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  • Top 10 Criteria for Selecting a Managed Services Provider
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: When you're faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT services providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out how managed services and cloud computing can help you deliver on the transformation agenda your business requires. Plus get guidance on the top 10 criteria to consider when selecting an external partner.
  • The Next-Generation Data Center: A Software Defined Environment Where Service Optimization Provides the Path
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: This white paper explores IBM's vision for the next-generation data center, its potential to be truly revolutionary and the prescribed pathway for getting there.
  • IDC Report: Managed Services: Ensuring Enterprise Transformation to Hybrid IT
    Source: IBM Corporation
    White Paper: In this report, IDC discusses how to ensure a smooth transformation to the hybrid IT environment.
  • Closing the Cloud and Virtualization Gap - Use Cases For Workload Security
    Source: HyTrust
    White Paper: IT wants to maximize benefits and minimize risk around virtualization efforts from SDDC to the public cloud. However, with virtualization a lot of the rules have changed. Better visibility, automated compliance and eliminating configuration errors can help ensure a better outcome.
  • Virtualize Active Directory Infrastructure to Unleash Savings
    Source: HyTrust
    White Paper: Virtualization has reached almost every part of the data center except the Windows Domain Controller, where challenges around secure encryption have slowed progress. There are now solutions allowing IT to virtualize and encrypt domain controllers.
  • HyTrust CloudControl for VMware NSX
    Source: HyTrust
    White Paper: The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) has brought considerable agility and power to the data center, but tools like VMware NSX have also broken down administrative silos, granting wider administrative power than has traditionally been the case. What if you could have the control of traditional approaches with the power of NSX?
  • A Practical Guide to HIPAA-Compliant Virtualization
    Source: HyTrust
    White Paper: No longer a toothless tiger, with larger fines and stricter enforcement, HIPAA now has teeth. The good news is that even in virtual and cloud environments, there are concrete steps you can take to maintain compliance.
  • How to Virtualize More by Virtualizing More Securely
    Source: HyTrust
    White Paper: Better virtualized security and compliance can enable organizations to move forward toward more virtualization, a step which brings greater agility and savings. Learn how recent advances allow organizations to take advantage of wider virtualization while containing risks.
  • A CIO's Guide to Enterprise Apps in the Cloud
    Source: Puppet
    White Paper: For oil company Laredo Petroleum, cloud has become the default choice. In fact, adopting more cloud solutions is part of the corporate strategy. The reason is simple: Laredo is "not a data center or application software provider," says CIO Lars Crotwell.

    That sentiment is shared by the 43 percent of respondents to a Deloitte Growth Enterprise Services report who said that cloud applications have the highest potential to produce the greatest productivity gains.

    But don't rush blindly into cloud applications. As with any technology selection process, there are lessons you can from those who've gone before and common mistakes to avoid.

    That's where this CIO Wrapsheet comes in. You'll hear from IT leaders about their experience implementing cloud applications and learn how they've achieved efficiencies. You'll also hear from experts who share advice for how to get started, evaluate cloud applications, choose the right vendors and make the biggest impact on your business.
  • Guiding Principles for the Transition to Cloud 2.0
    Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    White Paper: Cloud computing is rapidly entering an entirely new phase – one destined to prove far more transformative and disruptive than the initial phase of cloud deployment, especially as IT decision-makers begin to view the emerging cloud construct as a proxy for the transformation of IT itself. This 451 Research report delves into the transformative impact of Cloud 2.0 and provides key findings and recommendations for enterprises undergoing the transition to a multi-cloud, hybrid infrastructure.
  • Gartner Research: Three-Step Roadmap to Bimodal Adaptive Sourcing: Leverage Digital Urgency to Be an IT Broker
    Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    White Paper: To cope with rapid digital business innovation, businesses will likely implement bimodal IT and restructure their sourcing portfolio. As a result, sourcing executives have an opportunity to align to business innovation, evolve their sourcing portfolio and take a central, brokering role in IT. Read the Gartner Report to learn the three steps sourcing executives must execute in order to implement successful digital business initiatives and adaptive digital processes.
  • Adaptive Applications: The Fastest Way to Become a Digital Business
    Source: Software AG Inc
    White Paper: Making the digital transformation requires a new approach to application development - traditional methods are often too slow and rigid to handle the speed of business. Learn how IT organizations can achieve the agility and flexibility they need with adaptive applications.
  • The Arms Race to Stop Advanced Threats
    Source: ITS Partners
    White Paper: It's not just the Fortune 500 targeted by advanced threats. Find out who's being targeted, why your endpoints pose the greatest risk, and the 2 critical layers needed for more advanced protection.
  • 5 Shortfalls with Traditional Endpoint Security
    Source: ITS Partners
    White Paper: Why traditional endpoint security makes it difficult to distinguish advanced threats from mere nuisances.
  • 2016 Security Predictions
    Source: ITS Partners
    White Paper: The ITS Security Team presents eight key predictions on what it will take to keep good stuff in and keep bad stuff out in 2016.

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