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 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

  • 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 // Nov 2013

    We’re no.1 for a Reason

    Alaska Communications is proud to be recognized as a world leader in Ethernet, and the first and only carrier in Alaska with Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certified services. Our Business Ethernet is designed to provide the best performing and most reliable network for even the most demanding and complex network environments....

    Sponsored By Alaska Communications

  • 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 // Nov 2013

    Benchmarking Your Service Desk

    All service desks want to know how good they are. But to find out they compare their performance measures to those of the industry. They simply put too much stock in industry-wide benchmarks without an appreciation of all the variables used to construct them. Instead of misleading measures that compare...

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    How modern custom applications can spur business growth.

    This white paper outlines four key challenges to business growth, and explains how modern custom applications built with the ServiceNow Service Automation Platform can help to address these challenges effectively.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Consolidation: The foundation for IT business transformation

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

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Product Preview: Big Data Analytics

    Ready for strategic real-time answers to your most critical business questions? Want the ability to make decisions based on predictive data-driven insights and not just intuition? See how Workday Big Data Analytics allows managers and executives to gain insight into information that was previously too difficult or time-consuming to obtain.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Benefits Administration

    Companies of all sizes experience challenges managing their employee benefits. With rising costs across the board, there has never been a better time to reassess your employee benefits program. In this video, you will see how Workday gives your company the tools you need to meet your unique business requirements.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2013

    Global Payroll Strategy: Look to the Cloud for a Solution

    If you’re frustrated by your outdated payroll system, you are not alone. Payroll is a huge challenge for today’s global companies. Check out the infographic to learn how the cloud can totally transform your payroll for the best and why there’s no better time than now to do...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Enterprise Identity Where You Want It

    Gartner ranked Cloud-based Identity and Access Management as the largest market segment in this year's $2 billion cloud-based security services market. Gartner raised some concerns about cloud identity with a focus on where identity is stored. Tom Kemp, CEO of Centrify, explores this issue in more detail and correlates this...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • 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

    AppAssure 5: The next generation of backup, replication and recovery software

    IT environments are increasingly complex, with virtual and physical machines spread across local, offsite and—increasingly—cloud resources. AppAssure 5 alleviates these concerns with fast backup and even faster replication and recovery. As a key data protection element of Dell’s Fluid DataTM Architecture, AppAssure 5 controls cost, optimizes performance and enhances protection...

    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

    vRanger Pro - Simple, fast, and scalable image-based backup, replication, and recovery

    Protecting virtual environments with traditional backup and replication software is no small feat. These agent-dependent solutions are slow, expensive, and difficult to manage— sapping virtual host CPU and I/O resources and often wasting large amounts of backup storage. vRanger Pro offers a better alternative. This simple, fast and scalable data-protection...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Strategy Guide to Converged Infrastructure in Government

    With HP's Converged Infrastructure, state and local governments build a foundation that can meet the demand for new services - from drivers wanting to renew their licenses via mobile phones to police officers requiring instant views from remote video surveillance. By offering three different converged infrastructure reference solutions, HP enables...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers Pave the Way for Growing Small and Midsize Companies (IDG Tech Dossier)

    This dossier provides an in-depth look at HP's Gen8 servers and provides decision-making guidance on their technical features and performance capabilities that make them ideal for SMB customers. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The State of Servers Usage

    This white paper provides information on an exclusive study that looked at server evaluation criteria and purchase plans among SMBs as well as solutions for updating their infrastructures to prepare for business growth. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel,...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Migration Insight

    The Migration Insight eGuide summarizes five IT Professional’s real-world advice about managing both client and server operating system migrations. Read this paper to learn more about these specific experiences and the positive impacts to businesses based on their decision to update OS options. Find out about the migration process, training...

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Forbes: The Secret Sauce of Oracles Commercial Success

    Forbes Article: Oracle Sales Cloud is the Secret Sauce Behind Oracle's Success. Read how Oracle Sales Cloud helped Oracle increase annual revenue to $37 billion.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Agile, Secure, Reliable - World-Class Customer Service in the Cloud

    In a volatile and hyper-competitive market, delivering exceptional multichannel customer service consistently is essential. But delivering world-class service on tight budgets to even tighter deadlines is a tough challenge for even the largest organizations. That is why so many successful organizations choose to deliver customer service in the cloud. This...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Knowledge Management - 5 Steps to Getting It Right the First Time

    Today customers look to engage with organizations through an increasing number of channels - and expect more from every customer service and support experience. A strategically implemented knowledge management initiative for both the contact center and Web self service channels offers a powerful answer to this growing need to do...

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    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

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® VTune ™ Amplifier XE 2013

    Advanced performance and thread profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, and MPI developers. New pre-sets deliver easier ‟point and shoot” profiling set-up. A threading timeline, data filtering, frame analysis, and source display make it easier to tune your application for today’s and tomorrow’s processors. Powerful bandwidth and memory access...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • 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 // Oct 2013

    Cutting Complexity – Simplifying Security

    With corporate IT becoming increasingly complex, how can IT management boost efficiency… while improving corporate security? Kaspersky Lab's latest whitepaper, "Cutting Complexity – Simplifying Security" looks at how the latest IT Systems Management solutions can simplify and automate a vast range of routine IT management tasks, in order to:...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Managers Know More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Managers know more. Hit your target with no surprises. Act on opportunities and threats faster. Manage more effectively anywhere, using any device.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Reps Sell More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is smarter selling that will help reps sell more. Oracle Sales Cloud enables sales reps to sell more anytime, anywhere and on any device and empowers them to grow their own pipeline without waiting for marketing.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Sales Cloud Overview

    Animated Video: Smarter Selling with Oracle Sales Cloud Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter Selling that will help reps sell more, managers know more, and companies grow more.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Companies Grow More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Companies Grow More. Maximize revenue and optimize sales performance. Know what to sell your customers. And get more help from your marketers and partners.

    Sponsored By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    From Fear to Fortune, Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud

    In his latest paper, analyst Tom Kelly offers real-world anecdotes from cloud implementations at a selection of more than 25 organizations, from Fortune 500 to private equity-backed companies, showing examples on how the cloud provides fast- growing companies a scalable infrastructure that supports their growth while improving efficiency and reducing...

    Sponsored By NetSuite

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Big Data Zoo—Taming the Beasts

    With so much talk about big data and the possibilities it can offer, the truth behind what big data is—and what it can do for businesses—can be hard to determine. However, according to Dr. Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting, the truth behind all the talk is not hard to see,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Simplify Cloud Infrastructure with IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System

    See how clients have deployed PureFlex and Flex System for successful virtualization and cloud solutions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    IBM WP: “Protect Your IT System w Next Generation Security”

    A data breach, probings, hackers… protect your your critical IT information. What these real-life examples have in common is that perpetrators can attack companies through their IT systems. Read how trusted computing from IBM PureFlex System can help secure your systems against emerging threats.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Accelerating VDI Solutions for Modern Business with IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System

    IBM’s SmartCloud VDI solution lev-erages the IBM PureFlex and Flex System portfolio, Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure prod-ucts and the company’s design/deploy services to deliver reliable, powerful and secure managed desktop infrastructures.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Value Proposition for IBM PureFlex System: Case for IBM PureFlex System for Cloud- Enabled SAP Enterprise Environments

    This management brief discusses the value proposition for the Case for IBM PureFlex System for Cloud-Enabled SAP Enterprise Environments. Link(s)

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    The Ultimate HPC Cluster Development Suite

    Intel® Cluster Studio XE 2013 SP1 can help you achieve top application performance for Intel® Xeon® processor and Intel® Xeon Phi ™ coprocessor-based systems. The suite provides a comprehensive set of standards-driven C, C++, and Fortran development tools and programming models to enable developers to efficiently develop, analyze, and optimize...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

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

    Learn why anti-evasion is a critical component for your intrusion prevention system. Sophisticated exploits that utilize advanced evasion techniques are all too common. Decoding and normalizing traffic across the network to detect and combat these attacks is critical for your network security plan.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Identity and Access Management in the Cloud Era

    The explosion of mobile devices, fragmented network access and multiple operating systems makes identity management a big challenge. Centrify through its wide range of products is able to provide firms both basic and advanced identity access management solutions making a fully integrated security possible – across all platforms, across all...

    Sponsored By Centrify