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 // Oct 2013

    Migration Insight

    The Migration Insight eGuide summarizes five IT Professional’s real-world advice about managing both client and server operating system migrations. Read this paper to learn more about these specific experiences and the positive impacts to businesses based on their decision to update OS options. Find out about the migration process, training...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Agile, Secure, Reliable - World-Class Customer Service in the Cloud

    In a volatile and hyper-competitive market, delivering exceptional multichannel customer service consistently is essential. But delivering world-class service on tight budgets to even tighter deadlines is a tough challenge for even the largest organizations. That is why so many successful organizations choose to deliver customer service in the cloud. This...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Knowledge Management - 5 Steps to Getting It Right the First Time

    Today customers look to engage with organizations through an increasing number of channels - and expect more from every customer service and support experience. A strategically implemented knowledge management initiative for both the contact center and Web self service channels offers a powerful answer to this growing need to do...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forbes: The Secret Sauce of Oracles Commercial Success

    Forbes Article: Oracle Sales Cloud is the Secret Sauce Behind Oracle's Success. Read how Oracle Sales Cloud helped Oracle increase annual revenue to $37 billion.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    5 Technology Trends you Need to Follow

    Mobile devices, social business apps, and business analytics are converging with the Cloud to create the most substantial changes in technology since the Internet revolution. Businesses have to change the way they think and operate, and with rising budgets for technology, they need someone to provide the services that will...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    IDC paper - Extending PC Life-Cycle Management and Client Virtualization with VMware Horizon Mirage

    PC life-cycle management (PCLM) solutions primarily focus on deploying or moving an application or an operating environment to a new user location. Functions include packaging, distributing, installing , and updating an application or an operating environment. These solutions provide a certain level of automation and are certainly more advanced than...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Tech Tips: Storage for VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    The workforce is going mobile. According to Forrester, more than half of employees carry at least three devices for work. And many are bringing their own smartphones, tablets, and other devices to work, a phenomenon that's grown so popular it now has its own acronym Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)....

    Sponsored By VMware

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    3 Compelling Reasons to Consider Desktop Virtualization

    If you have already experienced the benefits of server virtualization, it is time to find out what you can gain by extending virtualization to your desktops. In this eBook, find out how other VMware® customers have extended their virtualization deployment to end-user computing and have uncovered significant benefits, such as...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • Videos // Oct 2013

    Tech Tips: Deployment of VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

    Organizations worldwide are using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to run virtual desktops in the datacenter and deliver these to employees as a managed service. End users gain a familiar, personalized environment they can access anywhere from any device, while administrators gain control and security. With VMware® Horizon View™ (formerly VMware...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® VTune ™ Amplifier XE 2013

    Advanced performance and thread profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, and MPI developers. New pre-sets deliver easier ‟point and shoot” profiling set-up. A threading timeline, data filtering, frame analysis, and source display make it easier to tune your application for today’s and tomorrow’s processors. Powerful bandwidth and memory access...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Integrated Data Protection: DR4100 with NetVault

    IT teams are faced with swelling data volumes and expanding virtualization, both of which complicate your backup and recovery strategies. The DR4100 appliance, combined with NetVault, protects both physical and virtual servers, increases backup speed and provides recovery assurance for data and applications. Learn more in this ESG Lab review.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Cutting Complexity – Simplifying Security

    With corporate IT becoming increasingly complex, how can IT management boost efficiency… while improving corporate security? Kaspersky Lab's latest whitepaper, "Cutting Complexity – Simplifying Security" looks at how the latest IT Systems Management solutions can simplify and automate a vast range of routine IT management tasks, in order to:...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • 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 // Sep 2013

    The Big Data Zoo—Taming the Beasts

    With so much talk about big data and the possibilities it can offer, the truth behind what big data is—and what it can do for businesses—can be hard to determine. However, according to Dr. Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting, the truth behind all the talk is not hard to see,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Value Proposition for IBM PureFlex System: Case for IBM PureFlex System for Cloud- Enabled SAP Enterprise Environments

    This management brief discusses the value proposition for the Case for IBM PureFlex System for Cloud-Enabled SAP Enterprise Environments. Link(s)

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Simplify Cloud Infrastructure with IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System

    See how clients have deployed PureFlex and Flex System for successful virtualization and cloud solutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    IBM WP: “Protect Your IT System w Next Generation Security”

    A data breach, probings, hackers… protect your your critical IT information. What these real-life examples have in common is that perpetrators can attack companies through their IT systems. Read how trusted computing from IBM PureFlex System can help secure your systems against emerging threats.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Accelerating VDI Solutions for Modern Business with IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System

    IBM’s SmartCloud VDI solution lev-erages the IBM PureFlex and Flex System portfolio, Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure prod-ucts and the company’s design/deploy services to deliver reliable, powerful and secure managed desktop infrastructures.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Windows Upgrade: Key Processes And Resources Revealed

    Despite the end of Windows XP support, many organizations still heavily rely on Windows XP with legacy applications, though a timely change is a very good thing! View this webinar by Dell and discover how you can: Accelerate your migration to modern Windows Automate the migration...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    The Ultimate HPC Cluster Development Suite

    Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1 can help you achieve top application performance for Intel® Xeon® processor and Intel® Xeon Phi ™ coprocessor-based systems. The suite provides a comprehensive set of standards-driven C, C++, and Fortran development tools and programming models to enable developers to efficiently develop, analyze, and optimize...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems

    Learn why anti-evasion is a critical component for your intrusion prevention system. Sophisticated exploits that utilize advanced evasion techniques are all too common. Decoding and normalizing traffic across the network to detect and combat these attacks is critical for your network security plan.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Identity and Access Management in the Cloud Era

    The explosion of mobile devices, fragmented network access and multiple operating systems makes identity management a big challenge. Centrify through its wide range of products is able to provide firms both basic and advanced identity access management solutions making a fully integrated security possible – across all platforms, across all...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD

    Find out how to let employees use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes while protecting your network from malware, data theft and unauthorized access.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Effective Security in a BYOD Environment: Arming Your Organization Against the Unknown

    Learn how to get ahead of threats and develop a pragmatic strategy to secure data and assets from malware and theft — without impeding the flexibility, agility and efficiency BYOD can deliver for your enterprise.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Enterprise Information Security in Transition: An Opportunity for IBM

    Many CISOs are in a no-win situation. On the one hand, they face a dangerous threat landscape and need to secure new IT initiatives such as cloud computing, mobile computing, and social media. On the other hand, they continue to rely on discrete point tools, under-staffed organizations, and manual processes...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Top Five Reasons Why You Must Migrate Away From Windows XP Today

    With the end of Windows XP support, a surprising number of organizations have yet to migrate to modern Windows. This white paper highlights some of the top reasons why now is the time to make changes to lower migration costs, assess key application testing and validation, and realize benefits of...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    A Prescription for IT Efficiency

    Ever-growing concerns over hospital and patient security should incite IT professionals in the healthcare sector to focus on reducing risk. Because of its age, Windows XP poses a measurable security risk on every desktop where it’s still deployed. A timely move to modern Windows brings with it enhanced security, faster...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    University of Miami Prevents Data Loss with Robust Data Protection Solution

    Business need In transitioning to a VMware®-centric environment, the University of Miami needed a single, scalable solution for protecting 213TB of sensitive data, including important medical research data, across an ever-growing number of VMware guests. Solution With Dell™ vRanger data protection software, the university transitioned to a VMware environment...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers'...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    2013 Gartner Critical Capabilities for SIEM

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Creating the Ultimate Security Platform

    It may sound counterintuitive, but business security challenges aren’t always only about security. Sure, keeping the bad guys out is the ultimate goal. But the challenges an organization faces every day are just as likely to be about the cost of providing security or the administrative hassles of ensuring regulatory...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide

    This buyer's guide provides assistance in evaluating identity and access management solutions. It describes common identity and access management challenges and the capabilities required to address them, and it includes checklists for assessing vendors and their products.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    360 Degrees: A Holistic Guide for Your SAP HANA Journey

    From its conception, this special edition has had a simple goal: to help SAP customers better understand SAP HANA and determine how they can best leverage this transformative technology in their organization. Accordingly, we reached out to a variety of experts and authorities across the SAP ecosystem to provide a...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

    Gartner has just published the results of their Magic Quadrant (MQ) on the Application Security Testing (AST) market and IBM was rated as the leader. According to Gartner, to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST), vendors must demonstrate both "completeness of vision" and an "ability...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Magic Quadrant for Data Center Network Infrastructure

    The requirements for data center networking equipment have evolved rapidly, with emerging technologies increasingly focused on supporting more automation and simplified operations within a virtualized data center. This new Magic Quadrant focuses on how vendors are meeting the emerging requirements.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)