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  • Sponsored By HP US // Jul 2014

    Improving Wireless Connectivity For Your Users

    The ubiquity of mobile devices is a boon to productivity and a step forward for flexible work. But the huge influx of laptops, tablets, and smartphones on your business’s wireless LAN (WLAN) is creating new challenges. The move to mobility, propelled by the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement, can impact the performance...

  • Sponsored By HP US // Jul 2014

    Assessing the Business Value of Unified Communications

    Download this white paper to learn how you can measure the benefits of UC from reduced costs, increased availability, and improved IT. Read more...

  • Sponsored By HP US // Jul 2014

    Maximize your UC&C Outcomes

    Unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions like Microsoft® Lync® are transforming the workplace. With presence, real-time voice, HD video, and rich collaboration capabilities seamlessly integrated into their office productivity suite, today’s employees can engage customers and connect with colleagues and partners from anywhere, at any time, using any device. Read...

  • Sponsored By HP US // Jul 2014

    Preparing for IEEE 802.11ac

    This business white paper discusses the history that led to the IEEE 802.11ac standard and the considerations you need to weigh before you decide to deploy it. This new WLAN technology is being introduced in the market in two waves. Topics that will be addressed in this paper are: ...

  • Sponsored By Imperva // Jul 2014

    Web Application Firewalls Are Worth the Investment for Enterprises

    Firewalls and intrusion prevention systems don't provide sufficient protections for most public-facing websites or internal business-critical and custom Web applications. Here, we explain how Web application firewalls help security leaders to better protect Web applications in their organizations. This Gartner report: Covers the major features of WAF technology...

  • Sponsored By Imperva // Jul 2014

    2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls

    Gartner, Inc. has released the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls. Imperva has been positioned as the Leader in this quadrant based on completeness of vision and ability to execute in the Web Application Firewall market. Register now to view the complete report.

  • Sponsored By Imperva // Jul 2014

    Protect Your Critical Web Applications with Imperva

    Web applications are a prime target for hackers because they are easily accessible and can yield highly valuable data. Companies need to protect their websites, but without compromising performance. Imperva’s Web Application Security solutions continuously adapt to evolving threats, and enable security professionals, network managers, and application developers to mitigate...

  • Sponsored By Imperva // Jul 2014

    Monitor and Protect Critical Web Applications with a Web Application Firewall

    Web applications are a prime target for hackers because they are easily accessible and can yield highly valuable data. Companies need to protect their websites, but without compromising performance. Imperva’s Web Application Security solutions continuously adapt to evolving threats, and enable security professionals, network managers, and application developers to mitigate...

  • Sponsored By Workday // Jul 2014

    10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many Organizations are freeing up their valuable resources for strategic activities by deploying cloud applications that are less costly and complex. So the need to differentiate between the real cloud providers and applications from the imposters has become crucial. The purpose of this document is to help technology and business...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Evolution: Business Resiliency Management

    A white paper details IBM’s approach to planning, managing and executing business resilience and continuity across six defined layers of resilience. It also covers recent trends and best practices used in today’s evolving business resiliency management programs, as well as IBM’s portfolio of business continuity and resiliency...

  • Sponsored By Workday // Jul 2014

    The Real SaaS Manifesto to Benefit Your Business

    Business software delivery models have evolved tremendously over the last decade, from on-premise implementations to off-site hosting to Software-as-a- Service (SaaS). Unfortunately, due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, SaaS has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. The purpose of this document is...

  • Sponsored By Workday // Jul 2014

    Workday Integration Cloud Connect Datasheet

    Companies need to integrate multiple third-party systems and applications to satisfy key business functions and processes. This document outlines the key benefits of Workday Integration Cloud Connect and the portfolio of integration products. Download this report to understand how Workday Cloud Connect provides pre-built connections to third-party applications and services....

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Building the Mobile Enterprise - A checklist for putting mobile first in your organization

    Mobility is now a business fact of life. Will your organization be one with mobile capabilities or a truly mobile enterprise? The new IBM white paper “Building the mobile enterprise: integrated, secure and productive” explains the difference and offers a checklist of eight key items to consider when planning your...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    A Successful Roadmap to Cloud

    Watch the video “Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud” to learn how a cloud roadmap can: Ensure that your cloud decisions work together to maximize the overall value to your business Give you greater control over security, performance, and consistency of your cloud workloads Protect...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Video: Improve Visibility and Threat Detection with Security Intelligence and Big Data

    Increasingly sophisticated cyber criminals, insider threats, fraud, and advanced persistent threats, plus the pervasive use of social media, cloud and mobile computing are dramatically changing the security environment faced by corporations today. Watch this video and learn how these exposures can be addressed with IBM's integrated Security Intelligence and Big...

  • Sponsored By Workday // Jul 2014

    HR in the Cloud - 5 Mega Trends

    The Human Resources function is undergoing a critical and fundamental transformation in this new digital world. Fresh thinking is the new order of the day and HR professionals have a unique opportunity to create new value for their business. A key emerging trend is the adoption of cloud -based...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Analytics: The real-world use of big data - How innovative enterprises in the midmarket extract value from uncertain data

    This study highlights the phases of the big data journey, the objectives and challenges of midsize organizations taking the journey, and the current state of the technology that they are using to drive results. It also offers a pragmatic course of action for midsize companies to take as they dive...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Go from analysis to action on your desktop: IBM Cognos Insight guides business analysts to faster, better outcomes -

    Business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data and find the insights to make timely, critical business decisions. Unfortunately, many users have become frustrated at their inability to quickly access and analyze the information they require. This data typically includes a combination of personal and corporate...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    The Big Data Zoo—Taming the Beasts

    With so much talk about big data and the possibilities it can offer, the truth behind what big data is—and what it can do for businesses—can be hard to determine. However, according to Dr. Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting, the truth behind all the talk is not hard to see,...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jul 2014

    Three capabilities to fuel today’s dynamic planning and forecasting

    Today’s economy is widely characterized by skittishness and uncertainty about the future. The effect that unpredictable external forces can have on the economy can leave many business leaders feeling helpless. This fact was demonstrated in the IBM Global CFO Study, where many CFOs admitted that they lacked the ability to...