Medical technology company Stryker has seen high performance and minimal downtime since selecting a virtualised product from Citrix to speed distribution of updates for its JD Edwards (JDE) ERP platform.
As we've seen in recent years, natural disasters can lead to long-term downtime for organizations. Because earthquakes, hurricanes, snow storms or other events can put data centers and other corporate facilities out of commission for a while, it's vital that companies have in place a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.
Data centers that are running at the highest levels of efficiency are able to allocate 49% of resources to new projects, as compared to those that are operating data centers at less efficient levels who can only apply 39% of resources.
Two great strategies for cutting IT overhead. What you gain on the swings, you may lose on the roundabout.
The 2012 version of Windows Server, the version of Windows that runs on enterprise and data center servers, is "quite possibly the most significant release of Windows Server ever", according to Microsoft.
Symantec reveals results of 2012 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey which covers 2,053 organizations globally including 100 in Singapore.
How changes in the way we produce, manage, and store information are transforming backup & recovery procedures and speeding the adoption of the Purpose-Built Backup Appliance, or PBBA.
New ideas in IT go through a long distillation process. Someone invents the idea, vendors talk about new product concepts, analysts weigh in on the value. Eventually, a new category of hardware or software materializes, but rarely in a fully formed state.
Collecting and analyzing the data is not enough. Data has to be processed so that it can be understood and presented in a timely fashion, to aid strategic decision-making.
The world of hypervisors is complicated by the fact that there are proprietary and open source tools and the latter are often pressed into service in different ways, say nothing of the fact that the whole market is evolving quickly.