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 // May 2015

    Checklist for Database Environment Best Practices

    Today, businesses rely on data-hungry applications, like analytics, as part of their everyday operations. However, these applications can slow storage performance. How can you make sure your storage system can keep up with demanding database application? Read this helpful checklist in order to keep your storage system efficient and...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • Live Event // May 2015

    Master the Mobile Mindshift: Engineer your business

    Mobility has produced a mind shift with your customers. They have become the consumers of now. They demand an exceptional mobile user experience anytime and anywhere. Forrester Research calls this the mobile moment, a point in time when someone pulls out a mobile device to get what they want –...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Reasons Cisco UCS is the Best Choice When Migrating Applications

    It’s understandable to be risk averse when making major IT decisions with critical business impact. When you make these kinds of decisions—such as whether or not to change server vendors when migrating applications— you need to be confident that the benefits of the new solution are worth the risk. ...

    Sponsored By Cisco and Intel

  • White Papers // May 2015

    HP Vertica powers real-time data analytics at Empirix

    In today’s connected, fast-paced and competitive world, mobile and telecommunications companies face increasing demands associated with massive amounts of data. Empirix IntelliSight, powered by HP Vertica, is an analytics and predictive tool that can for example intelligently rank network issues to ensure excellent customer experiences.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    AT&T Leverages HP Vertica Analytics Platform to Change the Economics of Providing Actionable Insights to Decision Makers

    HP Vertica has changed the economics of using Big Data analytics for AT&T's LOBs while minimizing the likelihood that performance bottlenecks will prevent business teams from realizing the full potential of Big Data analytics. As a result, AT&T's data analytics team can now provide more actionable data, and Big Data...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Seven steps to software security

    After a decade of news detailing countless successful cyber‑attacks, it’s hard to imagine a corporation not understanding they need a software security solution. Unlike implementing software quality assurance, the processes that go into making applications more secure are still relatively immature. This paper provides seven practical steps organisations can begin...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Accelerate IT Service Delivery

    In order for Infrastructure and Operation (I&O) leaders to better support the needs of their businesses, both now in the future, many are turning to converged infrastructure (CI). Unlike monolithic, hardware-defined infrastructure adapts quickly and intelligently to workloads while providing faster time-to-deployment and better end-to-end management and life cycle support.

    Sponsored By HP Intel Xeon

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Make IT an Engine of Innovation

    Innovative companies around the world have embraced a modernized, business-centric approach to IT, delivering orchestrated solutions that help achieve better business results. Now, more efficient and agile servers support this innovation by combining compute, storage, and networking resources to manage entire IT environments as programmable elements that are flexibly tailored...

    Sponsored By HP Intel Xeon

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Internet of Things and Big Data

    Industry analysts predict that 40 billion sensors will be embedded in everyday objects by 2020. Sensor-enabled objects are unleashing torrents of data previously unimaginable. How can you leverage new revenue streams when your database could be your biggest roadblock? Read this whitepaper on the joint platform from MongoDB and...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Quantifying Business Advantage - The Value of Database Selection

    Relational databases can frustrate you as well, holding back your best ideas. But now there is a better way. After trying for two years to build a single view of their customer on a relational database, one of the world’s leading insurance companies migrated to MongoDB and delivered the...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Harvard Research Group Database Assessment: IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration

    As businesses accumulate increasing volumes of data from their day to day operations, and a wide variety of other sources, transforming that data into actionable information is essential. With today’s data management technologies and techniques no data is beyond integration. IBM DB2 10.5 with BLU acceleration (DB2 BLU Acceleration) takes...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    ITG analyst report - Value of Database Resilience - Comparing Costs of Downtime for IBM DB2 10.5 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014

    This report compares the three-year cost of downtime for mission-critical transaction processing systems for IBM DB2 10.5 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 showing distinct IBM advantages.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Build more and grow more with Cloudant DBaaS: Next Generation Data Management Designed for the Web, Mobile and Internet of Things Era

    Cloudant, an IBM Company, provides the world’s first globally distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for loading, storing, analyzing, and distributing operational application data for developers of large and/or fast-growing web and mobile applications. Delivered as a managed cloud service, Cloudant technology accelerates time-to-market and time-to-innovation because it frees developers from the mechanics...

    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

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Step-by-Step Configuration Guide

    Security is a major concern for IT professionals when think about the implementation of cloud computing solutions. In overcoming those concerns and enabling the hosting of all workloads, including those that depend on sensitive information, robust security mechanisms play a vital role. Intel and Red Hat come together to provide...

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Are you managing a consistent, engaging omni-channel brand experience?

    Every touch point is another chance for customers and prospects to experience your brand. Are you consistently delivering the right message? Download the Forrester Research, Inc. report, Chart A New Course For A Connected Brand Experience, to discover the importance of delivering a consistent, connected, and engaging brand experience to...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • 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 // May 2015

    Phishing: When Email is the Enemy

    Assuming your employees or spam filter can detect the difference between legitimate emails and phishing scams is not enough. Discover the challenges of staying ahead of phishing and learn a framework to incorporate anti-phishing actions into your existing security processes.

    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 // May 2015

    The Next-Generation Data Center: A Software Defined Environment Where Service Optimisation Provides the Path

    This white paper explores IBM’s vision for the next-generation data center, its potential to be truly revolutionary and the prescribed pathway for getting there.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How to develop a Business Continuity Plan

    A disaster or interruption can occur at any time without any warning—your company’s survival depends on the steps you take to prepare for these potentially catastrophic events. The most effective preparation takes the form of a written document called a Business Continuity Plan (BCP). This document serves as a guide...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Disaster Avoidance vs Disaster Recovery

    Disaster Avoidance (DA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) are both critical elements of a general disaster-coping strategy.This paper explores the difference between the two and what each can do to prepare companies for disaster. This report explores such topics as: Why is disaster preparedness important? Stopping disasters before they start Which...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Webroot 2015 Threat Brief

    Did you know that: • 85,000 malicious IPs are launched every day? • Less than 55% of all URLs are Trustworthy? • 30% of Internet Users access Phishing sites? • 15% of New files are malicious executables? • Only 28% of mobile apps are trustworthy? The Webroot 2015 Threat Brief,...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Importance of Cyber Threat Intelligence to a Strong Security Posture

    Recently, the Ponemon Institute surveyed 693 IT security professionals from Fortune 1000, Global 2000 and the Forbes List of Largest Private Companies in order to understand how organizations are using, gathering and analyzing threat intelligence as part of their broader cybersecurity strategy. The resulting report answers the following questions: •...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The 12 Leading Players in the Corporate Web Security - Market Quadrant

    Webroot has again been identified as a “Trail Blazer” in the Corporate Web Security Market Quadrant 2014 report by The Radicati Group. The independent analysis recognizes Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service for its cloud-based threat detection, predictive threat intelligence and robust content filtering. The report includes in-depth, expert analysis of...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Visibility Void

    Attacks through HTTPS can be a vulnerability for enterprises. To identify hidden threats to the business, enterprises need complete visibility into encrypted traffic. However, to comply with local privacy regulations and their own acceptable use policies, enterprises must have the means to selectively decrypt this traffic. An encrypted traffic management...

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Videocast Demo: SSL Visibility Appliances today

    Learn how to maximize the features and functions of this powerful Encrypted Traffic Management (ETM) solution by watching our demo video. It shows you configuration best practices and step-by-step instructions on how to: Use the dashboard to monitor status, health, and connectivity of the system Optimize your use...

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

  • 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

    How to Avoid the Coming Backup Crunch

    Data is exploding at a time when tolerances for loss are near zero. Learn about a proven solution that enables organizations to capture continuous backup snapshots, automate recoverability testing, and offload data deduplication/compression tasks using minimal infrastructure and human resources. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // 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

    Building Higher IT Business Continuity in the Face of Disaster

    Some disasters, such as hurricanes, are preceded by a warning. Most are not. Forces of nature, malicious acts, or even human error can have a detrimental impact on your business. Be prepared by learning some first steps and follow-ups to upgrade your disaster preparedness. 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 // 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

  • 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 // Apr 2015

    Superior VMware® Protection for Limited IT Budgets

    A complete VMware data-protection strategy should offer protection for mission-critical applications, along with automated nightly backup and replication for less critical data. Find out the four major criteria for implementing cost-effective data protection in your own VMware environment. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Analyst report: Digital Asset Management for Customer Experience

    As demands for rich customer experiences and omni-channel marketing evolve, the need for Digital Asset Management (DAM) software to manage rich media across the customer lifecycle is growing. Leading organizations are turning to DAM to push their assets seamlessly across all channels and deliver compelling, media rich customer experiences. Read...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Reduce costs and boost productivity: Connect the digital media supply chain

    Today, every brand must act like a media company, producing digital content and rich media assets to reach and engage customers. But, often companies are managing disparate content, processes and systems. Read the v-Book, 5 Tips for Orchestrating the New Digital Experience, to learn how to connect and streamline your...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • 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

    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