Networking

Computer networks literally run our world of data exchange and communications. TechRepublic keeps up with the latest networking hardware and software, wired and wireless networking technology, and best practices for your network's security and performance.

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Analyzing the Neverquest Malware Threat

    Learn from the F5 Security Operations Center's analysis of the Neverquest malware threat. The team analyzes the programming techniques and methodologies used to develop malware in order to keep F5 security services up to date and effective against any threat. Read this summary report to better understand how it works...

    Sponsored By F5

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control

    Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have emerged to revolutionize network security as we know it. Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are not effective in today’s advanced-threat environment.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    BYOD: Driving the mobile enterprise transformation

    Protecting corporate data and network resources while leveraging the benefits of mobility is a constant balancing act; one that requires IT to shift its focus from security lockdown to business enablement. While some companies (particularly in the tech sector) are “doing” BYOD well, most are still trying to devise a...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Guarding the Castle

    This ebook details the sophisticated strategies and tools that today’s cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2013

    7 Steps to Next-Gen IT Managed Services

    Managed service providers are expanding their service offerings and adopting a more active role in the management and planning of their clients’ IT infrastructures. How can your business stay up-to-date with the most recent industry trends? This eBook presents seven steps to creating a next-generation IT managed services business. Learn...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // May 2011

    The Modern Office and You: 5 Ways to Capitalize 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

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Sensible Service Management eBook

    This Sensible service management guide written by Rob England, the IT Skeptic, aims to cut through all the noise and jargon to tell IT managers why service management can be useful and why it doesn’t need to be so complex. The guide is broken into 11 best practices. Check this...

    Provided By Citrix

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    What are your VoIP options?

    The versatility of VoIP has made it the leading choice for companies seeking an updated phone system that enables them to do more for less. Coming to the conclusion that you want VoIP is fairly simple; however, the next question you must answer is: which VoIP is best for my...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • eBooks // Jun 2014

    Beyond Next-Generation Firewalls

    Cyberattacks are increasing every year, in both number and variety. But whether the malicious goal is money, espionage or disruption, you can protect your network and your business by applying the right security technology. Malicious actors have been innovating at a ferocious pace, and three- or four-year-old firewalls simply...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Liberate Your Commerce Platform without Selling the Family Farm

    This ebook offers a possible solution to businesses that already have made big investments in enterprise commerce platforms, but that also struggle to keep up with the quickly changing landscape of shopping experiences and business models. Drupal’s flexibility, scalability, and rapid deployment capability make it possible to build shiny...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    The Outside-in Approach to Order Fulfillment: Providing a Seamless Customer Experience eBook

    This report, based on several Aberdeen surveys, will identify best practices and potential improvements in revenue and profit margins.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Understanding the Real Impact of Social Media Monitoring on the Value Chain eBook

    This document will detail the form, extent, and impact of social media monitoring and analytics on supply chain processes and e-commerce initiatives.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (ebook)

    Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    eGuide to Data Movement and Governance

    The purpose of this eGuide is to help you grasp the measures that can keep your organization on track to meet objectives and in line with regulations. What’s more, it’s your chance to become more effective in your job and build the confidence to bring valuable suggestions to your security...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    HP & CIO: Making virtualization strategic

    8 Ways Virtualization Can Help Your Company Exceed SLAs. As a company becomes more proficient in virtualization, it's positioned to tackle key business initiatives: mobility, big data, cloud and others. In this paper, sponsored by HP and Intel®, you will learn how how using a converged infrastructure can help you...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Advanced Evasion Techniques for Dummies

    This book provides an overview of network security in general and explains how cybercriminals can use hidden and mostly undetectable methods to penetrate network systems. You don't have to be a Security Expert to understand how Advanced Evasion Techniques will break the security protection model most businesses are using...

    Provided By White AU: McAfee/Intel

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Full-Size Collaboration for Your Organisation eBook

    Discover how Avaya IP Office 9.0 delivers the business-transforming benefits of enterprise-grade collaboration technology in a cost-effective, customisable and highly scalable package designed for organisations like yours.

    Provided By Avaya

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Building Success on Acquia Cloud: 10 Layers of PaaS

    A great digital experience is essential for success in today's digital marketplace. Not only is building, deploying, hosting, and scaling web applications complicated, but leaving resources available that allow for continuing innovation is crucial to ongoing success. To make the most of the resources at hand and to speed time...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Fujitsu Infrastructure eGuide

    Business users only notice IT when it fails and business leaders only notice IT when it costs them money. But at Fujitsu, we know IT infrastructures should add business value, not costs. Download Fujitsu's new e-guide and discover how we're helping organisations worldwide do just that – simplifying complex infrastructures,...

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • eBooks // Dec 2013

    E-Guide: Fujitsu PRIMERGY Server

    Compared to the rest of the field, Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers come with exceptional credentials, including high availability, strong power management and expert budgeting. Built for quality, reliability and business agility, PRIMERGY servers also offer complete IT flexibility through virtualisation and consolidation. Discover why PRIMERGY servers are the only credible choice....

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Do more with your data.

    IBM’s innovative portfolio of data management software and systems helps clients do more with less – and use data as a secret weapon in the competitive battle.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Transform Your Data Centers - HP ProLiant Gen8 - the World's Most Intelligent Servers

    From core to cloud HP ProLiant Gen8 servers are transforming data center expectations and economics with the world's most intelligent servers. Learn how they deliver maximum performance and reliability while simplifying day-to-day management. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel,...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    The MDM advantage: Creating insight from big data

    To help enterprises create trusted insight as the volume, velocity and variety of data continue to explode, IBM offers several solutions designed to help organizations uncover previously unavailable insights and use them to support and inform decisions across the business. Combining the power of IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management (MDM)...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    E-Guide: Intelligent Networking: reliable, robust, resilient, redundant, and really, really fast

    The numbers are truly breathtaking. Verizon estimates that by 2016, there will be three devices for every person connected to the Internet. By 2020, there will be 50 billion (with a “B”) connected devices. With data sources including video, audio, photographs, live fitness data, all that mobile data, and machine-to-machine...

    Provided By Verizon

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    What to include in an enterprise collaboration plan

    An enterprise collaboration plan is a project charter that documents how an organization will use its collaboration platform during the course of projects and daily business operations. While running SharePoint on-premise can be expensive for some organizations, it's prudent to track how you're getting maximum business and productivity value from...

    Provided By Box Internet Services

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    E-Guide: 4G LTE: transforming the mobile workforce

    4G LTE technology has been around for less than four years and has already made a huge impact on mobile computing. Just imagine the innovations that will be possible in the next four years. This isn't just about making you more competitive, it's about opening new vistas and new opportunities....

    Provided By Verizon

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    5 Tech Tips ebook

    Read the Tech Tips eBook to see how easy it is to get started with virtualization right now.

    Provided By VMware

  • eBooks // May 2013

    Executive's guide to software-defined networking

    This guide explains what software-defined networking is, what benefits it offers, how it is currently being implemented, and what promise it holds for the future.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Mar 2013

    Introducing Social Business for the Mid-Market

    Aberdeen has studied the business practices of 229 mid-sized companies surveyed for the 2011 Aberdeen Busines Review and 61 mid-sized companies profiled in Aberdeen's 2011 Social Collaboration Research. Mid-market organization can achieve strategic benefits from optimizing their Social Business deployments and achieving Best-in-Class status. This report provides directional guidance for...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    The future of software delivery is cloudy: Leveraging the cloud transform development and test

    Cloud technology is a terrific platform for a vast array of workloads. But what about cloud computing can actually help you transform your business? Read this ebook to learn the real-world potential benefits of using the cloud as a platform for more effective software delivery.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    Cloud Services for Dummies eBook

    Cloud computing is becoming an integral part of many companies’ business and technology strategies. There are many different delivery models. But two foundational services are essential for cloud computing to become a strategic part of the overall computing infrastructure: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for access to compute and storage...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    Cloud Services for Dummies eBook

    Without question, the growth of cloud services is important to your IT future. But not everyone in the organization may be up to speed on exactly what cloud is and what it can do for your company. Download this ebook (in PDF) to help colleagues understand the features, benefits and...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    System z: Making Great Security Even Better

    IBM System z is already recognized as a secure platform (EAL 5 rated), but its security is improved even further, and made proactive and provably compliant, with complementary software solutions from IBM’s InfoSphere® Platform. With InfoSphere® Discovery’s ability to comprehensively catalog your enterprise information assets, InfoSphere® Guardium’s real-time monitoring and...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2012

    Vendor Management: Reduce Complexity for Your Clients

    IT services providers strive to reduce the complexity of selecting, implementing, and maintaining technology assets. Going a step further to manage all of the vendors that deliver IT-related services and products is a natural extension of what Managed Services Providers (MSP) already do for their clients. For MSPs, vendor management...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • eBooks // Oct 2011

    Winning with Managed Services

    Having one centralized system that allows you to automate processes is critical for business offering managed services. Professional Services Automation (PSA) software is a centralized management system designed to do just that. This eBook shows how automation can help with some of the heavy lifting of running an IT solution...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • eBooks // Aug 2011

    eBook: A Guide to Modern IT Disaster Recovery

    This online eBook provides insight and advice on how to build an effective disaster recovery strategy in the evolving world of virtual infrastructures, while mitigating the impact of so-called 'Black Swan' events in the datacenter. Practical, how-to best practices, real customer success testimonials and links to additional resources.

    Provided By VMware

  • eBooks // May 2011

    Free e-book: Getting Started with DB2 Application Development

    Free e-book: Getting Started with DB2 Application Development. Learn how easy it is to get started on DB2 application development. This e-book includes topics such as using DB2 Express-C, writing SQL statements, working with open source tools and more. Part of a full e-kit designed for fast, easy DB2 learning.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // May 2011

    The Modern Office and You: 5 Ways to Capitalize 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

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control

    Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have emerged to revolutionize network security as we know it. Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are not effective in today’s advanced-threat environment.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    BYOD: Driving the mobile enterprise transformation

    Protecting corporate data and network resources while leveraging the benefits of mobility is a constant balancing act; one that requires IT to shift its focus from security lockdown to business enablement. While some companies (particularly in the tech sector) are “doing” BYOD well, most are still trying to devise a...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Guarding the Castle

    This ebook details the sophisticated strategies and tools that today’s cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Analyzing the Neverquest Malware Threat

    Learn from the F5 Security Operations Center's analysis of the Neverquest malware threat. The team analyzes the programming techniques and methodologies used to develop malware in order to keep F5 security services up to date and effective against any threat. Read this summary report to better understand how it works...

    Sponsored By F5

  • eBooks // Apr 2013

    7 Steps to Next-Gen IT Managed Services

    Managed service providers are expanding their service offerings and adopting a more active role in the management and planning of their clients’ IT infrastructures. How can your business stay up-to-date with the most recent industry trends? This eBook presents seven steps to creating a next-generation IT managed services business. Learn...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    Cloud Services for Dummies eBook

    Cloud computing is becoming an integral part of many companies’ business and technology strategies. There are many different delivery models. But two foundational services are essential for cloud computing to become a strategic part of the overall computing infrastructure: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for access to compute and storage...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (ebook)

    Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    What are your VoIP options?

    The versatility of VoIP has made it the leading choice for companies seeking an updated phone system that enables them to do more for less. Coming to the conclusion that you want VoIP is fairly simple; however, the next question you must answer is: which VoIP is best for my...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    eGuide to Data Movement and Governance

    The purpose of this eGuide is to help you grasp the measures that can keep your organization on track to meet objectives and in line with regulations. What’s more, it’s your chance to become more effective in your job and build the confidence to bring valuable suggestions to your security...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    The MDM advantage: Creating insight from big data

    To help enterprises create trusted insight as the volume, velocity and variety of data continue to explode, IBM offers several solutions designed to help organizations uncover previously unavailable insights and use them to support and inform decisions across the business. Combining the power of IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management (MDM)...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Advanced Evasion Techniques for Dummies

    This book provides an overview of network security in general and explains how cybercriminals can use hidden and mostly undetectable methods to penetrate network systems. You don't have to be a Security Expert to understand how Advanced Evasion Techniques will break the security protection model most businesses are using...

    Provided By White AU: McAfee/Intel

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Full-Size Collaboration for Your Organisation eBook

    Discover how Avaya IP Office 9.0 delivers the business-transforming benefits of enterprise-grade collaboration technology in a cost-effective, customisable and highly scalable package designed for organisations like yours.

    Provided By Avaya

  • eBooks // May 2013

    Executive's guide to software-defined networking

    This guide explains what software-defined networking is, what benefits it offers, how it is currently being implemented, and what promise it holds for the future.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • eBooks // Dec 2013

    E-Guide: Fujitsu PRIMERGY Server

    Compared to the rest of the field, Fujitsu PRIMERGY servers come with exceptional credentials, including high availability, strong power management and expert budgeting. Built for quality, reliability and business agility, PRIMERGY servers also offer complete IT flexibility through virtualisation and consolidation. Discover why PRIMERGY servers are the only credible choice....

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Fujitsu Infrastructure eGuide

    Business users only notice IT when it fails and business leaders only notice IT when it costs them money. But at Fujitsu, we know IT infrastructures should add business value, not costs. Download Fujitsu's new e-guide and discover how we're helping organisations worldwide do just that – simplifying complex infrastructures,...

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    System z: Making Great Security Even Better

    IBM System z is already recognized as a secure platform (EAL 5 rated), but its security is improved even further, and made proactive and provably compliant, with complementary software solutions from IBM’s InfoSphere® Platform. With InfoSphere® Discovery’s ability to comprehensively catalog your enterprise information assets, InfoSphere® Guardium’s real-time monitoring and...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    The future of software delivery is cloudy: Leveraging the cloud transform development and test

    Cloud technology is a terrific platform for a vast array of workloads. But what about cloud computing can actually help you transform your business? Read this ebook to learn the real-world potential benefits of using the cloud as a platform for more effective software delivery.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    The Outside-in Approach to Order Fulfillment: Providing a Seamless Customer Experience eBook

    This report, based on several Aberdeen surveys, will identify best practices and potential improvements in revenue and profit margins.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Understanding the Real Impact of Social Media Monitoring on the Value Chain eBook

    This document will detail the form, extent, and impact of social media monitoring and analytics on supply chain processes and e-commerce initiatives.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Do more with your data.

    IBM’s innovative portfolio of data management software and systems helps clients do more with less – and use data as a secret weapon in the competitive battle.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Mar 2013

    Introducing Social Business for the Mid-Market

    Aberdeen has studied the business practices of 229 mid-sized companies surveyed for the 2011 Aberdeen Busines Review and 61 mid-sized companies profiled in Aberdeen's 2011 Social Collaboration Research. Mid-market organization can achieve strategic benefits from optimizing their Social Business deployments and achieving Best-in-Class status. This report provides directional guidance for...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // May 2011

    Free e-book: Getting Started with DB2 Application Development

    Free e-book: Getting Started with DB2 Application Development. Learn how easy it is to get started on DB2 application development. This e-book includes topics such as using DB2 Express-C, writing SQL statements, working with open source tools and more. Part of a full e-kit designed for fast, easy DB2 learning.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2011

    eBook: A Guide to Modern IT Disaster Recovery

    This online eBook provides insight and advice on how to build an effective disaster recovery strategy in the evolving world of virtual infrastructures, while mitigating the impact of so-called 'Black Swan' events in the datacenter. Practical, how-to best practices, real customer success testimonials and links to additional resources.

    Provided By VMware

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    5 Tech Tips ebook

    Read the Tech Tips eBook to see how easy it is to get started with virtualization right now.

    Provided By VMware

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    E-Guide: 4G LTE: transforming the mobile workforce

    4G LTE technology has been around for less than four years and has already made a huge impact on mobile computing. Just imagine the innovations that will be possible in the next four years. This isn't just about making you more competitive, it's about opening new vistas and new opportunities....

    Provided By Verizon

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    E-Guide: Intelligent Networking: reliable, robust, resilient, redundant, and really, really fast

    The numbers are truly breathtaking. Verizon estimates that by 2016, there will be three devices for every person connected to the Internet. By 2020, there will be 50 billion (with a “B”) connected devices. With data sources including video, audio, photographs, live fitness data, all that mobile data, and machine-to-machine...

    Provided By Verizon

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Building Success on Acquia Cloud: 10 Layers of PaaS

    A great digital experience is essential for success in today's digital marketplace. Not only is building, deploying, hosting, and scaling web applications complicated, but leaving resources available that allow for continuing innovation is crucial to ongoing success. To make the most of the resources at hand and to speed time...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Liberate Your Commerce Platform without Selling the Family Farm

    This ebook offers a possible solution to businesses that already have made big investments in enterprise commerce platforms, but that also struggle to keep up with the quickly changing landscape of shopping experiences and business models. Drupal’s flexibility, scalability, and rapid deployment capability make it possible to build shiny...

    Provided By Acquia

  • eBooks // Oct 2011

    Winning with Managed Services

    Having one centralized system that allows you to automate processes is critical for business offering managed services. Professional Services Automation (PSA) software is a centralized management system designed to do just that. This eBook shows how automation can help with some of the heavy lifting of running an IT solution...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • eBooks // Apr 2012

    Vendor Management: Reduce Complexity for Your Clients

    IT services providers strive to reduce the complexity of selecting, implementing, and maintaining technology assets. Going a step further to manage all of the vendors that deliver IT-related services and products is a natural extension of what Managed Services Providers (MSP) already do for their clients. For MSPs, vendor management...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Transform Your Data Centers - HP ProLiant Gen8 - the World's Most Intelligent Servers

    From core to cloud HP ProLiant Gen8 servers are transforming data center expectations and economics with the world's most intelligent servers. Learn how they deliver maximum performance and reliability while simplifying day-to-day management. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel,...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    HP & CIO: Making virtualization strategic

    8 Ways Virtualization Can Help Your Company Exceed SLAs. As a company becomes more proficient in virtualization, it's positioned to tackle key business initiatives: mobility, big data, cloud and others. In this paper, sponsored by HP and Intel®, you will learn how how using a converged infrastructure can help you...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • eBooks // Jun 2014

    Beyond Next-Generation Firewalls

    Cyberattacks are increasing every year, in both number and variety. But whether the malicious goal is money, espionage or disruption, you can protect your network and your business by applying the right security technology. Malicious actors have been innovating at a ferocious pace, and three- or four-year-old firewalls simply...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    What to include in an enterprise collaboration plan

    An enterprise collaboration plan is a project charter that documents how an organization will use its collaboration platform during the course of projects and daily business operations. While running SharePoint on-premise can be expensive for some organizations, it's prudent to track how you're getting maximum business and productivity value from...

    Provided By Box Internet Services

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Sensible Service Management eBook

    This Sensible service management guide written by Rob England, the IT Skeptic, aims to cut through all the noise and jargon to tell IT managers why service management can be useful and why it doesn’t need to be so complex. The guide is broken into 11 best practices. Check this...

    Provided By Citrix

  • eBooks // Jan 2013

    Cloud Services for Dummies eBook

    Without question, the growth of cloud services is important to your IT future. But not everyone in the organization may be up to speed on exactly what cloud is and what it can do for your company. Download this ebook (in PDF) to help colleagues understand the features, benefits and...

    Provided By IBM