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  • Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP) // May 2015

    Few Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks

    Hackers penetrate organisations and steal information through vulnerabilities in software applications. Yet less than half of IT organisations have confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses. And just 11 percent say they know with confidence which applications are at risk. Those are among the findings of...

  • Sponsored By Telstra // May 2015

    Customer Centric Cloud- Hype or Hybrid?

    Cloud computing helps organisations to adopt a customer centric business model by enabling them to rapidly provision the new services demanded by their customers. It provides companies with unparalleled agility and flexibility – accelerating speed to value, making leading-edge technology affordable, and enabling business innovation across organisational.

  • Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems // 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.

  • Sponsored By ServiceNow // May 2015

    ServiceNow - ServiceWatch Economic Impact Study

    Today, enterprises are increasingly dependent on business services delivered by their IT organizations. These services underpin almost every business function, ranging from manufacturing and supply chain through to customer service and online sales. Because of their critical nature, business services need to be highly available and responsive – any disruption...

  • Sponsored By ServiceNow // May 2015

    IDC Analys: Delivering Enterprise Value with Service Management

    Leading technology research firm, IDC, reports customers using ServiceNow’s suite of cloud-based service management solutions are seeing substantial savings and business value for both their IT and business operations. Download this report to learn how ServiceNow is making employees more productive and IT & business processes more efficient by reducing...

  • Sponsored By ServiceNow // 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 // May 2015

    IDC ExpertROI SPOTLIGHT - Allstate IT Services

    Download this report to learn how ServiceNow is making employees more productive and IT & business processes more efficient by, reducing fragmentations of IT and business environment, automating repeatable processes & Improving service delivery. Read More..

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Business Tablets: Productivity Gain Without Management Pain

    Tablets in the workplace present many challenges for IT managers. Choosing enterprise-class devices can minimize the IT hassles, while maximizing user productivity. This in-depth solution guide details the features to look for to overcome common pain points. Sponsored by:

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Dell Tablets: a winning combination of PC performance and portability

    Dell Venue 11 Pro tablets deliver a convenient, reliable, and frictionless user experience that combines the best of consumer-driven design with a full business feature set. This guide explains the high-performance capabilities of the Venue 11 Pro and highlights the value that Dell tablets bring to a wide variety of...

  • Sponsored By Hitachi Data Systems // 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 Hitachi Data Systems // 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.

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Get Current

    Support for Windows Server 2003 is coming to an end. IT research and consulting firm IDC presents this comprehensive white paper that considers the approaching end of extended support for Windows Server 2003, explores the Windows migration options that are available to customers, and outlines the benefits associated with a...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Windows Server 2012: Security in the Enterprise

    The cloud, virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) help make IT's life easier — and the whole organization more agile — but each of these features also presents serious security challenges. Although there is no one-size-fits-all solution to managing security in the enterprise 2.0 world, the enhanced security features and...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Windows Server Modernization: Risk Mitigation and Innovation for Future Preparedness Go Hand in Hand

    This IDC white paper considers the approaching end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 and explores Windows Server migration options, hardware/software replacements, and support services to help customers tackle a modernization effort. It also evaluates the benefits that customers may enjoy when they adopt more flexible and more dynamic...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Windows Server 2012 Are You Ready Technical Brief

    Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, so now is the time to start planning your move and avoid possible server management, performance, security and compliance issues. This paper explores the new features and benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2, as well as key considerations for...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Partner with the leader in Windows Server 2003 migrations

    Support for Windows Server 2003 is almost over. Migrating servers and applications will take time and effort, and the time to start is now. Dell helps customers throughout the entire process, from on-site assessment, migration mapping, acquisition of new equipment, and hands-on support. This handy guide helps business decision-makers understand...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    The End is Near: Support for Windows Server 2003 Approaches Deadline

    Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015, yet a shocking 10 million servers are still running that operating system. If you don’t take action now, your company is at serious risk of security breach or infrastructure failure. This executive summary maps out the critical issues...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Transform to a future-ready IT with a modern server OS

    Migrating away from Windows Server 2003 isn’t just about avoiding risk; it brings tremendous opportunities for companies to modernize their infrastructure, leverage cloud technologies, lower costs, and improve operational efficiency. This compelling guide details the business benefits of Windows Server 2012 and outlines the comprehensive support and services available to...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Why a Server Infrastructure Refresh Now and Why Dell?

    With the growing demand for analytics, mobility, social, and cloud technologies, companies are realizing that legacy infrastructure simply isn’t up to the task of supporting a 21st century operation. Today’s servers increase your ability to deliver more flexible and efficient data centers, laying the groundwork for the move to virtualization...

  • Sponsored By Dell // May 2015

    Mud, Desert, or Jungle...You’re Going to Need a Map

    This helpful brief uses the metaphor of an aviator flying over uncharted terrain with sputtering engines to illustrate that there’s no way to predict how a data center environment will run smoothly after support for Windows Server 2003 runs out. In both cases, careful planning is the only way to...