Cloud

See the latest white papers on how cloud computing and cloud services have transformed the IT industry, from data center services to virtualization, software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a service and more.

  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Failure: Analyze It, Don't Humanize It.

    Beat the Law of Market Failure-an expert's POV. Alberto Savoia, formerly of Google and originator of the brilliant theory of "pretotyping," has created a product builder's philosophy that encourages a healthy, objective, and best of all, productive analysis of failure that takes the pain out of failure and improves ideas,...

    Sponsored By Jama Software

  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Hybrid Cloud for Dummies eBook

    IT organizations need the right tools and technologies to make hybrid cloud strategies a flexible and efficient reality for their organizations. Learn how to address inhibitors to cloud adoption, recognize data challenges in the cloud and seamlessly move data in the cloud.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    eBook Series: The Changing Landscape of Technology Services

    Technology changes in the blink of an eye. New products or services are introduced and older versions are obsolete almost immediately. The convergence of Mobile, Big Data, and the Cloud is setting the stage for a new way of working, collaborating and leveraging business information. Learn more about how you...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cloud Computing Best Practices

    Getting the most out of your cloud computing strategy isn’t always straightforward. In order to maximise your cloud performance, efficiency, and ROI, it is important to follow certain techniques and avoid making common mistakes. This guide was created for companies that are looking to improve the effectiveness of their existing...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Risks of Delaying Migration to Cloud

    The time is now - to adopt Cloud A recent IDC study showed that cloud solutions offer an average payback period of 7.1 months and 5-year average ROI of 626%, a level that few other investments can equal. Precipitous drops in the cost of cloud computing are making it difficult...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Top 10 Trends In Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is one of the most important innovations of the digital age. But as the new technology becomes more popular, it is changing more rapidly. As a consequence, if your company wants to be ahead of the curve, it needs to stay on top of the latest developments. This...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    HDS Video: Does Your Enterprise Cloud Measure Up?

    According to IDC, spending on cloud services will surpass $125 billion by 2018, as enterprises seek to reduce IT costs, increase agility, and take advantage of new opportunities like mobility, big data and the Internet of Things. In many cases, however, the push to the cloud is coming from outside...

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Resiliency Testing Best Practices - Report

    Every organization must put a plan in place for recover-ability after an outage, but testing your enterprise resilience without full business and IT validation is ineffective. Read the white paper to learn how to put a plan in place for full functional validation, and get details on the importance of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Improving analytics and reporting with near real-time data replication

    Your business relies on data analytics for business intelligence, but if the data isn't up to date, the analytics are worthless. In this technical brief, see how to replicate real-time data, whether it’s onsite, remote or cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Automated Configuration Management: Why it Matters and How to Get Started

    Configuration management is a critical cornerstone of IT automation, providing tools that allow you to centrally manage the packages, configuration files, process state, firewall rules and other settings that equip servers to do their assigned jobs. Without automated configuration management, you do all these tasks manually, or with handwritten scripts....

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Why and How to Choose the Right Cloud Vendor

    Check out this informative resource to discover how to best choose a service provider for your cloud backup services. Read on to explore key requirements to look for in a provider, including: a proven track record, scalability, simple data recovery and more..

    Sponsored By HP US

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Path to Value in the Cloud

    The Path to Value in the Cloud, by Oxford Economics and Windstream, brings together the latest insights, tactics and strategies C-suite respondents are using to make the cloud work for them. Discover how to gain great business advantages by using the cloud to its full potential. In this...

    Sponsored By Windstream Communications

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Introductory Guide To Cloud Computing

    The cloud has allowed many businesses to profit from its flexibility, power and its relatively low cost of entry. This paper was created to serve as a primer in cloud computing for your business. It is targeted at cloud adopters using SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions and serves as a...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Transforming the Cloud Data Centre

    This report will explore how organisations today are driving greater performance and lower the TCO of enterprise and cloud data centres. With more than a decade working together, Red Hat software and Intel architecture share their insights on getting the most out of your organisation's cloud Infrastructure.

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Make Work Simple When You Get Everyone on the Same Page

    PureCloud Collaborate is just what you need to help employees, partners, and customers interact quickly and effectively. Collaborate is loaded with features that take teamwork to the next level. Real-time tools like group chat, video conference, and desktop sharing. Anywhere, anytime availability. Seek and find at its best. Locate exactly...

    Sponsored By Interactive Intelligence

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Streamline Processes and Gain Business Insights in the Cloud

    Explore how SAP Business One Cloud solution provides you with all the integrated business management functionality of the SAP Business One application. The cloud-based solution helps you to streamline processes and increases visibility to improve operational efficiency and decision making.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions Powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

    Many companies considering a private cloud implementation start with their own virtualized resources and then try to find a suitable management framework to fit their needs and budgets. A better approach is to start the journey with proven performers in the cloud orchestration space. Dell and Red Hat engineer...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Wi-Fi Buyers Guide: The Benefits of Cloud Networking

    Cloud networking introduces a new way to deploy, operate & manage distributed enterprise networks. It delivers capabilities via a cloud infrastructure that requires minimal capital investment in appliances or IT resources. This paper provides details about cloud networking, the state of the cloud market & its benefits.

    Sponsored By Aerohive Networks

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    CIO Study: Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Service Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives,their organizations are already deploying multiple cloud models, and they expect that more than half of their IT services will be delivered via the cloud three years from now.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Hybrid Cloud for Dummies, EMC Special Edition

    Enterprise Hybrid Cloud for Dummies, EMC Special Edition, explores the many business benefits of the hybrid cloud, and provides advice to help businesses evolve their IT offering for greater efficiency, flexibility and security

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Orchestration of Modern IT: Helping IT Accelerate Business

    Orchestration for modern IT represents a comprehensive and holistic approach to defining, building, orchestrating, managing and reporting on intelligent workflows that work with third-party tools and operational processes. This report will examine how modern IT professionals are using the process of IT orchestration to reduce capital costs, increase flexibility and...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // May 2015

    ROI Summary for ServiceNow Cloud Based Service Management

    Key Performance Improvements Realized from Customers Who Deployed ServiceNow

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Ways Cloud Solutions Power Business Agility

    The real power of cloud is its ability to allow businesses to “spend less time and money managing IT, and more time focused on their real priority - growth”. This has made the industry to embrace the chance and evolve the way they manage IT. This report talks about how...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Reasons Why Cloud Security Beats Traditional Security

    Not long ago, security was viewed as one of the biggest obstacles to widespread adoption of cloud-based deployments for enterprise software solutions. With recent developments and cloud vendors living exclusively in the cloud world, they have managed to build a much higher level of data center and virtual system security...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Infor CloudSuite - Flexible and Proven Solutions for your Industry

    Infor CloudSuite offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions designed to help support manufacturing, healthcare, the public sector, and more. Infor CloudSuite lets you put some of the most innovative business technologies available today to work for your business in ways that can help optimize value and minimize risk. Download this...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    State of Public Cloud Security

    The majority of organisations using the cloud today don’t understand their shared security responsibilities, according to a recent survey by Forrester Consulting. This finding is alarming, especially with the constant revelations of major data breaches. Whether you’re just starting your cloud journey and want to know how others are approaching...

    Sponsored By Trend Micro Australia

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Cloud Security Best practices

    In this whitepaper Best Practices for Public Cloud Security, Forrester shares cloud security survey results and best practices for addressing shared security responsibility. Forrester advocates a three-part model to secure data and applications in the cloud and specifically discusses how to achieve each recommendation: Verify and secure all resources Limit...

    Sponsored By Trend Micro Australia

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Get work done when you get everyone on the same page.

    PureCloud CollaborateSM is just what you need to help employees, partners, and customers interact quickly and effectively. Collaborate is loaded with features that literally propel teamwork. Tools like group chat, video conference, and desktop sharing. Anywhere, anytime availability. Seek and find at its best. Locate exactly who...

    Sponsored By Interactive Intelligence

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    What CIOs need to know in order to capitalize on Hybrid Cloud

    Hybrid cloud brings together the best of both worlds by enabling businesses and their IT organizations unprecedented flexibility in where they host their many and varied workloads. It also increases business agility, the flexibility to use a variety of services, the scalability to keep pace with business volume, the efficiency...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Puppet Labs DevOps Salary Report

    The 2014 State of DevOps Report revealed strong correlations between DevOps practices and strong IT performance, and also showed that high-performing IT teams have a beneficial impact on the business performance of the organizations they belong to. Among our questions about tools & practices, location, industry and company size,...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Next-gen cloud migration strategies

    Most enterprises have embraced the "low-hanging fruit" of cloud services, phasing in SaaS applications and creating IaaS environments for testing and development. As cloud technologies have matured, however, businesses are considering the transfer of more mission-critical systems to cloud resources. This white paper outlines the current state and future plans...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Webroot Secure Anywhere Web Security Service

    Cybercriminals generate over 100,0001 new malware samples a day; approximately 85% of these are delivered through the Web. Many of them rely on browser and application vulnerabilities to infect systems and steal information. The Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service provides unparalleled protection from the cloud, stopping online threats before they...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    4 Critical Risks Facing Microsoft® Office 365™ Implementations

    Moving to Microsoft® Office 365™ has risks for availability and security. But with planning, you can make your migration a smooth process that keeps users happy and keeps your business moving forward. In this white paper you’ll learn how to: • Keep email working if Office 365 is offline •...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Aberdeen report: Rapid Insight With Results: Harnessing Analytics in the Cloud

    Today's data-driven organization is faced with magnified urgency around data volume, user needs and compressed decision time frames. In order to address these challenges while maintaining an effective analytical culture, many organizations are exploring cloud-based environments coupled with powerful business intelligence (BI) and analytical technology to accelerate decisions and enhance...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Optimising your Infrastructure for Cloud Computing

    This report examines some of the forces behind rising adoption of cloud-based solutions, explores how cloud architectures impact data centres and discusses a series of concrete practices and technologies that can help companies collect the benefits of cloud computing without compromising uptime or overwhelming their power and cooling systems.

    Sponsored By Eaton

  • White Papers // May 2015

    State of Cloud Adoption

    Based on the latest research from CBS Interactive, this infographic illustrates prevailing attitudes toward cloud services, including SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS. It will present adoption statistics, use cases, and even satisfaction levels with multifarious public, private, and hybrid environments

    Sponsored By Microsoft Networks

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Can The Enterprise Count On The Cloud For Data Protection? 

    Despite the recent negative headlines, a cloud enhanced data protection service is an ideal use of cloud storage. It provides off-site, geographically dispersed data protection so that in the event of a site or even regional disaster, an organization’s digital assets can still be recovered in a timely manner. The...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Federation for Identity and Access Security

    The shift to a cloud-based enterprise IT architecture is a foregone conclusion for organizations across a wide range of company sizes and verticals. However, many organizations are still approaching this shift with trepidation because security and compliance concerns can slow or block many enterprise cloud initiatives in terms of both...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Eliminating Authentication Silos and Password Fatigue with Federated Identity and Access Management

    As enterprises continue to depend on the cloud for delivery of applications and more workers are using multiple types of devices to access those applications, the need to control who has access to what will grow. Too often, users suffer from password fatigue, having to create and remember many log-on...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures

    As software fuels new frameworks for developers, IT operators, and lines of business, cloud-native application architectures are helping organisations achieve the agility they need to stay competitive. All good code needs good processes and good teams to achieve the right outcomes. So, while many organisations grasp the value created through...

    Sponsored By Pivotal ANZ