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High-performance Workstations Increase Design Throughput

High-performance Workstations Increase Design Throughput

IT Best Practices: Design engineers at Intel face the challenges of integrating more features into ever-shrinking silicon chips, bringing products to market faster, and keeping design engineering and manufacturing costs low.

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Increasing EDA Throughput with New Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 Product Family

Increasing EDA Throughput with New Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 Product Family

IT Best Practices: Intel’s silicon design engineers need significant increases in computing capacity to deliver each new generation of silicon chips. To meet those requirements, Intel IT conducts ongoing performance tests, using the latest Intel silicon design data, to analyze ...
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Improving Facility Operations with Intel Architecture-based Tablets

Improving Facility Operations with Intel Architecture-based Tablets

IT Best Practices: Intel IT conducted a proof of concept demonstrating improved operations by providing facility technicians with Intel architecture-based tablets. Technicians in the study group reported an increase in productivity of 3 to 17 percent. Management also gained greater ...
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A Tour of Intel IT’s Data Center at Russia

A Tour of Intel IT’s Data Center at Russia

A tour of Intel IT‘s data center in Russia. This data center hosts about a thousand servers. To improve energy efficiency of the data center, it uses external cold air to cool the data center during winter, and uses the ...
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IT Best Practices: Validating the Reliability of Intel Solid-State Drives

IT Best Practices: Validating the Reliability of Intel Solid-State Drives

IT Best Practices: In a year long study of more than 45,000 SSDs deployed in our mobile business PC fleet, we validated that Intel Solid-State Drives provide an 87 percent reduction in the annualized failure rate compared to hard disk ...
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Enterprise IT Security Benefits of Microsoft Windows 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Enabling Device-Independent Mobility with Dynamic Virtual Clients

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

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

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

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

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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