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Battery Technology for Data Centers: VRLA vs. Li-ion
By APC Schneider | 16/6/2016

Lithium-ion battery prices have decreased over the years and are now becoming a viable option for data center UPS. This paper provides a brief overview of li-ion batteries in comparison to VRLA batteries for static UPS applications, including optimal chemistries and technologies. A 10-year total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis is provided showing li-ion is 39% less than VRLA despite their capital cost premium. A sensitivity analysis reveals the TCO drivers. Finally we discuss li-ion batteries for retrofit and new UPS applications and the effect of temperature on battery life, runtime, and cooling.

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Stay ahead of your competitors
By Progress Software | 12/11/2015

Today, connecting with your customers and staying ahead of your competition means developing engaging cloud-based applications that deliver business value quickly – in weeks rather than months. The problem is that almost two-thirds of companies today take 3-6 months or longer to develop a new application using traditional development tools. And that’s where Progress can help. Rollbase – our model-driven cloud-based (aPaaS) rapid application development environment – provides dramatic improvements in application time-to-market.

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Quickly and easily expand your salesforce apps to serve new markets
By Progress Software | 12/11/2015

Salesforce only serves apps in its own public infrastructure. Your apps deserve a broader playing field—and so does your business. Quickly and easily expand your salesforce apps to serve new markets With minimal cost, disruption, and effort, Progress® Rollbase® lets you expand your Salesforce apps beyond the Salesforce infrastructure. Rollbase opens a whole universe of new opportunities.

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The Drivers and Benefits of Edge Computing
By APC Schneider | 16/6/2016

Internet use is trending towards bandwidth-intensive content and an increasing number of attached “things”. At the same time, mobile telecom networks and data networks are converging into a cloud computing architecture. To support needs today and tomorrow, computing power and storage is being inserted out on the network edge in order to lower data transport time and increase availability. Edge computing brings bandwidth-intensive content and latency-sensitive applications closer to the user or data source. This white paper explains the drivers of edge computing and explores the various types of edge computing available.

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Seven Habits Of Highly Effective MSPs
By Datto | 3/6/2016

This ebook offers seven strategic tips for MSPs looking to optimize growth and profits in the coming years. It is based on research culled from multiple sources including analysts, trade associations, and Datto’s first-hand experience with our own highly diverse MSP community. By adopting these strategies, MSP leaders can make the most of current macro market growth— and out-perform the numerous competitors this growing market continues to attract.

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