Applications Whitepapers

The Road to Enterprise PaaS

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provides an abstraction that makes developers more productive by helping them focus on creating applications rather than dealing with infrastructures. This is important as information and its associated processing has become central to more businesses, even those in industries that haven’t been historically thought of as dependent on information technology. And that makes

Windows XP EoL: The cost of not migrating

Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on the 8th April 2014. Organizations that have not started a migration to Microsoft Windows 7 will need to do so quickly or lose support for one of the most important technologies in the enterprise desktop environment. There are two options for customers after this date; either take

Windows 7 Migrations and Beyond: How to Ensure Successful OS Migrations while Boosting User Productivity and Simplifying Management

IT organizations are on the brink of a new wave of desktop transformation, with Windows 7 operating system (OS) migrations a critical stop on the journey. These OS migrations are extremely complex and pose real risks in terms of enduser downtime, business interruptions, and increased costs. IT needs to ensure migration projects go quickly and

Migration to Exchange 2010: avoiding the pitfalls

Many organisations are planning to migrate to the latest version of Microsoft’s email system, Exchange 2010. There are many compelling reasons to do so, including high availability, email archiving and improved administrative features. However, the importance of email to the modern enterprise means that any errors in migration that result in downtime will be a

Reduce desktop TCO, improve user productivity and unlock new technologies

Optimize current and future desktop environments by taking the pain and cost out of configuring desktops, troublesome roaming profiles and their lengthy logon times and corruption related support calls, control application access and license enforcement, eliminate the need for Local Administrator accounts, improve resource allocation to increase server capacity and performance, and more easily adopt

Realizing Business Value and ROI with Application-Aware Network Performance Management

Network traffic patterns have dramatically changed in the past decade from predictable and point-to-point transaction-oriented activities to bandwidth-hungry, always-on, many-to-many interactions. Virtualization, cloud services, new Web-centric application architectures, video and unstructured data, and big data are the newest entrants to the corporate network. For many organizations, the only way to ensure the stability of the