Cloud

See the latest white papers on how cloud computing and cloud services have transformed the IT industry, from data center services to virtualization, software-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a service and more.

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Take Advantage of the Cloud Efficiently

    Today more organizations are looking to the cloud to increase agility, reduce capital costs, and free up staff time and resources. After phasing cloud technologies into the “low-hanging fruit” areas of testing and development, however, companies encounter complexity and difficulty when attempting to take the next step and transition mission-critical...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    CIO Guide: Hybrid Cloud Use Cases That Reduce TCO and Drive Business Value

    This CIO Guide examines several innovative solutions from NetApp that enable organizations to leverage Microsoft Azure in a hybrid cloud environment. NetApp AltaVault helps organizations to lower costs and reduces backup and archiving risks, while NetApp Private Storage for Microsoft Azure improves disaster recovery and deploys primary enterprise workloads.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cloud Compitung: A Silver Bullet For Finance?

    The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information— have piqued the interest of CFOs and finance leaders who are actively evaluating the risks versus the rewards of the cloud delivery model. Read more...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Protect Against Evolving DDoS Threats: The Case for Hybrid

    CIOs want harmony. Security directors loathe point products. Network operations won’t buy into anything new. CIOs can get the harmony they need around DDoS mitigation by extending the F5 Application Delivery Controller into a hybrid solution: on-premises with a new cloud component.

    Sponsored By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    SAP Solution Brief: Streamline Processes and Gain Business Insights in the Cloud

    Explore how SAP Business One Cloud solution provides you with all the integrated business management functionality of the SAP Business One application. The cloud-based solution helps you to streamline processes and increases visibility to improve operational efficiency and decision making.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Business Management Made Simpler

    Discover how SAP Business One offers an affordable way to manage your entire business - from sales and customer relationships to financials and operations. Designed specifically for small businesses, it helps you streamline processes, act on timely information, drive profitable growth, and outpace the competition.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Webcasts // Jun 2015

    Live Webcast: The Software-Defined Future: How the SD phenomenon is driving business trends like social, cloud, analytics, and mobility

    There once was a time when every enterprise application was locked to a physical server. Scaling to handle more users required forklifts to move in new boxes. Today, of course, server virtualization has opened up a world of on-demand provisioning, flexibility, and agility. Until recently, however, the data center...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Streamline Processes and Gain Business Insights in the Cloud

    Explore how SAP Business One Cloud solution provides you with all the integrated business management functionality of the SAP Business One application. The cloud-based solution helps you to streamline processes and increases visibility to improve operational efficiency and decision making.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Checklist: 10 Signs that You Need to Modernize Your Backup and Recovery Solution

    Your business cannot survive without data management and protection, but getting control of rapidly growing and increasingly distributed information silos is a huge challenge. Infrastructures are growing more complex, virtualization and cloud create more obscurity, and BYOD creates dozens if not hundreds of new endpoints to protect. Legacy backup methods...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Take Advantage of the Cloud Efficiently and Easily

    Today more organizations are looking to the cloud to increase agility, reduce capital costs, and free up staff time and resources. After phasing cloud technologies into the “low-hanging fruit” areas of testing and development, however, companies encounter complexity and difficulty when attempting to take the next step and transition mission-critical...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Take Advantage of the Cloud Efficiently and Easily

    Today more organizations are looking to the cloud to increase agility, reduce capital costs, and free up staff time and resources. After phasing cloud technologies into the “low-hanging fruit” areas of testing and development, however, companies encounter complexity and difficulty when attempting to take the next step and transition mission-critical...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Checklist: 10 Signs that You Need to Modernize Your Backup and Recovery Solution

    Your business cannot survive without data management and protection, but getting control of rapidly growing and increasingly distributed information silos is a huge challenge. Infrastructures are growing more complex, virtualization and cloud create more obscurity, and BYOD creates dozens if not hundreds of new endpoints to protect. Legacy backup methods...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    NetApp Is Accelerating Your Data Protection Strategy to the Clouds

    This white paper, written by Enterprise Strategy Group Senior Analyst, Jason Buffingtonn, and Research Analyst Monya Keanes, explores how organizations are using the cloud for backup and recovery and how AltaVault fits into that ecosystem. 

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    State of California Technical Case Study

    California is the world’s eighth-largest economy, and its IT challenges exceed those of many national governments. That was particularly true during the budget crisis that began in 2008. In the face of severe budget cutbacks, state agencies needed to radically change the way they operated to keep meeting their missions...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    ESG: NetApp Multi-Cloud Private Storage: Take Charge of Your Cloud Data 

    75% of enterprise-scale organizations currently use some type of cloud service. With major cloud providers continually competing to offer new capabilities and low prices, choice abounds. No single cloud is guaranteed to meet all your needs today and in the future. Opt for a more flexible solution. Download this paper...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Your BT Agenda Demands A Hybrid Cloud Storage Strategy

    This Forrester research report emphasizes that how CIOs handle storage will heavily influence their cloud success. Henry Baltazar of Forrester claims that although the road to hybrid clouds will not be short or easy, hybrid clouds are the future state of compute and storage for enterprises.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • eBooks // Jun 2015

    CIO eBook: Cloud-Integrated Storage: Save Money and Drive Backup Efficiency

    This eBook, written by CIO, highlights how organizations can save money and drive backup efficiency with cloud-integrated storage solutions such as NetApp AltaVault.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Modernise IT to unleash Productivity

    For small and midsize businesses, the realities of a dynamic marketplace and ever-changing customer expectations pose continual challenges and opportunities. Big Data, the cloud and mobility are changing the way information moves and connections are made across the organisation, offering productive potential while promising competitive advantage. But adoption of these...

    Sponsored By HP Intel Xeon

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Virtualized Multi-Tenant Data Center (VMDC) Virtual Services Architecture (VSA) 1.0 Design Guide

    The Cisco® Virtualized Multi-Tenant Data Center (VMDC) solution provides design and implementation guidance for enterprises deploying private cloud services and service providers building virtual private and public cloud services. The Cisco VMDC solution integrates various Cisco and third-party products that are part of the cloud computing ecosystem.

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Top Five Things to Know about Cisco BiDi Optical Technology

    Mobile and virtualized workloads, cloud applications, big data, heterogeneous devices: they are all growing in your business, demanding previously unimagined capacity and performance from your servers and data center fabric. And that demand is not slacking. Your employees, applications, and competitive advantage increasingly depend on it. Those servers and applications...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cisco Preparing Its Datacenters for the Next Generation of Virtualization and Hybrid Cloud with Its Application Centric Infrastructure

    The pace of change facing Cisco's IT department is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Cisco's IT department, which is responsible for 4,067 production applications and inspecting 27TB of data daily, must be able to deploy such applications quickly, securely, and cost-effectively...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Make Work Simple When You Get Everyone on the Same Page

    PureCloud Collaborate is just what you need to help employees, partners, and customers interact quickly and effectively. Collaborate is loaded with features that take teamwork to the next level. Real-time tools like group chat, video conference, and desktop sharing. Anywhere, anytime availability. Seek and find at its best. Locate exactly...

    Sponsored By Interactive Intelligence

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Accelerate Your Journey to the Cloud with Dell Web-scale Solutions for Microsoft Environments

    The Microsoft ecosystem of Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V, and System Center smooth the way for data center environments that are ready to leverage virtualization and cloud technologies. For these solutions to run most effectively, they need powerful and versatile hardware resources such as the Dell XC Web-Scale compute and storage...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Wi-Fi Buyers Guide: The Benefits of Cloud Networking

    Cloud networking introduces a new way to deploy, operate & manage distributed enterprise networks. It delivers capabilities via a cloud infrastructure that requires minimal capital investment in appliances or IT resources. This paper provides details about cloud networking, the state of the cloud market & its benefits.

    Sponsored By Aerohive Networks

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Wi-Fi Buyers Guide: The Network Impact of 802.11ac

    This paper discusses two approaches for efficient WLAN design. Both let you integrate 802.11ac into your WLAN and both can help lay the foundation for future, high-speed technologies. Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of these two approaches.

    Sponsored By Aerohive Networks

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Wi-Fi Buyers Guide: Enabling The New Mobility

    With the tidal wave of mobile users, mobile applications & demand for pervasive access, it’s becoming clearer that prior-generation approaches to providing mobility are breaking. This paper describes how to eliminate the complexity & cost of traditional wireless networks and create one ready for mobility.

    Sponsored By Aerohive Networks

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hybrid Will Be the New Normal for Next Generation Enterprise WAN

    Public cloud services and mobility are driving business needs where the Internet and MPLS play an equally important role for enterprise connectivity. Network planners must establish a unified WAN with strong integration between these two networks to avoid application performance problems.

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How-To Guide: Creating Exceptionally Collaborative Workplaces

    In collaborative spaces, people naturally share ideas, which leads to innovation and growth. But how do you design a workplace that provides a highly collaborative atmosphere and that incorporates what people want? According to the Cisco® 2014 Connected World Technology Report, the top 5 workplace trends are: Flexibility and...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization

    WAN optimization increasingly resembles a mature market with increasing feature standardization. Vendor innovation is focused on supporting new application types and deployment options, with WAN optimization migrating toward more diverse platforms or to a WAN cloud.

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing Equipment 2014 Vendor Assessment

    The worldwide enterprise videoconferencing equipment market has been experiencing some downs lately — with consecutive quarters and two years of declining revenue growth in 2013 (-13.1%) and 2012 (-5.0%). This is mostly attributed to the impact of delayed customer buying decisions, lower-cost systems, more software-centric solutions, and the rise of...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Video Forrester Wave

    In Forrester’s 24-criteria evaluation of videoconferencing infrastructure and cloud services vendors, we identified the 10 most significant OEMs — Acano, AGT, Avaya, Blue Jeans Network, Cisco Systems, Lifesize, Pexip, Polycom, Videxio, and Vidyo — in the category and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions Reference Architecture Guide

    If you’re using Red Hat Linux and considering a private cloud strategy that involves OpenStack, this reference guide is for you. Explore the architecture recommended for Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions with Red Hat Enterprise Linux™ OpenStack Platform. Learn how the model encompasses software, hardware, operations, and integration to deliver...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions Powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

    Many companies considering a private cloud implementation start with their own virtualized resources and then try to find a suitable management framework to fit their needs and budgets. A better approach is to start the journey with proven performers in the cloud orchestration space. Dell and Red Hat engineer...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Accelerate deployment of private and hybrid clouds

    Cloud technologies create dynamic customer engagement models, deliver competitive advantages, improve margins, and grow market share. Gartner reports that 70% of enterprises are pursuing private and hybrid cloud computing in 2015, and the advantages are compelling. This tech brief discusses cloud deployment in the context of OpenStack software and...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    OpenStack® cloud solutions from Red Hat and Dell

    OpenStack is leading in the cloud management and orchestration space, enjoying 72% adoption growth from 2012 to 2014. Find out why – and how your company can leverage the expertise of Red Hat and Dell in planning and deploying a private cloud based on OpenStack – with this handy infographic....

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hyper converged infrastructure appliances for private cloud

    The market for private cloud hardware and software is exploding as more IT departments make the transition from infrastructure-centric to service-centric application delivery. A key enabler for this next wave of growth will be the hyper converged infrastructure appliance, which delivers compute, network and storage capacity in modular, standardized deployment...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Building the Business Case for Cloud: Real Ways Private Cloud can Benefit Your Organization

    Private and hybrid cloud technologies help organizations achieve new levels of efficiency, cost savings, agility, and innovation. But quantifying the hard and soft benefits can be daunting for IT professionals who are most comfortable speaking in technological terms. Dell Cloud features Intel® technology and this comprehensive white paper outlines the...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Cloud builders – What’s your blueprint?

    This blueprint provides the ultimate guide to private cloud’s numerous IT benefits. Through extensive experience with end-users and partners delivering a range of private and public cloud solutions, Dell has developed a blueprint that discusses the core capabilities driving cloud adoption. Every organization has a unique environment and goals, but...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    What Makes a Private Cloud a CLOUD?

    Private cloud technology scores high among companies that have adopted it to improve resource utilization, scalability, reliability, and operational efficiency. Dell Cloud features Intel® technology and this comprehensive e-paper explains the organizational drivers and the benefits of private cloud deployments, outlining the steps required to align IT and lines of...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Forrester Research Report: Beware the "SaaS" Trap

    There’s a disturbing trend emerging in our client inquiries of late: rising demand for software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions and purchases of solutions that are not really SaaS. With the increase demand for organisations to take advantage of the flexibility and efficiency that SaaS offers them, many vendors today are seeing an...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Failure: Analyze It, Don't Humanize It.

    Beat the Law of Market Failure-an expert's POV. Alberto Savoia, formerly of Google and originator of the brilliant theory of "pretotyping," has created a product builder's philosophy that encourages a healthy, objective, and best of all, productive analysis of failure that takes the pain out of failure and improves ideas,...

    Sponsored By Jama Software

  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Hybrid Cloud for Dummies eBook

    IT organizations need the right tools and technologies to make hybrid cloud strategies a flexible and efficient reality for their organizations. Learn how to address inhibitors to cloud adoption, recognize data challenges in the cloud and seamlessly move data in the cloud.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    eBook Series: The Changing Landscape of Technology Services

    Technology changes in the blink of an eye. New products or services are introduced and older versions are obsolete almost immediately. The convergence of Mobile, Big Data, and the Cloud is setting the stage for a new way of working, collaborating and leveraging business information. Learn more about how you...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cloud Computing Best Practices

    Getting the most out of your cloud computing strategy isn’t always straightforward. In order to maximise your cloud performance, efficiency, and ROI, it is important to follow certain techniques and avoid making common mistakes. This guide was created for companies that are looking to improve the effectiveness of their existing...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Service Virtualization For Dummies

    Discover service virtualization and how it fits into the big picture of software quality. In this book, Service Virtualization For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition written by industry analysts Marcia Kaufman and Judith Hurwitz, learn how to deliver higher quality software by increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your testing processes...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Risks of Delaying Migration to Cloud

    The time is now - to adopt Cloud A recent IDC study showed that cloud solutions offer an average payback period of 7.1 months and 5-year average ROI of 626%, a level that few other investments can equal. Precipitous drops in the cost of cloud computing are making it difficult...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Top 10 Trends In Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is one of the most important innovations of the digital age. But as the new technology becomes more popular, it is changing more rapidly. As a consequence, if your company wants to be ahead of the curve, it needs to stay on top of the latest developments. This...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    HDS Video: Does Your Enterprise Cloud Measure Up?

    According to IDC, spending on cloud services will surpass $125 billion by 2018, as enterprises seek to reduce IT costs, increase agility, and take advantage of new opportunities like mobility, big data and the Internet of Things. In many cases, however, the push to the cloud is coming from outside...

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Resiliency Testing Best Practices - Report

    Every organization must put a plan in place for recover-ability after an outage, but testing your enterprise resilience without full business and IT validation is ineffective. Read the white paper to learn how to put a plan in place for full functional validation, and get details on the importance of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Why and How to Choose the Right Cloud Vendor

    Check out this informative resource to discover how to best choose a service provider for your cloud backup services. Read on to explore key requirements to look for in a provider, including: a proven track record, scalability, simple data recovery and more..

    Sponsored By HP US

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Improving analytics and reporting with near real-time data replication

    Your business relies on data analytics for business intelligence, but if the data isn't up to date, the analytics are worthless. In this technical brief, see how to replicate real-time data, whether it’s onsite, remote or cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Automated Configuration Management: Why it Matters and How to Get Started

    Configuration management is a critical cornerstone of IT automation, providing tools that allow you to centrally manage the packages, configuration files, process state, firewall rules and other settings that equip servers to do their assigned jobs. Without automated configuration management, you do all these tasks manually, or with handwritten scripts....

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Path to Value in the Cloud

    The Path to Value in the Cloud, by Oxford Economics and Windstream, brings together the latest insights, tactics and strategies C-suite respondents are using to make the cloud work for them. Discover how to gain great business advantages by using the cloud to its full potential. In this...

    Sponsored By Windstream Communications

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Introductory Guide To Cloud Computing

    The cloud has allowed many businesses to profit from its flexibility, power and its relatively low cost of entry. This paper was created to serve as a primer in cloud computing for your business. It is targeted at cloud adopters using SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions and serves as a...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Transforming the Cloud Data Centre

    This report will explore how organisations today are driving greater performance and lower the TCO of enterprise and cloud data centres. With more than a decade working together, Red Hat software and Intel architecture share their insights on getting the most out of your organisation's cloud Infrastructure.

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    Real Experiences: Transforming Application Delivery for Continuous Innovation

    Key Takeaways: Learn from real experiences in transforming large organizations for increased speed and quality using a DevOps approach. Explore the characteristics and behavior of fast-moving companies, based on hundreds of assessments, interviews and implementations. Begin a self-assessment designed to give you a better understanding of your organization's readiness and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions Powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform

    Many companies considering a private cloud implementation start with their own virtualized resources and then try to find a suitable management framework to fit their needs and budgets. A better approach is to start the journey with proven performers in the cloud orchestration space. Dell and Red Hat engineer...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Make Work Simple When You Get Everyone on the Same Page

    PureCloud Collaborate is just what you need to help employees, partners, and customers interact quickly and effectively. Collaborate is loaded with features that take teamwork to the next level. Real-time tools like group chat, video conference, and desktop sharing. Anywhere, anytime availability. Seek and find at its best. Locate exactly...

    Sponsored By Interactive Intelligence

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Streamline Processes and Gain Business Insights in the Cloud

    Explore how SAP Business One Cloud solution provides you with all the integrated business management functionality of the SAP Business One application. The cloud-based solution helps you to streamline processes and increases visibility to improve operational efficiency and decision making.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Wi-Fi Buyers Guide: The Benefits of Cloud Networking

    Cloud networking introduces a new way to deploy, operate & manage distributed enterprise networks. It delivers capabilities via a cloud infrastructure that requires minimal capital investment in appliances or IT resources. This paper provides details about cloud networking, the state of the cloud market & its benefits.

    Sponsored By Aerohive Networks

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Orchestration of Modern IT: Helping IT Accelerate Business

    Orchestration for modern IT represents a comprehensive and holistic approach to defining, building, orchestrating, managing and reporting on intelligent workflows that work with third-party tools and operational processes. This report will examine how modern IT professionals are using the process of IT orchestration to reduce capital costs, increase flexibility and...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Hybrid Cloud for Dummies, EMC Special Edition

    Enterprise Hybrid Cloud for Dummies, EMC Special Edition, explores the many business benefits of the hybrid cloud, and provides advice to help businesses evolve their IT offering for greater efficiency, flexibility and security

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    CIO Study: Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Service Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives,their organizations are already deploying multiple cloud models, and they expect that more than half of their IT services will be delivered via the cloud three years from now.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // May 2015

    ROI Summary for ServiceNow Cloud Based Service Management

    Key Performance Improvements Realized from Customers Who Deployed ServiceNow

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Federation for Identity and Access Security

    The shift to a cloud-based enterprise IT architecture is a foregone conclusion for organizations across a wide range of company sizes and verticals. However, many organizations are still approaching this shift with trepidation because security and compliance concerns can slow or block many enterprise cloud initiatives in terms of both...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Eliminating Authentication Silos and Password Fatigue with Federated Identity and Access Management

    As enterprises continue to depend on the cloud for delivery of applications and more workers are using multiple types of devices to access those applications, the need to control who has access to what will grow. Too often, users suffer from password fatigue, having to create and remember many log-on...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    State of Public Cloud Security

    The majority of organisations using the cloud today don’t understand their shared security responsibilities, according to a recent survey by Forrester Consulting. This finding is alarming, especially with the constant revelations of major data breaches. Whether you’re just starting your cloud journey and want to know how others are approaching...

    Sponsored By Trend Micro Australia

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Cloud Security Best practices

    In this whitepaper Best Practices for Public Cloud Security, Forrester shares cloud security survey results and best practices for addressing shared security responsibility. Forrester advocates a three-part model to secure data and applications in the cloud and specifically discusses how to achieve each recommendation: Verify and secure all resources Limit...

    Sponsored By Trend Micro Australia

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Puppet Labs DevOps Salary Report

    The 2014 State of DevOps Report revealed strong correlations between DevOps practices and strong IT performance, and also showed that high-performing IT teams have a beneficial impact on the business performance of the organizations they belong to. Among our questions about tools & practices, location, industry and company size,...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Securing Applications for a Safer Cloud Environment

    This white paper explains how an effective application security program can help organizations protect their assets in the cloud. It will also discuss how a secure-by-design approach to application security can help reduce risk across the IT infrastructure, in the cloud and beyond.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Strengthen Security with Intelligent Identity and Access Management

    Managing user identities and user-access privileges is a cornerstone of effective security for organizations. It is vitally important to verify that only the right people can access protected resources and that their activi-ties are sufficiently monitored. However, in order to effectively compete and meet customer expectations, organizations are increasing the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Get work done when you get everyone on the same page.

    PureCloud CollaborateSM is just what you need to help employees, partners, and customers interact quickly and effectively. Collaborate is loaded with features that literally propel teamwork. Tools like group chat, video conference, and desktop sharing. Anywhere, anytime availability. Seek and find at its best. Locate exactly who...

    Sponsored By Interactive Intelligence

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Can The Enterprise Count On The Cloud For Data Protection? 

    Despite the recent negative headlines, a cloud enhanced data protection service is an ideal use of cloud storage. It provides off-site, geographically dispersed data protection so that in the event of a site or even regional disaster, an organization’s digital assets can still be recovered in a timely manner. The...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Ways Cloud Solutions Power Business Agility

    The real power of cloud is its ability to allow businesses to “spend less time and money managing IT, and more time focused on their real priority - growth”. This has made the industry to embrace the chance and evolve the way they manage IT. This report talks about how...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Reasons Why Cloud Security Beats Traditional Security

    Not long ago, security was viewed as one of the biggest obstacles to widespread adoption of cloud-based deployments for enterprise software solutions. With recent developments and cloud vendors living exclusively in the cloud world, they have managed to build a much higher level of data center and virtual system security...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Infor CloudSuite - Flexible and Proven Solutions for your Industry

    Infor CloudSuite offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions designed to help support manufacturing, healthcare, the public sector, and more. Infor CloudSuite lets you put some of the most innovative business technologies available today to work for your business in ways that can help optimize value and minimize risk. Download this...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    What CIOs need to know in order to capitalize on Hybrid Cloud

    Hybrid cloud brings together the best of both worlds by enabling businesses and their IT organizations unprecedented flexibility in where they host their many and varied workloads. It also increases business agility, the flexibility to use a variety of services, the scalability to keep pace with business volume, the efficiency...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Next-gen cloud migration strategies

    Most enterprises have embraced the "low-hanging fruit" of cloud services, phasing in SaaS applications and creating IaaS environments for testing and development. As cloud technologies have matured, however, businesses are considering the transfer of more mission-critical systems to cloud resources. This white paper outlines the current state and future plans...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Workload to Cloud Migration Methods

    This eBook explores options for workload migration to the cloud, hopefully making your research easier and guiding you to a more informed choice about which workload migration methodology best suits you.

    Sponsored By Peak 10 Software

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hybrid IT Make Colo Your Conduit To The Cloud

    The answer may lie in colocation. Colocation not only provides you with a cost-effective way to continue to make use of your existing IT infrastructure. It also can help you make your transition to the cloud. Keep reading to find out how to make colocation a key component in your...

    Sponsored By Peak 10 Software