Overview: Quest Software delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases and Windows infrastructure. Quest Software can be found in offices around the globe and on our homepage.
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Solutions offered by Dell Software.
Defender 5 by Dell Software.
Defender offers the essential security you need to conduct your e-business with confidence, safe in the knowledge that your critical digital assets, customers and employees are protected by reliable, future-proof software.
Foglight - Application Management to Unify IT and the Business by Dell Software.
Your applications are the lifeblood of the service that IT delivers to end users and the business. Foglight, correlates application performance data and events from the entire application infrastructure to the true root-cause of a problem.
Quest MessageStats™ by Dell Software.
Quest MessageStats empowers executive management, Information Technology (IT) managers, and Exchange administrators to perform business-critical analysis and reporting on Exchange e-mail infrastructures.
Recovery Manager for Active Directory by Dell Software.
Quest Recovery Manager for Active Directory offers an easy-to-use solution for fast, granular, online recovery of Active Directory (AD) in the event of inadvertent modification of AD due to software failure or human error.
Recovery Manager for SharePoint by Dell Software.
Recovery Manager for SharePoint is an enterprise recovery solution that provides emergency access to all SharePoint content all the time. With Recovery Manager, any recovered content can be restored to any SharePoint instance or saved to a file system. Get your business-critical data back online before the entire server farm comes back.
Spotlight on Oracle-- Rapidly Discover Oracle Performance Bottlenecks by Dell Software.
Spotlight on Oracle enables real-time diagnostics, providing the fastest way to find and fix performance bottlenecks in your Oracle database environment.
Toad for Data Analysis - Query, Understand & Report on Data From Any Source by Dell Software.
Toad for Data Analysis is a multi-platform database query tool built for anyone who needs to access data (from any data source), understand data relationships and quickly produce reports.
Research offered by Dell Software
10 Best Practices for Archiving by Dell Software. January 2007 - Using an automated archive solution offers companies a way to capture a variety of data types and mange the data for compliance and litigation readiness.
10 Best Practices for Reducing the Stress of IT Audits by Dell Software. October 2008 - This paper presents 10 best practices that can greatly reduce or even eliminate the angst so commonly associated with IT audits.
11 Ways to Migrate Lotus Notes Applications to SharePoint and Office 365 by Dell Software. February 14, 2013 - This whitepaper details 11 ways to navigate the two-step content migration process necessary for moving Lotus Notes Applications to SharePoint and Office 365.
12 Questions to Ask When Choosing an AD Bridge Solution by Dell Software. May 31, 2012 - This whitepaper details 12 questions you must ask when selecting an active directory solution to ensure you make the right selection.
12 things effective intrusion prevention systems should do by Dell Software. October 19, 2012 - Do you know what to look for in an intrusion protection system? Read our e-book, "12 Things Effective Intrusion Protection Systems Should Do," and learn to detect and block the latest generation of exploits used to attack computer systems and resist the most sophisticated evasion techniques.
7 Keys to Making or Breaking Your Exchange Infrastructure by Dell Software. December 31, 2012 - If you're looking to optimize your email server or Exchange infrastructure, here are seven key steps that will guarantee success.
7 Measures of Scalability for your Next-Generation Firewall by Dell Software. August 23, 2013 - Learn how to build a massively scalable next-generation firewall (NGFW) in this comprehensive white paper. It also outlines the kind of technical innovations needed to produce a massively scalable NGFW, and results from a benchmark test comparing the four leading next-generation firewalls.
7 Tips for Achieving Active Directory Compliance by Dell Software. April 13, 2012 - Discover 7 key tips to help you achieve and maintain compliance in Active Directory, including what to keep an eye on, warning signs to look out for and how to leverage auditing tools to simplify the process in this essential resource.
7 Steps for a Successful GroupWise Migration to Exchange 2010 and BPO by Dell Software. October 26, 2010 - In this new white paper by Quest Software, learn seven steps for a seamless migration from GroupWise to Exchange 2010. Discover Exchange 2010’s key features, and read about the challenges you face when planning your migration.
9 Things to Look for in a Data Replication System by Dell Software. September 11, 2013 - Data replication isn't as simple as it once was – primarily because the "Oracle shop" of yesterday is long gone. In this Dell white paper, see why the norm is an enterprise database infrastructure with Oracle and one or more additional databases like Hadoop – and how Dell data replication solutions compare with Oracle solutions in this environment.
A Governance Guide for Hybrid SharePoint Migrations by Dell Software. February 16, 2012 - In this Quest white paper, discover the benefits – and risks – of hybrid SharePoint deployments. Then learn about the essential governance considerations to ensure a successful migration.
A New Set of Network Security Challenges by Dell Software. August 23, 2013 - In this e-book, IDG discusses a new set of network security challenges as companies try to balance productivity and security. Download your copy today.
A Peer Survey: Desktop Virtualization Separating the Hype from Reality by Dell Software. June 28, 2011 - Organizations are looking to desktop virtualization for improved productivity, security and easier management. Cut through the hype – and get to the facts – in this white paper from IT Business Edge and Quest Software.
A Tale of Two Networks - How the Right Network Monitoring System can Save the Day by Dell Software. May 08, 2012 - In this Quest white paper, read about real-life network monitoring challenges and how they play out in two scenarios – one with, and one without a network monitoring solution in place. Read it today.
Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (eBook) by Dell Software. March 11, 2014 - Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.
Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (white paper) by Dell Software. March 11, 2014 - Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.
Achieving High Oracle Performance by Dell Software. August 19, 2013 - In an ever-changing world, DBAs are managing more complex, business-critical systems. With demands of high performance and around-the-clock uptime, how can they keep providing maximum service levels? Advanced performance management is the answer. Learn more – read this Dell Software white paper.
Achieving Oracle Database Scalability With or Without RAC Using SharePlex for Oracle by Dell Software. December 14, 2010 - In this Quest Software white paper, read about other alternatives that work alongside RAC - or in place of RAC entirely - without the drawbacks of using RAC alone. Discover how your company can reduce risk and downtime and still achieve scale, and how using a third-party solution can benefit your business for less cost. Read this white paper today.
Active Directory Disasters and Tools to Prevent Them by Dell Software. January 09, 2013 - Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is the source of nearly all authentication and authorization in most Windows environments, which means it's critical to keep up and running. While AD's features can protect against some failures, there are others it can't recover from on its own. So what do you do when that dreaded day of disaster arrives?
Active Directory Forest Disaster Recovery: What You Don't Know Will Hurt You by Dell Software. August 21, 2012 - Access this white paper to learn how to avoid the most common Active Directory disasters. Inside, examine case studies and discover strategies for handling domain controller failure, accidental bulk deletion of objects, forest failure and more.
Active Directory Provisioning: Overcoming Top Challenges by Dell Software. July 01, 2010 - In this new Quest white paper, learn about the challenges of managing Active Directory using native tools – and how provisioning in your diverse environment is equally difficult. Then, discover a third-party solution that not only delivers a comprehensive provisioning solution, but one that makes it quick, easy and painless.
Advanced Performance Management for Today's Complex, Critical Databases by Dell Software. September 16, 2013 - Read this informative resource to learn about how advanced performance management can help you meet the demands of high performance and around-the-clock uptime.
Advanced Performance Management for Today's Complex, Critical Databases by Dell Software. September 16, 2013 - Read this informative resource to learn about how advanced performance management can help you meet the demands of high performance and around-the-clock uptime.
Anatomy of a Cyber-Attack by Dell Software. August 01, 2012 - Learn how to protect your organization from emerging threats in our e-book, "Anatomy of a Cyber-Attack."
Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems by Dell Software. May 12, 2014 - Learn why anti-evasion is a critical component for your intrusion prevention system. Sophisticated exploits that utilize advanced evasion techniques are all too common. Decoding and normalizing traffic across the network to detect and combat these attacks is critical for your network security plan.
APM in the Age of Hybrid Cloud: Ten Key Findings by EMA by Dell Software. December 31, 2013 - Short/long: Discover 10 key takeaways on the impact the cloud is having on application management. In this research survey, EMA analysts identified and quantified the factors impacting IT organizations as companies increasingly embrace the cloud.
AppAssure 5 The next generation of backup, replication and recovery software by Dell Software. December 31, 2012 - IT environments are increasingly complex and need to have fast, reliable backup and recovery in one unified solution. Access this paper today to learn how to go beyond backup by establishing a new, highly automated standard for data protection.
Are We Getting Any Closer to Self-Service Business Intelligence? by Dell Software. December 28, 2010 - The need for self-service business intelligence (BI) is greater than ever. And while the market is filled with BI tools, they don't readily enable everyone to access and work with data
Audits, Compliance and Security: IT Pros share their experience by Dell Software. May 16, 2014 - Changes to your Windows environment can be dangerous to your network and applications, but event logging and change reporting can be time-consuming and ineffective. Fortunately, this helpful white paper introduces a way to audit changes from a central web-based console, saving time, reducing risk, and quickly identifying security violations.
Automating DBA Processes for Microsoft SQL Server by Dell Software. June 22, 2011 - At a recent PASS Summit, SQL Server experts discussed best practices for automating database administration processes and activities. This Quest white paper highlights the discussion’s best parts
Avoid the Top 10 Exchange Migration Headaches by Dell Software. October 2008 - Is your business planning a migration to Exchange Server 2007? It's not easy. This Quest white paper discusses how proper planning and execution help overcome migration challenges.
Avoiding the Top Three Challenges of Custom Coded SharePoint Applications by Dell Software. May 02, 2012 - An excellent out-of-the-box collaboration platform, don't let SharePoint leave you wanting more than just a basic site. Download the white paper and learn how Quick Apps for SharePoint enable you to get the site you want without the challenges of custom code.
Backup Best Practices and Solution Selection Criteria by Dell Software. February 24, 2014 - This E-Guide higlights the trend of virtual machine deployment and focuses on the ways in which VM backup purchases can go wrong. It also offers ways to avoid those pitfalls.
Be SURE About Storage Capacity Management by Dell Software. January 16, 2009 - In this Quest white paper you'll learn how you can become proactive - not reactive - when managing your storage capacity. Learn best practices to maximize your existing resources, and how doing keeps your budget under control. Read the paper white today.
Best Practices for an Active Directory Migration by Dell Software. December 28, 2011 - Learn the major challenges of Active Directory (AD) migrations outlined in this white paper from Dell™, and how choosing the right tools not only simplifies and speeds up the process, but helps ensure your organization's success.
Best Practices for Leveraging Automation in Your Windows 7 and Virtual Desktop Migrations by Dell Software. March 01, 2012 - In this webcast discussion learn about the latest trends in Windows 7 migrations and desktop virtualization. The speakers also address issues around application compatibility, testing and remediation and cloud computing - as they relate to Windows 7 and desktop virtualization implementations.
Best Practices for Migrating to SharePoint Online in Office 365 by Dell Software. October 28, 2013 - Having evolved from a document repository into collaborative platform, learn the best practice for migrating to SharePoint Online in Office 365, and harness the power of the cloud for high availability and secure data storage.
Best Practices for NT to Active Directory Migration by Dell Software. April 2008 - This document provides best practices for migration from NT to Active Directory. Note that it is not a substitute for Aelita Domain Migration Wizard's User's Guide and on-line help, which contain detailed information on the tool and its options.
Best Practices for Preparing for SharePoint Migrations by Dell Software. August 09, 2011 - Improve the efficiency and manageability of your SharePoint 2010 migration — while reducing the stress on IT! Learn how in this new white paper by Quest Software.
Best Practices for Public Folders to SharePoint Migration by Dell Software. March 2008 - Public Folder Migrator enables you to perform migration of public folders' structure and contents into SharePoint Services and Portal Server sites.
Best Practices for SharePoint 2013 Migration by Dell Software. January 07, 2013 - Learn how Dell™ can help you overcome the obstacles of migrating to SharePoint 2013 by following these best practices outlined in this white paper.
Best practices for utilising SharePoint e-discovery capabilities by Dell Software. August 30, 2011 - In this expert e-guide, discover how SharePoint 2010 can simplify e-discovery for your organisation. Plus, learn how to sell a governance plan to management by reminding them of the benefits.
Best Practices in Instant Messaging Management by Dell Software. October 2008 - Instant messaging is a powerful tool, but is your organization protected from malware/viruses, reduced productivity and accidental transfer of sensitive documents? Read this paper to learn how to mitigate these risks.
Building higher IT business continuity in the face of disaster by Dell Software. September 04, 2013 - In the past, one- or two-day outages were cause for concern. Today, an outage of a few hours can cripple your organization. It's not just your employees who are affected; partners and customers also link to your IT operation through email and database applications. Make sure you're up to date on operational continuity: Read the White Paper
Building higher IT business continuity in the face of disaster by Dell Software. October 11, 2013 - This informative paper provides insight into some first steps and follow-up steps you can take to improve your disaster preparedness. Read on to learn just how much data loss will affect your organization and gain insight into a DR solution that provides unsurpassed benefits.
Business Insight: Enabling User Mobility with Enterprise Security Solutions by Dell Software. February 10, 2014 - Learn how to enable user mobility through better security. Savvy organizations have embraced the benefits of user mobility, including increased productivity, improved customer relationships and lower costs. This white paper tells how to blend life and work activities like never before – while keeping your company secure.
Case Study: Flying right with a next-generation data center by Dell Software. April 22, 2013 - Read how Dell enabled Amerijet to spend 96 percent less time to close a flight, reduce data facility costs by 60 percent and deliver cargo inventory reports in seconds versus 30 to 40 minutes.
Choosing the Right Active Directory Bridge Solution by Dell Software. February 11, 2011 - This Quest Software white paper helps you understand the questions to ask when choosing the best Active Directory solution for your company. Don’t waste any more time and money with systems that don’t play well together! Read this Quest white paper today.
Choosing the Right Active Directory Bridge Solution - Quest Authentication Services by Dell Software. May 23, 2011 - Access this white paper to learn about key questions to ask when evaluation Active Directory bridge solutions and discover benefits to your IT environment including; more efficiency, higher security and better compliance.
Choosing The Right Data Snapshot Approach by Dell Software. May 13, 2014 - In this expert e-guide, learn some of the advantages and disadvantages of these data snapshot solutions to help you decide which you should deploy.
CIO's View of Application Performance Management by Dell Software. March 08, 2013 - Download Dell's Market Insight report, CIO's View of Application Performance Management, and learn how APM technologies boost productivity, detect performance issues early and reduce time to market.
Cloud Computing: Best Practices for Migrating to Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite by Dell Software. March 30, 2010 - In this new white paper by Quest Software, learn the best practices for migrating to Microsoft Exchange Online and SharePoint Online from any legacy platform. See why organizations like yours are moving to BPOS. Read this white paper today.
Concept Becomes Reality with Quest by Dell Software. August 19, 2010 - In this Quest Software white paper by the Enterprise Strategy Group, learn more about the benefits of moving to a virtual desktop environment – and how choosing the right tool for the job makes it easy. Find out about a solution that not only makes implementing virtualization easy, but keeps cost low and uptime and efficiency high while doing so.
Consider Oracle Standard Edition to Reduce Database Management System Costs by Dell Software. October 12, 2010 - Is your company spending too much on Oracle database management licensing and maintenance solutions? Discover a way your organization can save money on database management and licensing. Read this Gartner report, compliments of Quest Software, today.
Controlling laptop and smartphone access to corporate networks by Dell Software. September 18, 2012 - Mobile devices are conduits of greater access and information flow, but can serve as a vehicle for malware and other security threats. Companies that rely on RDP solutions are more susceptible, because they may only support weak encryption standards. Find out how your IT department can scan all traffic to ensure network integrity and security.
Daily Active Directory Administration: Simplified, Streamlined - and Successful by Dell Software. October 02, 2009 - In this Quest white paper, learn how automating AD improves your efficiency and reduces mistakes, helping you to break free from the headaches and the daily AD grind. Read this white paper today.
Data Protection: Evaluating Business Requirements and Classifying Your Data by Dell Software. March 30, 2011 - Protecting your company's data and applications means much more than running a backup routine. It should mean protecting your business assets throughout their lifecycle — preservation, recoverability and availability. A complete data-protection approach can help your company adapt to rapidly changing opportunities. Read the White Paper.
Database Development Best Practices by Dell Software. April 2008 - Check out the Best Practices video with Steven Feuerstein.
De-Mystifying VMware Storage Consumption by Dell Software. January 16, 2009 - Quest's technical brief discusses how Quest's Storage Horizon® makes storage in VMware environments more efficient and cost effective. Read it today.
Defender 5: The Right Way to Prove, Identify and Establish Trust by Dell Software. February 11, 2011 - The Quest Software technical brief -- “The Right Way to Prove Identity and Establish Trust” -- explains how to verify an employee’s identity at log in. You'll also learn how Quest Defender gives your organization more control than ever over who has access to systems, applications and data - going well beyond a simple log-in name and password.
Defender 5: The Right Way to Prove, Identify and Establish Trust by Dell Software. November 03, 2010 - Are you certain each person accessing your network resources is who they say they are? In this Quest technical brief, learn how Defender 5 gives you more control over who has access to resources, applications and data – well beyond a simple login name and password. Defender 5.
Delivering Exceptional Information Solutions Using Dell Toad Business Intelligence Suite by Dell Software. May 02, 2013 - More than 80% of all IT projects fail, but you can deliver spectacular results every single time. In this new white paper, discover little known best practices for amazing solutions, regardless of the project scope. Get your copy today.
Dell AppAssure 5 Trial Download by Dell Software. October 09, 2013 - Check out this free trial download of one vendor's data backup software that has revolutionized data protection by unifying backup, replication and recovery all in one solution. Download your free trial now.
Dell AppAssure 5: Beyond backup by Dell Software. September 26, 2012 - This informative resource examines a backup and recovery software solution that's built for today's virtual IT. Read on to explore how this technology can help you, maximize your storage efficiency and footprint, improve system utilization and performance and keep business strategy and storage requirements continuously aligned.
Dell Data Protection Point of View by Dell Software. May 31, 2013 - When a system fails, IT is on the hook to restore data and applications immediately. However, statistics show it takes an average of 18.5 hours to recover data after an outage, and 50 percent of restores end in a loss of critical information. With downtime costs running approximately $5,600 per minute, the stakes are high. Read the White Paper
Demystifying Deduplication for Backup with the Dell DR4000 by Dell Software. January 31, 2012 - A disruption in the availability of data can break business continuity. Any good impact analysis must consider how quickly data access can be restored and how recent the data must be. Tape backup is no longer effective for all scenarios, and disk-based backup presents challenges as well. Is data deduplication the answer? Read the White Paper
Desktop Virtualization Offers Economic Stimulus Package: Where is the ROI of VDI? by Dell Software. June 26, 2009 - This webcast presented by the Burton Group & Quest Software will discuss the numerous benefits and cost savings of deploying desktop virtualization in your enterprise such as reduced desktop hardware maintenance costs, streamlined software maintenance, self-service fault resolution, improved desktop and data security and more!
Discovering the Hidden Treasures of Toad® for Oracle by Dell Software. November 03, 2010 - Toad® software for Oracle has been around for over a decade, and yet many people are still amazed by the depth and breadth of this product. Are you aware of the full potential that Toad can offer your Oracle environment?
DIY SharePoint - 6 Reasons to Enable Self-Service SharePoint Customization by Dell Software. September 18, 2013 - Organizations are concerned about the risks of do-it-yourself (DIY) customization in SharePoint with power users, rather than IT developers, developing important business applications. Download the paper and learn how to embrace self-service, while minimizing risk and maximizing return in investment.
E-Guide: Managed Services - What you need to know by Dell Software. May 09, 2011 - Today's companies need 24-hour operations, fast access to sales and production information, and flexibility to adapt to business changes. This e-guide uncovers why networking pros are moving towards managed service models to overcome these hurdles, while discussing your available options.
Effective Security in a BYOD Environment: Arming Your Organization Against the Unknown by Dell Software. November 15, 2012 - Learn how to get ahead of threats and develop a pragmatic strategy to secure data and assets from malware and theft — without impeding the flexibility, agility and efficiency BYOD can deliver for your enterprise.
Eliminate Downtime for Oracle Databases by Dell Software. July 10, 2013 - This technical brief explains how SharePlex can help organizations ensure high availability of their Oracle databases to improve overall system availability.
Enabling End-To-End IT Management with Microsoft System Center and Quest Software by Dell Software. March 2008 - In this white paper, Enterprise Management Associates discuss how Quest can expand the power of Microsoft System Center for true end-to-end IT management.
Enabling Safe and Secure BYOD in the Enterprise by Dell Software. August 02, 2013 - This exclusive paper discusses a fully integrated solution for managing supported desktops, laptops servers, and mobile devices, making secure BYOD an achievable reality for your organization.
Ensuring High Availability for Active Directory by Dell Software. September 15, 2010 - Every Active Directory administrator will agree that the health stability and recoverability of Active Directory is essential for the enterprise. If Active Directory fails, even in the slightest manner, one or all of the services and communications with Active Directory can also fail. Read this white paper to learn more.
Ensuring High Availability for Active Directory by Dell Software. March 20, 2012 - This Quest Software webcast explains the symptoms of a failing or failed domain or forest. It also discusses how you can best prepare for this failure, and compares manual forest recovery procedures with a powerful automated solution.
Enterprise Single Sign-On The Holy Grail of Computing by Dell Software. October 02, 2009 - In today's enterprise, IT managers are faced with the growing challenge of keeping track of multiple passwords and system identities.
In this document, we'll discuss how Quest approaches enterprise single sign-on and a unique solution that addresses nearly all facets of the challenges.
ESG Lab Validation Report: Dell PowerVaultDL4000 Appliance by Dell Software. July 31, 2013 - IT teams today are faced with swelling data volumes and expanding virtualization, both of which complicate the protection landscape and challenge your staff's resources. The DL4000 protects both physical and virtual servers, nearly eliminating backup windows and providing recovery assurance for data and applications. Read the Report
ESG Research Report: New NetVault Backup Licensing Mode by Dell Software. October 03, 2011 - This ESG white paper features information about backup licensing and how these trends are affecting what solutions are available - and at what cost. Read on to learn about four critical aspects of any licensing structure, different types of licensing, and what solutions are available today to help meet your specific needs.
ESG Virtualization Concept Becomes Reality by Dell Software. June 28, 2011 - Moving to desktop virtualization offers stronger security, less complicated desktop management and the ability to access “desktop” resources from remote locations. In this Quest white paper by the Enterprise Strategy Group, read the research and learn the benefits of moving to a virtual desktop environment.
Expert Cloud Computing Service Strategies by Dell Software. October 07, 2013 - In this expert e-guide from SearchCloudComputing.com, discover how to deploy proper cloud management services and trust your move to the cloud will ensure successful operations, even in an off-site data center.
File Server Migration: Pain is in permissions by Dell Software. August 29, 2012 - Access this white paper to discover a three-phase approach to easily fixing problematic file permissions and securely migrating files even in the most complex environments.
File Shares to SharePoint: 8 Keys to a Succesful Migration by Dell Software. August 2008 - With high functionality and low administration costs, SharePoint is the perfect host for your company's collaboration data. This white paper discusses what you need to consider when migrating data from file shares to SharePoint. Read it today.
Five Ways to Ensure Your Virtualization Initiatives Effectively Support Applications and End Users by Dell Software. September 2008 - This white paper seeks to help application owners, operations managers and data center managers ensure their virtualization initiatives effectively support applications and end users.
Five Ways to Prepare for SharePoint 2013: Choose Code-Free Customisation by Dell Software. August 22, 2012 - Access this helpful source to learn how to utilize upgradable tools and techniques to avoid the challenges of migrating custom code to PointShare 2013
Five Ways to Prepare for SharePoint 2013: Establish Governance Today by Dell Software. August 22, 2012 - Access this exclusive resource to discover how to establish a governance strategy in your exisiting environment to help your business prepare for the migration to SharePoint 2013.
Foglight Solutions for Cross-Platform Database Performance Management by Dell Software. November 11, 2013 - Go beyond one-dimensional virtual machine performance. Foglight for Virtualization helps you visualize, analyze and optimize your entire virtual infrastructure health. In this technical brief, learn how Foglight simplifies cross-platform database performance monitoring and management. Read it today.
Four Ways to Modernize Your Application Performance Monitoring Strategy for Web 2.0 and AJAX by Dell Software. September 10, 2013 - Learn how Web 2.0 technologies can increase the speed and efficiency of Web applications, while uniquely combining the best of traditional and modern approaches to deliver a well-rounded application performance monitoring (APM) solution.
Guarding the Castle by Dell Software. May 08, 2014 - Learn the strategies and tools that cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network and how you can stop them. See how you can secure your network every minute of the day, against all types of malware, with a high performance firewall that protects against the latest global threats.
Harness Your Data for Better, Faster Decision-Making by Dell Software. May 10, 2013 - In this new Dell white paper, learn about the challenges of data warehouses. Then, discover a powerful data warehouse appliance that can be quickly deployed, loads data almost immediately and helps eliminate the challenges of traditional data warehouse strategies. Download this valuable white paper today.
How Foglight Makes User Experience Management a Reality by Dell Software. August 31, 2012 - Read three cases that underscore the appeal of User Experience Management (UEM), its essential value to IT and how Foglight demonstrates its versatility in supporting UEM's multiple facets.
How to Avoid the Coming Backup Crunch by Dell Software. July 31, 2012 - In this brief white paper, you will discover an innovative approach to the rapid data growth conundrum. Learn how you can capture continuous backup snapshots, automate recoverability testing and offload data deduplication/compression tasks.
How to Build a Massively Scalable Next-Generation Firewall by Dell Software. August 23, 2013 - Learn how to build a massively scalable next-generation firewall (NGFW) in this comprehensive white paper. It also outlines the kind of technical innovations needed to produce a massively scalable NGFW, and results from a benchmark test comparing the four leading next-generation firewalls.
How to Choose a Solution That's Right for Your Channel Business by Dell Software. May 06, 2011 - Access this e-guide to gain tips on how to choose a good remote monitoring and management (RMM) solution as a managed services provider.
How to Effectively Manage Data and Distribute it to Multiple Targets in Real Time by Dell Software. February 11, 2013 - Adding geographically disbursed or consolidated real-time reporting, business intelligence and analytics doesn't have to add a financial burden or strain on IT. SharePlex® delivers efficient, high-speed and low-latency data replication that enables real-time data distribution and consolidation.
How to Integrate Systems and Apps for a Better Business by Dell Software. February 11, 2013 - Downtime is no longer an option for any organization that wants to be taken seriously. Botched migrations, upgrades and backups aren't just inconvenient; they can cost millions. Ensuring continuous high availability demands the right data-replication solutions and an innovative approach to data management. Read the White Paper.
How to Migrate to Oracle 11g with Minimal Downtime by Dell Software. July 01, 2010 - Upgrading databases isn’t easy – in fact, performing a successful upgrade while minimizing downtime is especially difficult! Eliminate upgrade failures while reducing workflow delays – and save yourself the headaches of upgrading databases. Read this white paper today.
How to Prove, Identify and Establish Trust in E-Business by Dell Software. March 2008 - This technical brief explains how you can prove the identity of the other party in an e-transaction or exchange of information and also describes why Quest’s Defender is an excellent solution to help you accomplish this.
How to Tune Oracle Instance Recovery by Dell Software. May 30, 2014 - Access this expert e-guide to learn more about the best practices for tuning Oracle instance recovery.
How to Virtualize with Confidence - The Easy Way to Ensure Uptime for Your Critical Applications and Dependent Infrastructure by Dell Software. July 15, 2011 - In this Quest tech brief, learn proven techniques to reduce risk, increase efficiency, and ensure the best possible performance in your virtual environment. You’ll see how to maintain availability and keep your end users happy. Read it today.
How traditional firewalls fail by Dell Software. December 20, 2012 - Did you know that your current firewall may be jeopardizing your network security? Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules aren't effective in today's world. This e-book explains where traditional firewalls fall short – and what you can do about it.
IAM for the Real World – Privileged Account Management by Dell Software. December 31, 2012 - Read this e-book for essential information on common security issues with privileged account management – and how you can minimize or eliminate them.
Identity and Access Management for the Cloud by Dell Software. September 13, 2013 - This white paper explains the access management challenge, especially as it relates to clouds, and offers best practices for overcoming the challenges involved with managing your users in both public and private clouds.
Identity and Access Management: You Have to Be Compliant, You Want Security and Efficiency. Why Not Get it All? by Dell Software. July 26, 2010 - Learn how to not only meet your compliance challenges, but improve security and operational efficiency. In this business brief by Quest Software, discover how to extend the power of Active Directory and Windows Group policy, and make it easy to achieve and prove compliance.
Image-Based Data Protection: Simply Better Data Protection by Dell Software. January 17, 2011 - In this Quest Software white paper, see why image-based data protection is the next step in protecting your company’s critical data. Learn about the true value of moving to a image-based data protection virtual solution, including a solid return on investment, and how this new technology works in your current backup environment.
Implementing Database Development: Best Practices for Oracle by Dell Software. April 2008 - Quest Software offers a set of guiding principles to help organizations establish a methodology for best practices.
Improving Identity and Access Management in an SAP Environment by Dell Software. May 06, 2010 - In this new Quest white paper, see why splitting identity management work is not only frustrating, pointless and inefficient, but it’s also completely unnecessary. Learn how to easily manage your Active Directory and SAP environments, how to eliminate redundant work, and how automation makes security stronger and auditing simple.
Integrating Unix and Linux Systems with Active Directory by Dell Software. October 02, 2009 - Microsoft Active Directory has always proven ideal in providing secure access of users to all systems in an enterprise using the Windows platform. Unfortunately, by itself, AD can't provide the same level of security, compliance, and scalability to Unix, Linux, and Java systems. Quest Software can bridge that gap.
Introducing Big Data Repository/Reporting to Support Web Analytics and User-Centric APM by Dell Software. June 20, 2013 - Learn the capabilities of Dell™ Foglight™ Application Performance Monitoring (APM) 5.9, and how the deep visibility into transaction flows and User Experience capitalize on innovative Big Data Technology.
IT as a service provider: Accelerating business results by Dell Software. October 23, 2013 - In this resource, learn how you can increase collaboration between business and IT, with a multi-cloud management technology. Read on to discover how it enables IT to take and maintain control over cloud operations, while seamlessly meeting all the needs of business users.
Key Considerations for Adopting Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) by Dell Software. April 04, 2011 - In this expert e-guide, find answers to four key Web application security questions. Also discover best practices for application-level firewall selection and deployment.
Key Considerations in Evaluating Data Warehouse Appliances by Dell Software. December 31, 2012 - Data warehousing can be an expensive, complicated bag of hardware, software and support. However, adopting a data warehouse appliance will benefit your business today and in the future. In this new white paper, learn about their evolution, pros and cons and if this technology is the right fit for your business. Read it today.
Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments by Dell Software. February 02, 2011 - Discover what you need to know to successfully manage your diverse database infrastructures in this new white paper. Download your copy today.
Latest Advancements in CDP and Cloud Backup by Dell Software. May 01, 2012 - In this E-Brief, backup expert Brien Posey explores the latest advancements in backup, continuous data protection, and cloud-based backup to help you evaluate the various strategies available today and determine which is best for your IT environment.
Lync Adoption and Challenges by Dell Software. January 31, 2014 - Explore this informative survey to learn about the experiences other organizations have had using Microsoft Lync and the implications it can have for your enterprise as well.
Maintaining Oracle Database Performance in a Perfect Storm by Dell Software. May 14, 2014 - Learn how Dell Foglight for Oracle can help you embrace cloud, big data and mobile technologies to transform the data center.
Make Group Policies Do More and Reach Further by Dell Software. June 20, 2012 - This white paper introduces the latest desktop management platform that can help expand the benefits of Group Policy and overcome its various deficiencies. Explore the advantages it can provide and review the advanced features it offers.
Making Desktop Virtualization Part of Your Windows 7 Migration by Dell Software. April 12, 2011 - This paper explains how adopting desktop virtualization can simplify the Windows 7 migration, and additionally reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security around the desktop infrastructure. It’s like “killing two birds with one stone.”
Making Desktop Virtualization Part of Your Windows 7 Migration by Dell Software. June 28, 2011 - Most organizations are migrating to Windows 7 – it’s powerful and full of new functionality. However, this migration promises to be complex, time-consuming, expensive and create downtime for users. In this white paper, see how adopting desktop virtualization simplifies your Windows 7 migration – while reducing costs and increasing security.
Making Desktop Virtualization part of your Windows 7 Migration Strategy by Dell Software. May 18, 2011 - Access this webcast to discover how choosing a virtual desktop migration can reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security around your infrastructure. Plus, review best practices for matching the right virtual desktop technology to your user’s needs, different deployment options for each technology and more.
Making Office 365 More Secure and Compliant by Dell Software. July 23, 2012 - This essential resource explores the strengths and weaknesses of Microsoft Office 365, focusing on security and compliance needs. Find out how you can secure this platform and meet key compliance requirements by leveraging a third-party tool.
Making Smarter Mobile Access Decisions by Dell Software. February 14, 2014 - Mobile devices can represent a significant threat to corporate data. Find out what IT departments need to know before deciding on a smartphone and tablet platform that is safe, easy to configure, and flexible enough to meet the needs of employees and senior executives alike.
Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access by Dell Software. December 31, 2012 - CIOs and IT entities looking to secure data and ensure its availability during times of emergency could benefit from employing a data replication tool. Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it offers and it's appeal to IT professionals.
Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access by Dell Software. May 15, 2014 - Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it offers and it's appeal to IT professionals.
Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access by Dell Software. December 31, 2012 - CIOs and IT entities looking to secure data and ensure its availability during times of emergency could benefit from employing a data replication tool. Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it offers and it's appeal to IT professionals.
Managing Multiple Operating Systems: Five Best Practices by Dell Software. November 29, 2012 - Access this essential resource for best practices for managing multiple operating systems in your enterprise. Learn more about the latest trends in end point management and how to efficiently and securely run your multi-OS environment.
Managing Risk in an Active Directory Integrated Virtualized Environment by Dell Software. February 20, 2014 - Read this exclusive resource to find out about the security risks of Active Directory integrated virtualization.
Mastering Active Directory Migrations: Controlling Critical Issues by Dell Software. May 06, 2013 - This whitepaper covers the four steps to completing a successful active directory migration during a network operating system upgrade.
Mastering Exchange Migrations: Controlling the Top Ten Critical Issues by Dell Software. May 09, 2013 - This whitepaper details the top 10 Microsoft Exchange migration pain points and how you can avoid them.
Mastering Migration Webcast Series: Mergers and Acquisitions—Controlling Impacts on Active Directory and Exchange Infrastructures by Dell Software. October 08, 2013 - Learn how the strategies for consolidating Exchange and Active Directory outlined in this webcast can help you choose the right strategy for your organization, and how combining tools and processes can ensure a successful consolidation project.
Mastering Migration Webcast Series: Microsoft Active Directory by Dell Software. October 08, 2013 - Learn how using a combination of best practices and the right migration tools outlined in this webcast can help smooth the process of your organization migrating to Microsoft® Active Directory (AD).
Mastering Migration Webcast Series: Microsoft Exchange by Dell Software. October 08, 2013 - Whether you are transitioning from a legacy platform, consolidating multiple Exchange environments or upgrading to a more recent version of Exchange, learn how the tools and processes outlined in this webcast can help streamline your migration project.
Memory Analysis Best Practices Within Eclipse by Dell Software. June 2008 - This paper provides a strategy for identifying memory leaks in Java applications from the comfort of the Eclipse Java IDE. You will learn how the Java garbage collector works, the nature of memory leaks, and how to avoid them.
Mergers and Acquisitions: Impacts on Active Directory and Exchange Infrastructures by Dell Software. January 29, 2013 - This whitepaper covers your three main options for your underlying infrastructure and Microsoft Exchange during a merger or acquisition.
Microsoft Active Directory Backup and Recovery in Windows Server 2008 by Dell Software. March 2008 - How will Windows Server 2008 affect your Active Directory environment? This white paper details backup and recovery in Windows Server 2008 and offers tips on how to protect your Active Directory.
Migrating from Netware to Active Directory by Dell Software. July 01, 2010 - In this new Quest Software white paper, get the facts on a safe and secure migration from NetWare. Learn the reasons why now really is the best time to put a migration plan together, and discover how automated migration tools make the job easy, accurate and fast. Read this valuable white paper today.
Migrating Oracle Application Setups – The Stat Way by Dell Software. May 31, 2012 - Changes to your Oracle E-Business Suite applications directly affect your company. Therefore, having an effective change management and version control process is critical. In this paper, see how an impossible task – versioning and managing Oracle setup object with third-party tools – is now a reality.
Migrating to the Cloud - Step 1: Outsource Exchange by Dell Software. July 13, 2011 - The cloud can provide flexibility, value and time and cost savings to businesses of any size. Which cloud scenario is the best fit for your business? In this Quest white paper, discover the easiest way to get your cloud migration rolling, and how to prepare and simplify your migration. Read the paper today.
Mobile Connect by Dell Software. March 11, 2014 - Find out how to give your employees safe, easy access to the data and resources they need to be productive from a range of devices (including iOS, Android™ and Windows 8.1) while protecting your network from mobile security threats.
Mobile Connect for iOS: Superior Network-Level Access for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch Users by Dell Software. February 12, 2014 - Discover how Apple® iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® users can get superior network-level access to corporate, academic and government resources over encrypted SSL VPN connections, affording complete privacy and authentication.
Mobile Security: How to Protect the Enterprise in the Mobile Era by Dell Software. March 11, 2014 - Learn about the three pillars of mobile security, and how they give users the flexibility and access they need while providing a strong foundation that protects systems and data.
Modern backup alternatives by Dell Software. February 24, 2014 - This E-Guide talks about the need for new backup processes caused by rapidly expanding data and gives alternatives to the processes many organizations currently have in place.
Network Monitoring: You Need It Before You Need It by Dell Software. September 30, 2011 - While network monitoring might not be at the top of your to-do list, it should be. Network monitoring is vital to implement before any problems occur, not after. Read now to learn why.
Next-Gen Security by Dell Software. March 11, 2014 - Find out how SSL decryption and inspection can keep attackers away from your data and out of your network. Given that SSL threats are likely to increase, it's more important than ever for businesses to consider purchasing next-generation firewalls.
Notes Migration Tools That Reduce Stress and Increase Success by Dell Software. March 07, 2011 - Migrating from Lotus Notes to Exchange and SharePoint can be complex and expensive, so proper planning and execution is key. You must ensure that you minimize downtime and data loss – while keeping productivity high - when transitioning mailboxes and applications.
NSA Series data sheet by Dell Software. June 30, 2013 - In this data sheet, see how your organization can be both secure and productive without compromising network performance thanks to Dell's SonicWALL™ NSA Series next-generation firewalls.
Office 365 – Bringing Enterprise-Class Cloud Email Capabilities to the Masses by Dell Software. January 29, 2013 - Learn how migrating to the Microsoft® Office 365 cloud-based messaging and collaboration solution can benefit your organization's business-critical email infrastructure in terms of availability, functionality and cost savings in this whitepaper from Dell™.
On-Demand Webcast: Got Big Data? Learn Tricks to Combine Data from Traditional and Untraditional Sources by Dell Software. February 12, 2013 - In this on-demand video, renowned big-data expert Guy Harrison discusses tricks for using the Toad® Business Intelligence Suite to easily access, integrate, cleanse, and analyze data from nearly any source. Then, see how one company used Toad to save time, reduce risk and improve customer server.
Organized, Hybridized Network Monitoring by Dell Software. May 08, 2012 - This resource takes an in-depth look at a hybridized network monitoring solution that allows you to segment your own IT infrastructure while creating whatever boundaries you need to treat other business units as distinct entities.
Overcoming Five Key Challenges to Successful Virtualization by Dell Software. March 29, 2011 - In this new Quest Software white paper, learn about the five common challenges to a successful virtualization project – and how to solve each one. See how to ensure your company’s virtualization project is successful before AND after implementation. Read this white paper today.
PacketTrap MSP 6.0 by Dell Software. August 23, 2011 - PacketTrap MSP addresses critical challenges service providers face with their customer's networks including: traffic analysis, application and VoIP monitoring, as well as virtualization and private/public cloud management.
Performance Analysis - Unified Virtual Infrastructure Backup by Dell Software. August 21, 2013 - This informative paper explores two backup and recovery software solutions built for today's virtualized environments. Discover what each of them has to offer, how they stack up against each other and find out which one triumphs over the other. Read on to learn more.
Performance Analysis Unified Backup Virtual & Physical by Dell Software. July 02, 2012 - This informative paper explores two backup and recovery solutions built for physical and virtual environments. Discover what each of them has to offer, how they stack up against each other and find out which one triumphs over the other. Read on to learn more.
Plan for Success when Migrating from GroupWise to Office 365 by Dell Software. December 31, 2013 - Take a look at this exclusive white paper to find out how you can utilize key factors of migration from GroupWise to Office 365, to propel yourself through a successful transition process.
Post-Migration Best Practices: Exchange Environment Operation by Dell Software. April 11, 2011 - In this Quest white paper, discover best practices - straight from Industry experts Nelson Ruest and Danielle Ruest - to help you have a successful post-migration operation. Learn why you MUST have the same level of post-migration planning that you had for pre-migration, and discover four key aspects of post-migration management you must know.
Predicting Oracle Performance Issues by Dell Software. December 31, 2010 - View this white paper to learn how to predict common Oracle database performance problems before they become issues for your applications. Learn how to ensure business continuity and reduce the cost of database performance "brown-outs" by reading now.
Presentation Transcript: Addressing Data Protection Challenges by Dell Software. October 26, 2011 - This presentation transcript discusses the data protection challenges faced by CIOs and IT organisations in an ever-changing, dynamic, data-growth-driven industry. Watch to explore how you can simplify data protection across physical or virtual environments and applications, get faster return on investment, and reduce the TCO for data protection.
Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Unified Communications Migrations and Management by Dell Software. March 14, 2012 - In this presentation, Joel Blaiberg, author of “Four Steps to Planning a Successful Migration” shares key migration strategies, and best practices that can save your organization time and money when migrating communications to Office 365 or an on-premises or a hybrid environment.
Presentation Transcript: Navigating The Complexities Of An Increasingly Virtualized World by Dell Software. April 30, 2012 - This presentation covers the trends, challenges, and impact of virtualization on SMBs today, and also discusses how to implement effective backup and recovery for virtualized environments.
Presentation Transcript: Top Five Considerations for Enabling Self-Service Business Analytics by Dell Software. July 19, 2013 - Business intelligence (BI) and analytics capabilities are in high demand, but IT departments just can't handle the load. Smart organizations are turning to self-service BI and analytics, but before implementing a self-service initiative, what should you know? Consult this presentation transcript to find out.
Presentation Transcript: Understanding the tools and solution that make MSPs more Scalable by Dell Software. May 26, 2011 - In this video discussion, learn about the latest trends driving customers to managed services and how automation and desktop virtualization are helping improve managed services.
Presentation Transcript: Utilize Desktop Virtualization to Migrate to Windows 7 in Time and Under Budget by Dell Software. December 01, 2010 - In this presentation transcript desktop virtualization expert Patrick Rouse will detail how companies can dramatically reduce the time, cost and complexity of migrating to Windows 7 by leveraging core desktop virtualization features of Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 and Quest vWorkspace.
Proactive Performance Management for Enterprise Databases by Dell Software. December 14, 2010 - In "Proactive Performance Management for Enterprise Databases," read about the inherent challenges of proactive database management, and what to look for when choosing the right management tool for your company. Get this white paper today.
Protecting applications and data in a virtual world with AppAssure by Dell Software. September 04, 2013 - Data protection in a virtual environment often requires strategies and tools different from those utilized in a physical infrastructure. Dell AppAssure provides holistic data protection for both physical and virtual environments, dramatically improving recovery time and recovery point objectives. Read the Brief
Protecting Applications and Data in a Virtual World with Dell AppAssure by Dell Software. October 11, 2013 - Check out this two-page paper to explore a backup and recovery solution built for today's virtual world that allows you to manage your virtual and hybrid environments from a single console, automate testing of every backup on a nightly basis, restore virtual data and apps in minutes and even seconds and much more.
Quantifying the Costs and Benefits of Archiving Your Email and Other Electronic Content by Dell Software. December 31, 2011 - This essential cost-benefit analysis illustrates through several use cases and examples how businesses can benefit from properly archiving electronic content and email. Discover how much time, money and energy your company should expect to save from implementing sound retention policies and capabilities.
Quantifying the Impact of Network-Based Attacks by Dell Software. December 03, 2012 - This document gives you some guidelines on how to assess the impact of network-based attacks and suggests techniques for creating your own economic model. Get your copy today.
Quest Migration Assessment Tool (QMAT) by Dell Software. July 05, 2012 - Take advantage of this exclusive assessment tool to easily compare top messaging platforms so you can determine which one fits your organization's needs.
Quest Software - Data Protection Simplified by Dell Software. October 03, 2011 - In this videocast you'll learn about solutions for physical, virtual, cloud and application data protection and what you need to do to ensure your data is both protected and accessible.
Quest Software Finds Increased Security, Disaster Preparedness, and Cost Savings through Virtual Desktop Infrastructure by Dell Software. June 26, 2009 - After evaluating a number of VDI solutions, Quest was most impressed with vWorkspace, one of its own applications that had been integrated into its product portfolio from its 2007 acquisition of Provision Networks. This case study will show how using VDI resulted in significant time and cost savings for Quest.
Rapid Recovery - Maintaining Operations after the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami by Dell Software. April 24, 2012 - In this informative webcast, learn the critical need for true Continuous Data Protection (CDP). Then, see how CMC Markets – a financial services organization with an office in Tokyo – relied on CDP servers to maintain operations after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in March 2011.
Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems by Dell Software. March 04, 2013 - Unix systems face special IAM challenges. Discover how to be overcome them with the right practices and tools, enabling you to enhance security, achieve compliance and dramatically improve operational efficiency.
Realize the Power of Connected Intelligence with Toad™ for Oracle® by Dell Software. February 26, 2014 - This tech brief explores enhancements and new features of Toad for Oracle and guides you through your evaluation and use. Whether you're a veteran Toad user or new to the product, Toad's latest updates will dramatically simplify your daily tasks. Inside, find operational efficiency best practices for DBAs and development teams, and much more.
Recovery Manager for Active Directory by Dell Software. October 28, 2013 - In this white paper, discover a tool that enables you to easily recover entire sections of the directory, or individual objects or attributes, without taking Active Directory offline.
Remote Vendor Access: Not All Access Should Be Treated Equally by Dell Software. September 10, 2012 - This white paper explains why Remote Vendor Access (RVA) should not be treated the same as traditional remote access for employees. Explore how a new set of remote access requirements can ensure that your enterprise remains in step with both compliance regulations and security expectations.
Resolving the Database Performance Blame Game by Dell Software. September 19, 2013 - In this white paper, see how to maintain peak database performance at all times – and how to prove, beyond a doubt, your databases aren't causing the headaches!
Restructuring, Consolidating, and Merging Active Directory, What You Need to Know Before Your Start by Dell Software. March 06, 2012 - This whitepaper details the importance of detailed planning when making changes to your directory service domains and provides some key considerations and more.
RocketSpace case study by Dell Software. August 31, 2012 - In this case study, see how RocketSpace got both high security and high performance with Dell™ SonicWALL™ E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) E5500 Next-Generation Firewall with application intelligence, control and visualization.
SeatonCorp Delivers Low Cost, High Reliability Virtual Desktops via Quest vWorkspace by Dell Software. June 26, 2009 - Read this case study to see how the benefits of Quest® Software's vWorkspace helped SeatonCorp achieve lower cost, enhanced capabilities, higher reliability, easier management and easier end-user IT support.
Securing Your Valuable SharePoint Data by Dell Software. April 2008 - Microsoft SharePoint technology is fast becoming a standard for corporate collaboration and document exchange. This paper outlines some of the challenges related to backup and recovery in Windows SharePoint Services 2003, SharePoint Portal Server 2...
Self-Service Business Intelligence: Empowering Users to Generate Insights by Dell Software. September 01, 2011 - In this Dell/The Data Warehouse Institute report, get common-sense recommendations and best practices for safe, secure and successful self-service BI. Read it today.
Seven Keys to Making or Breaking Your Exchange Infrastructure by Dell Software. November 03, 2010 - Exchange Server 2007 changed the way your communications infrastructure operated forever, delivering a potent and powerful e-mail engine. And with Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft’s upped the ante, delivering a more powerful feature set and functionality. But does all of this mean bigger management headaches?
Seven Questions to Determine if E-mail Archiving, Migration, or Both, Are Right for You by Dell Software. April 12, 2011 - This Quest Software white paper discusses seven important questions you should ask before migrating to Microsoft Exchange - and how these questions can help you determine which solution will help to make your migration project exceptional.
Seven Steps for a Successful GroupWise Migration to Exchange 2010 and BPO by Dell Software. September 15, 2010 - In this new white paper by Quest Software, learn seven steps for a seamless migration from GroupWise to Exchange 2010. Discover Exchange 2010’s key features, and read about the challenges you face when planning your migration.
SharePlex Connector for Hadoop: Improving analytics with real- and near real-time data replication by Dell Software. June 05, 2014 - Learn how alternative methods for replicating changes from an Oracle database to a Hadoop® cluster can help you maintain real-time or a near real-time copies of the tables your organization needs to meet its data analytics requirements in this brief from Dell™.
SharePlex Connector for Hadoop: Improving analytics with real- and near real-time data replication by Dell Software. July 26, 2013 - Learn how alternative methods for replicating changes from an Oracle database to a Hadoop® cluster can help you maintain real-time or a near real-time copies of the tables your organization needs to meet its data analytics requirements in this brief from Dell™.
SharePoint, Office 365 or a Hybrid Deployment? by Dell Software. May 15, 2014 - Explore this white paper to learn how you can make the right Sharepoint choice for your organization.
Simplifying and Securing Group Policy Management by Dell Software. December 31, 2011 - Discover key tips for protecting, maintaining and recovering your Group Policy infrastructure in this essential resource. Find out how you can secure every desktop and server in your Windows environment with these best practices.
Simplifying SharePoint Backup and Recovery by Dell Software. October 2008 - Safeguarding your valuable SharePoint data is critical, but native tools are limited. In this new Quest white paper, discover the strengths and weaknesses of native tools, and how you can extend them. Read this white paper today.
Software Comparison: Dell Software vs. Native Tools for Active Directory Migration by Dell Software. May 19, 2014 - This comparative report pits Dell software for active directory management against native tools and gives you the information you need to know in order to optimize your migration tools.
ST Focus on Better Data Protection with CDP and Deduplication by Dell Software. August 05, 2011 - Continuous data protection and deduplication are chief among the technologies that data storage managers are investigating when it comes to improved data backup and storage efficiency. In this expert e-book, learn how CDP and deduplication have evolved, and determine the best implementation strategy for your shop.
Super Government Analysts - A New Generation of Competitive Distinction by Dell Software. May 15, 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.
SuperMassive Series data sheet by Dell Software. July 31, 2013 - The Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) platform is built to meet the needs of enterprise, government, university and service provider deployments and gives you uncompromising, high-performance firewall protection. Learn how to protect against today's emerging threats in this SuperMassive NGFW datasheet.
Take Control of Your PST Problem by Dell Software. May 07, 2013 - Read this new tech brief find out how Dell Migration Manger can help you alleviate administrative and compliance challenges created by an abundance of PST files on employee desktops.
Taming the Data Beast: Integrating Systems and Applications for a Better Business by Dell Software. May 06, 2014 - Downtime is no longer an option for any organization that wants to be taken seriously. Botched migrations, upgrades and backups aren't just inconvenient; they can cost millions. Ensuring continuous high availability demands the right data-replication solutions and an innovative approach to data management. Read the White Paper.
Tech Brief (FAQ): Windows Server 2012 Recycle Bin by Dell Software. November 04, 2013 - Among the functionality upgrades in Windows Server 2012 are improvements to Active Directory's Recycle Bin. While this addresses many previous problems, it's not the solution to all AD recovery concerns. Read the White Paper
Ten Common Reasons For VM Restore Failure by Dell Software. May 14, 2014 - In this expert e-guide, learn ten common causes of VM restore failures such as corrupt backup and why these problems occur as well as potential ways to amend them.
The 10 Commandments of a Successful Oracle E-Business R12 Upgrade by Dell Software. October 04, 2011 - This white paper provides 10 key best practices to help your organization effectively manage change to your enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, with particular attention to upgrading to R12.
The Active Directory Recycle Bin: The End of Third-Party Recovery Tools? by Dell Software. October 02, 2009 - Windows Server 2008 R2 offers a number of exciting new features, including an expanded Server Core offering, new Active Directory features, and - of special interest to anyone who has ever wished Active Directory had an undo button - a sort of recycle bin for Active Directory objects.
The Asset Management Personality Quiz by Dell Software. August 24, 2012 - Access this exclusive white paper to quiz yourself on asset management to learn what you can do to get it done quickly and efficiently.
The Basics of Data Deduplication Solutions by Dell Software. March 20, 2014 - This guide gives the basics of deduplication and focuses on how deduplication fits in with disaster recovery strategies. It also shows the advantages of hardware and software deduplication.
The Big Picture You've Never Seen: Enterprise SharePoint Recovery by Dell Software. April 2008 - Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 is a robust platform, and organizations, business units, departments and individuals are moving all types of data and applications to it at break-neck speed.
The Buyer's Guide to Virtual & Physical Data Protection by Dell Software. October 07, 2013 - This informative paper explores the current state of data protection. Discover the business goals for modern data protection and get an overview of top technical approaches to protecting your data in today's virtualized IT. Read on to learn more.
The Five Essential Elements of Application Performance Monitoring by Dell Software. April 13, 2011 - In The Five Essential Elements of Application Performance Monitoring, author and renowned business technology expert Don Jones discusses an Application Performance Monitoring (APM) approach that helps businesses improve application performance from the perspective of the business and the end user.
The Importance of Securing Mobile Device Platforms by Dell Software. September 30, 2013 - Access this informative resource to discover which mobile security solutions are recommended for Apple, Android and Microsoft Windows devices.
The Modern Analytic Data Ecosystem by Dell Software. March 07, 2014 - Information is an asset to exploit without restrictions on bringing in new data, manipulating that data or accessing that data. Watch this webcast to learn how to make the most effective use of your information.
The Move to Exchange 2013: Migraine or Migration? by Dell Software. March 08, 2013 - Executing a trouble-free migration of your mission-critical Exchange messaging solution is far from simple. Learn how the key considerations and planning tools available in this white paper can make your Microsoft® Exchange 2013 migration a success.
The Oracle Database Administrator of Tomorrow: The Impact of New Technologies by Dell Software. June 2008 - As new technologies become more widely adopted, your role as a database administrator (DBA) will change. This paper outlines the common challenges you face, the critical tasks you perform, and examines the trends will impact your role as a DBA.
The Power of One - Simplify Identity and Access Management with a Unified and Intelligent Approach by Dell Software. August 30, 2011 - In this white paper, discover an intelligent, unified approach to identity and access management. Learn how to simplify provisioning, single sign-on, role management, multifactor authentication, privileged account management, and password management. See how you can enhance security—and improve user and IT productivity.
The Promise Of Learning Analytics: Using Data To Drive Student Outcomes by Dell Software. November 11, 2013 - American schools are in crisis, and continue to lag behind in reading, science, math and high school graduation rates. Educators are looking to the business world for new methods to boost performance. Learn how data mining and analytics have the potential to personalize learning, improve teaching and transform K-12 education for the 21st century.
The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD by Dell Software. February 07, 2014 - Find out how to let employees use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes while protecting your network from malware, data theft and unauthorized access.
The Smarter Way to Desktop Virtualization by Dell Software. May 26, 2011 - You don't have to adopt virtual desktops just because you're virtualizing your servers. This white paper makes sense of all the deployment options available and discusses how to determine if desktop virtualization is the best decision for your Windows 7 migration strategy.
The Survival Guide to the EBS R12 Upgrade Survival Guide by Dell Software. September 21, 2011 - This webcast shows you how to effectively manage an upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite R12.
The Top 12 Most Difficult Active Directory Management Tasks by Dell Software. October 2008 - This paper explains the top 12 Most Difficult Active Directory Management Tasks and provides solution for making them easier.
The Wild World of Malware: Keeping Your Company Safe Inside by Dell Software. August 01, 2012 - As the level of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important for IT to understand the latest types of malware and how they work. This is especially true for small- and medium-sized businesses that don’t have the resources to concentrate on network security. Find out how to protect your organization.
Toad for Oracle 10.5 by Dell Software. July 20, 2010 - Toad for Oracle v10.5 adds new features and enhances many existing ones. These changes are designed to save you time, increase accuracy and give you better visibility of your work environment - whether you’re a developer working in an unfamiliar database or maintaining legacy code, or a DBA trying to manage multiple databases.
Toad Simplifies Oracle Trace by Dell Software. February 27, 2013 - View this white paper to learn how Toad™ for Oracle can help you mine your trace files faster and more effectively. Learn why Oracle's native trace file tools are limited, and how Toad can fill in the gaps.
Toad® for SQL Server by Dell Software. October 04, 2010 - This brief paper focuses on Toad for SQL Server, a unified solution that allows you to achieve the highest level of code quality, performance and reliability. Inside, 10 features of Toad for SQL Server are presented.
Toad™ for Oracle® Tips and Tricks by Dell Software. July 08, 2013 - Toad™ for Oracle is a staple for database developers, but regardless of your role in an organization, if you use Oracle, then there's something Toad can offer you. In this comprehensive white paper, explore some of the Toad fundamentals as well as the features and capabilities of the individual Toad editions and modules.
Toad™ for Sybase by Dell Software. March 05, 2014 - This resource addresses an intelligent and systematic approach to managing your Sybase environment. Inside, learn about the key advantages to 5 different models.
Top 10 Steps to Ensure a Successful Migration to Exchange 2013 by Dell Software. January 28, 2013 - For organizations migrating to Microsoft® Exchange 2013, it's not an issue of whether to migrate, but rather how to begin the process. Learn top 10 ways to ensure a successful and cost-effective Exchange migration in this white paper from Dell™.
Top 10 Tips for Optimizing SQL Server Performance by Dell Software. September 28, 2011 - In this new white paper, discover the top 10 tips to get the most from SQL Server. Learn the things you need to know about SQL Server performance and how these optimization tricks and strategies will help take mediocre SQL performance to new heights.
Top 5 Considerations for Enabling Self-Service Business Analytics by Dell Software. February 26, 2014 - This paper lists and explains the top 5 considerations for enabling self-service business analytics. Discover the type of software and amount of discipline necessary to make it happen.
Top Eight Do's and Don'ts of Managing Access Control in the Windows/AD Environment by Dell Software. October 02, 2009 - This tech brief presents eight recommendations to help you proactively address the difficulties of access control in a Microsoft-centric environment, and avoid the common pitfalls, risks and costs.
Top Five Considerations for Enabling Self-Service Business Analytics by Dell Software. July 09, 2013 - The benefits of business analytics are unlimited. However, setting up a self-service business analytics environment takes discipline, a strong plan, the right tools and more. In this new McKnight Consulting Group white paper by Dell, discover the top five things to consider when discussing self-service BI – and why each is important for success.
Top Five Considerations for Enabling Self-Service Business Analytics (Gov) by Dell Software. March 24, 2014 - The benefits of business analytics are unlimited. However, setting up a self-service business analytics environment in your government agency takes discipline, a strong plan, the right tools and more. In this new McKnight Consulting Group white paper by Dell, discover the top five things to consider when discussing self-service BI.
Top Five Reasons to Choose Toad® Over SQL Developer by Dell Software. February 08, 2011 - Can you actually save more money using Toad® rather than SQL Developer - a free product? The answer is “yes!” In this surprising Quest technical brief, learn how Toad’s revolutionary new features save you time and money while dramatically increasing your productivity. Read the technical brief today.
Transaction Tracing through Complex Web Applications by Dell Software. May 12, 2011 - Read this paper for a better understanding of the components of a transaction when it crosses application domains and the difficulty in connecting them for monitoring purposes.
Transaction Tracing through Complex Web Applications by Dell Software. December 27, 2010 - To ensure that application slowdowns and other revenue-impeding application issues are isolated, diagnosed and fixed quickly, sometimes it’s necessary to trace transactions from their source across all of the technology domains that contribute to transaction response time. Read this paper now to learn more.
Unchain your network with application intelligence and control by Dell Software. July 31, 2012 - This paper discusses the new risks of Web-based applications, and offers best practices for gaining control of applications, data and bandwidth.
Unified and Intelligent Identity and Access Management by Dell Software. July 08, 2011 - In this white paper, discover an intelligent, unified approach to identity and access management. Learn how to simplify provisioning, single sign-on, role management, multifactor authentication, privileged account management, and password management. See how you can enhance security—and improve user and IT productivity.
Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical by Dell Software. September 03, 2013 - In independent testing, researchers found Dell AppAssure offered advantages in ease-of-use and backup/recovery time. AppAssure's image-level backup technology can essentially eliminate the potential for data loss by creating closely spaced recovery points for mission-critical applications, such as Exchange, SQL and SharePoint. Read the Report
Unifying Virtualized Backup, Replication and Recovery - Dell AppAssure 5 Product Spotlight Report by Dell Software. October 15, 2013 - This informative paper explores a non-compromising backup, replication and recovery solution that focuses on virtualized environments. Read on to learn more.
University Simplifies Business Intelligence, Saving 20 Hours a Week by Dell Software. October 08, 2013 - Kennesaw State University needed faster, easier data access, analysis and reporting. See how they transformed HR processes to eliminate errors, saved hundreds of hours annually on HRMS, benefits and payroll services, and how they leveraged self-service business intelligence to non-technical users.
University Simplifies Business Intelligence, Saving 20 Hours a Week by Dell Software. October 31, 2013 - Kennaw State University needed faster, easier data access, analysis and reporting. See how they transformed HR processes to eliminate errors, saved hundreds of hours annually on HRMS, benefits and payroll services, and how they leveraged self-service business intelligence to non-technical users.
Using Data Replication to Upgrade Your Oracle Database with Minimal Downtime by Dell Software. December 31, 2013 - To save money, many companies are migrating to less expensive hardware and operation systems, and away from older versions of Oracle. In this white paper, learn about these types of migrations – and how to conquer their challenges. Then, learn about a data replication solution that reduces downtime and failure when upgrading to Oracle 12c.
Utilize Desktop Virtualization to Migrate to Windows 7 in Time and Under Budget by Dell Software. November 08, 2010 - In this webcast desktop virtualization expert Patrick Rouse will detail how companies can dramatically reduce the time, cost and complexity of migrating to Windows 7 by leveraging core desktop virtualization features of Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7 and Quest vWorkspace.
vCPU Sizing Considerations by Dell Software. July 05, 2013 - This white paper provides you with the guidance you need to get vCPU sizing right. Discover CPU usage in virtual servers, things to know before you begin analyzing cVPU allocations, additional factors to keep in mind, and the vCPU sizing process.
Vendor Landscape: Virtual Backup Software by Dell Software. October 08, 2013 - In this white paper, learn how to evaluate virtual backup software to end the arguing between virtual and backup admins. Read on to consider a solution to back up your virtual infrastructure, understand what's new in the virtual backup market, and determine which products are most appropriate for particular use-cases and scenarios.
Web User Experience: Common Indicators for Business and IT Collaboration by Dell Software. December 27, 2010 - This paper discusses how to bridge the gap in user experience management (UEM) between business stakeholders and IT by helping each group better understand both perspectives on the user experience. It describes the most common UEM indicators and what they mean to both the business and IT.
Webcast: Active Directory Recovery with Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dell Software. September 28, 2010 - In this new Quest on-demand webcast, get a peek at the Active Directory Recycle Bin in action. Then, find out how a powerful third-party solution simplifies the entire recovery process to not only quickly and easily restore deleted objects, but to roll back attributes too.
Webcast: Getting Your Network out of Gridlock by Dell Software. March 03, 2011 - In the Quest Software on-demand webcast, “Getting Your Network out of Gridlock,” learn to monitor your network health so you can maximize performance and minimize gridlock. See how to identify the chokepoints, bandwidth hogs and vulnerabilities that gum up your network.
What to Look for When Evaluating Next-Generation Firewalls by Dell Software. December 10, 2012 - This paper summarizes the results of three independent tests conducted by Network World, ICSA Labs and NSS Labs comparing next-generation firewall performance, cost and functionality.
What's New in Toad for Oracle v11.6 by Dell Software. January 07, 2013 - Watch this video to find out why Toad for Oracle is the best solution for database professionals. Find out more about how it combines the functionality available with specialized editions built for a job function. It also offers accured code development and a simpler approach to administration.
What's Wrong with Traditional Firewalls? by Dell Software. December 20, 2012 - Did you know that your current firewall may be jeopardizing your network security? Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules aren't effective in today's world. This e-book explains where traditional firewalls fall short – and what you can do about it.
Windows IT Pro - The Case for Migrating to Exchange 2010 by Dell Software. July 13, 2011 - This Quest white paper discusses the changes in Exchange 2010 – and how they’ll effect your migration. Then, learn best practices for a successful, low-impact migration, and the pitfalls to avoid along the way! Read this white paper today.
Windows Server 2012 – Are You Ready? by Dell Software. May 07, 2013 - Planning a migration to Windows Server 2012 R2? Explore its new features and benefits – as well as some key considerations when moving from a legacy platform. Plus, learn how to prepare for your move, migrate content efficiently and effectively manage your new environment.