Networking

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The “Upwardly Mobile” Enterprise

    Senior managers from hundreds of enterprises around the globe, in multiple industries, with a range of titles, were asked about their mobile strategies and current level of success.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    BYOD and the seamless Integration of Macs in a Windows Based Environment:

    As Macs continue to permeate the enterprise Windows servers network environment, IT must be ready and able to support these devices— especially as employees are already, and will continue to, access the corporate network from their personal devices. Is your network equipped to handle seamless Mac/Windows integration? Read our recent...

    Sponsored By Acronis

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Big Data, Big Risks

    The cloud computing landscape continues to realize explosive growth. This white paper outlines what IT and security professionals need to know about the significant security risks of big data, including critical security vulnerabilities, risks, and challenges, key business and technical issues such as controls, privacy, and compliance and effective and...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • 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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Driving Enterprise Transformation with Box and Office 365

    Today, there is a gap growing between the expectations of end-users for simple, effortless apps in the workplace and the requirements of IT to protect content with enterprise-grade security. To cope with these conflicting trends, many organizations are now investing in an ecosystem of cloud applications and services. This is...

    Sponsored By Box

  • 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

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Security in the Cloud

    As cloud computing gains more traction, more businesses are beginning to align their security strategy to better manage the privacy and compliance challenges of this new deployment model. Indeed, cloud models are being used not only to add compute and storage resources, they are also becoming an imperative for data...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Transforming Your Voice, Video and Collaboration Infrastructure - The IBM Journey Toward Unified Communications for Mobile and Social Collaboration

    A recent IDG survey of CIOs revealed that those using virtual desktops now say the biggest benefits are increased simplicity and a more productive and mobile workforce. Find out how other companies are using virtual desktops to: Drastically cut IT investment costs Simplify management across multiple platforms...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • 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 // Oct 2013

    Evolving Your IT Services Offering in a Modern Mobile World

    To stay competitive, IT solution providers must evolve their IT services offering and embrace the modern needs of mobility through service-oriented and mobile safeguard technology. Get enabled to answer the IT service calls of clients wanting to get connected to their data, stay connected to their data and ensure they...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    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 // Oct 2013

    Symantec Internet Security Threat Report 2014

    Threats to online security have grown and evolved considerably. From the threats of cyberespionage and industrial espionage to the widespread, chronic problems of malware and phishing, we have seen constant innovation from malware authors. We have also seen an expansion of traditional threats into new forums. In particular, social media...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • 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 // 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 // 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 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 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

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Business Insight: Enabling User Mobility with Enterprise Security Solutions

    Learn how to enable user mobility without compromising security. Savvy organizations have embraced the benefits of user mobility, including increased productivity, improved customer relationships and lower costs. See how to keep your data and resources secure.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Leverage Security Intelligence for Energy and Utilities Companies

    In this solution brief we delve into the topic of how to leverage security intelligence for energy and utilities companies and show how IBM Security Qradar solutions help smooth the wat to a secure smart grid.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Boosting Enterpise Security with Integrated Log Management

    This white paper explains an integrated approach for reducing potential security risks and facilitating compliance, and introduces how IBM® Security QRadar® Log Manager can help organizations stay a step ahead of the latest security threats.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Enterprise Information 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

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Creating the Ultimate Security Platform

    It may sound counterintuitive, but business security challenges aren’t always only about security. Sure, keeping the bad guys out is the ultimate goal. But the challenges an organization faces every day are just as likely to be about the cost of providing security or the administrative hassles of ensuring regulatory...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide

    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 // Jul 2013

    Beyond the 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 // 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 // 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Mobile Content, Collaboration & IDC's 3rd IT Platform: The Next Frontier for the Mobile Enterprise

    IDC focuses this article on talks about the new IT platform. This 3rd IT Platform will be the new wave for the about the next 25 years, so they urge all current companies to embrace it themselves. They also talk about how mobile is a huge part of this...

    Sponsored By Box

  • 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 // Feb 2013

    Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security

    A number of network security technologies have arisen that claim to be the "next generation" of network defense - but what does this concept actually mean? How is the threat landscape changing the way we think about and deploy network security solutions? Scott Crawford, Managing Research Director, Security and Risk...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data

    Learn about the latest security intelligence solution combining IBM Security QRadar SIEM and IBM InfoSphere Big Insights technologies helping organizations address the most vexing security challenges, including advanced persistent threats, fraud and insider threats. The solution allows security analysts to extend their analysis well beyond typical security data using real-time...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IT Executive Guide to Security Intelligence

    This white paper discusses how security intelligence addresses accurate threat detection shortcomings and empowers organizations—from Fortune Five companies to midsize enterprises to government agencies—to maintain comprehensive and cost-effective information security. In particular, it will show how security intelligence addresses critical concerns in five key areas: Data silo consolidation, Threat detection,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Delivering Success that Scales with the Largest Enterprises

    IBM Security QRadar solutions power some of the world’s largest, most successful security intelligence deployments. The award-winning IBM® QRadar® Security Intelligence Platform collects, correlates and monitors even the highest data volumes and supports the rich customization that large organizations require—without the cost and complexity associated with first-generation security information and...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IBM zSecure Compliance and Administration

    IBM Security zSecure Compliance and Administration provides security personnel with the tools to efficiently administer IBM Resource Access Control Facility through simplified security administration. It helps security staff measure and verify the effectiveness of their mainframe security settings and policies. It also automates audit reporting and monitors security events to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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 // Aug 2012

    The Importance of Managing Privileged Accounts

    Discover invaluable insights on the benefits of properly managing administrative privileges, developing a policy for managing privileged accounts and enforcing those policies. Could you be managing your privileged accounts better? Download the whitepaper today and find out.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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

  • eBooks // May 2011

    The Modern Office and You: 5 Ways to Capitalize on Cloud Opportunities

    Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business. Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you’ll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • 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 // 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

    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 // 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

  • Case Studies // Oct 2014

    Forrester Report : The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery

    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 of ‘Do It Yourself’ Disaster Recovery” to learn the critical components that make a disaster...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    An Automated, Application-Aware Foundation for the Modern Enterprise

    Enterprises have seen massive change over the last decade, but one thing has remained consistent: the Enterprise Network. This article provides insight on an adaptable and programmable network platform to stay ahead of enterprise trends such as BYOD, Cloud Adoption and Xaas

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture Enables Business Transformation

    Every C-level executive is focused on transforming the business, and IT leaders are tasked with providing them with the evolving network infrastructure and support. Download this whitepaper to learn how Cisco ONE enterprise networks architecture enables business transformation and provides the necessary levels of application intelligence, contextual information, visibility and...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • 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 // Jun 2014

    7 Essentials Whitepaper

    Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. Understand which practices can be followed to successfully protect your organization’s business operations and reputation...

    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 // 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

  • 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

  • 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 // Jan 2014

    Avoiding the Pitfalls of Outdated Disaster Recovery Plans: Evolving Business Expectations and Threats May Require New Disaster Recovery Approaches

    IBM has identified seven outdated assumptions on which many organizations base their disaster recovery plans. This white paper lists them and discusses how to modernize disaster recovery operations.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Building the Business Case for Continuity and Resiliency

    Now available: the cost data you need to build the business case for improved continuity and resiliency. Based on findings from the largest study of its kind—the IBM Global Study on the Economic Impact of IT Risk—which surveyed 2,136 IT professionals around the world, 1,069 of them business continuity professionals....

    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

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Transforming Your Voice, Video and Collaboration Infrastructure - The IBM Journey Toward Unified Communications for Mobile and Social Collaboration

    A recent IDG survey of CIOs revealed that those using virtual desktops now say the biggest benefits are increased simplicity and a more productive and mobile workforce. Find out how other companies are using virtual desktops to: Drastically cut IT investment costs Simplify management across multiple platforms...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Preparing Your Network for the Mobile Onslaught.

    Building a mobile collaboration or bring-your-own-device solution requires three things: mobile applications, the mobile devices themselves and the network that underpins them both. Often, the network and its capabilities take a back seat to applications and devices—which can ultimately lead to poor performance or an inflexible infrastructure. Find out how...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Private Cloud Services from IBM. Flexible End-to-End Solutions for Transforming the Enterprise

    Private clouds can drive operational efficiencies and transformative business model change, but maximizing these benefits requires a carefully planned strategy and flexible, scalable services. IBM’s holistic approach and integrated portfolio of end-to-end services provides multiple pathways to private cloud. Success hinges on ensuring the infrastructure is cloud-ready, developing an actionable...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Role of the Network in Cloud Computing

    For a network that better supports your cloud and brings the most value possible to your business, its design has to be considered in the early stages of cloud planning. Read the white paper "Networking for cloud computing" to discover specific networking considerations for public, private and hybrid clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Business Value of Managed Services

    Research shows that today's business goals are centered on reducing costs, strengthening customer relationships and improving financial management. The biggest challenges to achieving these goals are lack of skills and investment funds, and inadequate linkages between the IT environment and how business processes are managed. Read this IDC analyst...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Why Deploy Private Cloud in the Hybrid Cloud Era?

    Whether deployed onsite or offsite, individually or as part of a hybrid, hosted or managed by a third party, private clouds have become a major catalyst for business growth and differentiation while providing a dynamic infrastructure for highly sensitive

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Leverage Managed Services to Drive Availability, Reduce Outages, Access Skills and Cut Costs

    Studies show there are many reasons organizations turn to managed services, from reducing outages and cutting costs to tapping into a broader IT skill set. IBM Integrated Managed Infrastructure Services can help achieve all of these things, enabling you

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Apr 2014

    IBM MobileFirst - Infrastructure Consulting Services

    Mobile technology can be overwhelming, that’s why leaders have told us that they look to external IT service providers to help them reach their mobility goals. Watch the video to learn how IBM MobileFirst Infrastructure Consulting services can help you identify important aspects of mobility you may be overlooking; address...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    2014 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study

    The 2014 Global Cost of Data Breach Study from Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM, Showcases How much could a data breach cost your organization? This report provides benchmark data based on actual experiences of organizations in United States

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly - Q1 2014

    Understand more about the latest IT security threats. This report is an analysis of the security landscape, designed to help organizations better understand the latest security risks. Download this comprehensive report and learn how: Security incidents have been steadily rising in 2013. Cyber-criminals use malicious code...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cyber Security Index

    An effective cyber security strategy calls for the latest intelligence on the kinds of attacks that are occurring, who is committing them, and how often they are happening. A new IBM report offers expert insight into a range of security statistics, based on monitoring tens of billions of security events...

    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

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Surviving the Technical Security Crisis

    As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren’t enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM, 92% of security leaders...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Saugatuck Technology - Optimized Sourcing in Hybrid IT Environments

    This research paper from Saugatuck Technology discusses the multi-sourced hybrid IT environment, including how to recognize the things that can increase costs and compromise operations, and how to optimize the environments for peak effectiveness.  

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Next-Generation Data Center: A Software Defined Environment Where Service Optimization Provides the Path

    This white paper explores IBM’s vision for the next-generation data center, its potential to be truly revolutionary and the prescribed pathway for getting there.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    2014 Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider: Top 10 Criteria

    A white paper discussing the benefits of outsourcing managed security services and outlining effective strategies, as well as 10 of the most important criteria to consider, when choosing a managed security services provider.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Server Managed Services - Integrated Managed Infrastructure

    This service profile provides an overview of Server Managed Services - Integrated managed infrastructure and explains what you can expect from implementation. The paper includes an overview, information on planning and implementation, service delivery, and detailed service descriptions.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    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. This paper discusses the need for a Zero Trust approach to network security, how the Palo Alto Networks® next-generation security platform delivers on these requirements, and provides guidance on...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Firewall Buyers Guide 2014

    Make an informed decision on the right firewall for your business with The Firewall Buyers Guide. This guide gives you: • The fundamentals of modern firewall technology • The ten critical business requirements your next firewall needs to address • Information on how to create a vendor request for proposal...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • Downloads // Oct 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

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Novartis AG Increases Disposition Capability Ten-Fold

    Novartis, the multinational pharmaceutical company, required an efficient, defensible approach to retain information of business value or subject to regulatory requirement, preserve information needed for litigation and discard unnecessary information.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Information Lifecycle Governance Requirements Kit

    Data volumes are getting out of control, but choosing the right information life cycle governance solution can be a huge challenge, with multiple stakeholders, numerous business processes, and extensive solution requirements. Use this requirements kit from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to find the tools and technology you...

    Sponsored By IBM