Tech Industry

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Managed Services for Mission Critical Communications

    The paper examines the case for Managed Services in the wireless communications industry. In particular it compares and contrasts the managed services needs and requirements of commercial, Licensed Operators with the needs of the operators of Mission Critical networks. The paper looks at how for both types of organisation, Managed...

    Provided By Motorola

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    Office 365 Jump Start (06): Exchange Online Overview for IT Pros

    The speaker joins Adam Carter (Bomb) to help IT Pros truly understand what Exchange Online is and why it's such a compelling approach. She outlines features such as Anywhere Access, Protection and Compliance, Visibility and Control, Deployment Flexibility and Unsupported feature sets during this overview session.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    Office 365 Jump Start (05): Microsoft Office 365 Directory Synchronization

    The speaker provides a detailed overview of Directory Sync, including who it was build for, what it does for IT Pros and their users and when to use it. Throughout the podcast, the speaker shares best practices for using Directory Sync, requirements, answers to common questions and coming features.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    Office 365 Jump Start (02): Deploying Clients for Office 365

    In this podcast, Adam Carter (Bomb) helps IT Pros understand the Client requirements (both software and hardware) then provides some detail on Office Professional Plus, including a live that illustrates the difference between managed and unmanaged deployments. This podcast will help IT Pros truly recognize all the considerations when planning...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    Office 365 Jump Start (01): Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Pros

    The Microsoft Office 365 Overview provides an excellent perspective of the overall value Office 365 provides to modern organizations in terms of productivity, access, familiarity, security, control and reliability. This podcast will help IT Pros better understand the options and advantages organizations have by taking this approach.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    Office 365 Jump Start (14): SharePoint Online Extensibility & Customization

    In this podcast, the speaker really shows IT Pros the power - and simplicity - of SharePoint Online development. During this session, he explains the power users and/or designers can easily perform in-browser customizations as well as "No-code solutions" in SharePoint Designer 2010. Next, he moves to solutions for developers...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    Fice 365 Jump Start (11): Lync Online Overview & Configuration for IT Pros

    The speaker joins Adam Carter (Bomb) to provide this informative overview of Lync Online. After discussing the initial set up and network configuration, he sets up Lync federation and illustrates how Lync Meetings and dial-in audio conferencing makes collaboration easy throughout the organization.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Travel Industry's Guide To Mobile Advertising

    Travel brands and service providers are also using mobile search to drive consumers to mobile sites and to download their applications. Ongoing mobile search campaigns are helping these companies ensure that they are easily discovered in application stores and through the mobile web. For travel companies (such as airlines and...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Creating A Connected Consumer Experience Through Measurable Digital Marketing

    At the beginning of the industrial revolution, market power resided with the manufacturers that had economies of scale and could control the supply chain. Typically, these manufacturers were vertically integrated, would produce to capacity, and would then push their products through the supply chain. Even today, many business models still...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    VMware Case Study: Centra Construction Group Ltd.

    Based in Langley, British Columbia, Centra Construction Group Ltd. manufactures vinyl windows and patio doors. Centra's IT infrastructure supports the company's core business activities - all the way from manufacturing to installation to billing. Centra Construction Group wanted to stop server sprawl, build a robust development and test environment, and...

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Achieving a Lean Enterprise - Can a Business System Support Lean Initiatives?

    Thousands of companies around the world have adopted the improvement methodology and its tools. The challenge for manufacturers now more than ever is to get a handle on how to leverage strong practices from lean manufacturing in addition to what is available from an ERP system. This podcast spark some...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Lean and Green Manufacturing: Real Solutions to Cut Costs

    Although lean manufacturing practices have been around for decades, most manufacturers have still not implemented lean manufacturing processes and systems to their advantage. Many more manufacturers still do not understand how to improve operations and manage energy consumption without available environmental performance indicators. With current economic conditions, government regulations, and...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    SaaS Saves Money & Improves Operations: TCO and ROI Calculations Help Make the Case

    Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) continues to gain traction over traditional on-premise software licensing models as organizations aggressively seek more cost-effective, flexible and robust computing solutions. Few would argue that SaaS holds a lot of promise as a cost-effective and robust model for applications. However, organizations still need to map the total cost...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The New Economics of Customer Reach: Advanced Advertising

    Advanced advertising features in the trade press, articles, marketing papers, and conferences with increasing regularity. The phrase often is used so casually, and put forth with the underlying assumption that the audience has a thorough understanding of what is meant by the term. However, different media organizations, vendors, and media...

    Provided By Sun Microsystems

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Propelling Secured Performance 24/7 Across the Globe

    Berg Propulsion is one of the world's leading designers of propellers used for industrial and merchant shipping, with sales and service offices from Istanbul to Rio de Janeiro. To keep operations running smoothly around the world, Berg needed a new security system that could ensure maximum network uptime and keep...

    Provided By WatchGuard Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    A Practical Guide for Retiring Legacy Applications

    It's not uncommon for companies that have been in business for a while to have hundreds of legacy applications that deliver limited value--but still involve significant operational and maintenance costs. Many of those organizations are now asking some key questions: Why continue to waste money maintaining applications that no...

    Provided By Informatica

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Break From The Routine

    With one IT department in five spending more than half its time and resources on routine updates, maintenance and administration of existing systems, it is not surprising that top business objectives such as business process improvements, reducing enterprise costs, increasing the use of information/analytics, improving workforce effectiveness and attracting new...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Legal Risks of uncontrolled email and web

    Access to email and the Internet is a business critical application for most organizations, but the attributes that make such resources so essential inevitably generate significant risks for employers. Incidents of email and Internet misuse continue unabated. This paper considers some of the main risks that arise from employee use...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Master the Challenges of Programming Multi-Function Machines

    By combining multiple machining operations such as milling and turning in a single machine, multiple-function machine tools reduce the number of setups required to process parts. Saving a considerable amount of time in the overall process, it also reduces positioning errors possible in multiple setups. One machine is able to...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Safer web browsing in four steps: Technology to help you reduce risk

    The web is now the cybercriminal's favored means of attack, with a newly infected website discovered every few seconds. Hijacked trusted sites, poisoned search results, fake anti-virus software and phishing websites are a sample of the exploits that hit users' browsers every day. That leaves your business in a bind:...

    Provided By Sophos

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Eight threats your anti-virus won't stop: Why you need endpoint security

    News headlines are a constant reminder that malware attacks and data leakage are on the rise. High-profile incidents that make big news might seem out of the ordinary. Yet businesses of every size face similar risks in the everyday acts of using digital technology and the internet for legitimate purposes....

    Provided By Sophos

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Using Virtualization To Leverage Your Investment In Active Directory

    Microsoft Active Directory is an established NOS directory technology and most enterprises have made significant investments in their AD infrastructure. Many of these enterprises are now looking to further improve the user experience, reduce redundancy, and increase simplicity of directory management, by re-using the information currently stored in AD for...

    Provided By Radiant Logic

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Global Cloud Computing Adoption: Transformation Is In The Air

    Cloud computing represents a radical new set of principles and practices - paying for what you use, flexibility in contracts and commitments, and ease of use - that are changing the IT status quo. As the need for external IT resources increases, enterprises need to understand the shift in outsourcing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Cloud Computing: The Next Generation of Outsourcing

    Cloud computing represents a radical new set of principles and practices - paying for what you use, flexibility in contracts and commitments, and ease of use - that are changing the IT status quo. As the need for external IT resources increases, enterprises need to understand the shift in outsourcing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    People and Processes: Keys to IT as a Service Success

    IT as a service (ITaaS) provides a unique opportunity for IT and line-of-business leaders to realign to transform business. Over the past decade, IT organizations have worked hard to reduce delivery time and costs through automation and commoditization. At the same time, line-of-business owners have demanded more and unique offerings...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Oct 2008

    Webcast: The Four Pillars of Manufacturing Effectiveness

    Bill Canis, VP of the Manufacturing Institute, leads this Webcast covering topics such as lean manufacturing, using available resources, workforce development and competing internationally. View this Webcast to learn how: Manufacturers seek partners at every stage of the global supply chain - from research and development through shipping...

    Provided By CDC Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    ESG Lab Review: Symantec NetBackup 5230 Appliance

    Fuss-free backup in less than 25 minutes. According to ESG research, nearly 64 percent of IT budget was spent on maintaining existing infrastructure. Discover how Symantec NetBackup 5230 can overcome such infrastructure complexity and create an efficient backup and recovery environment.

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Datasheet: Symantec NetBackup 5230 Appliance

    Back up in minutes with an integrated backup appliance Speed up recovery and reduce storage cost with Symantec NetBackup 5230 Appliance, which offers deeper visibility into virtual environments. Find out more about achieving swift backup and recovery with an all-in-one backup solution.

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateway

    This industry report covers the email gateway market. Gartner, Inc. positions Gartner in the Leaders quadrant in its 2010 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways (anti-spam, anti-virus, outbound content filtering, email encryption, intrusion prevention). In this report, Gartner analysts note that, "The e-mail security market is very mature. Targeted phishing...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Top Ten Web Threats and how to eliminate

    This paper raises real challenges for IT managers who have to protect the business against malware, keep internet bandwidth available for legitimate business needs and enforce acceptable use policies for the human resource department. Managers everywhere must also find a balance between allowing reasonable personal internet use at work and...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Apr 2011

    Defeating the Cyber Mutants: Protecting Your Business from Modern Malware

    Modern malware rarely strikes the same way twice. Today's malicious code rapidly mutates, bypassing traditional defences. This webcast will examine these threats and the new technology that organizations from small businesses to large enterprises can use to protect their physical and virtual environments. Attend this webcast to learn: Why traditional...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Protect Your Business with Online Backup: Ten Reasons to Protect Your Data with an Online Backup Service

    Many small and mid-size businesses operate with inadequate or incomplete data backup processes that can lead to costly data loss and organizational risk. To learn how your organization can dramatically improve its data management capabilities, download "Protect Your Business with Online Backup--Ten Reasons to Protect Your Data with an...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Working Smarter: The evolution of getting things done.

    Inefficiency is as persistent as the competition. Inside this brochure you'll read several case studies about companies that didn't settle for "good enough" processes and maximized the potential of every business relationship?from employees to business partners to customers.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Managed File Transfer for SOA using IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition

    When it comes to moving critical data, FTP transactions can be too risky and, ultimately, costly. This brochure demonstrates how IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition stacks up against traditional FTP systems and can provide your organization with an easy to manage, reliable and secure solution to move files of...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Faberg? Pushes Boundaries to Deliver Luxury Shopping Experience on the Web

    Faberge wanted to re-launch a global brand - aimed at a very select target market - by recreating a luxury brand experience online, reaching clients wherever they may be. Faberge provided each client with an individual, highly interactive and personal service online. The client may, at their discretion, interact online...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Exploring iPaaS Usage Scenarios: B2B and Cloud Service Integration

    The most proven scenarios for integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) usage are external integration of an organizations' on-premises applications and processes with those of business This research provides user organizations' CIOs, CTOs, enterprise technology architects, integration competency center(ICC)/service-oriented architecture (SOA) center-of-excellence (COE) managers, B2B integration managers and project leaders, as well as...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Towards an Advertising Business Model for Web Service Mashups

    On the Internet, the advertising business model is a cornerstone of many service businesses. This paper proposes an advertising business model for machine-oriented Web Services and describe the guiding principles for its mechanisms and implementation. It is not straightforward to make the advertising business method feasible for machine-oriented Web Services,...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Texas Health and Human Services Commission Supports Multichannel Business Model With SOA Solution

    HHSC wanted to improve the service provided to clients by increasing the number of ways in which clients could contact the agency, support more programs, increase operational efficiencies and enhance accountability - all while reducing costs. A new business model offering clients better and more varied service over the phone,...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Mar 2010

    A New Way of Working: Insights from Global Leaders

    What can nearly 300 executives teach you about what separates outperforming organizations from their peers? Quite a bit. In this short video, preview the results of a new study that reveals differences in priorities, behaviors, gaps and supporting technologies. The study is packed with facts from the front lines and...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    IBM Smart SOA approach in action: Application Foundation Demo.

    This demo shows how the IBM? Smart SOA? application foundation helped JK Enterprises as their business expanded. You'll see how IBM helped them improve their agility and employee productivity?increasing their ROI, and decreasing costs.

    Provided By IBM