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.

  • 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)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    White Paper: Manage IT services efficiently. Serve business effectively.

    Aiming to manage your IT services efficiently and serve the business more effectively? Adapting to a constantly changing IT environment—while also meeting the needs of business and end users— requires a new approach to managing operations. The methodology that has emerged to fill this vacuum is called business service management...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare, Pinpoint, Predict White Paper

    As your IT organization adopts new technologies like cloud and virtualization, physical and virtual machine sprawl grows. This is exacerbated with the explosion of mobility, a vast choice of user devices, sensors and readers of many types that now have internet connectivity, and the hundreds of new technologies that are...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Smart Disaster Recovery Strategy for Desktops Desktops as a Service (DaaS)

    Most organizations believe that in the unlikely event of a natural disaster or major power outage, their disaster recovery (DR) plan will keep them up and running. But the reality is, these events happen more often than you think and most DR plans aren't up to snuff. They typically cover...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    BYOD & the Implications for IT: How to Support BYOD without Putting Your Company at Risk

    The predictions that many industry pundits have been making about the rise of BYOD (bring your own device) are coming to fruition. The surprise is that it is happening at a much-accelerated rate at businesses of all sizes, around the world. While BYOD is increasingly important for employee satisfaction, it...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Virtual Event: Test without writing a single line of code…really

    Testing business-critical packaged applications is a high priority for many organizations. These applications must meet the same aggressive project time frames and operations benchmarks as internally-developed software. In this session, you will learn how Turnkey Solutions is helping Iron Mountain increase the speed and effectiveness of its packaged apps testing...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Advanced Case Management Leadership Guide

    This guide examines how IBM Case Manager offers an extensible platform for enhancing capabilities and protecting investments with additional value-added ECM capabilities from IBM, as well as industry-specific case management applications and best practices from IBM Business Partners.

    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 // Jan 2014

    How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets

    Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. Most can recount horror stories about how bad luck, human error, or just simple incompetence brought their server rooms down. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations for...

    Sponsored By Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Data Center Projects: Growth Model

    Long term data center or network room capacity planning may seem impossible in the face of evolving IT technology and business requirements. Nevertheless, data center facilities have a lifetime that may span many generations of IT equipment, so planning – or lack of planning – can have a large impact...

    Sponsored By Schneider Electric

  • 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

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Webcast: 3 Steps to Content Sharing and Collaboration ft. Forrester Research

    Consumer sync and share tools help people access and send personal files, but smart IT leaders know that businesses require more than just ease-of-use. Strong security, mobile support, and deployment architecture are just a few of the many important factors to consider when evaluating vendors for a company-wide solution. Where...

    Sponsored By Box

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Five Ways Box Makes SharePoint Better

    Businesses around the world have made significant investments in Microsoft SharePoint for content management. However, these same companies are struggling with making the transition to a more mobile, more collaborative workplace. The biggest barriers to making this shift are the lack of strong mobile support in SharePoint, a lack of...

    Sponsored By Box

  • 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

    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

    12 things effective intrusion prevention systems should do

    Do you know what to look for in an intrusion protection system? Read our e-book, “12 Things Effective Intrusion Protection Systems Should Do,” and learn to detect and block the latest generation of exploits used to attack computer systems and resist the most sophisticated evasion techniques.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Effective Security in a BYOD Environment: Arming Your Organization Against the Unknown

    Learn how to get ahead of threats and develop a pragmatic strategy to secure data and assets from malware and theft — without impeding the flexibility, agility and efficiency BYOD can deliver for your enterprise.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Unchain your network with application intelligence and control

    This paper discusses the new risks of Web-based applications, and offers best practices for gaining control of applications, data and bandwidth.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    A Quick Peek at How Salesforce Does Customer Service

    Help is here with salesforce service cloud. Transform your customer experience and connect with customers in whole new ways with the #1 customer service application. From the contact center to self-service communities, social media and beyond, service cloud is changing the game in customer service. To get started, download today!

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    20 Customer Service Practices

    It can be easy for customer service departments to continue doing what they’ve always been doing. Csat scores and overall cost are the same, so why change? This mindset neglects the fact that today’s consumer has options around how they want to contact a company for support. We are...

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    How to Create a Customer Service Process that Enhances Your Bottom Line

    A complaint about complaints. There’s an assumption that the number of complaints received is a perfect reflection of the number of customer problems. If complaints go down, other numbers such as warranty and service costs will go down as well. In fact, complaints are often a poor indicator of...

    Sponsored By Salesforce.com

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The Road to SAP HANA - A Choice of Paths to Take

    The SAP HANA platform is transforming data processing. It achieves this impact through a radically new IT architecture that isolates all active workloads from reading and writing to disk, the most time-consuming task in data processing, and does so at a scale heretofore unimaginable. Now, next-generation applications can integrate high-speed...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    360 Degrees: A Holistic Guide for Your SAP HANA Journey

    From its conception, this special edition has had a simple goal: to help SAP customers better understand SAP HANA and determine how they can best leverage this transformative technology in their organization. Accordingly, we reached out to a variety of experts and authorities across the SAP ecosystem to provide a...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • 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 // Jul 2012

    Change How Business Intelligence is Managed

    With the revolution of in-memory computing already under way, the question isn't if this revolution will impact businesses but when and, more importantly, how. Similar to the advance of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software in the 1990s, in-memory computing won't be introduced because a company can afford the technology. It...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    White Paper: Protecting the Enterprise Network with Global Attack Intelligence

    The Internet has become such an extension of the corporate network that for many organizations the Internet is the corporate network. Not only has the Internet become essential for connecting workforces with customers, suppliers and business partners, it is also critical for many internal operations as well. In this...

    Sponsored By Arbor Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Data Center Projects: Growth Model

    Long term data center or network room capacity planning may seem impossible in the face of evolving IT technology and business requirements. Nevertheless, data center facilities have a lifetime that may span many generations of IT equipment, so planning – or lack of planning – can have a large impact...

    Sponsored By Schneider Electric

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Fluke Networks Study: The New Equation for Faster IT Problem-Solving

    Today organisations are increasingly dependent on the performance of their business applications – which, in turn, depend on the performance of their network. To keep the business running smoothly, the performance of both applications and the network must be maintained at the highest levels. The traditional approach has been to...

    Sponsored By Fluke Networks

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Gartner Report: Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

    A new Gartner report is now made available. In this report you will find a detailed analysis of vendors, how they are positioned in the Magic Quadrant, and their individual strengths and weaknesses. Read this report now to learn how Fluke Networks helps organizations identify the source of network...

    Sponsored By Fluke Networks

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Top 5 Server Monitoring Battles and How You Can Win Them

    The role of servers in your organization has changed substantially—with their uses, requirements, and complexity all increasing dramatically in recent years. Many of the traditional tools and techniques that worked in the past don’t suffice any more. Consequently, server monitoring presents several critical battles in today’s demanding environments. This guide...

    Sponsored By Nimsoft

  • 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

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Windows Upgrade: Key Processes And Resources Revealed

    Despite the end of Windows XP support, many organizations still heavily rely on Windows XP with legacy applications, though a timely change is a very good thing! View this webinar by Dell and discover how you can: Accelerate your migration to modern Windows Automate the migration...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Working Smarter with Dell Devices

    Read this case study to learn how Dell addressed systems refresh needs by considering the needs of each user group to determine role-specific devices from a list of the latest Dell workstations, cloud clients, laptops, Ultrabooks and tablets. Find out more about boosting end user productivity while reducing non-standard device...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Dell Latitude 5000 and 7000 Series: Choosing the Best PCs for the Job

    Dell’s latest laptops are tailored to satisfy specific user needs, while delivering the security, reliability, and manageability that IT demands. Find out how to decide between them.

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Tablet, Laptop or Desktop? Form (Factor) Follows Function

    Enterprises face more computing options than ever. This step-by-step guide explains how to choose whether a desktop, laptop, Ultrabook, tablet, convertible or all-in-one is the best choice for a particular employee.

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Top Five Reasons Why You Must Migrate Away From Windows XP Today

    With the end of Windows XP support, a surprising number of organizations have yet to migrate to modern Windows. This white paper highlights some of the top reasons why now is the time to make changes to lower migration costs, assess key application testing and validation, and realize benefits of...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    A Prescription for IT Efficiency

    Ever-growing concerns over hospital and patient security should incite IT professionals in the healthcare sector to focus on reducing risk. Because of its age, Windows XP poses a measurable security risk on every desktop where it’s still deployed. A timely move to modern Windows brings with it enhanced security, faster...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft