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 // 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 // Feb 2014

    Unified Storage Comparison Guide

    IT decision-makers often struggle to achieve a balanced information infrastructure that meets all their needs. Understand the landscape of unified storage for entry-level enterprises. Easily identify your storage solution for today and the future.

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Hitachi Unified Storage VM: All Flash Solution

    IT Infrastructure are more demanding than ever on storage architectures. It has driven the demand for higher performing storage to handle the growing demand without greatly increasing data centre footprints. All Flash system are now coming to market as new high density, high performing storage solutions to handle the demands...

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • 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 // Apr 2014

    Buyer's Guide to Private Cloud Storage Array

    The DCIG 2013 Private Cloud Storage Array Buyer’s Guide assists organizations in making decisions about which storage solution to use as a private cloud platform for some or all of their critical applications. This Buyer’s Guide covers private cloud storage arrays with capacities that have maximum capacities in the hundreds...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Taming Passenger Rail Disruptions

    This briefing details four insights that can help your business overcome passenger rail disruptions. Based on the latest research in disruption management, these insights will be of help to anyone who is involved in rail planning and scheduling.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Top 4 Commandments for Optimizing Material Reservation & Replenishment

    This briefing decrees four commandments for optimizing material reservation and replenishment. Companies in the metals industry can see how best-of-breed metals companies are reducing inventory levels and improving delivery performance.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Top 4 hazards successful protein processors face

    This briefing outlines four hazards successful protein processors face. By avoiding these hazards, you can take full advantage of your planning processes and improve the efficiency and profitability of your operations.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Rostering/Shift scheduling opportunity scan

    This briefing looks at symptoms that can help your company see if there is opportunity to implement more effective rostering and shift scheduling. If your company is exhibiting any of these symptoms, then there is room for significant improvement.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Taking optimization to the next level

    This case study shows how textile manufacturer Vlisco is taking optimization to the next level by implementing the Quintiq Company Planner and Scheduler.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Systems planning and material flow management for a cold rolling mill

    This case study shows how ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe used Quintiq’s metals solution for systems planning and material flow management for a cold rolling mill.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • 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 // Nov 2013

    Delivering an integrated experience for HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers

    The integration of an online, personalized dashboard (HP Insight Online) and 24x7 remote support (HP Insight Remote Support) for the Converged Infrastructure (servers, storage and networking, as well as printing) results in an end-to-end experience that is unique in the industry. Users of HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers also benefit from...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Hardware Support Services 2013 Vendor Assessment

    This study is IDC's datacenter hardware support services provider assessment of the worldwide support services market using the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that explain success in this important but slow-growing market. This two-section study both describes characteristics that IDC believes lead to success...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Supporting a New Style of IT: The Value of the 3rd Platform

    This new IDC whitepaper (created January 2014) outlines the HP Support Portfolio and discusses in detail, Datacenter Care, Proactive Care, Foundation Care and Lifecycle Event Services.  IDC discusses how the New Style of IT presents new support challenges and how the HP Support portfolio helps customers with these issues.  ...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    HP Firmware Update Analysis and Implementation Services

    Firmware updates provide you with the opportunity to obtain product enhancements. In addition, firmware updates are recommended for HP servers, storage, network products, and solutions to prevent outages due to known problems that have been corrected in the latest firmware. Review this HP guide to Firmware Update Analysis and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Research // Nov 2013

    Support For the New Style of IT : Proactive Care Demo

    When technology issues arise, critical business processes can slow down or stop, and the problem snowballs. HP Proactive Care enables you to anticipate problems and correct them before they disrupt workflow. What are your support challenges, now and for your new IT reality? Explore this demonstration to see how industry...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Building Success on Acquia Cloud: 10 Layers of PaaS

    A great digital experience is essential for success in today's digital marketplace. Not only is building, deploying, hosting, and scaling web applications complicated, but leaving resources available that allow for continuing innovation is crucial to ongoing success. To make the most of the resources at hand and to speed time...

    Sponsored By Acquia

  • Webcasts // Apr 2014

    Live Webcast: Three Reasons Your Competitors Are Adopting Cloud

    Cloud computing adoption is accelerating as businesses face a growing body of facts and figures that show the cloud can meet data security, privacy and compliance requirements; reduce costs; and allow consolidation of data backup and recovery needs. With this mounting evidence, the cloud train is leaving the station. ...

    Sponsored By EVault

  • 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

    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 // Mar 2014

    Advanced Data Protection For Your Virtualized Environments

    Virtualization is the leading technology for transforming today's data centers. While it offers several benefits in terms of cost reduction and operational efficiency, data protection in virtualized environments is actually one of the biggest information management challenges. In this paper you will learn: Top five challenges that you...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Protecting Critical Business Information Beyond the Data Center

    Mobile working has become the norm rather than the exception. However, protecting the information that resides on a wide array of distributed endpoints is quite challenging – especially when it comes to backup and recovery. Discover why data protection for distributed environments differs from traditional server backup and recovery...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Backing Up Big Data

    Organizations worldwide are facing explosive information growth thanks to trends in mobile computing, collaboration and social media. This deluge of unstructured data is forcing IT departments to rethink data management strategies. The challenge? Finding an effective way protect and back up company data while also making it available to be...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Achieving Security with Cloud Data Protection

    More and more organizations are recognizing the value and convenience of using cloud backup to protect server data. This exclusive paper discusses a hosted data storage solution that enables you to reduce the costs, risks and complexity of storing and protecting your business information, taking a heightened focus on...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Magic Quadrant for Data Center Network Infrastructure

    The requirements for data center networking equipment have evolved rapidly, with emerging technologies increasingly focused on supporting more automation and simplified operations within a virtualized data center. This new Magic Quadrant focuses on how vendors are meeting the emerging requirements.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Functionality First: A Prescriptive Approach to Simpler,Faster and More Cost-effective Project and Portfolio Management

    The consumerization of IT combined with recent technology advances, such as mobile and cloud, has created a perfect storm for surging IT demands. As a result, organizations are undertaking a variety of IT initiatives to support new products/services, and new business processes. However, despite the increasing demand for new products...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Anatomy of a Decision: Birst vs. Tableau

    The demand for enterprise business intelligence initiatives has skyrocketed on the promise to empower businesses to make better data driven decisions. Access to BI tools is no longer only in the jurisdiction of a select few employees highly trained in statistical analysis. Line of business users are demanding better insight...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    7 Signs You Need Advanced Analytics for Salesforce.com (or any CRM) and Why They Matter

    Discover seven indications that you need advanced analytics for your CRM application and why they matter. Learn about common CRM data analysis pain points and how advanced CRM analytics can solve them. Gain insights into why businesses invest in CRM analytics and the benefits such investments offer. This...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Data Discovery and Business Intelligence — Uncovering the Best Fit

    Companies have traditionally adopted business intelligence solutions to support business decision making on a consistent daily basis, bringing data from disparate systems into a common data structure or warehouse for reporting, analysis and creating analytic applications. Emerging data discovery tools have focused instead on providing data savvy users with free-form,...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Embedding BI Into Your Software Solution — Best Practices

    More and more software companies are considering the addition of an analytics module to their product suite. This strategy has compelling business value—analytics can add 20% to 30% of top line revenue to your organization’s top line. This represents your organization’s best opportunity to add revenue and profit for both...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Embedding BI Into Your Software Solution — Best Practices

    More and more software companies are considering the addition of an analytics module to their product suite. This strategy has compelling business value—analytics can add 20% to 30% of top line revenue to your organization’s top line. This represents your organization’s best opportunity to add revenue and profit for both...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Anatomy of a Decision: Birst vs. Tableau Report

    The demand for enterprise business intelligence initiatives has skyrocketed on the promise to empower businesses to make better data driven decisions. Access to BI tools is no longer only in the jurisdiction of a select few employees highly trained in statistical analysis. Line of business users are demanding better insight...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Data Discovery and Business Intelligence — Uncovering the Best Fit

    Companies have traditionally adopted business intelligence solutions to support business decision making on a consistent daily basis, bringing data from disparate systems into a common data structure or warehouse for reporting, analysis and creating analytic applications. Emerging data discovery tools have focused instead on providing data savvy users with free-form,...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • 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

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated DR plans: Expectations and threats may require new approaches.

    Will your disaster recovery plan work when the time comes? It's a hard determination for any organization to make. But in IBM's experience, the answer is often "no." Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions. Read this white paper to learn seven...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Forrester Report : The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks of ‘Do It Yourself’ Disaster Recovery” to learn the critical components that make a disaster...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Five Myths of Do-It-Yourself: Disaster Recovery

    Learn about the most common faulty disaster recovery assumptions—from insufficient employee work arrangements to the inadequacy of annual or biannual disaster recovery testing.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Forrester Report: Bring ROI to your BYOD

    IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment that companies realized by engaging IBM to implement a “bring your own device” program.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    IDC Report - Managed Services: Business Value

    Research shows that today’s business goals are centered on reducing costs, strengthening customer relationships and improving financial management. The biggest challenges to achieving these goals are lack of skills and investment funds, and inadequate linkages between the IT environment and how business processes are managed. Read this analyst report to...

    Sponsored By IBM