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  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Real World Considerations for Implementing Desktop Virtualization eBook

    Are you considering extending the success of your server virtualization deployment to your desktops? Read this comprehensive eBook for introductory information on virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), including the pros and cons of VDI, as well how to ensure a successful implementation.

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    7 key indicators that you need to extend virtualization to the desktop.

    Read this whitepaper on When It Makes Sense to Move to Desktop Virtualization to learn more about the 7 key indications that your business is ready for VDI. Find out how deploying VMware Horizon View can improve your IT infrastructure by: Giving IT easy control over data access...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    3 Compelling Reasons to Consider Desktop Virtualization

    If you have already experienced the benefits of server virtualization, it is time to find out what you can gain by extending virtualization to your desktops. In this eBook, find out how other VMware® customers have extended their virtualization deployment to end-user computing and have uncovered significant benefits, such as...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Whiteboard: Delivering Desktops and Applications as a Service

    VMware® Horizon View™ makes it easy to deliver desktops and applications as a service to your end users on top of your existing vSphere™ platform. Watch this whiteboard video from VMware reference architect, Tristan Todd, for a brief lesson on how to successfully deploy View for a flexible and secure...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM: Consolidated Security Management for Mainframe Clouds

    Organisations today grapple with the expansion of distributed computing, increased online collaboration, explosive data growth and heterogeneous IT environments—all issues that make information security more critical, yet more complex than ever. In this white paper, IBM takes a look at organisations who allow the mainframe to serve as an enterprise...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    TicketNetwork Selects Imperva SecureSphere to Secure Transactions

    Over 7.5 million tickets are offered on TicketNetwork's online ticket exchange every day. To protect the organization’s website and address PCI compliance, TicketNetwork chose the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall because of its high performance, its ease-of-management and its reputation-based security provided by ThreatRadar. This case study highlights why TicketNetwork...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Using Microsoft's Free Tools to Image and Deploy Windows 7

    Microsoft provides freely available and quite powerful tools that can help you image and deploy Windows 7. This white paper explores those components and their processes used during these deployments. It considers and explains every step of a Lite Touch installation, while also detailing the benefits of ImageX, the WIM...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Google Hangout Webinar On Demand

    Watch the recording as Google experts outline strategies for coping with the impending product retirements. Along with tips for staying as secure as possible in the short term, we discussed how Google’s cloud-based solutions offer future-proof alternatives to the endless cycle of upgrades and migrations. If your company may find...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Building a Home Lab for VMware sphere 5.1

    I often get asked by my students how to setup a home lab for study after class, and the result is this white paper. This paper is broken down into three major sections: the hardware required, the VMware Workstation configuration, and installing vSphere and Virtual Center (VC). This white paper...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    DirectAccess: The New VPN

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have a new built-in architecture designed to create a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. This new technology is known as DirectAccess (DA) and is forecasted to replace traditional VPN connections for most of your remote access needs. DA can be installed as a...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    On-demand Webcast: Protect your Microsoft server applications and data across physical, virtual, and cloud environments

    If you rely on Microsoft’s server applications – ranging from Exchange to SharePoint to SQL Server, and more – you know how mission-critical those applications are to your core business operations. A catastrophic loss of data or disaster hitting any one of these bottom-line systems could have devastating consequences that...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Flash vs. Disk Video

    Ambuj Goyal and Larry Chiu discuss the importance of flash and how this technology outperforms disk in capacity, cost efficiency, energy consumption and speed to deployment.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2011

    SP1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: What's New?

    This white paper examines the new features and updates in Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows 7 and SP1 for Windows Server 2008 R2, both of which were released on February 22, 2011. Although the two service packs are mostly independent of each other in updates and features, they do...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Leveraging Windows 7 for Better User Support

    The good news is that I can't remember seeing a new version of Windows that does more for the support professional than Windows 7 does. This white paper takes a look at some Windows 7 technologies that you may be able to put to use in order to make the...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Windows 8 Reality

    Windows 8 is a Tablet OS first and foremost. Microsoft is designing Windows 8 to run on any type of form-factor, but its roots will be the slate or tablet style of interface. Personally, I know it will be hard for me to adapt at first, but it is time...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Building a Home Lab for VMware vSphere5

    I often get asked by my students how to setup a home lab for study after class, and the result is this white paper. This paper is broken down into three major sections: the hardware required, the VMware Workstation configuration, and installing vSphere and Virtual Center (VC). This white paper...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Defending Against Denial of Service Attacks

    This whitepaper utilizes end-user interviews to better understand their DDoS defense plans where they discovered a clear knowledge gap around the Denial of Service attacks in use and the defenses needed to maintain availability. The paper provides detail on the attacks in use, suggests realistic defensive architectures and tactics and...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    CryptoLocker - Your Money or Your Life

    CryptoLocker belongs to a family of malware called "ransomware", which is designed to extort money from victims by denying them access to their personal files. It targets all Windows Operating Systems, from Windows XP to Windows 8, and typically remains unnoticed by victims until it's too late and the damage...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    On-demand webcast: Top 20 cloud and virtualization do’s and don’ts for IT infrastructure

    There are two types of IT professionals in this world: those who use cloud services and those who provide cloud services for others to use. The lure of being a cloud service user is simple: all you have to do is pay-as-you-go and everything will be taken care of for...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Minimizing Windows 7 "Interface Shock"

    Every desktop administrator worries about the potential disruption from a new user interface. Such a distraction has come to be known as "interface shock." Fortunately, it is possible to minimize interface shock for users by leveraging Group Policy to make Windows 7 look more like Windows XP. This white paper...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    To Know MED-V In Windows 7

    This white paper introduces MED-V (Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization), Microsoft's enterprise-oriented tool for delivering legacy applications in virtual machines running on clients across your business network. The author discusses topics such as whether you need MED-V and how to get it, requirements, core features, and implementing and managing MED-V.

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IT Infrastructure: From Silos to Optimised Infrastructure Management

    InfoWorld have released the latest results from their IT Monitoring study, evaluating the complexities of managing siloed performance views and the need for a unified IT monitoring approach. This whitepaper provides key insights for IT teams managing traditional and newer technologies across social, cloud and mobile platforms and discusses the...

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Delivering on the promise of virtualization: Cisco Unified Computing Systems

    This document describes Cisco UCS by looking at how its three main components—unified fabric, unified management, and powerful servers with intelligent Intel® Xeon® processors—solve the problems that virtualization creates. Sponsored by Cisco and Intel® Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Hyper-V Server 2008 R2: Free Virtualization without a Server Operating System

    Virtualization is a hot topic, with a number of techniques, tools, and technologies available. Some of the benefits of virtualization include hardware cost savings, role separation, configuration optimization, less disruption when one specialized VM goes down, easier reallocation of resources such as memory, support for legacy applications, and as a...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Key Considerations for Increasing Windows System Performance

    Rather than rely on the Windows built-in defrag tool to address performance problems “after-the-fact” on laptops and workstations, IT departments can now address the problem proactively to eliminate performance-robbing fragmentation from ever occurring. One simple fix will put a stop to pesky helpdesk performance issues and ensure you never defrag...

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operations Support Systems

    With IBM's Service Assurance and Fulfillment solution CSPs are able to integrate business processes with service delivery systems, modernize legacy and proprietary systems, and focus on fast return on investment. And in the first ever Magic Quadrant for Operations Support Systems (OSS), Gartner has declared IBM the "leader" in the...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Toyota: Fujitsu Drives Outsourcing for Toyota

    Toyota Motor Corporation is the third largest automaker in the world and produces a full range of model offerings - from mini-vehicles to large trucks. As a medium size organisation, Toyota Australia is not justified to invest so much on manpower to support the major IT activity. By outsourcing, it...

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Virtualization 101

    This white paper defines virtualization and focuses on how certain trends, such as server virtualization, are changing the datacenter. We'll look at what makes virtualization so compelling to companies in terms of efficiencies, improved resource utilization, cost reductions, and automation, to name a few. We'll also address the ways in...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Mind the Gap: What is an ITIL® Gap Analysis?

    Organizations adopting ITIL best practices almost always ask, "Where do I begin?". The answer is a gap analysis. ITIL describes a gap analysis as a means of identifying areas where an organization falls short of its long-term vision. This white paper describes what a gap analysis is, what it entails,...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cloud-Based Mobile Device Security Streamlines Data Protection

    As smartphones and tablets have become increasingly sophisticated, the amount and types of data stored on them have increased. Confidential data once stored inside the firewall now resides on mobile devices, but many small and medium businesses have not taken sufficient action to address the risks this presents. SMB IT...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Guide to 50% Faster VMs - No Hardware Required

    For administrators who want to increase application performance in their virtual environment without incurring the cost of additional hardware, this white paper outlines how I/O optimization technologies deliver performance at a fraction of the cost of hardware for applications with the heaviest workloads. The white paper identifies how the...

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    How to Boost Physical Servers by 50%—Without New Hardware

    IT faces immense data growth and heavier server workloads, but there is no longer a need to add hardware for performance: IT now has the ability to manage the I/O explosion and gain high-performance—overnight—with hardware they already have. Learn about optimized I/O and how it efficiently boosts IOPS and reduces...

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Strategy guide: Planning a Cloud Investment

    Making the decision to move to the cloud is a largely inevitable but potentially complex step in today's business evolution. It is likely that you have already virtualised all or part of your IT estate to reduce the cost and management overhead associated with running workloads on physical infrastructure. Moving...

    Provided By Adapt

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Mind the Virtual Gap - Convergence of Everything

    In the last 7 years, virtualization has profoundly changed the IT world. In 2013, even though the latest buzz may have shifted towards cloud computing, big data and mobility, virtualization remains the foundation for all of the above With wide ranging benefits that include reduced capital and operational costs, greater...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // May 2012

    IBM PureFlex Systems running Red Hat Enterprise Solutions

    The IBM PureFlex System - a completely integrated hardware and software solution - optimized with Red Hat Enterprise Linux can improve business responsiveness, making it easier to take advantage of the power of open standards while driving efficiency with integrated management.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2012

    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on the IBM PureFlex System

    The SUSE Enterprise Linux Server, now on the IBM PureFlex System, provides an open, reliable and secure IT environment with faster deployment, better business agility, lower power consumption, better hardware utilization and lower total cost of ownership.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    IBM WP: Why Flex System is Best Blade Solution on Market

    IBM Flex System is quite simply the best blade offering on the market. The rest of this document explains briefly how and why IBM Flex System outperforms mere blade systems IBM Flex. It illustrates the combination of capabilities that Flex System solutions offer and blade systems from HP, Dell, Cisco...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Security and Speed

    Competitive organizations require a solution that cuts the security overhead dramatically while optimizing application delivery to mitigate any remaining reductions in performance. Download this white paper to learn how you can both maintain performance and raise the overall security posture of the organization.

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • Presentations // Nov 2013

    Planning and budgeting with Cognos Enterprise

    See how IBM Cognos TM1 Performance Modeler, a feature of Cognos Enterprise, can help your organization improve planning and budgeting processes.

    Provided By IBM

  • Resource Center // Sep 2013

    Unlocking Big Data

    Big Data solutions are fast becoming the foundation for a new era of progress and innovation – an era that will give rise to an intelligent economy of smart cars, smart buildings, better healthcare, law enforcement and education, plus new and better ways of interacting with customers, and phenomenal productivity...

    Provided By IBM