Tech & Work

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Basic Components and Considerations for Deploying Video Conferencing Solutions

    Video Conferencing as a fundamental tool for businesses to enhance communication and collaboration between employees, partners and customers. With video conferencing becoming a core component of IT infrastructure that enables communication and collaboration, businesses are looking to providers of telephony, business applications and network infrastructure services to include this capability...

    Sponsored By Polycom

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Death of The Web Conference (As We Know It)

    It comes as no surprise that the sheer volume of meetings is on the rise for today’s average employee. Nor should it come as a shock that the vast majority of today’s employees report they get little or no value out of most of the meetings they attend. Yet, few...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn Australia

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Private cloud infrastructure – Do you have what it takes?

    As more organizations establish a goal of building out internal cloud services, it becomes clear that every organization has a unique environment and goals. This paper discusses how, even with this situation, the right infrastructure can deliver essential cloud capabilities that will facilitate the transition to cloud cloud-ready IT. ...

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Rise Of The Distractions

    As workplace interruptions increase, can productivity be saved? With so many office distractions, you need technology that makes every hour in the office more productive. With the fastest first page out from sleep, the new HP LaserJets make waiting at the printer so 2014.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Help Desk & IT Asset Management Software – Extremely Affordable & Easy-to-Use

    SolarWinds® Web Help Desk® (WHD) is a web-based help desk software that simplifies, centralizes and automates help desk management tasks including ticketing management, IT asset management, IT change management, knowledge management, incident & problem management, SLA management, & more. SolarWinds WHD provides email-to-ticket automation, dynamically assigns, routes and escalates trouble...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Four Tools to Capture DDoS Attacks in Monitoring

    Most cloud DDoS mitigation services are offered on-demand, meaning that customers can enable the service when they are the victim of a DDoS attack. But how can a company find out - quickly - that it is under attack? Sometimes it is difficult to know. This piece lists four monitoring...

    Sponsored By Neustar

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    End of life for BYOD products- On Demand Webinar

    Learn more about what you can do when your devices reach the end of their life. As personal electronic devices gain more access to corporate data, whether through internal email, software, or files stored on the cloud, security is becoming a major concern. During the editorial webinar Krishan Sharma ZDNet...

    Sponsored By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Webroot Secure Anywhere Web Security Service

    Cybercriminals generate over 100,0001 new malware samples a day; approximately 85% of these are delivered through the Web. Many of them rely on browser and application vulnerabilities to infect systems and steal information. The Webroot SecureAnywhere® Web Security Service provides unparalleled protection from the cloud, stopping online threats before they...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Business Endpoint Protection

    Like laptops, mobile devices are susceptible to digital attacks. More and more users rely on smartphones and tablets to manage their personal and business data, opening up an attractive new target for cybercriminals. Like laptops, mobile devices are susceptible to digital attacks. More and more users rely on smartphones and...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    A Forrester Total Economic Impact Case Study

    Forrester Research conducted a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync. Download this case study to understand the framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of Polycom voice solutions within their organizations....

    Sponsored By Polycom

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    State of security operations: 2015 report of capabilities and maturity of cyber defense organizations

    Your ability to detect and stop cyber attacks depends on the effectiveness of your security operations team. How does yours stack up to the best? And what should you do to improve? HP Security Intelligence and Operations Consulting has assessed the capabilities of 87 security operations centers worldwide. This...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report Gatepoint Research

    Whether you develop software in-house, outsource development, or customize large commercial applications, you open the door to cyber attacks if your software contains vulnerabilities hackers can exploit. This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions. Read the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Old Techniques, New Channel: Mobile Malware Adapting PC Threat Techniques

    With the rise of mobile usage and increased mobile banking functionality, cybercriminals are targeting the mobile channel with advanced malware, cross channel attacks across online and mobile and social engineering that have typically been seen on the PC. Read this white paper to learn more about the emerging attack techniques...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Puppet Labs DevOps Salary Report

    The 2014 State of DevOps Report revealed strong correlations between DevOps practices and strong IT performance, and also showed that high-performing IT teams have a beneficial impact on the business performance of the organizations they belong to. Among our questions about tools & practices, location, industry and company size,...

    Sponsored By Puppet Labs

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Thriving In Small Places

    In the last 10 years, office cubbicle has shrunk 64% which means than producitty has been affected too. This whitepaper give you useful space hacks to help you be one with a smaller, more open and productive worplace.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities

    Integrated security intelligence solutions help organizations use labor-saving automation to proactively identify security weaknesses, prioritize remediation tasks and take quick corrective action to minimize potential risks across a dynamic infrastructure.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Securing Applications for a Safer Cloud Environment

    This white paper explains how an effective application security program can help organizations protect their assets in the cloud. It will also discuss how a secure-by-design approach to application security can help reduce risk across the IT infrastructure, in the cloud and beyond.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Behavior-based Protection Strategies from the Network to Remote Endpoints.

    This white paper explains how organizations can use behavior-based protection strategies to help disrupt malicious attacks in real time. It looks at how integrated, intelligent solutions from IBM can detect and help prevent threats - from the network perimeter to remote endpoints.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Apr 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems

    Access the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems to learn more about IBM's position and the latest developments in the market.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Find the Root Cause of Your Toughest SQL Server Performance Issues in 4 Clicks!

    Slow SQL Server performance? Server health dashboards keep you guessing. 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 the root cause of slow SQL...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Osterman Research - Making the Case for Business Webinars

    To understand which marketing events are most effective for your organisation, you first have to calculate the true costs of each type of event and cost per lead. This Osterman Research white paper presents four types of events marketers are using today, explores how to calculate the true cost of...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    How B2B Marketers Use Webinars and White Papers As Secret Weapons

    For decades, trade shows were the events in the B2B business for developing new business contacts and strengthening customer relationships. With webinar and white paper marketing tools, customer relationships are no longer dependent on the trade show ticket office. In the white paper futurologist Joachim Graf describes how marketers get...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • eBooks // Apr 2015

    The Modern Way to Extend Your Company Culture - eBook

    If you want to get a message across, you speak the local language—or in the case of reaching and engaging employees, you use the communication channels they like and use. Web conferencing and private social networks for companies are better at keeping employees in the know and this eBook by...

    Sponsored By Citrix Systems

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Free Trial - Unified IT Monitoring for Infrastructure and Applications with up.time®

    Powerful and Unified IT Monitoring Software: From physical to virtual to cloud, get the deep reporting and proactive monitoring you need to stay on top of IT performance, availability, and capacity. up.time® has customizable and role-based dashboards to monitor Servers, VMs, Applications, Services and the Network across all platforms, on-premise,...

    Sponsored By Uptime Software

  • Videos // Apr 2015

    The Mobility Win-Win: Mobile workforce productivity at the edge, business assurance at the core

    Watch this video to see how HP Connected MX helps businesses back up, easily manage and leverage their mobile information, and workers a simple way to securely access and share it.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Apr 2015

    Live Webcast: Under the Hood - How to Fire Up Your Employee Culture for Maximum Performance

    Join us for this LIVE event! Wednesday, April 29, 2015 10 AM (PDT) / 1 PM (EDT) Based on thought leader Stan Slap's much anticipated second book, Stan delivers a story filled, high content presentation on how employee cultures work and how to work it. If your job success involves...

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Print Where Business Happen

    The emergence of mobile devices and cloud services has revolutionized business productivity and innovation. HP ePrint Enterprise offers a convenient mobile printing solution that makes it easy for employees to print from smartphones, tablets, and Internet-connected laptops, giving IT complete visibility and control to set print policies, track usage, and...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Collaboration Unchained: Tapping the Potential of Unified Communications

    Emails, phone calls, and in-person meetings remain fundamental to how many large organizations communicate—internally and externally. However, the emergence of collaborative technologies is enabling customers, competitors and employees to innovate, disrupt and challenge the ways in which work gets done and value is created. This report produced with WSJ. Custom...

    Provided By NTT Communications

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Migrating Linux applications from x86 to IBM Power Systems: A discussion of best practices

    PowerVM is a complete virtualization solution that is integrated and packaged with Power Systems. This is a very robust implementation of virtualization developed by IBM, based on best practices learned over the course of four decades of experience with the IBM mainframe. Read More..

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    Network Administrator skills assessment test

    This series of tests can help IT managers gauge how a job candidate for a net admin position will handle typical IT situations. The tests can also help you determine the skills sets each applicant brings to the table.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Book chapters // Apr 2015

    Measure help desk performance more effectively

    This sample chapter, taken from McGraw-Hill's Introduction to Help Desk Concepts and Skills, examines different approaches to measuring help desk performance. Accurately measuring help desk performance is challenging. Statistics that seem impressive at first glance are often misleading when examined more closely. Help desk managers must look beyond an...

    Provided By McGraw-Hill Professional

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation, Why market-based salary data...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Understanding Holistic Database Security

    This paper outlines 8 essential best practices that provide a holistic approach to safeguarding data from breaches and achieving compliance across distributed enterprise databases, data warehouses, file shares and Hadoop-based big data environments. Read More..

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Critical Concepts of the 200-120 CCNA Routing and Switching Exam

    In the spring of 2013, Cisco announced major updates to their Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curricula, including a new version of the CCNA Routing and Switching exam (200-120 CCNA). This paper provides a review of the CCNA Routing and Switching exam's critical concepts, as an aid to students preparing...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    10+ ways to improve your writing by self-editing

    If you want your writing to be polished, professional, and effective, you'll need to develop a system for reviewing your work with a critical eye. Here are some concrete steps you can take to vastly improve the results.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Apr 2015

    10+ e-mail best practices to share with your users

    These days, e-mail is used by just about everyone. Unfortunately, a lot of users out there don't use it right, flirting with security risks, consuming excessive bandwidth, and practicing lousy etiquette. These basic usage guidelines, encompassing things like virus protection, e-mail scams, attachments, and forwarding practices, will help safeguard your...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    Encourage professional growth with this development plan template

    This simple template can serve as a tool for promoting the professional development of your employees by outlining their developmental objectives and defining specific measures to achieve them. Professional growth involves collaboration between you and your employees. You're responsible for providing training and development opportunities--but they're responsible for taking...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    Accomplishments Tracker Template

    Having a structured way to keep track of your noteworthy accomplishments will help you highlight your contributions when review time rolls around. Use this handy template to detail the best (and worst) of your performance throughout the year.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    IBM Software: IBM Security Identity Governance & Administration

    This Frost & Sullivan best practices research paper details why IBM have been provided their 2014 Customer Value Leadership in the Mobile Identity and Access Management because of IBM's outstanding performance. Read More..

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 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