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  • Sponsored By Microsoft // Jun 2015

    TechRoundup: Dynamic Solutions to Keep Customers Happy

    As the world grows smaller and more complicated, technology plays an important role and enables individuals to drive their vision while also helping organisations to manage their end-to-end business processes. Customer engagement is a hot subject and there are plenty of associated technology offerings out there. According to Forrester most...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Jun 2015

    Five Dev/Test Constraints Impacting the Speed, Cost and Quality of Your Applications

    Identifying and weeding out constraints across the SDLC can often seem like a game of “whack a mole” - when you knock one out here, others pop up there, and they can be difficult to predict. In order to limit the effect constraints have on software development speed, quality and...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Jun 2015

    DevOps Perspectives: IT luminaries discuss the major issues impacting DevOps today

    Industry leaders share insights on DevOps and big data, ITIL, testing and more. Once again, we have spent time talking to leading community figures such as Dave Farley (“Continuous Delivery” author) to discuss the major issues impacting DevOps today. This latest issue features comments from 10 experts and covers...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Jun 2015

    DevOps: Enterprise Organizations Newest Best Practices

    The research shows DevOps delivers 18% faster time-to-market and 19% better app quality/performance. The application economy is motivating leaders to make critical changes across IT and the business, one of the most significant being the adoption of DevOps. For enterprise IT organizations who need to accelerate delivery of apps and...

  • Sponsored By CA Technologies // Jun 2015

    The Digital Transformation Journey: Key Technology Considerations

    In the Application Economy, speed, innovation, and quality, have become table stakes. If you can’t meet your customers’ expectations, they will surely find a competitor who can. Whether your organization is in one of the sectors facing the most intense digital competition (like insurance, banking, telecommunications or retail), or a...

  • Sponsored By CommVault // Jun 2015

    Five Fundamentals of Virtual Server Protection

    Server virtualization brings many well-known benefits, including cost efficiencies, management automation, and improved agility. Most enterprises are already invested heavily in virtualization technologies, but with these new operating models come challenges to data management and infrastructure protection. This whitepaper outlines five important considerations that must be addressed in order to...

  • Sponsored By CommVault // Jun 2015

    Three Signs Your Virtualization Strategy is Stuck in Neutral

    From hybrid cloud to mobile to analytics, virtualization is enabling companies to embrace the latest IT trends. But in order to take your operations to the next level, it’s important to make sure your current virtualization initiatives aren’t headed for a stall. This brief outlines three important ways to tell...

  • Sponsored By CommVault // Jun 2015

    Five Strategies for Modern Data Protection

    Data growth, data center consolidation, server virtualization, and cloud services are wreaking havoc with conventional approaches to backup and recovery. This concise white paper presents five strategies for data protection - from deduplication to automation to granular recovery - that will not only help solve your current data management challenges...

  • Sponsored By CommVault // Jun 2015

    Five Important Questions to Ask Before You Renew With Your Legacy Backup Software Provider

    Over the last five years, many companies have re-signed with their legacy backup solution providers because the benefits of changing were not obvious. But data and information management and protection technologies are growing far more complex and dynamic than they’ve ever been, and new innovations can supply major advantages and...

  • Sponsored By CommVault // Jun 2015

    Take Advantage of the Cloud Efficiently

    Today more organizations are looking to the cloud to increase agility, reduce capital costs, and free up staff time and resources. After phasing cloud technologies into the “low-hanging fruit” areas of testing and development, however, companies encounter complexity and difficulty when attempting to take the next step and transition mission-critical...

  • Sponsored By CommVault // Jun 2015

    10 Signs that You Need a Modern Data Protection Solution Checklist

    Your business cannot survive without data management and protection, but getting control of rapidly growing and increasingly distributed information silos is a huge challenge. Infrastructures are growing more complex, virtualization and cloud create more obscurity, and BYOD creates dozens if not hundreds of new endpoints to protect. Legacy backup methods...

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

    Why Demand for Availability Has Increased as Flash-Based Arrays Mature

    Today, enterprises are migrating many of their legacy production workloads, like relational databases, messaging systems, and file systems, onto virtual infrastructure. Many of these combined workloads demand hundreds of thousands of IOPS delivered with sub-millisecond latencies, and as a result, flash media has become a mainstream storage technology for enterprises...

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

    Invest In The Right Flash Storage Solution

    You’re looking at flash storage because you see it’s taking the storage world by storm. You’re interested in accelerating business-critical applications, consolidating a virtual server or desktop deployment, trying to get ahead of your company’s data onslaught, or some combination of the above. 'HP 3PAR StoreServ powered...

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

    Making The Right Fash Memory Storage Array Buying Decision

    The big difference between the transition from physical to virtual machines and the forthcoming shift from HDD-based to all-flash arrays is that organizations will rarely have the luxury of first trial hosting their 2nd and 3rd tier applications on all-flash storage arrays. The performance and cost associated with these all-flash...

  • Sponsored By EMC // Jun 2015

    EMC on Three Steps to IT Transformation - Video

    Watch to learn about EMC’s practical and straightforward three-step vision for helping you navigate unprecedented business transformation fuelled by technology mega trends: cloud, mobile, social and big data. All businesses need to transform to ensure they survive and grow with IT at the centre of this shifting landscape. The challenge...

  • Sponsored By EMC // Jun 2015

    Infographic - Seven considerations about IT and data protection that can redefine your business

    This infographic analyses the role of IT when it comes to storage and data protection, why enterprise information is number-one business asset that should be listed on the company balance sheet, how organisations that redefine data protection can transform what’s possible for their businesses, and what this transformation looks like...

  • Sponsored By EMC // Jun 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances

    Enterprise backup is among the oldest, most-performed tasks for IT professionals. Gartner provides analysis and evaluation of the leading providers that offer a range of traditional to innovative recovery capabilities. In this report Gartner positioned EMC as the leading provider for backup solutions. Download this report today and learn the...

  • Sponsored By EMC // Jun 2015

    Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Target Appliances

    Deduplication backup target appliances have played an instrumental role in reducing or eliminating tape for backup. This Gartner report analyses the performance of different vendors, and describes the advantages of EMC’s Data Domain for supporting and integrating backup software and enterprise applications, allowing application owners to manage their own backup/recovery....

  • Sponsored By Workday // Jun 2015

    Cloud Compitung: A Silver Bullet For Finance?

    The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information— have piqued the interest of CFOs and finance leaders who are actively evaluating the risks versus the rewards of the cloud delivery model. Read more...

  • Sponsored By Workday // Jun 2015

    Workday: Innovation in Financial Management

    Businesses today have an alternative to legacy ERP. Workday is leading the charge with revolutionary innovation that can give businesses a real competitive edge by modelling the way that businesses operate and providing the flexibility to fit your unique business requirements today, and, perhaps more importantly, as they change over...