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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Build a Business Case

When you think about many of the key challenges facing IT departments these days, you can see why there is continued excitement and pent-up demand for the benefits promised by desktop virtualization. Trends such as BYOD, the consumerization of IT, the rise of social media and increased mobility are making it more incumbent upon the IT department to exert control over what devices are attached to the corporate network and what applications users are deploying. Now, with state-of-the-art appliances such as the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance, IT professionals have a new opportunity to cost-efficiently and simply deploy desktop virtualization solutions. See how the Dell DVS Simplified Appliance can help you bring desktop virtualization into your organization.
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Inside the Brackets: Episode 1 – HTML5? Why I oughta…

Date/Time:
Tuesday, August 27 - 8:00 AM & 8:00 PM (Pacific Time)

HTML5 Roundtable Series: Inside the Brackets - A series of roundtable discussions that explores the opportunities, challenges and best practices of cross-platform HTML5 development. Join the conversation as experts from Adobe, Intel and Evans Data discuss the opportunities and challenges of HTML5; why HTML5 matters to app developers and IT managers; and why you oughta care, too. All followed by a live Q&A.

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Linux management: Recognizing the business value of Red Hat Satellite

This was a joint webcast with IDC Thursday July 25, 2013 presenting the results of their updated Red Hat Satellite ROI study. "Based on in-depth interviews with Red Hat Enterprise Linux users, Tim Grieser, program VP of system management software for IDC, will present a quantitative assessment of benefits - including business value and return on investment (ROI) - gained by using Red Hat Satellite to reduce costs while delivering high service quality to end users."
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Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI

This ROI study is based on data gathered from structured in-depth interviews with representatives from 10 IT organizations that are using Red Hat Network Satellite Server to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments. Based on this study, the IT organizations experienced strong positive returns on their investments, yielding an average 338% ROI over a three-year period - over three times the initial investment.
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