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 // Apr 2014

    Cutting the Cost of Application Security

    Web application attacks can result in devastating data breaches and application downtime, costing companies millions of dollars in fines, brand damage and customer turnover. This white paper illustrates how the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall provides a Return on Security Investment of 2090% by preventing data breaches and website downtime....

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Mitigate the OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks

    The OWASP Top 10 is widely recognized as one of the leading standards for identifying critical Web application security risks. This technical brief analyzes the risks in the OWASP Top 10 and outlines how you can protect your organization against each threat. Risks discussed in this paper include: cross-site scripting,...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM: Consolidated Security Management for Mainframe Clouds

    Organisations today grapple with the expansion of distributed computing, increased online collaboration, explosive data growth and heterogeneous IT environments—all issues that make information security more critical, yet more complex than ever. In this white paper, IBM takes a look at organisations who allow the mainframe to serve as an enterprise...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    7 key indicators that you need to extend virtualization to the desktop.

    Read this whitepaper on When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization to learn more about the 7 key indications that your business is ready for VDI. Find out how deploying VMware Horizon View can improve your IT infrastructure by: Giving IT easy control over data access...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Effective Mobile Engagement

    This report, based on the survey results with nearly six thousand respondents across ten countries, sheds light on mobile engagement, including its current state, channels in use, which industries consumers are engaging with, and how well they are doing. Additionally, it evaluates engagements for technical support vs. shopping, expectations...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn BoldChat

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Tech Tips: Storage for VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Video

    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). So...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Liberate Your Commerce Platform without Selling the Family Farm

    This ebook offers a possible solution to businesses that already have made big investments in enterprise commerce platforms, but that also struggle to keep up with the quickly changing landscape of shopping experiences and business models. Drupal’s flexibility, scalability, and rapid deployment capability make it possible to build shiny...

    Sponsored By Acquia

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktops as a Service

    No, the personal computer isn't dead, but it looks a whole lot different than it did just a few years ago. Even though organizations need to upgrade or replace many of their client systems, those physical units increasingly are being replaced by virtual machines. Desktops as a service (DaaS) may...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    How to Select the Right Remote Support Tool

    Today’s customer support and IT service organizations are charged with supporting ever-more complex environments that include multiple channels of communication to a seemingly limitless number of devices and systems—all while keeping support costs down. To meet these conflicting demands, service organizations are turning to remote support solutions. But as these...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Case Studies for Streaming Big Data Analytics and Real-Time Operational Intelligence

    Innovative companies are using streaming analytics to gain real-time Operational Intelligence that will help them improve business efficiencies, reduce costs, and identify new business opportunities. Download this research publication to learn, through a series of case studies, how supplementing existing Business Intelligence (BI) infrastructure with technologies that analyze streaming Big...

    Sponsored By Vitria

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The Essentials for a New Approach to Real-Time Business Activity Monitoring

    True business activity spans multiple applications, perhaps even multiple organizations. Very often, organizations do not have a clear understanding of the actual sequence of events that take place during the course of a complete business process. Through this detailed white paper, learn how innovative companies have used a new approach...

    Sponsored By Vitria

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Guidelines for deploying Citrix BYOD solutions

    Read this white paper to learn how Citrix can help you design, implement, deploy, maintain and support a BYOD infrastructure that will enable your environment for BYOD transformation and success.

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Mobile Application Management with XenMobile and the Worx App SDK

    Discover how Citrix XenMobile addresses the unique challenges posed by native mobile applications and enables IT to securely deliver them to any device.

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Survey Report: The State of Real - Time Big Data Analytics

    Read how your peers ranked the importance of Big Data Analytics capabilities, the need for real-time Big Data Analytics, the ability to act on both streaming and stored data, the benefits from Big Data Analytics, and their preparedness for such initiatives. As the speed of business accelerates, organizations must be...

    Sponsored By Vitria

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The Next Big Thing in Big Data: Streaming Analytics

    Big Data in the enterprise should not live in a vacuum. It materializes from dozens of databases, applications, and external sources. It has to be ingested, transformed, enriched, analyzed, and ultimately shared back with the people who will use it to make decisions and serve customers. Waiting a day, an...

    Sponsored By Vitria

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Architectural Best Practices for Streaming Big Data Analytics

    More and more companies today are deploying Business Intelligence (BI) tools for optimizing daily business operations. Standard BI methodologies, unfortunately, have not been able to support analyzing and acting on live, streaming data. This whitepaper explores the use cases for streaming analytics in the era of Big Data, examines the...

    Sponsored By Vitria

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enterprise Mobility Management: Embracing BYOD Through Secure App & Data Delivery

    Discover how IT can easily manage the ever-expanding diversity of mobile devices and platforms and expand their value by focusing on managing business content with a complete enterprise mobility management solution.

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The 10 Must Haves for Secure Enterprise Mobility Management

    While enterprise mobility brings opportunity for your users and organization, it also invites risk. Organizations can use this white paper as a mobile security framework and a checklist for evaluating enterprise mobility vendors.

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Taking Your Enterprise Mobile: An Executive Checklist

    According to nearly every analyst study, security is the primary inhibitor to both enterprise mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, and 17% of enterprises have already experienced a mobile breach. Yet the opportunities they present and a workforce reluctant to give up using their devices for work means taking your enterprise...

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM: The Evolution of Business Reliliency Management

    A white paper details IBM’s approach to planning, managing and executing business resilience and continuity across six defined layers of resilience. It also covers recent trends and best practices used in today’s evolving business resiliency management programs, as well as IBM’s portfolio of business continuity and resiliency services....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cloud Priorities 2014: Cloud strategies, priorities and implementation plans of North American IT leaders and professionals

    The ZDNet Cloud Priorities 2014 report, sponsored by Windstream, is a research study on cloud in North America and reports on the current and future adoption of the subject technology, the business objectives of adopters, and the experiences of those adopters. The report also covers current budgets and changes in...

    Sponsored By ZDNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Lets You Have It Your Way - Enhanced Storwize V3700

    Today´s small and midsized data centers need to provide the same seamless delivery of IT services as the ones of major enterprises. With Storwize® V3700, IBM® has tailored one system specifically to address the block storage needs of the smaller data center, with functions derived from IBM’s high-end storage platforms....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Build your scalable storage environment upon a dynamic IBM Storwize family foundation

    The IBM Storwize family delivers sophisticated capabilities that are proven, efficient and dependable, in a wide range of storage systems designed to meet the differing needs of organizations, all built on a common platform. Shared technologies and common management features make the Storwize family the right system to meet today's...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Storwize V3700: Ideal for Microsoft Environments

    Working together with Microsoft, independent software vendors and customers, IBM® has identified key Microsoft technology areas that have synergy with storage solutions, IBM System x® and IBM Tivoli® products, and can help improve Microsoft IT environments. The high-performing IBM Storwize® V3700 offers support for Microsoft applications and platforms including Microsoft...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Storwize V5000 Disk System Data Sheet

    The IBM Storwize family is the primary IBM storage solution for supporting software-defined environments and virtual infrastructures. Storwize V5000, the latest addition to the family, is a virtualized, flexible, easy-to-use solution that enables midsized organizations with complex storage and scalability needs to overcome storage challenges.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM System Storage LTO Ultrium 6 Tape Drive Performance White Paper

    This white paper examines the performance benchmarks of the IBM® System Storage® LTO Ultrium 6 Tape Drive which uses technology specifically designed for the midrange open systems environment. It features hardware encryption of data, two interface options, and two form factors. The native data rate of up to 160 MB/s...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Storage Switzerland: Software Defined Storage Needs A Platform

    Simply put, software-defined storage is the abstraction of storage services from storage hardware. This term is more than just marketing hype, it’s the logical evolution of storage virtualization from simply being a storage aggregator to the end goal of storage as a service. To achieve this goal, software-defined storage needs...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Storwize V3700: Ideal for VMware Environments

    Many businesses already have deployed or are considering VMware virtualization solutions to reduce costs through server consolidation while increasing the efficiency, utilization and flexibility of their IT infrastructure. Realizing the full benefits associated with server virtualization also requires a complementary and robust shared storage foundation. The new IBM® Storwize® V3700...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Windows Storage Server 2012 on System x

    With the introduction of the Microsoft® Windows® Storage Server 2012 offering via the IBM® Reseller Option Kit (ROK) program, clients can now get customized unified storage solutions which precisely match their specific needs. Combined with the IBM System x® servers, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors and pre-installed by...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Addressing The Small and Midsized Business Storage Challenge

    As small and midsize businesses (SMBs) struggle with the challenge of managing more data with fewer resources and limited budgets, the industry has responded with storage solutions that are either too small (low functionality and hard to deploy and manage) or too big (high capacity and performance with a high...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM System Storage Interactive Product Guide: Intelligent, efficient and automated storage for your IT infrastructure

    Whether your business is focused on gaining competitive advantage, mitigating risk or controlling IT costs, your storage infrastructure matters—a lot. IBM Smarter Storage is an intelligent, efficient, automated approach to the design and deployment of storage systems. This approach enables organizations like yours to take control of their storage so...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Forrester: Enterprises Shift To Smart Process Apps To Engage Customers

    This report will give you insights on how organisations can bridge the gap between systems that engage customers, using the latest mobile, social, analytics technology and systems of record. Download this Forrester report to learn how Kofax helped organisations improve their efficiencies and service qualities.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Private cloud thought leadership WP

    Capitalizing on the transformative potential of private cloud requires leveraging the differentiators that will drive exponential value down the road. This IBM white paper discusses the core differentiators that drive transformative business value in the deployment and management of private clouds and what CIOs need to know to achieve that...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Bring ROI to your BYOD - Forrester documents benefits of managed mobility.

    IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment that companies realized by engaging IBM to implement a “bring your own device” program.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Security Services Reference Guide

    From a communications equipment manufacturer optimizing investments with a security scan to a mutual insurance company reducing spam and threats with hosted web and email services, IBM security consultants have helped many companies evaluate their existing security practices against their business requirements and objectives. Read these customer references to learn...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Six keys to effective reputational and IT risk management (interactive)

    Interactive guide to provide insights on the key actions to take to take to safeguard your reputation by security and resilience investments

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Apr 2014

    The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery (Forrester)

    Are you considering in-house disaster recovery management? In the last five years, many companies have. But did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Five Myths of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Learn about the most common faulty disaster recovery assumptions—from insufficient employee work arrangements to the inadequacy of annual or biannual disaster recovery testing

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud

    Read the case study “A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud” to learn how IBM service teams used cloud-based technology to help the company develop an innovative and proven cloud computing solution for its backup and recovery environment. IBM’s turnkey solution helped the company improve protection, recovery,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    What the C-suite needs to know about the economics of IT risk and reputation

    View the presentation “Understanding the economics of IT risk and reputation”—based on a ground-breaking survey of 2,316 IT professionals conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM—to examine the costs behind this number and build a better business case for business continuity and IT security. Use it to demonstrate the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Your Data Under Siege: Defend It with Encryption

    Is your cyber security doing enough to protect your new, hyper-mobile business practices? Whether they are working in your headquarters, a home office, or on the road, employees, partners, and vendors need to have confidential data at their fingertips to conduct business effectively. The likelihood of this data becoming...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Virtualization Security Is Not an Oxymoron

    An overwhelming majority of organizations have adopted virtualized servers and those numbers are on the rise. While the business benefits of virtualization are clear—increased performance and stability and decreased hardware costs, floor space, and management oversight—the virtualized world makes your organization vulnerable to a wide array of new cybersecurity threats....

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    IT Security by the Numbers: Calculating the Total Cost of Protection

    Humorist Franklin P. Jones may have said it best: “When you get something for nothing, you just haven't been billed for it yet.” These are wise words of warning for businesses counting on so-called “free” IT security software. Kaspersky Lab has created an eBook to help you calculate the...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Adding Zero-Day Offense to Vulnerability Management

    This paper describes why your organization is vulnerable to zero day attacks and what you can do to add a zero-day offense to existing vulnerability management processes. It also describes how the Qualys Zero-Day Risk Analyzer enhances capabilities of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform with targeted intelligence and workflow to...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Expanding BIs Role by Including Predictive Analytics

    In today's economic downturn, organizations are looking for ways to improve the way they do business to keep ahead of the competition and improve revenue. Increasingly, organizations are finding that the benefits of BI can be complemented when combined with predictive analysis. Specifically, more insight can be gained, and even...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Best Practices for a BI & Analytics Strategy

    At a time of great economic volatility, there has been a significant decrease in the ability of decision makers at all levels to rely effectively on only experience or intuition to make decisions. The demand to respond faster, with greater insight into ongoing internal and external events based on facts,...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets

    Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. Most can recount horror stories about how bad luck, human error, or just simple incompetence brought their server rooms down. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations for...

    Sponsored By Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    5 Common Mistakes in Application/IT Infrastructure Monitoring

    Everyone knows they need monitoring to ensure their site uptime and keep their business humming. Yet many sites still suffer from outages that are first reported by their customers. Having managed data center operations for decades, we have lots of experience with monitoring systems of all kinds, and these...

    Sponsored By LogicMonitor

  • 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 // Feb 2014

    Advancing Business Value through Virtualization : Quantitative and Qualitative Insights (ESG)

    To realize the performance, availability, and agility benefits that virtualization can provide, your data center infrastructure must be able to support the initiative. This informative paper evaluates the prevalence and efficacy of data center virtualization deployments, and the hardware that supports them, so that you can determine what adjustments your...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IT Trends: 8 ways to stay ahead of the IT evolution

    The HP Technology Consulting efforts have created an informative guide to help separate the misguided hype from the stone cold facts, helping you avoid many obstacles that get in the way of building a better IT infrastructure. Sponsored by HP and Intel®: ...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The State of Servers Usage

    This white paper provides information on an exclusive study that looked at server evaluation criteria and purchase plans among SMBs as well as solutions for updating their infrastructures to prepare for business growth. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel,...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • 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 // Mar 2014

    Report on How Human Capital and Talent Technology are Influencing Global Business

    Examing survey results from a poll of senior business leaders and human resource executives, this joint report from Deloitte and Oracle takes a closer look at how businesses are using human capital management (HCM) technology to meet their growth goals. Download now to take an in depth look at this...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Transforming change into a competitive advantage

    This paper provides an overview of new approaches, tools and solutions for global collaboration throughout the development lifecycle can help you effectively manage change and complexity in the development of smarter products.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Benchmarking Your Service Desk

    All service desks want to know how good they are. But to find out they compare their performance measures to those of the industry. They simply put too much stock in industry-wide benchmarks without an appreciation of all the variables used to construct them. Instead of misleading measures that compare...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Post-Breach Survival Guide

    The onslaught of cyber-attacks and organized criminals seeking to steal corporate data has put even the most well-defended organizations at risk of suffering a data breach. While organizations shouldn’t give up their efforts to institute preventative IT security controls, they should also steel themselves to the all-too-real possibility of suffering...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    BYOD & the Implications for IT: How to Support BYOD without Putting Your Company at Risk

    The predictions that many industry pundits have been making about the rise of BYOD (bring your own device) are coming to fruition. The surprise is that it is happening at a much-accelerated rate at businesses of all sizes, around the world. While BYOD is increasingly important for employee satisfaction, it...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Who, What, When, Where and Why: Tracking the 5 Ws of Change in Active Directory, SharePoint, SQL Server, Exchange and VMware

    Many organizations rely on IT to prevent and detect tampering, unauthorized access or errors within their key enterprise technologies. Learn the limitations and capabilities of native auditing tools and how a third-party solution can help protect your system, data, productivity and bottom line.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Using Anomalies in Crash Reports to Detect Unknown Threats

    One of the biggest challenges organizations face when protecting their intellectual property and other sensitive data is detecting, inspecting, and stopping attacks that are capable of bypassing their cyber defenses. This white paper examines the “risk indicators” that can be observed in the anomalous activity taking place across a network....

    Sponsored By Websense

  • 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

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Live Webcast: Smart Strategies for Data Backup and Recovery

    Everyone knows the dire consequences of data loss. The key is how to work pre-emptively to avoid them by employing smart strategies for backup and recovery. Smart strategies are centered around an essential understanding of why systems fail and what can be done to play it safe with your...

    Sponsored By Unitrends

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Live Webcast: How to Protect and Recover SharePoint Data

    Microsoft SharePoint is an amazingly popular solution for sharing and centralizing control over important business data. Join us as we talk about the value of virtualizing your SharePoint infrastructure and the benefits of using Veeam® Backup & Replication™ to protect the valuable data that resides in your SharePoint databases. ...

    Sponsored By Veeam Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    APM Mobility Case Study

    Most of the organisations wanted to have an effective and efficient communications to their clients. This study gives you an idea on how to simplify smartphone integration and capitalise on Shoretel Unified Communications features and cost-saving call capabilities. Read this case study today to learn how Shoretel gives you...

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Mobile Is The New Face Of Engagement

    Mobile is not simply another device for IT to support with a shrunken Website or a screen-scraped SAP application. Rather, mobile manifests a broader shift to new engagement systems. CIOs must plan now for them and empower customers, partners, and employees with context-aware apps and smart products.

    Sponsored By SAP

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Remote Monitoring and Management: The Key to Proactive, Efficient IT Departments

    For IT professionals to succeed, they need to implement low-cost and high-productivity practices that allow them to have a positive impact on their organizations’ bottom line. Remote monitoring and management (RMM) delivers an arsenal of IT management tools that help IT professionals proactively monitor and remotely manage and resolve IT...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Forrester: Enterprises Shift To Smart Process Apps To Engage Customers

    This report will give you insights on how organisations can bridge the gap between systems that engage customers, using the latest mobile, social, analytics technology and systems of record. Download this Forrester report to learn how Kofax helped organisations improve their efficiencies and service qualities.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Bring ROI to Your BYOD - Forrester Documents Benefits of Managed Mobility

    IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment that companies realized by engaging IBM to implement a “bring your own device” program. In this study, you’ll learn how to improve workplace flexibility, reduce overhead and admin costs and increase productivity.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Gartner Report "Emergence of Ethernet Fabric"

    The rapid development of Ethernet fabric offers users new choices to modernize their data center physical switch networks to support software-defined network and cloud computing. Networking professionals should start on the road to greater efficiency and automation in their data center networks.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Pervasive technology trends shaping the business and the implications for your data center

    Four technology trends—cloud computing, mobile technology, social collaboration and analytics—are shaping the business and converging on the data center. But few data center strategies are designed with the requisite flexibility, scalability or resiliency to meet the new demands. Read the white paper to learn how a good data center strategy...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Top ten criteria for selecting a managed services provider

    When you’re faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT services providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out how...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    TP Vision reduces costs by 40% with IBM SmartCloud

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant’s cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Building A Successful Roadmap to Cloud

    To get the most from your cloud experience, you need a roadmap. Watch the video “Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud” to learn how a cloud roadmap can: Ensure that your cloud decisions work together to maximize the overall value to your business Give you greater...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Feb 2014

    SharePlex Connector for Hadoop Improving analytics with real- and near real-time data replication

    Learn how alternative methods for replicating changes from an Oracle database to a Hadoop® cluster can help you maintain real-time or a near real-time copies of the tables your organization needs to meet its data analytics requirements in this brief from Dell™.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // Mar 2013

    Geeknet: Business Analytics for Midsize Businesses: Challenges and Benefits

    Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics has given large companies an edge for years. It helps them be more competitive, make information -- based decisions faster and better, improves operational efficiencies, and boosts the bottom line. Midsize businesses are increasingly eager to reap similar benefits.Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Mar 2013

    A Smarter Approach: Inside IBM Business Analytics Solutions for Mid-Size Businesses

    Teams of engineers and statisticians spend their days immersed in seas of data from various sources. However, it isn't just the largest of organizations that can benefit from analytics and data-driven decision-making. Businesses of all sizes need to leverage the new currency of data and information.

    Sponsored By IBM