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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

    Data center systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerized, modular, skid-based, pod-based, mobile, portable, self-contained, all-in-one, and more. There are, however, important distinctions between the various types of factory-built building blocks on the market. This paper proposes standard terminology for...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Upgrade Your Business: Upgrading to new Dell OptiPlex desktops powered by Intel

    Ageing desktops present obstacle as they lack the latest hardware and software technology. Your business faces a difficult decision: You can replace those older desktops now, or you can push the capital expense to the next fiscal year. How do you know when it's the right time to invest in...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Gigaom Research & Puppet Labs Present: Next steps to DevOps — a game plan for adoption and implementation

    As is now well known, DevOps seeks to align business goals with the goals of development and operations teams. Associated with it are other practices such as continuous delivery (CD) and continuous integration (CI). Organizations wanting to embrace DevOps often limit their success by falling victim to common barriers...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Resiliency Testing Best Practices - Report

    Every organization must put a plan in place for recover-ability after an outage, but testing your enterprise resilience without full business and IT validation is ineffective. Read the white paper to learn how to put a plan in place for full functional validation, and get details on the importance of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Collect rich performance data to tune for hotspots, threading, locks and waits, DirectX, bandwidth, and more. Gain fast insight into performance bottlenecks. Automate regression tests. Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Top 10 Trends In Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is one of the most important innovations of the digital age. But as the new technology becomes more popular, it is changing more rapidly. As a consequence, if your company wants to be ahead of the curve, it needs to stay on top of the latest developments. This...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Protecting Your APIs against Attack and Hijack

    The pressure is on to securely connect the enterprise to mobile apps, cloud platforms and developer networks through APIs. But it is a mistake to think you can secure APIs using the same methods and technology as before. APIs have an entirely unique risk profile that must be addressed....

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    TSIA 2014 Remote Support Trends

    Based on information gathered in TSIA’s annual Global Technology Survey, this report will look at the trend of remote support services being adopted over many different industry types. Through the continued improvement of remote control, desktop sharing and web collaboration, companies are able to use these capabilities to increase productivity...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Automation 101

    Building automation into your IT department is vital if you want to provide high-quality, scalable IT services to your employees. By automating your IT tasks, you’ll have the bandwidth to provide better service to your employee without hiring additional staff. This eBook describes the benefits of IT automation and provides...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Surfacing Critical Cyber Threats through Security Intelligence

    Cyber-attacks are occurring on an industrial scale. Information theft and the intentional disruption of digital and online processes are among the leading business risks that organizations face today. As many breaches go for months before they are detected, the fate of an organisation whose defenses have been compromised will be...

    Sponsored By LogRhythm

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Streamline Processes and Gain Business Insights in the Cloud

    Explore how SAP Business One Cloud solution provides you with all the integrated business management functionality of the SAP Business One application. The cloud-based solution helps you to streamline processes and increases visibility to improve operational efficiency and decision making.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time

    The growing number of sophisticated attacks and countless attack vectors are increasingly difficult to mitigate. Download our 10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time Infographic to help you address current attacks and learn how to build a solution that will help you mitigate risk, lower management costs,...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Ten Commandments of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

    For IT, BYOD is not as clear, concerns over securing corporate data to managing a multitude of disparate devices present valid challenges, but none are insurmountable. Download the Ten Commandments of BYOD today to learn: BYOD policy considerations Device discovery Enrollment best-practices Over-the-air configuration Self-service portals Download today to see...

    Sponsored By I B M

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Infographic: The Power of The Cloud

    Large enterprises today require greater flexibility and increased innovation from their IT function to compete on a global scale - yet technology consumption is changing and IT budgets are anything but growing. It’s time for a new approach. Review the infographic below to learn how and why European IT...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Make Work Simple When You Get Everyone on the Same Page

    PureCloud Collaborate is just what you need to help employees, partners, and customers interact quickly and effectively. Collaborate is loaded with features that take teamwork to the next level. Real-time tools like group chat, video conference, and desktop sharing. Anywhere, anytime availability. Seek and find at its best. Locate exactly...

    Sponsored By Interactive Intelligence

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Hybrid Cloud for Dummies, EMC Special Edition

    Enterprise Hybrid Cloud for Dummies, EMC Special Edition, explores the many business benefits of the hybrid cloud, and provides advice to help businesses evolve their IT offering for greater efficiency, flexibility and security

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Downloads // May 2015

    A New Kind of Defense: Application Self-Protection

    Today over 80% of successful security breaches target the application layer. However, what do you do for these inevitable vulnerabilities in production applications? For a long time, security teams have begun to shift their focus and budgets to address this application security challenge, yet new attacks continue to introduce application...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Jun 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances

    Enterprise backup is among the oldest, most-performed tasks for IT professionals. Gartner provides analysis and evaluation of the leading providers that offer a range of traditional to innovative recovery capabilities. In this report Gartner positioned EMC as the leading provider for backup solutions. Download this report today and learn the...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    What CIOs need to know in order to capitalize on Hybrid Cloud

    Hybrid cloud brings together the best of both worlds by enabling businesses and their IT organizations unprecedented flexibility in where they host their many and varied workloads. It also increases business agility, the flexibility to use a variety of services, the scalability to keep pace with business volume, the efficiency...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    HP support desk reduces mean time to repair with Operations Analytics

    With over 150,000 cases to solve a year, HP's Support desk needed a better way to troubleshoot and find answers for their customers. Engineers at HP's Current Product Engineering handle level 3 case escalations, and they decided to embark on a pilot to determine how HP Operations Analytics can help...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Fighting today’s Advanced Attacks

    Constructing a network security defense ad hoc, that is one product at a time as the need presents itself creates weak links in the overall strategy, weak links that can easily be broken. With multiple attack vectors and malware constantly increasing in volume and sophistication, what is needed is a...

    Sponsored By FORTINET

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Solution Guide - Advanced Protection Beyond the Firewall

    The changing landscape of network security shows threat trends that evades firewall and IPS protections. Advanced Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) and IPSs with expanded features such as antivirus, antimalware, application control and deep packet inspection can provide protections from known threats. However, they cannot completely protect against zero day attacks,...

    Sponsored By FORTINET

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Taming IT Complexity with Managed Services (Japanese)

    The need for IT to evolve beyond virtualization and embrace software defined data center models has never been greater. Many organizations are reacting to shifts in business requirements and customer demands by embracing cloud, mobile, social, and analytics technologies. However, incorporating these new models into traditional processes marks a...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Jul 2015

    Jama eBook: A Modern Take on the Agile Manifesto

    When the Agile Manifesto was published in 2001, our workplace looked very different from how it does today. Despite major changes in how we work, our interpretation of the Manifesto hasn't changed in over a decade. So what does today's Agile look like? Do the values of the Manifesto still...

    Sponsored By Jama Software

  • Downloads // May 2015

    Get Intel INDE Professional Edition—Free

    Deliver high-performing, responsive applications fast with Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel INDE). Cross-architecture, cross-OS support: C++/Java tools for Android on ARM and Intel architecture, and Windows & OS X on Intel architecture. Get performance in less time: Code native applications, expose underlying architecture. IDE choice: Visual Studio, Android...

    Sponsored By Intel

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    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

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Keep Servers Up and Running and Attackers in the Dark

    An SSL/TLS handshake requires at least 10 times more processing power on a server than on the client. SSL renegotiation attacks can readily take advantage of the asymmetric workload. Attackers request a connection and then renegotiate the SSL connection repeatedly to max out the server’s CPU. The result: No legitimate...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Eliminating Authentication Silos and Password Fatigue with Federated Identity and Access Management

    As enterprises continue to depend on the cloud for delivery of applications and more workers are using multiple types of devices to access those applications, the need to control who has access to what will grow. Too often, users suffer from password fatigue, having to create and remember many log-on...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures

    As software fuels new frameworks for developers, IT operators, and lines of business, cloud-native application architectures are helping organisations achieve the agility they need to stay competitive. All good code needs good processes and good teams to achieve the right outcomes. So, while many organisations grasp the value created through...

    Sponsored By Pivotal ANZ

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management Buyers Guide

    This EMM buyers guide will walk you through the process of selecting the right mobile solution to fit your company’s BYOD objectives. It explains how an effective EMM system can support an organisation's workforce mobility strategy, ensure compliance, protect corporate data and provide centralised management of devices and apps while...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • 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 // Apr 2015

    Insider's Guide to Mobile Apps - Webinar

    Building mobile apps that can transform business is on everyone's 2015 to-do list, but how do you avoid common pitfalls? In this webinar, Pivotal’s Dormain Drewitz asks Farhan Thawar, VP of Engineering at Pivotal Labs, what they have learned in their decade-long experience building great apps for all industries. Learn:...

    Sponsored By Pivotal ANZ

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Powering Transformation: The IT Revolution is Now

    The IT Revolution is happening and the time for change is now – don’t settle for inflexible systems built on legacy technology. Download this white paper for information and ideas on how you can: Get the most out of managing IT in the cloud Eliminate upfront investments and...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // May 2015

    ServiceNow ServiceWatch Economic Impact Study

    Today, enterprises are increasingly dependent on business services delivered by their IT organizations. These services underpin almost every business function, ranging from manufacturing and supply chain through to customer service and online sales. Because of their critical nature, business services need to be highly available and responsive – any disruption...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • eBooks // May 2015

    IT Transformation Etour

    Experience IT Transformation.Explore why and how to transform your enterprise with ServiceNow in this brief, interactive eBook.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // May 2015

    IDC ExpertROI® SPOTLIGHT Allstate

    Insurance Giant Allstate Corporation, like many companies, found it persistently challenging to maximize the value of the IT services it delivers to employees and customers. So they turned to ServiceNow’s cloud-based IT Service Management(ITSM) solution. Since deployment in 2013, Allstate has levered ServiceNow to: Improve IT state productivity...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // May 2015

    IDC ExpertROI® SPOTLIGHT Equinix

    The day-to-day benefits of cloud-based service automation are well-documented. But what can be harder to ascertain is the quantitative benefits, the money saved, and the impact on the company’s bottom line. IDC and Equinix teamed up to crystallize the benefits of true economic benefits of ServiceNow’s IT service automation....

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Today’s State of Work: The Productivity Drain

    ServiceNow surveyed nearly 1,000 managers in the US and the UK to understand the effectiveness of the tools and processes in their corporate environment. Results revealed nearly two days a week are spent on administrative tasks that are not core to their jobs. There’s an exponential impact on an organization’s...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // Jun 2015

    IBM Webcast : Advanced Analytics at Scale

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 PM PDT Duration: 30-Minutes As the volume, variety and velocity of information increases, a larger burden is placed on organizations to distribute the right information, at the right time, to the people, processes and applications that rely on it to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Tools for Continuous Delivery

    Organizations create, deliver and modify software to fill business needs. Those business needs are not static: They can change as suddenly as breaking news. Any organization using software to serve its customers — and really, that’s almost every company, nonprofit or institution — has to find a way to develop,...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs