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

    Simplifying complexity - best practices in trip optimization

    This briefing, targeted towards logistics companies, offers some best practices in trip optimization that can help to simplify seemingly complex planning puzzles. Consider these best practices to get your business moving in the right direction.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The 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

  • 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

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) Offers Easy Exchange Mailbox Management with NEW AppInsight™ for Exchange!

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor provides extensive capabilities to monitor and fix your servers and applications, including custom application monitoring. With AppInsight for Exchange, SAM provides expert alerts and advice along with comprehensive visibility to proactively pinpoint Exchange performance issues. Find & fix problems with Microsoft® Exchange & other...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Comprehensive Virtualization Management - From VM to Spindle

    SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, & chargeback automation. All in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use. Virtualization Manager auto-discovers the virtual machines in your environment making the creation of your monitoring environment...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Justifying Investments in Information Governance

    The ViaLumina Executive Brief series on Information Governance provides business leaders with a grounding in the fundamentals of IG and how it should affect business, legal, and IT strategy. In this brief Barclay T. Blair, President of ViaLumina, provides information on justifying investments in information governance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Getting Started with Information Governance

    The ViaLumina Executive Brief series on Information Governance provides business leaders with a grounding in the fundamentals of IG and how it should affect business, legal, and IT strategy. In this brief Barclay T. Blair, President of ViaLumina, provides information on getting started with information governance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Information Governance: Realizing Its True Value

    Faced with a constantly growing volume of information, organizations today are realizing they need the right strategy to manage and protect their assets. The goal of Information Governance is to effectively use and manage assets to derive maximum value, while minimizing information related risks and costs. But precisely what kind...

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enterprise Information Management: Address your Information Governance

    Enterprise information is growing at an exponential rate, where business application are moving from the desktop to a variety of mobile devices and where information itself resides anywhere- on premise or in the cloud. The firewall is no longer the “boundary” of the business, making it harder than ever to...

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software

    Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enabling devices and device management for your mobility/BYOD program

    Which mobile devices will best meet your business goals while satisfying employee preferences? This white paper explores how to maximize your mobility/BYOD program by selecting the right devices for your organization and managing them efficiently, flexibly and securely — using Dell Enterprise Mobility Management and a range of Dell mobile devices.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Future-proof your mobility strategy with Dell Enterprise Mobility Management

    Looking for ongoing ways to securely connect your mobile team to the resources they need today and in the future? Read this new white paper to learn how Dell Enterprise Mobility Management can help your IT team adapt as devices, operating systems and work habits constantly evolve.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Securing the enterprise workspace: protect your organization while supporting mobility and BYOD

    Is your mobile workforce contributing to vulnerabilities that could lead to a security breach? This white paper explains how Dell Mobility Solutions for security can help protect your organization’s information, systems and networks while simplifying administration and supporting employees with forward-thinking mobility initiatives for a range of devices and operating...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Dell Mobility Solutions: A powerful portfolio

    How do you balance security, efficiency and freedom of access when rolling out a BYOD strategy? Read this new white paper to see how Dell Mobility Solutions can help. Custom BYOD solutions offer the flexibility of anytime, anywhere access while boosting productivity, enhancing security and streamlining complex IT management.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enhance and optimize your mobility/BYOD infrastructure

    Wondering how to meet the needs of your growing mobile workforce without increasing security risks or administrative complexity? This new white paper outlines how Dell Mobility Solutions can help you increase mobile performance and capacity for mobility/BYOD initiatives while protecting company resources and streamlining IT management.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Security Analytics: A Required Escalation In Cyber Defense

    In this white Paper, noted industry analyst Richard Stiennon examines the emerging requirement in the ongoing arms race with threat actors. Despite years of investment in multiple layers of security defenses, every organization is still wide open to targeted attacks. It is practically impossible to stop all possible attacks....

    Sponsored By Arbor Networks

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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