Total Economic Impact Study of IBM Storwize V7000 by Forrester

IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) that enterprises may realize by deploying Storwize V7000. This study illustrates the potential financial impact of using Storwize V7000 as a disk system and also to virtualize existing storage assets. The risk-adjusted ROI described in the study is 150% with a breakeven point (payback period) of only 15 months after deployment.
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IBM Storwize V7000 vs EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems

This white paper focuses on Edison's Competitive Management Cost Study (CMCS) methodology for IBM Storwize V7000 and EMC VNX5500. The results of Edison's research show that administering the IBM Storwize V7000 system using its management interface is 34 percent less time-consuming in weighted workday savings and 31 percent less complex than managing an EMC VNX5500 system using the Unisphere software interface.
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IBM Storwize V7000 adds Real-time Compression

This ESG Analyst Paper is a Lab Validation Report for IBM Storwize V7000. The goal of this ESG Lab testing and report is to validate the enterprise class features and functionality of the V7000 including Real-time Compression, ease of use, non-disruptive virtualization, automated tiering, data mobility, copy services, unified SAN/NAS capability, Easy Tier and Active Cloud Engine.
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Data Center Economic Tipping Point-Executive Edge

Flash technology is redefining the landscape of computing. Data storage has reached a tipping point with flash and will move rapidly to all-flash based systems for operational information. IBM flash storage provides extreme IOPs and low latency. When compared to disk technology, flash is superior in performance, cost efficiency, packaging, energy consumption and speed to deployment. Businesses can finally unleash the power of their most critical applications to make real time strategic decisions. It's time to create new applications with IBM flash storage. It's time for flash.
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How to Improve Data Center Economics

In business timing is everything, especially for business-critical applications. Delays in delivering critical data and processing can significantly increase business and financial risks. IBM's new eBook FlashAhead discusses these challenges and offers up the all-flash storage system as a solution.
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Inside the Brackets: Episode 2 – HTML5 vs. Native – Who Will Win?

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Wednesday, September 18 - 8:00 AM & 8:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Our panelists tackle the debate between HTML5 and native code - which builds the better apps? Go inside the brackets to get beyond the fan-boy hype, and hear directly from app developers like Dan Bricklin, Drew Crawford, Dave Methvin and Mike Richmond as they challenge each other - and you - to take an honest look at the best way to build an app.

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Boost IT Visibility & Value with Service Catalog

Many CIOs are being pressured to demonstrate IT value. A service catalog can help you promote your services in a way the business can easily understand. It will become your service management foundation that can boost IT visibility and constantly demonstrate IT value to the business.
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What to Look for in Enterprise Desktop Virtualization

Many enterprises are beginning to view desktop virtualization as a critical enabling technology for agility, mobility, security and a wide range of applications and use cases that will help to define their next-generation compute environments. Desktop virtualization gives IT organizations unprecedented control over the user experience throughout the enterprise, while at the same time simplifying many of the tasks and processes involved in supporting a wide range of workers using a variety of devices. With a successful desktop virtualization initiative, the IT department and workers across the organization can be far more productive and flexible.

But what does it take for an enterprise to successfully implement desktop virtualization, and what are some of the key features, functions, use cases and opportunities that are enabling companies to reap the many benefits of desktop virtualization? Read this whitepaper to understand some of the questions you may have.

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Top 10 Reasons to Implement Desktop Virtualization Now

IT professionals have been hearing about the potential benefits of desktop virtualization for a number of years. Despite a large number of successful deployments, there have also been projects that never left the pilot stage. The momentum is starting to shift, however, and the groundswell of demand for desktop virtualization is becoming more and more apparent.

Two factors have come together to cause this shift: (1) less-expensive and simpler-to-deploy desktop virtualization solutions, and (2) the demand on IT to manage the proliferation of new devices as part of BYOD initiatives. There are now more reasons than ever to try desktop virtualization. Read on to see the full list of 10 reasons.

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Dell DVS Enterprise Builds on Strong Momentum with Solutions for 3-D Graphics, Unified Communications and More

Desktop virtualization is now part of a converged infrastructure. It supports high-end 3-D graphics and enables simplified unified communications, which represent a series of important breakthroughs that have the potential to not only accelerate desktop virtualization adoption, but also significantly expand the use cases and user groups that can leverage its benefits. If you've been considering adopting desktop virtualization, or if you have a single pilot project and are considering expansion, now is the time to take a closer look at the offerings available from Dell and Citrix.
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