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 // Feb 2015

    An Alternative to Today’s Distributed Content Security Chaos

    Many enterprise organizations have sensitive files stored cross the enterprise using a variety of technologies and security controls. As bad as this is, environments are actually getting worse as today's complex IT architecture is expanded with cloud and mobile computing. Addressing this problem with status quo solutions won't work, so...

    Provided By Box

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Ultimate Manufacturing ERP Glossary: A Guide to the Most Common Manufacturing ERP Terms and Acronyms

    The ERP universe is ¬filled with buzzwords, made-up vendor terms and acronyms. BPM, CoC, MES, M2M, OEE, PPV, the list is extensive. Even worse, the frequently evolving terms often create more questions than answers. For example, what are the speci¬fic differences between ERP, MRP and MES? Or which service level...

    Provided By IQMS

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Protect Applications, Not Just Data – BC/DR for Virtualised Applications

    When organisations are considering a disaster recovery strategy, they look for a solution that not only protects and recovers data, but also provides application consistency. Learn how Zerto enables automated replication and recovery with application awareness to align with the business’ needs – application protection and availability. Download this resource...

    Provided By Zerto

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Mission-Critical Disaster Recovery in the Virtual World

    Enterprise App virtualisation is no longer an emerging technology. Enterprises of all sizes are deploying applications on virtualised IT infrastructures and clouds, and reaping the benefits of ease of management, simplicity, mobility, and cost-effectiveness. But there’s a speed bump on the virtualisation highway. Traditional replication and DR solutions were not...

    Provided By Zerto

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    A comparison of Hypervisor-based Replication vs. Current and Legacy BC/DR Technologies

    Zerto’s innovative, hypervisor-based replication is a new technology developed to provide a true enterprise-class, yet fully virtual-aware BC/DR solution to protect virtualised, mission-critical applications. This document outlines the fundamental differences between Zerto’s hypervisor-based replication and other current and legacy technologies.

    Provided By Zerto

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Intelligent Flexible Cloud

    Network applications and services today are nearly unrecognizable from a few decades ago. The diversity, scale, and dynamic evolution of apps, services, data, and devices have led to a corresponding evolution within service provider environments. Public, private, and hybrid clouds are ascendant. Software-based approaches to more agile network management and...

    Provided By ARM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG Report: Extending the Data Center to the Cloud

    This ESG whitepaper was commissioned by NetApp discusses that 41% of ESG research respondents reported that the cloud enabled them to realise IT cost reductions with 26% seeing improvements in productivity. Learn how you can achieve these benefits by reviewing common IT scenarios detailed in private and hybrid cloud, data...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Forrester Report: Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World

    In this report, it explains how the Infrastructure and Operations role changes in a hybrid cloud world, how I&O professionals need to accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud, and which cloud management capabilities I&O must master to take on the role of hybrid...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Cost Advantages of NetApp FlexPod Datacenter with VMware

    This whitepaper focuses on the NetApp FlexPod Datacenter offering. It compares NetApp’s capabilities to both VCE and EMC at a high level as well as demonstrating value via the Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analyses.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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.

    Provided By IBM

  • 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...

    Provided By Polycom, Inc.

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Gartner: Become a Cloud Enabler by Following Our Eight Steps to Hybrid IT

    With cloud computing usage growing rapidly, the role of I&O must expand to ensure the most effective and efficient use of cloud offerings. These eight steps teach I&O professionals how to act as internal cloud service brokers and facilitate a successful transition to hybrid IT.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Gartner: Converged Infrastructure: Utopia or Myopia?

    Gartner predicts that the next generation technology will evolve integrated and converged infrastructure to be in step with applications and service delivery. Convergent designs will focus on performance, capacity, provisioning, service demands, infrastructure optimization and cloud stacks.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IDC: Enterprise Storage:  The Foundation for Application and Enterprise Availability

    Learn how storage environments can help address high-availability needs and identify critical features necessary for businesses to meet the bar for six 9s availability. You’ll also see how two customers have leveraged NetApp storage solutions to meet their stringent requirements for uptime as they manage dynamic, high-growth businesses.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG: NetApp Multi-Cloud Private Storage: Take Charge of Your Cloud Data 

    75% of enterprise-scale organizations currently use some type of cloud service. With major cloud providers continually competing to offer new capabilities and low prices, choice abounds. No single cloud is guaranteed to meet all your needs today and in the future. Opt for a more flexible solution. Download this paper...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Overcoming the Cloud Storage Challenge: Building and Operating Real Hybrid Clouds Today with NetApp

    This report examines the most common hybrid cloud architectures and the storage management factors required for IT to extend their data center with efficiency. Learn about the keys to successfully implementing a hybrid cloud approach.

    Provided By NetApp

  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Hybrid Cloud for Dummies eBook

    IT organizations need the right tools and technologies to make hybrid cloud strategies a flexible and efficient reality for their organizations. Learn how to address inhibitors to cloud adoption, recognize data challenges in the cloud and seamlessly move data in the cloud.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Feb 2015

    Orange Business Services: A Telecom Business Reinvents Itself for the Cloud Era

    When your industry's revenue projections flatten, how can you break away and continue to grow? Learn how Orange Business Services leveraged NetApp storage to reinvent their company by becoming a cloud services provider and exceeded their revenue goals of zero to €500 million by 2015.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    CIO Study: Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Service Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives,their organizations are already deploying multiple cloud models, and they expect that more than half of their IT services will be delivered via the cloud three years from now.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    NetApp Best Hybrid Cloud Insights

    This collection of insights, market trends and best practice recommendations, suggest ideas that are relevant for any organization evaluating or managing a hybrid cloud environment. NetApp enables unrestricted yet secure movement of data across any public and private clouds, allowing you to move to hybrid cloud architectures.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    CIO Mag:  Hybrid Clouds: Deriving the Biggest Business Impact

    The steady growth of HYBRID CLOUDS signals the continued need by organizations for greater flexibility and agility while responding to changing business needs. Learn about best practices, business and IT considerations, and customer success stories for hybrid clouds.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Enterprise Tech:  Pick Your Cloud, Control Your Data

    Find out how new hybrid cloud architectures enable you to take advantage of public cloud resources from Amazon, Microsoft, and others while keeping your enterprise firmly in the driver‘s seat. You’ll learn how you can benefit from the elastic compute power of public clouds and still maintain control over your...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Rent, Lease or Buy: Choosing the best cloud storage consumption model to fit your business requirements

    As business requirements drive the need for a hybrid cloud strategy, companies must determine how best to run their applications and manage their data-whether in their private data center, near the cloud, or in the cloud. Hyperscale cloud providers offer excellent flexibility by allowing customers to buy raw resources in...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG:  The Evolving Public Cloud Landscape

    ESG research indicates that the corporate usage of public cloud computing in the form of cloud-based infrastructure services, business applications , and/or application development continues to grow. What are the profiles of the organizations at the forefront of the cloud adoption movement, how are these services being leveraged today, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG:  Extending the Data Center to the Cloud

    41% of ESG research respondents reported that the cloud enabled them to realize IT cost reductions with 26% seeing improvements in productivity. Learn how you can achieve these benefits by reviewing common IT scenarios detailed in private and hybrid cloud, data protection, BYOD and data movement use cases.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Growth of Cloud Computing in Emerging Asian Market

    Cloud computing is the real buzzword these days among corporate entities - both big and small. No, cloud computing does not have to do anything with taking the users computers or servers in the skies. The cloud here refers to the internet. And, cloud computing simply refers to storing and...

    Provided By Cloudswave

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Devart Combines Cloud Backup and Data Integration Service in New Skyvia 3.0

    "Devart, a recognized provider of database connectivity solutions and tools for developers, announced the release of Skyvia 3.0, a free online service for cloud data integration and, now, cloud backup. The new version is the next step in evolution of the young cloud data platform. In a short time Skyvia...

    Provided By Dropbox

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Securely Sharing Of Data with Others in Cloud Storage Using Public-Key Cryptosystem

    "Cloud storage could be a storage of information on-line in cloud that is accessible from multiple and connected resources. Cloud storage will offer smart accessibility and reliability, sturdy protection, disaster recovery, and lowest price. Cloud storage having vital practicality i.e. securely, with efficiency, flexibly sharing information with others. New public-key...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Public Key Cryptosystem for Scalable Data Sharing in Cloud Storage

    "New computing paradigms keep rising. One notable example is that the cloud computing paradigm, a replacement economic computing model created attainable by the advances in networking technology, wherever a consumer will leverage a service provider's computing, storage or networking infrastructure. The requirements of information security at intervals a corporation have...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    e Store for Cloud Services

    "Cloud computing allows to access software and services over the network. The network servers and connections are collectively known as ""The cloud"". The way the cloud computing is designed that allows the user to access the similar way as super computer being accessed. User can acquire resources as they need...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Dynamic Multi-Keyword Ranked Searchable Security Algorithm Using CRSA and B-Tree

    "With the advantage of storage as a service many enterprises are moving their valuable data to the cloud, since it costs less, easily scalable and can be accessed from anywhere any time. The trust between cloud user and provider is paramount. The authors use security as a parameter to establish...

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • 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.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Winning the War on Cybercrime: The Four Keys to Holistic Fraud Prevention

    Cybercriminals are stepping up their attacks on financial institutions by gaining control of customer devices with highly advanced man-in-the-browser (MitB) malware and spear phishing attacks. They then conduct real-time credential theft and take over accounts. The main reason for cybercriminals’ continued success is that highly evasive advanced financial malware allows...

    Provided 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...

    Provided 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,...

    Provided 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,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    2013 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment

    Building on the 2012 Finding a Strategic Voice IBM study, CAI interviewed 41 executives with information security responsibilities to identify behavior and practices that could strengthen the role and influence of security leaders.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Outsourced Security Policy Updates Through Role Hierarchies for Security and Isolation in Cloud Computing

    "Cloud computing is a shared medium used for effectively utilizing the resources to deliver computing capabilities as a service. It gives a combined effect derived from multiple computing paradigms such as distributed, autonomic, grid, elasticity and utility. The cloud provides services in browser dependent environment from trusted third party server....

    Provided By Creative Commons

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Ensuring Distributed Accountability for Data Sharing in Cloud Using AES and SHA

    "Cloud computing is used to provide scalable services which are easily used over the internet as per the need basis. Cloud computing is a technology which uses internet and remote servers to store data and application. In cloud, there is no need to install particular hardware, software on user machine,...

    Provided By Creative Commons