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 // Nov 2014

    How Flash Changes Everything

    Servers and networks get continually faster and cheaper under Moore's Law, and as a result, are now substantially faster than the mechanical disk storage to which they connect. As a result of this growing mismatch, much of consumer technology has already transitioned from disk to flash memory; flash powers our...

    Sponsored By Pure Storage

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Learn the four stages to operational excellence

    The key to effective management is having the right information at your disposal. It does little good to have an “as-designed” document in your hands when there’s a more accurate “as-built” document that you can’t locate. When information is missing mistakes are made.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Learn how to make archiving an enterprise advantage: eBook

    Digital information is the lifeblood of the enterprise. Every day, business applications generate invoices, account statements, voice recordings and many other forms of information that must be preserved for business and regulatory purposes. More often than not, this information is inactive and stored in legacy applications that have been replaced...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Addressing key issues for managers of complex contracts in energy and engineering

    Contract and project management is a significant challenge in the energy and engineering industries. Supplier Exchange will allow participants to define workflows and collaboration methods that improve contract management by greatly reducing the time and cost to find and validate relevant information.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Managing Assets for Maximum Performance and Value

    State-of-the-art asset management is critical in industries such as oil and gas exploration and production, oil refining and gas processing, and utilities that rely heavily on expensive and aging physical assets. Among other benefits, effective asset management reduces costs and risks, improves process flows and business continuity, increases profit margins,...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • 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 // May 2013

    The Keys to the Kingdom: Limiting Active Directory Administrators

    Many organizations have come to rely heavily on the information stored directly within Active Directory (AD) with other applications using AD for authentication. However, the manual processes used to update Active Directory (AD) can leave organizations vulnerable, and lead to missing, inaccurate or inconsistent information. Learn how the technical considerations...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Discover the 12 major tasks of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management, and how delegation can be an excellent way for administrators to reduce the their workload and streamline management of their AD DS infrastructures. Read the white paper and learn how the implementation of proper...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

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

    Explore the most common identity and access management (IAM) challenges facing Unix-based organizations, and learn about some easily implemented practices and technologies that can help you increase security, achieve compliance and improve operational efficiency. Read the white paper to learn how to: Use an Active Directory (AD) bridge solution...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    Consolidating Active Directory Domains and Forests

    Consolidating domains and forests is a big job. But, it’s worth it. View this webcast to learn how to merge or eliminate domains and forests without compromising security—quickly and safely. Led by Windows security expert, Randy Franklin Smith, you’ll learn about common consolidation issues and ways to manage your streamlined...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems

    As the number and severity of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important to understand the steps cyber-criminals take to attack your network, the types of malware they use, and the tools you need to stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Migrate-Manage-Govern Strategy to Active Directory Transformation

    Active Directory (AD) environments today have become extremely complex and increasingly cumbersome to manage. This can lead to security and compliance challenges that impede the adoption of useful new technologies. Learn how the migration strategy outlined in this white paper can help you transform AD from an administrative burden into...

    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

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD

    Find out how to let employees use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes while protecting your network from malware, data theft and unauthorized access.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IT Service Provider Breaks Into Storage Services With Disaster Recovery as a Service for Hitachi Content Platform Owners

    In this fast-changing technology landscape, are you looking for cost-effective ways to expand the services your enterprise offers while retaining your share of the market? At first glance, branching out into cloud storage services might appear to be a risky proposition, considering the formidable competitors who occupy that space....

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Checklist for Cloud Mobility Readiness

    Are you trying to determine the readiness of your enterprise’s content mobility solution? Today’s mobile worker want real-time, remote and secure access to your enterprise’s fast-growing information. To ensure the right data is in the right place at the right time, your organization needs a solution that provides your workforce...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Case Studies // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • Research // May 2014

    Lopez Research: Transforming Workflows with Video

    Every company, regardless of size, is becoming a technology company. Line of business managers and the executive team recognize that a strong technology foundation is critical for a company’s success. IT and business alignment must become more than an ideal or a vision. Likewise, IT must proactively offer new services...

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Research: The Workplace of the Future

    The future of work is here and it’s different than the past. It’s distributed. It’s mobile. It’s real-time and multimedia. The up and coming generation of workers grew up with connectivity, mobility and video. Everywhere you look, technology and IT are at the center of changing the future of work....

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • eBooks // Apr 2013

    7 Steps to Next-Gen IT Managed Services

    Managed service providers are expanding their service offerings and adopting a more active role in the management and planning of their clients’ IT infrastructures. How can your business stay up-to-date with the most recent industry trends? This eBook presents seven steps to creating a next-generation IT managed services business. Learn...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Overcoming Challenges in Accounts Payable Automation

    Accounts payable automation presents unique challenges. It is characterized by large volumes of data, arriving in different formats and media that must be securely received, accurately interpreted and entered into financial systems.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Top Seven Reasons to Automate Accounts Payable

    The accounts payable (AP) process is difficult to tame, yet well worth the effort. The reasons for investing in accounts payable automation are compelling, and in this paper we will make them clear.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Kofax TotalAgility Accounts Payable Automation

    In a single software solution, Kofax TotalAgility Accounts Payable Automation delivers the three capabilities that AP departments agree are critical to better performance. Download now and learn about the best practice AP Workflow and effective ERP integration.

    Sponsored By Kofax

  • 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 // Oct 2014

    Prefabricated Power and Cooling Modules for Data Centres

    Standardised, pre-assembled and integrated data centre facility power and cooling modules are at least 60% faster to deploy, and provide a first cost savings of 13% or more compared to traditional data centre power and cooling infrastructure. Facility modules, also referred to in the data centre industry as containerised power...

    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 // Nov 2014

    A SOLID DATA CENTER STRATEGY STARTS WITH INTERCONNECTIVITY

    Connections are great. Having a network to connect to is even better. Humans have been connecting, in one form or another, throughout history. Our cities were born from the drive to move closer to each there so that we might connect. And while the need to connect hasn’t changed, the...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    THE CENTER OF PERFORMANCE: ENHANCING THE APP EXPERIENCE FOR END-USERS

    In today’s technology-rich world, customers and employees demand the highest level of application performance. Failure to provide access to applications that consistently perform well anytime, anywhere, and on any device, often leads to lower productivity, customer dissatisfaction, decreased revenue and market share, and damage to brand reputation. This paper explores...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    PREPARATION BEGINS AT THE CENTER: HOW A STRATEGIC DATA CENTER HELPS YOU FACE FUTURE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES HEAD-ON

    The businesses that thrive amid fluctuating technology demands are not only keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends, they have the infrastructure in place to handle whatever changes might come. And they’re doing so by treating their data centers as a strategic asset—a hub from which providers and...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    THE SUCCESSFUL CLOUD-ENABLED ENTERPRISE

    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 up...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    It's A Hybrid Cloud World. Are You Managing Your Hybrid State?

    If your company is using cloud computing services today, it’s highly likely you are already in a hybrid cloud configuration. The key question is whether you are actively managing this reality. In January 2014, Forester Consulting evaluated the state of enterprise hybrid cloud environments and how they are being managed....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Enabling Devices & Device Management for your Mobility-BYOD Program

    Enterprise initiatives designed to facilitate mobile productivity can deliver important benefits to your organization and your employees. To maximize mobile productivity, your employees need the right devices — devices that not only match employee preferences but also meet both business and IT requirements. This paper suggests best practices for selecting...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • Research // Nov 2014

    Busting Myths About Mobility

    Innovations in mobile computing have radically changed the way we interact. Now they’re changing the way we do business. While many companies still see mobile solutions as too costly, risky or hard to manage, organizations that see beyond these misconceptions gain access to tremendous possibilities across the enterprise. Dell found...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Why the Nexus 9000 Switching Series Offers the Highest Availability and Reliability Measured in MTBF?

    With 2014 and 2015 being the years of open networking pilots and deployments, respectively, much focus was on the upcoming announcements of high-density 40GbE spine switches from Cisco’s Nexus 9000 series, Arista’s 7500E and HP’s 11900/12900. The new generation of hybrid switching leverages the forwarding and power efficiency gains afforded...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Migrating Your Data Center to an Application Centric Infrastructure

    Organizations everywhere recognize that changing application environments are creating new demands for the IT infrastructure, causing a transformation within the data center. There is a need to address key business and technological transitions in terms of application delivery and consumption. As such, data center managers are assessing what new capabilities...

    Sponsored By Cisco