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  • Sponsored By FireEye // Nov 2014

    Definitive Guide to Defeating Your Cyber Enemies With Unified Advanced Threat Protection Defenses

    So, why are traditional security defenses so ineffective? And why does it seem like the bad guys always have the upper hand? Isn’t there anything else we can do to stop them? Thankfully, recent innovations in perimeter- and host-based advanced threat protection technology, combined with new network forensics capabilities, are...

  • Sponsored By FireEye // Nov 2014

    Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line: A real world assessment of the defense-in-depth model

    It doesn’t matter what types of firewall, intrusion prevention system (IPS), Web gateway, sandbox and endpoint systems make up organizations’ Maginot Line; attackers are circumventing them all. As this report explains, to protect themselves effectively, organizations need to evolve their security architecture so they do not rely on malware signatures...

  • Sponsored By FireEye // Nov 2014

    The SIEM Who Cried Wolf: Focusing Your Cybersecurity Efforts on the Alerts that Matter

    Users cannot keep up. They cannot tell which alerts are important. Urgent warnings get lost in the noise. When valid warnings do appear, security teams don’t know what to do with them. For truly effective protection, security leaders must focus on the ability to detect true threats, quality of alerts...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    IDC Report - Business Value of Managed Services

    Research shows that today's business goals are centered on reducing costs, strengthening customer relationships and improving financial management. The biggest challenges to achieving these goals are lack of skills and investment funds, and inadequate linkages between the IT environment and how business processes are managed. Read this IDC analyst...

  • Sponsored By IBM SEA // Nov 2014

    Deploying Enterprise Applications Across Hybrid Cloud

    This video explores how enterprises can easily deploy and manage application patterns across hybrid cloud with the same pre-integrated and automated application platform on both on and off-premises. Download now!

  • Sponsored By IBM SEA // Nov 2014

    SoftLayer Free Trial Offer

    IBM Cloud offers a fast and simple path to deploy and manage traditional applications across hybrid cloud environments. Have a look of this Softlayer trial now!

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Best Practice Security in a Cloud Enabled World

    This report explores that security in a fast-paced technology-infused world cries for an “invest once and deploy everywhere” approach. For this to be realized, security must be planned in advance and built-in, yet still be fluidly adaptable to circumstances, and singularly controllable.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Bare Metal Cloud- A Non-Virtualized Cloud Option for Performance-Sensitive Workloads

    This provides the results of a buyer/demand-side survey of U.S. enterprises with 1,000+ employees, involving more than 400 respondents, on their perceptions of the preferred business models & service providers–outsourcers from which they would want to procure private or public cloud & IaaS

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Stepping Into the Cloud- A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    This practical guide offers steps for moving your company into the cloud, at whatever pace you prefer, with a focus on the IBM Cloud portfolio offered by IBM and its partners.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your ERP Workload

    This report explores that ERP workloads are too important and complex to risk in a commodity cloud service but too costly and labor-intense to be left out of the cloud strategy suggesting they are best served in a flexible hybrid cloud environ, designed for ERP software, managed by experts

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your DevOps Workload

    This report explores that by choosing the right PaaS, an IT organization can align development and operations resources, ensuring that applications are deployed quickly, cost-effectively, and error-free.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Leveraging the Cloud for your Big Data Workload

    This report explores how with the right partner, enterprises can ensure that their Big Data workloads perform consistently, securely, and cost effectively while delivering to a line-of-business colleagues’ need for on-demand, real-time analytics to make smart business decisions.

  • Sponsored By Cisco // Nov 2014

    Nexus at a Glance

    The Cisco ACI makes IT more agile by reducing application deployment time. It does this by providing a common programmable automation and management framework for network, application, security, and virtualization teams. Cisco ACI is built on a fabric foundation that combines hardware, software, and ASIC innovations into an integrated system....

  • Sponsored By Cisco // 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 // Nov 2014

    Why the Nexus 9000 Switching Series Offers the Highest Availability and Reliability Measured in MTBF?

    At the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) this past October 29th and 30th, hosted by JPMorgan Chase in New York City and attended by over 500 influential IT and industry business leaders, virtualized networking overlays and the need for high performance plus reliable underlays was top of mind. With 2014...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Bon-Ton Stores: Maximizing Peak Capacity; Minimizing Stack Costs

    In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM®...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    GHY International: Linux, Key workloads, Density & Efficiency with IBM Power Systems

    Case study on the business value provided to GHY International by Linux on Power - an analyst paper

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Gabriel Consulting: Linux is the System of Choice

    The term ‘Big Data’ is hard to escape these days as more and more enterprises begin to build out their analytic infrastructures, and more and more vendors start to pitch products to fulfill these needs. Gabriel Consulting – BigInsights & Streams: Why Linux on is the System of Choice –...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    IBM DB2 for SAP: A No-Compromise Transactional and Analytic Database Platform (IDC)

    This white paper is written for SAP customers evaluating their infrastructure choices, discussing database technology evolution and options available. It is not easy to put forth a black-and-white choice as the SAP workloads straddle both real-time analytics and extreme transaction processing, and infrastructure choices can now be vast, given technology...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    Sto AG: High-Speed Storage Technology Raises Sales Order Capacity By 50 Percent to Match Explosive Growth

    Manufacturer Sto realized that its order-processing capabilities would soon be outpaced by fast-growing business volumes, a scenario that could lead to lost orders or late deliveries. Sto upgraded its data storage and server systems to the latest IBM technologies, accelerating key production and back- office processes by up to 99...