Storage

Architecting a storage strategy that supports big data, mobile, long-term archives, high-speed SSD, and cloud is a tall order. Learn about convergence, software-defined storage, and tiered storage options here.

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Enterprise NFS NAS for VMware: Ready for Now and the Future

    With virtual machine (VM) growth doubling every year, organizations find that existing hardware infrastructures are unable to keep up with the load. Read this whitepaper and learn more about the benefits of unified platform for deploying highly scalable VMware infrastructures. Powered by Intel® Sponsored by: Hitachi Data Systems and Intel®

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Hitachi NAS Platform: Enterprise-Level and Optimized for VMware Environments

    The trends are undeniable: Virtualization has become a pervasive IT deployment strategy. Enterprises are reaping enormous benefits from virtualized environments, from resource consolidation to reduced IT expenses, virtualization is enabling organizations to become more agile, efficient and competitive. Increasingly, organizations are looking to leverage existing IP (NAS) networks for...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Designing Highly Scalable Storage for Dense Virtual Machine Environments Prepared

    This whitepaper discusses the testing methodology and scalability results for 4 & 8 node clustered Hitachi NAS Platform 4000 systems yielding 15,000 VMs in real-world enterprise environments. The test establishes linear performance scalability as nodes are added to the cluster, providing a solid platform for VMware vSphere-based environments. Powered by...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How to Build an Always-On Infrastructure

    Real-time customer expectations are driving the need for an always-on business environment. To keep pace with these demands, organisations need to deploy innovative, mobile solutions and manage explosive data growth, while also reducing risk and costs. To gain a competitive advantage, organisations need an always-on infrastructure that is future...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Top 7 Reasons to Choose Hitachi Storage Virtualisation

    Storage virtualisation is gaining ground throughout enterprise IT. But many organisations are failing to capitalise on its benefits. Even organisations that have implemented virtual storage have yet to do so to their full advantage. In this white paper, discover how you can get more from your virtual storage. Learn...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Make IT an Engine of Innovation

    Innovative companies around the world have embraced a modernised, business-centric approach to IT, delivering orchestrated solutions that help achieve better business results. Now, more efficient and agile servers support this innovation by combining compute, storage, and networking resources to manage entire IT environments as programmable elements that are flexibly tailored...

    Sponsored By HP Intel Xeon

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Quantifying Business Advantage - The Value of Database Selection

    Relational databases can frustrate you as well, holding back your best ideas. But now there is a better way. After trying for two years to build a single view of their customer on a relational database, one of the world’s leading insurance companies migrated to MongoDB and delivered the...

    Sponsored By MongoDB

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Webroot 2015 Threat Brief

    Did you know that: • 85,000 malicious IPs are launched every day? • Less than 55% of all URLs are Trustworthy? • 30% of Internet Users access Phishing sites? • 15% of New files are malicious executables? • Only 28% of mobile apps are trustworthy? The Webroot 2015 Threat Brief,...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Importance of Cyber Threat Intelligence to a Strong Security Posture

    Recently, the Ponemon Institute surveyed 693 IT security professionals from Fortune 1000, Global 2000 and the Forbes List of Largest Private Companies in order to understand how organizations are using, gathering and analyzing threat intelligence as part of their broader cybersecurity strategy. The resulting report answers the following questions: •...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The 12 Leading Players in the Corporate Web Security - Market Quadrant

    Webroot has again been identified as a “Trail Blazer” in the Corporate Web Security Market Quadrant 2014 report by The Radicati Group. The independent analysis recognizes Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service for its cloud-based threat detection, predictive threat intelligence and robust content filtering. The report includes in-depth, expert analysis of...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Go Omni-Channel. Get with the DAM Program

    Omni-Channel is what it's all about. Digital Asset Management (DAM) is the foundation to get you there. DAM breaks down silos and pushes your rich media assets seamlessly across all channels, delivering experiences that excite customers to buy. Get with the DAM omni-channel program and see how it all works...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Analyst report: Digital Asset Management for Customer Experience

    As demands for rich customer experiences and omni-channel marketing evolve, the need for Digital Asset Management (DAM) software to manage rich media across the customer lifecycle is growing. Leading organizations are turning to DAM to push their assets seamlessly across all channels and deliver compelling, media rich customer experiences. Read...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Stop the hackers: 5 ways to protect your digital assets

    2014 was the Year of the Data Breach. Nearly 1 million new malware threats were released daily , and 43 percent of companies faced a data breach. In the webisode, Security and Protection for Digital Media Assets, Digital Asset Management (DAM) experts take a deeper look at recent security breaches,...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    It's a new DAM world. Are you ready to start your digital transformation?

    Today's customers want video, pictures, and engaging experiences in real time, across any platform or device. This demand for rich media has outpaced companies’ abilities to manage those assets. Digital Asset Management (DAM) empowers companies to respond to real-time demands from customers by connecting people, processes, and content. Content at...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Reduce costs and boost productivity: Connect the digital media supply chain

    Today, every brand must act like a media company, producing digital content and rich media assets to reach and engage customers. But, often companies are managing disparate content, processes and systems. Read the v-Book, 5 Tips for Orchestrating the New Digital Experience, to learn how to connect and streamline your...

    Sponsored By Open Text

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    Internet Security Threat Report 2015

    The Internet Security Threat Report provides an overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity. The report is based on data from the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec's analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape. Key Findings: •...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    EMC Flash Redefine a Report from EMC

    EMC takes the lead in Strategic AFA (all-flash array) technology. See the results yourself.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Redefine your Flash Strategy with EMC

    How fast is fast enough!? Discover how EMC is demonstrating, once again, its core competency for dramatic—and necessary—change within the flash storage space.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    20 Simple Questions you should ask about All-flash Arrays

    Asking these 20 simple questions about all-flash arrays can impact the success of your data center roll-out. Check these questions now!

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Unleash the Full Power of Flash on your Applications

    EMC XtremIO helps you harness the power of flash storage by building in innovations, like content based data placement and dual-stage metadata. Download this report and learn how XtremIO unleashes the full power of Flash.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    On-demand Webcast: Active Directory Protection Made Easy

    Active Directory (AD) has been a key application in most environments by providing central user-management and authentication. And because it's critical to business systems, it requires a delicate approach in terms of protection policy. Join experts from Veeam to learn about the main considerations for successful Active Directory backup...

    Sponsored By Veeam Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Top 10 Tips for Cyber Resilience

    Symantec has identified the top 10 tips to secure your business against cyber risk and threats. Read this one page report to get insights and recommendation from one of the most trusted brands in Cyber Security - Symantec.

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Converged Data Protection with HP StoreOnce Recovery Manager Central

    Protecting your business-critical applications without impacting performance is proving ever more challenging in the face of unrelenting data growth, stringent recovery service level agreements (SLAs) and increasingly virtualized environments. Traditional approaches to data protection are unable to cost-effectively deliver the end-to-end availability and protection that your applications and hypervisors demand....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Automated Configuration Management: Why it Matters and How to Get Started

    Configuration management is a critical cornerstone of IT automation, providing tools that allow you to centrally manage the packages, configuration files, process state, firewall rules and other settings that equip servers to do their assigned jobs. Without automated configuration management, you do all these tasks manually, or with handwritten scripts....

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Why HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage for Client Virtualization and best practices

    The rising demands on infrastructure, coupled with diminishing IT budget has caused major concerns for IT administrators such as infrastructure and maintenance complexity, mobile and remote access needs, security and disaster recovery, cost containment directives, and user productivity requirements. This technical report explores a storage solution with client virtualisation that...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Unified Storage Array Efficiency HP 3PAR StoreServ 7400c verus EMC VNX 5600

    In this study we compared the attributes of storage efficiency and ease of managing and monitoring an EMC VNX unified array versus an HP 3PAR StoreServ unified array. The approach we used was to setup two arrays side-by-side and recorded the actual complexity of managing each array for file and...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Taneja Group – The HP Solution to Backup Complexity and Scale

    Download this white paper to discover how HP can help your organization meet its backup, recovery and archiving needs with a complete, one-stop backup solution.  Find out how the HP Data Protector and StoreOnce solution can reduce the amount of stored data by 95 percent and use highly efficient deduplication...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    DCIG: Making the Right Flash Memory Storage Array Buying Decision

    Organizations no longer have to wait months or years to deploy an all-flash storage array into their environment to host their applications. The technologies in this most recent iteration of the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 ensure that organizations get the performance they need, the cost at which they need it...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    The Questions to Consider When Selecting an All-Flash Array

    All-flash arrays have become one of the top choices for improving storage, but with so many options out there it can be difficult to choose the right solution to fit your organisational needs. This exclusive whitepaper breaks the process down into four major categories such as performance, resiliency, efficiency, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Target Appliances

    Deduplication backup target appliances have played an instrumental role in reducing or eliminating tape for backup. This research will help storage professionals shortlist 11 vendors that offer such solutions.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Questions to Consider When Selecting an All-Flash Array

    All-flash arrays have become one of the top choices for improving storage, but with so many options out there it can be difficult to choose the right solution to fit your organisational needs. This exclusive whitepaper breaks the process down into four major categories such as performance, resiliency, efficiency, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • Downloads // Jan 2015

    Network Performance Monitoring Tool from SolarWinds

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Achieving Security with Cloud Data Protection

    Today, more and more companies recognize the value and convenience of using cloud backup to protect their server data. HP Autonomy offers hosted data storage that enables you to reduce the costs, risks, and complexity of storing and protecting your business information. With a heightened focus on security, privacy, and...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    EMC’s Comprehensive Flash Strategy

    How fast is fast enough!? Discover how EMC is demonstrating, once again, its core competency for dramatic—and necessary—change within the flash storage space.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Code faster. Create faster code.

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Collect rich performance data to tune for hotspots, threading, locks and waits, DirectX, bandwidth, and more. Gain fast insight into performance bottlenecks. Automate regression tests. Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    5 Strategies for Modern Data Protection

    Data growth, data center consolidation, server virtualization, and cloud services are wreaking havoc with conventional approaches to backup and recovery. This concise white paper presents five strategies for data protection – from deduplication to automation to granular recovery – that will not only help solve your current data management challenges...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    5 Strategies for Modern Data Protection

    Data growth, data center consolidation, server virtualization, and cloud services are wreaking havoc with conventional approaches to backup and recovery. This concise white paper presents five strategies for data protection - from deduplication to automation to granular recovery - that will not only help solve your current data management challenges...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Cisco: Data Centers That Deliver

    The demands on IT departments are multiplying: Continually upgrade systems, securely deliver reliable business applications, convert data to realtime intelligence, all while simplifying operations and controlling costs. It’s a Herculean task for any organization. So we make it our business to help your business accomplish the impossible. Read more...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • eBooks // Jul 2015

    Executive's guide to the future of enterprise storage (free ebook)

    This guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic gathers insights from industry experts on the most significant storage trends, prominent providers, and emerging solutions that promise reduced cost, increased agility, and more effective data management.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Case Studies // Jun 2015

    Backing up AutoCAD Projects from Cloud

    Some AutoCAD services allow users saving their AutoCAD projects online, for example, on FTP, SFTP, FTPS servers, or on dedicated clouds. To help these users keep their data relevant and secure, Handy Backup provides the function of saving to or from these online storages. For now, the most progressive way...

    Provided By Novosoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Data Protection: Quality Plus Fast ROI

    Too many organizations today struggle with backup and recovery solutions that not only fail in their primary mission of reducing the risk of data loss but also cost far too much — in wasted IT staff time, reduced employee productivity, monthly fees and ever-growing storage requirements. You need reliable, automated...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Downtime Costs How Much? Calculating the Business Value of Disaster Recovery

    There is misalignment between what the business expects and what IT can actually deliver — especially when it comes to disaster recovery. Following these nine steps can help you organize your thoughts, ask the right questions and develop the right strategy to begin taking a more business-centric approach to disaster...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Converged Data Protection with HP StoreOnce Recovery Manager Central

    Protecting your business-critical applications without impacting performance is proving ever more challenging in the face of unrelenting data growth, stringent recovery service level agreements (SLAs) and increasingly virtualized environments. Traditional approaches to data protection are unable to cost-effectively deliver the end-to-end availability and protection that your applications and hypervisors demand....

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Make IT an Engine of Innovation

    Innovative companies around the world have embraced a modernised, business-centric approach to IT, delivering orchestrated solutions that help achieve better business results. Now, more efficient and agile servers support this innovation by combining compute, storage, and networking resources to manage entire IT environments as programmable elements that are flexibly tailored...

    Sponsored By HP Intel Xeon

  • Case Studies // Aug 2015

    Super Agent 15 - Veritas Storyboard

    Super Agent 15—the backup and recovery superhero—is here to save the day. Armed with Symantec Backup Exec 15, find out how he has helped Jack, an IT administrator, to overcome multiple backup and recovery challenges flexibly, effectively and with ease. Watch all Episodes now!

    Sponsored By Veritas (Symantec)

  • Downloads // Aug 2015

    Answer This: When Will Your Next Storage Failure Occur?

    If you can't answer this in one minute, you’re at risk. With Storage Resource Monitor, you will know exactly what's going on in your multi-vendor storage environment & more: Get automated alerts triggered by monitored performance & capacity thresholds, so you're the first to know about issues with your...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Videos // Aug 2015

    Video: EMC Customers on Why EMC VNX with FLASH 1st

    Watch customers across the world discuss how an EMC VNX FLASH 1st configuration improves performance, lowers total cost of ownership (TCO), and effectively handles data growth.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Next-Generation Storage Efficiency With EMC Isilon Smartdedupe

    Most file systems are a thin layer of organization on top of a block device and cannot efficiently address data on a large scale. This whitepaper focuses on EMC Isilon OneFS.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Why you should make the move to the new EMC VNX

    This document shows you the top Five reasons you should switch to EMC VNX.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Mobile Information Management (DE)

    The shift to BYOD is not new. It has been a source of industry debate for a few years and is a logical evolutionary step in the consumerization of IT process that took root in the mid-1990s. In fact, given the advanced capabilities of consumer-grade technology, it is more appropriate...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Mobile Information Management

    The shift to BYOD is not new. It has been a source of industry debate for a few years and is a logical evolutionary step in the consumerization of IT process that took root in the mid-1990s. In fact, given the advanced capabilities of consumer-grade technology, it is more appropriate...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Training // Jul 2015

    Create a dedicated IP storage network. Boost your career. We'll show you how.

    FREE COURSE + Accreditation. Brocade shows you how to evolve your storage network and helps you future-proof your career. We’ll teach you everything you need to create a dedicated IP storage network. You’ll learn how to eliminate the impact of other enterprise traffic on storage (and vice versa); align...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Training // Jul 2015

    Master your career - and your storage network

    FREE COURSE + Accreditation. The evolution has begun. Brocade’s new IP storage networking course shows you how to lead it. You’ll master subjects including: IP storage network configuration; Brocade VDX 6740 switches; Brocade VCS Fabric technology; and network configuration for iSCSI and NAS devices. Everything you need to know...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    DCIG: Making the Right Flash Memory Storage Array Buying Decision

    Organizations no longer have to wait months or years to deploy an all-flash storage array into their environment to host their applications. The technologies in this most recent iteration of the HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 ensure that organizations get the performance they need, the cost at which they need it...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Unified Storage Array Efficiency HP 3PAR StoreServ 7400c verus EMC VNX 5600

    In this study we compared the attributes of storage efficiency and ease of managing and monitoring an EMC VNX unified array versus an HP 3PAR StoreServ unified array. The approach we used was to setup two arrays side-by-side and recorded the actual complexity of managing each array for file and...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Taneja Group – The HP Solution to Backup Complexity and Scale

    Download this white paper to discover how HP can help your organization meet its backup, recovery and archiving needs with a complete, one-stop backup solution.  Find out how the HP Data Protector and StoreOnce solution can reduce the amount of stored data by 95 percent and use highly efficient deduplication...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Next Generation Storage Tiering with EMC Isilon SmartPools

    Most file systems are a thin layer of organization on top of a block device and cannot efficiently address data at large scale. This paper focuses on OneFS, a modern file system that meets the unique needs of Big Data. OneFS includes SmartPools, a native tearing capability, which enables enterprises...

    Sponsored By EMC Partner

  • Videos // Aug 2015

    Technical Demo: Data Tiering with EMC Isilon SmartPools

    This technical demo provides an implementation level overview of SmartPools, a software module of the EMC Isilon OneFS operating system. The demo walks through common configuration and implementation tasks using the OneFS web administration interface.

    Sponsored By EMC Partner

  • Videos // Aug 2015

    Scale-Out NAS Video - Are you Ready to Handle the Explosive Growth of Unstructured Data?

    Harness the power of unstructured data with Isilon, the world’s most efficient, simple, and scalable Scale-Out NAS Platform.

    Sponsored By EMC Partner

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    ESG White Paper: EMC VNX Family - A Unifying Force in Storage

    Why unified storage? Convergence and consolidation is a rallying cry across IT to drive necessary efficiencies - and unified storage can make a substantial contribution to such efforts. Learn how you can benefit both operationally and financially using EMC's new unified storage platforms.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    EMC Isilon ONEFS Operating System - Powering the Isilon Scale-out Storage Platform

    This white paper provides an introduction to EMC Isilon OneFS operating system, the foundation of the Isilon scale-out storage platform. The paper includes an overview of the architecture of OneFS and describes the benefits of a Scale-out storage platform.

    Sponsored By EMC Partner

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Head First Into The Sand Box - Applications to Modern Threat Landscape

    Sandboxes were traditionally used for executable files, but now they’re also used to run application data that can contain hidden malicious code. As cyber criminals figure out more about common methods of security detection, they tend to invest more of their research and development efforts in security evasion. Sandbox...

    Sponsored By FORTINET

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Advanced Attacks Require an Advanced Solution

    The threat against networks today is greater than it has ever been. If there is a weakness it will be found and ruthlessly exploited. Designing an effective defense against these threats requires thinking beyond just putting products into the network. It’s no longer enough to only protect the perimeter against...

    Sponsored By FORTINET

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cohesive Approach to Addressing Advanced Targeted Attacks

    2013 and 2014 saw many major brands and large companies making headlines for massive data breaches. More than 100 million customers had personal and/or credit card information stolen through just one of these bold and extended attacks. Malicious hackers have attempted to conceal malware by using different file types and...

    Sponsored By FORTINET

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Workday: Europe Set To Move En Masse To HCM

    Adoption of cloud-based HCM solutions is progressing rapidly among large and mid-sized organisations in Europe. This survey of 100 IT executives working in organisations with 1000+ employees reveals that 56% of those still using legacy on-premise HCM solutions plan to move to a cloud-based solution in the near future (i.e....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Lenovo XClarity – Enhancing Server Value with Innovative System Management

    As with most mechanical devices, the cost of managing business servers over their lifecycle far outstrips their acquisition price. So it is wise for companies to adequately study their options prior to committing to any specific management platform. But in the case of Intel x86-based systems, the management solution market...

    Sponsored By Lenovo & Intel

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Strengthen Security. Enhance Productivity.

    The goal of IT is to drive your business forward, while simplifying operational processes. It should also help you streamline technology initiatives to improve productivity and security, at lower costs. For a limited period, Lenovo System x servers come with attractive price-offs. Now you can accelerate productivity in a simplified,...

    Sponsored By Lenovo & Intel

  • Downloads // Jan 2015

    Network Performance Monitoring Tool from SolarWinds

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages occur Tracking response...

    Sponsored By Solarwinds APAC

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco Paper: Your Data Centre is Everywhere

    Data is everywhere, so computing and storage resources have to be accessible everywhere as well: from the core of the data centre to the employees, customers, citizens, and machines at the edge. Companies have started to recognise the need to transform the way they manage data and their entire IT...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Flexible Storage: The Secret to Converged Infrastructure Success

    The appeal of flipping the “on” switch and getting ready access to sophisticated infrastructure resources helps explain why Gartner, in its “Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems,” estimated that “the overall market for integrated systems will exceed $6 billion in 2014, with a growth rate of 50 percent over the prior...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    The Three Drivers of Converged Systems

    Every so often enterprises encounter a purchase choice that’s a distinct advantage for them and the advantages of converged systems are clear: They’re easier to set up and manage, which reduces staff resource expenses. Enterprises can decrease the number of licensing agreements and vendor relationships from three to one and...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco e-Book: Data Centres That Deliver

    Organisations thrive when applications and information move faster. But most IT staff spend 70 percent of their time maintaining existing systems - leaving only one day per week for initiatives that create competitive advantage. Cisco looks to flip that ratio. Cisco's integrated infrastructure and IT solutions help you simplify application...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report

    Cybersecurity is a broad and complex topic that has a far-reaching impact on users, companies, governments and other entities around the world. The Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report, which presents the research, insights, and perspectives provided by Cisco® Security Research and other security experts within Cisco, explores the ongoing race...

    Sponsored By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // May 2015

    How to Build an Always-On Infrastructure

    Real-time customer expectations are driving the need for an always-on business environment. To keep pace with these demands, organisations need to deploy innovative, mobile solutions and manage explosive data growth, while also reducing risk and costs. To gain a competitive advantage, organisations need an always-on infrastructure that is future...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // May 2015

    The Top 7 Reasons to Choose Hitachi Storage Virtualisation

    Storage virtualisation is gaining ground throughout enterprise IT. But many organisations are failing to capitalise on its benefits. Even organisations that have implemented virtual storage have yet to do so to their full advantage. In this white paper, discover how you can get more from your virtual storage. Learn...

    Sponsored By HDS

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Altering Business Efficiency and Agility with Integrated Systems

    The era of IT infrastructure convergence is upon us. Integrated converged infrastructure systems – the integration of computer, networking, and storage - have rapidly become the preferred foundational building block adopted by enterprises of all shapes and sizes. 'Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of...

    Sponsored By HP and Intel UK

  • White Papers // Aug 2015

    Dell: The Definitive Guide to Virtualisation Management Software

    Most modern data centers have become quagmires of chaos — multitiered applications, hybrid clouds, multiple sites, 24x7 expectations, latency-sensitive applications, slashed budgets and a constant rate of change. Many data center managers and admins struggle to simply keep from falling further into the abyss. Read more...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • eBooks // May 2014

    Software Defined Storage for Dummies

    This book examines data storage and management challenges and explains software-defined storage, an innovative solution for high-performance, cost-effective storage using the IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS).

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Make the best SAN choice with this storage comparison chart

    This downloadable chart provides a quick-glance comparison of some of the storage products and servers available from Dell, HP, and IBM. One of the most important decisions an enterprise information technology department can make concerns the choice of a storage area network (SAN) server solution. The major server vendors all...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    10 things you should know about long-term data archiving

    Archiving data is a far bigger challenge than performing ordinary backups. Here are some factors to keep in mind so you don't wind up with a collection of obsolete or irretrievable junk.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey