Most Popular WhitePapers

  • Private Cloud, Self-Service, and VM Sprawl: Using Lifecycle Management to Optimize Hyper-V & vSphere
    Fully realize the cost savings of virtualization technology by implementing policy controls and governance that prevents VM sprawl. Read this paper and learn the steps to design and implement the governance you need, and what to look for in a toolset to help enforce it.
  • Dollars and Sense: Find Out How IBM Case Management Solutions Impact Businesses
    Live Event Date: April 28, 2015 @ 1:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. PT Join guest speakers Craig Le Clair and Reggie Lau, from Forrester Consulting, to get an in-depth look at the real financial impact of IBM Case Manager from the findings of a recent commissioned study. Find out about the many ways IBM Case Manager improves the efficiency of case workers, integrates with analytics to create upselling and cross-selling opportunities, and reduces the cost and risk of regulatory fines through increased audit consistency. Attend this upcoming webcast to hear real-world examples of how to increase workplace efficiency, generate more cross-sell opportunities, and much, much more. Register today! Featured Speakers: Craig Le Clair, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Consulting Reggie Lau, Total Economic Impact Senior Consultant, Forrester Consulting Mohammed Attar, Director of Case Management & ECM Solutions, IBM
  • Putting Disaster Recovery on the SQL Server Platter: a Perfect Combination
    "Disaster Recovery" is really about business resiliency – how quickly can your business get back online from an unpredictable event like a major weather emergency or other unscheduled downtime? This ebook explores the costs of downtime for even the smallest business, as well as how hosted Microsoft SQL Server can deliver on your need for business continuity.
  • Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow
    Are you truly leading your team or simply managing them? Organizations need leaders and your team needs someone to follow. With some ongoing development, you could become that leader. Learn the top leadership qualities that inspire others to want to follow you and the direction of your company.
  • Six Important Considerations when Choosing a Colocation Provider
    With applications supporting your key customer interactions and business functions, all aspects of your IT infrastructure must be scrutinized – including your colocation provider. Read Six Important Considerations When Choosing a Colocation Provider now and discover the right questions to ask.
  • IT Security by the Numbers: Calculating the Total Cost of Protection
    Humorist Franklin P. Jones may have said it best: "When you get something for nothing, you just haven't been billed for it yet." These are wise words of warning for businesses counting on so-called "free" IT security software. Kaspersky Lab has created an eBook to help you calculate the true cost of protecting your business infrastructure, intelligence, and reputation. Download IT Security by the Numbers: Calculating the Total Cost of Protection to learn about: The hidden cost of complexity The price of poor protection The performance trickle-down effect The bitter aftertaste of a sweet deal…and more!
  • Keeping the Phone Lines Open: Business Continuity Tips and Insights for Your Phone System
    Companies rely on their telephone and voice systems to maintain services and products to their customers. Yet many experience outages with no plans in place to ensure a speedy recovery. A solid business continuity plan can help maintain uptime and reduce the headaches and fires IT has to deal with when an outage occurs. This white paper takes a deeper look into the common causes of voice failures, how companies deal with voice outages today, and how to determine the right business continuity solution for your company's telephone needs.
  • Can You Really Support Business Continuity Requirements?
    Intelligent N+X Redundancy, Placement Affinities, & Future Proofing in the Virtualized Data Center Virtualization brought about the ability to simplify business continuity management in IT. Workload portability and data replication capabilities mean that physical infrastructure failures no longer need impact application services, and they can rapidly be recovered even in the event of complete site failure. However, Enterprises and Service Providers face new challenges ensuring they have enough compute capacity in their virtualized data centers to support their business continuity requirements, while at the same time not over provisioning infrastructure capacity resulting in unnecessary capital expenditure. Read this white paper for these three takeaways: How to maintain N+X redundancy capacity requirements while not over-reserving The challenges introduced by affinity rules, and how to manage them How VMTurbo simulates "What-If" hypotheticals to plan for future scenarios – including full site failure – so that you can make the necessary capacity decisions to avoid them today
  • The 2015 Mobile Enterprise Application Survey: App Development, Adoption, and Security Benchmarks
    On-demand Event Event Date: March 19, 2015 The 2015 Enterprise Mobile Application Survey asked 250 mobility professionals what their biggest mobile challenges are, how many employees they are equipping with mobile apps, and their methods for driving value with mobility. Join Dan Woods, Editor and CTO of CITO Research, and Alan Murray, SVP of Products at Apperian, as they break down the results of this survey and discuss how enterprises are using mobile application management and private app stores to increase the value and security of their mobile deployments. In this eSeminar you will learn: How your peers believe they will get the most out of enterprise mobile apps and which apps will transform today's enterprise" What IT leaders biggest mobile challenges are, and what they are trying to achieve from their mobility investments How organizations are building apps and measuring their effectiveness How you can use a mobile app lifecycle to overcome the security and adoption concerns associated with enterprise mobility today Register for this eSeminar today to benchmark yourself against your peers and learn how to move ahead by implementing a mobile application lifecycle. Featured Speakers: Dan Woods - Editor and CTO of CITO Research Mark Lorion - CMO, Apperian James Hilliard - Moderator, IT Business Edge
  • Top Network Optimization Projects for 2015
    This white paper, based on data compiled by CDW from three separate surveys, explores IT decision-makers' network optimization plans for 2015, the drivers behind those plans and the challenges decision-makers face.