Cloud

Cloud services -- whether SaaS, IaaS, or PaaS -- are the IT investment of choice in today's "do more with less" market. Get the latest thought leadership and expert guidance here.

  • 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 // Mar 2015

    The Fundamental Five: Mapping the cloud maturity curve

    Cloud computing has become a business-critical issue, and organisations must take a methodical approach if they are to get the business benefits they have been told—and sold—to expect. This Report will take you through a 5 step approach to get the most out of your cloud.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • Videos // Apr 2015

    Hybrid Cloud Computing Expertise

    If you are considering Hybrid Cloud, tune in to this revealing conversation with EMC’s Chad Sakac and Wikibon Analysts, Dave Vallente and Stu Miniman.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Hybrid Cloud Customer Montage

    Get a real world view into the advantages of Hybrid Cloud from three EMC customers - Daktonics, Evolution 1 and Columbia Sportswear

    Sponsored By EMC

  • 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

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Frost & Sullivan Research: The Role of Cloud Computing in Industry Transformation

    As cloud computing matures and becomes more established, not just as a technology but as a business concept, organisations are gaining a more nuanced view of its benefits. As with many new services or products, cloud was initially adopted on the basis of its ability to lower both capital and...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Redefine Hybrid Cloud

    See how EMC makes the journey to Hybrid Cloud faster and simpler than ever

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Redefine IT with EMC Cloud Service Providers

    Take your first steps towards redefining IT today

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Delivering Enterprise Value with Service Management

    IDC’s analysis of ServiceNow customers using the company’s suite of cloud-based service management solutions demonstrates that these customers are creating substantial business value for both their IT operations and their business operations. ServiceNow delivers this value by reducing fragmentation of IT and other environments, automating repeatable processes, and improving service...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // May 2015

    A Winning ECM Recipe: Simplicity On The Frontend - Sophistication On The Backend

    The most effective approach is to develop an ECM environment that brings people, processes, policies and technologies together through a simple interface that drives high levels of user acceptance and engagement, simplifies retrieval and supports compliance.

    Sponsored By M-Files

  • 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

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Top 10 Challenges of Cloud Implementation

    Challenges to cloud adoption come in all shapes, sizes and severities, depending on the organization. None should be considered show-stoppers, but that doesn’t make them any less real or significant. There is no definitive list of challenges; if there was it would be outdated as soon as it was put...

    Sponsored By Peak 10 Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Cloud Development and Test Environments

    Every software developer needs the infrastructure to design, develop, test, and deliver custom applications. Microsoft Azure gives you everything you need to provision and manage a complete development and test environment in the cloud. Azure helps you dramatically simplify and speed up the path to running a dev-test environment. And...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Big Data: New Insights Unlocked.

    Reveal new insights and drive better decision making with Azure HDInsight, a Big Data solution powered by Apache Hadoop. Learn more about the unique flexibility provided to you by HDInsight and make sure you and your organisation stay ahead of the technological curve

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Steps to Aligning IT to the Needs of Your Organization

    In the past, attempts to integrate data center infrastructure and applications have been manual, time-consuming, and expensive efforts. Fortunately, with the advent of cloud computing and hybrid IT, that situation is changing. IT can now be a catalyst for transformation: the enabler of innovation, new business models, and new revenue...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • 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 // Jul 2015

    How a Mobile CRM makes you more Successful

    CRM solutions have been used by companies to sell service and market to their customers for some time. The best of these systems let sales teams store, view, understand, and share customer information from anywhere, anytime in a secure, collaborative way. But as technology has raced forward, CRM solutions have...

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Deciding which CRM solution is right for you – Part of the CRM success series

    Implementing a CRM solution to manage customer relationships, as well as the data and information associated with them, is a big step, but it is definitely a step in the right direction. So, How do you know which kind of CRM solution is right for your business? In this...

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    How a CRM Helps your Small Business Grow?

    Smart business owners understand that growth means it’s time to choose a technology solution that is affordable, boosts productivity, and helps them keep up with customers. One option is a customer relationship management system (CRM). A CRM can help every customer communication feel personal, no matter how big or...

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com

  • Videos // Jul 2015

    The Cloud is Casting a Shadow Over IT

    In today's cloud world, a credit card is all it takes to feel like a business app buyer. Line of business teams are adopting apps without consulting IT, putting corporate data at risk. It's shadow IT, and it's growing fast. Of course, when those deployments grow too difficult for line...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • Videos // Jul 2015

    Centrify and Morehouse College: Unified Identity

    Is your organization in the process of adopting cloud and mobile applications at an increasing pace? Does the thought of dozens of new silos of user-managed passwords keep you up at night? In the process of upgrading traditional user apps to cloud solutions — including the replacement of Microsoft Exchange...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • Videos // Jul 2015

    Webcast: Single Sign-On: Past, Present, and Future

    Since the invention of the second app, IT has had to implement single sign on to eliminate the hassles of multiple passwords. But can we leverage what we have learned about on-premises SSO to solve today’s cloud and mobile identity challenges? And how can we deploy solutions today that don’t...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • Videos // Jul 2015

    Cloud IAM is Set to Break the Sound Barrier

    Cloud apps and mobile devices are screaming their way into the enterprise like jet fighters, bringing employees more access than ever — and more passwords as well. IT is caught in the turbulence — trying to balance employee productivity with enterprise security. What tools has IT got today to get...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • 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 // 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 // Jul 2015

    The 21st Century Office: Connecting Cloud, Social and Mobile

    This Tech Roundup expands on how cloud printing enables business users to manage their print operation from any device, at any time, wherever they are. It analyses how cloud gives unparalleled flexibility in terms of accessing a printer fleet, greatly enhancing professionals' ability to work on the move.

    Sponsored By Samsung UK

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Mobile Content Management

    Mobile productivity necessitates instant and easy access to retrieve, edit, share and send corporate data from anywhere. Making sure that data can keep pace with every new user, device, operating system and app requires a move away from unsecured consumer class cloud collaboration.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jun 2015

    On-Demand 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

    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 // Jul 2015

    EU General Data Protection Regulation (Dutch)

    After several years of negotiations, sometime towards the end of 2015 will see the introduction of the most important piece of privacy legislation unveiled by the EU for 20 years, the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Officially, it’s an overhaul and extension of rules and principles set out in...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Symantec Identity: Access Manager - Bridging The Gap Between IT & Business

    Single Sign-On with strong authentication, access control, and user management for cloud-based apps. Learn More..

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    EU General Data Protection Regulation (German)

    After several years of negotiations, sometime towards the end of 2015 will see the introduction of the most important piece of privacy legislation unveiled by the EU for 20 years, the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Officially, it’s an overhaul and extension of rules and principles set out in...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    EU General Data Protection Regulation (French)

    After several years of negotiations, sometime towards the end of 2015 will see the introduction of the most important piece of privacy legislation unveiled by the EU for 20 years, the long-awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Officially, it’s an overhaul and extension of rules and principles set out in...

    Sponsored By Symantec