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Oracle NoSQL Database Fast, Reliable, Predictable ORACLE NOSQL DATABASE FAST, RELIABLE, PREDICTABLE

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Jun 08, 2018

Oracle NoSQL Database enables the creation of innovative applications that engage customers and create business value for constantly changing business requirements. Your organization can quickly respond to new opportunities that require very fast storage and retrieval of data with extremely low late...

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Mobile phishing 2018: Myths and facts facing every modern enterprise today MOBILE PHISHING 2018: MYTHS AND FACTS FACING EVERY MODERN ENTERPRISE TODAY

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May 31, 2018

Mobile devices have opened a profitable new window of opportunity for criminals executing phishing attacks. Attackers are successfully circumventing existing phishing protection to target the mobile device. These attacks are highlighting security shortcomings and exposing sensitive data and personal...

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Qilimanjaro Next-Generation Computing QILIMANJARO NEXT-GENERATION COMPUTING

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May 28, 2018

Quantum computation is no longer a far-off dream. The impressive achievements in the field have in recent years transformed an academic pursuit into an imminent commercial reality where classical computers will be outperformed on selected but extremely relevant tasks. We are witnessing the birth of ...

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BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED

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May 20, 2018

Digital transformation (DX) has brought new business capabilities to enterprises while simultaneously exposing new security risks. Network defenses that use a patchwork of disaggregated multivendor products are no longer effective within distributed network structures, where data often resides in va...

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ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL

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May 17, 2018

The game of leapfrog between hackers and data security professionals continues. No sooner do organizations start to feel secure with the latest encryption standards than cyber criminals find ways to violate that security. Black hats are infiltrating company networks by abusing encryption to shield t...

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Agile TesTing MeTrics Quality Before Velocity AGILE TESTING METRICS QUALITY BEFORE VELOCITY

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May 16, 2018

This white paper presents some of the testing metrics that we have used with clients during this timeframe as we have partnered with them in their evolution toward agile and in reaping the benefits from agile. in this paper: » We discuss the need for testing metrics even when using an agile me...

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The State of Endpoint Security: Past, Present and Future THE STATE OF ENDPOINT SECURITY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

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May 15, 2018

It does not look like things are getting better in the world of cybersecurity… powerful ransomware, breaches affecting 100+ million people, state-sponsored attacks and unprecedented vulnerabilities. Just think back to 2017 that saw WannaCry ransomware, NotPetya wiper malware, and the Equifax ...

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Spreading Techniques and its Detection by Deception SPREADING TECHNIQUES AND ITS DETECTION BY DECEPTION

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May 15, 2018

Deception-centric architecture provides a powerful framework to detect the spreading techniques. Deception-centric architecture makes use of breadcrumbs or lures on the endpoint or network. These breadcrumbs or lures are used to divert a multi-stage attack to the deception platform. Static breadcrum...

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A Complete Guide to Choosing the Right IOT Platform A COMPLETE GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE RIGHT IOT PLATFORM

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May 10, 2018

In the recent years Internet of Things has reached its peak in hype cycle where many business and enterprises have started to invest in IOT products and solutions. As the name suggest Internet of things is the bridge for connecting the Physical Things to the Internet. The connected Things market is ...

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Cyber Security: Defending your digital business CYBER SECURITY: DEFENDING YOUR DIGITAL BUSINESS

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May 07, 2018

Your business relies on its technology – but lurking around the corner are intruders who can disrupt or devalue your operations. This report shines a light on the sources of the problem, and how you can establish the control you need to get the best from IT. Setting the stage: the link between...

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Blockchain-Based Decentralized Cloud Computing BLOCKCHAIN-BASED DECENTRALIZED CLOUD COMPUTING

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Apr 27, 2018

iExec aims at providing decentralized applications running on the blockchain a scalable, secure and easy access to the services, data-sets and computing resources they need. This technology relies on Ethereum smart contracts and allows the building of a virtual cloud infrastructure that provides hig...

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Cybersecurity Penetration Testing on the Ethereum Blockchain CYBERSECURITY PENETRATION TESTING ON THE ETHEREUM BLOCKCHAIN

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Apr 26, 2018

Today’s computing environment is dynamic and complex. Demand for cybersecurity professionals exceeds supply as hackers develop ever more advanced schemes that target countless companies, both large and small. A 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS) joint report from Frost &a...

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Top 9 WAN Customer Care-abouts TOP 9 WAN CUSTOMER CARE-ABOUTS

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Apr 26, 2018

As the leading independent SD-WAN solution provider, Silver Peak has now helped more than 600 customers deploy solutions that address cloud-first enterprise challenges. This paper describes what customers have told us are the Top 9 benefits or “care-abouts” that an application-driven, Un...

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APPLICATION SECURITY: INTEGRATING DYNAMIC DEFENSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION SECURITY: INTEGRATING DYNAMIC DEFENSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

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Apr 19, 2018

In 2016, web applications represented only 8 percent of reported security incidents but 40 percent of successful breaches—up from just 7 percent of data losses the year before.1 That statistic points to the growing need to rethink application security, which often has been viewed as a complian...

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CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT

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Apr 12, 2018

Cloud computing has been widely adopted globally and is expected to grow even further in coming years. Business agility is undoubtedly the main benefit and key driver behind enterprise cloud adoption because IT resources can be acquired and deployed more quickly. Once deployed, these resources can b...

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Medical Devices and Cybersecurity MEDICAL DEVICES AND CYBERSECURITY

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Apr 05, 2018

The integration of advanced information technologies in medical devices has transformed the healthcare industry, resulting in dramatic improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare and related services. But this integration has fostered the emergence of a new set of challenges for p...

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ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR

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Apr 05, 2018

No matter what the objective or task, organizations operate best with a well-tuned mix of people, process and technology, and this is especially true when implementing cyber security protection. Cyberattacks have become more targeted, more organized and more lethal.

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SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS

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Apr 05, 2018

We’ve been hearing a lot about digital transformation and its impact on businesses, individuals, and society. It’s a perfect storm of dramatic advances in technology, shifting expectations from workers and consumers, and the nearly universal access to powerful handheld devices and applic...

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Implementing High Availability for Oracle’sJD Edwards EnterpriseOne Using IBM i IMPLEMENTING HIGH AVAILABILITY FOR ORACLE’SJD EDWARDS ENTERPRISEONE USING IBM I

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Apr 04, 2018

This document is intended for IBM i technical professionals interested in implementing a PowerHA® environment for the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications. It describes the process used to configure a PowerHA environment on external disk storage (IBM Storwize® V7000) and for migrating a Web...

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Big Data Block THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF BIG DATA BIG DATA BLOCK THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF BIG DATA

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Apr 01, 2018

Big Data Block (BDB™) combines Big Data solutions and blockchain technology utilizing Ethereum’s smart contract and token capabilities. BDB™ democratizes Big Data for everyone. Combining the best of Big Data and the best of blockchain we remove the deep technical skills and costs n...

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Development Lifecycle Guide Enterprise Development on the Force.com Platform DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE GUIDE ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT ON THE FORCE.COM PLATFORM

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Mar 30, 2018

Developing applications on the Lightning platform is easy, straightforward, and highly productive. A developer can define application components, such as custom objects and fields, workflow rules, Visualforce pages, and Apex classes and triggers, using the point-and-click tools of the Web interface....

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Impact of Internet of Things on App Development IMPACT OF INTERNET OF THINGS ON APP DEVELOPMENT

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Mar 26, 2018

With the emergence of IoT, the inheritance of technology into our lives has gone up by a notch. Starting with what it is, in the simplest terms, it is the concept of connecting various things or smart devices as they are called, to the internet. The platform of The Internet of Things brings diverse ...

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Run by Code The Next Generation ‘Cloud-Ready’ Wide Area Network RUN BY CODE THE NEXT GENERATION ‘CLOUD-READY’ WIDE AREA NETWORK

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Mar 23, 2018

Private MPLS-based networks have been the mainstay of corporate connectivity for the best part of 10 years, but this old design is no longer suitable for today’s dynamic requirements. The ever-increasing demand for internet-delivered services and communications has stretched the MPLS model to ...

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Intent-Based Networking and Extending the Enterprise INTENT-BASED NETWORKING AND EXTENDING THE ENTERPRISE

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Mar 22, 2018

Cisco’s revolutionary Software-Defined Access (SDAccess) solution provides policy-based automation from the edge to the cloud. Secure segmentation for users and things is enabled through a network fabric, drastically simplifying and scaling operations while providing complete visibility and de...

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Measuring the ROI of Riverbed SD-WAN MEASURING THE ROI OF RIVERBED SD-WAN

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Mar 22, 2018

This paper reviews the benefits of transitioning from a legacy wide-area network (WAN) to a next-generation WAN with Riverbed’s software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution. It calculates the potential return on investment (ROI) from deploying Riverbed SteelConnect and explores additional quantitati...

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WebSphere Liberty Batch z/OS Java Batch z/OS Security WEBSPHERE LIBERTY BATCH Z/OS JAVA BATCH Z/OS SECURITY

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Mar 19, 2018

WebSphere Liberty Batch (or "Liberty Batch" for short) is IBM's implementation of the JSR-352 open standard for Java Batch processing. It is available on all operating system platforms supported by Liberty, including z/OS.

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The evolution of cyber threats THE EVOLUTION OF CYBER THREATS

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Mar 15, 2018

Across the globe, businesses have become more reliant than ever on technology. Yet with a growing digital footprint, the risk of a business incurring a cyber incident is no longer a question of if, but when. As the digital world evolves, New Zealand businesses must continue developing cybersecurity ...

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WINDOWS XP SECURITY WINDOWS XP SECURITY

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Mar 15, 2018

Microsoft Windows XP is perhaps Microsoft’s most-storied operating system. Released in 2001, just a year after the release of Microsoft Windows 2000, it was meant to fix Microsoft’s cycle of releasing separate operating systems for consumers—based on Windows 95— and operating...

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Solving the GDPR Puzzle Data Protection with State of the Art Cybersecurity SOLVING THE GDPR PUZZLE DATA PROTECTION WITH STATE OF THE ART CYBERSECURITY

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Mar 15, 2018

With less than a year until enforcement begins, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is already proving to be a daunting task for global organizations, obligating them to protect the personal data of any and every citizen of the European Economic Area that they are connected with.

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NightVision – Using Machine Learning to Defeat Malware NIGHTVISION – USING MACHINE LEARNING TO DEFEAT MALWARE

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Mar 15, 2018

The reality for both consumers and businesses using internet-connected devices is that they will need to deploy defenses against increasingly sophisticated forms of criminal activity. Today’s first line of defense is often the antimalware scanning engine on a laptop or mobile device.

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EXTRAHOP CYBER SECURITY VIGILANCE AND EARLY DETECTION EFFECTIVENESS EXTRAHOP CYBER SECURITY VIGILANCE AND EARLY DETECTION EFFECTIVENESS

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Mar 14, 2018

The landscape of cybersecurity has evolved over the last few decades. Adoption of cloud and digital services means businesses rely more than ever on network computing systems to compete at the speed of today’s markets and to meet the growing demands of their customers. Likewise, public sector ...

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The Application of AI to Cybersecurity THE APPLICATION OF AI TO CYBERSECURITY

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Mar 02, 2018

Machine Learning – sometimes referred to more generally as Artificial Intelligence (AI) - is a powerful tool used by cyber-security companies to scale their response to an escalating threat from the malware industry.

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Hybrid IT: The Cloud of the Future HYBRID IT: THE CLOUD OF THE FUTURE

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Mar 02, 2018

When cloud computing first began to move from the cutting edge to the mainstream, business leaders were typically faced with two options: the private cloud or the public cloud. Initially, private cloud was by far the preferred choice, due largely to its superior security capabilities. As time passed...

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Sapiens eMerge Technology SAPIENS EMERGE TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 28, 2018

The Sapiens eMerge technology platform is a core development and deployment environment that is designed to express business logic in a declarative manner with business rules, thereby providing a unified and open infrastructure for complete business software solutions. A key advantage of Sapiens eMe...

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VMware on IBM Cloud VMWARE ON IBM CLOUD

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Feb 27, 2018

This paper focuses on how existing VMware customers can gain a strategic advantage by leveraging the IBM Cloud platform, while retaining the capabilities of their on-premises VMware infrastructure. It assumes a cursory understanding of the features and functionality of VMware, as well as basic famil...

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So many ways to WAN SO MANY WAYS TO WAN

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Feb 22, 2018

One of the most critical components to the success of any growth-oriented enterprise is its wide area network (WAN), which is essential to delivering an exemplary customer and employee experience across all locations. From data access via mobile devices to e-commerce platforms, the WAN is fundamenta...

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SECURING THE DIGITAL FUTURE SECURING THE DIGITAL FUTURE

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Feb 21, 2018

In their pursuit of a digital approach to business, organizations are opening themselves up to greater cybersecurity risks – and yet few have elevated security to a senior leadership concern, according to our recent research. Here’s what businesses are thinking about cybersecurity, and h...

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MODEL-BASED DESIGN FOR EMBEDDED SOFTWARE MODEL-BASED DESIGN FOR EMBEDDED SOFTWARE

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Feb 05, 2018

Model-based design (MBD) is a framework used in virtual prototyping of embedded software. MBD has evolved to overcome various difficulties and complexities that typically arise during the design lifecycle of embedded software for closed-loop control systems.

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Prepare for GDPR today with Microsoft 365 PREPARE FOR GDPR TODAY WITH MICROSOFT 365

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Feb 01, 2018

We live in a time where digital technology is profoundly impacting our lives, from the way we connect with each other to how we interpret our world. As the private sector continues to push the boundaries of innovation, policy makers work to ensure that the appropriate personal data oversight and saf...

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ANDROID RANSOMWARE: FROM ANDROID DEFENDER TO DOUBLELOCKER ANDROID RANSOMWARE: FROM ANDROID DEFENDER TO DOUBLELOCKER

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Feb 01, 2018

2017 was without a doubt the year of ransomware. Users and businesses worldwide had to cope with the fallout of massive campaigns such as Petya or WannaCryptor and had to put up with damages that easily surpassed a billion mark1 .

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Cb Defense HEALTHCARE ANTI-VIRUS CB DEFENSE HEALTHCARE ANTI-VIRUS

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Jan 31, 2018

In this paper, Coalfire describes how the Cb Defense platform is able to meet the Anti-Virus and AntiMalware requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule, HITRUST CSF, and the “Anti-Virus Checklist” from the “Top 10 Tips for Cybersecurity in Health Care”, as published by the U.S. ...

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Machine learning-based adaptive intelligence: The future of cybersecurity MACHINE LEARNING-BASED ADAPTIVE INTELLIGENCE: THE FUTURE OF CYBERSECURITY

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Jan 31, 2018

Most companies are adopting cloud technologies to accommodate digital business opportunities. Everybody loves the convenience—cloud services are easy to provision, deploy, and consume right away. However, security threats are not canceled by cloud adoption, and the scale of services across clo...

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SDWAN: Re-architecting WAN with Software Defined Networking SDWAN: RE-ARCHITECTING WAN WITH SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKING

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Jan 25, 2018

SDN (Software Defined Networking) is an emerging focus area in the world of networking. This architectural approach of decoupling the software(Control-plane) from the Hardware (Forwarding plane) is opening opportunities towards network programmability and flexibility in network construction from the...

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STATE-OF-THE-ART DATA PROTECTION FOR GDPR STATE-OF-THE-ART DATA PROTECTION FOR GDPR

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Jan 16, 2018

The extensive requirements and substantial fines of the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have captured the attention of IT security directors around the world. For companies that do business in the EU, now is the time to shore up security processes.

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Hikvision Cybersecurity White Paper HIKVISION CYBERSECURITY WHITE PAPER

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Jan 09, 2018

This white paper is issued to publicly introduce Hikvision’s insights and solutions regarding the increasingly serious risks of cybersecurity. It is crucial that we articulate today’s cybersecurity challenges and the measures Hikvision undertakes to meet those challenges for the IoT indu...

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Continuous Testing for DevOps Evolving Beyond Simple Automation CONTINUOUS TESTING FOR DEVOPS EVOLVING BEYOND SIMPLE AUTOMATION

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Jan 08, 2018

DevOps represents a cultural shift that stresses collaboration between the business, developers, and IT professionals. Software test automation can enhance these connections and help organizations achieve desired SDLC acceleration, but it’s important to recognize that automation is just one pi...

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IoT AND PRIVACY BY DESIGN IN THE SMART HOME IOT AND PRIVACY BY DESIGN IN THE SMART HOME

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Jan 05, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a globally recognized term in workplaces and homes, and in a literal sense could be used to describe anything that is connected to the internet. However, if you ask what sort of devices are included in the IoT, then you are likely to get differing answers with...

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DBAs FACE NEW CHALLENGES: TREND IN DATABASE ADMINISTRATION DBAS FACE NEW CHALLENGES: TREND IN DATABASE ADMINISTRATION

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Dec 31, 2017

Data and information has long been recognized as companies’ most valuable assets—and database administrators (DBAs) have been the key guardians of those assets. DBAs’ primary responsibilities have been aimed at ensuring that data is safely, securely, accurately, and appropriately s...

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PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Dec 29, 2017

The continuing digitization and globalization of our economy is becoming increasingly reliant on the control and processing of personal data. And while this presents enormous opportunities for business, it accompanies a growing public awareness and concern for the importance of personal data protect...

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Incapsula Guide to Selecting a DDoS Solution INCAPSULA GUIDE TO SELECTING A DDOS SOLUTION

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Dec 28, 2017

From massive volumetric attacks to sophisticated application layer threats, DDoS attacks are bigger, smarter and more dangerous than ever. Given today’s threat landscape and the availability of inexpensive, “Do It Yourself” DDoS tools, online businesses need to take DDoS mitigation...

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Building the Next Generation Network BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

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Dec 28, 2017

NFV is an emerging technology, and development will continue for at least the next five years. Current NFV programs aim to gain early experience and competitive advantage with the new technology. Service providers may not expect cost savings from NFV in the short term.

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IBM Software Group accesses out-of-the-box cloud infrastructure IBM SOFTWARE GROUP ACCESSES OUT-OF-THE-BOX CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 28, 2017

Users were investing too much time installing and configuring the right development platforms to ready their development and test environments. IBM’s Software Group needed a platform-as-a-service environment to automate and orchestrate deploying preconfigured software and tooling in environmen...

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The Importance of Data’s Physical Location in the Cloud THE IMPORTANCE OF DATA’S PHYSICAL LOCATION IN THE CLOUD

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Dec 28, 2017

The abstract nature of cloud computing implies that the physical location of data is irrelevant within the cloud. Business transactions occur across international borders. Big data created in one location can then be stored, processed, and pulled from other locations. End users with Internet access ...

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Driving Digital Experience through the Cloud DRIVING DIGITAL EXPERIENCE THROUGH THE CLOUD

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Dec 28, 2017

Cloud has proved to be a fast and powerful means for companies to transform customer experiences, modernize their IT infrastructure, and cost-effectively implement business and customer-facing applications and services. No wonder, then, that IDC expects spending on offpremises cloud IT infrastructur...

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A Look into the Global “Drive-By Cryptocurency Mining” Phenomenon A LOOK INTO THE GLOBAL “DRIVE-BY CRYPTOCURENCY MINING” PHENOMENON

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Dec 28, 2017

Differing from traditional money, cryptocurrencies are not issued by a central bank or authority. Instead, this digital asset can be produced by “mining,” a process that involves solving complex mathematical and cryptographic algorithms. Bitcoin is one of the most famous cryptocurrencies...

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THE NEW PARADIGM IN NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS THE NEW PARADIGM IN NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS

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Dec 27, 2017

Today’s data center is more than just the building where the servers reside. It’s a dynamic entity spanning both physical and virtual resources. The data-center model itself has evolved from one where hard-wired connections drew a direct line to a stand-alone system, to a utility model, ...

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Machine Learning for Malware Detection MACHINE LEARNING FOR MALWARE DETECTION

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Dec 27, 2017

An efficient, robust and scalable malware recognition module is the key component of every cybersecurity product. Malware recognition modules decide if an object is a threat, based on the data they have collected on it.

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LOOKING AHEAD: CYBER SECURITY IN 2018 LOOKING AHEAD: CYBER SECURITY IN 2018

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Dec 27, 2017

One of the greatest aspects of my job is that I get to interface with some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the security industry. As an added bonus, many of these people are from the first and second generation of analysts and researchers and incident responders, so their knowledge and...

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Generations of Machine Learning in Cybersecurity GENERATIONS OF MACHINE LEARNING IN CYBERSECURITY

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Dec 27, 2017

In this white paper, we aim to define generations of machine learning and to explain the maturity levels of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) that are being applied to cybersecurity today. In addition, the paper seeks to explain that while a great deal of progress has been made ...

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Best Practices in Securing a Multicloud World BEST PRACTICES IN SECURING A MULTICLOUD WORLD

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Dec 24, 2017

We live in a multicloud world. A world where a multitude of offerings from Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) give us the potential to agilely respond to business opportunities and challenges at a moment’s notice. With application and infrastructure services deployed across public, private, and hy...

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HMC 860 Connectivity Security HMC 860 CONNECTIVITY SECURITY

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Dec 20, 2017

This document describes data that is exchanged between the Hardware Management Console (HMC) and the IBM Service Delivery Center (SDC). In addition, it also covers the methods and protocols for this exchange.

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What you need to know about injection attacks WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INJECTION ATTACKS

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Dec 20, 2017

Very little in life grabs our attention like a shiny new object. The gleam can be irresistible, the glitter mesmerizing. That’s how it is in cybersecurity, where the landscape is almost always dotted with alluringly novel hazards. Brand new threats, fresh new twists on old threats—the ne...

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Healthcare in the Public Cloud DIY vs. Managed Services HEALTHCARE IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD DIY VS. MANAGED SERVICES

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Dec 15, 2017

Health IT infrastructure is under constant pressure. Meaningful Use, advanced imaging, electronic health records, patient portals, and other applications have increased the massive growth in data volume. There is also increasing need for advanced analytics solutions to turn that data into useful, me...

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Accelerate Your Response to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ACCELERATE YOUR RESPONSE TO THE EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Dec 15, 2017

This paper summarizes several key requirements of the GDPR and maps them to Oracle Data Security features. While the GDPR mandates many different data protection and governance principles and requirements (such as cross border data transfers), this paper covers only those key GDPR data protection se...

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Top 10 Reasons to Make the Move to MalwareBytes TOP 10 REASONS TO MAKE THE MOVE TO MALWAREBYTES

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Dec 13, 2017

US Government issued directive to remove Kaspersky from its computer systems. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has effectively banned the use of Russian anti-virus products from government departments.

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Finding your way in today FINDING YOUR WAY IN TODAY'S RAPIDLY CHANGING TECH ENVIRONMENT

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Dec 06, 2017

Staying on top of the latest technology has always been a challenge for businesses. But it’s never been more difficult than it is today. And the rate of change is accelerating. In 2016 alone, nearly a dozen core technologies for software development and IT operations are expected to get major ...

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Secure Coding for Android Applications SECURE CODING FOR ANDROID APPLICATIONS

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Dec 06, 2017

Smartphones are more popular than ever. One of the reasons for this is the fact that the Google Android operating system (OS) is a platform that enables developers to write applications and distribute them for free in an open market.

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How to get the benefits of cloud behind your firewall: IBM Cloud Private HOW TO GET THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD BEHIND YOUR FIREWALL: IBM CLOUD PRIVATE

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Nov 30, 2017

For most, the cloud represents accessing and consuming someone else’s compute resources. Images of a team of minions and automation quickly come to mind. While you no longer control the environment, you can now dynamically provision and access compute resources to build, test and scale all man...

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Missing the Mark: Ten Reasons Why Automation Fails Across the Software Development Lifecycle MISSING THE MARK: TEN REASONS WHY AUTOMATION FAILS ACROSS THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE

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Nov 01, 2017

Automation is pervasive in IT organizations across industries as companies strive to become more agile by cutting response times. In the digital era, automation across the software development lifecycle (SDLC) lays the foundation for real-time service delivery.

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Delivering Zero-Day Defenses with Symantec Endpoint Protection DELIVERING ZERO-DAY DEFENSES WITH SYMANTEC ENDPOINT PROTECTION

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Oct 25, 2017

Today’s advanced attacks are increasingly focused on exploiting existing applications and tools on an endpoint. An effective endpoint security strategy has to deliver protection that covers the entire threat continuum. With the combination of blacklisting, whitelisting, and application isolati...

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Data Analytics as a Service: unleashing the power of Cloud and Big Data DATA ANALYTICS AS A SERVICE: UNLEASHING THE POWER OF CLOUD AND BIG DATA

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Oct 24, 2017

Big Data and Cloud, two of the trends that are defining the emerging Enterprise Computing, show a lot of potential for a new era of combined applications. The provision of Big Data analytical capabilities using cloud delivery models could ease adoption for many companies, and in addition to importan...

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Ransomware on Servers: Detection and Prevention using Trend Micro Deep Security RANSOMWARE ON SERVERS: DETECTION AND PREVENTION USING TREND MICRO DEEP SECURITY

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Oct 18, 2017

This paper is aimed at information security professionals looking to combat ransomware on their enterprise servers. It provides guidance on how to adopt and implement safeguards to enterprise servers across physical, virtual, and cloud environments leveraging Trend Micro™ Deep Security™....

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MICROSOFT AI PLATFORM Build Intelligent Software MICROSOFT AI PLATFORM BUILD INTELLIGENT SOFTWARE

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Sep 29, 2017

With the Azure platform and productivity services, you can create the next generation of applications that span an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge powered by AI. Use a comprehensive set of flexible AI Services for any scenario, enterprise-grade AI Infra- structure that run AI workloads any...

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GDPR: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOUR CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY GDPR: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOUR CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY

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Sep 20, 2017

Modern IT, especially cloud and mobile technologies, has significantly improved access for users from anywhere to anywhere. Whether a user is working remotely and needs to access company systems; taking advantage of 24hr banking to manage their finances; or buying online to avoid shopping crowds; pe...

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Success that scales: Delivering security intelligence for organizations of all sizes SUCCESS THAT SCALES: DELIVERING SECURITY INTELLIGENCE FOR ORGANIZATIONS OF ALL SIZES

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Aug 25, 2017

Today’s organizations are besieged by security threats. Like kids in a candy store, cybercriminals can’t wait to get their hands on confidential information. Whether motivated by financial gain or just the opportunity to wreak havoc, attackers are also increasingly sophisticated in their...

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Cloud-Native Architecture and the Internet of Things CLOUD-NATIVE ARCHITECTURE AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Jun 08, 2017

Today’s large cloud providers have responded to the question by releasing tools and describing techniques used to create applications designed from the beginning for massive scale. The meeting rooms of conferences are packed with attendees who are eager to learn these techniques, which are des...

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Three Steps to Building a Long-Term Big Data Analytics Strategy THREE STEPS TO BUILDING A LONG-TERM BIG DATA ANALYTICS STRATEGY

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Jun 06, 2017

Using data analysis to drive competitive advantage is a growing trend in the digital enterprise except in most IT organizations, where analytics remains limited to diagnosing problems after the fact. To play a more strategic role, IT should leverage analytics in proactive, forward-looking ways to ex...

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Ransomware Response Guide RANSOMWARE RESPONSE GUIDE

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May 15, 2017

The document is intended to be a guide for organizations faced with a ransomware1 infection. This guide is split into several sections, with the most critical and time-sensitive being in the initial response section. If you are currently experiencing a ransomware incident, it is highly recommended y...

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Securing the Evolving Enterprise Network— Inside and Out SECURING THE EVOLVING ENTERPRISE NETWORK— INSIDE AND OUT

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Apr 26, 2017

Network security can be an intimidating discipline for most organizations. The threat landscape is becoming increasingly dangerous, as malicious actors focus their energy on developing sophisticated, targeted attacks. At the same time, the anywhere, anytime mobile workforce, digital workplace transf...

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Adopting DevOps: Overcoming Three Common Stumbling Blocks ADOPTING DEVOPS: OVERCOMING THREE COMMON STUMBLING BLOCKS

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Apr 15, 2017

DevOps is a set of operating practices supplemented by tool kits that promise to transform the speed and quality with which IT organizations deliver applications and services to businesses. However, the euphoria associated with the concept and its benefits has not been matched by its actual adoption...

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Rein in “box sprawl” with an end-t o-en d Zero Trust approach to security REIN IN “BOX SPRAWL” WITH AN END-T O-EN D ZERO TRUST APPROACH TO SECURITY

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Mar 08, 2017

Cyber attackers are relentless, whether casting a wide net or narrowly targeting your organization. They use multiple methods to compromise your information and infrastructure resources, worming their way into your data and networks wherever they can, with off-the-shelf malware, brute-force password...

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7 Things You Need to Know about Virtual Mobile Infrastructure 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VIRTUAL MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 21, 2016

This white paper describes the challenges introduced by BYOD and the advantages and drawbacks of today’s mobile security solutions. This paper also introduces virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) lays out the seven requirements that organizations should consider when evaluating VMI solutions.

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Benefits of SD-WAN to the Distributed Enterprise BENEFITS OF SD-WAN TO THE DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISE

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Nov 23, 2016

Today, applications not only run in corporate data centers, but also exist at cloud application providers (SaaS) or are deployed in cloud infrastructure providers (IaaS). If all trafic to/from the cloud must be routed through the corporate data center for security functions, end user experience and ...

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Are you Missing 82% of Your Ethics & Compliance Reports? ARE YOU MISSING 82% OF YOUR ETHICS & COMPLIANCE REPORTS?

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Aug 31, 2016

Organizations are at a disadvantage when it comes to learning about misconduct within their ranks. There are dozens of reasons employees are reluctant to share their questions or concerns: fear of retaliation and cynicism that a report will not be taken seriously are among the top reasons employees ...

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Oracle Database 12c ORACLE DATABASE 12C

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Aug 15, 2016

Oracle Database 12c is available in choice of editions that can easily scale from small to large single servers and clusters of servers. In addition, several Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition only options are available for specific business and IT requirements. This paper provides a high-level ...

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On-premises vs. Cloud-managed WLAN: Which one to go for? ON-PREMISES VS. CLOUD-MANAGED WLAN: WHICH ONE TO GO FOR?

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Aug 03, 2016

The dramatic emergence of smart devices is driving radical shifts in networking environments. Almost every device around our daily life – laptops, smartphones and tablets – is equipped with a wireless chipset that would find its way to connect to a network. The number of connected things...

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Strategies for Creating a Visionary Organisational Culture STRATEGIES FOR CREATING A VISIONARY ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE

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Aug 03, 2016

An organisation survives and evolves mostly through gradual shifts in leadership, strategies, systems, processes and other circumstances. What people feel, think and believe is reflected and shaped by the way they go about their business. It is important that you understand the culture that is creat...

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6 Strategies for Addressing Retail Compliance Training Challenges 6 STRATEGIES FOR ADDRESSING RETAIL COMPLIANCE TRAINING CHALLENGES

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Aug 01, 2016

Misconduct and compliance failures at any level in an organization can harm people, damage an organization’s reputation, result in legal charges or regulatory sanctions, disrupt operations, erode profits and diminish shareholder value. Risks facing organizations in the retail industry are no d...

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The Agile Cultural Shift: Why Agile Isn’t Always Agile THE AGILE CULTURAL SHIFT: WHY AGILE ISN’T ALWAYS AGILE

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Jul 26, 2016

Today’s rapidly changing, digitally infused markets and the intensifying fight for customers demand that organizations execute with unprecedented speed and agility. To address this reality, enterprises are looking for an edge; and, for many, that edge is embracing agile software development practice...

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Agile for state government AGILE FOR STATE GOVERNMENT

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Jun 20, 2016

The reasons IT projects fail are numerous, and states are faced with additional complexities inherent in delivering citizen services. Resources are scare due to competing priorities and a skilled but aging workforce. State agencies are dependent upon legacy IT systems to manage and meet increasingly...

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Measuring Earned Value in an Agile World MEASURING EARNED VALUE IN AN AGILE WORLD

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Jun 20, 2016

In recent years, there have been many theories proposed regarding the best way to reconcile the seemingly conflicting theories of Earned Value Management, which is based on developing a reliable baseline, and Agile development, which relies on adaptability. There is now a consolidation of ideas and ...

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Top Five Secrets for a Successful Enterprise Mobile QA Automation Strategy TOP FIVE SECRETS FOR A SUCCESSFUL ENTERPRISE MOBILE QA AUTOMATION STRATEGY

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Jun 17, 2016

Digital approaches to doing business are nearly ubiquitous, driven in part by the spectacular growth in enterprise mobile computing. Over the years, the mobility space has become highly fragmented, with the evolution of numerous platforms, operating systems, device form factors and steep technology ...

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Making a Quantum Leap with Continuous Analytics-Based QA MAKING A QUANTUM LEAP WITH CONTINUOUS ANALYTICS-BASED QA

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Jun 16, 2016

By correlating analytics data across the IT lifecycle, enterprises can design and implement a level of testing that improves predictive mechanisms and anticipates ever-changing business needs.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software Flexible Care Support HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE FLEXIBLE CARE SUPPORT

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Jun 15, 2016

HPE FlexCare Credits provides you with a flexible way to source additional reactive and proactive support services, providing exactly what you need when you need it at any time throughout the life of your support contract. With HPE FlexCare Credits you can manage and redeem credits via the HPE Softw...

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Why the Traditional Services Approach to Enterprise Software Projects No Longer Works WHY THE TRADITIONAL SERVICES APPROACH TO ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE PROJECTS NO LONGER WORKS

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Jun 15, 2016

This stress is transmitted to IT organizations: their staff, their hardware and software infrastructures, and their budgets. But paradoxically, and to the chagrin of IT, users often remain oblivious to these enterprise concerns. Instead of thinking holistically, they pick and choose which applicatio...

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Exploring Customer Strategies for SAP S/4HANA EXPLORING CUSTOMER STRATEGIES FOR SAP S/4HANA

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May 30, 2016

SAP underscored the magnitude of its February 2015 release of SAP S/4HANA by launching its next-generation business suite on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. For SAP, the ringing of the opening bell signified the dawn of a new digital era for the enterprise, coinciding with the introduction...

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How to Get Your Enterprise Digitally Ready and Agile HOW TO GET YOUR ENTERPRISE DIGITALLY READY AND AGILE

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May 23, 2016

Survival for most businesses today requires that they go digital. Competitive landscapes are being redrawn by 24/7 access via mobile and other connected devices as well as customers’ ever-higher expectations for a better user experience. For companies at the starting gate, it is critical to articula...

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The future of public sector ERP: Agile Cloud-Enabled Services (ACES) THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC SECTOR ERP: AGILE CLOUD-ENABLED SERVICES (ACES)

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May 15, 2016

The landscape for public sector enterprise resource planning (ERP) system deployments is changing dramatically. Governments are moving away aggressively from highly customized, on-premises solutions toward shared platforms and cloud-enabled managed services. In response, ERP solution providers must ...

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Bell Techlogix continues to differentiate with BEAM BELL TECHLOGIX CONTINUES TO DIFFERENTIATE WITH BEAM

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May 10, 2016

Bell Techlogix is a midsized US managed service provider (MSP) that is ahead of the curve in providing offerings with an innovative business model for the cloud era. Its approach blends traditional service provisioning with IT management as a service, all based on the Bell Techlogix Enterprise Archi...

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Modeling Agile Behavior MODELING AGILE BEHAVIOR

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Apr 30, 2016

When SolutionsIQ arrived, the client, an insurance company with 250,000 employees, was struggling to make Agile work. One team in particular was having difficulties such that the end customer was threatening to choose a new vendor. By working as the team’s Product Owner for a series of sprints...

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Is software or hardware defining your data center? IS SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE DEFINING YOUR DATA CENTER?

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Apr 30, 2016

The emergence of the software-defined data center (SDDC) raises a lot of key questions. For example: How will the new software-defined paradigm impact the platform architecture of modern data centers? Which technologies are suited to address the requirements of specific scenarios? How can you be sur...

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HORTONWORKS BIG DATA MATURITY MODEL HORTONWORKS BIG DATA MATURITY MODEL

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Apr 19, 2016

Data is the new kingmaker. The explosion of data—in volume, variety and velocity—is catalyzing new business models and reshaping industries. Business leaders can no longer amble their way forward in the age of Big Data; the challenges are too great to address without a multi-year strateg...

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Agile Project Management: Best Practices and Methodologies AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT: BEST PRACTICES AND METHODOLOGIES

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Apr 04, 2016

Agile approach is often mistakenly considered to be a single methodology. Yet, there are dozens of methodologies and certain practices that have not been touched upon in this research. Regardless of the exact methodologies and techniques they use, Agile teams have proven to increase profits 37% fast...

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HCL TECHNOLOGIES EARNINGS PRESENTATION HCL TECHNOLOGIES EARNINGS PRESENTATION

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Mar 31, 2016

Deep mining in accounts with high headroom for growth. Investments in solutions and consulting, such as E–Services Suite. Establishing HCL as Industry Transformative Player in Digital and IoT Digital projects ramping up across verticals. Modern App related engagements, leading to transformation pro...

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Transform your Enterprise with SAP’s Digital Core TRANSFORM YOUR ENTERPRISE WITH SAP’S DIGITAL CORE

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Mar 22, 2016

Past research on the effect of ERP systems on agility is contradictory, and research on the post implementation effects of ERP systems on agility is limited. Employing a cross sectional field study, this exploratory study analyses how key defining features of enterprise systems environment—integrati...

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CONTINUOUSLY COMMITTED TO PROVIDING SUPERIOR SERVICES CONTINUOUSLY COMMITTED TO PROVIDING SUPERIOR SERVICES

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Mar 11, 2016

For some time now, technology is no longer the main factor in contemporary communication; of primary importance is what that technology enables. In this regard, 2015 was exceptional. Increasingly demanding users expect us to develop in line with the most state-of-the-art trends, to provide superior ...

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Becoming a Cognitive Business with IBM Analytics BECOMING A COGNITIVE BUSINESS WITH IBM ANALYTICS

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Feb 24, 2016

For the past several years, the IT industry has been re-ordered, driven by simultaneous developments in data, analytics, cloud, mobile, social media, and the Internet of Things. At the same time, business leaders have shifted their reliance upon gut instinct for decision making to new forms of busin...

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Successful Distributed Agile Team Working Patterns SUCCESSFUL DISTRIBUTED AGILE TEAM WORKING PATTERNS

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Feb 05, 2016

Distributed development is rapidly transforming software development processes across organizations. It consists of a wide variety of scenarios in which the personnel involved in a software development project are extended beyond the traditional setting of a single building or campus. Typical distri...

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HOW TO REALIZE THE GOALS OF CONTEMPORARY IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORKS HOW TO REALIZE THE GOALS OF CONTEMPORARY IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORKS

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Jan 21, 2016

The concept of the service management frameworks emerged in 1990s with the surging need of having a process-oriented approach towards service management. Enterprises realized the strong need to focus on IT service management rather than the management of IT systems, with clear emphasis on continual ...

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Omnichannel, Microservices, and “Modern” Applications OMNICHANNEL, MICROSERVICES, AND “MODERN” APPLICATIONS

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Jan 15, 2016

Delivering high-performing applications is becoming increasingly difficult as the applications themselves become increasingly componentized, heterogeneous, and distributed. Today, virtually every IT organization is delivering applications running on a wide variety of platforms, built over multiple t...

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What will it take to move IT Service Management into the 21st Century? WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO MOVE IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT INTO THE 21ST CENTURY?

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Jan 01, 2016

A recent, deep-dive study on ITSM reveals that users on both sides of the help desk are frustrated, overwhelmed and underserviced by current product offerings. The technology is ripe for progression to the next level, but a new vision focused on how ITSM can better impact modern organizational struc...

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Agile and Lean Transformation: Creating a Foundation for Success AGILE AND LEAN TRANSFORMATION: CREATING A FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

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Dec 22, 2015

Amid ongoing market dynamism and growth, communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide are challenged to retain and improve their market positions while remaining costcompetitive. The rapid pace of wireless network expansion combined with the heavy influence of digital technology are creating ne...

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Jumpstarting DevOps with Continuous Testing JUMPSTARTING DEVOPS WITH CONTINUOUS TESTING

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Dec 22, 2015

By tightly connecting testing with development and operations, and automating the design, development, quality assurance and deployment of new applications and systems, IT organizations can more effectively collaborate and deliver on the dual mandate of increasing operational agility and speeding s...

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Magic Quadrant for Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies MAGIC QUADRANT FOR SINGLE-INSTANCE ERP FOR PRODUCT-CENTRIC MIDMARKET COMPANIES

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Dec 09, 2015

This Magic Quadrant focuses on ERP systems that support a single-instance strategy for multientity midmarket and upper-midmarket companies. Leading vendors are rearchitecting their solutions to adopt in-memory technologies, cloud delivery principles and modern UIs. The applications in this Magic Qua...

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The Shadow IT Phenomenon THE SHADOW IT PHENOMENON

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Nov 13, 2015

Interestingly, we find that IT leaders worldwide are making progress, with the balance between technology and services continuing to shift. CIOs are more focused than ever on strategy, and spending more time on activities that are characteristic of a CIO at the head of an internal service provider

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How to Improve your P2P Processes v.2 HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR P2P PROCESSES V.2

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Nov 10, 2015

The smooth and efficient running of the Procure to Pay (P2P) process is the sign of an optimized process. It points to a well-operated iProcurement system with good content, a compliant user community, and receipting that does not need prompting. However, many organizations struggle with their P2P p...

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Keys to MSI and SIAM success in hybrid IT environments KEYS TO MSI AND SIAM SUCCESS IN HYBRID IT ENVIRONMENTS

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Nov 10, 2015

IT delivery has been evolving from a traditional on-premises model to a hybrid model using diverse service providers and delivery methods. Industry observers are predicting a future role for IT departments as more of a broker of these services. As this trend accelerates, an effective function for ma...

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The Learning Consortium for the Creative Economy 2015 Report THE LEARNING CONSORTIUM FOR THE CREATIVE ECONOMY 2015 REPORT

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Nov 04, 2015

Although there were many variations observed during the site visits, the LC observed a striking convergence toward a set of management goals, principles, and values that are markedly different from the management practices of hierarchical bureaucracy that is still pervasive in large organizations to...

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Top 6 Things to Consider When Making the Transition to Microsoft Office 365 TOP 6 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN MAKING THE TRANSITION TO MICROSOFT OFFICE 365

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Nov 01, 2015

While the benefits are clear and worthwhile, it is important to remember that the migration to Office 365 requires an investment of time, effort and business resources. In order to minimize the impact the migration has on the business it is necessary to conduct thorough planning prior to, during and...

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Enterprise Program Management Offices: The case for empowered IT program management in public sector healthcare ENTERPRISE PROGRAM MANAGEMENT OFFICES: THE CASE FOR EMPOWERED IT PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC SECTOR HEALTHCARE

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Nov 01, 2015

Over the last three years, an unprecedented number of complex health and human services (HHS) information technology (IT) initiatives have been undertaken, prompting a robust and wide-ranging discussion among stakeholders around how these projects were managed and delivered. The federal government c...

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The Business Value of Modernizing IT with Hewlett Packard Enterprise ProLiant Servers THE BUSINESS VALUE OF MODERNIZING IT WITH HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE PROLIANT SERVERS

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Oct 15, 2015

Technology innovations have been the driving force for new business opportunities across several industries in recent years. The brisk adoption of mobile, cloud, social, and big data technologies is changing the way enterprises operate — simultaneously presenting new opportunities and raising expect...

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Oracle Database Appliance X5-2 ORACLE DATABASE APPLIANCE X5-2

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Oct 02, 2015

The Oracle Database Appliance X5-2 is the fourth generation of the Oracle Database Appliance. It is an Oracle Engineered System consisting of hardware and software that saves customers time and money by simplifying deployment, maintenance, and support of high availability database solutions. Built u...

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WORKFORCE PRODUCTIVITY WORKFORCE PRODUCTIVITY

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Sep 30, 2015

What this means for IT is a complete shift from the organization-driven software and hardware procurement decisions to an employee-driven one. Add to this zeitgeist the overall failure of BYOD, giving way to new mobility governance models such as BYOA (Bring Your Own App) or CYOD (Choose Your Own De...

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API Driven Development API DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT

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Sep 29, 2015

Software development has transformed in recent years. Traditional software development methodologies are disrupted and becoming obsolete as customer awareness of technology continues to grow. We live in an application economy where customer feedback drives every aspect of business. The application e...

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FUJITSU Software Enterprise Postgres Maximize Your Enterprise Data Value FUJITSU SOFTWARE ENTERPRISE POSTGRES MAXIMIZE YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA VALUE

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Sep 16, 2015

Fujitsu’s database development philosophy is based upon the solid foundations of open source PostgreSQL, and in response to the maturing of open source software (OSS) as a viable enterprise database platform we have released FUJITSU Software Enterprise Postgres for the global market.

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The future of SaaS…and the competitive advantages for ISVs who get there first THE FUTURE OF SAAS…AND THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES FOR ISVS WHO GET THERE FIRST

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Sep 15, 2015

Pure play software as a service (SaaS) companies have given internal software development teams quite a run in the last decade or so. Unburdened by investments in legacy systems that weigh on internal IT shops, independent software vendors (ISVs) with SaaS offerings have been able to leverage the cl...

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Oracle Solaris System Software Management with Image Packaging System ORACLE SOLARIS SYSTEM SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT WITH IMAGE PACKAGING SYSTEM

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Sep 15, 2015

For most enterprise IT organizations, significant effort goes into upgrading operating system software to appropriate patch levels so as to benefit from bug fixes, security updates, or new hardware driver support when available. Proper management of system software can also help ensure a well-known,...

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Transforming QA to Enable Digital Success TRANSFORMING QA TO ENABLE DIGITAL SUCCESS

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Sep 02, 2015

Digitization is the use of information technology – in particular mobile, social, analytics and cloud – to deliver new, compelling value to customers and organizations. By analyzing and acting on the Code Halos1 generated by people, processes and devices, digital organizations can create and domina...

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A Point of View for IT Operations Professionals looking to adapt and evolve their Mainframe Systems for today’s Application Economy A POINT OF VIEW FOR IT OPERATIONS PROFESSIONALS LOOKING TO ADAPT AND EVOLVE THEIR MAINFRAME SYSTEMS FOR TODAY’S APPLICATION ECONOMY

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Aug 19, 2015

We are in the midst of a customer revolution. Technology is empowering customers as never before— creating the need for new levels of transparency, availability and reliability to meet customer demand. At CA Technologies, we believe this customer revolution is the foundation of a new application eco...

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The Benefits of Cloud Networking THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD NETWORKING

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Aug 18, 2015

The pressure to reduce costs for organizations, in either the public or private sector, is constant. At the same time, organizations have to maintain or improve user productivity and efficiency in all their departments to stay competitive. This issue of improving business practices and infrastructur...

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Test Data Management TEST DATA MANAGEMENT

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Aug 15, 2015

Continuous Delivery has become somewhat of a buzzword in the software development world. As such, numerous vendors promise that they can make it a reality, offering their tools as a remedy to the traditional causes of project delays and failure. They suggest that by adopting them, organizations can ...

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Business Assurance & Testing BUSINESS ASSURANCE & TESTING

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Aug 14, 2015

Across the spectrum of IT projects, whether it is custom application development, systems integration, package implementation, infrastructure services or technology consulting, the engagement model and monetization of IT services have evolved over the last two decades. From Time & Material (T&M) to ...

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The multisourcing approach to IT consolidation THE MULTISOURCING APPROACH TO IT CONSOLIDATION

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Aug 12, 2015

The proven commercial practice of multisourcing services integration can help state and local governments achieve IT consolidations goals of lower costs, improved performance and transformed service delivery.

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7 COMMANDMENTS TO REIMAGINE THE IT SERVICE DESK 7 COMMANDMENTS TO REIMAGINE THE IT SERVICE DESK

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Jul 31, 2015

The future of the IT service desk is proactive, highly personalized and intuitive with irresistible customer experience, where issues get resolved faster, and with an efficiency that ensures that employees spend time on the business that matters.

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Leading to New Age Testing LEADING TO NEW AGE TESTING

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Jul 30, 2015

Without most of us taking notice, our world has gradually been digitalized during the last 20 years. Digital products and services can be found in almost all areas of our life. We communicate via digital phones and cell phones, we watch digital TV, we read digital newspapers, we inform ourselves dig...

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FUJITSU Software HPC Gateway FUJITSU SOFTWARE HPC GATEWAY

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Jun 29, 2015

Simplicity of end-use enables more users – both new and experienced – to work with HPC. While in-built expertise on HPC applications allows your business to deploy robust and proven simulation methods on more projects. HPC really is now more accessible than you might think.

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IBM Software Defined Infrastructure for Big Data Analytics Workloads IBM SOFTWARE DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR BIG DATA ANALYTICS WORKLOADS

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Jun 17, 2015

IBM may not offer the products, services, or features discussed in this document in other countries. Consult your local IBM representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to an IBM product, program, or service is not intended to state or i...

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Enabling the Agile Enterprise ENABLING THE AGILE ENTERPRISE

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May 29, 2015

In their quest to become an agile enterprise, organizations must plan for ongoing business transformation as society and business models become increasingly digital (data-driven). Clearly, Chief Finance Officers, Chief Data Officers, CIOs and other business leaders must put the governance of informa...

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Shared Services in Government SHARED SERVICES IN GOVERNMENT

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May 22, 2015

Government organizations face significant obstacles that make it difficult for leaders to keep the mission in focus. Reduced funding, doing more with less, the duplication of IT operations within a myriad of component agencies, a lack of integration between key legacy applications and newer web-base...

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When You’re Agile, You Get Lean WHEN YOU’RE AGILE, YOU GET LEAN

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May 07, 2015

Lean manufacturing (or simply “Lean”) refers to the manufacturing philosophy laid out in the Toyota Production System. By applying this philosophy systematically to the manufacture of cars, Toyota became the global leader with a brand nearly synonymous with quality. Lean integrates each ...

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Analysis and Benchmarking: Maximizing the Benefits of Hotline Data ANALYSIS AND BENCHMARKING: MAXIMIZING THE BENEFITS OF HOTLINE DATA

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Apr 29, 2015

Your board and executive management are numbers oriented. Every day they review metrics to assess the organization’s performance. And they know what those metrics mean: higher is better when it comes to revenues, but not expenses. Lower is better when it comes to safety issues, while higher is bette...

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IBM Infrastructure cloud provisioning and automation tools IBM INFRASTRUCTURE CLOUD PROVISIONING AND AUTOMATION TOOLS

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Apr 15, 2015

Implementing automation, increasing speed and stability, and lowering operational costs are major drivers in the push towards cloud infrastructure. Organizations are implementing a cloud concept in various forms of commercial, private and hybrid cloud depending on the need for data oversight and con...

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Application Development with oracle database 12c APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT WITH ORACLE DATABASE 12C

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Apr 07, 2015

The efficiency and capability of applications is largely governed by the capabilities of the underlying database. Oracle Database 12c delivers significant new functionality for application development and deployment. Oracle Database 12c is the first relational database designed for the Cloud. Oracle...

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Realizing the Value of Business Transformation REALIZING THE VALUE OF BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

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Apr 01, 2015

There are hundreds of complex forces driving change today. New competition, disruptive technologies, rising consumer expectations, regulatory pressures—these and other factors are creating both opportunities and challenges for business. And in response, executives are rightly placing transformation ...

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SAS® Software Security Framework: Engineering Secure Products SAS® SOFTWARE SECURITY FRAMEWORK: ENGINEERING SECURE PRODUCTS

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Mar 19, 2015

The SAS Software Security Framework defines the SAS software development process and provides principles for the development, delivery and support processes used to build and support SAS software. The framework includes a process for continuous learning and awareness of global security activities an...

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The battle for competitive advantage in the app economy THE BATTLE FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN THE APP ECONOMY

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Mar 15, 2015

A new kind of company, the software-driven enterprise, is redefining business strategy and performance. Across industries and around the world, these companies are leaders in the accelerating application economy, where code is king and competitive differentiation depends on customer-pleasing apps an...

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A Comparative Overview of Monitoring Tools for Enterprise IT Organizations A COMPARATIVE OVERVIEW OF MONITORING TOOLS FOR ENTERPRISE IT ORGANIZATIONS

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Mar 14, 2015

In the application economy, software plays an increasingly central role in the performance of just about any organization in any industry. Given their strategic role, applications—and the IT environments they rely on—have to perform optimally. To ensure applications deliver the service levels requir...

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Software – The New Battleground for Brand Loyalty SOFTWARE – THE NEW BATTLEGROUND FOR BRAND LOYALTY

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Feb 27, 2015

Software is no longer just the economy’s oil, but its oxygen. It is the most potent factor fueling global competition among more companies than ever, for big and small alike. It empowers customers and delivers an ultimatum to brands: meet consumers’ demands or perish. All the while, consumers are be...

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FUJITSU Software Enterprise Postgres FUJITSU SOFTWARE ENTERPRISE POSTGRES

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Feb 27, 2015

Strong growth in DBMS is expected to continue, making DBMS the largest single cost factor in enterprise software. Fujitsu enterprise Postgres is the latest DBMS offering from Fujitsu built using Postgres Technology. Fujitsu enterprise Postgres provides enterprise features, quality, performance and r...

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HP Enterprise Ready Android Devices HP ENTERPRISE READY ANDROID DEVICES

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Jan 10, 2015

HP Enterprise-Ready Android devices help IT personnel overcome these key challenges when deploying, securing, and managing Android devices in a business environment. The comprehensive HP Enterprise-Ready Android security approach extends from product design and manufacturing to updating devices in t...

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Building an Agile Communications Strategy BUILDING AN AGILE COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY

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Dec 15, 2014

Organizations are attempting to implement a customer-centric communication pattern while continuing to struggle with growing volumes of content and documents and are drowning in systems to manage and deliver that content. Analysts estimate that large document-intensive organizations have between fiv...

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Exploring the Tools That Make Agile Parallel Development Possible EXPLORING THE TOOLS THAT MAKE AGILE PARALLEL DEVELOPMENT POSSIBLE

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Dec 15, 2014

In the application economy, speed is critical—because delivering high-quality applications to market faster can translate to a real competitive advantage. For this reason, DevOps teams must adopt a more agile development process, working in parallel instead of waiting on other teams to finish their ...

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Efficiency, Optimization and Predictive Reliability EFFICIENCY, OPTIMIZATION AND PREDICTIVE RELIABILITY

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Oct 15, 2014

IT organizations are increasingly being called upon to cost-effectively deliver reliable support for the entire catalog of business services, or risk outsourcing to a managed service provider. Previously, capacity planners and IT architects would use historical trends to predict capacity requirement...

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DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning in the Application Economy DEVOPS: THE WORST-KEPT SECRET TO WINNING IN THE APPLICATION ECONOMY

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Oct 15, 2014

The application economy is motivating leaders to make critical changes across IT and the business, one of the most significant being the adoption of DevOps. For enterprise IT organizations hoping to drive the technology strategy across the business and provide customers with higher-quality software,...

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CA Unified Infrastructure Management: Solution Architecture CA UNIFIED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT: SOLUTION ARCHITECTURE

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Oct 06, 2014

CA UIM is an IT management platform that provides scalable, resilient and reliable monitoring capabilities, allowing organizations to proactively manage critical IT resources. CA UIM enables monitoring of onpremise and cloud-based infrastructure—all on a single code base. CA UIM offers the speed and...

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THE INTERNET OF THE FUTURE THE INTERNET OF THE FUTURE

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Oct 06, 2014

Technology has been instrumental in shaping our civilization and our way of life, transforming everything around us in one form or another. With new technologies stepping in, transformation is inevitable. A lot of what we could only imagine a few years earlier is our reality today, thanks to these t...

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PREVENT AND DETECT CYBERATTACKS FROM THE INSIDE OUT WITH A REAL-TIME LOOK AT WHO ACCESSES YOUR NETWORK PREVENT AND DETECT CYBERATTACKS FROM THE INSIDE OUT WITH A REAL-TIME LOOK AT WHO ACCESSES YOUR NETWORK

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Sep 24, 2014

Data thefts and security breaches can cost organizations millions of dollars, both directly and indirectly, from the loss of data, customers, and jobs to lawsuits and damaged reputations. Organizations are more at risk than ever in a business climate where government regulations are tightening and s...

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Core Building Block of the Digital Enterprise CORE BUILDING BLOCK OF THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE

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Sep 24, 2014

This paper illustrates ways to leverage existing assets exposed by an enterprise’s internal systems and make them available to different sets of users — customers, partners, developers, or internal users, as well as ways to make the enterprise services available to users on different devices – table...

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IS THERE A CLOUD OVER THE IT JOB MARKET? IS THERE A CLOUD OVER THE IT JOB MARKET?

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Sep 16, 2014

As perhaps the biggest disruptive technology trend in recent times, cloud computing is steadily permeating throughout businesses across the world.The adoption of cloud computing is so widespread that Gartner predicts that it will be a $207 Bn industry by 2016, growing at a rate of over 100%. Compare...

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How to Survive and Thrive in the Application Economy HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN THE APPLICATION ECONOMY

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Sep 12, 2014

We live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications—everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world where your customers are far more likely to experience your brand and interact with your enterprise through a software a...

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Oracle AppAdvantage IT Leaders Series ORACLE APPADVANTAGE IT LEADERS SERIES

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Sep 09, 2014

Deploying applications from the cloud is a popular way to reduce capital expenditures by adopting a subscription-based IT model for core business functions. However, many organizations don’t consider all the nuances of integrating cloud applications with their existing information systems. Although ...

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Cloud based mobile testing: can do, but with whom CLOUD BASED MOBILE TESTING: CAN DO, BUT WITH WHOM

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Aug 19, 2014

This matrix has resulted in a high degree of fragmentation. Consequently, apps for handheld devices need to be tested for a vast range of parameters. In addition, mobile testing teams must have their test data secured in a single location that enables testing for numerous types of devices, platforms...

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Applying IBM Security solutions to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework APPLYING IBM SECURITY SOLUTIONS TO THE NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK

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Aug 15, 2014

Approaching risk management and security frameworks is not a simple exercise. With cyber threats changing all the time—and with them, an organization’s business environment and ability to meet new changing requirements—the ability to apply new risk strategies is critical.

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Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.2) UPGRADING TO ORACLE DATABASE 12C (12.1.0.2)

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Jul 24, 2014

Oracle Database 12c includes exciting new features such as the Oracle Multitenant option, Oracle Active Data Guard Far Sync, information lifecycle management enhancements and new data types just to name a few. Customers wishing to take advantage of these and other new features will often need to upg...

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Migrating Oracle Databases MIGRATING ORACLE DATABASES

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Jun 21, 2014

This technical introduction document addresses managers and executives of IT organizations considering a database migration. Business requirements, benefits, and risks will be discussed. An overview of the most-common methodologies and tools will give an understanding of a variety of options for the...

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How the CIO will make the journey from the Head of Information Technology to the leader of an internal Enterprise Service Provider HOW THE CIO WILL MAKE THE JOURNEY FROM THE HEAD OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO THE LEADER OF AN INTERNAL ENTERPRISE SERVICE PROVIDER

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Jun 19, 2014

The demise of the CIO and the IT Department has been predicted for some time. Now, the emergence and rapid adoption of cloud technologies has added new weight to the assertion that many IT operations have become too slow to respond to the demands of new agile business models.

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The Case for Agile Testing THE CASE FOR AGILE TESTING

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Jun 12, 2014

For a variety of reasons (time, money, skills, etc.), the testing phase of software development sometimes gets short shrift from developers and IT managers. Yet testing is the only way to determine the quality of software and whether an application will function properly in real time. It plays an im...

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Creating a Culture of Ethics, Integrity & Compliance: Seven Steps to Success CREATING A CULTURE OF ETHICS, INTEGRITY & COMPLIANCE: SEVEN STEPS TO SUCCESS

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Jun 11, 2014

A culture of integrity must be intentionally shaped. A strong compliance program, built on an organization’s values and principles, is the bedrock for creating a culture that is focused on outstanding quality and business outcomes. An effective compliance program consists of several core eleme...

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Key Performance Indicators KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

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Apr 04, 2014

Tracking performance is a vital way for service providers to ensure their businesses are moving in the right direction. To measure and improve performance, leadership needs to track the right key performance indicators (KPIs). This paper offers service provider executives an overview of KPIs, descri...

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Storage Management Software for ETERNUS DX Business-centric Storage STORAGE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR ETERNUS DX BUSINESS-CENTRIC STORAGE

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Mar 31, 2014

The ongoing and rapid growth of data volumes demands answers. To minimize the costs and complexity of IT operations, many IT managers try to consolidate their storage systems. But by doing this, the volume of data stored per system literally explodes. Managing the amounts of data while maintaining s...

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Crawling in Enterprise search of SharePoint 2013 CRAWLING IN ENTERPRISE SEARCH OF SHAREPOINT 2013

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Mar 27, 2014

Crawl Database and Crawl Component : Crawl Database is used by the Crawl Component to store information about crawled items such as documents and URLs. Data Sources (Content Sources) : Crawl Role is responsible for crawling the data sources such as HTTP, File Sources, User profile, etc. It delivers ...

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Autonomics: Mastering Self-Learning and Self-Healing AUTONOMICS: MASTERING SELF-LEARNING AND SELF-HEALING

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Mar 17, 2014

The rise of automation is driving a radical shift in the delivery of IT services. Nowhere is this more apparent than in IT infrastructure management, where companies across industries are adopting various automation solutions to reduce operational cost, enhance service levels, improve predictabilit...

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Transforming IT Operations: From Utility Monitoring to Optimizing Business Service Delivery and Reliability TRANSFORMING IT OPERATIONS: FROM UTILITY MONITORING TO OPTIMIZING BUSINESS SERVICE DELIVERY AND RELIABILITY

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Mar 15, 2014

The fact that IT organizations are facing dramatic requirements for change—and even transformation— has been established so many times, in so many different ways, that it has all but become a cliché. Nonetheless, with the very visible laundry list of factors, from cloud in all its dimensions, to agi...

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Application rationalization: A powerful catalyst for IT consolidation APPLICATION RATIONALIZATION: A POWERFUL CATALYST FOR IT CONSOLIDATION

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Mar 15, 2014

Application portfolio rationalization is a powerful catalyst for state and local government IT consolidation and transformation initiatives when based on a rigorous assessment aligned with organizational goals and proactive efforts to manage change.

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Closing the Biggest Security Hole in Web Application Delivery CLOSING THE BIGGEST SECURITY HOLE IN WEB APPLICATION DELIVERY

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Mar 01, 2014

Since the beginning of web application delivery, there has been an opportunity for fraudsters to get into the middle of a transaction and impersonate the legitimate user. Since the credentials used for this fraud are valid and “expected to be under the control of the real user,” this type of imperso...

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IT Service Modeling for the CA CMDB IT SERVICE MODELING FOR THE CA CMDB

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Jan 15, 2014

Configuration Management Databases are designed and built to centralize availability of an authoritative description of the configuration of a company’s IT services being used internally or by its external customers. But traditional data identifying IT infrastructure are often unable to offer a CMDB...

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An enterprise-grade cloud management platform to enable a self-service, on-demand IT operating model for the Cloud Empowered Enterprise™ AN ENTERPRISE-GRADE CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORM TO ENABLE A SELF-SERVICE, ON-DEMAND IT OPERATING MODEL FOR THE CLOUD EMPOWERED ENTERPRISE™

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Jan 15, 2014

This white paper describes key product capabilities of CA Cloud Manager [Powered by ServiceMesh], an enterprise-grade cloud management platform that enables self-service, on-demand IT operating models for Global 2000 clients. CA Cloud Manager enables enterprise customers to automate the deployment a...

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Updating Your Code of Conduct – A Step-by-Step Approach UPDATING YOUR CODE OF CONDUCT – A STEP-BY-STEP APPROACH

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Jan 12, 2014

Imagine if you had the opportunity to reach out to every one of your employees, business partners and regulators to explain in a clear and concise way about your organization’s values and commitment to integrity. What if this was also an opportunity to let leadership set the ethical tone at th...

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A Roadmap for Insurance IT A ROADMAP FOR INSURANCE IT

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Jan 01, 2014

Every object will become intelligent and have the ability to communicate. Take for example, something as simple as our dress. When the color fades, it will alert the manufacturer, who in turn may call and send you a replacement. Similarly, the bookshelf will inform us how many books are unread and s...

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POD Architecture 2.0®: The Continuing Evolution of the Modular Data Center POD ARCHITECTURE 2.0®: THE CONTINUING EVOLUTION OF THE MODULAR DATA CENTER

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Although many companies talk about their modular data centers they use a one size fits all approach that forces customers to adapt their requirements to the form factor. Digital Realty Trust's new POD Architecture 2.0® marries the latest in building and manufacturing techniques to enable custom...

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The Modern Virtualized Data Center THE MODERN VIRTUALIZED DATA CENTER

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Storage virtualization has been a positive evolutionary step in the data center, driving the consolidation of power and floorspace to maximize utilization and power savings. With all of the benefits of virtualization comes a wholesale change in the way that you must plan for implementation, manageme...

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Virtual Media: Optimizing the Efficiency and Security of Data Center Operations VIRTUAL MEDIA: OPTIMIZING THE EFFICIENCY AND SECURITY OF DATA CENTER OPERATIONS

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In this white paper, you will learn how virtual media can improve operational efficiency and security in the data center by allowing you to access storage media, flash memory and external drives anywhere across the enterprise as you were directly interfacing with the server's USB port.

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The Wire-Free Advantage: Six Leading Benefits of Sensor Networks in Data Centers THE WIRE-FREE ADVANTAGE: SIX LEADING BENEFITS OF SENSOR NETWORKS IN DATA CENTERS

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The challenges in today's wired data centers are endless. IT professionals must control data center environments, track remote locations, and manage complex and constantly changing equipment and the wires that connect them — all while striving to contain costs.

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Thin Provisioning: The Secret to Achieving Operational Efficiency in the Data Center THIN PROVISIONING: THE SECRET TO ACHIEVING OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY IN THE DATA CENTER

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One key area where operational efficiencies can be achieved is in the storage infrastructure. Traditional storage systems are inherently inefficient, with multiple arrays of dedicated storage and various management points. Thin provisioning is now recognized in the industry as a critical approach to...

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Three Must Haves for the Virtual Data Center THREE MUST HAVES FOR THE VIRTUAL DATA CENTER

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To take full advantage of server virtualization, and create a true virtual data center, IT departments need the support of a holistic storage solution that allows fully shared resources, complete data protection and automated storage classification and migration. This white paper will demonstrate: Read More


Top Four Considerations When Choosing Your SoftLayer Data Center Location TOP FOUR CONSIDERATIONS WHEN CHOOSING YOUR SOFTLAYER DATA CENTER LOCATION

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A range of factors can influence the data center you choose. You should consider all of the factors listed in this white paper before deciding where to place your servers.

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Visibility in the Modern Data Center with Brocade SLX Insight Architecture VISIBILITY IN THE MODERN DATA CENTER WITH BROCADE SLX INSIGHT ARCHITECTURE

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As organizations continue to transform their business and adapt to new digital workloads, IT operations teams struggle to keep pace with the volume and variety of digital data going across their networks. Visibility is critical, and in order to meet customer and end-user service and application exp...

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A Comprehensive Framework for Securing Virtualized Data Centers A COMPREHENSIVE FRAMEWORK FOR SECURING VIRTUALIZED DATA CENTERS

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Does your company have a clear and definite security policy for its virtual environment?

Companies realize the benefits of moving to virtualization, however, most virtualized environments today are being deployed in an insecure manner.

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Fluid Data Storage Drives Flexibility in the Data Center FLUID DATA STORAGE DRIVES FLEXIBILITY IN THE DATA CENTER

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Despite the need to increase efficiencies and cut costs in the data center, IT directors continue to find themselves forced to coerce rigid, proprietary storage systems to address core business needs. Learn how Fluid Data storage enables data to be actively, intelligently managed at the most granula...

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Power and Cooling Capacity Management for Data Centers POWER AND COOLING CAPACITY MANAGEMENT FOR DATA CENTERS

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High density IT equipment stresses the power density capability of modern data centers. Installation and unmanaged proliferation of this equipment can lead to unexpected problems with power and cooling infrastructure including overheating, overloads, and loss of redundancy. The ability to measure an...

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Securosis: Cracking the Confusion: Encryption and Tokenization for Data Centers, Servers, and Applications SECUROSIS: CRACKING THE CONFUSION: ENCRYPTION AND TOKENIZATION FOR DATA CENTERS, SERVERS, AND APPLICATIONS

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Should you encrypt everything? There has never been more options for encrypting data across applications, databases, servers, storage, and the entire datacenter (and the cloud). This report from Securosis cuts through the confusion to help you pick the best encryption and tokenization options for yo...

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Simplify the Complexity of your Data Center SIMPLIFY THE COMPLEXITY OF YOUR DATA CENTER

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Your data center is ground zero of your business infrastructure – make it a competitive differentiator! Decreasing bottom line costs, improving network performance, investing in leading edge technologies and maximizing infrastructure resources all support the core objectives of your CIO. While...

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Simplify Your Data Center with Hyper-Convergence SIMPLIFY YOUR DATA CENTER WITH HYPER-CONVERGENCE

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The time for 21st century data center architectures is here. Software controllable hyper‐converged data center appliances enable new levels of flexibility, reliability and performance that companies of all sizes and types can now start to take advantage of.

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The Future of Data Center Storage is Today: Local and Shared Storage Benefits Finally Converge THE FUTURE OF DATA CENTER STORAGE IS TODAY: LOCAL AND SHARED STORAGE BENEFITS FINALLY CONVERGE

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We’ve seen real change in how we store our data. The ability to centralize and share storage resources became technologically and economically feasible, letting us aggregate, manage and share storage more easily. This paper gives a brief history of data center storage and shows how NVMe storag...

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The Trend from UNIX to Linux in SAP® Data Centers THE TREND FROM UNIX TO LINUX IN SAP® DATA CENTERS

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The paper will provide statistical information on the market shares of originating UNIX flavors, and information on the distribution of source and target databases. It will present a model that compares the cost of UNIX implementations with that of Linux implementations, and it will demonstrate that...

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Implementing Energy Efficient Data Centers IMPLEMENTING ENERGY EFFICIENT DATA CENTERS

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Electricity usage costs have become an increasing fraction of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for data centers. It is possible to dramatically reduce the electrical consumption of typical data centers through appropriate design of the network-critical physical infrastructure and through the design...

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Implementing Quality of Service (QoS) in Cisco Nexus Data Center Switches IMPLEMENTING QUALITY OF SERVICE (QOS) IN CISCO NEXUS DATA CENTER SWITCHES

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Quality of Service (QoS) is a full collection of technologies that guarantee the performance of some chosen type of traffic always at the expense of others. The essence of QoS is prioritizing traffic. QoS can therefore be thought of as “managed unfairness.” QoS is highly relevant in netw...

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Implementing Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) on Cisco Nexus Data Center Switches IMPLEMENTING VIRTUAL ROUTING AND FORWARDING (VRF) ON CISCO NEXUS DATA CENTER SWITCHES

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Cisco provides a wide array of connectivity and isolation tools within the datacenter. This white paper addresses Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF), which is a Layer 3 isolation mechanism for routing protocols.

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Improving Application Performance from Within the Data Center IMPROVING APPLICATION PERFORMANCE FROM WITHIN THE DATA CENTER

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Consolidation of IT resources and migration of applications to the web increases the enterprise's reliance on network connection for application delivery. This Nemertes Research Issue Paper reviews the trends and the challenges of web application delivery, and examines web application optimization, ...

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Is Your Data Center Ready for SDN? IS YOUR DATA CENTER READY FOR SDN?

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SDN deployment is not a matter of if but when—is your data center ready? This new eGuide reveals how to maximize the value of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

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Data Center Physical Infrastructure: Optimizing Business Value DATA CENTER PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE: OPTIMIZING BUSINESS VALUE

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To stay competitive in today's rapidly changing business world, companies must update the way they view the value of their investments in data center physical infrastructure (DCPI). No longer are simple availability and upfront costs sufficient to make adequate business decisions. Agility or busines...

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Electrical Efficiency Modeling for Data Centers ELECTRICAL EFFICIENCY MODELING FOR DATA CENTERS

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Conventional models for estimating electrical efficiency of data centers are grossly inaccurate for real-world installations. Estimates of electrical losses are typically made by summing the inefficiencies of various electrical devices, such as power and cooling equipment. This paper shows that the ...

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Energy Efficient Cooling for Data Centers: A Close-Coupled Row Solution ENERGY EFFICIENT COOLING FOR DATA CENTERS: A CLOSE-COUPLED ROW SOLUTION

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The trend of increasing heat densities in data centers has held consistent with advances in computing technology for many years. As power density increased, it became evident that the degree of difficulty in cooling these higher power demand loads was also increasing. In recent years, traditional co...

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Ensuring Data Center Continuity ENSURING DATA CENTER CONTINUITY

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In our always-on world, data center downtime is not an option. Unfortunately, inefficiency can mean that continuous availability often comes at an unnecessarily high price. Real-time data center monitoring and management enables you to maintain continuous availability while optimizing efficiency.

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Face Future Technology Challenges Head On with a Strategic Data Center FACE FUTURE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES HEAD ON WITH A STRATEGIC DATA CENTER

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Connectivity. Bandwidth. Latency. Security.

These are challenges we are all familiar with in today's business landscape. What is less familiar—and therefore what many companies aren't considering—is the role their data center plays in transforming those often-perceived challenges ...

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How a Strategic Data Center Helps You Face Future Technology Challenges Head-On HOW A STRATEGIC DATA CENTER HELPS YOU FACE FUTURE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES HEAD-ON

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The businesses that thrive amid fluctuating technology demands are not only keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends, they have the infrastructure in place to handle whatever changes might come.

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Hyperconvergence: The Stepping-Stone to the Software-Defined Data Center HYPERCONVERGENCE: THE STEPPING-STONE TO THE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTER

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Download this report to learn why TBR believes the combined technologies of Pivot3 and NexGen Storage create a robust portfolio of solutions that help customers choose the right infrastructure and priority for each of their workloads, applications and services, particularly as they relate to busines...

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Implementing Energy Efficient Data Centers IMPLEMENTING ENERGY EFFICIENT DATA CENTERS

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Electricity usage costs have become an increasing fraction of the total cost of ownership (TCO) for data centers. It is possible to dramatically reduce the electrical consumption of typical data centers through appropriate design of the network-critical physical infrastructure and through the design...

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Advantages Micron SSDs Bring to Data Centers ADVANTAGES MICRON SSDS BRING TO DATA CENTERS

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The heart of a successful data center has several requirements; including, high performance, high availability for immediate access to mission-critical assets, and scalability and manageability to handle forecasted demand, growth or unforeseen spikes in activity. Having storage solutions built speci...

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Allocating Data Center Energy Costs and Carbon to IT Users ALLOCATING DATA CENTER ENERGY COSTS AND CARBON TO IT USERS

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Are complicated software and instrumentation needed to measure and allocate energy costs and carbon to IT users? Or can we get by with simple, low cost methods for energy cost and carbon allocation? How precise do we need to be? This paper provides an overview of energy cost and carbon allocation st...

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An Improved Architecture for High-Efficiency, High-Density Data Centers AN IMPROVED ARCHITECTURE FOR HIGH-EFFICIENCY, HIGH-DENSITY DATA CENTERS

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Data center power and cooling infrastructure waste more than 60,000,000 megawatt-hours per year of electricity. This white paper describes the principles of a new, commercially available data center architecture that can be implemented today to dramatically improve the electrical efficiency of data ...

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Building Agile Data Centers BUILDING AGILE DATA CENTERS

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With the right approach to data center design, organizations can build a flexible, scalable, next-generation infrastructure that integrates with their current infrastructure and IT workflows for maximum IT and operational agility.

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Building VMware Software-Defined Data Centers - Free Sample Chapters BUILDING VMWARE SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA CENTERS - FREE SAMPLE CHAPTERS

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What You Will Learn:

  • Understand and optimize end-to-end processes in your data center
  • Translate IT processes and business needs into a technical design
  • Apply and create vRO workflow automation functionalities to services
  • Deploy NSX in a virtual e...

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Cracking the Confusion: Encryption and Tokenization for Data Centers, Servers, and Applications CRACKING THE CONFUSION: ENCRYPTION AND TOKENIZATION FOR DATA CENTERS, SERVERS, AND APPLICATIONS

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There has never been more options for encrypting data across applications, databases, servers, storage, and the entire datacenter (and the cloud). This report from Securosis cuts through the confusion to help you pick the best encryption and tokenization options for your projects.

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5 Data Center Facts Driving Up Costs That You Need to Recognize 5 DATA CENTER FACTS DRIVING UP COSTS THAT YOU NEED TO RECOGNIZE

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To meet the challenges of the global market and reduce costs, data center operators need to adopt a holistic, agile and business-oriented approach to data center management. They need an accurate, real-time view of data center operations through a flexible, open-architecture management software plat...

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5 Ways RTOI Increases Data Center Value & Return 5 WAYS RTOI INCREASES DATA CENTER VALUE & RETURN

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It is impossible to efficiently manage and ensure return on data center investments without accurate and timely data. Continuous, real-time asset tracking, management, and environmental monitoring must be integrated into your capacity planning to ensure protection of your investments and to drive bo...

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A Quantitative Comparison of High Efficiency AC vs. DC Power Distribution for Data Centers A QUANTITATIVE COMPARISON OF HIGH EFFICIENCY AC VS. DC POWER DISTRIBUTION FOR DATA CENTERS

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This paper presents a detailed quantitative efficiency comparison between the most efficient DC and AC power distribution methods, including an analysis of the effects of power distribution efficiency on the cooling power requirement and on total electrical consumption. The latest high efficiency AC...

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A Solid Data Center Strategy Starts With Interconnectivity A SOLID DATA CENTER STRATEGY STARTS WITH INTERCONNECTIVITY

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The challenge is that companies vary hugely in scale, scope and direction. Many are doing things not even imagined two decades ago, yet all of them rely on the ability to connect, manage and distribute large stores of data. Is your company able to scale IT quickly? Do you have the agility you need t...

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Deploying Microsoft SQL Server Always On Availability Group DEPLOYING MICROSOFT SQL SERVER ALWAYS ON AVAILABILITY GROUP

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This white paper is intended for customers who are interested in deploying Microsoft SQL Server Always On availability groups in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to meet enterprise-class database service availability and security requirements.

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Pathway to Multi-Cloud Security Architecture PATHWAY TO MULTI-CLOUD SECURITY ARCHITECTURE

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Digitization of business has changed the way IT supports the needs of the organization. As a result, IT infrastructures have changed, moving more and more toward virtual, cloud and multi-cloud. Workloads with different performance, cost, and capability needs will benefit from being deployed on diffe...

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MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT HOW TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT HOW TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

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The digitization of businesses and the way that IT supports the needs of these businesses has changed significantly over time. Today, different IT workloads can be deployed on different types of cloud services, depending upon the business requirements. As a result, many IT departments are moving the...

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RANSOMWARE A GROWING ENTERPRISE THREAT RANSOMWARE A GROWING ENTERPRISE THREAT

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One of the fastest growing threats in cybersecurity today, ransomware is quickly becoming the favored means for cybercriminals to extract a profit from unsuspecting victims. As ransomware mushrooms with new malware variants and new ways of scamming victims, businesses can no longer afford to discoun...

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Cloudflare Advanced DDoS Protection CLOUDFLARE ADVANCED DDOS PROTECTION

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Although DoS attacks are not a recent phenomenon, the methods and resources available to conduct and mask such attacks have dramatically evolved to include distributed (DDoS) and, more recently, distributed reflector (DRDoS) attacks—attacks that simply cannot be addressed by traditional on-pre...

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A comprehensive view of IT infrastructure security A COMPREHENSIVE VIEW OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY

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HPE infrastructure technologies and services help enterprises accelerate time to value from their data and applications. Enterprises use our servers, storage systems, and network access products to deploy and manage mission-critical workloads on-premises and in hybrid cloud environments.

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MACHINE LEARNING IN CYBER SECURITY: AGE OF THE CENTAURS MACHINE LEARNING IN CYBER SECURITY: AGE OF THE CENTAURS

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Artificial intelligence (AI), and in particular machine learning, has taken huge strides and is now set to really start impacting all aspects of industry and society. This development has been fueled by decades of exponential improvement in raw computing power, combined with progress in algorithms a...

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TRENDS 2017: SECURITY HELD RANSOM TRENDS 2017: SECURITY HELD RANSOM

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For several years, the research team at ESET has been issuing its Trends report, which provides a review of the latest and most significant developments in information security, and presents the key topics of relevance for businesses and users for the upcoming year.

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TRENDS IN ANDROID RANSOMWARE TRENDS IN ANDROID RANSOMWARE

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2016 brought some interesting developments to the Android ransomware scene. Ransomware is currently one of the most pressing cybersecurity issues across all platforms, including the most popular mobile one. Authors of lock-screen types as well as file-encrypting “crypto-ransomware” have ...

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Welcome to the UCaaS Era Where best-in-class UC takes place in the collaborative cloud WELCOME TO THE UCAAS ERA WHERE BEST-IN-CLASS UC TAKES PLACE IN THE COLLABORATIVE CLOUD

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By using a cloud model for unified communications and collaboration, now established as UCaaS (or Unified Communications as a Service) — organizations can lower costs significantly, reduce complexity and improve enduser productivity and customer experience. For savvy IT and business leaders, p...

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An Agile Agenda How CIOs Can Navigate The Post-Agile Era AN AGILE AGENDA HOW CIOS CAN NAVIGATE THE POST-AGILE ERA

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Agile IT in the UK is facing a hidden crisis: one in eight (12%) Agile projects are failing completely. Unless this is addressed, British business is set to waste an estimated £37 billion1 on failed IT projects in the next 12 months. The situation is worse in the US, where the rate of failure ...

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Software Testing: A Key Enabler for Success of Digital Transformation SOFTWARE TESTING: A KEY ENABLER FOR SUCCESS OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Digital transformation is driving new investments in information technology today like never before and is proving to be the next trigger for growth in the global economy. Today, amalgamation of the latest digital technologies, , social networking sites, big data analytics, IoT, cloud computing, and...

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A Practical Approach to QA Transformation in a Global Enterprise – Challenges, Learnings, & Best Practices A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO QA TRANSFORMATION IN A GLOBAL ENTERPRISE – CHALLENGES, LEARNINGS, & BEST PRACTICES

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This white paper deliberates on how critical it is to rebalance the quality requirements and enable Software Quality Transformation. It further highlights how Software Quality Transformation in an enterprise involves transforming the corporate culture, embedding strategic quality mindset across the ...

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CLOUD COMPUTING USE CASES WHITE PAPER CLOUD COMPUTING USE CASES WHITE PAPER

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The Cloud Computing Use Case group brought together cloud consumers and cloud vendors to define common use case scenarios for cloud computing. The use case scenarios demonstrate the performance and economic benefits of cloud computing and are based on the needs of the widest possible range of consum...

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ENABLING SMART SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKS ENABLING SMART SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKS

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Legacy heterogeneous networks have become very complex and hard to manage due to upgrade and interoperability challenges, evolving protocols, and management techniques traditionally hardcoded into the underlying hardware platform.

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Modern Mainframe Application Development MODERN MAINFRAME APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

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The winds of application change are blowing—right into your data center and mainframe environment. Today, more and more people want instant access to their data on the Web and via their favorite devices. The evolving mainframe application architecture is ready to accommodate them. Today’...

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Developing Software for Multi-Access Edge Computing DEVELOPING SOFTWARE FOR MULTI-ACCESS EDGE COMPUTING

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Edge Computing refers to a broad set of techniques designed to move computing and storage out of the remote cloud (public or private) and closer to the source of data. For the emerging class of “5G Applications” this is often a matter of necessity. Locating such applications in a traditi...

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Cloud Computing Deployment and Service Models CLOUD COMPUTING DEPLOYMENT AND SERVICE MODELS

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Today’s businesses are tackling the challenge of solving their growing infrastructure and data demands by embracing Cloud Computing services. Cloud Computing is helping to progressively transform every facet of the organization while reducing capital expenditure and eliminating upfront costs.

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The Convergence of Operational Risk and Cyber Security THE CONVERGENCE OF OPERATIONAL RISK AND CYBER SECURITY

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Cyber security has jumped to the top of companies’ risk agenda after a number of high profile data breaches, ransom demands, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and other hacks. In an increasingly digitized world, where data resides in the cloud, on mobiles and devices connected to th...

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Closing the Cybersecurity Knowledge Gap in the Boardroom CLOSING THE CYBERSECURITY KNOWLEDGE GAP IN THE BOARDROOM

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Many boards have a significant knowledge gap on cyber risk and security. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) can bridge that gap by advising board members on this important topic in business terms they readily understand. This paper provides four steps CISOs can take to help boards and busin...

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Software Updater Keep known vulnerabilities out of your system SOFTWARE UPDATER KEEP KNOWN VULNERABILITIES OUT OF YOUR SYSTEM

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This whitepaper explains software updates as an integral part of endpoint protection. F-Secure Software Updater offers automated updates for both Microsoft and third-party software, integrated in our endpoint clients for ease of use and affordability.

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4 CORNERSTONES OF ENTERPRISE CYBERSECURITY 4 CORNERSTONES OF ENTERPRISE CYBERSECURITY

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Nowadays hacking is not as complicated, as it was ten years ago. One doesn’t need to have IT education or be an experienced hacker to successfully attack large corporations. There are only a few things needed to bypass a security system: a bunch of malicious programs, a security hole, and empl...

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Open Source Software for Industry 4.0 OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE FOR INDUSTRY 4.0

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The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a significant change and opportunity for the manufacturing industry. Technological advancements in connectivity and communication technology, real-time data analysis, and complex event processing have opened the possibility of integrating the traditional opera...

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Data Age 2025: The Evolution of Data to Life-Critical DATA AGE 2025: THE EVOLUTION OF DATA TO LIFE-CRITICAL

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We are fast approaching a new era of the Data Age. From autonomous cars to humanoid robots and from intelligent personal assistants to smart home devices, the world around us is undergoing a fundamental change, transforming the way we live, work, and play. While we as consumers will enjoy the benefi...

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5 Steps to Build a Smart Segmentation Strategy 5 STEPS TO BUILD A SMART SEGMENTATION STRATEGY

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Deployed at the network layer, segmentation was first developed to improve network performance. But as cybersecurity experts have become convinced that a “perimeter first” approach to security is not feasible, it’s become increasingly clear that segmentation is also the foundation ...

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CylancePROTECT® and CylanceOPTICS™: Your AI Driven Threat Prevention, Detection, and Response Solution CYLANCEPROTECT® AND CYLANCEOPTICS™: YOUR AI DRIVEN THREAT PREVENTION, DETECTION, AND RESPONSE SOLUTION

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Simplifying your endpoint security stack while maintaining a secure environment can make your security team’s work easier, and their efforts far more efficient. The combined solution of CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS, built on the Cylance Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform, helps you cons...

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The Definitive Guide to Micro-segmentation THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO MICRO-SEGMENTATION

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The explosive growth of IP networking has let a genie out of the bottle. The more an organization or a nation is connected to the Internet, the more vulnerable it becomes. The challenge is finding the right balance between “can” and “should”: the fact that we can connect ever...

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Structural Quality an Atos Quality Approach for the Digital Age STRUCTURAL QUALITY AN ATOS QUALITY APPROACH FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

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The current wave of transformation towards truly digital enterprise models affects all organizations worldwide. As a result, the application landscapes that IT Systems Integrators deliver, maintain and transform are growing exponentially. Applications are becoming increasingly critical in companies&...

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ATDD – An applied approach to continuous delivery ATDD – AN APPLIED APPROACH TO CONTINUOUS DELIVERY

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Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) is a refined Test-Driven Development (TDD) methodology. Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) helps in expediting the development phase and reduces the risks of unmet expectations or miscommunication. ATDD methodology is commonly used in agile teams. Agi...

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Why Apps Succeed WHY APPS SUCCEED

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Delivering exceptional digital experiences across web and mobile channels has become a critical path to achieving these goals, and separates the leaders from laggards. But creating a reliable and engaging digital experience for customers is also an increasing challenge for enterprises. While users d...

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Integrating Application Security into the Mobile Software Development Lifecycle INTEGRATING APPLICATION SECURITY INTO THE MOBILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE

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As with any revolutionary shift, adopting a mobile focused approach is complex and requires buy-in and participation from the company leadership. The widespread proliferation of smartphones has also brought a new set of security challenges that both development and security teams have to be cognizan...

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Five Days to Setting Up an Application Security Program FIVE DAYS TO SETTING UP AN APPLICATION SECURITY PROGRAM

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This guide is intended to be a short, straightforward introductory guide to standing-up or improving an Application Security Program. The intended goal of the AppSec program is to implement measures throughout the code’s life-cycle to prevent gaps in the application security policy or the unde...

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DevOps and infrastructure have a symbiotic relationship DEVOPS AND INFRASTRUCTURE HAVE A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP

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Who wouldn’t want the benefits that the DevOps methodology offers? Blending the development and operations teams into a smooth conveyor belt of applications is ideal in our modern, speed-obsessed culture. Yes, it requires a culture change in interdepartmental communication. But DevOps adoption...

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4 Ways to Improve Your DevOps Testing 4 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR DEVOPS TESTING

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Running a reliable enterprise that exceeds expectations and stays safe and compliant is not easy. Even when you think your work is done, it’s not. Monitoring. Code releases. Privacy and security. Continuous testing for DevOps. To maintain an environment that performs continuously and doesn&rsq...

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A holistic approach to enterprise IT agility A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO ENTERPRISE IT AGILITY

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'Agility' – that's the new watchword in most senior management circles. However, any 'agile' initiative must go beyond its mere adoption in a few projects. However, such an initiative needs to go beyond mere adoption of agile in a few projects. To successfully implement ent...

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DevOps for legacy systems – the demand of changing applications landscape DEVOPS FOR LEGACY SYSTEMS – THE DEMAND OF CHANGING APPLICATIONS LANDSCAPE

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The pace of business is getting faster as game-chargers like digitization, cloud computing, and big data are take over the business world. Enterprises are looking to deploy newer features rapidly, resulting in frequent application releases as opposed to the earlier one-time release scenario. In...

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Best Practices in Mobile Quality Assurance and Testing BEST PRACTICES IN MOBILE QUALITY ASSURANCE AND TESTING

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Mobile applications market represents a highly competitive landscape with a diverse set of mobile devices, carrier restrictions and constantly changing iOS, Android and Windows operating systems. Each year app users get more opportunities to directly influence the success of the applications, and th...

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DevOps in the Cloud with AWS DEVOPS IN THE CLOUD WITH AWS

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Over the last decade, there has been a sea change in the way software is delivered going from being largely sold as a product to being increasingly provided as a service (SaaS). This shift in the software business model has also had a transformational effect on how software is produced changing silo...

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Application Security Testing as a Foundation for Secure DevOps APPLICATION SECURITY TESTING AS A FOUNDATION FOR SECURE DEVOPS

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As organizations rapidly develop web applications and/or transition to agile development, security practices can often get overlooked. In order to meet the demand while improving the protection of applications from vulnerabilities and attacks, DevOps must expand to include information security to be...

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A Strategic Approach to Web Application Security A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO WEB APPLICATION SECURITY

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Web application attacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated. Security needs to be incorporated into the SDLC to provide continuous guidance and also reduce development and remediation costs over time. Today, almost every enterprise conducts business online. As the applications that run...

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2017 Malware Trends in Review: How attacks are evolving and what to expect next 2017 MALWARE TRENDS IN REVIEW: HOW ATTACKS ARE EVOLVING AND WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT

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In the 2017 Malware Trends in Review we're uncovering the trends that lead up to WannaCry and NotPetya, explaining how these two attacks are influencing new threats, and detailing what you can do now to keep your organization secure heading into 2018.

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Get Ahead of Your Next Cyber Attack GET AHEAD OF YOUR NEXT CYBER ATTACK

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Faced with a never-ending series of threats, IT departments are on constant alert. As a consequence, the concept of developing and implementing a long-term defensive plan may seem like a pipedream. Getting bogged down fighting attacks on a daily basis means teams are forced to improvise and react to...

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SAP HANA Network Requirements SAP HANA NETWORK REQUIREMENTS

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As an in-memory database, SAP HANA uses multiple network connections to transfer data, for example, from clients to the database during standard operations, between the nodes in a scale-out solution, and between data centers and to persistent storage in a disaster tolerant solution. This paper discu...

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Understanding the IoT Security Ecosystem UNDERSTANDING THE IOT SECURITY ECOSYSTEM

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Always-on, anywhere connected experiences are transforming our business world and personal lifestyles, thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). Yet making our lives simpler via IoT requires a complex ecosystem of players — from the device manufacturer to the managed connectivity platform to net...

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Cloud Services and Oracle CLOUD SERVICES AND ORACLE

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Cloud services are the result of a convergence of the telecommunications and IT industries that has taken place over the past few years. This blending began with a shift from hardware to software-enabled networks and functionality. The resulting “cloud” helps companies of all sizes lever...

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Cloud Enabled Disaster Recovery Cloud Recovery Solutions by OneNeck CLOUD ENABLED DISASTER RECOVERY CLOUD RECOVERY SOLUTIONS BY ONENECK

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The concepts of disaster recovery and business continuity planning have been around for nearly 40 years. Yet despite the increased dependence on IT systems, many companies find themselves unprepared for a disaster. Businesses typically agree that they want a disaster recovery solution however many a...

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Security and Compliance within OneNeck’s Cloud and Hosting Solutions Security by Design SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE WITHIN ONENECK’S CLOUD AND HOSTING SOLUTIONS SECURITY BY DESIGN

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Cloud computing is a concept that has moved to the forefront of the market in recent years. As companies deal with increasing demands for IT services and decreasing budgets, cloud computing solutions have gained significant traction. More and more industry experts see cloud computing as a viable sol...

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How Cloud Services Can Transform AX Management HOW CLOUD SERVICES CAN TRANSFORM AX MANAGEMENT

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The playing field is being leveled thanks to evolutions in telecommunications and information technologies. Access to world-class data centers, data management capabilities, and operational services are available to companies of all sizes. Once the domain of primarily the largest, most sophisticated...

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IT Modernization: critical to digital transformation IT MODERNIZATION: CRITICAL TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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This study reveals that senior IT decision makers see huge benefit in modernizing their IT systems and approaches, both in terms of growing revenue and reducing the cost of business operations. They also predict a negative impact to the long-term growth of those organizations that don’t modern...

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The Impact of Agile. Quantified. THE IMPACT OF AGILE. QUANTIFIED.

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Agile and lean are built on a foundation of continuous improvement: You need to inspect, learn from and adapt your performance to keep improving. Enhancing performance begins with having accurate, comprehensive data. The multitenant architecture of CA Agile Central is uniquely positioned to provide ...

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The business benefits and best practices of DevSecOps implementation THE BUSINESS BENEFITS AND BEST PRACTICES OF DEVSECOPS IMPLEMENTATION

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The DevSecOps whitepaper is a collection of ideas and it’s free for everyone to use, augment and add to. It has been written to create a basis for anyone who wants to learn more about DevSecOps and for companies to measure their security programs against. Feedback and ideas are always welcome....

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IT/OT Convergence Moving Digital Manufacturing Forward IT/OT CONVERGENCE MOVING DIGITAL MANUFACTURING FORWARD

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Historically, the information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT/operations) departments within an industrial manufacturing company could function fairly independently. Operations kept the plant running smoothly, and IT managed business applications from the front office. The two teams o...

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DevOps AND AGILE DEVELOPMENT DEVOPS AND AGILE DEVELOPMENT

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DevOps represents a new model for application development that requires deep collaboration between software developers and IT operations. This deep collaboration is indicative of a culture focused on defining software with operations in mind and automating the process of software delivery so that bu...

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THE INTERNET THINGS BUSINESS INDEX THE INTERNET THINGS BUSINESS INDEX

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The Internet of Things business index: A quiet revolution gathers pace is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by an ARM. It is intended to gauge the current and future use of the Internet of Things by the global business community. The Internet of Things (IoT) is an idea whose time has ...

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Creating SANLess Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances with SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition and Fusion-io CREATING SANLESS MICROSOFT SQL SERVER FAILOVER CLUSTER INSTANCES WITH SIOS DATAKEEPER CLUSTER EDITION AND FUSION-IO

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Making SQL Server deployments resilient to failures is a goal most want to achieve. Whether you are trying to account for high availability and/or disaster recovery, there are various methods to achieve the end goal. One of the most popular approaches is to cluster the instance of SQL Server (also k...

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SQL Server HA and DR: A Simple Strategy for Realizing Dramatic Cost Savings SQL SERVER HA AND DR: A SIMPLE STRATEGY FOR REALIZING DRAMATIC COST SAVINGS

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As companies become increasingly reliant on SQL Server to run their critical business operations, their tolerance for application downtime soon approaches zero. However, with the licensing changes that were introduced in SQL Server 2012, the cost of providing high availability (HA) and disaster reco...

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Three Ways Enterprises are Protecting SQL Server in the Cloud THREE WAYS ENTERPRISES ARE PROTECTING SQL SERVER IN THE CLOUD

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SQL Server is a business critical application that requires high availability protection, regardless of where it is deployed. In the cloud, you need to protect SQL Server from downtime if the cloud instance or the cloud provider fails. However, traditional solutions, such as shared storage clusters ...

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JD Edwards Enterprise One Internet of Things Orchestrator JD EDWARDS ENTERPRISE ONE INTERNET OF THINGS ORCHESTRATOR

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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The d...

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KVM over IP for the Distributed IT Environment KVM OVER IP FOR THE DISTRIBUTED IT ENVIRONMENT

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Today IT professionals continue to be challenged by unrelenting changes in the enterprise explosive data growth, more compliance regulations, increased application complexity, geographic distribution of assets, and expanding SLAs with tighter MTTR requirements, just to name a few. Business continuit...

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Unlocking the Promise of a Connected World: Using the Cloud to Enable the Internet of Things UNLOCKING THE PROMISE OF A CONNECTED WORLD: USING THE CLOUD TO ENABLE THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Just about anybody who lives in the developed world has heard tales of a future in which everybody and everything will be linked by a vast interconnected system that represents the nexus of the physical and digital universes. Today, that future has arrived, and it’s called the Internet of Thin...

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JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Internet of Things Orchestrator JD EDWARDS ENTERPRISEONE INTERNET OF THINGS ORCHESTRATOR

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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The d...

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Reducing the Time to Value for Internet of Things Deployments REDUCING THE TIME TO VALUE FOR INTERNET OF THINGS DEPLOYMENTS

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Regardless of where they are on the adoption curve, a clear majority of companies recognize that IoT will have a major strategic or transformational impact on their industries, their customers, and their own operations. For all the opportunity that IoT presents, many companies are nonetheless wary o...

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Extending Enterprise to the Edge EXTENDING ENTERPRISE TO THE EDGE

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There is a lot of hype around the Internet of Things (IoT), especially with so many solution providers claiming to have end-to-end solutions. But when end users take a closer look at these solutions, there are often missing pieces. Shortcomings are common in the realms of device connectivity, manage...

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Cloud 101: Considerations for enterprise IT buyers CLOUD 101: CONSIDERATIONS FOR ENTERPRISE IT BUYERS

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The IT industry goes through innovation shifts on a frequent basis. From mainframes to client-server architectures to the Internet explosion, the pace of change is relentless. Currently, the industry is going through yet another paradigm shift. This time the driver is a five-headed hydra: cloud, soc...

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INTEGRATED IT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND SAP INTEGRATED IT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND SAP

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Emerging from the economic downturn, many companies are again investing to foster business growth and are embarking on major IT projects. In many cases, the goal is to finally take advantage of the synergies between the vast number of systems resulting from mergers and acquisitions. To this end, dec...

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ALIGNING IT COST OPTIMIZATION WITH BUSINESS STRATEGY ALIGNING IT COST OPTIMIZATION WITH BUSINESS STRATEGY

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In the never-ending quest for competitive advantage, a company will strive for greater customer intimacy, operational excellence and product leadership the first to achieve higher customer satisfaction and loyalty, the second to get products out faster or improve margins, and the third to make a mar...

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INTERNET OF THINGS AND DIGITAL RETAIL: THE COMING CONVERGENCE INTERNET OF THINGS AND DIGITAL RETAIL: THE COMING CONVERGENCE

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is converging with the retail market and the combination is poised to revolutionize everything from inventory management to super-targeted marketing. IoT-enabled smart shelving will lend a whole new meaning to the term shelf life, bringing retail shelves to life by allow...

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BUSINESS-IT ALIGNMENT IN COMPLEX PROCESS APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS-IT ALIGNMENT IN COMPLEX PROCESS APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

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As the need for separate tools in some situations is recognized, so is the need for traceability between the two environments. Although business and IT will continue to have different perspectives on process models, governance of the process-modeling life cycle can coordinate modeling efforts betwee...

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CONVERGING BUSINESS AND IT TO TRANSFORM TO THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE CONVERGING BUSINESS AND IT TO TRANSFORM TO THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE

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In order to facilitate big transformation initiatives, business process executives need to understand large business concepts and translate them in terms of what they mean for different parts of the company. It’s no longer about optimizing the performance of the individual process. It’s ...

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Best-practice models and recommendations for business-aligned IT BEST-PRACTICE MODELS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BUSINESS-ALIGNED IT

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IT Strategy and Master Planning (SMP) is a key concept of enterprise architecture management. It consists of defining the strategic target architecture and developing a master plan—that is, a roadmap to get from the current situation to the desired target landscape. SMP is typically part of ot...

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Accelerating IT delivery with integrated IT portfolio management ACCELERATING IT DELIVERY WITH INTEGRATED IT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

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Do those laments sound familiar? It may be hard to imagine but these “old” laments are from IT leaders living in the digital age. Old wine in new bottles? Maybe, but in the context of today’s business world, the “new bottles” are a whole new mode of delivery for IT solu...

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Now is the time to modernize your IT infrastructure NOW IS THE TIME TO MODERNIZE YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are keys to this new era, enabling compelling opportunities for agencies that can harness the immense volumes of data being produced. Devices of all kinds and from all industries are capturing torrents of information that, when parsed, have the potential to ...

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PLANNING AND MANAGING YOUR JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD PLANNING AND MANAGING YOUR JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD

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Cloud and digital business are changing the business world as we know it, offering tremendous potential for mastering markets. Despite the difference in their purposes cloud is a deployment option, digital business a business model option these two trends are intricately connected. A company’s...

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SUPERIOR DATA QUALITY DRIVES BETTER INTEGRATION SUPERIOR DATA QUALITY DRIVES BETTER INTEGRATION

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IT integration is about connecting digital systems and applications in order to increase availability and eliminate silos, both on-premises and in the cloud. Master Data Management (MDM) is all about improving organizational data quality by propagating a unified and holistic approach to data governa...

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IT PLANNING AND INTEGRATION ENSURING M&A SUCCESS IN THE DIGITAL BUSINESS AGE IT PLANNING AND INTEGRATION ENSURING M&A SUCCESS IN THE DIGITAL BUSINESS AGE

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A merger and acquisition (M&A) of one corporation with another is a significant event that mandates several teams from both companies collaborate and align on various items. M&A activities are focused on bringing together not just people from the companies but also the multiple cultures, the...

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WEBMETHODS CLOUDSTREAMS WEBMETHODS CLOUDSTREAMS

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Consider the all-pervasive cloud. Cloud applications are simply everywhere with companies either buying cloud apps directly from vendors or from marketplaces hosted by large vendors like Amazon® and Google®. Yet with on-premises applications of critical importance, there is a constant need t...

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AN IT MANAGER’S GUIDE TO M&A PLANNING AN IT MANAGER’S GUIDE TO M&A PLANNING

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There are three forms of IT integration that are critical during an M&A: systems integration, application integration, and data integration. Systems integration involves bringing together all IT systems between the two companies for inventory of IT assets, portfolio management, ownership, depend...

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Adaptive Applications: The Fastest Way to Become a Digital Business ADAPTIVE APPLICATIONS: THE FASTEST WAY TO BECOME A DIGITAL BUSINESS

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Market forces are driving today’s businesses to embrace digital strategies. To remain competitive, companies must react quickly to change, whether that change is driven by customers, competition, or regulatory bodies. But most companies are not equipped for the digital business transition; sta...

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Manage Change, Enforce Security, and Incorporate Cloud in Your Windows Ecosystem MANAGE CHANGE, ENFORCE SECURITY, AND INCORPORATE CLOUD IN YOUR WINDOWS ECOSYSTEM

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Findings from a recent Gartner report[1] say that 2016 will be the defining year for cloud as private cloud begins to give way to hybrid cloud, and nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017. This growth is being driven by new IT computing scenarios being ...

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Using IT Automation To Deliver Constantly Modern Software USING IT AUTOMATION TO DELIVER CONSTANTLY MODERN SOFTWARE

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Is it possible to prepare for events you can’t predict? Counterintuitive as it may sound, the answer is yes. And that should be welcome news for enterprise IT leaders, who are so often on the receiving end of business demands and technological developments they can neither foresee nor control....

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THE 6 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL CLOUD INTEGRATION THE 6 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL CLOUD INTEGRATION

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Integration technology is powerful, providing sophisticated features that enable organizations to create complex links and connections across diverse applications and systems. And that‘s why integration projects historically required deep expertise in integration technology, as well as command...

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Transitioning to a Cloud Environment TRANSITIONING TO A CLOUD ENVIRONMENT

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As companies become more agile, sharing data, applications, and intelligence across wider geographies in today’s, global economy, cloud computing has moved to the forefront of the market in recent years. The new business world order has also required companies to balance increasing demands for...

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Cloudy with a Chance of Confusion CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF CONFUSION

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The term cloud continues to dominate conversations with IT managers. As a result of the fervor, there has been a multitude of articles and white papers published in the cloud over the years. The objective of this paper is to take a simple approach and describe the benefits of cloud and clarify for t...

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IOT SECURITY PROTECTING THE NETWORKED SOCIETY IOT SECURITY PROTECTING THE NETWORKED SOCIETY

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly emerging as the manifestation of the Networked Society vision: where everything that benefits from a connection is connected. Yet this far-reaching transformation is only just beginning, and the number of connected IoT devices is expected to grow by 21 percent...

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Truly consistent hybrid cloud with Microsoft Azure TRULY CONSISTENT HYBRID CLOUD WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

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Cloud computing gets a lot of attention, and for good reason: it’s where much of IT is going. But on-premises datacenters also have an important role to play, both today and in the future. For many organizations, integrating these two to create a hybrid cloud is essential. Microsoft understand...

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A New Internet for Decentralized Applications A NEW INTERNET FOR DECENTRALIZED APPLICATIONS

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Infrastructure and the centralized data models of web services built on top have exposed flaws in the internet’s original design. Blockstack is an open-source effort to re-decentralize the internet; it builds a new internet for decentralized applications and enables users to own their applicat...

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Three Mistakes IT Makes That Could Cost Your Organization Millions THREE MISTAKES IT MAKES THAT COULD COST YOUR ORGANIZATION MILLIONS

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It’s an understatement to say that IT departments are busy. From maintenance to troubleshooting, managing ongoing projects and overseeing resolutions on outages or system failures, there’s often little time for future project planning. However, when details get lost in the shuffle, that&...

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Software-as-a-Service; A Comprehensive Look at the Total Cost of Ownership of Software Applications SOFTWARE-AS-A-SERVICE; A COMPREHENSIVE LOOK AT THE TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP OF SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

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The SaaS Executive Council is an initiative of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). The Council is a multi-vendor coalition designed for the formulation of best practices, education, and communication to help SIIA members and the industry at large better understand the realiti...

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Bringing the Power of SAS to Hadoop BRINGING THE POWER OF SAS TO HADOOP

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Hadoop has caught the attention of many organizations searching for better ways to store and process large volumes and varieties of data. From executives and business analysts to data stewards, data scientists and analytics professionals – in many circles, it seems like Hadoop is what every or...

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Dark Fibre, SANLink, and High-Speed Service Solutions DARK FIBRE, SANLINK, AND HIGH-SPEED SERVICE SOLUTIONS

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This white paper looks at the different solutions that can be deployed by customers to keep their important data safe. At Colt, we have a portfolio of network solutions that a customer can use in order to connect Data Centres together in order create a secure and resilient environment to store the d...

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BRIVO ONAIR TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP BRIVO ONAIR TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP

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How Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) lowers the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for physical security systems. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is a software licensing and delivery model that eliminates the need for individual entities to purchase, deploy and maintain IT infrastructure or application software...

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INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) SECURITY BEST PRACTICES INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) SECURITY BEST PRACTICES

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The purpose of this paper is to present a set of the well-investigated Internet of Things (IoT) security guidelines and best practices that others can use as a basis for future standards, certifications, laws, policies and/or product ratings. Most, if not all, of these guidelines, would apply to any...

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS A UKeiG WHITE PAPER THE INTERNET OF THINGS A UKEIG WHITE PAPER

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This White Paper presents an overview of some of the key issues surrounding the development and deployment of the collection of technologies commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). The technological underpinnings of the IoT are discussed in the context of a rapidly developing new field...

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QlikView and Big Data: have it your way QLIKVIEW AND BIG DATA: HAVE IT YOUR WAY

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There is an incredible amount of interest in the topic of Big Data at present: for some organizations its use is an operational reality, providing unprecedented ability to store and analyze large volumes of disparate data that are critical to the organization’s competitive success. It has enab...

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Testing Big Data using Hadoop Ecosystem TESTING BIG DATA USING HADOOP ECOSYSTEM

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Hadoop is one of the tools designed to handle big data. Hadoop and other software products work to interpret or parse the results of big data searches through specific proprietary algorithms and methods. Hadoop is an open-source program under the Apache license that is maintained by a global communi...

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BIG DATA PROCESSING WITH HADOOP BIG DATA PROCESSING WITH HADOOP

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Computing technology has changed the way we work, study, and live. The distributed data processing technology is one of the popular topics in the IT field. It provides a simple and centralized computing platform by reducing the cost of the hardware. The characteristics of distributed data processing...

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Dell Hadoop solutions for Big Data DELL HADOOP SOLUTIONS FOR BIG DATA

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Data growth is exploding, and analyzing large datasets— Big Data —has become the next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity. IDC estimates that in 2012 alone, the amount of data created and replicated surpassed 2.8 zettabytes. One forecast from IDC estimates that data wi...

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Developing a data integration and lifecycle management strategy for a hybrid environment DEVELOPING A DATA INTEGRATION AND LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY FOR A HYBRID ENVIRONMENT

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Cloud-based data presents a wealth of potential information for organizations seeking to build and maintain the competitive advantage in their industries. However, as discussed in the truth about information governance and the cloud most organizations will be challenged to reconcile their legacy on-...

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Debunking the Myths: Cloud HA and DR DEBUNKING THE MYTHS: CLOUD HA AND DR

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You cannot protect business-critical applications in a public or private cloud with a cluster. To provide high availability for a physical deployment, you typically use Windows Server Failover Clusters (WSFC) and a shared storage device, such a SAN. But, public clouds, such as Amazon EC2 and Windows...

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Windows Azure IaaS: High Availability and Disaster Recovery with SIOS WINDOWS AZURE IAAS: HIGH AVAILABILITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY WITH SIOS

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Cloud services such as Windows Azure IaaS open up a realm of possibilities that previously may have been too expensive to implement or too complicated to manage. Regardless of how you choose to use Windows Azure, you will have to plan for both disaster recovery and high availability in your deployme...

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The What, the Why and the How of Hybrid Cloud THE WHAT, THE WHY AND THE HOW OF HYBRID CLOUD

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A software-defined data center (SDDC) delivers cloud-ready infrastructure and improves the security of your data center. Osterman Research, together with McAfee and VMware, provides an overview of what an SDDC is, why it’s inevitable, and how it works. People often think that “the cloud&...

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Consumer Web Portals: Platforms At Significant Security Risk CONSUMER WEB PORTALS: PLATFORMS AT SIGNIFICANT SECURITY RISK

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Forrester sees clear majorities of firms engaging in online consumer engagement in an identity-enabled way. In our Forrsights Security Survey, Q2 2013, 56% of IT security decision-makers reported that they either have implemented or plan to implement consumer identity theft/fraud management; 60% hav...

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The Rise of the Cloud Security Professional THE RISE OF THE CLOUD SECURITY PROFESSIONAL

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The growing sophistication and prevalence of cloud technology are giving rise to a new type of IT specialist: the Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP). This is an individual with demonstrated experience and competence in information security and cloud computing, who parlays that background i...

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How to Design an Epic Cloud Integration Strategy HOW TO DESIGN AN EPIC CLOUD INTEGRATION STRATEGY

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IT has a problem. The average enterprise today uses somewhere around 1,400 different cloud applications, many of which have not been procured or evaluated by IT. While some of the tools procured outside of IT are often considered innovative, this form of shadow IT can still be counterproductive for ...

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Why Machine Learning for Enterprise IT Operations WHY MACHINE LEARNING FOR ENTERPRISE IT OPERATIONS

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The world of computing is changing before our eyes. Industries that had a consistent and predictable business model for generations are being turned upside down. In the digital economy, a seamless customer experience is critical. Whether a retailer is exploring new innovative online selling strategi...

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Enhancing the Software Product Lifecycle with Skytap Cloud ENHANCING THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT LIFECYCLE WITH SKYTAP CLOUD

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Skytap Cloud helps businesses innovate faster by accelerating product lifecycles from unit testing through sales, training, and support. Skytap Cloud removes common constraints and reduces costs by delivering cloud-based environments on-demand, and is the only cloud-based solution compatible with on...

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Continuous Delivery of Fully Functional Environments: How Skytap Uses Skytap to Achieve DevOps CONTINUOUS DELIVERY OF FULLY FUNCTIONAL ENVIRONMENTS: HOW SKYTAP USES SKYTAP TO ACHIEVE DEVOPS

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At Skytap, we face the same challenges as our customers in developing and releasing high-quality software quickly. Often, the most painful stages of the software development lifecycle are the integration phase (when independently developed components run together for the first time) and the release ...

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DIGITAL INNOVATION THROUGH AGILE INTEGRATION DIGITAL INNOVATION THROUGH AGILE INTEGRATION

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Everything changes. We are in a period of significant shifts in companies—even entire industries—demonstrated in rankings, like the Fortune Global 500. For the last century, these periods of volatility have been driven by a combination of technological change and capital expansion.1 Ther...

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SQL Server in Simple Words SQL SERVER IN SIMPLE WORDS

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The world is full of interesting challenges and we are constantly running every single day chasing our dreams. Especially in the software ecosystem, it is not about literally our dreams but about the release scheduled in the next couple of months. We are on a constant run every single day and we sto...

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HOW TO DEAL WITH AN INHERITED SQL SERVER HOW TO DEAL WITH AN INHERITED SQL SERVER

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Whether you’re a newly minted DBA or a highly experienced one, the first week at a new job can stretch your patience to breaking as you try to get answers to a wide range of questions about how things work and why things are done (or not done) a certain way. It is perhaps the most dangerous we...

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The Definitive Guide to Networking for Office 365 THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO NETWORKING FOR OFFICE 365

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This is the world we now live in, where the business is selecting the cloud platforms to carry them forward and IT is not so much a part of that selection process, but rather a blunt, albeit highly skilled, instrument of implementation and support. It’s commodity IT services at its best, where...

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BIMODAL IT BIMODAL IT

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The concept of bimodal IT—having two different application development streams with different techniques and goals—isn’t new. Many organizations have development groups that are not part of the standard IT development structure, including developers embedded within business units c...

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NETWORK TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND THE EVOLVING INTERNET NETWORK TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND THE EVOLVING INTERNET

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Network Traffic Management (NTM) is a collection of techniques that may be used by Internet service providers to attain optimum performance for diverse classes of users. These techniques include the use of performance measures to define optional service levels tailored to different user needs and to...

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Internet Fragmentation: An Overview INTERNET FRAGMENTATION: AN OVERVIEW

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The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 in Davos-Klosters included a session entitled, Keeping "Worldwide" on the Web. Participants discussed a number of challenges facing the open global Internet, which has become a key driver of global wealth creation, socio-cultural enrichment and ...

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The Internet of Things: Security Research Study THE INTERNET OF THINGS: SECURITY RESEARCH STUDY

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As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain traction and more connected devices come To market, security becomes a major concern. Businesses are increasingly being breached by attackers via vulnerable web-facing assets1; what is there to keep the same from happening To Consumer s? The short an...

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10 Ways We Can Steal Your Data 10 WAYS WE CAN STEAL YOUR DATA

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This book is going to take a different approach than most data security books. In this eBook, we are not going to cover the basics. Instead, we’ll focus on outlier, or less obvious situations that IT professionals don’t usually consider when they think their organization is leaking data....

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SharePlex for SQL Server SHAREPLEX FOR SQL SERVER

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Traditional relational database management systems (RDBMs) remain a critical source of data for analytics. SQL Server is often used as an economical reporting or analytics data store, often populated from Oracle data sources.

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Safeguarding the Internet of Things SAFEGUARDING THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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While the Internet of Things promises real-time operational benefits, vulnerabilities can be easily exploited unless security is embedded from the inside out – from conception, deployment, and maintenance, to the network edge and across connected devices and infrastructures.

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Internet Reliability and Bandwidth Optimization with the Barracuda Link Balancer INTERNET RELIABILITY AND BANDWIDTH OPTIMIZATION WITH THE BARRACUDA LINK BALANCER

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Organizations today are faced with an increasing demand for cost-effective bandwidth and reliable
Internet connectivity for day to day operations. Business critical applications, like ERP, CRM, or VoIP require uninterrupted, scalable Internet connections that are not solved by increasing band...

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Internet of Things INTERNET OF THINGS

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to be the next revolution following the World Wide Web. It will provide new bridges between real life and the virtual world. The Internet will no longer be merely a network of ‘human brain’, but will integrate real-life objects, sensors and physic...

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THE THREE FACES OF INSIDER THREAT THE THREE FACES OF INSIDER THREAT

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Motivation, behaviour, and/or negligence is what converts insiders to an Insider Threat. The potential risks associated with an Insider Threat are particularly frightening because they already have the necessary credentials and access to do significant damage to your business. Traditional data secur...

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Evolving the Mobile Security Architecture Toward 5G EVOLVING THE MOBILE SECURITY ARCHITECTURE TOWARD 5G

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While the mobile threat landscape is becoming more challenging, only a subset of leading mobile operators is keeping up with the software programmability that's needed to help their mobile security architecture meet those threats. In one sense, 5G will provide betterthan-ever continuity between ...

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Transformation to a Next Generation IoT Service Provider TRANSFORMATION TO A NEXT GENERATION IOT SERVICE PROVIDER

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Over the past 5 years, the IoT sector demonstrated high growth for communications service providers (SPs) yielding 20-50% annual increases in device connections and increased new revenue clarity1 . As the IoT grows, SPs find requirements extend well beyond connectivity to security, privacy, applicat...

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The Internet of Everything and the Connected Athlete: This Changes… Everything THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING AND THE CONNECTED ATHLETE: THIS CHANGES… EVERYTHING

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The rise of the Connected Athlete is not an isolated event, however. The rapid proliferation of low-cost sensors will allow us to monitor limitless kinds of physical objects, from fruit shipments (sniffing for signs of spoilage) to jet engines (tracking wear to predict when maintenance is needed), f...

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SHINING A LIGHT ON THE CLOUDS: FINDING A TRUE CLOUD SOLUTION SHINING A LIGHT ON THE CLOUDS: FINDING A TRUE CLOUD SOLUTION

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The Cloud continues to hang over the business computing landscape like, well, a cloud. Public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS—all of it makes for a confusing alphabet soup for even the most experienced industry observers and IT pros. And, as longstanding technology firms l...

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The Internet of Things How the Next Evolution of the Internet Is Changing Everything THE INTERNET OF THINGS HOW THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNET IS CHANGING EVERYTHING

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The Internet of Things (IoT), sometimes referred to as the Internet of Objects, will change everything—including ourselves. This may seem like a bold statement, but consider the impact the Internet already has had on education, communication, business, science, government, and humanity. Clearl...

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LIFE IN 2030 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LIFE IN 2030

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The One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence, launched in the fall of 2014, is a long-term investigation of the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its influences on people, their communities, and society. It considers the science, engineering, and deployment of AI-enabled computing s...

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Determining our future: Artificial Intelligence DETERMINING OUR FUTURE: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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AI technologies have been rapidly evolving over the
past 10 years. They are extensively used already –
in tools such as phones, search engines, vehicles,
logistics, health services, financial services, industrial
processes, public services, and military systems.

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Artificial Intelligence for Data-Driven Disruption ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR DATA-DRIVEN DISRUPTION

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Digital transformation is real, and it is upon us. It’s a matter of “disrupt or be disrupted.” Organizations are driving transformative initiatives to improve financial performance and competitive position in their industries. Examples of these initiatives include deepening custome...

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Embracing the Internet of Everything To Capture Your Share of $14.4 Trillion EMBRACING THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING TO CAPTURE YOUR SHARE OF $14.4 TRILLION

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The Internet of Everything (IoE) creates $14.4 trillion in Value at Stake — the combination of increased revenues and lower costs that is created or will migrate among companies and industries from 2013 to 2022. Technology trends (including cloud and mobile computing, Big Data, increased proce...

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Digital Twins for IoT Applications DIGITAL TWINS FOR IOT APPLICATIONS

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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The d...

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CREATING APPLICATIONS FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CREATING APPLICATIONS FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Digital transformation is forcing organizations to evolve at a rate faster than ever before. Trends like cloud, mobile, the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data are changing how businesses connect with consumers. As a result, companies are striving to offer new digital products and services to stay...

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS WITHOUT COMPROMISE THE INTERNET OF THINGS WITHOUT COMPROMISE

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It’s tempting to think about the Internet of Things (IoT) as a vast and formless universe of connectable devices and free-floating data. If we can connect to a large number of devices and capture and store large quantities of data via the IoT, perhaps we’ll find ways of improving the eff...

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Information Protection in the Web and Cloud Era INFORMATION PROTECTION IN THE WEB AND CLOUD ERA

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Companies used to be able to lock their doors and shred their documents to keep their information from getting into the wrong hands. Then came the digital age - information was suddenly easily accessible and transferrable. To prevent it from being intercepted, stolen or accessed by unauthorized user...

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INTEGRATIVE IT PLANNING AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT INTEGRATIVE IT PLANNING AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

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As IT has grown to become the technological underpinning of today’s business, so has the number of activities for managing its various aspects. Disciplines such as enterprise architecture management, business process analysis, IT portfolio management, change configuration management, enterpris...

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Artificial Intelligence as a Positive and Negative Factor in Global Risk ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AS A POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FACTOR IN GLOBAL RISK

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By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it. Of course this problem is not limited to the field of AI. Jacques Monod wrote: “A curious aspect of the theory of evolution is that everybody thinks he understands it” (Monod ...

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Artificial Intelligence: An Early Enhancement In Different Verticals ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: AN EARLY ENHANCEMENT IN DIFFERENT VERTICALS

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Artificial Intelligence is being used for optimization and Holonic Control by enabling human like properties with the Neuro-Fuzzy synergic system. To accelerate the business models and upsurge the industry verticals with Genetic algorithms, this whitepaper gives the citation screen of different indu...

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Implementing Microsoft Windows Server 2016 using HPE ProLiant Servers, Storage, and Options IMPLEMENTING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2016 USING HPE PROLIANT SERVERS, STORAGE, AND OPTIONS

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At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud OS vision, Windows Server delivers global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. Windows Server 2016 provides a wide range of new and enhanced features  and capabilities spanning server virtualization, storage, software-defined networking, server mana...

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eXtremely Distributed Software Development EXTREMELY DISTRIBUTED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

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Jeff Atwood said in his blog four years ago: “The history of software development is a tremendous success. Just look around you for evidence of that. But that success has a long, dark shadow that we don’t talk about very much: it’s littered with colossal failures. What’s part...

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Software Product Development Maturity Model SOFTWARE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MATURITY MODEL

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Software product development is a science that goes far beyond traditional SDLC or similar processes in the IT industry. It includes challenges that cannot be simply taught to overcome, and the end result of creating successful software products is never a given. This paper provides the details of t...

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Guide to Modernize Your Enterprise Data Warehouse GUIDE TO MODERNIZE YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA WAREHOUSE

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It is now a well-documented realization among Fortune 500 companies and high-tech start-ups that Big Data analytics can transform the enterprise, and organizations which lead the way will drive the most value. But where does that value come from and how is it sustained? Is it just from the data itse...

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WHAT’S NEW IN ALFABET 10 WHAT’S NEW IN ALFABET 10

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Ensuring smart IT investments to free up budget for innovation, moving forward aggressively on digital business strategies and making IT agile for faster solution delivery—the three tenets of Alfabet’s product development—are all reflected in Alfabet 10, our latest release.

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Enhancing the Software Product Lifecycle with Sky tap Cloud ENHANCING THE SOFTWARE PRODUCT LIFECYCLE WITH SKY TAP CLOUD

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Skytap Cloud helps businesses innovate faster by accelerating product lifecycles from unit testing through sales, training, and support. Skytap Cloud removes common constraints and reduces costs by delivering cloud-based environments on-demand, and is the only cloud-based solution compatible with on...

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Redefining the role of IT in a modern BI world REDEFINING THE ROLE OF IT IN A MODERN BI WORLD

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This stemmed from the proliferation of data in spreadsheets and reporting silos throughout organizations, often yielding different and conflicting results. With this new mandate, BI-focused teams were formed, often in IT departments, and they began to approach the problem in the same manner as tradi...

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PROACTIVELY MANAGE YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE PROACTIVELY MANAGE YOUR IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Certainly the infrastructure has grown in magnitudes of size and complexity. Of course there are now layers of applications—perhaps developed over decades—that must interact across business groups and geographic regions. Now your missioncritical systems can no longer operate in isolation...

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Demystifying Software-Defined Data and Networking: Moving Towards the Future DEMYSTIFYING SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA AND NETWORKING: MOVING TOWARDS THE FUTURE

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Without a doubt, there’s been a lot of hype about software-defined networking. However, trying to understand what software-defined networking is and quantify its true benefits often remains murky. What exactly is software-defined networking (SDN) or alternatively, software-defined data and net...

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Sophos and Microsoft Azure: Considerations For Cloud Security SOPHOS AND MICROSOFT AZURE: CONSIDERATIONS FOR CLOUD SECURITY

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You’ve chosen to run your applications and workloads in the cloud. Now how do you secure them? Microsoft works hard to protect the Azure cloud. But that’s only for the underlying cloud infrastructure. What about your applications and data themselves? Azure manages security of the cloud; ...

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A Truly Software-Defined  Storage System A TRULY SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE SYSTEM

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Quobyte is fault-tolerant: when parts of the system are not functional – for example due to hardware failure or an operator error – the software automatically and transparently routes around the failure. Quobyte’s architecture makes it tolerate all sorts of hardware failures: serve...

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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning And Deep Learning Find Inside: The Difference Explained ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND DEEP LEARNING FIND INSIDE: THE DIFFERENCE EXPLAINED

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is technology that makes physical products mobile and virtual – and with instant connectivity. Connected devices are being deployed already to make homes more secure, tasks more efficient and people healthier. But for a lot of IoT devices, the traditional programmi...

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Software-Defined Applications and Infrastructure SOFTWARE-DEFINED APPLICATIONS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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From six-person startups to thousand-strong enterprises, there is a drive to develop and to innovate faster, leaner, and smarter. This pressure, and the underlying cultural shift, has caused companies to question their long-held assumptions about what could -- and could not -- be automated, virtuali...

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Change Project Management HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL CHANGE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Project managers have an intimidating variety of essential responsibilities. From defining a project's scope and identifying risks to assigning tasks and creating schedules and budgets. Though these skills sets are characteristic of modern software and IT-related projects -- such as the manageme...

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Bimodal IT is Not an Excuse for Inaction: Modernizing Traditional Applications BIMODAL IT IS NOT AN EXCUSE FOR INACTION: MODERNIZING TRADITIONAL APPLICATIONS

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“The practice of managing two separate but coherent styles of work — one focused on predictability and the other on exploration. Mode 1 is predictable, improving and renovating in well-understood areas. In Mode 2, business and IT together explore and experiment to innovate and solve new ...

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Customer Reference Book Cisco +Veeam CUSTOMER REFERENCE BOOK CISCO +VEEAM

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To effectively handle the influx of data and modernize our data center we moved our IT infrastructure to the Cisco UCS platform. We also needed to find a backup and recovery solution that would increase Availability and enable us to meet our service level agreements.

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Xerox® Remote Services : Security White Paper XEROX® REMOTE SERVICES : SECURITY WHITE PAPER

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The purpose of this document is to serve as a guide for deploying Xerox® Remote Services for networked Xerox and non-Xerox printers within the customer’s environment. It is intended to provide security related details and comprehend the extensive security measures that are implemented with...

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Security Patch : Criticality Rating SECURITY PATCH : CRITICALITY RATING

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Since 2004 Xerox has been providing security patches to our customers to address vulnerabilities found both internally and externally in Xerox® products. Xerox has been doing this to provide our customers with the assurance that Xerox takes the security of the software and firmware included in X...

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Neural Networks for Dummies NEURAL NETWORKS FOR DUMMIES

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This is how a neural network looks like. Dr. Robert Necht-Nielsen, the inventor of the first neurocomputer, proved that working of a human brain could be imitated using wires and silicon as living nerve cells: neurons and dendrites. A mathematical model that can do so is called an artificial neural ...

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CHATOPS, DEVOPS, SCRUMOPS.. AND 5 OTHER -OPS RELIGIONS CHATOPS, DEVOPS, SCRUMOPS.. AND 5 OTHER -OPS RELIGIONS

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The spinning wheel of technology pushes companies to seek forward-thinking ways of making IT output more efficient. Some traditional methods have already proven their usability, but what if we pair tried and tested methodologies with IT Operations? In this Whitepaper we gathered all recent -Ops comb...

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BGP EVPN for VXLAN BGP EVPN FOR VXLAN

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Many data centers today are moving from a legacy layer 2 design to a modern layer 3 web-scale IT architecture. Layer 3 designs using traditional routing protocols like OSPF and BGP allow simplified troubleshooting, clear upgrade strategies, multi-vendor support, small failure domains and less vendor...

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Containers: Where Linux host networking meets network infrastructure CONTAINERS: WHERE LINUX HOST NETWORKING MEETS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Modern data center applications have evolved from a monolithic development architecture, in which an entire application ran on a single host or virtual machine (VM), to lightweight Linux-based containers. The use of software container platforms, such as Docker, help facilitate applications to be pac...

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Network Detection: What Is It Really? NETWORK DETECTION: WHAT IS IT REALLY?

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Network detection has become the hottest area of growth for cyber security. Both financial services and healthcare industries alone are experiencing alarming rates of daily attacks worldwide. From malware, breaches, phishing scams, to savvy cyber criminals harvesting truckloads of information and pe...

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Making Threat Intelligence Actionable MAKING THREAT INTELLIGENCE ACTIONABLE

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AED is an acronym we‘ve coined, short for “Acquire, Enrich, Detect.” It describes the process we use internally to collect threat intelligence and actualize our ability to identify when networks are under attack. We do this in the shortest possible time, with the highest degree of ...

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The Power of IoT Platforms for Building AR Applications THE POWER OF IOT PLATFORMS FOR BUILDING AR APPLICATIONS

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Augmented Reality, or AR, is quickly becoming one of the hottest digital technology trends for the industrial enterprise. When coupled with new data sources from the Internet of Things and historic product data from CAD files, the outcome is a truly transformative experience that is driving many ent...

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OfficeSuite® with Windstream SD-WAN OFFICESUITE® WITH WINDSTREAM SD-WAN

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Cloud-based office telephone/unified communications systems leveraging broadband Internet are now the solution of choice for businesses of every shape and size. But as organizations increase their reliance on cloud applications—placing increased pressure on a finite amount of network bandwidth...

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