IT Policies

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Find, Analyze & Resolve Your Toughest Performance Issues on SQL Server - FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Identity as a Revenue Generator: Getting started with customer focused Identity Management

    Identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth. Businesses and organizations cannot properly take advantage of mobile, cloud, or Internet of Things (IoT) technologies without a scalable and repeatable identity strategy. Without it, they have no way to identify and engage with their customers in a meaningful way — whether...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Cyber Resilience Blueprint: A New Perspective on Security

    The traditional workplace is changing to digital workplace at an exponential rate. This shift has made the workplace more agile and competitive – yet also more vulnerable to cyber attacks. This report goes over the paradigm shift that uses security intelligence laying the foundation for a resilient security strategy. It...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    DBAs: Control the Cloud

    DBAs know that staying vital in their profession means working with, and in, the cloud. In this new white paper, see how DBAs can avoid “database isolation management,” and how a broad perspective gives DBAs control over any database environment . Get this paper today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    HP Software-Defined Data Center Webinar

    The concept of the software-defined data center (SDDC), an abstraction of the physical data center into a software-defined set of resources and services, has gained traction over the last year. Understanding the potential benefits, pitfalls and the commercial reality of the SDDC is critical for enterprise infrastructure architects and engineers...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: Capitalize on Big Data in Financial Services

    Understanding the data you have and putting it to effective use is now more crucial than ever. The key differentiator between the leaders and laggards in financial services today is how skillfully they turn data into useful information and fuel success. HP is the sponsor of this material. By...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Meg Whitman Presents Unlocking IT with Big Data

    Today, the industry is at an inflection point - driven by a triple storm of Big Data, cloud, and mobility; and in this new environment, security is paramount. The New Style of IT is about how businesses and IT leverage this rapid change for enterprise growth. During this Web Event...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Turn Data Into Knowledge - Social Collaboration Empowers a More Intelligent Service Desk - Japanese

    Extract social knowledge for the help desk. Connect business and IT into one conversation to improve service quality and business results.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Gartner’s Best Practices for Implementing Automation - Japanese

    Follow a systematic approach. Opportunistic implementations may backfire, leading to incompatibilities and added expense and risk. Read Gartner’s advice for maximizing the benefits of data center automation.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Big Data Service Desk - 3 Ways Big Data Can Transform your Service Desk - Japanese

    Proactive problem solving. When you connect the intelligence of agents and users, you can analyze trends, anticipate user issues, and adjust to future business needs. Read this white paper and learn how.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture Enables Business Transformation

    Every C-level executive is focused on transforming the business, and IT leaders are tasked with providing them with the evolving network infrastructure and support. Download this whitepaper to learn how Cisco ONE enterprise networks architecture enables business transformation and provides the necessary levels of application intelligence, contextual information, visibility and...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: See the Big Picture in Big Data -- Optimize Your Operations with 100% Clarity

    Improving the operational aspects of a business can span the organizational chart, from line of business teams focused on the supply chain to IT teams reporting on communication networks and their switches. The goal is to capture the data streaming in from these various processes, and put Big Data techniques...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: What Your Peers Are Doing to Prime Their  Human Resources and Financial Systems

    Businesses facing growth and change require systems that evolve with them. The fact is, traditional software is simply too rigid to keep pace. Your savvy peers are transforming their systems to run in the cloud. Read the whitepaper to learn how you can, too, and benefit long into the future.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: The Future of Finance is Now

    One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Finance Transformation - How SaaS Solutions Can Deliver Strategic Insights

    A recent study revealed many senior finance executives want to improve the quality of information available to management, but struggle with translating their business needs into technology solutions. Watch this video to learn how new technologies are giving finance a better, faster, and more complete picture of their business.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: What Your Peers Are Doing to Prime Their  Human Resources and Financial Systems

    Businesses facing growth and change require systems that evolve with them. The fact is, traditional software is simply too rigid to keep pace. Your savvy peers are transforming their systems to run in the cloud. Read the whitepaper to learn how you can, too, and benefit long into the future.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Forrester Report: The ROI of Software as a Service

    Read Forrester's review of 11 vendors in SaaS enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply chain management (SCM). The report confirms that, motivated by heavy competition for new customers, these resource management software vendors remain vigilant in mitigating such end-user concerns.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    New : Top Communication Trends for Business Professionals

    Plantronics surveyed 1,800 enterprise employees in the US, UK, Germany, China, India and Australia. All professionals surveyed work in medium or large-size companies (100+ employees). Findings show that professionals are certainly putting all these new technologies to frequent use. In fact, 78% of those polled said their email usage had...

    Sponsored By Plantronics

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Applying Agile Principles to the Development of Smarter Products

    Agile development has become a cornerstone of most software development organizations. Marked by iterative processes that deliver incremental value over time, agile development has enabled organizations to manage software complexity more effectively and to improve quality and time to market compared with previous development processes.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How Mature is Your Cyber-Security Risk Management?

    A security framework is a step-by-step approach to helping an organization move from meeting its basic security requirements to providing a fully security-optimized environment. Five types of frameworks address progressive steps in security maturity as needs and capabilities change.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Right Time for Real-time Marketing

    In a climate of rising customer expectations, now is the right time to refine your use of inbound channels – it’s the time to go real time. Online marketing is maturing, and interactive marketing solutions are advancing, so the time is right to capitalize on this vast opportunity.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Enterprise File Synch & Share eBook

    Read this ebook from the Aberdeen Group to see highlights of the latest research on file synch / file share solutions to support personal productivity and collaboration.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Choose a Web Analytics & Online Marketing Solution

    Changes in the vendor landscape have raised issues for organizations that use web analytics and online marketing solutions or are in the market for them. This guide is meant to help you understand key characteristics to look for in how the solution can impact your online marketing performance whether you...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Gartner Multi-Channel Campaign Mangement Magic Quadrant

    Multichannel campaigns must perform better than ever to engage today's customers. Read this report by Gartner to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of providers and how they're adapting to these new demands where IBM is cited as a leader in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for Multi-Channel Campaign Management. You’ll...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Seeing Managed File Transfer as Strategic: Business Users Need Full Visibility

    Read this e-book to find out how you can create your own innovative approach to managed file transfer—one that ensures reliable, convenient and secure file transfers across every business process.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Samsung Printing Efficiencies - Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust Case Study

    It's easy in any large organisation for printers and consumables to end up being bought on an ad hoc basis. This piecemeal approach not only costs more, it is time consuming. This is what happened to the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust. Learn how Samsung printing solutions assisted the Ipswich...

    Sponsored By Samsung

  • Webcasts // Sep 2014

    Centrify for Samsung Knox - Product Overview

    The idea that employees may be storing corporate data together with their vacation photos on their smartphones is enough to give IT administrators and corporate compliance managers nightmares. At the same time, nobody wants to lug around separate devices for work and home use, and BYOD makes workers happier and...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Meeting Workforce Demands: Why—and How—IT Should Modernize End-User Computing

    IT departments face unprecedented challenges in keeping both IT and end-users efficient and productive. This paper discusses top trends and how today’s most successful CIOs are taking a more holistic viewpoint towards the new end-user computing landscape. Here they share their best practices for maximizing agility, meeting end user demands...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Putting Dispatch in the Driver’s Seat

    Does your help desk feel like it’s stuck in neutral? A dispatcher can help you keep track of which technician is where, what issues they’re working on, and make sure all issues are handled in a timely manner. Learn the 5 simple rules of dispatching your help desk can’t afford...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Managing the BlackBerry Transition

    The BlackBerry enterprise mobile solution always included a powerful management and security platform for its devices. As you transition to multiple mobile platforms, you face a host of security and management challenges Discover how to address those challenges with Citrix XenMobile.

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the implementation of stateless computing, which allows all the hardware...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years, becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the capacity for two totally redundant failover paths for every...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Simplify HR to Drive Performance

    Global organizations must be responsive to market realities to drive performance. Businesses achieve competitive differentiation through simplicity and consistency across the organization while creating a culture of engagement and performance. Leading HR organizations share their strategies on how they stay ahead of their competitors and how Workday helped them build...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Best Practices in Intelligent Search in the Age of Big Data

    Learn how you can easily provide real-time access to unified content from multiple sources and deliver new insights to improve decision making and productivity. You will also learn how you can tap into your enterprise social network, with social graphing, to identify internal knowledge experts and facilitate enterprise collaboration. Learn...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    EMC IT - Leading The Transformation

    After enduring several years of global economic uncertainty, organizations large and small are beginning to increase IT spending. The pressures, although by no means gone, have begun to recede. ESG research indicates that for both enterprise and midmarket organizations, just reducing costs-while still important-is no longer the top priority. This...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IDC Report: Selecting the Optimal Path to Private Cloud

    Cloud computing models offer a new approach for IT organizations to deliver business services to end users. By implementing their own internal or "private" cloud infrastructures, IT organizations can deploy a technology model that provides both flexible IT architectures and dynamic business agility.It makes system resources accessible to applications that...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Symantec Top Ten Tips for Cyber Resilience

    Increasing visibility into Cyber Risk and understanding its potential impact should be an essential element of an organisation’s strategy. Eliminating this risk is impossible and impedes agility. Accepting the right level of risk supports innovation. This is Cyber Resilience. Follow these easy 10 steps on how to secure your business...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • 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

    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