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.

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Workday 20 Webinar

    Workday announces the arrival of Workday Big Data Analytics in Workday 2.0. Watch the webinar to learn how this powerful new application lets you combine Workday data with multiple non-Workday data sources to get more comprehensive insight and lets you run your business your way.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Workday 21

    Workday 21 introduces a brand-new user experience with a clean, new look and even greater usability. With 246 new features and 67 of these coming from customer suggestions, this update demonstrates the continued influence our customers have in the development of Workday. Watch the webinar to learn more.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Workday: A Whole New Approach to the HRMS Marketplace

    Josh Bersin, principal analyst at Bersin and Associates, talked with three of Workday’s customers and is now convinced that there are transformational benefits to adopting its unique and powerful approach to human resource management systems (HRMS). This whitepaper summarizes the discussion and highlights the benefits of Workday for other organizations....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Global at the Core

    Global business can’t be served by legacy applications. That’s why Workday designed SaaS solutions that are global at the core. This whitepaper explains how Workday has built modern, global enterprise application solutions that effectively transform enterprise business by providing superior information, agility, control, and economics.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: 10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many application vendors now claim they're in the cloud. But being committed to this new delivery model requires more than just saying it. So what must-haves should you look for in a cloud vendor? Watch this video to see the 10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Deploying a Big Data Solution Using IBM GPFS

    Every day, the world creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data and businesses are realizing tangible results from investments in big data analytics. IBM® General Parallel File System (GPFS™) offers an enterprise class alternative to Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for building big data platforms and provides a range of enterprise-class...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // May 2014

    The Fast, Simple, Scalable and Complete Storage Solution

    Learn how GPFS accelerates data intensive work flows and lowers storage costs in Life Sciences, Energy Exploration, Government, Media & Entertainment and Financial Services by removing data related bottlenecks, simplifying data management at scale, empowering global collaboration, managing the full data life cycle cost effectively and ensuring end-to-end data availability,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Complete Guide to Hosting

    This eGuide presents all the fundamental things you need to know about hosting and cloud computing, enabling you to review the more detailed technical documents you may read in the future such as service and product descriptions.

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    HP HAVEn: See the Big Picture in Big Data

    HP HAVEn is the industry's first comprehensive, scalable, open, and secure platform for Big Data. Enterprises are drowning in a sea of data and need a trusted partner to help them. HP HAVEn has two primary components: a platform and an ecosystem. Together, the platform and the ecosystem provide the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    One Tool that Makes Server & Application Performance Monitoring Simple

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) gives you the ability to proactively identify problems and isolate the root cause of performance issues. Rather than only responding to problems, fire drills and endless help tickets, stop poor performance before it affects service availability. Four reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Managing hybrid clouds: A comprehensive, secure, and flexible cloud management solution white paper

    Hybrid cloud delivery brings a fundamental shift to the enterprise, and a new style of IT. The IT department that develops a hybrid delivery model, one that creates an optimal mix of traditional IT, private, and public cloud, is the department that realizes success. Read the white paper and learn...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Uniform Server Management for Hybrid Environments

    With a broad array of multivendor, cloud and non-cloud platforms and devices to support, managing today’s server infrastructures has grown increasingly complicated. Check this out and learn how you can manage server infrastructures efficiently.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Why Deploy Private Cloud in the Hybrid Cloud Era?

    Whether deployed onsite or offsite, individually or as part of a hybrid, hosted or managed by a third party, private clouds have become a major catalyst for business growth and differentiation while providing a dynamic infrastructure for highly sensitive

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Private Modular Cloud—SME Video

    Organizations that are looking to work faster and with greater agility often look to a private cloud as a solution. Listen to IBM experts discuss key considerations for designing and deploying a private cloud solution.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Simplified, Uniform Server Management for Hybrid Environments

    With a broad array of multivendor, cloud and non-cloud platforms and devices to support, managing today’s server infrastructures has grown increasingly complicated. IBM Integrated Managed Infrastructure (IMI) services ease the IT challenge by providing a

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Private Modular Cloud: Answering the Need for a Highly Automated, Customizable, Rapidly Deployed Private Cloud Solution

    The features and benefits of Private Modular Cloud, IBM’s platform as a service (PaaS) private cloud solution leveraging automation and analytic technologies, are discussed in a solution overview.

    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

  • Podcasts // Apr 2014

    IBM MobileFirst - Infrastructure Consulting Services

    Mobile technology can be overwhelming, that’s why leaders have told us that they look to external IT service providers to help them reach their mobility goals. Watch the video to learn how IBM MobileFirst Infrastructure Consulting services can help you identify important aspects of mobility you may be overlooking; address...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Apr 2014

    Building a Security Incident Response Plan that Works

    Security breaches can cost millions of dollars—but these days they’re virtually inevitable. Every organization needs a formal, documented Computer Security Incident Response Plan (CSIRP) and it needs to be kept up-to-date. In this executive brief, IBM shares the ten most common shortcomings of CSIPRs and how you can avoid these...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Guarding the Castle

    This ebook details the sophisticated strategies and tools that today’s cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // Mar 2014

    Global Compliance for Data Security

    Driven on by relentless news about security breaches and data loss, law makers and regulators the world over are increasingly engaged in implementing new legal frameworks and defining new obligations for data security. Prominent within recent legal developments has been a focus on encryption, not only of portable equipment and...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Big Data in HR and Finance: Understanding the Real Value

    Big Data continues to create new ways of gathering and analyzing information. In the latest research by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, a real-world lens of big data is provided for HR and Finance. View this infographic below to discover why big data matters to you and your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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 // Mar 2014

    Smarter Security Intelligence: Leverage Big Data Analytics to Improve Enterprise Security

    Big data has been big news in recent years. While organizations have, to date, been busy exploring and experimenting, they are now beginning to focus on using big data technologies to solve business problems.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile Connect

    Discover how to give your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices (including iOS, Mac OS X, Android™, Kindle Fire and Windows 8.1) while protecting your corporate network from mobile security threats.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile Security: How to Protect the Enterprise in the Mobile Era

    Learn about the three pillars of mobile security, and how they give users the flexibility and access they need while providing a strong foundation that protects systems and data.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    eBook: Agile Cloud Delivery: When Innovation Can't Wait

    Companies are increasingly turning to cloud computing as a way to provide an agile, flexible service delivery platform. Whether the goal is to transition more swiftly to a virtual environment or speed application deployment, the answer lies in Agile Cloud Delivery.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Video: DNS Europe drives down the cost of high availability, fault tolerant cloud services for their customers

    Business: DNS Europe is a UK based cloud hosting business offering cloud application hosting and development, hybrid cloud integration, consulting and on-boarding. Challenge: Compete with larger hosting providers and public cloud providers by offering high availability & fault tolerance with a very high service credit policy. Solution: Offer public and...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Success Story: DonorsChoose.org processes more charitable donations with CA Technologies cloud computing platform

    Business: DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that connects classrooms in need with people that want to donate funds to help. Challenge: With DonorsChoose.org experiencing massive growth, it needed to ensure that its online platform was able to support a growing number of transactions, particularly during peaks in demand. Solution:...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Osterman Research: The importance of Continuity in Office 365 Environments

    Email downtime is a fact of life for virtually every organisation and carries with it a variety of consequences that range from the annoying to the financially devastating. This paper addresses the solutions around email outages and downtime and what business decision makers need to consider as they develop their...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    SuperMassive Series Data Sheet

    The Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) platform is built to meet the needs of enterprise, government, university and service provider deployments and gives you uncompromising, high-performance firewall protection. Learn how to protect against today’s emerging threats in this SuperMassive NGFW datasheet.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet ANZ IaaS / PaaS Priorities 2013/14

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of ANZ IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Australia and New Zealand. ...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ZDNet Asia IaaS/PaaS Priorities 2013/14 Report

    The Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service strategies, priorities and implementation plans of Asian IT leaders and professionals Part of ZDNet's Cloud Priorities research project, ZDNet IaaS/PaaS Priorities reports the findings of a survey about the cloud priorities and implementation plans of IT and business leaders in Asia. As the name...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare, Pinpoint, Predict

    As your IT organization adopts new technologies like cloud and virtualization, physical and virtual machine sprawl grows. This is exacerbated with the explosion of mobility, a vast choice of user devices, sensors and readers of many types that now have internet connectivity, and the hundreds of new technologies that are...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Under Cloud Cover: How Leaders are Accelerating Competitive Differentiation

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant's cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Jan 2014

    ExtremeZ-IP Product Video

    With over a decade of experience and more than 7,000 organizations worldwide, ExtremeZ-IP has become the industry standard for seamlessly integrating Macs into enterprise environments. ExtremeZ-IP is the solution of choice for thousands of production workflows and is the only Windows AFP server product being actively maintained and supported since...

    Sponsored By Acronis

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Data Security in the Cloud

    Maintaining control over the data is paramount to cloud success. In this CSO Magazine whitepaper, learn about Cloud Computing Security Challenges, Techniques for Protecting Data in the Cloud and Strategies for Secure Transition to the Cloud.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Big Data Gets Personal: Business Report

    Big data and personal data are converging to shape the Internet's most surprising consumer products. They'll predict your needs and store your memories -- if you let them. Fast-developing methods for collecting and analyzing these types of "big data" promise valuable insights to retailers, urban planners, and for individuals. This...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Security Intelligence is the Smart Way to Keep the Cloud Safe

    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 // 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 // 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 // May 2014

    The Complete Guide to Hosting

    This eGuide presents all the fundamental things you need to know about hosting and cloud computing, enabling you to review the more detailed technical documents you may read in the future such as service and product descriptions.

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    SuperMassive Series Data Sheet

    The Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) platform is built to meet the needs of enterprise, government, university and service provider deployments and gives you uncompromising, high-performance firewall protection. Learn how to protect against today’s emerging threats in this SuperMassive NGFW datasheet.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Guarding the Castle

    This ebook details the sophisticated strategies and tools that today’s cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile Connect

    Discover how to give your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices (including iOS, Mac OS X, Android™, Kindle Fire and Windows 8.1) while protecting your corporate network from mobile security threats.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile Security: How to Protect the Enterprise in the Mobile Era

    Learn about the three pillars of mobile security, and how they give users the flexibility and access they need while providing a strong foundation that protects systems and data.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // 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 recognize 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

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The compelling returns from IBM Connections in support of social business

    Business success depends on people—people making connections, people sharing ideas and people building trust. An employee thinks of a new way to streamline a process and tells his or her supervisor. A product developer gathers feedback from customers and passes it on to the design team. A consumer identifies with...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Evolving Toward the Next Phase of Email - Osterman Research

    The conventional wisdom is that email is being replaced by social media and other, next generation communication and collaboration tools. The reality, however, is that email use continues to grow. Check this resource out and learn how the new “social” technology can help you deploy IT resources more efficiently.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC 2014 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 organizations collaborate and the impact of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    What is Changing in the World Today? - Cloud is the Growth Engine for Business

    As the speed of business has accelerated, driving the need for rapid business model changes, cloud is the engine driving business growth. Businesses are becoming increasingly service-based across core processes to stay competitive. Check this Infographic out and learn the IT cloud priorities for 2014.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Cloud - A Growth Engine for Australian Organisations

    This Infographic is analysing the worldwide market for public, private and hybrid cloud services, and what is happening in Australia. Australia the second most cloud-ready country in the world. The 87% percentage of software built in Australia is cloud-based. Download Now!

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    HotelsCombined.com grows from start-up to world leader

    This case study is exploring how HotelsCombined.com became the world leader in hotel price comparisons. Being a site “developed and born on the cloud” that attracts more than 25 million visitors a month who use the free service to compare hotel prices and make reservations. Download this case and learn...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Softlayer Profile

    Virtual and physical. Public and private. Hourly and monthly. Our unified platform provides cloud infrastructure at Internet scale. What you want, deployed on demand and in real time. That’s cloud without compromise. A Global platform Unparalleled Scale Modular Infrastructure Full control and access

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Australian insights from the 2014 Smarter Consumer Study - Infographic

    The IBM® Smarter Consumer Study, now in its fifth year, is based on surveys conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value. For this year’s study, IBM researchers surveyed 30,554 consumers in 16 countries, including 1,822 from Australia. Shoppers spanned ages 18 to 60+ with substantial representation of every age...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Case Study Loft Group - Innovating e-learning and transforming solution delivery with SoftLayer cloud technology

    Established in 2007, Loft Group is a creative digital agency focused on providing business consultancy through software solutions. The company constructs purpose-built digital infrastructure to help customers harness communications and human connections for access through virtually any channel. Loft Group needed a scalable, high-performance infrastructure to deliver its born-on-the-cloud e-learning...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    What do consumers expect in 2014? - Your customers are buying more online than ever

    The IBM Smarter Consumer Study surveyed 1,822 Australian consumers about their expectations of retailers. Check this Infographic out and learn the key indicators of Australians buyer’s behaviour.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Born On The Cloud: Disrupt like a start-up 2014

    Enterprises are increasingly turning to the start-up ecosystem for lessons on how to compete faster, smarter, and more cost-effectively. Unlike traditional organisations, many of these start-ups have never used fixed IT infrastructure leading us to think of them as being “born on the cloud". IBM recently spent time at...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Virtualization and Cloud Management Solution

    The role and purpose of IT in an organization is undergoing significant change, driven by the need for businesses to become more agile and have greater control over cost levers when using technology. This report provides a side-by-side comparison of leading virtualization and cloud management solutions, looking at IT modernization...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    It's A Hybrid Cloud World. Are You Managing Your Hybrid State?

    If your company is using cloud computing services today, it’s highly likely you are already in a hybrid cloud configuration. The key question is whether you are actively managing this reality. In January 2014, Forester Consulting evaluated the state of enterprise hybrid cloud environments and how they are being managed....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Forrester Report: Software Must Enrich Your Brand

    Whether you realise it or not, software has become core to your business success. A perfect technology storm of mobile apps, connected products, social connections, data analytics, and cloud computing continually raises customer expectations for quality in every industry. Customers expect to interact with your products, services, and company —...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • 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 // Jan 2014

    Under Cloud Cover: How Leaders are Accelerating Competitive Differentiation

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant's cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Deploying a Big Data Solution Using IBM GPFS

    Every day, the world creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data and businesses are realizing tangible results from investments in big data analytics. IBM® General Parallel File System (GPFS™) offers an enterprise class alternative to Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for building big data platforms and provides a range of enterprise-class...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // May 2014

    The Fast, Simple, Scalable and Complete Storage Solution

    Learn how GPFS accelerates data intensive work flows and lowers storage costs in Life Sciences, Energy Exploration, Government, Media & Entertainment and Financial Services by removing data related bottlenecks, simplifying data management at scale, empowering global collaboration, managing the full data life cycle cost effectively and ensuring end-to-end data availability,...

    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 // 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

    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 // Nov 2014

    Bare Metal Cloud- A Non-Virtualized Cloud Option for Performance-Sensitive Workloads

    This provides the results of a buyer/demand-side survey of U.S. enterprises with 1,000+ employees, involving more than 400 respondents, on their perceptions of the preferred business models & service providers–outsourcers from which they would want to procure private or public cloud & IaaS

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

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

    This practical guide offers steps for moving your company into the cloud, at whatever pace you prefer, with a focus on the IBM Cloud portfolio offered by IBM and its partners.

    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

    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 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

    IDC Report - Business Value of Managed Services

    Research shows that today's business goals are centered on reducing costs, strengthening customer relationships and improving financial management. The biggest challenges to achieving these goals are lack of skills and investment funds, and inadequate linkages between the IT environment and how business processes are managed. Read this IDC analyst...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    One Tool that Makes Server & Application Performance Monitoring Simple

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) gives you the ability to proactively identify problems and isolate the root cause of performance issues. Rather than only responding to problems, fire drills and endless help tickets, stop poor performance before it affects service availability. Four reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives, organisations are already deploying multiple Cloud models, and expect that more than half of all IT services at their organisations will be delivered via Cloud three years from now. Read the full report to learn more and begin preparing for a hybrid...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp for the Private Cloud: Enable the Delivery of ITaaS

    Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organisations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. In a recent IDC survey of IT decision makers, 44% of respondents indicated that they were considering implementing a private cloud—a cloud deployment contained within the corporate firewall to...

    Sponsored By NetApp