Virtualization

Business are reaping the rewards of faster, simplified and efficient infrastructures through virtualization.

  • White Papers // Jun 2015

    Wi-Fi Buyer's Guide: The Benefits of Cloud Networking

    Cloud networking introduces a new way to deploy, operate & manage distributed enterprise networks. It delivers capabilities via a cloud infrastructure that requires minimal capital investment in appliances or IT resources. This paper provides details about cloud networking, the state of the cloud market & its benefits.

    Sponsored By Aerohive Networks

  • 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

    Equinix Increases IT and Employee Productivity with ServiceNow Cloud-Based IT Service Automation Solution

    The day-to-day benefits of cloud-based service automation are well-documented. But what can be harder to ascertain is the quantitative benefits, the money saved, and the impact on the company’s bottom line. IDC and Equinix teamed up to crystallize the benefits of true economic benefits of ServiceNow’s IT service automation. Download...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • 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

    5 Steps to Aligning IT to the Needs of Your Organization

    In the past, attempts to integrate data center infrastructure and applications have been manual, time-consuming, and expensive efforts. Fortunately, with the advent of cloud computing and hybrid IT, that situation is changing. IT can now be a catalyst for transformation: the enabler of innovation, new business models, and new revenue...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    5 Reasons Cisco UCS is the Best Choice When Migrating Applications

    It’s understandable to be risk averse when making major IT decisions with critical business impact. When you make these kinds of decisions—such as whether or not to change server vendors when migrating applications— you need to be confident that the benefits of the new solution are worth the risk. ...

    Sponsored By Cisco

  • White Papers // May 2015

    AT&T Leverages HP Vertica Analytics Platform to Change the Economics of Providing Actionable Insights to Decision Makers

    HP Vertica has changed the economics of using Big Data analytics for AT&T's LOBs while minimizing the likelihood that performance bottlenecks will prevent business teams from realizing the full potential of Big Data analytics. As a result, AT&T's data analytics team can now provide more actionable data, and Big Data...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Transforming the Cloud Data Centre

    This report will explore how organisations today are driving greater performance and lower the TCO of enterprise and cloud data centres. With more than a decade working together, Red Hat software and Intel architecture share their insights on getting the most out of your organisation's cloud Infrastructure.

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • White Papers // May 2015

    Step-by-Step Configuration Guide

    Security is a major concern for IT professionals when think about the implementation of cloud computing solutions. In overcoming those concerns and enabling the hosting of all workloads, including those that depend on sensitive information, robust security mechanisms play a vital role. Intel and Red Hat come together to provide...

    Sponsored By Intel & Red Hat

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Virtual Machines: Bigger, Faster, and more Agile

    Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines allow you to deploy a wide range of computing solutions in an agile way. With Virtual Machines, you can deploy nearly instantaneously and you pay only by the minute. With Windows, Linux, SQL Server, Oracle, IBM, SAP, and BizTalk, you can deploy any workload, any language,...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Big Data: New Insights Unlocked.

    Reveal new insights and drive better decision making with Azure HDInsight, a Big Data solution powered by Apache Hadoop. Learn more about the unique flexibility provided to you by HDInsight and make sure you and your organisation stay ahead of the technological curve

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    MSDN Dev and Test Pay-As-You-Go

    Discover special low Microsoft Azure rates for MSDN subscribers. Learn more about the Azure credits available as part of MSDN subscriptions and access Windows Virtual Machines, HDInsights and other Microsoft cloud services at discounted hourly rates. Using Azure as part of your MSDN subscription provides a great way for teams...

    Sponsored By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    4 Critical Risks Facing Microsoft® Office 365™ Implementations

    Moving to Microsoft® Office 365™ has risks for availability and security. But with planning, you can make your migration a smooth process that keeps users happy and keeps your business moving forward. In this white paper you’ll learn how to: • Keep email working if Office 365 is offline •...

    Sponsored By Mimecast

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Introductory Guide To Cloud Computing

    The cloud has allowed many businesses to profit from its flexibility, power and its relatively low cost of entry. This paper was created to serve as a primer in cloud computing for your business. It is targeted at cloud adopters using SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions and serves as a...

    Sponsored By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    The Rise Of The Distractions In a Workplace Environment

    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)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    5 Ways Sustainability Can Boost Your Organisation

    Green is good. For the environment, and for your company. So look over these different ways you can make energy conservation a larger part of your organisation. You’ll reduce operating costs and your overall carbon footprint...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Resource Center // Apr 2015

    Free NFV Certification - For a Limited Time

    Start your New IP journey with free NFV certification. This training includes a 60-day trial download of Brocade Vyatta vRouter so you can create virtualized networks for real-world scenarios. Get ready. Get ahead. Get certified.

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Planning Guide: Modernizing Servers and Software

    Many companies today are simply “getting by” with their existing IT infrastructure. If you’re one of those companies, you know that this can mean something as simple as slower performance or as complex as needing a workaround for service delivery. Organizations are now moving toward virtualization and modern cloud options,...

    Sponsored By Intel/Microsoft

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    State of Public Cloud Security

    The majority of organisations using the cloud today don’t understand their shared security responsibilities, according to a recent survey by Forrester Consulting. This finding is alarming, especially with the constant revelations of major data breaches. Whether you’re just starting your cloud journey and want to know how others are approaching...

    Sponsored By Trend Micro Australia

  • White Papers // Mar 2015

    Cloud Security Best practices

    In this whitepaper Best Practices for Public Cloud Security, Forrester shares cloud security survey results and best practices for addressing shared security responsibility. Forrester advocates a three-part model to secure data and applications in the cloud and specifically discusses how to achieve each recommendation: Verify and secure all resources Limit...

    Sponsored By Trend Micro Australia

  • 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

    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

    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 activi-ties are sufficiently monitored. However, in order to effectively compete and meet customer expectations, organizations are increasing the...

    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 // 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

    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

    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 // Aug 2014

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

    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 // Aug 2014

    Virtual Desktop Acquisition Cost Analysis

    App and desktop virtualization is much more than a technology solution. It is transforming the way organizations of all sizes are enabling their workforces while simplifying the desktop management process for IT administrators.

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    5 Fundamentals of Virtual Server Protection

    Server virtualization brings many well-known benefits, including cost efficiencies, management automation, and improved agility. Most enterprises are already invested heavily in virtualization technologies, but with these new operating models come challenges to data management and infrastructure protection. This whitepaper outlines five important considerations that must be addressed in order to...

    Sponsored By CommVault

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Five Fundamentals of Virtual Server Protection

    Server virtualization brings many well-known benefits, including cost efficiencies, management automation, and improved agility. Most enterprises are already invested heavily in virtualization technologies, but with these new operating models come challenges to data management and infrastructure protection. This whitepaper outlines five important considerations that must be addressed in order to...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Orchestration of Modern IT: Helping IT Accelerate Business

    Orchestration for modern IT represents a comprehensive and holistic approach to defining, building, orchestrating, managing and reporting on intelligent workflows that work with third-party tools and operational processes. This report will examine how modern IT professionals are using the process of IT orchestration to reduce capital costs, increase flexibility and...

    Sponsored By ServiceNow

  • 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 // Jul 2015

    The Hidden Costs of Self-Signed Certificates ( Italian)

    Download this white paper, The Hidden Costs of Self-Signed Certificates, to read about the true total cost of ownership for self-signed SSL, including a side-by-side comparison of a self-signed architecture versus working with a third-party SSL vendor. You'll also learn about risk factors such as how self-signed certificates can increase...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    ESG Paper: Cisco’s Intelligence Security Architecture

    Nowadays, all organisations face an unprecedented threat landscape, resulting in the recent wave of data breaches at organisations like Target, Home Depot, and JPMorgan Chase. Given this dangerous situation, CISOs must move beyond security controls for prevention alone and organisations must vigorously hunt down malicious cyber-activities by collecting and analysing...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2015

    Cloud and Virtualization: Interdependency

    Cloud computing and virtualization are two booming technologies in this era. This paper is an attempt to correlate cloud with virtualization. This paper represents cloud as 'Automated virtualization' and 'How virtualization is a necessity to implement cloud' is the main concern of paper. Cloud comes with business need in any...

    Provided By International Journal Of Engineering And Computer Science