Veeam has staked a claim that the company’s purpose-built virtual machine data protection solution, Veeam Backup & Replication, is powerful, easy-to-use and affordable. This ESG Lab report documents hands-on testing of the Veeam solution and examines today’s IT challenges – including exploding data volumes, shrinking backup windows, and more stringent recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPOs and RTOs) – and the need for data protection methodologies designed for the physical infrastructure paradigm.
Mergers, acquisitions, and cross-platform migration initiatives can result in organizations needing to support both the Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange email platforms. For organizations that need to support user interoperability between the two diverse mail systems, there are certain common factors that will determine their level of success. This document explains how to maintain interoperability between users on either system by ensuring the high-fidelity interchange of directory information, email, calendar entries, calendar free/busy availability, and email-enabled applications.
Published By: F-Secure
Published Date: May 05, 2014
It is more than likely that employees are engaging in BYOD, whether they’re taking weekend work calls on their own smartphone, opening work documents sent to personal emails on their home laptop or accessing webmail on a personal tablet. In businesses where BYOD isn’t openly discussed, actively encouraged or outright banned, there is simply no good way of knowing for sure the actual or potential impact this phenomenon could have on your SMB.
Veeam® Cloud Connect is an easy, efficient way for your customers to get backups offsite. More specifically, Veeam Cloud Connect helps customers avoid catastrophic data loss by keeping their backups in a service-provider infrastructure provided by you! This document explains how your customers will reap immediate benefit from using Veeam Cloud Connect and how you will increase sales opportunities and revenue by selling it.
Published By: Cloudian
Published Date: Jul 13, 2015
With the massive growth of data from the Internet of Things (IOT) to collaboration to compliance, users are demanding low-cost, flexible, easy to scale, and simple to manage data center storage solutions. Software-defined object storage delivers on these demands by capitalizing on industry standard x86 infrastructure and storage technologies to deploy more economic and manageable storage solutions compared to legacy storage architectures.
Cloudian HyperStore is an example of the new breed of software-designed storage. Cloudian HyperStore allows companies to build their own public or private cloud storage infrastructure including enterprise IT organizations, cloud service providers, or cloud hosting providers. This document gathers the essential information about a scale-out storage reference architecture and a real-world example from the Cloudian support organization that uses the Cloudian HyperStore® appliances that are powered by Lenovo hardware.
Published By: Kofax, INC
Published Date: Aug 11, 2011
Kofax VRS Elite automatically applies the proper scan settings and literally cleans scanned images, which improves the accuracy of optical character recognition (OCR) and handwriting recognition (ICR) software, reduces file sizes and minimizes document preparation tasks and manual activities that cost your organization time and money.
Published By: Kofax, INC
Published Date: Aug 11, 2011
Kofax Express 2.5; A state of the art, all in one application for batch scanning that makes it easy for small and medium sized organizations to archive documents. Kofax Express makes it easy for anyone to scan, organize and store documents, at speeds that make short work of batches big and small. Easy enough for beginners, powerful enough for pros; let Kofax show you the new Express route to document scanning.
With the recent exhaustion of the IPv4 address space, many organizations are interested in learning more about the migration to IPv6. This document examines the major benefits of IPv6 and the rate of adoption of IPv6 around the world. It also provides an overview of some of the major challenges organizations face with IPv6, and how Fortinet supports IPv6 today.
Being asked to "do more with less" has become standing operating procedure in business and government. Today, it is a generally accepted fact that finding innovative ways to reduce costs and extend the life of capital investments is an expectation. An area to explore in achieving these objectives is service/support/maintenance for servers, storage, routers and switches. While OEM maintenance is the default position for new equipment, there are significant aspects to consider for service beyond the expiration of initial agreements. This document provides an overview of critical aspects to take into account concerning OEM service and the value and benefits of third-party, multi-vendor service and support.
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Jun 17, 2011
This white paper discusses the key issues surrounding Web security and the need for
organizations of all sizes to implement robust Web security processes and technologies -
namely, a secure Web gateway. This document was sponsored by a leading provider of
Web security solutions, Webroot Software. Information on the company is provided at
the end of this white paper
At the end of each year, ESET Latin America's Lab prepares a document about trends in malware, cybercrime and other types of malicious computer attacks, based on what has been observed and analyzed throughout the current year. How will IT Security evolve? Learn more about these security predictions in this whitepaper.
Published By: Brother
Published Date: Feb 05, 2015
With all the new and exciting digital technologies on the market, it can be easy for IT departments to forget about more established elements of their infrastructure, such as printers, multifunction printers (MFPs), and document management systems.
From document imaging to email and fax integration, OCR data capture, workflow, and content publishing and distribution, Datahaven provides the means to enable a data-centric application to natively capture, process, store, and manage the entire spectrum of content and related metadata from within its already-familiar user interface.
Server virtualization is a key technology to lower costs and implement a flexible data center architecture. New servers are enabling more virtual machines per physical server and supporting virtualization of business-critical applications. The result is a requirement for higher I/O capacity that is driving adoption of 10Gb/s Ethernet (10GbE). This white paper will help optimize customer deployments of VMware vSphere 4.1 using Emulex OneConnect 10GbE adapters. Find more informational documents like this one to help you sell 10GbE at Emulex.com/10gbeNIC.
Organizations rely heavily on IT to run and grow the business, and investments must be made to maintain or gain a competitive advantage. But where are organizations placing their bets? According to ESG Research's 2010 IT Spending Survey, top investments will focus on server virtualization, data center consolidation, upgrading networks, and protecting and managing data. Now is the time to begin consolidating the data center network. Find more informational documents like this one to help you sell 10GbE at Emulex.com/10gbeNIC.
The MSP Playbook provides the guidance and resources required to fully establish a Managed Services practice. This process guide is designed to help both existing Managed Service Providers, as well as new organizations establishing Managed Services as a new business unit.
Designed to accelerate "time to market", this process document focuses both on business & technical components. Business sections include the development and pricing of service offerings, organizational structure, and sales & marketing. Technical sections include structuring and maintaining both a service desk (help desk) and a network operations center (NOC), along with detailed information on planning, implementation, and internal processes.
Consider the volume of business content that your organization generates or receives every day: applications, forms, reports, office documents, audio, video, and even social media about your company. If it is poorly managed, not digitized, or disconnected from critical business processes, it creates chaos. This chaos impacts your ability to deliver exceptional customer service; it slows down important processes, increases security risk, and negatively impacts revenue. Conversely, controlling content chaos can significantly improve your analytics strategy by gaining insight and business value from dark or unstructured data sources. In this eBook, learn how cognitive and cloud-based Enterprise Content Management, or ECM, can help you protect your content while gaining a competitive advantage from it as you grow.
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The headwinds facing traditional and online retailers in 2017 are numerous and well documented. Chief among the challenges: a sustained assault on established business models driven by changing consumer behavior and the competitive might of e-commerce giant Amazon. Large big-box players, such as Walmart and Target, are responding to the threat - and embracing the opportunity of e-commerce - by boosting online spending by hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars annually.
Yet even the largest and most well-resourced players can’t
simply spend their way to success. Competing with Amazon
and adjusting to the changing demands of consumers
means taking a hard look at the engines driving e-commerce
and digital marketing operations, scouring for missed
opportunities, and investing in the technologies that will
fuel the innovations of tomorrow.
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The headwinds facing traditional and online retailers in 2017 are numerous and well documented. Chief among the challenges: a sustained assault on established business models driven by changing consumer behavior and the competitive might of e-commerce giant Amazon. Large big-box players, such as Walmart and Target, are responding to the threat - and embracing the opportunity of e-commerce - by boosting online spending by hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars annually. Yet even the largest and most well-resourced players can’t simply spend their way to success. Competing with Amazon and adjusting to the changing demands of consumers means taking a hard look at the engines driving e-commerce and digital marketing operations, scouring for missed opportunities, and investing in the technologies that will fuel the innovations of tomorrow.
As a Staples Business Advantage® customer, exclusive content is just one of the perks you can access any time. In this white paper, you’ll uncover the benefits of managed print services (MPS), including how to reduce costs and ensure your documents don’t end up in the wrong hands.
MongoDB is an open-source, document database designed with both scalability and developer agility in mind. MongoDB bridges the gap between key-value stores, which are fast and scalable, and relational databases, which have rich functionality. Instead of storing data in rows and columns as one would with a relational database, MongoDB stores JSON documents with dynamic schemas.
Customers should consider three primary factors when evaluating databases: technological fit, cost, and topline implications. MongoDB's flexible and scalable data model, robust feature set, and high-performance, high-availability architecture make it suitable for a wide range of database use cases. Given that in many cases relational databases may also be a technological fit, it is helpful to consider the relative costs of each solution when evaluating which database to adopt.