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  • Sponsored By Intel Security McAfee // Feb 2015

    25 years of Firewall. What's Next?

    Over the past 25 years Firewalls have evolved to become one of the must-have cyber security solutions of today. But, are they ready to deal with the security threats of the next 25 years? Join James Turner, Senior Advisor and IT Security Analyst at IBRS Australia, and examine the new...

  • Sponsored By Zerto // Feb 2015

    A comparison of Hypervisor-based Replication vs. Current and Legacy BC/DR Technologies

    Zerto’s innovative, hypervisor-based replication is a new technology developed to provide a true enterprise-class, yet fully virtual-aware BC/DR solution to protect virtualised, mission-critical applications. This document outlines the fundamental differences between Zerto’s hypervisor-based replication and other current and legacy technologies.

  • Sponsored By Zerto // Feb 2015

    Protect Applications, Not Just Data – BC/DR for Virtualised Applications

    When organisations are considering a business continuity/disaster recovery solution, they look for a solution that not only protects and recovers the data, but also protects and recovers the application. Coordinating the state of the data and the state of the application is challenging, as they typically span multiple virtual machines,...

  • Sponsored By Zerto // Feb 2015

    Mission-Critical Disaster Recovery in the Virtual World

    Enterprise App virtualisation is no longer an emerging technology. Enterprises of all sizes are deploying applications on virtualised IT infrastructures and clouds, and reaping the benefits of ease of management, simplicity, mobility, and cost-effectiveness. But there’s a speed bump on the virtualisation highway. Traditional replication and DR solutions were not...

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    The Cost Advantages of NetApp FlexPod Datacenter with VMware

    This whitepaper focuses on the NetApp FlexPod Datacenter offering. It compares NetApp’s capabilities to both VCE and EMC at a high level as well as demonstrating value via the Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analyses.

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    ESG Report: Extending the Data Center to the Cloud

    This ESG whitepaper was commissioned by NetApp discusses that 41% of ESG research respondents reported that the cloud enabled them to realise IT cost reductions with 26% seeing improvements in productivity. Learn how you can achieve these benefits by reviewing common IT scenarios detailed in private and hybrid cloud, data...

  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    Forrester Report: Cloud Management in a Hybrid Cloud World

    In this report, it explains how the Infrastructure and Operations role changes in a hybrid cloud world, how I&O professionals need to accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud, and which cloud management capabilities I&O must master to take on the role of hybrid...

  • Sponsored By Dell Software // Feb 2015

    Data Protection : Quality Plus Fast ROI

    Too many organizations today struggle with backup and recovery solutions that not only fail in their primary mission of reducing the risk of data loss but also cost far too much. Find out how Dell Data Protection from Dell Software can help deliver a sound return on investment, while dramatically...

  • Sponsored By Workday // Feb 2015

    The Freedom to Run Your Business Your Way

    Workday is responsible for maintaining the core application so that customer IT staff do not have to get involved. Traditionally, IT costs more than it earns, undermining company profits rather than contributing to them. If IT professionals spend more time advancing the organisation’s mission, they do more than help trim...

  • Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

  • Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation // Feb 2015

    Solution Brief : IMATION + VEEAM

    Because today’s IT managers are faced with increasingly complex environments and ever-growing data volumes, they need simple and affordable solutions to solve some critical business challenges. Imation’s Nexsan storage solutions and Veeam® Backup & Replication™ software provide a joint solution that’s perfectly tailored to meet the organizational challenges of data...

  • Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage (German Content)

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

  • Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage (French Content)

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

  • Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation // Feb 2015

    Reduce backup costs with high-density energy-smart storage (Italian Content)

    Bottom line—your IT infrastructure simply has to work, despite constrained budgets and constant data growth. Fortunately, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments simpler, more scalable and agile regardless of the data center’s size. Discover how best-of-breed storage solutions are maximizing the benefits of virtualization by creating quantifiable improvements in...

  • Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation // Feb 2015

    Data Protection Solutions Guide

    It is an inescapable fact that massive, relentless data growth now defines the IT landscape for organizations of all sizes. According to industry analysts IDC , from the years 2013 to 2020 the digital universe will grow by a factor of 10 — from 4.4 trillion gigabytes to 44 trillion....

  • Sponsored By Nexsan by Imation // Feb 2015

    Datacore & Nexsan : efficient storage virtualization

    The IT infrastructure simply has to work – despite constrained budgets, data growth and constant change. No matter the size of the data center, virtualization has driven sweeping change, making deployments more simple, scalable, and agile. Learn More...

  • Sponsored By Jama Software // Feb 2015

    A Modern Take on the Agile Manifesto

    When the Agile Manifesto was published in 2001, our workplace looked very different from how it does today. Despite major changes in how we work, our interpretation of the Manifesto hasn’t changed in over a decade. So what does today’s Agile look like? Do the values of the Manifesto still...

  • Sponsored By Jama Software // Feb 2015

    Surviving Disruption

    Disruption is coming. Are you ready? It’s not enough to know that a threat is coming. You need to know whether it’s coming right for you. In this spotlight on managing disruption that first appeared in the Harvard Business Review, industry leaders Maxwell Wessel and Clayton Christensen propose a systematic...

  • Sponsored By Jama Software // Feb 2015

    Failure: Analyze It, Don’t Humanize It.

    Beat the Law of Market Failure—an expert’s POV. Alberto Savoia, formerly of Google and originator of the brilliant theory of “pretotyping,” has created a product builder’s philosophy that encourages a healthy, objective, and best of all, productive analysis of failure that takes the pain out of failure and improves ideas,...

  • Sponsored By Jama Software // Feb 2015

    The State of Modern Product Delivery

    Are you delivering products that your customers really need, or what they say they want? According to fresh research from Jama and Forrester Consulting, 50% of business leaders are giving customers what they think they want but that fail to meet their real needs. Knowing the difference can be what...