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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    3 Key Guidelines To Help Increase Energy Efficiency In The Data Center

    Nobody needs to tell you that energy efficiency is at the top of the data center’s to-do list. Every data center is looking to cut power consumption while maintaining the highest level of service. But achieving real energy efficiency is easier said than done. Sprawling and convoluted infrastructures make it...

    Provided By Emerson Network Power

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Live Chat in Support Environments

    Abstract: Based on research with more than three hundred companies, this report takes a close look at how live chat is used and measured in support settings, how organizations use live chat to engage with prospects and customers, metrics used to measure live chat success in support engagements and why...

    Provided By LogMeIn BoldChat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    High Efficiency Indirect Air Economizer-based Cooling for Data Centers

    Of the various economizer (free cooling) modes for data centers, using fresh air is often viewed as the most energy efficient approach. However, this paper shows how indirect air economizer-based cooling produces similar or better energy savings while eliminating risks posed when outside fresh air is allowed directly into the...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Powering the 21st century data centre with HP next generation FlexFabric

    This white paper is intended for data centre network architects and planners and reviews the impact of virtualization and cloud computing on the data centre and illustrates the recent validation testing completed by Network Test on the newest additions to HP’s FlexFabric portfolio – HP FlexFabric 12900, 11900, and HP...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Leadership and technology: a total-cost-of-ownership comparison for unified communications

    Mid-market enterprises strive for success. Being successful means consistently making smart decisions – including smart technology purchases. Technology should enable a mid-market enterprise to meet the needs of its employees and customers today, and also allow a business to make simple but value-rich changes in the future. Technology must support...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Insider Threat - How Privileged Users Put Critical Data at Risk

    This white paper discusses the growing insider risks. It will also cover how organizations become breached—either by internal users through malicious or benign actions or from external threats that acquire the credentials of trusted insiders. It also touches on how organizations can limit privileged users’ access to data so that,...

    Provided By Vormetric

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Video: Conversations on the Future of Business: Unlocking Human Potential

    Finding, developing and retaining talented employees is crucial for any organization. Fortunately, technology has enabled businesses to gain deep insights into which potential hires fit the company culture and how to get the most out of current employees. But it has to go both ways: Increased technology and a more...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    CTO's view: Workplace of the future. It's not where you go but what you do.

    The one certainty around the workplace in 2030 is that the human need for recognition and reward will not have changed. People will still want to do the best job possible in the most efficient and effective manner. However, the tools that they use will have changed dramatically due to...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Could your data center network do a better job supporting new technologies?

    Increasingly demanding IT requirements are necessitating change to the data center network (DCN). Like servers and storage, the network needs to evolve to deliver the flexibility and scalability required by a more virtualized IT environment. In this interview, Michele Girola, IBM network integration services product manager, explains how to enhance...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Ponemon Institute: 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Australia

    We are pleased to present the 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Australia, which is the second annual study of Australian companies. Sponsored by HP Enterprise Security, this year's study is based on a representative sample of 33 organisations in various industry sectors. Read the complete report to see...

    Provided By Avnet

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Live Webcast: The Power of Body Language

    Join us for this LIVE event! Wednesday, November 6th 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT In an increasingly virtual world filled with webcams and online events, your body language can still play a huge role in your ability to communicate effectively. And whether you are presenting to colleagues...

    Provided By Citrix

  • Videos // Nov 2013

    Video: Why Data Matters: Context Reveals Answers

    When can a piece of data provide information that matters? IBM expert Jeff Jonas explains how context involves taking each transaction, deciding where it fits, and analyzing its surroundings in order to draw insight. Interested in Data Analytics? Access Mastering Business Analytics HUB today to get an exclusive access to...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    Bring UC + Voice Together

    This e-book discusses the current UC adoption challenges and the best way to confront them. Read more to discover: The importance of voice in a UC strategy How to get your users excited about UC Boosting overall adoption Staying ahead of obsolescence

    Provided By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Whitepaper: Data Center Projects - System Planning

    Planning of a data center physical infrastructure project need not be a time consuming or frustrating task. Experience shows that if the right issues are resolved in the right order by the right people, vague requirements can be quickly translated into a detailed design. This paper outlines practical steps...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Battery Technology for Data Centers and Network Rooms: Lead-Acid Battery Options

    The lead-acid battery is the predominant choice for uninterruptible power supply (UPS) energy storage. Over 10 million UPSs are presently installed utilizing flooded, valve regulated lead acid (VRLA), and modular battery cartridge (MBC) systems. This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of these three lead-acid battery technologies.

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Get the Secrets to Business Growth. Grow your business like nobody's business.

    In this exclusive ebook, you’ll see one-on-one interviews with three successful entrepreneurs. See how they turned sales up +27%, kept up with that growth, and turned around a stunning ROI.

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • Videos // Sep 2013

    Video: HP Project Portfolio Management at Deloitte

    Hear from Ferne King- Director Investment and Growth Forum, Deloitte Australia- how Deloitte tackles their challenges through Project Portfolio Management for SaaS by gaining visibility over all investments and expanding their project management capabilities.

    Provided By BPM Vision

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Case study - Project processes and outcomes for Deloitte optimized through SaaS

    How do you gain real-time, company-wide visibility of proposed investments and consistent management of approved projects? Read on to see how Deloitte embraces Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Centre to gain a holistic, prioritized view of portfolio that aligns individual business units and overall strategy.

    Provided By BPM Vision

  • Resource Center // Sep 2013

    Unlocking Big Data

    Big Data solutions are fast becoming the foundation for a new era of progress and innovation – an era that will give rise to an intelligent economy of smart cars, smart buildings, better healthcare, law enforcement and education, plus new and better ways of interacting with customers, and phenomenal productivity...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Sep 2013

    Discover Your Inner Leader - Ebook

    Do you have the skills to successfully lead your organization? With the right amount of dedication, anyone can be a leader – including you. Now is the time to start harnessing your inner leader to take your company to the next level. Follow the steps in this eBook to become...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy a Flash 1st Strategy on EMC VNX Storage

    As more organizations virtualize their IT environments, they're finding modern storage systems are the best fit for these next-generation setups. And, as more admins deploy EMC VNX unified storage, Flash technologies are becoming an attractive option for ensuring optimal performance for both highly active and less active data. In...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy a Flash 1st Strategy on EMC VNX Storage

    As more organizations virtualize their IT environments, they're finding modern storage systems are the best fit for these next-generation setups. And, as more admins deploy EMC VNX unified storage, Flash technologies are becoming an attractive option for ensuring optimal performance for both highly active and less active data. In...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Performance Monitoring in SAP environments

    With a range of critical business systems running on your SAP environment, ensuring optimal performance is essential for business efficiency and customer satisfaction. This white paper evaluates the challenges associated with monitoring the performance of SAP environments and provides key recommendations for ensuring reliable service delivery: Top SAP monitoring...

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Social Business Discovery: Optimising Decision Making

    BI (business intelligence) software has long been touted as the route to insight and better business decisions. But powerful business insight comes not just from data, and not just from what one person sees and thinks. It comes from the combination of varied viewpoints and the conclusions and compromises people...

    Provided By QlikTech

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Solutions for a More Energy-Efficient Data Center: From Water to Fresh-Air Cooling

    This white paper discusses recent trends in the industry toward increasing energy efficiency of the data center in order to save on power and cooling costs without reducing performance. Included in the discussion is a review of the key components in the data center that can affect power consumption and...

    Provided By IBM and Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    IDG Quick Pulse Tech Dossier: Survey Highlights Needs for Better Server Energy Efficiency

    CIOs and other IT leaders are aware that they need to do more to enhance data center efficiencies. A recent survey of 124 IT executives and managers shed light on their needs and objectives as they relate to data center efficiency and automation. This paper highlights key findings from the...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    - Essential IPAM Vol 3: Introduction to Routing

    This paper examines the basics of routing protocols and the logic behind various routing methods. Learn how data is routed in Layer 3 and the logic used to make routing decisions. Specifically this paper will provide an overview of: Routing Concepts Routing Mechanisms Building an RIP...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Using modular Data Centre

    The explosion in IT demand has intensified pressure on data centres resources, making it difficult to respond to business needs, especially while budgets remain flat. As capacity demands become increasingly unpredictable, calculating the future needs of the data centre becomes ever more difficult. The challenge is to build a data...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Gartner-Hosted Virtual Desktop Deployment, Stage 1

    Gartner provides a seven-stage framework to move from an initial Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) technology assessment to a production rollout. In this analysis of Stage 1, Evaluate, learn the key elements needed to initiate an HVD project. Read report.

    Provided By Cisco

  • Webcasts // Jun 2013

    Preparing for eDiscovery

    This Webinar will look at the challenges that enterprises face when given an eDiscovery request and the ways in which they can reduce the burden. This Webinar will explore: What is the IT department’s job when it comes to eDiscovery? What are the penalties for not complying with eDiscovery requirements?...

    Provided By OpenText

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Top 7 Applications for 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi

    Since the Wi-Fi Alliance introduced and certified 802.11n, Wi-Fi has become widely recognized as the primary edge connection for organizations world-wide. Today we see 802.11n as the standard interface on PCs, tablets, smartphones and other networked devices. The increased performance and higher capacity of 802.11ac have tremendous appeal for organizations...

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The 12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management can be broken down into 12 major tasks—all of which can be staggering in nature and extremely time-consuming for AD DS administrators. While some can be delegated, complex tasks like security, networked service administration, OU-specific management and many more are not...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The business of social business

    The value in social acquaintances Today, social approaches have become the norm for creating meaningful business value. In an IBM® IBV executive study however, nearly three-quarters of respondents admitted that they were unprepared to embrace this shift in customer engagement. This white paper reveals how business leaders can successfully...

    Provided By IBM

  • Videos // Apr 2013

    The Future of IT Outsourcing

    Walk the journey with us as we demonstrate how HP leverages world-class technology, a standardized global platform, cost transparency and a powerful alliance community to deliver results that matter. Make it matter. Watch the video now.

    Provided By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Startup rockstars: A roundup of innovative newcomers

    Fame, quick profits, a career marked by creativity, pushing boundaries, popularity and chasing that one big deal that could change everything. You can see why there are parallels drawn between startup founders and rock stars. While the nexus of startup funding has traditionally been Silicon Valley, technology startup hubs outside...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Content Analytics: Helping the Best-in-Class Drive Superior Customer Service

    Discover how Content Analytics can help your organization analyze, search and classify unstructured content for superior business outcomes. Register now to read the paper and find out how your organization can become Best-In-Class when it comes to managing your content.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Customer analytics pay off: Driving top-line growth by bringing science to the art of marketing

    Most organizations appreciate the potential benefits that customer can reap but many face difficulties effectively turning information into actionable insights. Read this white paper to learn how an effective customer analytics strategy can help drive top-line growth, avoid unnecessary costs and increase customer satisfaction. Understand where your organization is in...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    The Power of Cloud - Driving business model innovation

    Although cloud is widely recognized as a technology game changer, its potential for driving business innovation remains virtually untapped. Indeed, cloud has the power to fundamentally shift competitive landscapes by providing a new platform for creating and delivering business value. To take advantage of cloud’s potential to transform internal operations,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Digital Transformation: Creating new business models where digital meets physical

    Companies with a cohesive strategy for integrating digital and physical elements can successfully transform their business models – and set new directions for entire industries. To find out how to transform your business model to capitalize on today's digital age, download this executive report.

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Mar 2013

    Aberdeen Group Research Paper, Content Analytics: Helping the Best-in-Class Drive Superior Customer Service

    Read the research paper to discover how Content Analytics can help your organization analyze, search and classify unstructured content for superior business outcomes. This study examined 125 organizations from across the globe and identified best in class practices for unstructured data management. A recent survey across all industries reported...

    Provided By IBM