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  • Organizations Increasingly Look to Continuous Deployment to Reduce Failures
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: A new 'Application Development Trends' survey conducted by ADT Magazine shows ""reducing risk of failure"" as one of the top of mind priorities for every management level - from CEOs to IT directors.

    Read this new ADT Report and learn how executive and IT managers are coping with pressures software deployments within their organization.
    - how the ""fear of failure"" is keeping executives up at night
    - what are the major sources of deployment delays
    - concerns over manual processes
    - top challenges deploying applications to both legacy and newer front-end systems- biggest bottlenecks for faster application deployments
    - and more

    This report explores the issues raised by this survey, and provides remedies to overcome today's challenges.
  • Think Offense: Automate the Hunt
    Source: Endgame
    White Paper: Learn how to hunt and evict never-before-seen adversaries within your network.
  • Threat Hunting - Open Season on the Adversary
    Source: Endgame
    White Paper: Read the results of the threat hunting survey by SANS, concluding that organizations need to focus on offense to protect their enterprise.
  • The Endgame Hunt Cycle focuses solely on cyber offense and has redefined how enterprises hunt for never-before-seen adversaries within their network.
    Source: Endgame
    White Paper: The Endgame Hunt Cycle focuses solely on cyber offense and has redefined how enterprises hunt for never-before-seen adversaries within their network.
  • Automate the Hunt for Hidden Threats Within Your Enterprise
    Source: Endgame
    White Paper: Learn how to automate the hunt and deploy a continuous threat-hunting process to outmaneuver adversaries.
  • Fleet Rationalization - 5 Best Practices of Top Performing Organizations
    Source: Ricoh USA
    White Paper: Discover how a holistic, enterprise-wide approach to document management can reduce costs, improve productivity and boost environmental sustainability efforts. In an age when continuous improvement is a competitive necessity, organizations of all types are turning over every stone in the pursuit of operational excellence. But there is one area ripe for improvement that is so familiar it is easily overlooked: your company's fleet of printers, copiers and multifunction devices.
  • The Unexpected Solution for Operational Excellence
    Source: Ricoh USA
    White Paper: Discover how a holistic, enterprise-wide approach to document management can reduce costs, improve productivity and boost environmental sustainability efforts. Your business relies on its fleet of printers, copiers and multifunction workgroup devices to support daily business operations. But a fleet operating below peak efficiency can negatively impact productivity and business results. Through the process of fleet rationalization, organizations take a holistic approach to positioning this critical resource in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Deployment Automation Basics
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: Discover the benefits of deployment automation and how to maximize your automation investments! IT organizations have been finding it increasingly difficult to deploy more quickly without adding more people and incurring additional risks. Only until recently have there been more viable automated deployment options to offer an alternative to the slow and error prone process of manual deployment.

    Read the paper to learn about:

    -The limitations of manual deployment, namely its inconsistency, lack of visibility, and proneness to error
    -The benefits of deployment of automation
    -The base set of features that an automated system should provide
  • The Total Economic Impact Of IBM UrbanCode
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: Achieving Application Delivery Velocity with a 482% ROI

    IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct their Total Economic Impact (TEI) study that examines and quantifies potential return on investment (ROI) for IBM UrbanCode Deploy within an enterprise DevOps environment. The study determined that a composite organization, based on the customers interviewed, experienced an ROI of 482%!

    Read the Forrester Consulting study and learn how these enterprise organizations achieved:

    -97% reduction in the cost of release
    -Reduction in the risk of failed deployments
    -75% faster deployment times


    Download Study - See how IBM UrbanCode brings deployment velocity while reducing release costs
  • DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: DevOps and the Cost of Downtime: Fortune 1000 Best Practice Metrics Quantified

    DevOps is hot, and likely top of mind for your executives - bringing many technical and business benefits to LOB leaders, the C-suite and IT delivery organizations. But when you ask stakeholders to change what they've done successfully for years, you must monetize the benefits and ROI for them, and make the organization change real.

    In a recent survey of the Fortune 1000 by IDC, they discovered:
    - The average hourly cost of an infrastructure failure is $100,000 per hour
    - The average total cost of unplanned application downtime per year is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion.

    As such, the IDC Report states that communicating DevOps business value is critical to securing additional funding and accelerating the rate and course of change in an enterprise.
  • NBASE-T Helps Enterprises Meet Growing Mobility Demands on the Network
    Source: CDW Corporation
    White Paper: As life becomes increasingly digital, the need for mobility keeps growing. As a result, businesses need more Wi-Fi, which in turn drives demand for greater network density and performance from the wired networks that support Wi-Fi access points (APs).
  • Building the Optimal Network
    Source: CDW Corporation
    White Paper: Building an optimal network is about more than choosing high-quality hardware. It requires the right components deployed in the right way. When building out a data center network, organizations too often utilize components and design principles that are better suited for an enterprise network, and vice versa.
  • The Gigabit Upgrade
    Source: CDW Corporation
    White Paper: Mobile devices, social collaboration, cloud computing and Big Data analytics are reshaping network traffic, placing ever greater bandwidth demands on networks already struggling to keep pace with existing data traffic. The situation is about to grow even more dire with the imminent arrival of 802.11ac Wave 2. The new wireless networking standard, delivering multigigabit Wi-Fi, will place additional strain on the backbone, including the cable plant infrastructure, outstripping the ability of nonfiber networks to serve users smoothly and reliably.

    Replacing existing copper cabling with fiber to meet growing bandwidth demands is typically expensive, time consuming and disruptive. Organizations can deal intelligently with the upcoming network bandwidth squeeze by implementing NBASE-T hardware, which boosts the speed of twisted-pair copper cabling well beyond the designed limits of 1 gigabit per second - up to 5Gbps over 100 meters of Category 5e cable.
  • IBM Enterprise Mobility Survival Guide
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: "Out there" is where you want to be. It's where you want your people to be. Opportunity is out there. Customers, partners, and new business are out there. "Out there" is the place to be.
  • Enterprise Mobility Management
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: The Big Bang Theory - how Mobile Device Management exploded to include devices, apps and content.

    The boundaries between working "in the office," "on the road," or "at home" have been blurred by the untethered power of smartphones, tablets, and other portable devices. To help maximize mobility, a nuanced strategy is the order of the day. For mobility's transformative potential to be realized, IT needs to become a business partner that understands business drivers and then devises the technology roadmap to support everyone's goals.

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