Data Centers

Along with the rise of cloud computing, data centers are being reinvented via virtualization, servers and high-performance computing. Find out more in with the latest white papers and case studies.

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Storage Strategy

    How fast is fast enough!? Discover how EMC is demonstrating, once again, its core competency for dramatic—and necessary—change within the flash storage space.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Videos // Apr 2015

    Building an Enterprise Linux Solution: SUSE & Power Systems

    With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, you gain the next generation of enterprise Linux operating system and IBM hardware, optimized for superior reliability and performance and the flexibility to run the most demanding business critical workloads. Download this on demand webinar and learn about the next enterprise...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    4 Critical Risks Facing Microsoft® Office 365™ Implementations

    Moving to Microsoft® Office 365™ has risks for availability and security. But with planning, you can make your migration a smooth process that keeps users happy and keeps your business moving forward. In this white paper you’ll learn how to: • Keep email working if Office 365 is offline •...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • Videos // Apr 2015

    You don't know what you don't know! New insights for driving cloud strategy

    You don’t know what you don’t know! New insights for driving cloud strategy through analyzing existing behavior. You can’t manage what you can’t measure and most of us find it difficult to formulate a strong cloud policy to complement what we’ve been doing in-house because it’s difficult to understand how...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    5 Ways Sustainability Can Boost Your Business.

    Green is good. For the environment, and for your company. So look over these different ways you can make energy conservation a larger part of your organization. You’ll reduce operating costs and your overall carbon footprint...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Planning Guide: Modernizing Servers and Software

    Many companies today are simply “getting by” with their existing IT infrastructure. If you’re one of those companies, you know that this can mean something as simple as slower performance or as complex as needing a workaround for service delivery. Organizations are now moving toward virtualization and modern cloud options,...

    Sponsored By Intel/Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    SMB Planning Guide: Modernizing Servers and Software

    To maintain your lead in today’s business environment, you need to get the most out of every investment. Virtualization gives you the capability to run more applications on a single server, helping you save on hardware costs and power bills This report will examine how SMBs today are capitalising on...

    Sponsored By Intel/Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Modernize Your Data Centre

    As of July 2015, support for Windows Server 2003 will end. Organisations who don’t act now will be at risk, whether from compromised applications, data theft, or failure to meet regulatory requirements. Compliance – Failure to meet compliance requirements from HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, and others can bring workflows to a...

    Sponsored By Intel/Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Modernize Your SMB

    By modernizing your SMB with Windows Server 2012 R2 running on Intel Xeon processor-based servers, you can maximize performance, security, and compliance. If you’re ready to take your business to the next level, consider a powerful new Intel Xeon Processor E5-based platform that will enable you to respond rapidly to...

    Sponsored By Intel/Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Build a Business Case: Developing Custom Apps

    Custom applications deliver significant value and they provide the opportunity to automate unstructured work processes to make the business far more innovative, efficient and competitive.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    TCO Analysis of a Traditional Data Center vs. a Scalable, Prefabricated Data Center

    Standardized, scalable, pre-assembled, and integrated data center facility power and cooling modules provide a “total cost of ownership” (TCO) savings of 30% compared to traditional, built-out data center power and cooling infrastructure. Avoiding overbuilt capacity and scaling the design over time contributes to a significant percentage of the overall savings....

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Data Sheet : Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Get you facts right

    In an era where cyber-attacks are growing and becoming increasingly sophisticated, it's not surprising to find that the number of data breaches has also grown exponentially. Regulatory requirements make encryption a necessity for many. Companies that need to comply with regulations such as PCIDSS or HIPAA must have an auditable...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Data Sheet : Symantec Endpoint Security - Get you facts right

    Malware has evolved from large-scale massive attacks to include Targeted Attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats that cannot be stopped by antivirus alone. It’s time to move beyond antivirus. Download this report to learn how you can focus on your business without compromising security or performance with Symantec™ Endpoint Protection providing:...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    IDC Report: Automation and Orchestration for Effective Datacenter Operations

    More responsive IT is the key to a more responsive and efficient enterprise, according to IDC research. Read the report that describes why IT automation is an urgent priority, and how effective automation and orchestration can pay huge dividends. The report also explores: Top IT management priorities for the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Infographic: The case for Automation

    Recent technology trends such as mobile, big data, and the cloud have created opportunities for IT, but they’ve also created additional cost and complexity in the data center. Take a look at the infographic that quantifies the challenges data center managers are facing and the business value of moving...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    Live Webcast: Continuous Delivery in the Enterprise

    As the pace of technology change increases, you need to continuously — and reliably — deploy updates to your infrastructure while minimizing risk and downtime. To do that, you need repeatability, speed, and visibility into your infrastructure. Automation gives you all three. In this webinar, you'll learn how Puppet Enterprise...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    5 Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastructure

    IT leaders are constantly thinking about ways to decrease costs. When InformationWeek recently asked IT executives about the primary ways they planned to innovate this year, the most common answer was “lower IT costs or business costs.” And the pressure to spend less appears to be growing. Yet, in the...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Dell's Versatile PowerEdge Server Portfolio

    Modern organisations require servers that can deliver faster application performance, provide better availability to meet stringent SLAs, handle complex and evolving workloads, and maximize operational efficiency. This white paper also outlines how Dell is delivering improvements in application performance, data centre efficiency, scalability, and simplified, automated management through innovative system...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Dense computing–Considering convergence

    Consolidating physical servers within a shared framework provides many benefits: A significant reduction in cabling for power distribution and networking Cooling can be consolidated as well to provide better efficiency at the rack and also increasing the efficiency of CRAC air units Systems management is streamlined to provide easier monitoring...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    IDC: Server Innovations

    More and more organisations are choosing to work with vendors investing in solutions that can process, support and manage mission-critical workloads for cloud solutions, mobility capabilities, and data analytics initiatives in today's data centres. This IDC whitepaper will outline how Dell and its partners are able to partners are able...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    HP White Paper: Boost Productivity: Increase Productivity for Small and Midsize Businesses with HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers

    Increase productivity for small and midsize business with HP ProLiant Gen9 servers. Today, business executives are seeking ways to become more productive so that they can deliver new products and services faster, increase operational efficiencies, grow revenue, increase margin and gain market share. Increasing the productivity of IT resources and...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    HP White Paper: Modernize IT to Unleash Productivity 

    How small and midsize business can drive growth. The realities of a dynamic marketplace and ever-changing customer expectations pose continual challenges and opportunities for small and midsize businesses. Big Data, the cloud and mobility are changing the way information moves and connections are made across the organization, offering productive potential...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    Securing SMEs in an evolving Threat Landscape - On Demand Webcast

    According to Symantec, SMEs represented 50% of the population attacked in 2012, whereas in 2013 they represented 61%. In today’s evolving threat landscape it has become important to ensure SMEs keep their data safe, as well as protecting their network from becoming a host for cybercriminals. Not only will an...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Fortifying for the future: Insights from the 2014 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment

    IBM Security, in partnership with the Center for Applied Insights, has launched the 2014 IBM CISO Assessment. Driven by the specter of external attacks and the needs of their own organizations, CISO's are continuing the shift toward a business leadership role that focuses on risk management and taking a more...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Stepping up the Battle Against Advanced Threats

    Trusteer Apex delivers a new approach to advanced malware protection - Stateful Application Control. By understanding what applications are doing and why, the software can help protect against the latest advanced malware attacks without increasing IT overhead or disrupting end users.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Apr 2015

    Cyber Resilient Blueprint - Videos

    Security - we know its important! But the problem with security is we never know if we have the right security until we have been hit! View the videos from Symantec to understand the Cyber Resilient Blueprint - enterprise wide, integrated and solution that utilizes threat intelligence. They also describe...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Forrester: Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SQL Server

    From the information obtained through interviews with six organisations and surveys collected from 48 more, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework outlining the implementation of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and/or Microsoft SQL Server 2014. The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Virtualisation Overview

    Whether you are operating a mature strategy or just starting out on your virtualisation journey, our services are designed to ensure your ICT benefits from simpler scalability, reliability and performance. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Disaster Recovery Overview

    This solution overview guide demonstrates how our services can help to give your users the level of data availability they have come to expect everywhere else. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Data Protection Overview

    Whether you have already thought about a value-based approach or would like help shifting away from the costbased model, our services will help you apportion the right data protection and manage your storage more effectively as a result. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Data Analytics Overview

    Today’s real-time data platforms are helping leading organizations to better utilise information that has always resided within the business, as well as the growing volumes of new data. Read More..

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • Live Event // Apr 2015

    IBM MobileFirst Roundtable: Creating Exceptional Mobile Experiences - Invitation

    A good app can increase traffic, sales, employee productivity and brand satisfaction. A good mobile app strategy including right design, development, integration, and management, enables businesses to maintain their competitiveness and reduce costs. A bad App strategy will do the opposite. Join us at this complimentary roundtable and take control...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Good Apps, Bad Apps - The Cost Of Creating Exceptional Mobile Moments Through Mobile Apps

    In August 2014, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the impact of “good” or “bad” mobile applications on a company’s brand, revenue, and cost structure through primary research and the creation of a cost framework and model. Forrester performed three studies to identify the characteristics of good and bad mobile...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    A Manager's Guide to Unified Threat Management and Next-Gen Firewalls

    A lot of security vendors use the terms Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next-Gen Firewall (NGFW) interchangeably - so it's easy to get confused about which type of protection is right for you. This Manager's Guide helps you answer these questions: Is a UTM solution right for my organisation? What...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Apr 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...

    Sponsored By Zerto

  • White Papers // Apr 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.

    Sponsored By Zerto

  • White Papers // Apr 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...

    Sponsored By Zerto

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way

    Workday is responsible for maintaining the core application so that customer IT staff do not have to get involved. Traditionally, IT costs more than it earns, undermining company profits rather than contributing to them. If IT professionals spend more time advancing the organisation’s mission, they do more than help trim...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    A Modern Take on the Agile Manifesto

    When the Agile Manifesto was published in 2001, our workplace looked very different from how it does today. Despite major changes in how we work, our interpretation of the Manifesto hasn't changed in over a decade. So what does today's Agile look like? Do the values of the Manifesto still...

    Sponsored By Jama Software

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Failure: Analyze It, Don't Humanize It.

    Beat the Law of Market Failure-an expert's POV. Alberto Savoia, formerly of Google and originator of the brilliant theory of "pretotyping," has created a product builder's philosophy that encourages a healthy, objective, and best of all, productive analysis of failure that takes the pain out of failure and improves ideas,...

    Sponsored By Jama Software