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E-Book: Understanding SaaS/Cloud Application Integration: Tips, Techniques and Getting Started by  Dell Boomi

May 27, 2010 - Integrating cloud applications with in-house legacy applications can be a difficult undertaking. The good news is that there are more options than ever that allow organizations to do all the integration themselves. This e-book examines what you need to know to develop the right cloud application integration strategy for your organization.


E-Book: Understanding the new generation of MES by  Apriso Corporation

October 27, 2011 - In this e-book, get advice on determining the ROI of your current manufacturing execution system (MES), and an overview of the software’s new functionality.


E-Book: Understanding Workforce Management Technologies for Manufacturing by  Infor WFM Workbrain

February 11, 2011 - Workforce management software can help manufacturers improve operational efficiency and reduce costs by streamlining scheduling, budgeting, and labor planning. Thanks to the web and mobile platforms, it is now more accessible outside the office. Learn the benefits of automating workforce management and get expert advice on getting started.


E-Book: Unix-to-Linux Migration: A step-by-step approach for data center managers that covers everything from making the business case to getting the best training by  Red Hat & IBM

December 08, 2010 - When migrating from  Unix to Linux, the most important case you will need to make is not a technical case but a business case. It’s all about the bottom line. How will the business benefit by moving over? What is the total cost of ownership and return on investment for the migration? Read on to learn more!


E-Book: Unlocking the value in SAP Solution Manager by  Cisco Systems, Inc.

December 17, 2010 - In this e-book, readers will learn how to uncover the value in Solution Manager, and use the tool not only to benefit IT operations, but help advance business goals as well.


E-Book: Virtualization for Hospitals by  Dell, Inc.

July 08, 2010 - As health care providers collect increasing amounts of patient data, the burden on IT infrastructure only worsens. This SearchHealthIT.com e-book discusses server consolidation in a health care setting, moving apps and servers to virtualized platforms, desktop virtualization for health care, best practices for server virtualization, and more!


E-Book: Virtualization for Mission-Critical SAP Environments by  VMware and Intel

November 24, 2010 - This e-book examines the trend towards running mission-critical SAP applications on virtualized servers. It will also answer questions about SAP Platforms, virtualization packs, skill requirements to run SAP software, and how to manage virtualization needs without lengthy support calls.


E-Book: Virtualizing Your Infrastructure - Selecting Server Hardware for Virtualization by  SearchDataCenter.com

February 23, 2012 - Choosing the right server hardware to maximize virtualization benefits is an important investment. To gain the high consolidation ratios you're after, you need powerful-enough hardware to support your workloads and applications. In this expert ebook, explore the hardware consideration to keep in mind as you virtualize.


E-Book: Virtualizing Your Infrastructure Chapter 2: Virtualization Management Strategies and Guidelines by  SearchDataCenter.com

December 31, 2012 - Get an analysis of challenges that accompany server virtualization, and strategies to address them.


E-Book: Why a Windows 7 Upgrade is Worth It by  Kaseya

August 17, 2010 - Microsoft Windows 7 addresses user frustrations, but satisfied users are just one benefit of migrating to the new operating system. These features can make it worth the investment. Read this new E-Book to learn more.


E-book: Windows Servers and Storage - Choosing Your Server by  Dell and Microsoft

June 01, 2009 - This eBook provides comprehensive information about servers and server implementation to help IT managers choose the best option for their storage needs.


E-Book: Disk Backup Best Practices by  Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

October 21, 2010 - This expert e-book will cover the modernization of backup. This e-book breaks down and discusses the different backup approaches, disaster recovery strategies, and the trends to offsite backup. Download to learn more about IT priorities and how these backup technologies rank in the market.


E-Book: Making VDIs Work for You by  Dell, Inc.

March 04, 2011 - When configuring storage for a virtual desktop environment, you'll run into a lot of the same issues you had to deal with when you set up storage for your virtual servers. But a virtual desktop infrastructure also has its own special challenges. Access the e-book for tips and best practices for implementing a virtual desktop infrastructure.


E-Brief: Architechting Storage for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure by  SearchStorage.com

February 23, 2012 - In this expert briefing, veteran IT industry consultant Chris Evans drills into the specific challenges that storage managers face when implementing virtual desktop infrastructures, and provides practical tips to help guarantee a VDI project that meets expectations and delivers on its projected ROI.


E-Brief: Capacity Planning for Virtualized Infrastructure by  SearchDataCenter.com

March 16, 2012 - Explore current trends and tools for capacity planning in this expert e-brief. Discover how you can maximize server space and overcome top challenges of capacity planning to increase server utilization and ROI these tips from virtualization pro David Davis.


E-Brief:Tape in 2012: Beyond data protection by  Iron Mountain

February 29, 2012 - Check out this E-Brief to learn about recent developments in the tape market that could expand the benefits of tape beyond data protection. Learn about the latest in tape technology, backup and archiving, and discover why (despite what you may have heard) tape is here to stay in today's IT realm.


E-commerce and Consumer Retailing: Risks and Benefits by  ISACA

December 01, 2010 - ISACA recently unveiled the results of its 2010 survey "Shopping on the Job: Online Holiday Shopping and Workplace Internet Safety." This white paper discusses many of the risks associated with such actions and provides recommendations for enterprises dealing with such challenges.


E-Discovery Cloud Considerations by  Symantec Corporation

December 04, 2012 - In this expert e-guide, discover key considerations in preparing for a discovery request in the cloud. Learn about the legal requirements for the preservation of evidence, storage duration and cost, and more by clicking through now.


E-Discovery, Case Management & Litigation Hold: Comprehensive Archive and Search Capability to Meet Legal and Regulatory Requirements by  Mimecast

August 13, 2010 - Mimecast Unified Email Management™ is a cost effective Software-as-a-Service solution that offers integrated E-Discovery, Litigation Hold and Case Managment functionality, giving you the tools you need to rapidly execute data preservation policies and email discovery requests and guard against the risk of failing to produce required information.


E-Guide A Decision Maker’s Guide to Log Management by  ArcSight, an HP Company

October 27, 2010 - While often underappreciated by IT professionals, logs are an extremely useful source of data for IT shops. Often undervalued as a strategic weapon, log management tools can play a vital role in securing mission-critical data and assuring accountability. Learn what to consider when it’s time to get a handle on your logs.


E-Guide ECM and Information Governance by  OpenText

April 06, 2012 - This expert e-guide looks at the importance of governance in enterprise content management (ECM) initiatives and provides suggestions for structuring and managing a sound policy.


E-Guide Planning for a successful ERP and MES integration by  IQMS

July 07, 2011 - This eGuide provides buying tips and implementation advice for manufacturers looking to implement manufacturing execution systems (MES) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to manage inventory, supply chains and more.


E-Guide Trends around Big Data in Today’s Market by  Talend

March 13, 2013 - In this E-Guide, readers will learn key trends around today's Big Data market and how users can take these trends back to their businesses.


E-guide-- Endpoint security suites: What to consider before renewal by  ESET

January 13, 2010 - In this expert e-guide, get tips on what you should consider before choosing, keeping, or upgrading your endpoint security software. Review endpoint security suite management issues, as well as how to negotiate with vendors.


E-Guide-- Risk-Based Audit Methodology: How to Achieve Enterprise Security by  IBM

October 25, 2010 - Read this e-guide to learn about a simple risk-based audit methodology for organizations to develop an internal IT audit program, or those looking for new ways to assess security risks.


E-Guide: 10 Cloud Storage Requirements to Know by  Gluster

November 09, 2011 - This SearchCloudStorage.com E-Guide features a list of technical requirements that a cloud storage offering should meet and also explores the cloud washing phenomenon created by marketers and vendors. Learn how to define and implement a cloud storage solution, and gain insight into the differences between public, private and hybrid cloud solutions.


E-Guide: 10 Expert Tips - Developing a Hardware Scalability Plan to Enhance Data Centre Maintainability by  Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

October 21, 2010 - In this expert e-guide learn how to provide continuous operations for the life of the data centre in support of critical missions, the top ten things to review when developing a hardware scalability plan for your company, how to determine the true value of a server operating system with clear-cut strategies to calculate ROI and TCO, and more.


E-Guide: 10 Gb Ethernet: Evaluating When and Why to Upgrade by  Dell, Inc.

February 29, 2012 - In this E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com, learn more about upgrading to 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and also uncover many of the common misconceptions regarding this technology.


E-Guide: 10 Tips for Managing Storage for Virtual Servers and Virtual Desktops by  Dell Compellent

June 21, 2011 - Server virtualization and virtual desktops can make configuring and managing storage systems a lot tougher. These 10 tips can help ease some of the stress caused by managing storage in a virtual environment.


E-Guide: 10+ Tips on Building a Strong Records Management/Data Retention Policy by  StoredIQ

August 02, 2011 - Is your company in line with e-discovery requests? This expert E-Guide provides a crash course on everything e-discovery by outlining 10 steps to building a records retention management system and also discusses three main objectives in developing an electronic data retention policy.


E-Guide: 14 TLC Tips for Your Tape Storage by  Iron Mountain

August 10, 2011 - If tape is in fact not dead, and going to be around for a long time, you should learn how to make this technology work better in your IT environment. This E-Guide from SearchDataBackup.com outlines common tape backup errors and gives tips on how to get the most out of this backup method. Read on to learn more.


E-Guide: 4 FAQs on Reusing Tape Answered by  Iron Mountain

August 10, 2011 - Reusing tape in your enterprise can be an unclear task. When should a tape be retired from rotation? Is there a way to track backup tape passes? Read this SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide to find out the answer to these questions and more and discover how to get the most out of your tape technology by following these best practices for reusing tape.


E-guide: 5 key app integration competencies by  IBM

February 24, 2014 - This e-guide outlines key service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process management (BPM) and business capabilities that enterprises must have to stay competitive in the future. Get advice from experts including Gartner Inc. VP Benoit Lheureux on  topics such as the five key integration competencies every business must have.


E-guide: 5 must-have integration competencies for competitive advantage by  IBM

March 20, 2014 - In this exclusive e-guide, explore the latest trends in application integration and learn why better collaboration is critical for a successful integration environment. Also, learn five key integration competencies that will give you a competitive advantage


E-Guide: 6 Things Every New MSP Needs to Know about the Business by  Nimsoft, Inc.

March 25, 2011 - While many VARs, integrators and solution providers are offering “services,” there remains a substantial portion that either have only a small amount of revenue coming from managed services or no managed services practices at all. This guide will walk you through the 6 best practices you need to know about being a managed service provider.


E-Guide: 7 Top Services Delivered Via Network Connections by  Nimsoft, Inc.

March 25, 2011 - What managed services are getting the most attention? Download this e-guide to learn the 7 top managed services delivered via network connections. Download to learn how you can create opportunities to further client relationships and expand your network of clients.


E-guide: A Guide to Disaster Recovery through Cloud and Virtualization by  Dell Compellent

May 17, 2011 - Preparing and testing a disaster recovery plan can be very unsettling for IT departments. Save time and money by looking toward cloud and virtualization for portable, simplified solutions. Access this expert e-guide to discover the benefits of a virtual environment, along with suggested approaches for disaster recovery planning and analysis.


E-Guide: A Guide to Managing Data Center Power Outages and Consumption by  APC by Schneider Electric

April 30, 2009 - In this expert E-Guide, you will discover best practices for managing data center power usage, how to prevent power outages and learn how to ensure your data center has enough power to operate at optimal capacity. It'll also discuss 5 essential steps for reducing data center power consumtion.


E-Guide: A Guide to Securing Data in the Cloud and Meeting Cloud Compliance Regulations by  CA Technologies.

July 26, 2010 - This e-guide evaluates the current loop holes within the public cloud landscape, and lists questions to ask before moving forward with the process. Learn how the importance of where your data resides plays a large role in compliance and data protection.


E-Guide: A Strategic Approach to Enabling Mobile Business Applications by  BlackBerry

March 01, 2009 - Today's successful enterprises are discovering that granting mobile access to critical business applications can increase productivity and revenue.


E-Guide: Achieve the benefits of virtualized mission-critical applications by  SearchDataCenter.com

November 21, 2011 - In this expert e-guide, find out about the many benefits of virtualizing your mission critical applications such as improved hardware utilization and efficiency. Also, discover where to virtualize your applications to maximize these benefits.


E-Guide: Achieving compliance through IAM by  SearchSecurity.com

December 22, 2011 - Read this expert E-Guide to learn the best practices for using role management as a tool to meet compliance regulations.


E-Guide: Agile Development Process by  IBM

March 29, 2011 - This e-guide examines organizational and team challenges of implementing the agile process. This e-guide also will detail how to scale agile software development to large organizations by scaling agile practices and agile work; how to transition small and large development teams to Scrum; and more.


E-Guide: Align Data Protection with Business Importance by  IBM

August 25, 2011 - This SearchStorage.com E-Guide discusses the importance of protecting not just data but "use" of the associated information system, and outlines 4 capabilities needed for a better approach to data protection. Read on to learn more.


E-Guide: An integrated approach to data storage management by  Quantum Corporation

August 17, 2011 - As corporate data continues to grow, data storage management is getting a much needed makeover. This e-guide covers the pros and cons of compression, archiving, deduplication, and continuous data protection, along with suggestions for optimal, integrated use of all four.


E-Guide: Analytics and the Cloud in HR Applications by  SuccessFactors

July 23, 2013 - This expert e-guide explores how analytics and the cloud are transforming HR and talent management, and offers guidance to help you successfully implement these technologies in your organization.


E-Guide: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) by  IBM

December 09, 2010 - This e-guide discusses the benefits and drawbacks of consistency in ALM and the challenges associated with building and managing quality into the SDLC. This e-guide also provides a thorough overview of roles and responsibilities in an ALM-focused organization and more. Read on to gain a deeper insight into ALM.


E-Guide: Application Lifecycle Management Tools and Processes by  Hewlett-Packard Company

March 01, 2012 - CIOs are always looking for ways to deliver higher quality software faster, especially in today's bottleneck-prone Agile and iterative environments. As this e-guide explains, streamlining the number of software quality metrics you use as well as implementing lifecycle virtualization can significantly improve your development efficiency.


E-Guide: Archiving Best Practices: The Dos and Don'ts of Using Backups and Data Archives by  Dell, Inc.

May 11, 2011 - Download this SearchStorage.com e-guide to learn key considerations for developing a successful long-term data retention strategy.


E-Guide: Archiving Storage Solutions by  Dell, Inc.

April 04, 2011 - To help you make the right data archiving decision, we've collected our top tips, tutorial and podcasts on long-term data archiving. Whether you are choosing data archiving software, considering cloud archiving, or are a small business, we have the answers for you here.


E-Guide: Archiving Storage vs. Data Backup Storage: The dos and don’ts of using backups and data archives by  SGI

May 04, 2011 - In this FAQ, W. Curtis Preston, independent data backup and recovery expert, offers answers to common archive and backup questions.


E-Guide: Are 'strong authentication' methods strong enough for compliance? by  SearchSecurity.com

September 26, 2011 - Although strong authentication methods have gained some momentum in the past years, they haven’t become completely widespread enough to replace passwords. This expert E-Guide discusses why this is the case. Uncover the challenges and benefits of strong authentication implementation and if these methods are strong enough for compliance.


E-Guide: Assessment Success: PCI DSS Standards and Secure Data Storage by  IBM

March 22, 2011 - In this e-guide, our expert will share some tactical advice to help organizations simplify the assessment process by streamlining their data storage practices and reducing PCI DSS assessment scope. Continue reading this e-guide to learn more about how to simplify the assessment process of PCI DSS standards and secure data storage.


E-Guide: Backing Up VMs: Avoiding the Top 5 Mistakes Made by  Dell, Inc. and Intel®

February 24, 2012 - This SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide can help by outlining the 5 most common mistakes made when backing up VMs and how to prevent them.


E-Guide: Backing up Your Virtual Server by  Symantec Corporation

December 06, 2010 - Backing up virtual machines is tougher than you think; and the fact of the matter is it’s not a straightforward process! This guide will walk you through how to determine which method is best for your storage requirement.


E-Guide: Backup Reporting Software Keeps Backups 'Honest' by  HP

December 01, 2011 - Backups aren't always perfect, and it's not always easy to tell when they're not working correctly. Fortunately there's backup reporting software to keep things in check. Check out this expert E-Guide to learn the benefits and different types of backup reporting software available today.


E-Guide: Backups and archives: What’s the scoop? by  IBM

September 22, 2011 - This expert e-guide explores the differences between a backup and an archive. Also discover five of the most common IBM Tivoli Storage Manger backup errors and how to prevent them.


E-Guide: Balancing compliance with information security threat assessment by  SearchSecurity.com

November 21, 2011 - Implementing the rules and regulations of a specific industry can be difficult, making it hard for companies to accomplish the task at hand: being successful. In this expert E-Guide, you will learn that the hassle of compliance is worth it in the long run for your company and can be worked into your everyday culture.


E-Guide: Basic Techniques to Prevent Identity Theft and Cybercrime by  ArcSight, an HP Company

December 10, 2010 - When it comes to cybercrime, identity theft techniques often vary from the technical -- computer forensics -- to the old-school -- calling victims to gather personal information. In this guide, our expert covers basic techniques to prevent identity theft.


E-Guide: Benchmarking Core Switches: Modeling Techniques for Switch Testing by  NETGEAR Inc.

March 07, 2011 - Bottlenecks can lurk inside a high-speed 10 GbE core switch and cause its actual performance to clock in below theoretical maximum. The solution is benchmark any of these high-end devices before purchase. This e-guide discusses why using model traffic modeling to benchmark core switches is your best choice and how it can cut major costs.


E-Guide: Benefits and Drawbacks of Mainframe Technical Support Methods for the Web by  CA Technologies.

December 01, 2010 - This expert e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com explains various methods for solving technical support issues for the Web. Discover the advantages and drawbacks to each approach. And learn about serializing on the mainframe with compare-and-swap instruction.


E-Guide: Best Bets for Backup: How to Choose a Dedupe Method by  EMC Corporation

September 22, 2011 - This expert e-guide discusses what you need to know to choose the right deduplication technology for your backup and recovery needs by outlining 5 different types of dedupe.


E-Guide: Best bets for backup: How to optimize your storage by  EMC Corporation

September 22, 2011 - Check out this expert e-guide to learn backup best practices, when it makes sense to make a major upgrade, and how to figure out what may be slowing down your backup systems and how to fix it.


E-Guide: Best Bets for Backup: How to Optimize Your Storage and Choose a Dedupe Method by  EMC Corporation

September 13, 2011 - Check out this expert E-Guide to learn backup best practices, when it makes sense to make a major upgrade,and how to figure out what may be slowing down your backup systems and fixing it. Also learn tips for choosing the best dedupe technology for your company.


E-Guide: Best practices and considerations to ensure help desk management success by  SysAid Technologies

April 20, 2011 - This e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com explains why it is essential analyze the performance of your service desk to ensure optimal results. Gain expert insight into how to improve IT help desk services with vendor support. And find out how to help staff be more productive by providing them with extra support.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Approaching a Private Cloud by  Dell and VMware

May 31, 2013 - Download this private cloud e-guide as experts answer the major private cloud questions and discuss virtualization, automation and the five essential characteristics that lead to private cloud success.


E-Guide: Best Practices for BI Software Purchases in Manufacturing by  Dell, Inc.

July 19, 2012 - There is great potential for manufacturers to get ahead of the competition by leveraging business analytics or "BI". However, there are several considerations that manufacturers need to keep in mind in order to achieve a successful BI implementation. Read this expert e-guide to learn best practices for addressing these key considerations.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Building a Cost-effective Oracle Database on SANs by  Dell, Inc.

May 11, 2011 - This SearchStorage.com E-Guide outlines best practices for building a cost-effective database infrastructure on SANs and how to ensure uptime in these Oracle, SAN environments. Read on to learn what it takes to deploy a scalable, efficient and cost-controlled database infrastructure.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Data Center Design and Maintenance by  Dell, Inc. and Intel®

June 25, 2009 - In this expert E-Guide, brought to you by SearchDataCenter.com and Dell, you will gain insight into best practices for data center design and maintenance in today's down economy.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Data Protection and Recovery in Virtual Environments by  EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

July 16, 2010 - Data backup is a top priority at most organizations, but data protection in virtual environments can be especially complicated. In this expert eguide from SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.uk, get tips for doing just that. Find out how you can enhance your data protection strategy without compromising your virtual infrastructure.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Developing Secure Applications by  IBM

November 10, 2010 - This expert e-guide brought to you by SearchSecurity.com, explains the importance of integrating application security throughout the entire software development lifecycle and provides 4 tips that must be kept in mind on the application security forefront. Read on to uncover these tips and review an assessment of Web application security.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Installing Windows 8 on Your Laptop by  Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

November 13, 2012 - This e-guide takes a first look at Windows 8 features and discusses best practice for installing this OS upgrade. Discover how to streamline deployment for your laptops and review the security and user interface enhancements of this latest Microsoft OS.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Managing Storage Efficiency by  Pillar Data Systems

March 10, 2011 - While server virtualization provides your customers with increased flexibility to respond to business needs, it also introduces some problems, especially in the storage arena. This guide is a quick and informative read that will explore new options of helping customers manage their unified and virtual servers projects.


E-Guide: Best practices for managing the data warehouse to support Big Data by  SAP America, Inc.

October 11, 2011 - This e-guide focuses on how to develop a foundation, including a discussion of when to update older technologies or modify a current data warehouse architecture to match today's new requirements.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Managing Virtual Machines by  Dell Compellent

June 22, 2011 - There are many things to consider when designing storage to support a virtual desktop infrastructure environment. While budgets may limit some of your options, there are a number of creative solutions available that can help you get the performance your virtual desktops will require. Read this guide to learn more.


E-Guide: Best practices for optimizing BPM Value by  SAP AG

August 10, 2011 - In this e-guide readers will learn tips and best practices to take business process management (BPM) further than its traditional use and optimize its value within their organization.


E-Guide: Best practices for pen testing Web applications by  SearchSecurity.com

October 24, 2011 - This expert E-Guide examines what a Web application test is and best practices to getting the most out of them. Uncover guidelines to ensure your pen test is a success and key recommendations on how you can avoid common pitfalls.


E-guide: Best practices for reusing data backup tapes by  Iron Mountain

August 23, 2012 - Access this FAQ Guide, full of answers from W. Curtis Preston, to find out what vendors really mean when they quote a tape age, to learn about how to decide when a tape is ready to be discarded and for the scoop on what jargon means in practical terms.


E-Guide: Best practices for SAP in-memory analytics applications by  SAP America, Inc.

October 13, 2011 - This e-guide gives insight to SAP's application launch plans for the year.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Securing Your Network by  Dell, Inc.

May 26, 2011 - This expert e-guide explains how to effectively secure your network with a practical defense-in-depth approach to security. You’ll also find the critical elements all organizations must review as they consider SaaS products.


E-Guide: Best practices for selecting high quality hardware for mission-critical applications by  Cisco Systems, Inc.

June 21, 2011 - This expert e-guide from SearchSAP.com explores the specific requirements that must be met to maintain high usability and uptime within mission-critical environment such as SAP. Readers will gain access to tips and best practices for selecting server hardware that supports even the most demanding and critical business applications.


E-Guide: Best practices for testing desktop virtualization by  Intel

June 30, 2011 - Selling desktop virtualization to traditional desktop admins is no easy feat, but there are ways to make a case for desktop virtualization if you break it down into each technology. In this expert e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com, learn how to simplify the explanation of desktop virtualization benefits to admins and more.


E-Guide: Best Practices for the Hybrid Cloud by  Dell and VMware

May 31, 2013 - This cloud e-guide discusses the top six things to consider when weighing a private vs. hybrid cloud model for your organization and reviews five best practices for effectively managing hybrid environments.


E-Guide: Best Practices for the wireless branch office network by  Aerohive Networks

January 05, 2012 - Access this expert E-Guide to learn what networking vendors are doing to address the challenges of adding Wi-Fi in branch office networks, as well as what you should look for in wireless branch office networks to ensure success.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Using Server Virtualization in Your Storage Environment by  BlueArc Corp.

November 22, 2010 - Server virtualization is becoming increasingly relevant as businesses recognize the need to consolidate their storage infrastructures for cost reduction and environmental responsibility. Storage managers need to balance the benefits of virtualization against the complexity it brings, download this e-guide to learn more!


E-Guide: Best Practices for Using SSD Technologies by  Dell, Inc.

December 13, 2013 - This e-guide examines the types of workloads SSD is best suited for and classifies these systems into two basic categories: enterprise and client. Discover the key features of disk drive, PCIe, and SSD-specific form factors and learn about the five biggest implementation mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Using SSD Technologies by  Dell, Inc.

October 31, 2013 - This e-guide examines the types of workloads SSD is best suited for and classifies these systems into two basic categories: enterprise and client. Discover the key features of disk drive, PCIe, and SSD-specific form factors and learn about the five biggest implementation mistakes and what you can do to avoid them.


E-Guide: Best Practices for Virtualizing Mission-Critical Applications by  VMware and Intel

December 14, 2010 - In this expert e-guide from SearchServerVirtualization.com learn how virtualizing applications like SQL Server and Exchange can reduce data center space and power usage, improve disaster recovery and increase deployment flexibility. Plus get best practices and considerations for each specific application.


E-Guide: Best practices to achieve optimal memory allocation and remote desktop user experience by  Dell, Inc.

November 16, 2011 - In this expert e-guide from SearchWindowsServer.com, learn best practices for Dynamic Memory allocation with Hyper-V R2 SP1. Plus, discover RemoteFX enhancements for RDP which delivers the "perfect" Windows 7 virtual desktop experience.


E-Guide: Best Practices to Avoiding Tape Backup Problems by  Iron Mountain

May 26, 2011 - This guide will explore tape backup opportunities and how to prevent tape backup disasters. Download to learn why tape is still a big part of backup operations and how, as a tape user, you can go about preventing future tape issues.


E-Guide: Best Practices to ensure secure mobile communication by  SearchSecurity.com

February 01, 2012 - Learn more about the importance of mobile security and how you can ensure secure mobile communications in your enterprise.


E-guide: Best Practices to Get Started with Desktop Virtualization by  Dell, Inc. and Intel®

June 06, 2013 - This expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com examines the 4 most common desktop virtualization use cases and details what you can expect from each case so that you have a better idea of what direction your project should go in.


E-Guide: Best Practices to Maximize SQL Server Performance by  Dell, Inc. and Intel®

May 01, 2012 - Read this expert e-guide to find four tips for boosting SQL Server scalability as well as guidance on determining if solid state disk (SSD) storage is worth the cost for your SQL Server environment.


E-Guide: Best practices: Effective Data Protection by  IBM

March 29, 2011 - This e-guide will walk you through data protection strategy and how to protect your business critical assets. Continue reading to learn best practices for effective data protection.


E-Guide: BI Management Best Practices by  Dell and Microsoft

June 27, 2012 - Today’s business users demand faster access to real-time business intelligence (BI) data. Access this expert e-guide for advice on how to make BI systems faster, more responsive, and more effective, and discover how your peers have derived maximum value from growing data volumes and the challenges they experienced along the way.


E-Guide: BI Technologies in SQL Server 2012 by  Dell and Microsoft

June 15, 2012 - Are the new big data analytics and business intelligence (BI) features in SQL Server 2012 worth the cost of an upgrade for your organization? Is SQL Server's native backup compression or a third-party product best suited to your data warehousing needs? Read this e-guide to find expert advice on both of these questions.


E-Guide: Big Data BI and analytics: Tips and best practices for managing big-data by  SAP America, Inc.

October 13, 2011 - In this e-guide you'll discover the emerging BI and analytics best practices for big data environments.


E-Guide: BPM Success: Expert Tips and Best Practices by  PointSource

May 10, 2012 - Read this expert e-guide to find out why business process management (BPM) is growing in importance with big and small organizations. Also find tips from Gartner experts as to how to lever BPM best practices to gain and competitive edge.


E-Guide: Bringing Value to Application Monitoring Through SIM by  SearchSecurity.com

December 05, 2012 - This expert e-guide describes the value that security information and management systems (SIMs) can bring to both application monitoring and real-time security. See how you can get the most out of SIM by reading on now.


E-Guide: Build a Hybrid Storage Cloud by  Hitachi Data Systems

April 30, 2013 - This expert E-Guide explores the choices that must be considered when combining public and on-premise cloud storage and provides insight into the available products and services to help you make those decisions.


E-Guide: Building a better data backup plan: This year’s hottest backup trends by  Zenith Infotech

March 16, 2011 - To help you build the best backup plan for the new year, read this special report by featured writer Carol Sliwa on the hottest backup trends. Learn about what's new in backup software, backup hardware and backup outsourcing.


E-Guide: Building a Converged Network, Architecture to Consolidate Ethernet, FC by  Dell, Inc.

November 15, 2013 - In this expert e-guide, from SearchStorage.com, Demartek president Dennis Martin explains how to use data center bridging and converged network adapters to build a converged network architecture. Read on now to learn more.


E-Guide: Building a Next-Generation Data Center Network by  Arista Networks

April 19, 2011 - This e-guide discusses the issues virtualization introduces into a network architecture and best practices to tackle these potential roadblocks. Uncover key steps you can take to successfully build a next-generation data center network.


E-Guide: Building a Security Toolkit to Protect Against the Latest Web 2.0 Threats by  SearchSecurity.com

July 13, 2011 - This expert e-guide provides an in-depth overview of the latest Web 2.0 security threats and offers technical advice on how to defend against them.


E-Guide: Building a Strong Case for Deduplication by  Quantum Corporation

July 27, 2010 - Read this e-guide for tips on implementing data deduplication, one of the hottest technologies in data backup and primary storage. Learn all about the advantages and disadvantages of data deduplication as well as the key dos and don’ts of implementing this technology.


E-Guide: Building a Successful SOA Strategy by  Oracle Corporation

October 20, 2010 - This e-guide discusses an architecture-driven SOA paradigm, and what's been holding back adoption of this type of approach. It also looks at the cultural, organizational and operational impact of an architecture-driven SOA, and why the SOA architect needs to step up and lead.


E-Guide: Building an Effective BI Strategy by  Dell and Microsoft

June 28, 2012 - This e-guide discusses how to effectively take advantage of business intelligence (BI) technologies in your organization by utilizing essential tactics. Discover the benefits of data warehousing appliance technologies and how to select the best one for your needs.


E-Guide: Building Blocks of a Private Cloud Infrastructure by  Dell, Inc.

November 20, 2012 - Access this expert e-guide to discover how your organization can best prepare its data center for your private cloud so that you can enjoy all of the benefits of cloud computing without sacrificing security and control of your data.


E-Guide: Building on SANs: Getting the most from virtualized storage by  Dell Compellent

October 14, 2011 - How can you be sure that you are making the most of your virtualized system? Not only should your network be organized and easy to navigate, but it should work for you in terms of lowered costs and increased productivity. In this e-guide, learn about SAN technologies and how they can be utilized to the outmost extent in the health care setting.


E-Guide: Building Risk Resilience in the Threat Landscape by  CA Technologies.

December 07, 2012 - This expert e-guide explores how next-generation firewalls (NGFW) can overcome the limitations of traditional firewall solutions. Read on to discover key features, functions, and benefits that NGFWs can offer your organization. Also inside, find key tips for building risk resilience.


E-Guide: Building Simple, Scalable and Robust Storage Infrastructures by  Pillar Data Systems

March 10, 2011 - As a service provider, your biggest responsibility is to educate your customers on how to purchase the “right” model to get the job done. This guide touches upon SANs, data collaboration, DR, online backup, and so much more.


E-Guide: Business intelligence management: Strategic advice for CIOs by  SAP America, Inc.

November 04, 2011 - For organizations with stores upon stores of untouched data, there’s one essential tool: Business intelligence. Unfortunately, inconsistent or irrelevant data can turn BI in the wrong direction. This e-guide outlines essential components for a foolproof BI management strategy.


E-Guide: Business intelligence: Paving the way for innovation by  SAP America, Inc.

November 02, 2011 - Business intelligence and predictive analytics have the potential to revolutionize the way CIOs make decisions and align IT with business goals. By collecting valuable data, CIOs can promote innovative change. Inside this exclusive e-guide, learn how New York City Housing Authority’s CIO used BI and predictive analytics to do just that.


E-Guide: Capitalize on the Benefits of Cloud Virtualization: A CIO's Guide by  Dell and VMware

June 17, 2013 - Download this CIO's e-guide to uncover expert insights on leveraging mobility and standardization for reaching full cloud virtualization potential. In addition, review strategies from your peers on what it means to "go green" with energy efficiency.


E-Guide: Changing Data Backup Software Applications: Tips, Types & Recommendations by  EMC Corporation

September 29, 2011 - In this expert e-guide, storage guru Brien Posey will offer insight into the critical considerations one must take before making the switch to a new backup product. Learn about the different types of backups, what you need to think about during the switch, and which backup type is best for your organization’s needs.


E-Guide: Chapter 1: Quick Tutorial For Evaluating Backup Products by  Quantum Corporation

February 09, 2010 - This chapter from this SearchDataBackup.com best practices backup guide walks you through the process of evaluating and purchasing backup products. This backup product buying guide lists the criteria involved in selecting backup products for each backup product category and offers product specifications that will help you compare products.


E-Guide: Chapter 2: Enterprise-Class Disk Array Purchase Considerations by  Quantum Corporation

February 09, 2010 - This chapter from the SearchDataBackup.com Backup best practices guide explores the key backup technologies in today’s storage environment. This article identifies specific points of interest for disk backup. Download this chapter to learn all about disk storage as well as specific considerations of enterprise-class disk arrays to keep in mind.


E-Guide: Chapter 3: Enterprise-Class Tape Library Purchase Considerations by  Quantum Corporation

February 09, 2010 - Now that you've reviewed the essential issues involved in any backup acquisition, this guide focuses on the specific considerations of enterprise-class tape libraries. You'll also find a series of specifications to help make on-the-spot product comparisons between vendors like Quantum Corp., Hewlett-Packard Corp., IBM, SpectraLogic Corp., and more.


E-Guide: Choosing a Data Archiving Strategy: Disk, Tape or Both? by  Symantec Corporation

September 16, 2011 - Today’s organizations typically have three data archiving strategies they can choose from: disk archiving, tape archiving or a combination of both. This SearchDataBackup.com E-Guide offers insight into the advantages and disadvantages of each method, how to choose the best approach, and  the best and worst practices of data archives.


E-Guide: Choosing an edge switch: What to consider before you invest by  NETGEAR Inc.

March 08, 2011 - While edge switches may not be as powerful or expensive as 10GbE core switches, it is just as important to evaluate these products before investing. This e-guide details your options to help make your decision easier and discusses top considerations before you make an investment.


E-Guide: Choosing enterprise wireless LAN equipment by  NETGEAR Inc.

March 09, 2011 - 802.11N has solidified and a new product generation has emerged, the time is right for enterprises to pursue broader WLAN deployment. Purchases should be driven by technical requirements that map business needs onto product capabilities. To help you complete that step, we have compiled a list of common enterprise WLAN requirements.


E-guide: Choosing Performance Management Tools by  SearchDataCenter.com

June 27, 2013 - This chapter evaluates server performance monitoring tools for IT pros who are considering investing in new products to help record, analyze and ultimately improve performance in their data center and/or private cloud.


E-Guide: Choosing the Right Storage Virtualization Approach for Your Data Center by  EMC Isilon

August 25, 2011 - This SearchVirtualStorage.com E-Guide was created with this in mind as it outlines different approaches to storage virtualization and suggestions on how to choose the right method for your organization. It also outlines four file virtualization strategies to help you manage unstructured data. Read on to learn more.


E-Guide: CIOs weigh in on virtualization and big data by  Dell, Inc.

November 30, 2011 - CIOs are buzzing about virtualization technologies and tools for big data analysis due to benefits in areas such as productivity, business agility and customer service. Inside this exclusive e-guide, learn how your company can take advantage of both virtualization and big data analysis for a clear competitive advantage.


E-Guide: CIO’s Guide to ERP Trends by  Ramco Systems

March 01, 2011 - This e-guide discusses two tier ERP models, ERP implementation and the benefits ERP can provide for an organization.


E-Guide: Clearing Up the Confusion to Prepare for APTs by  SecureWorks

December 05, 2012 - Consult this expert e-guide today to learn about the critical risks that cyberwar and advanced persistent threats (APTs) pose to your organization. Discover essential strategies for mitigating these risks by reading on now.


E-Guide: Climbing the Uphill Battle of Exponential Data Growth by  Symantec Corporation

December 06, 2010 - This guide provides a simple yet reliable approach to securing data for the long term though the efficient optimization of IT resources and a set of straightforward best practices for data protection. Learn archiving best practices, how to choose a data archiving tool, and how to put together the best data archiving strategy for your business.


E-Guide: Cloud 101- Top Trends, Resources, and Benefits by  KineticD

April 06, 2011 - This e-guide will walk through the current VAR cloud computing business trends, how to weigh the risks and benefits to determine the need for it in your storage portfolio, and the top 10 cloud computing market resources.


E-Guide: Cloud 101: The Right Strategy for CIOs by  Dell, Inc.

June 17, 2013 - This e-guide offers expert insights on the basics of cloud computing addressing what to do with the cloud and when. Learn more about the distinguishing features of the 3 cloud models with a special focus on hybrid cloud management myths and integration challenges.


E-Guide: Cloud 101: The Right Strategy for CIOs by  Dell, Inc. and Intel®

June 17, 2013 - This expert eGuide takes a hard look at cloud computing from the standpoint of CIOs, first by defining the CIO's place in the transition process, and then by identifying key features a CIO must consider before contracting a cloud service provider.


E-Guide: Cloud 101: The Right Strategy for CIOs by  Dell, Inc. and Intel®

February 19, 2014 - This expert guide covers developing the right cloud strategy and goes into detail about the distinguishing features between the public, private and hybrid cloud.


E-Guide: Cloud Backup Solutions by  Idera

February 06, 2014 - This expert e-guide takes a look at the different cloud backup options for your customers. Read on to learn the adoption motivators and triggers behind your customer's need for cloud backup, and find out what solutions align perfectly with their organization.


E-guide: Cloud Backup vs. On-Site Backup by  HP and Intel

September 13, 2011 - This expert e-guide explores the factors you need to consider when trying deciding if cloud backup is right for your organization, including budget, daily backup capacity, infrastructure, and more.


E-Guide: Cloud Computing Brings New Options to Virtual Desktops by  Dell and VMware

June 17, 2013 - This expert guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com investigates different methods of supporting virtual desktops through cloud computing.


e-Guide: Cloud computing myths and tips by  SearchDataCenter.com

April 10, 2012 - Read this e-guide to gain insights on the building blocks of the private cloud and how the cloud works with virtualisation. Also, uncover the truth about four common cloud computing myths.


E-Guide: Cloud computing security - Infrastructure issues by  SearchSecurity.com

May 26, 2011 - While cloud computing provides a number of compelling benefits, it's highly distributed. Understanding how cloud computing providers build services and manage data is critical as it can mean the difference between real cost savings and false economy.


E-Guide: Cloud computing: Where, when and how to start by  Dell, Inc. and Intel®

July 11, 2012 - This expert e-guide outlines the requirements of any cloud computing network and details the differences between networking for public, private and hybrid clouds. Read on to discover why cloud computing networks are straying from the typical three-layer switching topology, the role of storage in cloud networks and so much more.


E-Guide: Cloud Gateways for Primary Storage: Benefits and challenges by  Fujitsu America, Inc.

June 30, 2011 - Using the cloud for storing primary data is different from using the cloud for backup or even archiving. This E-Guide walks you through the benefits and challenges of using cloud for primary storage. Read on to learn what your clients should know about cloud in terms of storage before implementing.


E-Guide: Cloud ROI Tips for Finding the Bottom Line by  F5 Networks

September 12, 2011 - Storage experts know it can be difficult to accurately determine cloud ROI. With pay-as-you-grow formulas driving many cloud storage strategies, it can be a challenge to determine which metrics are most reliable. This e-guide examines steps storage managers can follow to accurately calculate their ROI.


E-Guide: Cloud Strategies Evolving by  Dell, Inc.

June 17, 2013 - This E-Guide examines new cloud applications beyond backup and analyzes the usage of public, private, and hybrid models.

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