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 // Apr 2015

    Achieving Cloud Superiority - The Benefits of Advisory Services eBook

    Cloud computing has rapidly emerged as an essential technology for achieving economies of scale, reducing spending, globalising work forces, improving accessibility, and streamlining processes. Accordingly, enterprises face numerous choices and challenges regarding cloud computing implementation and adoption. Organisations of all types and sizes need to look to third party experts...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Achieving Cloud Superiority

    Cloud computing has rapidly emerged as an essential technology for achieving economies of scale, reducing spend, globalizing work forces, improving accessibility, and streamlining processes. Accordingly, enterprises face numerous choices and challenges in relation to cloud implementation and adoption. What are the challenges that organizations are most apt to overlook as...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • eBooks // Apr 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 // Apr 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Executives Guide to Big Data & Apache Hadoop

    An introduction to Big Data, describing what it consists of and what’s driving its remarkable momentum. I also explain how distributed, parallel processing methodologies – brought to life in technologies such as Hadoop and its thriving ecosystem – can help harvest knowledge from the enormous volumes of raw data –...

    Provided By MapR

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    9 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Cloud Phone Provider

    In today’s economy, flexibility and speed are essential to success. It’s no surprise that more companies are turning to VoIP phone systems to give them the freedom they need to grow and accommodate clients near and far. But, how do you know which VoIP provider is best for your business?...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Guarding the Castle

    This ebook details the sophisticated strategies and tools that today’s cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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....

    Provided By Windstream Communications

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Mobile App Revolution eBook - 8 Steps to Building Mobile Apps Fast in the Cloud

    Get your free eBook and learn how to: Embrace mobile design principles Create engaging apps that put customers first Make every developer a mobile one Get on the fastest path to mobile freedom Download Now!

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    eBook: Agile Cloud Delivery: When Innovation Can't Wait

    Companies are increasingly turning to cloud computing as a way to provide an agile, flexible service delivery platform. Whether the goal is to transition more swiftly to a virtual environment or speed application deployment, the answer lies in Agile Cloud Delivery.

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Building Success on Acquia Cloud: 10 Layers of PaaS

    A great digital experience is essential for success in today's digital marketplace. Not only is building, deploying, hosting, and scaling web applications complicated, but leaving resources available that allow for continuing innovation is crucial to ongoing success. To make the most of the resources at hand and to speed time...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Standardizing Security Processes to Minimize Mobile Threats

    This E-Guide examines five essential aspects of protecting corporate networks, information, and infrastructure.This whitepaper deals with enterprise software, CRM, customer relationship management in the cloud. Sponsored by Lenovo and Intel®:

    Provided By Lenovo

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Do more with your data.

    IBM’s innovative portfolio of data management software and systems helps clients do more with less – and use data as a secret weapon in the competitive battle.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Finding Success in the Cloud

    Over the past few years, the cloud market has grown by leaps and bounds while becoming an integral part of IT operations. Cloud computing is a great way for businesses of all sizes to create collaborative environments with little investment, and it’s a profitable way for IT service providers to...

    Provided By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Surviving the Mobile Tsunami

    No longer can we think about mobile as an afterthought . Digital mobile experiences—on smartphones, tablets, digital glasses, digital watches, and more—are what we should be thinking about first. Responsive design is crucial. In addition, a consumer must be able to switch from laptop to tablet to smartphone while engaging...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    6 secrets to offering exceptional customer service

    The vast majority of people are not experiencing great service. Nearly a third of consumers believe that businesses are now paying less attention to providing good customer service. On top of that, just 7% of those polled say that customer service experiences they have with companies typically exceed their expectations....

    Provided By Salesforce.com Australia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    7 tips to accelerate Sales Performance

    Picking up the phone is not only one of the best ways to connect with customers, it’s one of the best prospecting tools you can have in your arsenal. It’s the way to take the lead. and succeed. Product Features: Best practices to prepare for a call...

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Building Great Digital Experiences with Acquia Cloud Site Factory

    Today’s marketplace couldn’t be more competitive. Staying ahead of the competition means being able to respond to a changing market instantly. Launching a marketing campaign, a new brand, or even a new family of brands can mean the difference between success…or trailing the pack. Acquia Cloud Site Factory offers a...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Smarter Service: The Contact Center of the Future

    Consumers today expect better. They expect better service, better products and better communication with companies. But to have a single, seamless conversation with every customer across multiple channels, companies can no longer rely on outdated contact centers. To meet these challenges, many companies are deploying Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contact center systems...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Best Practices for Customer Service - A Nucleus Research Guidebook

    As quality service becomes a key differentiator for customer retention and future sales, companies must take an integrated approach to differentiate their customer service from that of their competitors. This Guidebook explores the experiences of Oracle RightNow customers and highlights best practices they have taken to enable agents to deliver...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    7 Practical Sales Tips

    It's all about productivity. Making good sales reps great. Closing bigger deals, faster. In this ebook you'll find practical tips to help you make the biggest impact on your sales productivity in the shortest amount of time. You'll learn actionable tips that will help you: Gain 2.5...

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Big Data Analytics eBook

    This book brings a practitioner’s view to Big Data Analytics. Download this ebook to read a practical viewpoint into leveraging analytics for Big Data. This book also draws material from a large number of workshops and interviews with business and IT leaders. Learn more about 'Big Data and Business...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Meeting the Challenge of Big Data

    There are four key characteristics that define big data: Volume, Velocity, Variety and Value. Volume and velocity aren't necessarily new problems for IT managers; these issues are just amplified today. The distinguishing characteristics of big data that do create new problems are the variety and low density value of the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Finally, a tablet with a work ethic

    You want to work the way that best suits you, whatever your profession, wherever you are. You're working outside the traditional office more than ever. In business, you now desire the same easy-to-use device that you use at home, a desire that has ignited the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement. You're not...

    Provided By HP US

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Executive's Guide to Best Practices in SaaS and the Cloud

    This guide offers analysis, perspective, and advice to help you make the right decisions when implementing cloud solutions for your organization.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Gamification: Using Virtual Awards and Recognition to Motivate your Sales Team

    Find out about gamification, the ground-breaking method to motivate your sales team by playing on what drives them - competition and recognition! Strategies leveraged from the world of video games bring fresh ideas that go a long way to keeping Sales motivated. Download this eBook from ConnectWise to find out...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Social Sales Revolution: 7 Steps to get ahead

    A new age of the social customer has arrived. Sales reps who adopt social technologies say they enjoy greater reach, higher productivity, more meaningful relationships, and inevitably, they sell more. This eBook examines how some of today's most successful reps approach social sales. Among others, you'll meet a...

    Provided By Salesforce.com Australia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Ultimate Guide to Email Prospecting

    In 2.7 seconds, a prospect will decide whether to read, forward or delete your email. (How are we doing so far?) This new eBook by Jill Konrath, sales strategist and author, explores how to craft an email message that grabs the attention of prospects and compels them to continue...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Selling in a Volatile Economy

    The same thing that keeps you awake at night keeps your prospects and customers up, too: A volatile economy. You need some fresh strategies to make it easier for your prospects to move forward with a change initiative. This eBook by Jill Konrath, sales strategist and author of...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Defining Big Data

    Big Data is one of the hottest IT terms in the marketplace today. Not only are business teams asking for the benefits of exploiting it, but IT teams are still getting their heads around how Big Data can be leveraged in their organization. There are definitely some questions you should...

    Provided By Slalom Consulting

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Maximized Warehousing and Analytics in The Era of Big Data

    Enterprise IT leaders have to look beyond the glib buzz words of 'big data' to figure out what the real impact and opportunities are for their organizations. Automation extends into every aspect of business operations today, with a wealth of new data sources such geo-location, RFID instrumentation and web interactions....

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Supply Chain eBook

    This is your comprehensive, one-stop point for SAP Supply Chain Planning and Collaboration (SAP SCM) collateral: Business Transformation Studies, Customer Success Stories, Customer Testimonial Videos, Solution in Details, Articles.

    Provided By SAP

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Social Sales ebook: a prerequisite to winning

    Social Sales ebook: a prerequisite to winning. Find out which profile wins the most deals and how all your sales reps can be more successful.

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Achieving Cloud Superiority

    Cloud computing has rapidly emerged as an essential technology for achieving economies of scale, reducing spend, globalizing work forces, improving accessibility, and streamlining processes. Accordingly, enterprises face numerous choices and challenges in relation to cloud implementation and adoption. What are the challenges that organizations are most apt to overlook as...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • eBooks // Apr 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 // Apr 2015

    Achieving Cloud Superiority - The Benefits of Advisory Services eBook

    Cloud computing has rapidly emerged as an essential technology for achieving economies of scale, reducing spending, globalising work forces, improving accessibility, and streamlining processes. Accordingly, enterprises face numerous choices and challenges regarding cloud computing implementation and adoption. Organisations of all types and sizes need to look to third party experts...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • eBooks // Apr 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Guarding the Castle

    This ebook details the sophisticated strategies and tools that today’s cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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....

    Provided By Windstream Communications

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    9 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Cloud Phone Provider

    In today’s economy, flexibility and speed are essential to success. It’s no surprise that more companies are turning to VoIP phone systems to give them the freedom they need to grow and accommodate clients near and far. But, how do you know which VoIP provider is best for your business?...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Executives Guide to Big Data & Apache Hadoop

    An introduction to Big Data, describing what it consists of and what’s driving its remarkable momentum. I also explain how distributed, parallel processing methodologies – brought to life in technologies such as Hadoop and its thriving ecosystem – can help harvest knowledge from the enormous volumes of raw data –...

    Provided By MapR

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Mobile App Revolution eBook - 8 Steps to Building Mobile Apps Fast in the Cloud

    Get your free eBook and learn how to: Embrace mobile design principles Create engaging apps that put customers first Make every developer a mobile one Get on the fastest path to mobile freedom Download Now!

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    eBook: Agile Cloud Delivery: When Innovation Can't Wait

    Companies are increasingly turning to cloud computing as a way to provide an agile, flexible service delivery platform. Whether the goal is to transition more swiftly to a virtual environment or speed application deployment, the answer lies in Agile Cloud Delivery.

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Defining Big Data

    Big Data is one of the hottest IT terms in the marketplace today. Not only are business teams asking for the benefits of exploiting it, but IT teams are still getting their heads around how Big Data can be leveraged in their organization. There are definitely some questions you should...

    Provided By Slalom Consulting

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Ultimate Guide to Email Prospecting

    In 2.7 seconds, a prospect will decide whether to read, forward or delete your email. (How are we doing so far?) This new eBook by Jill Konrath, sales strategist and author, explores how to craft an email message that grabs the attention of prospects and compels them to continue...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Selling in a Volatile Economy

    The same thing that keeps you awake at night keeps your prospects and customers up, too: A volatile economy. You need some fresh strategies to make it easier for your prospects to move forward with a change initiative. This eBook by Jill Konrath, sales strategist and author of...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Social Sales Revolution: 7 Steps to get ahead

    A new age of the social customer has arrived. Sales reps who adopt social technologies say they enjoy greater reach, higher productivity, more meaningful relationships, and inevitably, they sell more. This eBook examines how some of today's most successful reps approach social sales. Among others, you'll meet a...

    Provided By Salesforce.com Australia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Supply Chain eBook

    This is your comprehensive, one-stop point for SAP Supply Chain Planning and Collaboration (SAP SCM) collateral: Business Transformation Studies, Customer Success Stories, Customer Testimonial Videos, Solution in Details, Articles.

    Provided By SAP

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Social Sales ebook: a prerequisite to winning

    Social Sales ebook: a prerequisite to winning. Find out which profile wins the most deals and how all your sales reps can be more successful.

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Maximized Warehousing and Analytics in The Era of Big Data

    Enterprise IT leaders have to look beyond the glib buzz words of 'big data' to figure out what the real impact and opportunities are for their organizations. Automation extends into every aspect of business operations today, with a wealth of new data sources such geo-location, RFID instrumentation and web interactions....

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Gamification: Using Virtual Awards and Recognition to Motivate your Sales Team

    Find out about gamification, the ground-breaking method to motivate your sales team by playing on what drives them - competition and recognition! Strategies leveraged from the world of video games bring fresh ideas that go a long way to keeping Sales motivated. Download this eBook from ConnectWise to find out...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Executive's Guide to Best Practices in SaaS and the Cloud

    This guide offers analysis, perspective, and advice to help you make the right decisions when implementing cloud solutions for your organization.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Finally, a tablet with a work ethic

    You want to work the way that best suits you, whatever your profession, wherever you are. You're working outside the traditional office more than ever. In business, you now desire the same easy-to-use device that you use at home, a desire that has ignited the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement. You're not...

    Provided By HP US

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Big Data Analytics eBook

    This book brings a practitioner’s view to Big Data Analytics. Download this ebook to read a practical viewpoint into leveraging analytics for Big Data. This book also draws material from a large number of workshops and interviews with business and IT leaders. Learn more about 'Big Data and Business...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Meeting the Challenge of Big Data

    There are four key characteristics that define big data: Volume, Velocity, Variety and Value. Volume and velocity aren't necessarily new problems for IT managers; these issues are just amplified today. The distinguishing characteristics of big data that do create new problems are the variety and low density value of the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    7 Practical Sales Tips

    It's all about productivity. Making good sales reps great. Closing bigger deals, faster. In this ebook you'll find practical tips to help you make the biggest impact on your sales productivity in the shortest amount of time. You'll learn actionable tips that will help you: Gain 2.5...

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    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.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Building Great Digital Experiences with Acquia Cloud Site Factory

    Today’s marketplace couldn’t be more competitive. Staying ahead of the competition means being able to respond to a changing market instantly. Launching a marketing campaign, a new brand, or even a new family of brands can mean the difference between success…or trailing the pack. Acquia Cloud Site Factory offers a...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    7 tips to accelerate Sales Performance

    Picking up the phone is not only one of the best ways to connect with customers, it’s one of the best prospecting tools you can have in your arsenal. It’s the way to take the lead. and succeed. Product Features: Best practices to prepare for a call...

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Smarter Service: The Contact Center of the Future

    Consumers today expect better. They expect better service, better products and better communication with companies. But to have a single, seamless conversation with every customer across multiple channels, companies can no longer rely on outdated contact centers. To meet these challenges, many companies are deploying Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contact center systems...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Best Practices for Customer Service - A Nucleus Research Guidebook

    As quality service becomes a key differentiator for customer retention and future sales, companies must take an integrated approach to differentiate their customer service from that of their competitors. This Guidebook explores the experiences of Oracle RightNow customers and highlights best practices they have taken to enable agents to deliver...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Finding Success in the Cloud

    Over the past few years, the cloud market has grown by leaps and bounds while becoming an integral part of IT operations. Cloud computing is a great way for businesses of all sizes to create collaborative environments with little investment, and it’s a profitable way for IT service providers to...

    Provided By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    6 secrets to offering exceptional customer service

    The vast majority of people are not experiencing great service. Nearly a third of consumers believe that businesses are now paying less attention to providing good customer service. On top of that, just 7% of those polled say that customer service experiences they have with companies typically exceed their expectations....

    Provided By Salesforce.com Australia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Surviving the Mobile Tsunami

    No longer can we think about mobile as an afterthought . Digital mobile experiences—on smartphones, tablets, digital glasses, digital watches, and more—are what we should be thinking about first. Responsive design is crucial. In addition, a consumer must be able to switch from laptop to tablet to smartphone while engaging...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Standardizing Security Processes to Minimize Mobile Threats

    This E-Guide examines five essential aspects of protecting corporate networks, information, and infrastructure.This whitepaper deals with enterprise software, CRM, customer relationship management in the cloud. Sponsored by Lenovo and Intel®:

    Provided By Lenovo

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Do more with your data.

    IBM’s innovative portfolio of data management software and systems helps clients do more with less – and use data as a secret weapon in the competitive battle.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Building Success on Acquia Cloud: 10 Layers of PaaS

    A great digital experience is essential for success in today's digital marketplace. Not only is building, deploying, hosting, and scaling web applications complicated, but leaving resources available that allow for continuing innovation is crucial to ongoing success. To make the most of the resources at hand and to speed time...

    Provided By Acquia