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In the Resource Centers you'll find white papers and research on issues related to emerging computer technology, business communications management, in-depth TCO analysis of different technologies and strategies, open source systems, datacenter best practices, and virtualization solutions. The specific topics with their own dedicated Resource Centers include SOA solutions, IT offshoring benefits, SaaS, VoIP systems, and Sarbox compliance.
Best practices and cutting-edge technology to manage the tools that make an efficient business day possible.
Budget allocation and cost-containment strategies to balance optimum IT efficiency with maximum business success.
Ensuring your company's ongoing success with strategies for disaster recovery and 24x7 availability of your data.
The right information to the right people at the right time for informed business decisions.
Industry best practices and success stories for meeting federal and marketplace-related regulations and requirements.
Tips, technologies and best practices to safeguard and leverage the most from your indispensable intellectual assets.
What you need to know to take care of your business-critical hardware.
Valuable information you need to protect and preserve your network, your data and the life of your business.
Strategies to more closely align the functionality of IT with a company's business objectives.
New breakthroughs for both application and storage servers.
Improving the flow of information to the parties that need it most, while reducing the TCO burden.
Using Smartling's cloud-based translation management platform and Global Delivery Network, NiceLabel, a leading developer of barcode and RFID labeling software, has simplified and accelerated its translation projects. NiceLabel now translates faster, with higher quality, and at lower cost: The amount of developer time spent on translation and website maintenance has been reduced by more than 90% Translated content takes only days to deploy, facilitating truly global launches and more agile marketing Because Smartling's solution is fully SEO-compatible, NiceLabel has seen a 45% increase in website leads Total cost of ownership for 8 fully translated websites is comparable to prior spend on just 3 incomplete translated websites Download this case study to learn about how Smartling's cloud-based solution can simplify and accelerate your translation projects and enable your business to reach new markets quickly.
When you're faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT services providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out how managed services and cloud computing can help you deliver on the transformation agenda your business requires. Plus get guidance on the top 10 criteria to consider when selecting an external partner.
Many CIOs are being pressured to demonstrate the value of IT. Senior executives often question the investment in IT because they don't understand ITIL® or the value delivered by IT service management. Read this white paper to learn how creating a great service catalog can help alleviate these pressures, best practices for making your services easy to request while clearly communicating what the customer receives for each service, and avoid burdening customers with the details of service delivery, but make them easily accessible to IT.
It's not unusual for a company to use a variety of formal and informal file-sharing methods. Many methods are fraught with significant operational, financial, and legal risks in addition to other potentially negative business consequences. Strategic managed file transfer (MFT) software and services help connect the business "dots" between the various ad hoc and more systematic ways that files are moved. Read this white paper to learn how the right MFT solution, can bring order, structure, and, importantly, visibility to complex, large data and file transfer environments. "Data on the Move = Business on the Move" is the property of GlobalSCAPE
Organizations across the world continue to strive for greater agility, efficiency, and innovation. But they also need to cut costs, improve productivity and become more competitive. These new requirements create complexity and extra tasks for IT to manage. But with greater complexity, it is easy to miss a minor system vulnerability, which in turn can cause major security issues. This white paper analyzes how complexity in the IT environment is causing new security challenges and how best to address this issue.