Data Management

The latest white papers, case studies and webcasts to help technology professionals ensure data is safe from risk and disaster with quality back-up, infrastructure and information management.

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Boost IT Visibility and Business Value with Service Catalogue

    Many CIOs are being pressured to demonstrate IT value. A service catalog can help you promote your services in a way the business can easily understand. It will become your service management foundation that can boost IT visibility and constantly demonstrate IT value to the business.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Federation for Identity and Access Security

    The shift to a cloud-based enterprise IT architecture is a foregone conclusion for organizations across a wide range of company sizes and verticals. However, many organizations are still approaching this shift with trepidation because security and compliance concerns can slow or block many enterprise cloud initiatives in terms of both...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Internet of Things and Big Data

    Industry analysts predict that 40 billion sensors will be embedded in everyday objects by 2020. Sensor-enabled objects are unleashing torrents of data previously unimaginable. How can you leverage new revenue streams when your database could be your biggest roadblock? Read this whitepaper on the joint platform from MongoDB and...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Quantifying Business Advantage - The Value of Database Selection

    Relational databases can frustrate you as well, holding back your best ideas. But now there is a better way. After trying for two years to build a single view of their customer on a relational database, one of the world’s leading insurance companies migrated to MongoDB and delivered the...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Webroot SecureAnywhere Business Mobile Protection

    In a recent survey, employers indicated that 95% of their employees are using mobile devices for work, with 61% of the employees using their own personal devices.1 Quick and easy ways to conduct business on the go are gaining momentum; so is the need for effective security for mobile devices...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management Buyers Guide

    This EMM buyers guide will walk you through the process of selecting the right mobile solution to fit your company’s BYOD objectives. It explains how an effective EMM system can support an organisation's workforce mobility strategy, ensure compliance, protect corporate data and provide centralised management of devices and apps while...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Webroot 2015 Threat Brief

    Did you know that: • 85,000 malicious IPs are launched every day? • Less than 55% of all URLs are Trustworthy? • 30% of Internet Users access Phishing sites? • 15% of New files are malicious executables? • Only 28% of mobile apps are trustworthy? The Webroot 2015 Threat Brief,...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Importance of Cyber Threat Intelligence to a Strong Security Posture

    Recently, the Ponemon Institute surveyed 693 IT security professionals from Fortune 1000, Global 2000 and the Forbes List of Largest Private Companies in order to understand how organizations are using, gathering and analyzing threat intelligence as part of their broader cybersecurity strategy. The resulting report answers the following questions: •...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The 12 Leading Players in the Corporate Web Security - Market Quadrant

    Webroot has again been identified as a “Trail Blazer” in the Corporate Web Security Market Quadrant 2014 report by The Radicati Group. The independent analysis recognizes Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service for its cloud-based threat detection, predictive threat intelligence and robust content filtering. The report includes in-depth, expert analysis of...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Step-by-Step Configuration Guide

    Security is a major concern for IT professionals when think about the implementation of cloud computing solutions. In overcoming those concerns and enabling the hosting of all workloads, including those that depend on sensitive information, robust security mechanisms play a vital role. Intel and Red Hat come together to provide...

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way

    Workday is responsible for maintaining the core application so that customer IT staff do not have to get involved. Traditionally, IT costs more than it earns, undermining company profits rather than contributing to them. If IT professionals spend more time advancing the organisation’s mission, they do more than help trim...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    The Expectation of SSL Everywhere

    SSL is the set of cryptographic protocols that secure data in transit. Today SSL is often the only tool standing between your organization and the bad actors. The stakes around SSL have been upleveled to the limit. Whether or not it’s convenient to admit, it’s time for organizations to uplevel...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    M-Trends 2015 - A View from the Front Lines

    While we have seen modest gains in organizations’ ability to overcome the security gap, advanced (and not-so advanced) threat actors continue to evolve their tactics to find a way through it. The M-ternds report by Mandiant, provides a brief overview of the how attackers’ motives and tactics changed in 2014....

    Sponsored By FireEye

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Aberdeen Checklist - How B2B Salespeople Learn to Love Their Data

    In a recent study, Aberdeen provided a data and performance-driven bridge between two unlikely enterprise business partners: Sales Leadership and the IT team. The common ground here is sales analytics, or the business intelligence tools that leader companies more effectively leverage to support better sales forecasting, deal-making, and closing activities...

    Sponsored By QlikTech

  • eBooks // Mar 2015

    CITO Research E-Book - Empowering Sales with Self Service BI

    Read this e-book and learn how to empower sales with self-service business intelligence in order to gain better insight into your pipeline, get to know your customers better, close bigger deals faster, and uncover better cross-sell and up-sell opportunities with less effort. Download this e-book to learn more.

    Sponsored By QlikTech

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Qlik Executive Brief - The Link Between Sales Analytics and Sales Performance

    There is an undeniable link between the use of sales analytics and strong sales performance. An organization’s ability to grow revenue in a sustainable, predictable way relies on sales analytics. Sales organizations must find a way to aggregate, sift through, and make sense of all of their data to find...

    Sponsored By QlikTech

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Unified Communications Buyers Guide: The Top Ten Requirements for a UC Solution

    This document offers an overview of the current top ten requirements to consider for a premise-based UC solution, with features called out as well as a ShoreTel case study.

    Sponsored By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Firewall Buyers Guide

    Five key areas to consider when choosing your next firewall Checklist of the security capabilities you need Questions to ask vendors to make sure they meet your requirements Comparisons of Sophos, Fortinet, Dell SonicWALL and WatchGuard

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Achieving Security with Cloud Data Protection

    Today, more and more companies recognize the value and convenience of using cloud backup to protect their server data. HP Autonomy offers hosted data storage that enables you to reduce the costs, risks, and complexity of storing and protecting your business information. With a heightened focus on security, privacy, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Protecting Your Roaming Workforce With Cloud-Based Security

    Remote and roaming workers are constantly checking email, downloading data and staying productive. Results are their top priority - security is not. IT departments must mitigate the risks of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    2014 ZDNet Report - Reducing Infrastructure Cost and Complexity Through Colocation

    The growing complexity of managing datacentres is forcing organisations to take a hard look at co-location as a viable alternative to maintaining their in-house datacentre needs. Co-location will allow organisations to have the facilities they need, with provided space, power, cooling, and physical security for the server, storage, and networking...

    Sponsored By M1

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    TSIA 2014 Report: The State of Support Services

    Looking back at 2014 and the major changes in support services, TSIA identifies what they see as the ‘New World for B4B’, with companies around the world making changes to the way they are structured and how they operate. Take a look at the new capabilities that will be added...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Harvard Business Review: The Truth about your Customer's Experience

    While companies often focus on the individual interactions with their customers to ensure that they are satisfied with the service provided to them in that interaction, the companies can often fall short when looking at the complete journey of that customer on their way to purchase and beyond. The Harvard...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Ways Cloud Solutions Power Business Agility

    The real power of cloud is its ability to allow businesses to “spend less time and money managing IT, and more time focused on their real priority - growth”. This has made the industry to embrace the chance and evolve the way they manage IT. This report talks about how...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Top 5 Reasons Why Cloud Security Beats Traditional Security

    Not long ago, security was viewed as one of the biggest obstacles to widespread adoption of cloud-based deployments for enterprise software solutions. With recent developments and cloud vendors living exclusively in the cloud world, they have managed to build a much higher level of data center and virtual system security...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Infor CloudSuite - Flexible and Proven Solutions for your Industry

    Infor CloudSuite offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions designed to help support manufacturing, healthcare, the public sector, and more. Infor CloudSuite lets you put some of the most innovative business technologies available today to work for your business in ways that can help optimize value and minimize risk. Download this...

    Sponsored By Infor

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    How to free your healthcare organisation from the storage tech trap

    The demand for extra capacity for patient records, clinical research and other data continues to grow relentlessly. Meanwhile, teams want instant access to information to deliver greater-quality care. Tightening regulations and other outside pressures continue to place an added burden on IT managers – who are already under strain with...

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    How to free your enterprise from the storage tech trap

    The demand for extra capacity continues to grow relentlessly. Meanwhile, business teams want instant access to information in order to drive competitive advantages. Tightening regulations and other outside pressures continue to place an added burden on IT managers – who are already under strain with their budgets. With these unstoppable...

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    5 Important Questions to Ask Before You Renew With Your Legacy Backup Software Provider

    Over the last five years, many companies have re-signed with their legacy backup solution providers because the benefits of changing were not obvious. But data and information management and protection technologies are growing far more complex and dynamic than they’ve ever been, and new innovations can supply major advantages and...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    5 Fundamentals of Virtual Server Protection

    Server virtualization brings many well-known benefits, including cost efficiencies, management automation, and improved agility. Most enterprises are already invested heavily in virtualization technologies, but with these new operating models come challenges to data management and infrastructure protection. This whitepaper outlines five important considerations that must be addressed in order to...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    5 Strategies for Modern Data Protection

    Data growth, data center consolidation, server virtualization, and cloud services are wreaking havoc with conventional approaches to backup and recovery. This concise white paper presents five strategies for data protection - from deduplication to automation to granular recovery - that will not only help solve your current data management challenges...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Gatepoint Research: Few Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks

    Hackers penetrate organisations and steal information through vulnerabilities in software applications. Yet less than half of IT organisations have confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses. And just 11 percent say they know with confidence which applications are at risk. Those are among the findings of...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Understanding Advanced Threats and How to Mitigate Them

    When you're a hacker, time is on your side. Time to find a soft spot in your armour, to evade defenses, to seek out your most critical data. Increasingly, today's advanced threats circumvent traditional defenses - even sandboxing. You need a new approach. This SlashGuide whitepaper helps you understand advanced...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Cloud Compitung: A Silver Bullet For Finance?

    The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information— have piqued the interest of CFOs and finance leaders who are actively evaluating the risks versus the rewards of the cloud delivery model. Read more...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Data Protection: Quality Plus Fast ROI

    Too many organizations today struggle with backup and recovery solutions that not only fail in their primary mission of reducing the risk of data loss but also cost far too much — in wasted IT staff time, reduced employee productivity, monthly fees and ever-growing storage requirements. You need reliable, automated...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Downtime Costs How Much? Calculating the Business Value of Disaster Recovery

    There is misalignment between what the business expects and what IT can actually deliver — especially when it comes to disaster recovery. Following these nine steps can help you organize your thoughts, ask the right questions and develop the right strategy to begin taking a more business-centric approach to disaster...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    6 Must Haves Modern Financial Management Systems UK

    The financial system you are running today can probably trace its heritage back to the ‘80s and ‘90s. Since then, the needs of finance organisations have changed dramatically, but financial systems have failed to adapt at the core. Built to serve only the most basic requirements, these systems weren’t designed...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Redefining Your Data Protection Strategy: Focus on Recovery

    IT managers must contend with growing expectations from their end users and need to evaluate innovative new backup approaches to meet these needs. Purpose-built backup appliances are an increasingly popular storage technology that enables IT managers to meet their needs for a cost-efficient, easy to deploy and use data protection...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Consolidation: The Foundation for IT and Business Transformation

    How many helpdesks do you have in your business right now? How many IT service management tools, or versions of the same business application is your organization using right now? If the answer to any of these is greater than one, your organization may be operating with a handicap that...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    10 Reasons to Choose Hitachi UCP

    Sit back as we reveal the 10 reason that IT professionals choose Hitachi UCP. Find out how other IT specialists and their organisations have used UCP to support and improve their VMware and vSphere environments with reliability and agility.

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems