Data Management

The latest white papers, case studies and webcasts to help technology professionals ensure data is safe from risk and disaster with quality back-up, infrastructure and information management.

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The 5 Technology Trends You Need to Follow

    Mobile devices, social business apps, and business analytics are converging with the Cloud to create the most substantial changes in technology since the Internet revolution. Businesses have to change the way they think and operate, and with rising budgets for technology, they need someone to provide the services that will...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Fundamentals of Managing the Data Center Life Cycle for Owners

    Just as good genes do not guarantee health and well-being, a good design alone does not ensure a data center is well-built and will remain efficient and available over the course of its life span. For each phase of the data center’s life cycle, proper care and action must be...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Top 10 Tips for Cyber Resilience

    Symantec has identified the top 10 tips to secure your business against cyber risk and threats. Read this one page report to get insights and recommendation from one of the most trusted brands in Cyber Security - Symantec.

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Information Chaos Vs Information Opportunity: The information challenge of the next decade

    Information is the world's new currency. Unfortunately, many companies struggle to effectively manage and harness their vast collection of information assets that reside in different and disconnected systems and devices. Learn about ways to tame the chaos.

    Sponsored By M-Files

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs

    Business executives are challenging their IT staffs to convert data centers from cost centers into producers of business value. Data centers can make a significant impact to the bottom line by enabling the business to respond more quickly to market demands. This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    10 common SQL Server problems and solutions

    This list outlines 10 common SQL Server problems and solutions. This handy two-page list outlines 10 familiar SQL Server problems and an assortment of solutions. From "Out of Space" errors to a database going suspect, this list is great quick reference for every SQL administrator.Here's a sample:Number 1: Users...

    Sponsored By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Simplifying the Management of Macs and Mobile Devices

    A single, unified solution for managing Macs and mobile devices, Centrify Identity Service, Mac Edition, helps you meet the challenges of consumerization and an increasingly mobile workforce. While most solutions require setup of a parallel infrastructure for managing Macs, Centrify provides seamless, centralized management of Macs from Active Directory,...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Metadata: The Foundation for Next Generation Enterprise Content Management

    Metadata can form the cornerstone of a more effective ECM initiative. With a metadata-driven ECM solution in place, companies can leave the limitations and hassles of outdated folder-based approaches behind. The result is faster access to content, better protection of sensitive information, the ability to automate processes and workflows, and...

    Sponsored By M-Files

  • 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 // Jan 2015

    TSIA 2014 Remote Support Trends

    Based on information gathered in TSIA’s annual Global Technology Survey, this report will look at the trend of remote support services being adopted over many different industry types. Through the continued improvement of remote control, desktop sharing and web collaboration, companies are able to use these capabilities to increase productivity...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Risks of Delaying Migration to Cloud

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

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Surfacing Critical Cyber Threats through Security Intelligence

    Cyber-attacks are occurring on an industrial scale. Information theft and the intentional disruption of digital and online processes are among the leading business risks that organizations face today. As many breaches go for months before they are detected, the fate of an organisation whose defenses have been compromised will be...

    Sponsored By LogRhythm

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Stop the hackers: 5 ways to protect your digital assets

    2014 was the Year of the Data Breach. Nearly 1 million new malware threats were released daily , and 43 percent of companies faced a data breach. In the webisode, Security and Protection for Digital Media Assets, Digital Asset Management (DAM) experts take a deeper look at recent security breaches,...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Seize the Data. Create better products with HP Haven

    Learn how HP Haven Big Data solutions customers harness data of any type -- structured and unstructured -- to create better products. And see patterns and relationships that unveil new opportunities.HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Enabling Devices & Device Management for your Mobility-BYOD Program

    Enterprise initiatives designed to facilitate mobile productivity can deliver important benefits to your organization and your employees. To maximize mobile productivity, your employees need the right devices - devices that not only match employee preferences but also meet both business and IT requirements. This paper suggests best practices for selecting...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Sharpen Your Device, Data And Document Security Solution

    You know how valuable data is to your organization. But the more data you acquire and share, the more security risks and requirements you face. Your imaging and printing environment is not immune. Security gaps can leave sensitive data dangerously exposed. To counter the risks, organisations must integrate imaging and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Transforming the Cloud Data Centre

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

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management: The Big Bang Theory

    Mobile device Management was just the beginning of enterprise security needs for iOS, Android, Windows and the ever expanding universe of devices. Data, Apps and access are what will send businesses into a new galaxy of great performance. Get there at safely light-speed with Enterprise Mobility Management.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The ABC’s of Mobile Device Management

    Check out our “ABC’s of Mobile Device Management” e-book to learn about Android fragmentation, BYOD, the Cloud and more. Download it today!

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Feb 2013

    Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Network IPS GX7800 Comparative Efficacy and Performance Evaluation

    IBM commissioned Tolly to evaluate their protocol-based IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System GX7800 and compare its efficacy to that of a Snort-based device, a signature-based platform.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Jul 2013

    The Value of Big Data: Using big data to examine and discover the value in data for accurate analytics

    This white paper explores the evolution of data management and explains the technical and business drivers for big data analytics. It outlines the features that are now available to firms of all sizes, while sounding a note of caution about potential complexity and the need for new data management capabilities...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    IBM Security Intrusion Preventions Solutions

    As networks continue to grow in size, complexity and level of business importance, the potential for malicious attacks grows right along with them. Today, there are hackers working around the clock, plotting threats through spyware, worms, botnets and shell-code to exploit new vulnerabilities. Responding to these challenges, IBM Security offers...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Beyond the Next Generation: Putting Advanced Network Security To Work

    Driven by demands to unify and extend protection across a broad spectrum of threats, EMA sees in this trend the rise of Converged Network Security (CNS) systems that integrate a wide range of capabilities and break down silos in network defense more than ever before. Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD

    Most companies know that allowing employees to use personal devices improves productivity and job satisfaction. It can also reduce costs and allow for building virtual teams through geographically dispersed talent. But how can you make sure these devices don’t introduce new threats, impact compliance or monopolize bandwidth? Read the White...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Effective Security in a BYOD Environment: Arming Your Organization Against the Unknown

    There is good reason for IT to get involved in and maintain “bring your own device” (BYOD) procedures. These devices bring more than employee convenience — they promote agility and efficiency throughout your business. However, it’s on IT’s shoulders to form a pragmatic strategy to secure data from malware, theft...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Analyst Briefings // Mar 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management of Customer Data Solutions

    Read this Gartner Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Customer Master Data This Gartner's Magic Quadrant offer insight into the part of the packaged MDM solution market that focuses on how organizations master and share a "single version" of customer data.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Powerful and Unified IT Monitoring Software: From physical to virtual to cloud, get the deep reporting and proactive monitoring you need to stay on top of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time® has customizable and role-based dashboards to monitor Servers, VMs, Applications, Services and the Network across all platforms, on-premise,...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Breaking Down Silos of Protection: An Integrated Approach to Managing Application Security

    An enterprise runs hundreds, if not thousands, of applications, many of which are vulnerable to attack. The necessary response is to replace point security products with integrated solutions and adopt risk-based application security management. IBM Security solutions can be the foundation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Complete Guide to Disaster Recovery Planning

    Whether man made or naturally occurring, disasters can be a real threat to a company’s survival. Some common disasters include : Catastrophic security compromise Fire Flood Earthquake Power failure This comprehensive guide will help you understand what a disaster recovery plan is and how to effectively implement one for your...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Exploiting Innovative Technologies in BI and Big Data Analytics

    This infographic presents Forrester survey findings that correlate overall company success with adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and big data tools. It also provides a comprehensive list of benefits that advanced BI tools bring to the business and IT sides of any operation.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Rethink Ink

    If there’s one constant in the world of IT, it’s that the workplace is changing. More than ever, IT needs to meet the demands of a highly distributed workforce that requires access to content and services around the clock and around the globe. And when it’s time to print, people...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Predictive Analytics: Improving Performance by Making the Future More Visible

    This report details the findings of a comprehensive Ventana Research survey of some 2,600 organizations. Find out how use of predictive analytics breaks down across company sizes and industries, and learn the challenges and benefits of adopting this critical technology.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Cisco Case Study

    Using IBM Security AppScan Enterprise, Cisco empowered its developers and QA personnel to find and fix application security issues before deployment. It’s helped drive a 33 percent decrease in security issues and reduced post-deployment remediation costs significantly.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Dec 2013

    NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800

    Learn how IBM Security became certified, by overcoming 5 criteria violations, including logging functions & coverage protection.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Federation for Identity and Access Security

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

    Sponsored By F5

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    The MDM advantage: Creating insight from big data

    To help enterprises create trusted insight as the volume, velocity and variety of data continue to explode, IBM offers several solutions designed to help organizations uncover previously unavailable insights and use them to support and inform decisions across the business. Combining the power of IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management (MDM)...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence

    By combining the industry-leading security intelligence capabilities of IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform with the robust data security capabilities of IBM InfoSphere Guardium, organizations can help prevent attacks, ensure compliance and reduce costs of security management.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Seize the Data. Reduce your risks with HP Haven

    Learn how HP Haven Big Data Platform helps enterprises to see patterns and relationships that unveil new opportunities that help you maximize financial gain and minimize risks. Harness data of any type -- structured and unstructured -- to your own advantage.HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)