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IDC White Paper: Meeting Industry Needs for Software-Defined Storage

October 18, 2016 No Comments

IDC research indicates that over the next decade, there will be a growing use of server-rich storage architectures leveraging Software-Defined Storage software.

Ten ways to save money with IBM data protection

October 17, 2016 No Comments

This white paper describes 10 ways that IBM data protection solutions can help organizations save money while addressing mod- ern data protection challenges.

Problem Solving Current Electronic Product Development Challenges

October 13, 2016 No Comments

Consumer electronics market is larger and more competitive than ever, so the products that are developed must have eye catching style, the latest technology and a competitive price to be successful.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms

October 5, 2016 No Comments

Mobile apps are at the front line of the digital revolution, and MADPs are becoming the main driver accelerating digital transformation in businesses. By 2020, more than 75% of enterprises will have adopted at least one mobile app development platform to accelerate their digital business transformation strategy, up from approximately 33% in 2015.


October 5, 2016 No Comments

This white paper discusses emerging uses cases and methods used by vendors’s professional services and systems integrators to help enterprises navigate the challenges around digital transformation.

Ensuring Business Success by Selecting the Right Application Development Platform

October 3, 2016 No Comments

This SmartSelect paper discusses the development challenges companies face today and how a suitable application development platform combined with a DevOps approach to development can provide the flexibility that takes into account the needs of developers, IT, and the business.

Middleware for the Modern Age: Tools for Making Cloud and On-Premises Systems Work Together

October 3, 2016 No Comments

In this white paper, you’ll learn how tools for continuous development, patterns for scaling infrastructure, resources for managing APIs, and highly exible application servers can help meet your goals, as well as meet management and market demands.

ebook: How to Build Great Customer Journeys

September 20, 2016 No Comments

Every interaction with your company informs the quality of that journey. Do you want great customers?

Information Security and Data Privacy Practices

September 6, 2016 No Comments

This white paper discusses several information security and data privacy practices that will enable you to better protect your data. Topics discussed include infrastructure, data security, compliance, privacy, and more.

Social Login 101: Everything You Need to Know About Social Login and the Future of Customer Identity

September 6, 2016 No Comments

Social Login 101. Everything You Need to Know about the Future of Consumer Identity.

Balancing Personalization and Trust in the Age of the Customer

September 6, 2016 No Comments

Consumers have gotten a raw deal, pressed to provide valuable, personal information to companies while receving little or no benefit, often putting themselves at risk of fraudulent activity, or of receiving endless irrelevant spam.

Forrester Report – Market Overview: Customer Identity And Access Management (CIAM) Solutions

September 6, 2016 No Comments

This report provides an overview of the developing Customer Identity and Access Management market segment and recommendations for implementing a solution that will help you consistently deliver brand-building customer experiences.

Survey Guide: Businesses Should Begin Preparing for the Death of the Password

September 6, 2016 No Comments

To learn more about how the death of the password may well be underway and how your business should be preparing for the future of authentication, download the survey guide.

IBM FlashSystem V9000 and VMware Best Practices Guide

August 30, 2016 No Comments

This IBM® RedpaperTM publication describes best practices for deploying IBM FlashSystemTM V9000 enterprise storage system in a VMware vSphere environment. It includes guidelines and examples of the latest FlashSystem V9000 hardware and software, integrated with VMware version 6, to demonstrate the business benefits these solutions.

Wanlian Securities Case Study: Accelerating Financial Trading with Enterprise Flash Storage

August 30, 2016 No Comments

This informative whitepaper outlines how, by deploying IBM Power and FlashSystem technologies to support its critical trading systems, Wanlian Securities gained a high- performance platform that meets its ambitious recoverability requirements, keeps up with the breakneck speed of the Chinese markets and accommodates future business growth.

IBM POWER8® HPC System Accelerates Genomics Analysis with SMT8 Multithreading

August 29, 2016 No Comments

LSU and IBM are excited to report on these promising advances in this data and compute intensive scientific use case of Hadoop.

HPC and HPDA for the Cognitive Journey with OpenPOWER

August 29, 2016 No Comments

This report highlights the need for clients to evaluate systems based on performance of complete, data-driven workflows and show how adopting high-value offerings from the OpenPOWER Foundation featuring data-centric design can help lower costs and accelerate time-to-insight on your journey to becoming a Cognitive business.

ESG Lab Review: IBM Data Protection for Virtual Environments: Extending IBM Spectrum Protect Solutions to VMware and Hyper-V Environments

August 22, 2016 No Comments

This ESG Lab Review documents remote hands-on testing of IBM Spectrum Protect solutions for virtual environments.

ESG Lab Validation Report: IBM Spectrum Protect – Simplified Data Protection for the Modern Enterprise

August 22, 2016 No Comments

This ESG Lab Validation documents remote hands-on testing of IBM Spectrum Protect.

How Modern BPM Can Transform Your Business

August 18, 2016 No Comments

Business transformation isn’t about going digital; it’s about empowering people to work at their best in a digital world. Modern BPM is what makes that possible.

IDC Report: Achieving Flash Storage Nirvana

August 10, 2016 No Comments

This IDC Flash discusses Nimble Storage’s introduction of an all-flash array (AFA), the AF-Series, as an addition to the company’s already very successful CS-Series line of hybrid-flash arrays (HFAs), on February 23, 2016. This Flash discusses Nimble’s entry into the AFA space and updates IDC’s view of the company’s competitive position in the overall enterprise storage market, based on this announcement.

Whitepaper: Can Machine Learning Prevent Application Downtime?

August 10, 2016 No Comments

Business users expect immediate access to data, all the time and without interruption. But reality does not always meet expectations. IT leaders must constantly perform intricate forensic work to unravel the maze of issues that impact data delivery to applications. This performance gap between the data and the application creates a bottleneck that impacts productivity and ultimately damages a business’ ability to operate effectively. We term this the “app-data gap.”

eBook: Overcoming the Obstacles to the All Flash Data Center

August 10, 2016 No Comments

Achieving the all flash data center is like climbing a mountain: it takes planning, organization and hard work— but it doesn’t have to be painful. If you’re ready to set out for the summit, keep reading.

Video: Nimble Storage InfoSight Redefines IT Infrastructure Management

August 10, 2016 No Comments

Every four hours, InfoSight collects and analyzes more sensor data points from our customers’ arrays than there are stars in our galaxy. Predictive Analytics are then used to correlate vast amounts of information to find the needle in the haystack and solve your most complex issues. It’s like having an army of IT experts keeping your infrastructure running perfectly, 24×7, without you lifting a finger!

InfoSight Report: Can Machine Learning Prevent Application Downtime

August 10, 2016 No Comments

Nimble Labs report outlining the top causes of the app-data gap.

Mind the Gap Study – Oxford Economics

August 10, 2016 No Comments

“Mind the Gap” study reveals the impact of application performance delays on company performance and financial results.

What Makes a Great Business App?

August 9, 2016 No Comments

If your apps are not easy, they will take too long to build…never be adopted…never be up-to-date…And they will never reach their potential.

The Three Pillars of Effective Disaster Recovery

August 9, 2016 No Comments

Explore the three pillars that make up a strong and foundational disaster recovery solution: DRaaS, Managed Hosting, and the Network.

The App-Data Gap Infographic

August 9, 2016 No Comments

Developing an app is an exciting and innovative process. But what happens when mistakes aren’t caught in time, and the app’s already been released?

Radiologic Associates of Middletown Uses EZCall to Create Fair and Balanced Schedules and Optimize its Workforce

August 9, 2016 No Comments

Radiologists are now confident that call and assignments are fair and that radiology facilities and patients are well served with EZCall.



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