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Most Popular WhitePapers

  • Gartner Report: Which Storage Vendor is Positioned Furthest Overall for Completeness of Vision in the Leaders Quadrant?
    Gartner has done the research for you. Help your organization make an informed IT decision regarding flash storage. Read 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays to gain insights regarding the future state of the storage market and an independent vendor comparison. Also learn why Pure Storage achieved the furthest overall position for completeness of vision.
  • Forrester Research: Eight Toxic Networking Vendor Selection Philosophies
    We know many enterprise networking teams still struggle to shift away from their incumbent network infrastructure, even if it's the right decision for the company. This Forrester Research report addresses eight common statements that organizations use to rationalize their choices and criteria. Download the report to discover why each statement is an invalid justification for choosing a networking vendor and how infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals need to change their thinking and their language in order to make the right choices for their customers and their unique business needs. Rise above the noise and learn how to effectively find and evaluate the best technology provider for your business needs.
  • Quantifying the Value of NetApp All-Flash FAS (AFF) Storage Arrays
    This comprehensive economic analysis by ESG provides prospective customers with a return on investment model for evaluating NetApp AFF storage arrays.
  • How to Provide Global Service
    To meet the demands of an increasingly globalized world, companies of all sizes are finding that they need global customer support. The "follow-the-sun" model that provides 24/7/365 support was once only feasible for large companies with offices in different time zones. However, today, even small and mid-sized companies can provide outstanding, round-the-clock support. The key to success is in understanding the variety of ways to provide global customer support. Download this eBook from Zendesk for insights into: The factors to consider about your team and your customer's needs before going global What questions you should be asking about your company Choosing an approach to global support that suits your needs Download How to Provide Global Support to learn more key considerations and best practices for providing global customer support.
  • Testing All-Flash Arrays with Virtual Instruments' Load DynamiX Enterprise
    While the performance advantages of all-flash arrays (AFAs) are well documented, there are still challenges proving that application performance is significantly better on AFAs versus hybrid and disk arrays, and that the premium price is warranted. With a best-practices workload testing and validation methodology in place, storage engineers and architects are expertly determining what the optimal configuration is for their unique workloads, rather than relying on inconclusive vendor data. This has considerable impact on both the performance and the cost of their production solutions. Read this white paper to learn about Virtual Instruments' Load Dynamix Enterprise storage performance validation methodology--developed in collaboration with the industry's flash vendor leaders, and well known industry analysts.
  • Proven HFA Vendor Nimble Storage Achieving Rapid Success in the AFA Market
    IDC recently released a vendor profile on Nimble Storage providing their opinion of Nimble's flash-optimized all flash arrays and hybrid flash arrays. As you consider what vendors you will partner with in the future, this analysis provides a helpful summary of the evolving AFA Market as well as the Nimble technology, business value, customers, and go-to-market strategies.
  • A quick guide to SSL/TLS certificates
    Whether you are an individual or a company, you should approach online security in the same way that you would approach physical security for your home or business. Not only does it make you feel safer but it also protects people who visit your home, place of business, or website. It is important to understand the potential risks and then make sure you are fully protected against them. In the fast-paced world of technology, it is not always easy to stay abreast of the latest advancements. For this reason it is wise to partner with a reputable Internet security company.
  • Data Genomics Index
    The Data Genomics Project was an initiative designed to change the way we think about managing data. This benchmark report, the Data Genomics Index, encompasses a community of like-minded data scientists, industry experts, and thought leaders together with the purpose of better understanding the true nature of the unstructured data that we are creating, storing, and managing on a daily basis - a report on real storage environments' composition.
  • Use Cases for Level 3: Adaptive Network Control Solutions
    Entire organizations suffer when their networks can't keep up and new opportunities are put on hold. Waiting on service providers isn't good business. In these examples, learn how to simplify network management so that your organization can better manage costs, adapt quickly to business demands, and seize market opportunities when they arise.
  • Dell EMC AFA PoC Up & Running in Minutes with Brand New Automation
    The AFA PoC toolkit v4.0 brings unparalleled levels of automation and removes much of the complexity associated with testing all flash arrays (AFA). Setup and configuration is reduced from hours to minutes by leveraging our simplistic, efficient utility.