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  • Sponsored By Hitachi // Sep 2014

    Checklist for Cloud Mobility Readiness

    Today’s mobile worker want real-time, remote and secure access to your company’s fast-growing information. To ensure the right data is in the right place at the right time, your organization needs a solution that provides your workforce with data and cloud mobility. This white paper from Hitachi provides a checklist...

  • Sponsored By Hitachi // Sep 2014

    IT Service Provider Breaks Into Storage Services With Disaster Recovery as a Service for Hitachi Content Platform Owners

    To retain their share of the market in a fast-changing technology landscape, IT service providers need to find cost-effective ways to expand the services they offer their customers. At first glance, branching out into cloud storage services might appear to be a risky proposition, considering the formidable competitors who occupy...

  • Sponsored By Hitachi // Sep 2014

    Workforce Mobility Without Giving Up Visibility and Control Over Content

    With Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere, your employees can safely create and share content from their mobile devices without compromising the security of your organization’s data. Unlike solutions built for consumer use, HCP Anywhere is built by Hitachi Data Systems to accommodate the needs of enterprises. It works with the highly...

  • Sponsored By Global Knowledge // Sep 2014

    Security and the Rise of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications

    Increased interconnectivity via machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, the IoE, and smart systems holds profound implications for how business trends continue to evolve. In terms of M2M growth, key developments in security will be essential, from the design and manufacture of devices to more robust cloud security and ensuring the integrity of...

  • Sponsored By Global Knowledge // Sep 2014

    Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the implementation of stateless computing, which allows all the hardware...

  • Sponsored By Global Knowledge // Sep 2014

    The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts

    Moving data from one networked device to another requires several different functions. Each function has its own protocol or protocols that define how it is accomplished. Also, the process of delivering data from one device to another can vary. The main factor in data delivery is determining whether the two...

  • Sponsored By Global Knowledge // Sep 2014

    The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts

    Moving data from one networked device to another requires several different functions. Each function has its own protocol or protocols that define how it is accomplished. Also, the process of delivering data from one device to another can vary. The main factor in data delivery is determining whether the two...

  • Sponsored By Citrix Online // Sep 2014

    Comprehensive Enterprise Mobile Management for iOS 8

    The new iOS 8 release includes new features to facilitate device and application management but a third-party enterprise mobility management platform is still necessary for enterprises to gain full control over all their mobile devices and to capitalize on productivity features that enable workflow integration among apps. This white paper...

  • Sponsored By Global Knowledge // Sep 2014

    How Mobile Management Services Fill a Critical Security Need

    According to the GSMA (the global mobile industry trade group), the total number of devices in 2012 will double from six billion to 12 billion by 2020. For organizations considering Mobile Management Services (MMS), such an increase demonstrates why it's critical to address MMS adoption and deployment now, before unchecked...

  • Sponsored By Global Knowledge // Sep 2014

    Horizon View 6 Blast Performance Features

    With VMware's recent release of the Horizon Suite (specifically View 6), VMware has taken the performance and usability features and put them all under the Blast moniker. This category of features is grouped from a marketing perspective but will retain their technical terms in the documentation, similar to how the...

  • Sponsored By Global Knowledge // Sep 2014

    Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years, becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the capacity for two totally redundant failover paths for every...

  • Sponsored By MobileIron // Sep 2014

    Security for the Mobile First Era

    Sandboxed mobile operating systems are secure. Threats, such as malware, are mitigated by OS design. Preventing data loss on mobile requires focus on a different set of risk vectors. Download to read more.

  • Sponsored By Equinix // Sep 2014

    How Network Connections Drive Web Application Performance

    Users around the globe, on all sorts of devices, expect Web applications to function as seamlessly as desktop applications. This paper discusses the challenges and solutions for effectively delivering applications in today’s global marketplace.

  • Sponsored By Equinix // Sep 2014

    Quality in the Cloud: Best Practices for ISVs

    Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) looking to enter the cloud market must exercise due diligence in choosing a hosting company, or risk quality of service. This GigaOm report offers ISVs guidance on determining whether their hosting partners can support their specific market needs.

  • Sponsored By Equinix // Sep 2014

    Scaling SaaS Delivery for Long-Term Success

    Thanks to increased SaaS adoption, there is greater opportunity for providers to expand their customer bases. This paper provides recommendations for SaaS executives on using the cloud to increase market share and retaining their customers amid a growing number of consumer options.

  • Sponsored By Equinix // Sep 2014

    Meeting the Big Data Challenge: Get Close, Get Connected

    Big Data can be a key tool in gaining a competitive advantage—allowing businesses to better understand and target their customers and transform their processes. This paper outlines the challenges related to Big Data and how to manage and overcome them, so you can derive value faster.

  • Sponsored By EMC // Sep 2014

    Enterprise Data Lake Platforms: Deep Storage for Big Data and Analytics

    In the past 18 months or so, the term data lakes has surfaced as yet another phrase that seemingly attempts to describe a large repository of unstructured data. However, many Big Data repositories pose restrictions on data ingest and access, forcing the data to be formatted and moved to the...

  • Sponsored By EMC // Sep 2014

    Unstructured data storage made simple

    Find out how EMC Isilion presents you with powerful tools that help you protect your data assets, control costs, optimise the storage resources and performance of your big data performance.

  • Sponsored By Equinix // Sep 2014

    Why App Performance Matters More than Ever

    The expectation for superior end-user Quality of Experience (QoE) has never been greater. What does this mean for your consumers? And why is superior application performance more important than ever? Failure to deliver quality apps can lead to lower productivity, decreased revenue and market share, and permanent damage to brand...

  • Sponsored By Equinix // Sep 2014

    A Smarter IT Strategy Starts Here

    The key trends affecting our current (and near-future) state of technology are mobility, consumer technology, cloud services, hyperdigitization, and globalization. But what could this mean for your business? The technological landscape is transforming rapidly and with the right strategy in place, your data center can help you take advantage of...