Most Popular WhitePapers

  • IT Efficiency Begins with Effective Discovery and Dependency Mapping
    Understanding the dependencies between applications and infrastructures is the key to IT efficiency. It opens the possibility to create application topology models that are used to improve critical operational processes that manage applications, changes, risks, IT architectures, and IT services. Thus, businesses benefit from an improved technology control that directly leads to more competitive services for clients and increased employee productivity. Read this Forrester research report to learn why companies that implement discovery and dependency tools are better able to address compliance issues, reduce risk, and manage and track assets.
  • High Growth Best Practices Guide
    What does high growth mean to your business? Ask your business peers that question and there will be critical elements and key priorities in common: the need for speed and efficiency, a future-proof technology strategy, and high-performance network connectivity, just to name a few. Of course, reliability, scalability, and security will also come up as indispensable aspects of any high-growth solution. This guide gives you an overview of the steps you need to build a foundation for sustainable growth -- the kinds of investments, drivers, and differentiators that are involved.
  • Seven Reasons Why Micro-Segmentation is Powerful to Have and Painless to Add
    Security breaches targeting government have become increasingly regular, and traditional defenses can no longer effectively protect against attacks. Micro-segmentation is a breakthrough approach to granular, dynamic data center security. Download this informative solution overview now.
  • Decisions, Decisions¬† How Leading Firms Are Arming Frontline Executives With Data-driven Insight
    There's a global revolution underway. Business executives are no longer satisfied with the long waiting periods, high costs and questionable quality of data-driven decision support being developed on their behalf. Taking matters into their own hands, leaders are embracing a more distributed model, where end-users can take control of their own analytics, modeling, visualization and decision making. This paper outlines the benefits of a distributed model, and includes insights and case studies from leading executives.
  • Your Software: Does the End Justify the Business Value Means?
    It's time for IT executives to gain their rightful recognition to contributing to business value. This paper explores what productivity issues are paramount in the eyes of the management suite and shares top ways IT's approach to data management and protection can support and enhance business value. It also provides top tips for developing a business value gameplan to help win the budget discussion.
  • Reduce the TCO of your WAN
    Traditional WAN designs are expensive, complex, and lack cloud application performance. Software-Defined WAN is transforming traditional MPLS-based networks into architectures that deliver performance, simplicity, and optimal access to on-premise applications and cloud services. Learn how these benefits, along with other unique attributes of SD-WAN, combine to produce a higher return on investment than an MPLS-only or traditional hybrid WAN deployment. Read this White Paper by Dan Conde, analyst at ESG, to learn: Comparisons of MPLS vs Hybrid vs Internet-only costs Recommendations to reduce the TCO of wide area networks Steps to make a transition to SD-WAN
  • Improved Connectivity is Transforming the Shopping Experience for Retailers and Customers Alike
    Customers today expect retailers to provide the best shopping experience possible. To accommodate these changing needs and provide an engaging and satisfying shopping experience, retailers must make use of leading-edge technologies to better serve their customers and react to changing market conditions. Unfortunately, the use of these newer technologies can strain retailers' legacy infrastructures. Read this executive brief to learn the importance of having an up-to-date infrastructure to better accommodate newer technologies that improve employee productivity, streamline operations, speed order fulfillment, and provide cross-channel functionality.
  • 8 Tips for Winning the IT Asset Management Challenge
    Tracking and managing physical and virtual assets using separate systems of record is a time-consuming, labor-intensive, error-prone chore. Read 8 Tips for Winning the IT Asset Management Challenge and find out how consolidating multiple solutions into a single system of record with ServiceNow enables you to: Accurately track assets Automate key reports to gain better visibility into asset ownership and utilization Create self-service portals and automated workflows Improve the user experience while reducing IT overhead
  • Engagement Everywhere eBook
    Engage everywhere to improve everywhere Two out of three executives under the age of 35 are frustrated by technology at work, but believe they can be more productive with information sharing, and that better communications will positively impact business growth. Find out how else the digital revolution is impacting midsize businesses >
  • The Changing Role of the CIO
    No department within an organization has undergone such a profound change as that of IT. The platforms used to deliver IT products and services, the tools of the trade and the skillsets required to do the job have changed. On top of all that, the IT function is now being integrated into the company's other operations and is expected to operate as a business-within-a-business. Overseeing this sea change is the CIO. This white paper examines how the role of the CIO has been evolving to meet today's new world of IT.