Case Studies

Case Study: Multichannel Banking Pressures Demand Proactive Problem Resolution Through APM

Case Study: Multichannel Banking Pressures Demand Proactive Problem Resolution Through APM
August 7, 2013 1 Comment »

In the past three decades, banking has evolved from trips to the local ATM for cash withdrawals or balance inquiries to an incredibly varied array of on-demand services and integrated multichannel capabilities. The task of providing truly successful financial services ... Read More »

Case Study: Fireworks Distributor Relies on ERP to Light Up the Data Center

Case Study: Fireworks Distributor Relies on ERP to Light Up the Data Center
June 26, 2013 No Comments »

B.J. Alan Company is the nation’s leading distributor of wholesale fireworks and consumer fireworks through its Phantom Brand Fireworks, operating in over 1,200 temporary locations at the height of the Fourth of July season and selling in major retailers across ... Read More »

Case Study: The Benefits of End-User-Focused Application Performance Management (APM)

Case Study: The Benefits of End-User-Focused Application Performance Management (APM)
June 21, 2013 2 Comments »

Methods for Measuring Application Performance Application performance management (APM) is a discipline in systems management that focuses on monitoring and managing the performance and availability of software applications. This discipline is used to detect, diagnose and report on application performance ... Read More »

Securing Data Center Energy Savings in Oregon

Securing Data Center Energy Savings in Oregon
April 11, 2013 4 Comments »

Data centers are springing up across Oregon, drawn by the state’s mild climate, low threat of natural disasters and property-tax exemptions. This growing market presents exciting opportunities for both the data center and technology industries. Many of these facilities are ... Read More »

Dynamite Data Improves MySQL Performance and Access to Comparative Online Product Information with OCZ Deneva 2 SATA-Based SSDs

Dynamite Data Improves MySQL Performance and Access to Comparative Online Product Information with OCZ Deneva 2 SATA-Based SSDs
August 16, 2012 No Comments »

Application Focus Reduce/eliminate disk I/O bottlenecks Improve server application performance Accelerate access to stored data Return on Investment (ROI) Improved database application read performance by 430% Improved database application write performance by 400% Improved overall database application performance by 420% ... Read More »

Keeping a Data Center Cool in the Summertime City

Keeping a Data Center Cool in the Summertime City
June 27, 2012 No Comments »

In pursuit of lower operating costs, companies are building data centers in remote locations where they can take advantage of free cooling. Yahoo put its first “chicken coop” data center in Lockport, New York—a few miles from Lake Erie, where ... Read More »

Case Study: Midwest Server Hosting Company Transforms Its Service Responsiveness and Customer Relations With Tegile Zebi Storage Array

Case Study: Midwest Server Hosting Company Transforms Its Service Responsiveness and Customer Relations With Tegile Zebi Storage Array
June 20, 2012 5 Comments »

ipHouse is focused on providing exceptional hosting platforms to businesses. As a nimble, privately held corporation, it offers organizations superior managed and unmanaged hosting solutions not available anywhere else. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, it provides honest, helpful and reliable service ... Read More »

CooperVision Finds Strategic Advantage in Global Deployment of Opengear Gateways for Out-of-Band Access

CooperVision Finds Strategic Advantage in Global Deployment of Opengear Gateways for Out-of-Band Access
May 23, 2012 1 Comment »

Challenges One of the world’s largest manufacturers of contact lenses faces the challenge of managing a highly distributed and complex global network infrastructure while ensuring compliance with strict security and compliance standards and reducing downtime. With IT systems becoming more ... Read More »

Case Study: Protected Networks' 8MAN Helps Atotech

Case Study: Protected Networks' 8MAN Helps Atotech
May 15, 2012 No Comments »

About the Client Atotech was founded in 1993, when the Elf Atochem Group merged its M&T Harshaw operations with Schering Electroplating Division, having a deep history in electroplating dating back to 1901. Today, Atotech is a direct subsidiary of the ... Read More »

Secure File Sharing in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: Cimarex

Secure File Sharing in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: Cimarex
May 9, 2012 1 Comment »

Background Based in Denver, Colorado, Cimarex Energy, Co., is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with primary operations in the Mid-Continent, Permian Basin and Gulf Coast oil areas of the U.S.  With an extensive roster of geoscientists ... Read More »