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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // Apr 2015

    Disk Backup Appliances: The Next Generation

    Have you examined your backup strategy recently? You may be exposing your business to unnecessary risk and expense. Find out how you can save time on deployment, simplify day-to-day management, shrink your backup windows and significantly reduce your backup-storage footprint. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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

  • 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 // Mar 2015

    Enterprise Content Management: Leverage the Power, Lose the Complexity

    Organizations of all sizes can take advantage of simple-to-use ECM solutions that enable them to better harness information assets, lower costs, drive productivity gains and yield competitive advantages.

    Sponsored By M-Files

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Cost of Complacency in Manufacturing: Are you asking enough of your ERP

    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is critical for management and innovation in today's complex, multi-partner manufacturing operations. The problem is, numerous financial and accounting tools are marketed as ERP solutions when, in fact, they don't provide an integrated suite of tools that form a complete system of record. According to research...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical

    Protecting data is a holistic practice; so, you're only as strong as your weakest link. Find out how the latest release of Dell AppAssure unifies virtualized stand-alone backup, replication and recovery processes — without compromising data protection. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // 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

    Internet Security Threat Report 2015 - Key Findings

    If there is one thing that can be said about the threat landscape, and cyber security as a whole, it is that the only constant is change. This can clearly be seen in 2014: a year with far-reaching vulnerabilities, faster attacks, files held for ransom, and far more malicious code...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • 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

    It's a new DAM world. Are you ready to start your digital transformation?

    Today's customers want video, pictures, and engaging experiences in real time, across any platform or device. This demand for rich media has outpaced companies’ abilities to manage those assets. Digital Asset Management (DAM) empowers companies to respond to real-time demands from customers by connecting people, processes, and content. Content at...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Don't Let Your DDoS Defense Fall Behind

    Today’s DDoS incidents tend to be briefer and some can be as much as 100 times larger than even just a few years ago. Sometimes criminals use a DDoS attack as a smokescreen to distract IT security teams from other multivector attacks aimed at stealing funds, customer data and intellectual...

    Sponsored By Neustar

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Protecting Exchange: Best Practices and Practical Tips

    Protecting email data is critical for today's organizations, yet most disaster-recovery plans don’t incorporate a comprehensive email data-protection strategy. Find out the best ways to safeguard precious email data in your Microsoft Exchange environment. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Buyers Guide to Virtual and Physical Data Protection

    New technologies now make data protection faster and more reliable both for physical and virtual machines. Let this guide help you sort through traditional and cutting-edge data-protection solutions to find the best option for your environment. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Ten Sneaky Things a Spammer Will Do

    Spam will continue to plague Inboxes until it is no longer profitable for the spammer or there is a hack-proof method of prevention that is easy to use. Read this ebook and learn the techniques spammers employ to reach their target audience, and discover the solutions that can help protect...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // 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

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Internet Security Threat Report 2015 - eGuide

    This Annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, gives enterprises, small businesses, and consumers essential information to secure their systems effectively now and into the future. If there is one thing that can be said about the threat landscape, and Internet security as a whole, it is that the only constant...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Top 10 Criteria for Selecting a Managed Services Provider

    When you’re faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT services providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out how...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cyber Risk Report 2015 – Executive Summary

    The headlines show us any business can become a victim of cyber crime. To fight back, we need to understand the vulnerabilities that exist in IT infrastructure and applications and how hackers exploit them to penetrate defenses and steal data. The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Go Omni-Channel. Get with the DAM Program

    Omni-Channel is what it's all about. Digital Asset Management (DAM) is the foundation to get you there. DAM breaks down silos and pushes your rich media assets seamlessly across all channels, delivering experiences that excite customers to buy. Get with the DAM omni-channel program and see how it all works...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Dell Data Protection Point of View

    Your backup methodology depends on data classification, recovery objectives and IT infrastructure. Learn how to enable the best data-protection methods for your environment — safeguarding your organization’s critical information and applications - without adding excessive costs or complexity. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Be a C-suite hero with these 5 key virtual + physical data protection takeaways.

    Redefine your business goals and drivers for data protection, and think like a CIO when you apply the five key takeaways in this eBook. Discover alternative approaches to protect your hybrid, virtual and physical environments, and embrace new solutions to secure your data assets.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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. Download the whitepaper to learn the...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Best Practices Checklist: Email Security Cloud and Virtual Migration

    Looking for best practices to ensure a secure email for cloud and virtual migration? If you are considering migrating email security to the cloud, read this paper and discover best practices for planning and executing an email security migration that minimizes the risk of business disruption.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Critical Capabilities for SIEM

    The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases.

    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

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    5 Strategies for Modern Data Protection

    Data growth, data center consolidation, server virtualization, and cloud services are wreaking havoc with conventional approaches to backup and recovery. This concise white paper presents five strategies for data protection – from deduplication to automation to granular recovery – that will not only help solve your current data management challenges...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • 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 // 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

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    The Expectation of SSL Everywhere

    SSL is the set of cryptographic protocols that secure data in transit. Today SSL is often the only tool standing between your organization and the bad actors. The stakes around SSL have been upleveled to the limit. Whether or not it’s convenient to admit, it’s time for organizations to uplevel...

    Sponsored By F5