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Accelerating Silicon Design with Intel Xeon Processor E7-4800 v2 Product Family

Accelerating Silicon Design with Intel Xeon Processor E7-4800 v2 Product Family

IT Best Practices: Silicon design is one of the most critical business functions at Intel, and it requires significant computing resources. Larger and more compute-intensive design jobs require four-socket servers, which offer greater processing power and memory capacity to help ...
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Get Direct Insight into Intel IT’s Best Practices

Get Direct Insight into Intel IT’s Best Practices

IT Best Practices: The IT@Intel program connects IT professionals around the world with their IT peers inside our organization – sharing lessons learned, methods and strategies. Our goal is simple: Share the Intel IT best practices that create business value ...
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10th Annual Intel IT Performance Report

February 16th, 2011 |
10th Annual Intel IT Performance Report

Delivering Competitive Advantage through IT: Read how our Intel IT experts and solutions are enabling Intel’s growth and transformation in this 10th Annual Intel IT Performance Report. Topics included in this report:

• Business Solutions: Delivering IT Business Value • IT ...
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Enterprise IT Security Benefits of Microsoft Windows 7

December 17th, 2010 |
Enterprise IT Security Benefits of Microsoft Windows 7

IT Best Practices: Information security is a critical concern for Intel IT. New threats are continually evolving, and over time, this has forced us to invest in various security controls and mitigation strategies. As part of a three-month evaluation of ...
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Evaluating Hardware-based Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) Remote Control

December 16th, 2010 |
Evaluating Hardware-based Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) Remote Control

IT Best Practices: Intel IT recently developd a series of use cases that take advantage of Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) Remote Control, a hardware-based feature of PCs with 2010 Intel Core vPro processors and Intel HD Graphics. Unlike software-based KVM solutions, 2010 ...
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Implementing and Expanding a Virtualized Environment

December 15th, 2010 |
Implementing and Expanding a Virtualized Environment

IT Best Practices: In 2005, Intel IT began planning, engineering, and implementing a virtualized business computing production environment as part of our overall data center strategy. We are currently accelerating virtualization adoption for general purpose applications, with a goal of ...
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Intel IT Performance Report – Creating Business Value

December 10th, 2010 |
Intel IT Performance Report – Creating Business Value

IT Business Value: Welcome to our ninth edition of the Intel IT Performance Report. As we closed last year’s edition, we identified some of the many challenges IT organizations would face in 2009 given the economic environment, and we also ...
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An ERP Platform Strategy Based on Industry-Standard Servers

December 9th, 2010 |
An ERP Platform Strategy Based on Industry-Standard Servers

IT Best Practices: Many large organizations have a centralized enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment based on proprietary mainframes or RISC-based systems. In contrast, Intel IT has successfully implemented a decentralized ERP environment that is based on industry-standard servers and supports ...
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Thermal Storage System Provides Emergency Data Center Cooling

December 8th, 2010 |
Thermal Storage System Provides Emergency Data Center Cooling

IT Best Practices: Intel IT implemented a low-cost thermal storage system that maintained cooling at a high-density data center during an electrical power outage. This enabled the data center to survive the outage without costly damage to servers. The system ...
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High-Performance Computing for Silicon Design

November 11th, 2010 |
High-Performance Computing for Silicon Design

IT Best Practices: Designing Intel microprocessors is extremely compute intensive. Tapeout is a final step in silicon design and its computation demand is growing exponentially for each generation of silicon process technology. Intel IT adopted high-performance computing (HPC) to address ...
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IT Best Practices: Improving Client Stability with Proactive Problem Management

November 4th, 2010 |
IT Best Practices: Improving Client Stability with Proactive Problem Management

IT Best Practices: Intel IT implemented a proactive problem management process based on analysis of objective, largely system-generated data from client PCs across our worldwide environment. Using this approach, we have increased client stability by reducing the number of blue ...
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IT Best Practices: PCs as Strategic Assets

November 2nd, 2010 |
IT Best Practices: PCs as Strategic Assets

IT Best Practices: By actively managing Intel’s PC fleet as a strategic asset, Intel IT has consistently decreased total cost of ownership (TCO) for PCs, achieving a 67 percent reduction since 1995.

Because PC acquisition costs typically account for only 20 ...
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Developing an Enterprise IT Cloud Computing Strategy

October 29th, 2010 |
Developing an Enterprise IT Cloud Computing Strategy

IT Best Practices: IT cloud computing is a significant trend with the potential to increase IT business agility and lower costs. Today, however, security risks, immature technology, and other concerns prevent widespread enterprise adoption of external clouds. Intel IT is ...
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Architecting Software as a Service for the Enterprise

October 22nd, 2010 |
Architecting Software as a Service for the Enterprise

IT Best Practices: As part of our cloud computing strategy, Intel IT has been opportunistically taking advantage of external offerings of software as a service (SaaS) applications. To prepare for broader SaaS adoption, we designed a SaaS architecture that will ...
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Enabling Device-Independent Mobility with Dynamic Virtual Clients

October 19th, 2010 |
Enabling Device-Independent Mobility with Dynamic Virtual Clients

IT Best Practices: To enable device-independent mobility (DIM) at Intel, Intel IT is considering implementing dynamic virtual client (DVC) technology, which uses containerized software appliances to abstract the OS; applications; corporate and personal data and workspaces; and user-specific settings. In ...
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Developing an Enterprise Social Computing Strategy

October 14th, 2010 |
Developing an Enterprise Social Computing Strategy

IT Best Practices: Intel IT is implementing an enterprise-wide social computing platform that combines professional networking tools with social media such as wikis and blogs, and integrates with existing enterprise software. Our goal is to transform collaboration across Intel, addressing ...
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Prioritizing Information Security Risks with Threat Agent Risk Assessment

October 12th, 2010 |
Prioritizing Information Security Risks with Threat Agent Risk Assessment

IT Business Value: Intel IT has developed a threat agent risk assessment (TARA) methodology that distills the immense number of possible information security attacks into a digest of only those exposures most likely to occur. This methodology identifies threat agents ...
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Getting Ahead of Malware

Getting Ahead of Malware

IT Best Practices: To minimize the threat posed by malicious software, or malware, making its way into the enterprise, Intel IT has established a process that actively seeks to identify and take action against the malware before it reaches Intel’s ...
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Faster Silicon Design with Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series

September 30th, 2010 |
Faster Silicon Design with Intel Xeon Processor 7500 Series

IT Efficiency: Intel IT shares the results of testing of the new Intel Xeon 7500 processor on Intel silicon design workloads. Testing showed that the Intel Xeon 7500 increased throughput up to 2.68X compared to the Intel Xeon 7400, and ...
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An ERP Platform Strategy Based on Industry-Standard Server

September 29th, 2010 |
An ERP Platform Strategy Based on Industry-Standard Server

IT Business Agility: Many large organizations have a centralized enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment based on proprietary mainframes or RISC-based systems. In contrast, Intel IT has successfully implemented a decentralized ERP environment that is based on industry-standard servers and supports ...
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How Intel IT Implemented and Expanded a Virtualized Environment

September 28th, 2010 |
How Intel IT Implemented and Expanded a Virtualized Environment

IT Best Practices: 5 years ago, Intel IT began planning, engineering, and implementing a virtualized business computing production environment as part of our overall data center strategy. We are currently accelerating virtualization adoption for general purpose applications, with a goal ...
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Managing a Global Wireless LAN

September 21st, 2010 |
Managing a Global Wireless LAN

IT Innovation: Intel IT developed a new management and support structure for wireless LANs (WLANs). We consolidated first-level support and centralized the WLAN engineer workgroup as well as device management. We manage the WLAN as an integrated service that enables ...
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Evaluating Thin-Client IT Security in a Changing Threat Landscape

September 19th, 2010 |
Evaluating Thin-Client IT Security in a Changing Threat Landscape

IT Client Technology: Intel IT’s security team continually analyzes our computing model to determine how it needs to evolve in response to an ever-changing threat landscape. Recent cyber-attacks on a number of high-profile targets provided added impetus to re-evaluate the ...
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IT Efficiency: Increasing EDA Throughput with Intel Xeon Processor 5600 Series

September 18th, 2010 |
IT Efficiency: Increasing EDA Throughput with Intel Xeon Processor 5600 Series

IT Efficiency: Read about Intel IT‘s testing of the Intel Xeon processor 5600 series that delivered up to 17.3X throughput improvements compared with single-core Intel Xeon processors and up to a 15:1 consolidation ratio by replacing servers based on single-core ...
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IT Data Center Heat Recovery Helps Intel Create Green IT Facility

September 14th, 2010 |
IT Data Center Heat Recovery Helps Intel Create Green IT Facility

Green IT: To support Intel’s first planned certified green building, Intel IT has designed a system that saves energy by recovering data center heat and using it to heat the rest of the building.

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