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 // Oct 2014

    Practical Considerations for Implementing Prefabricated Data Centres

    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 // Oct 2014

    Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Virtualization and Cloud Management Solution

    This report provides a side-by-side comparison of leading virtualization and cloud management solutions, looking at IT modernization from a data center infrastructure perspective. It considers the significance of management in the virtualization and cloud environments and how this influences the way in which technology is deployed, used, and controlled. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies

    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 // 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

    Flash Storage For Dummies (English)

    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

    Next Generation Performance Testing with Service Virtualisation and APM

    This report explores some of the issues with traditional APM technologies and strategies, and introduces new tools that can help overcome these issues. Discover how component-based performance testing-supported by service virtualisation and application performance management suite enables you to improve IT productivity, reduce infrastructure costs and increase efficiency of application...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Bridging the gap between user expectations and IT’s ability to deliver

    Learn why a significant, ongoing disconnect exists between the need and importance of meeting end-user expectations and the ability of IT to do so. A recent study by CIO of four annual surveys finds that although the struggle exists, year after year, improving both end user and customer satisfaction prevails...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IT and Enterprise Mobility: IT is Fully Charged and Ready to Roam

    To understand what large organisations are doing on enterprise mobility, CA Technologies engaged research firm Vanson Bourne to survey 1,300 senior I.T. decision-makers at enterprise organisations across five industry verticals in 21 different countries in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    DevOps: The Bridge to Faster Application Delivery

    Accelerating the delivery of new applications and services to market is the core focus of DevOps, which is why 46% of IT leaders surveyed have already adopted the philosophy or are in the process of doing so. Our recent CA/IDG research survey highlights more DevOps trends that are changing the...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Started with DevOps

    Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Read this eBook to learn about common pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Forrester Wave: Private Cloud Solutions

    This Forrester Wave report reveals the top vendors in this field based on a 61-criteria evaluation. Discover where each vendor stands out to help I&O professionals select the most full-featured private cloud solution. Learn more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Five Myths of Cloud Computing

    This white paper separates Cloud fact from fiction and reality from myth. It is intended to aid IT Executives as they make decisions about Cloud Computing. Learn more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    What you really want from Infrastructure Management

    This whitepaper explores the benefits of a complete and unified visualisation system that can monitor everything in IT operations environment, monitoring the performance, and availability of any aspect that support business services.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Firewall Buyers Guide

    Five key areas to consider when choosing your next firewall Checklist of the security capabilities you need Questions to ask vendors to make sure they meet your requirements Comparisons of Sophos, Fortinet, Dell SonicWALL and WatchGuard

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Protecting Your Roaming Workforce With Cloud-Based Security

    Remote and roaming workers are constantly checking email, downloading data and staying productive. Results are their top priority—security is not. IT departments must mitigate the risks of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Unified IT Monitoring: A Necessity in the Era of Customer

    This exclusive whitepaper details how unified IT monitoring can be used to deliver the customer experience your users demand. Read this report now to learn about a real life company that adopted unified IT monitoring and turned itself into an IT leader.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Following the Rules - Reducing the Risk

    A short article by AIIM on compliance

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Buyer Brief- Improving the Management and Governance of Unstructured Data

    Maximize efficiency with deeper insight to data value and automated, policy-based compliance, retention & disposition

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Information Lifecycle Governance Leader - Reference Guide

    Data is growing at unprecedented rates. But how much of it is useful to your business? Read this leader guide from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to learn how to deal with excessive data, get more value from information assets, control costs, ensure compliance, and reduce risk.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Information Lifecycle Governance - Requirements Kit

    Data volumes are getting out of control, but choosing the right information lifecycle governance solution can be a huge challenge, with multiple stakeholders, numerous business processes, and extensive solution requirements. Use this requirements kit from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to find the tools and technology you need.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Zero Trust Approach to Network Security

    Zero Trust is an alternative security model that addresses the shortcomings of failing perimeter-centric strategies by removing the assumption of trust. This paper discusses the need for a Zero Trust approach to network security, how the Palo Alto Networks® next-generation security platform delivers on these requirements, and provides guidance on...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: Why Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take a Strategic Approach to Identity Relationship Management

    Customer-focused companies strive to make their content available to an ever-growing number of connected users and devices on a much larger scale than ever before. Forrester finds that to achieve this securely, companies need identity and access management (IAM) platforms that are adaptable, scalable, responsive, and high velocity. Fortunately, a...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take a Strategic Approach to Identity Relationship Management

    Customer-focused companies strive to make their content available to an ever-growing number of connected users and devices on a much larger scale than ever before. Forrester finds that to achieve this securely, companies need identity and access management (IAM) platforms that are adaptable, scalable, responsive, and high velocity. Fortunately, a...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Executive Summary: The Gathering Threat

    Enterprises today are seeing a rapid growth of unstructured content and an increased variety of content types, making consistent and secure management of corporate information increasingly difficult. As data continues to expand, it threatens to overwhelm IT infrastructures and leave organizations vulnerable to risk and non-compliance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Infographic: The Gathering Threat

    A dangerous storm is threatening to swap IT infrastructures. Massive growth of unrestricted content and multiplying content types make it increasingly difficult to consistently manage and identify what to keep. Email, file systems content, digital assets, social, web, ERP data... the list is endless and the threat is real.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Comprehensive Enterprise Mobile Management for iOS 8

    The new iOS 8 release includes new features to facilitate device and application management but a third-party enterprise mobility management platform is still necessary for enterprises to gain full control over all their mobile devices and to capitalize on productivity features that enable workflow integration among apps. This white paper...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Horizon View 6 Blast Performance Features

    With VMware's recent release of the Horizon Suite (specifically View 6), VMware has taken the performance and usability features and put them all under the Blast moniker. This category of features is grouped from a marketing perspective but will retain their technical terms in the documentation, similar to how the...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IT Service Provider Breaks Into Storage Services With Disaster Recovery as a Service for Hitachi Content Platform Owners

    In this fast-changing technology landscape, are you looking for cost-effective ways to expand the services your enterprise offers while retaining your share of the market? At first glance, branching out into cloud storage services might appear to be a risky proposition, considering the formidable competitors who occupy that space....

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Checklist for Cloud Mobility Readiness

    Are you trying to determine the readiness of your enterprise’s content mobility solution? Today’s mobile worker want real-time, remote and secure access to your enterprise’s fast-growing information. To ensure the right data is in the right place at the right time, your organization needs a solution that provides your workforce...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    How Network Connections Drive Web Application Performance

    Users around the globe, on all sorts of devices, expect Web applications to function as seamlessly as desktop applications. This paper discusses the challenges and solutions for effectively delivering applications in today’s global marketplace.

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Quality in the Cloud: Best Practices for ISVs

    Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) looking to enter the cloud market must exercise due diligence in choosing a hosting company, or risk quality of service. This GigaOm report offers ISVs guidance on determining whether their hosting partners can support their specific market needs.

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Meeting the Big Data Challenge: Get Close, Get Connected

    Big Data can be a key tool in gaining a competitive advantage—allowing businesses to better understand and target their customers and transform their processes. This paper outlines the challenges related to Big Data and how to manage and overcome them, so you can derive value faster.

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    A Smarter IT Strategy Starts Here

    The key trends affecting our current (and near-future) state of technology are mobility, consumer technology, cloud services, hyperdigitization, and globalization. But what could this mean for your business? The technological landscape is transforming rapidly and with the right strategy in place, your data center can help you take advantage of...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Uncover the Truth About Hybrid Clouds

    It’s time to debunk the myths about hybrid cloud bandwidth and reliability. As the flexibility and economy of scale in the cloud continue to expand, and as visibility into data and systems becomes even more extensive, the case for the hybrid cloud has never been stronger. Get insights about your...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Implement the Best Cloud for Your Business

    Find the best route for your business to adopt the cloud as an integral part of a hybrid IT architecture. Learn how different hybrid clouds and communication paths can work for you, as well as how to maximize benefits and minimize risks for your organization.

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Mimecast Services for Microsoft Office 365

    This datasheet discusses the third party capabilities that Office 365 users should consider to add value to their platform. Mimecast provides a rich set of cloud services designed to meet the specific needs of O365 users and provides complementary services to eliminate business dependence on on-premises technologies. Check this out...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IDC Research - Redefining Enterprise Mobility and Increasing Success with Mobile Collaboration

    Adoption of enterprise mobility has surged in the Asia/Pacific region, but this context of mobility tends to be defined as the individual worker being “untethered” from the traditional workplace. While workers have mobile access, they still do not have all that they need to complete a task or project. Download...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IDC 13G Overview White Paper

    Industries have seen tremendous change in the dynamics of IT datacenters and workloads. But companies 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...

    Sponsored By Provided by Dell and Intel Core i5 Processors, October 2014

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Best Practices in Choosing, Implementing and Using MDM and EMM

    Mobility and security specialists are carefully considering enetrprise mobility management solutions. In this report Garner takes a look at best practices for evaluating and selecting an EMM solution.

    Sponsored By Citrix Online