Whether it's RAID, SSD or NAS, storage hardware and management affects IT from the data center to your smartphone.

  • 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 // 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 // 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

    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

  • 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 // 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 // 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

    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

  • Downloads // Jan 2015

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor 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

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Reliable & Secure File Transfer with Serv-U MFT Server

    Serv-U® Managed File Transfer (MFT) Server is a secure alternative to cloud-based and free FTP services. Deployed within your own data center, Serv-U gives you full control of file transfer security and administration. Serv-U allows you to upload and download files from anywhere via Web and mobile clients. Whether it...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?

    Mobile security is more than protecting the device. It is protecting applications on the device and preventing data leakage in the enterprise. IBM Security AppScan helps determine vulnerabilities early in the application development cycle to eliminate vulnerabilities malware can exploit.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Security Intelligence is the Smart Way to Keep the Cloud Safe

    Many of the same characteristics that make cloud computing attractive can also make it challenging to secure. An integrated IBM suite of intelligence solutions consolidates and analyzes data from across the cloud to provide visibility and control to help better secure cloud environments.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Security in the Cloud

    In this paper, Hurwitz & Associates interviewed customers in a variety of industries to assess how they are approaching security for their cloud deployments leveraging IBM’s Security Intelligence Platform and suggests approaches to implementing cloud security.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Redefine Flash

    The speed and efficiency of flash have given rise to a new wave of apps and approaches that redefine what is possible in IT. But experiencing the full effect of this new technology depends on having the right architecture. With EMC’s flexible solutions, organizations of all sizes can harness the...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    How to Avoid the Coming Backup Crunch

    Data is exploding at a time when tolerances for loss are near zero. Learn about a proven solution that enables organizations to capture continuous backup snapshots, automate recoverability testing, and offload data deduplication/compression tasks using minimal infrastructure and human resources. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Building Higher IT Business Continuity in the Face of Disaster

    Some disasters, such as hurricanes, are preceded by a warning. Most are not. Forces of nature, malicious acts, or even human error can have a detrimental impact on your business. Be prepared by learning some first steps and follow-ups to upgrade your disaster preparedness. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Superior VMware® Protection for Limited IT Budgets

    A complete VMware data-protection strategy should offer protection for mission-critical applications, along with automated nightly backup and replication for less critical data. Find out the four major criteria for implementing cost-effective data protection in your own VMware environment. Read the White Paper >>

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    10 Signs that you need to modernize your backup and recovery solution (German Asset)

    Your business cannot survive without data management and protection, but getting control of rapidly growing and increasingly distributed information silos is a huge challenge. Infrastructures are growing more complex, virtualization and cloud create more obscurity, and BYOD creates dozens if not hundreds of new endpoints to protect. Legacy backup methods...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    5 Reasons your Storage Snapshots aren't working (German Asset)

    Snapshot-based data protection solutions were supposed to solve our backup challenges, weren't they? Then why are your backups still broken? If your snapshots are manually-managed or of the build-it-yourself variety, there may be several reasons that they aren't working very well. Learn more about the top reasons your snapshots are...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • 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

  • 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.

    Provided By Symantec

  • 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

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Disaster Recovery Overview

    This solution overview guide demonstrates how our services can help to give your users the level of data availability they have come to expect everywhere else. Read More..

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Six Fairy Tales of VMware and Hyper-V- Backup

    Cinderella. Snow White. Hansel and Gretal. VMware host-level backup works well with all deduplication strategies. These famous, and not so famous, fairy tales have one thing in common - they are fiction. In this paper we explore six fairy tales of VMware and Hyper-V backup. Like all fairy tales, our...

    Provided By Unitrends

  • Downloads // Feb 2007

    Illustrated walk-through: Creating a bootable USB flash drive for Windows XP

    A bootable flash drive can come in handy--but trying to create one might have you pulling out your hair. Windows expert Greg Shultz shares the method he followed, from configuring the BIOS to allow the USB port to act as a bootable device to creating a bootable image of Windows...

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    PID Controller Design for Following Control of Hard Disk Drive by Characteristic Ratio Assignment Method

    The author present PID controller design for following control of hard disk drive by characteristic ratio assignment method. The study in this paper concerns design of a PID controller which sufficiently robust to the disturbances and plant perturbations on following control of hard disk drive. Characteristic Ratio Assignment (CRA) is...

    Provided By King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Sample storage service catalog

    This sample Excel worksheet allows administrators to quantify the storage offering for their storage area network (SAN) and data protection infrastructures. The material is an adaptation of the Storage Networking Industry Association's Tiered Services Catalog. Read the related entry in our Servers and Storage blog.

    Provided By Rick Vanover

  • Analyst Briefings // Apr 2014

    The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery (Forrester)

    Are you considering in-house disaster recovery management? In the last five years, many companies have. But did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    The Business Benefits of Unified Storage

    Data storage in the corporate environment has become increasingly complex. IT leaders face significant challenges in effectively storing and managing data. As a consequence of this, specialized skills are required to operate and administer storage and there is only a limited pool of candidates available to hire for these key...

    Provided By NetApp/Logicom

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Virtualisation Overview

    Whether you are operating a mature strategy or just starting out on your virtualisation journey, our services are designed to ensure your ICT benefits from simpler scalability, reliability and performance. Read More..

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Infrastructure Matters: Cloud Security Overview

    This solution overview guide explores how secure the cloud really is, and how Fujitsu services are designed to ensure your information is protected at every level. Read More..

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    A* Algorithm Based Optimization for Cloud Storage

    Cloud Storage provides users with storage space and make user friendly and timely acquire data, which is foundation of all kinds of cloud applications. However, there is lack of deep studies on how to optimize cloud storage aiming at improvement of data access performance. In this paper, mathematical description for...

    Provided By Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications

  • eBooks // Apr 2011

    Storage Tiering for Dummies e-book

    Welcome to Storage Tiering For Dummies, Oracle Special Edition. Today, explosive growth in storage requirements due to technology shifts, unstructured data, and regulatory mandates is more than traditional storage techniques can handle. IT budgets cannot support the growth necessary without a change in storage practices. Tiered storage is the smart...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Security Attacks and Solutions in Clouds

    Cloud computing offers great potential to improve productivity and reduce costs, but at the same time it possesses many new security risks. In this paper, the authors identify the possible security attacks on clouds including: wrapping attacks, malware-injection attacks, flooding attacks, browser attacks, and also accountability checking problems. They identify...

    Provided By University of Alabama

  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Total Cost Comparison: NetApp vs. EMC Solutions for Windows File Services Consolidation

    Once companies have made the decision to consolidate their Windows file services environments, a key consideration for many is which storage platform will provide the lowest total cost. This independent research by Mercer Management Consulting reviews the cost of acquiring, deploying, operating, and managing EMC Celerra and NetApp FAS environments....

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    EMC CLARiiON SAN Copy - A Detailed Review

    EMC SAN Copy software performs data consolidation and data distribution, and disaster recovery with Replication Manager. SAN Copy copies data between CLARiiON storage systems, within CLARiiON storage systems, between CLARiiON and Symmetrix storage systems, and between CLARiiON and qualified non-EMC storage systems. SAN Copy can copy data directly from a...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Best Practices for Migrating to Oracle Exadata Storage Server

    Oracle Exadata Storage Server is a revolutionary advancement in database technology where database intelligence has been implemented at the storage level resulting in significant application performance gains. This paper defines best practices for pie-migration, migration, and post migration from legacy storage to Oracle Exadata Storage Server. The best practices aid...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    HP StorageWorks D2D Backup System: Best Practices for Performance Optimization

    The HP StorageWorks D2D Backup System products with Dynamic Data Deduplication are Virtual Tape Library (VTL) appliances designed to provide a cost-effective, consolidated backup solution for business data and fast restore of data in the event of loss. To get the best performance from a D2D Backup System there are...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)