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.

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    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 –...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    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.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    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.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    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...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    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 // 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...

    Provided By IBM

  • 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...

    Provided 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...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • 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....

    Provided By Windstream Communications

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    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 // Nov 2013

    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 // Oct 2013

    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 // Oct 2013

    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 // 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.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Aug 2013

    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 // Jul 2013

    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 // Jul 2013

    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 // May 2013

    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 // Mar 2013

    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 // Mar 2013

    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 // Mar 2013

    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 // Sep 2012

    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 // Aug 2012

    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 // Jul 2012

    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 // Oct 2013

    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...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    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.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    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 –...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    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.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Mar 2013

    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 // 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.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Mar 2013

    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 // Sep 2012

    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 // Jul 2013

    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 // Jul 2013

    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 // Mar 2013

    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 // 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...

    Provided 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...

    Provided By Rackspace

  • eBooks // Aug 2012

    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 // May 2013

    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 // Nov 2013

    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 // Jul 2012

    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 // Aug 2013

    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 // Oct 2013

    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 // Jan 2014

    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 // Oct 2013

    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 // 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....

    Provided By Windstream Communications

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    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 // 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...

    Provided By IBM