Sponsor: Dell Computer Corporation

Windows Server 2012 Refresh: How to Manage the Migration

With support ending for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, companies need to ensure that their servers will adequately support the latest server OS and critical applications. By upgrading to Windows Server 2012, companies can increase their parallel computing capabilities and gain improved control over power consumption.
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Transform to a Future Ready IT with a Modern Server OS

Technology is moving fast and your data center needs to keep up so your business can thrive. Migrating to the latest platforms and solutions, such as Windows® Server® 2012 R2, lets you take advantage of its virtualization advancements and tap into the Microsoft cloud OS. Combined with unique innovations featured in Dell server, storage and networking solutions, you can do more than modernize your IT — you can transform it.
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Windows Server Modernization: Risk Mitigation and Innovation for Future Preparedness Go Hand in Hand

This IDC white paper considers the approaching end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 and explores Windows Server migration options, hardware/software replacements, and support services to help customers tackle the modernization effort. It also evaluates the benefits that customers can enjoy, thanks to a move off of Windows Server 2003 prior to the conclusion of extended support.
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Windows Server 2012 Are You Ready?

Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, so now is the time to start planning your move and avoid possible server management, performance, security and compliance issues. This paper explores the new features and benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2, as well as key considerations for moving from legacy platforms. You'll also learn how Dell Software can help you prepare for the move.
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Windows Server 2012: Security in the Enterprise

The cloud, virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) help make IT's life easier — and the whole organization more agile — but each of these features also presents serious security challenges. Although there is no one-size-fits-all solution to managing security in the enterprise 2.0 world, the enhanced security features and user-centric offerings in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 make security a much more comfortable proposition for IT.

Read this technology brief to learn how Windows Server 2012 helps to mitigate risks and streamline compliance, as well.
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Top 5 Reasons to Rethink Your Mobility Strategy

Sponsored by Dell and Intel®

The mobile revolution has transformed IT, collaboration and the way we interact with the world outside the workplace. New devices coupled with an ever-expanding array of applications give users a dizzying array of options, which also presents a new range of challenges to IT teams in the areas of security, management and resources to name a few.

This IT Managers Journal takes a look into the gap between user expectations and IT realities, and offers insight into what IT and line of business management both need to know to develop a mobility strategy that achieves increased productivity, a better customer and user experience, and the management and control of mobility solutions to ensure that security and governance mandates are safely maintained.

This ITMJ also includes additional resources to help execute your mobility strategy including a mobility assessment tool and in-depth research that takes a deep dive into how mobility is impacting the workforce in the US and across the globe.

Intel Inside®. Powerful Productivity Outside.

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Cheat Sheet: Mobility and Your Remote Workforce

Today, many employees work outside of the office either in remote/branch offices, telecommuting, or simply working from the road. With tight IT budgets and staff tied up with day-to-day administrative chores, workers need laptops and notebooks that are secure, without jeopardizing manageability and reliability. In this way, they can then conduct business anywhere without exposing the company to risk from evolving and more sophisticated phishing attacks, malicious software, and growing cyber threats.

Read this whitepaper to find out Dell protects your remove workforce.
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Mobile Security: Confidence Ebbs as BYOD Booms

The security challenges associated with BYOD appear as hot topics within the recent IDG Research Services survey of more than 80 IT and business professionals involved with mobile security purchases. Among its other results, the survey identifies the main vulnerabilities of mobile devices, as well as strategies taken to counter those vulnerabilities. Read this whitepaper to find out more.
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Is a Secure Workspace Approach Right for You?

A secure workspace solution can address employee expectations for fast, easy, anytime access to necessary software and enterprise resources. It can also deliver a consistent and responsive experience across a variety of device types, regardless of who owns them. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
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How Mobile and BYOD Are Transforming Business

Enterprises that lack a BYOD strategy are not only missing out on the many advantages provided by managed mobility but also ignoring the reality of consumerization of IT in the modern workplace. “Employees are going to have mobile no matter what you do,” says Jason Moody, a mobility technology specialist at Dell. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
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Driving Business Value with Flash-Optimized Dell Storage Solutions

This white paper sets out a business value assessment of Dell's PS Series and SC Series storage systems in the context of International Data Corporation (IDC) research into the priorities and challenges faced by IT managers looking for midrange and high-end open systems storage solutions.

The study is based on 15 interviews with Dell PS Series or SC Series users, using either HDD-only, hybrid-flash, or all-flash systems. IDC is therefore able to demonstrate and quantify the business value provided by flash in PS Series and SC Series storage.
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Big data: Unlocking Strategic Dimensions

Every minute of every day, staggering amounts of data from online transactions, email, video, log files and other diverse sources are generated and collected across enterprise networks. By putting data-driven decision making at the heart of the business, organizations can harness this wealth of information to drive an unparalleled competitive advantage.
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