Data Management

Oceans of data are generated every day by businesses and enterprises, and all of it must be prioritized, analyzed, and safeguarded with the right architecture, tools, polices, and procedures. TechRepublic provides the resources you need.

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Achieving Security with Cloud Data Protection

    Today, more and more companies recognize the value and convenience of using cloud backup to protect their server data. HP Autonomy offers hosted data storage that enables you to reduce the costs, risks, and complexity of storing and protecting your business information. With a heightened focus on security, privacy, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Overcoming Challenges in Accounts Payable Automation

    Accounts payable automation presents unique challenges. It is characterized by large volumes of data, arriving in different formats and media that must be securely received, accurately interpreted and entered into financial systems.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Top Seven Reasons to Automate Accounts Payable

    The accounts payable (AP) process is difficult to tame, yet well worth the effort. The reasons for investing in accounts payable automation are compelling, and in this paper we will make them clear.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Kofax TotalAgility Accounts Payable Automation

    In a single software solution, Kofax TotalAgility Accounts Payable Automation delivers the three capabilities that AP departments agree are critical to better performance. Download now and learn about the best practice AP Workflow and effective ERP integration.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    A SOLID DATA CENTER STRATEGY STARTS WITH INTERCONNECTIVITY

    Connections are great. Having a network to connect to is even better. Humans have been connecting, in one form or another, throughout history. Our cities were born from the drive to move closer to each there so that we might connect. And while the need to connect hasn’t changed, the...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    THE CENTER OF PERFORMANCE: ENHANCING THE APP EXPERIENCE FOR END-USERS

    In today’s technology-rich world, customers and employees demand the highest level of application performance. Failure to provide access to applications that consistently perform well anytime, anywhere, and on any device, often leads to lower productivity, customer dissatisfaction, decreased revenue and market share, and damage to brand reputation. This paper explores...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    PREPARATION BEGINS AT THE CENTER: HOW A STRATEGIC DATA CENTER HELPS YOU FACE FUTURE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES HEAD-ON

    The businesses that thrive amid fluctuating technology demands are not only keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends, they have the infrastructure in place to handle whatever changes might come. And they’re doing so by treating their data centers as a strategic asset—a hub from which providers and...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    THE SUCCESSFUL CLOUD-ENABLED ENTERPRISE

    It’s no secret that more and more businesses are leveraging the power of the cloud. And there’s good reason for that. Cloud computing offers the promise of cost-effective capacity on demand—anytime, anywhere, and on any device. But taking advantage of the cloud’s many benefits isn’t as simple as signing up...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Bare Metal Cloud- A Non-Virtualized Cloud Option for Performance-Sensitive Workloads

    This provides the results of a buyer/demand-side survey of U.S. enterprises with 1,000+ employees, involving more than 400 respondents, on their perceptions of the preferred business models & service providers–outsourcers from which they would want to procure private or public cloud & IaaS

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud- A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    This practical guide offers steps for moving your company into the cloud, at whatever pace you prefer, with a focus on the IBM Cloud portfolio offered by IBM and its partners.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your ERP Workload

    This report explores that ERP workloads are too important and complex to risk in a commodity cloud service but too costly and labor-intense to be left out of the cloud strategy suggesting they are best served in a flexible hybrid cloud environ, designed for ERP software, managed by experts

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your DevOps Workload

    This report explores that by choosing the right PaaS, an IT organization can align development and operations resources, ensuring that applications are deployed quickly, cost-effectively, and error-free.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your Big Data Workload

    This report explores how with the right partner, enterprises can ensure that their Big Data workloads perform consistently, securely, and cost effectively while delivering to a line-of-business colleagues’ need for on-demand, real-time analytics to make smart business decisions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Migrating Your Data Center to an Application Centric Infrastructure

    Organizations everywhere recognize that changing application environments are creating new demands for the IT infrastructure, causing a transformation within the data center. There is a need to address key business and technological transitions in terms of application delivery and consumption. As such, data center managers are assessing what new capabilities...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Why the Nexus 9000 Switching Series Offers the Highest Availability and Reliability Measured in MTBF?

    With 2014 and 2015 being the years of open networking pilots and deployments, respectively, much focus was on the upcoming announcements of high-density 40GbE spine switches from Cisco’s Nexus 9000 series, Arista’s 7500E and HP’s 11900/12900. The new generation of hybrid switching leverages the forwarding and power efficiency gains afforded...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    20 Questions about All Flash Arrays

    This whitepaper asks 20 simple questions about all flash arrays and how they can impact the success of your data centre roll out through purpose built flash specific design, integrated storage management stacks, content aware architecture and sustainable bandwidth performance.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Flash Implications in Enterprise Storage Array Designs

    This whitepaper examines some common practices in enterprise storage array design and their resulting trade-0ffs and limitations. The goal of this paper is to help the reader understand the opportunities XtremIO found to improve enterprise storage systems by thinking with random rather than sequential I/O in mind and to illustrate...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    15 Minute Guide to Redefine Flash

    The XtremIO storage system is based on a scale-out architecture. Big, small, or anywhere in between, there’s an XtremIO array sized right for you. With a scale-out design that grows accordingly to your needs, additional performance and capacity are added in a building-block approach. XtremIO’s advanced architecture ensures that maximum...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Sales Reimagined: Zero in, win faster, and sell more

    Customers are ubiquitously connected via their mobile devices, plugged into their social network and doing their own research to solve problems. In a world where buying decisions are made before you can even engage, salespeople must adapt to buyers. This whitepaper presents Microsoft’s vision for sales organizations to use technology...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The BYOD Policy Checklist

    This white paper will help you understand the key challenges of a BYOD Policy, give you a step-by-step guide for creating an effective policy, and information on how to roll out, review and update the policy.

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The changing mix of IT service delivery and consumption

    A new global survey of executives confirms a changing mix in how IT services are delivered and consumed. This trend is expected to continue over the next three years. The survey was conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Respondents include CIOs and line-of-business executives (LOBs). The findings and insights...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Building your own Private Cloud

    As organizations endeavour to understand the differences among virtualized environments, private clouds and public clouds, as well as approaches such as IT as a Service (ITaaS) and software-defined data centres (SDDC), it helps to reset assumptions. Private clouds are the initial step IT enterprises usually take in this transformation. This...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Five Things You Need to Know About Migrating From Windows Server 2003

    Learn about the 5 considerations that will change your perspective on the Windows Server 2003 migration initiative.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Converged and Integrated Datacenter Systems:Creating Operational Efficiencies

    STRUGGLING WITH THE COMPLEXITY OF LEGACY IT? Download this IDC report to learn how your organization can benefit from converged infrastructure. IT has moved away from siloed servers, storage, data, and processes and is embracing converged, virtualized technologies. This IDC Insight report examines the benefits of converged infrastructure...

    Sponsored By Nutanix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Deploying Database-as-a-Service with Pure Storage and VMware

    Database as a service (DBaaS) is a critical aspect of the software-defined data center paradigm and is a key initiative that will enable rapid application development. However, storage performance is often the limiting factor which holds back a DBaaS project. Traditional disk-based storage can't meet the performance needs for DBaaS...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • Research // Nov 2014

    2014 is the Year of the All-Flash Array

    Flash is a disruptive technology that has already revolutionized mobile computing once with NAND flash in digital audio players, mobile phones and a handful of other personal devices back in the '90s, but a new revolution in the enterprise storage ecosystem is in the works. All-flash arrays (AFAs) are a...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    VDI Solutions Guide

    The IT industry has been abuzz over the past several years promoting the idea of VDI: virtualizing and centralizing desktops to enable IT to deliver a more secure, manageable, less costly, and ultimately more mature end-user computing model. In fact, IT departments are finding that with the right investments in...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    DBAs are from Saturn, Storage Admins are from Neptune

    Have you ever wondered why the DBA - Storage Admin relationship is so complicated? Are DBAs unrealistic and uncooperative? Are Storage Admins slow and prone to overcomplicate? NO! Download this eBook and we'll give you tips to get more out of your DBA - Storage Admin relationship.

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Pure Storage Reference Architecture for Oracle Databases

    The goal of this document is to demonstrate the ease with which Oracle can be deployed on, or migrated to, a Pure Storage Flash Array. We also take a look at the resulting performance improvements, and simplification of administrative tasks such as storage provisioning, database backup and recovery using snapshots....

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How Flash Changes Everything

    Servers and networks get continually faster and cheaper under Moore's Law, and as a result, are now substantially faster than the mechanical disk storage to which they connect. As a result of this growing mismatch, much of consumer technology has already transitioned from disk to flash memory; flash powers our...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Learn from the Best: How Customer Understanding and Analytics Grows Revenue and Deepens Loyalty

    How can you gain the insights you need to build stronger relationships with customers and improve your business results this holiday season? Read this ebook and discover how 10 leading companies are gaining deeper insight into their customers, enabling them to provide personalized experiences that engage customers across channels, increase...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Nov 2014

    Secrets to Better Engage the Mobile Consumer: The Role of Push Notifications

    Today’s consumers are on the move, and with mobile devices accounting for nearly 20 percent of site sales heading into the 2014 holiday season, creating compelling mobile experiences is no longer just a nice-to-have option. Read this research report from Aberdeen Group to get secrets on how targeted push notifications...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Nov 2014

    Busting Myths About Mobility

    Innovations in mobile computing have radically changed the way we interact. Now they’re changing the way we do business. While many companies still see mobile solutions as too costly, risky or hard to manage, organizations that see beyond these misconceptions gain access to tremendous possibilities across the enterprise. Dell found...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • 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 // Nov 2014

    Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership

    In this report, Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership details to IT leadership the importance of cyber resilience in the face of evolving cyber threats. It defines the state of cyber resilience and the importance of security intelligence in achieving it, and recognises that security needs to go beyond systems, software...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    From Complexity to Client Centricity

    To succeed in the new economic environment, banks in both emerging and mature markets must become more client centric by leveraging sophisticated insights to improve risk management, pricing, channel performance and client satisfaction.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Banking on the Future

    In a competitive landscape that favors the fastest and the smartest, financial services firms that invest in building sophisticated insight and predictive analytics will be better positioned to emerge as market leaders.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Forrester Research: Rethinking Data Discovery & Data Classification

    Read this Forrester whitepaper to learn more about the critical, yet often overlooked, role that data classification and data discovery can play in reducing your organization's risk and enhancing security.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Big Data Analytics Buyers Guide

    Data is the lifeline of any company today. And organizations using big data analytics have a significant competitive edge. Datameer’s big data analytics application can help you get from raw data to insight faster than ever by putting the power of big data directly into the hands of those who...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Why Big Data Analytics

    It’s hard to overstate the importance of data for businesses in today’s world – it has become the lifeline of any company. With the focus on using big data analytics, opportunities for powerful insights across all areas of operations, customer behavior, and product adoption have arisen, but so have the...

    Sponsored By Datameer