Most Popular WhitePapers

  • Eight Tips for Mastering Migration
    Server data migration can be a tricky and risky business. One of the biggest risks associated with server migration is human error, such as accidental deletions and server configuration mistakes. Additionally, server migration projects are subject to the same causes of data loss that can hurt a business on any given day, such as hardware and software failure, data corruption, and computer viruses. Read this tech brief for eight best practices that can help you form a migration strategy, determine costs, and find solutions to ensure migration success.
  • Forrester report for Hybrid Integration
    In this highly valued report, you'll learn the results of "The Forrester Wave™: Hybrid Integration For Enterprises, Q4 2016" extensive research of the top Hybrid Integration Solutions, including each product's overall ranking, specific capabilities and strengths and weaknesses.
  • Designing Your Data Strategy for the Cloud First Age
    Data is the foundation of the digital economy, but managing data growth poses a big challenge as organizations ramp up cloud adoption. Whether your organization is adopting a hybrid cloud strategy or building modern apps in the cloud, there are many challenges that can limit your effectiveness. With Isilon CloudPools and ECS, you can take advantage of cloud capabilities without a disruptive time-consuming migration of your data. In this webinar, we'll discuss how Dell EMC puts you in control with a flexible cloud design, allowing you to take an application-centric approach to your data platform.
  • How to Leverage Data to Improve Business Outcomes: Acquiring and Retaining Customers
    Explore four ways you can empower your data to help you meet your business goals in this analyst white paper from ESG. Take advantage of all the secrets your business data can reveal. A strong IT environment with data storage solutions for small and midsize business lets you push business applications to their full potential, so your company can gain deeper insights about your customers and make smart decisions more rapidly. And HPE storage keeps your data safe and manageable, no matter how fast you grow.
  • SD-WAN: Aligning the Network with Digital Transformation, Cloud, and Customer Engagement
    Digital transformation is a growing, urgent imperative for organizations worldwide. Subsequently, network resources to support digital initiatives are coming under intense scrutiny. Increasingly, that focus concentrates on the wide area network (WAN), which provides essential connectivity and valuable network services for branch offices, remote sites, and mobile workers. This white paper from IDC examines how digital transformation and cloud computing have necessitated a significant reassessment of the WAN, and explores how SD-WAN can make the challenges of digital initiatives manageable on the enterprise network.
  • SAP HANA® Backup and Recovery using Pure Storage® Snapshots
    One of the cornerstones of Pure Storage® design principles is simplicity. This is clearly evident in how easy it is to snapshot/clone databases on a Pure Storage Array. This document was written to help storage administrators, SAP system administrators, and data center architects find out more about this feature for a very common use case backup and recovery of a database instance. The database in this case is SAP HANA®. This paper covers the necessary steps to take a snapshot of a SAP HANA® instance for backup purposes. It also explains how to restore the database from the snapshot.
  • Top Three Gaping Holes in Your Data Security
    Your IT team understands the importance of securing the network against data breaches from external threats. Regardless of your efforts, data breaches usually begin from inside your network, often due to lax or unenforced security policies. *Did you know? Insider threats are now the most prevalent cause of data incidents, representing nearly 70% of all data leaks. Are you doing enough to prevent the data leaks? In this whitepaper from Globalscape, you will learn: The three layers most commonly targeted: the network, the data, and the users Bad security practices within each layer that could be happening within your organization Why Managed File Transfer is a critical component of your cybersecurity strategy to overcome the bad practices described *2016 Data Security Incident Report, BakerHostetler
  • Measure, then Manage: IT Director's Experience of Instrumented IT over Three Companies
    Thanks to the pervasive use of virtualization, hybrid cloud, and software–defined architectures — enterprise IT infrastructures are impossibly complex. Performance monitoring solutions are critical for enabling IT teams to identify key bottlenecks and emergent issues, for understanding which workloads are more demanding in terms of resource contention, and for cost effective capacity and resource planning. Read this IDC Customer Spotlight for a glimpse into real–world implementations and use of infrastructure performance management solutions within enterprise IT infrastructures for three large British organizations.
  • The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Developer
    Whether you're wondering if the title of "developer" should have your name next to it or you've just started on the path to software success, consider this guide your personal README.md file. (And if that reference didn't make sense to you, read on. It will soon, grasshopper.) This software developer resource guide explores just how in-demand developers are and the growing gap of qualified individuals needed, discusses the many benefits and perks of being a developer, and enlightens you on the myriad of resources at your fingertips.
  • Modernizing Application Delivery with Container Platforms
    Improved approaches, collaboration, and technology have led to faster software lifecycles. Linux® containers and container application platforms, a new category of enterprise software, can help businesses benefit from these advances. But to take advantage of new technologies, IT managers must consider a wide range of activities, teams, and processes that together form the desired but elusive DevOps culture. Read this white paper to learn how an effective DevOps adoption program — using practices guided by experience — can lead organizations to successful container-based software delivery infrastructure.