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In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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NComputing 'Office In A Box' Offers Small And Medium Sized Businesses State-Of-The-Art Technology At A Fraction Of The Cost

NComputing, a global leader in desktop virtualization, today launched "Office in a Box" in response to the growing need of small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to have access to state-of-art office productivity solutions at a fraction of the cost. This is the second vertical market solution to be delivered by NComputing - the first being Classroom in a Box which was designed to help budget-strapped educational institutions maintain a more viable and less costly IT model.

Building and maintaining IT is a major challenge for SMBs because it often requires that they purchase a PC for every employee - involving high acquisition and on-going maintenance costs as well as significant expenditure on bought-in IT skills. In response to these issues, Office in a Box provides an all-inclusive, pre-tested, easy-to-deploy desktop virtualization solution that can be tailored to meet the requirements of any sized SMB.

The advanced desktop virtualization products that comprise Office in a Box provide an alternative to the traditional "one PC per user" model by allowing a single server to simultaneously support up to 60 users - with each running their own independent set of applications.
    The value that Office in a Box can bring to SMBs includes:
    - Reduced up-front PC acquisition costs by 75%
    - Lowers maintenance and support costs by 75%
    - Reduces power and cooling requirements by 90%
    - Reduced risk resulting from device loss and theft
    - Simple access to advanced cloud based applications and technology

Said Jim McHugh, SVP Marketing for NComputing, "The proliferation of PCs has become a financial and management constraint for SMBs. Office in a Box utilizes our virtualization technology to address these challenges so that SMBs can deploy solutions that help them focus on business advancement not technology issues."

Office in a Box includes Host Server(s), vSpace Virtualization Software, OS licenses, NComputing virtual desktops and basic peripherals such as monitors, keyboards and mice. Solution add-ons are available for larger deployments such as virtual desktop failover, storage, and server virtualization infrastructure for scaling to support large populations.
NComputing Office In A Box is available immediately from leading technology distributors. For more information and configuration options http://www.ncomputing.com/office-in-a-box

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