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  • Understanding Patterns of Expertise: Virtual Application Patterns
    Source: IBM
    White Paper: Enterprise IT departments strive to contribute to the competitiveness of the business organization, developing and deploying innovative applications that can help benefit the bottom line and drive top-line growth. This paper shows how IT organizations can use patterns of expertise provided by virtual application patterns to speed deployments, reduce the risk of error, and help simplify and automate tasks across the management and maintenance lifecycle.
  • Easily Deploy and Move Enterprise Apps in the Cloud
    Source: IBM
    White Paper: What if your organization could take advantage of emerging business opportunities by deploying new applications faster? With IBM PureApplication solutions, companies can build and use a cloud environment faster, easier and with less risk to better engage with their customers and partners.
  • Comparing IBM PureApplication System to Competing Solutions
    Source: IBM
    White Paper: 3 key attributes enable IBM PureApplication System to deliver a new and innovative approach to applications and computing: built-in expertise, integration by design and simplified experience. This paper reviews each of those attributes and shows how they differ from the competition.
  • Forrester Total Economic Impact of PureApplication Systems
    Source: IBM
    White Paper: IBM PureApplication System converges compute, storage, networking components, and software into a preconfigured and pretested system. This Forrester paper helps to better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with the IBM PureApplication System.
  • Businesses are ready for a new approach to IT
    Source: IBM
    White Paper: Today's businesses need simpler more efficient and flexible computing models. The IBM PureSystems family is comprised of platform systems and infrastructure systems that include built-in "patterns of expertise" to address complex business and operational tasks for smarter computing.
  • Gearing Up For 2015: 10 Tech Trends Impacting Healthcare
    Source: Perficient
    White Paper: Technology is a major player in the dynamic healthcare environment. Organizations are increasing their health IT budgets to adapt to the "new" industry. The right technology can enhance patient experience, help meet regulatory requirements and provide key insights to reduce costs and improve outcomes.
  • The CIO's Guide to Understanding Microsoft Cloud Services
    Source: Perficient
    White Paper: The cloud is now at the core of Microsoft's business. This guide examines Microsoft's cloud service offerings (Azure, Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online and more) as a way to contain and scale back exploding IT cost and, become more nimble.
  • Infographic: 2015 Healthcare ACO Trends & The Key to Success
    Source: Perficient
    White Paper: Coordinated care is a rising healthcare trend that puts consumers at the forefront of the evolving healthcare industry. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) as a model to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care across the continuum and improve population health management (PHM) will increase in 2015.
  • A Solution to Network Security That Actually Works
    Source: Ixia
    White Paper: Facing unique challenges, enterprises need a comprehensive, multi-dimensional approach to network security. This document provides a planning framework and how Ixia can help at each step to strengthen and protect your network and ensure ongoing security resiliency.
  • The Myths and Truths of Testing Enterprise Security
    Source: Ixia
    White Paper: Your network and applications are caught in the crosshairs of attackers intent on finding any weakness they can exploit. Although companies are spending heavily to deflect these crippling cyber attacks, most lack a viable means of testing before they invest, and validating future changes.
  • Cloudy with 100% Visibility: Monitoring Application Performance in Hybrid Clouds
    Source: New Relic
    White Paper: The hybrid cloud model - combining public cloud services with private (on-premises) resources - is immensely appealing to many organization. Why? Because hybrid cloud computing lets you keep elements of your environment on-premises - such as transaction processing systems - while running other parts of applications such as an e-commerce front-end in the cloud to gain better scalability, faster deployment, and lower costs.

    This white paper will help you understand how you can achieve end-to-end visibility into application performance no matter where your application or parts of your application are running.
  • Onboard the Business to Your Cloud Strategy
    Source: New Relic
    White Paper: It's all too easy for CIOs and technology management to build a strategy around any new technology area that is focused on delivering lower technology costs and greater operational efficiency. However, to get your cloud strategy right, you have to learn to move away from measuring the success of change against technology management care-abouts and focus on the priorities of the business. These surveys show a start disconnect between technology management's and the business' desired outcomes from cloud computing; embracing the shift to cloud services means driving and measuring its success against metrics defined by the business before those of IT.
  • ESG: Private Cloud Trends
    Source: NetApp
    White Paper: Early server virtualization was based on consolidation and cost containment. Today, automation, elasticity, and usage-based tracking is transforming virtualized data centers into private cloud infrastructures.
  • ESG: Extending the Data Center to the Cloud
    Source: NetApp
    White Paper: 41% of ESG research respondents reported that the cloud enabled them to realize IT cost reductions with 26% seeing improvements in productivity. Learn how you can achieve these benefits by reviewing common IT scenarios detailed in private and hybrid cloud, data protection, BYOD and data movement use cases.
  • CIO Mag: Hybrid Clouds: Deriving the Biggest Business Impact
    Source: NetApp
    White Paper: The steady growth of HYBRID CLOUDS signals the continued need by organizations for greater flexibility and agility while responding to changing business needs. Learn about best practices, business and IT considerations, and customer success stories for hybrid clouds.

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