Virtualization

Find full coverage of virtualization technologies, including reviews, how-tos, best practices, and tips.

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    The Complete Guide to Monitoring Virtualised Environments

    Driven by such compelling advantages as increased agility, scale and cost savings, today’s organisations are growing ever more reliant on virtualisation, whether of servers, desktops or cloud platforms. However, for many organisations simply understanding, let alone optimising, service levels in complex, highly dynamic virtual environments continues to be a challenge....

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Surviving Disruption

    Disruption is coming. Are you ready? It's not enough to know that a threat is coming. You need to know whether it's coming right for you. In this spotlight on managing disruption that first appeared in the Harvard Business Review, industry leaders Maxwell Wessel and Clayton Christensen propose a systematic...

    Sponsored By Jama Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

    Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    10 Reasons to Choose Hitachi UCP

    Sit back as we reveal the 10 reason that IT professionals choose Hitachi UCP. Find out how other IT specialists and their organisations have used UCP to support and improve their VMware and vSphere environments with reliability and agility.

    Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Business Resiliency: The Need for 24/7/365 Operations

    Today’s customers and business partners expect 24/7/365 uptime. Server and infrastructure outages can cost thousands of dollars every minute, when you calculate the costs of remediation, the lost revenue and productivity, the reputation damage, and the penalties associated with SLA and regulatory non-compliance. Many companies would consider their tolerance for...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Accelerate your IT Services: Dell Red Hat Cloud Solutions

    This white paper provides an overview of Dell Red Hat Enterprise Cloud Solutions and the benefits of cloud computing, specifically private cloud deployments. Learn about the different configuration options available from Dell and Red Hat to address your organization's specific needs. Co-sponsored by Red Hat:

    Sponsored By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Holistic Fraud Prevention: Transforming the Customer's Experience

    Financial institutions are on a perpetual quest to improve customer engagement to drive increased transactions, account balances, loyalty and ultimately, profitability. Providing exceptional service to online banking customers is particularly critical. Unfortunately, the imprecise, antiquated fraud controls that many financial institutions rely on are not only failing to protect...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IBM Security Identity Governance

    IBM Security Identity Governance is designed to help organizations effectively manage identities and application access by bridging the gaps across compliance, business and IT infrastructure operations. As a result, organizations can help reduce the risk of fraud, conflicts of duties and human error in business processes.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Strengthen Security with Intelligent Identity and Access Management

    Managing user identities and user-access privileges is a cornerstone of effective security for organizations. It is vitally important to verify that only the right people can access protected resources and that their activities are sufficiently monitored. However, in order to effectively compete and meet customer expectations, organizations are increasing the...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Mitigating Risk with Security Intelligence and Identity Assurance

    IBM Security QRadar and IBM Security identity and access management solutions deliver out-of-the-box integration, enabling organizations to quickly identify anomalies in user behavior, protect against insider fraud and demonstrate compliance with growing security regulations.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Deliver Actionable Identity Intelligence with Solutions from IBM

    Integrated, intelligent IBM Security identity and access management solutions are designed to turn identity into the new security perimeter so organizations can better govern identities, gain control, and employ analytics in support of both security and regulatory compliance.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence

    By combining the industry-leading security intelligence capabilities of IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform with the robust data security capabilities of IBM InfoSphere Guardium, organizations can help prevent attacks, ensure compliance and reduce costs of security management.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    The State of Mobile Security Maturity

    In this study, we set to explore, with the help of ISMG, how enterprises view mobile security risks, what capabilities they are currently deploying vis-à-vis the four pillars of the framework and what their short-to- medium-term plans are to extend these capabilities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    The compelling case for a business focus in IT Service Management

    IBM SmartCloud Control Desk enables organizations to integrate and automate asset and IT service management across data centers, cloud-based environments and endpoints to bridge silos of capabilities, minimize management complexity and provide user simplicity. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Analyzing the Economic Value of HP ConvergedSystem 700 for Virtualization

    HP Converged System 700 offers the opportunity for enterprise organizations to drastically increase their IT and user productivity at a significantly lower TCO compared with alternative infrastructure virtualization approaches. This ESG white paper presents a detailed economic analysis for HP Converged System 700, is designed to provide potential customers with...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    New age security threats require new age solutions. Fixing security requires a fresh approach.

    Current endpoint software security software is resource heavy and therefore slow. With the growing number of exploits and mobile attacks available to modern cybercriminals, real-time, actionable threat intelligence within a global context is more important than ever for securing organizations. Find out how to face these challenges in this information...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Jan 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..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Improving the cost and management of mirroring data with a Stretched Cluster Solution

    In today’s world, storage and performance requirements are growing faster than ever before and the costs of managing this growth are eating up more and more of the typical IT budget. With the Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) four core elements of IT Infrastructure – networking, CPU, storage and security–...

    Sponsored By Tectrade

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Next - Generation Security Platform for Critical Infrastructure

    SCADA and Industrial Control Systems (ICS), which are used to automate industrial processes in critical infrastructure industries such as utilities and transportation, have undergone dramatic transformations. What once was a collection of isolated, proprietary systems based on serial protocols are now highly interconnected systems which leverage the internet protocol and...

    Sponsored By Palo Alto Networks

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    IBM System Z in a mobile World

    Becoming a mobile enterprise is about re-imagining your business around constantly connected customers and employees. The speed of mobile adoption dictates transformational innovation rather than incremental innovation. Mobile really is a disruptive innovation. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    IDC Report: The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Maximizing Your Opportunity by Extending The IBM System Z Environment To Support Mobility

    This IDC Reports looks at how System Z, IBM’s mainframe environment, is used by enterprises to handle large volumes of critical data in a highly secure, available environment. Today, many of the applications and services on these environments are backoffice environments with green-screen interfaces, but as mobile becomes an increasingly...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Can The Enterprise Count On The Cloud For Data Protection? 

    Despite the recent negative headlines, a cloud enhanced data protection service is an ideal use of cloud storage. It provides off-site, geographically dispersed data protection so that in the event of a site or even regional disaster, an organization’s digital assets can still be recovered in a timely manner. The...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Protect Critical Healthcare Data

    Protecting healthcare data is more important—and more challenging—than ever before. With most patient information now residing in digital format, healthcare organizations must rely on IT solutions to protect patient privacy and safeguard against disasters that may cause physical damage to patient information. In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Infographic - Do you Believe the Myths Around Virtualization?

    There are a lot of myths floating around about virtualization. It will cause downtime. It requires specialized skills and expertise. It is simply too expensive. So, do you believe these myths? Check out this informative infographic for some myth-busting facts about how virtualization actually: Drives down costs Increases...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Forrester - Expanding your Virtual Infrastructure: An Equation for Achieving Optimized Control

    This exclusive infographic gives an overview of new strategies for maximizing the benefits of virtualization. Learn more..

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments - IDC Report

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Migrating Your Data Center to an Application Centric Infrastructure

    Organizations everywhere recognize that changing application environments are creating new demands for the IT infrastructure, causing a transformation within the data center. There is a need to address key business and technological transitions in terms of application delivery and consumption. As such, data center managers are assessing what new capabilities...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Networking for a Smarter Data Centre: Getting it right

    This paper explores how a holistic management approach to networks, servers, storage and applications can aid in the evolution to a smarter data centre and drive optimal value for the organisation. Download this whitepaper now and learn how your organisation can leverage virtualisation for deploying services efficiently and responding to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Redefining networks for cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security - New technologies are pushing networks to the breaking point

    Much has been written about cloud, big data, mobile, social, and IT security as significant forces that are transforming information technology and business. Much less has been said about the impact of these forces on networking—or about the role that networks play when business initiatives are based on them. Download...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Migrating Linux applications from x86 to IBM Power Systems

    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..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    2014 Gartner Report: Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

    "IBM Security QRadar received an ""Excellent"" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Nov 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Moving the Data Center to Hyper-Converged & Web-Scale: A Customer and Analyst View

    As enterprises take their data centers to 100% virtualization, the needs for IT infrastructure have moved beyond converged infrastructure such as VCE Vblock and toward hyper-converged, web-scale architectures. Join this technical webinar to hear from CBSi editors, Taneja Group analysts, and Nutanix customers about how web-scale converged infrastructure is...

    Sponsored By Nutanix

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Whitepaper - Secure Access and Continuity in a Virtualized and BYOD World

    In today’s 24x7 economy, safeguarding your applications and data is more important than ever. HP Secure Access and Continuity solutions ensure your business-critical data is always protected and always available—any device, any place, any time. Sponsored by HP and Intel®: Intel and the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Secure Access and Continuity in a Virtualized and BYOD World - Whitepaper

    In today’s 24x7 economy, safeguarding your applications and data is more important than ever. HP Secure Access and Continuity solutions ensure your business-critical data is always protected and always available—any device, any place, any time. Sponsored by HP and Intel®: Intel and the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard & Intel®

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Unleashing IT ACI Special Edition Article

    Virtualization, cloud, and mobility are opening new avenues in the IT world and could require infrastructure changes. The new Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) is the future of networking with a holistic architecture, centralized automation, and policy-driven application profiles. Featured customers weigh in on their decision to implement Cisco...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    A Better Connected World with Huawei

    In a world where everything is connected, the limits to innovation will fade away, offering inspired experiences for all, and enormous opportunities for businesses. To learn more about our vision of a better connected world. Download the white paper now

    Sponsored By Huawei

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    CITO Research: Hybrid Cloud Myths

    It’s time to debunk the myths about hybrid cloud bandwidth and reliability. As the flexibility and economy of scale in the cloud continue to expand, and as visibility into data and systems becomes even more extensive, the case for the hybrid cloud has never been stronger. Get insights about your...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Gartner Report 2014: Planning Guide for Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing is no longer a new concept, and many organizations have been consuming cloud services for the past several years. However, in 2014, many organizations will look to move cloud computing past the early phase and constrained use cases and into more widespread, production adoption. Check this report out...

    Sponsored By Equinix

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Upgrading Your vCenter Server and ESXi Host to vSphere 5.5

    There are many issues and requirements to consider when you upgrade vCenter server and ESXi hosts to vSphere 5.5. The last thing you want is to have the upgrade fail or to encounter problems that you could have avoided with a little bit of research. This paper highlights the process,...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Understanding NIST's Cloud Computing Reference Architecture: Part I

    This white paper examines the NIST Cloud Computing Reference Architecture in a two-part series. The first part covers the cloud players and their roles and responsibilities. The second part focuses on the Reference Architecture components, activities, and functions.

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    SDN: How It Will Affect You and Why You Should Care

    You may have heard about software-defined networking (SDN) and its cousin network functions virtualization (NFV). These emerging technologies are likely to revolutionize the IT industry as well as your job. This white paper introduces you to SDN and NFV, examines their impact on you as well as the industry, and...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Ten Risky Security Behaviors to Avoid: Protect Your Organization

    You are a problem. You are a risk to your employer. The actions you take and the activities you perform at work, online, and even in your personal life put your employer at risk. You need to know how you are a security risk to the organization and what you...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • 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).

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    SDN and Cloud Computing

    After a review of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and its close cousin Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), this white paper addresses three main deployment scenarios: SDN without deploying cloud computing, cloud computing without deploying SDN, and deploying cloud computing in conjunction with SDN. We'll look at use cases, when the approach makes...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    You're A Few Steps Away From Future-Proofing Your Career

    Prepare for the future of networking today with free 60-day trial software, web-based training, and a Brocade Network Function Virtualization Certification ($650 value). BE A BROCADE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL NOW. Build your skills by creating a virtualized network with the Brocade Vyatta vRouter Stay ahead of the industry's...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Mobile Application Management with Citrix XenMobile

    Mobility is a critical IT initiative in companies of all sizes because it is an unprecedented opportunity to increase business efficiency and competitive advantage. Beyond device management, mobile application and data management are key to achieving these benefits.

    Sponsored By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    New Topics on the 2014 Security+ SY0-401 Exam

    It has been three years since the last revision of the CompTIA Security+ exam. In early summer of 2014, the latest version SY0-401 was released. This revamped exam retains the same six domains as established in SY0-301, which emphasize security in three main areas: application, data, and host. New topics...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    OpenLMI Improves Management in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

    Included as an integral part of RHEL 7, OpenLMI offers significant gains in managing the wealth of available Linux tools. The fact that the interface can be accessed via multiple languages, including C/C++, Python, Java, and a CLI further enhances its versatility. In addition, the ability to use OpenLMI on...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Managing hybrid clouds: A comprehensive, secure, and flexible cloud management solution white paper

    Hybrid cloud delivery brings a fundamental shift to the enterprise, and a new style of IT. The IT department that develops a hybrid delivery model, one that creates an optimal mix of traditional IT, private, and public cloud, is the department that realizes success. Read the white paper and learn...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    New age security threats require new age solutions. Fixing security requires a fresh approach.

    Current endpoint software security software is resource heavy and therefore slow. With the growing number of exploits and mobile attacks available to modern cybercriminals, real-time, actionable threat intelligence within a global context is more important than ever for securing organizations. Find out how to face these challenges in this information...

    Sponsored By Webroot

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Protect Critical Healthcare Data

    Protecting healthcare data is more important—and more challenging—than ever before. With most patient information now residing in digital format, healthcare organizations must rely on IT solutions to protect patient privacy and safeguard against disasters that may cause physical damage to patient information. In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC Whitepaper - Next Gen Virtualization & Hybrid Cloud with ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)

    The pace of change in IT systems is accelerating as new applications, particularly from cloud and mobile environments, become key business enablers. Organizations are constantly seeking to simplify and optimize their IT infrastructure to make it more adaptable and innovative to get a competitive advantage. IDC has quantified the network-related...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Unleashing IT ACI Special Edition Article

    Virtualization, cloud, and mobility are opening new avenues in the IT world and could require infrastructure changes. The new Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) is the future of networking with a holistic architecture, centralized automation, and policy-driven application profiles. Featured customers weigh in on their decision to implement Cisco...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Networking for a Smarter Data Centre: Getting it right

    This paper explores how a holistic management approach to networks, servers, storage and applications can aid in the evolution to a smarter data centre and drive optimal value for the organisation. Download this whitepaper now and learn how your organisation can leverage virtualisation for deploying services efficiently and responding to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // Nov 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Moving the Data Center to Hyper-Converged & Web-Scale: A Customer and Analyst View

    As enterprises take their data centers to 100% virtualization, the needs for IT infrastructure have moved beyond converged infrastructure such as VCE Vblock and toward hyper-converged, web-scale architectures. Join this technical webinar to hear from CBSi editors, Taneja Group analysts, and Nutanix customers about how web-scale converged infrastructure is...

    Sponsored By Nutanix

  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    3 Compelling Reasons to Consider Desktop Virtualization

    If you have already experienced the benefits of server virtualization, it is time to find out what you can gain by extending virtualization to your desktops. In this eBook, find out how other VMware customers have extended their virtualization deployment to end-user computing and have uncovered significant benefits, such as...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    PowerVM Virtualization Essentials

    PowerVM is the virtualization environment for AIX, Linux, and IBM i running on the IBM POWER hardware platform. This white paper provides an overview of PowerVM concepts, architecture, terminology, and capabilities.

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    How Malware and Targeted Attacks Infiltrate Your Data Center

    Advanced targeted attacks bypass the security perimeter and compromise individuals inside your enterprise to unleash attacks on your entire network. Read this white paper to learn more about: Attack Motivation How to Protect Your Sensitive Data and Critical Business Applications Complementing Traditional Defenses with Data Center Protection Effective Malware...

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Data Security in the Cloud

    Maintaining control over the data is paramount to cloud success. In this CSO Magazine whitepaper, learn about Cloud Computing Security Challenges, Techniques for Protecting Data in the Cloud and Strategies for Secure Transition to the Cloud.

    Sponsored By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets

    Surprise incidences of downtime in server rooms and remote wiring closets lead to sleepless nights for many IT managers. Most can recount horror stories about how bad luck, human error, or just simple incompetence brought their server rooms down. This paper analyzes several of these incidents and makes recommendations for...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Virtualization and Cloud Computing: Optimized Power, Cooling, and Management Maximizes Benefits

    IT virtualization, the engine behind cloud computing, can have significant consequences on the data center physical infrastructure (DCPI). Higher power densities that often result can challenge the cooling capabilities of an existing system. Reduced overall energy consumption that typically results from physical server consolidation may actually worsen the data center's...

    Sponsored By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Top 7 Benefits of an Enterprise-Class Hybrid Cloud for Government

    VMware vCloud® Government Service provided by Carpathia® is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud service that delivers the tried and tested VMware capabilities widely used by government organizations today, with the added security and compliance assurance of FedRAMP authorization. The hybrid cloud is becoming more and more prevalent – in fact,...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Practitioner’s Guide to the VMware vCloud Suite: Top Five Questions

    This paper gives an overview of the editions, and addresses the top five questions asked by practitioners who want to better understand and effectively use the capabilities of vCloud Suite. Read more...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Unrivalled Cloud Stories

    See how IT leaders in public and private sector organisations across Europe are delivering transformational results by building on the virtualization investments they’ve already made. Read more...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Tech Tips: Backup and Recovery for Your IT Environment

    VMware vSphere® Data ProtectionTM is a backup-and-recovery solution that provides reliable, space-efficient, disk-based data protection for VMware virtual machines. Leveraging mature, proven technology from EMC Avamar, vSphere Data Protection is fully integrated with VMware vCenterTM Server and the vSphere Web Client – for easy deployment and management. Read more...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Tech Tips: VMware Horizon View

    Straight from our experts at VMware®, follow these technical tips for a successful and smooth implementation of VMware Horizon View™. From application requirements to end user expectations, reference these tips as you move to a virtual desktop infrastructure.

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    On-demand Webcast: UK New Threat Landscape..

    There have been multiple high profile worldwide data breaches so far in 2014. Do you wonder what's happening on the UK Threat Landscape? Join Rackspace and Alert Logic to hear more about malicious cybercrime, the evolution of hackers, how the underground economy works and how it affects the corporate IT...

    Sponsored By Alert Logic

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Desktop Virtualization for Wealth Management and Insurance

    The computer desktop has been in existence for a little over 30 years, but in the last 10 years it has moved to notebooks and increasingly towards smart mobile devices. Now with advancements in technology, the desktop is increasingly found in the cloud thanks to virtual desktop infrastructure.

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Deduplication solutions are not all created equal, why Data Domain?

    There is a common misconception that all deduplication systems are created the same and many organisations are doing their homework prior to making a purchase decision. There are certain key things to look for when you are researching a deduplication storage solution and that is the subject of this whitepaper....

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Can The Enterprise Count On The Cloud For Data Protection? 

    Despite the recent negative headlines, a cloud enhanced data protection service is an ideal use of cloud storage. It provides off-site, geographically dispersed data protection so that in the event of a site or even regional disaster, an organization’s digital assets can still be recovered in a timely manner. The...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    The compelling case for a business focus in IT Service Management

    IBM SmartCloud Control Desk enables organizations to integrate and automate asset and IT service management across data centers, cloud-based environments and endpoints to bridge silos of capabilities, minimize management complexity and provide user simplicity. Read More..

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments - IDC Report

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Journey to the Hybrid Cloud

    Cloud adoption continues to expand beyond the base of cutting-edge early adopters and is now reaching the "early mainstream" stage, increasingly being looked at by enterprises as a viable model for agile, cost-effective IT delivery. However, the prevailing binary paradigm of cloud infrastructure (public versus private) limits the extent to...

    Sponsored By VMware

  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Improving the cost and management of mirroring data with a Stretched Cluster Solution

    In today’s world, storage and performance requirements are growing faster than ever before and the costs of managing this growth are eating up more and more of the typical IT budget. With the Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) four core elements of IT Infrastructure – networking, CPU, storage and security–...

    Sponsored By Tectrade

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Migrating Your Data Center to an Application Centric Infrastructure

    Organizations everywhere recognize that changing application environments are creating new demands for the IT infrastructure, causing a transformation within the data center. There is a need to address key business and technological transitions in terms of application delivery and consumption. As such, data center managers are assessing what new capabilities...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2014

    IBM Storage with OpenStack Brings Simplicity and Robustness to Cloud

    While many storage vendors have submitted OpenStack drivers for their equipment, IBM has gone much further than that to support the OpenStack community. Read this paper and learn how.

    Sponsored By IBM