The Domain Name System (DNS) plays an important role in providing the information used by the Windows Domain locator service to connect and authenticate with Active Directory. But how can organizations with existing configurations using the Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND)?the international DNS benchmark?be sure that migration to other server solutions will yield a dependable DNS solution?
Related to Active Directory: Domain Name Service (DNS) Servers, Server, BlueCat Networks, Information, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 solutions are the next major release of business intelligence (BI) software from SAP. They include features ranging from reporting, query and analysis, and dashboards and visualization, to discovery and predictive analytics capabilities, as well as data quality and extract, transform, and load (ETL) functionality. Get a high-level overview of the new features in SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1.
Related to Active Directory: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Quality, End-User Query and Reporting, Extraction, Transformation, and Loading (ETL), Statistical Data Analysis, SAP
When you decide to implement a new fax software solution, you should review how the solution will be implemented and managed, as well as its ability to grow with your network. Within a Windows network, critical architectural, administrative, and usage concerns should be thoroughly considered. Review your options with this fax server overview outlining the benefits of different fax servers and e-mail integration.
Related to Active Directory: Data Center Equipment, IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Networking, Server, Systems Integration, Biscom Inc., Finance and Insurance, Health Care and Social Assistance
Integrating UNIX, Linux, Mac, Web, and database platforms includes securing all systems with the same authentication, authorization, and group policy services you use for Windows. How can this be done, without intrusive reconfiguration of your existing systems, while still providing the necessary granular administrative control? Learn how to leverage a centralized identity management tool leveraged with Active Directory.
Related to Active Directory: Access Control, Identity Management/User Provisioning, Operating System, Regulatory and Compliance, Security, Server, Usage Management and Monitoring, Web Server Management, Centrify
Unencrypted communication between users? workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the confidential data inside your SAP systems and your entire business activity at risk?and have a negative impact on your customers. Find out how to reduce business risks and improve audit results through encrypted communication and two-factor user authentication for SAP.
Related to Active Directory: Access Control, Desktop or Workstation, Encryption and Key Management (PKI), Enterprise Asset Management, Human Resources, Identity Management/User Provisioning, Middleware, Security, Workstation, SECUDE International AG, Finance and Insurance, Health Care and Social Assistance
Business intelligence (BI) capabilities transform vast amounts of data into relevant information that organizations rely on to make decisions and manage performance. Most companies have some form of BI, and most are familiar with its benefits. However, in order to extract maximum advantage from BI initiatives, it is necessary to be aware of?and avoid?their seven ?fatal flaws.?
Related to Active Directory: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, Decision Making, End-User Query and Reporting, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, IT Infrastructure, IT Solutions Architecture, Management Practices, Regulatory and Compliance, Search Utility and Analysis, Software Selection, Strategy, Colman Computer Services, Information
The increasing number of passwords actually decrease productivity and present a security risk when people get frustrated and write their passwords on a sticky note. This means the application of a single sign-on (SSO) solution provides greater security and improved user-friendliness and productivity. Learn how to increase the security and usability of existing and alternative authentication methods, and how the requirements for user authentication can be realized efficiently and at low cost.
Related to Active Directory: Biometric Recognition, Enterprise Asset Management, Identity Management/User Provisioning, Network Security Monitoring, Security, Software/Hardware Metering, SECUDE International AG, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Collaborative tools are becoming essential to sharing data in today?s office environment. You need a solution that can grow to accommodate new projects and uses?and a storage system that is flexible enough to meet initial demands and adapt to changes. Find out how a multiple-node storage area network (SAN) can maximize the scalability and functionality of your collaboration tools, and ease storage administration.
Related to Active Directory: Collaborative Work, Data Management and Analysis, Electronic Distribution and Storage, IT Infrastructure, Network Management, SAN/NAS/RAID, Storage Area Network (SAN), Storage Management, Tape Storage, LeftHand Networks, Finance and Insurance, Information, Manufacturing
Voice over Internet provider (VoIP) solutions are appealing for companies, but many haven?t yet discovered the perks of IP phones. Price is one factor in this hesitation?IP phones are often the highest cost component in migrating from a traditional system to VoIP. Learn how to identify the key features of IP phones and to ensure your employees can make proper use of them, so your employees? working lives can be improved.
Related to Active Directory: Decision Making, IP Telephony/Voice over IP (VoIP), Return on Investment (ROI), Technology Tools and Methods, Telecommunications Expense Management, Telephony, VoIP-News
Until now, SharePoint has been implemented as simply a platform for front-end-heavy intranets, or as a system for limited document sharing and forms automation solutions. However, it now encompasses solutions for web-enabled applications, extranets, intranets, document management, business intelligence, and complex workflow. Thus, SharePoint needs to be internally marketed in a way that maximizes its capabilities for the web-enabled organization.
Related to Active Directory: Document Management, VPN, Extranet, and Intranet, Workflow Management, Optimus BT
Disintermediation is the process of removing redundant intermediaries from a systems management infrastructure. Once vital to systems monitoring, proprietary agents are now made largely redundant by native management tools, emerging standards and agentless monitoring architectures. Centauri makes disintermediation possible by providing a low-cost event management solution that unifies performance data and event messages under a common umbrella. This paper describes how you can take advantage of the disintermediation opportunity and minimize the risks of migrating from working proprietary data collectors to a new native-agent based solution.
Related to Active Directory: Managed Data Network Services, Network Management, Network Monitoring, Risk Management, Technology Tools and Methods, Proxima Technology, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Teamwork requires data to be shared, but security must be maintained. Folder encryption is an essential part of corporate security and protecting intellectual property. Secure Folder can provide a secure electronic workstation. Files and folders can be secured for users? personal use, or configured so they are available for the shared, exclusive use of a selective group. Find out more about a desktop encryption solution.
Related to Active Directory: Collaboration and Groupware, Content Management, Desktop Management, Encryption and Key Management (PKI), File Management, IT Asset Management (ITAM), Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Personalization Management, Security, SECUDE International AG
Today?s IT professionals are often challenged by unrelenting changes in the enterprise, increased data growth and compliance regulations, and geographic distribution of assets, to name a few. Keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) over Internet protocol (IP) can help by providing an effective tool that can remotely manage servers?regardless of their physical location. When looking for a KVM over IP solution, you should consider some basic requirements first.
Related to Active Directory: Application Development, Business Intelligence (BI), Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Data Center Equipment, Data Cleansing, Conversion, or Modeling, Data Management and Analysis, Database Management System (DBMS), Electronic Marketplace, File Management, IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Mobile Commerce, Network Management, Network Monitoring, Networking, Operating System, Practices and Business Issues, Remote Access, Security, Technology Tools and Methods, Lantronix, Finance and Insurance, Information, Manufacturing
Access control is more than just checking devices for malware before admitting them to a network. Identity-based network access control (NAC) looks at the identities of users and devices, and knows what resource they are authorized to access, allowing enterprises to tightly control access, and the devices and behavior of users.
Related to Active Directory: Access Control, Identity Management/User Provisioning, Networking, Remote Access, Security, Caymas Systems
Unplanned e-mail outages or even routine maintenance can cause huge disruption, not only to your business, but also to your customers and partners. What issues do organizations face regarding e-mail outages? Learn about the different e-mail continuity solutions available and how a hosted e-mail continuity service can provide a cost-effective, high-availability e-mail solution with minimal deployment efforts required.
Related to Active Directory: Consulting and Services, E-mail Management, Hosting Services, IT Infrastructure, Office Application and Automation, Symantec