Regan Resource Library
Tools & Info to Help Maximize Your Data Center
Welcome to the Regan Resource Library. Here you can access and download the latest information supporting data center optimization. View and download industry white papers and solution guides, as well as Regan customer case studies. We’ve also collected the latest third-party-produced information from analyst firms and industry leaders that may be helpful to you and your organization.
It’s no surprise that workers are continually looking to leverage their consumer-oriented devices to manage both personal and business functions on a single device, these devices often being their personal laptop, smartphone or tablet. Citrix looks at how organizations can be proactive and accommodate the consumerization of IT. By doing so, they can maximize productivity, alleviate the IT burden of managing many different devices and give their workers the flexibility they desire.
Server virtualization improves the efficiency and availability of IT resources and applications. The market is expanding quickly given the cost savings from reduced hardware requirements and improved server efficiency. But there are multiple virtualization platforms available and considerable differences. For new and experienced virtualization customers, this whitepaper will outline the distinct advantages to implementing a VMware solution.
Interest in desktop virtualization is growing on college campuses due to the growing number of implementations that have cut costs, improved end-user PC services, and streamlined computer maintenance. In this whitepaper, IDC Government Insights explores the potential advantages of using desktop virtualization for PCs rather than taking the traditional approach where every computer in an educational institution has its own operating system, resident applications, memory, processing power and storage.
The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is an easy to deploy solution for hosting the Oracle Database that delivers the highest levels of database performance available. It delivers outstanding I/O and SQL processing performance for online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing (DW) and consolidation of mixed workloads. Database Machine and Exadata storage delivers breakthrough performance with linear I/O scalability, is simple to use and manage, and delivers mission-critical availability and reliability.
Unceasing data growth is posing a number of challenges for organizations. Not only are storage costs skyrocketing due to the need to store and manage more data, but protecting the enterprise’s critical data also is becoming increasingly difficult. Databases are widely deployed and are typically cited as having the most challenging data protection requirements. To meet these challenges, an efficient and effective backup and recovery strategy is of paramount importance. Oracle Recovery Manager is the preferred backup solution for Oracle database environments and is engineered to work together with Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliances to meet today’s challenging backup requirements.
Performance-hungry applications and shifting business priorities challenge your datacenter. It’s not only important to consider the servers you deploy but the choice of operating system matters too. In this whitepaper you’ll learn about the significant technical, administrative, and cost benefits of upgrading from Solaris 8 or 9 to Oracle Solaris 10 and how to gain immediate access to advanced capabilities including optimization
Citrix – The End of Application Deployment
Oracle – Lowering Your IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
Oracle – A Technical Overview of the Sun/Oracle Exadata Storage Server & Database Machine
VMware – What’s New in VMware vSphere 4: Storage