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Four Essential Steps To Adopting It As A Service Business White Paper
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper guides organization on how to deliver the cloud experience on-premises. It focuses on helping companies achieve a public cloud-like experience on-premises: a pay-per-use, elastic IT consumption model. Access it here.
Posted: 09 Nov 2021 | Published: 09 Nov 2021

HPE and Intel®

Essential Operational Resilience
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Operational resilience is defined as ‘the ability of an organization to continue to serve its customers, deliver products and services, and protect its workforce in the face of adverse operational events by anticipating, preventing, recovering from and adapting to such events.’ View this white paper to learn 4 steps to operational resilience.
Posted: 08 Feb 2021 | Published: 28 Jan 2021

ServiceNow

THREE BUDGET CHALLENGES OF IT LEADERS
sponsored by Service Express
WHITE PAPER: Discover the three biggest budget challenges that IT leaders will inevitably come face-to-face with today – and learn how to counter them.
Posted: 08 Feb 2021 | Published: 24 Jan 2020

All resources sponsored by Service Express

5 Reasons to Make Virtual Support Agent Adoption a Priority
sponsored by Serviceaide
WHITE PAPER: Inside, find a list of five reasons to consider a virtual support agent, including improved service user experiences, increased automation opportunities, and more.
Posted: 03 May 2019 | Published: 03 May 2019

Serviceaide

5 Questions Every IT Department Should Be Able to Answer
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: What companies need are agile analytics tools that help users get insights, and help IT maximize its bandwidth and abilities to help reach business goals. Answer these 5 key questions to help IT pros and business users leverage data.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

Salesforce.com

Architecting the Composable Enterprise
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper dives into the world of composable IT, or the concept of modular, restructurable infrastructure. Access now to see how companies that leverage this mentality are keeping ahead of trends while remaining profitable, and what challenges they are facing.
Posted: 05 Nov 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2015

MuleSoft

Cost-Benefit Analysis: Comparing Key Players for Structured Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Can your organization implement Hadoop clusters without being crippled by IT costs? This resource considers two major players offering structured analytics. Access now to see each of their cost-benefit results and discover the best choice for your business.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

IBM

Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Outsourcing IT Projects to Managed Hosting or the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover 12 critical success factors when outsourcing IT to managed hosting or the cloud.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 07 Jun 2014

Rackspace

Automating Your IT Processes for Long Term Success
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out if automating certain IT operations can help lessen the burden on your IT staff while simultaneously improving the end user experience.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

Automic

Rethinking People Costs in Enterprise IT
sponsored by Rackspace Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to assess your IT people spend and position IT as a central driver of business growth.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Rackspace Technology

What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to gain actionable insights that can help you reduce security risks and boost compliance.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Resolve Performance Issues Within Your Citrix XenApp Environment
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an innovative application performance management technology that could be very valuable to IT professionals who frequently troubleshoot performance issues across a Citrix server, saving time and taking the guesswork out of the analysis.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Enterprise Information Security in Transition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper boils the reasons behind current issues in the information security field down into four major causes, and also lays out a list of specific, detailed changes that need to be made to the enterprise security model for these core issues to be resolved.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

The Evolution of Application Vulnerabilities, Spam Threats, and Incident Response
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report details the many breaches and security incidents that have plagued organizations in recent years; threats from past years that are currently showing signs of resurgence; and issues to be aware of in today's security landscape.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Strategic Server Refresh with IBM System x
sponsored by IBM and Intel.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates the value of keeping your servers up to date with refresh and upgrades.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

IBM and Intel.

Essential UXP Guide: MarketScope Helps Buyers Identify Top Priorities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following MarketScope white paper explores the current state of user experience platforms and what you need to know about the market when moving forward. Learn how to choose the right solution for your organization and gain access to a comprehensive comparison of many of the leading UXP vendors.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

IBM

Taming the Digital Dragon: The 2014 CIO Agenda
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Explore this Gartner report to learn how the CIO and IT management roles are changing to meet rising trends in IT and innovation. Learn what the "digital dragon" is, and how IT teams can leverage innovation and technology change to gain competitive advantage. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 27 Jun 2014

Gartner

How to overcome roadblocks to legacy software replacement: a guide for IT leaders
sponsored by MSM Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gathers together the views of IT leaders from a recent survey of IT leaders and identifies the most typical roadblocks encountered when attempting to modernize legacy systems – as well as how they address those challenges.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

MSM Software

Bridging the Business/IT Divide in B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report presents results from a survey of 360 line of business managers in regards to B2B integration, and also offers recommendations on narrowing the gap between business and IT to maximize returns from B2B integration initiatives.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

IBM

Business Benefits of a Shared Vision between CIOs and Line of Business Executives
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Get in-depth insights from a new global survey of executives by The Economist Intelligence Unit, which confirms significant change in how organizations like yours deliver and use IT services, and advocates a blended model of internal and third-party services.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

EMC Corporation

Transform IT: Transform the Enterprise
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: Discover the three IT imperatives for a CIO-led transformation, and learn how CIOs are adopting strategies to change IT.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

ServiceNow