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.

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    IBM Endpoint Manager

    IBM Endpoint Manager lowers the total cost of managing and securing mobile devices, laptops, desktops, and servers – physical or virtual, on or off-network, personally or corporate-owned.

    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

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Time Tracking

    Want to reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risks, and increase worker productivity? Workday Time Tracking makes all this and more possible. Watch the product preview to learn why Workday is a good fit for your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Nov 2012

    Payroll Product Preview

    At Workday, we are focused on building solutions ready for the global enterprise. Workday Payroll is no exception--it provides a flexible, configurable single system-of-record for employees, managers, and HR administrators.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Visibility

    Want visibility into the capacity, capability, quality, and cost of your workforce? Examine how Workday gives managers unprecedented visibility into their workforce and the work being done by employees. In this product preview, you will see how Workday helps business users get the job done right.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Webcast: The Next Frontier to the Mobile Enterprise

    Did you know that more than 1.5Bn mobile devices will be shipped in 2016? These devices are more powerful than ever, empowering users to access, share, and collaborate on information in new ways that we never thought possible. Join Box to learn more about the current trends in enterprise mobility...

    Sponsored By Box

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Employee User Experience

    Want to empower your employees? Workday's employee self service solutions are available to all of the employees in an organization so they can manage their own information and requests. Check out this video to learn how Workday delivers a user experience that really is "All About Me."

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Strategic Initiatives

    Looking to strategically align and mobilize your talent for business impact? In this product preview, you will see how executives can take advantage of Workday to help effectively align and allocate human capital in support of strategic business objectives.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Manager User Experience

    Today's workforce is more tech-savvy than ever before. They expect their work tools to be business-ready versions of the user-friendly, graphic technologies they already use. That’s why we modeled the Workday user experience after popular consumer-oriented designs. Check out this video to learn how Workday focuses on the manager's user...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cloud Priorities 2014: Cloud strategies, priorities and implementation plans of North American IT leaders and professionals

    The ZDNet Cloud Priorities 2014 report, sponsored by Windstream, is a research study on cloud in North America and reports on the current and future adoption of the subject technology, the business objectives of adopters, and the experiences of those adopters. The report also covers current budgets and changes in...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    AT&T and IBM's Private Cloud Partnership:  From Competition to Coopetition

    IBM and AT&T have joined forces to create a compelling network-enabled private cloud offering that addresses security, performance and reliability -- concerns that have caused many large enterprises to put off migration to cloud. Read this analyst report to see just what this offering means to its target market: global...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Leveraging the Network for Your Virtualization and Cloud Initiatives.

    More organizations are turning to cloud, virtualization and consolidation to realize benefits like lower operating costs and higher efficiency in network IT management, but many are not considering the impact those initiatives will place on the data center network.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Private cloud thought leadership WP

    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 deployment and management of private clouds and what CIOs need to know to achieve that...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Choosing a partner for enterprise cloud production workloads

    Many IT professionals cite loss of control as a barrier to using third-party partners for enterprise cloud construction and management. Read the white paper to learn how IBM SmartCloud Services help knock down this barrier by offering the cost-savings and convenience of a third-party cloud with a web portal that...

    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

  • Webcasts // Apr 2014

    Efficient Data Management Methodologies for the Modern Data Center

    Enterprise information technology is at a crossroads. Cloud computing is overhauling the way IT is built, used and delivered to your customers. Big Data is overwhelming legacy infrastructures, compounding an already untenable management challenge. And mobility is changing everything about how data is accessed and used. Forward-thinking companies realize that...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    CIO Game Changer: Unlocking Employee Access to Information

    Data management poses a serious dilemma for today’s hard-pressed IT managers. Not only must they give end users anytime access to information from desktops, notebooks, smartphones and tablets, but they must also do so without compromising security. To make matters worse, both data and data silos are accumulating in ever-greater...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Protect 500 VMs in 17 Minutes Using Simpana IntelliSnap® Technology

    Data Centers continue to evolve from an environment based on physical servers and storage to one based on virtualization platforms, and data management solutions need to keep pace and adapt to these shifts as they happen. Read this whitepaper to learn how Simpana software offers a completely fresh approach to...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Webinar: Modernized Disaster Recovery with Simpana 10 On Demand

    Learn about capabilities in Simpana software that allow you to accelerate DR operations to meet ever-shrinking SLAs while optimizing storage. We'll discuss deduplication-aware replication, VM encapsulation, on-the-fly P2V migration and much more.

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Gartner Newsletter: A Smart Idea for Big Data

    It’s no secret that “Big Data” is causing some big problems that are intensifying the demand for better retention, access, discovery and recovery of business critical information. How organizations handle the big data challenge will become a key foundation for corporate competiveness, business intelligence and innovation, impacting every sector and...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    ESG: How to Build a Strategic Archive

    This paper discusses the reasons ESG believes CommVault Simpana software, a data management platform that delivers backup, archive, search, and analytics capabilities, could be a viable cornerstone of an organization’s information retention strategy. ESG specifically examines Simpana archiving capabilities that organizations may not believe they need now, but given current...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    On-demand Webcast: Disaster Recovery Revelations– Fact, Fiction, and Survey Results

    What do you get when you survey over 1,800 backup and recovery experts over a 2 month period? The answers to some of your biggest data protection questions straight from your peers. Join Unitrends for an hour-long exploration of what the backup and recovery industry struggles with on a...

    Provided By Unitrends

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Evaluating Deduplication Solutions

    Do you know what deduplication is, and how it can benefit your company? Deduplication is one of the hottest technologies on the market today because it reduces your data storage costs across the board while increasing IT productivity. Learn more about deduplication – and how it makes your life...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Using visualization to understand big data

    Visualization can play a vital role in analyzing big data to get a complete view of your customer.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    2013 Cisco Annual Security Report

    Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the rapidly expanding attack surface found in today’s "any-to-any" world, where individuals are using any device to access business applications in a network environment that utilizes decentralized cloud services. The 2013 Cisco Annual Security Report highlights global threat trends based on real-world data, and provides...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

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

    The cloud decision may be the easy part. For most businesses, the benefits promised by cloud computing - including agility, process optimization, speed to market, and cost reduction - warrant a closer look, if not a test drive. At least at the decision-table, curiosity and hope in the potential for...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cloud Services for Dummies ebook

    Two foundational services are essential for cloud computing to become a strategic part of the overall computing infrastructure: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for access to compute and storage resources in an on-demand model and Platform as a Service (PaaS), which sits on top of IaaS and enables you to...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2013

    Executive's guide to infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

    Develop the right cloud strategy for your organization with the help of the advice and insights collected in this latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    On-demand Webcast - Creating the Extensible Data Center with Hybrid Clouds

    Can your current infrastructure meet the rapid surges in demand often caused by business changes, seasonality or just plain growth? For many, the very nature of IT is evolving as users demand faster provisioning, better scalability and more options to handle an ever-growing list of new applications and services that...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    [Infographic] The Future of HCM: Cloud-Based Talent Management

    The ability to manage talent effectively can dictate the success of your entire organization. You must invest in solutions that help you to attract, retain and develop talent while aligning to the overall goals and successes of your organization.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Driving the Business Forward with Human Capital Management

    Five key points to consider before you invest Global business has affected no group more than Human Resources (HR). Recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining global workers is more complicated in a global economy adding another layer complexity, and without doing those things effectively, companies simply cannot grow. Therefore there is...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    [Infographic] Cloud - Without Compromise

    Today many HR organizations are struggling with systems that fall short when it comes to meeting the strategic demand for a talented and engaged workforce. In fact, 84% of HR organizations are currently looking at cloud alternatives, but the promise of the cloud can lead to fragmented, inflexible systems with...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Microsoft and the Cloud: Five Essential Things To Know

    Many of the world's leading companies are making significant investments in cloud computing, and cloud computing continues to evolve. Essentially, cloud computing is a "pay for use" model similar to a utility company. Over time, Microsoft has steadily increased its investments in the cloud as well as partnered with major...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    10 Security Concerns for Cloud Computing

    The flexibility, reduced cost, and mobility of cloud computing have made the concept a hot topic. Before implementing this method of computing, however, it is important to consider the security of the "cloud." In this white paper, you will learn some of the risks and benefits of cloud computing to...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Study: Total Economic Impact of Google Apps

    Forrester Consulting has performed a total economic impact (TEI ) analysis, commissioned by Google, for organizations considering switching to Google Apps from a traditional, on-premise environment for messaging and collaboration. In a study entitled “The Total Economic Impact of Google Apps,” the research and advisory firm shows that Google Apps...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cloud-Based Mobile Device Security Streamlines Data Protection

    As smartphones and tablets have become increasingly sophisticated, the amount and types of data stored on them have increased. Confidential data once stored inside the firewall now resides on mobile devices, but many small and medium businesses have not taken sufficient action to address the risks this presents. SMB IT...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Cloud Information Accountability Frameworks for Data Sharing in Cloud - A Review

    The difficulty of how to provide proper security and privacy protection for cloud computing is very important, and as yet not solved. In this paper, the authors review the cloud information accountability framework for the data sharing in which procedural and technical solutions are co-designed to demonstrate accountability by the...

    Provided By IJCTT-International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Why Should You Encrypt Email and What Happens if You Don’t?

    Encryption is absolutely essential to protect data both in transit and at rest. However, most sensitive or confidential content sent through email is not encrypted, but instead is sent in clear text and so exposed to potential interception. This puts the owners of this information and its recipients at serious...

    Provided By Symantec.cloud

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    7 simple, practical steps to ITSM goodness

    What is "ITSM goodness" and how do you get it? How do you cut through all the complexities of ITSM, along with the superabundance of information, to implement the essentials of effective IT service management? "IT managers need clear, effective common-sense advice and practical guidance for service management and service...

    Provided By Citrix