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 2014

    Shaspa - Enabling the Internet of Things

    In this real world application of Internet of Things, Shaspa partnered with IBM to leverage IBM® Informix®, for an end-to-end solution and service delivery platform for a range of market sectors, starting with a residential gateway platform. The connected environment is smart buildings that use a variety of sensor-based and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Next Revolution in Decision Management: Capturing Big Data

    Shift from queries to real-time actionable insight with stream computing, To help customers capitalize on the big data opportunity, IBM has introduced a new paradigm for real-time data processing—essentially, the next evolution of Complex Event Processing (CEP)—called Stream computing. Stream computing enables you to combine multiple information sources to render...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Oct 2014

    Harnessing Data in The Internet of Things 

    The number of internet connected devices will explode over the next few years, by 2020 well over twenty billion devices, ranging from complex interactive systems to tiny sensors, will be collecting and transmitting data over the internet. The volume of data generated by the internet of things (IoT) will be...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Forrester Wave: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014

    Read the Forrester Research report to understand why IBM was named a leader in big data streaming analytics platforms and why InfoSphere Streams received the highest score possible in the implementation support and ability to execute categories.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Hildebrand - Harnessing Data Captured from the "Internet of Things" to Deliver Revolutionary New Services

    The Hildebrand Smart platform, built on IBM Informix technologies, captures and analyzes up to 300,000 time series data points per second, enabling real-time insight into big data. The Hildebrand Smart platform - built on IBM® Informix® and using Hildebrand’s unique machine learning extensions - captures, processes and analyzes big data...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    The Nature of Analytics: I Cod Help Falling in Love with IBM

    Stewart Hanna is surrounded by codfish - and they're all in love. Why should we care? Because researchers have been able to tap into powerful analytics pulled from tracking and monitoring entire bodies of water full of codfish, using the insight gained to learn about the ecosystem. Specifically, researchers analyzed...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Are You Getting The Most From Your Hybrid IT Environment?

    This infographic highlights the ways experienced sourcing providers can help organizations profit from hybrid IT by enabling new ways of doing business and reducing costs. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    BLU Acceleration changes the game

    Born from new advances in data processing from IBM Research, IBM® DB2® with BLU Acceleration is a leap forward in database technology that raises the bar for performance and value. BLU Acceleration uses patented technologies to deliver a unique combination of performance, ease of use and cost-efficiency—with 8 to 25...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Considerations for Maximising Analytic Performance

    Philip Howard of Bloor Research compares performance capabilities of the leading BI platforms. Companies studied in this comparison are IBM (Cognos, DB2 with BLU Acceleration), SAP (BusinessObjects, HANA), Oracle (Business Intelligence, Exadata) and Microsoft (Business Intelligence, SQL Server). His conclusion? "DB2 with BLU Acceleration should not only provide better performance...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Getting The Most From Your Hybrid IT Environment

    This infographic highlights the ways experienced sourcing providers can help organizations profit from hybrid IT by enabling new ways of doing business and reducing costs. Read More...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Best Practices in Intelligent Search in the Age of Big Data

    Learn how you can easily provide real-time access to unified content from multiple sources and deliver new insights to improve decision making and productivity. You will also learn how you can tap into your enterprise social network, with social graphing, to identify internal knowledge experts and facilitate enterprise collaboration. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    HP Protecting Printers With Enterprise Grade Security

    In this paper learn why HP has the ability to provide integrated security not just for their printers, but across the entire organisational spectrum including servers, storage, networking, personal computers, and tablets. This breadth of software, hardware and services is what makes HP unique in the security market. Learn more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Map and Optimize Your Customer Journey

    Today’s customers are empowered like never before and continually connected in ways that were difficult to imagine just five years ago. To provide these customers with the personalized, relevant and seamless experience they demand, many organizations have moved away from mass marketing.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Oct 2014

    Forrester Report - Engage Audit Professionals for Better Security Assessment Outcomes

    Read this report from Forrester Research to learn how to take advantage of your internal audit team's resources and expertise to develop a more efficient, sustainable compliance program.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Seeing Managed File Transfer as Strategic: Business Users Need Full Visibility

    Read this e-book to find out how you can create your own innovative approach to managed file transfer—one that ensures reliable, convenient and secure file transfers across every business process.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Enterprise File Synch & Share eBook

    Read this ebook from the Aberdeen Group to see highlights of the latest research on file synch / file share solutions to support personal productivity and collaboration.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Extreme File Transfer eBook

    Read this e-book from Aberdeen Group to learn about extreme file transfer, and discover the solutions that can help you send information faster, enable worldwide access, and automate workflows to drive seamless file transfer.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Tools & Templates // Oct 2014

    MFT Maturity Assessment Tool

    Complete this quick assessment and receive a report that benchmarks your organizations current practices against those of Best-in-Class companies.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    From Chaos to Control: Creating a Mature File Transfer Process

    Read this ebook from Aberdeen to learn why leading organizations are moving away from the chaos of multiple methods to a single managed file transfer platform, and get best practices for developing a secure, best-in-class file transfer process of your own.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Prefabricated Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centres

    Standardised, pre-assembled and integrated data centre facility power and cooling modules are at least 60% faster to deploy, and provide a first cost savings of 13% or more compared to traditional data centre power and cooling infrastructure. Facility modules, also referred to in the data centre industry as containerised power...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Driving the Mobile Enterprise transformation and Managing BYOD

    Protecting corporate data and network resources while leveraging the benefits of mobility is a constant balancing act; one that requires IT to shift its focus from security lockdown to business enablement. While some companies (particularly in the tech sector) are “doing” BYOD well, most are still trying to devise a...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    DBAs: Control the Cloud

    DBAs know that staying vital in their profession means working with, and in, the cloud. In this new white paper, see how DBAs can avoid “database isolation management,” and how a broad perspective gives DBAs control over any database environment . Get this paper today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Webcast: Maximize Database Performance

    Are you facing the pressure of not investing enough in database performance? In this on-demand webcast, see how poor performance negatively impacts your business, and how you can maximize database performance RIGHT NOW. Watch this webcast today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Meeting Workforce Demands: Why—and How—IT Should Modernize End-User Computing

    IT departments face unprecedented challenges in keeping both IT and end-users efficient and productive. This paper discusses top trends and how today’s most successful CIOs are taking a more holistic viewpoint towards the new end-user computing landscape. Here they share their best practices for maximizing agility, meeting end user demands...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Why Customers Are Moving Beyond the Status Quo with VMware Horizon 6

    In the competitive marketplace that surrounds us today, customers shouldn’t have to settle for legacy desktop or application delivery simply because they’ve relied on a certain vendor in the past. This white paper reviews how three customers decided to partner with VMware, and how they benefited from the latest VDI...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Market Trends: Desktop Virtualization

    The "year of desktop virtualization" has been touted for almost a decade. In practical terms, technology and service providers need to cater to its varying market characteristics, which represent an array of technologies best suited to particular needs across industry and geographic boundaries. Gartner's current research agenda for client computing...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Infographic: Horizon 6 Allows IT to Deliver Virtual or Remote Desktops and Applications Through a Single Platform to End Users

    Gone are the days of client/server computing where Windows ruled the day and end users were tasked to do their work from one device and one location. Today, end users are leveraging new types of devices for work, accessing Windows applications alongside non-Windows-based applications and are more mobile than ever....

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Why Customers Are Moving Beyond the Status Quo - VMware Horizon 6

    In the competitive marketplace that surrounds us today, customers shouldn’t have to settle for legacy desktop or application delivery simply because they’ve relied on a certain vendor in the past. This white paper reviews how three customers decided to partner with VMware, and how they benefited from the latest VDI...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Virtualization and Cloud Management Solution

    This report provides a side-by-side comparison of leading virtualization and cloud management solutions, looking at IT modernization from a data center infrastructure perspective. It considers the significance of management in the virtualization and cloud environments and how this influences the way in which technology is deployed, used, and controlled. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies (South Africa)

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/Ointensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Practical Considerations for Expansion and Incremental Growth - IT Priorities Report

    Implementing prefabricated modular data centres results in well-understood benefits including speed of deployment, predictability, scalability, and life cycle cost. The process of deploying them – from designing the data centre, to preparing the site, to procuring the equipment, to installation – is quite different than that of a traditional data...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Next Generation Performance Testing with Service Virtualisation and APM

    This report explores some of the issues with traditional APM technologies and strategies, and introduces new tools that can help overcome these issues. Discover how component-based performance testing-supported by service virtualisation and application performance management suite enables you to improve IT productivity, reduce infrastructure costs and increase efficiency of application...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Bridging the gap between user expectations and IT’s ability to deliver

    Learn why a significant, ongoing disconnect exists between the need and importance of meeting end-user expectations and the ability of IT to do so. A recent study by CIO of four annual surveys finds that although the struggle exists, year after year, improving both end user and customer satisfaction prevails...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IT and Enterprise Mobility: IT is Fully Charged and Ready to Roam

    To understand what large organisations are doing on enterprise mobility, CA Technologies engaged research firm Vanson Bourne to survey 1,300 senior I.T. decision-makers at enterprise organisations across five industry verticals in 21 different countries in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    DevOps: The Bridge to Faster Application Delivery

    Accelerating the delivery of new applications and services to market is the core focus of DevOps, which is why 46% of IT leaders surveyed have already adopted the philosophy or are in the process of doing so. Our recent CA/IDG research survey highlights more DevOps trends that are changing the...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A Pragmatic Guide to Getting Started with DevOps

    Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Read this eBook to learn about common pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Five Myths of Cloud Computing

    This white paper separates Cloud fact from fiction and reality from myth. It is intended to aid IT Executives as they make decisions about Cloud Computing. Learn more...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Tablets and PCs Converge: Users Can Have It All with Dell’s Venue Pro Tablets

    Recent developments in tablets and PCs have come together to create a powerful tablet-centered system based on the mature Windows PC operating system that combines, without compromise, the virtues of tablets, notebooks and desktops. For most users, this system not only meets their requirements, but also extends their capabilities, contributing...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®