Storage

Choosing a storage technology from the many options available is an on-going challenge. Storage-area-networks, network-attached storage, cloud storage, and virtualized storage represent only a few of the methods and combinations that may be considered. TechRepublic covers these areas, as well as best practices, policies, and procedures for establishing a data storage strategy.

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Preparing for IEEE 802.11ac

    This business white paper discusses the history that led to the IEEE 802.11ac standard and the considerations you need to weigh before you decide to deploy it. This new WLAN technology is being introduced in the market in two waves. Topics that will be addressed in this paper are: ...

    Sponsored By HP US

  • 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 // Jul 2014

    The Big Data Zoo—Taming the Beasts

    With so much talk about big data and the possibilities it can offer, the truth behind what big data is—and what it can do for businesses—can be hard to determine. However, according to Dr. Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting, the truth behind all the talk is not hard to see,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The future of email and applications is social

    This white paper examines the state of collaboration in today's enterprise and provides an IBM point of view on how collaboration will evolve, along with how Notes and Domino software will fit into the new collaboration equation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Securing Big Data HADOOP Performance with Vormetric Transparent Encryption

    This White Paper shows the performance of several benchmark tests of Vormetric Transparent Encryption running on a Cloudera HADOOP system using several different workloads. The overhead is minimal and within acceptable norms of performance vs. security tradeoffs.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Federal Government Should Have NIST As Well

    Critical to certification for meeting FIPS, is the implementation of security controls from NIST 800-53, Appendix F. Focusing on the capabilities needed to meet these requirements, this paper provides background about the Vormetric Data Security Platform and the Vormetric Transparent Encryption product that is delivered through that platform.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    The Reputational Impact of IT Risk with Forbes Insight

    This report from Forbes Insights provides valuable information on howSecurity and resilience affect nearly every aspect of your company, including your brand value and reputation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Cloud-based data backup: a buyer's guide

    Many IT executive view cloud computing as an attractive platform for data backup. They know cloud can help protect business-critical data and provide near-ubiquitous information access. But while having a cloud-based solution is valuable, developing one in-house is tricky. That's why many organizations want to contract with a third-party cloud...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The case for cloud-based data backup - IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup offers significant improvement over traditional data backup methods

    Using tape may be appropriate for long-term data storage, but many IT executives find it too expensive, inefficient and unreliable for day-to-day data backup. It is also typically not suitable for backing up data stored on virtualized servers. Learn how IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup cloud services can lower costs while...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment Tool

    Use IBM's assessment tool to learn how you can increase server efficiency and availability while lowering costs. The IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment helps you identify how an IBM Managed Services solution can: Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Server Management Improve Server Resource...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Whitepaper: Datacom cloud email archiving

    Automatically, affordably and securely store messages to have instant access to critical emails when you need them.Find out more about email archiving in this informative whitepaper.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Migrating to an Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud for Government: Top 5 Considerations

    VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud solution built on vSphere®, which empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure. As a result, government agencies can avoid the cost and complexity of re-architecting and retraining sta¬ff for public cloud infrastructure that is...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    A Guide to Hybrid Cloud for Government Agencies An inside-out approach for extending your data center to the cloud

    The majority of government customers operate some combination of onsite and offsite IT environments and are struggling to manage both new and legacy applications and infrastructure. Enterprise-class hybrid cloud empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure, and avoid the complexity of having to rewrite applications to...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    ESG Spotlight: NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Storage QoS

    This ESG Lab Spotlight explores how NetApp Data ONTAP 8.2 Storage QoS can help organizations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational flexibility and efficiency, and on-demand IT services.

    Sponsored By NetApp.

  • eBooks // Jun 2014

    Hybrid Cloud - Strategies for Innovative Businesses

    The public cloud turned traditional IT on its head. When anyone can spin up servers in an instant and you only pay for what you use, the barriers to innovation melt away. In businesses of all sizes, innovators and experimenters are using the public cloud to get around traditional barriers...

    Sponsored By Rackspace

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Dell Whitepaper: Enterprise client management with Dell Client Integration Pack

    With so many workstations and notebooks assigned to employee for work, enterprises seek and effective management solution to keep these clients systems secure, up to date and compliant with IT policy - no matter where employees take them. Dell client systems come with a number of convenient, straightforward client management...

    Sponsored By Brought to you by Dell and Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor family

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Maximizing Your Virtual Environment - Japanese

    Virtualization is in high demand these days because it reduces costs while increasing business efficiency and agility. But deploying and managing virtualization can be very complicated and, if not done correctly, can lead to issues with network and storage capacity, performance and server sprawl. Read this white paper to learn...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Tech Tips: VMware vSphere with Operations Management

    Straight from our experts at VMware, follow these technical tips to see how you can get the most out of your virtualized environment using VMware vSphere with Operations Management. From configuring alerts to monitoring performance, reference these tips in order to optimize capacity and proactively manage your vSphere environment. Read...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Oracle database protection using the IBM Storwize V3700 FlashCopy function

    This paper provides information about IBM Storwize V3700 and serves as a practical guide for backing up and restoring native Oracle database solutions in an IBM AIX operating system environment. Download this paper now to learn the critical nature of backing up and restoring practices.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM Storwize V3700 and VMware vSphere 5.1 for Small and Medium Private Clouds

    This white paper provides insight into the value proposition of the IBM Storwize V3700 storage system for a VMware vSphere 5.1 private compute cloud. The paper outlines a plan for deployment, configuration, and management of the environment and provides best practice recommendations. Download this paper now to learn more on...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Desktop Workspace: Extending Support for Windows XP-Based Apps

    Discover how to quickly implement secure desktop containers running Windows XP on a Windows 7 or 8 PC, or even on a Mac®. You can centrally manage and tightly lock down your XP environment, and still execute locally to maintain access to those applications for as long as necessary.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Company Success Through Business Intelligence

    Forrester conducted in-depth surveys and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and big data tools. In this paper, you will learn what separates the leading companies from the rest when it comes to exploiting innovative technologies in BI and analytics, and what steps...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data Research

    Based on EMA’s survey of more than 250 business and technology stakeholders that provided data on more than 600 active Big Data efforts, this paper explores what’s really happening in the world of Big Data. Read the whitepaper to find out the key trends surrounding the adoption, expectations and challenges...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Beyond High Availability

    Information has become the lifeblood of most enterprises, and competitive advantage goes to those organizations that can make data available to decision-makers anytime, anywhere and in whatever context needed. This is often difficult to accomplish in today's siloed environments in which data is often maintained within legacy environments. In addition,...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    SAP Makes Big Data Real

    Big Data refers to the challenges of capturing, managing, and analyzing large volumes of various types of data with great velocity. Big Data presents a big opportunity for you to gain greater business value. From major league sports and personalized shopping to carbon reduction and cancer treatment, organizations are leveraging...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Making the Real-Time Enterprise a Reality

    Organizations are transforming not only their systems, cultures, and processes to take advantage of an increasing volume of data collected in the moment. They’re reinventing the enterprise not simply so they can react to business demands in real time but also to anticipate changes before they occur.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data 2013

    The 2013 EMA/9sight Big Data research makes a clear case for the maturation of Big Data as a critical approach for innovative companies. This year's survey went beyond simple questions of strategy adoption and use to explore why and how companies are utilizing Big Data.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Big Data Predictive analytics solutions, Q1 2013

    Vendors must rise to the challenge of big data predictive analytics; the big data market is growing as organizations scramble to harness predictive analytics; and big data handling, modeling tools, and algortihsm are key to differentiators

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Streamlined server management at every stage of the IT life cycle

    Traditional server management and provisioning can create unnecessary burdens for many organizations. Information technology (IT) administrators in today’s business environments need a more streamlined process to manage servers throughout the IT life cycle, including tools to help them diagnose problems and procedures for efficiently resolving errors. This white paper provides...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Analyst Briefings // May 2014

    Access Business data your way, securely

    Eliminate the guesswork from selecting products and services for your evolving network access and business protection needs. HP Just Right IT portfolio solutions help avoid business interruptions by ensuring reliable access to your data. HP servers and storage solutions help consolidate islands of business information while delivering cost savings, reliability,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Boost IT efficiency

    Virtualization increases IT affordability, reliability, and agility, but can also present new storage challenges. Because there is no “one size fits all” solution, HP Simply StoreIT Solutions for Virtualization are based on an IT growth phases that help you navigate to a product that meets the needs of your business....

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Improve productivity with an email solution designed for SMBs: HP Flex-Bundles for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

    Get safe, secure always-on access to email, calendar, and contacts almost anywhere, from almost any device. HP Flex-Bundles for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2013 are Microsoft Exchange ready, affordable business email packages that combine the world’s most intelligent servers—HP ProLiant Gen8 servers—with high-performance Intel® processors, HP software, and Microsoft Windows® operating...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Make Storage Stress - free

    HP Simply StoreIT takes the stress out of storage. HP and our network of over 200,000 channel partners worldwide can help you choose the right solutions to fit your biggest business challenges. We can help you overcome obstacles including too little time for managing IT, budgets for upgrading infrastructure, and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Modernizing Data Protection With Backup Appliances

    Transformation of the backup infrastructure is the next frontier for IT and storage managers. Backup is an area where architectures are only slowly evolving, and "never touch a running system" is the mantra in many organizations. However, the transformation of the IT infrastructure that is happening in most IT departments...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Unified Data Protection for Physical and Virtual Environments

    This white paper will discuss the evolution, benefits and challenges of data protection for virtual environments and how a modern data protection solution can enable both virtualization professionals and storage managers to perform successful backups, but more importantly guaranteed restores.

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Maximizing Uptime for Mission-Critical File Transfers: Availability and Scalability for Managed File Transfer Deployments

    This whitepaper provides guidance on common high-availability and scale-out deployment architectures, and discusses the factors to consider for your specific business environment. Three basic models are described for deploying an on-site managed file transfer (MFT) solution. The attributes of each option are described; each has pros and cons and...

    Sponsored By GlobalSCAPE

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    CommVault Edge™ Mobile App Demo: Sharing on the Go

    In this short demo, see how you can retrieve and share information created on Simpana-protected laptops and desktops rapidly and securely through the CommVault EdgeTM mobile app. With CommVault Edge you’ll be able to deliver secure data portability and self-service access to employees’ personal “data cloud”.  Gain the Edge and...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Sync for CommVault Edge™

    Ensure workers can always get to their most recent files regardless of the computer they were created on. Thanks to automated synchronization of specified folders, they can share their work across their Simpana-protected laptops and desktops. Watch the video to see how Sync for CommVault EdgeTM can help make workers...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Acxiom Case Study

    This case study, which focuses on Acxiom, explores how the company was able to secure employee data, reduce migration costs and boost productivity with the CommVault Edge software.

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Exponentially Accelerate Data Protection and Recovery with Simpana 10 IntelliSnap® Snapshot Management Technology

    Are you making the best use of your storage array snapshot functionality? CommVault Simpana 10 IntelliSnap technology manages hardware-based snapshots across multiple vendor storage arrays. This whitepaper covers trends and challenges in snapshot adoption, and key features and benefits of IntelliSnap technology including snapshot indexing and catalog-based recovery, script elimination,...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    AppAssure 5: The next generation of backup, replication and recovery software

    IT environments are increasingly complex, with virtual and physical machines spread across local, offsite and—increasingly—cloud resources. AppAssure 5 alleviates these concerns with fast backup and even faster replication and recovery. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid DataTM Architecture, AppAssure 5 controls cost, optimizes performance and enhances protection...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Keep only the data you want

    In today’s information economy, organizations are facing unfathomable data growth rates. In fact, Aberdeen Group estimates that data is growing at a rate of 56% year over year. And now, the big data phenomenon means data is growing in every single operational and analytic application. In fact, data is growing...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Unified Data Protection for Physical and Virtual Environments

    This white paper will discuss the evolution, benefits and challenges of data protection for virtual environments and how a modern data protection solution can enable both virtualization professionals and storage managers to perform successful backups, but more importantly guaranteed restores.

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Download Lippis’ “Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric”

    Deploying the correct Ethernet fabric is integral to any organization, but selecting it can be daunting. Fortunately, the Lippis guide Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric reports the findings from a recent study of several types of Ethernet fabric and provides recommendations based on the results.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Getting more from big data, faster

    The IBM PureData System can help your company keep up with the volume and complexity of data. It is a key component of the IBM Big Data platform, and provides a smarter approach for organizations to deploy complete, ready-to-run systems optimized for analytics and transactional data workloads in hours without...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access

    CIOs and IT entities looking to secure data and ensure its availability during times of emergency could benefit from employing a data replication tool. Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Modernizing Data Protection With Backup Appliances

    Transformation of the backup infrastructure is the next frontier for IT and storage managers. Backup is an area where architectures are only slowly evolving, and "never touch a running system" is the mantra in many organizations. However, the transformation of the IT infrastructure that is happening in most IT departments...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    3 Key Guidelines To Help Increase Energy Efficiency In The Data Center

    Nobody needs to tell you that energy efficiency is at the top of the data center’s to-do list. Every data center is looking to cut power consumption while maintaining the highest level of service. But achieving real energy efficiency is easier said than done. Sprawling and convoluted infrastructures make it...

    Sponsored By Emerson Network Power

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Big Data Gets Personal: Business Report

    Big data and personal data are converging to shape the Internet's most surprising consumer products. They'll predict your needs and store your memories -- if you let them. Fast-developing methods for collecting and analyzing these types of "big data" promise valuable insights to retailers, urban planners, and for individuals. This...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Using Data Replication to Upgrade Your Oracle Database with Minimal Downtime

    To save money, many companies are migrating to less expensive hardware and operation systems, and away from older versions of Oracle. In this white paper, learn about these types of migrations – and how to conquer their challenges. Then, learn about a data replication solution that reduces downtime and failure...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    vRanger Pro - Simple, fast, and scalable image-based backup, replication, and recovery

    Protecting virtual environments with traditional backup and replication software is no small feat. These agent-dependent solutions are slow, expensive, and difficult to manage— sapping virtual host CPU and I/O resources and often wasting large amounts of backup storage. vRanger Pro offers a better alternative. This simple, fast and scalable data-protection...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Desktop Workspace: Extending Support for Windows XP-Based Apps

    Discover how to quickly implement secure desktop containers running Windows XP on a Windows 7 or 8 PC, or even on a Mac®. You can centrally manage and tightly lock down your XP environment, and still execute locally to maintain access to those applications for as long as necessary.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Strategies for Storage: Modernize data protection practices

    Traditional approaches to data protection are no longer enough. A strategy that thoughtfully augments your legacy infrastructure with modern data protection approaches can help reduce complexity, slash costs, and minimize risk of loss —while accelerating your organization’s time to value. This report addresses key ways to manage data and provides...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Virtual Event: Test without writing a single line of code…really

    Testing business-critical packaged applications is a high priority for many organizations. These applications must meet the same aggressive project time frames and operations benchmarks as internally-developed software. In this session, you will learn how Turnkey Solutions is helping Iron Mountain increase the speed and effectiveness of its packaged apps testing...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Scottish marketing company provides excellence in service delivery

    See how a Scottish marketing company upheld its service-level agreements and maintained compliance for its UK-based clients by working with Dell Partner Certum and Dell AppAssure. The Results: Saved almost £10,000.00 over legacy tape backup approach Improved RTO and RPO from hours to minutes Reduced storage space requirements by...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    University of Miami Prevents Data Loss with Robust Data Protection Solution

    Business need In transitioning to a VMware®-centric environment, the University of Miami needed a single, scalable solution for protecting 213TB of sensitive data, including important medical research data, across an ever-growing number of VMware guests. Solution With Dell™ vRanger data protection software, the university transitioned to a VMware environment...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    NetVault Backup - Cross-platform backup and recovery for every enterprise

    The success of your business depends on your ability to protect, access and leverage your mission-critical data on a daily basis — and restore it quickly in the event of an unexpected data loss. Yet many enterprises use data protection software that sacrifices functionality for simplicity, or scalability for versatility....

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Delivering an integrated experience for HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers

    The integration of an online, personalized dashboard (HP Insight Online) and 24x7 remote support (HP Insight Remote Support) for the Converged Infrastructure (servers, storage and networking, as well as printing) results in an end-to-end experience that is unique in the industry. Users of HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers also benefit from...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Hardware Support Services 2013 Vendor Assessment

    This study is IDC's datacenter hardware support services provider assessment of the worldwide support services market using the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that explain success in this important but slow-growing market. This two-section study both describes characteristics that IDC believes lead to success...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    HP Proliant Gen8 Servers Positioning Guide

    HP ProActive Insight architecture fundamentally redefines how administration is performed across the entire server lifecycle. Powerful new capabilities automate and simplify system provisioning, troubleshooting, and software updates. Read about the four discint pillars that the HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers and HP Active Insight architecture were built around and what it...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    HP Firmware Update Analysis and Implementation Services

    Firmware updates provide you with the opportunity to obtain product enhancements. In addition, firmware updates are recommended for HP servers, storage, network products, and solutions to prevent outages due to known problems that have been corrected in the latest firmware. Review this HP guide to Firmware Update Analysis and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    The Business Value of the HP Proactive Insight Experience

    This IDC white paper describes the challenges associated with managing the growing complexity of IT infrastructures, with a focus on support services for the enterprise. It highlights the important role of support services in maximizing system performance and minimizing downtime. The paper also examines the HP Insight Online, HP Insight...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco UCS with Intel Xeon Processors: Built for Virtualization and Consolidation

    Although virtualization technology has made server consolidation possible, it has also created many challenges. Infrastructure is complex, difficult, and time consuming to scale. Network ownership is split between network and server administrators. Security is managed by least-common-denominator approaches. And the massive number of virtual machines these environments spawn taxes server,...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Watch the Gartner Webcast to learn how fabrics reduce complexity

    Banish network complexity with expert input. In this Gartner Webcast, you’ll discover best practices for transitioning to a fabric-based network and how to find the networking vendor that best suits your business. Also learn how GEHA improved service delivery for more than one million subscribers with Ethernet fabrics.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    The Power of One Video featuring HP VP Paul Durzan

    Introducing HP BladeSystem with HP OneView. One system and management platform. More efficient, faster, more reliable. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor: Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IDC ROI Spotlight: Achieving Organizational Transformation with HP CI Solutions

    Seeking the business benefits generated by private cloud and to free themselves from the rigid silos of traditional IT infrastructures, organizations are turning to an approach that extends virtualization to all compute, network, and storage resources in their datacenters. This approach requires pooling and aggregating resources into a single utility...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Transform Your Data Centers - HP ProLiant Gen8 - the World's Most Intelligent Servers

    From core to cloud HP ProLiant Gen8 servers are transforming data center expectations and economics with the world's most intelligent servers. Learn how they deliver maximum performance and reliability while simplifying day-to-day management. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel,...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Intelligent performance for a growing business: HP ProLiant Gen8 e-Series servers

    Learn more how HP ProLiant Gen8 e-Series servers are simple, reliable, affordable solutions that let a growing business boost performance as well as productivity. The HP ProLiant name ensures reliability. And that reliability is an especially wise investment for businesses with limited information technology (IT) budgets. Sponsored by HP...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Cloud Insight: 6 essential facts for defining a successful cloud strategy

    6 Myths of Cloud Computing. "Cloud computing isn't that new. We know what we need to know now, at least for the next couple of years." Before you assume you know everything you need to know about cloud computing, think again. This guide sponsored by HP and Intel®, covers the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Storage Insight: Debunk the data storage myths

    4 Myths of Big Data Storage - What Every DBA Should Know. The role of most IT professionals is fundamentally different today than it was even five years ago. This is true for storage professionals as well. Read this guide, sponsored by HP and Intel®and learn four things every DBA...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    Forrester CI Webcast

    This on-demand webcast sponsored by HP and Intel® contains insights from both Forrester and HP into converged infrastructure. Ever increasing pressures for agility and innovation can be overwhelming for enterprise businesses. HP's Helen Tang and Forrester's Dave Bartoletti explain how converged infrastructure can become the "next big thing" in providing...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Storage that changes the paradigm for small and midsized businesses

    Today's small and midsized data centers need to provide the same seamless delivery of IT services as the ones of major enterprises. These data centers need storage systems specifically tailored to address their block storage needs. In this analyst paper, "IBM Lets You Have It Your Way" Clipper Group shows...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Infographic: IBM Storwize V3700

    View this infographic to learn more about the benefits of IBM Storwize V3700.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Mature and afforable storage capbabilities catered just for small and medium businesses

    The industry has provided storage solutions that are often crippled versions of enterprise offerings that aren't specifically designed to meet the challenges that small data centers face. Or, they are low end solutions that are short on the mature storage capabilities that the enterprise systems have and SMBs need. Small...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare for IT as a Service with the Right Storage Architecture

    Check out this informative paper to learn how to prepare for IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) with the right storage architecture. Discover some of the must-have storage attributes of a private cloud infrastructure and the emerging role of open standards. Read on to learn more.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Analytic Databases for Big Data

    Organizations are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases, data warehouses, and similar platforms to keep pace with new and intensifying requirements for advanced analytics in a "big data" world. As user organizations make such platform replacements -- or add additional platforms to their expanding data warehouse architectures -- they...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Product Preview: Big Data Analytics

    Ready for strategic real-time answers to your most critical business questions? Want the ability to make decisions based on predictive data-driven insights and not just intuition? See how Workday Big Data Analytics allows managers and executives to gain insight into information that was previously too difficult or time-consuming to obtain.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    SAP Makes Big Data Real

    Big Data refers to the challenges of capturing, managing, and analyzing large volumes of various types of data with great velocity. Big Data presents a big opportunity for you to gain greater business value. From major league sports and personalized shopping to carbon reduction and cancer treatment, organizations are leveraging...

    Sponsored By SAP