Data Management

Big Data, Hadoop, and analytics help unearth valuable patterns in business information. But without proper management, backup, archiving, and protection, you're taking an unacceptable risk.

  • Executive Brief: Data Center Selection & Design Best Practices

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by CenturyLink

    Creating and maintaining data centers is a complex exercise that balances power, cooling, space, cost, and planning for the future. The actionable insights in this paper, derived from that experience, may help you develop your own best-practice-based data center design.

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  • Eco-mode: Benefits and Risks of Energy-saving Modes of UPS Operation

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by APC by Schneider Electric

    Many newer UPS systems have an energy-saving operating mode known as “eco-mode” or by some other descriptor. Nevertheless, surveys show that virtually no data centers actually use this mode, because of the known or anticipated side-effects. Unfortunately, the marketing materials for these operating modes do not adequately explain the cost ...

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  • Forrester Report: Consider Bare-Metal As A Viable Cloud Option

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by IBM

    A bare-metal cloud offering allows you to flexibly provision dedicated physical servers with cloud dynamics without the performance overhead of virtualization software. This report discusses bare-metal clouds, how they differ from conventional IaaS offerings, and how Infrastructure and Operations professional can benefit from them. Read More.

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  • Frost & Sullivan - The Truth about Cloud Price Performance

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by IBM

    In this paper, Stratecast provides a context for understanding the factors that influence cloud price-performance. We dispel some insidious myths that can prevent IT decision-makers from selecting the optimal cloud service for their workloads. To provide a vivid view of the magnitude of the issue, we step through ...

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  • Big Data. Is it smaller than you think?

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by Motorola

    Motorola Solutions and EY Sweeney conducted research into the ‘big data’ needs and challenges of IT leaders in Australia and New Zealand. What we discovered was that there is no single dominant big data challenge, rather a range of difficulties that IT leaders face when seeking to extract value from ...

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  • Case Study: KordaMentha implement Pure Storage FlashStack

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by Pure Storage

    KordaMentha had what it considered an ‘adequate’ infrastructure solution for its environment, but reliance on traditional on-premise workloads resulted in ongoing heavy maintenance costs, which were counterintuitive to the business. Looking to refresh the environment as part of an overarching cloud migration strategy, KordaMentha required a forward-looking solution; one that ...

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  • CaseStudy: Sensis deploy Pure Storage FlashArray

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by Pure Storage

    With an outsourced workforce of 1000+ staff, and with many logging on at the same time during the day, Sensis needed to offset a reduction in subject matter expertise with an optimised platform that could maintain efficient business process handling times and data integrity despite the large volume of simultaneous ...

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  • 3 Key Things a Cloud Management Platform Should Offer

    Videos // Aug 2016 // provided by VMware

    VMWare's vRealize Suite is an enterprise-ready, cloud management platform that delivers the industry's most complete solution for managing a heterogeneous, hybrid cloud. Rory Choudhuri from VMWare talks us through the vRealize Suite and how it will scale to meet your business' needs.

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  • Brocade - Critical Workloads With Dedicated Storage Networks

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by Brocade

    In this study, Forrester conducted an online survey of 190 I&O professionals at enterprise organizations in the US, the UK, France, and Germany to evaluate the trend of increased business-critical workloads and the potential benefits of the use of dedicated storage networks for such workloads to address subsequent bandwidth issues.

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  • Key Considerations in Deploying an SSL Solution

    White Papers // Aug 2016 // provided by F5

    With privacy breaches becoming increasingly common, many organizations look to SSL as a way to protect the integrity of their data online. However, the implementation of a comprehensive SSL strategy comes with its own challenges of visibility, performance and scale. Through proper planning and deployment, a strong SSL strategy mitigates ...

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