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.

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)

    Real-Time, In-Memory, Event Log Correlation: Troubleshoot performance problems by understanding the relationship between different activities using multiple event correlations Out-of-the-Box Security and Compliance Reporting Templates: Quickly & easily generate and schedule compliance reports using over 300 audit-proven templates USB Defense: Protect against endpoint data loss &...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare for IT as a Service with the Right Storage Architecture

    Check out this informative paper to learn how to prepare for IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) with the right storage architecture. Discover some of the must-have storage attributes of a private cloud infrastructure and the emerging role of open standards. Read on to learn more.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Total Economic Impact Report- Cloud Infrastructure with Clustered Data ONTAP

    This Forrester study was commissioned by NetApp and highlights the costs and benefits of deploying a cloud infrastructure using Data ONTAP across the enterprise. The results of this study can be used as a guide for enterprises to determine the appropriate benefits for their particular environment. Read on to learn...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Adding Zero-Day Offense to Vulnerability Management

    This paper describes why your organization is vulnerable to zero day attacks and what you can do to add a zero-day offense to existing vulnerability management processes. It also describes how the Qualys Zero-Day Risk Analyzer enhances capabilities of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform with targeted intelligence and workflow to...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Bring ROI to Your BYOD - Forrester Documents Benefits of Managed Mobility

    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. In this study, you’ll learn how to improve workplace flexibility, reduce overhead and admin costs and increase productivity.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Whitepaper: Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • 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

  • Videos // Jan 2014

    ExtremeZ-IP Product Video

    With over a decade of experience and more than 7,000 organizations worldwide, ExtremeZ-IP has become the industry standard for seamlessly integrating Macs into enterprise environments. ExtremeZ-IP is the solution of choice for thousands of production workflows and is the only Windows AFP server product being actively maintained and supported since...

    Sponsored By Acronis

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IDEAS International Seeding Clouds on Power Systems with IBM SmartCloud Entry

    Many organizations are genuinely excited about the potential for private clouds, anticipating greater responsiveness for end users and reduced costs for administrators. However, they are also concerned with the risk of taking on added complexity as they make the transition to cloud computing, which by definition introduces new management processes...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Edison Group - The Business and Economic Advantages of SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems

    Companies worldwide are embracing private clouds, not only because they support new, highly efficient and secure data solutions, but also to drive new competitive organizational strategies. This white paper provides an assessment of the business value of implementing IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems versus comparable private cloud solutions from...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems

    The IBM SmartCloud™ Entry on Power Systems™ solution provides a cost-competitive, entry-level private cloud solution that helps speed time to value of your service deployments on your IBM Power Systems servers.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IBM PowerVM Virtualization Technology on IBM POWER7 Systems

    Consolidating data center servers through virtualization is integral to successful IT systems design. Read the white paper and see how IBM PowerVM on POWER7 offers higher ratios of server virtualization than VMware on comparable Intel x86 platforms. This enables superior performance, greater operational savings and improved efficiency.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    5 Common Mistakes in Application/IT Infrastructure Monitoring

    Everyone knows they need monitoring to ensure their site uptime and keep their business humming. Yet many sites still suffer from outages that are first reported by their customers. Having managed data center operations for decades, we have lots of experience with monitoring systems of all kinds, and these...

    Sponsored By LogicMonitor

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Top 7 Tools that IT Pros Love!

    Track changes to IT infrastructure, manage passwords, troubleshoot account lockouts and more... These tools proved useful for thousands of IT Pros all over the world. Get them all now!

    Sponsored By netwrix

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Download Lippis’ “Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric”

    Deploying the correct Ethernet fabric is integral to any organization, but selecting it can be daunting. Fortunately, the Lippis guide Top 6 Recommendations for Selecting an Ethernet Fabric reports the findings from a recent study of several types of Ethernet fabric and provides recommendations based on the results.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Analytic Databases for Big Data

    Organizations are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases, data warehouses, and similar platforms to keep pace with new and intensifying requirements for advanced analytics in a "big data" world. As user organizations make such platform replacements -- or add additional platforms to their expanding data warehouse architectures -- they...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Big Data Gets Personal: Business Report

    Big data and personal data are converging to shape the Internet's most surprising consumer products. They'll predict your needs and store your memories -- if you let them. Fast-developing methods for collecting and analyzing these types of "big data" promise valuable insights to retailers, urban planners, and for individuals. This...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Comparing Network and Server Monitoring Tools: Five data center managers speak out about LogicMonitor and Nagios

    Are you having difficulty choosing between network and server monitoring tools? Which solution is best for your company? LogicMonitor's comparison white paper is based on detailed interviews with 5 data center managers with long experienced managing complex data center environments. So, which is better for you? Download this white...

    Sponsored By LogicMonitor

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Resource Management the Right Way

    Find out how Red Hat® CloudForms gives IT administrators and managers a comprehensive solution to optimize their virtual, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures with advanced capacity planning and sophisticated resource management capabilities.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Agility Gap in Today's Private Clouds

    Find out how Red Hat® CloudForms gives IT administrators and managers a comprehensive solution to optimize their virtual, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures with advanced capacity planning and sophisticated resource management capabilities.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World (Forrester Report)

    In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Data Warehouse Case Study

    A large enterprise data warehouse company used Red Hat® CloudForms to create a private cloud that includes automated provisioning and self-service for developers and testers. This let them build, test, and release new product versions faster. Find out how in this case study.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Determining Enterprise Readiness to Support Employee-Owned Devices

    The use of employee-owned devices (EODs) within the enterprise has exploded in just two short years. In a number of cases, the use has preceded the implementation of processes and structures to fully support them. As a result, organizations must quickly catch up. Enterprises need a cohesive plan that addresses...

    Sponsored By Lenovo

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Compelling Case for Touch-Enabled Notebooks, Now!

    One of the most important changes to IT infrastructure resulting from the rapid rise of BYOD and mobility is the move to touch- or gesture-based interfaces. Most consumer apps and many versions of business applications are now touch-enabled and many more will be in the next 12 months. End...

    Sponsored By Lenovo

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Patient Portals: A Platform for Connecting Communities of Care

    Connecting patient health data across the care continuum is essential to achieve improved care, increased access to personal health records and lowered costs. A successful approach rests in having the hospital serve as the connectivity hub for bringing patients, care givers and healthcare professionals together in a secure, online environment....

    Sponsored By Healthtech Holdings

  • Analyst Briefings // Dec 2013

    NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800

    Learn how IBM performed in the latest NSS Labs testing, exploring the security effectiveness and performance characteristics of the GX7800 intrusion prevention appliance. This analyst paper covers: How IBM achieved an exploit block rate of 95.7% Ratings for stability/reliability and evasion Performance ratings based on "real-world" "scenarios"

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Federation for Identity and Access Security

    The shift to a cloud-based enterprise IT architecture is a foregone conclusion for organizations across a wide range of company sizes and verticals. However, many organizations are still approaching this shift with trepidation because security and compliance concerns can slow or block many enterprise cloud initiatives in terms of both...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    IDC: Leveraging the HP Support Experience for IT Transformation

    IT organizations are now required to support everything from legacy systems and storage to virtualized configurations and cloud-based computing in complex, heterogeneous environments. In this IDC white paper, the increasingly critical role of vendor-supplied external support services is discussed and highlighted in addressing these emerging IT environments going forward. ...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    An Overview of Samsung KNOX Active Directory and Group Policy Features

    Samsung KNOX is a set of business focused enhancements to the Android mobile environment for selected Samsung mobile devices. One of the most important new enterprise features provided with KNOX is the ability for KNOX devices to be joined, secured and managed by a Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure. An important...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Storage that changes the paradigm for small and midsized businesses

    Today's small and midsized data centers need to provide the same seamless delivery of IT services as the ones of major enterprises. These data centers need storage systems specifically tailored to address their block storage needs. In this analyst paper, "IBM Lets You Have It Your Way" Clipper Group shows...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Infographic: IBM Storwize V3700

    View this infographic to learn more about the benefits of IBM Storwize V3700.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Mature and afforable storage capbabilities catered just for small and medium businesses

    The industry has provided storage solutions that are often crippled versions of enterprise offerings that aren't specifically designed to meet the challenges that small data centers face. Or, they are low end solutions that are short on the mature storage capabilities that the enterprise systems have and SMBs need. Small...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Getting more from big data, faster

    The IBM PureData System can help your company keep up with the volume and complexity of data. It is a key component of the IBM Big Data platform, and provides a smarter approach for organizations to deploy complete, ready-to-run systems optimized for analytics and transactional data workloads in hours without...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Do more with your data.

    IBM’s innovative portfolio of data management software and systems helps clients do more with less – and use data as a secret weapon in the competitive battle.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Keep only the data you want

    In today’s information economy, organizations are facing unfathomable data growth rates. In fact, Aberdeen Group estimates that data is growing at a rate of 56% year over year. And now, the big data phenomenon means data is growing in every single operational and analytic application. In fact, data is growing...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Resource Center // Nov 2013

    IBM System and Software Engineering Solution trial sandbox

    The Rational solution for systems and software engineering is an integrated solution that helps teams specify, design, implement, and validate complex products and the software that powers them. The solution offers an integrated set of capabilities that enables you to predictably deliver competitive, high-quality products while meeting regulatory and compliance...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Best Practices Guide for IT Governance & Compliance

    Federal regulations require businesses to know exactly what changes are made to structured and unstructured data within their corporate networks. Learn how the best practices for implementing a compliance solution in this white paper can help you minimize stress during your next IT compliance audit.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Storage that changes the paradigm for small and midsized businesses

    Today's small and midsized data centers need to provide the same seamless delivery of IT services as the ones of major enterprises. These data centers need storage systems specifically tailored to address their block storage needs. In this analyst paper, "IBM Lets You Have It Your Way" Clipper Group shows...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Infographic: IBM Storwize V3700

    View this infographic to learn more about the benefits of IBM Storwize V3700.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Mature and afforable storage capbabilities catered just for small and medium businesses

    The industry has provided storage solutions that are often crippled versions of enterprise offerings that aren't specifically designed to meet the challenges that small data centers face. Or, they are low end solutions that are short on the mature storage capabilities that the enterprise systems have and SMBs need. Small...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    The MDM advantage: Creating insight from big data

    To help enterprises create trusted insight as the volume, velocity and variety of data continue to explode, IBM offers several solutions designed to help organizations uncover previously unavailable insights and use them to support and inform decisions across the business. Combining the power of IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management (MDM)...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Jan 2014

    Guidance for Calculation of Efficiency (PUE) in Data Centers

    Before data center infrastructure efficiency can be benchmarked using PUE or other metrics, there must be agreement on exactly what power consumptions constitute IT loads, what consumptions constitute physical infrastructure, and what loads should not be counted. Unfortunately, commonly published efficiency data is not computed using a standard methodology, and...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Specification of Modular Data Center Architecture

    There is a growing consensus that conventional legacy data center design will be superseded by modular scalable data center designs. Reduced total cost of ownership, increased flexibility, reduced deployment time, and improved efficiency are all claimed benefits of modular scalable designs. Yet the term “modular”, when and where modularity is...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs

    Business executives are challenging their IT staffs to convert data centers from cost centers into producers of business value. Data centers can make a significant impact to the bottom line by enabling the business to respond more quickly to market demands. This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Data Center Projects: Advantages of Using a Reference Design

    It is no longer practical or cost-effective to completely engineer all aspects of a unique data center. Re-use of proven, documented subsystems or complete designs is a best practice for both new data centers and for upgrades to existing data centers. Adopting a well-conceived reference design can have a positive...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare for IT as a Service with the Right Storage Architecture

    Check out this informative paper to learn how to prepare for IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) with the right storage architecture. Discover some of the must-have storage attributes of a private cloud infrastructure and the emerging role of open standards. Read on to learn more.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Total Economic Impact Report- Cloud Infrastructure with Clustered Data ONTAP

    This Forrester study was commissioned by NetApp and highlights the costs and benefits of deploying a cloud infrastructure using Data ONTAP across the enterprise. The results of this study can be used as a guide for enterprises to determine the appropriate benefits for their particular environment. Read on to learn...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IDC: Mobile Video Collaboration - The New Business Reality

    The powerful combination of mobility and real-time video communications is further enhanced by the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend in mobility. This consumerization of IT brings to bear a number of new concerns about liability, privacy, and security. As a result, enterprise IT stakeholders are rapidly building a strategy for BYOD through...

    Sponsored By Polycom

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Innovating Through Cloud Technologies: Change is in Your hands

    EMA research shows that organizations typically encounter numerous challenges when leveraging cloud. These issues do not emerge on PowerPoint during the cloud vendor's sales presentation, but become evident when the cloud deployment project begins. In addition, most enterprises have much work left to do in terms of data center automation,...

    Sponsored By frontrange

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Data Center Encryption Survey - Securing the Path to Consolidation in Today's Data Center

    Many want to make data center consolidation happen, but few have actually done so. While cloud offerings and virtualization have opened up a path for realizing the benefits of consolidation, many organizations are encountering significant hurdles in this journey. A SafeNet survey of more than 580 IT and security professionals...

    Sponsored By SafeNet

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Encryption, Key Management, and Consolidation in Today’s Data Center

    Today, organizations’ leadership teams are striving to meet their competitive demands for agility and innovation, while wringing the most value from their IT expenditures. Consequently, these executives continue to pursue data center consolidation by reducing the number of physical data center sites, expanding the use of virtualization, and adopting cloud...

    Sponsored By SafeNet

  • White Papers // May 2012

    IDC: Through Hardware Innovation Comes Support Automation

    This IDC white paper outlines the support-oriented benefits of evolving technology incorporated into the physical box itself as well as technologies that enable remote support. As vendors develop new systems, storage, and network devices, tools and automation functionality will be an essential part of what will be embedded in these...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Agility Gap in Today's Private Clouds

    Find out how Red Hat® CloudForms gives IT administrators and managers a comprehensive solution to optimize their virtual, private cloud, and hybrid cloud infrastructures with advanced capacity planning and sophisticated resource management capabilities.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World (Forrester Report)

    In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Data Warehouse Case Study

    A large enterprise data warehouse company used Red Hat® CloudForms to create a private cloud that includes automated provisioning and self-service for developers and testers. This let them build, test, and release new product versions faster. Find out how in this case study.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Whitepaper: Enterprise Grade Management for OpenStack

    In this technical detail, we describe how CloudForms offers you a unified management framework with advanced life cycle management capabilities across infrastructure platforms, such as OpenStack, VMware, Red Hat, Microsoft, and Amazon.

    Sponsored By Red Hat

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    The Manager of Managers Approach to Running Your IT Environment Virtual Event

    Do you have a single console to view, control, and manage your IT environment? Is automation built into your monitoring strategy? As IT environments become more dynamic, your operations teams need a unified view for management and monitoring. Automatic detection, and automated monitoring setup and configuration are two ways to...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    The shift from servers to services: Charting your future in the cloud era webcast

    The cloud is not only changing how you source and deliver technology. It’s also leading IT organizations to be more service-centric. This shift impacts IT on many levels. It refocuses IT organizations and changes how they operate and provide services. Find out why shifting from servers to services will help...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    McKesson Cloud Automation Podcast

    Download the podcast on how McKesson accomplished a multi-year, pan-IT management transformation. Learn how McKesson's performance journey, from 2005 to the present, has enabled it to better leverage an agile, hybrid cloud model. How McKesson gained a standardized services orientation to achieve agility in deploying its many active applications is...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    McGraw-Hill Case Study

    Discover how McGraw-Hill created a Project and Portfolio Management Center of Excellence and cut development times, and improved traceability and reporting. Download the case study and learn how McGraw-Hill established best practices to support the development of innovative products and services with a leading enterprise project and portfolio management (PPM)...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Virtual Event: SaaS and codeless configuration for the service desk. What you need to know.

    Moving to a SaaS-based service desk platform is the rage, but what is best for your organization? This expert perspective session will explore the pros and cons of SaaS-based service desk platforms, including cost-savings benefits, when and why to do it, and important considerations. We’ll also discuss codeless configuration, which...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    T-Mobile Podcast

    Learn how wireless services provider T-Mobile US, Inc. improved cloud- and data-access services delivery to its enterprise customers. Listen to the podcast featuring Daniel Spurling, Director of IT Infrastructure at T-Mobile US, Inc and understand now T-Mobile moved from manual cloud provisioning services to a centralized service portal to better...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Creating a Mobile-Centric Organization

    As the pace of change quickens, you want to keep your staff engaged and responsive regardless of where they are. Wireless network access is moving beyond conference rooms and building lobbies to have a pervasive presence in every work environment. People simply want and need to stay connected- everywhere and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Manage WLANs with Ease

    With the explosion of mobile devices and the irreversible phenomenon of bring-your-own-decide (BYOD), users now expect seamless wireless connectivity. As you expand your wireless LAN (WLAN) to support more people, devices, and applications, you will need to optimize coverage, troubleshoot problems, and plan for growth. This whitepaper highlights seven common...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    Scottish marketing company provides excellence in service delivery

    See how a Scottish marketing company upheld its service-level agreements and maintained compliance for its UK-based clients by working with Dell Partner Certum and Dell AppAssure. The Results: Saved almost £10,000.00 over legacy tape backup approach Improved RTO and RPO from hours to minutes Reduced storage space requirements by...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    University of Miami Prevents Data Loss with Robust Data Protection Solution

    Business need In transitioning to a VMware®-centric environment, the University of Miami needed a single, scalable solution for protecting 213TB of sensitive data, including important medical research data, across an ever-growing number of VMware guests. Solution With Dell™ vRanger data protection software, the university transitioned to a VMware environment...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Dell AppAssure 5: Protect continuously, move anywhere and recover everything

    AppAssureâ„¢ is advanced data protection that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, AppAssure continually checks and updates your backups to ensure they will be ready when you need them. AppAssure stores your backups in a high-performance object repository and performs...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    NetVault Backup - Cross-platform backup and recovery for every enterprise

    The success of your business depends on your ability to protect, access and leverage your mission-critical data on a daily basis — and restore it quickly in the event of an unexpected data loss. Yet many enterprises use data protection software that sacrifices functionality for simplicity, or scalability for versatility....

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Integrated Data Protection: DR4100 with NetVault

    IT teams are faced with swelling data volumes and expanding virtualization, both of which complicate your backup and recovery strategies. The DR4100 appliance, combined with NetVault, protects both physical and virtual servers, increases backup speed and provides recovery assurance for data and applications. Learn more in this ESG Lab review.

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems

    Short/long: Unix systems face special IAM challenges. Discover how to be overcome them with the right practices and tools, enabling you to enhance security, achieve compliance and dramatically improve operational efficiency.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Enterprise Best Practices for Real Time Auditing and Event Archival

    With data being generated at a record-setting pace, it’s never been more critical for your organization to properly manage it. Learn how the insights in this white paper can help transform your IT organization and help them intelligently collect, organize and store data.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Managing Risk in an Active Directory Integrated Virtualized Environment

    Explore the interdependent and combined security issues of Active Directory (AD) and virtualization, as well as how to identify and manage these risks. Gain insight into the native audit capabilities of these technologies and learn how they provide centralized visibility into your IT environment.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Who, What, When, Where and Why: Tracking the 5 Ws of Change in Active Directory, SharePoint, SQL Server, Exchange and VMware

    Many organizations rely on IT to prevent and detect tampering, unauthorized access or errors within their key enterprise technologies. Learn the limitations and capabilities of native auditing tools and how a third-party solution can help protect your system, data, productivity and bottom line.

    Sponsored By Dell Software