IT Policies

  • 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

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    10 Reasons your Business Needs VoIP

    Voice over Internet from Alaska Communications lets you make and receive calls over the Internet anywhere, anytime—keeping employees connected and boosting productivity. It’s a hosted and flexible phone communication solution that works the way you do. No hardware equipment to purchase, software to maintain or even IT staff to hire...

    Sponsored By Alaska Communications

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises

    This white paper provides a detailed TCO evaluation on how cloud-based solutions can deliver significant savings compared to on-premise business applications. Cloud computing eliminates the need for individual companies to buy, deploy and maintain IT infrastructure or application software. In the cloud computing model, the vendor takes responsibility for deploying...

    Sponsored By NetSuite

  • 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

  • eBooks // Sep 2013

    Putting Dispatch in the Driver's Seat

    Does your help desk feel like it is 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...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Capitalizing On Cloud - Preparing People and Processes

    Cloud-enabled services are the next wave transforming how businesses capitalize on information technology, and that in turn drives the next evolution in the processes, roles, skills, and structure of IT organizations—the evolution to IT as a Service (ITaaS). Today’s CIOs must exercise extraordinary leadership to make the transition and unleash...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • 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 // Jul 2013

    IBM Security AppScan 8.7 Adds Support for iOS Mobile Apps

    With the introduction of AppScan 8.7, IBM introduces one of the first application security products to answer the enterprise’s pressing need for iOS application security tooling and end-to-end integration with iOS application platforms, from the mobile device and endpoint functionality to server-side concerns, with an approach that also addresses the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Jun 2013

    Hybrid IT Service Management: A Requirement for Virtualization and Cloud Computing

    Many IT organizations are excited about the prospects of incorporating Cloud-based and virtual computing technologies into their present/future vision. At the same time, many of these same organizations have been educated and taken many steps on the road to IT service management maturity. But Cloud is a means to improved...

    Sponsored By frontrange

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Why Complexity Is IT Security’s Worst Enemy

    Organizations across the world continue to strive for greater agility, efficiency and innovation. But they also need to cut costs, improve productivity and become more competitive. While this is nothing new, the fact remains that IT is arguably the key department tasked with supporting these needs and ultimately making this...

    Sponsored By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Deploying High-Density Pods in a Low-Density Data Center

    Simple and rapid deployment of self-contained, high-density pods within an existing or new low-density data center is possible with today’s power and cooling technology. The independence of these high-density pods allow for predictable and reliable operation of high-density equipment without a negative impact on the performance of existing low-density power...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    IDC Report: The Future of eMail is Social

    This IDC white paper looks at the current state of enterprise email and perceived and real problems that surround its use. The paper discusses the changing nature of collaboration and work fueled by the social web by examining email trends and the emergence of new social collaboration tools. It reveals...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    The future of email and application is social.

    This white paper examines the state of collaboration in today's enterprise and provides an IBM point of view on how collaboration will evolve, along with how Notes and Domino software will fit into the new collaboration equation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Email Is A Key Workload For Storage Strategy

    Email has been a mission-critical application for years and at the heart of organizations' communications and business practices. From an architecture perspective, email has frequently been walled off, sitting on separate servers and using separate back-end storage systems. With advances in server hardware and the rise of virtualization, this appears...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Rethinking Your Enterprise Security: Critical Priorities to Consider

    In this informative white paper, explore the changing landscape of enterprise security. Learn why traditional security approaches fall short in the face of new and emerging workplace trends, and see how you can address critical security priorities - read on to learn more

    Sponsored By HP

  • Case Studies // Mar 2013

    Case Study: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

    The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is one of the nation's most popular attractions, a Top 10 Zagat-rated Zoo, and a Top Zoo for Children according to Parent's Magazine. Each year, more than 1.3 million people visit its 71-acre site, which is home to more than 500 animal and 3,000...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Using IBM Social Business to Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level: A Game Changer for Small, Medium, and Large Businesses.

    This IBM Redguide™ publication provides information about IBM Social Business and includes details about the business need and the value of transformation to a social business. It presents a high-level Social Business component diagram, highlights key capabilities, and includes customer case studies that exemplify how some of these capabilities can...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Anticipate, engage and deliver exceptional web experiences.

    IBM Customer Experience Suite and IBM Intranet Experience Suite help organizations delight customers through a consistently exceptional web experience and empower employees with the social business tools they need to drive better business results. IBM Customer Experience Suite features rich, integrated capabilities for managing web content, real-time social communications, robust...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Simple, cost-effective messaging and collaboration for medium-sized businesses.

    Help strengthen customer relationships, drive operational effectiveness and optimize your workforce with IBM collaboration and messaging solutions for medium-sized businesses. IBM Lotus software is designed to provide simplified solutions and delivery models based on your needs.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Understanding Patterns of Expertise: Virtual Application Patterns

    Enterprise IT departments strive to contribute to the competitiveness of the business organization, developing and deploying innovative applications that can help benefit the bottom line and drive top-line growth. Too often, however, IT managers find themselves unable to develop and deploy applications with the agility they would like. The skills...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Systems with integrated expertise

    With expert integrated systems, you could consolidate workloads to reduce the total cost of ownership for your IT infrastructure. A new category of systems could help simplify your IT infrastructure, help you deliver new services more rapidly and add capacity cost-effectively.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Mar 2013

    IBM PureApplication System Data Sheet

    The PureApplication System is specifically designed and tuned for transactional web and database applications. Its workload-aware, flexible platform is designed to be easier to deploy, customize, safeguard and manage in a traditional or private cloud environment.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Mar 2013

    Expenses Product Preview

    When it's simple for workers to enter their expenses, the results are impressive -- lower costs, more accurate accounting, and more timely reimbursements. Watch the video to discover how Workday Expenses allows you to effectively engage your employees and improve the accuracy and timeliness of expense reporting.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Feb 2013

    Managing Access Security in a Multi-Perimeter World

    Today’s multi-perimeter world of mobile, cloud, and social interactions has transformed the enterprise, exposing your web applications and data to numerous external threats. Organizations need a new integrated approach for securing the wide variety of enterprise and web resources from any device, any service and any source. Join IBM and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Managing identities and access in the cloud

    The ability to share services and information with various departments,partners, customers and other parts of the business ecosystem is a major advantage of cloud computing. As a result, successful cloud deployments hinge on securely and efficiently managing individuals’ access to resources, and protecting data from loss or corruption. From a...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Keeping distributed endpoints safe and secure

    In today’s far-reaching environments, where the numbers and varieties of servers, desktops, laptops, mobile devices and specialized equipment such as point-of-sale (POS) devices, ATMs and self-service kiosks—known collectively as “endpoints”—are growing at unprecedented rates, traditional protection schemes such as firewalls and anti-virus agents are no longer sufficient on their own....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IBM zSecure Compliance and Administration

    IBM Security zSecure&#8482 Compliance and Administration provides security personnel with the tools to efficiently administer IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF®) through simplified security administration. It helps security staff measure and verify the effectiveness of their mainframe security settings and policies. It also automates audit reporting and monitors security events...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Ensuring application security in mobile environments

    As mobile device use in the workplace continues to increase rapidly, more organizations are placing mobile application security as a top security priority. For different types of mobile applications, there are many potential vulnerabilities attackers can exploit to gain access to sensitive data. Providing security for mobile applications requires the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Feb 2013

    Secure Web Applications: Creating a Security Culture

    Companies move applications to the Web to improve customer interactions, lower business processing costs and speed outcomes. But driving applications to the Web also increases vulnerabilities – unless security is an integral component of the application development process.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Integrating Security into Development, No Pain Required

    In this whitepaper, senior SANS Analyst Dave Shackleford discusses new ways developers and security teams can work together to create more efficient quality control processes to improve application functionality and security while minimizing bugs.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IT Executive Guide to Security Intelligence

    This white paper discusses how security intelligence addresses accurate threat detection shortcomings and empowers organizations—from Fortune Five companies to midsize enterprises to government agencies—to maintain comprehensive and cost-effective information security. In particular, it will show how security intelligence addresses critical concerns in five key areas: Data silo consolidation, Threat detection,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data

    Security intelligence solution from IBM help organizations address the most vexing security challenges, including advanced persistent threats, fraud and insider threats. The solution enables security analysts to extend analysis well beyond typical security data using real-time correlation for continuous insight, custom analytics, and forensic capabilities for evidence gathering.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Family Guide – Eight Steps to Building a BladeSystem

    With an unprecedented set of smart innovations, HP BladeSystem - including the new HP ProLiant Gen8 server family - provides the foundation of a self-aware and intelligent converged infrastructure. We’re talking about a cloud-ready infrastructure that can support all your applications on a single platform, with both ProLiant and Integrity...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Podcasts // Nov 2012

    Payroll Product Preview

    At Workday, we are focused on building solutions ready for the global enterprise. Workday Payroll is no exception--it provides a flexible, configurable single system-of-record for employees, managers, and HR administrators.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Getting Started with Master Data Services

    Master Data Services in SQL Server 2008 R2 allows an organization to define a "single source of truth" about its enterprise data using a purpose-built centralized database and a predefined Web application - Master Data Manager. Multiple application databases can be referenced through models forming a "hub-and-spoke" type architecture enabling...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Accelerate ROI: HP IT Process Automation and Orchestration paper

    Learn how IT can to be 3-4 times more productive and save your organization $25-100K USD a week. This informative whitepaper will look at the numerous benefits to deploying a next-generation, IT process automation solution. It outlines practical examples for realizing rapid return on investment (ROI) in IT operations and provides...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Forrester Report: Measuring Mobile Apps

    Developers need to improve their mobile measurement savvy. Many application development professionals have little to no skills in collecting real-time and operational metrics; that’s usually been the province of infrastructure and operations pros. But such thinking is both antiquated and dangerous. As requirements elicitation shifts from long textual requirements documents...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Storwize V3700: Ideal for Microsoft Environments

    Working together with Microsoft, independent software vendors and customers, IBM® has identified key Microsoft technology areas that have synergy with storage solutions, IBM System x® and IBM Tivoli® products, and can help improve Microsoft IT environments. The high-performing IBM Storwize® V3700 offers support for Microsoft applications and platforms including Microsoft...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Apr 2014

    Changing the Perception of IT – What Your Customers Wont Tell You

    To reach the customers of IT services, you have to abandon long-entrenched models of IT thinking & replace them with a customer-focused model that focuses on value, experience & context. Join the webinar to understand the issues internal customers face with IT, & see how IT can evolve from being...

    Provided By ServiceNow