Storage

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

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Enterprise NFS NAS for VMware: Ready for Now and the Future

    With virtual machine (VM) growth doubling every year, organizations find that existing hardware infrastructures are unable to keep up with the load. Read this whitepaper and learn more about the benefits of unified platform for deploying highly scalable VMware infrastructures.

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Designing Highly Scalable Storage for Dense Virtual Machine Environments Prepared

    This whitepaper discusses the testing methodology and scalability results for 4 & 8 node clustered Hitachi NAS Platform 4000 systems yielding 15,000 VMs in real-world enterprise environments. The test establishes linear performance scalability as nodes are added to the cluster, providing a solid platform for VMware vSphere-based environments.

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hitachi NAS Platform: Enterprise-Level and Optimized for VMware Environments

    The trends are undeniable: Virtualization has become a pervasive IT deployment strategy. Enterprises are reaping enormous benefits from virtualized environments, from resource consolidation to reduced IT expenses, virtualization is enabling organizations to become more agile, efficient and competitive. Increasingly, organizations are looking to leverage existing IP (NAS) networks for...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How to Build an Always-On Infrastructure

    Real-time customer expectations are driving the need for an always-on business environment. To keep pace with these demands, organisations need to deploy innovative, mobile solutions and manage explosive data growth, while also reducing risk and costs. To gain a competitive advantage, organisations need an always-on infrastructure that is future...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Top 7 Reasons to Choose Hitachi Storage Virtualisation

    Storage virtualisation is gaining ground throughout enterprise IT. But many organisations are failing to capitalise on its benefits. Even organisations that have implemented virtual storage have yet to do so to their full advantage. In this white paper, discover how you can get more from your virtual storage. Learn...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Checklist for Database Environment Best Practices

    Today, businesses rely on data-hungry applications, like analytics, as part of their everyday operations. However, these applications can slow storage performance. How can you make sure your storage system can keep up with demanding database application? Read this helpful checklist in order to keep your storage system efficient and...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    ITG Executive Brief: Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to EMC Storage Virtualization Solutions

    Analyst paper : comparing the cost and benefit of IBM Virtual Storage Center with the EMC Storage Virtualization solutions

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    IBM Spectrum Accelerate Infographic

    Infographic on IBM Spectrum

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    University of Colorado Boulder - Supporting ground-breaking research with the pioneering PetaLibrary (Case study-USEN)

    The University of Colorado Boulder helps researchers store and share huge amounts of data more effectively with the PetaLibrary - a hierarchical storage system based on IBM disk systems clustered with Elastic Storage (IBM GPFS) software, and IBM tape storage.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Infographic - Drive better data economics with Elastic Storage

    Elastic Storage helps businesses benefit from leveraging data in new ways, finding new insights, and reducing the cost of storing all their data. It’s all about improving data economics–when you get more value from your data, your business outcomes improve.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    An Introduction to Elastic Storage (IBM White paper)

    Elastic Storage is designed to help organizations tackle emerging file storage challenges, continue to keep pace with the latest workloads, and use advanced file encryption and secure erase functionality to make it easier to meet strict data compliance standards.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    SDS eBook

    Data without Borders: Accelerate business growth, cut costs, and get more value from data with innovative IBM Storage solutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Software Defined Infrastructure for HPC

    In this slidecast, Jay Muelhoefer from IBM presents: Software Defined Infrastructure. The discussion focuses on the potential IT and business value that an Software Defined Infrastructure deployment can deliver, as well as IBM’s current offerings and vision.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Software-Defined Storage: Its Value, Options, and How to Get Started

    This whitepaper focus on IBM's capabilities with a key emphasis on its software defined storage strengths & the reasons on why client should use it.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    IBM Spectrum Storage Family Infographics

    This ESG instagraphic helps clear up some of the confusion surrounding the term 'Software Defined Storage' to help make more informed decisions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    SDS infographic 2

    This ESG instagraphic helps clear up some of the confusion surrounding the term 'Software Defined Storage' to help make more informed decisions

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // May 2015

    A Network Performance Monitor Tool for You

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organisation’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Make IT an Engine of Innovation

    Innovative companies around the world have embraced a modernized, business-centric approach to IT, delivering orchestrated solutions that help achieve better business results. Now, more efficient and agile servers support this innovation by combining compute, storage, and networking resources to manage entire IT environments as programmable elements that are flexibly tailored...

    Sponsored By HP Intel Xeon

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Quantifying Business Advantage - The Value of Database Selection

    Relational databases can frustrate you as well, holding back your best ideas. But now there is a better way. After trying for two years to build a single view of their customer on a relational database, one of the world’s leading insurance companies migrated to MongoDB and delivered the...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Gartner on Business Continuity in 2015

    Disasters are an inevitable part of business. According to a recent Gartner report, 86% of organizations have had to use a recovery plan within the last 24 months. Fortunately, with the right business continuity management (BCM) program, you can help ensure that you stay in business no matter what comes...

    Sponsored By Windstream Communications

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Webroot 2015 Threat Brief

    Did you know that: • 85,000 malicious IPs are launched every day? • Less than 55% of all URLs are Trustworthy? • 30% of Internet Users access Phishing sites? • 15% of New files are malicious executables? • Only 28% of mobile apps are trustworthy? The Webroot 2015 Threat Brief,...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Importance of Cyber Threat Intelligence to a Strong Security Posture

    Recently, the Ponemon Institute surveyed 693 IT security professionals from Fortune 1000, Global 2000 and the Forbes List of Largest Private Companies in order to understand how organizations are using, gathering and analyzing threat intelligence as part of their broader cybersecurity strategy. The resulting report answers the following questions: •...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The 12 Leading Players in the Corporate Web Security - Market Quadrant

    Webroot has again been identified as a “Trail Blazer” in the Corporate Web Security Market Quadrant 2014 report by The Radicati Group. The independent analysis recognizes Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service for its cloud-based threat detection, predictive threat intelligence and robust content filtering. The report includes in-depth, expert analysis of...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Protecting Exchange: Best Practices and Practical Tips

    Protecting email data is critical for today's organizations, yet most disaster-recovery plans don’t incorporate a comprehensive email data-protection strategy. Find out the best ways to safeguard precious email data in your Microsoft Exchange environment. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    How to Avoid the Coming Backup Crunch

    Data is exploding at a time when tolerances for loss are near zero. Learn about a proven solution that enables organizations to capture continuous backup snapshots, automate recoverability testing, and offload data deduplication/compression tasks using minimal infrastructure and human resources. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Disk Backup Appliances: The Next Generation

    Have you examined your backup strategy recently? You may be exposing your business to unnecessary risk and expense. Find out how you can save time on deployment, simplify day-to-day management, shrink your backup windows and significantly reduce your backup-storage footprint. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Dell Data Protection Point of View

    Your backup methodology depends on data classification, recovery objectives and IT infrastructure. Learn how to enable the best data-protection methods for your environment — safeguarding your organization’s critical information and applications - without adding excessive costs or complexity. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Building Higher IT Business Continuity in the Face of Disaster

    Some disasters, such as hurricanes, are preceded by a warning. Most are not. Forces of nature, malicious acts, or even human error can have a detrimental impact on your business. Be prepared by learning some first steps and follow-ups to upgrade your disaster preparedness. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Be a C-suite hero with these 5 key virtual + physical data protection takeaways.

    Redefine your business goals and drivers for data protection, and think like a CIO when you apply the five key takeaways in this eBook. Discover alternative approaches to protect your hybrid, virtual and physical environments, and embrace new solutions to secure your data assets.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical

    Protecting data is a holistic practice; so, you're only as strong as your weakest link. Find out how the latest release of Dell AppAssure unifies virtualized stand-alone backup, replication and recovery processes — without compromising data protection. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Buyers Guide to Virtual and Physical Data Protection

    New technologies now make data protection faster and more reliable both for physical and virtual machines. Let this guide help you sort through traditional and cutting-edge data-protection solutions to find the best option for your environment. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Superior VMware® Protection for Limited IT Budgets

    A complete VMware data-protection strategy should offer protection for mission-critical applications, along with automated nightly backup and replication for less critical data. Find out the four major criteria for implementing cost-effective data protection in your own VMware environment. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Analyst report: Digital Asset Management for Customer Experience

    As demands for rich customer experiences and omni-channel marketing evolve, the need for Digital Asset Management (DAM) software to manage rich media across the customer lifecycle is growing. Leading organizations are turning to DAM to push their assets seamlessly across all channels and deliver compelling, media rich customer experiences. Read...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Reduce costs and boost productivity: Connect the digital media supply chain

    Today, every brand must act like a media company, producing digital content and rich media assets to reach and engage customers. But, often companies are managing disparate content, processes and systems. Read the v-Book, 5 Tips for Orchestrating the New Digital Experience, to learn how to connect and streamline your...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Go Omni-Channel. Get with the DAM Program

    Omni-Channel is what it's all about. Digital Asset Management (DAM) is the foundation to get you there. DAM breaks down silos and pushes your rich media assets seamlessly across all channels, delivering experiences that excite customers to buy. Get with the DAM omni-channel program and see how it all works...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Stop the hackers: 5 ways to protect your digital assets

    2014 was the Year of the Data Breach. Nearly 1 million new malware threats were released daily , and 43 percent of companies faced a data breach. In the webisode, Security and Protection for Digital Media Assets, Digital Asset Management (DAM) experts take a deeper look at recent security breaches,...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    It's a new DAM world. Are you ready to start your digital transformation?

    Today's customers want video, pictures, and engaging experiences in real time, across any platform or device. This demand for rich media has outpaced companies’ abilities to manage those assets. Digital Asset Management (DAM) empowers companies to respond to real-time demands from customers by connecting people, processes, and content. Content at...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cause & Effect - Enterprise Cloud Services

    A 2015 study indicated that security is one of the top 5 challenges with cloud maturity. Tangoe research shows that of lack of cloud policy, and to a lesser degree, a poorly enforced cloud policy, is one of the largest issues facing IT professionals today. Download this report which examines...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Internet Security Threat Report 2015

    This Annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, gives enterprises, small businesses, and consumers essential information to secure their systems effectively now and into the future. If there is one thing that can be said about the threat landscape, and Internet security as a whole, it is that the only constant...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Internet Security Threat Report 2015 - Key Findings

    If there is one thing that can be said about the threat landscape, and cyber security as a whole, it is that the only constant is change. This can clearly be seen in 2014: a year with far-reaching vulnerabilities, faster attacks, files held for ransom, and far more malicious code...

    Sponsored By Symantec