White Papers by Topic: Networking

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Systems development in the twenty-first century: delivering business value by connecting people, processes and tools

The complexity of smarter products—which comprise an interconnected network of systems, software and hardware—makes development projects more complex and presents management and quality challenges. Poorly managed projects can decimate budgets and schedules, and poor-quality products can diminish brand equity and ruin customer confidence and relationships with those customers.

SharePoint and ECM Working Together

The rapid adoption of Microsoft SharePoint has created confusion in many organizations as regards to their future strategy for information management, particularly those with existing and established ECM, BPM and Records Management (RM) systems. There are a number of alternative strategies that acknowledge the strengths of SharePoint for collaboration and Enterprise 2.0, whilst utilizing traditional ECM and BPM suites for secure repositories and industry optimized business processes. In this report, we have measured the current thinking amongst the AIIM user-community as regards where to use SharePoint and where to use ECM suites. We do not focus on comparing feature-sets, but more consider the enterprise implications of different SharePoint and ECM strategies, and how to combine the best of the two product types.

Networking Deep Dive

Although almost every part of a modern datacenter can be considered mission critical, the network is the absolute foundation of all communications. That’s why it must be designed and built right the first time. After all, the best servers and storage in the world can’t do anything without a solid network. To that end, read this whitepaper to learn about a variety of design points and best practices to help tighten up the bottom end.

Case Study: Six Billion Slurpees and Counting

Read how 2800 new laptops were deployed in 30 days reducing help desk calls by 67%, decreasing management costs by 81% and increasing productivity by 30%.

Golden Rules: Here’s How To Buy That First Server

Independent experts have made the decision of whom to buy from an easy one.

Solving IT Challenges with Managed File Transfer

This paper presents a case for a managed file transfer solution that is easy to use, integrates with email clients and applications found on the end user’s desktop, and which provides IT and the organization with the security and accountability needed in today’s business climate.

WebLogic Suite ActiveCache and Increasing ROI: A Technical Perspective

Learn more about more about the benefits of Oracle ActiveCache in this free white paper.

Tackling the Top Five Network Access Control Challenges

In this document we explore five common networking challenges that enterprises face-network protection, guest user access, network visibility and monitoring, application access control, and identity-based Quality of Service (QoS)-and discuss how UAC can be used to address each.

Opportunities and Challenges with the Convergence of Data Center Networks

Legacy architectures constrain today's data centers as they attempt to cope with the exponential increase in applications, servers, storage, and network traffic. By rethinking the network from the ground up, Juniper Networks provides customers with a long-term, future proof strategy to develop a single, converged data center fabric with the flexibility and performance to scale to super data centers.

Network Operating System Evolution

This paper discusses the requirements and challenges inherent in the design of a carrier-class network operating system (OS). Key facets of Juniper Networks® JUNOS® Software, Juniper's network operating system, are used to illustrate the evolution of OS design and underscore the relationship between functionality and architectural decisions.

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