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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Choosing the Right API Management Solution for the Enterprise User

    This whitepaper considers a system that regulates security protocols and automates access for APIs, promoting a secure yet intuitive platform for API delivery. Read now to also discover the basic functional areas of API management, including: API lifecycle management Developer enablement and community building API monetisation

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Advanced Case Management Leadership Guide

    This guide examines how IBM Case Manager offers an extensible platform for enhancing capabilities and protecting investments with additional value-added ECM capabilities from IBM, as well as industry-specific case management applications and best practices from IBM Business Partners.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Datasheet: Symantec™ Email Security.Cloud

    Symantec™ Email Security.cloud filters unwanted messages and protects mailboxes from targeted attacks. The Email Security SLA provides an aggressive set of metrics to protect corporate data. Symantec™ Email Security.cloud provides various features like: • Cloud Security Platform • Email Antivirus and Email Antispam • Email Data Protection • Email Image...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Protecting Your APIs against Attack and Hijack

    The pressure is on to securely connect the enterprise to mobile apps, cloud platforms and developer networks through APIs. But it is a mistake to think you can secure APIs using the same methods and technology as before. APIs have an entirely unique risk profile that must be addressed....

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Top 5 Reasons why Customers Deploy a Flash Strategy on EMC

    Customer are increasingly virtualizing their environment to maximise capacity and reduce costs. This EMC report provides details of a solution with unprecedented overall performance, optimizing for transactional performance and capacity effeciency with no trade offs. Read More.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Best Practise: How the Cloud Will Change how application are operated (Italian)

    The use of cloud computing for custom-built, mission-critical enterprise applications is in its infancy but both the technology and mind-set are starting to influence enterprise application architectures and delivery. This paper is a high-level outline of how application release operations will change in response to the cloud, and it defines...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Unlocking value in the “bring your own device” era - Flexible Workplace

    Flexible workplace forward thinkers are reporting productivity increases and cost decreases of 20% or more. Learn to achieve these benefits for your business by downloading the IBM executive report Achieving success with a flexible workplace: Forward thinkers’ best practices to enhance productivity, spur innovation and reduce costs. The report contains...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Cost of Data Breach Study 2014: Impact of Business Continuity Management

    The latest Ponemon report, a survey of 314 companies around the world that had experienced a data breach, reveals that having a business continuity management (BCM) program in place can help reduce the financial and reputational consequences of a data breach. Read the analyst report to learn how having a...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Transforming your voice, video and collaboration - Unified communications for mobile and social collaboration

    A recent IDG survey of CIOs revealed that those using virtual desktops now say the biggest benefits are increased simplicity and a more productive and mobile workforce. Find out how other companies are using virtual desktops to: Drastically cut IT investment costs Simplify management across multiple platforms...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    2014 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study-India

    The 2014 Global Cost of Data Breach Study from Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM, Showcases How much could a data breach cost your organization? This report provides benchmark data based on actual experiences of organizations in India.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    2014 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study Sponsored by IBM - Global Analysis

    The 2014 Global Cost of Data Breach Study from Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM, provides benchmark data based on actual experiences of more than 300 organizations.It answers critical questions such as: How much can a data breach cost? And are you doing enough to prevent it from happening to you?

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Uniform Server Management for Hybrid Environments

    With a broad array of multivendor, cloud and non-cloud platforms and devices to support, managing today’s server infrastructures has grown increasingly complicated. Check this out and learn how you can manage server infrastructures efficiently.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Identity as a Revenue Generator: Getting started with customer focused Identity Management

    Identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth. Businesses and organizations cannot properly take advantage of mobile, cloud, or Internet of Things (IoT) technologies without a scalable and repeatable identity strategy. Without it, they have no way to identify and engage with their customers in a meaningful way — whether...

    Sponsored By ForgeRock

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    CITO Research: Optimized Data Engineering - A Crucial Challenge for the Internet of Everything Era

    From its inception, MapR has been a leader in architectural innovations to make Hadoop easier to use and more dependable. These innovations range from self-healing of critical services, point-in-time data-recovery snapshots and frequent enhancements that help prevent outages. MapR also overcomes the limit on the number of files that can...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Top 12 Reasons to Integrate BIRT in Your Applications

    One maxim is true for all software applications – whether deployed on-premise or in the cloud – the value lies in its data. Typically the development of the application takes precedence over the presentation of the data. But in today’s highly visual world, the competition to present data in a...

    Sponsored By Actuate

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    End-User Quality of Experience Checklist

    As business contiue to globalize and support a distributed, around the-clock workforce, it is become more important than ever to deploy and infrastructure that offers a seamless, straightforward experience for all end-users. This includes accessto enterprise applicaitons and data anytime, anywhere, using any device, from a variety of networks. As...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    CITO Research: Hybrid Cloud Myths

    It’s time to debunk the myths about hybrid cloud bandwidth and reliability. As the flexibility and economy of scale in the cloud continue to expand, and as visibility into data and systems becomes even more extensive, the case for the hybrid cloud has never been stronger. Get insights about your...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • Case Studies // Oct 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...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Gartner Report 2014: Planning Guide for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is no longer a new concept, and many organizations have been consuming cloud services for the past several years. However, in 2014, many organizations will look to move cloud computing past the early phase and constrained use cases and into more widespread, production adoption. Check this report out...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prefabricated Modular Data Centres

    Data centre systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerised, modular, skid-based, pod-based, mobile, portable, self-contained, all-in-one, and more. There are, however, important distinctions between the various types of factory-built building blocks on the market. This paper proposes standard terminology...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Practical Considerations for Expansion and Incremental Growth - IT Priorities Report

    Implementing prefabricated modular data centres results in well-understood benefits including speed of deployment, predictability, scalability, and life cycle cost. The process of deploying them – from designing the data centre, to preparing the site, to procuring the equipment, to installation – is quite different than that of a traditional data...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Blue Coat's Encrypted Traffic Management Interactive E-Guide

    According to Gartner, 50% of ALL network attacks will hide in SSL by 2017. SSL Encrypted traffic is pervasive and can improve security of data but it also bypasses most policy enforcement points. This is creating a significant data security, privacy and compliance risk for businesses. Get up to...

    Sponsored By Blue Coat Systems

  • 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

  • Research // Sep 2014

    SANS Analyst White Paper: Finding Hidden Threats by Decrypting SSL

    This white paper describes the growing role SSL/TLS decryption plays in security, options for deploying decryption, and best practices for sharing the information generated by SSL/TLS decryption with other security monitoring systems.

    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

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Zero Trust Approach to Network Security

    Zero Trust is an alternative security model that addresses the shortcomings of failing perimeter-centric strategies by removing the assumption of trust. This paper discusses the need for a Zero Trust approach to network security, how the Palo Alto Networks® next-generation security platform delivers on these requirements, and provides guidance on...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Modern ERP is Essential to Better Customer Experience – Infographic

    Perceptions of customer experience and service offered differ from customers to sellers. While sellers’ rate experience offered at more than 4 out 5, purchasers’ rate experience offered at 3 out of 5. Why the disconnection? Service represents 90% of the perceived sales value. So, How can we improve customer experience...

    Sponsored By Epicor

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The rise of Mobile Access to your ERP Data

    Mobile user access to ERP and other back office systems has become a core requirement as organizations seek operational efficiency and deepening customer engagement. Without mobile access, system users are disadvantaged by needing to return to a desktop, often after a job is completed, to enter data relating to that...

    Sponsored By Epicor

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Why Adaptive ERP Is Important? – Epicor ERP 10

    Response to the changed competitive landscape demands that ERP not only support the executive agenda but also the needs of individuals, regardless of where they are in an organization’s value network. Only then companies can mobilize quickly and respond effectively to events as they occur at breakneck speed, whether in...

    Sponsored By Epicor

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Building Realtime Mobile Solutions with MQTT and IBM MessageSight

    MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT) is a messaging protocol designed for the Internet of Things (IoT). It is lightweight enough to be supported by the smallest devices, yet robust enough to ensure that important messages get to their destinations every time. With MQTT devices such as energy meters, cars, trains, mobile...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    Scaling Applications in IBM Bluemix

    You deployed your app with the Bluemix PaaS and it's gaining some serious traction, so it's time to make some tweaks. Did you design your application in a way that it can scale in the cloud? Were you even thinking about the cloud when you built the app? If not,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Building Smarter Planet Solutions with MQTT and IBM WebSphere MQ Telemetry

    MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT) is a messaging protocol that is lightweight enough to be supported by the smallest devices, yet robust enough to ensure that important messages get to their destinations every time. With MQTT devices such as smart energy meters, cars, trains, satellite receivers, and personal health care devices...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Integration Throughout and Beyond the Enterprise

    Throughout the history of the IT industry, integration has been an important part of most projects. Whether it is integration of transactions, data, or processes, each has challenges and associated patterns and anti patterns. In an age of mobile devices, social networks, and cloud services, and big data analytics, integration...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Understanding ERP Deployments Choices

    The rapid evolution of global business has changed the way companies are approaching the deployment of ERP. Today’s need for agility and responsiveness has increased the demand for deployment choices; the constraints of early ERP systems have become increasingly pronounced in markets where change is accelerating, and the ability...

    Sponsored By Epicor

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Could your content be working harder and smarter?

    Equipping IT with the resources that they need to optimize the user experience to match that of consumer applications can help you achieve the business outcomes you want, while making the most of your enterprise content management (ECM) investments.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Engage your workforce with best-in-class HR software and solutions

    You know people make all the difference in a company. You need the right people to work on the right tasks that advance your business strategy. SuccessFactors, an SAP company with world-class technology under the hood, provides integrated cloud-based HR solutions that help engage, motivate, and retain employees. When...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Collaborate and compete in the Networked Economy

    Manage the complete source-to-settle process across all areas of spend - with sourcing and procurement software from SAP and Ariba. With Ariba - the world's largest Web-based trading network - you can extend collaboration beyond your enterprise. Buy smarter - access a vast network of qualified, global suppliers ready...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Market Trends: Desktop Virtualization

    The "year of desktop virtualization" has been touted for almost a decade. In practical terms, technology and service providers need to cater to its varying market characteristics, which represent an array of technologies best suited to particular needs across industry and geographic boundaries. Gartner's current research agenda for client computing...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Infographic: Horizon 6 Allows IT to Deliver Virtual or Remote Desktops and Applications Through a Single Platform to End Users

    Gone are the days of client/server computing where Windows ruled the day and end users were tasked to do their work from one device and one location. Today, end users are leveraging new types of devices for work, accessing Windows applications alongside non-Windows-based applications and are more mobile than ever....

    Sponsored By VMware

  • 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