Networking

As cloud computing grows, how will it impact the network and communications technologies and management?

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    SuperMassive Series Data Sheet

    The Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) platform is built to meet the needs of enterprise, government, university and service provider deployments and gives you uncompromising, high-performance firewall protection. Learn how to protect against today’s emerging threats in this SuperMassive NGFW datasheet.

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  • 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...

    Provided 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.

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  • 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.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Why Threat Intelligence is Critical for Next Generation Firewalls

    A top-tier threat intelligence network is the foundation of an effective next-generation firewall (NGFW). This white paper examines three criteria for judging threat intelligence networks: completeness, accuracy and speed, and discusses how one such network works in practice.

    Provided 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.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Go Beyond SCOM Monitoring Capabilities with Foglight for SQL Server

    Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) allows you to manage and monitor Windows and Linux systems within an Active Directory farm. SCOM is great at telling you whether your server is healthy or not; however, if you want to drill into specific database issues, you need more. This paper explores...

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  • 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.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    5 Tech Tips ebook

    Read the Tech Tips eBook to see how easy it is to get started with virtualization right now.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Comparative Management Cost Study: Managing VMware vSphere Using Microsoft System Center Increases Costs and Complexity

    A growing number of enterprises have begun to consider multiple hypervisor virtualization solutions. Some vendors claim that they offer hypervisor-agnostic or heterogeneous hypervisor management solutions, including Microsoft Corporation with the Microsoft System Center 2012 suite. Microsoft makes this claim for the latest release of its comprehensive System Center suite...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    An Overview of VMware vCloud® Networking and Security (vCNS)

    VMware vCloud® Networking and Security (vCNS) is the leading software-defined networking and security solution that enhances operational efficiency, unlocks agility and enables extensibility to rapidly respond to business needs. By abstracting networking and security from physical infrastructure and pooling resources, customers can create scalable logical networks. Integrated management of these...

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  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Optimizing your Virtual Environment with VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite

    For virtual infrastructure administrators, understanding how physical resources are being consumed can seem like an impossible challenge. VMware vCenter Operations changes what’s possible, enabling you to identify and isolate sources of contention and gain deep visibility into how physical resources are being consumed. See how vCenter Operations makes it fast...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Simplifying Disaster Protection for All Your Applications with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager and VMware vSphere Replication

    Traditional disaster recovery solutions are often expensive, complex and unreliable to meet business requirements. As a result, IT departments are hesitant to expand disaster protection beyond their most critical applications. With VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 (SRM), the market-leading disaster recovery product, all types of organizations can deploy the...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2013

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 QuickStart Series Part 2: Using Recovery Plans For Disaster Recovery and Site Migration

    VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ (SRM) is the market-leading disaster recovery product that complements VMware vSphere® to ensure the simplest and most reliable disaster protection for all virtualized applications. In this second session in a two-part series, we will discuss configuring recover plans, testing failover, executing planned migrations, reporting and...

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  • Videos // Jul 2013

    Chalk Talk Video Series (4): Simplifying Disaster Recovery with VMware

    Chris Westphal, VMware Sr. Marketing Manager discusses how to protect your business from the effects of a potential disaster in your IT environment with solutions from VMware.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Trend Micro Web Gateway Security

    As the web becomes more important to modern business, it also becomes more dangerous. A new malware threat is created every two seconds, and cybercriminals are better organized to deliver increasing numbers of sophisticated web-borne threats. URL filtering alone at the Internet gateway is insufficient to protect organizations from threats...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Trend Micro Web Gateway Security Web Security: Faster Protection, Greater Flexibility, Lower Total Cost

    As one continues to integrate the Internet into business processes - and as malware becomes more and more web-based - security has become the top priority for defending the web gateway. Relying on URL filtering products alone leaves exposed to today's sophisticated web threats, but deploying more point solutions increases...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    The Hidden Truth About Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications

    This IDG whitepaper highlights key findings based on the Quickpoll Survey conducted with more than 300 Enterprise and Commercial IT decision makers worldwide about the state of their virtualization of business critical applications. This paper answers such questions as: What drivers are pushing companies to extend virtualization beyond servers? and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    Ensuring High Availability With VMware vSphere

    VMware once again raises the bar for providing simple and cost-effective application high availability with VMware vSphere 4. Tune in to hear about VMware Fault Tolerance (FT), a new feature in VMware vSphere that provides continuous availability to applications in the event of hardware failures. This webcast also covers enhancements...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    VMware and CA Solutions for Ensuring Business Continuity With a Shrinking IT Budget

    In today's economic climate, data loss is something your business can't afford. The attendee will learn why companies are turning to VMware and CA for implementing cost-effective business continuity and disaster recovery solutions that combine backup, replication, continuous data protection and failover technologies with server virtualization to protect their businesses.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2009

    New Cost Savings and Business Continuity Solutions for SMBs With VMware VSphere 4

    The attendee of this webcast will learn the compelling new IT solutions from VMware that enable Small and Midsize Businesses (SMBs) to significantly reduce IT costs and improve business continuity. VMware vSphere 4 delivers Always On IT to SMBs by delivering the high availability, performance and reliability of the VMware...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Deliver LAN-Like Performance for VMware View to Branch Offices and Mobile Users

    Desktop virtualization dramatically simplifies IT infrastructure, provides greater enterprise data security and enables cost effective IT utilization and management. While some desktop virtualization products attempt to use communication protocols designed for Wide Area Networks (WANs), even these products run into two fundamental challenges when trying to support users located across...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Protect Your Business With Cost-Effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

    Want to learn how to implement cost-effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) solutions that combine virtualization with backup, replication and failover to protect the business? The presenter of this webcast explores how BCDR solutions from VMware and CA help to minimize business risk and improve operational efficiency to get...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // May 2009

    Low Cost, High-Performance Disaster Recovery for VMware Environments With Riverbed

    With the increased reliance on information technology, the success of an organization is dependent on the high availability of its IT infrastructure, data and applications. Today, data is the lifeline for organizations, and any unplanned downtime affects the company's bottom line. Because of this, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR)...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2009

    VMware vSphere 4 QuickStart Series Part 3: Cluster Setup, Availability and Load Balancing

    The presenter of this webcast teaches administrators how to install, configure and manage VMware vSphere 4. The attendee of this webcast will learn how to set up a virtual machine cluster, also known as a resource pool and configure VMware HA to provide application high availability.

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Technical Track: Deliver LAN-Like Performance for VMware View to Branch Offices and Mobile Users

    Desktop virtualization dramatically simplifies IT infrastructure, provides greater enterprise data security and enables cost effective IT utilization and management. While some desktop virtualization products attempt to use communication protocols designed for Wide Area Networks (WANs), even these products run into two fundamental challenges when trying to support users located across...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Technical Track: Networking With VMware Infrastructure

    The presenter of this webcast explores the new networking features and concepts forthcoming in VMware Infrastructure. The presenter throws light on vNetwork Distributed Switch - what it is, how to configure and how to use it. He also explores the use of other new features such as private VLANs, ingress...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Accelerating Server Consolidation in the Branch Office

    Businesses looking to leverage server resources and save costs have increasingly turned to virtualization to consolidate their IT infrastructure while enabling greater flexibility. While the cost saving benefits of consolidation are clear, many businesses are leery of going down this path because of the potential performance hit their users in...

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2009

    Affordable Business Continuity for SMBs With VMware vSphere 4

    The attendee of this webcast will learn about the compelling new IT solutions from VMware that enable Small and Midsize Businesses (SMBs) to significantly improve the efficiency of their IT operations and deliver affordable business continuity. With VMware vSphere 4, SMBs can have the power of agility, protection and significant...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Disaster recovery: Six steps to protect your IT

    As with many enterprises today, your datacentre houses the critical IT components ? hardware, data and software ? that your business depends on. But are they fully secure and protected from potential disasters? Your datacentre's health and fault tolerance rely on many factors unrelated to your IT environment, such as...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: Roswell Park Cancer Institute

    Founded in 1898, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (the Institute) is America's first cancer center. Today, the Institute has more than 26,000 patients under active care and a campus spanning 25 acres in downtown Buffalo, New York. Roswell Park Cancer Institute wanted to provide high availability for tier one applications at...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Technology Creates a Flexible IT Infrastructure That Reduces Overall Costs While Simplifying Administration

    Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) is the largest school district in Florida and the fourth largest in the United States, with a student enrollment of 339,975 and 53,500 employees. MDCPS wanted to create scalable IT environment for school district. MDCPS deployed VMware technology that creates a flexible IT infrastructure that...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    VMware Case Study: Norman Regional Health System

    Norman Regional Health System is a multi-campus hospital that serves health care needs throughout south central Oklahoma. The Norman Regional HealthPlex - a 152-bed, state-of-the-art specialty hospital - is the newest addition to the system. Norman Regional Health System wanted to create a desktop environment for the new campus of...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    VMware Case Study: Northern Brewer, Ltd

    Northern Brewer, Ltd (Northern Brewer) is a home brewing and winemaking retailer headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, where it has had a retail store since 1993, and a separate warehouse for its mail-order business since 2004. Northern Brewer wanted to scale IT infrastructure to meet needs of growing business. ESXi...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    VMware Case Study: The Brand Felt Limited

    Family owned and operated since 1959, The Brand Felt Ltd. is a quality manufacturer of industrial felts, engineered pressed felts and various technical felts for the automotive, chemical, steel and furniture industries, among others. Brand Felt Ltd wanted to replace aging physical servers, streamline IT management and improve application performance...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: TRUST National Bank

    TRUST National Bank offers a full range of retail banking services, small and medium business credit services, corporate, cash services etc. TRUST is rated by the Central Bank of Russia among the 30 largest Russian financial institutions and has one of the largest regional networks: it has a total of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    VMware vSphere 4: Exchange Server on NFS, ISCSI, and Fibre Channel

    At VMworld Europe 2008, VMware announced results of a test demonstrating 16,000 Exchange 2007 users on a single ESX Server. The ESX Server was running eight virtual machines each supporting 2,000 users. This multiple virtual machine, building block approach allows for a much higher number of users on a single...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Solvay Finds the Cure for Server Sprawl With VMware Infrastructure 3

    Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of the research-driven group of pharmaceutical companies that constitute the global pharmaceutical business of the Solvay Group. Solvay Pharmaceuticals wanted to reduce server proliferation and associated costs within IT department. Solvay Pharmaceuticals deployed VMware and Intel technology which increases scalability and performance in...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    VMware Case Study: SonicWALL, Inc.

    SonicWALL, Inc., is a leader in the Unified Threat Management security industry, with solutions featuring high-performance, solid-state firewalls and VPN appliances with value-added security subscriptions such as anti-virus, intrusion prevention and antispyware for wired and wireless networks of all sizes. SonicWALL, Inc., wanted to control server sprawl and prepare for...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    VMware Case Study: Ohio Education Computer Network (OECN)

    The Ohio Education Network (OECN) provides IT services to 23 Information Technology Centers (ITC's) that serve seven large urban school districts within Ohio. OECN wanted to provide disaster recovery for distributed educational datacenters throughout the state. OECN deployed VMware Infrastructure 3 which creates a scalable virtual infrastructure for datacenters that...

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