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  • White Papers // May 2015

    Zeroing In on the Right Devices

    Discover what you can do to stay ahead of the technological curve and ensure that your productivity can be matched by none. This report will analyse the latest in PC technology and how you and your employees can replace outdated systems with the best-of-the-best. Ultrabook, Celeron, Celeron Inside,...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // May 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 // May 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

  • Research // May 2015

    IDG Report 2014 - Mobile Security - Confidence ebbs as BYOD booms

    The recent IDG Research Services survey of IT and business professionals involved with mobile security purchases identifies the main vulnerabilities of mobile devices, as well as strategies taken to counter those vulnerabilities. Mobile device security is a moving target, and requires organizations to stay up-to-date on not just the threats,...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Checklist: Characteristics of a Successful DevOps Team

    No matter how you’re using DevOps practices — whether your company has a DevOps department or cross-functional teams that share DevOps tools and practices — there are distinct characteristics of DevOps teams that align with high IT performance.

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • eBooks // May 2015

    DevOps for Dummies

    This book helps you understand DevOps and how your organization can gain real business benefits from it. You also discover how a holistic view of DevOps that encompasses the entire software delivery life cycle.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Converting Real Estate Property Data into Actionable Information

    RP Data continuously collects and manages complex real estate property data and imagery from numerous disparate sources. Read more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // May 2015

    IT Security: Midsize Businesses Face Enterprise-Caliber Threats

    The number of cyber attacks against midsize companies has doubled in the last year. And cost per employee is more than three times that of larger companies. While midsize organisations often lack the sophisticated defenses of large enterprises, many fail to recognise their vulnerability and are overconfident in their ability...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Tailoring Enterprise Applications for Mobile Environments

    The rapid expansion of workplace mobility is driving a rise in the variety of devices and locations that require mobile services. More end users require more data on more devices in more places. Learn how using app development and desktop virtualization can transform your mobile enterprise to improve efficiency. It...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // May 2015

    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 // May 2015

    The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

    Enterprises are transforming IT by adopting service automation tools and processes, making teams more innovative and efficient. By consolidating fragmented and redundant service systems, standardizing operational processes and by creating a single system of record for IT, CIOs can shift their attention from maintenance to service, effectively changing enterprise IT.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • Downloads // May 2015

    Manage & Resolve IT Service Requests with SolarWinds Help Desk Essentials

    SolarWinds Help Desk Essentials is a 2-in-one combo of IT help desk & remote support software that allows you to easily manage service requests, discover & manage IT assets, remotely connect to end-user PCs for troubleshooting & IT support. Centralized ticketing management, automatic email-to-ticket conversion, and customizable rules for ticket...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2015

    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 // May 2015

    Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation

    This white paper explores how to consolidate legacy, redundant IT services and shows how consolidation can accelerate growth while cutting costs and reducing complexities and enhance competitiveness.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // May 2015

    Securing SMEs in an evolving Threat Landscape - On Demand Webcast

    According to Symantec, SMEs represented 50% of the population attacked in 2012, whereas in 2013 they represented 61%. In today’s evolving threat landscape it has become important to ensure SMEs keep their data safe, as well as protecting their network from becoming a host for cybercriminals. Not only will an...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // May 2015

    HP ArcSight Logger: Unify collection, storage, & analysis of logs for security and compliance

    With HP ArcSight Logger you can improve everything from compliance and risk management to security intelligence to IT operations to efforts that prevent insider and advanced persistent threats. This universal log management solution collects machine data from any log-generating source and unifies the data for searching, indexing, reporting, analysis, and...

    Sponsored By Avnet

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Critical Factors to Endpoint Security

    The modern threatscape of today is very different from the one that existed even five years ago in that organized crime and government operatives are aggressively funding, organizing and building significant offensive capabilities all focused on generating revenue or gaining a competitive advantage in the global economy. “Crimeware” can be...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Mobility: Going your way

    Constant connectivity is the new norm — causing a shift in worker expectations that may not align with enterprise requirements. An effective mobility strategy empowers users and improves business performance without compromising essential IT controls. Ultrabook, Celeron, Celeron Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // May 2015

    End of life for BYOD products- On Demand Webinar

    Learn more about what you can do when your devices reach the end of their life. As personal electronic devices gain more access to corporate data, whether through internal email, software, or files stored on the cloud, security is becoming a major concern. During the editorial webinar Krishan Sharma ZDNet...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Transforming mobility management through a unified approach

    As the mobile workplace and the nature of business itself continue to evolve, IT teams must support a multiplicity of devices, operating systems and work habits. Dell Enterprise Mobility Management helps simplify administration and secure vital data. In this report you will learn how it is being done. ...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Choosing Cloud Backup Services: a Guide for SMBs

    This whitepaper helps demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs. Read more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • Videos // May 2015

    Video - HP LiveVault

    This video is a demonstration of how LiveVault, a cloud-based server data protection solution from HP Autonomy, can be used to protect critical file data stored on a HP StoreEasy Storage appliance.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Risk of “Free” Endpoint Security

    Everything in life comes at a price, even “free” endpoint protection. Every organisation has anti-virus/anti-malware solutions deployed, but how much have you actually reduced your risk? Read this insightful report by Aberdeen Group to understand the true risk of “free” endpoint protection.

    Sponsored By Intel Security

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Five Stages of a Web Malware Attack

    Today’s web attacks are extremely sophisticated and multi-faceted, motivated by a massive underground economy that trades in compromised computers and user information. This whitepaper shows you how modern web attacks work, broken down into five stages, from entry through execution.

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Forrester Wave Report: Endpoint Encryption 2015

    In Forrester’s 52-criteria evaluation of endpoint encryption vendors, they identified the seven most significant providers in the category and researched, analysed, and scored them. This report details the findings about how well each vendor fulfills the criteria and where they stand in relation to each other, to help security...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // May 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

    Boost IT Visibility and Business Value

    Decision makers at many organizations question the investments made in IT. This is often because they don’t fully understand the value delivered by IT service management (ITSM) or by compliance with recommended best practices such as those defined by the IT Infrastructure Library or ITIL®. Learn how creating a great...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How can you ensure your network is protected without breaking the bank?

    Is your firewall holding your business back? High scalability and availability is no longer a good-to-have feature in todays world. To secure business-critical applications your next generation firewall must have native active clustering, multi-link, firewall/VPN specifications, IPS and not break your companys bank. Download this report to understand how McAfee...

    Sponsored By Intel Security

  • White Papers // May 2015

    IDC: Calculating the Business Value of Next Generation Firewalls

    Unprecedented demand for business growth is driving the introduction of new applications and a mobile workforce scattered across the globe. Security often becomes an afterthought, leaving organisations at an increased risk of attack. But how can you justify the investment in a new, more effective solution? Eight Intel Security...

    Sponsored By Intel Security

  • White Papers // May 2015

    NSS Labs: Can your current firewall block 96.6% of attacks against your server applications?

    Or can it block 94.6% of attacks against client applications? NSS Labs performed an independent test to the McAfee Next Generation Firewall, subjecting it to thorough testing of key operational features such as security effectiveness, performance, stability, reliability, total cost of ownership and many more. Download this eye-opening report and...

    Sponsored By Intel Security

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Six Essential Elements of Web Application Security

    This whitepaper highlights the six key best practices that industry-leading organizations are using in their web application security efforts while reducing resource requirements and lowering the TCO. Read more...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution

    This checklist of best practices will save you time and help you understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution, whether you have a handful of apps or thousands. Learn more...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // May 2015

    HP Access Control Printing Solutions

    Transform printing practices for a more efficient and secure environment. HP Access Control (HP AC) Printing Solutions makes it easy to monitor and control imaging and printing costs—and to collect and track data by device and user—to help establish more responsible behaviours, lower expenses, and eliminate unclaimed documents.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report Gatepoint Research

    Whether you develop software in-house, outsource development, or customize large commercial applications, you open the door to cyber attacks if your software contains vulnerabilities hackers can exploit. This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions. Read the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    State of security operations: 2015 report of capabilities and maturity of cyber defense organizations

    Your ability to detect and stop cyber attacks depends on the effectiveness of your security operations team. How does yours stack up to the best? And what should you do to improve? HP Security Intelligence and Operations Consulting has assessed the capabilities of 87 security operations centers worldwide. This...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Downloads // May 2015

    Help Desk & IT Asset Management Software – Extremely Affordable & Easy-to-Use

    SolarWinds® Web Help Desk® (WHD) is a web-based help desk software that simplifies, centralizes and automates help desk management tasks including ticketing management, IT asset management, IT change management, knowledge management, incident & problem management, SLA management, & more. SolarWinds WHD provides email-to-ticket automation, dynamically assigns, routes and escalates trouble...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Right Time for Real-time Marketing

    Deliver more relevant offers, increase response rates, and create happier, more profitable customers.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Protect people, processes and technology from web Application Threats

    Incidents of web application security breaches that result in data theft are growing in frequency and severity, making it critical for organizations to take immediate steps to examine the security measures they have in place, assess vulnerabilities and act to protect their businesses.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Breaking Down Silos of Protection: An Integrated Approach to Managing Application Security

    An enterprise runs hundreds, if not thousands, of applications, many of which are vulnerable to attack. The necessary response is to replace point security products with integrated solutions and adopt risk-based application security management. IBM Security solutions can be the foundation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Easily deploy and move enterprise applications in the cloud

    "What if your organization could take advantage of emerging business opportunities by deploying new applications dramatically faster than you ever could before? What if you could increase the value of your existing application investments by leveraging them in the cloud - and easily move your apps across off-premises and on-premises...

    Sponsored By IBM