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Reducing Infrastructure Complexity through Converged Systems Published on - Monday, February 29th, 2016 Remote offices, branch offices and small businesses have dramatically stepped up their adoption of new technology to help them run everything from typical business applications to cutting-edge solutions that differentiate their organizations. But that rapid run-up in new technology deployments has often come with a cost: increased infrastructure complexity that has become harder and more expensive to manage. Download
Breakthrough efficiency gains through systems management innovation Published on - Monday, February 29th, 2016 Simple, efficient systems management is now a farreaching business imperative, as decision makers look to increase productivity and reduce the operational costs of managing complex, geographically dispersed IT environments. Download
Driving better business outcomes with office-optimized IT Published on - Monday, February 29th, 2016 Integrated IT platforms can be the key to success for quickly growing remote office/branch office (ROBO) sites. Today’s offices support a number of IT functions that not only provide support for that office, but also host core applications that connect to a centrally managed data center. This scenario occurs across organizations of all sizes and types, including small businesses, Download
THE BENEFITS OF CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PRIVATE CLOUD Published on - Monday, February 29th, 2016 Next-gen hardware, designed with virtualization and cloud computing in mind, aims to solve the scalability problems that come with do-it-yourself virtual infrastructures. Download
Building the Next-Gen Data Center Published on - Friday, February 26th, 2016 IT departments need a change. As researchers at IDC note, “The 3rd Platform — consisting of mobility, cloud, big data/analytics, and social business — has brought a fundamental disruption that challenges all our assumptions about the use and provisioning of technology. The pace of technology introduction and the volume and complexity of data are increasing exponentially... Business and IT are challenged to ‘build the plane while it's flying.’” Download
Building scalable Cloud networks with Dell open networking and Nuage Networks Virtual Services Platform Published on - Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 Enterprises are expanding their private clouds and extending virtualized networks beyond test and development to multi-data center production environments. But their progress is being impeded by a lack of clear and timely correlations between programmable SDN overlays and the physical network underlays. Download
IS DELL DRIVING THE OPEN FUTURE OF NETWORKING? Published on - Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 While enterprise computing and storage have both gone through a standardization metamorphosis, enterprise networking has lagged. Enterprise networking remains one of the few areas of proprietary vertical integration in IT. But the need for businesses to move faster and be more agile is putting pressure on IT to adjust to strategies that will help their businesses keep pace with the frenetic rate of change. Download
Network Automation with Dell Open Automation Published on - Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 Network Management Systems (NMS) have traditionally been used to operate and manage infrastructure. However, this model can be improved by offering automation right from the infrastructure itself, helping to address some use cases more efficiently. For instance, an advanced use case such as taking actions based on events can be greatly improved if the event filtering and logic are done locally, at the device level Download
Don’t Panic - Making Progress on the “Going Dark” Debate Published on - Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 In the last year, conversations around surveillance have centered on the use of encryption in communications technologies. The decisions of Apple, Google, and other major providers of communications services and products to enable end-to-end encryption in certain applications, on smartphone operating systems Download
2015 Global Study on IT Security Spending & Investments Published on - Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 Security risks are pervasive and becoming more difficult to prevent or minimize. Without the support of senior management, much needed investments in people, processes and technologies are not made. The findings of the research reveal the difficulty IT security practitioners face in achieving a stronger security posture because of inadequate budgets Download
How are your users consuming your IT resources? Published on - Thursday, January 28th, 2016 Running a lean and efficient system saves time and money, reduces the potential for service bottlenecks and ensures satisfied users. But efficiency can only be attained by constant measurement of utilization. How are users consuming server, storage and network resources? Until that’s known, there may be redundancies, unnecessary provisioning and an uncertain path for organizational growth. Download
Top five benefits of the right converged solution Published on - Thursday, January 28th, 2016 More than unifying servers, storage and networking, a converged solution should be designed with your applications in mind. Tailored for your workloads, Dell Converged Solutions powered by Intel® Xeon® processors Download
6 Tips for Building Future-Ready Infrastructure Published on - Thursday, January 14th, 2016 Over the last five to ten years, big data, mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing have radically transformed enterprise IT. Just look at a few statistics: the digital universe is set to grow from 161 exabytes in 2006 to 44 zettabytes (trillion gigabytes) by 2020; smartphone sales grew from 173 million in 2009 to over a billion in 2013; and by 2017 the private cloud market is slated to reach $22 billion from $12 billion in 2012. Download
5 Must-Haves for Highly Manageable Infrastruture Published on - Thursday, December 24th, 2015 Customer-focused IT vendors are listening and responding with new approaches to data center architecture. New platforms offer more built-in flexibility and scalability than their legacy counterparts, thanks to integrated advanced management software. Download
Security Response Published on - Monday, September 7th, 2015 The purpose of this study is to document all of Black Vine’s known attacks, beginning in 2012 and continuing to present day. Connecting multiple Black Vine campaigns over time not only shows the group’s previous operations, but also demonstrates how the adversary has evolved. Download
World Economic Forum - Global Risks 2015 10th Edition Published on - Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 The 2015 edition of the Global Risks report completes a decade of highlighting the most significant long-term risks worldwide, drawing on the perspectives of experts and global decision-makers. Download
Defining the Gap: The Cybersecurity Governance Study Published on - Monday, June 29th, 2015 The purpose of Defining the Gap: The Cybersecurity Governance Study conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Fidelis Cybersecurity is to determine if boards of directors are a help or hindrance to creating a strong cybersecurity posture. Download
Think Like a CIO: 5 Key Virtual + Physical Data Protection Takeaways Published on - Friday, June 12th, 2015 CIOs want everything under their umbrella to simply work. They don’t want to know the details of every server, environment or application. They just want to be able to tell the other executives, “It’s under control,” and expect you to know the details Download
One Size Never Fits All Published on - Friday, June 12th, 2015 Data is the new currency: If you’re putting your data at risk, then you’re putting your business at risk. As your IT infrastructure grows in complexity and your data explodes in volume, ensuring that vital data is available wherever and whenever it’s needed is now an expectation. Download
DCIG Best Practices For Protecting Oracle Databases Published on - Friday, June 12th, 2015 The era of converged infrastructures is here and, with it, organizations are experiencing all of the benefits that this technology has to offer, including simplified procurement processes and shorter deployment times. Download
The Transportation Security Administration Does Not Properly Manage Its Airport Screening Equipment Maintenance Program Published on - Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 The Transportation Security Administration (TSA)is not properly managing the maintenance of its airport screening equipment. Specifically, TSA has not issued adequate policies and procedures to airports for carrying out equipment maintenance-related responsibilities. Download
2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis Published on - Friday, May 29th, 2015 IBM and Ponemon Institute are pleased to release the 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis. According to our research, the average total cost of a data breach for the 350 companies participating in this research increased from 3.52 to $3.79 million Download
F-Secure Threat Report H2, 2014 Published on - Friday, May 22nd, 2015 F-Secure, the security company based in Finland, came out with its known F-Secure Threat Report for H2, 2014 recently. According to the report, Android continues to be the favored target for the majority of mobile malware. Download
The Human Factor: How Attacks Exploit People as the Weakest Link in Security Published on - Friday, May 1st, 2015 Most advanced attacks rely as much on exploiting human flaws as they do system flaws. Proofpoint developed this report to explore this under-reported aspect of enterprise threats using data gathered from the Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection product deployed in customer environments. Download
Secunia Vulnerability Review 2015 Published on - Friday, May 1st, 2015 The Secunia Vulnerability Report 2015 highlights key figures and facts on vulnerabilities. The absolute number of vulnerabilities detected was 15,435, discovered in 3,870 applications from 500 vendors.The number shows a 55% increase in the five year trend, and a 18% increase from 2013 to 2014. Download

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