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  • Accelerate Apps to Gain a Competitive Edge
    Source: Cisco Systems
    White Paper: What would you do with faster applications and faster answers? Getting faster results-the fuel for better decision making-is increasingly at the root of competitiveness, even survival. Learn how the all-flash Cisco UCS Invicta Series can put IT at the center of the acceleration solution.

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  • Forrester: How IT Leaders Beat I/O Constraints
    Source: Cisco Systems
    White Paper: Despite the higher price tag on solid-state drives, IT leaders told Forrester they perceive cost savings that justify the investment. Dive into the details in this survey of over 100 IT infrastructure and operations decision-makers.

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  • Increase VDI Performance with Cisco UCS Invicta
    Source: Cisco Systems
    White Paper: High-performing VDI deployments in traditional environments can hinder the end user's experience-and prove costlier than expected. Stop purchasing more resources than necessary. Give your end users the performance they need with innovative Cisco UCS Invicta all-flash arrays.

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  • Overcoming the I/O Barrier: How Cisco Does It
    Source: Cisco Systems
    White Paper: Mission-critical applications often rely on near-instantaneous access to data. Find out how Cisco solid-state all-flash arrays break through the I/O limitations of traditional configurations using new technology and an innovative OS to increase performance, endurance, and consistency.

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  • Say Goodbye to I/O and Data Bottlenecks
    Source: Cisco Systems
    White Paper: Cisco and Intel have harnessed flash memory technology and truly innovative system software to blast through the boundaries of today's I/O-bound server/storage architectures. See how they are bringing real-time responsiveness to data-intensive applications-for unmatched business advantage.

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  • Workload Change: The 70 Percent of Your Business DevOps Forgot
    Source: BMC Software
    White Paper: Organizations that have successfully integrated workload automation (WLA) into their software development lifecycle have seen substantial benefits. So why is WLA, also referred to as job scheduling or batching processing, largely missing from the DevOps discussion? Adding WLA early in the development process ensures that the benefits of DevOps accrue for all applications, including your batch services.  This paper explores the benefits in greater detail and explores possible ways to remedy the situation. 
  • IBM PureData System for Analytics compared with Teradata
    Source: IBM
    White Paper: This report from ITG compares the cost and time to value of IBM PureData System for Analytics with that of Teradata DW Appliance 2750 using comparable applications and workloads. Read how IBM is more cost-effective and enables faster deployment.
  • Riverbed Optimization System: Technical Overview
    Source: Riverbed Technology
    White Paper: With RiOS technology, enterprises can implement solutions that help them empower their distributed workforce while eliminating IT capital expenditures and simplifying IT management.
  • Four Little-Known Ways WAN Optimization Can Benefit Your Organization
    Source: Riverbed Technology
    White Paper: You know that WAN optimization has evolved into a complete system that optimizes traffic across a broad range of most popular applications while providing deep visibility into performance. However, today's comprehensive solutions can improve just about every major IT initiative. Read this short white paper to learn how next-generation WAN optimization solutions can benefit your organization more than ever before.
  • How WAN Optimization Helps Enterprises Reduce Costs
    Source: Riverbed Technology
    White Paper: In a recent Gartner survey1 of IT organizations, respondents cited data growth, system performance, and network congestion as their top three barriers to productivity. Because productivity enhances revenue, businesses are investing in technologies that boost it. But if it all relies on a network that is being deluged with data, how can IT professionals side-step these issues to increase productivity and reduce costs? Learn more.
  • Path Selection Infographic
    Source: Riverbed Technology
    White Paper: Path selection technology provides the ability to re-direct select traffic and application flows through alternate WAN routes based on service metrics, such as path availability and priority. This path selection technology empowers IT organizations with greater controls to maximize multiple WAN services based on business needs, service quality, and costs. It also utilizes the ability to redirect specific traffic or applications through one of three alternate gateway paths determined by destination availability in cascading order. Learn more.
  • Data Warehousing: modern ecosystems for big data & analytics
    Source: IBM
    White Paper: Five years ago, IBM observed that the planet was becoming more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent. Some 20,000 engagements later, here's what we've learned matters in designing a modern data warehouse.
  • Riverbed Optimization System: Technical Overview
    Source: Riverbed Technology
    White Paper: With RiOS technology, enterprises can implement solutions that help them empower their distributed workforce while eliminating IT capital expenditures and simplifying IT management.
  • IDC ROI Infographic
    Source: Riverbed Technology
    White Paper: The IDC study "Improving the Business Value of WAN optimization," documented the business impact of WAN optimization solutions on enterprise organizations. Current trends and issues explored include evolving and shifting communication patterns, connection types, applications and bandwidth. So how can you leverage this information to maximize your business ROI? Learn more.
  • Four Little-Known Ways WAN Optimization Can Benefit Your Organization
    Source: Riverbed Technology
    White Paper: You know that WAN optimization has evolved into a complete system that optimizes traffic across a broad range of most popular applications while providing deep visibility into performance. However, today's comprehensive solutions can improve just about every major IT initiative. Read this short white paper to learn how next-generation WAN optimization solutions can benefit your organization more than ever before.

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