Servers

From creating application optimized servers to microservers, keep up with the latest trends and developments.

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    5 Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastructure

    IT leaders are constantly thinking about ways to decrease costs. When InformationWeek recently asked IT executives about the primary ways they planned to innovate this year, the most common answer was “lower IT costs or business costs.” And the pressure to spend less appears to be growing. Yet, in the...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Dell's Versatile PowerEdge Server Portfolio

    Modern organisations require servers that can deliver faster application performance, provide better availability to meet stringent SLAs, handle complex and evolving workloads, and maximize operational efficiency. This white paper also outlines how Dell is delivering improvements in application performance, data centre efficiency, scalability, and simplified, automated management through innovative system...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Dense computing–Considering convergence

    Consolidating physical servers within a shared framework provides many benefits: A significant reduction in cabling for power distribution and networking Cooling can be consolidated as well to provide better efficiency at the rack and also increasing the efficiency of CRAC air units Systems management is streamlined to provide easier monitoring...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC: Server Innovations

    More and more organisations are choosing to work with vendors investing in solutions that can process, support and manage mission-critical workloads for cloud solutions, mobility capabilities, and data analytics initiatives in today's data centres. This IDC whitepaper will outline how Dell and its partners are able to partners are able...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • Research // Mar 2015

    Frost Industry Quotient - Asia- Pacific Network Firewall Vendors 2014

    A new paradigm shift in IT security is starting to emerge as enterprises begin to accept the possibility that their organizations may be breached, even after they have invested significantly in security technologies to prevent such incidents from happening. As a result, more enterprises are looking beyond a preventive approach,...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Continuous Endpoint Threat Detection and Response in a Point-in-Time World

    The only way to defeat today’s security threats is to address them holistically across the full attack continuum - before, during, and after an attack. Cisco’s approach of continuous endpoint analysis in combination with a big data architecture is foundational to this model. Our innovations in advanced malware protection include:...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    HP White Paper: Boost Productivity: Increase Productivity for Small and Midsize Businesses with HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers

    Increase productivity for small and midsize business with HP ProLiant Gen9 servers. Today, business executives are seeking ways to become more productive so that they can deliver new products and services faster, increase operational efficiencies, grow revenue, increase margin and gain market share. Increasing the productivity of IT resources and...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Webcasts // Mar 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 // Mar 2015

    How Secure Do You Want To Be - Evaluating and Evolving Your Security Program

    The Security Program Assessment follows a logical sequence of steps to help you answer the question “How secure do you want to be?” It starts with assessing your current situation based on 10 key areas, designing solutions to address the issues in your environment, creating a clear roadmap to transform...

    Sponsored By FireEye

  • Videos // Mar 2015

    Cyber Resilient Blueprint - Videos

    Security - we know its important! But the problem with security is we never know if we have the right security until we have been hit! View the videos from Symantec to understand the Cyber Resilient Blueprint - enterprise wide, integrated and solution that utilizes threat intelligence. They also describe...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SQL Server

    From the information obtained through interviews with six organisations and surveys collected from 48 more, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework outlining the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Virtualisation Overview

    Whether you are operating a mature strategy or just starting out on your virtualisation journey, our services are designed to ensure your ICT benefits from simpler scalability, reliability and performance. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    A Manager's Guide to Unified Threat Management and Next-Gen Firewalls

    A lot of security vendors use the terms Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next-Gen Firewall (NGFW) interchangeably - so it's easy to get confused about which type of protection is right for you. This Manager's Guide helps you answer these questions: Is a UTM solution right for my organisation? What...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • Videos // Feb 2015

    Moving Beyond Proxies

    Proxy deployments today have outlived their usefulness and practicality. They have joined a long list of legacy products, providing limited security functionality against today’s advanced threats. There was a time when proxies fulfilled a need traditional firewalls could not meet - visibility into web traffic starting with categorization of HTTP...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Numbers Game Infographic - How Many Alerts is too Many to Handle

    Security alerts come in by the thousands every month, and you and your IT team are tasked with handling each one. Even when alerts are caught and categorized correctly, the sheer volume is overwhelming. And when they’re not responded to quickly, the consequences can be disastrous. This Infographic report illustrates...

    Sponsored By FireEye

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    HP ProLiant Gen9 Series: Reimagine the Server

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiency is one of the greatest pressures facing you information technology (IT) infrastructure. The rise of computing in the cloud, expansive mobility options, and increasing pressure to boost application performance have added even further complexity - leading to inefficiencies that can limit your...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    HP ProLiant Gen9 Series e-Book Re-imagine the Server

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiency is one of the greatest pressures facing your information technology (IT) infrastructure. The rise of cloud computing, expansive mobility options, and increasing pressure to boost application performance adds even more complexity—introducing inefficiencies that can limit your opportunity for growth and success. Traditional,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IDC Report The Business Value of BladeSystem

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiency is one of the greatest pressures facing your information technology (IT) infrastructure. The rise of cloud computing, expansive mobility options, and increasing pressure to boost application performance adds even more complexity—introducing inefficiencies that can limit your opportunity for growth and success. Traditional,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Choose the Right Compute - 6 Steps for Investing in the Right Server to Enable Your Business

    The auto industry designs a variety of vehicles. Trucks for freight; buses for people; vans for taking kids to school; sports cars for speed; luxury cars for comfort; and compact cars for economy. You choose a vehicle based on your need; if you need a truck and buy a sports car,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IBM Security zSecure Suite

    The IBM Security zSecure suite is a mainframe security administration, audit, compliance and security intelligence family of solutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Automated Configuration Management: Why it Matters and How to Get Started

    Configuration management is a critical cornerstone of IT automation, providing tools that allow you to centrally manage the packages, configuration files, process state, firewall rules and other settings that equip servers to do their assigned jobs. Without automated configuration management, you do all these tasks manually, or with handwritten scripts....

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Update your Windows

    HP Technology Services for Microsoft Windows 2003 end of support (EOS) and Microsoft migrations With Microsoft Server 2003 support ending on July 14, 2015, you face many issues by not migrating, including failure to meet compliance standards, lack of security and updates, and a higher overall cost to maintain....

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    5 Things you need to know about Migrating from Windows Server 2003

    With Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 end of support, server migration is not a matter of it, it is a matter of when. The time to begin the process is now. Don't put your business at risk of a last minute fire-drill or any unnecessary downtime. Download this white paper...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Migrate to the New Style of IT

    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Migration Program for enterprise businesses Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003 on 14 July 2015. This will have a dramatic impact on your business, and every moment you wait to begin your migration increases the costs, risks, and complexities you face. Read...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Data Centre Project: System Planning

    Planning an infrastructure project can often put a strain on your time, budget and patience. This report discusses the reasons it does not need to drive you and your team mad. If you can prioritise and solve the right problems in the right order, you can build yourself a practical...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Five Things you need to know about Migrating from Windows Server 2003

    With Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 end of support, server migration is not a matter of it, it is a matter of when. The time to begin the process is now. Don't put your business at risk of a last minute fire-drill or any unnecessary downtime. Download this white paper and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership

    In this report, Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership details to IT leadership the importance of cyber resilience in the face of evolving cyber threats. It defines the state of cyber resilience and the importance of security intelligence in achieving it, and recognises that security needs to go beyond systems, software...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Dec 2014

    Live Webcast: A Fast, Secure Path to the Cloud

    Many companies are wary of sending their sensitive and highly regulated assets to public cloud resources. The cost efficiencies and scalability of cloud models, however, are too compelling to ignore. From on-demand compute capacity to modernized backup and recovery tools, your organization can't afford to write off the cloud. ...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    2014 ZDNet Report - Reducing Infrastructure Cost and Complexity Through Colocation

    The growing complexity of managing datacentres is forcing organisations to take a hard look at co-location as a viable alternative to maintaining their in-house datacentre needs. Co-location will allow organisations to have the facilities they need, with provided space, power, cooling, and physical security for the server, storage, and networking...

    Sponsored By M1

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Why Innovate on Power? - A Linux based Server

    Discover why IBM Power Systems is the key platform for innovation, designed to transform and move businesses toward the art of the possible. Hear from leading IBM research engineers how Power is designed to be an open platform for choice enabling innovation and why it is the architecture of choice...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Open Source is Driving Innovation

    Competition is rapidly growing. Margins are getting slimmer. And the need for business efficiency is at a critical level. In today’s wold, companies are turning to open source technologies to make better and smarter business decisions, faster than ever before. See how IBM Linux Server solutions can help your company...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Bon-Ton Stores: Maximizing Peak Capacity; Minimizing Stack Costs

    In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM®...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    IT Informatik Case Study

    IT-Informatik chose a full virtualization strategy, based on IBM® PowerLinux™ servers with IBM PowerVM® virtualization and Live Partition Mobility, to manage its SAP hosting services. The new solution slashes IT operational costs by more than 50 percent and enables IT-Informatik to set up new customer environments 80 percent faster.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Gabriel Consulting: Linux is the System of Choice

    The term ‘Big Data’ is hard to escape these days as more and more enterprises begin to build out their analytic infrastructures, and more and more vendors start to pitch products to fulfill these needs. Gabriel Consulting – BigInsights & Streams: Why Linux on is the System of Choice –...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM DB2 for SAP: A No-Compromise Transactional and Analytic Database Platform (IDC)

    This white paper is written for SAP customers evaluating their infrastructure choices, discussing database technology evolution and options available. It is not easy to put forth a black-and-white choice as the SAP workloads straddle both real-time analytics and extreme transaction processing, and infrastructure choices can now be vast, given technology...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Sto AG: High-Speed Storage Technology Raises Sales Order Capacity By 50 Percent to Match Explosive Growth

    Manufacturer Sto realized that its order-processing capabilities would soon be outpaced by fast-growing business volumes, a scenario that could lead to lost orders or late deliveries. Sto upgraded its data storage and server systems to the latest IBM technologies, accelerating key production and back- office processes by up to 99...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Innovations to IBM Power Systems for the Virtualization, Multitenancy, and Cloud Demands of the 3rd Platform (IDC)

    IDC expects that with the POWER8 release, IBM will continue to support the types of performance and RAS features that have kept Power Systems at the forefront of platforms supporting mission-critical systems. In addition, with POWER8, IBM is introducing a series of new innovations such as greater multithreading, support for...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Bloor Research - DB2 BLU Acceleration on IBM Power Systems: How it Compares.

    In this paper we consider the relative merits of IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration running on Power Systems as compared to SAP HANA, Oracle Exadata and Microsoft SQL Server running on x86-based platforms.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Product Specs // Nov 2014

    PowerLinux vs. Windows for SAP Deployments (Solitare Interglobal)

    PowerLinux versus Windows for SAP Deployment, Solitaire has produced a succinct comparison of SAP ERP services (excluding appliance services) running on both Windows and PowerLinux platforms. The data shows clear advantages for PowerLinux in areas such as reliability, efficiency, and staffing needs.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Business Impacts on SAP Deployments (Solitaire)

    The move to enterprise applications such as SAP has been a prevalent trend for many years. As more organizations implement the integrated enterprise processing and business support, the challenge of selecting the correct platform has increased. The very nature of an ERP system makes the selection of the platform difficult,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership

    In this report, Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership details to IT leadership the importance of cyber resilience in the face of evolving cyber threats. It defines the state of cyber resilience and the importance of security intelligence in achieving it, and recognises that security needs to go beyond systems, software...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Gabriel Consulting: Linux is the System of Choice

    The term ‘Big Data’ is hard to escape these days as more and more enterprises begin to build out their analytic infrastructures, and more and more vendors start to pitch products to fulfill these needs. Gabriel Consulting – BigInsights & Streams: Why Linux on is the System of Choice –...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Business Case for Using Unstructured Text Analytics on IBM Power Systems for Critical Decision Making (NCSU)

    This article has three purposes: First, to explain the difference in how structured and unstructured data are used in decision making. Second, give examples of how companies realized business value using unstructured data. Third, provide guidance for how companies can realize similar business value using unstructured data, and why picking...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Optimally Manage the Data Center Using Systems Management Tools from Cisco and Microsoft

    IT Managers and administrators constantly seek strategies on how to holistically manage and orchestrate server and networking infrastructure and the software stack. Download this Information guide on best practices to optimally manage the data center using systems management tools from Cisco and Microsoft.

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Open Source is Driving Innovation

    Competition is rapidly growing. Margins are getting slimmer. And the need for business efficiency is at a critical level. In today’s wold, companies are turning to open source technologies to make better and smarter business decisions, faster than ever before. See how IBM Linux Server solutions can help your company...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Case Study - Accelerating Productivity with Cisco ACI

    Learn how Infrastructure-as-a-Service company simplified its data center using Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) approach. Adopting Cisco's ACI, NetApp experienced: • Improvements in the density of throughput and cost per port • Increased productivity of the infrastructure • Integrated visibility and intelligence • Agility enablement of the entire application infrastructure...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    2014 ZDNet Report - Reducing Infrastructure Cost and Complexity Through Colocation

    The growing complexity of managing datacentres is forcing organisations to take a hard look at co-location as a viable alternative to maintaining their in-house datacentre needs. Co-location will allow organisations to have the facilities they need, with provided space, power, cooling, and physical security for the server, storage, and networking...

    Sponsored By M1

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Building a Next-Generation Identity and Access Management Program

    Think for a moment about all the employees, customers and business partners who need access to your enterprise resources—using all sorts of different devices in all sorts of locations. Today’s identity and access management solutions need to do more than just “let the good guys in and keep the bad...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The IBM Power Scale-out Advantage (Robert Frances Group)

    RFG examines the cost and architectural strengths of IBM’s latest Power Systems scale-out solutions POWER8 against the leading Intel Xeon Ivy Bridge competitive platforms for open source and other Linux-based workloads.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform LSF

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform HPC Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Tool

    IBM Platform HPC Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) tool offers a 3-year total cost of ownership view of your distributed computing environment and savings that you could potentially experience by using IBM Platform HPC in place of competing cluster management software. This model can estimate savings with the deployment of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Mitigating IT Risk for Financial Risk Analytics

    In today’s stringent financial services regulatory environment with exponential growth of data and dynamic business requirements, Risk Analytics has become integral to businesses. IBM Algorithmics provides very sophisticated analyses for a wide range of economic scenarios that better quantify risk for multiple departments within a firm, or across the enterprise....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Automated Configuration Management: Why it Matters and How to Get Started

    Configuration management is a critical cornerstone of IT automation, providing tools that allow you to centrally manage the packages, configuration files, process state, firewall rules and other settings that equip servers to do their assigned jobs. Without automated configuration management, you do all these tasks manually, or with handwritten scripts....

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    5 Reasons why Customers Deploy a Flash Strategy on EMC

    Customer are increasingly virtualizing their environment to maximise capacity and reduce costs. This EMC report provides details of a solution with unprecedented overall performance, optimizing for transactional performance and capacity effeciency with no tradeoffs. Read More.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Top 5 Reasons why Customers Deploy a Flash Strategy on EMC

    Customer are increasingly virtualizing their environment to maximise capacity and reduce costs. This EMC report provides details of a solution with unprecedented overall performance, optimizing for transactional performance and capacity effeciency with no trade offs. Read More.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Why Innovate on Power? - A Linux based Server

    Discover why IBM Power Systems is the key platform for innovation, designed to transform and move businesses toward the art of the possible. Hear from leading IBM research engineers how Power is designed to be an open platform for choice enabling innovation and why it is the architecture of choice...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Nov 2014

    Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Overview

    Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is an innovative architecture that radically simplifies, optimizes, and accelerates the entire application deployment lifecycle. This report provides a brief overview of Cisco ACI along with, • Infrastructure problems addressed • Main ACI Components • Benefits of ACI • ACI Services Download this report to learn more.

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • Webcasts // Dec 2014

    Live Webcast: A Fast, Secure Path to the Cloud

    Many companies are wary of sending their sensitive and highly regulated assets to public cloud resources. The cost efficiencies and scalability of cloud models, however, are too compelling to ignore. From on-demand compute capacity to modernized backup and recovery tools, your organization can't afford to write off the cloud. ...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Five Things you need to know about Migrating from Windows Server 2003

    With Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 end of support, server migration is not a matter of it, it is a matter of when. The time to begin the process is now. Don't put your business at risk of a last minute fire-drill or any unnecessary downtime. Download this white paper and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Update your Windows

    HP Technology Services for Microsoft Windows 2003 end of support (EOS) and Microsoft migrations With Microsoft Server 2003 support ending on July 14, 2015, you face many issues by not migrating, including failure to meet compliance standards, lack of security and updates, and a higher overall cost to maintain....

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    5 Things you need to know about Migrating from Windows Server 2003

    With Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 end of support, server migration is not a matter of it, it is a matter of when. The time to begin the process is now. Don't put your business at risk of a last minute fire-drill or any unnecessary downtime. Download this white paper...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Migrate to the New Style of IT

    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Migration Program for enterprise businesses Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003 on 14 July 2015. This will have a dramatic impact on your business, and every moment you wait to begin your migration increases the costs, risks, and complexities you face. Read...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    How CA Technologies Safeguards Competitive Advantage with Proactive Cloud and Web Application Monitoring

    Find out how CA Application Performance Management Cloud Monitor enables the IT team to replicate customer transactions from over 60 global locations to identify potential problems thus ensuring a consistent user experience and quickly resolving any performance problems.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet Asia IaaS/PaaS Priorities 2013/14 Report

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of Asian IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Asia. As the name...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Forrester Report: The ROI of Software as a Service

    Read Forrester's review of 11 vendors in SaaS enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply chain management (SCM). The report confirms that, motivated by heavy competition for new customers, these resource management software vendors remain vigilant in mitigating such end-user concerns.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Simplify HR to Drive Performance Leading HR Organizations Share Their Strategies

    Global organizations must be responsive to market realities to drive performance, whether those realities are new government regulations, healthcare reform, business model shifts, or industry upswings and downturns. Read the whitepaper to learn how Workday customers are taking steps to proactively prepare for these inevitabilities.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Multifunction Device Buyer's Guide

    A buyer's guide that evaluates in choosing a multi-function device and clearly define requirements. Read this report and learn how to address the benefits in total cost of ownership.

    Sponsored By Fuji Xerox

  • Videos // Feb 2015

    Moving Beyond Proxies

    Proxy deployments today have outlived their usefulness and practicality. They have joined a long list of legacy products, providing limited security functionality against today’s advanced threats. There was a time when proxies fulfilled a need traditional firewalls could not meet - visibility into web traffic starting with categorization of HTTP...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • 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 // Feb 2015

    IBM Security zSecure Suite

    The IBM Security zSecure suite is a mainframe security administration, audit, compliance and security intelligence family of solutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Dec 2013

    NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800

    Learn how IBM performed in the latest NSS Labs testing, exploring the security effectiveness and performance characteristics of the GX7800 intrusion prevention appliance. This analyst paper covers: - How IBM achieved an exploit block rate of 95.7% - Ratings for stability/reliability and evasion - Performance ratings based on "real-world" scenarios

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SQL Server

    From the information obtained through interviews with six organisations and surveys collected from 48 more, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework outlining the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Data Centre Project: System Planning

    Planning an infrastructure project can often put a strain on your time, budget and patience. This report discusses the reasons it does not need to drive you and your team mad. If you can prioritise and solve the right problems in the right order, you can build yourself a practical...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises

    Read this white paper to learn how a detailed total cost of ownership (TCO) evaluation shows cloud-based solutions can deliver significant savings compared to on-premises business applications. Cloud computing eliminates the need for individual companies to buy, deploy and maintain IT infrastructure or application software. Cloud computing results in substantial...

    Sponsored By NetSuite

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    2014 Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider: Top 10 Criteria

    A white paper discussing the benefits of outsourcing managed security services and outlining effective strategies, as well as 10 of the most important criteria to consider, when choosing a managed security services provider.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Bon-Ton Stores: Maximizing Peak Capacity; Minimizing Stack Costs

    In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM®...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    IT Informatik Case Study

    IT-Informatik chose a full virtualization strategy, based on IBM® PowerLinux™ servers with IBM PowerVM® virtualization and Live Partition Mobility, to manage its SAP hosting services. The new solution slashes IT operational costs by more than 50 percent and enables IT-Informatik to set up new customer environments 80 percent faster.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM DB2 for SAP: A No-Compromise Transactional and Analytic Database Platform (IDC)

    This white paper is written for SAP customers evaluating their infrastructure choices, discussing database technology evolution and options available. It is not easy to put forth a black-and-white choice as the SAP workloads straddle both real-time analytics and extreme transaction processing, and infrastructure choices can now be vast, given technology...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Sto AG: High-Speed Storage Technology Raises Sales Order Capacity By 50 Percent to Match Explosive Growth

    Manufacturer Sto realized that its order-processing capabilities would soon be outpaced by fast-growing business volumes, a scenario that could lead to lost orders or late deliveries. Sto upgraded its data storage and server systems to the latest IBM technologies, accelerating key production and back- office processes by up to 99...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Innovations to IBM Power Systems for the Virtualization, Multitenancy, and Cloud Demands of the 3rd Platform (IDC)

    IDC expects that with the POWER8 release, IBM will continue to support the types of performance and RAS features that have kept Power Systems at the forefront of platforms supporting mission-critical systems. In addition, with POWER8, IBM is introducing a series of new innovations such as greater multithreading, support for...

    Sponsored By IBM