Networking

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  • 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...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Comparing Data Center Power Distribution Architectures

    Significant improvements in efficiency, power density, power monitoring, and reconfigurability have been achieved in data center power distribution, increasing the options available for data centers. This paper compares five power distribution approaches including panelboard distribution, field-wired PDU distribution, factory-configured PDU distribution, floor-mount modular power distribution, and modular busway, and describes...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Top 10 Reasons to Move to HP Blade Servers

    Enterprise and midsize businesses are increasingly turning to blade servers as the platform of choice to deliver the next generation of virtualized applications. Blade servers can yield significant cost efficiencies over rack servers - while taking up a smaller footprint, consuming less power and providing significant advantages in terms of...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets

    Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. Most can recount horror stories about how bad luck, human error, or just simple incompetence brought their server rooms down. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations for...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Ultra high efficiency cooling modules for large 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 // May 2014

    HP ProLiant m300 Server Cartridge and Microsoft IIS 8

    This document describes in detail the workloads executed by the HP team, the results obtained, and the lessons learned as part of the workload characterization effort with MS IIS 8 webserver. The goal of the workload characterization and the solution-oriented white paper is to compare and contrast the performance of...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2014

    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cloud Backup

    IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there’s a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. For example, did you know: That encryption doesn’t guarantee privacy? That you could lose data by choosing the wrong cloud? That cloud backup doesn't have to...

    Sponsored By Druva Software

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    A New Approach to Endpoint Data Protection

    The rising number of mobile workers makes endpoint data protection increasingly important for organizations of all types and sizes. Now more than ever, business and IT decision makers must take a holistic view that includes a wide variety of mobile devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets. But what is the...

    Sponsored By Druva Software

  • 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

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Best Practices for Selecting a Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution

    With attackers using increasingly-sophisticated ways to break into systems, manual methods of locating and inspecting devices on your network are no longer enough. The right Vulnerability Management (VM) solution can monitor your environment, enabling you to: discover devices running in your network, determine whether they are vulnerable to attack, find...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Migrating Blackberry Policies to MobileIron

    As the next generation of smartphones and tablets enters the market, employees want the freedom to choose their own devices and use apps that meet their needs. Analyst recommendations that organizations migrate off BlackBerry have forced IT departments to develop contingency plans for their existing mission-critical BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES)...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • eBooks // Jul 2014

    BYOD: Driving the mobile enterprise transformation

    Protecting corporate data and network resources while leveraging the benefits of mobility is a constant balancing act; one that requires IT to shift its focus from security lockdown to business enablement. While some companies (particularly in the tech sector) are “doing” BYOD well, most are still trying to devise a...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Research Aberdeen: The Rising Financial Impact of Customer Service

    This research report highlights the financial link between better customer service and increased company profitability. It also provides several best practices that help organisations convert their service businesses from a cost centre into a profit centre. Find out more and learn new insights by reading our report.

    Sponsored By LogMeIn AU

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Harvard Business Review: The Truth about Customer Experience

    This whitepaper emphasises why a focus on the customer’s shopping journey can lead to significant financial and organisational results.

    Sponsored By LogMeIn AU

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation

    This white paper explores how to consolidate legacy, redundant IT services and shows how consolidation can accelerate growth while cutting costs and reducing complexities and enhance competitiveness.

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    For Your Eyes Only: Endpoint Data Privacy in the Cloud is Easier Than You Think

    Businesses see tremendous cost, flexibility, and scalability advantages in backing up endpoint data to a public cloud, but they are concerned about privacy, security, and availability of sensitive data. This webcast discusses how innovations in encryption and storage resolve issues of data privacy and key requirements for companies to look...

    Sponsored By Druva Software

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Easy-to-Use and Affordable Remote IT Administration and Support Software

    DameWare® Remote Support (DRS) simplifies IT service management & support process by allowing IT admins to remotely connect to and troubleshoot end-user computers located both inside & outside the corporate firewall. Includes a built-in remote control tool for remote access to Windows®, Linux® & Mac OS® X computers Lets...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Live Event // Mar 2014

    Live Weekly Webinar - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    up.time is enterprise-level IT monitoring that’s up to 50% more cost effective than traditional “Big 4” monitoring tools. Get the comprehensive features, deep reporting, and proactive monitoring you need for a unified view of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time monitors across platforms, including all infrastructure (servers, VMs, network devices)...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Three Reasons to Choose Box, Now

    The benefits of eliminating on-premise file share for cloud-based collaboration are clear and quantifiable. This white paper demonstrates why businesses choose Box to unify their storage and collaboration and avoid the upfront and ongoing costs of storage, data center infrastructure and LAN optimization. With independent analysis supported by ESG, the...

    Sponsored By Box

  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Top 10 Ways Businesses Rely on Box

    Box is a cloud platform that helps you securely store, share and manage all your company's files. Whether you need to secure confidential business information, develop a custom mobile application or are trying to simplify paper-based office processes, here are the top 10 ways enterprises rely on Box.

    Sponsored By Box

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Empowering Your Mobile Workers White Paper

    A modern mobile IT strategy is no longer an option, it is an absolute business necessity. Today’s most productive employees are not tied to a desk, an office, or a location. They are mobile. And your company’s IT strategy has to be ready to support them with easy, reliable,...

    Sponsored By Box

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    File Sharing: Risk or Remedy?

    Ever-increasing file sizes. Document-centric, complex collaboration needs. Two big reasons organizations are turning to cloud file sharing (CFS) as a lightweight but effective solution. Read this complimentary report and learn more about: Document-centric collaboration and how to complement your existing ECM ecosystem with CFM applications Feature...

    Sponsored By Box

  • eBooks // Jan 2014

    6 Ways to Expand Your Managed Services Offering and Boost Revenue

    By offering your clients all the IT services they need under one roof, you’ll not only increase revenues, but you’ll also improve client retention. It’s time to think bigger by adding new services to your offering that complement the managed services you already provide. In this eBook, we introduce you...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    VMware AlwaysOn Workplace Solution for Financial Services

    Exceptional customer interactions result in satisfied customers and long-term engagements. Yet meeting customer expectations can prove difficult—and costly—if frontline employees cannot access critical client data or financial services applications because the data center or their desktop is down. As financial services firms look for ways to increase both customer and...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Reducing Expenses Starts with the Programming Skills of Operations Groups

    Tools available today make it possible to significantly reduce the daily tasks that consume the time of IT operations groups like automation. And with today’s new cloud and SDN architectures being deployed or just on the horizon, automation is no longer just optional. No matter what we call it the...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    How to Fill the Threat Management Gateway Void

    The recent discontinuation of Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) requires enterprises to find a new solution to secure corporate access to the web. In choosing a new solution, it’s important for decision-makers to ensure that the solution they select includes the features and functionality necessary to ensure safe and...

    Sponsored By F5

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    MageMojo Boosts Security and Ensures Availability Using F5 Solution

    Magento e-commerce hosting provider MageMojo needed to improve security after a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that took its site offline at the worst possible time: Cyber Monday. Consolidating its DDoS mitigation and firewall needs in a high-performance F5 solution, MageMojo strengthened both its security posture and its business.

    Sponsored By F5

  • Webcasts // Jun 2014

    Financial Services Mobility Webinar brought to you by VMware and IDC

    What you will take away from the webinar: Perspective on today’s mobile financial enterprise Drivers and business imperatives for the growth of mobility Transformative nature of mobile innovation Style of IT that mobility brings to the financial enterprise

    Sponsored By VMware

  • 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 // 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: Configure or Customize?

    With Workday, business systems can be quickly configured to fit the business—meaning the configuration happens without the need for programmers, professional services, or consultants. In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.

    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: Workday User Experience

    When an organization redistributes responsibility to all employees, a business culture based on real information and informed decisions is the result. Read the whitepaper to find out how the Workday user experience is singularly focused on extending access to every user while ensuring simplicity is always at the forefront.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Exclusive Aberdeen Group Analyst Report

    Are your finance and HR system silos helping or hurting your organization? Read this whitepaper from analyst firm Aberdeen Group to learn about the future of strategic business management, including key drivers for unification such as reporting processes and employee management.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    EMC VNXe: Enterprise Features, Entry-level Simplicity

    The need for advanced IT capabilities isn’t limited to big companies. Competent IT is an important philosophy these days, and organizations of all sizes are coming to depend on the functional capability, good economic value, and the competitive advantage that technology can provide. EMC’s new VNXe provides functional capabilities typically...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Anatomy of an Attack: Know What to Defend Against

    Hackers are targeting businesses large and small while botnets spread malware indiscriminately as they propagate via email. But how can you tell whether you’ve caught the attention of international criminals or amateur script kiddies? And is there any difference? The fact is, you can’t secure your IT infrastructure if...

    Sponsored By Alert Logic

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    HP HAVEn: See the Big Picture in Big Data

    HP HAVEn is the industry's first comprehensive, scalable, open, and secure platform for Big Data. Enterprises are drowning in a sea of data and need a trusted partner to help them. HP HAVEn has two primary components: a platform and an ecosystem. Together, the platform and the ecosystem provide the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: See the Big Picture in Big Data -- Pinpoint Security Risks with 100% Better Insights

    Security breaches can happen anywhere in an organization, and having the ability to analyze any form of data can give you the edge against fraud, theft, and infiltration by pinpointing abnormal behavior patterns. Understanding your security vulnerabilities requires rapid, deep analytics against business data, machine data, and unstructured human information....

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Guarding the Castle

    This ebook details the sophisticated strategies and tools that today’s cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems

    As the number and severity of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important to understand the steps cyber-criminals take to attack your network, the types of malware they use, and the tools you need to stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software