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Going Green With Diskeeper

This whitepaper sets out to evaluate benefits in performance, cost, time to complete, wattage consumed for each test and overall KWH consumption by using Diskeeper defragmentation software. Benchmarking consisted of simple before and after wattage calculations monitored on the system without, and then with Diskeeper.

The Instantly Responsive Enterprise: The Marriage of Business Process Management and Complex Event Processing

Over the last several years, business process management (BPM) has evolved from a mysterious alchemy of arc-and-bubble graphics to a mainstream tool of the trade for business-led IT integration. In a parallel universe, complex event processing (CEP) has expanded beyond the ethereal domain of foreign-exchange trading to include everything from transportation logistics to customer relationship

SOA and Virtualization: How Do They Fit Together?

Industry discussion on Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and virtualization positions them as separate, though related, topics today. Because of the wealth of public discussion on each technology, IT managers may wonder whether they are in any sense connected to each other. In fact, the technologies that come with virtualization can be seen as the key enablers

Mobility Under Control

Laptops are all too often the weakest link in information systems. To guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of exchanges with mobile terminals, Arkoon recommends strong, bilateral authentication, encryption adapted to the information stored and transmitted, use of virtual private IP links (VPNs) and centralised management of keys and security rules.

The UTM Appliance : A Fortress for Small Business

The time has come for businesses to move on from perimeter protection to a more comprehensive, panoramic solution. UTM is the only multi-function security system that offers the necessary protection. It provides the extended company with total, upgradable and inexpensive protection for its digital data exchanges.

BEA Weblogic Operation Control : Application Virtualization for Enterprise Java

Many organizations are adopting virtualization technologies as part of their drive to increase utilization and reduce infrastructure costs, and at the same time improve their ability to respond rapidly to new line-of-business initiatives. Hypervisor-based virtualization platforms, such as VMware’s Virtual Infrastructure, have allowed them to consolidate their IT deployments onto a much-reduced number of servers

The Java Virtual Appliance – No OS Required

With corporate data centers at or near their physical limit, virtualization is fast emerging as the best way to meet the growing demand for computing capacity. Adding physical capacity isn’t a fast, easy, or readily scalable option. Sometimes it’s hardly an option at all: building new data centers takes too long and costs too much,