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 // Apr 2015

    Webroot Secure Anywhere Web Security Service

    Cybercriminals generate over 100,0001 new malware samples a day; approximately 85% of these are delivered through the Web. Many of them rely on browser and application vulnerabilities to infect systems and steal information. The Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service provides unparalleled protection from the cloud, stopping online threats before they...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    4 Critical Risks Facing Microsoft® Office 365™ Implementations

    Moving to Microsoft® Office 365™ has risks for availability and security. But with planning, you can make your migration a smooth process that keeps users happy and keeps your business moving forward. In this white paper you’ll learn how to: • Keep email working if Office 365 is offline •...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Aberdeen report: Rapid Insight With Results: Harnessing Analytics in the Cloud

    Today's data-driven organization is faced with magnified urgency around data volume, user needs and compressed decision time frames. In order to address these challenges while maintaining an effective analytical culture, many organizations are exploring cloud-based environments coupled with powerful business intelligence (BI) and analytical technology to accelerate decisions and enhance...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Achieving Cloud Superiority - The Benefits of Advisory Services eBook

    Cloud computing has rapidly emerged as an essential technology for achieving economies of scale, reducing spending, globalising work forces, improving accessibility, and streamlining processes. Accordingly, enterprises face numerous choices and challenges regarding cloud computing implementation and adoption. Organisations of all types and sizes need to look to third party experts...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • 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

  • 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

    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

    Migrating to Cloud-Native Application Architectures

    As software fuels new frameworks for developers, IT operators, and lines of business, cloud-native application architectures are helping organisations achieve the agility they need to stay competitive. All good code needs good processes and good teams to achieve the right outcomes. So, while many organisations grasp the value created through...

    Sponsored By Pivotal ANZ

  • 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

  • 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 // May 2015

    State of Cloud Adoption

    Based on the latest research from CBS Interactive, this infographic illustrates prevailing attitudes toward cloud services, including SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS. It will present adoption statistics, use cases, and even satisfaction levels with multifarious public, private, and hybrid environments

    Sponsored By Microsoft Networks

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Optimising your Infrastructure for Cloud Computing

    This report examines some of the forces behind rising adoption of cloud-based solutions, explores how cloud architectures impact data centres and discusses a series of concrete practices and technologies that can help companies collect the benefits of cloud computing without compromising uptime or overwhelming their power and cooling systems.

    Sponsored By Eaton

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Customer Centric Cloud- Hype or Hybrid?

    Cloud computing helps organisations to adopt a customer centric business model by enabling them to rapidly provision the new services demanded by their customers. It provides companies with unparalleled agility and flexibility – accelerating speed to value, making leading-edge technology affordable, and enabling business innovation across organisational.

    Sponsored By Telstra

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Bringing global enterprises together with unified communications - Rise of the SuperUser

    With the emergence of big IT trends such as cloud and mobility in recent years, organisations and their end users have become increasingly aware of new cloud-based technologies available for business use. Featuring survey results from over 650 IT Decision Makers in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, and the US,...

    Sponsored By Telstra

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities

    Integrated security intelligence solutions help organizations use labor-saving automation to proactively identify security weaknesses, prioritize remediation tasks and take quick corrective action to minimize potential risks across a dynamic infrastructure.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Stream computing in the cloud: Tap into data in motion easily and cost-effectively with IBM InfoSphere Streams

    This e-book shows how you can use stream computing in the cloud to deploy real-time analytics for your organization—to store less, analyze more and make better decisions faster. With cloud-based real-time analytic offerings, IBM® InfoSphere® Streams allows you to quickly ingest, analyze and correlate information as it arrives from thousands...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hadoop in the cloud: Leverage big data analytics easily and cost-effectively with IBM InfoSphere BigInsights

    Hadoop enables organizations to extract valuable insight from large volumes of structured, unstructured and semi-structured data. The need for large upfront investments and concerns about flexibility, coupled with special challenges involved in evaluating the technology and developing Hadoop skills, often prevent organizations from adopting and deploying Hadoop across the enterprise....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Building Data-Driven Applications in the Cloud - Four Characteristics of Top-Notch Big Data Cloud Solutions

    Cloud-delivered big data analytics presents an enormous opportunity for organizations that want to become more agile, more efficient and more competitive. To capitalize on the full potential of this opportunity, businesses need cloud-enabled big data analysis solutions that are flexible, simple, secure and open.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // May 2015

    Step-by-Step Configuration Guide

    Security is a major concern for IT professionals when think about the implementation of cloud computing solutions. In overcoming those concerns and enabling the hosting of all workloads, including those that depend on sensitive information, robust security mechanisms play a vital role. Intel and Red Hat come together to provide...

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    Achieving Cloud Superiority

    Cloud computing has rapidly emerged as an essential technology for achieving economies of scale, reducing spend, globalizing work forces, improving accessibility, and streamlining processes. Accordingly, enterprises face numerous choices and challenges in relation to cloud implementation and adoption. What are the challenges that organizations are most apt to overlook as...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • Webcasts // Mar 2015

    Conquer Cloud Chaos with MatrixCloud

    Did you know the average enterprise utilizes over 450 cloud applications. (Source: Netscope) That is often nine or 10 times the number of apps the IT group estimates they use! Clearly that paints a startling picture of a chaos surrounding cloud in many organizations, where employees in need of solutions...

    Sponsored By Tangoe

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Real-time Geospatial Analytics and the Connected Car

    The availability of real-time location data from vehicles, phones, and almost anything else that is not nailed down, opens up endless possibilities for creating value--provided that you have the infrastructure to collect and keep up with all that data and the analytical smarts to make sense of it. From emergency...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Internet of things Data: How to use Embedded Database and Streaming Analytics for Value

    The Internet of Things is driven by consumer demand for new services and convenience, as well as by the availability of low cost sensors smart phones, and universal internet access, offering tremendous growth opportunities and new revenue streams. New technologies can enable you to take advantage of this new natural...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Apr 2015

    Ten Answers Regarding Mobile App Testing

    This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. A collaboration by Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest, these experts explore the complexities of mobile test...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hitachi Data Systems Road to Map to Software-Defined Infrastructure

    Social and big data analytics, cloud and mobility offer you a competitive advantage. And a portfolio of infrastructure automation and virtualisation software as part of your software-defined infrastructure (SDI) solution empowers your mobile workforce with greater access to information. Learn more on how SDI can help you chart your course...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • 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

    Cloud ERP: The Great Enabler of Growth

    For small companies that have transitioned to mid-size and that leverage technology to seize new opportunities and expand globally, traditional ERP software is insufficient. By adopting cloud-based ERP solutions, these companies can find cutting-edge solutions that grow as their businesses grow, delivering improved operations, data access, and governance.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2015

    SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud: Customer References by Industry

    SAP HANA is a revolutionary, in-memory platform that is deployable either on-premises or in the cloud. It enables real-time analytics and allows companies to develop and deploy real-time applications. Discover the myriad ways SAP HANA has revolutionized operations for customers in the automotive, financial, retail, entertainment, and transportation industries.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    The Value of Big Data: Using big data to examine and discover the value in data for accurate analytics

    This white paper explores the evolution of data management and explains the technical and business drivers for big data analytics. It outlines the features that are now available to firms of all sizes, while sounding a note of caution about potential complexity and the need for new data management capabilities...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • eBooks // May 2015

    2. Cloud on common ground

    2 of 5 ebooks in the Steps to Cloud Expertise Series

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // May 2015

    3. Build a better Cloud

    3 of 5 ebooks in the Steps to Cloud Expertise Series

    Sponsored By IBM