Business Intelligence

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    DevOps: The Bridge to Faster Application Delivery

    Accelerating the delivery of new applications and services to market is the core focus of DevOps, which is why 46% of IT leaders surveyed have already adopted the philosophy or are in the process of doing so. Our recent CA/IDG research survey highlights more DevOps trends that are changing the...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Started with DevOps

    Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Read this eBook to learn about common pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Five Essential Truths of the Application Economy

    We’re in the midst of a business revolution. Customers expect to interact with your products, services and company through software. Learn the five things IT professionals should know about the Application Economy and how it will affect their business, their industry and their careers.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Truth revealed : The real DevOps story

    Smart businesses are seeing real business value out of their use of DevOps—better software quality, faster time to market, and increased revenue. What do they know that you don’t know? To discover the secrets behind the use of DevOps, research firm Vanson Bourne surveyed 1,300 senior IT decision-makers at enterprise...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    The New Security

    It’s as much about ensuring consumer confidence as it is about defense and protection—CA security software helps you do both with accelerated app delivery and improved customer engagement with strong and proven enterprise security.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Five Myths of Cloud Computing

    This white paper separates Cloud fact from fiction and reality from myth. It is intended to aid IT Executives as they make decisions about Cloud Computing. Learn more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Firewall Buyers Guide

    Five key areas to consider when choosing your next firewall Checklist of the security capabilities you need Questions to ask vendors to make sure they meet your requirements Comparisons of Sophos, Fortinet, Dell SonicWALL and WatchGuard

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Information Lifecycle Governance - Requirements Kit

    Data volumes are getting out of control, but choosing the right information lifecycle governance solution can be a huge challenge, with multiple stakeholders, numerous business processes, and extensive solution requirements. Use this requirements kit from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to find the tools and technology you need.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Performance Benchmark Report 2014

    PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on 8 security software products using 13 performance metrics. Find out how Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product performs against 7 competitor products. Download this research to learn more.

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Making Business Communication More Productive: The Impact of Better Collaboration in the Mid-Market

    This white paper explores why and how mid-market organizations are confronting these business communications and collaboration challenges. It provides results from a recent study to help companies benchmark their progress as well as offers guidance on choosing the right solutions to address specific communications and collaboration needs. Read more... ...

    Sponsored By HP and Intel UK

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Executive Summary: The Gathering Threat

    Enterprises today are seeing a rapid growth of unstructured content and an increased variety of content types, making consistent and secure management of corporate information increasingly difficult. As data continues to expand, it threatens to overwhelm IT infrastructures and leave organizations vulnerable to risk and non-compliance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Infographic: The Gathering Threat

    A dangerous storm is threatening to swap IT infrastructures. Massive growth of unrestricted content and multiplying content types make it increasingly difficult to consistently manage and identify what to keep. Email, file systems content, digital assets, social, web, ERP data... the list is endless and the threat is real.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Future of Email and Applications is Social (RTE)

    A social email and application experience takes advantage of the impact of social networking technologies on business processes and worker expectations.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Checklist for Cloud Mobility Readiness

    Are you trying to determine the readiness of your enterprise’s content mobility solution? Today’s mobile worker want real-time, remote and secure access to your enterprise’s fast-growing information. To ensure the right data is in the right place at the right time, your organization needs a solution that provides your workforce...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    ZDNet APAC webinar: Business Intelligence on the move

    Join us for this LIVE event! Monday, 29 September at 3pm Australian Eastern Standard Time Business Intelligence used to be the domain of the experts, with small crews of data analysts controlling the flow of business insights. But a great democratisation is unfolding and not only is Business Intelligence being...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Meeting the Big Data Challenge: Get Close, Get Connected

    Big Data can be a key tool in gaining a competitive advantage—allowing businesses to better understand and target their customers and transform their processes. This paper outlines the challenges related to Big Data and how to manage and overcome them, so you can derive value faster.

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Why App Performance Matters More than Ever

    The expectation for superior end-user Quality of Experience (QoE) has never been greater. What does this mean for your consumers? And why is superior application performance more important than ever? Failure to deliver quality apps can lead to lower productivity, decreased revenue and market share, and permanent damage to brand...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Blue Coat's Encrypted Traffic Management Interactive E-Guide

    According to Gartner, 50% of ALL network attacks will hide in SSL by 2017. SSL Encrypted traffic is pervasive and can improve security of data but it also bypasses most policy enforcement points. This is creating a significant data security, privacy and compliance risk for businesses. Get up to...

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Stop Attacks Hiding Under the Cover of SSL Encryption

    Wasn't encryption supposed to improve network security? All too often SSL is a carrier of new and successful attacks. Discover how to transform the increased risk into an effective strategy for encrypted traffic management.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • Research // Sep 2014

    SANS Analyst White Paper: Finding Hidden Threats by Decrypting SSL

    This white paper describes the growing role SSL/TLS decryption plays in security, options for deploying decryption, and best practices for sharing the information generated by SSL/TLS decryption with other security monitoring systems.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Blue Coat SSL Visibility

    To be secure against targeted attacks, organizations need complete visibility into the SSL traffic coming across the WAN. Discover the risks posed by the use of SSL encryption, and the products that can help you defend your business.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    AIIM Trendscape: The New Mobile Reality

    This AIIM Trendscape report has in-depth interviews of 50 senior end users and industry leaders, highlights expert recommendations to maximize mobile opportunities within the enterprise and offers a 7-point mobile action plan that organizations can execute in the next 12 months. Obtain access to data, expert opinions and a unique...

    Sponsored By Box

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Why Compromise Your Subsidiaries with Multi-Tier ERP?

    Over 70% of companies desire a single ERP system. But today’s reality is 49% have 6 or more different financial systems, resulting in higher costs, reduced visibility and lack of control. Learn how the Oracle ERP cloud can enable modern businesses to: Simplify and standardize systems Reduce costs and...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IDC Server Innovation for Enterprise Datacenters

    With IT environments growing in size, scale, and complexity, CIOs and IT managers are supporting mission-critical business processes with demanding service-level agreements (SLAs) for internal and external customers. This IDC research examines the primary benefits of working with vendors investing in solutions that can process, support, and manage mission-critical...

    Sponsored By Provided by Dell and Intel Core i5 Processors, October 2014

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Which provider earned the highest rating in endpoint protection?

    NSS Labs tested 11 popular Endpoint Protection Products (EPP) to measure their effectiveness in protecting Windows computers against exploits. If you are seeking protection from exploit driven attacks on your business’ desktop PCs and laptops, you should examine the results from this test very closely.

    Sponsored By White AU: McAfee/Intel

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    The Elements of Innovation: Linux on POWER

    Hear directly from IBM ISV ecosystem partners about the exciting capabilities of the new POWER8 technology. Zend, CFEngine, SugarCRM, Chef Software, EnterpriseDB and SkySQL discuss how the increased performance, reliability, scalability and open source nature of this technology will spark innovation with their businesses and deliver more value to their...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    NCSU - IBM PowerLinux - Industry Standard Linux Systems, Solutions Tuned to the Task

    PowerLinux solutions deliver industry standard Linux systems services faster, with higher quality, and more economically than ever before. Make them your open standard choice for deploying applications. Learn more at http://bit.ly/powerlinuxsolutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Announcing the New Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Get the data to meet a wide variety of tuning needs and the tools to mine the data and assess next steps. Powerful analysis lets you sort, filter, and visualize results on...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Forrester Wave: Big Data Hadoop Solutions,

    Hadoop is unstoppable as its open source roots grow wildly and deeply into enterprises. Its refreshingly unique approach to data management is transforming how companies store, process, analyze, and share big data. Read this report to find out more.

    Sponsored By MapR.

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    TechInsights Report: What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps (Italian)

    DevOps is real. DevOps is here. Yet DevOps finds itself in a unique position; a majority of IT organizations are doing it and seeing quantifiable benefits from it, yet not everyone agrees on what is the best path to DevOps. This research paper will help IT leaders understand the wide...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Best Practise: How the Cloud Will Change how application are operated (Italian)

    The use of cloud computing for custom-built, mission-critical enterprise applications is in its infancy but both the technology and mind-set are starting to influence enterprise application architectures and delivery. This paper is a high-level outline of how application release operations will change in response to the cloud, and it defines...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: The Total Economic Impact of Continuous Availability

    In January 2014 EMC commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realise by deploying EMC VPLEX. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of EMC...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Hadoop Buyer's Guide

    Increasing numbers of enterprises are turning to Hadoop as an indispensable component for the mission-critical applications that drive their core business operations. Hadoop is no longer considered a “science project" or something to be casually spun off to a “skunk works” team. This newfound prominence means that the responsibility of...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    CITO Research: Putting Hadoop to Work the Right Way

    This big data revolution is also behind the massive adoption of Hadoop. Hadoop has become the platform of choice for companies looking to harness big data’s power. Simply put, most traditional enterprise systems are too limited to keep up with the influx of big data; they are not designed to...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • Research // Sep 2014

    EMA: The Evolution of Data-Driven Security

    The era of Big Data has begun demonstrating to information security that there is more that can be done to identify threats, address fraud and improve compliance monitoring activities by bringing better context to data for actionable intelligence.

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    HP Powers Test Equipment for The Technology Revolution

    Read what the Director of IT Infrastructure at Teradyne has to say about HP’s solutions for his company. Teradyne is a leader in the field of automatic test equipment, with business lines that develop test solutions for wireless products, semiconductors and systems. HP is the sponsor of this material....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Turn Data Into Knowledge - Social Collaboration Empowers a More Intelligent Service Desk - Japanese

    Extract social knowledge for the help desk. Connect business and IT into one conversation to improve service quality and business results.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Gartner’s Best Practices for Implementing Automation - Japanese

    Follow a systematic approach. Opportunistic implementations may backfire, leading to incompatibilities and added expense and risk. Read Gartner’s advice for maximizing the benefits of data center automation.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    5 Best Practices for Managing and Securing Enterprise Tablets

    Tablet-equipped employees can help increase productivity, collaboration, and profits, but they also present challenges. These best practices can help maximize the benefits of tablets while minimizing management hassles and security risks.Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, Intel vPro, Core Inside and vPro Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation...

    Sponsored By Provided by Dell and Intel Core i5 Processors, October 2014

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Buyer Brief: Improving the Management and Governance of Unstructured Data

    Maximize efficiency with deeper insight to data value and automated, policy-based compliance, retention & disposition.

    Sponsored By IBM