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 // 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 // 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 // Jul 2013

    Beyond the Next Generation: Putting Advanced Network Security To Work

    Driven by demands to unify and extend protection across a broad spectrum of threats, EMA sees in this trend the rise of Converged Network Security (CNS) systems that integrate a wide range of capabilities and break down silos in network defense more than ever before. Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Understanding Data Streams in IoT

    The Internet of Things creates and maintains data from sensors and devices around the world. The challenge for many organizations? Making sense of this data. With SAS Event Stream Processing, you get the ability to make sense automated decisions on streaming data – and react to new information automatically.

    Sponsored By SAS Institute

  • 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 // 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

    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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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

    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

  • Research // Jun 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances

    Enterprise backup is among the oldest, most-performed tasks for IT professionals. Gartner provides analysis and evaluation of the leading providers that offer a range of traditional to innovative recovery capabilities. In this report Gartner positioned EMC as the leading provider for backup solutions. Download this report today and learn the...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • 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 // Oct 2013

    Boost IT Visibility and Business Value with Service Catalogue

    Many CIOs are being pressured to demonstrate IT value. A service catalog can help you promote your services in a way the business can easily understand. It will become your service management foundation that can boost IT visibility and constantly demonstrate IT value to the business.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • 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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    EMC Isilon Scale-out Storage Product Family - Unstructured data storage made simple

    Find out how EMC Isilon presents you with powerful tools that help you protect your data assets, control costs, optimise the storage resources and performance of your big data performance.

    Sponsored By EMC Partner

  • 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 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 // 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

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Fighting today’s Advanced Attacks

    Constructing a network security defense ad hoc, that is one product at a time as the need presents itself creates weak links in the overall strategy, weak links that can easily be broken. With multiple attack vectors and malware constantly increasing in volume and sophistication, what is needed is a...

    Sponsored By FORTINET

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management: Embracing BYOD through Data Delivery and Secure App

    The transformation of computing through mobility, consumerisation, bring-your-own device (BYOD) and flex-work offers powerful benefits for today’s organisations – but it poses significant challenges for IT.

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • 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 // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management Buyers Guide

    This EMM buyers guide will walk you through the process of selecting the right mobile solution to fit your company’s BYOD objectives. It explains how an effective EMM system can support an organisation's workforce mobility strategy, ensure compliance, protect corporate data and provide centralised management of devices and apps while...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • 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 // Apr 2015

    Sharpen Your Device, Data And Document Security Solution with HP JetAdvantage Security

    You know how valuable data is to your organization. But the more data you acquire and share, the more security risks and requirements you face. Your imaging and printing environment is not immune. Security gaps can leave sensitive data dangerously exposed. To counter the risks, organisations must integrate imaging and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Consolidation: The Foundation for IT and Business Transformation

    How many helpdesks do you have in your business right now? How many IT service management tools, or versions of the same business application is your organization using right now? If the answer to any of these is greater than one, your organization may be operating with a handicap that...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow