Servers

There's no shortage of ways to design infrastructure to solve a specific problem. Look at server choices and ways to maintain them.

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Stop Attacks Hiding Under the Cover of SSL Encryption

    Wasn't encryption supposed to improve network security? All too often SSL is a carrier of new and successful attacks. Discover how to transform the increased risk into an effective strategy for encrypted traffic management.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Blue Coat SSL Visibility

    To be secure against targeted attacks, organizations need complete visibility into the SSL traffic coming across the WAN. Discover the risks posed by the use of SSL encryption, and the products that can help you defend your business.

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Keep Servers Up and Running and Attackers in the Dark

    An SSL/TLS handshake requires at least 10 times more processing power on a server than on the client. SSL renegotiation attacks can readily take advantage of the asymmetric workload. Attackers request a connection and then renegotiate the SSL connection repeatedly to max out the server’s CPU. The result: No legitimate...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Windows Phone 8.1 in the Enterprise

    When Windows Phone 8 was first launched, the majority of its platform innovations were focused on delivering a robust end-user experience. Strong support for Microsoft productivity tools made Windows Phone an attractive option for business users, but not all enterprises were ready to fully embrace the new platform. While it...

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • 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

    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 // Sep 2014

    Horizon View 6 Blast Performance Features

    With VMware's recent release of the Horizon Suite (specifically View 6), VMware has taken the performance and usability features and put them all under the Blast moniker. This category of features is grouped from a marketing perspective but will retain their technical terms in the documentation, similar to how the...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the implementation of stateless computing, which allows all the hardware...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years, becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the capacity for two totally redundant failover paths for every...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • 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 // May 2013

    The Keys to the Kingdom: Limiting Active Directory Administrators

    Many organizations have come to rely heavily on the information stored directly within Active Directory (AD) with other applications using AD for authentication. However, the manual processes used to update Active Directory (AD) can leave organizations vulnerable, and lead to missing, inaccurate or inconsistent information. Learn how the technical considerations...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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 // Feb 2014

    Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems

    Explore the most common identity and access management (IAM) challenges facing Unix-based organizations, and learn about some easily implemented practices and technologies that can help you increase security, achieve compliance and improve operational efficiency. Read the white paper to learn how to: Use an Active Directory (AD) bridge solution...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Next-Gen Security

    SSL decryption and inspection keeps attackers away from your data and out of your network. Choose security offerings that can mitigate the most risks. A good NGFW lets you block SSL-encrypted attacks as they happen.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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®

  • 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.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Overcoming Exploits that Use Advanced Evasion Techniques and SSL Encryption

    To defend against today’s advanced attacks, next-generation firewalls must be effective in overcoming obfuscation and advanced evasion techniques, as well as performing comprehensive SSL decryption and inspection.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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

  • Research // Sep 2014

    IT Service Provider Breaks Into Storage Services With Disaster Recovery as a Service for Hitachi Content Platform Owners

    In this fast-changing technology landscape, are you looking for cost-effective ways to expand the services your enterprise offers while retaining your share of the market? At first glance, branching out into cloud storage services might appear to be a risky proposition, considering the formidable competitors who occupy that space....

    Sponsored By Hitachi

  • 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 // May 2014

    EMC’s Flash Strategy

    Beyond the hardware, a key part of EMC’s differentiation and strategy (and likely a glimpse at the future in our newly software-defined world) is software. This is not only the caching algorithms and management protocols for all the hardware mentioned above, but also EMC Fully Automated Storage Tiering (FAST) that...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Reap the Benefits of the Evolving HPC Cloud

    The necessary compute power to drive modern biomedical research is a formidable and familiar challenge throughout the life sciences. Underlying infrastructures must evolve to keep pace with innovation. In such demanding HPC environments, Cloud computing technologies represent a powerful approach to managing technical computing resources. This paper shares valuable insight...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    HPC Clusters Drive Design Optimization

    The latest generation of highly scalable HPC clusters is a game changer for design optimization challenges. HPC clusters, built on a modular, multi-core x86 architecture, provide a cost effective and accessible platform on which to conduct realistic simulation compared with the “big iron” HPC systems of the past or with...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    High Performance Docking

    Docker is a lightweight Linux container technology built on top of LXC (LinuX Containers) and cgroup (control groups), which offers many attractive benefits for HPC environments. Find out more about how IBM Platform LSF® and Docker have been integrated outside the core of Platform LSF with a real world example...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service: Benchmarking Performance

    IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service lets users economically add computing capacity by accessing ready-to-use clusters in the cloud-delivering high performance that compares favorably to cloud offerings from other providers. Tests show that the IBM service delivers the best (or ties for the best) absolute performance in all test categories. Learn...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Building HPC Cloud at DuPont: Architecture & Best Practices

    DuPont is building a dynamic, multi-disciplined R&D computing platform using a hybrid private cloud-cluster infrastructure model to meet client requirements for a highly dynamic, diverse environment. This session reviews the requirements, challenges and architectural decisions made in the implementation of this computing platform at DuPont, and the IBM Platform Computing...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Demo - IBM Platform Symphony TCO Calculator

    Learn how much IBM Platform Symphony can save you. Answer a few questions in this easy to use wizard about your infrastructure, application environment, personnel and your growth rate. The logic behind this tool will generate a powerful report you can use to realize significant cost savings.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform LSF

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform HPC Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Tool

    IBM Platform HPC Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) tool offers a 3-year total cost of ownership view of your distributed computing environment and savings that you could potentially experience by using IBM Platform HPC in place of competing cluster management software. This model can estimate savings with the deployment of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service - Ready to Run Clusters in the Cloud

    View this demo to learn how IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service running on the SoftLayer Cloud helps you: quickly get your applications deployed on ready-to-run clusters in the cloud; manage workloads seamlessly between on-premise and cloud-based resources; get help from the experts with 24x7 Support; share and manage data globally;...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Delivers New HPC Cloud Offerings

    This video explains how IBM Platform Computing is transforming isolated clusters and grids into flexible, dynamic high performance private, hybrid and public clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    A Developers Guide To Accelerating Microsoft Excel Models w.Platform Symphony

    Platform Symphony helped developers improve the performance of Microsoft Excel based computations by providing the needed flexibility and agility making it easier to respond to changing business needs.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    SIFMA (10/12), Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

    At SIFMA 2012, IBM experts and sellers held on-site demos of IBM solutions in financial services. Here Gord Sissons discusses how IBM Platform Symphony, a grid management technology, allows organizations to share a common grid around multiple types of compute and data analytics risk applications on the same grid at...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Platform Symphony Helps Insurance Firm Improve Performance

    This insurance company wanted to scale out from a small, overloaded cluster to hundreds of machines to handle increased workload. Platform Symphony helped it run up to 10x more scenario models at once and reduced time to run complex stochastic simulations.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Impact of Regulations on Risk and Trading Analytics in Capital Markets

    Current trading practices and business relationships for capital markets firms were affected because of the new regulations. This paper examines the current and future challenges surrounding risk management and analytics requirements, and the technologies that could be deployed to address them.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Major Wall Street Firm Shrinks IT Costs

    A major New York investment bank needed to cut the costs for its distributed computational grid, and to increase scalability to support more complex simulations and risk analytics, including mandatory Credit Value Adjustment (CVA) calculations. Its existing approaches to grid computing were non-uniform, costs were high, and the scalability to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Maximizes CME Group's Computation Power and Performance

    Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), one of the world’s largest derivatives exchange, handles over 12 million contracts daily. CME is using high performance IBM Platform Symphony grid management software to power its Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk (SPAN) application to comply with new Dodd-Frank based reporting requirements, enabling the firm to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Fraud Analytics for End-to-End Insight Across the Business

    With the global cost of fraud and money laundering reaching trillions of dollars a year, organizations around the globe must take action to combat fraud without compromising business performance. IBM can help enterprises integrate big data analytics throughout their offices for deeper, real-time insight into fraud prevention. Combining advanced software,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Low-latency Hadoop for Risk Analytics with Platform Symphony

    Financial firms running monte-carlo simulations in support market and credit risk applications are increasingly looking to Hadoop to incorporate unstructured data for higher fidelity models. A distinct of advantage of IBM Platform Symphony is that customers can share the same grid environment between existing risk applications and multiple Hadoop instances...

    Sponsored By IBM