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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Data Center Network Transformation Delivers Better Scalability

    An interview with a Senior Vice President from NPD, a global market research firm describing how HP’s SDN-ready FlexNetwork architecture solutions provide greater networking bandwidth to improve access to timely data for a competitive advantage. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Volume 5: Mobility Insight: 6 Myths You Can't Afford to Ignore

    To help separate the facts from the hype, the experts from HP Technology Consulting have created an informative eBook that uncovers the truth about the mobility phenomenon. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Securing the enterprise workspace: protect your organization while supporting mobility and BYOD

    Is your mobile workforce contributing to vulnerabilities that could lead to a security breach? This white paper explains how Dell Mobility Solutions for security can help protect your organization’s information, systems and networks while simplifying administration and supporting employees with forward-thinking mobility initiatives for a range of devices and operating...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Global Compliance for Data Security

    Driven on by relentless news about security breaches and data loss, law makers and regulators the world over are increasingly engaged in implementing new legal frameworks and defining new obligations for data security. Prominent within recent legal developments has been a focus on encryption, not only of portable equipment and...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    SANS - Calculating Total Cost of Ownership on Intrusion Prevention Technology

    Intrusion prevention technology stops adverse events in real-time, sparing organisations from the disruption and loss that might otherwise have occurred. With advanced correlation and automation, there are many areas in which IPSs can save organisations time and money. This paper, while not scientific, attempts to calculate the value of...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Battle 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

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Breaking down silos of protection - Integrated approach to managing application security

    An enterprise runs hundreds, if not thousands, of applications, many of which are vulnerable to attack. The necessary response is to replace point security products with integrated solutions and adopt risk-based application security management. IBM Security solutions can be the foundation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    SANS: Calculating Total Cost of Ownership on Intrusion Prevention Technology

    Intrusion prevention technology stops adverse events in real-time, sparing organisations from the disruption and loss that might otherwise have occurred. With advanced correlation and automation, there are many areas in which IPSs can save organisations time and money. This paper, while not scientific, attempts to calculate the value of...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Advanced Malware Protection: Buying Criteria

    In this advanced Malware Protection Buyer's Criteria, we'll identify the key questions you should ask your advanced malware protection vendor, and we'll describe how Sourcefire combines big data analytics, collective security intelligence and enforcement across networks, endpoints, virtual systems and mobile devices, as well as unique Retrospective Security to combat...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Today's Biggest IT Risks : Defending Against Malware -A Holistic Approach

    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. Download this...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Addressing the Malware Challenge - Strategies at Work: An IANS Custom Report

    We all know malware is a problem, but what's really being done about it? - IANS answers this question with in-depth research on how 100 large global organisations are combating sophisticated security threats. In general, the report provides insights on how malware is changing, what the implications for defence are...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    Buyer's Criteria for Next-Generation Network Security

    This Next-Generation Network Security Buyer's Criteria will provide an in-depth explanation of the factors that drive organisations to look at next-generation solutions. It offers an analysis of the key capabilities you should look for (and demand) from your network security gear, and will arm you with the information you need...

    Sponsored By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Security in the Cloud for SAP HANA

    High-speed data analytics is changing the way companies compete, enabling them to generate real-time insights to support their most important business processes. Cloud computing offers a complementary technology that also provides game-changing capabilities for business computing. Yet many companies have been reluctant to deploy mission-critical applications, such as SAP HANA,...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Next-Gen Security

    Find out how SSL decryption and inspection can keep attackers away from your data and out of your network. Given that SSL threats are likely to increase, it’s more important than ever for businesses to consider purchasing next-generation firewalls.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Intelligence & Event Management (SIEM)

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers'...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Gartner Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    TechViews - Deconstructing DevOps

    The TechViews programs will help to cut through the noise of the market and bring you real insights from thought leaders across the industry. 15 minute podcast on DevOps - What is it? Why use it? Listen now.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Videos // Feb 2014

    Video: DNS Europe drives down the cost of high availability, fault tolerant cloud services for their customers

    Business: DNS Europe is a UK based cloud hosting business offering cloud application hosting and development, hybrid cloud integration, consulting and on-boarding. Challenge: Compete with larger hosting providers and public cloud providers by offering high availability & fault tolerance with a very high service credit policy. Solution: Offer public and...

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    SharePlex Connector for Hadoop Improving analytics with real- and near real-time data replication

    Learn how alternative methods for replicating changes from an Oracle database to a Hadoop® cluster can help you maintain real-time or a near real-time copies of the tables your organization needs to meet its data analytics requirements in this brief from Dell™.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Unchain your network with application intelligence and control

    This paper discusses the new risks of Web-based applications, and offers best practices for gaining control of applications, data and bandwidth.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    RocketSpace case study

    In this case study, see how RocketSpace got both high security and high performance with Dell™ SonicWALL™ E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) E5500 Next-Generation Firewall with application intelligence, control and visualization.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Choice and Control:  IBM shares considerations for developing enterprise cloud strategies

    Enterprise-wide cloud implementation can be a challenging process, requiring a thoughtful, strategic approach. Too many organizations lack the money, manpower and skills needed to develop and deploy a cloud environment that aligns with both short-term and long-term business objectives. Even those organizations capable of building their own clouds often find,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care About the Cloud

    In this paper, Frost & Sullivan defines DevOps and examine how the new process can benefit not only developers but IT operations. We look at the concept of "patterns", introduced by IBM as a basis for automating labor-intensive development and deployment processes. We also assess how IBM SmartCloud Application Services...

    Sponsored 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cyber Security Index

    An effective cyber security strategy calls for the latest intelligence on the kinds of attacks that are occurring, who is committing them, and how often they are happening. A new IBM report offers expert insight into a range of security statistics, based on monitoring tens of billions of security events...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Surviving the technical security crisis

    As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren’t enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM, 92% of security leaders...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Sophisticated attacks WP

    We all know how major security incidents can affect a company’s data, networks and corporate brand. We also know that sophisticated attacks, designed to gain continuous access to critical information or to cause damage in critical infrastructure, are becoming more severe, more frequent and more costly. But what can you...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Rightsize Licenses - Service License Optimization White Paper

    This paper presents a new approach to rightsizing software licenses—an approach that empowers companies to get control of their software environment, achieve compliance with all vendors, and optimize license purchases to reduce costs and risks. Simply put, it discusses a new style of license management that fits the “new style...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    3 Ways to Save Software Costs Paper

    This paper discusses the potential for radically improving cost efficiency with a well thought-out Software Asset Management (SAM) strategy. It aims to improve understanding of the SAM discipline, including the challenges it poses as well as the tactical and strategic advantages it offers. Furthermore, it lays out a high-level plan...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IDC: Driving Business Optimization with End-to-End Performance Testing White Paper

    The purpose of this IDC White Paper is to lay out the role that performance testing can play in the context of overall application lifecycle management (ALM), security, resource, and demand management. The document defines an application performance testing framework, discusses a performance test evolution path and explores the relationship...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Building A Successful Roadmap to Cloud

    To get the most from your cloud experience, you need a roadmap. Watch the video “Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud” to learn how a cloud roadmap can: Ensure that your cloud decisions work together to maximize the overall value to your business Give you greater...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    TP Vision reduces costs by 40% with IBM SmartCloud

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant’s cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Drivewyze eliminates costly IT infrastructure

    PreClear from Drivewyze is a new weigh-station bypass service that uses cellular and GPS technology to save truckers time, money, and fuel. Drivewyze recently partnered with IBM to migrate its production environment to an IBM SmartCloud Enterprise+ infrastructure. In this recently published case study, you can read about the challenges...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Types of Prefabricated Modular Data Centers

    Data center systems or subsystems that are pre-assembled in a factory are often described with terms like prefabricated, containerized, 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 for...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps

    Smart companies use DevOps to speed the rollout and quality of new apps and services to market. See the findings from a survey of 1300 global IT leaders in this snack-sized infographic including the real benefits a good DevOps strategy can bring to your business.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Sharing Mac Files on Windows Servers - A Technical Best Practices White Paper

    This whitepaper discusses the issues involved in sharing files between Macs and Windows servers and compares the options for successful integration. It is intended for systems administrators, technical evaluators and decision-makers who are considering upgrading or purchasing the Acronis’ ExtremeZ-IP® solution for the first time.

    Sponsored By Acronis

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    MageMojo Boosts Security and Ensures Availability Using F5 Solution

    Magento e-commerce hosting provider MageMojo needed to improve security after a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that took its site offline at the worst possible time: Cyber Monday. Consolidating its DDoS mitigation and firewall needs in a high-performance F5 solution, MageMojo strengthened both its security posture and its business.

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Big Data, Big Risks

    The cloud computing landscape continues to realize explosive growth. This white paper outlines what IT and security professionals need to know about the significant security risks of big data, including critical security vulnerabilities, risks, and challenges, key business and technical issues such as controls, privacy, and compliance and effective and...

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Analytic Databases for Big Data

    Organizations are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases, data warehouses, and similar platforms to keep pace with new and intensifying requirements for advanced analytics in a "big data" world. As user organizations make such platform replacements -- or add additional platforms to their expanding data warehouse architectures -- they...

    Sponsored By SAP