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ForwardView: Four Areas of Security Vital to Business Health
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Identifying areas of vulnerability can be increasingly challenging for small to mid-size businesses, but there are four areas – privacy, compliance, risk management and overall security capabilities – where information security is vital to business and profitability.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 08 Nov 2008

IBM

HP Client Virtualization SMB Reference Architecture for Citrix VDI-in-a-Box
sponsored by Citrix and HP
WHITE PAPER: This document describes a reference architecture designed to help a channel reseller or customer construct a simple virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) configuration that can remove the guesswork from sizing and deploying VDI.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Aug 2013

Citrix and HP

Clearing the Clouds for Midmarket Businesses
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the essentials in cloud computing for midmarket businesses to help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of each model and explains how to evaluate workload, performance and security needs when devising a best-suited cloud strategy for your organization.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

EMC Corporation

Address the small and midsized storage challenge
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases an entry-level disk storage system designed with capabilities that offer efficiency and flexibility through built-in thin provisioning and non-disruptive migration of data from existing storage. Find out how this solution addresses block storage requirements of SMBs at an affordable price point.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2012

IBM

VMware and Dell Solutions for Small to Medium Business: Ensuring Rapid, Reliable and Affordable Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Affordable high availability and disaster recovery solutions are critical to the survival of all SMBs in the event of a disaster. Building on years of helping SMBs protect their information, VMware and Dell provide cost-effective and robust data protection, disaster recovery, and high availability solutions.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Dell and VMware

How to Get More for Your Storage Dollar: Cool Applications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you've heard of network-attached storage (NAS), you know that this technology can centralize data storage for high availability and security. But now NAS does much more, for about the same price. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Social Networking malware: The dangers facing SMBs
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore the rise of social networking, the types of malware targeting social platforms, how SMBs can protect themselves against today’s social threats, and more.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

GFI Software

Creating a Business Case for Virtualization in the SMB Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers a guide for presenting the relatively high costs of expanding physical environments and the savings components of virtualization.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 27 Jan 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

SMB Communications Study: Uncovering the hidden cost of communications barriers and latency
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: The follwing white paper outlines the findings of a study sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications and prepared by SIS International Research. It discusses and quantifies the hidden cost of communications barriers and latency that small and medium sized business.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

Siemens Enterprise Communications

Security considerations for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: SMEs are just as vulnerable to security breaches as any other enterprise, but often times they consider security only as an afterthought. View this paper to explore key security challenges for SMEs and the necessary tools and policies for effective protection.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

GFI Software