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IT Briefcase Analyst Blog

Exclusive Webcast: 8 Great Mysteries of Cloud Computing

8 Great Mysteries Cloud
Listen to this exclusive webcast as we reveal eight unsolved mysteries that are accompanying the great cloud computing migration.
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Podcast: Humanizing BPM with Clay Richardson, Forrester Research

Clay Richardson
In this brief podcast, Clay Richardson, Principle Analyst at Forrester Research, discusses the future of BPM and emphasizes the value of the user experience, referring to business processes today as existing within the “Age of the Customer”.

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Protecting Your Data at Each Step of the Networking Path

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by Bill Manning, APC by Schneider Electric
As the amount of business critical data grows, the importance of data availability surges – businesses simply cannot afford to lose precious data due to instances of downtime.
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The Four Phases of Cloud Optimization

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with Joe Kinsella, CloudHealth
Several years ago, I joined a company in the middle of a frantic architectural transition that prioritized speed over cost. During my first few months, I watched our Amazon Web Services bill creep from $100K per month to over $350K. Read More >>>


Featured Video

Opening Keynote at 14th Cloud Expo | Steven Martin, General Manager of Window Azure, Microsoft

Microsoft Azure is open and flexible, enables rapid development and is enterprise proven. Come find out why more than 57% of Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft Azure to accelerate their time-to-market, open up new business opportunities and save them money.

In his Opening Keynote at 14th Cloud Expo, Steven Martin, General Manager of Window Azure, Microsoft, discusses how to extend your on-premises storage, move virtual machines to the cloud, build mobile/web applications, or and harness the power of Big Data.


Featured Webinars & Videos

Transform your IT department into a self-service cloud application provider with IBM Cloud Orchestrator

According to a Forrester survey of Fortune 1000 IT leaders, 83% do not think they deliver cloud services fast enough. The problem lies within finding the right balance between system optimization and innovation.

Simplifying Cloud Enabled Enterprise Environments

Join us for this webcast and learn how Ubuntu's orchestration and deployment tools work on all clouds to drive simplicity and quick return on investment.

Charting Your Analytical Future- BI Reporting and Dashboard Webinar

Everyone needs BI reports and dashboards, but not everyone wants the same information. Learn how incorporating other analytical capabilities can increase the value of your reports and dashboards.

State of the Art Availability: IBM X6

Join us to hear Dan Olds, Founder of Gabriel Consulting discuss how new technology from IBM System x, featuring Intel Xeon processors push availability to new heights providing business with the system reliability they need for their mission critical workloads.

Top Five Considerations: Ensure Business Continuity for Your Website

How do you ensure your website stays secure? What are the best methods for preventing DDoS, DNS, and application layer attacks? And more importantly, what security method will work best for your organization?


Featured White Papers

White Paper: NSA revelations shake faith in U.S. tech firms as Harris Poll Shows public conflicted

The poll found that two-thirds of adult Americans who said they are at least somewhat familiar with the NSA revelations believe such companies have violated the trust of users “by working with the government to secretly monitor communications of private citizens.”

State of the Art of Single System Availability Report

Almost every enterprise has a set of systems running workloads that need to be highly available (such as CRM or ERP). If these types of applications fail for a significant amount of time, an organization might find itself making the evening news.


Download this white paper and learn 7 defensive measures to protect your data.

How to use Virtualization to Create a Simple and Highly Reliable Disaster Recovery Plan

Disaster Recovery isn’t just a buzzword, it’s the difference between surviving a data breach, data loss, or catastrophic event like a hurricane; or ending up as one added statistic to the list of organizations that closed their doors after something goes wrong. Yet, according to a recent study, most...

Thunder ADC: 10 Reasons to Select A10

The A10 Thunder™ ADC product line of high-performance, next-generation application delivery controllers enables customers’ applications to be highly available, accelerated and secure.