Network Managers White Papers

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Research Summary: Network Management Megatrends 2012
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncover details of three of the top network management megatrends of 2012, the effect they can have on your network, and why network managers are re-assessing the tools, technologies, and practices they currently use.
Posted: 30 Aug 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

EMC Corporation

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: Datacenter Network Integration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a system that can be seamlessly integrated into your data center network infrastructure to provide a flexible, secure, high-performance solution for all application I/O. Discover how your organization can enjoy a rich network environment for all of your business-critical applications.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Is Your Network Ready for the Cloud?  Six Things You Must Consider
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: To lessen the impact the cloud will have on your network, be sure to read this checklist of key points and questions to consider prior to cloud adoption. Because preparation is vital to your success, this checklist can help you make your move to the cloud as seamless and easy as possible.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

A Business Guide to MPLS IP VPN Migration: Five Critical Factors
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover five critical factors for a successful migration to an MPLS IP VPN service in this whitepaper. Learn the evolving needs of today’s enterprise networks and uncover how an MPLS-based IP VPN can help you fulfill these wants and needs.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

Key Considerations for MPLS IP-VPN Success
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits of an MPLS-based private IP network and learn how it can not only help you simplify network management and reduce costs, but also prioritize application, create and improve disaster recovery, and much more!
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

Getting to the Root cause of Network and Application Issues
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a tablet-based approach for troubleshooting network and applications issues that helps you get to the root cause faster and more effectively than ever before.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 22 Mar 2012

Fluke Networks

User Experience Monitoring
sponsored by Visual Network Systems
WHITE PAPER: User experience monitoring is vital to your workplace. Learn about the issues that affect the user experience in today’s computing environment and how to monitor that experience, pre-empt problems, and decide what actions you need to take when the user experience is unacceptable.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Mar 2010

Visual Network Systems

Providing effective endpoint management at the lowest total cost
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Endpoint management technologies ensure that servers, workstations, laptops, mobile devices, and virtually any other network-connected device are kept up-to-date and correctly configured. Read on to investigate the total cost of ownership, or TCO, of an endpoint management investment.
Posted: 23 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

IBM

Extending Borderless Mobility to the Cloud Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how advanced technology architectures provide maximum flexibility and scalability, enabling the network to support changing business requirements and new services, while minimizing total cost of ownership.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 06 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Economics of Networking White Paper
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a next-generation network architecture that paves the way for true business innovation with architectural benefits that empower IT to say “yes” to new business opportunities and the ever-changing work environment.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 06 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Taking Control of IP Network Infrastructures
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the requirements of next-generation IP networks, the performance, availability, and scalability issues affecting existing networks and the benefits of Brocade IP Network Infrastructure Services.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

Brocade

Assuring Next Generation Backhaul Deployments with Performance Visibility
sponsored by Infovista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover the challenges Wireless SPs have in managing Carrier Ethernet-powered backhaul networks and how they can achieve operational excellence.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Infovista Corporation

Accelerate and Optimize Microsoft SharePoint
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses SharePoint 2007 along with the cloud-deployed version of SharePoint 2007, BPOS. In addition a look is taken at some of the deployment options, network impacts and optimization approaches.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

Consolidation without compromise
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the compelling benefits of consolidating networking services, and details why competing efforts pursued by F5 technology come up short for critical ADC consolidation projects.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Citrix

Pay-As-You-Grow: investment protection and elasticity for your network
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Citrix created NetScaler Pay-As-You-Grow —a simple licensing model that provides on-demand elasticity, avoids costly hardware purchases and upgrades, and ensures that IT managers can quickly respond to changing traffic conditions.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Citrix

Best practices for implementing 2048-bit SSL
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: To maintain application performance and availability, enterprises must upgrade their application delivery controller (ADC) and SSL infrastructure. Specifically, consideration should be given to selecting an ADC, like Citrix NetScaler.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Citrix

How to Save Time and Money Making Your Transition to IPv6
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses 9 strategies that can save your business time and money while transitioning to IPv6, by slowing the need for replacements and mitigating risks.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Debunking the Myth of the Single-Vendor Network
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key findings derived from research showing that most organizations should consider a dual-vendor or multi-vendor solution as a viable approach to building their network.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

DellEMC and Intel®

Intelligence at the Physical Layer: Smart Cabling - Better Security
sponsored by Siemon Company
WHITE PAPER: Any network manager will tell you the importance of a fully documented network. This documentation should include all workstations, IP addresses, router configurations, firewall parameters, etc. But this documentation may fall short at the physical layer.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

Siemon Company

Future-Proof Networking: Making Decisions That Last
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To succeed in tough economic times, a business must be able to make strategic plans for growth while running a lean operation. The following paper presents seven primary areas where businesses can maximize IT opportunities and describes how Cisco can help build a sustainable network infrastructure to help you realize your strategic vision.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 01 May 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Networking Best Practices for VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge Blade Servers
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an overview of the networking architecture for VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge blade servers. It provides best practices for deploying and configuring your network in the VMware environment.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Dell and VMware

Corporate networks: Business 2.0 and beyond
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The performance and security needs of corporate networks have evolved greatly in the last five years. This brochure provides a management overview of what's changed and why. But more importantly, it shows why flexibility, visibility, agility and affordability are now the key factors in network decision-making. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Oct 2009 | Published: 24 Jul 2009

SonicWALL

Deploying Operating System Images on Dell Business Client Systems using Microsoft® Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The Microsoft® Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 provides unified processes and tools for desktop and server OS deployment using a common deployment console and a collection of best practices. The toolkit provides a single mechanism for image creation and an automated installation process to reduce deployment time.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

A Smarter Approach to WAN Optimization
sponsored by Exinda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Network managers and administrators face the daunting task of effectively monitoring and managing network resources while meeting user expectations for network performance across the WAN. At the same time, they have to reduce operating costs and do more with less. Read on to learn how a unified performance management (UPM) solution can help.
Posted: 27 May 2009 | Published: 27 May 2009

Exinda Networks