Secure Erase for SSDs Helps Sanitize Data and Boost Efficiency

November 17th, 2016 |
Secure Erase for SSDs Helps Sanitize Data and Boost Efficiency

IT Best Practices: Protecting data is one of Intel IT’s most important duties to the enterprise. And the practice of protecting data includes not only data that is actively being used, but also data that needs to be erased when ...
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Increasing Private Cloud Host Virtualization with Servers and SSDs

November 16th, 2016 |
Increasing Private Cloud Host Virtualization with Servers and SSDs

IT Best Practices: Intel IT’s enterprise private cloud has seen reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) annually and maintains a goal of absorbing private cloud growth while reducing absolute spending. To achieve this aggressive goal, continuous improvements in infrastructure efficiency ...
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Data Mining: Machine Learning for Customer Insight

November 15th, 2016 |
Data Mining: Machine Learning for Customer Insight

IT Best Practices: Data mining using machine learning enables businesses and organizations to discover fresh insights previously hidden within their data. Whether exploring oil reserves, improving the safety of automobiles, or mapping genomes, machine-learning algorithms are at the heart of ...
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Inside IT: Improving Manufacturing with Advanced Data Analytics

October 27th, 2016 |
Inside IT: Improving Manufacturing with Advanced Data Analytics

IT Best Practices: Episode 100 – Technology has evolved in amazing ways, and Intel’s factories have been at the forefront of that evolution. This means those factories have grown in complexity. This also means an equivalent growth in the amount ...
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Client Device Fleet Management: Refresh Cycle Is Still Relevant

October 12th, 2016 |
Client Device Fleet Management: Refresh Cycle Is Still Relevant

IT Best Practices: Over the past few years, the variety of client devices in use at Intel has grown significantly. While we still find that a 2- to 4-year refresh cycle offers the best total cost of ownership, some of ...
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Enabling a Seamless User Workspace across Devices and Platforms

September 30th, 2016 |
Enabling a Seamless User Workspace across Devices and Platforms

IT Best Practices: In order to increase user productivity and reduce IT costs, Intel IT plans to make getting a new laptop or switching from one device to another as easy as getting a new smartphone. Historically, our users spend, ...
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Utilizing PaaS for Business Agility and IT Efficiency

Utilizing PaaS for Business Agility and IT Efficiency

IT Best Practices: As part of our effort to strategically transform data centers and accelerate application delivery, Intel IT used design best practices to create a cloud application platform. This platform—more specifically, platform as a service (PaaS)—makes it easy to ...
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Boosting Efficiency with a Single Data Center Management Solution

Boosting Efficiency with a Single Data Center Management Solution

IT Best Practices: Energy costs are the fastest-rising expense for today’s data centers. Naturally, power consumption is a top concern for managers of data center, enterprise, and cloud environments. Moreover, there are multiple proprietary power measurement and control protocols supported ...
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Data Center Strategy Leading Intel’s Business Transformation

Data Center Strategy Leading Intel’s Business Transformation

IT Best Practices: To better meet Intel’s business requirements while providing our internal customers with optimal data center infrastructure capabilities and innovative business services, Intel IT has overhauled our data center strategy. Our data center transformation strategy is to run ...
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Inside IT: Simplifying Private Cloud Capacity Management

August 2nd, 2016 |
Inside IT: Simplifying Private Cloud Capacity Management

IT Best Practices: Episode 99 – As clients have come to rely more and more on the private cloud in the enterprise, Intel IT has worked to simplify capacity management for its private cloud. The result has been an increase ...
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Enterprise Ultrabook Devices Move Into the Mainstream at Intel

Enterprise Ultrabook Devices Move Into the Mainstream at Intel

IT Best Practices: Intel employees have come to expect a certain level of convenience from their devices, and Intel IT must meet this expectation without compromising security and manageability. After evaluating a variety of mobile computing devices, Intel IT began ...
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Inside IT: Data Center Strategy Leading Intel’s Business Transformation

July 19th, 2016 |
Inside IT: Data Center Strategy Leading Intel’s Business Transformation

IT Best Practices: Episode 98 – The data center at Intel is the backbone of the company, critical to every aspect of business. To better meet Intel’s business requirements while providing internal customers with optimal capabilities and innovative business services, ...
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IT Best Practices: Simplifying Private Cloud Capacity Management

IT Best Practices: Simplifying Private Cloud Capacity Management

IT Best Practices: To drive down cost and increase host utilization in Intel’s Office and Enterprise private cloud, Intel IT has simplified private cloud capacity management by transitioning from allocation-based capacity management to performance-based capacity management. Focusing on host and ...
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Inside IT: Securing Intel IT’s Apache Hadoop Platform

Inside IT: Securing Intel IT’s Apache Hadoop Platform

IT Best Practices: Episode 97 – Big data and advanced analytics have become increasingly important to Intel. More and more people and business groups rely on Intel’s big data capabilities to maximize productivity. A recent step in the evolution of ...
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Big Data: Securing Intel IT’s Apache Hadoop Platform

Big Data: Securing Intel IT’s Apache Hadoop Platform

IT Best Practices: Intel IT values open-source-based, big data processing using Apache Hadoop software. Last year we migrated from the Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop software to the Cloudier Enterprise software.

Based on our original experience with Apache Hadoop software, Intel ...
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Inside IT: Maximizing Meeting Efficiency with Intel Unite

June 22nd, 2016 |
Inside IT: Maximizing Meeting Efficiency with Intel Unite

IT Best Practices: Episode 96 – We’ve all been there – waiting in a conference room as a presenter fumbles with cables, trying to get a laptop connected to a monitor or projector. Or someone is trying to join a ...
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Improving Manufacturing with Advanced Data Analytics

Improving Manufacturing with Advanced Data Analytics

IT Best Practices: As technology evolves, Intel’s worldwide factories have experienced growing complexity in products and processes. We use data analysis and sensors to improve product quality, reduce capital costs, and speed time to market. Often a single tool is ...
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Inside IT: Intel CIO Kim Stevenson Looks to the Year Ahead

May 23rd, 2016 |
Inside IT: Intel CIO Kim Stevenson Looks to the Year Ahead

IT Best Practices: Episode 95 – The Intel IT Annual Performance Report is out. It outlines the technological innovations that are driving growth at Intel, and creating extraordinary opportunities for IT leaders. The report’s release makes this a good time ...
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IoT Data Standards Provide the Foundation for Smart Buildings

IoT Data Standards Provide the Foundation for Smart Buildings

IT Best Practices: Intel’s smart factories use highly specialized Internet of Things (IoT) data specifications that make it possible to bring new factories online quickly and reliably by replicating identical processes from one facility to another. Imagine being able to ...
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Using Big Data in Manufacturing at Intel’s Smart Factories

Using Big Data in Manufacturing at Intel’s Smart Factories

IT Best Practices: In the rapidly changing business and technology environment, manufacturers are striving to stay competitive, now and into the future, by increasing productivity and lowering costs.

Like many companies, Intel has evolved over the decades to provide competitive ...
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2015-2016 Intel IT Annual Performance Report

February 2nd, 2016 |
2015-2016 Intel IT Annual Performance Report

IT Best Practices: The 2015-2016 Intel IT Annual Performance Report highlights technology trends driving rapid innovation across our enterprise.

This edition showcases how Intel IT capitalizes on new technology to create business value and become a catalyst for organizational transformation. ...
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Using Big Data to Improve User Experience across the Enterprise

January 27th, 2016 |
Using Big Data to Improve User Experience across the Enterprise

IT Best Practices: Intel IT set a goal of defining and implementing a single user experience framework as a standard for all enterprise solutions. We developed a holistic understanding of the enterprise experience and then provided a model for other ...
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Best Practices: Deploying the Intel Unite Solution

January 21st, 2016 |
Best Practices: Deploying the Intel Unite Solution

IT Best Practices: Effective collaboration between Intel employees enables them to share innovative ideas – a significant factor in Intel’s competitive advantage. Intel IT has long been a key enabler of collaboration solutions for our enterprise. We continually seek ways ...
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Preventing Spam on Community Forums

Preventing Spam on Community Forums

IT Best Practices: Intel uses social community forums to engage publicly with customers, developers, and industry experts. It is an important part of fostering discussions, ideas, and knowledge sharing that often lead to industry-wide solutions. In spring 2015 Intel experienced ...
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Virtual Assistance Center Advances IT self-service

Virtual Assistance Center Advances IT self-service

IT Best Practices: Imagine a computing environment where PCs fix themselves, even before employees know there’s a problem. Or where employees are proactively notified of issues, including self-service answers without having to know a lot of technical lingo or infrastructure ...
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