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TechRepublic covers the latest trends in software development and implementation.

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Find, analyze & resolve your toughest performance issues on SQL Server - FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Wi-Fi Access For Mobile Devices In High-Security Environments

    The Aruba Tunneled Internet Gateway lets mobile device users wirelessly access the Internet without compromising the security of the restricted network. Unsecure Internet traffic is logically and cryptographically separated from restricted network traffic across the entire network.

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Recover from a Network Configuration Error in Under Five Minutes

    Researchers say that over 80% of network outages are caused by human error. Many errors are made when someone makes changes to a device configuration. When a network outage occurs, the standard triage questions are "what just happened", "did something fail or was something changed", and "how do we get...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2014

    EMC IT Leading the Transformation

    After enduring several years of global economic uncertainty, organizations large and small are beginning to increase IT spending. The move towards ROI indicates that enterprises are taking a longer-term view of IT spending decisions, no longer focused solely on cost reduction tactics designed for a particular point in time.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    EMC VNXe: Enterprise Features, Entry-level Simplicity

    The need for advanced IT capabilities isn’t limited to big companies. Competent IT is an important philosophy these days, and organizations of all sizes are coming to depend on the functional capability, good economic value, and the competitive advantage that technology can provide. EMC’s new VNXe provides functional capabilities typically...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Forrester Wave™: File Sync and Share Platforms

    Consumerization Has Made File Sync And Share A Must-Have Capability The explosive proliferation of powerful mobile devices has led to employee demand for solutions that will allow seamless access to enterprise content from any device. Solutions like Dropbox, originally developed for consumer usage, have barged into the enterprise, forcing IT...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    EMC Syncplicity: Simple and secure enterprise file sync and share with EMC Isilon

    While today’s consumer-oriented, cloud-based approaches to online file sharing offer flexibility and mobility for busy, on-the-go business users, many organizations have serious concerns about the reliability of the storage and security of data that is placed into cloud-based infrastructure that is managed by third party organizations. Providing business users with...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Best Practices for Security and Compliance with Amazon Web Services

    Organizations must take an active role in protecting systems and applications as part of the AQS shared security model. This paper discusses what part of the shared responsibility equation customers are responsible for and recommended practices that help create a security cloud-computing environment.

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Why a New Business Model is Needed for SSL Certificates

    The de facto Internet communication security protocol in use today is Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), used most commonly for browser-to-Web server communications, but increasingly for connections between applications when transferring critical business content.

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Mitigating Targeted Attacks Requires an Integrated Solution

    Despite increased awareness and focus on defending against targeted attacks from both business and security leaders, organizations continue to be breached and suffer the consequences. Many of today’s security investments are simply not aligned to defend against these targeted threat vectors. Advanced threat detection and response should not be a...

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IBM's New Ultra-dense, Hyper-Scale NeXtScale Server Environment

    IBM NeXtscale System is changing system design dynamics in the HPC marketplace with ultra-dense servers. Enterprises looking for raw computing power and throughput to handle technical computing, cloud, grid and analytics should evaluate this new ultra-dense, highly scalable systems design. Read the paper by Clabby Analytics to learn more.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // May 2014

    Unleashing the Power of High-performance Computing e-book

    High-performance computing (HPC) continues to transform capabilities of organizations across a range of industries, whether the Human Genome Project or aerodynamics testing for race cars, we demonstrate how IBM Platform Computing solutions offer effective ways to unleash the power of HPC.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Desktop Engineering: High Performance Cluster Computing Survey

    An executive summary of the results of a survey conducted by Desktop Engineering to gauge its audience’s familiarity with high performance cluster computing and its benefits.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // May 2014

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation/Download

    IBM Platform LSF is a powerful workload management platform for demanding, distributed HPC environments. It provides a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features that enable you to utilize all of your compute infrastructure resources and ensure optimal application performance.

    Provided By IBM

  • Tools & Templates // May 2014

    IBM Platform Symphony ROI calculator

    Learn how much IBM Platform Symphony can save you. Answer a few questions in this easy to use wizard about your infrastructure, application environment, personnel and your growth rate. The logic behind this tool will generate a powerful report you can use to realize significant cost savings.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    STAC Report: IBM BigInsights vs Apache Hadoop, using SWIM - How PC accelerates

    In an audited benchmark conducted by STAC®, the Securities Technology Analysis Center, InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop was found to deliver an approximate 4x performance gain on average over open source Hadoop running jobs derived from production workload traces. The result is consistent with an approximate eleven times advantage in raw...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Accelerated Results and Optimize Infrastructure with IBM Platform Computing

    This webcast short spotlights ways you can accelerate results and optimize your infrastructure and how IBM Platform Computing software and IBM Technical Computing solutions are helping to simplify the complexity of deploying and managing a high-performance IT infrastructure.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Accurately assessing economic capital with IBM Algorithmics and IBM Platform Computing

    To more accurately assess capital requirements under Solvency 2, a leading European based insurance firm needed a high performance risk environment with support for complex simulations on demand. Learn why this firm turned to IBM for its solution.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    7 Elements of Radically Simple OS Migration

    Avoid the typical headaches of OS migration during your next project by learning about 7 elements that will enable you to: Centrally manage data migration Preserve users’ data and personal settings Mitigate network impacts during migration Access the white paper to find out how to radically simplify your...

    Provided By Druva

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Dell Cloud Client DVS Adoption

    Desktop virtualization can provide clear and quantifiable benefits to organizations of all sizes. However, many organizations have approached adoption of desktop virtualization with caution because deployments are perceived to be complex, and there are lingering concerns about security, performance, and cost.This whitepaper illustrates why desktop virtualization is quickly approaching an...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Dell Mobility and Desktop Virtualization Alternate Devices

    The business world is getting more mobile every day, and the trend is not likely to change anytime soon, with the introduction and deployment of increasingly sophisticated wireless devices and the ever-increasing reach and availability of high speed networks, end users will have unprecedented access to information and mobile applications.This...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: China Power – Optimisation of Operation through Virtualisation

    To meet the expanding demands of the organization’s role within China’s power industry, China PowerComplete Equipment Company needed to consolidate its physical infrastructure, which was increasingly complex to manage.This case study explores why the company selected Dell to virtualize its data center on Dell™ PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage and...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // May 2014

    7 Elements of Radically Simple OS Migration

    Avoid the typical headaches of OS migration during your next project by learning about 7 elements that will enable you to: Centrally manage data migration Preserve users’ data and personal settings Mitigate network impacts during migration Access the white paper to find out how to...

    Provided By Druva Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    XP Migration Made Easy with Druva inSync

    With a 50% chance of putting in overtime for XP migration, migrating all your devices can seem like an insurmountable task. Utilizing inSync can simplify data migration for thousands of devices and reduce the amount of time and resources you need to put into migration.

    Provided By Druva Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Business Whitepaper: Collaboration builds better performing applications

    Learn how to adopt a lifecycle approach with integrated application performance as well as improve the ability to diagnose and resolve performance issues. Read this report and optimise the performance of your applications.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Case Study: Specsavers gains visibility across the software lifecycle

    It's important to have a centralised testing service to improve service quality and meet business objectives. Explore the benefits of adopting automated application management and learn how Specsavers significantly improved the quality of business critical applications.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IDC Report: Driving Business Optimization with End-to-End Performance Testing

    A latest IDC report brings some insights on how to overcome the challenges of performance testing and implement a successful performance testing framework.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Research report: Does Application Security Pay?

    Measuring the Business Impact of Software Security Assurance Solutions This research report will give you insights on how to manage information security and protect against cyber attacks. Read more in this research paper by Mainstay and learn how HP security solutions helped organisations in providing substantial operational and strategic benefits.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Business Whitepaper: Seven steps to software security

    A report that provides seven practical steps in securing applications. Find out how-by reading this report and prevent the damages a cyber attack brings.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Enterprise Strategy Group:  HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 Storage Lab Validation Report

    This report documents the results of ESG Lab’s hands-on testing and validation of the Hewlett Packard 3PAR StoreServ 7450 Storage system, with a focus on application acceleration, autonomic simplicity, efficient unified storage, and resilience for organizations with tier-0 performance requirements. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor :

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Advanced Malware Protection Buyer's Guide

    Today’s constantly evolving advanced malware and APTs can evade point-intime defenses to penetrate networks. Security professionals must evolve their strategy in lock-step to confront these advanced threats before, during and after attacks. NSS Labs recently cut through the noise surrounding advanced threats and the tools that fight them in the...

    Provided By Sourcefire, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Requirements and Risk Management

    First and foremost one needs to learn what is meant by “requirements” in a security and engineering context, why requirements are useful for managing risk and what IOT requirements may look like. Risks will manifest themselves in relation to “requirements” or project goals: what do you need to get from...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Economic of Service Orientation

    The goal of service orientation is to attain a structural cost reduction in the delivery of IT services through reuse and standardization. However, the transition from a traditional system to one based on services requires breaking monolithic applications into standard services, often with Web front ends to facilitate reuse not...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Where You Mitigate Heartbleed Matters

    There are a variety of opinions on the seriousness of Heartbleed being put forth from “it’s not the end of the world” to “the sky is falling, duck and cover.” Sites tracking the impact of users suggest many of the largest sites have potentially been impacted, translating into many millions...

    Provided By F5

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Cloud Computing Basics

    In this article we go through some basic concepts with the purpose of providing context for the discussions in the chapters that follow. Here, we review briefly the concept of the cloud as defined by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the familiar terms of IaaS, PaaS,...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // May 2014

    ENHANCED DETECTION OF MALWARE

    A signifi cant development in the malware landscape in recent years is the ability of hackers to monetize compromised platforms by (1) gathering valuable information that can be sold, (2) using the platform’s resources to aid in an illicit or unwanted activity, or (3) holding information contained on the platform...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // May 2014

    ENHANCED PRIVACY ID: A REMOTE ANONYMOUS ATTESTATION SCHEME FOR HARDWARE DEVICES

    Enhanced Privacy ID (EPID) is a cryptographic scheme that enables the remote authentication of a hardware device while preserving the privacy of the device owner. A hardware device with an EPID private key embedded can prove to a remote party that it is a valid device, certified by the hardware...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Introduction — The Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things (IOT) is about small machines in remote locations speaking to big centralized machines, often making decisions and taking action without people in the loop. It represents billions of devices speaking to each other, often managing outcomes in the physical environment. The IOT presents business opportunities in...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Select the right solution for environmental and energy management

    Meeting environmental and energy reduction goals is challenging, but those that have achieved these goals have used three key tactics. This buyer’s guide lists these tactics and provides checklists to use when comparison-shopping for an environmental and energy management solution.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Asset management for local government

    This white paper discusses how IBM Maximo Asset Management solutions for local government provide a consolidated, trusted platform for simple and effective management of all asset types.

    Provided By IBM