Data Management

Big Data, Hadoop, and analytics help unearth valuable patterns in business information. But without proper management, backup, archiving, and protection, you're taking an unacceptable risk.

  • White Papers // Sep 2015

    Create a Knockout Backup and Recovery Business Impact Analysis

    Getting more funding for backup and recovery is easier when you can make clear the consequences of a catastrophic data loss to the business. The best way to do that? With a business impact analysis. We make it easy for you to get started with our business impact analysis kit....

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2015

    Cisco Guide - 5 Steps to Aligning IT to the Needs of Your Organisation

    In the past, attempts to integrate data centre infrastructure and applications have been manual, time-consuming, and expensive efforts. Fortunately, with the advent of cloud computing and hybrid IT, that situation is changing. IT can now be a catalyst for transformation - the enabler of innovation, new business models, and new...

    Sponsored By Cisco-Intel

  • White Papers // Sep 2015

    Cisco Case Study - ING DIRECT Turns Ideas into Revenue Faster with Cisco UCS

    ING DIRECT Australia offers personal and business banking services throughout Australia. They focus on delivering new products and services to their customers so there is a constant push for innovation. The challenges ING was facing was speeding up software testing and deployment, improving developer productivity and accelerating time to market...

    Sponsored By Cisco-Intel

  • White Papers // Sep 2015

    The Impact Of Organizational Change On Financial Systems

    Forward-thinking CIOs benefit from regularly assessing the effects of change on financial systems, anticipating major corporate events, and understanding how innovative technologies can better position the organization to take advantage of new opportunities. In this paper, we’ll examine how CIOs can ensure that financial management systems can not only cope...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Sep 2015

    IDC Paper - The Business Benefits of Achieving Greater Cloud Adoption

    Cloud adoption is an expanding part of IT organizations’ strategies, and IT architects are growing more sophisticated in how they think about cloud. In IDC’s recent worldwide CloudView Survey, we discovered that nearly 60% of organizations are currently using or planning to implement some form of cloud - whether for...

    Sponsored By Cisco-Intel

  • White Papers // Sep 2015

    5 Ways to Save Time and Money on Your Data Backups

    When it comes to IT professionals, one universal truth always seems to be present: You have way more work than you have time. Not to worry. This short e-book will highlight five key approaches that can not only help you save time managing backups, but control costs too. Together, these...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2015

    Removing Identity Barriers for Office 365

    Microsoft touts the many productivity, cost, and security benefits of Office 365, but reaping those benefits requires a significant amount of planning and work on your part. Identity management— including directory synchronization and federation— is one of the most critical parts of planning your Office 365 deployment. Whether you choose...

    Sponsored By OKTA

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    The Ultimate Storage for VMware Horizon View

    This whitepaper discusses on how Pure Storage deduplication and compression work great on all kinds of applications, but VDI is one of the best. With >10-to-1 data reduction, Pure Storage can make all-flash VDI cheaper than disk or hybrid disk/flash solutions, without the performance compromise of adding disk to your...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    FlashStack Converged Infrastructure for Virtual Desktops

    This report will help bring the power and efficiency of all-flash storage to your entire data centre. By building a highly available converged infrastructure solution based on industry-leading components from Cisco and VMware. It scales seamlessly from small to large, and provides all-flash speed and reliability to all your data...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Five Reasons to run MS-SQL on All-Flash

    All-flash arrays are now priced at a point that they are less expensive than a performance HDD system, but with significantly much higher performance. The DBA and storage administrator can leverage this excess capacity to both simplify the MS-SQL environment while at the same time consolidating non-database workloads onto a...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Case Study: Flash array speeds up Skull Candy's data centre

    Skullcandy sees reduction in data centre footprint and improved speed and reliability of analytics system, giving granularity that wasn't possible before. Learn more about how Skullcandy’s Pure Storage FlashArray deployment eliminated performance bottlenecks in its virtualised data centre for less than the cost of mechanical disk.

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    6 Tips for better Sales Performance Dashboards

    You don’t want to wait until the end of the quarter to discover that you’ve failed. You want to make sure that you and your sales teams are performing well and making the best decisions possible; yet dashboards are still one of the most important and often overlooked sales tools...

    Sponsored By Tableau Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    The home security Internet of Things paradox (FR)

    HP reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is far from secure. According to an ongoing HP IoT study series, home security systems are not nearly as secure as you may think— or as they should be.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    The home security Internet of Things paradox (IT)

    HP reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is far from secure. According to an ongoing HP IoT study series, home security systems are not nearly as secure as you may think—or as they should be

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Dell: Realise the OpEx Cost Savings

    Everyone in IT knows that outsourcing services have claimed for years to provide lower costs, faster service and a better return on investment (ROI) than traditional IT. For example, infrastructure cloud computing services today deliver server capacity faster than ever before, and at “commodity pricing.” Read more...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Good to Great: The Top Seven Optimisation Tips and Tricks

    Virtualisation is one of IT’s most exciting technologies in a generation. The ability to combine software and hardware in a way that allows a single server to act like several servers has provided IT with vast benefits, from saving on capital expenses and energy, to faster application deployment and workload...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Dell: The Definitive Guide to Virtualisation Management Software

    Most modern data centers have become quagmires of chaos — multitiered applications, hybrid clouds, multiple sites, 24x7 expectations, latency-sensitive applications, slashed budgets and a constant rate of change. Many data center managers and admins struggle to simply keep from falling further into the abyss. Read more...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Solving the O365 Mobility Puzzle

    If you're migrating from an existing on-premise Exchange environment — or setting up Office 365 for a new set of users — you'll need to address how to handle users accessing Office 365 from mobile devices. Read this eGuide now to discover how you can simplify the migration and deployment...

    Sponsored By OKTA

  • eBooks // Aug 2015

    The True Impact of Tags: IT's Guide to Third Party Monitoring

    This eBook addresses the impact various third parties have on your site and the challenges IT/Ops faces to meet both business and performance expectations, while also providing a game-plan to manage risk and latency carried by content served from outside your infrastructure.

    Sponsored By Catchpoint Systems

  • eBooks // Aug 2015

    Catchpoint: The True Impact of Tags: IT's Guide to Third Party Monitoring

    This eBook addresses the impact various third parties have on your site and the challenges IT/Ops faces to meet both business and performance expectations, while also providing a game-plan to manage risk and latency carried by content served from outside your infrastructure. Read more...

    Sponsored By Catchpoint Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Flexible Storage: The Secret to Converged Infrastructure Success

    The appeal of flipping the “on” switch and getting ready access to sophisticated infrastructure resources helps explain why Gartner, in its “Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems,” estimated that “the overall market for integrated systems will exceed $6 billion in 2014, with a growth rate of 50 percent over the prior...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Reducing Infrastructure Complexity through Converged Systems

    Remote offices, branch offices and small businesses have dramatically stepped up their adoption of new technology to help them run everything from typical business applications to cutting-edge solutions that differentiate their organisations. But that rapid run-up in new technology deployments has often come with a cost: increased infrastructure complexity that...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Building the Next-Gen Data Centre

    What’s wrong with enterprise IT today? Most IT leaders have a ready answer: infrastructure that’s too expensive, inflexible, and difficult to manage. To solve these problems, Dell designed a platform that offers more choice, reduces complexity, and excels at scalability. The right infrastructure helps IT reduce TCO while serving...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    The Three Drivers of Converged Systems

    Every so often enterprises encounter a purchase choice that’s a distinct advantage for them and the advantages of converged systems are clear: They’re easier to set up and manage, which reduces staff resource expenses. Enterprises can decrease the number of licensing agreements and vendor relationships from three to one and...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Win the Race Against Time to Stay Ahead of Cybercriminals - Report

    IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics optimizes the process of investigating and gathering evidence on attacks and data breaches, using full network packet capture data to deliver insight and analysis that cannot be achieved using only log source events and network flow details.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    2015 Exclusive Report: Profiling Infrastructure Leaders

    This exclusive research uncovers where the priorities for tomorrow’s infrastructure lie, and what gaps exist between firms that are successfully transforming traditional IT functions and those that have yet to begin. Your infrastructure must be ready to support the demands of an increasingly digital business that benefits from cloud, Big...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Factory Floor Network Deployment

    This tactical brief demonstrates how to gain benefits from fibre optic connections. Read More..

    Sponsored By Panduit

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Scaling the Plant Network

    The portion of the network which distributes Ethernet beyond the control room throughout the plant floor is often the weakest part of the network’s physical realization. However, as Ethernet expands further into the manufacturing environment, and as a unified architecture is put in place to manage all plant networking and...

    Sponsored By Panduit

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Dell: Why Managing Privileged Accounts Is a Prerequisite For PCI DSS Compliance (German)

    For many organizations, compliance with data security standards remains a problem. IT projects for security compliance are in constant competition with Projects to combat persistently acute threats to information security, operational vulnerabilities, and daily business risks. Read more...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Dell: Strategies For Successfully Managing Privileged Accounts ( German )

    Security, management and governance of the accounts of superusers ( so-called privileged accounts) is one of the most important aspects of a program for the identity and Access Management (IAM). Read more...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Converging Endpoint Protection Productivity with HP (DE)

    Today’s workers create and access business data on devices from mobile phones and tablets to traditional desktop workstations … and other technologies in-between. The devices may be owned and managed by the organization, or they may be owned and managed by the end-user. But regardless of who owns them, the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Mobile Information Management (DE)

    The shift to BYOD is not new. It has been a source of industry debate for a few years and is a logical evolutionary step in the consumerization of IT process that took root in the mid-1990s. In fact, given the advanced capabilities of consumer-grade technology, it is more appropriate...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Mobile Information Management

    The shift to BYOD is not new. It has been a source of industry debate for a few years and is a logical evolutionary step in the consumerization of IT process that took root in the mid-1990s. In fact, given the advanced capabilities of consumer-grade technology, it is more appropriate...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Workday: Europe Set To Move En Masse To HCM

    Adoption of cloud-based HCM solutions is progressing rapidly among large and mid-sized organisations in Europe. This survey of 100 IT executives working in organisations with 1000+ employees reveals that 56% of those still using legacy on-premise HCM solutions plan to move to a cloud-based solution in the near future (i.e....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    New storage for the elephant brand: Synthesa relies on HP storage

    Elephants never forget, as the saying goes. The same seems to apply to elephant brands—at least when it comes to dissatisfaction with the IT. Capacity bottlenecks, the age of the existing storage system, and failover problems made Synthesa, a specialist for paint, glaze, and upgraded insulation, from the Upper Austrian...

    Sponsored By HP and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    StoreOnce twice: SMC relies on fail-safe backup by HP

    In the areas of production and development, SMC Pneumatik have always been responsible for the automation of processes. They have only recently become responsible for the backup infrastructure. In October 2014, the global market leader in industrial automation with pneumatic and electrical systems began to rely on HP and HP...

    Sponsored By HP and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    More efficient backup: VKB-IT stores securely with HP

    Sensitive data requires sensitive management and, correspondingly, secure archiving processes. This applies in particular to the banking sector where legal requirements define strict specifications. VKB-IT, IT provider for Volkskreditbank AG (VKB-Bank), was aware of this important task and completely refurbished its backup infrastructure in August 2014. They now use the...

    Sponsored By HP and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Converging Endpoint Protection Productivity with HP

    Today’s workers create and access business data on devices from mobile phones and tablets to traditional desktop workstations … and other technologies in-between. The devices may be owned and managed by the organization, or they may be owned and managed by the end-user. But regardless of who owns them, the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    6 Must Haves Modern Financial Management Systems NL

    The financial system you are running today can probably trace its heritage back to the ‘80s and ‘90s. Since then, the needs of finance organisations have changed dramatically, but financial systems have failed to adapt at the core. Built to serve only the most basic requirements, these systems weren’t designed...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    High Availability and Data Protection with EMC Isilon Scale-Out NAS - Report

    This White Paper details how the EMC Isilon OneFS architecture provides high availability and data protection needed to meet the challenges organizations face as they deal with the deluge of digital content and unstructured data and the growing importance of data protection.

    Sponsored By EMC Partner