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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Tips for choosing a cloud services provider

    IT leaders know that their businesses—and their jobs—depend on thoughtful planning. Once the decision has been made to pursue or build upon a cloud service model, what criteria should be considered before partnering with an external vendor? Watch this video for key criteria you can use to approach cloud decisions...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Why Choice and Control are Critical to a Successful Cloud Strategy

    It’s true that many businesses today are taking advantage of cloud technology. It’s also true that far more have yet to adopt it in any meaningful way. What’s missing for most organizations is an approach that enables them to leverage the benefits of the cloud—like agility, cost containment and speed...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Virtualizing disaster recovery using cloud computing

    Given the demands of an around-the-clock world, organizations need to start thinking in terms of application continuity rather than infrequent disasters. With faster recovery time and reduced costs, cloud-based business resilience can provide an attractive alternative to traditional disaster recovery. Read this paper to learn how organizations can use cloud...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Tips for Choosing a Cloud Service Provider

    For many enterprises, the cloud is no longer a curiosity, but an opportunity to transform IT. As they think beyond one or two isolated workloads, their criteria in selecting a cloud provider become more stringent. To meet business goals for efficiency, cost-reduction, and simplification of processes, enterprises must look for...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Introducing Social Business for the Mid-Market.

    Aberdeen has studied the business practices of 229 mid-sized companies surveyed for the 2011 Aberdeen Business Review and 61 mid-sized companies profiled in Aberdeen's 2011 Social Collaboration Research. Mid-market organization can achieve strategic benefits from optimizing their Social Business deployments and achieving Best-in-Class status. This report provides directional guidance for...

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  • Research // Feb 2013

    Source Business Technology Resiliency Capabilities

    Most business continuity management teams today are understaffed, consisting of just a few dedicated corporate resources and regional or business unit representatives. Sound familiar? If so, outsourcing your organization’s business resiliency planning, strategy and program design can be a cost-effective, efficient option. In a study of global business continuity vendors,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    The Evolution of Business Resiliency Management

    A white paper details IBM’s approach to planning, managing and executing business resilience and continuity across six defined layers of resilience. It also covers recent trends and best practices used in today’s evolving business resiliency management programs, as well as IBM’s portfolio of business continuity and resiliency services....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Three capabilities to fuel today’s dynamic planning and forecasting

    Today’s economy is widely characterized by skittishness and uncertainty about the future. The effect that unpredictable external forces can have on the economy can leave many business leaders feeling helpless. This fact was demonstrated in the IBM Global CFO Study, where many CFOs admitted that they lacked the ability to...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Big Data Zoo—Taming the Beasts

    With so much talk about big data and the possibilities it can offer, the truth behind what big data is—and what it can do for businesses—can be hard to determine. However, according to Dr. Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting, the truth behind all the talk is not hard to see,...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Cincinnati Zoo transforms customer experience and boosts profits

    The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is one of the nation's most popular attractions, a Top 10 Zagat-rated Zoo, and a Top Zoo for Children according to Parent's Magazine. Each year, more than 1.3 million people visit its 71-acre site, which is home to more than 500 animal and 3,000...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Develop an intelligent disaster recovery solution with cloud technologies

    If you're unhappy with the state of your current disaster recovery operations, IBM is offering a must-read Q and A. In this interview, IBM cloud experts share their insights on how cloud computing can provide nearly instantaneous failover and failback of critical business applications. This type of speedy recovery keeps...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    IDC Report: The Future of eMail is Social

    This IDC white paper looks at the current state of enterprise email and perceived and real problems that surround its use. The paper discusses the changing nature of collaboration and work fueled by the social web by examining email trends and the emergence of new social collaboration tools. It reveals...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The business of social business.

    A new IBM Institute for Business Value study reveals how organizations can use social approaches to create meaningful business value.

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Intelligence & Event Management (SIEM)

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers'...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Gartner Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cyber Security Index

    An effective cyber security strategy calls for the latest intelligence on the kinds of attacks that are occurring, who is committing them, and how often they are happening. A new IBM report offers expert insight into a range of security statistics, based on monitoring tens of billions of security events...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Surviving the technical security crisis

    As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren’t enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM, 92% of security leaders...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated disaster recovery plans: Evolving business expectations and threats may require new disaster recovery approaches

    IBM has identified seven outdated assumptions on which many organizations base their disaster recovery plans. This white paper lists them and discusses how to modernize disaster recovery operations.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Sophisticated attacks WP

    We all know how major security incidents can affect a company’s data, networks and corporate brand. We also know that sophisticated attacks, designed to gain continuous access to critical information or to cause damage in critical infrastructure, are becoming more severe, more frequent and more costly. But what can you...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Choice and Control:  IBM shares considerations for developing enterprise cloud strategies

    Enterprise-wide cloud implementation can be a challenging process, requiring a thoughtful, strategic approach. Too many organizations lack the money, manpower and skills needed to develop and deploy a cloud environment that aligns with both short-term and long-term business objectives. Even those organizations capable of building their own clouds often find,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care About the Cloud

    In this paper, Frost & Sullivan defines DevOps and examine how the new process can benefit not only developers but IT operations. We look at the concept of "patterns", introduced by IBM as a basis for automating labor-intensive development and deployment processes. We also assess how IBM SmartCloud Application Services...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud: A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    The cloud decision may be the easy part. For most businesses, the benefits promised by cloud computing - including agility, process optimization, speed to market, and cost reduction - warrant a closer look, if not a test drive. At least at the decision-table, curiosity and hope in the potential for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Success in the cloud: Why workload matters - Observations from IBM's own cloud transformation

    This paper shares IBM's observations and recommendations with respect to workload affinity for cloud computing. It describes the quantitative and qualitative value that IBM has achieved with six common IT workloads. And while each of these workloads has benefitted from the cloud, they have benefitted in different ways and to...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care About the Cloud

    Savvy enterprises are discovering that the cloud holds the power to transform IT processes and support business objectives. IT departments can use the cloud to redefine the continuum of development and operations—a process that is becoming known as DevOps. Download the Executive Brief DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Get more out of cloud with a structured workload analysis

    Adopting cloud technology is a reasonably easy decision. Figuring out when and how to get the most value from cloud computing is the next—often more challenging—step. This white paper shows how a robust analysis of your workloads can help identify candidates for target cloud environments, by asking key questions,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud:  A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    There’s no such thing as “the cloud,” says this Frost & Sullivan executive brief. It’s more useful to think of the cloud as shorthand for a range of service and deployment models. This practical guide offers steps for moving your company into the cloud, at whatever pace you prefer, with...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Success in the Cloud:  Why Workloads Matter Observations from IBM's own Cloud Transformation

    As IBM has learned through its own cloud transformation, the actual value cloud computing can deliver depends on the applications you choose for migration. When matched to the right workloads, cloud can deliver game-changing value. When applied to the wrong workloads, cloud’s comparative value can be reduced or even lost...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. Check this Gartner Report Now!

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Enterprise Mobility Management - The Big Bang Theory

    The universe of mobility is a complex thing, and it is ever expanding-much like our actual universe. The other mobility shares with our ever- expanding cosmos is the potential that can be realized through a rational, analytic, and comprehensive understanding.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. Check this Gartner Report Now!

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Collaboration Services service profile

    In an increasingly mobile and far-flung business world, unified communications and collaboration (UCC) is becoming a must-have capability. By converging voice, data and video communications, UCC provides instant messaging, softphones, online meetings and other capabilities to improve productivity while reducing costs for travel and telecommunications. Read this service profile to...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Infrastructure Consulting Services service profile

    Can your existing IT infrastructure support your mobility initiatives? Do you know? Too many businesses are implementing mobility projects piecemeal, with no clear view of the infrastructure needed to support them, or of which initiatives will bring true value to the business. Read this engagement profile to learn how IBM...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    7 essentials whitepaper

    Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. Understand which practices can be followed to successfully protect your organization’s business operations and reputation...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Building the business case for continuity and resiliency

    Now available: the cost data you need to build the business case for improved continuity and resiliency. Based on findings from the largest study of its kind—the IBM Global Study on the Economic Impact of IT Risk—which surveyed 2,136 IT professionals around the world, 1,069 of them business continuity professionals....

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  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    Chartis Risk 100

    Chartis Research launched The Risk Enabled Enterprise report in May. This report contains Survey results.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Cloud-based data backup: a buyer's guide

    Many IT executive view cloud computing as an attractive platform for data backup. They know cloud can help protect business-critical data and provide near-ubiquitous information access. But while having a cloud-based solution is valuable, developing one in-house is tricky. That's why many organizations want to contract with a third-party cloud...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Executive interview: Develop an intelligent data backup solution with cloud technologies

    Using cloud computing and cloud services for data backup has become an attractive idea for many IT decision makers. In this Q&A, IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup executive Emilio Griman shares his insights on how cloud technologies and services can improve backup reliability, scalability and data access while lowering backup costs.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Five Essentials for Better Work Force Continuity (links to US IWM)

    No matter how slight the risk appears, organizations know that the threat of a disaster is always a possibility. Many organizations—and most likely yours—have taken steps to incorporate disaster recovery planning for their facilities and technology. But you may not have fully considered the impact of a disruption on your...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Application Platform Services Engagement Profile

    Read the interactive engagement profile to learn how IBM MobileFirst can help you efficiently and effectively manage mobile app development, platforms and security; manage the proliferation of devices with a single, open-standards-based application platform; more effectively manage apps throughout their lifecycle; and enable key IT personnel to focus on core...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Managed Mobility Services service profile

    Now you can cut through the complexity by using Managed Mobility Services as the framework for your mobility efforts, creating new levels of productivity for employees and transforming your business processes. Read the service profile to learn how IBM MobileFirst can help you create a security-rich, flexible technology environment that...

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