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  • Sponsored By Sophos // Mar 2015

    Endpoint Buyers Guide

    Evaluating the many components that make up an endpoint security solution can be overwhelming. This buyers guide provides independent research and test results to help you determine your endpoint security solution requirements and identify the vendor that best meets your needs.

  • Sponsored By Sophos // Mar 2015

    Firewall Buyers Guide

    Five key areas to consider when choosing your next firewall Checklist of the security capabilities you need Questions to ask vendors to make sure they meet your requirements Comparisons of Sophos, Fortinet, Dell SonicWALL and WatchGuard

  • Sponsored By Sophos // Mar 2015

    A Manager's Guide to Unified Threat Management and Next-Gen Firewalls

    A lot of security vendors use the terms Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next-Gen Firewall (NGFW) interchangeably - so it's easy to get confused about which type of protection is right for you. This Manager's Guide helps you answer these questions: Is a UTM solution right for my organisation? What...

  • Sponsored By Sophos // Mar 2015

    Protecting Your Roaming Workforce With Cloud-Based Security

    Remote and roaming workers are constantly checking email, downloading data and staying productive. Results are their top priority - security is not. IT departments must mitigate the risks of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

  • Sponsored By Anixter // Mar 2015

    CommScope Report: NGBASE-T Cabling Requirements

    A recent technical report from CommScope provides an in-depth update on the latest IEEE developments for NGBASE-T and associated cabling specifications in the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), and in the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC) in support of this application.

  • Sponsored By Anixter // Mar 2015

    Laying the groundwork for a New Level of Wireless Access Performance

    CommScope has developed this paper in order to provide guidance and recommendations for enterprise IT professionals who are charged with designing and deploying the cabling infrastructure to support their rapidly expanding needs for wireless access.

  • Sponsored By Anixter // Mar 2015

    CommScope Report: Category 8 Cabling Standards Update

    CommScope’s Standards Advisor provides updates on TIA specifications—under development and completed—covering the following technologies: Power over Ethernet, telecommunications physical network security, distributed antenna system (DAS) cabling, high performance structured cabling (HPSC), mode conversion, and fibre-optic test procedures. It also provides brief updates from standards activities within INCITS T11 (Fibre Channel);...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Mar 2015

    The Power and Payback of Unified Monitoring

    This report from Ovum outlines how CA UIM has been implemented to ensure organisations are able to gain transparency into IT infrastructure and applications, and thereby reduce IT operations costs.

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // 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 // Mar 2015

    25 Reasons to Choose CA Unified Infrastructure Management

    In the managed services market, monitoring capabilities can play an integral role in the type, quality, and revenue potential of services provided. Further, they can play a determining role in how successfully a service provider business can scale. This whitepaper offers a comparison of CA Unified Infrastructure Management (CA UIM,...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Mar 2015

    Are You Looking For a Way to End the Finger Pointing and Improve Your Customers’ Experience?

    This whitepaper explains the benefits of a monitoring solution that equips enterprise IT organisations and service providers with capabilities to dramatically improve service quality and reduce the costs and time of IT service delivery.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Mar 2015

    Good Apps, Bad Apps - The Cost Of Creating Exceptional Mobile Moments Through Mobile Apps

    In August 2014, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the impact of “good” or “bad” mobile applications on a company’s brand, revenue, and cost structure through primary research and the creation of a cost framework and model. Forrester performed three studies to identify the characteristics of good and bad mobile...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Mar 2015

    The Fundamental Five: Mapping the cloud maturity curve

    Cloud computing has become a business-critical issue, and organisations must take a methodical approach if they are to get the business benefits they have been told—and sold—to expect. This Report will take you through a 5 step approach to get the most out of your cloud.

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel // Mar 2015

    Technology Business Research: Notebook Reliability

    TBR discusses the reliability found in Dell Notebooks today. This report breaks down the areas most critical to customer satisfaction and how Dell is able to consistently deliver across these criteria. Realise the potential that Dell products can offer your work force.

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel // Mar 2015

    Enterprise Mobility Management Smackdown

    Are you looking for an independent overview of the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions and curious about the different features and functions each EMM vendor is offering?If so, this is a report you MUST read!

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel // Mar 2015

    Zeroing In on the Right Devices

    Discover what you can do to stay ahead of the technological curve and ensure that your productivity can be matched by none. This report will analyse the latest in PC technology and how you and your employees can replace outdated systems with the best-of-the-best.

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel // Mar 2015

    Life Hacker: Making Mobility Real –eBook

    Let Life Hacker take you through the questions most frequently asked when talking about mobility in organisations around the world. This eBook, chapter by chapter, will examine: • Why Mobility Policy are now a must have • How to remain secure in this world of BYOD • What Mobile...

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel // Mar 2015

    End of life for BYOD products- Webinar

    Join us on Tuesday, 24 March at 11:00am EST to learn more about what you can do to 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...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Mar 2015

    IBM SolutionsConnect Invitation 2015 - Seize the Moment. Dive Into Next Generation Technologies

    IBM invites you to attend SolutionsConnect 2015, an event focused on the evolution of technology and its impact on enterprises. This exclusive event will focus on how Enterprise Innovation can be achieved with the integration of the various systems in place to derive insights and foster engagement in a dynamic...

  • Sponsored By Backbone Connect // Mar 2015

    Backbone Connect introduce half-price data center rack space for an entire year.

    Find out more about Backbone Connect's special offer and how to leverage it to increase your data center space. Some of the highlights include: Excellent Internet access and WAN connectivity Over 400 carriers and CDN providers 24/7 access to your racks