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

    Learn how to make archiving an enterprise advantage: eBook

    Digital information is the lifeblood of the enterprise. Every day, business applications generate invoices, account statements, voice recordings and many other forms of information that must be preserved for business and regulatory purposes. More often than not, this information is inactive and stored in legacy applications that have been replaced...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Addressing key issues for managers of complex contracts in energy and engineering

    Contract and project management is a significant challenge in the energy and engineering industries. Supplier Exchange will allow participants to define workflows and collaboration methods that improve contract management by greatly reducing the time and cost to find and validate relevant information.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Managing Assets for Maximum Performance and Value

    State-of-the-art asset management is critical in industries such as oil and gas exploration and production, oil refining and gas processing, and utilities that rely heavily on expensive and aging physical assets. Among other benefits, effective asset management reduces costs and risks, improves process flows and business continuity, increases profit margins,...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Centrify and Dropbox for secure collaboration

    Dropbox for Business lets organizations better access and control company data, with admin features that make it easy to deploy, provision, and manage effectively. Centrify offers an easy-to-deploy cloud service that delivers the industry's most comprehensive solution for Active Directory-based single sign-on, access control, and mobile device management for thousands...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • Analyst Briefings // Oct 2014

    Improve business agility with IBM Integration Bus

    This solution brief describes how IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker) can simplify the connectivity between IT assets and add direct value to your organization.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Why Upgrade to IBM MQ Advanced V8?

    Read this datasheet to find out what's new in IBM MQ V8 and why you should upgrade. The latest version IBM MQ V8 enables simpler, faster, more reliable and security-rich data exchange for responsiveness and agility. It provides enhanced scalability, security, updates to standards and currency and much more.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    Video : Radboud University enhances security for over 40,000 users with Dell One Identity Manager

    Watch this video to learn how Radboud University improved business agility and enhanced security while controlling costs with Dell One Identity Manager.

    Sponsored By Intragen

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Business Case : Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    One of the main objective for IT decision makers is to increase revenues, reduce costs and improve profitability. Intragen, IAM specialist helps you achieve these goals in this Business Case. Find out more...

    Sponsored By Intragen

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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®

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Future-proof your mobility strategy with Dell Enterprise Mobility Management

    Smartphone, tablet and laptop vendors are introducing multiple new models per year, in a range of form factors, while Apple, Google and Microsoft release frequent OS updates. Meanwhile, new vendors are entering the mobile marketplace, offering new devices, enterprise device management solutions and security solutions. Filtering out the noise in...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Staying connected for work-from-anywhere productivity

    Today’s on-the-go workforce seeks an optimal balance of mobility and performance. The Dell Venue 11 Pro tablet offers extreme flexibility by combining the power of an Ultrabook™ system, the functionality of a desktop and the portability of a tablet.Dell tablets with up to Intel® Core™ i5 ProcessorIntel, the...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    5 Best Practices for Managing and Securing Enterprise Tablets

    Tablet-equipped employees can help increase productivity, collaboration, and profits, but they also present challenges. These best practices can help maximize the benefits of tablets while minimizing management hassles and security risks.Dell tablets with up to Intel® Core™ i5 ProcessorIntel, the Intel logo, Intel Core, Intel vPro, Core Inside...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • Downloads // Oct 2014

    Find the Root Cause of Your Toughest SQL Server Performance Issues in 4 Clicks!

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • 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 // Sep 2014

    Zero Trust Approach to Network Security

    Zero Trust is an alternative security model that addresses the shortcomings of failing perimeter-centric strategies by removing the assumption of trust. This paper discusses the need for a Zero Trust approach to network security, how the Palo Alto Networks® next-generation security platform delivers on these requirements, and provides guidance on...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    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 // Sep 2014

    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 // Sep 2014

    The Forrester Wave Private Cloud Solutions

    Enterprises look to private clouds for more than just virtual infrastructure provisioning. Private cloud vendors have started to bundle additional capabilities into their solutions, including pervasive VM management capabilities, design tools for complex application templates, and service catalogs. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    It's A Hybrid Cloud World. Are You Managing Your Hybrid State?

    If your company is using cloud computing services today, it’s highly likely you are already in a hybrid cloud configuration. The key question is whether you are actively managing this reality. In January 2014, Forester Consulting evaluated the state of enterprise hybrid cloud environments and how they are being managed....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Forrester: Why Customer-Focused Organizations Must Take a Strategic Approach to Identity Relationship Management

    Customer-focused companies strive to make their content available to an ever-growing number of connected users and devices on a much larger scale than ever before. Forrester finds that to achieve this securely, companies need identity and access management (IAM) platforms that are adaptable, scalable, responsive, and high velocity. Fortunately, a...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock