Data Centers

Along with the rise of cloud computing, data centers are being reinvented via virtualization, servers and high-performance computing. Find out more in with the latest white papers and case studies.

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC Report: Automation and Orchestration for Effective Datacenter Operations

    More responsive IT is the key to a more responsive and efficient enterprise, according to IDC research. Read the report that describes why IT automation is an urgent priority, and how effective automation and orchestration can pay huge dividends. The report also explores: Top IT management priorities for the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    5 Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastructure

    IT leaders are constantly thinking about ways to decrease costs. When InformationWeek recently asked IT executives about the primary ways they planned to innovate this year, the most common answer was “lower IT costs or business costs.” And the pressure to spend less appears to be growing. Yet, in the...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Dell's Versatile PowerEdge Server Portfolio

    Modern organisations require servers that can deliver faster application performance, provide better availability to meet stringent SLAs, handle complex and evolving workloads, and maximize operational efficiency. This white paper also outlines how Dell is delivering improvements in application performance, data centre efficiency, scalability, and simplified, automated management through innovative system...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Dense computing–Considering convergence

    Consolidating physical servers within a shared framework provides many benefits: A significant reduction in cabling for power distribution and networking Cooling can be consolidated as well to provide better efficiency at the rack and also increasing the efficiency of CRAC air units Systems management is streamlined to provide easier monitoring...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Infographic: The case for Automation

    Recent technology trends such as mobile, big data, and the cloud have created opportunities for IT, but they’ve also created additional cost and complexity in the data center. Take a look at the infographic that quantifies the challenges data center managers are facing and the business value of moving...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: Server Innovations

    More and more organisations are choosing to work with vendors investing in solutions that can process, support and manage mission-critical workloads for cloud solutions, mobility capabilities, and data analytics initiatives in today's data centres. This IDC whitepaper will outline how Dell and its partners are able to partners are able...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Continuous Endpoint Threat Detection and Response in a Point-in-Time World

    The only way to defeat today’s security threats is to address them holistically across the full attack continuum - before, during, and after an attack. Cisco’s approach of continuous endpoint analysis in combination with a big data architecture is foundational to this model. Our innovations in advanced malware protection include:...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC Brief - Assessing the Business Value of the Secured Datacenter

    With recent high-profile breaches at some of the largest retailers and financial institutions worldwide, there has been an increase in awareness, rising to the executive and even board levels. This IDC Brief explores the shift to "3rd Platform" era which is built on a foundation of mobile, social, Big Data,...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    HP White Paper: Modernize IT to Unleash Productivity 

    How small and midsize business can drive growth. The realities of a dynamic marketplace and ever-changing customer expectations pose continual challenges and opportunities for small and midsize businesses. Big Data, the cloud and mobility are changing the way information moves and connections are made across the organization, offering productive potential...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Unitrends 7 Deadly Sins

    Business systems have evolved into critical elements of conducting normal, day-to-day business. Backup and recovery systems for an organization should not only be flexible and robust enough to restore user data quickly and accurately, but also entire systems and applications to prevent minimal downtime. Read more..

    Sponsored By Unitrends

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IBM QRadar Perception Capture Study

    Ponemon Institute conducted 1:1 confidential interviews with 25 IT security practitioners from U.S. companies for this independent study of QRadar SIEM users. Figures presented include total costs to acquire, deploy and run QRadar. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Data Protection Overview

    Whether you have already thought about a value-based approach or would like help shifting away from the costbased model, our services will help you apportion the right data protection and manage your storage more effectively as a result. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Data Analytics Overview

    Today’s real-time data platforms are helping leading organizations to better utilise information that has always resided within the business, as well as the growing volumes of new data. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly, 4Q 2014

    As the end of the year draws near, the IBM® X-Force® research and development team takes a closer look at the security trends shaping our world. In particular, this report examines how the Internet continues to connect more people,places and things, resulting in a new range of security risks. Read...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Mar 2015

    Backbone Connect introduce half-price data center rack space for an entire year.

    Find out more about Backbone Connect's special offer and how to leverage it to increase your data center space. Some of the highlights include: Excellent Internet access and WAN connectivity Over 400 carriers and CDN providers 24/7 access to your racks

    Sponsored By Backbone Connect

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: The Business Benefits of Unified Storage

    Data storage in the corporate environment has become increasingly complex. IT leaders face significant challenges in effectively storing and managing data. This report takes a detailed look into the challenges of data storage and examines how NetApp offers the capabilities that can benefit businesses and maximise efficiency.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Protect Applications, Not Just Data – BC/DR for Virtualised Applications

    When organisations are considering a disaster recovery strategy, they look for a solution that not only protects and recovers data, but also provides application consistency. Learn how Zerto enables automated replication and recovery with application awareness to align with the business’ needs – application protection and availability. Download this resource...

    Sponsored By Zerto

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Cost Advantages of NetApp FlexPod Datacenter with VMware

    This whitepaper focuses on the NetApp FlexPod Datacenter offering. It compares NetApp’s capabilities to both VCE and EMC at a high level as well as demonstrating value via the Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analyses.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way

    Workday is responsible for maintaining the core application so that customer IT staff do not have to get involved. Traditionally, IT costs more than it earns, undermining company profits rather than contributing to them. If IT professionals spend more time advancing the organisation’s mission, they do more than help trim...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage (German Content)

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

    Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage (French Content)

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

    Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage (Italian Content)

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

    Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Data Protection Solutions Guide

    It is an inescapable fact that massive, relentless data growth now defines the IT landscape for organizations of all sizes. According to industry analysts IDC , from the years 2013 to 2020 the digital universe will grow by a factor of 10 — from 4.4 trillion gigabytes to 44 trillion....

    Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Datacore & Nexsan : efficient storage virtualization

    The IT infrastructure simply has to work – despite constrained budgets, data growth and constant change. No matter the size of the data center, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments more simple, scalable, and agile. Learn More...

    Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG Report Transforming the Enterprise with a Dynamic IT Infrastructure

    Imagine an environment where business decisions drive application choices and policy, with no regard for infrastructure, where best practices are implemented based solely on business requirements—and a “guaranteed service level” means just that. The IT of the future will be an elaborate business operation unencumbered by past technology decisions, one...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Infrastructure Modernization

    One of the top priorities for enterprises today is modernizing their data center to transform from the inefficiencies of siloed infrastructure to a modular, efficient, standards based infrastructure. While getting there can be a challenge, the HP Migration Center can assist you by guiding you through a documented and proven...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • Videos // Feb 2015

    Prevent Insider Threats with IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager (PIM)

    See how IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager's Privileged Session Recorder option helps detect and block insider threats by recording and storing every action made in a privileged user's session.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    What Windows Admins Need from Configuration Management

    Windows system administrators use a wide variety of tools to do their work. But with Microsoft’s vision of a mobile-first, cloud-first world, Windows admins need a unified toolset to manage all their environments — Windows and not. This handbook describes what to look for in a configuration management tool, and...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Technical Overview: Cloudant Spatial

    Cloudant Geospatial is a fully managed cloud service that helps deliver advanced geospatial with built-in high availability, global data distribution, and horizontal scaling capabilities. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Infographic - Roadmap to Content Mobility: 5 Steps to Keeping your Data Safe

    Data security is getting more complicated. Compliance is touching more and more data and too much data is stored solely on user devices. You need data in the right place at the right time, with the visibility and control to ensure that it’s handled appropriately. Your path to secure...

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    New Strategies for a New World IT: Are You Ready?

    Traditional IT has been constrained by complex, siloed infrastructure designs that are limited due to resources that are optimized around system technologies and IT needs rather than focused on driving better business outcomes. As a result, the gap between business demands for agile service and the ability of the IT...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Forrester Wave for Data Governance Tools

    IBM Named a Leader in the First Forrester Wave for Data Governance Tools In Forrester Research’s report, The Forrester Wave™: Data Governance Tools, Q2 2014, IBM has been named a leader and has earned the highest scores for both strategy and market presence. Review the analysis to learn about the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Enterprise Tech: Pick Your Cloud, Control Your Data.

    The report looks at the operational and financial benefits that companies can expect to see through Cloud services. By capitalizing on private cloud and by using cloud services companies can have the flexibility to grow, maintain control of their data without expanding their data centers. They can also be more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    How to Fix Hot Spots in the Data Centre

    IT technicians will be all too familiar with the frustration of hot spots in their data centres. Many attempts to solve the problem will be short term or even cause it to spread into other areas of your data centre. Learn about some of the most common causes of...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    10 Cooling Solutions to Support High-Density Server Deployment

    High-density servers present an organisation with a massive performance benefit, but does this benefit out-weigh the challenge and cost of the cooling systems needed to support them? Discover the top ten solutions used by organisations to ensure their cooling efficiency and capacity is optimised for the density and workload...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Cutting Costs with Data Centre Infrastructure Management Software

    Companies around the world have felt the sting of unproductive data centres driving their costs up and creating a whirlwind of operational headaches. Learn how IT professionals are using DCIM software to: • Simplify operational processes • Lower costs • Speed up information delivery

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Data Centre Project: System Planning

    Planning an infrastructure project can often put a strain on your time, budget and patience. This report discusses the reasons it does not need to drive you and your team mad. If you can prioritise and solve the right problems in the right order, you can build yourself a practical...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    The compelling case for a business focus in IT Service Management

    IBM SmartCloud Control Desk enables organizations to integrate and automate asset and IT service management across data centers, cloud-based environments and endpoints to bridge silos of capabilities, minimize management complexity and provide user simplicity. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    HP Converged System - Altering Business Efficiency and Agility

    Integrated Computing (IC), also known as Converged Infrastructure, stands to revolutionize everything about IT. IC takes all of virtualization, storage, networking, and compute into a single system and allows total infrastructure oversight through one console. As you can imagine, the improvements in ease of use, agility, and efficiency are quite...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    HP Lends Competitive Edge to The Colonial Companies

    The Colonial Companies is one of the largest mortgage loan servicers in the United States. Facing rapid expansion, the company needed to update an aging infrastructure that was not enterprise-ready. HP and partner OnX provided an HP Converged Infrastructure comprising HP networking solutions, servers, and storage. Benefits include rock-solid up...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Whitepaper: Rethinking IT to Drive Business Value

    A recent survey of 300 enterprise organization decision makers involved in hardware investment decisions reveals the challenges and opportunities that lay between the old style of IT characterized by cost-cutting and infrastructure silos, with the new style of IT driven by the technology trends of Mobility, Cloud and Big Data....

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • eBooks // May 2014

    Software Defined Storage for Dummies

    This book examines data storage and management challenges and explains software-defined storage, an innovative solution for high-performance, cost-effective storage using the IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS).

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Unified Data Protection for Physical and Virtual Environments

    This white paper will discuss the evolution, benefits and challenges of data protection for virtual environments and how a modern data protection solution can enable both virtualization professionals and storage managers to perform successful backups, but more importantly guaranteed restores.

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • 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

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: 10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many application vendors now claim they're in the cloud. But being committed to this new delivery model requires more than just saying it. So what must-haves should you look for in a cloud vendor? Watch this video to see the 10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Technical Overview: Cloudant Spatial

    Cloudant Geospatial is a fully managed cloud service that helps deliver advanced geospatial with built-in high availability, global data distribution, and horizontal scaling capabilities. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Enterprise Tech: Pick Your Cloud, Control Your Data.

    The report looks at the operational and financial benefits that companies can expect to see through Cloud services. By capitalizing on private cloud and by using cloud services companies can have the flexibility to grow, maintain control of their data without expanding their data centers. They can also be more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Choosing Cloud Backup Services: a Guide for SMBs

    This whitepaper helps demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs. Read more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    2014 ZDNet Report - Reducing Infrastructure Cost and Complexity Through Colocation

    The growing complexity of managing datacentres is forcing organisations to take a hard look at co-location as a viable alternative to maintaining their in-house datacentre needs. Co-location will allow organisations to have the facilities they need, with provided space, power, cooling, and physical security for the server, storage, and networking...

    Sponsored By M1

  • Webcasts // Nov 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Moving the Data Center to Hyper-Converged & Web-Scale: A Customer and Analyst View

    As enterprises take their data centers to 100% virtualization, the needs for IT infrastructure have moved beyond converged infrastructure such as VCE Vblock and toward hyper-converged, web-scale architectures. Join this technical webinar to hear from CBSi editors, Taneja Group analysts, and Nutanix customers about how web-scale converged infrastructure is...

    Sponsored By Nutanix

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Are You Getting The Most From Your Hybrid IT Environment?

    This infographic highlights the ways experienced sourcing providers can help organizations profit from hybrid IT by enabling new ways of doing business and reducing costs. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Availability, Performance & Cost: Critical Considerations for the Evolving Data Center

    For IT professionals, the directives coming from the C-suite are loud and clear: do more and more, but do it with less and less. IT professionals are being asked to support more applications and more users. The strain on IT infrastructure comes from all areas of the enterprise. More data...

    Sponsored By Virtual Instruments

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Algorithmics and IBM Platform Computing Solution for Financial Markets

    IBM Platform Computing is a proven technology with a more advanced and capable computing infrastructure to cost effectively scale up and optimize computing capacity for risk management applications, such as those from Algorithmics.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Pervasive Technology Trends Shaping the Business and the Implications for Your Data Center

    Four technology trends—cloud computing, mobile technology, social collaboration and analytics—are shaping the business and converging on the data center. But few data center strategies are designed with the requisite flexibility, scalability or resiliency to meet the new demands. Read the white paper to learn how a good data center strategy...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Benefits of NetApp Flash for Database Workloads

    This portfolio can be used to solve complex database performance requirements at multiple levels within a customer’s Oracle environment. It also reviews Oracle database observations and results when implementing flash technologies offered within the NetApp flash portfolio. Download this report now to find out more.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Data Protection Solutions Guide

    It is an inescapable fact that massive, relentless data growth now defines the IT landscape for organizations of all sizes. According to industry analysts IDC , from the years 2013 to 2020 the digital universe will grow by a factor of 10 — from 4.4 trillion gigabytes to 44 trillion....

    Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    New Strategies for a New World IT: Are You Ready?

    Traditional IT has been constrained by complex, siloed infrastructure designs that are limited due to resources that are optimized around system technologies and IT needs rather than focused on driving better business outcomes. As a result, the gap between business demands for agile service and the ability of the IT...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security

    IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager helps organizations to securely manage and track the activities of privileged users, thereby reducing the risk of breaches, improving compliance and ensuring accountability. The IBM white paper explains how IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture Enables Business Transformation

    Every C-level executive is focused on transforming the business, and IT leaders are tasked with providing them with the evolving network infrastructure and support. Download this whitepaper to learn how Cisco ONE enterprise networks architecture enables business transformation and provides the necessary levels of application intelligence, contextual information, visibility and...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    Flash Storage Designed for the Most Exacting Requirements - Yours

    Flash is transforming the industry. Yes Flash is fast, but harnessing the power of Flash requires architecture and software. With a purpose built scale-out architecture and unique in memory data services as well as a consistent performance at scale, XtremIO is unmatched in the All-Flash array market. Flash can also...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Practical Considerations for Expansion and Incremental Growth - IT Priorities Report

    Implementing prefabricated modular data centres results in well-understood benefits including speed of deployment, predictability, scalability, and life cycle cost. The process of deploying them – from designing the data centre, to preparing the site, to procuring the equipment, to installation – is quite different than that of a traditional data...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prefabricated Modular Data Centres

    Data centre systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerised, modular, skid-based, pod-based, mobile, portable, self-contained, all-in-one, and more. There are, however, important distinctions between the various types of factory-built building blocks on the market. This paper proposes standard terminology...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    Case Study - Simplify your backup and recovery with a trusted solution

    ICT professionals have casted their votes and chosen Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 as the solution to deal with today’s growing data volumes and complex virtual environments. Winning the Computerworld Readers Choice Award 2014 for backup system, this powerful, flexible and easy-to-use solution helps your organisation achieve better backup and recovery...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Evolution and Value of Purpose-Built Backup Appliances

    Customer strategies for data protection and recovery continue to be dictated by aggressive SLAs, rapid recovery, and ease of integration in existing environments. As a result, firms are embracing more disk-based data protection technologies, including purpose-built backup appliances (PBBAs) to protect and recover data and applications. This IDC White Paper...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Security Intelligence is the Smart Way to Keep the Cloud Safe

    Many of the same characteristics that make cloud computing attractive can also make it challenging to secure. An integrated IBM suite of intelligence solutions consolidates and analyzes data from across the cloud to provide visibility and control to help better secure cloud environments.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Nexus at a Glance

    The Cisco ACI makes IT more agile by reducing application deployment time. It does this by providing a common programmable automation and management framework for network, application, security, and virtualization teams. Cisco ACI is built on a fabric foundation that combines hardware, software, and ASIC innovations into an integrated system....

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Infographic - Accelerating 40G Adoption

    An Infographic from Cisco looking at accelerating 40G adoption. It explores the trends driving the 40G upgrades as well as what it means for you Data Center. Download this Infographic to learn more.

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Cost Advantages of NetApp FlexPod Datacenter with VMware

    This whitepaper focuses on the NetApp FlexPod Datacenter offering. It compares NetApp’s capabilities to both VCE and EMC at a high level as well as demonstrating value via the Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analyses.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: The Business Benefits of Unified Storage

    Data storage in the corporate environment has become increasingly complex. IT leaders face significant challenges in effectively storing and managing data. This report takes a detailed look into the challenges of data storage and examines how NetApp offers the capabilities that can benefit businesses and maximise efficiency.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies (South Africa)

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/Ointensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    HP Networking Portfolio: Delivering ROI and Value from Edge to Core

    IDC is observing a once-in-a-generation shift in computing and technology that we refer to as the rise of the “3rd Platform.” The 1st Platform was the rise of computing in general. The 2nd Platform was ushered in by the PC and client/server paradigm, enabling greater personalization of computing and networked...

    Sponsored By HP

  • 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 // Jan 2015

    Security eBook : Five Simple Strategies for Securing API

    This eBooklet provides an overview of the new risks, and offers five simple solutions to counter the common threats and explores the benefits of agile integration. Find out more-and gain new insights-by reading our report.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Research // Mar 2015

    Backbone Connect introduce half-price data center rack space for an entire year.

    Find out more about Backbone Connect's special offer and how to leverage it to increase your data center space. Some of the highlights include: Excellent Internet access and WAN connectivity Over 400 carriers and CDN providers 24/7 access to your racks

    Sponsored By Backbone Connect

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Business Benefits of Unified Storage

    Data storage in the corporate environment has become increasingly complex. IT leaders face significant challenges in effectively storing and managing data. This report takes a detailed look into the challenges of data storage and examines how NetApp offers the capabilities that can benefit businesses and maximize efficiency. Find out more..

    Sponsored By NetApp/AVNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Forrester Wave Report: Enterprise Mobile Management, Q3 2014

    According to Forrester, early MDM solutions that focused on device management are growing into broader enterprise mobile management (EMM) solutions which can help I&O professionals mature their mobile strategy. In the Forrester Wave report, Forrester evaluates the 15 most significant EMM providers and details how each vendor fulfills the 27...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • 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

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet ANZ IaaS / PaaS Priorities 2013/14

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of ANZ 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 Australia and New Zealand. ...

    Sponsored By ZDNet