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Shared Server and Storage Infrastructure

Sixty-six percent of state and local government respondents to a Center for Digital Government survey anticipate data growth to be between 10 and 40 percent in the next year, and much of that data is generated from the Windows application environment. Windows applications, and the data they generate, are mission critical to the government enterprise, but have traditionally required a vast infrastructure of server and storage hardware that can be difficult to manage. One solution gaining ground is the consolidation and virtualization of existing Windows application environments. This issue brief discusses the challenges of the traditional Windows application server and storage environment and explains how consolidating storage and virtualizing servers can improve IT efficiency, cut costs and help governments more easily meet their business demands.


Diving into Digital

Deloitte offers public sector clients, including higher education institutions, a broad cloud-based solution to streamline and transform citizen engagement by enhancing the user experience and exceeding citizens' expectations. Find out more by downloading this paper.

Flash Storage For Dummies, NetApp Special Edition

Flash Storage for Dummies, NetApp 2nd Special Edition, describes the many uses and benefits of flash storage technology in the enterprise. From flash-accelerated storage to all-flash arrays, flash technology improves performance and increases reliability in storage infrastructures.

NetApp Hybrid Array with Flash Pool Technology

NetApp Flash Pool is a storage cache option within the NetApp Virtual Storage Tier product family, available for NetApp FAS storage systems. A Flash Pool configures solid state drives (SSDs) and hard disk drives (HDDs) into a single storage pool, known as an 'aggregate' in NetApp parlance, with the SSDs providing a fast response time cache for volumes that are provisioned on the Flash Pool aggregate.

Steps to Understanding the Internet of Everything

The benefit of IoE is derived from the compound impact of connecting people, process, data, and things, and the value this increased connectedness creates as 'everything' comes online. See IoE in action, learn how to get ready, and how to enable IoE financially, technologically, and securely.

IoE-Fueled Capabilities Enable City of Chicago to Improve Operations and Public Transit Service

The plan, which combines both existing and new programs, highlights 28 initatives within five broad strategies that together will enable Chicago to realize its vision of becoming a city where technology fuels opportunity, inclusion, engagment, and innovation. See the plan's objective, strategies, and solutions in this 10 page paper.

Smart+Connected Communities: Connecting the Unconnected

Learn how the Cisco Smart+Connected Communities initiative delivers what's possible when you connect the unconnected.

A City Guide to the Internet of Everything

As microcosms of the Internet of Everything (IoE), cities stand to benefit the most from connecting people, process, data, and things. Working with Cisco, in partnership with global and local innovators, cities are developing IoE-related projects, platforms, and implementations.

Proactive Performance Management for Enterprise Databases

The best database administrators do more than react to trouble; they prevent it. But proactive management requires the right tools to handle all that raw data. Learn the features to look for in a database-management solution.

Proactive and Predictive Virtualization Management

Find out how five Dell Foglight for Virtualization customers overcame challenges in virtualized datacenters.

TRAC Research - Key Roles of User Experience Monitoring

Forty-seven percent of organizations that participated in TRAC's research report their user-experience monitoring does not meet IT requirements for aligning business goals. Find out how yours compares.
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