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  • Sponsored By Symantec // Mar 2015

    Data Sheet : Symantec Endpoint Encryption - Get you facts right

    In an era where cyber-attacks are growing and becoming increasingly sophisticated, it's not surprising to find that the number of data breaches has also grown exponentially. Regulatory requirements make encryption a necessity for many. Companies that need to comply with regulations such as PCIDSS or HIPAA must have an auditable...

  • Sponsored By Symantec // Mar 2015

    Data Sheet : Symantec Endpoint Security - Get you facts right

    Malware has evolved from large-scale massive attacks to include Targeted Attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats that cannot be stopped by antivirus alone. It’s time to move beyond antivirus. Download this report to learn how you can focus on your business without compromising security or performance with Symantec™ Endpoint Protection providing:...

  • Sponsored By Cisco Systems // Mar 2015

    Best Practices Approach for Migrating to Richer Collaboration

    Businesses are exploring new delivery models to support this increased collaboration. They are considering a variety of models, such as on premises, cloud (public/private), and/or hybrid, to gain flexibility, simplified management, and more consistent services. They are also considering a variety of infrastructure options like dedicated, hosted, and/or virtualized. Cisco®...

  • Sponsored By Cisco Systems // Mar 2015

    Forbes Insights - Boost Innovation With Video Communications

    Video communications and videoconferencing have been a part of corporate life for decades. It already is a staple of executive conference rooms, and many larger organizations maintain in-house or contracted video capabilities for special events and presentations. Now, thanks to easy-to-use technology and affordable options, a wide range of employees...

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

    Intelligent IT Operations: Making IT smarter with advanced event correlation and management

    As IT has become essential to the business and as technology has become more complex, specialisation has increased, and organisational silos have grown. IT Operations lacks a single pane of view into business service health, fault, and topology, reducing efficiency and increasing costs. This paper shows you how consolidating...

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

    EMA Report on Evolving from Systems Management to Service Management with HP Operations Bridge: A View from Four Real-World Deployments

    This report is designed to provide insights into HP Operations Bridge values, benefits, drivers and use cases through interviews and analysis of four deployments. The goal is to offer up a more tangible context for assessing when and how OpsBridge can support individual IT choices and priorities. It also includes...

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

    IDC Report: Automation and Orchestration for Effective Datacenter Operations

    More responsive IT is the key to a more responsive and efficient enterprise, according to IDC research. Read the report that describes why IT automation is an urgent priority, and how effective automation and orchestration can pay huge dividends. The report also explores: Top IT management priorities for the...

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

    TechValidate collection of HP Operations Bridge user feedback

    This report presents data that TechValidate has sourced via direct research with verified customers and users of HP Operations Bridge. TechValidate stands behind the authenticity of all published data.

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel® // Mar 2015

    5 Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastructure

    IT leaders are constantly thinking about ways to decrease costs. When InformationWeek recently asked IT executives about the primary ways they planned to innovate this year, the most common answer was “lower IT costs or business costs.” And the pressure to spend less appears to be growing. Yet, in the...

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel® // Mar 2015

    Dell's Versatile PowerEdge Server Portfolio

    Modern organisations require servers that can deliver faster application performance, provide better availability to meet stringent SLAs, handle complex and evolving workloads, and maximize operational efficiency. This white paper also outlines how Dell is delivering improvements in application performance, data centre efficiency, scalability, and simplified, automated management through innovative system...

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel® // Mar 2015

    Dense computing–Considering convergence

    Consolidating physical servers within a shared framework provides many benefits: A significant reduction in cabling for power distribution and networking Cooling can be consolidated as well to provide better efficiency at the rack and also increasing the efficiency of CRAC air units Systems management is streamlined to provide easier monitoring...

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

    Gartner Report: Critical Capabilities for Configuration Management Database

    Considering or investigating a configuration repository, a Configuration Management Database (CMDB), or IT service views? Read this Gartner report to understand what CMDB capabilities you need to build and maintain an accurate and current view of applications or IT services.

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

    Infographic: The case for Automation

    Recent technology trends such as mobile, big data, and the cloud have created opportunities for IT, but they’ve also created additional cost and complexity in the data center. Take a look at the infographic that quantifies the challenges data center managers are facing and the business value of moving...

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel® // Mar 2015

    IDC: Server Innovations

    More and more organisations are choosing to work with vendors investing in solutions that can process, support and manage mission-critical workloads for cloud solutions, mobility capabilities, and data analytics initiatives in today's data centres. This IDC whitepaper will outline how Dell and its partners are able to partners are able...

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

    5 Steps to Great IT Service Quality

    This infographic gives you the visibility and automation you need to reduce risk and improve service quality.

  • Sponsored By Unitrends // Mar 2015

    Unitrends - What Most Backup Vendors Don’t Want You to Know

    There are always a few “secrets” in any industry – and the backup and restore business has its share. Our secrets are widely known within the industry but are less well-known outside of it – for the obvious reason that none of these secrets helps the majority of the vendors...

  • Sponsored By Unitrends // Mar 2015

    7 Shortcuts to Losing Your Data

    This white paper explores data loss from a contrarian point of view - exploring the top 7 shortcuts you can take to ensure that you lose your data. Since a fundamental responsibility of any information technology professional, as well as any C-level executive, is to ensure that the data upon...

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel® // Mar 2015

    Developing a new user agreement for BYOPC programs

    Many organizations are implementing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) or bring-your-own-PC (BYOPC) programs to increase work flexibility, improve employee productivity and reduce enterprise costs. Before your organization allows employees to use personally owned laptops, tablets or smartphones for work, consider how these programs will affect corporate privacy, data protection and e-discovery policies. ...

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel® // Mar 2015

    Critical Factors to Endpoint Security

    The modern threatscape of today is very different from the one that existed even five years ago in that organized crime and government operatives are aggressively funding, organizing and building significant offensive capabilities all focused on generating revenue or gaining a competitive advantage in the global economy. “Crimeware” can be...

  • Sponsored By Dell and Intel® // Mar 2015

    Mobile Devices in Education

    Many K-12 school districts and institutions of higher learning are embracing the reality of increased mobile device usage and bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives on their campuses, and the impact this will have on IT. This paper outlines an approach that Dell has developed and tested to meet the...