Networking

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Maximizing mobile efficiency and productivity

    BYOD programs help employees be more productive, but how is your mobile strategy affecting your IT department? Read this new white paper to learn how Dell Mobility Solution Sets can help you optimize your IT infrastructure, maintain data security, streamline administration, and develop and modernize apps for your mobile workforce.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Business Insight: Enabling User Mobility with Enterprise Security Solutions

    The belief that “work is something you do, not somewhere you are,” is taking hold for much of the corporate work force. Savvy business leaders have embraced the benefits of user mobility, including: Increased productivity Improved customer relationships (through increased face time) Greater resilience in the face of...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Effective Security in a BYOD Environment: Arming Your Organization Against the Unknown

    Learn how to get ahead of threats and develop a pragmatic strategy to secure data and assets from malware and theft — without impeding the flexibility, agility and efficiency BYOD can deliver for your enterprise.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack from SolarWinds!

    Don’t let network performance issues cripple your organization. Monitoring and analyzing network bandwidth performance and traffic patterns will enable you to quickly detect and solve critical issues, such as bandwidth hogs or underperforming devices. With SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack you’ll be able to simplify detection, diagnosis, and resolution...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Selecting Foundational Controls Makes PCI DSS Compliance Easier

    Compliance isn't a choice – it’s mandatory, and ensuring your business stays in compliance is critical. In this new Dell Software white paper, learn more about IT compliance – straight from an auditor. Then, see how your business can quickly and easily meet PCI DSS guidelines today and tomorrow. Download...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    14 Ways to More Secure, Efficient AD Administration

    Do your Active Directory (AD) tools provide the right amount of security? Do they allow you to complete tasks quickly and without error? AD is at the core of your organization’s security and IT operations. Discover how to get the most out of them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    From Infrastructure to Applications, the Future of IT is On-Demand

    In this report From Infrastructure to Applications: The Future of IT is On-Demand Network World evaluates how IT departments are employing disruptive virtualisation and cloud computing approaches to support business growth and move IT into a value-adding profit centre.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The Future of Work: Exceed Customer Expectations with Workload Management

    Customers expect a great end-to-end experience, whether work is accomplished in the enterprise or in the back office, it's all part of the Customer Service Value Chain. Is your enterprise meeting this expectation? What about in the future? In this white paper, Genesys outlines its vision for The Future of...

    Sponsored By Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Workday's Mobile Solutions for iPad

    As the workforce around the world becomes more mobile, enterprises are enabling their workers to stay informed and connected while on the go. Watch the video to discover how Workday I empowering today’s workforce with cloud-based mobile solutions that can be easily deployed on your iPad®.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Stan Swete, Workday CTO, on Multi-tenancy

    In this video, Workday CTO Stan Swete, discusses the numerous benefits of multi-tenancy, one of the 10 critical requirements for cloud applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Workday 20 Webinar

    Workday announces the arrival of Workday Big Data Analytics in Workday 2.0. Watch the webinar to learn how this powerful new application lets you combine Workday data with multiple non-Workday data sources to get more comprehensive insight and lets you run your business your way.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Workday 21

    Workday 21 introduces a brand-new user experience with a clean, new look and even greater usability. With 246 new features and 67 of these coming from customer suggestions, this update demonstrates the continued influence our customers have in the development of Workday. Watch the webinar to learn more.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Workday Integration Cloud Connect Datasheet

    Companies need to integrate multiple third-party systems and applications to satisfy key business functions and processes. This document outlines the key benefits of Workday Integration Cloud Connect and the portfolio of integration products. Download this report to understand how Workday Cloud Connect provides pre-built connections to third-party applications and services....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Case Study: ANZ Bank improves efficiency with Fuji Xerox MPS

    Fuji Xerox has $3000 off promotion on Multi Function Device It's important to have a managed print service to save time and resources. This case study explores how ANZ improved efficiency with managed print service. Discover how managed print service delivered big benefits for both operations and customer...

    Sponsored By Fuji Xerox

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Dameware - Provide secure remote support to end-users located anywhere in the world.

    With DameWare Remote Support you can: Support end-users and computers located both inside & outside your firewall Remotely control the desktop of Windows®, Mac OS X® and Linux computers Take advantage of extensive security and encryption capabilities, including multiple authentication methods Centrally manage shared host lists, users & administrators,...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    V3 – Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out.

    Why is the app slow? Download a FREE trial of SolarWinds Application Monitor & find out. 3 reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor: Out-of-the-box monitoring for almost everything – servers, virtual infrastructure & 150+ apps. Easy customization for your enterprise needs – customize templates,...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jul 2014

    Troubleshoot WAN Performance & Availability

    Application performance issues are not isolated to your data center or central office and, in fact, may be more prominent in your branch offices or remote locations due to susceptibility to WAN induced jitter, latency, and packet loss. Using Cisco's IP SLA technology, traffic data can be simulated to test...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Research // Jul 2014

    The State of Support Services: 2014

    2014 has already proven to be an incredibly challenging and exciting year for customer support. With the backdrop of the changes TSIA identified in the new world of B4B, and all the traditional pressures faced by support services organizations, we are witnessing a pace of change that the majority of...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do (eBook)

    Effectively stopping advanced threats requires a new approach to security. Find out the 10 must-haves for security products today. Download your booklet now! In this free booklet, you'll find insightful and practical advices on: The why and how of next-generation security 10 critical functions your network...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cybersecurity Imperatives: Reinvent your Network Security with Palo Alto Networks

    Cybersecurity has become a leading topic both within and beyond the corporate boardroom. What enterprises need to stop the escalation of cyberattacks is a network security approach that is designed from the outset to enable the safe use of the applications and technologies required to support a thriving business.

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Still Using Proxies for URL Filtering?

    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

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Getting Started: With a Zero Trust Approach to Network Security

    Zero Trust is an alternative security model that addresses the shortcomings of failing perimeter-centric strategies by removing the assumption of trust. With Zero Trust there is no default trust for any entity—including users, devices, applications, and packets—regardless of what it is and its location on or relative to the corporate...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Protecting IP Data from Loss and Theft

    This white paper describes the shortest path to reaching the prevention stage of data loss and data theft incidents without bringing data flows to a grinding halt. The paper presents an expanded view of IP and outlines six steps an organization can take to deploy data security controls. Read more...

    Sponsored By Websense

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cutting the Cost of Application Security

    Web application attacks can result in devastating data breaches and application downtime, costing companies millions of dollars in fines, brand damage, and customer turnover. This white paper illustrates how the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall provides a Return on Security Investment of 2090% by preventing data breaches and website downtime....

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    Not Enough: IPSs and NGFWs Leave Dangerous Gaps in Enterprise Security

    Network security solutions are no longer enough to protect enterprises. Despite huge investments in the latest intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and next-generation firewalls (NGFWs), companies are still getting hacked. To protect against web-based threats, organizations need a web application firewall. In this on-demand webinar, Research Director Adam Hils of lead...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • Research // Aug 2013

    Research: IaaS impact on data center design and staffing

    The importance of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is evident in the growing number of companies either already implementing, or planning to implement. Underscoring the strength of IaaS is the responses gathered in each of the last two Tech Pro Research surveys on the topic. The first, in April, detailed...

    Sponsored By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Virtualizing disaster recovery using cloud computing

    Given the demands of an around-the-clock world, organizations need to start thinking in terms of application continuity rather than infrequent disasters. With faster recovery time and reduced costs, cloud-based business resilience can provide an attractive alternative to traditional disaster recovery. Read this paper to learn how organizations can use cloud...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centres

    Data centre systems or subsystems that are preassembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerized, modular, skid-based, pod-based, mobile, portable, self-contained, all-inone, 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 // Jun 2014

    Whitepaper: Pod Infrastructure, Virtual Infrastructure and Dedicated Infrastructure

    Every organisation has different needs when it comes to Cloud computing. Getting stuck in a rigid contract that doesn’t allow you to consume or scale Cloud services the way your business needs to negates the very purpose of Cloud – the ability to provide flexibility, agility and rapid provisioning.Find out...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Introducing Social Business for the Mid-Market.

    Aberdeen has studied the business practices of 229 mid-sized companies surveyed for the 2011 Aberdeen Business Review and 61 mid-sized companies profiled in Aberdeen's 2011 Social Collaboration Research. Mid-market organization can achieve strategic benefits from optimizing their Social Business deployments and achieving Best-in-Class status. This report provides directional guidance for...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    The Evolution of Business Resiliency Management

    A white paper details IBM’s approach to planning, managing and executing business resilience and continuity across six defined layers of resilience. It also covers recent trends and best practices used in today’s evolving business resiliency management programs, as well as IBM’s portfolio of business continuity and resiliency services....

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Develop an intelligent disaster recovery solution with cloud technologies

    If you're unhappy with the state of your current disaster recovery operations, IBM is offering a must-read Q and A. In this interview, IBM cloud experts share their insights on how cloud computing can provide nearly instantaneous failover and failback of critical business applications. This type of speedy recovery keeps...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Intelligence & Event Management (SIEM)

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers'...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Get more out of cloud with a structured workload analysis

    Adopting cloud technology is a reasonably easy decision. Figuring out when and how to get the most value from cloud computing is the next—often more challenging—step. This white paper shows how a robust analysis of your workloads can help identify candidates for target cloud environments, by asking key questions,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Success in the Cloud:  Why Workloads Matter Observations from IBM's own Cloud Transformation

    As IBM has learned through its own cloud transformation, the actual value cloud computing can deliver depends on the applications you choose for migration. When matched to the right workloads, cloud can deliver game-changing value. When applied to the wrong workloads, cloud’s comparative value can be reduced or even lost...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. Check this Gartner Report Now!

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Enterprise Mobility Management - The Big Bang Theory

    The universe of mobility is a complex thing, and it is ever expanding-much like our actual universe. The other mobility shares with our ever- expanding cosmos is the potential that can be realized through a rational, analytic, and comprehensive understanding.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices. Check this Gartner Report Now!

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Collaboration Services service profile

    In an increasingly mobile and far-flung business world, unified communications and collaboration (UCC) is becoming a must-have capability. By converging voice, data and video communications, UCC provides instant messaging, softphones, online meetings and other capabilities to improve productivity while reducing costs for travel and telecommunications. Read this service profile to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM MobileFirst Infrastructure Consulting Services service profile

    Can your existing IT infrastructure support your mobility initiatives? Do you know? Too many businesses are implementing mobility projects piecemeal, with no clear view of the infrastructure needed to support them, or of which initiatives will bring true value to the business. Read this engagement profile to learn how IBM...

    Sponsored By IBM