Mobility

We discuss the growing importance of enterprise mobility and the technology behind mobile application development.

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Vodafone Ireland implements world-class service excellence with HP BSM

    Learn how business service management helped Vodafone Ireland transform from a reactive to a proactive IT Operations function. Read how BSM solutions enabled the Vodafone IT Operations group to align priorities to match the business and drive business value, delivering 300% ROI in one year. HP is the sponsor...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    T-Mobile Podcast

    Learn how wireless services provider T-Mobile US, Inc. improved cloud- and data-access services delivery to its enterprise customers. Listen to the podcast featuring Daniel Spurling, Director of IT Infrastructure at T-Mobile US, Inc and understand now T-Mobile moved from manual cloud provisioning services to a centralized service portal to better...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Research: Google Apps for Business ranked #1 by Radicati

    The Radicati Group has done some homework for companies choosing a cloud business email provider. In a report entitled "Cloud Business Email - Market Quadrant 2013", the firm ranks Google Apps for Business ahead of all other players. A summary of Radicati's findings can be downloaded here.

    Sponsored By Google

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Quadmark: A case study on switching to Google Apps

    Read how Quadmark, the global consulting and training organisation, with over 100 employees globally embarked on a rebranding and expansion plan including a streamline of IT infrastructure. This included switching it’s email server from Exchange to Gmail and adopting Google Apps.

    Sponsored By Google

  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Video Case Study: Sentara Healthcare

    Sentara Healthcare, a regional healthcare services provider based in Virginia, shares their success in using HP Performance Anywhere Software. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s privacy statement.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Avoiding the 8 Common Mistakes of Windows 7 & Windows 8 Migrations

    With no future support for Windows XP, most IT pros have begun OS migration efforts to modern Windows. Make the most of your OS upgrade and PC refresh to enhance performance, security, and manageability. Use this comprehensive guide to avoid some of the most common pitfalls along your journey.

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Overcoming the challenges of multifactor authentication

    Many cloud service providers are rolling out two-factor authentication features to address the increasing challenges that come from relying on passwords alone to secure user access and company data. Multifactor authentication is a great step towards stronger security and access management. Unfortunately, for enterprises that leverage more than a...

    Sponsored By Centrify

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Improving Engagement with Multi-Channel Service

    Abstract: Best-in-Class organizations execute on a strategy that supports the multi-channel nature of customer requests. These leading organizations do not just open up their service infrastructures to accommodate new channels, but also empower their teams to deliver an effective and consistent experience regardless of the channel selected by the customer....

    Sponsored By LogMeIn BoldChat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Live Chat’s New ROI

    Abstract: Live chat has proven itself in the support world by providing fast return on investment through easily-achieved agent efficiencies. While there is still ground to cover in the opt-in world of passive chat, the new frontier in web-based customer engagement technology lies within a more dynamic discipline – the...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn BoldChat

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    The Manager of Managers Approach to Running Your IT Environment Virtual Event

    Do you have a single console to view, control, and manage your IT environment? Is automation built into your monitoring strategy? As IT environments become more dynamic, your operations teams need a unified view for management and monitoring. Automatic detection, and automated monitoring setup and configuration are two ways to...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    The shift from servers to services: Charting your future in the cloud era webcast

    The cloud is not only changing how you source and deliver technology. It’s also leading IT organizations to be more service-centric. This shift impacts IT on many levels. It refocuses IT organizations and changes how they operate and provide services. Find out why shifting from servers to services will help...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Thinking ahead: Pragmatic steps for successful cloud transformations virtual event

    Public, private, or hybrid, the cloud is creating an array of opportunities for business and IT. And it’s reshaping IT as we know it. But incorporating cloud technology and services into the data center can entail multi-year transformations. The key to successful cloud transformations is developing a pragmatic strategy and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Virtual Desktops in the Cloud: Changing the Face of Desktop Security

    Desktops, virtualization and security: To many, these three terms may seem mutually exclusive as they are by historical perspective and traditional consideration, in opposition to one another. Desktops offer individuality, personalization and are based on distributed users. Virtualization is associated with flexibility, mobility and cost effectiveness. Security is perceived as...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    BYOD & the Implications for IT: How to Support BYOD without Putting Your Company at Risk

    The predictions that many industry pundits have been making about the rise of BYOD (bring your own device) are coming to fruition. The surprise is that it is happening at a much-accelerated rate at businesses of all sizes, around the world. While BYOD is increasingly important for employee satisfaction, it...

    Sponsored By Desktone

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Unified Communications

    Organizations are largely relying on TCO and ROI models in determining whether or not to invest in a unified communications (UC) solution. But what other factors are they considering? Read the white paper “Mobility And Business Outcomes Are Driving The Adoption Of Unified Communications” to get a clear picture of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The role of the network in cloud computing

    For a network that better supports your cloud and brings the most value possible to your business, its design has to be considered in the early stages of cloud planning. Read the white paper "Networking for cloud computing" to discover specific networking considerations for public, private and hybrid clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Pervasive technology trends shaping the business and the implications for your data center

    Four technology trends—cloud computing, mobile technology, social collaboration and analytics—are shaping the business and converging on the data center. But few data center strategies are designed with the requisite flexibility, scalability or resiliency to meet the new demands. Read the white paper to learn how a good data center strategy...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cyber Security Index

    An effective cyber security strategy calls for the latest intelligence on the kinds of attacks that are occurring, who is committing them, and how often they are happening. A new IBM report offers expert insight into a range of security statistics, based on monitoring tens of billions of security events...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Surviving the technical security crisis

    As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren’t enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM, 92% of security leaders...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Sophisticated attacks WP

    We all know how major security incidents can affect a company’s data, networks and corporate brand. We also know that sophisticated attacks, designed to gain continuous access to critical information or to cause damage in critical infrastructure, are becoming more severe, more frequent and more costly. But what can you...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud: A Practical Guide to Launching a Successful Cloud Strategy

    Frost & Sullivan’s video “Stepping into the Cloud: A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy” offers practical guidance for migrating your company to the cloud -- at your own pace and on your own schedule. Take the first step today.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Guidance for Calculation of Efficiency (PUE) in Data Centers

    Before data center infrastructure efficiency can be benchmarked using PUE or other metrics, there must be agreement on exactly what power consumptions constitute IT loads, what consumptions constitute physical infrastructure, and what loads should not be counted. Unfortunately, commonly published efficiency data is not computed using a standard methodology, and...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • 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...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Specification of Modular Data Center Architecture

    There is a growing consensus that conventional legacy data center design will be superseded by modular scalable data center designs. Reduced total cost of ownership, increased flexibility, reduced deployment time, and improved efficiency are all claimed benefits of modular scalable designs. Yet the term “modular”, when and where modularity is...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

    Data center systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerized, 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 for...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Data Center Projects: Growth Model

    Long term data center or network room capacity planning may seem impossible in the face of evolving IT technology and business requirements. Nevertheless, data center facilities have a lifetime that may span many generations of IT equipment, so planning – or lack of planning – can have a large impact...

    Sponsored By Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Google Apps - The leader in Cloud Business Email

    According to a report by The Radicati Group, 27% of the world’s business inboxes now live in the cloud. This whitepaper takes a detailed look into cloud business email and addresses reasons why The Radicati Group has positioned Google as one of the leaders of the pack. Read more.

    Sponsored By Google

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Adding Zero-Day Offense to Vulnerability Management

    This paper describes why your organization is vulnerable to zero day attacks and what you can do to add a zero-day offense to existing vulnerability management processes. It also describes how the Qualys Zero-Day Risk Analyzer enhances capabilities of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform with targeted intelligence and workflow to...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Bring ROI to Your BYOD - Forrester Documents Benefits of Managed Mobility

    IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment that companies realized by engaging IBM to implement a “bring your own device” program. In this study, you’ll learn how to improve workplace flexibility, reduce overhead and admin costs and increase productivity.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    Putting the Design in Responsive Design

    Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the predominant consumer choice, with adoption increasing daily as PC sales diminish in response.Designing your digital site for desktop or laptop, as well as tablets and smartphones within a single codebase, is called responsive design. The promise of responsive design? A single, digital site optimized...

    Sponsored By Acquia

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2014

    Calculate how much Brocade VCS Fabric technology can lower your TCO

    The era of the costly and complex networks is over. Brocade® VCS® Fabric technology can dramatically improve your network efficiency, utilization, and performance while significantly reducing TCO at the same time. See for yourself by completing the calculations and discovering your potential savings.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IBM’s System Director VMControl: Advanced Multi-Platform Virtualization Management

    For IT personnel looking to manage cross-platform workloads, IBM VMControl can provide an advanced solution. Read the white paper and learn why this technology beats the competition in terms of automated provisioning, systems integration and resource pooling. Also see how this environment offers advanced image management and higher resilience.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    5 Common Mistakes in Application/IT Infrastructure Monitoring

    Everyone knows they need monitoring to ensure their site uptime and keep their business humming. Yet many sites still suffer from outages that are first reported by their customers. Having managed data center operations for decades, we have lots of experience with monitoring systems of all kinds, and these...

    Sponsored By LogicMonitor

  • Videos // Jan 2014

    Box Case Study: Enterasys

    At Enterasys, a leading provider of wired and wireless network solutions, employees needed to share critical content on the go, from any device. Today, with Box, over 1100 employees -- from Sales to Engineering -- collaborate and share important information from wherever they are.

    Sponsored By Box

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Gartner Report "Emergence of Ethernet Fabric"

    The rapid development of Ethernet fabric offers users new choices to modernize their data center physical switch networks to support software-defined network and cloud computing. Networking professionals should start on the road to greater efficiency and automation in their data center networks.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Top Three Characteristics for a Successful Enterprise Mobility Strategy

    Mobile devices can benefit your business by not only allowing your employees to be productive while on-the-go, but also by enhancing your business processes and service delivery. However, IT must create a proactive, institution-wide mobile strategy in order to capitalize on these benefits. Read this white paper to learn...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Virtualization and Cloud Monitoring - 9 reasons why SaaS makes more sense

    SaaS monitoring systems are architected to allow for seamless, unified monitoring of the entire IT ecosystem, regardless of whether it's physical, virtual, or in the cloud. But the “SaaS versus on-premise” equation is different for every technology. There are some solution types where a SaaS approach has special benefits that...

    Sponsored By LogicMonitor

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Upgrade keys to a Successful OS Migration

    April 8, 2014 marks the end of support for Windows XP, so the time is now to develop an OS migration strategy. Check out this infographic highlighting the Keys to an OS upgrade and learn more about the technology and resources available.

    Sponsored By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Establishing a Logical Perimeter The Evolution of Network Security

    The boundaries of the modern enterprise have undergone massive changes, and these shifts are causing IT, security and networking teams to fundamentally reevaluate the way they think about and manage the network. It is no secret that near-universal Internet connectivity has changed society and user behavior along with it. Users...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Still Using Proxies for URL Filtering? There’s a Better Way

    Firewalls enforce network access via a positive control model, where only specific traffic defined in policies is granted access to the network while all other traffic is denied. Access Control Lists (ACLs) initially performed this functionality, often in routers, but their rudimentary approach gave way to dedicated packet filtering and...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks