Many organizations have adopted virtualization as a standard for server workloads. But virtualization has not proven to be the “game changer” many organizations had envisioned. IT departments face huge challenges related to server sprawl, which has actually increased with virtualization.
Although virtualization has brought benefits beyond the physical paradigm of one operating system per server, the true optimal infrastructure for organizations comes with adopting a private cloud infrastructure.
Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide:
Easy provisioning of new environments
Exploit Kits: Cybercrime's Growth Industry - Cybercriminals have turned their attention away from exploiting Windows operating systems to pursuing the popular third-party applications installed on nearly every PC around the world. That is why patch management has become a critical layer in your malware defense.
Is Windows 10 right for your business? Get All the Answers in This Comprehensive Guide to Windows 10.
Making the decision to upgrade your OS in a multi-platform environment can be scary, and worse, risky! Put your mind at ease with this detailed guide to Windows 10 and Enterprise: Upgrade the Way You Work. You'll get details on:
• All the new features
• Security upgrades
• Migration options
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We’ve analyzed the new features in Windows 10 to provide you with this quick and easy look at how to get the most benefit from these innovations when coupled with a Lenovo ThinkPad®, ThinkCentre®, or ThinkStation® device. Key features you and your team will love include:
• Seamless productivity across multiple tasks, locations, and devices
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Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
You’re running a lot of your business on Windows Server today—
mission-critical apps, Active Directory, Domain Name Servers, not
to mention virtual machines and storage. For more than 20 years, in
fact, Windows Server has been the operating system of choice for
This guide shows you how you can use your Windows Server
expertise to give your organization a boost in the age of cloud
computing, addressing these topics and others:
• Why move to the cloud?
• What are some ways to use Azure for Windows Server workloads?
• What about security?
• Who else is doing this?
• How do I get started?
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.
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Sep 05, 2013
PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on eight (8) security software products, on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) during January 2013. This report presents our results and findings as a result of performance benchmark testing conducted for these endpoint security products.
The aim of this benchmark was to compare the performance impact of Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product with seven (7) competitor products. Read this report to learn how Webroot performed against competitors in all 13 performance metrics.
You'll learn about the best storage configurations for Hyper-V, NetApp's virtualization "sweet spot," and Avanade's firsthand experience with two much-anticipated R2 features: Cluster Shared Volumes and Live Migration.
Read about the simplicity of architecting a robust infrastructure with Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 R2 Hyper-VT in a virtual environment with NetApp® storage, to provide the ability to maintain HA for both the computing and storage resources between the primary and secondary sites and complete disaster recovery in the event of the loss of a whole site.
Linux reliability has come of age. Several major Linux distributions including Novell SUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu scored high in reliability, improved over 2006 uptime statistics and achieved near parity with Unix distributions. Security incidents plagued Windows Server 2003, which saw uptime decrease by roughly 10% during last year. Corporations must continue to adhere to best practices in configuration, management and security to ensure optimal server operating system and application reliability.
Microsoft, together with Unisys Corporation, completed benchmark testing of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 running on the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database software. Benchmark results demonstrate that Microsoft Dynamics CRM can scale to meet the needs of an enterprise-level, mission-critical workload of 24,000 concurrent users while maintaining performance at sub-second response times.
Gone is the day of the corporate-issued BlackBerry device. With its finely ingrained policies, BlackBerry was once the go-to mobile device for security-savvy enterprises. Research from IDC shows that iPhone and Android now hold over 80% of market share, with Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry completing for the third spot. The rising trend of mobility consumerization has reached a point where it is increasingly difficult for IT organizations to settle on a standard mobile device. This whitepaper will help you identify each device platform’s security features—and choose the right platform for your business.
Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Jun 07, 2010
Windows 7 adoption is one of IT's top priorities for 2010.
A solid adoption strategy requires 12 to 18 months for thorough planning and testing before actual Windows 7 deployment can begin. But nearly two-thirds of companies don't yet have a Windows 7 adoption plan in place.
In this White Paper LANDesk have identified seven pitfalls that IT organizations must avoid as they embark on Windows 7 adoption.
This paper discusses how consolidating your Microsoft® SQL Server®, Exchange, and SharePoint® Server data along with your Windows® files using NetApp® storage for Windows environments reduces the cost of physical storage as well as ongoing management costs in Windows environments.
This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of a NetApp Unified Storage Architecture deployed in a VMware virtual server environment with a goal of simplifying, protecting, and consolidating physical servers hosting Microsoft applications.