Networking

Computer networks literally run our world of data exchange and communications. TechRepublic keeps up with the latest networking hardware and software, wired and wireless networking technology, and best practices for your network's security and performance.

  • 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 // Jun 2014

    The Use of Ceiling-Ducted Air Containment in Data Centers

    Ducting hot IT-equipment exhaust to a drop ceiling can be an effective air management strategy, improving the reliability and energy efficiency of a data center. Typical approaches include ducting either individual racks or entire hot aisles and may be passive (ducting only) or active (include fans). This paper examines available...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Protect Against Advanced Evasion Techniques

    The network security paradigm is currently shifting toward a new reality as advanced hacking methods become more prevalent and harder to detect. An example of such a method is advanced evasion techniques (AETs). The risk of network security systems being compromised by AETs continues to grow as more and more...

    Sponsored By McAfee

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Find, Analyze & Resolve Your Toughest Performance Issues on SQL Server - FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2014

    From Infrastructure to Applications: The Future of IT is On-Demand

    In this report, 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 // May 2014

    SAP Enterprise Mobility: Bringing a Cohesive Approach to a Complex Market

    Social, mobile, big data, and cloud technologies are creating complexity for the enterprise, but embracing the changes associated with this third "wave" of IT can lead to more productive mobile workers as well as better communications with employees, partners, and customers. The trends in the enterprise mobility landscape drive a...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Driving Business Innovation with a New Generation

    Every industry that is dependent on information technology (IT) is in the midst of a major transition brought about by the combination of four primary forces. These four forces make up the 3rd Platform for business applications, succeeding client/server (2nd Platform) and mainframes (1st Platform). The 3rd Platform takes applications...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Best-In-Class Steps to Successfully Manage the Buyer's Journey

    Delighting customers is no easy task for today’s organizations. The constant growth of information on numerous products and services empower customers with crucial intelligence that inuences their purchase decisions. Achieving success in keeping in-tune with customers’ rapidly changing needs requires businesses to streamline their customer data management activities to personalize...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • 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 // 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

  • 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 // May 2014

    Whitepaper: HR in the Cloud

    The human resources function is undergoing a fundamental transformation. The old ways of doing business won't work in the new modern global economy. Read the whitepaper to explore the five business trends driving the rapid adoption of SaaS business solutions and discover why businesses like yours are moving to SaaS.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Workday: A Whole New Approach to the HRMS Marketplace

    Josh Bersin, principal analyst at Bersin and Associates, talked with three of Workday’s customers and is now convinced that there are transformational benefits to adopting its unique and powerful approach to human resource management systems (HRMS). This whitepaper summarizes the discussion and highlights the benefits of Workday for other organizations....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 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 // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Global at the Core

    Global business can’t be served by legacy applications. That’s why Workday designed SaaS solutions that are global at the core. This whitepaper explains how Workday has built modern, global enterprise application solutions that effectively transform enterprise business by providing superior information, agility, control, and economics.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Replace a Failed Critical Network Device in Under One Hour

    Replacing a failed network device can be stressful because of the potential downtime and cost to your organization. Too often, replacing a failed device takes too long because you don’t have a backup of the configuration files. For critical devices the configuration files can be very difficult and time consuming...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 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 HP US

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Cisco Case Study

    Using IBM Security AppScan Enterprise, Cisco empowered its developers and QA personnel to find and fix application security issues before deployment. It’s helped drive a 33 percent decrease in security issues and reduced post-deployment remediation costs significantly.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    One Tool that Makes Server & Application Performance Monitoring Simple

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) gives you the ability to proactively identify problems and isolate the root cause of performance issues. Rather than only responding to problems, fire drills and endless help tickets, stop poor performance before it affects service availability. Four reasons to consider SolarWinds Server & Application...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time

    The growing number of sophisticated attacks and countless attack vectors are increasingly difficult to mitigate. Download our 10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time Infographic to help you address current attacks and learn how to build a solution that will help you mitigate risk, lower management costs,...

    Sponsored By F5

  • 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 // Apr 2014

    How IBM is Enhancing BCM to Help Address Changing Business Realities (Fondly referred to as the IBM story)

    When an organization’s business strategy undergoes significant changes, new risks can arise. Taking a smarter approach to your business continuity program so that it connects business resiliency directly to your business strategy helps address these risks before they can affect your business. IBM did just that with its own business...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Apr 2014

    The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery (Forrester)

    Are you considering in-house disaster recovery management? In the last five years, many companies have. But did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    A Broadband Company Streamlines its Recovery Processes with IBM Cloud

    Read the case study “A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud” to learn how IBM service teams used cloud-based technology to help the company develop an innovative and proven cloud computing solution for its backup and recovery environment. IBM’s turnkey solution helped the company improve protection, recovery,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Is A Leader Among Traditional Disaster Recovery Service Providers

    In a recent Forrester Wave report, IBM is identified as a “top dog” among traditional disaster recovery service providers, with a strong product offering and global presence. Read this specially commissioned IBM executive brief of the Wave report to find out how IBM’s disaster recovery services can help you meet...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Security Services Reference Guide

    From a communications equipment manufacturer optimizing investments with a security scan to a mutual insurance company reducing spam and threats with hosted web and email services, IBM security consultants have helped many companies evaluate their existing security practices against their business requirements and objectives. Read these customer references to learn...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Easy-to-Use & Affordable Remote IT Administration & 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The 5 Technology Trends You Need to Follow

    Mobile devices, social business apps, and business analytics are converging with the Cloud to create the most substantial changes in technology since the Internet revolution. Businesses have to change the way they think and operate, and with rising budgets for technology, they need someone to provide the services that will...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Global Compliance for Data Security

    Driven on by relentless news about security breaches and data loss, law makers and regulators the world over are increasingly engaged in implementing new legal frameworks and defining new obligations for data security. Prominent within recent legal developments has been a focus on encryption, not only of portable equipment and...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • 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

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Powerful and Unified IT Monitoring Software: From physical to virtual to cloud, get the deep reporting and proactive monitoring you need to stay on top of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time® has customizable and role-based dashboards to monitor Servers, VMs, Applications, Services and the Network across all platforms, on-premise,...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • 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

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Breaking down silos of protection - Integrated approach to managing application security

    An enterprise runs hundreds, if not thousands, of applications, many of which are vulnerable to attack. The necessary response is to replace point security products with integrated solutions and adopt risk-based application security management. IBM Security solutions can be the foundation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities​

    With integrated security intelligence solutions from IBM, organizations can use labor-saving automation to proactively identify security weaknesses, prioritize remediation tasks and take quick corrective action to minimize potential risks across a dynamic infrastructure.

    Sponsored By IBM