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Applications White Papers

Applications white papers and technology resources for implementing and optimizing Applications strategy, solutions, Applications products, and more.

Acxiom Case Study

This case study, which focuses on Acxiom, explores how the company was able to secure employee data, reduce migration costs and boost productivity with the CommVault Edge software.

Sponsor: CommVault


 

Windows® XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data

With the end of the Microsoft Windows XP operating system's lifecycle on April 8, 2014, businesses are faced with the decision to migrate to a newer operating system or to continue with XP without continuing security updates. This solution brief discusses how CommVault Simpana software can help business protect and secure data, whether a company is looking to migrate or stick with Windows XP.

Sponsor: CommVault


 

Exponentially Accelerate Data Protection and Recovery with Simpana 10 IntelliSnap® Snapshot Management Technology

Are you making the best use of your storage array snapshot functionality? CommVault Simpana 10 IntelliSnap technology manages hardware-based snapshots across multiple vendor storage arrays. This whitepaper covers trends and challenges in snapshot adoption, and key features and benefits of IntelliSnap technology including snapshot indexing and catalog-based recovery, script elimination, automated application and database recovery, and accelerated protection and recovery operations for both physical and virtual environments.

Sponsor: CommVault


 

Simpana IntelliSnap Technology Datasheet

Snapshot technology is the fastest and most efficient way to protect and recover data and applications. But integrating snapshots and applications and managing the process can be very challenging. CommVault pioneered integrated snapshot and backup management across multiple disk vendors with its IntelliSnap technology. With IntelliSnap you can maximize the value of your snapshot technology while dramatically reducing management overhead and complexity. Supports arrays from Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, IBM, NetApp, Nimble Storage and more.

Sponsor: CommVault


 

Enhancing Application Protection and Recovery with a Modern Approach to Snapshot Management

Massive data growth and shrinking application recovery windows are creating a huge challenge for IT administrators. Legacy backup models can't cope with multi-terabyte applications. However, by leveraging a modern approach to data protection that uses your current disk array snapshot technology, you can leave your recovery problems behind.  This CommVault Business Value and Technology White Paper explains how Simpana IntelliSnap® Recovery Manager can make your application recovery fast and reliable.

Sponsor: CommVault


 

Meeting Changing Information Management Needs with Next-Generation Email Archiving

Learn more about the ever-changing landscape of next-generation email archiving and gain insight about information management needs in this Info-Tech whitepaper.

Sponsor: CommVault


 

CIOs Deliver Productivity Breakthroughs with Intelligent Digital Signage

Retailers have long recognized the influence that digital signage provides over a shopper's point-of-purchase decision making process. Today's savvy CIOs and business leaders apply the same fundamental physics in supply chain, contact center, healthcare, and corporate settings to increase their companies' efficiencies and productivity by leveraging business visualization and intelligent digital signage systems.

Sponsor: RMG Networks


 

ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business

Businesses are realizing that the cloud is the future of enterprise software and offers many attractive business benefits. But there is much to think about when evaluating the potential move to a cloud model, especially for core systems like ERP.

View IDC's White Paper ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business, written by Mike Fauscette, Group Vice President, Software Business Solutions, IDC, to review IDC CloudTrack Survey findings, gain expert insight into the challenges and opportunities the cloud presents, and determine which deployment option could provide the biggest benefits for your organization. View the White Paper to discover:

How to run your business more effectively in the cloud
How to choose the right deployment model for your ERP solutions
How new technologies create opportunities to innovate, giving you that competitive advantage.

Sponsor: Oracle


 

Oracle ERP Cloud Service - Back-Office Solutions that Keep You in Front

Learn how you can harness the power of the cloud to run your business more effectively and lower upfront costs. Oracle ERP Cloud Service offers a comprehensive, enterprise-grade cloud that can transform back office operations and allow you to focus on running your business.

Sponsor: Oracle


 

Integration with Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service

Greater flexibility, improved performance, lower costs - the list of cloud benefits goes on and on. While moving your financial system to the cloud may seem straightforward, truly realizing the advantages of the cloud requires a complete understanding how it will integrate with existing applications and systems.

Sponsor: Oracle


 

Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service

Modern organizations are under intense pressure to provide accurate, reliable, and speedy financial information to business decision-makers. Furthermore, complying with global standards has become more of a headache than ever before.

Sponsor: Oracle


 

Cloud for Business Managers in Midsize Organizations: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Read this independent research report to learn how business managers around the world are using Cloud applications. Discover the top motivations for adopting the Cloud, the most common problems and recurring pitfalls; common barriers to Cloud application integration and the consequences of security breaches and compliance issues.

Sponsor: Oracle


 

Path Selection Infographic

Path selection technology provides the ability to re-direct select traffic and application flows through alternate WAN routes based on service metrics, such as path availability and priority. This path selection technology empowers IT organizations with greater controls to maximize multiple WAN services based on business needs, service quality, and costs. It also utilizes the ability to redirect specific traffic or applications through one of three alternate gateway paths determined by destination availability in cascading order. Learn more.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Hyperconvergence Infographic

A vast number of technologies are currently flooding networks with enormous amounts of traffic and transforming today's data centers. Therefore, a wide range of observers agree that data centers are now entering an era of "hyperconvergence" that will raise network traffic levels faster and further than anything the IT world has seen before. Is your network prepared to handle the upcoming onslaught of data? Learning to overcome that surge and boost network performance is key.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Preparing Your Infrastructure for the Hyperconvergence Era

From cloud computing and virtualization to mobility and unified communications, an array of innovative technologies is transforming today's data centers. And along the way, they're also flooding corporate networks with enormous new torrents of traffic. A wide range of observers agree that data centers are now entering an era of "hyperconvergence" that will raise network traffic levels faster and further than anything the IT world has seen before. Ready or not, a "zettaflood" of data, devices, and users is bearing down. Surviving it will take a new approach to network planning and optimization.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Increase IT Performance from the Enterprise to the Cloud with WAN Optimization

WAN optimization plays an important role in today's highly distributed datacenters and cloud computing architectures. Massive consolidation and data mobility, enabled by virtualization, have radically altered how we build servers, design applications, and deploy storage for the emerging "cloud" decade. This paper discusses how Riverbed solutions effectively eliminate IT performance constraints in such environments.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

The CIO's New Guide to Design of Global IT Infrastructure

Is it possible to eliminate the impact of distance? This paper explores the 5 key principles successful CIO's are using to redesign IT infrastructure of any size. Learn how to be prepared to adapt your environment in a way that supports distributed employees, anytime anywhere collaboration and the need for business continuity during a disaster.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Assessing ROI for Mobile Acceleration Clients

This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA) paper examines the business case for deploying mobile WAN optimization client software and builds a Return on Investment (ROI) model based on the experiences that three organizations have had using Riverbed's Steelhead Mobile solution. The results indicate compelling ROI with paybacks that can reasonably be expected in six months or less.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Four Little-Known Ways WAN Optimization Can Benefit Your Organization

You know that WAN optimization has evolved into a complete system that optimizes traffic across a broad range of most popular applications while providing deep visibility into performance. However, today's comprehensive solutions can improve just about every major IT initiative. Read this short white paper to learn how next-generation WAN optimization solutions can benefit your organization more than ever before.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Five Steps to Achieve Success in your Application Security Program

This white paper provides a general framework your organization can use to create or build upon an application security program. It includes guidelines that can be useful at different stages of your security program's maturity. By addressing key considerations, providing clear and actionable items, and offering real-world examples, these five steps provide an adaptable strategy to help your organization get started and maintain an effective, ongoing application-security strategy.

Sponsor: IBM