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 // Sep 2014

    Transforming Your Business with Tablets

    As with many consumer technologies — especially the mobile ones — tablets are increasingly finding their way into the workplace as workers become accustomed to their portability and ease of use, and find no benefit in switching between work and home devices.Dell tablets with up to Intel® Core™ i5 Processor

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • 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®

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    HP Software-Defined Data Center Webinar

    The concept of the software-defined data center (SDDC), an abstraction of the physical data center into a software-defined set of resources and services, has gained traction over the last year. Understanding the potential benefits, pitfalls and the commercial reality of the SDDC is critical for enterprise infrastructure architects and engineers...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • 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 // Mar 2014

    5 Essentials for Protecting Against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTS)

    Advanced persistent threats (APTs) have become a major concern for IT security professionals worldwide, and for good reason. Recent attacks have targeted a multitude of diverse companies. This paper clarifies the nature of APT risks and provides recommendations on how organizations can better protect themselves. Read more...

    Sponsored By Websense

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Hadoop Buyer's Guide

    Increasing numbers of enterprises are turning to Hadoop as an indispensable component for the mission-critical applications that drive their core business operations. Hadoop is no longer considered a “science project" or something to be casually spun off to a “skunk works” team. This newfound prominence means that the responsibility of...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    CITO Research: Optimized Data Engineering - A Crucial Challenge for the Internet of Everything Era

    From its inception, MapR has been a leader in architectural innovations to make Hadoop easier to use and more dependable. These innovations range from self-healing of critical services, point-in-time data-recovery snapshots and frequent enhancements that help prevent outages. MapR also overcomes the limit on the number of files that can...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    The Executives Guide to Big Data & Apache Hadoop

    An introduction to Big Data, describing what it consists of and what’s driving its remarkable momentum. I also explain how distributed, parallel processing methodologies – brought to life in technologies such as Hadoop and its thriving ecosystem – can help harvest knowledge from the enormous volumes of raw data –...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • Research // Sep 2014

    EMA: The Evolution of Data-Driven Security

    The era of Big Data has begun demonstrating to information security that there is more that can be done to identify threats, address fraud and improve compliance monitoring activities by bringing better context to data for actionable intelligence.

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture Enables Business Transformation

    Every C-level executive is focused on transforming the business, and IT leaders are tasked with providing them with the evolving network infrastructure and support. Download this whitepaper to learn how Cisco ONE enterprise networks architecture enables business transformation and provides the necessary levels of application intelligence, contextual information, visibility and...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    The Successful Cloud Enabled Enterprise - Your Journey to the Cloud Infopaper

    It’s no secret that more and more businesses are leveraging the power of the cloud. And there’s good reason for that. Cloud computing offers the promise of cost-effective capacity on demand—anytime, anywhere, and on any device. But taking advantage of the cloud’s many benefits isn't as simple as signing...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prefabricated Modular Data Centres

    Data centre systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerised, modular, skid-based, pod-based, mobile, portable, self-contained, all-in-one, and more. There are, however, important distinctions between the various types of factory-built building blocks on the market. This paper proposes standard terminology...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • 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 // May 2014

    How to Plan the Perfect Enterprise-Class Office 365 environment

    Microsoft ventures into cloud services space for the first time in 13 years with Office 365. While this robust email and collaboration tool has many benefits as a hosted service, there are still enhancements that require a third party support. This whitepaper will explore the security, archiving and encryption capabilities...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • 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 // Oct 2014

    The Evolving Role of the Controller

    The role of the financial controller is changing in ways that mirror those of the broader finance function. Organizations will need to be aware of the changing role of senior finance professionals, the increasing demand for their time and services, the skill set they must possess, and how to fill...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No Brainer

    A detailed TCO evaluation shows cloud-based solutions can deliver significant savings compared to on-premises business applications. NetSuite analysed the economic benefits of the cloud model in the ERP and CRM space by comparing the TCO of NetSuite's SaaS-based ERP and CRM solution with that of on-premises solutions from vendors such...

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Buyer's Guide to CRM Solutions

    Industry-Driven Insights into Trends, Value and Evaluation Criteria for any decision-maker - including sales, service, marketing and IT executives - evaluating a customer relationship management (CRM) or sales force automation (SFA) project.

    Sponsored By NetSuite AU

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The changing mix of IT service delivery and consumption

    A new global survey of executives confirms a changing mix in how IT services are delivered and consumed. This trend is expected to continue over the next three years. The survey was conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Respondents include CIOs and line-of-business executives (LOBs). The findings and insights...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    EMC IT - Leading The Transformation

    After enduring several years of global economic uncertainty, organizations large and small are beginning to increase IT spending. The pressures, although by no means gone, have begun to recede. ESG research indicates that for both enterprise and midmarket organizations, just reducing costs-while still important-is no longer the top priority. This...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IDC Report: Selecting the Optimal Path to Private Cloud

    Cloud computing models offer a new approach for IT organizations to deliver business services to end users. By implementing their own internal or "private" cloud infrastructures, IT organizations can deploy a technology model that provides both flexible IT architectures and dynamic business agility.It makes system resources accessible to applications that...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Protect Against Advanced Evasion Techniques

    The network security paradigm is currently shifting toward a new reality as advanced hacking methods become more prevalent and harder to detect. An example of such a method is advanced evasion techniques (AETs). The risk of network security systems being compromised by AETs continues to grow as more and more...

    Sponsored By McAfee

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Forrester Research: Rethinking Data Discovery & Data Classification

    Read this Forrester whitepaper to learn more about the critical, yet often overlooked, role that data classification and data discovery can play in reducing your organization's risk and enhancing security.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    The Business Data Ecosystem: Exploring the Five Elements of Digital Storage

    Finding a better place to store an ever-expanding volume of valuables is a near universal challenge—for individuals and their businesses. From physical holes in the ground to the ethereal cloud and beyond, the range of options for stashing stuff is immense. And, depending on what you’re storing and how easily...

    Sponsored By Seagate

  • 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 // Sep 2014

    Horizon View 6 Blast Performance Features

    With VMware's recent release of the Horizon Suite (specifically View 6), VMware has taken the performance and usability features and put them all under the Blast moniker. This category of features is grouped from a marketing perspective but will retain their technical terms in the documentation, similar to how the...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Set Your IT Business Up For Success: Achieving Client Satisfaction in the First 30 Days

    The key to achieving client satisfaction and building long-term client relationships is starting off on the right foot. It is important that the groundwork be laid in advance to ensure a smooth onboarding process, as this is the time when new clients are most critical of the work being performed....

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Top Ten Considerations for Selecting the Right RMM Solution

    Remote monitoring and management (RMM) is an important part of your IT services offering. RMM tools enable service delivery and provide a number of benefits, including increased customer service levels, time and money savings, and ultimately a more effective and profitable business. Read this eBook for tips to ensure you...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Why Big Data Analytics

    It’s hard to overstate the importance of data for businesses in today’s world – it has become the lifeline of any company. With the focus on using big data analytics, opportunities for powerful insights across all areas of operations, customer behavior, and product adoption have arisen, but so have the...

    Sponsored By Datameer

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Operationalizing excellence in Global Regulatory process

    As life sciences companies face expiring patents and shrinking drug-development pipelines, it’s never been more important to streamline the regulatory submissions process and get products to market faster. But to date, most systems for authoring, managing and submitting regulatory documents have had serious limitations in key areas for regulatory submissions...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IDC on How to Shed IT Weight and Move Forward with Innovation

    Watch IDC Business Analytics and Big Data Program Vice President Laura Dubois discuss how chief information officers (CIOs) can shed IT weight to move forward with innovation through application rationalization.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Obtain a complete view of regulatory activity

    Are you having a hard time finding and keeping track of your organisation’s growing volume of electronic submissions and regulatory correspondence? You’re not alone. Efficient access to archived submissions, along with their associated correspondence, has become a challenge that almost every life sciences firm grapples with.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation

    This white paper explores how to consolidate legacy, redundant IT services and shows how consolidation can accelerate growth while cutting costs and reducing complexities and enhance competitiveness.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    The Guide to Big Data Analytics

    Based on best practices and subject matter experts, Datameer’s guide to big data analytics discusses everything from the “What” and “Why” of big data analytics to determining the right solution and building success with big data analytics technology. Download this e-book to dive into use cases, buy vs. build considerations,...

    Sponsored By Datameer