Storage

Whether it's RAID, SSD or NAS, storage hardware and management affects IT from the data center to your smartphone.

  • eBooks // May 2014

    Software Defined Storage for Dummies

    This book examines data storage and management challenges and explains software-defined storage, an innovative solution for high-performance, cost-effective storage using the IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS).

    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 // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • Analyst Briefings // Apr 2014

    The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery (Forrester)

    Are you considering in-house disaster recovery management? In the last five years, many companies have. But did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership

    In this report, Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership details to IT leadership the importance of cyber resilience in the face of evolving cyber threats. It defines the state of cyber resilience and the importance of security intelligence in achieving it, and recognises that security needs to go beyond systems, software...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • 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 // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Infographic - Why Choose Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

    An infographic explaining application deployment at the speed of business. Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is application aware, enables dynamic application instantiation and removal, and is capable of supporting physical, virtual, and cloud integration with full management visibility. Download this infographic to understand how ACI can boost the efficiency of your...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Big Data in HR and Finance: Understanding the Real Value

    Big Data continues to create new ways of gathering and analyzing information. In the latest research by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, a real-world lens of big data is provided for HR and Finance. View this infographic below to discover why big data matters to you and your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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. Get the data to meet a wide variety of tuning needs and the tools to mine the data and assess next steps. Powerful analysis lets you sort, filter, and visualize results on...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    Flash Storage Designed for the Most Exacting Requirements - Yours

    Flash is transforming the industry. Yes Flash is fast, but harnessing the power of Flash requires architecture and software. With a purpose built scale-out architecture and unique in memory data services as well as a consistent performance at scale, XtremIO is unmatched in the All-Flash array market. Flash can also...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC on How to Shed IT Weight and Move Forward with Innovation

    Watch IDC Business Analytics and Big Data Program Vice President Laura Dubois discuss how chief information officers (CIOs) can shed IT weight to move forward with innovation through application rationalization.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC's Laura Dubois on How to Shed IT Weight and Move Forward with Innovation

    Watch IDC Business Analytics and Big Data Program Vice President Laura Dubois discuss how chief information officers (CIOs) can shed IT weight to move forward with innovation through application rationalization

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Workforce Mobility Comparison Guide

    Are you challenged to find a mobile solution that enables employees to safely create and share content without compromising your enterprise’s security? With the rise of BYOD in the workplace, IT decision makers are faced with finding ways to securely deliver file synchronizations capabilities. The limitations of traditional file...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IT Service Provider Breaks Into Storage Services With Disaster Recovery as a Service

    In this fast-changing technology landscape, are you looking for cost-effective ways to expand the services your enterprise offers while retaining your share of the market? At first glance, branching out into cloud storage services might appear to be a risky proposition, considering the formidable competitors who occupy that space....

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • 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 // Feb 2015

    Data Centre Project: System Planning

    Planning an infrastructure project can often put a strain on your time, budget and patience. This report discusses the reasons it does not need to drive you and your team mad. If you can prioritise and solve the right problems in the right order, you can build yourself a practical...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Cutting Costs with Data Centre Infrastructure Management Software

    Companies around the world have felt the sting of unproductive data centres driving their costs up and creating a whirlwind of operational headaches. Learn how IT professionals are using DCIM software to: • Simplify operational processes • Lower costs • Speed up information delivery

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    10 Cooling Solutions to Support High-Density Server Deployment

    High-density servers present an organisation with a massive performance benefit, but does this benefit out-weigh the challenge and cost of the cooling systems needed to support them? Discover the top ten solutions used by organisations to ensure their cooling efficiency and capacity is optimised for the density and workload...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    How to Fix Hot Spots in the Data Centre

    IT technicians will be all too familiar with the frustration of hot spots in their data centres. Many attempts to solve the problem will be short term or even cause it to spread into other areas of your data centre. Learn about some of the most common causes of...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Ease your mind. Find out how to Preserve the Sanctity of Your Data

    Highly complex data protection requirements, server virtualization and exponential data growth are placing tremendous strain on outdated backup infrastructures. What can organizations do to solve this? Read the latest ESG report as it talks about how Symantec Backup Exec 2014 not only backs up data, but also protects against tampering...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Datasheet: Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014

    Backup Exec 2014 delivers powerful, flexible and easy-to-use backup and recovery across your data centre, whether it’s built on virtual or physical environments - or a hybrid of both. So you can recover what you need, when you need it. At the same time storing less with efficient deduplication and...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Feb 2015

    Securing SMEs in an evolving threat landscape - Webinar

    According to Symantec, SMEs represented 50% of the population attacked in 2012, whereas in 2013 they represented 61%. In today’s evolving threat landscape it has become important to ensure SMEs keep their data safe, as well as protecting their network from becoming a host for cybercriminals. Not only will an...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

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

    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 // Mar 2014

    Smarter Security Intelligence: Leverage Big Data Analytics to Improve Enterprise Security

    Big data has been big news in recent years. While organizations have, to date, been busy exploring and experimenting, they are now beginning to focus on using big data technologies to solve business problems.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Evolution and Value of Purpose-Built Backup Appliances

    Customer strategies for data protection and recovery continue to be dictated by aggressive SLAs, rapid recovery, and ease of integration in existing environments. As a result, firms are embracing more disk-based data protection technologies, including purpose-built backup appliances (PBBAs) to protect and recover data and applications. This IDC White Paper...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Secure FTP Server Software for Managed File Transfer & File Sharing - Extremely Affordable & Easy-to-Use

    Serv-U® Managed File Transfer (MFT) Server from SolarWinds® is an easy-to-use FTP server software that delivers security, automation, and centralized control for file transfers in your organization. Deployed within your datacenter, Serv-U MFT Server allows you to securely transfer and share files with your business partners. Serv-U MFT Server supports...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Security Intelligence is the Smart Way to Keep the Cloud Safe

    Many of the same characteristics that make cloud computing attractive can also make it challenging to secure. An integrated IBM suite of intelligence solutions consolidates and analyzes data from across the cloud to provide visibility and control to help better secure cloud environments.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Security in the Cloud

    In this paper, Hurwitz & Associates interviewed customers in a variety of industries to assess how they are approaching security for their cloud deployments leveraging IBM’s Security Intelligence Platform and suggests approaches to implementing cloud security.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    NetApp FAS2500 Series: Delivering best-in-class value and capability

    NetApp FAS2500 hybrid storage arrays provide more value for your money than any other systems in their class. FAS2500 simplifies the task of managing growth in house and in the cloud by providing support for a broader range of workloads along with seamless scaling of performance and capacity. Read the...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Infographic: Better Business in a Flash

    With the growing mobility of consumers, comes greater demand for businesses to provide better and smarter services. With NetApp’s multi-patented Flash storage technologies, you can be sure to always put your best business foot forward.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    All Flash FAS Solution for VMware Horizon View

    Enabling the workforce to work remotely is convenient for employees, but not so convenient for IT. The decision to virtualise desktops requires planning from multiple aspects of IT including storage, applications, and infrastructure. How can IT professionals make sure all these aspects are in sync to allow employees to work...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Flash Storage for Dummies

    This eBook explores the many uses and benefits of flash storage technology in the enterprise. Check it out to discover and learn all you need to: Optimise storage performance Leverage server flash as storage cache Identify workloads well suited for all-flash storage Reduce the footprint of your storage infrastructure

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    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

    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 // Mar 2015

    IDC: The Business Benefits of Unified Storage

    Data storage in the corporate environment has become increasingly complex. IT leaders face significant challenges in effectively storing and managing data. This report takes a detailed look into the challenges of data storage and examines how NetApp offers the capabilities that can benefit businesses and maximise efficiency.

    Sponsored By NetApp