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IT Best Practices: Your Last Words are Your Passwords: What Happens to Your Digital Life when You Pass Away?

IT Best Practices: Your Last Words are Your Passwords: What Happens to Your Digital Life when You Pass Away?

IT Best Practices: In this IT@Intel Technology Tip, Intel IT offers some common sense advice for helping your family know what to do with your online identity and resources after you are gone.

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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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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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Intel IT Data Center Solutions: Strategies to Improve IT Efficiency

September 1st, 2010 |
Intel IT Data Center Solutions: Strategies to Improve IT Efficiency

IT Best Practices: Over time, Intel IT has evolved our strategies to optimize our data center infrastructure to respond faster to business needs while enhancing the services and business value of IT. Our new data center strategies shift the emphasis ...
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Intel IT Cloud Computing Taxonomy and Ecosystem Analysis

Intel IT Cloud Computing Taxonomy and Ecosystem Analysis

IT Cloud Computing: An Intel cross-organizational group developed a common cloud computing taxonomy designed to meet Intel’s comprehensive requirements by classifying the entire breadth of existing cloud technologies. Based on this classification, diagramed in Figure 1 in this IT whitepaper, ...
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Establishing Baseline Measurements and a Roadmap for IT Sustainability

Establishing Baseline Measurements and a Roadmap for IT Sustainability

IT Competitive Advantage: To help Intel consume fewer energy-related resources and produce less waste, Intel IT is executing an IT sustainability strategy based on our Sustainability Baseline Model, a tool developed in-house that quantitatively measures and predicts the environmental impact ...
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IT Best Practices: IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with Mobile Business PCs

IT Best Practices: IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with Mobile Business PCs

IT Best Practices: Intel IT has found that mobile business PCs have been crucial to enabling business continuity during a variety of disaster situations. We have standardized on a mobile business PC solution for Intel’s highly mobile workforce because ...
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Increasing Data Center IT Efficiency with Server Power Measurements

Increasing Data Center IT Efficiency with Server Power Measurements

Green IT: To increase data center energy efficiency at one of our older data centers in India, Intel IT’s Data Center Services group collaborated on a technology study with the IT compute organization and Intel Facilities Management to develop a ...
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Data Center Energy: IT Efficiency with Intel Power Management Technologies

Data Center Energy: IT Efficiency with Intel Power Management Technologies

IT Best Practices: Intel IT conducted a technology evaluation of Intel Intelligent Power Node Manager and Intel Data Center Manager (Intel DCM). Our goals were to assess the potential of these Intel power management technologies to increase data center energy ...
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