Analyst Paper-Howard Dresner’s 4th annual Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study

Take a look at Howard Dresner's 4th annual Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence market study with in-depth market analysis, 80 charts and tables and 23 vendor rankings. Howard Dresner spent 13 years at Gartner Research, where he was responsible for the BI Magic Quadrants and conferences.

The Wisdom of the Crowds study is unique in that the findings are completely crowd-sourced from actual BI users, implementers and purchasers. This year's study shows that SaaS/Cloud, Dashboards, and Mobile Device Support have increased significantly in terms of importance. Read on to find out where BI is headed!

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Preparing your network for the mobile onslaught

Building a mobile collaboration or bring-your-own-device solution requires three things: mobile applications, the mobile devices themselves and the network that underpins them both. Often, the network and its capabilities take a back seat to applications and devices - which can ultimately lead to poor performance or an inflexible infrastructure. Find out how to develop the type of network that truly supports mobile devices, applications and unified communications programs, thereby establishing the foundation for stronger mobile solutions.
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Developing more effective mobile enterprise programs

This paper outlines practical "how-to" guidance to strategize and implement more effective mobile enterprise programs and details the robust capabilities that mobile enterprise partners can bring to the development and support of your corporate owned device or BYOD mobile enterprise programs. It focuses on mobile enterprise programs for employees, as opposed to customers.
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Top ten criteria for selecting a managed services provider

When you're faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT service providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out how managed services and cloud computing can help you deliver on the transformation agenda your business requires. Plus get guidance on the top 10 criteria to consider when selecting an external partner.
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Managing Data in Today’s Information Overloaded World

Increasingly demanding IT requirements are necessitating change to the data center network. The amount of data that is being collected is increasing and changing, organizations are finding new ways to analyze, evaluate, and use the information that they collect. Hardware trends are making it cost effective to capture new information sources and to automate data management. In the hardware arena especially, falling prices and increasing capacity for memory devices are reshaping the storage industry. Solid-state drives, large amounts of RAM, and new I/O technologies influence raw system performance. Read this paper to learn how system virtualization can improve the utilization of hardware, software, net-working and storage resources.
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Could your data center network do a better job supporting new technologies?

Increasingly demanding IT requirements are necessitating change to the data center network (DCN). Like servers and storage, the network needs to evolve to deliver the flexibility and scalability required by a more virtualized IT environment. In this interview, Michele Girola, IBM network integration services product manager, explains how to enhance your DCN to support evolving technologies today and in the future.
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Tracked, Hacked and Attacked

A new research study, based on real world production data from 79,360 customer sites, "Comparing Virtualization Alternatives - What's best for your business?" is now available. The paper reviews quantitative business differentiators between x86, Unix, and System z virtualization technologies.
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PureFlex Systems running Red Hat Enterprise Solutions

The IBM PureFlex System-a completely integrated hardware and software solution-optimized with Red Hat Enterprise Linux can improve business responsiveness, making it easier to take advantage of the power of open standards while driving efficiency with integrated management.
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Brainshark Customer video

Learn how Brainshark is leveraging EMC infrastructure to confidently deliver software-as-a-service. Understand how EMC is helping to address increasing data growth challenges and increasing customer requirements for higher availability, performance and scalability.
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