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Job Scheduling Maze in Distributed IT Landscapes - Part 3
Part 2 of this blog series analyzed the ActiveBatch architecture and evolution in terms of enterprise job scheduling and workload automation functional

distributed computing environment  Scheduling Maze in Distributed IT Landscapes - Part 3 Part 2 of this blog series analyzed the ActiveBatch architecture and evolution in terms of enterprise job scheduling and workload automation functional capabilities. This was done for the three older product releases. Particularly impressive was the ActiveBatch V6 release that introduced a few noble concepts like Job Library and Virtual Root . ActiveBatch V7 – The Current State of Affairs The ActiveBatch V7 release (the release has completed the

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IP Devices Promise the Future of Data Center Control and Management


The need for secure remote management tops network administrators’ “to do” lists. Until now, this was cost-prohibitive for all but the largest data centers. However, Internet protocol (IP) remote management devices are now affordable, enabling all organizations to benefit from secure IP access throughout an office in a distributed computing environment or around the globe—all via an Internet connection and browser.

distributed computing environment  an office in a distributed computing environment or around the globe—all via an Internet connection and browser. Read More

Architecture Evolution: From Mainframes to Service-oriented Architecture


Product architecture is going to do much more than simply provide the technical functionality, the user interface, and the platform support. It is going to determine whether a product is going to be able to accommodate increasingly evolving user requirements.

distributed computing environment  the first applications of distributed computing, became (and still is) the prevalent choice of many companies today for several reasons. First, using PCs instead of dumb terminals creates an increase in computing power. For instance, graphic processing is highly central processing unit (CPU)-intensive and is impractical to perform at a central computer, and hence it became necessary to off-load that processing to PCs. Second, overall system speed is increased due to the possibility of also using Read More

Staying Aloft in Tough Times: Why Smart, Innovative Businesses Are Turning to Cloud Computing


Demand for business expansion, profitability, and an enhanced user experience is accelerating the move to cloud computing. Cloud answers the enterprise’s need to simplify and to use the best resources from the best devices, wherever they happen to reside on the network. For chief information officers (CIOs), it’s an opportunity to reduce operational complexity and deliver greater value to the organization. Find out more.

distributed computing environment  is handled across a distributed, glob-ally accessible network of resources, which are dispensed on demand, as a service. The availability of a highly dynamic infrastructure enables corporate data centers to operate with improved flexibility and scalability, ready to respond quickly to changing business requirements and unexpected opportunities. Such flexibility is essential in the fast-paced, constantly changing, globalized world—and even more so in an economic downturn, where rigid and fragmented Read More

Unleashing Cloud Performance


For IT and business managers, the question is not whether to use the cloud, but how. Fortunately, the virtualization and consolidation projects that ignited this renewed interest in centralized computing also provide a guide for realizing the full potential of the cloud. Learn how to understand, optimize, and consolidate resources to deliver the highest use and highest return on investment (ROI) for your business.

distributed computing environment  locations for a more distributed world. At the same time, as your business considers both cloud services providers and WAN optimization solutions, make sure that the two map to each other. Your WAN optimization provider should have a form-factor (usually a virtual appliance) that will easily slot into a public cloud computing environment or a private cloud implementation, and your cloud service provider should be one who embraces the fact that performance-enhancing products like WAN optimization are Read More

Datacenter Design: Optimizing Networks for Evolving Traffic


Data center network design architecture is changing to reflect growing IT trends in distributed applications and virtual computing. New computing models require a flatter network that is flexible enough to handle unpredictable traffic patterns. Find out what that means for your company in this interview with Cindy Borovick, Vice President of IDC’s Enterprise Communications and Datacenter Networks programs.

distributed computing environment  growing IT trends in distributed applications and virtual computing. New computing models require a flatter network that is flexible enough to handle unpredictable traffic patterns. Find out what that means for your company in this interview with Cindy Borovick, Vice President of IDC’s Enterprise Communications and Datacenter Networks programs. Read More

Cloud Assets: A Guide for SMBs-Part 3


Cloud computing is allowing small to medium businesses (SMBs) to gain access to premium enterprise solutions without the traditional price tag of hardware and software licenses. This third and final part of a guide to cloud assets for SMBs reviews various types of cloud configurations and the ramifications of these setups for your organizations, and also considers some of the challenges of public cloud solutions.

distributed computing environment  Assets: A Guide for SMBs-Part 3 This is the final installment on cloud assets designed to help small to medium businesses (SMBs) looking to incorporate cloud services into their information technology (IT) infrastructure. The two previous entries in this trilogy were about the basics of cloud computing and the procurement of cloud services, which gave you the necessary tools to initiate, broker, and implement a cloud solution to support your business. Now let’s close the loop by formulating a Read More

Advanced Computing Edge Ltd.


Founded in 1981, Advanced Computing Edge develops retail business solutions for small and medium retail businesses. Over 800 small retail businesses in North America use ACE solutions. Advanced Computing Edge offices are located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (US), and Toronto, Ontario (Canada).

distributed computing environment  Computing Edge Ltd. Founded in 1981, Advanced Computing Edge develops retail business solutions for small and medium retail businesses. Over 800 small retail businesses in North America use ACE solutions. Advanced Computing Edge offices are located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (US), and Toronto, Ontario (Canada). Read More

Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment


Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean manufacturing principles really work in A&D? The answer: it depends on the architecture of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

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ERP in the Midmarket 2009: Managing the Complexities of a Distributed Environment


Whether a company is trying to move its performance in enterprise resource planning from laggard to industry average, or industry average to best-in-class, this white paper reviews the benchmarks of success and the necessary steps to help spur performance improvements.

distributed computing environment  the Complexities of a Distributed Environment Whether a company is trying to move its performance in enterprise resource planning from laggard to industry average, or industry average to best-in-class, this white paper reviews the benchmarks of success and the necessary steps to help spur performance improvements. Read More

Optimizing the Virtual Environment


As virtualized servers move to production environments, the threat of process and infrastructure breakdown is mounting, exposing IT departments to a number of virtualization risks. IT managers are looking for solutions that provide better control and a more comprehensive view of their virtual and physical IT environments. Follow these simple guidelines to choose the best-fit vendor for your virtualization solution.

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Application and Network Performance Monitoring in a Virtualized Environment


As you implement a virtualized environment, knowing how to monitor and maintain them becomes yet another challenge. Monitoring network and application traffic in an environment containing one-to-many relationships between physical hardware devices and virtual application servers presents a number of concerns. Learn about the traffic flow in virtual environments, and the various visibility options and their ramifications.

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Yantra - Leader in Distributed Order Management, But Wait There’s More


Yantra appears to be ahead of the pack in applications for distributed order processing and related needs, but it is far from a household name. For Yantra to progress to the position in the market justified by its product offerings, marketing gaps need to be addressed.

distributed computing environment  - Leader in Distributed Order Management, But Wait There’s More Introduction We recently visited with Yantra (www.yantra.com) and found that their reputation as the leader in Distributed Order Management is deserved. But we also found that they have other tools that shine. Distributed Order Management When a complex, distributed distribution system is in place, managing the complexity can be daunting and that is the environment where Yantra has built its reputation. Yantra is known for its core Read More

Can Auditing and Project Management Co-Exist in an ERP Environment?


It is hard to recall the last time an ERP implementation team included an auditor as an active member. This article explores key points in a project's lifecycle where the audit function should be involved and the deliverables to be expected.

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