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Lessons Learned from Windows 7 Early Adopters

According to Windows 7 early adopters, there are benefits to moving to Windows 7 sooner rather than later. But regardless of when you move, you can learn from those who've already successfully migrated. Download this paper of emerging best practices to help you overcome the most common migration challenges.

Planning for the Security Features of Windows 7

Windows 7 includes many new and extended security capabilities. Deciding which of these features to activate will impact the planning and testing of your Windows 7 migration.

Proven Scalability For SAS 9.2

Companies utilize analytics to drive revenue and cut costs. Discover how to do this faster and with less risk with the proven the linear scalability of SAS 9.2 running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® on NEC’s newest Intel® Xeon® processor.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Your Solaris Alternative

With the improved price, performance, and reliability of industry standard x86_64 servers, buying SPARC hardware has become less compelling. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux has emerged as the OS of choice with its open, industry-standard architecture.

Vertical Scaling of Oracle 10g on Xeon Servers with RHEL 5

Are you considering migrating mission-critical applications from UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux? This study demonstrates the excellent performance and vertical scaling of Oracle OLTP on RHEL 5 running on Intel Xeon based servers (up to 24 cores).

SAP on Solaris Migration to RHEL on Intel Xeon IBM Servers

Lower costs and improve performance migrating SAP to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This guide shows how to migrate the central instance of an SAP system from the Solaris OS for SPARC-based systems (64-bit) (Solaris 10) to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Windows 7 Early Adopter Case Study

Learn how Dell helped a leading business services firm complete an enterprise-wide Windows 7 migration.

PCs as Strategic Assets

Because PC acquisition costs typically account for only 20 to 30 percent of TCO, Intel does not fixate on these costs alone. Instead, Intel aligns their PC fleet investments and management practices with their strategic goals

Gartner: Prepare for Windows 7 in Three Phases

Many organizations are skipping Vista and looking forward to Windows 7. This research provides necessary steps to prepare for Windows 7 and ensure a successful migration with adequate operating system (OS) support.

Migration Guide

This migration guide reviews the approach that Principled Technologies recommends for migrating the central instance of an SAP system from the Solaris operating system for SPARC-based systems (64-bit) (Solaris 10) to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform for SAP applications for x86-64 based systems. We cover installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform for SAP applications on the IBM System x3650 M2 and migrating a SAP applications system from the Sun Fire to the IBM System x3650 M2.

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