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Published By: Sage EMEA     Published Date: Jan 29, 2019
SagecommissionedForresterConsultingtoconducta TotalEconomicImpact™(TEI)studytoexaminethe potentialreturnoninvestment(ROI)organizationsmay realizebydeployingits Enterprise Management solutionas part of Sage Business Cloud.Thepurpose ofthisstudyistoprovidereaders withaframework to evaluatethepotentialfinancialimpactof Enterprise Managementwithintheir organizations. Tobetter understandthebenefits,costs,andrisks associatedwithaninvestmentinEnterprise Management,Forrester conducted in-depth interviews withtwoEnterprise Managementcustomers. For a brief description of each customer, see the Analysis section. According toSage,Enterprise Managementis an integratedand globalenterprise business management solution for purchasing, manufacturing, inventory, sales, customer service,and financial management. Formoredetails ontheEnterprise Management solution,seeAppendix A. For this TEI study, Forrester has created a compositeOrganizationto illustrate the quantifiable benefits and costs of investing i
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Published By: ipoque     Published Date: Feb 14, 2019
Virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) is a major breakthrough in network function virtualization (NFV). When asked where they have deployed NFV in production networks, communication service providers (CSPs) consistently name vEPC as one of the top answers. Why is that? In order to maximize their processing capacity, CSPs virtualize a subset of their network applications, including mobile edge computing (MEC), base stations (small/macro cells) and the mobile core, because these systems use a large bandwidth. The mobile packet core builds the foundation of the core network on which mobile CSPs offer IP-based services to their customers. Implementing vEPC solutions can help CSPs obtain the scale necessary to accommodate growing numbers of subscribers and large amounts of traffic or connections while controlling costs and improving on quality of experience (QoE). In the past, evolved packet core (EPC) solutions were deployed on purpose-built hardware. NFV enables operators to deploy EPC c
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dpi, deep packet inspection, vepc, sdn, nfv, network analytics, virtual network
    
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Published By: IBM Watson Health     Published Date: Dec 10, 2018
In this case study, large health systems implement IBM Watson Health to surface improvement opportunities. Using this tool, they were able to cut costs, reduce patients’ length of stay, acquire actionable data, address number of readmissions and improve management of COPD and sepsis.
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hospitals, health systems, healthcare, analytics, data, insights, case study, performance improvement, healthcare insights, cost, length of stay, financial performance data, readmissions, quality performance, benchmarks, dashboards, patient volume, savings
    
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Published By: HERE Technologies     Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
By making use of the right technology, transportation and logistics (T&L) companies can reinvent their industry with superior customer service, increased revenues, and reduced costs. This whitepaper looks at the obstacles facing the T&L industry and examines how fleet planning and trip analysis software businesses can help by enabling faster and smarter data-driven decision-making. As the world’s leading location platform in 2018 (Source: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes) HERE can help T&L companies improve fleet management.
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location data, transport & logistics, location services
    
HERE Technologies
Published By: Stratoscale     Published Date: Feb 01, 2019
This eBook offers a practical hands-on guide to analyzing and mitigating the risks of migrating to PostgreSQL. With the ongoing shift towards open-source database solutions, it’s no surprise that PostgreSQL is the fastest growing database. While it’s tempting to simply compare the licensing costs of proprietary systems against that of open source, it is both a misleading and incorrect approach when evaluating the potential for return on investment of a database technology migration. A key decision criteria for adopting any technology is whether it can support requirements for existing applications while also fitting into longer term strategies and needs. The first section of this eBook provides a detailed analysis of all aspects of migrating from legacy and commercial solutions to PostgreSQL: ? Schema and code migration ? Data migration ? Application code migration ? Testing and evaluation
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Published By: Stratoscale     Published Date: Feb 01, 2019
This eBook offers a practical hands-on guide to “Day One” challenges of deploying, managing and monitoring PostgreSQL. With the ongoing shift towards open-source database solutions, it’s no surprise that PostgreSQL is the fastest growing database. While it’s tempting to simply compare the licensing costs of proprietary systems against that of open source, it is both a misleading and incorrect approach when evaluating the potential for return on investment of a database technology migration. An effective monitoring and logging strategy is critical for maintaining the reliability, availability, and performance of database environments. The second section of this eBook provides a detailed analysis of all aspects of monitoring and logging PostgreSQL: ? Monitoring KPIs ? Metrics and stats ? Monitoring tools ? Passive monitoring versus active notifications
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Published By: Stratoscale     Published Date: Feb 01, 2019
This eBook offers a practical hands-on guide to “Day Two” challenges of accelerating large-scale PostgreSQL deployments. With the ongoing shift towards open-source database solutions, it’s no surprise that PostgreSQL is the fastest growing database. While it’s tempting to simply compare the licensing costs of proprietary systems against that of open source, it is both a misleading and incorrect approach when evaluating the potential for return on investment of a database technology migration. After a PostgreSQL deployment is live, there are a variety of day-two scenarios that require planning and strategizing. The third section of this eBook provides a detailed analysis of all aspects accelerating large-scale PostgreSQL deployments: ? Backups and Availability: strategies, point-in-time recovery, availability and scalability ? Upgrades and DevOps: PostgreSQL upgrade process, application upgrades and CI/CD
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Published By: Stratoscale     Published Date: Feb 01, 2019
This eBook offers a practical hands-on guide to deploying, managing and scaling PostgreSQL in various environments, in the public cloud and on-premises. With the ongoing shift towards open-source database solutions, it’s no surprise that PostgreSQL is the fastest growing database. While it’s tempting to simply compare the licensing costs of proprietary systems against that of open source, it is both a misleading and incorrect approach when evaluating the potential for return on investment of a database technology migration. The eBook provides a detailed analysis of planning, day-one, and day-two challenges of PostgreSQL deployments, in the context of potential operating environments: ? Public cloud ? Private cloud ? Private DC (bare metal / VM)
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Published By: Domino Data Lab     Published Date: Feb 08, 2019
As organizations increasingly strive to become model-driven, they recognize the necessity of a data science platform. According to a recent survey report “Key Factors on the Journey to Become Model-Driven”, 86% of model-driven companies differentiate themselves by using a data science platform. And yet the question of whether to build or buy still remains. This paper presents a framework to facilitate the decision process, and considers the four-year projection of total costs for both approaches in a sample scenario. Read this whitepaper to understand three major factors in your decision process: Total cost of ownership - Internal build costs often run into the tens of millions Opportunity costs - Distraction from your core competency Risk factors - Missed deadlines and delayed time to market
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Published By: Cielo     Published Date: Jan 30, 2019
For healthcare organizations, talent shortages mean lost revenue from having to cancel procedures and turn away patients. And with the aging population and increased competition for great healthcare talent, organizations like yours need a new, flexible workforce solution. That solution is Total Talent Acquisition (TTA). TTA can break down hiring silos by unifying your organization’s efforts in acquiring all types of workers, whether they’re full-time staff, consultants, freelance contractors, temporary staff or project-based workers. It can rein in costs, help assess your current and future talent needs, and create a better experience for candidates and, most importantly, patients. We created this guide to help you learn more about Total Talent and to assess how your organization can benefit from it. Download it to learn: ? What is Total Talent Acquisition ? How TTA creates a competitive advantage in the healthcare industry ? The positive impacts this model can have on healthcare organ
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Published By: Epicor     Published Date: Jan 09, 2019
As a small-to-midsize fabricated metals manufacturer serving large customers within complex global supply chains, how do you maintain preferred vendor status? The whole world is your competition so you need to step up to meet increasingly demanding customer expectations. Your customers will expect mass personalization with shorter lead times whether the order is large or small—without sacrificing compliance with their industry’s quality requirements. To meet these demands—despite a skills shortage and volatile material costs and availability—you’ve got to put digital transformation at the top of your agenda.
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Published By: Visual Factories     Published Date: Feb 13, 2019
Manufacturers are looking for ways to optimize their factory floor and machinery processes to reach their full production potential. Whether it is because of equipment issues or the personnel running the machines, the average OEE machine is running at 60%. With Visual Factories’ plug-and-play cloud-based solution, factory management get enhanced visibility into their manufacturing processes, helping to identify operational inefficiencies and to increase their OEE. Real-time reports for middle management deliver root cause analysis that will increase machine efficiency. Top management use the business insights for maximizing profits and reducing costs. The solution is quick and easy to install and can be set up by on-site maintenance staff. Visual Factories' solution is compatible with any type of production machine in any market segment and has been deployed at metal working and medical tooling plants in the aerospace, automotive and medical industries around the world. Customers incl
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Published By: Bell Micro     Published Date: Jun 14, 2010
This paper discusses how the IBM XIV Storage System's revolutionary built-in virtualization architecture provides a way to drastically reduce the costs of managing storage systems.
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bell micro, ibm xiv, storage system management, virtualization architecture, storage area networks, storage management, storage virtualization
    
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Published By: Artemis Health     Published Date: Feb 05, 2019
Self-insured employers want to cut costs without affecting the quality of coverage available to employees. HR leaders need to provide great benefits that attract talent, but they also need to slow the rising tide of healthcare costs at the same time. In this whitepaper, you’ll see three examples of how benefit teams have cut benefits spending without cutting benefit programs. • The potential savings available with telemedicine programs • The surprising ROI of fertility coverage and care • Best practices for evaluating and implementing onsite clinics
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Artemis Health
Published By: Artemis Health     Published Date: Feb 05, 2019
Self-insured employers are mining their health and benefits data to save costs and provide quality care for employees. Data is driving business decisions, but how do you get from millions of rows of data to a consumable graph to taking action? In this white paper, we’ll delve into data analytics best practices that help self-insured employers find actionable insights in their benefits data. • Which data sources will help you ensure you’re measuring the right thing at the right time • How to ensure data variety and choose key metrics • An example of a successful predictive analysis using benefits data
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Artemis Health
Published By: Virtela Communications, Inc.     Published Date: Oct 12, 2011
Find out how companies have deployed remote access SSL VPNs to increase remote user satisfaction, improve accessibility to corporate resources, support business continuity planning, and reduce overall implementation and ongoing management costs. The white paper also covers how cloud-based SSL VPN services address high availability requirements, support unforeseen spikes in activity and optimize network performance. Lastly, learn how a single SSL VPN platform can support all your mobile access, telecommuting and partner extranet requirements to improve your ROI.
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virtela, healthcare, remote user satisfaction, roi
    
Virtela Communications, Inc.
Published By: Coyote Point Systems     Published Date: Sep 02, 2010
At a projected market of over $4B by 2010 (Goldman Sachs), virtualizationhas firmly established itself as one of the most importanttrends in Information Technology. Virtualization is expectedto have a broad influence on the way IT manages infrastructure.Major areas of impact include capital expenditure and ongoingcosts, application deployment, green computing, and storage.
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coyote point, adc, buyer's guide, web applications, server load, server hardware, networking, virtualized network, vlb advanced, infrastructure, load balancing, servers, storage virtualization, green computing
    
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Published By: Infosys     Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
DevOps is fast assuming greater importance in deciding the agility of an enterprise. A robust DevOps setup is crucial for successful agile delivery and minimal risks. It greatly optimizes release management costs and team productivity, resulting in reduced time to market. At the same time, DevOps enables organizations to make rapid product releases with increased quality and manage customers' expectations. In this paper we explore various aspects of DevOps. We look at key success attributes, main processes, tools, and frameworks that play an elementary role in DevOps.
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Published By: Citrix Systems     Published Date: Feb 14, 2019
"Now that 72.3% of cloud users have a mix of on-prem/off-prem clouds, the networking game has changed. Traditional app delivery solutions can’t ensure reliable, secure access in a SaaS, multi-device, hybrid, and multi-cloud world.  Get this solution brief to learn why a holistic strategy innately reduces complexities that otherwise would prohitib visibility and control in distributed architectures. The brief also explains: - The Citrix Networking approach to delivering reliability and a high-quality experience - How to ensure reliable access to apps at branch and remote locations while keeping costs low - How to provide full visibility and analytics for your network, applications, users, and data"
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Published By: Ounce Labs, an IBM Company     Published Date: Dec 15, 2009
Today, when you make decisions about information technology (IT) security priorities, you must often strike a careful balance between business risk, impact, and likelihood of incidents, and the costs of prevention or cleanup. Historically, the most well-understood variable in this equation was the methods that hackers used to disrupt or invade the system.
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ounce labs, it securitym it risk, software applications, pci dss, hipaa, glba, data security, source code vulnerabilities, source code analysis, it security, cryptography, identity management, internet security, security management, security policies, data protection, database security, vulnerability management
    
Ounce Labs, an IBM Company
Published By: Ounce Labs, an IBM Company     Published Date: Dec 29, 2009
Countless studies and analyst recommendations suggest the value of improving security during the software development life cycle rather than trying to address vulnerabilities in software discovered after widespread adoption and deployment. The justification is clear.For software vendors, costs are incurred both directly and indirectly from security flaws found in their products. Reassigning development resources to create and distribute patches can often cost software vendors millions of dollars, while successful exploits of a single vulnerability have in some cases caused billions of dollars in losses to businesses worldwide. Vendors blamed for vulnerabilities in their product's source code face losses in credibility, brand image, and competitive advantage.
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source code vulnerability testing, independent model, centralized model, distributed model, software development life cycle, source code scanning, application security, source code security testing, identity management, policy based management, security management, security policies, application integration, configuration management, data protection
    
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Published By: SAP     Published Date: Dec 14, 2010
While your competitors sit back, download this free paper to learn how to cut costs, boost profits, build loyalty, and solve a myriad of day-to-day business challenges.
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sap, data strategy, competitive data, reduce costs, increase profits, employee improvement, business performance, best practices, business activity monitoring, business integration, business intelligence, business management, business process management, data integration, employee performance management
    
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Published By: ASG Software Solutions     Published Date: Aug 10, 2008
Over the past ten years, IT personnel costs have risen faster than hardware and software investments. IT services have not improved process-wise and still require as much manpower, if not more, to operate now as they did in the past. As firms spend 76% of their IT budget on maintenance and support, they will naturally invest in BSM solutions that will reduce costs, enable ITIL, and provide an optimal ROI.
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asg, cmdb, bsm, metadata, metacmdb, lob, ecommerce, bpm, workflow, itil, cmdmdb, service optimization, business management, business process management, change management, analytical applications, configuration management, database development, web service management
    
ASG Software Solutions
Published By: ASG Software Solutions     Published Date: Mar 05, 2008
Because business success is tightly fused with technology, IT costs are rising, and this trend is expected to continue. As a result, businesses are demanding that IT be more than a static resource. IT is expected to deliver business results with a measurable contribution to the organization's bottom line.
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asg, cmdb, bsm, itil, paradigm, btsm, sla, configuration management, metadata, metacmdb, lob, sdm, service dependency mapping, ecommerce, bpm, workflow, itsm, critical application, cms, itsm
    
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Published By: ASG Software Solutions     Published Date: Apr 29, 2010
The key benefit of creating a case management methodology is to multiply its effectiveness by replicating it across the organization's patient-facing departments, practices and functions. In this way, your organization can reduce costs, increase quality and streamline its operations.
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asg, case management, healthcare, physicians, p4p, hospital case management, case studies, case management bi, business intelligence, application integration, best practices, business integration, business process automation, business process management, enterprise software, hipaa compliance
    
ASG Software Solutions
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