Category Archives: IT Management

Survey Highlights: Data Backup and Recovery Benchmark Report

Take a fresh look at your organization’s data management strategy. Where does your data management plan stand in relationship to other systems in the industry? Is there room for improvement? Iron Mountain sets out to help you answer these questions with an in-depth review of practices used by 1,200 IT […]

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Network Management Costs Overshoot User Needs

Most organizations are paying for enterprise network management and monitoring features they neither need nor utilize. According to a June 2013 IDG Research Services survey, many companies would be happy to give up functions or capabilities to reduce their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). But scarce resources inhibit many from […]

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Building a Better Cloud

Learn what IT Executives need to look for in a Cloud Service Provider. Over the last few years, cloud computing has changed the face of business and IT. It has created new opportunities to manage technology resources, trim costs, and ratchet up productivity.Simply put: It offers an impressive framework for […]

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Building a Better Business Process

How Splunk software is used to provide real-time visibility into sales and marketing data. Executives at one Splunk customer, a national wireless carrier, found that using Splunk software to create real-time dashboards provides a never-before-seen world of customer data for its IT, sales, marketing and executive teams. This clarity provided […]

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Drive More Value from Your IT Assets

Learn what IT professionals can do to manage all of the outdated service management systems scattered throughout their enterprise. You can make your life simpler when you automate your entire IT Asset Management (ITAM) lifecycle and Software Asset Management (SAM) in one system of record. You’ll also reduce costs, eliminate […]

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6 Ways to Calculate Returns from Your Network Monitoring Investment

All network management teams have two things in common: their budgets are tight and their user communities expect reliable network performance. Financial constraints put all technology investments under a microscope; even technology that ensures network reliability. Depending on an organization’s business model, network infrastructure and overall goals, Return On Investment […]

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Fixing the Top 5 Compliance and Security Challenges in Hospitality

Best practices for hotels, restaurants and retail businesses. The number one technology issue faced by hospitality businesses today – including hotels, restaurants and retail stores — is compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). This paper focuses on the top five compliance and security challenges hospitality […]

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Get Started with GLBA and FFIEC Compliance

How to build effective risk assessment processes in banks and credit unions. The GLBA, and the FFIEC guidelines that support its enforcement, continue to evolve and change, challenging community banks, regional banks and credit unions when it comes to conformance.This on-demand webcast will help IT professionals in banks and credit […]

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Actionable Information Governance: Immediate Value and ROI from Data Governance

Information governance doesn’t have to be a boil-the-ocean effort. ROI can even be attained through existing IT and compliance initiatives or trigger events like e-discovery or regulatory response. Short-term efforts in data management still reap immediate benefits and results, as well as contribute to significant downstream savings as part of […]

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Meeting Data Residency and Compliance Challenges in Global Enterprises

This paper examines information privacy and data residency solutions that can help multinational businesses meet their data protection goals. This paper focuses on U.S. interstate and federal regulations, and European Union requirements as they apply both in the EU as well as in other jurisdictions, where regulations such as the […]

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Beyond Compliance: Combating Threats with Endpoint Configuration Management

The evolution of threats and the accelerating arms-race between organizations and attackers has caused endpoint security to re-emerge as a critical security issue. Configuration management is the foundation of endpoint security. Read this white paper by Randy Franklin Smith of Monterey Technology Group to find out how to fill the […]

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IT Management in the Cloud: Ways to Transform IT

The perception of the IT organization is shifting from a utility player to a change agent. Written for CIOs and IT executives, this eBook breaks down five ways progressive organizations are using cloud-based IT Management solutions to help drive innovation and become more strategic; including: adding visibility and analytics, speeding […]

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PCI DSS Compliance for Restaurants

Learn about a PCI security and compliance solution that can help your restaurant become hack-proof. Restaurants have become targets for hackers looking to steal payment card information. Most restaurant owners fail to realize the inherent risks and liabilities associated with processing, transmitting and storing financial data, and continue to keep […]

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PCI Compliance & Security in a Franchise Model

This white paper explores the dangers posed by non-compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements in a franchise environment, and how data security is extremely important throughout the franchise network for maintaining customer trust and loyalty, and protecting the brand image. If there’s a transaction that […]

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Linux® Patch Management: Keeping Linux® Systems Up To Date

Linux® Patch Management offers Linux professionals start-to-finish solutions, strategies, and examples for every environment, from single computers to enterprise-class networks. Michael Jang presents patching solutions for Red Hat, Fedora, SUSE, Debian, and other distributions. He systematically covers both distribution-specific tools and widely used community tools, such as apt and yum. […]

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Informatica Drives MDM with Oracle Database Cloud

Learn how Delphix helped Informatica accelerate its internal Master Data Management initiative as well as reduce costs and complexity. Delphix software created a self-synchronizing cloud enabling Informatica to quickly provision and refresh databases for development and testing, dramatically simplifying and accelerating the Master Data Management initiative. By using Delphix, Informatica […]

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IT GRC Turning Operational Risks into Returns

Learn how to turn your company’s IT GRC processes into strategic assets. Recent financial upheavals have resulted in a wave of increased regulations, and organizations are facing increasingly stringent government scrutiny and audit requirements. As a result, companies across the spectrum must implement an effective IT Governance, Risk and Compliance […]

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