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

    vRanger Pro - Simple, fast, and scalable image-based backup, replication, and recovery

    Protecting virtual environments with traditional backup and replication software is no small feat. These agent-dependent solutions are slow, expensive, and difficult to manage— sapping virtual host CPU and I/O resources and often wasting large amounts of backup storage. vRanger Pro offers a better alternative. This simple, fast and scalable data-protection...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // Jun 2013

    Security For Virtualization, the challenge, the solution, and how to get the business on board

    Few of us would dispute that virtualization makes good business sense. However, the view of leading analysts is that in the rush to implement virtualization, security has become a poor second. So while the business benefits are clear, the risks are less well documented and understood. Selecting the right...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Your Data under Siege: Protection in the Age of BYODs

    You would be hard pressed to find a single employee who comes to the office without a personal mobile device. Most probably use those devices outside the office to send work-related email messages. BYOD is a reality in today's business world. Is your IT department a roadblock that employees go...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • 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 // 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

  • 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 // 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 // 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_AU

  • 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 2011

    Getting Started with Master Data Services

    Master Data Services in SQL Server 2008 R2 allows an organization to define a "single source of truth" about its enterprise data using a purpose-built centralized database and a predefined Web application - Master Data Manager. Multiple application databases can be referenced through models forming a "hub-and-spoke" type architecture enabling...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Attack Path Analytics: A Strategic Approach to Vulnerability Remediation

    Security organizations have no problem finding vulnerabilities on enterprise networks – the volume of security data is constantly growing. The greater challenge is sifting through this data to determine which situations present the greatest risk to the business and prioritizing remediation efforts. Read this white paper to find out the...

    Sponsored By Tenable Network Security

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Ensuring Enterprise Visibility, Auditing and Reporting

    Learn how to easily identify and report on who has access to what files, folders and shares (and on what servers) in Active Directory. Plus, reduce the risk of security breaches and compliance failures in the process. Read this insightful tech brief.

    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

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Product Preview: Big Data Analytics

    Ready for strategic real-time answers to your most critical business questions? Want the ability to make decisions based on predictive data-driven insights and not just intuition? See how Workday Big Data Analytics allows managers and executives to gain insight into information that was previously too difficult or time-consuming to obtain.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Benefits Administration

    Companies of all sizes experience challenges managing their employee benefits. With rising costs across the board, there has never been a better time to reassess your employee benefits program. In this video, you will see how Workday gives your company the tools you need to meet your unique business requirements.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Business Process Framework

    In this video demonstration, you will get an inside look at two specific features of Workday: Configurable Business Processes and Calculated Fields. With these two features alone, processes can be configured to ensure adherence to your company's policies and needs.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Operational Intelligence Through Actionable Analytics

    In this product preview, you will learn how simple it is for managers to get the right data, analyze the information, and respond immediately to what they’ve learned. With Workday built-in actionable analytics, all users can get relevant information to help improve the overall operational intelligence throughout the organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Nov 2012

    Payroll Product Preview

    At Workday, we are focused on building solutions ready for the global enterprise. Workday Payroll is no exception--it provides a flexible, configurable single system-of-record for employees, managers, and HR administrators.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2013

    Expenses Product Preview

    When it's simple for workers to enter their expenses, the results are impressive -- lower costs, more accurate accounting, and more timely reimbursements. Watch the video to discover how Workday Expenses allows you to effectively engage your employees and improve the accuracy and timeliness of expense reporting.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2013

    Project & Work Management Product Preview

    Looking for a new way to track people, work, and results -- all in one system? Watch the video to learn how you can leverage a unified suite of applications in Workday Project and Work Management to maximize productivity, motivate workers, and give managers and executives the deep insights they...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Big Data in HR and Finance: Understanding the Real Value

    Big Data continues to create new ways of gathering and analyzing information. In the latest research by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, a real-world lens of big data is provided for HR and Finance. View this infographic below to discover why big data matters to you and your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2013

    Global Payroll Strategy: Look to the Cloud for a Solution

    If you’re frustrated by your outdated payroll system, you are not alone. Payroll is a huge challenge for today’s global companies. Check out the infographic to learn how the cloud can totally transform your payroll for the best and why there’s no better time than now to do...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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

  • 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