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Most Popular WhitePapers

  • Putting the Kibosh on Shadow IT: Best Practices for Hybrid Cloud Management
    When individual departments procure cloud service for their own use, they usually don't consider the hazardous organization-wide implications. Read this paper to learn best practices for setting up an internal, IT-based cloud brokerage function that service the entire organization. Find out how this approach enables you to retain top-down visibility and control of network security and manage the impact of cloud traffic on your WAN.
  • The Business Value of Dropbox for Business
    From the introduction of cloud file hosting services, which allowed anyone to store files and access them across any of their computers, workers began quietly using file sync and share services (FSS) for work. They also began inviting coworkers, contractors, and partners to share folders and files, which began proliferating the use of these services in the workplace. Mobile devices further accelerated this trend. Today, file sync and share usage at work is a global phenomenon. Read this research report for a financial benefits analysis of an enterprise-class FSS solution.
  • Visualizations 101
    Consumers consume tons of data, but having access to that data isn't enough – it needs to be presented in an understandable and digestable way. Visualizations, if done right, have the ability to tell a story through the images by directing users towards conclusions about their data and empowering them to make a decisions based on that. But where do you start? You start first with the basics provided in this eBook.
  • Turning the Tide: Surviving (and Thriving in) the Software Developer Shortage
    U.S. companies are desperately trying to recruit and hire skilled software engineers and developers, but there is simply not enough quality talent to go around. Tiempo Development is a nearshore software development company. Our headquarters are in AZ, but we are a pioneer and leader in outsourcing to Mexico, based on our three software development centers there. We have a proven process and we are experts at providing our customers with powerful solutions. We transform ideas into reality.
  • Incident Lifecycle: It's More Than Just Acking
    Following an IT incident through to resolution is more than just acknowledging an alert and restarting a server. The recent State of On-Call Report found that it takes most companies an average of 10-30 minutes to resolve an incident with an average of 5 people involved. Imagine how much money and time companies are spending to deal with incident resolution. But what if you had a tool that offered solutions baked in? Or a tool that sent alerts to the right person or team every time? These are the kind of features that can set up an IT team for success, including making them more efficient and better able to collaborate. See how VictorOps can help your team to solve problems faster...from the beginning.
  • When Seconds Count: Ensuring Business Continuity with 4G Failover
    Temporary network outages -- even those lasting just a few minutes -- can cripple organizations that rely on local Internet access at remote locations. Failover systems that automatically switch to 4G LTE cellular when landlines go down let organizations maximize uptime, even when the unexpected happens. Read this white paper to learn how 4G failover systems that use standalone gateways supported by a cloud-based management tool are proving to be a solid choice for improved business continuity and productivity in the deployment and management of mission-critical device networks.
  • Forrester Study:┬áCapacity Management Benefits for the Cloud
    In this study, conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by BMC, you'll find out why 93% of US and UK IT decision-makers surveyed consider capacity management important or very important to their cloud strategy. Learn how using capacity management to manage workloads in the cloud can help Increase flexibility and continuity for your organization.
  • Post-Migration Risks of Office 365
    Moving from an on-premises environment to Office 365 does not remove the need to plan for disruptions or reduce the business risk requirements for protecting email services. If anything, some risks increase with a move to the cloud. Read how to ease the transition every business faces if considering or already migrating to cloud email. This white paper discusses: Setting expectations when migrating to Office 365 Understanding the implications of relying solely on Exchange Online security Necessary archiving and e-discovery for email Limiting the downtime risk of a single provider
  • Cloud Infrastructure Choices for IT Service Providers - Strategic Insights from IBM
    On-demand Event Event Date: July 21, 2015 As the cloud market matures, IT Service Providers have more choices in how they deliver cloud services to their clients. Some are brokering cloud services delivered by other providers. Some are delivering cloud services using public cloud infrastructure. Some are managing private clouds for their clients. Some are building their own cloud infrastructure. Some are leveraging a mix of infrastructure choices to deliver hybrid solutions. The challenge facing IT Service Providers is to make the right choices and keep adapting those choices as their business evolves. Each choice brings advantages and trade-offs, and Service Providers need to fully understand and plan for these as they build their business. The ongoing goals are making the best delivery choices for each of the cloud services being offered, meeting service level agreements as cost-effectively as possible, fulfilling all client requirements, and maintaining sustainable competitive differentiation. IT Channel Veteran Howard M. Cohen, an expert with 35 years working as and with MSPs, helps you better understand the options, helping you evaluate the return on investment available and the ongoing business assessment and adjustments necessary to continue making the best, most effective choices.
  • How the Cloud Impacts Risk and TCO
    In technical recommendations, the Total Cost of Ownership methodology is intended to normalize the full cost of alternatives to better understand the financial ramifications of dissimilar alternatives. This is a tried and true, fiscally responsible approach. The problem is, it doesn't work. Cloud-delivered services are disrupting the TCO methodology by letting organizations adjust services and change providers with greater flexibility, revising risks and costs with every move. Read more, from Dave Michels of TalkingPointz and Tim Passios of Interactive Intelligence.