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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 signs of superior profit boosting supply chain optimization

    This briefing looks at five signs of superior profit-boosting optimization. Balacing KPIs is a challenge. Effective optimization can lead to more optimal business outcomes.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 things delivery performance stars know about tactical inventory planning

    This briefing lists five things delivery performance stars know about tactical inventory planning. It includes proven strategies to reduce lead times, improve delivery performance, minimize inventory and satisfy customers.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    5 tips better S&OP scenario planning

    This briefing will help your company to improve its S&OP scenario planning. With these 5 simple tips, your company can uncover its most profitable strategies and revel in the full benefits of making scenario planning a natural part of your S&OP.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Sales and operations planning (S&OP) demystified

    This whitepaper demystifies sales and operations planning by showing how Quintiq’s solutions can integrate sales strategies and operational efficiency for maximum profitability.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Top myths about supply chain optimization

    This briefing discusses the top myths about optimization that often keep companies from maximizing their returns. The difference between good and great optimization can be millions of dollars in savings, learn the facts here and start saving today.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • Research // Mar 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

    Software testing is one of the key processes in the delivery of applications. The market has been steadily maturing to deliver improved user success, but technology changes such as agile practices, mobile computing and cloud platforms can disrupt vendor evaluation for testers and test managers, mainly driven by the shift...

    Provided By Access Testing

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Microsoft's redemption song in Africa (download magazine version as PDF)

    Africans are taking control of their own destiny in technology, and Microsoft is no longer just giving away software but using its resources to fuel innovation fires instead. It is catalyzing grassroots tech revolutions on the world’s least connected continent. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Lyndsey Gilpin in...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Getting the Most out of Your Windows Upgrade

    How will the end of Microsoft® XP support impact your organization? While a timely OS migration eases immediate IT concerns, it may have the added benefit of helping to drive larger business goals. Learn from an expert ways to achieve greater automation and reduce licensing costs while increasing manageability and...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    AccessTesting - What is application lifecycle management

    Access Testing provides organisations with a comprehensive range of testing services covering technical, customer based and business Requirements Quality Assurance. This short video illustrates how teams can gain greater transparency into testing and QA processes. Access Testing ALM helps teams to visualise and address their greatest project challenges in one...

    Provided By Access Testing

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Requirements Quality Assurance

    This whitepaper will help readers to understand the nature of Application Lifestyle Management. Learn how ALM helps to define, measure, improve and manage the specifications within your organisations systems engineering process and associated quality assurance projects. Many organizations are recognizing the critical nature of ALM and how it assists to...

    Provided By Access Testing

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    On-demand Webcast - Virtualizing Exchange: Protection made easy

    Have you held off virtualizing Exchange? If so, what Rick Vanover from Veeam has to show you may be enough to convince you to change! Join this webinar to see how you can successfully virtualize and protect Exchange while giving benefits you never thought possible. You will see...

    Provided By Veeam Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Making the Most of Your CRM: How Best-in-Class Sales Teams Maximize Revenue and Customer Experience

    Customer relationship management (CRM) deployments are most effective when they legitimately support all three words that make up the acronym itself. Customers of the modern business-to-business (B2B) enterprise benefit when they purchase goods and services from companies who are focused on the buyer’s experience. Internal relationships within the selling organization...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Gartner Report: Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

    A new Gartner report is now made available. In this report you will find a detailed analysis of vendors, how they are positioned in the Magic Quadrant, and their individual strengths and weaknesses. Read this report now to learn how Fluke Networks helps organizations identify the source of network...

    Provided By Fluke Networks

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Moving To Office 365 On The Cloud

    We plan and design for change. After the change happens, we begin to plan for the next change. What drives change? Many factors drive change in technology--lower cost of equipment, better compute power, greater bandwidth, new software, and so on. In this article, we look at how Office 365, a...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Seven Ways to Create an Unbeatable Enterprise Mobility Strategy

    Envisioning how mobility will transform your business in the near future and beyond can be difficult, however there are practical strategies you can adopt today that will help accelerate your mobility transformation. This practical guide explores what business and IT leaders need to do now to manage their business’s mobile...

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Password Peril: The Frontline Security Challenge in the SaaS Age

    As enterprises large and small shift their information to the cloud, an explosion of SaaS tools are making it easier than ever for employees to collaborate and innovate. Much of this sharing is being done across time zones and physical locations, by workers who are telecommuting, working in shared or...

    Provided By Bitium

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Modern Data Centre Strategy: Equinix

    What makes Equinix the leading data centre provider? It starts by looking at your data centre as something much more: a strategic asset. We provide solutions that address not only your immediate, logistical needs for IT infrastructure but also how those needs impact your long-term business goals. It’s a big-picture...

    Provided By Equinix

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    The Successful Cloud Enabled Enterprise - Your Journey to the Cloud Infopaper

    It’s no secret that more and more businesses are leveraging the power of the cloud. And there’s good reason for that. Cloud computing offers the promise of cost-effective capacity on demand—anytime, anywhere, and on any device. But taking advantage of the cloud’s many benefits isn't as simple as signing...

    Provided By Equinix

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    CIO eBook: Front and Centre with Leading Executives

    Learn perspectives on building a secure and flexible data centre platform that sustains growth and innovation and delivers a serious competitive advantage. This report includes an analysis of a research done with prominent C-level executives to gain their perspectives on the evolving role of the data centre in the enterprise.

    Provided By Equinix

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Be Truly Global - The Smartest Way to Cover the Globe: Infographic

    Equinix connects you to the markets, customers, and partners on the scale you need to grow your business. Our global footprint is the largest in the industry, and supports the most extensive and robust assortment of carriers, content providers and cloud services available. But more than that, we put our...

    Provided By Equinix

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Ultimate Tech Challenge

    Operating system migrations can present a handful of situational complexities. We asked industry professionals to tell us about their real-world solutions for challenges they’ve faced during Windows OS migrations. In this interview, one IT leader candidly shares his experience. His lessons learned can help others ensure a smooth Windows migration....

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Review of HP Agile Manager by Planit

    When searching for an appropriate tool for Agile project work, look no further than HP Agile Manager. Agile Manager helps with projects that demand more technical testing and competency and coding and architecture that require a degree of understanding and significant automation capability. HP Agile Manager enables testers to view...

    Provided By Planit

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    HP Proliant Gen8 Servers Positioning Guide

    HP ProActive Insight architecture fundamentally redefines how administration is performed across the entire server lifecycle. Powerful new capabilities automate and simplify system provisioning, troubleshooting, and software updates. Read about the four discint pillars that the HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers and HP Active Insight architecture were built around and what it...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Embrace change with HP Agile Manager

    HP Agile Manager helps testers, developers and business analyst teams be adept in the face of complexity and change. The Agile platform offers a clean, intuitive web based interface with advanced visualisation. IT allows users visibility into project work using real-time, analytics and dashboards. Developers can freely choose to test...

    Provided By Planit

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Top 5 Malware Trends for 2014 and How to Combat Them

    Malware will continue to evolve and attacks will become more sophisticated this year. Increased use of mobile devices makes it more challenging to protect systems and data. Companies need a security solution that protects PCs, tablets, and smartphones against malware and web threats. Read More...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Webroot Intelligence Network: Real-Time Protection Against Malware Infection

    Malware is at such high levels that protecting an endpoint with traditional antivirus software, has become futile. More than 100,000 new types of malware are now released every day, and antivirus vendors are racing to add new protection features to try to keep their protection levels up. A new malware...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Using Anomalies in Crash Reports to Detect Unknown Threats

    One of the biggest challenges organizations face when protecting their intellectual property and other sensitive data is detecting, inspecting, and stopping attacks that are capable of bypassing their cyber defenses. This white paper examines the “risk indicators” that can be observed in the anomalous activity taking place across a network....

    Provided By Websense

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Backing Up Big Data

    Organizations worldwide are facing explosive information growth thanks to trends in mobile computing, collaboration and social media. This deluge of unstructured data is forcing IT departments to rethink data management strategies. The challenge? Finding an effective way protect and back up company data while also making it available to be...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Porting Applications to Linux on IBM System Z

    This white paper examines some of the common misconceptions about porting applications to Linux on IBM System z mainframes. It also provides an overview of the process used by the Platform Technology Center to port applications to Linux on IBM System z hardware. This paper will also discuss the decision...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Evolution of End User Computing: Evolving to Better Meet Customer Needs

    End user computing as we know it is undergoing a huge transformation; it's no longer about the device or technology, it's about the overall experience. Wise CIOs should embrace and proactively respond to these changing trends. Download this paper to discover best practices for creating a tangible, cost-effective three to...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Windows Migration: Regain Workforce Productivity with Modern Windows on Updated Client Hardware

    Many enterprises, educational institutions, and government agencies find themselves still managing both legacy end-user hardware and an antiquated OS. The time has come to move to modern Windows options and given the gamut of robust computing hardware, upgrading both at once simply makes good sense. Download this paper to discover...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Strong Business Case for Blade Servers

    Blade server computing is growing in popularity, largely driven by virtualization within the data center, which requires simplified management and increased flexibility in order to deliver operating efficiency and productivity. Adoption is also driven by a need for better performance and scalability, according to a recent survey by IDG Research...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    The Power of One Video featuring HP VP Paul Durzan

    Introducing HP BladeSystem with HP OneView. One system and management platform. More efficient, faster, more reliable. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor: Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IDC ROI Spotlight: Achieving Organizational Transformation with HP CI Solutions

    Seeking the business benefits generated by private cloud and to free themselves from the rigid silos of traditional IT infrastructures, organizations are turning to an approach that extends virtualization to all compute, network, and storage resources in their datacenters. This approach requires pooling and aggregating resources into a single utility...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Forrester: Better Outcomes, Faster Results – A Path to Continuous Delivery

    Conditioned by experiences with mobile and cloud-based software, customers are demanding faster responsiveness to their needs. Winning or losing customers now depends on your ability to remove delivery barriers so you can produce high-quality applications on demand. The race for customers is on—are you prepared to win? Watch this...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Combat the latest security attacks with global threat intelligence

    The IBM X-Force research and development team collects, analyzes and distributes threat intelligence to IBM customers - and uses it to enrich the IBM Security portfolio - so users can leverage in-depth knowledge and understanding of threats to bring business value to their organizations

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Defending against malware: A holistic approach to one of today's biggest IT risks.

    Fighting malware doesn’t have to be a losing battle. The key is to remember that the varieties of malware on the loose today mean no single method of defense will suffice. An integrated portfolio of solutions, such as those provided by IBM, can work together to enhance protection.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    EMA Report: The benefits of a Unified Endpoint Management Approach

    In this report, EMA analysts examine IBM Endpoint Manager as a solution to the challenges faced by organizations today when attempting to provide a unified approach to IT operations and security.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly - 1Q 2014

    In this first issue of a new, more nimble quarterly format, IBM X-Force examines methods and motivations of security incidents in the second half of 2013 which Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and other security executives can use to stay informed on the latest threats. Since late 2010, IBM X-Force...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Leverage Security Intelligence for Government Agencies

    IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform combines robust log management, security information and event management (SIEM) and risk management capabilities to help government organizations detect advanced cyber threats, exceed compliance mandates and prevent malicious insider activities.

    Provided By IBM