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  • Sponsored By Intel Security McAfee // Feb 2015

    25 years of Firewall. What's Next?

    Over the past 25 years Firewalls have evolved to become one of the must-have cyber security solutions of today. But, are they ready to deal with the security threats of the next 25 years? Join James Turner, Senior Advisor and IT Security Analyst at IBRS Australia, and examine the new...

  • Sponsored By Zerto // Feb 2015

    Protect Applications, Not Just Data – BC/DR for Virtualised Applications

    When organisations are considering a business continuity/disaster recovery solution, they look for a solution that not only protects and recovers the data, but also protects and recovers the application. Coordinating the state of the data and the state of the application is challenging, as they typically span multiple virtual machines,...

  • Sponsored By Zerto // Feb 2015

    A comparison of Hypervisor-based Replication vs. Current and Legacy BC/DR Technologies

    Zerto’s innovative, hypervisor-based replication is a new technology developed to provide a true enterprise-class, yet fully virtual-aware BC/DR solution to protect virtualised, mission-critical applications. This document outlines the fundamental differences between Zerto’s hypervisor-based replication and other current and legacy technologies.

  • Sponsored By Zerto // Feb 2015

    Mission-Critical Disaster Recovery in the Virtual World

    Enterprise App virtualisation is no longer an emerging technology. Enterprises of all sizes are deploying applications on virtualised IT infrastructures and clouds, and reaping the benefits of ease of management, simplicity, mobility, and cost-effectiveness. But there’s a speed bump on the virtualisation highway. Traditional replication and DR solutions were not...

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    The Cost Advantages of NetApp FlexPod Datacenter with VMware

    This whitepaper focuses on the NetApp FlexPod Datacenter offering. It compares NetApp’s capabilities to both VCE and EMC at a high level as well as demonstrating value via the Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analyses.

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    ESG Report: Extending the Data Center to the Cloud

    This ESG whitepaper was commissioned by NetApp discusses that 41% of ESG research respondents reported that the cloud enabled them to realise IT cost reductions with 26% seeing improvements in productivity. Learn how you can achieve these benefits by reviewing common IT scenarios detailed in private and hybrid cloud, data...

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    Forrester Report: Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World

    In this report, it explains how the Infrastructure and Operations role changes in a hybrid cloud world, how I&O professionals need to accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud, and which cloud management capabilities I&O must master to take on the role of hybrid...

  • Sponsored By Dell Software // Feb 2015

    Data Protection : Quality Plus Fast ROI

    Too many organizations today struggle with backup and recovery solutions that not only fail in their primary mission of reducing the risk of data loss but also cost far too much. Find out how Dell Data Protection from Dell Software can help deliver a sound return on investment, while dramatically...

  • Sponsored By Workday // Feb 2015

    The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way

    Workday is responsible for maintaining the core application so that customer IT staff do not have to get involved. Traditionally, IT costs more than it earns, undermining company profits rather than contributing to them. If IT professionals spend more time advancing the organisation’s mission, they do more than help trim...

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Case Study: Sui Southern Gas

    Working with IBM and its Business Partner InfoTech Private Limited, SSGC deployed an innovative business analytics solution, running on an IBM® POWER7® processor-based IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 with IBM Cognos® Business Intelligence and IBM Infosphere Warehouse® software.

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Infographic - Power Systems: Architecture any way you choose to scale

    IBM Power Systems: Architecture any way you choose to scale it. Infographic describing Power Systems flexible scalability.

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Designing an Infrastructure for Data

    Designing an Infrastructure for Data.

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    NC State paper: Big Data on Power for Critical Decision Making

    The first is to explain the difference in how structured and unstructured data are used in decision making. The second is to give examples of how companies realized business value using unstructured data.

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Business Analytics Buying Criteria: The Three Maxims - en_US

    In this Advisory, Clabby Analytics looks more closely at the importance of implementing an integrated infrastructure — and its relationship to business analytics. The paper will examine the business analytics workloads, discuss how these workloads put different demands on the underlying systems and infrastructure, and provide guidance designing an integrated...

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    New - IDC - 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®...

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Top 5 ways POWER8 optimizes big data and analytics performance

    The next generation of IBM Power Systems, built with the POWER8 processor, was announced in April and became available in June. In many ways, the innovative, data-centric design of POWER8 offers capabilities that make Power Systems a no-brainer choice to run big data and analytics workloads.

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Case Study: Sun World (BD&A)

    How sun world international harvested insights to maximize profitability and meet customer demand.

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Edison Analyst Paper - IBM POWER8: Performance and Cost Advantages in Business Intelligence Analytics

    This white paper demonstrates the business, financial, and technology advantages of running IBM Business Intelligence Analytics in IBM POWER8 environments. Test results which demonstrate that IBM POWER8 yields significant processing advantages over Intel’s latest processor technology, the x86 Ivy Bridge, are presented. Conclusions are based upon running a real-world telecommunications...

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    IBV Case Study - The IT Infrastructure Conversation

    While the topic of IT infrastructure continues to permeate conversations across industries, the content, participants and tones of those conversations are changing. As business leaders across the C-suite recognize the link between a strong IT infrastructure and the ability to drive competitive advantage, they also understand that this dependency will...

  • IBM

    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Bloor Research: IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration comparison

    The white paper, “IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration on IBM Power Systems - how it compares,” by Philip Howard, research director at Bloor Research, evaluates performance capabilities of leading-edge business intelligence (BI) platforms. The research makes a comparison study of IBM® Cognos® BI and IBM DB2® with BLU Acceleration on...