Cloud

Cloud technologies are gaining momentum everyday in the largest data centers and the smallest businesses, offering services that encompass everything from the infrastructure down to the software level. There are many potential benefits as well as risks, but market leaders like Amazon, Rackspace, IBM, and Microsoft are bringing the cloud from the bleeding edge to the center of the IT landscape.

  • 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

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Product Preview: Big Data Analytics

    Ready for strategic real-time answers to your most critical business questions? Want the ability to make decisions based on predictive data-driven insights and not just intuition? See how Workday Big Data Analytics allows managers and executives to gain insight into information that was previously too difficult or time-consuming to obtain.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Best Practices for Selecting a Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution

    With attackers using increasingly-sophisticated ways to break into systems, manual methods of locating and inspecting devices on your network are no longer enough. The right Vulnerability Management (VM) solution can monitor your environment, enabling you to: discover devices running in your network, determine whether they are vulnerable to attack, find...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Finding Success in the Cloud

    Over the past few years, the cloud market has grown by leaps and bounds while becoming an integral part of IT operations. Cloud computing is a great way for businesses of all sizes to create collaborative environments with little investment, and it’s a profitable way for IT service providers to...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Intelligent Imaging Leadership Guide

    Download this Leadership Guide to learn the benefits of combining advanced document capture, imaging repositories, workflow and content analytics

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    IBM: An Early Leader across the Big Data Security Analytics

    This analyst paper, written by Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst at ESG, show how IBM is an early leader across Big Data Security Analytics. ESG believes that tactical security analytics solutions and compliance centric SIEM tools are no match for todays big data security analytics needs & IBM is one...

    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 // Feb 2013

    Managing Identities and Access in the Cloud

    The ability to share services and information with various departments,partners, customers and other parts of the business ecosystem is a major advantage of cloud computing. As a result, successful cloud deployments hinge on securely and efficiently managing individuals’ access to resources, and protecting data from loss or corruption. From a...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    What the latest tech revolution means for the future of music (PDF download)

    As cloud collaboration changes expectations, the music industry is primed for disruption. A new breed of cloud tools is enhancing how artists in separate locations create beautiful music together. Download the full feature article in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on your tablet, laptop, or...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Redefine Hybrid Cloud Infograhic

    EMC’s Hybrid Cloud unites the strengths of private and public cloud in one powerful solution with six key features. Below are just some of the ways our customers have harnessed these so far. Going forward, the possibilities are endless.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Lab Audit: EMC IT: Leading the Transformation

    EMC launched a transformational journey toward cloud computing beginning in 2004. In 2009, ESG published an initial audit of EMC’s achievements. This 2013 update finds EMC leveraging the firm foundation of efficiency they have built and what steps are needed for such a transformation.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    EMC Hybrid Cloud Solution overview

    The right mix of public and private cloud is required to support business initiatives, but a lack of visibility make it difficult for to effectively leverage both. Implementing EMC Hybrid Cloud enables enterprise IT to leverage resources and respond to business needs seamlessly.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    What CIO’s Need to Know to Capitalize on Hybrid Cloud

    Hybrid clouds are rapidly coming of age as the platforms for managing the extended computing environments of innovative enterprises. To explore the emerging business and technological opportunities, CIO Magazine discussed hybrid cloud with David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Hybrid Cloud Redefined Infographic

    EMC’s Hybrid Cloud unites the strengths of private and public cloud in a single, fully interoperable solution. Until now, companies have struggled to take advantage of what both private and public cloud can offer. But EMC’s Hybrid Cloud solution changes everything.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Top Ways to Optimize Your Contact Centre Investment

    Improving the customer experience to strengthen loyalty is a top goal for global brands. And because contact centres are typically a once-in-a-decade investment, the stakes are high. Picking the right platform and the right partner is proven to: Improve customer satisfaction Lower cost per call Increase first contact resolution ...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Infographic: Customers Have Changed the Way They Interact. Has your Contact Centre?

    Customers now communicate across multiple emerging channels and devices. This isn’t a vision of the future – it’s happening right now. The research shows that customers have and are in love with the technology. What’s more, their preferences are becoming well established, so if you are not accessible in...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    What You Need to Know About the Latest iOS Release

    Okemo, or iOS 8 as it is more widely known, has been released and is set to bring with it several new features for the iPhone and iPad. A lot of the changes have been focused on the UX and offering the user a seamless, natural experience. Apple has described...

    Provided By Prototype

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Future of Email and Applications is Social - (RTE)

    A social email and application experience takes advantage of the impact of social networking technologies on business processes and worker expectations.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Enterprise Data Lake Platforms: Deep Storage for Big Data and Analytics

    In the past 18 months or so, the term data lakes has surfaced as yet another phrase that seemingly attempts to describe a large repository of unstructured data. However, many Big Data repositories pose restrictions on data ingest and access, forcing the data to be formatted and moved to the...

    Provided By EMC

  • Research // Sep 2014

    Scale Your Data Center - Right into the Cloud

    Ignoring the cloud is no longer an option. The potential benefits in agility and efficiency are simply too great. But turning your data center into a private cloud can be complex. Intel, Microsoft and Dell have found the solution to this major challenge. Download this report to learn how you...

    Provided By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    6 Strategies for Gaining Cost-effective Efficiency with Private Clouds

    Organizations are transitioning to a private cloud to reduce costs, save time, and increase productivity, especially when the effort is coupled with a Business Service Management approach and highly efficient servers. This article reviews the challenges, approaches, and results associated with a move to a private cloud and suggests 6...

    Provided By Dell and Intel®

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IDC Server Innovation for Enterprise Datacenters

    With IT environments growing in size, scale, and complexity, CIOs and IT managers are supporting mission-critical business processes with demanding service-level agreements (SLAs) for internal and external customers. This IDC research examines the primary benefits of working with vendors investing in solutions that can process, support, and manage mission-critical...

    Provided By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Forrester Wave: Big Data Hadoop Solutions,

    Hadoop is unstoppable as its open source roots grow wildly and deeply into enterprises. Its refreshingly unique approach to data management is transforming how companies store, process, analyze, and share big data. Read this report to find out more.

    Provided By MapR.

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Case Study: EMC implements VMware IT business Management and IT Benchmarking to Increase Financial Transparency

    EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). EMC has been on a journey for the past four years to transform IT and to run IT as a business. When EMC started their transformation journey...

    Provided By VMware APAC

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Whitepaper: VMware vCloud Automation Centre Reference Architecture

    Greater efficiency. Increased agility. Improved compliance. Reduced costs. These are among the benefits that organizations moving to cloud computing can achieve when they properly consider both how they will build and how they will run their virtual and cloud infrastructure. The right architecture and the right management approach are equally...

    Provided By VMware APAC

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    CSO: Safeguarding the Next-Generation Data Centre

    Read this research-based white paper to learn how to build a security solution that addresses the full spectrum of challenges a hybrid data centre faces when securing physical, virtual and cloud environments.

    Provided By White AU: McAfee/Intel

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester Research Report: Big Data Hadoop Solutions

    This comprehensive research report details the findings about how well each solution fulfils the criteria, shows where the vendors stand in relation to each other, and helps technology management professionals select the right Hadoop solution for their business needs.

    Provided By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Hadoop Buyer’s Guide

    Acquiring, deploying and integrating all the moving parts that make up the Hadoop ecosystem can be challenging for even the best IT organisations. Make sure you choose the right solution with the Hadoop Buyer's Guide, by Robert D. Schneider, the author of Hadoop for Dummies. This comprehensive reference goes...

    Provided By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Executive Guide to Big Data and Apache Hadoop

    This special edition ebook, from the author of Hadoop for Dummies, contains everything you need to know to get started with Big Data and Hadoop. It also recommends how to evaluate Hadoop’s platform offerings so you can meet your business objectives. Download this ebook to learn critical big data...

    Provided By MapR

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    7 Key Steps to ITSM Goodness

    Every service management project or operation must be built as a collaborative process with customers, and it must be focused on business outcomes, not simply based around technology or process. ITSM Goodness targets the need to listen to customers and to establish a structure of outcome-driven services. This Whitepaper...

    Provided By Citrix

  • 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...

    Provided By HP

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Solve Complex Revenue Management Challenges

    For business professionals today, revenue management is an increasingly complicated proposition. Accountants and administrators are now responsible for managing multiple revenue sources and models, which requires a different level of data and analysis, plus powerful tools to successfully manage the complexities of the market and business operations. So how...

    Provided By Intacct

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    IBM PureApplication System Data Sheet

    Read how the PureApplication System is specifically designed and tuned for transactional web and database applications. Its workload-aware, flexible platform is designed to be easier to deploy, customize, safeguard and manage in a traditional or private cloud environment.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    9 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Cloud Phone Provider

    In today’s economy, flexibility and speed are essential to success. It’s no surprise that more companies are turning to VoIP phone systems to give them the freedom they need to grow and accommodate clients near and far. But, how do you know which VoIP provider is best for your business?...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Autonomic Service Management in Mobile Cloud Infrastructures

    With the introduction and advancement of mobile cloud computing, endless opportunities for the provision of mobile phone services have ensued. Mobile cloud computing technology has brought about a breakthrough in information management by enabling the use of central servers which act as hosts, to deliver the required services, providing flexibility...

    Provided By The Society of American Magicians

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Optimize workloads to achieve success with cloud and big data

    IBM Workload Automation is a sophisticated, cloud-enabled solution that unifies disparate applications and business processes to help organizations achieve superior efficiency and availability while leveraging the flexibility and scalability of cloud computing.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    RAI-DD: Reliability, Availability Identification & Dynamic Decision Based Replica Distribution for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is the technology based extension for distributed and grid computing. Its main aim is to share the resources in an effective and efficient manner. Cloud technology follows various characteristics for such improved sharing like utility and autonomic computing. Autonomic computing means fault tolerant and self-recoverable system. Its services...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Comparative Analysis of Encrypted Video Streaming in Cloud Network

    Digital data is readily available in the form of pictures, videos, and over the internet. Therefore, the significance of increasing digital contents demands new challenges to ensure the distribution of the digital content. This dissertation addresses various encryption techniques for videos while streaming them in cloud environment. In these encryption...

    Provided By International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Virtual Machine Placement Based on Disk I/O Load in Cloud

    In cloud virtualization allows to consolidate the services onto a lesser number of physical servers than originally required. The virtual machine is one of the most commonly used resource carriers in which business services are encapsulated. Virtual machine placement optimization, i.e., finding optimal placement schemes for virtual machines, and reconfigurations...

    Provided By International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies