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High-performance SAN Connections for HPCC Systems
The network attached storage (NAS) model, based on network file systems (NFSs), creates a number of issues for high-performance computing clusters (HPCC

high performance computing  performance SAN Connections for HPCC Systems The network attached storage (NAS) model, based on network file systems (NFSs), creates a number of issues for high-performance computing clusters (HPCC) systems. NFS is oriented toward access, not performance—which means that it does not scale as needed for growing HPCC systems. It also adds another layer of latency between the storage and the computing systems. In this white paper, we outline a new model for storage.

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Business Performance Management

Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more.  

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Performance Management Simplified by MSPs


IT infrastructure consisting of networks, servers, databases, and even parts of application systems forms a networked computing system (NCS) whose performance must be actively managed to ensure continual business support. But the skills and tools necessary to ensure that network and server systems provide adequate levels of services and performance are expensive and scarce. Management service providers (MSPs) that specialize in performance management can apply expert personnel and 24/7 monitoring at a fraction of the cost required to staff the function internally.

high performance computing  estimates. When coupled with high capital and human resource expenditures, such ROI presentations are not well received unless a recent catastrophe can be used as a case in point. That's where the MSP comes into the picture. Entuity , InteQ Corporation , iSharp , Luminate , and Manage.Com are founding members of the MSP Association, a consortium of companies that will define and promote the emerging management service provider sector. Information on the MSP Association is available on the Web at 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.

high performance computing  make consolidation projects a high ROI priority for companies. In practice businesses often ran into a significant problem: distributed end users experienced slow wait times to access the business applications they needed to get their jobs done, and a greatly-increased set of demands that were placed on the wide area network (WAN). WAN optimization was used in many of these cases to overcome this performance issue. By including WAN optimization in consolidation projects, performance demands were met, Read More

IBM's Four-CPU Wintel-Based Rack Servers High Performance, High Cost


IBM's four-CPU servers, the Netfinity 5500 M20 and 7000 M10, yield top notch web-focused benchmark figures, but also very high price/performance figures for mainstream applications.

high performance computing  7000 M10 servers as high performance and high reliability systems, with the focus on web serving. IBM highlights its performance figures for various web-focused benchmarks (see below), which are generally higher than the competition. IBM does not highlight cost, as these systems tend to cost more than the competition (especially in a price/performance context). We expect IBM will reduce cost over the next 3-5 years, to ensure that it wins more bids than just replacing legacy systems and IBM-only Read More

Grid Computing--Time to Consolidate?


Grid infrastructure is maturing as an enterprise form of distributed computing—and with an increasingly wide range of applications able to make use of its high performance and lower cost, it’s not too late to invest in grid technology. However many “early adopter” investment banks now have multiple disparate grids, and face the problem of how to consolidate them.

high performance computing  make use of its high performance and lower cost, it’s not too late to invest in grid technology. However many “early adopter” investment banks now have multiple disparate grids, and face the problem of how to consolidate them. Read More

Telecommunications Performance Excellence


Telecommunications Performance Excellence provides you with a best-practices approach to dealing with underperforming products, assets, or rate pla...

high performance computing  To succeed in the highly competitive telecommunications business, get the right approach and the right tools—download your guide today. Also Available Comparison reports to help you find the best software for your company: ERP Software for Telecommunications Companies Human Capital Management (HR) Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Get the help you need for your growing telco business by downloading these top resources. Sponsored by SAP   For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: Read More

Supplier Performance Management


GNX Supplier Performance Management is a web-based application that enables companies to establish, track and report performance metrics for a large supplier base, with a collaborative platform to proactively resolve and avoid problems.

high performance computing  Performance Management GNX Supplier Performance Management is a web-based application that enables companies to establish, track and report performance metrics for a large supplier base, with a collaborative platform to proactively resolve and avoid problems. Read More

Sales Performance Management


A productive sales force must concentrate on acquiring, growing, and retaining profitable relationships with its clients. This requires clear, detailed views of prospects, customers, and the market—and the ability to turn insight into action. The right sales force automation (SFA) system can help you determine priorities and action plans to achieve the best results with your customers—and boost your profit margins.

high performance computing  and the likelihood of higher profit margins as well. To improve the performance of their sales operations, successful organizations employ best practices to help them: Define and measure key performance indicators (KPIs) Rate the value of each account and sales opportunity Align salespeople and accounts Focus on productive activities The key to a productive sales force is ensuring that salespeople concentrate on acquiring, growing, and retaining profitable relationships within their account bases. This Read More

Five Steps to Better Sales Performance: How to Coach Your Sales Team to Higher Performance


A giant gap exists in most organizations between the highest performing sales reps and everyone else. Much depends on the critical role of sales managers. This paper reveals the proven methods the best sales managers rely on to close the sales performance gap between average performers and all-stars. Read more about the key sales performance behaviors you can put into practice to transform your sales teams.

high performance computing  Your Sales Team to Higher Performance A giant gap exists in most organizations between the highest performing sales reps and everyone else. Much depends on the critical role of sales managers. This paper reveals the proven methods the best sales managers rely on to close the sales performance gap between average performers and all-stars. Read more about the key sales performance behaviors you can put into practice to transform your sales teams. Read More

Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution


Best-practice performance management requires processes to run seamlessly across enterprise performance management applications. This permits the sharing of data, enabling business managers to collaborate and make better and quicker decisions that give the organization the agility it needs in today’s increased uncertainty. This paper sets out how one enterprise performance management (EPM) solution delivers.

high performance computing  Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution Best-practice performance management requires processes to run seamlessly across enterprise performance management applications. This permits the sharing of data, enabling business managers to collaborate and make better and quicker decisions that give the organization the agility it needs in today’s increased uncertainty. This paper sets out how one enterprise performance management (EPM) solution delivers. Read More

How Cloud Computing is Transforming IT departments


In the Webcast IT's Strategic Role Adapting to the Cloud, discover how cloud computing is transforming IT departments and how IT expertise is being...

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Beyond Hero Numbers: Factors Affecting Interconnect Performance


Interconnect performance has become a key factor in application and system performance, and this will increasingly be the case as applications become more complex. Indeed, latency and bandwidth are not the only factors defining interconnect performance. Discover the truth behind common interconnect performance misconceptions, and gain a better understanding of how your interconnect solution will perform.

high performance computing  Hero Numbers: Factors Affecting Interconnect Performance Interconnect performance has become a key factor in application and system performance, and this will increasingly be the case as applications become more complex. Indeed, latency and bandwidth are not the only factors defining interconnect performance. Discover the truth behind common interconnect performance misconceptions, and gain a better understanding of how your interconnect solution will perform. Read More

The Forrester Wave: Business Performance Solutions, Q4 2009


Business performance management (BPM) is a set of processes, frameworks, and systems for planning, measuring, communicating, and monitoring business results. In July 2009, Forrester conducted evaluations of 10 business performance solutions (BPS) vendors: Board International, Clarity Systems, Host Analytics, IBM Cognos, Infor, Longview Solutions, Oracle, SAP, SAS Institute, and Tagetik. Find out what they learned.

high performance computing  Forrester Wave: Business Performance Solutions, Q4 2009 Business performance management (BPM) is a set of processes, frameworks, and systems for planning, measuring, communicating, and monitoring business results. In July 2009, Forrester conducted evaluations of 10 business performance solutions (BPS) vendors: Board International, Clarity Systems, Host Analytics, IBM Cognos, Infor, Longview Solutions, Oracle, SAP, SAS Institute, and Tagetik. Find out what they learned. Read More

deFacto Performance Management


The deFacto Performance Management product is a business performance management (BPM) solution that provides the tools and capabilities needed for business managers to quickly and easily model a business operation, design a performance-optimized operating plan based on that model, then monitor and manage that plan to the company’s strategic goals. Any business user with no technical knowledge or training can use deFacto’s Business Modeler to automatically build a high performance, multidimensional data model that reflects all of the financial attributes of any business operation. By applying deFacto’s what-if analysis and forecasting capabilities to that model, a business user can create a financial operating plan designed to optimize the financial performance of the business operations and consolidate data from any number of data sources. Then, using deFacto’s budgeting, analysis, reporting and dashboard capabilities, managers can, in real time, monitor and manage the operating plan and model so that it meets the business unit’s financial and operational goals. deFacto uses Excel and Web technologies as its primary user interfaces. It connects business users located anywhere to their company’s shared, high-performance SQLServer data warehouse hosted in a private or public cloud environment. It comes with prebuilt components for fast, easy, and cost-effective deployment.

high performance computing  to automatically build a high performance, multidimensional data model that reflects all of the financial attributes of any business operation. By applying deFacto’s what-if analysis and forecasting capabilities to that model, a business user can create a financial operating plan designed to optimize the financial performance of the business operations and consolidate data from any number of data sources. Then, using deFacto’s budgeting, analysis, reporting and dashboard capabilities, managers can, Read More

Sales Force Performance


Understanding market drivers is key to managing customer behavior. To do this, organizations must state and qualify their assumptions about the real drivers of sales performance. An improvement strategy can then be created, and with integrated budgets, success metrics, etc.

high performance computing  . This driver is highly correlated with motivation and quality issues (sales person behavior). The question here is the degree to which sales management is hiring the right resources, and retaining, training, and coaching them for promotion and overall effectiveness. An extension of this question of course is how well the managers are being trained and motivated to perform this task. Product and Service Training. This involves addressing questions such as, how well does the sales organization know its Read More