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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    SDN: How It Will Affect You and Why You Should Care

    You may have heard about software-defined networking (SDN) and its cousin network functions virtualization (NFV). These emerging technologies are likely to revolutionize the IT industry as well as your job. This white paper introduces you to SDN and NFV, examines their impact on you as well as the industry, and...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    SDN and Cloud Computing

    After a review of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and its close cousin Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), this white paper addresses three main deployment scenarios: SDN without deploying cloud computing, cloud computing without deploying SDN, and deploying cloud computing in conjunction with SDN. We'll look at use cases, when the approach makes...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Windows 8.1 Client to Microsoft's Cloud Services

    Over the past several years, Microsoft has reinvented its enterprise technologies in its push toward the cloud. Windows 8 is a key part of making Microsoft customers and devices cloud-ready for the next generation of technology. With Microsoft cloud services such as Office 365, Office Web Apps, and SkyDrive, Windows...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Tips on Preparing for and Passing the VCP5-DCV Exam

    This paper is aimed at IT professionals who are interested in earning a VMware Certified Professional on Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) certification. It provides the benefits of having the certification, details for earning the certification, and tips for passing the exam.

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    IaaS Public Clouds and the Perceived Security Threat

    Present concerns about cloud security are reminiscent of the fears in the 1980s of LANs and a highly distributed IT infrastructure, and they also echo the efforts in the 1990s to stop Internet usage at work. But the issue really isn't security; it's governance to ensure interoperability and portability. We...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Symantec Internet Security Threat Report 2014

    Threats to online security have grown and evolved considerably. From the threats of cyberespionage and industrial espionage to the widespread, chronic problems of malware and phishing, we have seen constant innovation from malware authors. We have also seen an expansion of traditional threats into new forums. In particular, social media...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    10 Things Every Web Application Firewall Should Provide

    Securing Web applications against cybercriminals, hacktivists, and state-sponsored hackers is a never-ending effort. Hackers evade traditional network security defenses to take down websites and to steal data. Malicious users probe websites around-the-clock looking for vulnerabilities. Automation tools such as off-the-shelf attack toolkits and botnets make it...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Google Infographic: Personal Devices at Work

    This infographic explores the implications of BYOD and how Google Apps for Work helps users work seamlessly across all the personal devices they choose to use. Know the trends, understand employee habits and see the gains that can be had when managing personal devices in the work place....

    Sponsored By Google Apps for Work

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    The Elements of Innovation: Linux on POWER

    Hear directly from IBM ISV ecosystem partners about the exciting capabilities of the new POWER8 technology. Zend, CFEngine, SugarCRM, Chef Software, EnterpriseDB and SkySQL discuss how the increased performance, reliability, scalability and open source nature of this technology will spark innovation with their businesses and deliver more value to their...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    NCSU - IBM PowerLinux - Industry Standard Linux Systems, Solutions Tuned to the Task

    PowerLinux solutions deliver industry standard Linux systems services faster, with higher quality, and more economically than ever before. Make them your open standard choice for deploying applications. Learn more at http://bit.ly/powerlinuxsolutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

    Gartner has just published the results of their Magic Quadrant (MQ) on the Application Security Testing (AST) market and IBM was rated as the leader. According to Gartner, to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST), vendors must demonstrate both "completeness of vision" and an "ability...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Protect Your Critical Web Applications with Imperva

    Web applications are a prime target for hackers because they are easily accessible and can yield highly valuable data. Companies need to protect their websites, but without compromising performance. Imperva’s Web Application Security solutions continuously adapt to evolving threats, and enable security professionals, network managers, and application developers to mitigate...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps

    Smart companies use DevOps to speed the rollout and quality of new apps and services to market. See the findings from a survey of 1300 global IT leaders in this snack-sized infographic including the real benefits a good DevOps strategy can bring to your business.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Real-Time Business Demo Tool

    Our interactive Real-Time Business Demo Tool demonstrates the new user experience of the SAP Business Suite software, powered by the SAP HANA platform, which delivers instant insight to all lines of business.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Development Testing for Agile Enterprises

    Companies need to get their products to market faster to remain competitive and capitalize on market opportunity. Learn how the Coverity platform seamlessly integrates with Agile development methodologies and tools to help maximize development efficiencies.

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Transforming Testing Through Automation

    "Test your code as you write it." That’s a common mantra heard in many development teams today. However, for too many, that practice remains a lofty goal as opposed to a business reality. They lack the appropriate metrics and processes to make and measure progress and often underestimate the effort...

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Development Testing for Java

    Learn how the Coverity Development Testing Platform can be used in conjunction with open source solutions to help you fix more of the quality and security issues in your Java code that matter, with your existing resources and a unified process across the enterprise.

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    5 Tips From Intuit For Implementing Static Code Analysis

    Poor software quality has become one of the most expensive topics in human history with costs exceeding $500 billion per year worldwide. However, 97% of software defects can be removed through code review, static analysis and unit testing. Learn how the implementation of static analysis at Intuit led to reduced...

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    Cybersecurity for Dummies eBook

    APTs (advanced persistent threats) have changed the world of enterprise security and how networks and organizations are attacked. These threats, and the cyber-criminals behind them, are experts at remaining hidden from traditional security while exhibiting an intelligence, resiliency, and patience that has never been seen before. Controlling these threats...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    PCI Compliance and Mobile Devices

    The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has released the Data Security Standards (DSS) version 3.0 outlining revised requirements for payment data security, effective January 1st, 2014. Merchants and Service Providers that store, process, or transmit customer payment card data must adhere to the revised outlined requirements. Additionally, the...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Replace a Failed Critical Network Device in Under One Hour

    Replacing a failed network device can be stressful because of the potential downtime and cost to your organization. Too often, replacing a failed device takes too long because you don’t have a backup of the configuration files. For critical devices the configuration files can be very difficult and time consuming...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Unchain Your Network with Application Intelligence and Control

    This paper discusses the new risks of Web-based applications, and offers best practices for gaining control of applications, data and bandwidth.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Secrets of Effective Server Change Management

    Take control of change. Only 23% of IT organizations have an acceptable change-related incident rate. Download HP’s new eBook and learn how to dramatically decrease the number of incidents caused by poor server change management.

    Sponsored By HP

  • Research // Aug 2014

    Process Powered Change Management

    Deliver change with accuracy and speed. This new infographic shows how companies have achieved 50% improvement in speed and accuracy with server change management. Get more facts and insights by downloading the infographic now.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Mimecast Services for Microsoft Office 365

    This datasheet discusses the third party capabilities that Office 365 users should consider to add value to their platform. Mimecast provides a rich set of cloud services designed to meet the specific needs of O365 users and provides complementary services to eliminate business dependence on on-premises technologies. Check this out...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Mobile Application Management with Citrix XenMobile

    Mobility is a critical IT initiative in companies of all sizes because it is an unprecedented opportunity to increase business efficiency and competitive advantage. Beyond device management, mobile application and data management are key to achieving these benefits.

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Ensuring the Availability of Your IBM Tivoli Monitoring Infrastructure

    This white paper addresses four different components of the Tivoli monitoring infrastructure for creating a high availability environment while providing redundancy and failover capacity. Although the principles are the same for each of these systems, the methods for adhering to these principles are different for each of them.

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Google Enterprise Solutions for Manufacturing: Become a Connected Manufacturer

    This whitepaper notes that Google Apps offers a simple, affordable option to manufacturers struggling with the complexity and cost of other systems. Read this report and learn how Google Apps for Work helps organisations improve their productivity.

    Sponsored By Google Apps for Work

  • Research // Aug 2014

    Gartner Malware Newsletter

    Businesses have relied on endpoint defenses like anti-virus software for protection against malware. But endpoint defenses alone are not sufficient and Gartner recommends businesses balance their investment across all four phases of the Gartner adaptive security architecture: predict, prevent, detect, and respond. Download this research report to learn how HP...

    Sponsored By HP

  • Downloads // Jul 2014

    Download a FREE Trial of IP Address Manager from SolarWinds®!

    Are you still using spreadsheets to manage your IP space? The explosion of IP-enabled devices in corporate networks has increased the complexity of IP space management beyond what can be handled with spreadsheets or other home-grown tools. SolarWinds IP Address Manager makes it easier than ever to manage and...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Easy-to-Use & Affordable Remote IT Administration & Support Software

    DameWare® Remote Support (DRS) simplifies IT service management & support process by allowing IT admins to remotely connect to and troubleshoot end-user computers located both inside & outside the corporate firewall. Includes a built-in remote control tool for remote access to Windows®, Linux® & Mac OS® X computers Lets...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Embedding Reports, Dashboards and Analytics: A Breakdown in 5 Steps

    Today’s SaaS providers or in-house development teams must perform a balancing act, delivering industry-leading functionality to a demanding market place while speeding time-to-market. To meet and exceed customer expectations, the application needs to provide the right data through interactive and rich visualizations, reports and dashboards to any device. This white...

    Sponsored By Actuate

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    EMA Report: Data Capture and Network Forensics, State-of-the-Market: IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics vs. Other Industry Tools

    In this analyst report, EMA compare IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics vs other industry tool and shows why IBM scored the highest overall rating with a score of 3.92.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Intelligence & Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers'...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Endpoint Management - Report

    Discover how midsized organizations can improve endpoint security, patch compliance and lifecycle management on a limited budget.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware? - Report

    Mobile security is more than protecting the device. It is protecting applications on the device and preventing data leakage in the enterprise. IBM Security AppScan helps determine vulnerabilities early in the application development cycle to eliminate vulnerabilities malware can exploit.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Achieving High Oracle Performance

    DBAs cannot afford to rely on reactive measures anymore. They need advanced performance management tools that will enable them to catch emerging issues before they can affect end users. Discover how advanced database management can help DBAs protect the system by preventing problems from developing at all. Download the white...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    5 Myths of Cloud Computing

    Like many industries, the IT industry has a habit of latching onto buzzwords and then applying them everywhere. The term “cloud” is certainly no exception—and, like other similar terms, its use is varied and oftentimes inaccurate. This report focuses on the myths of the cloud buzzword. HP is the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • 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