Three Ways to Improve Your Data Storage Capabilities

Storage is at the heart of any data center application. Whether you're managing hundreds of virtual machine images or millions of records, you need to be able to save, search for, and retrieve that data in the optimal amount of time. This guide will detail storage strategies that will help you gain access to high-speed Flash storage, and bring it into your data center, regardless of the size of your operation. We'll explore how you can manage your storage needs, optimize storage performance, and do so while saving money at the same time.
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Next Gen IT and the Cloud

Find out how next-gen IT solutions are flexible, intuitive, social and powerful - and how IT in the cloud will help your organization not only keep up with today's complex IT ecosystem, but manage it more efficiently than ever before.
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IT Governance, Risk and Compliance with ServiceNow

Organizations are faced with many auditing challenges and often find themselves defining controls in documents and spreadsheets, manually tracking audit task assignments and storing audit documentation in disparate locations. With the ServiceNow IT GRC functionality, organizations gain a central repository that contains policies, risks, controls, findings and more all in one place. It also provides a way to automate audit tasks for remediation efforts and a dashboard view to manage the entire audit process. Learn more during this webinar.
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The Now State of IT

Join Craig McDonogh and Rob Phillips for a demonstration of what can happen when ServiceNow is used across an enterprise. You'll see representative examples from the CIO to the Facilities Manager and everyone in between.
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A UK security provider fortifies its systems for greater resiliency

When your customers are counting on you around the clock, who can you count on to mitigate service interruptions? A UK security provider chose IBM Global Technology Services--Integrated Technology Services because it offered a dynamic resiliency strategy, a committed team familiar with its operations and an alternate site staged for swift migration of its environment in the event of an outage. Read the case study to learn how IBM can use its disaster recovery expertise to help safeguard your business-critical systems too.
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Development and Test on Amazon Web Services

An easy way to get started using Amazon Web Services is by deploying development and test workloads. This solution briefing outlines some of the challenges that customers face with these workloads, and how AWS can help address them. In addition, it provides an overview of AWS, highlights some key services for these scenarios and provides links so that you can obtain more information about any service that you are interested in.
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Amazon Web Services: Overview

Managing the unique and groundbreaking changes in both technology and business over the past decade has created an ongoing IT infrastructure challenge for many senior technology executives. Indeed, over the past ten years, the typical business application architecture has evolved from a desktop-centric installation, then to client/server solutions, and now to loosely coupled web services and service-oriented architectures (SOA). Each evolutionary step has built on the previous one while adding new challenges, dimensions, and opportunities for IT departments and their business partners.
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Amazon Web Services: Security Processes

Amazon Web Services (AWS) delivers a scalable cloud computing platform with high availability and dependability, offering the flexibility to enable customers to build a wide range of applications. Helping to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our customers' systems and data is of the utmost importance to AWS, as is maintaining customer trust and confidence. This document is intended to answer questions such as, "How does AWS help me protect my data?" Specifically, AWS physical and operational security processes are described for network and server infrastructure under AWS's management, as well as service-specific security implementations.
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Cyber Security Index

An effective cyber security strategy calls for the latest intelligence on the kinds of attacks that are occurring, who is committing them, and how often they are happening. A new IBM report offers expert insight into a range of security statistics, based on monitoring tens of billions of security events that occurred at 3,700 organizations around the world.
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The Forrester Wave: Managed Security Services: North America

Managed security service providers (MSSPs) offer clients an enhanced security environment, cost-effective security, and a scalable and flexible security platform capable of handling future expansion. Selecting the right partner for managed security services is a critical challenge. Read this white paper to learn how nine significant service providers measure up.
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How Does Your Service Desk Stack Up?

A successful Service Desk should be aligned with business processes, improve user satisfaction and productivity, optimize the organization from the inside out, and serve as a single point of contact between a company's customers, employees and business partners.

More importantly, the Service Desk should be a key part of a completely integrated IT systems management strategy.

View this informative webinar as Chris Brand (IT Director, Fairfield School District, CT) demonstrates how he has transformed his reduced staff into a process driven IT department through an integrated service management solution.

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Managing Storage in Virtualized and Cloud Environments

Unparalleled growth. It's hard to find two words that better describe what's happening today in the world of digital storage and virtualization. In an industry report on storage growth released in December, research firm IDC predicted the amount of storage deployed will more than double every two years, reaching over 40,000 Exabytes by the end of the decade. Growth is just one part of the puzzle. Major changes for storage deployment are taking place today and perhaps the most prominent of which is the move to the cloud. What are the latest technology trends having impact on this dynamic marketplace? This whitepaper will give insight in a number of areas, including; A contextual look at the evolution and history of virtualized storage in the enterprise; A breakdown of current market forces and trends impacting the industry; Details and overview of major offerings and solutions from the top vendors in virtualized storage today.
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The Beginner’s Guide to In-Memory Technology

According to Gartner Research, one of the biggest issues with Business Intelligence (BI) adoption is poor query performance. Business users want immediate results using fast and responsive applications, and anything longer than a typical Google search is simply too long to wait. This paper will explain why In-Memory Technology is Important for Business Analytics.
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