Data Management

Oceans of data are generated every day by businesses and enterprises, and all of it must be prioritized, analyzed, and safeguarded with the right architecture, tools, polices, and procedures. TechRepublic provides the resources you need.

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Protecting IP Data from Loss and Theft

    This white paper describes the shortest path to reaching the prevention stage of data loss and data theft incidents without bringing data flows to a grinding halt. The paper presents an expanded view of IP and outlines six steps an organization can take to deploy data security controls. Read more...

    Sponsored By Websense

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    IDC: Leveraging the HP Support Experience for IT Transformation

    IT organizations are now required to support everything from legacy systems and storage to virtualized configurations and cloud-based computing in complex, heterogeneous environments. In this IDC white paper, the increasingly critical role of vendor-supplied external support services is discussed and highlighted in addressing these emerging IT environments going forward. ...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    The Business Value of the HP Proactive Insight Experience

    This IDC white paper describes the challenges associated with managing the growing complexity of IT infrastructures, with a focus on support services for the enterprise. It highlights the important role of support services in maximizing system performance and minimizing downtime. The paper also examines the HP Insight Online, HP Insight...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Conquering the Challenges of Data Center Complexity

    Conquering the challenges of the data center can be complex. As long as IT departments continue to couple commodity x86 servers from a variety of vendors with separately purchased business and professional software suites, IT complexity is likely to remain a significant issue, with the most conspicuous effects appearing along...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Managers Know More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Managers know more. Hit your target with no surprises. Act on opportunities and threats faster. Manage more effectively anywhere, using any device.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Reps Sell More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is smarter selling that will help reps sell more. Oracle Sales Cloud enables sales reps to sell more anytime, anywhere and on any device and empowers them to grow their own pipeline without waiting for marketing.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Sales Cloud Overview

    Animated Video: Smarter Selling with Oracle Sales Cloud Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter Selling that will help reps sell more, managers know more, and companies grow more.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Companies Grow More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Companies Grow More. Maximize revenue and optimize sales performance. Know what to sell your customers. And get more help from your marketers and partners.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    From Fear to Fortune, Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud

    In his latest paper, analyst Tom Kelly offers real-world anecdotes from cloud implementations at a selection of more than 25 organizations, from Fortune 500 to private equity-backed companies, showing examples on how the cloud provides fast- growing companies a scalable infrastructure that supports their growth while improving efficiency and reducing...

    Sponsored By NetSuite

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    On-demand Webcast: How Centrify and Zoom can help you secure your cloud and mobile conferencing

    The Internet makes distances disappear. Take meetings, for example. No longer do meetings among geographically diverse participants require the cost and discomfort of air travel. Now, it's simply a matter of launching an app or signing into a desktop, making sure your hair is combed, and looking into the camera....

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Now It's Easier Than Ever to Get Started with DCIM

    Nlyte On-Demand makes it possible for companies of any size to deploy a scalable DCIM solution without incurring large up-front costs and complexities. Based on the flagship offering Nlyte 7, Nlyte On-Demand enables organizations to begin retooling their data center practices for efficiency and cost control. In this recorded...

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Retail Industry Data Center Case Study

    One of the world’s largest home improvement retailers operating four data centers with over 1,500 servers across a national footprint needed to see detailed information on asset location, age, utilization, power requirements and connections at disparate data centers on one screen.

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Banking Industry Data Center Case Study

    One of the world’s largest banks with over 1 million square feet of data center space, 25,000 racks and 120,000 servers spread across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific had a goal of replacing 15 percent of data center assets annually.

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    When Data Center Layers Converge: Pulling Together the Physical, Logical and Virtual Aspects of Today’s IT Platforms

    The software defined data center (SDDC) is poised to redefine modern data centers from large to small. It helps facilitate the much-needed move towards an optimized, balanced service level-to-cost ratio approach, away from safe but expensive over provisioning. However, SDDC tends to focus on the logical layers, neglecting the...

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Consumer Electronics Technology Data Center Case Study

    One of the world’s largest consumer electronics and technology companies running nine data centers on four continents with a capacity of more than 18,000 racks and 350,000 individual servers sought a way to managed their data center infrastructure – which was projected to double or triple in the coming years.

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Five Data Center and IT Infrastructure Lessons From the Cloud Giants, by Forrester Research

    Amazon. Salesforce.com. Microsoft. Rackspace. The economics and efficiencies of the world's largest cloud and hosting service providers are an aspiration for some in enterprise IT. Forrester interviewed many of the leading web, cloud and hosting providers and uncovered five key lessons enterprise IT can apply within its own environments. ...

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Security in the Cloud for SAP HANA

    High-speed data analytics is changing the way companies compete, enabling them to generate real-time insights to support their most important business processes. Cloud computing offers a complementary technology that also provides game-changing capabilities for business computing. Yet many companies have been reluctant to deploy mission-critical applications, such as SAP HANA,...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Using Encryption and Access Control for PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance in AWS

    Compliance and security continue to be top concerns for organizations that plan to move their environment to cloud computing. Besides that, achieving PCI compliance is not a simple task. It is difficult for many organizations to navigate the current landscape of information systems and adequately fulfill all PCI DSS requirements....

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Justifying Investments in Information Governance

    The ViaLumina Executive Brief series on Information Governance provides business leaders with a grounding in the fundamentals of IG and how it should affect business, legal, and IT strategy. In this brief Barclay T. Blair, President of ViaLumina, provides information on justifying investments in information governance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Getting Started with Information Governance

    The ViaLumina Executive Brief series on Information Governance provides business leaders with a grounding in the fundamentals of IG and how it should affect business, legal, and IT strategy. In this brief Barclay T. Blair, President of ViaLumina, provides information on getting started with information governance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Information Governance: Realizing Its True Value

    Faced with a constantly growing volume of information, organizations today are realizing they need the right strategy to manage and protect their assets. The goal of Information Governance is to effectively use and manage assets to derive maximum value, while minimizing information related risks and costs. But precisely what kind...

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Using Data Replication to Upgrade Your Oracle Database with Minimal Downtime

    To save money, many companies are migrating to less expensive hardware and operation systems, and away from older versions of Oracle. In this white paper, learn about these types of migrations – and how to conquer their challenges. Then, learn about a data replication solution that reduces downtime and failure...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access

    CIOs and IT entities looking to secure data and ensure its availability during times of emergency could benefit from employing a data replication tool. Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enterprise Information Management: Address your Information Governance

    Enterprise information is growing at an exponential rate, where business application are moving from the desktop to a variety of mobile devices and where information itself resides anywhere- on premise or in the cloud. The firewall is no longer the “boundary” of the business, making it harder than ever to...

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Tips to improve the mobile app experience over Wi-Fi

    As the growing number of people who are using their mobile device access apps at work through Wi-Fi networks, there is an increasing demand on the quality of Wi-Fi signals to improve users’ mobile app experience. This executive brief presents us with 5 tips for ensuring mobile apps run flawlessly....

    Sponsored By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Buyer's Guide to Private Cloud Storage Array

    The DCIG 2013 Private Cloud Storage Array Buyer’s Guide assists organizations in making decisions about which storage solution to use as a private cloud platform for some or all of their critical applications. This Buyer’s Guide covers private cloud storage arrays with capacities that have maximum capacities in the hundreds...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Unified Storage Comparison Guide

    IT decision-makers often struggle to achieve a balanced information infrastructure that meets all their needs. Understand the landscape of unified storage for entry-level enterprises. Easily identify your storage solution for today and the future.

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Hitachi Unified Storage VM: All Flash Solution

    IT Infrastructure are more demanding than ever on storage architectures. It has driven the demand for higher performing storage to handle the growing demand without greatly increasing data centre footprints. All Flash system are now coming to market as new high density, high performing storage solutions to handle the demands...

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Capitalizing On Cloud - Preparing People and Processes

    Cloud-enabled services are the next wave transforming how businesses capitalize on information technology, and that in turn drives the next evolution in the processes, roles, skills, and structure of IT organizations—the evolution to IT as a Service (ITaaS). Today’s CIOs must exercise extraordinary leadership to make the transition and unleash...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    EMC IT - Leading The Transformation

    After enduring several years of global economic uncertainty, organizations large and small are beginning to increase IT spending. The pressures, although by no means gone, have begun to recede. ESG research indicates that for both enterprise and midmarket organizations, just reducing costs—while still important—is no longer the top priority. This...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software

    Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Rostering/Shift scheduling opportunity scan

    This briefing looks at symptoms that can help your company see if there is opportunity to implement more effective rostering and shift scheduling. If your company is exhibiting any of these symptoms, then there is room for significant improvement.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Simplifying complexity - best practices in trip optimization

    This briefing, targeted towards logistics companies, offers some best practices in trip optimization that can help to simplify seemingly complex planning puzzles. Consider these best practices to get your business moving in the right direction.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Advanced Case Management Leadership Guide

    This guide examines how IBM Case Manager offers an extensible platform for enhancing capabilities and protecting investments with additional value-added ECM capabilities from IBM, as well as industry-specific case management applications and best practices from IBM Business Partners.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Delivering an integrated experience for HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers

    The integration of an online, personalized dashboard (HP Insight Online) and 24x7 remote support (HP Insight Remote Support) for the Converged Infrastructure (servers, storage and networking, as well as printing) results in an end-to-end experience that is unique in the industry. Users of HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers also benefit from...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Hardware Support Services 2013 Vendor Assessment

    This study is IDC's datacenter hardware support services provider assessment of the worldwide support services market using the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that explain success in this important but slow-growing market. This two-section study both describes characteristics that IDC believes lead to success...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Supporting a New Style of IT: The Value of the 3rd Platform

    This new IDC whitepaper (created January 2014) outlines the HP Support Portfolio and discusses in detail, Datacenter Care, Proactive Care, Foundation Care and Lifecycle Event Services.  IDC discusses how the New Style of IT presents new support challenges and how the HP Support portfolio helps customers with these issues.  ...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    HP Firmware Update Analysis and Implementation Services

    Firmware updates provide you with the opportunity to obtain product enhancements. In addition, firmware updates are recommended for HP servers, storage, network products, and solutions to prevent outages due to known problems that have been corrected in the latest firmware. Review this HP guide to Firmware Update Analysis and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Nov 2013

    Support For the New Style of IT : Proactive Care Demo

    When technology issues arise, critical business processes can slow down or stop, and the problem snowballs. HP Proactive Care enables you to anticipate problems and correct them before they disrupt workflow. What are your support challenges, now and for your new IT reality? Explore this demonstration to see how industry...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    6 Pitfalls of Capacity & Vessel Scheduling

    This briefing outlines 6 pitfalls of capacity and vessel scheduling and is directed towards companies in the maritime shipping and logistics industry. Avoiding these pitfalls will take the cost and complexity out of fleet scheduling and execution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq