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  • Dell One Identity Manager Scalability and Performance White Paper Cover

    Identity governance requirements are growing every day — you need a solution that can scale to meet them. Find out how you can manage the entire identity lifecycle for secure access to your network.

  • A Governed Migration Process Using Dell One Identity White Paper Cover

    IT can no longer afford to devote resources to traditional migrations, only to deliver a sub-optimal target environment. Find out how your business can speed migration while ensuring proper structure and governance.

  • Planning an Exchange or AD Migration? Three Reasons to Include a Plan for Recovery White Paper Cover

    Even well planned migrations can go wrong. Data can become corrupt or lost, interrupting and slowing your migration. Find out why the right recovery plan can help you keep your project on schedule.

  • Strategies for Successfully Managing Privileged Accounts White Paper Cover

    See how to prepare your organization for the security, management and governance you need for your superuser accounts. This informative ebook offers perspectives you can use to integrate a successful PAM program.

  • The Enterprise Application Lifecycle: It’s Costing You More Than You Know White Paper Cover

    Is pushing out applications costing more than you realize? It might be. Find out more, and discover how to keep costs down, in this white paper.

  • The Timeline of a Spear-Phishing Attack on Your Organization White Paper Cover

    In The Spear-Phishing Attack Timeline, you’ll get an inside look at the anatomy of a spear-phishing attack. Step by step and day by day, you’ll see where the mistakes get made and how vulnerabilities get exploited – all leading up to that day when the CEO must make the rounds of national news media to admit that customer data has been compromised.

  • Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical White Paper Cover

    Find out how the latest release of Dell AppAssure unifies virtualized backup, replication and recovery processes — without compromising data protection.

  • The Buyers Guide to Virtual and Physical Data Protection White Paper Cover

    Discover how you can implement a cost-effective data-protection strategy in your own VMware environment.

  • Superior VMware® Protection for Limited IT Budgets White Paper Cover

    Discover how you can implement a cost-effective data-protection strategy in your own VMware environment.

  • Protecting Exchange: Best Practices and Practical Tips White Paper Cover

    Is your business doing enough to protect its critical email data? Learn how to provide a cost-effective, comprehensive data-protection strategy for your Microsoft Exchange environment.

  • How to Avoid the Coming Backup Crunch White Paper Cover

    Is big data straining your traditional backup options? Find out about a new solution that helps companies slash costs and avoid recovery point delays.

  • Disk Backup Appliances: The Next Generation White Paper Cover

    Learn how to save time on your next deployment, shrink your backup windows, minimize network traffic and significantly reduce your backup-storage footprint.

  • Building Higher IT Business Continuity in the Face of Disaster White Paper Cover

    Most disasters strike without warning. Don’t be caught off guard; upgrade your preparedness today by taking these initial steps and follow-ups.

  • AppAssure 5 Trial Logo: Dell Software

    Dell™ AppAssure™ delivers advanced data protection that unifies backup, replication, verification and recovery in one, easy-to-use software solution. Backup in minutes. Recover in seconds.

  • Dell Data Protection Point of View White Paper Cover

    Discover how organizations of any size can improve their data protection — safeguarding their critical information and applications — without excessive costs or added complexity.

  • Be a C-Suite Hero with these 5 Key Virtual + Physical Data Protection Takeaways White Paper Cover

    Redefine your business goals and drivers for data protection, and think like a CIO when you apply the five key takeaways in this eBook.

  • Six Steps to Achieving Data Access Governance White Paper Cover

    Get the tips you need to better control access to your organization’s critical data while meeting governance, compliance and security requirements. Read this paper and discover how Dell One Identity solutions can help.

  • Getting the Security You Need with Dell One Identity Manager White Paper Cover

    Controlling and securing user access is a priority for every organization. Discover how Dell One Identity Manager helps you secure and meet standards for access control, customer data protection and network communications.

  • Seven Steps to Designating Owners of Unstructured Data White Paper Cover

    Unstructured data leads to increased costs and security vulnerabilities. Learn the seven-step process in this paper and automate the methods for governing and controlling access to unstructured data.

  • The Case for Identity Manager White Paper Cover

    Transform your identity and access management (IAM) strategies from expensive, time-consuming and complex to streamlined and cost-effective. Read this tech brief and make IAM simpler than ever before.

  • Advanced Attestation and Recertification for Today’s Organizations White Paper Cover

    Learn how you can achieve and demonstrate compliance with industry and government regulations by implementing attestation and recertification procedures.

  • Get Your IAM Project Back on the Fast Track by Considering Business Agility White Paper Cover

    Discover how the right identity and access management (IAM) solution can help you solve today’s security threats while adding business value by increasing operational agility.

  • Running Windows Server 2003 in a Post-Support World White Paper Cover

    Microsoft is giving up on Windows Server 2003, but you’re not. What do to? Read this white paper and find out.

  • Optimizing for Innovation: How Hybrid IT Outsourcing Shifts IT Focus to Innovation White Paper Cover

    Download the CenturyLink executive brief "Optimizing for Innovation: How Hybrid IT Outsourcing Shifts IT Focus to Innovation" and explore how cost efficiencies can be achieved via the different elements of a Hybrid IT infrastructure outsource approach, allowing IT groups to apply more of the IT budget to innovation.

  • Datasheet: Integrating RHEL with Windows in the Datacenter White Paper Cover

    In today’s challenging economic environment, IT planners are continuously seeking innovative ways to enhance service levels and contain costs. Forward-looking organizations are revamping IT infrastructure and deploying virtualization solutions and private cloud services to improve business agility and reduce equipment and operating expenses.

  • Gartner Predicts 2015: Bimodal IT Is a Critical Capability for CIOs White Paper Cover

    New Gartner research predicts that 75% of IT organizations will have a bimodal capability by 2017. Bimodal is a critical capability that combines the solid conventional capabilities of IT alongside a capability to respond to the level of uncertainty and the need for agility required for a digital transformation. According to Gartner, half of IT organizations that have a bimodal capability will make a mess. Learn more about Gartner's predictions for common mistakes that CIOs will make and how to avoid them.

  • Windows 2003 to Linux Exec Brief White Paper Cover

    Red Hat‒based infrastructure offers lower total cost of ownership compared to Windows environments. Across infrastructure, staffing, and productivity (including downtime and help desk), deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux reduces TCO by 34% annually compared to Windows.

  • Welcome Solution brief White Paper Cover

    This solutions brief discusses how open source solutions can help enterprise IT leaders respond to the three primary challenges they face today: 1) an inability to address line-of-business demands, 2) resources consumed by maintenance, and 3) technology threatened by unknown, disruptive changes in the future.

  • Welcome infographic: How can you adopt new technology faster? White Paper Cover

    Adopt new technology faster. Turn IT from a cost center into a profit center. View this infographic to learn about alternatives to proprietary vendors and why 90% of Fortune 500 companies use Red Hat products and services to innovate ahead of business demands.

  • Achieve Predictable-Consistent Performance with Hybrid Flash White Paper Cover

    The nature of the financial services industry places a myriad of international compliance requirements on a company's IT team, as well as an expectation by its customers to deliver the high test levels of performance and reliability.

  • How Hybrid Flash Array Helps Businesses Do More With Less White Paper Cover

    Data integrity and ultra-high performance dictate the success and growth of many companies.

  • The Essential VDI Guide White Paper Cover

    Desktop management at any scale is a tedious job. Imaging, reimaging, and troubleshooting desktop systems consume valuable IT resources, and keep employees from being productive. Securing the information generated on desktops, tablets, and smartphones is no simple job either.

  • Tapping the True Value of Data White Paper Cover

    Is your enterprise’s data treated equal instead of based upon its business value? Concerned over time it takes to get business critical systems live after downtime?

  • SharePoint Governance Best Practices White Paper Cover

    SharePoint presents many unique backup issues only addressed by solutions purpose built for it. This ebook introduces the broad topic of disaster recovery and how its principles can be applied to SharePoint.

  • Choosing the Right Privileged Management Solutions White Paper Cover

    The forgotten arm of IAM is privileged account management (PAM). This free e-book contains essential information on common security issues associated with PAM, and how you can minimize or eliminate them.

  • Understanding Pass-the-Hash Attacks – and Mitigating the Risks White Paper Cover

    The “Pass-the-Hash” (PtH) attack was originally documented in 1997, but has recently made a resurgence. Find out how PtH attacks work, as well as mitigation strategies recommended by Microsoft and the National Security Agency (NSA).

  • IAM for the Real World — Privileged Account Management e-book White Paper Cover

    The forgotten arm of IAM is privileged account management (PAM). This free e-book contains essential information on common security issues associated with PAM, and how you can minimize or eliminate them.

  • Real World IAM for Unix based Systems White Paper Cover

    Unix was here before Windows and, due to its stability, cost-effectiveness and openness, will be around for a while. However, twenty-first century realities demand access and security that goes beyond what worked 20 years ago.

  • 12 Critical Questions to Ask When Choosing an AD Bridge Solution White Paper Cover

    AD bridge solutions address the problem of heterogeneous IT environments by enabling Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X systems to participate in Active Directory. Learn the 12 questions to ask before you buy

  • The Importance of Managing Privileged Accounts White Paper Cover

    Proper management of privileged accounts is about more than peace of mind; it’s also a compliance obligation. A hands-off approach risks security and can invite sanctions. Learn how your organization can effectively manage administrative privileges.

  • Controlling and Managing Superuser Access White Paper Cover

    Effectively managing privileged, aka “superuser,” accounts is critical for security and compliance. Unfortunately, native tools are often inadequate for today’s enterprise. Learn how you can mitigate risks posed by superusers while preserving ease of use.

  • Superstorm-Proof Your IT Infrastructure: How To Achieve 100% Resiliency White Paper Cover Shot

    "Download CenturyLink’s executive brief, “Superstorm-Proof Your IT Infrastructure: How To Achieve 100% Resiliency” to learn more about why a responsive, current and customized IT infrastructure is crucial to maintaining uptime and mitigating disasters.

  • Leveraging IT Infrastructure-as-a-Service White Paper Cover Shot

    "Download the CenturyLink whitepaper: “Leveraging IT Infrastructure as a Service Enables Agile Responses to Constantly Changing Threats” to learn how you can help your organization protect itself — and its customers — from evolving internal and external threats.

  • Three Pillars of Effective Disaster Recovery White Paper Cover Shot

    Download the CenturyLink whitepaper: “The Three Pillars of Effective Disaster Recovery: DRaaS + Networking + Managed Hosting.” Learn how each pillar is essential as they combine to form the essential footing of an effective DR solution.

  • Web And Mobile Investments Drive Revenue And Loyalty White Paper Cover Shot

    This Technology Adoption Profile survey by Forrester Consulting evaluates the current adoption, trends and challenges associated with hosted eCommerce solutions.

  • StarWind Virtual SAN: How to check if ODX functions properly White Paper Cover

    The document describes how to enable ODX in the system, and make sure if it works properly.

  • StarWind Virtual SAN: How to check if VAAI functions properly White Paper Cover

    The document describes how to enable VAAI in the system, and make sure if it works properly.

  • Best Practices for Consolidating Multiple Enterprise Social Networks White Paper Cover

    With more organizations seeing the business value of enterprise social networks (ESN), they’re also discovering that standardizing on one platform requires migrating data. Learn how you can create an effective ESN consolidation plan.

  • Modernizing your Active Directory Environment White Paper Cover

    Gain control over your Active Directory (AD) landscape. Learn the key steps for modernizing your AD environment and how these can help you better address the needs of your organization to reduce vulnerability, risk and infrastructure costs.

  • How to measure Unified Communications utilization and ROI for upper management White Paper Cover

    Microsoft® Lync Server® can drastically improve the efficiency of business, but deployment can be demanding and expensive. Get detailed costs and benefits of using Lync Server, and learn how you can produce reports that demonstrate ROI.

  • Be Prepared with a Doomsday Disaster Recovery Plan White Paper Cover

    Learn the most common causes of IT disasters and how to prepare for them, as well as best practices for establishing a recovery plan. You’ll also find out about tools that can help get your business up and running quickly after a human error, malicious attack or natural disaster.

  • Active Directory Recovery: Be More Prepared White Paper Cover

    Active Directory’s Recycle Bin has proved indispensable to administrators needing to restore single objects. However, there are many other recovery challenges that AD administrators must be prepared for. In this paper, Windows expert Don Jones lays out the specific capabilities and limitations of the AD Recycle Bin, as well as tools that can help your organization recover faster.

  • Enabling Fast Email Recovery When Something Goes Wrong White Paper Cover

    Good email recovery, eDiscovery and content management practices consist of several components. Read this report and discover why email recovery and governance is a necessity for your organization, and how to address problems in your email environment.

  • What Can Email Tell You About Your Organization? White Paper Cover

    Unlock the hidden potential of business intelligence contained within your Exchange stores. Discover the answers to traditional messaging management questions with this technical brief, and learn to mine unstructured Exchange data to inform your business.

  • Best Practices for Migrating Email to Office 365 White Paper Cover

    Discover key migration best practices that ensure complete, seamless transition to Microsoft Office 365 with minimal impact to your business. Read this paper to learn the importance of pre-migration planning and proper evaluation of migration solutions as well as why engaging a migration partner is a smart investment.

  • Supercharge SharePoint with Enterprise Social Collaboration Incentive White Paper Cover Image

    What if we told you there was an easy way you could get more out of SharePoint while improving business culture and workflows? Learn how a simple but powerful social collaboration solution can help optimize SharePoint.

  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Software - Maintain Your IT Budget with Consistent Compliance Practices

    Read this third-party report to learn about the attitudes of state and local government agencies towards Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software, and see which features they rank as most critical when selecting a tool.

  • Managing Risk in an Active Directory Integrated Virtualized Environment

    Read this insightful white paper to explore the interdependent and combined security issues between Active Directory and virtualization, and see how to manage them.

  • Top 10 Most Popular Reports in Enterprise Reporter

    Discover which reports key stakeholders rely on most for quick, accurate insight into the configuration and security of Active Directory (AD) and file server permissions. Read this tech brief today.

  • Ensuring Enterprise Visibility, Auditing and Reporting for Windows Environments

    Find out how you can easily identify and report on who has access to what files, folders and shares, and on what servers - all with a solution that can support large, complex Windows environments. Read now.

  • Top Five Questions You Should Ask Before Purchasing a Two-Factor Authentication Solution

    Two-factor authentication is critical for safeguarding your company’s critical information. In this technical brief, discover five things to know before purchasing a two-factor authentication solution, and which solution is the best fit for your business.

  • The Right Way to Prove Identity and Establish Trust

    Right now, one of your employees is accessing network resources. Do you know who it is? See how to verify user identities and protect your company’s critical information. Read this technical brief.

  • IAM for the Real World: Access Management

    Security concerns and compliance make the need to manage access a top priority. Read this e-book for the critical knowledge you need to understand the complexity of today’s access management issues, and the promise of a more unified, integrated approach.

  • The Keys to the Kingdom: Limiting Active Directory Administrators

    Businesses need more from their Windows security structure. Discover best practices for implementing role-based access control automated delegation of permissions, centralized permissions reporting, and data consistency rules that can secure your AD infrastructure.

  • IAM for the Real World: Access Management

    When your access procedures are broken, no amount of security, management or governance matters. Find out how your business can reap the benefits that come from getting to one identity. Read now!

  • The Active Directory Management and Security You’ve Always Dreamed Of

    Get more from your Windows security structure. Learn how the right security solution can help your business avoid common errors and inconsistencies that lead to security breaches.

  • The 12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Discover the 12 major tasks of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management, and how your organization can reduce AD workloads through implementation of proper management, automation and administration tools.

  • Migrate, Manage Govern

    Transform Active Directory from a cost center into a business asset using the “migrate-manage-govern” strategy that moves your business forward while solving security challenges.

  • Real World Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems

    Explore the most common IAM challenges facing Unix-based organizations, and learn about easily implemented practices and technologies that can help you increase security, achieve compliance and improve operational efficiency.

  • Access Control Is Easy, Use Active Directory Groups and Manage Them Well

    Good access control results from avoiding the use of local groups by assigning permissions through Active Directory (AD). Learn how AD groups are at the center of access control and governance–and what it takes to manage them.

  • The Move to Exchange 2013: Migraine or Migration? White Paper Cover

    Get the experts’ take on the newest features found in Exchange 2013, as well as how you can be prepared to overcome common migration challenges. Read now!

  • Ensure a Valuable Notes-to-Exchange 2013/Office 365 Migration White Paper Cover

    Properly preparing for a migration from Lotus Notes to Exchange Server 2013 or Office 365 can reduce costs and even boost user-adoption rates. Learn how Dell end-to-end solutions can help. Read now.

  • Migrating to Exchange 2013 from Legacy Exchange White Paper Cover

    Make sure you’re prepared for your Exchange migration by understanding the challenges inherent in moving from a legacy version, and how to get the most out of your new investment.

  • Windows Server 2012 – Are You Ready? White Paper Cover

    With Microsoft discontinuing support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, now is the time to learn key considerations for moving to Windows Server 2012 R2.

  • Top 10 Steps to Ensure a Successful Transition to Windows Server 2012 White Paper Cover

    From planning to implementation, through post-migration management, our experts lay out the information you need to make your migration to Windows Server 2012 R2 as painless as possible. Learn more.

  • Take Control of Your PST Problem White Paper Cover

    Find out best practices for migrating PST file data to a more secure Exchange or Office 365 environment, and get suggestions for tools that can help ensure your migration is successful.

  • Take Control of Your PST Problem White Paper Cover

    Find out best practices for migrating PST file data to a more secure Exchange or Office 365 environment, and get suggestions for tools that can help ensure your migration is successful.

  • Top 10 Steps to Ensure a Successful Migration to Exchange 2013 White Paper Cover

    Our experts have laid out the top ten steps to ensure a successful Exchange migration. Whether you’re upgrading a legacy environment or undertaking a consolidation project, we’ve got you covered.

  • Executive Brief: 12 Expert Tips for Enterprise Document Sharing, Mobility & Control White Paper Cover

    Business is more personal than ever, with workers adopting new technologies to stay connected and productive at home, the office, anywhere. Enterprise information is flowing in and out IT systems at an unprecedented rate. Discover 12 strategies for digital agility to meet the evolving demands of your workforce AND the traditional enterprise requirements for security, transparency, and control. “By 2017, 75 percent of IT organizations will have gone bimodal in some way,” predicts Gartner. Discover how you can stay ahead of the curve. Published by Colligo.

  • Recognizing Five Sources of High-Profile Data Security Breaches White Paper Cover

    This white paper discusses the 5 major categories of vulnerabilities that IT and security professionals need to account for in their solutions planning.

  • Storage Anywhere and Everywhere: Dealing with the Challenges of Data Fragmentation White Paper Cover

    The shape of the IT landscape has been evolving over the years and continues to do so. Gone are the days when one or two central systems could meet all of the organization's IT needs. Learn more.

  • Email Archives: No Longer Fit for Purpose? White Paper Cover

    This paper examines the difficulties and pain points that organizations encounter as they seek to straddle the conflicting pressures of ever increasing email volumes on one hand, and the need for faster, more flexible accessibility on the other.

  • 4 Critical Risks Facing Microsoft® Office 365™ Implementation White Paper Cover

    Read this white paper to learn the considerations you should address internally when planning and implementing the move to Office 365. Learn more.

  • K2 Appit for SharePoint and SharePoint 2013 - Technical Comparison White Paper Cover

    This technical paper compares how basic workflow and business apps capabilities, including data integration, forms, workflow and management, are handled with both out-of-the-box SharePoint 2013 capabilities and K2 Appit for SharePoint.

  • Printer Installer: Eliminating Print Servers

    Printer Installer is an on-premise web application that enables you to centrally manage and deploy Windows shared or direct iP printers. Printer installer also empowers your end-users to self-install printers with a single, web-based, printer installation portal for your entire enterprise. Learn more.

  • Windows Server 2003 Migration Overview: Eliminate Your Print Servers

    Migrating from Windows Server 2003 is an excellent opportunity to consolidate servers. PrinterLogic enables you to completely eliminate your print servers giving you centralized control of your print environment from a single web application in your data center. Learn more.

  • Private Clouds Are Complicated: The Challenge of Building and Operating a Microsoft Private Cloud White Paper Cover

    Private clouds offer many advantages, but simplicity isn’t always one of them. In this white paper, discover the best and least arduous way to create and maintain a Microsoft Private Cloud.

  • Now That You Have a Microsoft Private Cloud, What the Heck are You Going to do With it

    You’ve built a Microsoft Private Cloud. Great choice! Now what? Find out in this white paper.

  • Scaling for the Cloud in the Age of Apps White Paper Cover

    Scaling applications for the cloud is hard, but it’s no impossible. It simply requires a rethink of everything IT does and how IT does it. Find out much more in this white paper.

  • Dell Boomi a Leader Again in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for iPaaS

    In this report, learn about the iPaaS landscape from industry analysts, find the best iPaaS solution for your needs, evaluate vendors based on ability to execute and completeness of vision and see why Dell Boomi is a Leader.

  • Five Easy Steps to Improve IT’s Reputation and Excel at Audits

    Showing the contributions IT makes to the rest of the business can be challenging. Experts suggest leveraging readily-available management data to show how IT enables business initiatives and supports revenue generation.

  • 4 Steps to Successful IT Systems Management

    While seemingly counter intuitive, organizations can actually create IT efficiencies without having to cut service levels by adopting a systems management strategy that embraces the concept of “Discover, Manage, Automate and Validate.”

  • Seconds Matter: Resolve Issues Quickly with the World’s Fastest Remote Desktop Management

    As an IT professional, every second count. Your remote connection speed and reliability are critical to your ability to resolve issues quickly, maximizing IT efficiency and ensuring a happy and productive end user.

  • Eight Keys to Cloud Friendly Systems Management

    At the same time that organizations are moving many of their IT assets to the cloud, the problem of how to manage all of an organization’s IT assets has, in many ways, become more complex. Learn more.

  • Why You Should Date a Cloud but Never Marry One

    Getting tied down with one cloud provider is a bad idea. In this white paper, find out why, and find out how to manage cloud providers effectively. Learn more!

  • Servers, Storage, Virtualization and You: It’s Complicated

    Simplicity isn’t normally a hallmark of any of these three technologies, but it can be. Find out in this white paper how to break down the complexity of these components and keep them simple.

  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Hyperconverged Systems 2014 Vendor Assessment

    Learn the emerging trends in hyperconverged datacenters. Get the newly released IDC Marketscape report for 2015 to understand the leading solutions in the rapidly evolving Hyperconverged Platforms market segment. Read more!

  • Web-Scale 101: From Hyper-Convergence to Cloud Infrastructure

    What do growing trends like converged infrastructure and hyper-convergence really mean for your business? Learn the new approach to datacenter infrastructure that is set to transform enterprise IT. Learn more!

  • Migration Planning Kit Microsoft Windows Server

    Microsoft will end support for Windows 2003 in July, 2015. What does this mean to you? It comes down to this: there will be no further patches or security updates, which puts your business at risk. With Microsoft estimating that it takes 200 days to migrate an application, the time is now to start your move.

  • SharePoint 2013 with Citrix NetScaler Deployment Guide

    Microsoft SharePoint has become one of the most widely used enterprise web application platforms, providing various business intelligence features, while enhancing collaboration and content management. However, in order for applications to perform to the best of their ability, deploying an application delivery controller (ADC) is essential.

  • Lync 2013 with Citrix NetScaler Deployment Guide

    Chances are your business utilizes a specific type of application that allows users to communicate across the network. To keep up with new technology changes and ensure your applications are running efficiently, it is critical to have an application delivery controller (ADC) in place. So where exactly do you begin?

  • NetScaler for Microsoft Exchange 2013

    Access this white paper to learn how the industry’s leading application delivery controller allows you to get more out of Exchange. You’ll learn how this approach allows you to reduce costs associated with deploying, managing, and operating your server environment.

  • NetScaler for Microsoft Lync 2013

    An enterprise-ready unified communications platform, such as Microsoft Lync, has the power to connect people wherever there is network connectivity. So how do you ensure that this type of communication is able to provide maximum uptime, security from malicious activity, and access from a range of devices?

  • NetScaler Optimizes, Secures and Controls your Microsoft Application Delivery

    Companies need their applications to run smoothly in order to keep customers happy. Achieving this goal can be difficult, especially with so many different applications running at once. How can you make sure your clients are satisfied, without raising management costs?

  • NetScaler for Microsoft SharePoint 2013

    Businesses are always on a mission to improve inefficient processes. They need to ensure real time communication, easy access to data files, and above all, collaboration. What kind of solution can enable all of these at once?

  • From Windows Server 2003 to 2012 R2: Migration Best Practices and Tips

    This use case provides a proven, step-by-step action plan for safely and securely migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows 2012 R2 using popular backup, virtualization, and data migration tools.

  • How to Avoid the Hidden Costs of AD FS

    Many companies believe Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) is the best choice for applications to integrate with AD. After all, both Active Directory and AD FS are from Microsoft and AD FS is 'free,' so that should be the best choice, right? Read on.

  • The Giant’s Advantage - Why Cloud Computing Levels the Playing Field for SMBs

    Decision makers in SMBs often raise concerns about cloud computing. There is a belief that cloud-based solutions cause SMBs to sacrifice security and control of their business-critical data. But, according to recent IBM research, businesses relying on cloud computing have a competitive advantage. And it’s generating twice the revenue – and profit – of their slower-to-adapt rivals.

  • Layered Protection - Thirteen Days of Cybercrime

    Did you know that most companies usually find out about the security breach around 200 days after the occurrence ( By that time, their confidential information is all over the web and it takes time and money to bring everything back to normal and regain your customers trust. Read this white paper to see why your business needs multiple layers of protection to stay secure.

  • Top Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce

    Before the advent of laptops and the rise of remote workers, fixing problems with IT was easy and the devices IT admins managed were somewhere in the office. To make things even more complicated, remote workers rarely only have one device (such as laptops, tablets and smartphones). Read this white paper for top tips on how to manage your remote workers.

  • Top Tips for Time Stretched Admins

    Administering IT in small and mid-sized companies can be a difficult task, often with a very small team responsible for hundreds of workers. This whitep aper provides top time-saving tips that IT admins can use to stay on top of their workloads, keep systems running and protected, and maintain a healthy work/life balance.

  • Email Security in Small and Medium Sized Businesses

    Nowadays, organizations can’t afford to operate without an email security strategy. The threat landscape is constantly changing with new threats appearing every day. This white paper looks at email security in small and medium businesses (SMBs), the solutions available and what features SMBs cannot do without.

  • Finance is Changing Fast; Can Your Apps Keep Up?

    There might not be a more challenging industry than the financial industry for IT. How are you going to keep your apps moving at the pace of business? Find out in this white paper.

  • Are You Ready for Healthcare’s Digital Age?

    The massive data of the digital age in healthcare is upon us. How will you keep your applications performing at top speed? Read this white paper to find out.

  • Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting for Dummies

    This book from the popular Dummies series takes a comprehensive but easy-to-understand look at monitoring and troubleshooting networks.

  • Covering Branch IT Infrastructure the Right Way

    Find out what Taneja Group has to say about a branch converged infrastructure solution.

  • Eliminating the Challenge of Branch Office Recovery

    In this white paper, learn how to avoid the risks of data loss and downtime, even in remote offices.

  • Converging Branch Infrastructure for Simplicity, Efficiency and Lower Costs

    In this white paper, read about a new branch converged infrastructure architecture that lets IT better coordinate with branch offices.

  • Securing Edge Data at the Center

    In this white paper, discover a new infrastructure approach that lets organizations better manage virtual servers in remote offices.

  • Accelerating Microsoft Office 365 with Riverbed SteelHead Saas

    Find out in this document how to drastically improve the performance of Microsoft Office 365.

  • Edge Consolidation Delivers Peace of Mind for IT

    As organizations consolidate data backup and disaster recovery operations, WAN optimization plays a key role in mitigating risk without sacrificing performance.

  • Top 10 Reasons to Use SteelHead SaaS

    Discover the top 10 reasons to use the comprehensive SteelHead SaaS product

  • Resolve Performance Issues within Your Citrix XenApp Environment

    Citrix XenApp is a great solution, but it can introduce complications. Find out in this guide how to deal with them.

  • 10 Common Problems APM Helps You Solve

    This guide from Slashdot media shows readers how to get the full value from Application Performance Management solutions.

  • Evaluating Performance Management Solutions

    This buyer’s guide provides a comprehensive look at how best to choose a Performance Management solution.

  • Application Performance Management for Dummies

    This Dummies book has all you need to know about Application Performance Management.

  • Best Practices for AD Scrubbing

    Regular group review and directory cleanup are part of life with Active Directory. That doesn’t mean it’s easy. In this white paper, learn how to effectively scrub AD.

  • Office 365 Adoption eGuide: Identity and Mobility Challenges

    Microsoft made a massive push to the cloud in 2014, and as a result Office 365 is taking off. We’re seeing it in how Okta customers are using Okta to connect to Office 365 in increasing numbers. This eGuide provides some data from the Okta Application Network on the trends we are seeing around Office 365.

  • Selecting Foundational Controls Makes SOX Compliance Easier

    Read this revealing white paper for a look at SOX compliance from an auditor’s perspective, and find out how to easily achieve continuous compliance.

  • Selecting Foundational Controls Makes PCI DSS Compliance Easier

    Read this revealing white paper for a look at PCI DSS compliance from an auditor’s perspective, and find out how to easily achieve continuous compliance. Learn more.

  • Selecting Foundational Controls Makes HIPAA Compliance Easier

    Read this revealing white paper for a look at HIPAA compliance from an auditor’s perspective, and find out how to easily achieve continuous compliance. Learn more!

  • Best Practices Guide for IT Governance & Compliance

    Learn about the best practices for implementing a compliance solution that will minimize your stress during your next IT compliance audit. Read now!

  • Who, What, When, Where and Why: Tracking the 5 Ws of Change in AD, SharePoint and More

    Gain a better understanding of the limitations and capabilities of native auditing tools, and see why a third-party solution might be the best approach to protect your organization’s systems, data, productivity and bottom line.

  • Modernizing Your Active Directory Environment

    Gain control over your Active Directory (AD) landscape. Learn the key steps for modernizing your AD environment and how these can help you better address the needs of your organization to reduce vulnerability, risk and infrastructure costs.

  • How to Measure Unified Communications Utilization and ROI for Upper Management

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