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

    Advanced Threat Protection with Dell SecureWorks Security Services

    This paper distinguishes between and discusses the various types of advanced threats, the actors, their motives and processes, and provides a roadmap for how to enhance your security posture to better detect and resist them, including Advanced Persistent Threats (APT). This roadmap also includes information on how Dell SecureWorks services...

    Sponsored By Dell SecureWorks

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Live Webinar - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Do you want a unified view of IT systems performance, availability and capacity across all server platforms, network devices, applications, and IT business services? In only 40-minutes, learn how up.time can make IT monitoring and reporting easier: Unified, enterprise-level monitoring, alerting and reporting across all Servers, Networks, Applications,...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Do you want a unified view of IT systems performance, availability and capacity across all server platforms, network devices, applications, and IT business services? Unified, enterprise-level monitoring, alerting and reporting across all Servers, Networks, Applications, and IT services. Easy to use and quick to deploy. up.time can...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Now It's Easier Than Ever to Get Started with DCIM

    Nlyte On-Demand makes it possible for companies of any size to deploy a scalable DCIM solution without incurring large up-front costs and complexities. Based on the flagship offering Nlyte 7, Nlyte On-Demand enables organizations to begin retooling their data center practices for efficiency and cost control. In this recorded...

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Retail Industry Data Center Case Study

    One of the world’s largest home improvement retailers operating four data centers with over 1,500 servers across a national footprint needed to see detailed information on asset location, age, utilization, power requirements and connections at disparate data centers on one screen.

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Banking Industry Data Center Case Study

    One of the world’s largest banks with over 1 million square feet of data center space, 25,000 racks and 120,000 servers spread across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific had a goal of replacing 15 percent of data center assets annually.

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    When Data Center Layers Converge: Pulling Together the Physical, Logical and Virtual Aspects of Today’s IT Platforms

    The software defined data center (SDDC) is poised to redefine modern data centers from large to small. It helps facilitate the much-needed move towards an optimized, balanced service level-to-cost ratio approach, away from safe but expensive over provisioning. However, SDDC tends to focus on the logical layers, neglecting the...

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Consumer Electronics Technology Data Center Case Study

    One of the world’s largest consumer electronics and technology companies running nine data centers on four continents with a capacity of more than 18,000 racks and 350,000 individual servers sought a way to managed their data center infrastructure – which was projected to double or triple in the coming years.

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Five Data Center and IT Infrastructure Lessons From the Cloud Giants, by Forrester Research

    Amazon. Salesforce.com. Microsoft. Rackspace. The economics and efficiencies of the world's largest cloud and hosting service providers are an aspiration for some in enterprise IT. Forrester interviewed many of the leading web, cloud and hosting providers and uncovered five key lessons enterprise IT can apply within its own environments. ...

    Sponsored By Nlyte Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Using Encryption and Access Control for PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance in AWS

    Compliance and security continue to be top concerns for organizations that plan to move their environment to cloud computing. Besides that, achieving PCI compliance is not a simple task. It is difficult for many organizations to navigate the current landscape of information systems and adequately fulfill all PCI DSS requirements....

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • 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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Tips to improve the mobile app experience over Wi-Fi

    As the growing number of people who are using their mobile device access apps at work through Wi-Fi networks, there is an increasing demand on the quality of Wi-Fi signals to improve users’ mobile app experience. This executive brief presents us with 5 tips for ensuring mobile apps run flawlessly....

    Sponsored By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Considerations for Maximizing Analytics Performance

    In this report, Philip Howard of Bloor Research compares performance capabilities of the leading business intelligence 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Why DBMs Matter More than Ever in the Big Data Era

    Big data promises valuable insights that are enticing organizations to invest in analytics and BI tools, yet many overlook the need for a DBMS that can stand up to the strain big data places on the underlying infrastructure. This ePaper explores the DBMs characteristics of most importance in a big...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IBM - Giant Leap Forward in Data Services

    As an IT professional, you’ve already dreamt it: a future where you can quickly deploy high availability transactional database systems without the hassle of purchasing, installing, configuring, tuning and testing everything yourself. That day has arrived! The IBM PureData System for Transactions is a pre-integrated database platform that helps you...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    In case of an IT emergency, seconds matter. Watch the video.

    In the business world, maintaining security of your critical systems may not mean actual life or death, but it's extremely important—especially if it's your job to monitor and maintain your IT security posture.

    Sponsored By McAfee

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Live Webcast: Moments of Magic in Customer Service

    Join us for this LIVE event! Thursday, April 24th 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT There’s a big difference between satisfied customers and loyal customers. Satisfactory is a rating, while loyalty is an emotion. The goal is to deliver a customer service experience that gives people a...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Strategies for Storage: Modernize data protection practices

    Traditional approaches to data protection are no longer enough. A strategy that thoughtfully augments your legacy infrastructure with modern data protection approaches can help reduce complexity, slash costs, and minimize risk of loss —while accelerating your organization’s time to value. This report addresses key ways to manage data and provides...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    6 Pitfalls of Capacity & Vessel Scheduling

    This briefing outlines 6 pitfalls of capacity and vessel scheduling and is directed towards companies in the maritime shipping and logistics industry. Avoiding these pitfalls will take the cost and complexity out of fleet scheduling and execution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    3 Warning Signs Postal Operators Can't Afford to Ignore

    This briefing draws attention to three warning signs that postal operators can’t afford to ignore. If your business fails any of these criteria, you may be missing out on attaining profitable, efficient operations. Avoid these postal pitfalls.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Add agility to your aluminum supply chain

    This briefing details how to add agility to your aluminum supply chain by implementing the Quintiq metals solution used by leading manufacturers such as Aluar, Novelis and Sapa. Plan across multiple levels and horizons for increased success.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Aleris Koblenz: From complex scheduling to simple automation

    This case study, of aluminum company Aleris Koblenz, shows how they used Quintiq’s planning solution to handle everything from complex scheduling to simple automation.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • 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 // Mar 2014

    3 factors that determine supply chain agility

    This briefing offers a quick quiz to help discover whether your supply chain enables your company to thrive. By optimizing your supply chain’s agility, your company can thrive and benefit from synchronized supply and demand.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    4 pitfalls of S&OP implementations

    This briefing lists 4 pitfalls of S&OP implementations that keep companies from getting the most out of their S&OP systems. While implementing S&OP is never easy, avoiding these pitfalls can enable your company to succeed in its S&OP endeavors.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 signs of superior profit boosting supply chain optimization

    This briefing looks at five signs of superior profit-boosting optimization. Balacing KPIs is a challenge. Effective optimization can lead to more optimal business outcomes.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    6 steps to effective KPI-based planning

    This briefing outlines the steps businesses should take to develop effective KPI-based planning. By taking the steps outlined in this briefing, you can strategically align your business goals and your operational plans through KPI-based planning.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Sales and operations planning (S&OP) demystified

    This whitepaper demystifies sales and operations planning by showing how Quintiq’s solutions can integrate sales strategies and operational efficiency for maximum profitability.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Top myths about supply chain optimization

    This briefing discusses the top myths about optimization that often keep companies from maximizing their returns. The difference between good and great optimization can be millions of dollars in savings, learn the facts here and start saving today.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Infographic: Fight Cyber Crime

    A Ponemon Institute infographic sponsored by HP presents a quick and clear information on how to fight Cyber Crime. Download this report now to learn how HP helps organisations identify the source of security attacks and solve them before incurring costly downtime.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Requirements Quality Assurance

    This whitepaper will help readers to understand the nature of Application Lifestyle Management. Learn how ALM helps to define, measure, improve and manage the specifications within your organisations systems engineering process and associated quality assurance projects. Many organizations are recognizing the critical nature of ALM and how it assists to...

    Sponsored By Access Testing

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Live Webcast- Virtualizing Exchange: Protection made easy

    Have you held off virtualizing Exchange? If so, what Rick Vanover from Veeam has to show you may be enough to convince you to change! Join this webinar to see how you can successfully virtualize and protect Exchange while giving benefits you never thought possible. You will see...

    Sponsored By Veeam Software

  • 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

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Master IT Complexity with the New IBM Enterprise Linux Server (Webcast)

    With growth outpacing both the Windows and Unix markets. Linux is the platform of choice for new workloads. However, businesses are discovering unique challenges when it comes to managing, securing, and deploying Linux workloads. IBM will soon be announcing exciting new enhacements to the IBM Enterprise Linux Server and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Power of Convergence

    Today's businesses are focused on being nimble, innovative and cost effective - without compromise. The answer for today's small, remote or mobile business is a converged infrastructure with a simple, versatile and efficient platform. This paper addresses the pain IT leaders are currently experiencing by providing practical, actionable guidance toward...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Platform for Success - As businesses seek out IT solutions, Dell PowerEdge VRTX surfaces as a powerful option.

    Cost is a crucial concern for businesses, often propelling them to embrace a mishmash of technology with hopes of finding cohesiveness. Unfortunately, the result is usually far from the goal. This paper discusses how Dell PowerEdge VRTX alleviates this issue by serving as a consolidation or convergence IT platform for...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Changing the Economics of Flash Storage

    For most IT pros, the quest for flash storage ends with sticker shock. But, what if you could get flash performance at disk economics? Now you can. Are you ready to put all your hot data on flash, within the tightest footprint, in a fully functioning array? Finally, flash...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Embracing flash storage

    The performance gap between CPU and hard disk based storage systems increases exponentially every year. To meet the needs of today's performance hungry applications, IT professionals have utilized a variety of clever approaches to bridge this gap. However, the traditional hard disk drive (HDD) storage systems still struggle to keep...

    Sponsored By Dell