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  • Bringing Effective Security Into Focus

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Cisco 

    Today’s security leaders are tasked with protecting an attack surface that has never been more diverse or more complex. Let’s look at the elements of complexity we have to deal with today.

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  • Comprehensive Data Security In The Cloud

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Palo Alto Networks

    Data and applications reside everywhere, on the network, endpoints, and in the constantly evolving cloud ecosystem. As a result, organizations are now faced with securing a multitude of applications, users, devices and infrastructures – all hosting sensitive data that is critical to business operations, reputation, longevity, and success. However, once ...

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  • Cybersecurity Buyer's Guide

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Palo Alto Networks

    Cyber criminals constantly innovate their threat tactics to more efficiently breach organizations and make off with valuable data. As cybercrime evolves, we see increased innovation in the hacking tools and techniques used to evade known security mechanisms. In the past few years, we have seen more advanced, targeted attacks, where ...

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  • Data Breaches: Is Prevention Practical? (SANS Report)

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Palo Alto Networks

    SANS conducted this survey to explore how organizations are handling prevention. Breaking down possible preventive measures into four major categories or domains (business, architectural design and development, operational, and technology), the survey sought to answer three major questions: 1. What measures have respondents implemented that they believe will prevent breaches? ...

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  • PwC: A Security Framework for Business Leaders

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Palo Alto Networks

    While few corporate executives and boards of directors would dispute the importance of cybersecurity, some may feel ill-prepared to begin the process of managing these risks given the myriad technical and non-technical elements of the issue. The goal of this document is to address this gap by providing corporate leaders ...

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  • NoD – Network on Demand

    Ebooks // May 2017 // provided by Alcatel - Lucent Enterprise

    A high-performance IT and network infrastructure is essential for any company. But tailoring switches, WLAN access points and network management systems exactly to requirements is an almost impossible task for an IT department, resulting in networks that are often too big and therefore too expensive. This is where Network on ...

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  • Turbonomic: Capacity Management in the Modern Data Center

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Turbonomic

    Capacity management as an operational discipline has existed since the advent of server-based computing, dating back to the age of the mainframe. Commercial tools to support this discipline have existed for more than 30 years with each successive generation of server platform creating its own unique requirements. As the data ...

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  • Turbonomic: The Path to the Hybrid Cloud

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Turbonomic

    The hybrid cloud has been heralded as a promising IT operational model enabling enterprises to maintain security and control over the infrastructure on which their applications run. At the same time, it promises to maximize ROI from their local data center and leverage public cloud infrastructure for an occasional demand ...

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  • Turbonomic: Public Cloud Guide

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Turbonomic

    This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap. It discusses the challenges that must be recognized and questions that must be considered in order to succeed in this new cloud era. There remain three key things to consider ...

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  • Turbonomic: The CIO Guide to Autonomic IT

    White Papers // May 2017 // provided by Turbonomic

    Organizations are adopting cloud computing to accelerate service delivery. Some try to deliver cloud economies of scale in their private data centers with the mantra “automate everything,” a philosophy often simpler in theory than practice. Others have opted to leverage public cloud resources for the added benefit of the pay-as-you-go ...

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