Cloud

Cloud technologies are gaining momentum everyday in the largest data centers and the smallest businesses, offering services that encompass everything from the infrastructure down to the software level. There are many potential benefits as well as risks, but market leaders like Amazon, Rackspace, IBM, and Microsoft are bringing the cloud from the bleeding edge to the center of the IT landscape.

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Enhancing Cloud Connectivity For Optimal Application Performance

    Increasing dependence on Cloud-based applications hosted in distant data centres makes the quality of backbone networks connecting them increasingly critical. Network quality between Cloud providers and end-users in fact widely varies, and chronically threatens application performance. Differences in carrier network design become more significant as dependence on the Cloud intensifies....

    Sponsored By Level 3 Communications

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    5 Tips From Intuit For Implementing Static Code Analysis

    Poor software quality has become one of the most expensive topics in human history with costs exceeding $500 billion per year worldwide. However, 97% of software defects can be removed through code review, static analysis and unit testing. Learn how the implementation of static analysis at Intuit led to reduced...

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Forrester White Paper: Single-Vendor Security Ecosystems Offer Concrete Benefits Over Point Solutions

    This Trend Micro-commissioned profile of North American, European, and Asia Pacific IT security decision-makers from companies with 100 to 5,000 employees evaluates the current endpoint security solution market based on Forrester’s own market data, and a custom study of the same audience.

    Sponsored By TrendMicro

  • 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,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    Analytics and Big Data for the Midmarket (eBook)

    With so much emphasis in the business world being placed on big data and analytics, it can be easy for midsize businesses to feel like they’re being left behind. These organizations often recognize the benefits offered by big data and analytics, but have a hard time pursuing those benefits with...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many Organizations are freeing up their valuable resources for strategic activities by deploying cloud applications that are less costly and complex. So the need to differentiate between the real cloud providers and applications from the imposters has become crucial. The purpose of this document is to help technology and business...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Real SaaS Manifesto to Benefit Your Business

    Business software delivery models have evolved tremendously over the last decade, from on-premise implementations to off-site hosting to Software-as-a- Service (SaaS). Unfortunately, due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, SaaS has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. The purpose of this document is...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Workday Integration Cloud Connect Datasheet

    Companies need to integrate multiple third-party systems and applications to satisfy key business functions and processes. This document outlines the key benefits of Workday Integration Cloud Connect and the portfolio of integration products. Download this report to understand how Workday Cloud Connect provides pre-built connections to third-party applications and services....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HR in the Cloud - 5 Mega Trends

    The Human Resources function is undergoing a critical and fundamental transformation in this new digital world. Fresh thinking is the new order of the day and HR professionals have a unique opportunity to create new value for their business. A key emerging trend is the adoption of cloud -based...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Successful Cloud Strategy: Why Choice and Control are Critical

    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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Accellion vs Box: 5 Key Reasons Enterprises Select Accellion

    Mobile file sharing has become a necessity for today’s enterprises–nearly all workers are mobile. To stay productive, workers need access to all their files on all their devices. They also need to share files selectively and securely with other employees, partners, customers, and other users outside the enterprise. To protect...

    Sponsored By Accellion

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    2014 Global Cost of Data Breach Study

    How much can a data breach cost? And are you doing enough to prevent it from happening to you? The 2014 Global Cost of Data Breach Study from Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM, provides benchmark data based on actual experiences of more than 300 organizations. Read this critical research to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    Critical Data Protection Program by IBM Security Services

    Critical data is the small but most important portion of data vital to business survival and success. It includes sensitive financial and customer data, data that enables critical business processes, and proprietary data such as trade secrets, intellectual property, research and development, and confidential business plans and communications, learn how...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The Need for Third Party Security, Compliance & Other Capabilities in Microsoft Office 365

    Microsoft Office 365 is a generalist product by its very nature, as are all cloud-based communication and collaboration tools offered to a mass audience. In short, Microsoft Office 365 cannot satisfy every requirement for every user at every organization. Consequently, Osterman Research believes that most mid-sized and large organizations...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Whitepaper: Pod Infrastructure, Virtual Infrastructure and Dedicated Infrastructure

    Every organisation has different needs when it comes to Cloud computing. Getting stuck in a rigid contract that doesn’t allow you to consume or scale Cloud services the way your business needs to negates the very purpose of Cloud – the ability to provide flexibility, agility and rapid provisioning.Find out...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing the mobile cloud connected enterprise

    The rise of mobile users and apps, coupled with the continued growth in SaaS, has transformed traditional business environments. Identity is the new perimeter. Learn what you can do with a centralized Identity Access Management (IAM) service across this hybrid IT environment.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Accelerate Mobile App Initiatives with APIs

    Businesses are differentiating through mobile app initiatives. But what’s fueling the development and delivery of mobile app projects – APIs! CA delivers an API Management solution that accelerates development, optimizes performance and secures the mobile channel end-to-end.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    CA LISA Service Virtualization On-the-Go Demo

    Demonstration of CA LISA Service Virtualization capabilities, including how organizations can “Shift-Left” their SDLC, reduce infrastructure requirements, and reduce data/scenario management constraints all while improving application quality.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Migrating to an Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud for Government: Top 5 Considerations

    VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud solution built on vSphere®, which empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure. As a result, government agencies can avoid the cost and complexity of re-architecting and retraining sta¬ff for public cloud infrastructure that is...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    A Guide to Hybrid Cloud for Government Agencies An inside-out approach for extending your data center to the cloud

    The majority of government customers operate some combination of onsite and offsite IT environments and are struggling to manage both new and legacy applications and infrastructure. Enterprise-class hybrid cloud empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure, and avoid the complexity of having to rewrite applications to...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Top 7 Benefits of an Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud for Government

    VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud service that delivers the tried and tested VMware capabilities widely used by government organizations today, with the added security and compliance assurance of FedRAMP authorization. The hybrid cloud is becoming more and more prevalent – in fact,...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing and controlling data in the cloud

    The Securing and Controlling Data in the Cloud white paper evaluates the benefits of cloud computing, the security challenges posed by the cloud and provides recommendations to secure and control sensitive data in cloud environments.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing Big Data

    This White Paper shows the performance of several benchmark tests of Vormetric Transparent Encryption running on a Cloudera HADOOP system using several different workloads. The overhead is minimal and within acceptable norms of performance vs. security tradeoffs.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Enterprise encryption architecture

    This white paper Enterprise Encryption Architecture explores data security threats and provides some encryption strategies in order to protect private and confidential information.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    ESG Spotlight: NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Storage QoS

    This ESG Lab Spotlight explores how NetApp Data ONTAP 8.2 Storage QoS can help organizations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational flexibility and efficiency, and on-demand IT services.

    Sponsored By NetApp.

  • eBooks // Jun 2014

    Why Cloud is Better with a DevOps Culture

    Every senior technologist in every large enterprise knows the business case for cloud computing. Done properly, cloud is a way to: Overcome barriers to innovation Get to market faster Handle massive spikes Lower IT costs This ebook looks at how the IT function works today, and why it...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • eBooks // Jun 2014

    Hybrid Cloud - Strategies for Innovative Businesses

    The public cloud turned traditional IT on its head. When anyone can spin up servers in an instant and you only pay for what you use, the barriers to innovation melt away. In businesses of all sizes, innovators and experimenters are using the public cloud to get around traditional barriers...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    ADAMS monitoring service Customer Presentation - Japanese

    This white paper analyses the advantages of monitoring services and its impact on the efficiency of your IT environments. Download now to learn more on how you can improve your infrastructure.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IDC Info Brief for SMEs: Innovation in the Cloud

    IT's Next Big Success Story In this report, IDC evaluates the benefits of cloud adoption and provides some best practices for implementing cloud computing in order to achieve collaboration, integration and competitive advantage. Read this report and learn how SAP helped organisations increased business value.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    6 Tasks You Can't Do with Traditional IT Operational Tools

    Traditional IT monitoring tools designed for static physical environments can overwhelm administrators with low-level information and often do not provide visibility into the factors that are causing poor performance. Read this guide to find out how taking control of your vSphere environment with vCenter™ Operations Management is the smart choice...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Enterprise Mobility Management: Everything You Need to Know About MDM, MAM and BYOD

    If you’re looking for mobile device management (MDM) solutions, are you 100% sure about what your company really needs ? There’s new information available that will help you save money, time and other valuable resources. Read this tech brief about how to maximize your organization’s mobile capabilities so you can...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Kyocera Document Solutions Customer Reference - Japanese

    The CRM cloud adoption in Kyocera - Case study.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Company Success Through Business Intelligence

    Forrester conducted in-depth surveys and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and big data tools. In this paper, you will learn what separates the leading companies from the rest when it comes to exploiting innovative technologies in BI and analytics, and what steps...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data Research

    Based on EMA’s survey of more than 250 business and technology stakeholders that provided data on more than 600 active Big Data efforts, this paper explores what’s really happening in the world of Big Data. Read the whitepaper to find out the key trends surrounding the adoption, expectations and challenges...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IAM Across Cloud and On-premise Environments: Best Practices for Maintaining Security and Control

    Many organisations leverage a hybrid cloud & on-premise architecture, but one of their major challenges is ensuring users can seamlessly move around the environment while still maintaining consistent control and security policy between on-premise and cloud services.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Best-In-Class Steps to Successfully Manage the Buyer's Journey

    Delighting customers is no easy task for today’s organizations. The constant growth of information on numerous products and services empower customers with crucial intelligence that inuences their purchase decisions. Achieving success in keeping in-tune with customers’ rapidly changing needs requires businesses to streamline their customer data management activities to personalize...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    SAP Makes Big Data Real

    Big Data refers to the challenges of capturing, managing, and analyzing large volumes of various types of data with great velocity. Big Data presents a big opportunity for you to gain greater business value. From major league sports and personalized shopping to carbon reduction and cancer treatment, organizations are leveraging...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cloud Priorities 2014: Cloud strategies, priorities and implementation plans of North American IT leaders and professionals

    The ZDNet Cloud Priorities 2014 report, sponsored by Windstream, is a research study on cloud in North America and reports on the current and future adoption of the subject technology, the business objectives of adopters, and the experiences of those adopters. The report also covers current budgets and changes in...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Getting more from big data, faster

    The IBM PureData System can help your company keep up with the volume and complexity of data. It is a key component of the IBM Big Data platform, and provides a smarter approach for organizations to deploy complete, ready-to-run systems optimized for analytics and transactional data workloads in hours without...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Modernizing Data Protection With Backup Appliances

    Transformation of the backup infrastructure is the next frontier for IT and storage managers. Backup is an area where architectures are only slowly evolving, and "never touch a running system" is the mantra in many organizations. However, the transformation of the IT infrastructure that is happening in most IT departments...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • 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

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Cloud Services for Dummies eBook

    For business leaders, cloud computing is a cost-effective way to leverage IT resources to prototype and implement strategic change. For your IT organization, the cloud allows it to be significantly more proactive and responsive when it comes to supporting strategic business imperatives. Learn how to take advantage of IaaS and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing and controlling data in the cloud

    The Securing and Controlling Data in the Cloud white paper evaluates the benefits of cloud computing, the security challenges posed by the cloud and provides recommendations to secure and control sensitive data in cloud environments.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Journey to the Hybrid Cloud

    Cloud adoption continues to expand beyond the base of cutting-edge early adopters and is now reaching the "early mainstream" stage, increasingly being looked at by enterprises as a viable model for agile, cost-effective IT delivery. However, the prevailing binary paradigm of cloud infrastructure (public versus private) limits the extent to...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Using Production Messaging to Automate Workflow

    For customers at one of the nation’s leading pharmacies, wait times were becoming a hassle. Manual processes, like keying data into the central pharmacy system and faxing documents back and forth, meant that prescriptions took hours instead of the minutes to fulfill. With OpenText Production Messaging and Document Capture, the...

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Resource Management the Right Way

    Find out how Red Hat® CloudForms gives IT administrators and managers a comprehensive solution to optimize their virtual, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures with advanced capacity planning and sophisticated resource management capabilities.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Cloud Vs. On-Site Security Myths

    Many organizations shy away from hosted and cloud-based services due to security qualms. But often those fears are based on flawed assumptions about the security of cloud environments compared to in-house counterparts. We take a clear-headed look at how cloud security truly stacks up against traditional environments when it comes...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Big Data Gets Personal: Business Report

    Big data and personal data are converging to shape the Internet's most surprising consumer products. They'll predict your needs and store your memories -- if you let them. Fast-developing methods for collecting and analyzing these types of "big data" promise valuable insights to retailers, urban planners, and for individuals. This...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    SharePlex Connector for Hadoop Improving analytics with real- and near real-time data replication

    Learn how alternative methods for replicating changes from an Oracle database to a Hadoop® cluster can help you maintain real-time or a near real-time copies of the tables your organization needs to meet its data analytics requirements in this brief from Dell™.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    vRanger Pro - Simple, fast, and scalable image-based backup, replication, and recovery

    Protecting virtual environments with traditional backup and replication software is no small feat. These agent-dependent solutions are slow, expensive, and difficult to manage— sapping virtual host CPU and I/O resources and often wasting large amounts of backup storage. vRanger Pro offers a better alternative. This simple, fast and scalable data-protection...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business

    Businesses are realizing that the cloud is the future of enterprise software and offers many attractive business benefits. But there is much to think about when evaluating the potential move to a cloud model, especially for core systems like ERP. View IDC’s WhitePaper: ERP in the Cloud and the Modern...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Solution Overview

    Are you tired of waiting to deploy private cloud? If you’re looking for faster cloud creation, greater flexibility and easier management, then IBM Private Modular Cloud is for you. Read the service profile to learn how IBM’s highly automated, customized platform as a service (PaaS) private cloud can be deployed...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    AT&T and IBM's Private Cloud Partnership:  From Competition to Coopetition

    IBM and AT&T have joined forces to create a compelling network-enabled private cloud offering that addresses security, performance and reliability -- concerns that have caused many large enterprises to put off migration to cloud. Read this analyst report to see just what this offering means to its target market: global...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2013

    Executive's guide to infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

    Develop the right cloud strategy for your organization with the help of the advice and insights collected in this latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic.

    Sponsored By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The Modern Office and You: 5 Ways to Capitalise on Cloud Opportunities

    Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business. Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you’ll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Forrester Report: Bring ROI to your BYOD

    IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment that companies realized by engaging IBM to implement a “bring your own device” program.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing Big Data

    This White Paper shows the performance of several benchmark tests of Vormetric Transparent Encryption running on a Cloudera HADOOP system using several different workloads. The overhead is minimal and within acceptable norms of performance vs. security tradeoffs.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Enterprise encryption architecture

    This white paper Enterprise Encryption Architecture explores data security threats and provides some encryption strategies in order to protect private and confidential information.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Managing hybrid clouds: A comprehensive, secure, and flexible cloud management solution white paper

    Hybrid cloud delivery brings a fundamental shift to the enterprise, and a new style of IT. The IT department that develops a hybrid delivery model, one that creates an optimal mix of traditional IT, private, and public cloud, is the department that realizes success. Read the white paper and learn...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Gartner Research Paper: Private Cloud Matures, Hybrid Cloud Is Next

    Nearly half of large enterprises polled have deployed a private cloud service, and only 11% have no plans to do so through 2014. While actual hybrid cloud computing deployments are rare, nearly three-fourths of large enterprises expect to have hybrid deployments by 2015.

    Sponsored By VMware

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    2014 Cloud Guide: Insights For a Great Migration

    The cloud space is noisy—full of opinions, statistics and data. There’s plenty of information out there—but knowing what and who to trust can be a challenge. Here’s a quick look at important cloud computing trends and a short list of trusted resources that will point you in the right direction....

    Sponsored By Windstream Communications

  • 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 // Jul 2014

    10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many Organizations are freeing up their valuable resources for strategic activities by deploying cloud applications that are less costly and complex. So the need to differentiate between the real cloud providers and applications from the imposters has become crucial. The purpose of this document is to help technology and business...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    5 Tips From Intuit For Implementing Static Code Analysis

    Poor software quality has become one of the most expensive topics in human history with costs exceeding $500 billion per year worldwide. However, 97% of software defects can be removed through code review, static analysis and unit testing. Learn how the implementation of static analysis at Intuit led to reduced...

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Automating and Securing Healthcare Information with Cloud-Based Fax Messaging

    Federal guidelines are driving healthcare providers to automate the processing of patient-related information. Using internal fax infrastructures to manage healthcare information is becoming more costly, and posing a security risk. Find out how a cloud-based fax solution secures patient information processing while lowering operational costs.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    This Global Insurance Leader Cut Fax Costs in Half and Improved Customer Communications with Proactive Notifications

    One of the world’s largest insurance companies needed to reduce costs, increase efficiency, improve customer service, and run a greener operation. By replacing their outdated fax system and updating their paper-based notifications processes with a new portfolio of cloud-based services, OpenText EasyLink made it effortless.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Virtualization and Cloud Monitoring - 9 reasons why SaaS makes more sense

    SaaS monitoring systems are architected to allow for seamless, unified monitoring of the entire IT ecosystem, regardless of whether it's physical, virtual, or in the cloud. But the “SaaS versus on-premise” equation is different for every technology. There are some solution types where a SaaS approach has special benefits that...

    Sponsored By LogicMonitor

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Service-based software powers ahead

    The trend towards software-as-a-service (SaaS) in organisations is now irreversible: the drivers for implementation, including financial savings, scalability, more predictable costs and greater business agility, make the case for SaaS a compelling one. Combine this with an unequally unstoppable trend towards mobile- and home-working, and we can add improved productivity...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Maintaining AD: An Ounce of Prevention or Pound of Cure?

    Read about three commonly overlooked tasks by administrators that can improve Active Directory (AD) performance: monitoring replication, recovering objects and cleaning the database. Find out how to do these quickly and easily.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet Asia IaaS/PaaS Priorities 2013/14 Report

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of Asian IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Asia. As the name...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    The Manager of Managers Approach to Running Your IT Environment Virtual Event

    Do you have a single console to view, control, and manage your IT environment? Is automation built into your monitoring strategy? As IT environments become more dynamic, your operations teams need a unified view for management and monitoring. Automatic detection, and automated monitoring setup and configuration are two ways to...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    McKesson Cloud Automation Podcast

    Download the podcast on how McKesson accomplished a multi-year, pan-IT management transformation. Learn how McKesson's performance journey, from 2005 to the present, has enabled it to better leverage an agile, hybrid cloud model. How McKesson gained a standardized services orientation to achieve agility in deploying its many active applications is...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    NetVault Backup - Cross-platform backup and recovery for every enterprise

    The success of your business depends on your ability to protect, access and leverage your mission-critical data on a daily basis — and restore it quickly in the event of an unexpected data loss. Yet many enterprises use data protection software that sacrifices functionality for simplicity, or scalability for versatility....

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Agility Gap in Today's Private Clouds

    Find out how Red Hat® CloudForms gives IT administrators and managers a comprehensive solution to optimize their virtual, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures with advanced capacity planning and sophisticated resource management capabilities.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World (Forrester Report)

    In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.

    Sponsored By Red Hat