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  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Systems Engineering for Dummies

    This IBM Limited Edition ebook, "Systems Engineering For Dummies," explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products. If you're looking for ways to expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality smart products while cutting costs, this ebook is for...

    Sponsored 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.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Transforming spreadsheets: planning, budgeting and forecasting for midsize companies

    A spreadsheet-based approach to performance management won't meet the challenges facing growing midsize businesses. You need confidence in the information you're using for critical decision-making. Read this white paper to see how IBM® Cognos® Express can transform spreadsheet-only processes to create flexible and timely plans, budgets and forecasts.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Advisor XE 2013

    This breakthrough threading prototyping tool simplifies data-driven threading design for C, C++, C#, and Fortran application architects. Quickly prototype multiple threading designs and compare the projected performance scaling and synchronization issues. Evaluate design alternatives before investing in implementation and without disrupting product development and release cycles. Select the design with...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    The Successful Cloud Enabled Enterprise - Your Journey to the Cloud Infopaper

    It’s no secret that more and more businesses are leveraging the power of the cloud. And there’s good reason for that. Cloud computing offers the promise of cost-effective capacity on demand—anytime, anywhere, and on any device. But taking advantage of the cloud’s many benefits isn't as simple as signing...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • Analyst Briefings // Feb 2014

    Inegrated Systems and Streamlined Practices Propel New, Responsive IT Organizations

    Enterprise IT leaders must transform their organizations to be responsive to fast-changing business needs. This paper characterizes a significant IT transformation that’s underway for firms just beginning the journey or those already in the middle of the change.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Symantec Intelligence Report

    The threat landscape is ever-evolving, keeping security pros constantly on their toes. Staying up-to-date with the latest information is critical to protecting your organization and its confidential assets from detrimental attacks. In the latest issue of Symantec’s Intelligence Report, uncover details about the current security trends and threats to...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Making Smarter Mobile Access Decisions

    Mobile devices can represent a significant threat to corporate data. Find out what IT departments need to know before deciding on a smartphone and tablet platform that is safe, easy to configure, and flexible enough to meet the needs of employees and senior executives alike.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    HP: Risky business: why business leaders must take action on Windows XP?

    This ZDNet and TechRepublic guide, in association with HP, looks at what's at stake for those who're still on XP, explains some of the threats, and offers options to help the risk-exposed take action to protect their business.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forbes: The Secret Sauce of Oracles Commercial Success

    Forbes Article: Oracle Sales Cloud is the Secret Sauce Behind Oracle's Success. Read how Oracle Sales Cloud helped Oracle increase annual revenue to $37 billion.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Overcoming the challenges of multifactor authentication

    Many cloud service providers are rolling out two-factor authentication features to address the increasing challenges that come from relying on passwords alone to secure user access and company data. Multifactor authentication is a great step towards stronger security and access management. Unfortunately, for enterprises that leverage more than a...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Enterprise-proofing the Apple ecosystem with Centrify and Aqua Connect

    Here's something new. Most IT folks are familiar with terminal services on Windows Server, but did you know you can provide remote, secure terminal services with OS X? It's not only possible; it's a technology that allows you to provide the entire Macintosh experience to neglected corporate and enterprise users...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Anticipate, engage and deliver exceptional web experiences.

    IBM Customer Experience Suite and IBM Intranet Experience Suite help organizations delight customers through a consistently exceptional web experience and empower employees with the social business tools they need to drive better business results. IBM Customer Experience Suite features rich, integrated capabilities for managing web content, real-time social communications, robust...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2013 SP1

    Efficiently boost application performance. This development suite offers industry-leading compilers, along with highly tuned performance libraries for math, crypto, imaging, compression, and others. Harness performance from the latest processors simply by recompiling your code. Scale for multicore and many-core architectures with Intel® Threading Building Blocks and Intel® Cilk Plus™ parallel...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Inspector XE 2013

    Intel® Inspector XE finds memory leaks, corruption, deadlocks, data races, and more in C, C++, C#, F#, Fortran, and MPI applications. Use a normal build: no special compiler or recompiles are required. Heap growth analysis and debugger breakpoints simplify diagnosis of difficult bugs early in the development cycle―when they are...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IDC Technology Spotlight: Optimizing Storage with All-Flash Solutions

    Today, enormous amounts of data are being created from a variety of sources, such as applications, new mobile devices, big data analytics, and the cloud. This is changing the speed with which business is conducted and the scale in which it occurs. Moreover, the digital explosion shows no sign of...

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Patient Portals: A Platform for Connecting Communities of Care

    Connecting patient health data across the care continuum is essential to achieve improved care, increased access to personal health records and lowered costs. A successful approach rests in having the hospital serve as the connectivity hub for bringing patients, care givers and healthcare professionals together in a secure, online environment....

    Sponsored By Healthtech Holdings

  • 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Exploring the frontiers of cloud computing - Insights from Platform-as-a-Service pioneers

    In the midst of the buzz around cloud computing, there is steady optimism building for one of its least understood forms: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) PaaS has unique advantages, offering the speed and savings of alternatives like Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Software-as-a-Service, while retaining choice and control over application capabilities and data -- the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Glassbox testing. Thinking inside the box

    Automated tools for assessing the security of web applications fall into two main categories: Black box and white box testing. Each has its benefits and challenges, and many organizations use both to attain the best possible results. For the last few years, IBM has been researching, developing and patenting an...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Platform as a Service: The IBM point of view

    This 2012 white paper describes the point of view of IBM leadership concerning Platform as a Service. Don Boulia defines PaaS, discusses the implementation of PaaS technologies and outlines key considerations for the evaluation of PaaS capabilitieswhite paper to learn more about IBM's perspective of Platform as a Service, and...

    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 // Feb 2014

    A reliable platform that helps facilitate HIPAA and HITECH compliance

    In today’s business climate of strict government regulation healthcare organizations are ramping up their IT resources, exhausting every option available to remain compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). They don’t have much choice with regards...

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

    Find out which vendors Gartner positions as Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries or Niche Players based on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision. Access a complimentary copy of the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms to: Gain deeper knowledge of the endpoint protection market...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Your Data Under Siege: Defend It with Encryption

    Is your cyber security doing enough to protect your new, hyper-mobile business practices? Whether they are working in your headquarters, a home office, or on the road, employees, partners, and vendors need to have confidential data at their fingertips to conduct business effectively. The likelihood of this data becoming...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets

    Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. Most can recount horror stories about how bad luck, human error, or just simple incompetence brought their server rooms down. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations for...

    Sponsored By Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Sharing Mac Files on Windows Servers - A Technical Best Practices White Paper

    This whitepaper discusses the issues involved in sharing files between Macs and Windows servers and compares the options for successful integration. It is intended for systems administrators, technical evaluators and decision-makers who are considering upgrading or purchasing the Acronis’ ExtremeZ-IP® solution for the first time.

    Sponsored By Acronis

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Migration Insight

    The Migration Insight eGuide summarizes five IT Professional’s real-world advice about managing both client and server operating system migrations. Read this paper to learn more about these specific experiences and the positive impacts to businesses based on their decision to update OS options. Find out about the migration process, training...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Comparing the TCO of Physical PCs, VDI, and Cloud-hosted Desktops as a Service (DaaS)

    Physical desktop computer infrastructures no longer make sense for the corporate world. Not only are they expensive, insecure and maintenance-heavy, they also cannot effectively support the changing business IT landscape. The ground¬swell of Windows 7 migration plans, expanding virtual workforce, growing popularity of mobile devices, and tighter IT budgets all...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The State of Servers Usage

    This white paper provides information on an exclusive study that looked at server evaluation criteria and purchase plans among SMBs as well as solutions for updating their infrastructures to prepare for business growth. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel,...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Forrester Wave: Application Life-Cycle Management

    Forrester: Rally Shines for Managing Agile Projects Innovation drives interest in application life-cycle management Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is going through a period of redefinition and innovation. Firms can no longer accept historical gulfs between business and application development and delivery teams. This Forrester Wave report evaluates the Application Life-Cycle...

    Sponsored By Rally Software

  • eBooks // Dec 2013

    Agile Portfolio Management eBook

    In order to compete in the 21st century, your company needs to move, pivot and innovate faster than your competitors. Think of the companies, the software and the brands that you admire. They innovate. They design and produce the most coveted new things. They invest in the idea that innovation...

    Sponsored By Rally Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Improving Engagement with Multi-Channel Service

    Abstract: Best-in-Class organizations execute on a strategy that supports the multi-channel nature of customer requests. These leading organizations do not just open up their service infrastructures to accommodate new channels, but also empower their teams to deliver an effective and consistent experience regardless of the channel selected by the customer....

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    HP: Forrester Research: Application Management- Better Outcomes, Faster Results

    Conditioned by experiences with mobile and cloud-based software, customers are demanding faster responsiveness to their needs. Winning or losing customers now depends on your ability to remove delivery barriers so you can produce high-quality applications on demand. The race for customers is on—are you prepared to win? Join us...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    SharePlex Connector for Hadoop Improving analytics with real- and near real-time data replication

    Learn how alternative methods for replicating changes from an Oracle database to a Hadoop® cluster can help you maintain real-time or a near real-time copies of the tables your organization needs to meet its data analytics requirements in this brief from Dell™.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    IDC Analyst Report: Distributed Denial of Service Attacks - Time for a New Defense

    Executives and managers of information security need to take a proactive approach to DDoS defense because the impact can extend well beyond lost revenue and threaten a company's brand equity. All enterprises need to have mitigation solutions in place. Featured in this Report: How DDoS has become a...

    Sponsored By Arbor Networks

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Forrester Report: Surviving the Technical Security Crisis

    As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren't enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM, 92% of security leaders...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Preparing your Network for the Mobile Onslaught

    Building a mobile collaboration or bring-your-own-device solution requires three things: mobile applications, the mobile devices themselves and the network that underpins them both. Often, the network and its capabilities take a back seat to applications and devices - which can ultimately lead to poor performance or an inflexible infrastructure. Find...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Aug 2013

    On-demand Webcast: Choosing the right online productivity suite: Office 365 vs. Google Apps

    Today's productivity suites offer far more than just word processing, spreadsheets, and email. They're also no longer restricted to the desktop. Cloud-based suites from Microsoft and Google provide the standard productivity apps as well as collaboration, conferencing, and file storage. But choosing between Office 365 and Google Apps (or whether...

    Sponsored By Centrify