Networking

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  • 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 // Feb 2014

    Cloud Vs. On-Site Security Myths

    Many organizations shy away from hosted and cloud-based services due to security qualms. But often those fears are based on flawed assumptions about the security of cloud environments compared to in-house counterparts. We take a clear-headed look at how cloud security truly stacks up against traditional environments when it comes...

    Sponsored By INetU

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Wild World of Malware: Keeping your Company Safe Inside

    As the level of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important for IT to understand the latest types of malware and how they work. This is especially true for small- and medium-sized businesses that don’t have the resources to concentrate on network security. Find out how to protect your...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Using Anomalies in Crash Reports to Detect Unknown Threats

    One of the biggest challenges organizations face when protecting their intellectual property and other sensitive data is detecting, inspecting, and stopping attacks that are capable of bypassing their cyber defenses. This white paper examines the “risk indicators” that can be observed in the anomalous activity taking place across a network....

    Sponsored By Websense

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enabling devices and device management for your mobility/BYOD program

    Which mobile devices will best meet your business goals while satisfying employee preferences? This white paper explores how to maximize your mobility/BYOD program by selecting the right devices for your organization and managing them efficiently, flexibly and securely — using Dell Enterprise Mobility Management and a range of Dell mobile devices.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Securing the enterprise workspace: protect your organization while supporting mobility and BYOD

    Is your mobile workforce contributing to vulnerabilities that could lead to a security breach? This white paper explains how Dell Mobility Solutions for security can help protect your organization’s information, systems and networks while simplifying administration and supporting employees with forward-thinking mobility initiatives for a range of devices and operating...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // Apr 2014

    Dell Mobility Solutions: A powerful portfolio

    How do you balance security, efficiency and freedom of access when rolling out a BYOD strategy? Read this new white paper to see how Dell Mobility Solutions can help. Custom BYOD solutions offer the flexibility of anytime, anywhere access while boosting productivity, enhancing security and streamlining complex IT management.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Enhance and optimize your mobility/BYOD infrastructure

    Wondering how to meet the needs of your growing mobile workforce without increasing security risks or administrative complexity? This new white paper outlines how Dell Mobility Solutions can help you increase mobile performance and capacity for mobility/BYOD initiatives while protecting company resources and streamlining IT management.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco UCS with Intel Xeon Processors: Built for Virtualization and Consolidation

    Although virtualization technology has made server consolidation possible, it has also created many challenges. Infrastructure is complex, difficult, and time consuming to scale. Network ownership is split between network and server administrators. Security is managed by least-common-denominator approaches. And the massive number of virtual machines these environments spawn taxes server,...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    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

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Employee User Experience

    Want to empower your employees? Workday's employee self service solutions are available to all of the employees in an organization so they can manage their own information and requests. Check out this video to learn how Workday delivers a user experience that really is "All About Me."

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: On-Demand Operations (Security/Availability)

    Join Jim Hopp, Workday's Chief Security Officer, as he gives an overview of Workday's on-demand operations, architecture, and how Workday ensures the reliability of the service, including the security of the Workday system, reliability of and the disaster recovery process, and the inherent auditability of the Workday system.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Strategic Initiatives

    Looking to strategically align and mobilize your talent for business impact? In this product preview, you will see how executives can take advantage of Workday to help effectively align and allocate human capital in support of strategic business objectives.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    Video: Developing Workday Big Data Analytics with Customers

    With Workday Big Data Analytics, you can integrate, analyze, and visualize data from Workday and non-Workday data to identify root causes, detect patterns/trends, and predict outcomes—all from a single application. Watch as Dan Beck, VP of Product Management, Financials and Analytics explores the state of big data today.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Composer XE 2013

    Now it’s simpler to recompile for greater improvements by using pre-optimized, pre-threaded performance libraries. This performance-oriented developer tool includes Intel C++ and Fortran compilers, and threading and math, multimedia, and signal processing performance libraries. It’s compatible with leading development environments and compilers on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X and...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Top 10 Advantages of Unified Storage: Hitachi VM All Flash System

    IDC says it best: “For enterprise customers, flash storage changes everything.”1 Driven by the need to provide better storage performance and efficiency at a lower cost, more enterprises are turning to flash solutions, which now include Hitachi Unified Storage VM (HUS VM) all flash system. This unified system integrates Hitachi...

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Modern Data Centre Strategy: Equinix

    What makes Equinix the leading data centre provider? It starts by looking at your data centre as something much more: a strategic asset. We provide solutions that address not only your immediate, logistical needs for IT infrastructure but also how those needs impact your long-term business goals. It’s a big-picture...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Advanced Malware Protection: Buying Criteria

    In this advanced Malware Protection Buyer's Criteria, we'll identify the key questions you should ask your advanced malware protection vendor, and we'll describe how Sourcefire combines big data analytics, collective security intelligence and enforcement across networks, endpoints, virtual systems and mobile devices, as well as unique Retrospective Security to combat...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Buyer's Criteria for Next-Generation Network Security

    This Next-Generation Network Security Buyer's Criteria will provide an in-depth explanation of the factors that drive organisations to look at next-generation solutions. It offers an analysis of the key capabilities you should look for (and demand) from your network security gear, and will arm you with the information you need...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Addressing the Malware Challenge - Strategies at Work: An IANS Custom Report

    We all know malware is a problem, but what's really being done about it? - IANS answers this question with in-depth research on how 100 large global organisations are combating sophisticated security threats. In general, the report provides insights on how malware is changing, what the implications for defence are...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Visibility

    Want visibility into the capacity, capability, quality, and cost of your workforce? Examine how Workday gives managers unprecedented visibility into their workforce and the work being done by employees. In this product preview, you will see how Workday helps business users get the job done right.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Enterprise Mobility: A New Way to Work

    Your workforce expects anytime access to information and an intuitive, user-friendly interface. And they want that information from wherever they are. When it comes to mobile, Workday's approach is pretty straightforward: Make it simple, fast, and accessible. Watch this video to discover Workday's unique and innovative approach to mobile.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Product Preview: Enterprise Cloud for HR and Finance

    Workday provides a suite of global enterprise applications—from HR to Finance—all delivered in the cloud. This video shows how Workday allows businesses to operate with a complete picture of their company, align people and financial performance, keep the workforce engaged and supported, and embrace change across the enterprise.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Time Tracking

    Want to reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risks, and increase worker productivity? Workday Time Tracking makes all this and more possible. Watch the product preview to learn why Workday is a good fit for your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    Workday Rising 2013 Highlights

    Experience the energy of Workday Rising 2013, our 7th annual gathering of citizens of the cloud. Watch highlights from the event in this two-minute video.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    How We've Re-imagined Software Customization at Workday

    From the beginning, Workday's approach is to make it possible for customers to configure and extend Workday to meet their specific needs, while avoiding the classic problems of software customization. Watch as Workday CTO Stan Swete explains how Workday's approach is different, and why it's the best for modern organizations.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Manager User Experience

    Today's workforce is more tech-savvy than ever before. They expect their work tools to be business-ready versions of the user-friendly, graphic technologies they already use. That’s why we modeled the Workday user experience after popular consumer-oriented designs. Check out this video to learn how Workday focuses on the manager's user...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Operational Intelligence Through Actionable Analytics

    In this product preview, you will learn how simple it is for managers to get the right data, analyze the information, and respond immediately to what they’ve learned. With Workday built-in actionable analytics, all users can get relevant information to help improve the overall operational intelligence throughout the organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • 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

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    Product Preview: Business Driven Insights

    Finance leaders are under pressure to provide insights beyond the numbers. They need to help their organizations make strategic decisions better, faster, and with more predictable outcomes. Unfortunately, traditional ERP is incapable of getting you there. Watch the video to discover how Workday can—and all in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    The Outside-in Approach to Order Fulfillment: Providing a Seamless Customer Experience eBook

    This report, based on several Aberdeen surveys, will identify best practices and potential improvements in revenue and profit margins.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    FTP vs MFT: Why it’s time to make the change

    Get the facts you need to make the case for managed file transfer. Read the report to get head-to-head comparisons of cost, reliability, visibility, security & management and get the information you need to make a compelling case for moving to MFT.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Live Event // Feb 2014

    IBM PureSystems: IT Efficency

    Integrated systems, such as the IBM PureSystems family, combine compute, storage, network and management software into preconfigured platforms optimized for the needs of specific workloads and customer environments. Many customers are using these integrated systems to simplify the data center environment and improve the efficiency of IT operations.IDC's interviewed nine...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IBM PureFlex System Ready for Cloud

    The experiences of IBM's customers and partners indicate the benefits can be significant if organizations recognize and embrace the transformational nature of the IBM PureFlex System and Flex System integrated, unified architectures.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Feb 2014

    Accelerating Solution Deployment with IBM PureFlex and IBM FlexSystem

    IDC interviewed 10 IBM customers and partners that are using IBM PureFlex System or IBM Flex System to optimize the deployment and operation of critical business applications.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IBM PureSystems Brochure: A family of expert integrated systems

    Consolidate workloads to reduce the total cost of ownership for your IT infrastructure with IBM PureSystems offerings. These expert integrated systems help simplify your IT infrastructure, deliver new services more rapidly and add capacity cost-effectively.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    NSS Labs 2013 Network IPS Comparative Analysis

    Discover how IBM scored 97.7% block rate against exploits and fared against other tested products in NSS Labs 2013 Network IPS Comparative Analysis.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Dec 2013

    NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800

    Learn how IBM performed in the latest NSS Labs testing, exploring the security effectiveness and performance characteristics of the GX7800 intrusion prevention appliance. This analyst paper covers: How IBM achieved an exploit block rate of 95.7% Ratings for stability/reliability and evasion Performance ratings based on "real-world" "scenarios"

    Sponsored By IBM