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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance

    The report summarizes the Tolly Group’s evaluation of the performance characteristics of the IBM Security Web Gateway AMP 5100 Appliance. It finds the IBM appliance to be 100% effective in blocking inline-preventable web threats and attacks, as well as being powerful and easy to use.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud

    This document describes how IBM can help clients design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls within cloud environments. IBM is a trusted partner with the broad portfolio and comprehensive security strategy required to enable secure innovation.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    When Millions Need Access: Identity Management in an Interconnected World

    For organizations opening their systems to large numbers of internal and external users, IBM solutions meet the scalable identity management, security and compliance needs of both the business and its end users with control over permissions and other user access functions.

    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

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Breaking Down Silos of Protection: An 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

  • 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

    SSL decryption and inspection keeps attackers away from your data and out of your network. Choose security offerings that can mitigate the most risks. A good NGFW lets you block SSL-encrypted attacks as they happen.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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

    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

    NSA Series Data Sheet

    Now your organization can be both secure and productive without compromising network performance. The Dell™ SonicWALL™ Network Security Appliance (NSA) Series is the one of the most secure, highest performing next-generation firewall lines.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • 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)

  • 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

    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

    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

    How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets

    Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. Most can recount horror stories about how bad luck, human error, or just simple incompetence brought their server rooms down. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations 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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Enterprise Mobility for Dummies

    Enterprise mobility concerns employees at every level. As you plan for 2014, let this eBook show you how easy it can be to mobilize -- and transform -- your enterprise. From application development and deployment to management and security, any company can do it. This eBook is your guide to...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Five Ways Box Makes SharePoint Better

    Businesses around the world have made significant investments in Microsoft SharePoint for content management. However, these same companies are struggling with making the transition to a more mobile, more collaborative workplace. The biggest barriers to making this shift are the lack of strong mobile support in SharePoint, a lack of...

    Sponsored By Box

  • 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 // Dec 2013

    Eliminating Authentication Silos and Password Fatigue with Federated Identity and Access Management

    As enterprises continue to depend on the cloud for delivery of applications and more workers are using multiple types of devices to access those applications, the need to control who has access to what will grow. Too often, users suffer from password fatigue, having to create and remember many log-on...

    Sponsored By F5

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Best Practices for Selecting a Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution

    With attackers using increasingly-sophisticated ways to break into systems, manual methods of locating and inspecting devices on your network are no longer enough. The right Vulnerability Management (VM) solution can monitor your environment, enabling you to: discover devices running in your network, determine whether they are vulnerable to attack, find...

    Sponsored By Qualys

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Finding Success in the Cloud

    Over the past few years, the cloud market has grown by leaps and bounds while becoming an integral part of IT operations. Cloud computing is a great way for businesses of all sizes to create collaborative environments with little investment, and it’s a profitable way for IT service providers to...

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Set Your IT Business Up For Success: Achieving Client Satisfaction in the First 30 Days

    The key to achieving client satisfaction and building long-term client relationships is starting off on the right foot. It is important that the groundwork be laid in advance to ensure a smooth onboarding process, as this is the time when new clients are most critical of the work being performed....

    Sponsored By LabTech Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Symantec Internet Security Threat Report 2014

    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...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Making Smarter Mobile Access Decisions

    Mobile devices can represent a significant threat to corporate data. Find out what IT departments need to know before deciding on a smartphone and tablet platform that is safe, easy to configure, and flexible enough to meet the needs of employees and senior executives alike.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Intelligent Imaging Leadership Guide

    Download this Leadership Guide to learn the benefits of combining advanced document capture, imaging repositories, workflow and content analytics

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Creating the Ultimate Security Platform

    It may sound counterintuitive, but business security challenges aren’t always only about security. Sure, keeping the bad guys out is the ultimate goal. But the challenges an organization faces every day are just as likely to be about the cost of providing security or the administrative hassles of ensuring regulatory...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Deliver Enterprise Mobility with Citrix XenMobile and Citrix Netscaler

    Mobility and the consumerisation of IT pose key challenges for IT around scalability, security and application visibility. Citrix solutions including Citrix XenMobile and Citrix NetScaler provide a complete, integrated and scalable solution to deliver apps and data to any device with full security and a high-performance user experience. Read more...

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The Keys to the Kingdom: Limiting Active Directory Administrators

    Many organizations have come to rely heavily on the information stored directly within Active Directory (AD) with other applications using AD for authentication. However, the manual processes used to update Active Directory (AD) can leave organizations vulnerable, and lead to missing, inaccurate or inconsistent information. Learn how the technical considerations...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Managing Identities and Access in the Cloud

    The ability to share services and information with various departments,partners, customers and other parts of the business ecosystem is a major advantage of cloud computing. As a result, successful cloud deployments hinge on securely and efficiently managing individuals’ access to resources, and protecting data from loss or corruption. From a...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    The Real SaaS Manifesto

    Due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. This whitepaper will define the key terms every company should know, understand, and evaluate when considering a SaaS vendor for their business.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Research // Sep 2014

    効果的なサーバー変更管理の秘けつ

    変更管理において主導権を握ることはきわめて重要です。許容できる変更関連インシデント発生率を達成しているのは、IT組織のうちわずか23%に過ぎません。 HPの新しい電子ブックでは、不適切なサーバー変更管理に起因するインシデント発生件数を大幅に削減する方法をご紹介しています。ぜひダウンロードしてご一読ください。

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Energy-Efficient Policy Based on Cross-Layer Cooperation in Wireless Communication

    Recently, the merits of cooperative communication in the physical layer have been explored. However, the impact of cooperative communication on the design of the higher layers has not been well understood yet. Cooperative communication has emerged as a new wireless network communication concept, in which parameter optimization such as cross-layer...

    Provided By Hindawi Publishing

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    A Study of e-Trading System over Mobile Applications

    The developments of information technology and hardware devices have expedited the information society and changed the IT paradigm. From PC to internet to mobile and to smart era, the change of paradigm has expanded the ubiquitous mobile platform. The exchange of data and information recording through mobile devices has become...

    Provided By Science & Engineering Research Support soCiety (SERSC)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Tracking and Mitigating Classic Buffer Overflow During Software Design Phase Using the Attack-Based Security Analysis Model

    Regardless that the classic buffer overflow is a known and simple threat against software systems; security agencies still consider this threat as one of the most common software vulnerabilities. Aiming to increasing security resistance against this software threat, emphasize on software design phase is highly reasonable where cost and time...

    Provided By Science & Engineering Research Support soCiety (SERSC)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Robust Speech Detection Using SEM and SFN

    Speech recognition, the problem of performance degradation is the difference between the model training and recognition environments. Silence features normalized using the method as a way to reduce the inconsistency of such an environment. Silence features normalized way of existing in the low signal-to-noise ratio. Increase the energy level of...

    Provided By Science & Engineering Research Support soCiety (SERSC)