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 // Nov 2014

    Redefining networks for cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security - New technologies are pushing networks to the breaking point

    Much has been written about cloud, big data, mobile, social, and IT security as significant forces that are transforming information technology and business. Much less has been said about the impact of these forces on networking—or about the role that networks play when business initiatives are based on them. Download...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Delivers New HPC Cloud Offerings

    This video explains how IBM Platform Computing is transforming isolated clusters and grids into flexible, dynamic high performance private, hybrid and public clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC report: Improving Collaboration by Adding Social Capabilities to Email

    Email remains the primary mode of communication in business today. While there is prevalent speculation that social software and other real-time communications applications will replace email, email nevertheless remains a stalwart in business operations. This Technology Spotlight explores the changing dynamics in the way organisations collaborate and the impact of...

    Sponsored By IBM Australia

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Become a Social Business in the Cloud

    The era of social business is here. Across industries, business leaders are driving initiatives that strategically integrate social collaboration tools with business processes. These leaders recognise that social tools — such as online communities and meetings, file sharing, profiles, instant messaging, and activity management — allow people to apply relevant...

    Sponsored By IBM Australia

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The changing mix of IT service delivery and consumption

    A new global survey of executives confirms a changing mix in how IT services are delivered and consumed. This trend is expected to continue over the next three years. The survey was conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Respondents include CIOs and line-of-business executives (LOBs). The findings and insights...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Building your own Private Cloud

    As organizations endeavour to understand the differences among virtualized environments, private clouds and public clouds, as well as approaches such as IT as a Service (ITaaS) and software-defined data centres (SDDC), it helps to reset assumptions. Private clouds are the initial step IT enterprises usually take in this transformation. This...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Unleashing IT ACI Special Edition Article

    Virtualization, cloud, and mobility are opening new avenues in the IT world and could require infrastructure changes. The new Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) is the future of networking with a holistic architecture, centralized automation, and policy-driven application profiles. Featured customers weigh in on their decision to implement Cisco...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    Check VM Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Simplify HR to Drive Performance

    Global organizations must be responsive to market realities to drive performance. Businesses achieve competitive differentiation through simplicity and consistency across the organization while creating a culture of engagement and performance. Leading HR organizations share their strategies on how they stay ahead of their competitors and how Workday helped them build...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Forrester Wave™: SaaS HR Management Systems

    Forrester Inc. recently released a report on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) HR management systems. The report explores how enterprise businesses are moving to SaaS HR systems to drive efficiency and an evaluation overview from Forrester on: • How SaaS HRMS are growing rapidly as a migration path from on-premises systems • The...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC on How to Shed IT Weight and Move Forward with Innovation

    Watch IDC Business Analytics and Big Data Program Vice President Laura Dubois discuss how chief information officers (CIOs) can shed IT weight to move forward with innovation through application rationalization.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Saugatuck Technology - Optimized Sourcing in Hybrid IT Environments

    This research paper from Saugatuck Technology discusses the multi-sourced hybrid IT environment, including how to recognize the things that can increase costs and compromise operations, and how to optimize the environments for peak effectiveness.  

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Next-Generation Data Center: A Software Defined Environment Where Service Optimization Provides the Path

    This white paper explores IBM’s vision for the next-generation data center, its potential to be truly revolutionary and the prescribed pathway for getting there.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC Technology Spotlight on The Business Value of Professional Services in Private Cloud Implementations

    This IDC paper describes the current market trends in cloud services, the benefits of private and hybrid approaches, and the importance of services in building and implementing private clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC Analyst Connections on The Growing Importance of Private Cloud 

    This IDC executive Q&A discusses some of the key elements CIOs and IT infrastructure managers should keep in mind as they make the case for private cloud.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    What CIO need to Know 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 // 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 // Oct 2014

    Practical Considerations for Expansion and Incremental Growth - IT Priorities Report

    Implementing prefabricated modular data centres results in well-understood benefits including speed of deployment, predictability, scalability, and life cycle cost. The process of deploying them – from designing the data centre, to preparing the site, to procuring the equipment, to installation – is quite different than that of a traditional data...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Improve Collaboration By Adding Social Capabilities to Email

    The IDC Technology Spotlight Whitepaper examines how Email is the key mode of communication in business today. While there is prevalent speculation that social software and other real-time communications applications will replace email, email nevertheless remains a stalwart in business operations. However, as relationships across all business communication channels continue...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Modern ERP is Essential to Better Customer Experience – Infographic

    Perceptions of customer experience and service offered differ from customers to sellers. While sellers’ rate experience offered at more than 4 out 5, purchasers’ rate experience offered at 3 out of 5. Why the disconnection? Service represents 90% of the perceived sales value. So, How can we improve customer experience...

    Sponsored By Epicor

  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Mimecast Services for Microsoft Office 365

    This datasheet discusses the third party capabilities that Office 365 users should consider to add value to their platform. Mimecast provides a rich set of cloud services designed to meet the specific needs of O365 users and provides complementary services to eliminate business dependence on on-premises technologies. Check this out...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    HP Networking Portfolio: Delivering ROI and Value from Edge to Core

    IDC is observing a once-in-a-generation shift in computing and technology that we refer to as the rise of the “3rd Platform.” The 1st Platform was the rise of computing in general. The 2nd Platform was ushered in by the PC and client/server paradigm, enabling greater personalization of computing and networked...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Security intelligence Report: The smart way to keep the cloud safe - Download

    Many of the same characteristics that make cloud computing attractive can also make it challenging to secure. An integrated IBM suite of intelligence solutions consolidates and analyzes data from across the cloud to provide visibility and control to help better secure cloud environments.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Turning to Integrated Cloud Security to Deliver Maximum Cloud Protection

    According to a recent IDC research, nearly 90% of IT spending will be on cloud services by the end of the decade. With the new era ahead, are you prepared to meet the inherent risks that come with migrating to the cloud? In this resource, uncover how cloud-based security can...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Enhancing Cloud Connectivity For Optimal Application Performance

    Increasing dependence on Cloud-based applications hosted in distant data centres makes the quality of backbone networks connecting them increasingly critical. Network quality between Cloud providers and end-users in fact widely varies, and chronically threatens application performance. Differences in carrier network design become more significant as dependence on the Cloud intensifies....

    Sponsored By Level 3 Communications

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Real SaaS Manifesto to Benefit Your Business

    Business software delivery models have evolved tremendously over the last decade, from on-premise implementations to off-site hosting to Software-as-a- Service (SaaS). Unfortunately, due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, SaaS has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. The purpose of this document is...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Workday Integration Cloud Connect - Datasheet

    Companies need to integrate multiple third-party systems and applications to satisfy key business functions and processes. This document outlines the key benefits of Workday Integration Cloud Connect and the portfolio of integration products. Download this report to understand how Workday Cloud Connect provides pre-built connections to third-party applications and services....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many Organizations are freeing up their valuable resources for strategic activities by deploying cloud applications that are less costly and complex. So the need to differentiate between the real cloud providers and applications from the imposters has become crucial. The purpose of this document is to help technology and business...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Real SaaS Manifesto to Benefit Your Business

    Business software delivery models have evolved tremendously over the last decade, from on-premise implementations to off-site hosting to Software-as-a- Service (SaaS). Unfortunately, due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, SaaS has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. The purpose of this document is...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Workday Integration Cloud Connect Datasheet

    Companies need to integrate multiple third-party systems and applications to satisfy key business functions and processes. This document outlines the key benefits of Workday Integration Cloud Connect and the portfolio of integration products. Download this report to understand how Workday Cloud Connect provides pre-built connections to third-party applications and services....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Ten Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many Organizations are freeing up their valuable resources for strategic activities by deploying cloud applications that are less costly and complex. So the need to differentiate between the real cloud providers and applications from the imposters has become crucial. The purpose of this document is to help technology and business...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud:  A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    There’s no such thing as “the cloud,” says this Frost & Sullivan executive brief. It’s more useful to think of the cloud as shorthand for a range of service and deployment models. This practical guide offers steps for moving your company into the cloud, at whatever pace you prefer, with...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    Critical Data Protection Program by IBM Security Services

    Critical data is the small but most important portion of data vital to business survival and success. It includes sensitive financial and customer data, data that enables critical business processes, and proprietary data such as trade secrets, intellectual property, research and development, and confidential business plans and communications, learn how...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    CA LISA Service Virtualization On-the-Go Demo

    Demonstration of CA LISA Service Virtualization capabilities, including how organizations can “Shift-Left” their SDLC, reduce infrastructure requirements, and reduce data/scenario management constraints all while improving application quality.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Accelerate Mobile App Initiatives with APIs

    Businesses are differentiating through mobile app initiatives. But what’s fueling the development and delivery of mobile app projects – APIs! CA delivers an API Management solution that accelerates development, optimizes performance and secures the mobile channel end-to-end.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing the mobile cloud connected enterprise

    The rise of mobile users and apps, coupled with the continued growth in SaaS, has transformed traditional business environments. Identity is the new perimeter. Learn what you can do with a centralized Identity Access Management (IAM) service across this hybrid IT environment.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing and controlling data in the cloud

    The Securing and Controlling Data in the Cloud white paper evaluates the • benefits of cloud computing, • the security challenges posed by the cloud, • provides recommendations to secure and control sensitive data in cloud environments.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Securing Big Data

    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 // 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 // Feb 2015

    Revolutionizing the Future Workplace

    A variety of technological, demographic and cultural forces are converging at this unique moment in history and stand poised to revolutionize the workplace of the future. Customers are demanding the ability to access the marketplace from anywhere, anytime and on any device; newer employees now expect the flexibility to collaborate...

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Redefining networks for cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security - New technologies are pushing networks to the breaking point

    Much has been written about cloud, big data, mobile, social, and IT security as significant forces that are transforming information technology and business. Much less has been said about the impact of these forces on networking—or about the role that networks play when business initiatives are based on them. Download...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your Big Data Workload

    This report explores how with the right partner, enterprises can ensure that their Big Data workloads perform consistently, securely, and cost effectively while delivering to a line-of-business colleagues’ need for on-demand, real-time analytics to make smart business decisions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your DevOps Workload

    This report explores that by choosing the right PaaS, an IT organization can align development and operations resources, ensuring that applications are deployed quickly, cost-effectively, and error-free.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your ERP Workload

    This report explores that ERP workloads are too important and complex to risk in a commodity cloud service but too costly and labor-intense to be left out of the cloud strategy suggesting they are best served in a flexible hybrid cloud environ, designed for ERP software, managed by experts

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Best Practice Security in a Cloud Enabled World

    This report explores that security in a fast-paced technology-infused world cries for an “invest once and deploy everywhere” approach. For this to be realized, security must be planned in advance and built-in, yet still be fluidly adaptable to circumstances, and singularly controllable.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Security intelligence Report: The smart way to keep the cloud safe - Download

    Many of the same characteristics that make cloud computing attractive can also make it challenging to secure. An integrated IBM suite of intelligence solutions consolidates and analyzes data from across the cloud to provide visibility and control to help better secure cloud environments.

    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 activities are sufficiently monitored. However, in order to effectively compete and meet customer expectations, organizations are increasing the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Safeguard Mobile, Cloud and Social Access with Solutions from IBM

    IBM Security provides integrated access management solutions to validate who is who when users connect from inside or outside the enterprise, and to enable proactive access policies on cloud, social and mobile channels, helping improve control and security in complex online environments.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Feb 2015

    IBM Security zSecure: Safeguarding Compliance and Remaining Vigilant

    Many people don't realize the continued importance that mainframes play in their everyday lives including banking, travel, healthcare and insurance. Organizations are under increasing pressure to protect their IT operations from ever growing threats and to comply with more stringent regulations in their industry. Mainframe security solutions must provide comprehensive,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Feb 2015

    Safeguard Enterprise Compliance and Remain Vigilant Against Threats with IBM Security zSecure

    Many people don't realize the continued importance that mainframes play in their everyday lives including banking, travel, healthcare and insurance. Organizations are under increasing pressure to protect their IT operations from ever growing threats and to comply with more stringent regulations in their industry. Mainframe security solutions must provide comprehensive,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Business Resiliency: The Need for 24/7/365 Operations

    Today’s customers and business partners expect 24/7/365 uptime. Server and infrastructure outages can cost thousands of dollars every minute, when you calculate the costs of remediation, the lost revenue and productivity, the reputation damage, and the penalties associated with SLA and regulatory non-compliance. Many companies would consider their tolerance for...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Feb 2015

    Threat Aware IAM for the Open Enterprise

    Companies are transforming their IT environment by moving to cloud, adopting mobile technologies and interacting with customers through social platforms. These open enterprises now have little control over how users are entering their networks to access corporate information. As such, Identity has become a key security parameter that businesses want...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Improve Collaboration By Adding Social Capabilities to Email

    The IDC Technology Spotlight Whitepaper examines how Email is the key mode of communication in business today. While there is prevalent speculation that social software and other real-time communications applications will replace email, email nevertheless remains a stalwart in business operations. However, as relationships across all business communication channels continue...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    IBM Security Intrusion Preventions Solutions

    As networks continue to grow in size, complexity and level of business importance, the potential for malicious attacks grows right along with them. Today, there are hackers working around the clock, plotting threats through spyware, worms, botnets and shell-code to exploit new vulnerabilities. Responding to these challenges, IBM Security offers...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Prepare for a new age of enterprise security

    This report discusses how today’s security attacks are well-funded and executed by organized teams with business-like precision. As technologies such as cloud, mobile, big data and social media become more pervasive, attacks multiply, assaults on enterprises become more sophisticated, and their impact is more extreme. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Using the Cloud to Improve Business Resilience

    Building and managing cloud resiliency solutions in-house is difficult. Many organizations prefer to work with a third-party technology provider for the development and management of cloud solutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Delivers New HPC Cloud Offerings

    This video explains how IBM Platform Computing is transforming isolated clusters and grids into flexible, dynamic high performance private, hybrid and public clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    IDC Technology Spotlight: The New DDoS Defense: Denying Denial-of-Service Attacks

    Enterprises are under attack. Any business that depends on the Internet is a target for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, which overload a network and its components, effectively shutting down the network. These attacks are more than an inconvenience — they can harm an organization's reputation or, worse, cost lots of...

    Sponsored By Arbor Networks

  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    Critical Data Protection Program by IBM Security Services

    Critical data is the small but most important portion of data vital to business survival and success. It includes sensitive financial and customer data, data that enables critical business processes, and proprietary data such as trade secrets, intellectual property, research and development, and confidential business plans and communications, learn how...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Saugatuck Technology - Optimized Sourcing in Hybrid IT Environments

    This research paper from Saugatuck Technology discusses the multi-sourced hybrid IT environment, including how to recognize the things that can increase costs and compromise operations, and how to optimize the environments for peak effectiveness.  

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Next-Generation Data Center: A Software Defined Environment Where Service Optimization Provides the Path

    This white paper explores IBM’s vision for the next-generation data center, its potential to be truly revolutionary and the prescribed pathway for getting there.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC Technology Spotlight on The Business Value of Professional Services in Private Cloud Implementations

    This IDC paper describes the current market trends in cloud services, the benefits of private and hybrid approaches, and the importance of services in building and implementing private clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC Analyst Connections on The Growing Importance of Private Cloud 

    This IDC executive Q&A discusses some of the key elements CIOs and IT infrastructure managers should keep in mind as they make the case for private cloud.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Private Cloud in the Hybrid Era: The Critical Choices Driving Business Value and Agility

    Capitalizing on the transformative potential of private cloud requires leveraging the differentiators that will drive exponential value down the road. This IBM white paper discusses the core differentiators that drive transformative business value in the

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Governance Moves Big Data from Hype to Confidence

    Organizations that want to focus on analyzing data are instead spending their time and resources finding data and defending their analysis, according to a 2014 study conducted by Unisphere Research and sponsored by IBM. The study found that while the percentage of organizations with big data projects in production was...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Case Study: Wimbeldon (Cloud)

    For two weeks each year, Wimbledon scales from a small business to a global enterprise. After deploying IBM Cloud Orchestrator software, the organization supports a highly agile and scalable cloud environment, rapidly provisioning and deprovisioning virtual IBM System x servers as needed.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Power Boost Your Big Data Analytics Strategy- Exec Summary

    An executive summary by Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. (SIL) of a research study on the impact of platform selection for Big Data Analytics (BDA). In this far-reaching research based on analysis of over 31,000 BDA environments SIL examined the real-world impact on businesses that deploy big data analytics on a variety...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IDEAS International Seeding Clouds on Power Systems with IBM SmartCloud Entry

    Many organizations are genuinely excited about the potential for private clouds, anticipating greater responsiveness for end users and reduced costs for administrators. However, they are also concerned with the risk of taking on added complexity as they make the transition to cloud computing, which by definition introduces new management processes...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Edison Group - The Business and Economic Advantages of SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems

    Companies worldwide are embracing private clouds, not only because they support new, highly efficient and secure data solutions, but also to drive new competitive organizational strategies. This white paper provides an assessment of the business value of implementing IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems versus comparable private cloud solutions from...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems

    The IBM SmartCloud™ Entry on Power Systems™ solution provides a cost-competitive, entry-level private cloud solution that helps speed time to value of your service deployments on your IBM Power Systems servers.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Why OpenStack for Private Cloud?

    Today's dynamic business requirements cannot be effectively served by traditional segmented and siloed IT infrastructures. This technical bulletin discusses how the OpenStack project was created to respond to new requirements for an open, massively scalable, cloud operating system capable of supporting today's dynamic "cloud-aware" applications. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC report: Improving Collaboration by Adding Social Capabilities to Email

    Email remains the primary mode of communication in business today. While there is prevalent speculation that social software and other real-time communications applications will replace email, email nevertheless remains a stalwart in business operations. This Technology Spotlight explores the changing dynamics in the way organisations collaborate and the impact of...

    Sponsored By IBM Australia

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Become a Social Business in the Cloud

    The era of social business is here. Across industries, business leaders are driving initiatives that strategically integrate social collaboration tools with business processes. These leaders recognise that social tools — such as online communities and meetings, file sharing, profiles, instant messaging, and activity management — allow people to apply relevant...

    Sponsored By IBM Australia

  • White Papers // Mar 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 // Jul 2014

    Turning to Integrated Cloud Security to Deliver Maximum Cloud Protection

    According to a recent IDC research, nearly 90% of IT spending will be on cloud services by the end of the decade. With the new era ahead, are you prepared to meet the inherent risks that come with migrating to the cloud? In this resource, uncover how cloud-based security can...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • 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