Software

Software-as-a-service offers cost savings, scalability and mobile accessibility -- if you correctly manage the resulting SLAs, APIs and data structures.

  • 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

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Applying Agile Principles to the Development of Smarter Products

    Agile development has become a cornerstone of most software development organizations. Marked by iterative processes that deliver incremental value over time, agile development has enabled organizations to manage software complexity more effectively and to improve quality and time to market compared with previous development processes.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud:  A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    There’s no such thing as “the cloud,” says this Frost & Sullivan executive brief. It’s more useful to think of the cloud as shorthand for a range of service and deployment models. This practical guide offers steps for moving your company into the cloud, at whatever pace you prefer, with...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Mar 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Data Analytics Overview

    Today’s real-time data platforms are helping leading organizations to better utilise information that has always resided within the business, as well as the growing volumes of new data. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Web Application Security for Dummies

    This book simply explains all about web application security. After reading this book you'll know how to use a web application security scanner to quickly find vulnerabilities and remediate them for stronger security. Learn more...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities​

    With integrated security intelligence solutions from IBM, organizations can use labor-saving automation to proactively identify security weaknesses, prioritize remediation tasks and take quick corrective action to minimize potential risks across a dynamic infrastructure.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Mar 2015

    Backing Up With Doctor Who: 12 Reasons For 12 Doctors

    Doctor Who - television's great traveler through space and time - might be the ultimate backup specialist. Not only does he go on adventures with his companions in the TARDIS, he can recover from just about any disaster simply by regenerating himself. While each incarnation of the Doctor is slightly—or...

    Sponsored By Unitrends

  • 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 // 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 // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    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 // Jan 2015

    2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Australia

    The incidence and cost of cyber crime in Australia is escalating. The headlines show us that. But now the Ponemon Institute provides the numbers you need to plan and manage your investments in cyber security. One of the major findings of the 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime study for Australia...

    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 // Jan 2014

    The 10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do

    For enterprises looking at Next-Generation Firewall’s, the most important consideration is: Will this new technology empower your security teams to securely enable applications to the benefit of the organization? It's not about blocking applications, but safely enabling them.

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • 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 // Feb 2015

    Case Study: AmBank Group - Focus on Quality

    The Borland Silk Portfolio of software testing tools addresses every challenge across the testing segment of the software delivery lifecycle. Built for every user in the software development ecosystem, Borland Silk ensures that products get to market faster and deliver higher quality. Learn more on how Borland help AmBank...

    Sponsored By Borland

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC Report: Automation and Orchestration for Effective Datacenter Operations

    More responsive IT is the key to a more responsive and efficient enterprise, according to IDC research. Read the report that describes why IT automation is an urgent priority, and how effective automation and orchestration can pay huge dividends. The report also explores: Top IT management priorities for the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Downloads // Feb 2015

    Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates, alerts, reports & dashboards. Great value! Baseline thresholds, asset management and specialized SQL monitoring all in 1 product! ...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Ditch the documents and spreadsheets - Manage requirements efficiently and more accurately with IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation

    Using productivity tools for requirements management is like using a hammer to open a bottle. It gets the job done, but at what cost? IBM Rational DOORS NG offers effective requirements management capabilities by including the ability to capture relationships and manage dependencies.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    Agile in the Embedded World

    The agile approach is unique in that it focuses on the important aspects of the development process: the people and the artifacts - software and hardware. Learn how Agile encourages developers to be more iterative, team-oriented, self-improving and customer focused.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    IBM Rational Automotive Engineering Solution ekit

    Organizations in the automotive industry face increasing engineering related challenges due to market needs requiring vehicles to be smarter, intelligent, instrumented and interconnected more than ever before. This resource center includes materials which address those challenges and describe the benefits of the IBM Rational Solution for Automotive Engineering.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Algorithmics and IBM Platform Computing Solution for Financial Markets

    IBM Platform Computing is a proven technology with a more advanced and capable computing infrastructure to cost effectively scale up and optimize computing capacity for risk management applications, such as those from Algorithmics.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Security Services Reference Guide

    From a communications equipment manufacturer optimizing investments with a security scan to a mutual insurance company reducing spam and threats with hosted web and email services, IBM security consultants have helped many companies evaluate their existing security practices against their business requirements and objectives. Read these customer references to learn...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IBM Software See clearly in the cloud with threat-aware identity and access management

    Securely connect people, applications and devices to cloud environments While organizations build their cloud environment by choosing from multiple service delivery models – Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) – the security needs for each of the delivery models is...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Top 12 Reasons to Integrate BIRT in Your Applications

    One maxim is true for all software applications – whether deployed on-premise or in the cloud – the value lies in its data. Typically the development of the application takes precedence over the presentation of the data. But in today’s highly visual world, the competition to present data in a...

    Sponsored By Actuate

  • 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 // Oct 2014

    EMC InfoArchive: Data Sheet

    Information accumulation stretches capacity to the breaking point, with higher costs for servers, storage, application maintenance, database software, and operations. Keeping all information in its source application is neither cost-effective nor scalable. And backup is only a temporary measure; difficult to access and not a compliant solution.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Practical Considerations for Expansion and Incremental Growth - IT Priorities Report

    Implementing prefabricated modular data centres results in well-understood benefits including speed of deployment, predictability, scalability, and life cycle cost. The process of deploying them – from designing the data centre, to preparing the site, to procuring the equipment, to installation – is quite different than that of a traditional data...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prefabricated Modular Data Centres

    Data centre systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerised, 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...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • 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 // Nov 2014

    Banca Carige – Case Study

    This case study is exploring how Banca Carige Group decided to build an analytics environment and a new mobile banking service looking for round-the-clock availability and high security. Check this case study out and learn the advantages of IBM® zEnterprise® EC12, and how this solution helps in meeting the customer...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Nexus at a Glance

    The Cisco ACI makes IT more agile by reducing application deployment time. It does this by providing a common programmable automation and management framework for network, application, security, and virtualization teams. Cisco ACI is built on a fabric foundation that combines hardware, software, and ASIC innovations into an integrated system....

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Reducing Total Cost of Ownership with Flash Storage

    This whitepaper explores several of the total cost of ownership (TCO) benefits associated with flash storage compared to those of traditional hard disk storage environments. Experiences of customers with NetApp flash storage solutions demonstrate how deployment of flash storage can translate into a lower TCO than that provided by traditional...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Lab Evaluation of NetApp- Hybrid Array with Flash Pool Technology

    NetApp commissioned Demartek to evaluate the effectiveness of Flash Pool with different types and numbers of hard disk drives using an online transaction processing (OLTP) database workload, and to evaluate the performance of Flash Pool in a clustered Data ONTAP environment during a cluster storage node failover scenario. In...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    In this whitepaper, IDC examines the growing use of flash technology across the enterprise and how the technology is being deployed to improve performance and efficiency. This whitepaper explores various aspects associated with deploying flash technology and discusses the importance of a full portfolio of flash solutions that is designed...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Forrester Research: Beware Of The “SaaS” Trap

    Too many vendors today are simply rebranding older deployment models as SaaS, on-demand or cloud. These solutions inevitably fail to live up to customer expectations for agility, standardisation and efficiency. Technology buyers should know what differentiates SaaS from other on-demand models cloud-washed with the SaaS term. Download this Forrester Research...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How to Measure the ROI of Cloud Data Protection

    This white paper helps managers demonstrate the profitability of reducing operational costs in server backup and recovery through investment in cloud server data protection (subscription), rather than traditional backup methods. Comparative cost categories used in calculating this ROI are summarized in a convenient checklist. These include capital costs of hardware...

    Sponsored By HP