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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The 12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Did you know there are 12 major tasks in Active Directory (AD) Domain Services management? Delegation of these tasks is key to keeping your AD environment performing a peak levels. But which ones require more time and effort? Which increase workload to the breaking point? And is there a better...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Active Directory Recovery: Be More Prepared

    Active Directory's Recycle Bin won't restore improperly changed attributes, nor recover external objects. To ensure AD integrity, you'll need to plan for multiple scenarios and include broader recovery capabilities. Read the White Paper!

    Provided By Dell Software

  • 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 // Mar 2014

    Gartner Report: McAfee named in leader quadrant

    Learn how Real Time for McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator helped position McAfee in the leader’s quadrant by providing users the ability to go from diagnosis to mitigated risk in minutes, not days, with a set of pre-programmed actions.

    Provided By McAfee

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud: A Practical Guide to Launching a Successful Cloud Strategy

    Frost & Sullivan’s video “Stepping into the Cloud: A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy” offers practical guidance for migrating your company to the cloud -- at your own pace and on your own schedule. Take the first step today.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud: A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    The cloud decision may be the easy part. For most businesses, the benefits promised by cloud computing - including agility, process optimization, speed to market, and cost reduction - warrant a closer look, if not a test drive. At least at the decision-table, curiosity and hope in the potential for...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Whitepaper: Security and Speed

    The problem of security implications for performance is growing as the number of devices or procedures deployed between the user and applications continues to grow. Download this whitepaper to learn more about how the right security mechanisms and approaches can minimize performance degradation.

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    Examples Of Microsoft Access Data-Entry Forms, Switchboards, And Dialog Boxes

    In Access, you can enter data directly into the tables in a database. However, you can make the process of entering and working with data much easier and more accurate if you use forms. You can create three types of forms in Access: Data-entry forms- you use data entry forms...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Mastering Multi-Use SSL

    SSL certificates are the industry standard for authentication and security. Depending on how you plan to use SSL certificates, multi-use certificates can provide greater flexibility than traditional ones. Multi-use certificates protect multiple Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDNs) and subdomains, which means they lower administrative costs and simplify certificate installation, management,...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Symantec Internet Security Threat Report

    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...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Vulnerability Assessment

    Criminals are constantly looking for new vulnerabilities or weaknesses in websites and they often have high levels of success. Malware infections or exploited vulnerabilities could significantly impact the safety of customer information. With today’s increasingly smart malware infections and consequent online data loss, your business must do more than simply...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    On-demand Webcast - Creating the Extensible Data Center with Hybrid Clouds

    Can your current infrastructure meet the rapid surges in demand often caused by business changes, seasonality or just plain growth? For many, the very nature of IT is evolving as users demand faster provisioning, better scalability and more options to handle an ever-growing list of new applications and services that...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    How to create a Holistic Data Governance Strategy

    The goal of data governance is not just to clarify who "owns" data but also to optimize its value. The data itself is merely the means to the desired end of improved business performance. This paper is intended to help data governance evangelists in both business and IT generate the...

    Provided By Informatica

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Transaction-Centric vs. Infrastructure-Centric APM

    Should your organization take a transaction-centric or infrastructure-centric approach to application performance management? Download this report from TRAC Research to examine the major differences between the two approaches, the pros and cons of both in difference use cases, and finally which technology better fits your organization.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Microsoft and the Cloud: Five Essential Things To Know

    Many of the world's leading companies are making significant investments in cloud computing, and cloud computing continues to evolve. Essentially, cloud computing is a "pay for use" model similar to a utility company. Over time, Microsoft has steadily increased its investments in the cloud as well as partnered with major...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    12 Advantages of Agile Software Development

    Organizations can find significant value in adopting Agile methodologies and techniques. Agile practices can help ensure you meet customers and deliver to their expectations, deliver products on time, and create a motivated environment that is able to quickly adapt to change. This white paper explores 12 benefits of Agile development...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    The Cloud: Promises and Realities

    Explore some of the early drivers of cloud services and how these drivers have influenced current expectations. You'll learn about how different technologies have helped create those promises - some that have been realized, and others that haven't. Finally, you'll discover the current realities of cloud computing as they relate...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    10 Security Concerns for Cloud Computing

    The flexibility, reduced cost, and mobility of cloud computing have made the concept a hot topic. Before implementing this method of computing, however, it is important to consider the security of the "cloud." In this white paper, you will learn some of the risks and benefits of cloud computing to...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Top Ten Things Every DBA Should Know About SQL Server

    Microsoft SQL Server has evolved over the years as a scalable, robust database management system and is now competing in the VLDB (Very Large Database) space with Oracle and IBM. The market share for the product continues to grow, based on total cost of ownership and ease of use. This...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // May 2011

    10 Essential Security Policies

    Every organization needs a corporate security policy to firmly establish guidelines that will keep the company's resources and knowledge safe. This white paper discusses ten such guidelines that should be included in every security policy. While certainly not a conclusive study of essential practices, these ten suggestions are a good...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Arguments Against Virtualization - And Why They Are Wrong

    There are many misconceptions about virtualization and its effect on applications and the existing infrastructure. Most of these misconceptions are the result of bad information, not enough information, or simply preconceived notions that are not founded in reality. This white paper separates fact from fiction on five of the big...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Hands-on with ServiceNow: An In-Depth Demo

    We will show you the power of the ServiceNow single system of record through some easy-to-follow demonstrations. This webinar includes demonstrations of: Incident, Problem and Change Management Service Catalog & Self Service Performance Analytics

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Implementation of Pitch Control of Wind Turbine Using Simulink (Matlab)

    In this paper, it is shown that how the variable speed wind turbine can be used to generate a fixed value of voltage at the output with the help of a pi controller and it is done by varying the pitch angle of the blades Pitch angle control is the...

    Provided By International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    10 Reasons Why Documents and Spreadsheets are Killing Your Career

    Using documents and spreadsheets to define and manage requirements can be painful—but did you know these tools could actually be killing your career? This whitepaper shows you 10 reasons why the documents and spreadsheets that you’re using every day are actually putting your career in peril, and leaving you at...

    Provided By Blueprint Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Why Business Analytics in the Cloud?

    Many businesses today are re-evaluating their infrastructure so they can move faster and be more flexible. Adoption of cloud services, from Salesforce to Workday to Google Analytics, has been massive. But is it right for business analytics? And is it right for your business? What are the factors you should...

    Provided By Tableau Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Exploring Software-Defined Networking with Brocade

    In this paper you will learn about the range of SDN technologies that are currently evolving and how they can be applied to a series of cloud-related challenges. In addition, this paper will illustrate how Brocade is implementing SDN both vertically -- in data, control, and management planes -- and...

    Provided By Brocade

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    PowerBuilder to Java (PB2J) Thin Client J2EE Migration

    This paper describes MainTrend's solution for a successful PowerBuilder to Java Migration. MainTrend offers an automated conversion service that lifts PowerBuilder applications to Java/XML technologies while preserving business logic and user interface investments. The new architecture is a pure Thin Client ("Browser") solution with a J2EE/XML application and web server...

    Provided By MainTrend

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Avoiding the Stall: Riding the Momentum of the Next Levels of Datacentre Virtualisation

    IT executives at organizations large and small have successfully virtualised a large portion of their server infrastructure over the past five years. Today, over 50% of all applications run as virtual machines (VMs) on a virtualised server, and in many large organizations, levels of virtualisation often exceed 80%. This...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Expert Integrated Systems: A Next-Generation Computing Platform (SWG)

    Convergence has become increasingly important for the systems market and enterprise application development. Read the white paper and learn how convergence has fast-tracked the advancement of expert integrated systems with advanced capabilities in deployment, management and optimization.

    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 // Dec 2013

    Converged Infrastructure Matures And Proves Its Value

    Converged infrastructure (CI) solutions have been widely adopted by a range of enterprises, and they offer significant value across a variety of applications. Forrester has seen steady growth in deployment of CI, systems that integrate server, storage, networking, I/O virtualization, and potentially entire application stacks, over the past couple of...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Architecting the Collaborative Customer Experience

    The portfolio of Cisco Collaborative Customer Experience solutions helps address many of the key issues faced by retail banks today in providing a customer experience that creates competitive differentiation. Starting with a robust foundation of secure wired and wireless infrastructure and extending it to enable cost-effective image transfer and voice...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Transforming spreadsheets: planning, budgeting and forecasting for midsize companies

    A spreadsheet-based approach to performance management won't meet the challenges facing growing midsize businesses. You need confidence in the information you're using for critical decision-making. Read this white paper to see how IBM® Cognos® Express can transform spreadsheet-only processes to create flexible and timely plans, budgets and forecasts.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IBM ranked as a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms

    Mobile is the fastest growing consumer technology in history. As enterprises build apps to engage these newly mobile enabled individuals they are facing increased complexity related to developing for multiple mobile platforms, security, and back-end integration. According to the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms, the...

    Provided By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Nov 2013

    The Total Economic Impact Of IBM Managed Mobility for BYOD

    As your employees bring their own smartphones and tablets to the workplace, you need to create a flexible mobile environment that allows personally owned and corporate-issued devices to co-exist. IBM Mobile Enterprise Services for managed mobility is designed to help reduce the complexity that comes with multiple mobile platforms. IBM...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Social Business Analytics: Gaining Business Value from Social Media

    Learn how to take your organization’s social media strategy beyond passive listening to truly engaging your audience to create business value.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Integrative CRM Enhances Midsize Business Agility and Performance

    There is a fundamental shift in CRM today from simply being customer focused or customer-centric to proactively being customer-activated. Clients in today’s consumer economy desire to be treated as individuals with very specific and highly personalized needs and they want their voices to be heard and acted upon.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM Cognos Express Product Demo Overview

    Delivering essential reporting, analysis, dashboard, scorecard, planning, budgeting and forecasting capabilities that workgroups and midsize companies need at a price they can afford.

    Provided By IBM