Servers

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  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Software Defined Storage for Dummies Webinar

    Learn how to manage storage growth, cost and complexity, while increasing storage performance and data availability with IBM Software Defined Storage solutions including the IBM General parallel File System (GPFS).

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Harnessing Public Clouds in HPC: Are all Infrastructure Providers Created Equal?

    This paper evaluates the merits and challenges of using public clouds for HPC. Public clouds suit certain type of HPC workloads they are inadequate for others. It further shows that Amazon EC2’s CCI service is the best general choice for most HPC workloads.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Could the “C” in HPC Stand for Cloud?

    This paper examines aspects of computing important in HPC and how they are affected by various virtualization technologies. Platform Cluster Manager – Advanced Edition optimizes that environment after jobs have been scheduled and new jobs have been submitted.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Cabot Partners - Platform Symphony 5 Minute Product Video

    This short video provides an animated tour of IBM Platform Symphony, a service-oriented grid computing solution from IBM for compute and data intensive analytic applications. This overview will explain how customers can achieve better performance and save cost with low-latency scheduling and advanced resource sharing.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Reduce Data Management Costs & Say Goodbye to Bottlenecks

    This brief webcast will cover the new and enhanced capabilities of Elastic Storage (GPFS) 4.1, including native encryption and secure erase, flash-accelerated performance, network performance monitoring, global data sharing, NFS data migration and more.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Nov 2014

    Quickly Address Spikes in Infrastructure Demand

    View this short webcast to learn how the new IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service running on IBM SoftLayer infrastructure delivers a versatile, application-ready cluster in the cloud for organizations that need to quickly and economically add computing capacity.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Maximize the Agility of Your Distributed Computing Environment

    View this series of short webcasts to learn how IBM Platform Computing products can help you ‘maximize the agility of your distributed computing environment’ by improving operational efficiency, simplify user experience, optimize application using and license sharing, address spikes in infrastructure demand and reduce data management costs.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Hidden Cost of Open Source

    Platform HPC enables HPC customers to side-step many overhead cost and support issues that often plague open-source environments and enable them to deploy powerful, easy to use clusters.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in Enterprise

    Platform Symphony is an enterprise-class server platform that delivers low-latency, scaled-out MapReduce workloads. It supports multiple applications running concurrently so that organizations can increase utilization across all resources resulting in a high return on investment.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Platform Symphony and InfoSphere BigInsights HD

    This short video provides an animated tour of the integration of IBM Platform Symphony and Infosphere BigInsights and how the integration can help you better leverage the opportunities presented by big data to improve decision making thereby positioning your enterprise to outflank competitors and win in the global marketplace.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Reduce Cost with Hadoop Analytics

    Join Gartner, Inc. and IBM Platform Computing for an informative webinar where you will learn how to combine best of breed analytic solutions to provide a low latency, shared big data infrastructure. This helps government IT departments make faster decisions by analyzing massive amounts of data, improving security, detecting fraud, enabling...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Symphony 5.2 Demo

    IBM Platform Symphony software delivers powerful enterprise-class management for running compute and data intensive distributed applications on a scalable, shared grid. This demonstration, aimed at architects and IT personnel, illustrates how Platform Symphony can runs compute-intensive workloads concurrently with multiple Hadoop "Big Data" workloads on a common infrastructure, dialing priorities...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Optimize Application License Use and Sharing

    A web seminar explaining how IBM Platform products can help dynamically manage software license resources ensuring that licenses are optimally utilized, leading to improved productivity, and the containment of costs.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    5 Easy Steps to a High Performance Cluster

    A high performance computing (HPC) cluster refers to a group of servers built from off-the-shelf components that are connected via certain interconnect technologies. A cluster can deliver aggregated computing power from its many processors with many cores — sometimes hundreds, even thousands — to meet the processing demands of more...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    An Introduction to Elastic Storage: A Fast, Simple, Scalable and Complete Storage Solution for Today’s Data-intensive Enterprise

    Elastic Storage is used extensively across industries worldwide. Elastic Storage simplifies data management with integrated tools designed to help organizations manage petabytes of data and billions of files—as well as control the cost of managing these ever-growing data volumes.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Enhancing IBM BigInsights with IBM Platform Computing and GPFS

    A challenge of using Hadoop distributions has been the requirement for specialized skills. IBM InfoSphere BigInsights with the IBM GPFS and IBM Platform Symphony - Advanced Edition overcomes several limitations of Hadoop to meet the big data analytics demands of enterprise computing.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Platform Computing Cloud Service Demo: Analytics Use Case

    To quickly and economically meet new and peak demands, Platform LSF (SaaS) and Platform Symphony (SaaS) workload management as well as Elastic Storage on Cloud data management software can be delivered as a service, complete with SoftLayer cloud infrastructure and 24x7 support for technical computing and service-oriented workloads. Watch this...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Operationalizing the Network with SDN

    The focus of SDN is on transforming the network to support applications and meet the expectations of users and businesses that rely on them. Scaling modern networks is challenging due to the explosive growth of compute, network, and application resources─combined with increased mobility of apps migrating to the cloud and...

    Sponsored By F5

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Analyzing the Neverquest Malware Threat

    Learn from the F5 Security Operations Center's analysis of the Neverquest malware threat. The team analyzes the programming techniques and methodologies used to develop malware in order to keep F5 security services up to date and effective against any threat. Read this summary report to better understand how it works...

    Sponsored By F5

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Reimagine the Server - Performance meets efficiency to transform your business

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiently is one of the greatest pressure facing your IT infrastructure. The rise of computing in the cloud, expansive mobility options and increasing pressure to boost application performance have added even further complexity.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Streamlined server management at every stage of the IT life cycle

    Remove the unnecessary burdens of server management and provisioning with HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO), designed to support the full lifecycle of servers from initial deployment to ongoing management and service alerting.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    Case Study - Accelerating Productivity with Cisco ACI

    Learn how Infrastructure-as-a-Service company simplified its data center using Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) approach. Adopting Cisco's ACI, NetApp experienced: • Improvements in the density of throughput and cost per port • Increased productivity of the infrastructure • Integrated visibility and intelligence • Agility enablement of the entire application infrastructure...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • Research // Nov 2014

    Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Overview

    Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is an innovative architecture that radically simplifies, optimizes, and accelerates the entire application deployment lifecycle. This report provides a brief overview of Cisco ACI along with, • Infrastructure problems addressed • Main ACI Components • Benefits of ACI • ACI Services Download this report to learn more.

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • Downloads // Nov 2014

    Check VM Health in Minutes. It's FREE!

    It's time for your FREE VMware & Hyper-V Healthcheck with Virtualization Manager. So much change occurs in your VM environment, it can be hard to stay ahead of potential problems like: Storage I/O bottlenecks Memory & CPU over-utilization VM sprawl wasting resources Capacity shortfalls Over & undersized VMs And on...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership

    In this report, Towards a Cyber Resilience Partnership details to IT leadership the importance of cyber resilience in the face of evolving cyber threats. It defines the state of cyber resilience and the importance of security intelligence in achieving it, and recognises that security needs to go beyond systems, software...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Agile Development – Why Requirements Matter

    This paper argues that requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in regulated IT and complex product development projects, and sets out the characteristics of an effective requirements management approach in an agile environment.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    Video: Symantec Security Operation Centre

    Go behind the scenes with Peter Sparkes, Director of Managed Security Services for Symantec Asia Pacific and Japan on Symantec Security Operation’s Centre. Get the insights on what and how Symantec is doing globally to protect their customers and clients with Security Operations Centre strategically providing security against sophisticated threats....

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Understanding NIST's Cloud Computing Reference Architecture: Part II

    This second white paper in a series on Cloud Computing Reference Architecture focuses on the activities, processes, and requirements that cloud players need to follow in order to ensure a successful delivery of cloud services. It addresses the three active cloud players that may be involved in delivering cloud services...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Understanding NIST's Cloud Computing Reference Architecture: Part I

    This white paper examines the NIST Cloud Computing Reference Architecture in a two-part series. The first part covers the cloud players and their roles and responsibilities. The second part focuses on the Reference Architecture components, activities, and functions.

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    New Topics on the 2014 Security+ SY0-401 Exam

    It has been three years since the last revision of the CompTIA Security+ exam. In early summer of 2014, the latest version SY0-401 was released. This revamped exam retains the same six domains as established in SY0-301, which emphasize security in three main areas: application, data, and host. New topics...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Stakeholder Perceptions Become Your Project Reality

    For project managers, meeting stakeholder expectations means that you have to know what the expectations are to begin with if you are ever expected to meet them. After expectations have been set, follow up with your stakeholders to ensure that the expectations haven't changed. People change their minds often, so...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    PowerVM Virtualization Essentials

    PowerVM is the virtualization environment for AIX, Linux, and IBM i running on the IBM POWER hardware platform. This white paper provides an overview of PowerVM concepts, architecture, terminology, and capabilities.

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Ten Risky Security Behaviors to Avoid: Protect Your Organization

    You are a problem. You are a risk to your employer. The actions you take and the activities you perform at work, online, and even in your personal life put your employer at risk. You need to know how you are a security risk to the organization and what you...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    OpenLMI Improves Management in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

    Included as an integral part of RHEL 7, OpenLMI offers significant gains in managing the wealth of available Linux tools. The fact that the interface can be accessed via multiple languages, including C/C++, Python, Java, and a CLI further enhances its versatility. In addition, the ability to use OpenLMI on...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • 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

    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 // Oct 2014

    Cybersecurity's Maginot Line

    This report explains, to protect themselves effectively, organizations need to evolve their security architecture so they do not rely on malware signatures alone. Security teams must be able to see the alerts that matter. And they must complement those with rapid endpoint response expertise to confirm and contain attacks as...

    Sponsored By FireEye

  • Webcasts // Oct 2014

    Webcast: Maximize Database Performance

    Are you facing the pressure of not investing enough in database performance? In this on-demand webcast, see how poor performance negatively impacts your business, and how you can maximize database performance RIGHT NOW. Watch this webcast today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    DBAs: Control the Cloud

    DBAs know that staying vital in their profession means working with, and in, the cloud. In this new white paper, see how DBAs can avoid “database isolation management,” and how a broad perspective gives DBAs control over any database environment . Get this paper today.

    Sponsored By Dell Software