Are solid-state arrays (SSAs) worth the extra cost? This independent survey of SSA users found that their deployments provided a positive ROI after only 5.4 months, significantly faster than hard-disk drive (HDD) storage systems. Discover why Gartner strongly advises that SSAs be considered whenever HDD-based storage systems need to be replaced.
Read the report: Solid-State Array TCO Reality Check.
This free Ventana Research report shows SuccessFactors to be a top supplier of applications that support the management and operations of compensation.
According to Ventana, SuccessFactors Compensation (part of SuccessFactors BizX Suite) achieved the top overall ranking due to its scores in Reliability and Capabilities. In addition, the growing number of SuccessFactors customers and the company's commitment to cloud computing contributed to its top ranking in the Validation and TCO/ROI categories. Easy for managers at all levels to use, the application has capabilities for compensation reviews and adjustments, as well as an embedded analytic view-which shows the handling of promotions and support across pay ranges.
Find out what else Ventana has to say about SuccessFactors in this complimentary report. Download it today.
Pressures to reduce costs continue to outweigh all other business drivers impacting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in 2009. ERP has become more than a necessary infrastructure; it is also a strategic weapon in streamlining and accelerating business processes - while providing visibility to those processes throughout the enterprise.
VMware virtualization enables customers to reduce their server TCO and quickly delivers signification ROI. This paper describes commonly used TCO models and looks at several case studies that apply TCO models to virtualization projects. Learn more.
Published By: Acronis
Published Date: Apr 26, 2011
Closing the Virtualization Loop white paper identifies the objectives in the next phase of virtual machine backup and recovery and provides recommendations on how to improve backup and disaster recovery in a hybrid IT environment.
Published By: Aerohive
Published Date: Feb 06, 2008
Yesterday’s fat access points and legacy wireless LANs typically can’t handle mission-critical, real-time applications, nor do they have a migration path to 802.11n. Aerohive Networks has developed a new controller-less architecture that provides an innovative way to handle tomorrow’s wireless challenges – like voice over WLAN and migrating to 802.11n – without costing you a fortune. This paper discusses the benefits of this approach and the key underlying technologies of cooperative control, including best path forwarding and policy enforcement at the edge.
Published By: Aerohive
Published Date: Feb 06, 2008
Are you looking to reduce the operational cost of your existing wireless LAN, and to make it support mission-critical, real-time applications and 802.11n? At the same time, are you challenged with the cost and complexity associated with most next-generation wireless LAN architectures? Check out the enterprise-class, cost-effective new cooperative control architecture from Aerohive Networks. In this real-world case study, you’ll see how Aerohive Networks' cooperative control architecture combines the linear cost modeling of autonomous APs and the operational advantages of controller-based approaches.
The cloud is gaining traction in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market and most vendors now have a cloud offering. After examining small and medium companies that have implemented cloud ERP, Nucleus found customers were able to achieve substantial benefits, including reduced IT costs, increased employee productivity, and better inventory management. This report analyzes the benefits of cloud ERP and provides examples of how vendors helped their customers increase return on investment (ROI) and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jul 14, 2010
Real uses prove that Red Hat Enterprise Linux has lower costs than Microsoft Windows Server 2008, improving as you scale up. It offers more efficient management costs and better flexibility and is the most tested, secure OS backed by global support.
Increased processing needs means increased energy costs. In fact, power costs can often exceed hardware costs. Read this white paper and see how the pairing of new IBM System x and BladeCenter servers with the new Intel Xeon Processor 5500 series can reduce costs and improve performance.
This ROI calculator from IDC will help you quickly and easily understand the average annual benefit that you may be able to achieve using IBM® Tivoli® Netcool®. The tool and underlying calculations and metrics are based on IDC research of 14 IBM Tivoli Netcool.
This white paper covers all the factors that comprise an ROI model for comparing blades to rack servers, including power usage, cabling, software licensing and maintenance. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how blades can help you save on the TCO.
Published By: Oco, Inc.
Published Date: Apr 18, 2008
The business intelligence (BI) “boom” of the 1990s was something BIG: big projects designed to give big companies with big budgets a competitive advantage. And while BI delivered big returns for some companies, for others it was nothing but a big headache. An estimated 50% of all data warehousing projects failed to meet their goals. Why? Because many companies underestimated just how big an undertaking BI really was.
The Enterprise Strategy Group discusses how data center consolidation, virtualization, and cloud architectures are on the rise; however IT budgets are not increasing. This poses a unique challenge: How do you crease a flexible and agile environment without increasing the cost? See ESG’s analysis of WAN optimization benefits and how your peers are increasing their ROI and lowering their TCO.