues IT administrators face. The apparently random nature of occurrences, the near impossibility of reproducing all conditions, and the complexity of applications and their dependencies make it difficult to diagnose root causes so you can resolve an issue quickly. >>

Optimize IT Performance & Availability: Four Steps to Establish Effective IT Management Baselines

More than ever before, your company's ability to grow hinges on two things: IT performance and availability. >>

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Five Essentials of Cross-Channel Social Measurement

Get a complete view of your social media performance across multiple networks. >>

Monitor Application Performance in Virtualized and Cloud Environments

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Go Beyond APM with Real-Time IT Operations Analytics

Operations teams stand at the intersection of IT and the business. As a result, business success increasingly depends on how quickly IT Operations teams resolve problems and respond to new demands. >>

10 Ways Wire Data Helps Conquer IT Complexity

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7 Keys to Unlocking a Modern Business Continuity Management Approach

Your Business Continuity program deserves more, simply because the risk to your enterprise is too high. >>

Revitalizing Business Continuity

Learn how to tame complexity with 4 steps to revitalize business continuity programs. >>

Tableau Dashboard Cookbook: Chapter 1 - A Short Dash to Dashboarding!

This book follows a step-by-step approach to taking a data source and building up a series of dashboard elements, ultimately resulting in a series of dashboards for your business. >>

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 PowerShell Cookbook: Second Edition--Free 34 Page Excerpt

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 is a complex messaging system. >>

Is Your Company Ready to Step Up Its Disaster Recovery Game?

Learn about gaps in Disaster Recovery that IT professionals need to address. >>

Smartphone Viruses Are Real: How To Stay Protected

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Mobile Security: How to Secure, Privatize, and Recover Your Devices: Chapter 3 - Privacy - Small Word, Big Consequences

Learn how to keep yourself safe online with easy- to- follow examples and real- life scenarios. Written by developers at IBM, this guide is the only resource you need to keep your info private. >>

Mobile First Bootstrap: Chapter 2 - Designing Stylesheet in Bootstrap 3

A practical, step-by-step tutorial on developing websites for mobile using Bootstrap. >>

Android Application Security Essentials: Chapter 5 - Respect Your Users

If you are a developer, architect, manager or technologist looking for guidance and detailed instructions on how to secure app data, then this book is for you. >>

PHPUnit Essentials: Chapter 3 - Tests and What They're All About

This book aims to help PHP developers who want to learn or improve their software testing skills. >>

Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Second Edition--Free 40 Page Excerpt

The shell remains one of the most powerful tools on a computer system -- yet a large number of users are unaware of how much one can accomplish with it. >>

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A task-oriented look at Linux Mint, using actual real-world examples to stimulate learning. Each topic is presented in an easy-to-follow order, with hands-on activities to reinforce the content. >>

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A collection of Mobile Web Development tips, tricks, and information from Packt Publishing. >>

Packt's Linux Book Bundle -- A Free 118 Page Sampler

A collection of Linux tips, tricks, and information from Packt Publishing. >>

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Building Virtual Pentesting Labs for Advanced Penetration Testing: Chapter 1 - Introducing Penetration Testing

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Packt's Hadoop Book Bundle -- A Free 182 Page Sampler

A collection of Hadoop tips, tricks, and information from Packt Publishing. >>

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Is Technology Your Worst Enemy When You Travel? 7 Ways To Defeat It

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New To Android? Make Your Smartphone Work For You, Not Against

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Evolution of IT Disaster Recovery

See the timeline of events leading to the start of IT disaster recovery and beyond, and the company that has provided disaster recovery for over 3 decades. >>

Top 6 Cost Considerations When Evaluating A Cloud Service

Learn how to make the right choice when selecting a cloud service provider. >>

Cloud: Build Vs. Buy - 4 Key Considerations

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When Cloud Makes Sense

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Clouds on the Horizon – The Ultimate Migration Checklist

Learn what IT executives need to consider in an enterprise's cloud usage transformation. >>

Downtime and Data Loss: How Much Can You Afford?

Learn the importance of establishing recovery time and recovery point objectives when planning a business continuity strategy. >>

10 Things to Look for in a Disaster Recovery Provider

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Best Practices for Cloud-Based Recovery

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10 Things Your Team is Afraid to Tell You About Your DR Plan

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Adapting Security to the Cloud

This white paper describes how adoption of cloud technology can potentially change an organization's security requirements and how organizations can adapt their IT and security infrastructure to address these challenges. >>

Building a Better Cloud

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IT Disaster Recovery Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

Learn how to keep IT services running, should a disaster strike. >>

Uptime in the Cloud: It's all About the *Asterisk*

With many companies moving to the cloud, uptime becomes a key concern. To address this, most providers offer availability guarantees. But what do those availability guarantees really mean? >>

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Learn why you need expert help rather than relying solely on a DIY approach to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR). >>

Why Hybrid IT Strategy is a Bridge Between Today's Environment and Tomorrow's Technology

Learn how to select a solution partner to guide you through your Hybrid IT strategy. >>

Cloud Computing and the Rise of Hybrid IT

Understanding hybrid IT and how to integrate cloud into your current IT infrastructure is challenging. >>

Strategic Solutions in the Cloud - 4 Cloud Computing Examples for Today's Enterprise

Learn from other IT Executives how they are selecting a cloud vendor and how they are using the cloud. >>

Are Your Business Continuity Plans Up To Par for Today's Changing World?

Business Continuity (BC) plans for compliance won't cut it as business leaders are demanding outcomes, asking if you can prove that you are resilient enough to recover. >>

Four Critical Considerations for Determining the Best Business Continuity Plan Approach

There are several key considerations for determining whether a do-it-yourself approach or a software-based approach is best when it comes to disaster recovery. >>

BCP Software vs. DIY: How to Make the Most Important Decision in Business Continuity Planning

Enterprises are realizing they need a more robust and dynamic toolset rather than relying solely on the static spreadsheet DIY approach when implementing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans (BC/DR). >>

Hot Topics Tech Magazine -- Jack Dorsey, Self Made

The tech community leaders present an in-depth profile of Jack Dorsey, CEO & Founder of Square & Co-Founder of Twitter. >>

Hot Topics Tech Magazine -- A Look into New York, the Fastest Growing Tech Hub in the US

The tech leaders community presents an exclusive interview with Kevin Ryan, Founder and Chairman of Gilt Groupe, MongoDB and Business Insider. >>

How to Successfully Select An ERP System in Eight Simple Steps

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What's New in iOS 8?

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5 Windows 7 Features You Didn't Know Existed

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HITB Magazine - SVFORTH: A Forth for Security Analysis and Visualization

In this issue of HITB Magazine, you will find information on network security, database security, application security, computer forensics, computer security and mobile security. >>

6 Modern Security Tools for Windows 8

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Modern Web Application Firewalls Fingerprinting and Bypassing XSS Filters

Web applications continue to be a primary attack vector for cyber-crimes, and the charts show no sign of abating. >>

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Can PaaS turn your team into app dev rock stars? >>

Application Development and Delivery: When and Where to Leverage the Cloud

As enterprise IT organizations look for ways to deliver innovative business solutions fast, the cloud becomes a major factor as IT executives embark on the infrastructure and application delivery decision-making process. >>

Application Development Must Modernize

Learn about 5 major obstacles that threaten to derail achievement of strategic business goals and revenue growth. >>

An Introduction To Keyloggers, RATS And Malware

In this book you will learn about various types of Malware, Keyloggers and Rats. >>

5 Obstacles Holding IT Back

Learn how to eliminate these obstacles. >>

Innovation Without Disruption

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HTML 5 Modern Day Attack And Defence Vectors

Learn about the flaws of HTML5 and the recommended security measures that could be taken to minimize the impact of HTML5 vulnerabilities. >>

Avoid the Pitfalls Hindering Mobile App Success

Learn about some of the pitfalls of mobile app development and how to avoid them. >>

OutSystems Platform and Force.com: Different PaaS for Different Players

This white paper authored by Bloor Research practice leader David Norfolk, analyzes two different high-productivity cloud platform solutions - OutSystems Platform and Force.com. >>

Getting Started with Cloud Computing

Web applications have always been deployed on servers connected to what is now deemed the ‘cloud’. But demands and technology used on such servers has changed substantially in recent years. >>

7 Different Uses Of Integrating Google Drive With Gmail

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The Complete Guide to Simplifying and Securing Your Life with LastPass and Xmarks

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The Ultimate 'Should I Use Linux?' Checklist

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Getting Started with Lean Software Development

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6 Tips For Creating An Unbreakable Password That You Can Remember

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How to Pass an IT Audit

Learn how one security analyst from a Fortune 500 company, used a GRC tool to automate management of IT controls, verify compliance with policy, and document everything for auditors. >>

Getting Started with Apache Hadoop

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Enabling the Business with Social Relationship Platforms

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Apache HBase: The NoSQL Database for Hadoop and Big Data

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Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

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Big Data Machine Learning: Patterns for Predictive Analytics

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The Essentials of CTO's – Free Kit

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Hacker Monthly -- The Cicada Principle

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Hacker Monthly -- How Airplanes Fly

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Password Reset: The Time Vampire of the IT Universe

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Proactive IT Monitoring

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It is counterintuitive to accept that midsize organizations need a strong BC/DR strategy as much as or more than enterprises do. After all, big enterprises deal with more revenue and run more elaborate and widespread business operations. >>

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The Future of Business Collaboration

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JVM Troubleshooting Guide

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JPA Mini Book

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Go-to guide for using Microsoft's updated Hyper-V as a virtualization solution. >>

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Securing virtual environments for VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft hypervisors. >>

Microsoft Virtualization Secrets--Free Sample Chapter

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Ensure Business Continuity with Vision Solutions in Combination with IBM Systems and Storage

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The One Essential Guide to Disaster Recovery: How to Ensure IT and Business Continuity

Disaster recovery plans and data replication alone are not enough. >>

The Business Value of Enterprise Business Intelligence

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The Value of Updating ERP: Maintaining Modern Technology

The purpose of this report is to identify the reasons that organizations choose to upgrade their ERP as well as the enhanced technology capabilities and benefits that these organizations report. >>

Enabling the Business with Social Relationship Platforms

With social media efforts taking an increasingly important role in the business, CIOs have an ideal opportunity before them: Demonstrate their ability to evolve by facilitating the organization-wide adoption of social media in a secure, compliant manner. >>

OutSystems 'Cloudifies' App Development: Looks to Stand Out Through DevOps Automation

This independent report explores the OutSystems Platform and the company's move into the Platform as a Service (PaaS) market for enterprise companies. >>

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Nemertes - Pervasive Video Collaboration

Nemertes Benchmark Reports provide detailed assessment and analysis of adoption of key technologies and services. Data is based on direct interviews with more than 200 IT leaders. >>

Comparing Cloud Platforms: Force.com and OutSystems

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This AppleWorks 6 Quick Reference offers the fundamentals, as well as tips and shortcuts for using the various applications within the program. >>

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This Microsoft Excel 2003 Reference Card provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the spreadsheet software. >>

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There are dozens of MDM options on the market. And given the sheer volume of research and analyst reporting available online, you could spend months simply getting up to speed - let alone coming to a decision. >>

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Yankee Group: BlackBerry® is stronger than the press makes it out to be. >>

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Market globalization has drastically increased the potential for profit for medical device manufacturers but it has also intensified competition and the pressure to produce devices faster and at a lower cost. The situation is even more challenging in ISO and FDA environments where companies must contend with stringent regulatory standards. >>

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Learn how small and medium-sized organizations can manage their IT risks and maintain regulatory compliance with minimal staff and budget. >>

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You might have several reasons for needing a new ERP system, but with so many options, how do you make the right choice? >>

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Automation in the Cloud: vCloud Automation Center vs. vCloud Director

Automation is the next big frontier in IT as we look to reduce costs and increase productivity. >>

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The Class of Service (COS) function in the Avaya Aura Communication Manager System is a helpful tool for enforcing system feature access security and for segmenting users into functional groups, according to their feature access requirements. >>

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Although server virtualization gets most of the attention, there are other types of virtualization available. >>

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The roles of business analysts and business architects each provide bountiful opportunities to build strong, active, analytical doers who can shape the present and future course of an organization. Structuring and supporting these roles effectively is key to maximizing their value. >>

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So, what do you do - what technology or technologies should you look at - once you've virtualized all or most of your environment? What can you look at to further drive down costs and increase efficiency? >>

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Authentication is one of the essential components of security; it is one part of the concept known as Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA). >>

Understand Your Digital Audience Across Delivery Platforms

Accelerate innovation with insights to user behavior across multi-platform distribution. >>

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Discover how Splunk is helping Cars.com drive revenue generation and cost savings. >>

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This eBook follows on from the Linux From Scratch book. It introduces and guides the reader through additions to the system including networking, graphical interfaces, sound support, and more. >>

Microsoft Office 2013-- Free Reference Card Kit

This Microsoft Office 2013 reference kits includes 6 individual reference cards providing shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the most popular office productivity suite in the world >>

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Tune, tweak, and change the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system! >>

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The next best thing to having your own private instructor guiding you through Windows 8 is this terrific book-and-online video training tool from Elaine Marmel >>

Windows 8 Five Minutes at a Time--Free Sample Chapter

The perfect Windows 8 guide for today's busy learners >>

Wiley's Linux Book Bundle -- A Free 233 Page Sampler

A diverse collection of Linux tips, tricks, and insights from some of today’s leading authors. >>

Sustainable Compliance: How to Align Compliance, Security and Business Goals

This white paper examines some of the challenges that modern organizations face in their efforts to develop and adapt a compliance program to solve today's needs and support new requirements in the future. >>

The Linux Development Platform

Tools for high-efficiency Linux development in enterprise environments >>

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Find out exactly what makes Ricoh Canada so enthusiastic about BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. >>

Senior IT Leaders Explain Why BlackBerry® 10 is Right for their Enterprises

Hear senior IT leaders from McCain Foods Ltd. and Air Canada explain why they see BlackBerry® 10 as a natural evolution of their mobile strategy. >>

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Specialists in mobile field service solutions, MCC Inc. participated in an extensive pre-launch trial and found that “the strength of BlackBerry 10 is great.” Find out why. >>

Cloud Essentials: CompTIA Authorized Courseware for Exam CLO-001--Free Sample Chapters

CompTIA-Authorized courseware for the Cloud Essentials Exam (CLO-001) >>

Job Interviews For Dummies, 4th Edition--Free Sample Chapter

Deliver a show-stopping interview performance >>

Cover Letters For Dummies, 3rd Edition--Free Sample Chapter

Cover letters are alive and sell! When they’re written right, that is. >>

Linux Essentials--Free Sample Chapter

A unique, full-color introduction to Linux fundamentals >>

Linux All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition--Free Sample Chapter

A complete guide and reference to five major Linux distributions. >>

Getting Started With Ubuntu 13.10

This is a simple simple to follow, with step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots, allowing you to discover the potential of your new Ubuntu system. >>

Rethink How You Work: 3 Skills to Revamp Your Leadership Style

In order to climb the ladder of professional and personal success, you have to develop leadership skills through practical training and use of appropriate leadership tools. >>

How To Beat Procrastination

Procrastination can be a big huddle to getting stuff done. >>

Seven Virtualization DR Myths

As IT departments across the world move more virtualization and virtual technologies into their datacenters, they face new challenges and often confusion about best practices, particularly around server and data protection for business continuity. >>

14 Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Deployment

Forward-looking IT leaders don't just replace phone systems. They build a companywide collaboration strategy. >>

The Complete Business Collaboration Solution

In an increasingly competitive business environment, companies looking to become more productive through improved collaboration are taking a closer look at Microsoft Lync Enterprise for Voice. >>

Minimizing Risk and Maximizing ROI of Lync Deployments with Strategic Partners

Learn ZK Research's recommendations concerning strategic partners and how a partner can make the difference to a successful Microsoft Lync implementation. >>

Extending Access Control to the Cloud

Learn about the risks of cloud computing, how you can control those risks and a few things to keep in mind when selecting a vendor for your cloud solutions. >>

Practical Guide to Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery Planning

Virtualization technology can solve the cost vs. time dilemma that traditional data recovery solutions pose, enabling organizations to quickly and cost-effectively recover all server workloads. >>

Privileged Users: Managing Hidden Risk in Your Organization

Learn a few simple rules that can help reduce your organization's privileged user risk. >>

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The authors of the classic Influence Without Authority explain the unique challenges of influencing powerful people. >>

Splunk for Big Data

Traditional RDBMS are inadequate when it comes to interpreting and analyzing massive quantities of machine-generated IT data. Discover a unique approach to handling large, semi-structured or unstructured time-series data that provides rapid cross-correlation between different data types and take advantage of unprecedented operational visibility and informed decision making. >>

HealthTrans Streamlines Claims Processing, Improves Customer Satisfaction with Splunk

HealthTrans, the fourth-largest pharmacy benefits provider in the U.S. (by claims volume), delivers member claims processing services to customers of healthcare benefit plans. The infrastructure supporting HealthTrans' claims processing environment is complex and diverse in terms of hardware, software and OS heterogeneity. In addition, the company supports multiple UNIX “flavors”, Windows environments, Apache, custom applications, and a variety of Web and Java application servers. >>

Google Chrome Cheat Sheet

With this cheat sheet you will receive daily updates in your email for free, courtesy of Make Tech Easier. >>

Linux Command Line Cheat Sheet

With this cheat sheet you will receive daily updates in your email for free, courtesy of Make Tech Easier. >>

How to Transition Your Current BlackBerry Deployment to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

With BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10, you can manage your entire mobile fleet through a single, unified interface. >>

Oracle: Big Data for the Enterprise

Today the term big data draws a lot of attention, but behind the hype there's a simple story. For decades, companies have been making business decisions based on transactional data stored in relational databases. Beyond that critical data, however, is a potential treasure trove of non-traditional, less structured data: weblogs, social media, email, sensors, and photographs that can be mined for useful information. >>

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Examine the OSI model, the features assigned to each layer, and examples of common protocols or technologies associated with the OSI layers. >>

Twelve Fantastic Features You Need to Know about Windows Server 2012

Learn more about how Windows Server 2012 will simplify and improve delivery of your IT services for the near future and beyond. >>

Emerging Trends in Project Management

Implementing project management soft skills into your projects will become increasingly important over the next several years; opening your mind to these emerging trends will open your door to new opportunities. >>

A Unified Model for Describing a Project Plan

This paper proposes a unifying model for project plans that allows projects of all types to be described at a high level, in a common language, regardless of the type of analysis used to develop the plan. >>

Simplifying VMware vCloud

This white paper provides a clear explanation of the clouds powered by VMware vCloud Suite. >>

How the Major Mobility Platforms Compare in TCO and Security

Learn what enterprises can glean from the public sector about best-practice Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). >>

vCloud Director 5.1 Networking Concepts

Learn about the different networking layers present in a vCloud environment as well as some other considerations in the configuration process, with the assumption that the reader has some technical experience with vCloud Director. >>

High Tech Customer Service in the Cloud - Getting Past the Hype

This webcast examines best practices for hosting knowledge management and other support apps in the Cloud. >>

Made2Manage ERP Software Online Demo

View the online demo, Made2Manage, and find out why Made2Manage seamlessly integrates enterprise resource planning and scheduling with shop floor execution better than any other ERP software provider. >>

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

With this cheatsheet you will receive daily updates in your email for free, courtesy of Make Tech Easier. >>

10 Critical Questions Small Manufacturers Should Ask Before Buying a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Looking at implementing new software or upgrading your current software? Over the last few years, Software as a Service (SaaS) has become a compelling and credible delivery model for business applications. >>

Your Guide to Scrivener: The Ultimate Tool for Writers

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. >>

Switched. The Convert's Guide to The Mac and OS X

By downloading this free guide, you agree to receive regular updates on the latest cool apps, product reviews, and giveaways from MakeUseOf. >>

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The esxtop utility is an excellent tool to use when you want to observe an individual ESXi host's performance. >>

vTerminolgy: A Guide to Key Virtualization Terminology

IT professionals should strive to learn the proper meanings of terms used in the IT virtualization vocabulary and ensure that they and their colleagues share the same definitions. >>

8 Simple Steps to Successfully Select an ERP System

If you're looking for your first ERP system or looking to upgrade from an existing system, the evaluation, selection and implementation process is a long-term strategic decision for your organization. >>

Microsoft Excel 2013-- Quick Reference Guide

This Microsoft Excel 2013 Quick Reference provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the spreadsheet software. >>

Best Practices to Choose Between Generic and Industry- Specific ERP Systems

You might have several reasons for needing a new ERP system, but with so many options, how do you make the right choice? >>

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When upgrading to ESXi 5.1, you need to consider several things: Why are you upgrading?, What are you upgrading?, What should you do to get ready?, What is the correct upgrade process?, and finally What should you do after the upgrade is complete? >>

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This paper will illustrate best practices for discrete manufacturers. >>

The Case for Cloud ERP in Manufacturing

This Aberdeen Report illustrates trends in cloud deployment, lays out the reasons for manufacturers to consider cloud ERP, and notes performance advantages for organizations using cloud. >>

Top 10 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can't Afford to Ignore

Manufacturers today are looking for innovative ways to differentiate themselves in the competitive global marketplace. Download this white paper now and learn about opportunities to reinvent the business processes you currently deploy with investment in new technology. >>

Reducing Risk with Access Governance Solutions

Get answers to questions you may have on Access Governance. >>

Managing Change and Complexity with Identity and Access Governance

Learn the challenges that modern organizations face in their efforts to develop and adapt a compliance program that can solve today's needs and support new requirements in the future. >>

Extending Access Control to the Cloud

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Security Certifications in Mobility: What They Mean and Which to Look For

The BlackBerry® platform has passed rigorous security tests worldwide. Find out what these certifications mean and why they matter to enterprises. >>

Expand the User Experience in Video Conferencing

This Frost & Sullivan brief will highlight the key elements companies should look for in a video conferencing system, and offer best-practices recommendations for identifying and working with a video solutions provider. >>

Oracle GoldenGate 11g Implementer's Guide--Free 23 Page Excerpt

Data replication is an important part of any database system that is growing due to today's demand for real-time reporting and regulatory requirements. >>

Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide--Free 34 Page Excerpt

Virtualization helps an organization reduce costs and achieve low maintenance. It is fast becoming an important skill for all administrators. >>

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook--Free 27 Page Excerpt

OpenStack is an open Source cloud operating stack born from Rackspace and NASA which is now a global success, developed and supported by scores of people around the globe and backed by some of the leading players in the cloud space today. >>

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When migrating to the new wave of cloud-based applications, we now think about business logic, we think about automating processes, and we think about how we can make the systems better. >>

Getting Started with Oracle Hyperion Planning 11--Free 41 Page Excerpt

Oracle Hyperion Planning is one of the many products in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management software suite, an industry-leading Business Intelligence software package. >>

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This Mac OS X Snow Leopard Quick Reference provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the popular operating system. Use it to brush up on the basics and to find alternate methods to your favorite comma >>

Mac OS X Lion -- Free Quick Reference Card

This Mac OS X Lion Quick Reference provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the popular operating system. Use it to brush up on the basics and to find alternate methods to your favorite commands. >>

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Aprenda a reducir más rentable los riesgos y consecuencias derivadas de la operación imprevista y perturbaciones de sistemas de equipo. >>

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Read this complimentary Aberdeen Group report, ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy, now to learn more about best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. >>

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Is your organization just beginning an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project, mid-installation or even trying to recover from a failed or stalled implementation? >>

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The Pros and Cons of SaaS ERP

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Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) is a top driver of productivity and competitiveness. And of course, so is mobility. How do the two marry up? What factors come into play? >>

Virtualization 101

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Five Secrets for Successfully Virtualizing a Data Center

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New Features and Benefits of XenApp 6.5

The new features included in XenApp 6.5 provide a compelling reason to upgrade if you already own Citrix Presentation Server or to purchase XenApp if you don't. >>

14 Common Virtualization Mistakes - And How To Avoid Them

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10 Ways to Save with Desktop Virtualization

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Microsoft and the Cloud: Five Essential Things To Know

This white paper explores five things you need to know about Microsoft and cloud computing. >>

77 Features For Windows 7 That Every IT Professional Should Know About

Read about 77 of the most important features and enhancements of Microsoft Windows 7. >>

The Big Shift to Cloud-based Security

Keeping IT systems secure and running within regulatory compliance mandates, especially for mid-sized and even small businesses, seems next to impossible. There are many reasons for this -- but fortunately, several recent technological trends show that it doesn't have to be this way. >>

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Microsoft Office 2010-- Free Quick Reference Card

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Aberdeen Group ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy

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12 Criteria for Selecting the Best ERP System Replacement

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Aberdeen Group ERP in Manufacturing 2011 Report: Defining the ERP Strategy

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Business Intelligence: The Strategic Imperative for CIOs

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Five Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean

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The Essentials of IT Management Kit

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Ubuntu: An Absolute Beginners Guide

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The Benefits of Cloud Computing as a Service (CaaS)

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Computing Harmony: How To Seamlessly Blend Windows and OS X

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The Business Value of Next-Generation ERP: Perspectives for Financial Management in Manufacturing

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Top 10 Reasons to Go Green in IT

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Business Continuity - Issues, Trends, and Directions on IBM System i (AS/400)

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Dialed-up Distribution

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True Thin Provisioning

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Five Ways to Lower SAN Administration to Three Hours a Week

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5 Ways ERP Can Help You Implement Lean

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Demystifying The Cloud

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Windows 7 -- Free Quick Reference Card

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These Are The Droids You're Looking For: An Android Guide

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Computer Inside Your Computer: How To Use VirtualBox

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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 Administration - Free Chapter from Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010

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Achieving Efficient Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) through Process and Automation for Financial Institutions

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Essential Guide to Google Apps

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7 Steps to Building a Business Case for ERP

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GNU/Linux Basic

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iNotes and Sametime– Free Chapter from IBM Lotus Sametime 8 Essentials: A User's Guide

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BlogNotions Virtualization Newsletter: Monthly eNewsletter Featuring Blogs from Industry Experts

Receive the BlogNotions monthly email series and stay up-to-date on the latest happenings in the virtualization space with insights and opinions from the web's most respected industry bloggers. >>

BlogNotions Advertisers Newsletter: Monthly eNewsletter Featuring Blogs from Industry Experts

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Windows... On Speed

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OS Interaction – Free 17 Page Chapter

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Spazio File Audit & Control: Definition & Benefits

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Sony's Premium Customer Support

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Legacy Tools: Not Built for Today's Helpdesk

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The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide

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Understanding the Role Storage Plays in Virtual Environments

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Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide

This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. >>

Bash Guide for Beginners

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Understanding the Role Storage Plays in Virtual Environments

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Open Networks - When Users Create a Network

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Slackware Linux Essentials

The official guide to Slackware Linux. >>

Linux from Scratch

Linux from Scratch describes the process of creating your own Linux system from scratch from an already installed Linux distribution, using nothing but the source code of software that you need. >>

The World's Best Business Intelligence Applications: Customer-Facing, Revenue-Generating BI

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Linux Email -- Free Sample Chapter

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An Introduction to IBM System i (iSeries) High Availability Solutions

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Customer Service Buyer's Guide

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Oracle Web Services Manager: Authentication and Authorization

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Critical Risk Factors in an E-Commerce Environment

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PCI: A Component of the E-Commerce Strategy

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The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration

The GNU/Linux systems have reached an important level of maturity, allowing to integrate them in almost any kind of work environment, from a desktop PC to the sever facilities of a big company. >>

Managing Application Performance in the Internet Era

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IT professionals, learn how to use automation to optimize your organization's service desk. >>

Making High Availability Pay for Itself

High Availability Doesn't have to be Expensive. >>

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A Newbie's Getting Started Guide to Linux

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Application Automation in Enterprise Workload Automation

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Achieving Real-Time Virtualization Control with Workload Automation

This webinar will provide actionable advice on how to optimize your virtual data center and achieve real-time control, to run leaner IT while more effectively servicing real business needs. >>

Oracle E-Business Suite Automation Kit

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Improve your ROI for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

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Intelligent Service Automation for the Oracle E-Business Suite

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Going Green With Content Management

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A Greener Planet Starts with Smarter IT

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On-Demand IT Governance: A Powerful Tool for Enhancing the Strategic Value of IT

Learn how successful implementation of IT Governance requires a step by step approach so that it is achievable within a short timeframe, to avoid dragging down the organization with a lengthy and expensive implementation. >>

Intelligent Tiered Storage: BlueArc's Implementation

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Selection Criteria for Remote Support Tools

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The 10 Worst Practices for Technical Support and How to Overcome Them

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Why Intel® Architecture is Right for your Embedded Application

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Virtualization: Optimized Power and Cooling to Maximize Benefits

Learn how an optimized power and cooling infrastructure can meet the technical challenges of virtualization and deliver general performance benefits. >>

Oracle E-Business Suite: Business Process Acceleration

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Automation Within, Around and Beyond Oracle E-Business Suite

An advanced solution for the Oracle E-Business Suite that can significantly improve your ROI for your enterprise. >>

All Systems Go: Optimizing IT Operations with Tripwire

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Utilizing IT to Put Data to Work

Organizations live or die by the security of their key data and IT is the key to safeguarding that security. >>

Improving IT Execution

Given how IT technology has transformed so many workplaces, it can also be difficult to remember that IT is a relatively new function. >>

Best Practices in SOX Compliance

It is mandatory for public companies across the US to comply with the provisions of the SOX Act. >>

The Greening of IT

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Lessons Learned In Successful Implementation of Enterprise Learning

Many companies believe that learning is one of the primary experiences their staff should be having as an employee. >>

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Receive the BlogNotions monthly email series and stay up-to-date on the latest in the B2B marketing space with insight from the web's most respected marketing bloggers. >>

Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series: An Intelligent Approach to IT Challenges

Learn how the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series can dramatically advance the efficiency of IT infrastructure and provide unmatched business capabilities. >>

Get the Facts on How AIX and System I /Unix Platform Users Solve Downtime Challenges to Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations

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Scalability in Log Management

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System i (AS/400) Optimization Best Practices

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Discovering the Unknown: Reducing the Risk of Unauthorized Access to Enterprise Applications and Resources

Learn how to maintain an appropriate security posture, prevent unauthorized access and minimize your organization's exposure to risk. >>

Untangle the Knot: Developing a Comprehensive Data Integration Strategy

Learn how to make your organization's IT infrastructure streamlined and efficient through more comprehensive, enterprise-wide integration. >>

The Data Quality Imperative in Governance, Risk and Compliance

Organizations pay a significant price as a result of poor quality data. What percent of your data can you trust? >>

How to Prevent Secure Web Traffic (HTTPS) from Crippling Your Content Filter

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Oracle E-Business Suite: Business Process Acceleration

Learn how to significantly increase your Oracle Applications ROI and enhance processing within the Oracle E-Business Suite. >>

MSPs, SaaS and the Management of Remote Devices

Explore many issues faced by organisations that have to manage an increasingly dispersed IT infrastructure. >>

A Buyer's Guide for On-Demand Financials

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Increasing ROI with On-Demand Financials

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Total Cost of Ownership for Enterprise Content Management

Save up to 96% on ECM with an open source stack. >>

Achieving Enormous Efficiencies in Policy and Compliance Management

Learn how The First American Corporation centralizes their approach to policy and compliance management with Archer Technologies solutions. >>

Total Support: Achieving Sustainable Business Growth with a Remote Support Solution

Explore how IT and Support departments can now be viewed by the organization as contributing to revenue growth by the utilization of remote support. >>

How to Make Your IT Staff Smarter

Learn how on-demand access to trusted technology information empowers IT workforces to solve everyday technical challenges and increase productivity. >>

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003: Best Practices for Data Storage Setup

Four factors you should consider when planning your storage strategy for Microsoft Exchange and how they affect the cost, architecture, maintenance, and disaster recovery of an Exchange environment. >>

Improving Application Development with Digital Libraries

Learn how on-demand access to trusted information is used to overcome costly delays and rework in the application development process – through timeliness and accuracy. >>

Working Green with Digital Libraries

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Protecting Microsoft Exchange

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ROI Case Study: Johnson Controls Power Solutions

Learn how using Sterling Commerce's Gentran Integration Suite enabled Johnson Controls to improve productivity, redeploy staff, and eliminate costly and redundant systems. >>

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A CIO's Guide to Achieving Information Management Excellence

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Learn the Best Practices in service level management and discover why internal and third-party SLAs are here to stay. >>

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The 9 Noble Truths of Customer Experience

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Ensim Unify Enterprise Edition: User Provisioning and Access Control Software

Learn how to address the high cost and growing complexity of providing user provisioning and access control for the collaboration infrastructure. >>

Getting a Seat at the IT Table: Service Steps Up

Learn how leading firms are looking to collaborate and align their initiatives and strategies with IT management. >>

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Document Capture and Integration for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Automate business processes by capturing documents, associated metadata and integrating with SharePoint. >>

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Howard Community College Discovers Intelligent Energy Management

Learn how Howard Community College saves $50,000 per year by reducing computer energy waste. >>

SOA and Virtualization: How Do They Fit Together?

Learn how SOA and virtualization can complement each other, for more agility and cost savings than either alone. >>

What is your ERP solution NOT doing for your organization?

This white paper examines where ERP has fallen short and reveals how new technologies can help close the gap between vision and reality. >>

Auditing Privileged Access and Activity in Windows

Regulatory compliance and governance are critical areas of focus for organizations of all kinds, often including extensive auditing and monitoring requirements. >>

Applying a BPM and SOA Approach to Achieve Agile Business Integration

Leverage a new kind of Business Integration, including BPM and SOA, to transform technical capabilities into business agility. >>

The Integration Journey—a Field Guide to Enterprise Integration for SOA

Take an informative tour of integration approaches and tools, and learn to leverage your investments with a service-oriented approach. >>

BEA WebLogic Event Server Performance: A Benchmark Study

This front office use case showcases low latency at very high data rates, during the monitoring of multiple data streams. >>

Info-Tech Research Names SugarCRM a CRM Leader

Read this paper to learn how SugarCRM fares against salesforce software. >>

Content Management System Pocket Guide - A Guide to Evaluating, Implementing and Deploying Content Management Systems

Use this valuable guide to identify the pitfalls and explore the opportunities available in implementing a CMS solution for your organization. >>

IT Unplugged: Slash PC Power Use at the Network Level

Profitably change the impact your IT department has on the environment—and identify factors that can reduce it. >>

3 Easy Building Blocks for a Profitable Green IT Strategy

Learn how to create a lasting and effective strategy for sustainability and its attendant ROI, starting with small achievable steps. >>

Essential Guide to Disaster Recovery in System i (AS/400) and AIX environments

Create the framework for a DR plan for your IT systems. >>

Good Mobile Intranet Technical Overview

Explore how Good Mobile Intranet delivers access to mission critical systems. >>

How to Design & Manage a Strategic Outsourcing Program and Avoid Common Mistakes

Software vendors: Discover how to effectively make decisions on what applications should be outsourced offshore, kept in-house, upgraded or retired. >>

Faronics Power Save and Newport Independent Schools

Discover how Newport Independent SD lowered their computer energy costs with Faronics Power Save. >>

ERP Facts and Information

Learn the six common ERP implementation problems that determine the success or failure of a project. >>

Planning For The Next One: Maintaining Communications During Emergencies

Disaster Recovery - How will your communications environment weather the next big storm? >>

Top-Down Management: The Best Way to Manage IT Assets and Business Assets

Learn how IT organizations are being asked to deliver more applications to more locations while controlling operational expenses. >>

Mitigating ERP Risks

Discover how to mitigate ERP implementation risk - Enable your Organizations to take control of their enterprise software with the exact processes and changes they need—at the time they need it. >>

How to Choose a CRM System

Understand all the benefits of an integrated CRM system before beginning your selection process with this comprehensive guide! >>

Emerging Marketing Dynamics of Commercial Open Source

Learn how commercial open source software is challenging and changing the enterprise software market. >>

Rapid Problem Identification: A Cornerstone of Effective Application Delivery

Learn how net ops personnel can utilize new technology to solve complex problems. >>

Implementing Project Portfolio Management in Digestible Bites

Learn about a new on-demand approach to Project Portfolio Management (PPM) that lets you take control of your IT projects and applications — FAST. >>

The IT Project Dilemma: How a Fresh Approach to PPM Can Help Save IT

Learn about a fresh approach to Project Portfolio Management that implements in days, not months, and simplifies the control of hundreds of projects. >>

Raritan Sets the Standard at Talpa TV

KVM Solution helps company deploy common, digital storage of media for broadcast via Internet, IP television and mobile telephony. >>

Raritan Brings Quantifiable Advantages for MSP Alvaka Through Remote Systems Management

Learn how monitoring and management are the key components to successful IT management strategies. >>

Adding Control to Change Management: How to Assess Your Requirements

Learn about the different facets of change control and find out which are relevant to you. >>

Self-Service SOX Auditing with S3 Control

Learn to minimize time and effort spent on SOX controls and audits through an automated IT control and reporting solution that enables auditors to get information they need to verify compliance without having to depend on IT staff and resources. >>

An Introduction to OS Virtualization and Virtuozzo

Learn how IT organizations use virtualization to face critical challenges, empowering them to grow their business and cut overhead and inefficiencies. >>

Templates for More Efficient Virtualization Management

Increase datacenter efficiency through the use of templates. >>

Real-time Remote Workforce Enablement

Learn how Cox used Virtuozzo to build a virtual server infrastructure to serve remote workers with a customized central desktop, and 300% ROI. >>

SitRep5 MSP: A New Approach to Remote IT Infrastructure Management

Learn traditional approaches to monitor, maintain, and restore IT assets and how SitRep5 is a more efficient solution. >>

Single Point of Contact 24 X 7 Monitoring Service

Learn how to monitor the IT infrastructure proactively to predict and prevent IT failure. >>

Accenture High Tech Solutions for Serving the Small and Medium Business (SMB) Segment

Achieve high performance and capture the growth opportunity locked within this lucrative market! >>

Quantifiable Advantages through Remote Systems Management

Covers business advantages, including the ROI implications, of managed service provider Alvaka Networks' adoption of OOB capabilities from Raritan. >>

How One Company Keeps Services Running Optimally - Even in Hurricane Forces

Learn why Charter Communications selected Raritan's Dominion SX serial-over-IP secure console Server to keep its services running optimally. >>

Planning For Business Resilience

Guide to hot technologies and trends to keep ahead of business demands today and tomorrow. >>

Integration Appliances: Deliver Application Integration Projects in Days

Appliance-based approach to integration uses 'configuration, not coding', delivering projects quickly and simply... >>

How to Get ITIL Done

Discusses common hazards, ITIL as best practices, and what you need to know about implementing ITIL and making it a reality. >>

Reducing Costs in Operations Management with ITIL-Based Process Automation

How to improve IT efficiencies and reduce operational costs using automated process driven management with ITIL framework. >>

Turn Virtual Management into Automated Best Practices

Reduce operational costs: automate manual tasks and operational processes into standardized, documented, and reliable best practices. >>

Application Acceleration: How to Reduce the Cost and Complexity with Managed Application Delivery Services

65% of IT managers feel that improving the performance of enterprise applications is a higher priority relative to other IT initiatives, according to a recent survey. >>

Enabling Global eBusiness from a Centralized Infrastructure

Learn how an application delivery network (ADN) can deliver sub-second response times for your web applications globally from a single data center. >>

Accelerate the Delivery of Web-Enabled Applications

Examine the root causes of slow and unpredictable application response times and how you can achieve global sub-second response times with zero infrastructure build out. >>

How to Optimize IT Performance with End User-Based Solutions

Gain critical information on servicing your business optimally by learning how to monitor all IT applications and services. >>

SiteScape - The Missing Link in CRM

Discover how team collaboration provides the missing link for transforming CRM systems into vehicles for building valuable long-term customer partnerships. >>

SiteScape - How Collaborative Technologies are Transforming Financial Services

Learn valuable insights on how to Harness collaboration to optimize outcomes between the sell-side and the buy-side as well as Lock-in clients by creating high-value outcomes that cannot be copied by competitors. >>

SiteScape - Critical Success Factors for Deploying Real-Time Collaboration

Learn key factors for success in deploying and managing collaboration solutions that will make your users—your entire organization—more efficient. >>

Unified Business Performance Management: How to Streamline Budgeting, Reporting, Analysis and Forecasting

Business Performance Management (BPM) allows companies to optimize performance by setting goals, monitoring progress, and reacting quickly. This whitepaper details the benefits of a unified approach to integrated financial management. >>

On-Demand Software for BPM: Now Ready for Enterprise Adoption

A cost-effective, simplified approach to Business Performance Management can significantly benefit mid-sized organizations. BPM Partners believes companies with limited IT resources, constrained budgets and time pressures should evaluate on-demand BPM. >>

Protecting Your Mobile Workforce Against Laptop Theft

Learn how to quickly and cost effectively protect your organization from identity theft and security breaches due to loss of critical data. >>

Bridging the Desktop Management Divide

Examines desktop and personal productivity asset management effectiveness, capabilities and an on-demand desktop solution by Everdream. >>

Managing Security for the Mobile/Remote Client

Examines the challenges companies face when addressing security issues for remote and mobile users. >>

Optimizing Application Management Outsourcing: Best Practices to Reduce TCO and Increase Business Value

Gain valuable insight on best practices for Application Support outsourcing to further reduce costs and improve business performance. >>

Best Practices for Mobile Application Architectures

Explore the differences between smart-client and thin-client mobile architectures, and examine common smart-client architectures in use today. >>

Developing a Mobile Wi-Fi Application - Case Study of the NCDOT

Learn how database and synchronization technology enable a mobile Wi-Fi bridge inspection application used by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. >>

Why Your Organization Should Consider Cloud-Based Email Archiving

In this white paper, authored by technology market research firm The Radicati Group, they cover the ten reasons you should outsource your archiving solution, the seven unique benefits of archiving in the cloud and the how the SilverSky solution compares. >>

The Top 5 Barriers to Virtualization

Given the proven benefits of implementing a virtualized IT infrastructure, what hurdles are slowing down the virtualization adoption rate and keeping organizations from implementing the technology on production servers? >>

Technology for Enhanced Print Management

This IDC analyst report details how companies can find a real world solution for the ever growing need of a cost efficient and IT secured printing service. >>

Should You Invest in GRC Tools?

Learn the advantages of using GRC solutions for your business. >>

Rightsizing Your Network Performance Management Solution: Four Case Studies

As networking has matured, the focus of engineering and operations has shifted from connectivity to optimization, and from availability to performance. Rising interest in understanding the broader operations picture, spanning network, servers, and applications, has also transformed the demands of management tools and technologies. >>

6 Job Scheduling Tactics for Windows Server Sprawl

Companies run many of their mission-critical processes on a growing array of Windows servers these days. Instead of automating nightly batch streams on a mainframe, data centers are running processes on multiple Windows servers using built-in schedulers like the Windows Task Scheduler applet or Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. >>

Moving to the Cloud

In this eBook, learn from companies that have migrated to Google Apps and explore the results from key IT leaders on what they have achieved so far, as well as the lessons they have learned. >>

Automated Operations: 5 Benefits for Your Organization

In the mainframe computing environment, the variety of software needed to perform essential functions has always posed a challenging operations management problem. >>

Extending IT Virtualization to Oracle Database Infrastructure

Learn why analysts at ESG recommend the expansion of virtualization initiatives into the data tier. >>

Deploying IBM® Storwize® V7000 in VMware Environments

IBM® System Storage® virtualization technologies enable clients to virtualize more systems, faster and with less storage than traditional legacy storage architectures. >>

8 Must Have ERP Features for Automotive Industry

Automotive OEMS and parts manufacturers share one common goal -streamlined, efficient operations that maximize profitability. >>

The Economic and Strategic Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud-based systems reduce the effort needed for ongoing support, cloud users are able to devote a higher percentage of their IT spending to new initiatives. >>

Why You Should Consider Cloud-Based Email Archiving

This white paper, authored by technology market research firm The Radicati Group, covers the ten reasons you should outsource your archiving solution, the seven unique benefits of archiving in the cloud and how the SilverSky solution compares. >>

Using Technology to Increase Small Business Productivity

Learn how you can save time and money by using these four technology trends to support your small business. >>

The Right Way to Do Exchange in the Cloud

In this white paper, we look at the best way for enterprises to make the move to the cloud and explore how to ensure that security, scalability, and flexibility are not compromised. >>

Shat-R-Shield Made2Manage® ERP

Shat-R-Shield does jobs better, faster and cheaper with Made2Manage ERP. >>

The Business Case for Project Portfolio Management

This white paper presents CIOs and IT executives with best practices and real-world examples of how companies are using Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and IT Governance solutions to help drive transformation and innovation within their IT organization while improving visibility across their IT projects, resources, and applications. >>

6 Ways to Achieve Business Goals with Social Software

This practical white paper shows you six different ways to achieve your business goals using social software. >>

Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle WebLogic Server-A Business White Paper

In today's fast paced global economy, companies are delivering more applications as Web-based services to employees, partners, suppliers, and customers. >>

La Gestion des Frais de Déplacement et de Représentation

Exploiter les données pour générer des performances. >>

Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog

Learn the value of a service catalog for IT. >>

Ethernet WAN, Routers or Switches – Making the Right Choice

Download this Cisco White Paper to learn which tool will give you the lowest TCO and accelerate your business at any time, anywhere in the network. >>

Achieve One-Up/One-Back Traceability in Food Processing

Using Plex means a processor can always know the product genealogy in high detail. >>

Two Great Ways to Protect Virtual Machines From Malware

Virtualization promises to reduce operational costs, simplify management and increase availability of servers and virtual desktops. But how do you protect virtual machines from malware without compromising the performance and convenience that you expect from your investment in virtualization? >>

Why Spreadsheets No Longer Cut it for IT Executives

This white paper highlights the critical role that IT Governance and Project Portfolio Management plays in positioning IT as a strategic partner and change agent. >>

The Next Generation in ERP Software

S2K Enterprise Software to Address Key Industry Requirements & Deliver Bottom-Line Results. >>

Taneja Group White Paper - End Complexity and Reduce Costs with a Hyper-Converged, Virtual Infrastructure

The significant benefits and consequent rampant adoption of virtualization continue to bring about more capability. >>

Cloud Computing - Latest Buzzword or a Glimpse of the Future?

Explore the diversity of opinion on what cloud computing is, what it isn't, and whether it's a sea change or just another technology fad. >>

Rethink Your Branch Network Strategy

Create More Flexible, More Productive Branch Networks. >>

The Emerging Role of Social Employee Apps

This white paper will examine how to unlock all the rich data trapped within your SAP back office and share it with your employees. >>

A 'YouTube-like' Experience For Employees

The rapid growth of video in the consumer marketplace over the past few years can be described as nothing less than a “phenomenon.” >>

High Availability in Workload Automation (HA in WLA)

When designing a software system, most of the work focuses on the functional areas of the product like the user interface, system storage, and processes running in the background. The possibility of long-term downtime--due to hardware, operating system, or software failure--often gets neglected. >>

Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog

Learn why the service catalog is a business critical asset. >>

Demystifying 802.11ac

As an IT professional, stay ahead of the curve and learn about the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard. >>

Antivirus Evaluation Guide

Use this evaluation guide to avoid the pitfalls of selecting the wrong antivirus solution for your organization. >>

Tying the Shop Floor to the ERP System

This paper describes the evolution of IT strategies and the advantages of using an ERP system focused on linking shop floor and top floor operations. >>

Top Players in Microsoft Hosted Exchange Announced in New Radicati Report

The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm, highlights its choices for Microsoft Hosted Exchange providers based on market share and functionality. >>

The Modern CIO: Leading the Way

Discover what IT leaders from global enterprises are saying about the latest trends and challenges facing modern IT. >>

Social IT - Helping People, Promoting Culture and Improving Collaboration

Learn how to transform your organization by leveraging social IT. >>

A Guide to Knowledge Management Software for Service and Support

“The KM Market Landscape” helps define a software category often marked by confusion. >>

Mobility Tipping Points

Mobility and mobile devices are a trend that is not going away, so IT management need to look across all the issues of mobility and take a more strategic approach. >>

Microsoft Hosted Exchange Market Quadrant

The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm, highlights its choices for Microsoft Hosted Exchange providers based on market share and functionality. >>

Maintaining Continuity of Operations with a Disaster Tolerance Strategy

Learn how to reduce the financial impact and maintain acceptable levels of productivity during an unplanned disaster. >>

Harnessing the BYOD Phenomenon - an IT Guide

Learn to identify the right approach for IT professionals to implement and manage BYOD. >>

Best Practices in Food Traceability

Be able to respond with Confidence in just minutes. >>

Why the Cloud is More Than Hot Air for the Manufacturing Enterprise

Manufacturers have legitimate questions when contemplating a transition from a legacy, on-premise ERP solution to a cloud ERP system. >>

Why Do Spreadsheets Rule Even in ERP Environments?

1 Billion Excel users still rely on spreadsheets in the enterprise. >>

Unified SR-IOV for Redhat Linux KVM

Learn how to accelerate applications in Redhat Linux KVM with unique Single-Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) support. >>

Top Four Worst Practices In Business Intelligence: Why BI Applications Succeed Where BI Tools Fail

This paper provides insight into the top four worst practices for business intelligence. It also provides guidance on how to avoid or overcome worst practices in order to tap into the true power of BI. >>

T&E Expense Management: Using Data to Drive Performance

Aberdeen research shows that Best-in-Class companies are using key technologies and services in combination with developing critical organisational capabilities and strategies to improve compliance with corporate T&E policies. >>

The Executive Buyer's Guide to Project Portfolio Management

The Innotas Executive Buyer's Guide provides you with a concise overview of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and delivers important buying criteria to help you select the best PPM solution for your business. >>

Mobile-First Enterprise: Easing The IT Burden

10 Requirements for Optimizing Your Network for Mobility. >>

2012-2013 Branch Router Buyer's Guide

The definitive guide for evaluating branch networks. >>

Enterprise Job Scheduling: 12 Things You Should Know

Windows, UNIX, Linux--all enterprise environments have manual tasks that could and should be automated. >>

Cloud Computing - Latest Buzzword or a Glimpse of the Future?

Learn how Cloud Computing frees up budget for companies hand-cuffed by IT expenses. >>

Why Cloud-Based Security and Archiving Make Sense

Cloud computing is one of the most significant trends in IT today. >>

Unified SR-IOV for Citrix XenServer 'Project Boston'

Learn how Citrix XenServer “Project Boston” greatly increased performance with Single-Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) support. >>

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

Learn ways to transform IT so CIOs can lead the way. >>

T&E Expense Management: Leveraging Data to Drive Performance

Learn how to achieve best-in-class performance for managing your company's T&E expenses. >>

Server Virtualization: Branching Out of the Data Center

Multisite organizations are reducing the number of servers in their branch offices by moving applications to the data center. >>

Report Authoring with IBM® Cognos® Business Intelligence

The business value of reporting is simple: it not only communicates a company's performance, but helps the company understand it. With it, executives, managers and business users can take action on recent information. It creates a common context for decision-making in every department and at every level. >>

Public or Private Cloud: The Current 'Cloudy' Situation Facing Businesses

81% of businesses are evaluating, planning, or implementing a cloud solution and must decide on a public or private cloud. >>

A 5-Step Plan for Running C2B -- Your Guide to Social Intelligence

Stimulate your thinking and help your social intelligence planning by reading this 5-step plan to optimize your Customer-to-Business (C2B) strategy. >>

Closing the Back Door on Network Application Vulnerabilities

Web server protection and security strategy for individuals within the education and government industry. >>

T&E Expense Management and the Social Enterprise

With expenses related to Travel and Entertainment (T&E) encompassing 8% to 12% of the average organization's total budget, it is critical for companies across the globe to leverage technology to lower costs and increase adoption of T&E policies. >>

Reise- und Reisekostenmanagement

Nutzen Sie Ihre Daten zur nachhaltigen Steigerung Ihrer Unternehmensperformance. >>

Providing Effective Endpoint Management at the Lowest Total Cost

Do you know if your servers and workstations are up to date and configured correctly? >>

IT Management in the Cloud: Ways to Transform IT

The perception of the IT organization is shifting from a utility player to a change agent. >>

A Buyer's Guide for Hosted Exchange Email

Before you make a decision, be sure to consider your risk -- including downtime, migration, compliance, plan flexibility, functionality limitations, and more. >>

Ending Complexity with a Hyper-Converged, Virtual Infrastructure

Taneja Group White Paper - End complexity and reduce costs with a hyper-converged, virtual infrastructure. >>

CIO Discussion: How to Successfully Execute IT Strategy

Learn how today's CIOs deliver strategic IT while reducing costs, increasing agility and ensuring resources are deployed effectively. >>

Cloud ERP: Helping Manufacturers Keep Up With The Times

The pace of business is accelerating, requiring more and better responsiveness. >>

Which Cloud Is Right For Me

The world of IT is shrouded in cloud. For all the talk around the different types of cloud, be they private, public, or hybrid clouds, there is often little explanation of how to figure out which cloud is best suited for a business. Knowing this is essential for any company seeking to create a better computing infrastructure through the benefits of cloud technology. >>

The Connected Event Dilemma

Learn how to get high quality Wi-Fi for high density crowds in your large venue. >>

Six Steps to a Successful ERP Implementation

Learn how to do it the right way, improve your chances for success and find an ERP system based upon your company's particular needs. >>

Reise und Beschaffung: Konvergenz

Erforschen Sie die Strategien und Leistung Fähigkeiten von ungefähr 370 Unternehmen und wie sie kaufen, schließen ab, überwachen und handhaben vertrag T&E als Ganzes. >>

Picking a Sensible Mobile Password Policy for Your Employees

SilverSky's Chief Technology Officer discusses six policy elements that will produce a reasonable, employee-friendly and highly usable password system that will be strong enough to protect your company's data. >>

Improve Quality, Save Time and Money - Single Source Your Technical Documentation and Training

Single sourcing technical documentation and training can result in savings of up to a third on the cost of creating docs and training as separate initiatives. >>

Guide to Social IT Basics

Learn why socially enabled support inevitably leads to enhanced IT productivity and efficiency as well as more satisfied end users. >>

7 Best Practices for Push Messaging

Learn the 7 tenants of Good Push. >>

CRM Strategies for the Social Customer

How to effectively develop and execute a social CRM strategy. >>

The Complex Enterprise

There are two types of complexity in any organization. Use one to your advantage, and completely eradicate the other. >>

Scale Computing HC³ and ICOS v4 Theory of Operations

Simplify virtualization, storage and server management with a flexible, complete data center in a box. >>

Reimagining Security for Today's Networks

Today's IT departments are changing the way they think about security. >>

Elevating the End User Experience in Travel and Expense Management

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn the importance of the end user experience for Travel and Expense Management technology. >>

Improve Systems and Business Performance with Cloud ERP

Wake up and escape your “Old ERP” trap. >>

Understanding and Investing in Information Intelligence

In this paper ESG's Senior Analysts, Brian Babineau and Katey Wood, describe why organizations should strive for better information intelligence. >>

Scalable and Powerful Storage for Your Backups

Data is being created at unprecedented levels, and the pace is increasing in unpredictable ways. >>

IT 3.0 Manifesto - Finally, IT for the People

Learn why IT is transforming rapidly and why there is a need for active participants. >>

Introducing Made2Manage ERP

Made2Manage gives you a deeper understanding of the cause and effects that “rush” orders have on the shop floor--today and tomorrow. >>

IBM® Cognos® Insight

Independently explore, visualize, model and share insights without IT assistance. >>

How the Fastest Growing Companies Use BI

Fast growing companies use BI to communicate corporate strategy enterprise-wide, react to business changes, and be more agile than the competition. >>

Google Message Continuity

Complete email continuity and disaster recovery solution in one package. >>

Drive More Value from Your IT Assets

Learn what IT professionals can do to manage all of the outdated service management systems scattered throughout their enterprise. >>

Must-Have ERP Features for the Automotive Industry

This paper summarizes the benefits an ERP solution provides to the entire manufacturing process "from shop floor to top floor." >>

Three IT Imperatives CIOs Use To Drive Change Throughout the Enterprise

Learn strategies used by CIOs to accelerate IT transformation. >>

3 Tips for Every Start-Up or Entrepreneurial Venture Considering Google Apps

When you're focused on building the next of power ultra-fast, low latency cloud networks, you don't have time to worry about your email server going down. >>

PasswordCourier with Telephone Access

Learn how to reset forgotten passwords through an Interactive Voice Response application, using a touch-tone telephone. >>

IBM Cognos® TM1®

IBM Cognos® TM1® provides complete planning, budgeting and analysis with advanced personalization and real-time response. Learn about its features and benefits in this data sheet. >>

Bonjour Gateway

Enable Apple AirPlay and Apple AirPrint Across Multi-Subnet Enterprise Networks. >>

BYOD and Beyond: How To Turn BYOD into Productivity

One of the most overlooked aspects of the BYOD phenomenon isn't just connecting the users to the network, but how to manage them once they're there. Getting mobile and BYO devices onto the network is now table stakes. >>

Network Protection and UTM Buyers Guide

This buyers guide is designed to help you choose the right solution for your organization. It looks at the factors you should consider when evaluating solutions to ensure you have the protection and functionality you need, both now and as your business evolves. >>

The Important Role of Storage for Success in Server Virtualization

This white paper describes the advantages of scale-out iSCSI storage in four areas--cost, high availability and disaster recovery, performance, and management--and illustrates how SANs provide better overall support for virtualized environments. >>

The Benefits of Cloud Networking

Enabling cloud networking can lower IT costs and boost IT productivity. >>

5 Simple Ways to Get More Out of Google Apps

Learn how CIO Jeremy Lawrence saved money for his organization, The Mind Research Network, by switching from hosted Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps. >>

Private Clouds for Oracle Databases

Learn how private clouds for databases can provide the benefits driving cloud adoption while removing the challenges that limit adoption. >>

Not All Clouds Are Created Equal

Learn about the cloud architecture implemented by this business email cloud solution provider that shows why experience and technology both matter. >>

Manufacturing Success Story: Midwest Acoust-A-Fiber

Leading manufacturer virtualizes environment for as little as ½ the cost. >>

Is it Time for a New ERP System?

As time passes, ERP systems drift further and further into misalignment with enterprise goals, strategies and tactics. Eventually the ERP system interferes with the ability of the enterprise to operate efficiently. >>

IBM BladeCenter S--Big Benefits for the Small Office

The new BladeCenter S chassis makes it easy and cost-effective for small and midsized businesses to obtain IT results at levels traditionally reserved for large enterprises. >>

How Modern Custom Applications Can Spur Business Growth

Learn about a platform that enables business users to build and deploy effective purpose-built applications. >>

Benefits of IT in the Cloud

The IT Revolution is happening and the time for change is now--don't settle for inflexible systems built on legacy technology. >>

Convincing Decision Makers to Move to the Cloud

Despite the tremendous amount of positive press that the “cloud” has received, there are still many naysayers that are trying to convince decision makers that a move to the cloud is something to be feared. To compound this trend, these leaders also have serious concerns about migrating some or all of their current, on-premise solutions to the cloud. >>

Network Protection and UTM Buyers Guide

Using a UTM solution for your network protection used to be a compromise--while you gained in resource savings and ease of use, there was a payoff in terms of protection capabilities. Now, network protection through a UTM solution gives you the best of both worlds. You can enjoy the highest standards of network security, plus the ability to integrate multiple security capabilities within a single platform. Add security capabilities as you need them, when you need them. >>

The Importance of Email Continuity

Learn the importance of deploying an email continuity solution and explore the key issues that should be considered when doing so. >>

Accelerate, De-risk Oracle EBS Upgrades

Oracle E-Business Suite customers can reduce risk and time, and cut additional storage requirements by using Delphix Server. >>

Prince George's County Public Schools Goes Google with Apps and Message Discovery

Discover how Prince George's County Public Schools will save over $1 Million dollars by giving their staff, teachers and administrators Google Apps. >>

Next Gen IT and the Cloud

The IT revolution proposes an entirely different way of managing IT--in the cloud. >>

Dissolving Distance: Silver Peak's Technology Overview

What is the secret sauce of WAN Optimization (WAN Op)? First time users are always amazed at the performance results. >>

Continuous Mobile Application Testing

Nearly every company involved in technology has a strategy to release apps or web sites optimized for mobile devices. The surge in mobile app development has brought a new set of challenges that engineering teams need to overcome in order to keep up with this rapid rate of growth. >>

Virtualization and the Case for Universal Grid Architectures

To be able to truly scale to the needs of virtualization requirements of the not-too-distant future, the IT industry must take steps to revolutionize their current storage infrastructure. >>

The iEverything Enterprise: Understanding and Addressing IT's Dilemma in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) World

Virtualization, cloud computing, and wireless technology are fundamentally changing enterprise computing, providing revolutionary gains in productivity and cost savings. >>

Silver Peak's VXOA: A Foundation for Universal WAN Optimization

It is a new era - with new leaders - in WAN Optimization. The drivers are many. Cloud architectures. Remote access to big data. Application performance in an increasingly networked world. >>

SaaS Economics: The Safe Bet is No Longer the Smart Bet

Learn how to reduce IT maintenance and infrastructure costs with a SaaS ITSM solution. >>

Managing the T&E Lifecycle: Integrating Processes, Driving Performance

Learn how best-in-class companies are properly controlling and maximizing the value of their T&E spend across the enterprise. >>

Six Game Changers About Cloud ERP

This paper summarizes six game-changing aspects delivered by Plex Manufacturing Cloud ERP. >>

Virtual Assistant Technology and the Contact Center

Discover how to maximize cost savings and increase agent performance by reducing cost and contact volumes. >>

Transforming ERP with Data Virtualization

If your ERP application isn't delivering on its promise of huge returns through process automation, you aren't alone. The reality is that ERP projects have become notorious for high failure rates, delays, and budget overruns. Given the significant share of IT resources that ERP investments command, this reality has translated into overall IT inagility and inefficiency. >>

The Growing Importance of E-Discovery on Your Business

Explores the challenges e-discovery presents to IT departments, and guidelines for how IT managers can be prepared. >>

Silver Peak's Advantages in a Disaster Recovery Environment

Why do industry analysts agree Silver Peak is the WAN Optimization vendor of choice for offsite data replication? >>

Runbook Automation for Modern IT

Learn the advantages of using Runbook Automation from the cloud to manage the cloud. >>

5 Biggest Blunders to Avoid with Enterprise Social Software

This informative white paper explains how to succeed with enterprise social software, while also avoiding the five biggest and most common implementation blunders. >>

Network Management Costs Overshoot User Needs

Most organizations are paying for enterprise network management and monitoring features they neither need nor utilize. >>

Hosted UC&C: A Powerful Tool for Enterprise Success

Companies of all sizes have opened up their borders and are moving toward the vision of becoming connected organizations. >>

Build a Business Case: Developing Custom Apps

Learn the benefits of developing custom applications for the company. >>

Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation

Learn the benefits of consolidation for IT. >>

Video Walls and Video Distribution: Making the Right Connections

Download this HP sponsored white paper and understand how players and displays connect in video distribution and video wall environments. >>

Transformational CIO - Change Agents & Innovator

This eBook examines how CIOs can establish themselves as agents of strategic change within their enterprises. >>

The Truth About Big Data

Big Data is all the rage today. There's a lot of buzz about how it will transform your business with diagnostics and dashboards distributed directly to business users. >>

Significantly Reduce Print Costs with No Impact to End Users

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