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White Papers

  • Deduplication – Why EMC Data Domain

    Tape-based backups carry a number of disadvantages that make it difficult to scale to today’s needs, but mostly, they’ve always carried a built-in bottleneck; backing up via tape entails that on day 4 your backups are recopying much of the exact same data you copied on days 1,2 and 3

  • Choosing a Hosting Provider – Suggestions and Solutions

    The decision to outsource the support or maintenance of business applications (including Oracle Applications) is a difficult one to take, because it means relinquishing some level of control over systems that are crucial to success. As with every decision, there are pros and cons to each outsourcing option. This paper helps you consider the risks and benefits of Hosting Services and Remote Managed Services, providing insight on scalability, security, connectivity, latency and integrating third party systems.

  • China for Dummies: Everything You Need to Know Before Starting an Oracle Implementation

    For over a decade, China has boasted one of the world’s most dynamic economies. Configuring enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to meet local legal, linguistic, and cultural practices is one of the biggest hurdles corporations establishing operations in China must overcome.  This paper provides a roadmap for success that is based on the experience IT Convergence has accumulated by helping numerous clients implement Oracle 11i and R12.

  • Understanding China’s VAT and Golden Tax Systems and How to Integrate These with Oracle

    As one of the fastest growing markets, China’s economic boom is being closely followed by business leaders, corporations, and consumers worldwide. However, successfully entering this marketplace is not easy: the government’s changing and intricate regulations can present multiple hurdles to foreign firms conducting business in China. This white paper details the complexities of the Chinese Value Added Taxation (VAT) laws and Golden Tax (GT) project policies, and will demonstrate how Oracle E-Business Suite can help ensure accurate and streamlined compliance.

  • Rolling Out Oracle in Latin America

    With its proximity to the US, well-educated workforce, cost-competitiveness and improving economic stability, Latin America is a promising region for companies looking to expand internationally. But the market still presents important challenges to businesses, including language, cultural and legal differences. This white paper provides an overview of Latin America and shines a light on how implementing Oracle E-Business Suite can help organizations overcome issues common to the region, such as managing currency and exchange rate matters, unique local reporting requirements and other requirements.