Studies show that data centers are doubling their total power consumption every 5 years. But have most data centers optimized their energy consumption with the current available solutions? Platform Computing knows there is room in data centers to reduce energy costs by 10-30%. This paper describes strategies for dynamically managing the energy consumption to achieve similar results.
Published By: HighRoads
Published Date: Jul 29, 2008
How bad has the impact of the high costs of benefits become? For the past five years, the cost of healthcare rose at double-digit rates, greater than the growth of wages or inflation. The high cost of employee benefits is one of the primary reasons preventing leading companies from achieving their financial objectives.
Today’s web and application infrastructure continues to expand applications for e-commerce, and communications with customers, partners and internal employees. For those responsible for deploying, maintaining and supporting these networked applications, there is an increasing need to get the highest performance out of datacenter equipment, while simplifying the complexity that causes excess overhead and unnecessary costs.
SkyVantage, a provider of hosted airline reservation services, provides an industry-leading airline reservation and management system for specialized small-to-medium and start-up airlines, as well as airline charter organizations. In an industry with high operating costs and tight competition, SkyVantage was founded based on the need to deploy a web-based, lower-cost software management solution to the airline industry, without sacrificing features.
Published By: CA ITAM
Published Date: Sep 09, 2008
Learn more on how improving the efficiency of software inventory and license management processes can provide you with a host of benefits, including improved IT governance through stronger software compliance standards and processes, automated correlation of relevant software products within an organization’s infrastructure to their respective licenses, and reduced costs in the areas of license procurement, use rights and software purchases.
Published By: CA ITAM
Published Date: Sep 09, 2008
This white paper discusses how to make the leap from basic asset tracking to a more robust asset management program that can improve decision-making and service levels, reduce costs and mitigate risks. The focus is the CA IT Asset Management solution's ability to accelerate your IT Asset Management program's maturity by providing asset ownership information (the complement to discovery information).
Published By: YouSendIt
Published Date: Jul 18, 2011
This whitepaper illustrates how, by using YouSendit and replacing FTP, Cisco has dramatically cut video administration costs by 90%. The Flip video file delivery process for Cisco Networking Academy's global operations is now much simpler, less costly and more efficient.
When you have a technology rollout to deploy on a nationwide or global scale, service efficiency is critical. While missed deadlines and unbudgeted project costs are always a concern, they should never be a likely outcome. By understanding the details of the Rollout Services Model (the second part of the Technology Rollout System), you can avoid the potential nightmares of project implementation and ensure that your project is completed on time and within budget.
Businesses today are under constant pressure to lower costs while improving overall operational efficiency. Enterprises of all sizes can reduce costs and improve business agility if they can automate various operational aspects of their IT and business processes.
The way the business now views the IT group at BJ's Restaurants is working to everyone's advantage. In most restaurants, IT is generally viewed as a function of finance, where the prevailing ethos is keeping costs down.
A common problem related to these costs of weld quality is that they are often hidden, overlooked, or known but hard to resolve. In the worst case (and most common case) these costs of quality are simply accepted. Does that sound absurd? Yes, but it’s true. Market research revealed two items of significance; 1) most companies experience these costs and 2) these companies would take steps to prevent or reduce these costs if they could.
This whitepaper discusses how the Cisco Unified Computing System and Cisco Tidal Enterprise Orchestrator can help IT departments to control costs, improve efficiency, and speed service delivery to the business.
For the IT personnel responsible for deploying, maintaining and supporting these networked applications, there is an increasing requirement to get the highest performance out of network equipment, while simplifying the complexity that causes excess overhead and unnecessary costs. However, there is hope. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through affordable, yet feature-rich WAN optimization technologies.
By redirecting traffic away from ISP outages and WAN link bottlenecks, Ecessa, with its PowerLink and ShieldLink family of affordable WAN Optimization Controllers help avoid critical WAN infrastructure problems. Ecessa optimizes WAN infrastructure as defined by 24/7 availability, high-performance, flexible scalability, and secure operations - while streamlining IT costs. PowerLink and ShieldLink simplify the management of network links, and optimize user access to datacenters and remote sites.
The data security challenges for financial enterprises have never been as challenging as they are in today's turbulent times. Not only must financial enterprises comply with regulations such as SOX, GBLA and PCI along with a multitude of state regulations concerning customer privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against the staggering costs—both tangible and intangible—that a security breach can incur.
This case study explores how HiDef CorporateT from Citrix Online Audio enables the American Cancer Society to cut audio conferencing costs by nearly 50% - savings that bolster the organization's core mission.
Social Customer Service offers a new approach that doesn't just tweak the existing trade-offs. It rewrites the entire equation, so companies can boost customer satisfaction, improve rep productivity, and reduce support costs at the same time. Download this whitepaper and learn how Jive can transform your customer service & support teams.
In challenging economic times, companies look for new ways to control costs and improve efficiency.
To address these issues, manufacturers are taking a hard, strategic look at Maintenance, Repair and
Operations (MRO) supply. Commonly known as "indirect materials," MRO supply includes a vast array
of items that support internal operations, ranging from safety gloves and office supplies to spare parts for mission-critical industrial equipment and tooling.
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