"How Much of Your Data Should be in the Public Cloud," prepared by Dick Csaplar, senior research analyst for the Aberdeen Group Storage and Virtualization/IT Infrastructure research practice, presents how best-in-class companies are gaining operational and financial advantages by including public cloud storage as part of their data management strategy. In addition to faster recovery from downtime, most organizations with public cloud storage report reducing data center power consumption, lowering data storage costs and reducing the number of internal storage devices they manage.
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"Food Safety and Traceability 2011," prepared by Kevin Prouty, research director for the Aberdeen Group Enterprise Applications research practice, examines the impact of the Food Safety and Modernization Act of 2010 (FSMA10), and the many issues and processes still to be resolved or implemented. Based on research conducted in September and October 2011, this report - Aberdeen's sixth on the topic - focuses on general traceability capabilities and performance in the food and beverage industry, with a focus on the FSMA10.
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Also prepared by Prouty, "Manufacturing Operations Management 2011" explores how manufacturing companies are preparing for growth and expanding markets around the world by keeping their operations continuously improving, while simultaneously expanding their infrastructure and capabilities. This study focuses on how companies deploy manufacturing operations management systems beyond single plants, preparing manufacturing infrastructure for growth, while laying the foundation for continuous improvement and greater efficiencies.
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The "Global Trade and Supply Chain Management: The Global Imperative" research study by Bob Heaney, senior research analyst for the Aberdeen Group Supply Chain Management research practice, details how the globalization of the supply chain, materials sourcing shifts, trade regulations, and the growth of global trade volume are driving companies of all sizes, including importers and exporters, to focus on global trade management. Enterprises are reviewing GTM practices and policies and working to ensure there is improved visibility within and beyond the enterprise.
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Source: Aberdeen Group
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