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.

  • 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

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    A New Set of Network Security Challenges

    This new IDG survey reveals optimism about the ability of next-generation firewalls to help IT balance productivity and security. With both productivity and security becoming increasingly crucial, IT faces conflicting mandates from the business.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control

    Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have emerged to revolutionize network security as we know it. Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are not effective in today’s advanced-threat environment.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    NSA Series Data Sheet

    Now your organization can be both secure and productive without compromising network performance. The Dell™ SonicWALL™ Network Security Appliance (NSA) Series is the one of the most secure, highest performing next-generation firewall lines.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    NGFW Critical to SMB Network

    In today's sophisticated and rapidly changing threat landscape, traditional firewall could be increasing your security risks rather than alleviating them. Next-Generation Firewalls dramatically improve protection over traditional firewalls.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Find the root cause of your toughest SQL Server performance issues in 4 clicks!

    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

  • 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

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    Consolidating Active Directory Domains and Forests

    Consolidating domains and forests is a big job. But, it’s worth it. View this webcast to learn how to merge or eliminate domains and forests without compromising security—quickly and safely. Led by Windows security expert, Randy Franklin Smith, you’ll learn about common consolidation issues and ways to manage your streamlined...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2013 Threat Report

    This report extensively details and categorizes recent global trends in network threats. The Dell SonicWALL Threat Research Team detected and prevented more than 1.06 trillion IPS related incidents and blocked more than 1.78 billion malwares downloads.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Access Control is Easy: Use Active Directory Groups and Manage Them Well

    Good access control results from avoiding the use of local groups, whether it’ Windows file servers, in Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint or elsewhere, and instead, assigning permissions to Active Directory (AD) groups. Until you manage the bulk of entitlements through AD, you are unable to understand, much less control access....

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Migrate-Manage-Govern Strategy to Active Directory Transformation

    Active Directory (AD) environments today have become extremely complex and increasingly cumbersome to manage. This can lead to security and compliance challenges that impede the adoption of useful new technologies. Learn how the migration strategy outlined in this white paper can help you transform AD from an administrative burden into...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD

    Find out how to let employees use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes while protecting your network from malware, data theft and unauthorized access.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Mobile Connect for iOS: Superior Network-Level Access for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Users

    Discover how Apple® iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® users can get superior network-level access to corporate, academic and government resources over encrypted SSL VPN connections, affording complete privacy and authentication.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile Connect

    Discover how to give your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices (including iOS, Mac OS X, Android™, Kindle Fire and Windows 8.1) while protecting your corporate network from mobile security threats.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Mobile Security: How to Protect the Enterprise in the Mobile Era

    Learn about the three pillars of mobile security, and how they give users the flexibility and access they need while providing a strong foundation that protects systems and data.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Quick Guide SSL VPN Technical Primer

    Use this primer to quickly find answers to many common questions about SSL VPNs, and understand the many advantages of this technology for secure mobile access.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Secure Mobile Access

    Discover how to enhance mobile productivity among employees by using converged technology that combines the best of management and security capabilities.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments

    A slow relational database can substantially impact the performance of the applications it supports. Discover the key methods for managing complex database environment, and ensure your database stack is operating at optimal levels of performance and availability. Download the white paper today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Proactive Performance Management for Enterprise Databases

    Don't just react to performance issues in your database. Proactive database management can result in accelerated problem resolution, problem prevention, hardware resource maximization and risk reduction. How can you become more proactive in managing your enterprise database? Download the white paper to find out.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Foglight Solutions for Cross-Platform Database Performance Management

    Achieving consistent service levels for cross-platform database environments is next to impossible using each platform’s native tools. Foglight database monitoring software simplifies database monitoring and management, enabling you to consolidate and standardize database performance across multiple platforms. Download the white paper to learn how.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Maintaining Oracle Database Performance in a Perfect Storm

    The cloud, big data and mobility are three of the most disruptive technologies Oracle DBAs face today. Are you prepared for the perfect storm of increased application complexity and dynamism, as well as explosive growth in database size and data velocity? Download the white paper and discover how Foglight for...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // Jun 2014

    Transforming Customer Experience in the New Digital World

    In today’s world, new digital communications channels are being continuously introduced. Customers are quickly adopting these new channels – including web, social and mobile – and want to use them to contact the companies with whom they do business. This white paper will show you how taking a holistic...

    Sponsored By Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Identity Management in an interconnected world: When Millions need access

    For organizations opening their systems to large numbers of internal and external users, IBM solutions meet the scalable identity management, security and compliance needs of both the business and its end users with control over permissions and other user access functions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Buyer's Guide: Identity and Access Management

    This buyer's guide provides assistance in evaluating identity and access management solutions. It describes common identity and access management challenges and the capabilities required to address them, and it includes checklists for assessing vendors and their products.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Today's Biggest IT Risks : Defending Against Malware -A Holistic Approach

    Fighting malware doesn’t have to be a losing battle. The key is to remember that the varieties of malware on the loose today mean no single method of defense will suffice. An integrated portfolio of solutions, such as those provided by IBM, can work together to enhance protection. Download this...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Enterprise Security: Avoiding Insider Threats

    IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager helps organizations to securely manage and track the activities of privileged users, thereby reducing the risk of breaches, improving compliance and ensuring accountability. The IBM white paper explains how IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager provides enhanced security across various IT environments by centralizing and controlling...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Next Generation: Putting Advanced Network Security To Work

    Driven by demands to unify and extend protection across a broad spectrum of threats, EMA sees in this trend the rise of Converged Network Security (CNS) systems that integrate a wide range of capabilities and break down silos in network defense more than ever before. Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Enterprise Security in Transition - An Opportunity for IBM

    Many CISOs are in a no-win situation. On the one hand, they face a dangerous threat landscape and need to secure new IT initiatives such as cloud computing, mobile computing, and social media. On the other hand, they continue to rely on discrete point tools, under-staffed organizations, and manual processes...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    HP Networking Portfolio: Delivering ROI and Value from Edge to Core

    IDC is observing a once-in-a-generation shift in computing and technology that we refer to as the rise of the “3rd Platform.” The 1st Platform was the rise of computing in general. The 2nd Platform was ushered in by the PC and client/server paradigm, enabling greater personalization of computing and networked...

    Sponsored By HP

  • 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