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

    Enterprise Mobility Management - The Big Bang Theory

    The universe of mobility is a complex thing, and it is ever expanding-much like our actual universe. The other mobility shares with our ever- expanding cosmos is the potential that can be realized through a rational, analytic, and comprehensive understanding.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    E-Guide: HP Case Studies

    Read this E-Guide to learn how wih new HP Officeject Pro X devices, you can meet your targets for saving energy and cut total print costs by around 50 per cent.

    Sponsored By HP

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    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

  • 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®

  • 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 // 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