Servers are computers that share resources (applications, files, etc.) with other computers (ie, clients) on a network. For example, a Web server will send resources (Web pages, images, sounds, etc.) in response to requests from a Web browser.
White Paper Published By: Macheen
Published Date: Oct 30, 2013
Relying on Wi-Fi hotspots when out of the office environment can negatively impact productivity, as well as being completely unsecure, and traditional data plans are costly. It’s time to stop the Wi-Fi shuffle and ditch the data plan today.
White Paper Published By: Cloud Pro
Published Date: Oct 03, 2013
This report, produced by the experts at Cloud Pro in association with the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) sets out some ideas of the current thinking on hybrid cloud /hybrid IT and looks to answer some of the thorniest questions: what is a hybrid cloud/ hybrid IT? When should you go public and when should you stay on-premise?
White Paper Published By: Redhat
Published Date: Nov 19, 2013
Over time, every IT portfolio gets bogged down in the chaos of servers, platforms, and software that
make up the current IT landscape. Legacy systems, disparate architectures, and aging technologies slowly eat away at returns, reduce your ability to respond to shifting demands, and limit how quickly you can scale to meet new market opportunities. IT modernization lets you reboot your portfolio for greater agility, reduced cost, and operational excellence. This frees up your time and money to focus on innovation, not implementation.
Ubiquitous connectivity has its benefits, but in the enterprise it also introduces the danger of information overload and communication breakdown. Businesses need to look to consumer social hubs and evolve their communications solutions from separate silos to an integrated mix of devices, apps and solutions on a cloud-based infrastructure.
White Paper Published By: Dell
Published Date: Aug 16, 2013
"IOPS (I/O operations per second) is an easily understood and communicated unit of measurement, which is why it’s so widely used. Unfortunately, it’s also easy to oversimplify. IOPS describes only the number of times an application, OS or VM is reading or writing to storage each second. More IOPS means more disk I/O, and if all IOPS are created equal, we should be able to measure disk activity with it alone. But they aren’t.
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The use of SSL encryption for all enterprise Internet traffic is growing steadily. Applications that make use of SSL – such as SharePoint, Exchange, WebEx, Salesforce.com and Google Apps – are commonplace. Even email applications like Gmail, Yahoo, and Zimbra are being used in workplace environments as hosted email or BYOD apps.
It’s clear that organizations now need complete visibility into the SSL traffic coming across the WAN. They need the ability to preserve complete network and web histories from encrypted network and web traffic for compliance, regulatory and logging requirements. Blue Coat has solutions today to address the SSL dilemma.
White Paper Published By: Endace
Published Date: Jul 16, 2013
Traditional management tools fall short at enabling the quick resolution of connectivity and security issues. Keep networks up, running, and secure by adding an Intelligent Network Recording fabric to your prevention and detection tools arsenal.
"Today there are 10 billion mobile devices, 50 percent more applications, an infinite amount of unique configurations and more distributed workers than ever before," writes Elizabeth Cholawsky, VP of IT Support and Access at Citrix. And as usual, IT departments must meet these new challenges with limited resources.
"The IT world is in the midst of dramatic change."
At Microsoft, we have been hard at work delivering an amazing amount of innovation to help you succeed in this transformational time. What we are seeing in the industry calls for a different approach.An approach that provides a comprehensive and modern platform for the worlds apps
This report helps you to understand some of the benefits and practicalities of Windows Server 2012 and the latest incarnation of the System Center management environment. Beyond the early experiences reported here, it’s important to understand that with these latest server and tool releases, Microsoft is enabling its customers to put a strategic foundation in place for the future.
White Paper Published By: NetApp
Published Date: May 13, 2013
This ebook shows you how to address large content repository challenges with object storage. You'll learn how to effectively address long-term retention policies, find and retrieve content quickly from long-term repositories and using object storage efficiently.
The service desk of the future will need to keep on top of metrics and be able to provide reports that demonstrate business value and drive service improvements. That’s why this report advocates starting a comprehensive metrics programme now to ensure that you’re ready for the future (it’s never too early to start collecting data). The service desk has always been the customer-facing portal into IT, it’s future role will be to measure the performance of technology services, act as the ‘dashboard’ for assessing the success of the services operation and provide pertinent, timely and useful information to the business to enable them to make informed decisions.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: May 03, 2013
Many organizations have understandably turned to consolidation and virtualization to reduce server complexity, footprint and cost-to-scale. The next step is to optimize performance using analytics, policy-based automation and new technologies like cloud computing. Companies that focus on server optimization are seeing greater flexibility and sustained cost and operational efficiencies, with administrators able to manage 2.5 times more servers and almost twice as many virtual machines per server.
This report takes a look at the enterprise threat landscape as it stands in 2013. What areas should you be sitting up and paying attention to? What areas can you afford to pay a little less attention to? We try to cover off all those questions and more. We hope you find the information inside useful as you step up your fight against the bad guys by deploying good technologies and best practice.
Case Study Published By: AppSense
Published Date: Nov 26, 2012
Download this case study to learn how Chandler Macleod's CIO was able to utilize the AppSense solution to remove the possibility of any users introducing an executable file to their network while reducing the number of their servers by 25%.
White Paper Published By: Dell
Published Date: Sep 24, 2012
Make IT the engine for your business success. The newest generation PowerEdgeT family is engineered with the right combination of features and performance scalability to handle tough workloads for both large and small data center environments.