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 // Jul 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Data Centre Infrastructure Management Tools

    Gartner defines the data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) tool market as a space that encompasses tools that monitor, measure, manage and control data centre resources and energy consumption of: • IT-related components, such as servers, storage and network switches • Facilities infrastructure components, such as power distribution units (PDUs) and...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Evolution of Data Privacy (Spanish)

    Today most organizations handle personal, and other sensitive information. The GDPR will force businesses to take precautions in processing personal data to a new level. It will pay to remember for which data you are Data Controller and Data Processor, bearing in mind you may be both.

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Evolution of Data Privacy (Italian)

    Today most organizations handle personal, and other sensitive information. The GDPR will force businesses to take precautions in processing personal data to a new level. It will pay to remember for which data you are Data Controller and Data Processor, bearing in mind you may be both. Read More..

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Evolution of Data Privacy (Dutch)

    Today most organizations handle personal, and other sensitive information. The GDPR will force businesses to take precautions in processing personal data to a new level. It will pay to remember for which data you are Data Controller and Data Processor, bearing in mind you may be both. Read More..

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Symantec: Internet Security Threat Report 2015 (German)

    This guide will provides a four pillar security framework.The framework gives a basis for assessing the maturity of your security program.Taking a preventative approach is no longer adequate for today’s threats. Learn More..

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Web Security Threat Report (Dutch)

    Symantec has the most comprehensive source of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 41.5 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. Read More..

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Web Security Threat Report (Portuguese)

    Symantec has the most comprehensive source of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 41.5 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. Read More

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Web Security Threat Report

    Symantec has the most comprehensive source of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 41.5 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. Read More..

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Defend web properties from modern threats with Citrix NetScaler

    NetScaler gives you the visibility and control to manage, accelerate, and secure all your web properties, so you can deliver both the service and security your users demand. To learn more about web security and NetScaler, read the full report: Defend Web Properties from Modern Threats with Citrix NetScaler (link).

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    VDI your users will Love (Russian)

    Boost productivity in your business with a solution that people love to use.

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Security Against Web Application Vulnerabilities

    Web applications, depending on their specific purpose, regularly interact with customers, partners, and employees. Unfortunately, dependencies and interactions between in-house and third-party resources, objects, and inputs inevitably introduce security holes.

    Sponsored By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Success Story - Navicent Health

    To minimize their risk exposure on non-managed systems and medical devices, Navicent Health implemented Trend Micro’s Deep Discovery Inspector. It offered a cost-efficient solution to track down malware and mitigate its risks, and minimized the IT time required to monitor security.

    Sponsored By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco e-Book: Data Centres That Deliver

    Organisations thrive when applications and information move faster. But most IT staff spend 70 percent of their time maintaining existing systems - leaving only one day per week for initiatives that create competitive advantage. Cisco looks to flip that ratio. Cisco's integrated infrastructure and IT solutions help you simplify application...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Road Forward: An IT Roadmap for Scaling Self-Service Reporting

    Enabling people to analyse their own data has gone from a trend to a norm. Most IT departments agree that self-service is a superior approach, and are only too happy to get out of the report-writing business. But IT does want to stay in control of critical aspects of the...

    Sponsored By Tableau

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Booked Up, Busy, and Billable: Strategies to Maximise Tech Utilisation

    Stop leaking time and start earning more for the work that you do. In this informative eBook, learn five simple practices to help capture each and every billable hour, and find out how to streamline scheduling to help your staff better utilise their day.

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Selling Managed Services: 6 Tips to Reinvent your Sales Pitch

    As service providers work to transition their business from break-fix to as-a-service, they’ll learn that one of the hardest things to adjust is the sales pitch. This eBook equips them with 6 actionable tips to take their recurring revenue pitch to the next level.

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The 8 Pillars Of Colocation

    The service provider takes on the responsibility for the maintenance and running of the server and operating system. .

    Sponsored By Colt Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    The Reality Of Carrier Neutrality

    Carrier neutrality is a commonly used term in the data centre industry. The relevance and importance of what carrier neutrality means for your business is often not explicitly shared and can be overlooked..

    Sponsored By Colt Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Redefine Flash

    The speed and efficiency of flash have given rise to a new wave of apps and approaches that redefine what is possible in IT. But experiencing the full effect of this new technology depends on having the right architecture. With EMC’s flexible solutions, organizations of all sizes can harness the...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    What does better storage performance mean for your business? – EMC XtremIO

    XtremIO develops enterprise data storage systems based completely on random access media such as flash solid state drives (SSDs). By leveraging the underlying abilities of random access media, XtremeIO delivers unparalleled levels of performance, ease of use, operational efficiency and other advanced storage features. Sub-millisecond response times at scale for...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Videos // Jun 2015

    EMC on Three Steps to IT Transformation - Video

    Watch to learn about EMC’s practical and straightforward three-step vision for helping you navigate unprecedented business transformation fuelled by technology mega trends: cloud, mobile, social and big data. All businesses need to transform to ensure they survive and grow with IT at the centre of this shifting landscape. The challenge...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Research // Jun 2015

    Infographic - Seven considerations about IT and data protection that can redefine your business

    This infographic analyses the role of IT when it comes to storage and data protection, why enterprise information is number-one business asset that should be listed on the company balance sheet, how organisations that redefine data protection can transform what’s possible for their businesses, and what this transformation looks like...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Research // Jun 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances

    Enterprise backup is among the oldest, most-performed tasks for IT professionals. Gartner provides analysis and evaluation of the leading providers that offer a range of traditional to innovative recovery capabilities. In this report Gartner positioned EMC as the leading provider for backup solutions. Download this report today and learn the...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Research // Jun 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Target Appliances

    Deduplication backup target appliances have played an instrumental role in reducing or eliminating tape for backup. This Gartner report analyses the performance of different vendors, and describes the advantages of EMC’s Data Domain for supporting and integrating backup software and enterprise applications, allowing application owners to manage their own backup/recovery....

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Redefining Your Data Protection Strategy: Focus on Recovery

    IT managers must contend with growing expectations from their end users and need to evaluate innovative new backup approaches to meet these needs. Purpose-built backup appliances are an increasingly popular storage technology that enables IT managers to meet their needs for a cost-efficient, easy to deploy and use data protection...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Business Resiliency: The Need for 24/7/365 Operations (Japanese)

    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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Business Resiliency: The Need for 24/7/365 Operations (Chinese)

    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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    EMC Isilon Scale-out Storage Product Family - Unstructured data storage made simple

    Find out how EMC Isilon presents you with powerful tools that help you protect your data assets, control costs, optimise the storage resources and performance of your big data performance.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Essential Consideration Before Selecting Your Next Service Desk Solution

    This guide offers practical advice to organizations actively reviewing their service management function and preparing to make a decision on which service desk software will best suit their requirements.

    Sponsored By Hornbill

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management Big Bang Theory

    Mobile device Management was just the beginning of the enterprise journey towards complete mobility. Learn why enterprise mobility management is now needed for all devices and data for work. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Steps to Aligning IT to the Needs of Your Organization

    In the past, attempts to integrate data center infrastructure and applications have been manual, time-consuming, and expensive efforts. Fortunately, with the advent of cloud computing and hybrid IT, that situation is changing. IT can now be a catalyst for transformation: the enabler of innovation, new business models, and new revenue...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Reasons Cisco UCS is the Best Choice When Migrating Applications

    It’s understandable to be risk averse when making major IT decisions with critical business impact. When you make these kinds of decisions—such as whether or not to change server vendors when migrating applications— you need to be confident that the benefits of the new solution are worth the risk. ...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Things you Should Know About Computing Outside Your Data Center

    With the dramatic increase in data generated by mobile devices and connected machines, centralized data centers and public clouds are too far removed from where the action takes place. To get the real-time insights you need, here are the five things you should know about computing outside your data center.Powered...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Quantifying Business Advantage - The Value of Database Selection

    Relational databases can frustrate you as well, holding back your best ideas. But now there is a better way. After trying for two years to build a single view of their customer on a relational database, one of the world’s leading insurance companies migrated to MongoDB and delivered the...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Transforming the Cloud Data Centre

    This report will explore how organisations today are driving greater performance and lower the TCO of enterprise and cloud data centres. With more than a decade working together, Red Hat software and Intel architecture share their insights on getting the most out of your organisation's cloud Infrastructure.

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Redefine your Flash Strategy with EMC

    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

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    5 Ways Sustainability Can Boost Your Organisation

    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 organisation. You’ll reduce operating costs and your overall carbon footprint...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • 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

  • eBooks // Feb 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

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Fundamentals of Managing the Data Center Life Cycle for Owners

    Just as good genes do not guarantee health and well-being, a good design alone does not ensure a data center is well-built and will remain efficient and available over the course of its life span. For each phase of the data center’s life cycle, proper care and action must be...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • eBooks // Feb 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

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Evaluating and Implementing DCIM Solutions

    While many who invest in Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software benefit greatly, some do not. Research has revealed a number of pitfalls that end users should avoid when evaluating and implementing DCIM solutions. Choosing an inappropriate solution, relying on inadequate processes, and a lack of commitment / ownership /...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs

    Business executives are challenging their IT staffs to convert data centers from cost centers into producers of business value. Data centers can make a significant impact to the bottom line by enabling the business to respond more quickly to market demands. This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • 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

    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

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Collect rich performance data to tune for hotspots, threading, locks and waits, DirectX, bandwidth, and more. Gain fast insight into performance bottlenecks. Automate regression tests. Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Benefits of NetApp Flash for Database Workloads

    This portfolio can be used to solve complex database performance requirements at multiple levels within a customer’s Oracle environment. It also reviews Oracle database observations and results when implementing flash technologies offered within the NetApp flash portfolio. Download this report now to find out more.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 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 // Jan 2014

    Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

    Data center systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerized, modular, skid-based, pod-based, mobile, portable, self-contained, all-in-one, and more. There are, however, important distinctions between the various types of factory-built building blocks on the market. This paper proposes standard terminology for...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • 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 // May 2015

    Transforming the Cloud Data Centre

    This report will explore how organisations today are driving greater performance and lower the TCO of enterprise and cloud data centres. With more than a decade working together, Red Hat software and Intel architecture share their insights on getting the most out of your organisation's cloud Infrastructure.

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • Webcasts // Mar 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 // 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

    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 // Aug 2014

    5 Strategies for Modern Data Protection

    Data growth, data center consolidation, server virtualization, and cloud services are wreaking havoc with conventional approaches to backup and recovery. This concise white paper presents five strategies for data protection – from deduplication to automation to granular recovery – that will not only help solve your current data management challenges...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    EMC Isilon Scale-out Storage Product Family - Unstructured data storage made simple

    Find out how EMC Isilon presents you with powerful tools that help you protect your data assets, control costs, optimise the storage resources and performance of your big data performance.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Research // Jun 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances

    Enterprise backup is among the oldest, most-performed tasks for IT professionals. Gartner provides analysis and evaluation of the leading providers that offer a range of traditional to innovative recovery capabilities. In this report Gartner positioned EMC as the leading provider for backup solutions. Download this report today and learn the...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Keep Servers Up and Running and Attackers in the Dark

    An SSL/TLS handshake requires at least 10 times more processing power on a server than on the client. SSL renegotiation attacks can readily take advantage of the asymmetric workload. Attackers request a connection and then renegotiate the SSL connection repeatedly to max out the server’s CPU. The result: No legitimate...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Quantifying Business Advantage - The Value of Database Selection

    Relational databases can frustrate you as well, holding back your best ideas. But now there is a better way. After trying for two years to build a single view of their customer on a relational database, one of the world’s leading insurance companies migrated to MongoDB and delivered the...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • 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

  • White Papers // Mar 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 // Jan 2015

    Five Things you need to know about Migrating from Windows Server 2003

    With Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 end of support, server migration is not a matter of it, it is a matter of when. The time to begin the process is now. Don't put your business at risk of a last minute fire-drill or any unnecessary downtime. Download this white paper and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Why HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage for Client Virtualization and best practices

    The rising demands on infrastructure, coupled with diminishing IT budget has caused major concerns for IT administrators such as infrastructure and maintenance complexity, mobile and remote access needs, security and disaster recovery, cost containment directives, and user productivity requirements. This technical report explores a storage solution with client virtualisation that...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management Big Bang Theory

    Mobile device Management was just the beginning of the enterprise journey towards complete mobility. Learn why enterprise mobility management is now needed for all devices and data for work. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 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

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    IDC Report: The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Maximizing Your Opportunity by Extending The IBM System Z Environment To Support Mobility

    This IDC Reports looks at how System Z, IBM’s mainframe environment, is used by enterprises to handle large volumes of critical data in a highly secure, available environment. Today, many of the applications and services on these environments are backoffice environments with green-screen interfaces, but as mobile becomes an increasingly...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 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

  • Live Event // Mar 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 // 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

    Meeting Your Data-Sharing Needs Now that Oracle Streams is Deprecated

    As an embedded technology, Oracle Streams adds significant value over manual information-sharing. However, it falls short in critical areas such as maximizing continuous performance and availability in production environments. Moreover, Oracle’s decision to deprecate Streams means there will be no future releases, enhancements or support available. So what’s the best...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    2014 State of DevOps Report

    The 2014 State of DevOps Report by Puppet Labs, IT Revolution Press and ThoughtWorks is an analysis of more than 9,200 survey responses from technical professionals around the world, making this the largest and most comprehensive DevOps study to date. As the first scientific study of the relationship between...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • 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

    9 (+1) Ways IT Automation Will Make Your Organization More Successful

    With the right automation in place, your IT infrastructure can become a strategic asset to get your company out ahead of competitors. Thoughtfully chosen automation tools can enable IT operations to manage IT infrastructure for: higher availability and reliability; faster recovery from outages; better scalability; better auditability; more frequent delivery...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    What Windows Admins Need from Configuration Management

    Windows system administrators use a wide variety of tools to do their work. But with Microsoft’s vision of a mobile-first, cloud-first world, Windows admins need a unified toolset to manage all their environments — Windows and not. This handbook describes what to look for in a configuration management tool, and...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How to Measure the ROI of Cloud Data Protection

    This white paper helps managers demonstrate the profitability of reducing operational costs in server backup and recovery through investment in cloud server data protection (subscription), rather than traditional backup methods. Comparative cost categories used in calculating this ROI are summarized in a convenient checklist. These include capital costs of hardware...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Protect Critical Healthcare Data

    Protecting healthcare data is more important—and more challenging—than ever before. With most patient information now residing in digital format, healthcare organizations must rely on IT solutions to protect patient privacy and safeguard against disasters that may cause physical damage to patient information. In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    EMC’s Comprehensive Flash 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