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PPG Company Uses Verastream to Web-Enable Host Functionality

PPG subsidiary LYNX achieved 3270 and 5250 integration using Verastream. They quickly extended legacy functions to the web for internal and external users, with no impact to existing mainframe applications.

Sponsor: Attachmate


Government Agency Webifies Outdated COBOL Applications

Let this CTO tell you how his agency converted 1980s-era green screens into an e-filing portal for the 100,000 cases handled each year by a county department. With Verastream, they automated and standardized processes that drive the new, user-friendly front end, which accepts electronic transmissions.

Sponsor: Attachmate


Unlocking and Service-Enabling Legacy Mainframe Assets

Whether your strategy calls for full-blown SOA, quick-turnaround mobile applications, or anything in between, Verastream Host Integrator can help. Watch this six-minute product demo and learn the noninvasive way to encapsulate mainframe data and logic as reusable services.

Sponsor: Attachmate


Step Up to the IT Security Challenge

Watch this video to discover exclusive market insights from independent analyst Kevin Bailey, Research Director, IDC, on the growing challenges faced by IT managers. Kaspersky Lab experts also provide an overview into how Kaspersky is tackling these challenges head on.

Sponsor: Kaspersky


Building Tomorrow's Infrastructure

Listen to this podcast to discover how Crider Foods worked with PC Connection to update their IT infrastructure, while maintaining compliance and control. PC Connection's experts helped Crider deploy Cisco UCS with Intel® Xeon® processors as part of their total data center overhaul.

Intel®, the Intel logo, Xeon®, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Sponsor: PC Connection | Cisco | Intel®


Unified Communications 101

Unified Communications (UC) is now a cost-effective, viable and strategic choice for small and midsize businesses. Join networking expert, Ed Tittel, as he objectively explains various delivery model options and discusses the pros, cons and costs of owning a UC server, a managed dedicated server and a virtualized cloud server. Hear how SMBs can leverage this powerful technology to improve the use of existing communications channels, boost productivity and extend customer outreach.

Sponsor: 8x8, Inc


Top 8 Communications Tools for Small Businesses

Powerful technology is available to help your small business improve its communications with customers, employees and suppliers.

View this free On-Demand Webcast produced by BizLaunch, to learn:

- Eight powerful tools used by successful small business owners
- How to boost your communications capabilities
- How to gain a competitive edge

Sponsor: 8x8, Inc


On-Demand Webcast: 7 Reasons to Choose VoIP

Thinking about a new phone system for your business?
Be sure to watch this informative webcast. Steve Strauss, small business columnist for USA Today and author of the Small Business Bible, shares his useful and powerful expertise with small businesses during this one-hour, On-Demand Webcast titled:
Why I Vote for VoIP over Standard Telephone for Small Business
Watch this webcast now to learn how VoIP can:
* Save you money
* Integrate easily into your business
* Improve business productivity
* Provide powerful features and benefits
Featuring success stories and much more!

Sponsor: 8x8, Inc


Transforming Finance, Procurement and Supply Chain Effectiveness with Cross-Functional Analytics

Date: May 6th, 2014
Time: 1 PM EDT

To succeed in today's information-driven age, line-of-business managers need to access, interpret, and take action instantly on data that goes beyond their specific functional areas. However, many businesses are failing to meet that need because analytical teams and tools are typically deployed in silos and are disconnected partially or wholly from the rest of the enterprise. Attend this Webcast to find out how Oracle's packaged analytic applications enable line-of-business managers examine all their business concerns - irrespective of which departments the issues arise from - to improve processes such as cash flow management, procure- to-pay, supply chain and order management using out-of-the-box best practice metrics. You will also learn how Interactive Data, a leading global provider of financial market data, gained efficiencies across numerous global operations with Oracle Business Intelligence Applications.

Sponsor: Oracle


It's Chaos Out There

Worried about your mobile apps? You should be; it's chaos out there. Check out this humorous video and see if you can recognize each of the types of vulnerabilities inflicted on these poor people.

Sponsor: HP


Integrate to Accelerate: Evolving Your Integration Strategy to Extend Beyond IT

These days, integration is no longer optional, but this ubiquity can hide the massive and rapid change which integration is undergoing. In fact, a variety of forces are coming together to change the way businesses integrate across their organization and community of business partners. According to leading analyst firm Gartner, in the next few years, we will see new approaches to integration being adopted by central IT and lines of business, increasing demand for more agile and hybrid deployments, and innovations such as analytics and API networks.

In Gartner's recent report Predicts 2014: Nexus of Forces Drives Evolution of Integration Strategy, we can see how these forces are fundamentally changing the way businesses integrate today and tomorrow. Consider these strategic planning assumptions from the report:
* By 2017, in large organizations at least 65% of new integration flows will be developed outside the control of IT departments.
* By 2018, more than 40% of large organizations will have established a hybrid integration platform.
* By 2017, 60% of new integration projects will leverage embedded analytics.
* By 2018, the 10 largest B2B networks will have evolved into API networks.
* By 2018, electronic B2B interactions will outnumber non-electronic ones.

What does this mean for your business, and how can you gain a competitive advantage while responding proactively to the challenges ahead? Watch this webinar to hear Gartner analyst Benoit Lheureux's perspective on the forces driving the evolution of integration strategies, and get key recommendations to ensure your success.

Sponsor: IBM


Increasing the Value of Your Reports and Dashboards

Imagine this: Customer retention rates are down and you're charged with turning things around. Now imagine having up-to-the-minute access to a customer's likelihood of discontinuing service. Helpful? Extremely. Armed with this information, your team can resolve issues before your customer leaves.

Watch the Charting Your Analytical Future webinar and through real-world examples like this, we explore how IBM Congos Business Intelligence is giving companies the insight they need to take action and change outcomes, including:
* How predictive modeling and visualization can increase the value of your reports and dashboards
* How to spot trends, predict behavior and yes, even see into the future
* What it takes to incorporate predictive analytics and visualization into reports in a way that is intuitive and easy-to-use

If you're interested in learning how to increase the value and power of your reports and dashboards by leveraging the latest advancements in Business Intelligence, watch now!

Sponsor: IBM


Best Practices: How to Improve Business Continuity with Virtualization

It's well known that virtualization is an excellent solution to help drive down costs and simplify management across the IT infrastructure. Another major benefit of virtualization is the ability to improve business continuity to help maximize uptime for the applications and services that are critical to your business. VMware solutions include a range of business continuity capabilities to help ensure availability for applications across your virtualized environment.

Join us for this webcast where you will learn how:
*Virtualization provides the foundation to improve business continuity
*Integrated capabilities simplify and maximize availability across your virtualized environment
*VMware solutions minimize downtime and enable fast recovery to protect your business

Sponsor: VMware


Delivering Flawless User Experiences Knowledge Vault

Watch this multipart video series and learn how Akamai has been leading the video revolution on the Web; how Akamai solutions are helping companies enable secure, high-performing and highly scalable user experiences on any device, anywhere; what it takes to maximize online engagement; and the top issues you must address to ensure a successful online video strategy.

Sponsor: Akamai Technologies, Inc.


Video surveillance for IT: maximum image quality, minimum bandwidth

When thinking about integrating a high-definition surveillance system into an existing IT infrastructure, the elephant in the room is bandwidth and the impact on network resources. With only a modest percentage of bandwidth usually reserved for video surveillance, the last thing an IT manager wants is video footage - particularly if it's in HD - consuming network resources and affecting performance.

Join us on Thursday, May 8 at 1 p.m. EST when Willem Ryan, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Avigilon, will discuss how IT departments can choose a surveillance system that ensures optimal performance without putting a strain on the network.

Sponsor: Avigilon


Leveraging the Cloud for Dev/Test

This video discusses some of the key considerations that IT organizations should take into account when moving test and development projects to the cloud and in choosing among the different cloud models.

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel® Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP's privacy statement.

Sponsor: HP and Intel®


A Secure Cloud for Development and Testing Environments

This video shows the benefits of hosting your development and testing environments in the Enterprise Cloud Services - Virtual Private Cloud.

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel® Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP's privacy statement.

Sponsor: HP and Intel®


Four Myths of High-Productivity App Dev Debunked

David Norfolk of Bloor Research International discusses research that compares two high-productivity platform as a service (PaaS) development platforms: OutSystems Platform and from (now re-branded as Salesforce1 Platform). In this webcast he will debunk the main myths surrounding high-productivity application development and how both platforms have overcome them, albeit with somewhat different approaches for different kinds of customers.

Sponsor: OutSystems


Meg Whitman presents Unlocking IT with Big Data

Today, the industry is at an inflection point - driven by a triple storm of Big Data, cloud, and mobility; and in this new environment, security is paramount. The New Style of IT is about how businesses and IT leverage this rapid change for enterprise growth. During this Web Event you will hear Meg Whitman, President and CEO, HP discuss HAVEn - the #1 Big Data platform.

HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP's privacy statement.

Sponsor: HP


The New Way to Work Knowledge Vault

This Knowledge Vault focuses on how, in today's increasingly virtual world, it's more important than ever to engage deeply with employees, suppliers, partners, and customers. The three videos examine the challenge of collaboration in a virtual world; the guideposts for setting up, managing, and engaging virtual teams; and what recent research tells us about what's working, what's not.

Sponsor: Unify