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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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 // Mar 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®

  • White Papers // Mar 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 // Mar 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

  • White Papers // Mar 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 // 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...

    Sponsored 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.

    Sponsored 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...

    Sponsored By Zerto

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    HP ProLiant Gen9 Series: Reimagine the Server

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiency is one of the greatest pressures facing you information technology (IT) infrastructure. The rise of computing in the cloud, expansive mobility options, and increasing pressure to boost application performance have added even further complexity - leading to inefficiencies that can limit your...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG Report Transforming the Enterprise with a Dynamic IT Infrastructure

    Imagine an environment where business decisions drive application choices and policy, with no regard for infrastructure, where best practices are implemented based solely on business requirements—and a “guaranteed service level” means just that. The IT of the future will be an elaborate business operation unencumbered by past technology decisions, one...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    HP ProLiant Gen9 Series e-Book Re-imagine the Server

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiency is one of the greatest pressures facing your information technology (IT) infrastructure. The rise of cloud computing, expansive mobility options, and increasing pressure to boost application performance adds even more complexity—introducing inefficiencies that can limit your opportunity for growth and success. Traditional,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IDC Report The Business Value of BladeSystem

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiency is one of the greatest pressures facing your information technology (IT) infrastructure. The rise of cloud computing, expansive mobility options, and increasing pressure to boost application performance adds even more complexity—introducing inefficiencies that can limit your opportunity for growth and success. Traditional,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Infrastructure Modernization

    One of the top priorities for enterprises today is modernizing their data center to transform from the inefficiencies of siloed infrastructure to a modular, efficient, standards based infrastructure. While getting there can be a challenge, the HP Migration Center can assist you by guiding you through a documented and proven...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Choose the Right Compute - 6 Steps for Investing in the Right Server to Enable Your Business

    The auto industry designs a variety of vehicles. Trucks for freight; buses for people; vans for taking kids to school; sports cars for speed; luxury cars for comfort; and compact cars for economy. You choose a vehicle based on your need; if you need a truck and buy a sports car,...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    How one Australian Company Built Efficiencies Around their All-Star Team

    When Australian-based IT solution provider, PowerNET, decided to undergo a massive business transformation, they knew they needed to become more efficient. By implementing ConnectWise and best practices shared throughout their community, PowerNET gained visibility into their operations and a platform for growth.

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Thriving Malware Industry: Cybercrime Made Easy

    The malware industry supplies all the components cybercriminals need to easily perpetrate malware-driven financial fraud and data theft. In today’s virtual world, the scope of organizations vulnerable to malware-driven cybercrime is quite broad. In addition to banks and credit unions that are subject to online banking fraud, financial fraud can...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Win the Race Against Time to Stay Ahead of Cybercriminals

    IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics optimizes the process of investigating and gathering evidence on attacks and data breaches, using full network packet capture data to deliver insight and analysis that cannot be achieved using only log source events and network flow details.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities

    Integrated security intelligence solutions help organizations use labor-saving automation to proactively identify security weaknesses, prioritize remediation tasks and take quick corrective action to minimize potential risks across a dynamic infrastructure.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Securing the Mobile Enterprise with IBM Security Solutions

    IBM mobile security solutions are designed to help organizations protect critical data at the device, content, application and transaction levels. The portfolio also includes a unique layer of security intelligence for detecting and mitigating the latest advanced threats.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Get On Your Way to a Secure Mobile Enterprise

    This infographic shows the key points on the path to a secure mobile enterprise, and how holistic protection from IBM can help organizations move beyond device security and extend protection to sensitive content, applications and transactions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence

    By combining the industry-leading security intelligence capabilities of IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform with the robust data security capabilities of IBM InfoSphere Guardium, organizations can help prevent attacks, ensure compliance and reduce costs of security management.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Cloud Requires Dynamic Security

    Adopt cloud confidently with the IBM Dynamic Cloud Security Portfolio. A comprehensive set of capabilities that provide access management, data and application protection, and deep visibility.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IBM Security AppScan Dynamic Analyzer

    IBM Security AppScan® Dynamic Analyzer is designed to help secure your organization’s web applications deployed on IBM Bluemix™ by detecting dozens of today’s most pervasive published security vulnerabilities. It provides a progressive, self-controlled web application security approach.As part of the application development lifecycle, IBM Security AppScan Dynamic Analyzer helps eliminate...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly - 4Q 2014

    Who can you trust? Learn from the IBM X-Force team in this new quarterly report how the Internet of Things and IP reputation tracking are transforming the security landscape.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The State of Mobile Security Maturity

    In this study, we set to explore, with the help of ISMG, how enterprises view mobile security risks, what capabilities they are currently deploying vis-à-vis the four pillars of the framework and what their short-to- medium-term plans are to extend these capabilities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Behavior-based Protection Strategies from the Network to Remote Endpoints.

    This white paper explains how organizations can use behavior-based protection strategies to help disrupt malicious attacks in real time. It looks at how integrated, intelligent solutions from IBM can detect and help prevent threats - from the network perimeter to remote endpoints.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Feb 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems

    Access the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems to learn more about IBM's position and the latest developments in the market.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Feb 2015

    Continuous Delivery: What It Is and How to Get Started

    You've probably heard that continuous delivery allows you to get new features and capabilities to market quickly and reliably. But what is it, really, and what's required to get started? This introductory ebook reveals: What continuous delivery is: Learn about the differences and connections between continuous delivery, continuous integration...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Business Case for IT Automation

    System administrators and IT practitioners spend as much as 50% of their time on routine, repetitive tasks. Quite simply, manual configurations, custom scripts and legacy tools just don't cut it anymore. Enter Puppet Enterprise, the leading IT automation software in the market today. Puppet Enterprise lets you manage IT...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Automated Configuration Management: Why it Matters and How to Get Started

    Configuration management is a critical cornerstone of IT automation, providing tools that allow you to centrally manage the packages, configuration files, process state, firewall rules and other settings that equip servers to do their assigned jobs. Without automated configuration management, you do all these tasks manually, or with handwritten scripts....

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    New Strategies for a New World IT: Are You Ready?

    Traditional IT has been constrained by complex, siloed infrastructure designs that are limited due to resources that are optimized around system technologies and IT needs rather than focused on driving better business outcomes. As a result, the gap between business demands for agile service and the ability of the IT...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    HP Converged System - Altering Business Efficiency and Agility

    Integrated Computing (IC), also known as Converged Infrastructure, stands to revolutionize everything about IT. IC takes all of virtualization, storage, networking, and compute into a single system and allows total infrastructure oversight through one console. As you can imagine, the improvements in ease of use, agility, and efficiency are quite...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Case Studies // Jan 2015

    HP Lends Competitive Edge to The Colonial Companies

    The Colonial Companies is one of the largest mortgage loan servicers in the United States. Facing rapid expansion, the company needed to update an aging infrastructure that was not enterprise-ready. HP and partner OnX provided an HP Converged Infrastructure comprising HP networking solutions, servers, and storage. Benefits include rock-solid up...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor