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  • Research // Sep 2014

    IDC 13G Overview White Paper

    Industries have seen tremendous change in the dynamics of IT datacenters and workloads. But companies require servers that can deliver faster application performance, provide better availability to meet stringent SLAs, handle complex and evolving workloads, and maximize operational efficiency. This white paper also outlines how Dell is delivering improvements in...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel® Xeon® processor

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Get Maximum Benefit from Windows Server 2012

    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is poised to be the cornerstone of today’s more modern, scalable and functionally advanced IT environment. Getting the maximum benefit from the operating system starts with having a clear understanding of all the potential advantages Windows Server 2012 can provide. Download this CIO Guide to learn...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel® Xeon® processor

  • 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 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 // 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

  • Research // Sep 2014

    Fixing the Disconnect Between Employer and Employee for BYOD

    BYOD security management adds complications that businesses have not faced before – the devices are owned by employees and contain the owners’ personal data. To explore the disconnect between the employees and employer’s BYOD attitude, Webroot commissioned a two part research survey to help bridge the security gap between employees’...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Performance Benchmark Report 2014

    PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on 8 security software products using 13 performance metrics. Find out how Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product performs against 7 competitor products. Download this research to learn more.

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    A Manager's Guide to Unified Threat Management and Next-Gen Firewalls

    A lot of security vendors use the terms Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next-Gen Firewall (NGFW) interchangeably — so it’s easy to get confused about which type of protection is right for you. This Manager’s Guide helps you answer these questions: Is a UTM solution right for my organisation? What...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    ThreatBrief - CryptoLocker Your Money or Your Life

    Since September 2013, a new and vicious form of malware Cryptolocker has been wreaking havoc, which belongs to a family of malware called ransomware. Find out how Webroot SecureAnywhere solutions uses cloud-predictive behavioural intelligence to discover malware. Download this report to learn more about Cryprolocker and what measures your organizations...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do

    For enterprises looking at Next-Generation Firewall’s, the most important consideration is: Will this new technology empower your security teams to securely enable applications to the benefit of the organization? It's not about blocking applications, but safely enabling them.

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • Downloads // Mar 2007

    Convert an XML file into an Excel spreadsheet with this technique

    Developers often deal with information that is in no way user-friendly without really thinking about how a user would handle it. XML is a prime example --- most users don't know what to make of it. One way to present XML information to a user is by converting...

    Provided By Edmond Woychowsky

  • 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...

    Provided By IBM

  • Resource Center // Oct 2012

    Cloud RFP Template

    Public, private, and hybrid just begin to describe the type of cloud you may be looking for, but what about selecting a cloud provider? What criteria should you look for regarding their ability to deliver consistent performance, reliability and security? To help you gain an understanding of a cloud vendor's...

    Provided By SAVVIS

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Dell Case Study: Rich learning outcomes for digitally-connected students

    Somerville House has deployed personal notebooks to students for the past eleven years as part of their integrated approach to technology in education. The school wanted to give their students and teachers access to anytime, anywhere learning through devices with the capability for integrating richer data types into the learning...

    Provided By Dell and Intel® Xeon® processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Power to Destroy: How Malware Works

    Nearly a quarter of IT managers simply don’t know how secure their website is. It’s vital for businesses to understand the part their website plays in the distribution of malware to clients, customers and the wider online community. Malware takes many different forms. It can log keystrokes, lead to data...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Symantec Cybercrime Survival Guide

    The web has been overrun by data thieves. In the battle of obtaining your information, ignorance is their greatest weapon, knowledge their greatest foe. Every website owner needs to understand the risks posed by cybercrime and how to prevent it. This essential survival guide will help you navigate the...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Book chapters // Jul 2007

    Hack online games

    Online games, including World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Second Life, and online poker have taken the computer world by storm. In this chapter download from Exploiting Online Games: Cheating Massively Distributed Systems, explore the kinds of attacks and hacking techniques to which online games are vulnerable. By better understanding these...

    Provided By Addison Wesley Professional

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Tips to improve the mobile app experience over Wi-Fi

    As the growing number of people who are using their mobile device access apps at work through Wi-Fi networks, there is an increasing demand on the quality of Wi-Fi signals to improve users’ mobile app experience. This executive brief presents us with 5 tips for ensuring mobile apps run flawlessly....

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Website Security Threat Report 2013

    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...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Google Apps for Business - Simple, Proven, Transformative

    1-page overview of the benefits provided by Google Apps for Business. How Google Apps for Business helps users work better together while bringing you the benefits of pure cloud. Learn why 5 million businesses have gone to Google Apps for Business to lower costs and liberate IT. Download this quick...

    Provided By Google

  • 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

  • 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 // Jun 2014

    Rethink Ink

    If there’s one constant in the world of IT, it’s that the workplace is changing. More than ever, IT needs to meet the demands of a highly distributed workforce that requires access to content and services around the clock and around the globe. And when it’s time to print, people...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Improving Wireless Connectivity For Your Users

    The ubiquity of mobile devices is a boon to productivity and a step forward for flexible work. But the huge influx of laptops, tablets, and smartphones on your business’s wireless LAN (WLAN) is creating new challenges. The move to mobility, propelled by the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement, can impact the performance...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

    Gartner has just published the results of their Magic Quadrant (MQ) on the Application Security Testing (AST) market and IBM was rated as the leader. According to Gartner, to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Security Testing (AST), vendors must demonstrate both "completeness of vision" and an "ability...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Software Security Test Data Generation Based on Genetic Algorithms

    Software security is an important quality. The software security testing is one of the most important kinds of the software testing. How to test the software security, and especially to automatically generate security test cases are major problems. An improved method of the test data generation based on Genetic Algorithm...

    Provided By Academy Publisher

  • Downloads // Mar 2007

    Use Microsoft Message Queuing in C# for inter-process communication

    Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) is a way to send messages to a queue for later processing. The messages are sent to the queue by a "Producer" application, and retrieved from the queue by a "Consumer" application. These two applications can be on the same machine, across a network, or even...

    Provided By Zach Smith

  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    An Open Source Java Framework for Biometric Web Authentication Based on BioAPI

    One of the major early problems that biometrics faced was the lack of interoperability between different software applications and devices developed by different vendors. The BioAPI Specification has defined an open system standard Application Program Interface (API) which allows software applications to communicate with a broad range of biometric technologies....

    Provided By Universidad de Vigo

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    An IT Practitioner's Guide: Security best practices for file-based data movement

    Data security for file-based data movement is finally getting the attention it deserves. What was once a concern only in the financial services sector is now being treated seriously by all industries as they wake up to the liability and risk associated with the unsecured movement of files.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Research - Google Apps ranked #1 by Radicati

    The Radicati Group has done some homework for companies choosing a cloud business email provider. In a report entitled “Cloud Business Email - Market Quadrant 2013”, the firm ranks Google Apps for Business ahead of all other players. A summary of Radicati’s findings can be downloaded here. Download this quick...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Implementation of Pitch Control of Wind Turbine Using Simulink (Matlab)

    In this paper, it is shown that how the variable speed wind turbine can be used to generate a fixed value of voltage at the output with the help of a pi controller and it is done by varying the pitch angle of the blades Pitch angle control is the...

    Provided By International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Whitepaper: Datacom’s Multi-cloud Services

    Each cloud has its pros and cons: private can be too expensive, public often doesn’t fit organisations’ application requirements and hybrid can be too complicated. And each cloud services provider brings different challenges to the table, such as the inability to scale on demand, uncontrollable costs and unreliable security.Find out...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Comparing the TCO of Physical PCs, VDI, and Cloud-hosted Desktops as a Service (DaaS)

    Physical desktop computer infrastructures no longer make sense for the corporate world. Not only are they expensive, insecure and maintenance-heavy, they also cannot effectively support the changing business IT landscape. The ground¬swell of Windows 7 migration plans, expanding virtual workforce, growing popularity of mobile devices, and tighter IT budgets all...

    Provided By Desktone

  • Downloads // Jul 2005

    17 useful PHP array functions complete with examples

    This document outlines some of the more useful functions in the PHP array toolkit, and features detailed explanations and usage examples. Like arrays in other programming languages, PHP arrays allow you to store multiple values in a single variable and operate on them as a set. With...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The business of social business.

    A new IBM Institute for Business Value study reveals how organizations can use social approaches to create meaningful business value.

    Provided By IBM

  • 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™.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jan 2008

    How do I... Transfer data from a Word form to an Access database?

    Although Access forms are powerful interface objects, your users might not be familiar with them. However, your users may be very familiar with Word forms. Susan Sales Harkins shows you how to use a Word form to collect data and then transfer that data to an Access table. The technique...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    10+ of my favorite Windows API functions to use in Office applications

    When a VBA solution falls short of your needs, there's probably a Windows API function that can handle the job. Susan Harkins lists 10 handy APIs and explains how you can put them to work.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    10 iptables rules to help secure your Linux box

    Mastering iptables could take a while, but if you have a few rules to cover the basic security needs, you'll be well on your way to protecting your Linux system. Jack Wallen explains some key rules to get you started. This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Jack Wallen