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Infrastructure Optimization Special Report

Oct 06, 2011

The use of virtualization, the cloud and the need to green both the data center and the organization continue to be hot button topics when it comes to optimizing the infrastructure. Learn more about emerging methods and trends in this special report.


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ExaData For Dummies Ebook

Oct 06, 2011

It seems that every system is growing rapidly with changing enterprise processing requirements and increased system availability demands. Unfortunately, IT budgets are not growing at the same rate as these demands. Read this informative guide and learn how you can achieve a consolidated, high-performance database and storage server Infrastructure without breaking your IT budget.


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Improving the Standard of Health Care

Oct 04, 2011

Health IT has been pushed for years as a way for improving the delivery of health care in the U.S. and for cutting costs. After a period of confusion and outright resistance to the adoption of electronic health records, seen as the key technology, implementation is finally taking off.


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Building An Assured Network

Sep 29, 2011

Data security is critical and demands government networks be assured: trusted, reliable and secure. This paper describes how encryption and other methods allow government to rest assured that their network traffic is safe from intrusion.


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Storage Efficiency for Dummies – eBook Guide

Sep 29, 2011

Budget issues are not the only struggle agencies encounter. Efficiently managing data - and for the least cost - can also be a challenge.


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The STAND: C4ISR

Sep 29, 2011

Military effectiveness on the battlefield increasingly depends on C4ISR technologies to deliver accurate and real time information to warfighters, even while those technologies must operate in an ever-more complex environment. An industry veteran of this space explains what the challenges are and what’s needed to meet current and future needs.


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The STAND: Teleworking

Sep 23, 2011

An experienced industry hand takes a look at how well government agencies are prepared to meet new mandates for increasing the amount of teleworking the government employees are expected to do, why many of them fall short of such things as connectivity and security requirements, and what they can do about it.


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Planning and Design for Smarter Cities

Sep 23, 2011

With IBM Rational solutions, cities and their partners are merging physical and digital assets in an interconnected and intelligent way to create a citizen-centered approach and make the smarter city vision a reality.


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Making a Case for Problem Solving in the Energy and Utilities Industries

Sep 23, 2011

In today’s ever-changing business environment, energy and utility companies are under increased pressure to streamline their processes, reduce costs and improve customer service with fewer resources.


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Court Case Management from IBM

Sep 23, 2011

Law enforcement agencies face significant challenges to build cases and compile dockets for the district attorney to submit to the court. Discover how agencies at the federal, state, and local level are leveraging case information and automation to improve efficiencies and decision making.


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Delivering Stakeholder-Centric Services: From Strategy To Execution

Sep 23, 2011

This analyst white paper describes the challenges of transforming to stakeholder-centric or citizen-centric service delivery, and highlights the crucial roles that key business and IT capabilities play for any public sector organization.


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Making a Case for Improving Efficiency and Outcomes in the Healthcare Industry

Sep 23, 2011

With fewer resources, there is increased pressure to streamline processes and comply with ever-changing government regulation and compliance requirements. forcing organizations to find new and innovative ways to increase value, optimize processes and deliver better outcomes.


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Making a Case for Citizen-Centric Services in Government Agencies

Sep 23, 2011

With change as the driver, government agencies of all sizes are charged with balancing needs with greater demand and complexity to keep government moving. This whitepaper discusses how advanced analytics can dynamically work with citizens, communities, and businesses in real time to promote efficiency, innovation, and progress.


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AMD Creates a Private Cloud to Increase its Own Productivity, Lower Costs and Maintain its Position as Industry Innovator

Sep 22, 2011

AMD creates a private cloud to increase its own productivity, improve accessibility, lower costs and maintain its position as industry innovator.


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Government IT Trends Driving CIO Priority Shifts

Sep 20, 2011

Despite technologies designed to increase storage efficiency, enterprise data continues to expand at more than 40% per year, which means growing operations cost. In order to meet these demands CIOs are aligning technology in their IT infrastructure to better support business objectives.


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Key Considerations for Long-Term Bulk Storage

Sep 20, 2011

Keeping large amounts of data on expensive primary storage is untenable. Consolidation partially addresses the challenge. But, careful analysis of usage and performance, and implementing a tiered architecture, can help meet business objectives.


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Next Generation Security Technology Promises To Be Leaner and Greener

Sep 20, 2011

Uncertainty about how to effectively secure sensitive data is causing friction inside agencies as they struggle with how to achieve compliance with White House-led cybersecurity mandates. This white paper provides best practices advice for public sector organizations seeking cost-effective and energy efficient alternatives for securing sensitive data.


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Key Considerations for Backup and Recovery

Sep 20, 2011

Among the priorities for efficient storage management is appropriate protection architecture. Business continuity relies on a storage subsystem architecture that provides efficient protection as part of the backup and recovery process.


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Securing Government Desktops from Cyber Threats with the Latest KVM Technology

Sep 20, 2011

Cyber attacks on government systems are increasing at an exponential rate. One of the least understood and most under-utilized preventative measures for thwarting attacks is the use of keyboard-video-mouse (KVM) switching devices that allow government employees to switch between networks with various security levels from one desktop.


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IT Security: Transformation Through Technology

Sep 16, 2011

Distributed Denial of Service, botnets, Domain Name Server hijacking, cache poisoning – these are just a few of the cyberthreats federal agencies must defend themselves against on a daily basis. Learn about strategic initiatives to help in that defense in this report.


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Federal Cloud Security Challenges & Solutions: What's Happening, Who's Driving, and What to Do About It

Sep 15, 2011

This paper is designed to define the landscape of federal cloud security initiatives, distill relevant standards and security design patterns, and map these to commercial technologies in the market today. Our goal is to equip government security practitioners with actionable knowledge and solutions to accelerate their adoption of the Federal cloud. Intel and McAfee contracted this paper to be written by Gunnar Peterson – an independent security consultant with significant field experience in the federal sector.


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CIO Challenge: Developing A Virtual Strategy to Meet New Business Demands

Sep 14, 2011

CIOs are increasingly turning to server virtualization as a method for cost-efficiently increasing the performance of their data centers. Learn how implementing virtualization goes hand-in-hand with implementing the latest server technology.


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Cutting Government Cost: Uniting Finance and Technology for Innovation

Sep 12, 2011

By more closely aligning finance and technology initiatives, you can cut costs and reduce expenses throughout your organization—and still provide the innovation to best serve your citizens. To learn how, read this Center for Digital Government paper.


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Information Security: Social Media, Privacy, Security and the Cloud

Sep 12, 2011

Information sharing has accelerated with agencies continuously looking for new ways to share data, knowledge, and intelligence internally and externally. Learn more in this special report about the concerns and challenges they are facing today and in the future.


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Winning the Cybersecurity War in a Telework Environment

Sep 08, 2011

This white paper provides best security solutions to ensure that information resources are well-protected and in compliance with key federal regulations. Advanced portable security devices are required to meet the security challenges of these new solutions. With strong authentication and other security capabilities such as multiple partitions and PKI functions, new USB technology will allow secure portable operating environments to evolve to the next level to meet the security needs or your agency.


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Creating Value in the Public Sector: Intelligent Project Selection in the US Federal Government

Sep 08, 2011

A new report sponsored by Oracle and researched by the Economist Intelligence Unit highlights how federal agencies are refining project management practices after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found multiple areas within agencies where programs were duplicated and funds could be saved.


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Talent Strategies and Competitiveness of the US Aerospace and Defense Industry

Sep 07, 2011

As baby boomer engineers and program managers near retirement age, the competition to recruit educated talent in the US aerospace and defense industry is heating up. Learn how A & D companies plan to cope and compete in the face of these human resource challenges.


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Case Study: Total Economic Impact of Improving IT Administrative Efforts And Unifying Systems

Sep 05, 2011

Read this Forrester Consulting report for a framework to evaluate the total economic impact and potential return on investment for deploying Cisco Unified Computing System. It will also help you build a business case for your IT initiative.


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Building a Private Cloud Network for the Government Data Center

Aug 01, 2011

Download this solution brief to learn how to obtain the benefits of a cloud-like data center infrastructure, while addressing the challenges of complexity, latency, security, and interoperability.


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Three Demographic Mega-Trends to Transform the Aerospace and Defense Workforce

Jul 13, 2011

Is your organization positioned to weather the major workforce shift that will transform the composition of the aerospace and defense industry? Gain insight on resource management capabilities that can help you maximize the use of the available talent pool while planning for the future.


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Why Smart, Innovative Businesses are Turning to Cloud Computing

Jul 01, 2011

This whitepaper explores the new trends and best practices why innovative businesses are turning to cloud computing.


Strategies to Cut Costs and Improve Performance

Jul 01, 2011

Learn how your agency can achieve sustainable cost savings and reach high levels of operational efficiency in this timely special report.


The Benefits of Cloud Computing. A new era of responsiveness, effectiveness and efficiency in IT service delivery

Jul 01, 2011

Data centers are part of an ever changing world with challenges of high energy consumption, labor costs, data silos and growth in data volume. Learn how to meet these challenges with IBM’s cohesive strategy for the development of a dynamic infrastructure, while also laying the foundation for a highly responsive environment that can leverage cloud computing – which represents a key technology in delivering new economics, rapid deployment of services, and tight alignment with mission goals.


Raising the Bar on How Agencies Protect Assets Against Fraud and Theft

Jun 29, 2011

Whether the requirement is to control entrance to facilities, or specific areas within a building, businesses must find a way to limit who gains access to what, when, and where. Locking down security is essential for reducing theft, ensuring compliance to safety regulations, and protecting employees. The report presents several real-world examples of how agencies have benefited from secured access cards that contain multiple layers of security for protecting people, products and property.


INSIGHTS: IT Modernization

Jun 27, 2011

Download this special report that provides key insights into IT modernization strategies and trends including: cybersecurity, virtualization, cloud and more!


The STAND: Information Security

Jun 20, 2011

Read this whitepaper to discover what information security means in the current dynamic scenario of threats and constant attacks on government networks, and what agencies need to focus on to make sure their vital information and data are well protected.


Continuous Monitoring

Jun 20, 2011

This whitepaper discusses improving security and making FISMA compliance reporting easier and more efficient with end-to-end continuous monitoring solutions.


An Overview of the Enhanced Secure Multi-Tenancy Architecture

Jun 17, 2011

This whitepaper provides an overview of the secure cloud architecture designed by NetApp, Cisco, and VMWare and discusses the four pillars of a secure cloud environment.


Use Cases for SolarWinds UDT

Jun 16, 2011

Download this whitepaper now and learn how the SolarWinds User Device Tracker can help you find devices on your network, past or present! Respond to Information Assurance requests quickly with a search by MAC, IP, or Hostname. If the device is no longer connected, no problem! User Device Tracker even shows historical results, so tracking devices at past locations is a breeze!


SmartSolutions: News, Ideas & Trends in Brief

Jun 14, 2011

Read this special report to learn more about existing technologies that are able to detect and stop today’s advanced, zero-day, targeted, APT-class malware attacks when they occur.


Thriving in the Evolution of Federal IT: The IT Reform Initiative in 25 Steps

Jun 13, 2011

Last year, Vivek Kundra, the United States’ chief information officer, unveiled his twenty-five point plan for IT reform. In this plan, agencies will be required to consolidate assets and processes in shared environments. How can agency leaders continue to manage successful programs while moving to shared services? Learn how government agencies can implement recent IT reform mandates and still deliver successful programs to meet mission objectives.


Journey to a High-Performance Building: The Economics of Smart Buildings

Jun 13, 2011

While there are many reasons for government agencies to consider high-performance buildings, perhaps the strongest case is this: cost savings. Download this whitepaper today and learn how your agency can save money through smart buildings.


Thriving in the Evolution of Federal IT: Win the Budget Struggle with Portfolio Management and CPIC

Jun 13, 2011

The mandatory Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) process used during the federal budget cycle can be a challenging and tedious procedure, but a solid portfolio management solution can help agencies streamline their OMB submissions and gain confidence in their investments. Get “big picture” insight into your projects and programs to streamline your OMB 53 and 300 submission processes.


Creating value in the Public Sector: intelligent project selection in the US federal government

Jun 13, 2011

A new report sponsored by Oracle and researched by the Economist Intelligence Unit highlights how federal agencies are refining project management practices after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found multiple areas within agencies where programs were duplicated and funds could be saved.


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Supply Chain Analysis

Jun 11, 2011

By aggregating supply chain data across heterogeneous environments, and tying operational dependencies and relationships between metrics, agencies are able to react faster to problems and risks, reduce cycle times and effectively balance strategic cost and fulfillment objectives.


Memphis Police Department ROI Case Study

Jun 06, 2011

Read this whitepaper to learn how the Memphis Police Department (MPD) used IBM SPSS predictive analytics software to improve its overall operations, enabling it to considerably reduce crime without a proportional increase in staff while expanding its territory.


Gartner 2011 Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software

Jun 03, 2011

Read this report to learn the dynamics and landscape of the e-discovery software market, analysis of factors driving market growth, and which vendors are positioned as Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries or Niche Players based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.


Best Practices for Xen Desktop 5 In a NetApp Storage Environment

May 20, 2011

Read this whitepaper to learn more about best practices for the implementation of Citrix XenDesktop 5 and how it is optimized to operate on a NetApp storage platform. This guide goes into detail for both implementing on a Citrix XenServer or a VMWare vSphere virtual environment.


Governance from the Ground Up: Launching Your Data Governance Initiative

May 20, 2011

In this white paper, Baseline Consulting’s Jill Dyché discusses how the data conversation is changing from philosophical questioning to hard-core tactics, from “What do we need?” to “Where do we start?”. It covers the most common reasons for data governance failure, as well as the components of data governance that will inform the right strategy and give companies a means of determining where and how to begin their data governance journeys.


Invest Wisely: Managing Information as a Strategic Asset in the Public Sector

May 20, 2011

Information is the lifeblood of government enterprises. Through the appointment of proper leadership and the tactical adoption of technology for information capture, data integration, normalization and quality management, organizations can achieve strong ROI, increased process efficiency faster time-to-information and more available hours of employee time.