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New SANS 20 Updates Require Keys and Certificates to be Protected

Enterprises have an average of almost 24,000 keys and certificates, and 54% of security professional admitted they don’t know where all of their keys and certificates are used. Is your organization ready to meet the new SANS 20 requirements?

Download this important SANS 20 Critical Security Control brief to learn how to implement these new requirements and reduce risk:

  1. Manage the rapid growth in keys and certificates

  2. Gain visibility into where all keys and certificates are located

  3. Secure your keys and certificates against cyberattacks

  4. Enforce automation of certificate issuance and renewal

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Raxxis Breach of Global Bank - Real World Attack Case Study

Raxis, a leading penetration testing firm, reconstructed a real-world APT attack by Russian hackers on a global bank. A stolen digital certificate and private key resulted in access to almost 100 servers and tens of millions of customer records.

Read this whitepaper, Real-world Attack Breaching a Global 100 Bank, to get the details on how you can protect your organization:

  • Discover how hackers obtain unsecured private keys and digital certificates
  • See how stolen keys and certificates increase the effectiveness of targeted phishing attacks
  • Find out how you can protect against certificate misuse to keep your business and your brand safe

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The Essentials of CIO's Free Kit

The Essentials of CIO's, brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your CIO related decisions.

The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your information technology research:
  • Powering the Hybrid Enterprise
  • The Path to Value in the Cloud

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10 Signs Your Consolidation Systems Needs Updating

Most companies need to accelerate their accounting close. Ventana Research's recent benchmark research found that, on average, companies take longer to complete this process than they did five years ago: 8.0 days vs. 7.5 days for the quarterly close and 7.2 days vs. 6.5 days for the monthly one. Only 38 percent of research participants reported they complete their quarterly close within five or six days, down from 47 percent previously.

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12 Crucial Facts about The Internet of Things

Did you know 94% of businesses have already seen a return on investments in The Internet of Things? Download this free infographic to quickly learn more crucial facts you need to know about The Internet of Things.

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7 Ways Field Service Organizations are Leveraging Technology

Explore this informative white paper to get 7 top tips for leveraging technology in your field service organization. Learn about current technology trends shaking up the field service landscape including:
  • The apple effect
  • The impact of the Internet of Things
  • The importance of mobility in field service
  • And 4 more

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How Can IT Innovation Accelerate Business Transformation? (15-Question Survey)

Enterprises require a new IT foundation for business success—one that enables faster innovation, rapid global expansion, deeper insight and responsiveness to fluctuating market demands. This BPI Network survey seeks the views of executives and change agents about what IT must do to deliver on that promise.

Our goal is to initiate a global conversation on IT transformation. We’re reaching out to business and IT leaders around the world to explore the business drivers, imperatives and priorities for IT in a digitally dependent age and map a new model for IT. To help us undertake this research, we need your insights!

Please register to take our quick survey and help us ignite the conversation!

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Mastering Field Service In Manufacturing

In this informative eBook you will learn modern field service best practices based on how the most innovative organizations operate their businesses today. From mobile devices, to social tools and harnessing service data to drive growth, see how you can take your field service operations to a whole new level.

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Ventana Research: Cloud Financial Management

Many discussions of cloud computing concern how cloud-based software and services enable small and midsize businesses to acquire many of the same capabilities as large ones. In fact, though, large companies have been adopting the cloud, too - and with good reason.

This Ventana Research report finds that more than half (54%) of those that have 1,000 employees use cloud computing to gain access to applications.

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5 Things App Developers Must Keep In Mind With Social Plugins

Social Plugins are a great way to promote your app and share the outcomes of using the app with other people. However, easy as it sounds, there are a few things that need to be kept in mind by developers when they face business requirements that need social plugins to be used.

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B2B Catalog Sales Apps: Build or Buy?

Okay, you decided you have an app. But would you develop it or rather buy it? What are the important things that you need to consider while making this important decision?

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Mobility -- Strategy First and Execute? Or The Other Way Round?

From all the buzz and noise about “enterprise” mobility, the expectation would be that all
companies have some sort of mobile offering for their workforce. But the ground reality is that the
buzz has still not translated into a majority of businesses going mobile in a big way. Why?

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The Essentials of Networking and Communications Summer 2015 Exclusive Kit

The Essentials of Networking and Communications – Summer 2015 Exclusive Kit brings together the latest information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your networking and communications decisions.

The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your networking and communications research:
  • The Path to Value in the Cloud
  • Connected: 25 Ways to Create a Connected Culture
  • Edge Consolidation Delivers Peace of Mind for IT
  • How SevOne is Revolutionizing Network Management

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10 Critical Questions for Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Over the last few years, Software as a Service (SaaS) has become a compelling and credible delivery model for business applications. SaaS, also referred to as “On-Demand” or “Cloud Computing”, eliminates many of the barriers that keep companies from implementing or upgrading their software, and can help you reduce costs. More importantly, it enables you to focus on your core business operations instead of managing IT.

So Cloud-based ERP may be right for your business, but where do you start? This white paper contains 10 questions to ask when considering a Cloud-based ERP solution.

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Corrugated Packaging Manufacturers: 8 Reasons to Upgrade Your ERP System

If you're like most corrugated packaging manufacturers, your company operates multiple plants where each plant uses a different Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. This arrangement of multiple ERP systems could be costing you valuable time and money and promoting inefficiencies such as manual data entry. Download this white paper today to learn more!

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Mitigating the DDoS Threat

This white paper covers:
  • Likelihood of attacks for different industries
  • Top business concerns of DoS/DDoS attacks
  • 2013 notable attack vectors and landscape
  • DoS/DDoS protection best practices

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Protect Your Organization from Cyber Attacks with New Technology: Device Fingerprinting

Enter the new technology of device fingerprinting. This is driving a more granular (and more reliable) means of device and user identification. The advancement of device fingerprinting is a dramatic improvement upon the use of IP addresses for identification and blocking.

Read this white paper now to learn:
  • Why IP addresses have a decreasing value in security
  • How device fingerprinting is implemented with security products
  • What tools and methodologies device fingerprinting technology employs

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Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

Today's need for agility and responsiveness has increased the demand for deployment choices; the constraints of early ERP systems—monolithic, highly customized, and expensive to implement and maintain—have become increasingly pronounced in markets where change is accelerating, and the ability to respond nimbly and effectively to change is a strategic imperative.

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SANS Analytics and Intelligence Survey

By conducting this survey, SANS had hoped to see more improvements in the use and benefits of security analytics and intelligence. However, security teams are struggling with visibility, and the use of “intelligence” is slipping. Learn more about the information gathered by SANS and understand if you're realizing your threat intelligence investment.

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The Essentials of Information Security Kit: Includes a Free PC Security Handbook - 2nd Edition eBook

The Essentials of Information Security brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Information Security related decisions.

The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Information Security research:
  • PC Security Handbook - 2nd Edition
  • Forrester Market Overview: Cloud Workload Security Management Solutions - Automate or Die
  • Security, Compliance, and Cost: A Productive Balancing Act
  • SANS Analytics and Intelligence Survey

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Top Trending Virtualization Resources for Summer 2015

Top Trending Virtualization Resources for Summer 2015, brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Virtualization related decisions.

The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Virtualization research:
  • Top 10 Reasons to Strengthen Information Security with App and Desktop Virtualization
  • Powering the Hybrid Enterprise
  • Virtualization in Manufacturing: Do's and Dont's for Mission-Critical Manufacturing
  • Video: Data Center Virtualization Management

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iPad CTO Kit - including the iPad Tips and Tricks Guide for IT Executives and Managers

The iPad CTO Kit brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your IT Management related decisions.

The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your IT Management research:
  • iPad Tips and Tricks - A Guide for Executives and Managers
  • Schneider Electric: Riverbed Cloud Steelhead Appliances Support IT Migration to Cloud Computing, SaaS and IaaS
  • The Path to Value in the Cloud
  • Enterprise Wireless Performance Management

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Security Intelligence: Information Sharing Strategies Using Trusted Collaboration

The challenge for the recipient of raw intelligence is validating whether or not the information gathered is accurate and can be used effectively in a timely manner. The results of intelligence collection can be ambiguous at best and often lacks standards; therefore, raw intelligence must go through a number of steps to assess its value.

Alternative approaches to data set normalization do exist. Trusted collaboration is a unique approach to security intelligence due to the speed in which intelligence can be reviewed and the diversity of experience within the community to analyze the attack data.

Learn more about this new approach to sharing threat intelligence and develop a methodology to measure the effectiveness of your current security infrastructure.

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Social Threat Intelligence (STI)

Fascinatingly, enterprise has been slow to embrace community sourcing security intelligence. Trevor Welsh of ThreatStream will present on Social Threat Intelligence (STI). This talk will detail how STI exists today, and how it might exist tomorrow. Trevor will also detail how enterprise can best take advantage of STI in a sensible, secure way.

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Threat Intelligence: Defeating the Adversary

Many organizations are overwhelmed by the volume of indicators they see daily and can only combat these threats in a reactive manner due to lack of resources. In this presentation, we will discuss threat intelligence, what it is, why it's important, and how to use and leverage your current security investment to help avoid costly breaches and defeat cyber adversaries.

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Who's Using Cyber Threat Intelligence

We've seen the “commercialization” of malware, with attack kits available on underground forums for anyone who wants to perpetrate a variety of attacks. Large botnets are available for rent, allowing attackers to send spam or launch DDoS attacks at will. Many attackers reuse malware and command and control protocols and methods, adapting their “products” over time to keep ahead of the antimalware industry and security professionals. As more and more attacks occur, however, the likelihood increases that some organization or group has seen the attack before.

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Read Forrester Analysts' Report on Five Ways to Modernize Your Storage Strategy

This report distills 84 enterprise client inquiries into five actions that Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) leaders must take to modernize their storage strategy. In 2014, some of the questions featured prominently included:
  • Are all-flash arrays ready to replace tier 1 storage?
  • How should we utilize cloud storage services?
  • What can we do to accelerate our hybrid cloud storage system?
New technologies should accelerate your progression to hybrid cloud environments, not hinder it. Read how.

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Network Forensics for Attack Mitigation

The network forensics market is set to dramatically expand as increasing numbers of organizations become the victims of malware attacks. Limiting the damage from these incursions, and avoiding potentially crippling losses, are key motivators for businesses of any size. And network forensics offers a powerful set of tools to help companies achieve those goals.

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Office 365: An Introductory Guide

Microsoft Office 365 has a vast array of features to explore. A rich administration interface, streamlined security, and versatile migration options make this one of the most interesting products when it comes to a SaaS public cloud solution.

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Switching Operations

Switches play a vital role in moving data from one device to another. Specifically, switches greatly improve network performance, compared to hubs, by providing dedicated bandwidth to each end device, supporting full-duplex connectivity, utilizing the MAC address table to make forwarding decisions, and utilizing ASICs and CAM tables to increase the rate at which frames can be processed.

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Web Intelligence to the Rescue

In this white paper, you'll discover what SAP BusinessObjects and Web Intelligence can deliver. When it comes to accessing large amounts of data and then creating customized and sophisticated analytical reports, you'll see why Web Intelligence is a wise choice.

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Big Data's Biggest Role: Aligning the CMO & CIO

Discussions about the dynamic between chief marketing officer and chief information officer have often centered around the technologies being implemented in this age of digital engagement. However, as organizations realize the importance of delivering on a more customer-centric overall business strategy, big data has emerged as the real glue that has permanently cemented the relationship between the two offices.

The CMO Council, along with partner SAS, set out to better understand the key challenges, opportunities and requirements that both CMOs and CIOs were facing in their journey to develop a more customer-centric enterprise. Through the research, what has emerged is a picture of alignment around platform and technology, as well as the opportunity for even deeper connections around data and customer intelligence. Ultimately, there is significant room to improve the organization’s ability to capitalize on the opportunities that will emerge from a more customer-centric approach.

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Simplify Decision-Making to Grow Your Business with Analytics and ERP

As a growing organization, it becomes incredibly difficult to continue to operate as effectively as when there were only a few employees. Most organizations rely on ERP to help them navigate this exciting, but difficult stage. But are these organizations truly getting all they can out of their ERP solution? How are these gains achievable?

Organizations with analytics and ERP can:
  • Gain increased insight into the effectiveness of initiatives
  • Know and serve their customers more effectively
  • More accurately plan for and forecast demand
  • React more quickly to business events
  • Do more with less, and
  • Make informed decisions to grow the business
ERP and analytics are the perfect pairing for growing businesses.

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The Essentials of Business Intelligence/Big Data Summer 2015 Exclusive Kit

The Essentials of Business Intelligence/Big Data – Summer 2015 Exclusive Kit, brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Business Intelligence/Big Data related decisions.

The following kit contents will help you get the most out of your Business Intelligence/Big Data research:
  • Gleanster Deep Dive: An Intro to Big Data for Marketers
  • Predictive Analytics: Breaking Through Barriers to Adoption
  • What's In Your Data? How New Storage Architectures Reduce Security Risks
  • Big Data: 6 Headaches Nordic Telcos Are Fighting

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Aberdeen Group - Improving Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting with Advanced Analytics

Read this research report by Aberdeen Group, based on a survey of 167 organizations to uncover the challenges that they face in utilizing performance data and the steps needed to create baseline budgets, tactics for taking the planning to the next level through advanced analytics.

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Better Planning and Forecasting with Predictive Analytics

IBM® Cognos® TM1® has long been a leading platform for planning, budgeting and forecasting. And it's used by organizations large and small, from multinational corporations to smaller companies and public sector agencies. Now, Cognos TM1 can be integrated with both IBM SPSS® Modeler and IBM SPSS Statistics to help the finance teams at those diverse organizations create plans and forecasts that are more detailed and more accurate than would be possible using these solutions individually.

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Seven Reasons You Need Predictive Analytics Today

This white paper reveals seven strategic objectives that can be attained to their full potential only by employing predictive analytics.

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The Interactive Video Event: A Case for True Interactivity in Town Halls and Webcasts

This white paper will explain why our current webcasts aren't fully interactive, why you should care, and the potential benefits of full interactivity for several large scale business video event use cases.

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The Linux User's Toolkit for Discovering New Apps

With a few exceptions, installing a Linux distribution is like checking into an all-inclusive resort. Your hardware works out-of-the-box, and you get an impressive selection of pre-installed software: from photo editing tools and multimedia players to email and chat clients, and even a full-blown office suite.

But what if you want to replace one of the default applications, or try out some new Linux software? Well, you could always just Google it—and pray you won’t have to venture beyond the tenth page of results to find something usable. Or you could build yourself a list of reliable resources where you can quickly browse applications, search and sort them by various criteria, and easily download the ones you like.

If the latter approach sounds more sensible, you’re at the right place at the right time, because today we’ll show you some tips on how and where to find new Linux applications.


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Unlock the Key to Repel Ransomware

The most common ransomware attack scenarios encrypt the victim's data before a ransom demand is even delivered. Because users place a high value on their data, many are willing to pay to get it back. However, paying the ransom is unwise, primarily because it does not guarantee that the corrupted data will be decrypted.

Modern crypto malware uses encryption schemes that — up to now — seem to be unbreakable, so victims face a choice between paying up or losing those files forever. This eBook will describe common ransomware scenarios, trends in this type of cybercrime and recommendations to help your organization avoid victimization.

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2015 State of Application Security: Closing the Gap

Despite some agreement, this report outlines the ongoing challenges for both builders and security managers to find ways to work together. Plus, see how this fragile collaboration is further complicated by the rapid development of applications and lack of control over hosting them in the cloud.

Download the report now to learn about the issues preventing better engagement between developers and defenders, and get valuable insights into approaches for overcoming these challenges and securing your applications.

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AWS Cloud Security Report for Risk & Security Professionals

Key Takeaways

AWS Is Serious About Information Security

There has been too much hype about cloud security being different and inherently insecure. Cloud security is no different from other solutions we deploy. Security pros should apply the same security standards to cloud workloads applied to on-premises workloads.

In The AWS World, Security Is A Shared Responsibility

AWS is not going to secure your applications or software infrastructure for you. AWS’ responsibility stops at the abstraction point between its services and the applications you deploy. It’s up to security and risk pros to engineer the correct security atop AWS. AWS provides key security building blocks, but it’s still your responsibility.

AWS Demonstrates Strong Cloud Security Processes and Controls

AWS has a very comprehensive security program for its platform. AWS has foundational security controls for its services that enable customers to build secure applications. Where AWS does not have a solution, third parties are working to provide security technology as SaaS and virtual appliances for the AWS environment. 

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Build Your Network, Build Your Bottom Line

With this guide, eager entrepreneurs uncover undeniably effective networking techniques for building, reviving, and growing their business.

Table of Contents:
  • How Deep is Your Network?
  • Gaining Their Confidence
  • Leveraging New Contacts
  • The Power of Your Database
  • The Referral Process
  • Becoming the Knowledge Expert
  • Networking at Non-Networking Events
  • Becoming a Referral Gatekeeper
  • Being Your Own Chief Networking Officer
  • Creative Rewards

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How Best to Plan & Launching your Shared Services Centre

This is a how-to guide on taking the right steps for your SSC Launch.

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Vulnerability Management for Dummies, 2nd Edition

If you are responsible for network security, you need to understand how to prevent attacks by eliminating network weaknesses that leave your business exposed and at risk. Whether your network consists of just a handful of computers or thousands of servers distributed around the world, this newly revised, 6-part eBook will clearly help:
  • Explain the critical need for Vulnerability Management (VM)
  • Describe the essential steps of a successful VM Program
  • Outline solution options - including the pros & cons of each
  • Highlight the award-winning Qualys VM solution
  • Note the benefits of using automation to continuously monitor your network
  • Provide a 10-point checklist for removing vulnerabilities
Understanding these six parts can help you eliminate network weaknesses and prevent attacks on your network.

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8 Ways to Trim Your Budget

If you're a Local Exchange Carrier that's poised for growth but has a keen eye on cost control (who doesn't?), there are a number of ways you can both conserve existing network costs and control your budget as you attract new business or expand into new markets. Here are our Top 8 Ways to Trim your Budget.

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Build Vs. Partner: A Decision Guide for LECs Seeking Out of Network Coverage

As you look to expand, it's important to consider a number of factors in making the decision to build out your own network or partner with another provider.

This guide will help you evaluate the pros and cons of the build vs. partner models in context of four main areas:
  • How can you secure the coverage you need?
  • What factors should you consider when evaluating the business case?
  • How can you make the most of your time through process automation?
What are the options for 9-1-1 service in new coverage areas?

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Video: Identifying Network Technology & Server Candidates For Virtualization

Vess Bakalov, Founder and CTO of SevOne, discusses pinpointing likely candidates for server virtualization, understanding the impact it has on host CPU, RAM, and IOPS, and the importance of monitoring the performance of both the virtual and underlying physical infrastructure.

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[Video] You Must Do SDN for the Right Reasons

If you are to reap the benefits of SDN, you must have business processes aligned. Cloud should already be part of your business. Organizations that still rely heavily on bare metal servers and a physical environment will experience a longer transition to SDN. Overlay network infrastructures can help bridge these organizations to the value of SDN.

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Security has typically been a technology-driven area. If a company puts up a website, the network security element is fulfilled by intrusion-detection and -prevention services that are sold separately from Web application firewalls (WAFs), which provide application-level protection. Alert Logic has been seeking to turn this model on its head with a vision of outcome-based security. That is, to offer the outcome of security to a customer independent of the underlying technologies. Download to read about how the company has developed and acquired capabilities to deliver on that vision with its Cloud Defender offering.

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Getting The Benefits of Advanced Security Information and Event Management Solutions

This Technology Spotlight highlights how the advances in information technology (IT) make it easier for attackers to gain a foothold in an organization’s IT environment. It explores how security information and event management (SIEM) solutions provide security professionals with information that can aid in uncovering modern threats, thus thwarting attackers, and discusses implementation challenges. The paper also explores how Alert Logic’s Cloud Defender managed SIEM solution is designed to deliver on the goals of on-premises log management and other facets of the technology.

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How Fleet Telematics Systems Are Helping Businesses Monitor Their Fleet's Status

But today, the most sophisticated telematics systems can be used to intervene when a truck driver is going too fast, following too closely, or falling asleep behind the wheel. Deploying wireless telematics systems can lead to increased productivity, improved customer service, higher levels of safety, and more efficient use of company assets.

Thanks to integrating telematics into their fleets, companies are seeing a 15 percent increase in productivity per truck. Managers of even small fleets can now optimize the maintenance and performance of their vehicles while also improving driver performance and overall safety.

Download this guide now and learn how telematics systems optimize fleet performance and safety and what you can track with it. Plus, we'll also include several no-obligation complimentary price quotes from reputable GPS Systems providers to get you started.

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3G/4G Digital Signage Guide

Combined with cloud-enabled network management and content delivery systems, 3G and 4G wireless broadband networks are propelling digital signage deployments at an accelerated pace. In countless venues, digital signage networked via wireless broadband cellular signal penetrates hard-to-reach locations and new markets, and can achieve a faster return on investment.

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Creating the Best Mobile App Strategy

Mobile has become standard in the enterprise with smartphones and tablets common in the workplace. Anywhere, anytime access to company systems is expected and systems must work flawlessly on these devices! This demand is requiring that corporate IT departments figure out the best mobile strategy to follow.

This eBook looks at how to kick start your mobile application strategy by answering the following questions:
  • Why go mobile?
  • What are the three primary mobile application types?
  • What type of app should you build first?
Get this eBook for help defining your mobile app strategy!

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Don't Just Produce Content - Deliver Results

When it comes to content, rich media is having a greater effect on search engine rankings than ever before. Rich media has also flattened the traditional text-based click distribution curve on SERPs, delivering a higher CTR for listings lower on the page. Ask yourself, is SEO your primary content channel? It should be because organic traffic captures 40% of revenue. Download now to find out how.

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Don't Let Competitors Hijack Your Mobile Traffic

Tablets and smartphones already make up 35% of organic search traffic and very soon the majority of search traffic will be mobile. Start turning the tables on your competitors today by discovering common mobile errors, implementing clear cut mobile SEO techniques, and understanding why mobile configuration is not a one-size-fits-all solution for Marketers.

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Don't Let Secure Search Leave You Out in the Cold

The Secure Search paradigm shift forces SEO professionals to use an entirely different approach to SEO management. Adapting to this revolutionary change is mandatory. This Secure Search white paper unlocks the door to SEO success.

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Trends in Pop-up Retail: Innovative Merchandising Driven by Flexible, Dependable Mobile Connectivity

The first part of the paper will address the business case for pursuing a pop-up strategy; the second part will consider technology implementation strategies that enable a rich and secure pop-up retail experience.

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Uninterrupted Internet: Maximizing Revenue and Minimizing Business Risk with 3G/4G Failover

With CradlePoint as your Internet backup solution, you're ensured more uptime for your POS transactions and cloud-based services while gaining significant financial and operational benefits over wired backup solutions including: better reliability, lower operating costs, greater ease of use and management, and quicker speed to deployment.

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VOIP Mobility Solutions

Switching from an analog system to a VOIP Phone System and the mobility options VOIP provides, could put you ahead of the competitive edge. “VOIP Mobility Solutions” will help give you insight into why switching to a VOIP Phone System will help your business with
  1. Improved productivity
  2. Connections with more qualified job candidates
  3. Optimizing communication efficiency
Get your free version of this resource today, so you can help increase your company's competitive edge!

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VOIP Systems The Vital Basics

VOIP Service and Systems are increasing the ease of communication amongst companies. Transitioning from an analog system to a VOIP system doesn't have to be intimidating. “VOIP Systems – The Vital Basics,” will provide you with:
  1. What VOIP is and how it works
  2. The key factors to choosing the right VOIP System for your business
Download this valuable resource today so you can make the proper choice to fit your business needs.

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Vehicles Best Practices Installation Guide

Power in automotive systems is not stable and is often subject to fluctuations and noise. Proper installation of the power conditioning devices in relation to the hardware you are trying to protect is important. With the Vehicle Best Practices Installation Guide you will learn the background on the problems and solutions as well as guidance for the installation of in-vehicle networks as well as guidance to overcome these obstacles.

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Which VOIP Vendor Wins the Customer Tug of War

Transitioning to a VOIP Phone System can be a very time consuming and confusing process. “Which VOIP Vendor Wins the Customer Tug of War” is designed to
  1. Give you an overview of the top VOIP vendors
  2. Help guide you with choosing the best VOIP Service and System Provider
  3. Compare features and benefits to help guide you with your purchasing decision
Download this valuable resource today so you can make the best purchasing decision for your business!

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Why Some VOIP Providers Hope You Are Stupid

Cheaper long-distance calls, easy networking and gaining competitive edge are all smart business reasons why companies are switching from analog phone service for the faster, more cost-effective VOIP. “Why Some VOIP Providers Hope You Are Stupid,” will help offer insight as well as address:
  1. What VOIP is and how it works
  2. What kind of myths VOIP Suppliers hope you fall for
  3. How to make a wise purchasing decision
Do not let providers laugh all the way to the bank with your companies' money.

Before switching providers or upgrading, download this white paper to find out what you need to know and look for when evaluating VOIP communication options.

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Cloud Enabling Your Mainframe Data: The Verastream Edge

This two-page solution brief provides an overview of problems and solutions.

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End-User Survey: The 'Real' Benefits of Video

This survey report of 4737 current business video users provides a top-level view of survey data, along with some additional findings and observations.

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Expand the User Experience in Video Conferencing

“Video is the new voice.” So goes the thinking in many organizations today, where employees are increasingly working remotely from home offices, satellite offices, client sites and the road. But even as companies grow increasingly virtual—and increasingly global—they continue to see budget cuts that limit travel and demand a clear return on investment from any new technology deployment. Enter video conferencing, which boosts productivity, cuts costs, decreases cycle times, speeds decision-making, and ultimately impacts the bottom line.

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Great Mobile User Experience: It's All About Your Audience

Seventy percent of mobile apps are abandoned after the first use. To avoid this fate, your solution needs to create a rich User Experience (UX), incorporating social media and brand loyalty. Doing so requires a deep understanding of your users, what they're looking to do, and how. Check out Mobiquity's paper “UX- It's all About Your Audience.” In it, they discuss:
  • The necessity for research, feedback and users' interaction
  • The role of visual designers in app development
  • How analytics can continually help improve your apps
Discover how to create effective and engaging mobile interfaces that keep customers coming back.

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Mainframe Applications and the MQ-Enabled Multi-Tier World

This solution brief evaluates the need for MQ-enabling COBOL applications as a path to service enablement. It also presents a practical option that does not disturb COBOL code thereby reducing the risk and time associated with service enablement initiatives.

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Mainframe Service Enablement: How Attachmate Gets You There

This two-page solution brief focuses on the mainframe challenge and the importance of using standards-based technologies in any integration project.

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Mobile Video Collaboration: The New Business Reality

A new business reality is emerging across all segments of the business spectrum, and it is creating opportunity and challenges that must be considered and planned for today. The new reality is the product of the convergence of mobility, video, and collaboration, driven by three mega trends:
  • The consumerization of IT driven by the use of consumer-oriented devices and applications crossing over into the SMB and enterprise markets
  • The increased adoption and usage of video conferencing across the consumer, SMB, and enterprise markets
  • Technology advances in the underlying foundation of mobile video driven by rapidly growing network broadband capacity and compounded by the growth of video-capable mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets

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Mobile-Enabling Your Workforce with Apps You Already Have

Learn how you can unlock your legacy IBM mainframe and midrange assets and make them seamlessly accessible to your mobile audience.

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Video Conferencing, A TCO Analysis: A Look at What Companies Really Spend

This research study looks at all of these cost areas, broken down by vendor, with data harmonized on a cost per endpoint basis, providing a snapshot of what actual companies are spending to deploy video conferencing. These costs focus on highly relevant areas including network investment, hardware investment, licensing costs, and ongoing maintenance expenses. The end result is a set of data that will assist IT leaders in evaluating the total cost of ownership of implementing solutions from leading video conferencing vendors.

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How the Cloud is Reshaping Virtual Desktops

Discover the benefits of independence from your physical desktop computer infrastructure.

Desktop computing has become an increased cost burden for IT, and a source of frustration for tech-savvy users who expect more flexibility. Cloud-hosted desktops enable companies to mitigate the complexity placed on IT while reducing the risks associated with lost or stolen devices, all at a reduced TCO.

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Four Data Threats in a Post-PC World

As we enter a post-PC world, four threats have emerged to challenge data security--BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), mobile devices, cloud storage and social networks. This white paper will describe each of these threats and give you best practices to successfully manage them.

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