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  • Research // Apr 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 // Apr 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 // Apr 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 This report will analyse the latest in PC technology and how you and your employees can replace outdated systems with the best-of-the-best.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 // Apr 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

  • White Papers // Apr 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 // Apr 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 // Apr 2015

    The Right Time for Real-time Marketing

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

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 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

  • Downloads // Apr 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

  • Downloads // Apr 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

  • Webcasts // Apr 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 // Apr 2015

    Intelligent IT Operations: Making IT smarter with advanced event correlation and management

    As IT has become essential to the business and as technology has become more complex, specialisation has increased, and organisational silos have grown. IT Operations lacks a single pane of view into business service health, fault, and topology, reducing efficiency and increasing costs. This paper shows you how consolidating...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 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 // Apr 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Data Sheet : Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Get you facts right

    In an era where cyber-attacks are growing and becoming increasingly sophisticated, it's not surprising to find that the number of data breaches has also grown exponentially. Regulatory requirements make encryption a necessity for many. Companies that need to comply with regulations such as PCIDSS or HIPAA must have an auditable...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Data Sheet : Symantec Endpoint Security - Get you facts right

    Malware has evolved from large-scale massive attacks to include Targeted Attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats that cannot be stopped by antivirus alone. It’s time to move beyond antivirus. Download this report to learn how you can focus on your business without compromising security or performance with Symantec™ Endpoint Protection providing:...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Forrester Report: Build a Better Business Case for UC

    This report details Forrester Research, Inc.’s recommendation for IT professionals building out a Unified Communications and Collaboration infrastructure within their business. The key to success of a UC deployment is delivering benefits to both users and business units. This report guides IT professionals through the key needs, drivers, and likely...

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Apr 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Webroot SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection vs. Seven Competitors

    PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on eight security software products, on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) during January 2013. The aim of this benchmark was to compare the performance impact of Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product with seven (7) competitor products. This report presents our results and findings...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Webroot Secure Anywhere Web Security Service

    Cybercriminals generate over 100,0001 new malware samples a day; approximately 85% of these are delivered through the Web. Many of them rely on browser and application vulnerabilities to infect systems and steal information. The Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service provides unparalleled protection from the cloud, stopping online threats before they...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    New Insights for Driving Cloud Strategy

    You don’t know what you don’t know! New insights for driving cloud strategy through analysing existing behavior. You can’t manage what you can’t measure and most of us find it difficult to formulate a strong cloud policy to complement what we’ve been doing in-house because it’s difficult to understand how...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated DR plans: Expectations and threats may require new approaches.

    Will your disaster recovery plan work when the time comes? It's a hard determination for any organization to make. But in IBM's experience, the answer is often "no." Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions. Read this white paper to learn seven...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Qlik Executive Brief - The Link Between Sales Analytics and Sales Performance

    There is an undeniable link between the use of sales analytics and strong sales performance. An organization’s ability to grow revenue in a sustainable, predictable way relies on sales analytics. Sales organizations must find a way to aggregate, sift through, and make sense of all of their data to find...

    Sponsored By QlikTech

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    CITO Research E-Book - Empowering Sales with Self Service BI

    Read this e-book and learn how to empower sales with self-service business intelligence in order to gain better insight into your pipeline, get to know your customers better, close bigger deals faster, and uncover better cross-sell and up-sell opportunities with less effort. Download this e-book to learn more.

    Sponsored By QlikTech

  • White Papers // Apr 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

  • Videos // Apr 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 // Apr 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)

  • White Papers // Apr 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 // Apr 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 // Apr 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 // Apr 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 // Apr 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 // Apr 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

  • Research // Apr 2015

    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 // Apr 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 // Apr 2015

    HP Logger: The most cost effective Log management solution in the industry that allows Unified collection, storage, & analysis of logs for security and compliance

    With HP Logger you can improve everything from IT operations, compliance and risk management to security intelligence. This universal log management solution collects machine data from any log-generating source and unifies the data for searching, indexing, reporting, analysis, and retention. HP Logger can be used by organizations of any size...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 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 // Apr 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 // Apr 2015

    M-Trends 2015 - A View from the Front Lines

    While we have seen modest gains in organizations’ ability to overcome the security gap, advanced (and not-so advanced) threat actors continue to evolve their tactics to find a way through it. The M-ternds report by Mandiant, provides a brief overview of the how attackers’ motives and tactics changed in 2014....

    Sponsored By FireEye