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  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Why test for skills?

    In an era when human resources departments are constantly being asked to do more with less, it’s clear that something needs to be done. As more and more resumes pile up for each position, HR teams need help to make a quality hire quickly. Fortunately, IBM Smarter Workforce technology...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Top Ten Compensation Mistakes Made by Small Businesses

    We know it is easy for small businesses to fall into the trap of treating compensation performance as ""something to worry about when we get bigger."" The fact is, organizations of all sizes need to attract, retain and motivate employees, and compensation is a critical element in any strong talent...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation Why market-based...

  • Sponsored By Accellion // Jul 2014

    Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant – Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing

    Accellion is excited to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in the first Gartner Magic Quadrant published for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFFS). The EFSS market is continuing to mature which will benefit organizations looking for solutions to support their increasingly mobile workforce and support BYOD initiatives. EFSS...

  • Sponsored By Imperva // Jul 2014

    How Malware and Targeted Attacks Infiltrate Your Data Center

    Advanced targeted attacks bypass the security perimeter and compromise individuals inside your enterprise to unleash attacks on your entire network. Read this white paper to learn more about: Attack Motivation How to Protect Your Sensitive Data and Critical Business Applications Complementing Traditional Defenses with Data Center Protection Effective Malware...

  • Sponsored By Sage // Jul 2014

    Impact of Data Efectiveness on Business Outcomes at Medium-sized Businesses in North America and Europe

    IDG Report - The impact of data effectiveness on business outcomes: According to new research from IDG Research Services, if you improve your data quality, intelligence, usability, and accessibility, you can expect to gain 35% in incremental revenue.* Here’s how to grow your business faster...

  • Sponsored By Sage // Jul 2014

    An ERP Guide to Driving Efficiency

    Improving business efficiency is a perennial concern for any company that hopes to achieve “best-in-class” operations. Find out how ERP technology can improve efficiency

  • Sponsored By Sage // Jul 2014

    Improving ERP Usability: How Intuitive ERP Drives Productivity, Improves ROI and Enhances Collaboration

    Today’s organisations realise that ERP solutions help them support their customers and provide accurate, up-to-date information to make better decisions more quickly. Next generation ERP solutions are delivering these capabilities. Discover how..

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Tips for choosing a cloud services provider

    IT leaders know that their businesses—and their jobs—depend on thoughtful planning. Once the decision has been made to pursue or build upon a cloud service model, what criteria should be considered before partnering with an external vendor? Watch this video for key criteria you can use to approach cloud decisions...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Why Choice and Control are Critical to a Successful Cloud Strategy

    It’s true that many businesses today are taking advantage of cloud technology. It’s also true that far more have yet to adopt it in any meaningful way. What’s missing for most organizations is an approach that enables them to leverage the benefits of the cloud—like agility, cost containment and speed...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Successful Cloud Strategy: Why Choice and Control are Critical

    It’s true that many businesses today are taking advantage of cloud technology. It’s also true that far more have yet to adopt it in any meaningful way. What’s missing for most organizations is an approach that enables them to leverage the benefits of the cloud—like agility, cost containment and speed...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care About the Cloud

    Savvy enterprises are discovering that the cloud holds the power to transform IT processes and support business objectives. IT departments can use the cloud to redefine the continuum of development and operations—a process that is becoming known as DevOps. Download the Executive Brief DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Get more out of cloud with a structured workload analysis

    Adopting cloud technology is a reasonably easy decision. Figuring out when and how to get the most value from cloud computing is the next—often more challenging—step. This white paper shows how a robust analysis of your workloads can help identify candidates for target cloud environments, by asking key questions,...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

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

    There’s no such thing as “the cloud,” says this Frost & Sullivan executive brief. It’s more useful to think of the cloud as shorthand for a range of service and deployment models. This practical guide offers steps for moving your company into the cloud, at whatever pace you prefer, with...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Success in the Cloud:  Why Workloads Matter Observations from IBM's own Cloud Transformation

    As IBM has learned through its own cloud transformation, the actual value cloud computing can deliver depends on the applications you choose for migration. When matched to the right workloads, cloud can deliver game-changing value. When applied to the wrong workloads, cloud’s comparative value can be reduced or even lost...

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Securing Big Data HADOOP Performance with Vormetric Transparent Encryption

    This White Paper shows the performance of several benchmark tests of Vormetric Transparent Encryption running on a Cloudera HADOOP system using several different workloads. The overhead is minimal and within acceptable norms of performance vs. security tradeoffs.

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Meeting PCI DSS 3.0 Requirements with Data-at-Rest Encryption, Access Control and Data Access Audit Logs

    This white paper outlines how to use Vormetric Transparent Encryption to meet PCI DSS 3.0 Requirements with Data-at-Rest Encryption, Access Control and Data Access Audit Logs in traditional server, virtual, cloud and big data environments. The paper maps PCI DSS requirements 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10 that can be...

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    2014 Insider Threat Report

    The 2014 Vormetric Insider Threat Report - European Edition represents the result of analysis of interviews with 537 IT and Security managers in major European enterprises around the question of insider threats. Insider threats have expanded from the traditional insiders to privileged users of systems and the compromise of internal...

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Using Encryption and Access Control for HIPAA Compliance

    Since 1997 Fortrex Technologies, Inc. has been providing IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance advisory services and solutions. In this white paper Fortrex explores how encryption, access control and file access audit logs from Vormetric can Contributes to HIPAA compliance and exempt from notification requirements of HITECH.

  • Sponsored By Vormetric // Jul 2014

    Global Compliance and The Legal Obligations for Encryption of Personal Data

    Updated for 2014, this document examines the global legal obligations to encrypt personal data – included both national and industry drivers. National focuses include the EU (the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain), the USA, Asia (Singapore, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan) and Australia. The industry focus is most strongly...