Networking

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Forrester Report : The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks of ‘Do It Yourself’ Disaster Recovery” to learn the critical components that make a disaster...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Modern Office and You: 5 Ways to Capitalise on Cloud Opportunities

    Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business. Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you’ll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    HP Protecting Printers With Enterprise Grade Security

    In this paper learn why HP has the ability to provide integrated security not just for their printers, but across the entire organisational spectrum including servers, storage, networking, personal computers, and tablets. This breadth of software, hardware and services is what makes HP unique in the security market. Learn more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Power of Enterprise PaaS - infographic

    Why is the enterprise platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market the focus of so much attention? Enterprise PaaS makes it faster and easier to build, test, deploy and scale applications across private or public cloud infrastructure. PaaS decreases time to market for applications and increases developer productivity. Download this resource now and...

    Sponsored By Pivotal

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    PaaS: Open for Business

    Companies looking to drive innovation through software development have new options and opportunities. Agile development practices speed time to market with continuous delivery of new applications and features. Advances in cloud computing and virtualization allow organizations to streamline (or eliminate altogether) the provisioning of infrastructure. Download this whitepaper and learn...

    Sponsored By Pivotal

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Live Webcast: 5 Power Skills to Boost Your Personal Influence

    Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10 AM (PDT) / 1 PM (EDT) How much influence do you have in your organization? Wish you had more? Leaders need to be able to gain support for their ideas and to push them through their organizations. And...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Infographic: Horizon 6 Allows IT to Deliver Virtual or Remote Desktops and Applications Through a Single Platform to End Users

    Gone are the days of client/server computing where Windows ruled the day and end users were tasked to do their work from one device and one location. Today, end users are leveraging new types of devices for work, accessing Windows applications alongside non-Windows-based applications and are more mobile than ever....

    Sponsored By VMware

  • 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

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    Case Study: TESCO uses CA Solutions to Monitor, Manage and Grow Their Business

    Check out these videos to see how Tesco has found success with CA’s solutions.

    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

    Firewall Buyers Guide 2014

    Make an informed decision on the right firewall for your business with The Firewall Buyers Guide. This guide gives you: • The fundamentals of modern firewall technology • The ten critical business requirements your next firewall needs to address • Information on how to create a vendor request for proposal...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • 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

    Why Most Organisations Miss User Response Monitoring – and What to Do About It

    This guide looks at the challenges of user response monitoring, and it shows how you can overcome these challenges and start to get a real handle on your infrastructure performance and how it impacts your user’s experience.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • 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

    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

    The Forrester Wave Private Cloud Solutions

    Enterprises look to private clouds for more than just virtual infrastructure provisioning. Private cloud vendors have started to bundle additional capabilities into their solutions, including pervasive VM management capabilities, design tools for complex application templates, and service catalogs. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Sep 2014

    Fixing the Disconnect Between Employer and Employee for BYOD

    The corporate workplace is changing. As employees increasingly use their own phones/tablets/laptops for work, corporate networks will be increasingly vulnerable to sophisticated viruses and malware - unless these devices are reined in with a BYOD enterprise program. Employees and employers often have vastly different attitudes regarding BYOD programs. To better...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Performance Benchmark Report 2014

    PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on 8 security software products using 13 performance metrics. Find out how Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product performs against 7 competitor products. Download this research to learn more.

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    ThreatBrief - CryptoLocker Your Money or Your Life

    Cryptolocker is a nasty bit of ransomware that encrypts all your files and holds them hostage . It’s been wreaking havoc worldwide since September 2013 – but we see a new variant every few weeks. Find out how Webroot SecureAnywhere solutions uses cloud-based behavioral intelligence to discover new malware and...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    How We Define a Network is about to Change, Again

    VMware NSX does for networks and physical network components what virtual machines did for data centers and physical servers. It allows you to use them in very different and more flexible ways. In this white paper, you’ll learn how VMware NSX changes the way you build, manage, and secure your...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    ForgeRock Open Identity Stack

    Identity and Access Management (IAM) services were traditionally built for a company’s internal use, to assist with manual on and off boarding, and establishing access privileges to company data and systems behind the firewall. Today though, a company must implement a dynamic IAM solution that serves employees as well as...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Open Identity Stack: Forging a New Future with Identity Relationship Management

    Identity and Access Management (IAM) services were traditionally built for a company’s internal use, to assist with manual on and off boarding, and establishing access privileges to company data and systems behind the firewall. Today though, a company must implement a dynamic IAM solution that serves employees as well as...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Making Business Communication More Productive: The Impact of Better Collaboration in the Mid-Market

    This white paper explores why and how mid-market organizations are confronting these business communications and collaboration challenges. It provides results from a recent study to help companies benchmark their progress as well as offers guidance on choosing the right solutions to address specific communications and collaboration needs. Read more... ...

    Sponsored By HP and Intel UK

  • 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

    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

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Security and the Rise of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications

    Increased interconnectivity via machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, the IoE, and smart systems holds profound implications for how business trends continue to evolve. In terms of M2M growth, key developments in security will be essential, from the design and manufacture of devices to more robust cloud security and ensuring the integrity of...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts

    Moving data from one networked device to another requires several different functions. Each function has its own protocol or protocols that define how it is accomplished. Also, the process of delivering data from one device to another can vary. The main factor in data delivery is determining whether the two...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts

    Moving data from one networked device to another requires several different functions. Each function has its own protocol or protocols that define how it is accomplished. Also, the process of delivering data from one device to another can vary. The main factor in data delivery is determining whether the two...

    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

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Workforce Mobility Comparison Guide

    Are you challenged to find a mobile solution that enables employees to safely create and share content without compromising your enterprise’s security? With the rise of BYOD in the workplace, IT decision makers are faced with finding ways to securely deliver file synchronizations capabilities. The limitations of traditional file...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Why App Performance Matters More than Ever

    The expectation for superior end-user Quality of Experience (QoE) has never been greater. What does this mean for your consumers? And why is superior application performance more important than ever? Failure to deliver quality apps can lead to lower productivity, decreased revenue and market share, and permanent damage to brand...

    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

    The Importance of Interconnectivity

    The Internet of Everything is bringing exciting growth to the digital world. But sometimes that growth can mean latency, bandwidth and security challenges for companies that aren’t prepared. To succeed, you’ll need to be better connected than your competitors. Read our interconnectivity infopaper to find out how tapping into our...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    Centrify for Samsung Knox - Product Overview

    The idea that employees may be storing corporate data together with their vacation photos on their smartphones is enough to give IT administrators and corporate compliance managers nightmares. At the same time, nobody wants to lug around separate devices for work and home use, and BYOD makes workers happier and...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • 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

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Downtime by DDoS: Taking an Integrated Multi-Layered Approach

    Companies who suffer an outage experience losses in revenue and productivity, face potential compliance and regulatory violations, and lower customer satisfaction. Increased duration or frequency of outages will ultimately affect the company brand. One of the leading reasons organizations experience network and application outages is from network/security issues like Distributed...

    Sponsored By Arbor Networks

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Managing the BlackBerry Transition

    The BlackBerry enterprise mobile solution always included a powerful management and security platform for its devices. As you transition to multiple mobile platforms, you face a host of security and management challenges Discover how to address those challenges with Citrix XenMobile.

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    10 Essential Elements for a Secure Mobility Strategy

    With enhanced mobility and work flexibility comes increased information security risk. Explore the security implications and capabilities of the major mobile OS platforms and learn more about best practices to fortify security while supporting new levels of productivity.

    Sponsored By Citrix Online