August 2013- Smartphones and tablets entering the workplace bring unprecedented opportunity to boost productivity. But there is also risk associated with their use. Their cost, portability and exclusive WiFi connectivity leaves them particularly vulnerable to theft, data leakage, and WiFi snooping. Apps are a particular point of concern. Several options, each with varying levels of security and convenience, are available to IT departments to secure access to email and associated information. This guide discusses several types of ...
August 2013- IT leaders are facing an increasingly complex and costly battle to control and protect enterprise applications and data. As information security threats grow more sophisticated and numerous, computing trends such as mobility, the consumerization of IT and cloud computing further complicate the information security landscape. In this paper, CSO explores why desktop virtualization should be core to your information security foundation.
August 2013- IT organizations today face an urgent need to get control over file sync and sharing in the enterprise. To achieve productivity gains people have been adopting ways to easily share files, access them from anywhere and sync them across devices-often exposing the organization to serious security and compliance risks. To address the data access, sync and sharing challenge effectively, this paper presents the top 5 requirements that IT should look for in an enterprise data sync ...
August 2013- Twice the headache for half the price - that's how many software executives have come to view traditional outsourced testing. But despite the high costs and diminishing quality of offshoring firms, are there really any viable QA alternatives? Of course!
August 2013- As federal governments face increasing economic pressure to improve efficiency, it becomes increasingly difficult to justify and support large IT programs. Historically, agencies and other large organizations within federal governments have relied on fleet replacement programs, systems acquisitions and modernization programs to provide new, updated logistics solutions. These programs have traditionally included a budgetary allotment for maintenance and logistics software and systems implementation.
August 2013- This executive brief provides results of a CIO Magazine Quick Pulse poll sponsored by Red Hat which highlights the industry move to private cloud technology and hybrid cloud environments through dual-source virtualization wherein companies value security, performance and support in a quest to build the new IT paradigm.
Unstructured data is a very real security risk and compliance concern for your business. Every single email, document and spreadsheet has business-critical - and sometimes highly sensitive information. Meanwhile your organization is generating more and of those documents every day. What's the best way to safeguard the information that's vital to your company?
In this new technical brief, discover a better way to protect unstructured data. Learn about the limited functionality of native ...
August 2013- Managing compliance and internal security polices can feel like a constant battle. IT organizations not only struggle with day-to-day operational efficiencies but also to implement the internal controls over critical IT systems and people that are required by Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, the recent Payment Card Industry Standard and other important regulations
Uh-oh - you're facing an IT audit, but you can't just drop your normal responsibilities to prepare for it. One thing's for sure - this is no time to panic! You need to balance the audit requirements and your daily routine.
In this new white paper, learn five key tips for handling auditors, and the best way to get them what they need while juggling your normal priorities. Read it today.
July 2013- Healthcare costs are skyrocketing at an alarming rate. In this Government Business Council white paper sponsored by Dell, learn moreGovernment about one of the main reasons for these rising costs . Then see why a solution that transforms big data into actionable insights can help your agency curb unnecessary spending. Read it today.
July 2013- With budgets slashed to the minimum, and IT managers asked to do more with less, federal agencies have limited options for cultivating data analytics capabilities. However, powerful self-service solutions provide "in house" options for transforming big data into actional insights. See how the right solution bridges the gap between a data scientist and an in-house IT employee. Read this report.
July 2013- In "Big Data Analytics Buyer's Guide," learn how big data analytics can solve even the most challenging healthcare organization information hurdles. Then, see what to look for in a big data analytics solution, and how choosing the right one can unconver hidden healthcares and ultimately improve outcomes, services and agility. Read this valuable guide today
August 2013- Gone are the days when IT held dominion over which operating systems and applications could be installed. Today, multiple operating systems and devices are making inroads into the enterprise space. Learn about best practices for managing a multi-OS environment in an efficient, scalable and secure way.
Do you know what deduplication is, and how it can benefit your company? Deduplication is one of the hottest technologies on the market today because it reduces your data storage costs across the board while increasing IT productivity.
Learn more about deduplication - and how it makes your life easier! - in this new white paper. See what you must consider when looking at deduplication, and how the implementation approach you choose will ...
July 2013- O'Reilly School of Technology's internal policies call for it to copy each set of weekly or monthly array-based snapshots to another storage media (disk or tape) for long term data retention and offsite protection. The Lead System Administrator, Trent Johnson, noticed his backups were taking an entire weekend to complete, so he turned to Dell NetVault Backup. By taking advantage of NetVault Backup's native NDMP feature and integration with NetApp, the school reduced its backup ...
July 2013- NetVault Backup is cross-platform backup and recovery software that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments - from one intuitive console. This scalable enterprise solution supports dozens of server and application platforms. NetVault Backup plug-ins give you consistent, reliable, point-and-click restore for your messaging and database applications - without requiring you to be an expert. Find out what NetVault Backup can do for your organization.
July 2013- Monster Tool is a leading manufacturer of solid carbide cutting tools, including drills, endmills, reamers and burrs. The company has about 100 employees, and its distribution centers across the U.S. ship all over North America. Monster Tool's IT environment included Windows, Mac, Linux and VMware. Yet only a fraction of its data was being backed up, and still causing performance issues. Dell NetVault Backup provided a cross-platform solution to protect important data and applications in ...
July 2013- The RUAG Group is an international aerospace and defense technology company with production sites in Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Hungary and the United States. Following a merging of IT departments, RUAG wanted to consolidate its local backup processes with minimal impact to users. After testing, the company successfully migrated its existing backups to NetVault Backup over a two-month period, all without adverse impact on daily business or service-level agreements.
July 2013- Alter Ego leads the way in video production and visual effects in the high-end Canadian marketplace, combining decades of collective experience with the latest in nonlinear digital technology. By switching to Dell's NetVault Backup, Alter Ego found a solution that did more than meet its technical backup requirements. NetVault gave Alter Ego's staff the flexibility to perform their own recoveries while enabling the company to remain operationally efficient over the long term.
July 2013- Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst George Crump details how with vRanger 6.0, Dell has taken this highly regarded product beyond being one of the top VMware backup utilities. vRanger 6.0 now serves as a full-scale backup solution: comprehensive protection both for virtual and physical environments that you can manage from one intuitive interface. More than 40,000 customers already rely on vRanger's speed, simplicity and scalability to protect their critical data every day.
July 2013- Now more than ever, big data, social media, and the consumerization of IT have created a huge demand for data analysts. In this article, information expert and executive consultant John Weathington discusses how to capitalize on these trends using insider secrets and the new Toad Business Intelligence Suite.
July 2013- More than 80: of all IT projects fail - but how is it that some IT specialists deliver spectacular results every single time? What are they doing differently? In this new white paper, discover tips, tricks and little known best practices for amazing solutions, regardless of the project scope. See how to grab a competitive edge! Get your copy of this paper today.
July 2013- What good is raw data if it isn't understood? Find out how to turn your unstructured data into actionable analytic insights. The Dell Kitenga Analytics Suite's easy-to-use platform combines natural language processing, search and visualization technologies to unlock the real value of your big data. Learn more in this technical brief.
Collecting data for your company is only half the battle. Data becomes truly valuable when it's changed into insights.
In this case study, see how one large traffic analysis and control company turned cumbersome data into powerful analytics, thanks to the Toad Business Suite.
July 2013- By applying business intelligence and analytics to your business's data, you can improve the customer experience, increase efficiency and reduce risks. On the other hand, when a system fails, IT is on the hook to restore data and applications immediately, even though it takes an average of 18.5 hours to recover data after an outage. What's worse, studies have shown that 50 percent of restores end in a loss of critical information.
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