Security professionals are wondering how to best deal with the oncoming tide of personal mobile devices finding their way into the workplace. Download this research report to learn some key areas of consideration before moving ahead with a mobile implementations strategy.
Help Desk software as a service is attractive to many IT departments. It offers the same benefits of traditional IT help desk solutions, in addition to reducing capital expenses, accelerating implementation, and providing easier upgrades. This paper explores considerations for implementing IT service management in-house or as a service.
This white paper describes critical steps IT executives must take to prepare for change and manage an ITSM implementation to maximize its value and ensure that it achieves the full transformation effect it is capable of delivering. IT Service Management (ITSM) is a proven and effective framework for helping IT organizations become more adaptive, flexible, cost effective, and service oriented.
ERP system acquisition projects are rarely deemed to fail. All the well-advertised failures come later, during implementation and afterward. Nevertheless, the seeds of these failures are invariably planted in the earliest stages of ERP acquisition planning.
ERP implementations fail – when they do – because implementation projects allow a few well-known risks to go unmanaged. These risks go unmanaged because the control of results slips from buyer to seller. It doesn’t have to work that way.
It is a truism that in any complex activity, the critical, defining decisions should be made as early in the process as possible. In ERP implementation projects this principle is routinely undermined by the nearly universal practice of separating acquisition and implementation activities into separate projects, performed by separate teams operating under separate control.
Projects to implement ERP tend to be difficult, expensive and drawn-out. They are often full of painful surprises and overrun budgets and schedules that were extravagant in the first place. They fail entirely in an alarming number of cases. Why this should be so is not immediately apparent. If we list, at a fairly high level, the tasks required to implement an ERP system in a company that’s already familiar with ERP practices, what we see is a significant but not daunting amount of work.
Google is phasing out SHA-1, a secure hash algorithm for SSL certificates that has proven susceptible to collision attacks. But upgrading is complex. Entrust navigates you through the rapid sun-setting of SHA-1 certificates for a seamless, secure experience for your end users.
Small- or medium-sized businesses run on hard work, dedication and loyal customers. But size shouldn’t exclude SMBs from using the proper security technology to protect online customer identities.
That’s why Entrust offers nine simple tips to improve security for SMBs and end-customers alike. From basic techniques like updating software to more advanced authentication strategies, this guide ensure your business is establishing the proper security foundation in today’s hyper-connected world.
If your company relies on passwords to prevent unauthorized computer access, or low-tech memory cards (e.g., swipe cards) for facility access, you have security on par with the average 1980s car. Smart credentials — embedded in plastic smartcards, USB tokens or mobile devices — offer companies advanced and versatile user authentication features.
This white paper discusses the advantages of using smart credentials for multifunction access; describes the hardware and software components used in a smart credential environment; and provides questions to ask when searching for a smart credential solution provider.
With more and more dependency on mobile and cloud, digital enablement is key to business success. Now IT has an increased impact on how to drive strategy and implementation to reach business goals.
But the reality of distributed applications and connected devices has introduced new security challenges. To secure information and provide users seamless access to data, you need to reevaluate your approach to authentication. You need a modern authentication solution that is agile and secure, enabling your digital transformation.
This buyer's guide will help you determine whether a cloud-based multi-factor authentication solution is right for your organization and details the top features to look for in an authentication solution to securely enable your digital transformation.
Download the Cloud-Based Authentication Buyer’s Guide — to learn more.
Hundreds of organizations around the world use Microsoft® SharePoint® with over 80 million implementations, allowing them to develop intelligent portals that seamlessly connect users, teams, and knowledge. With the release of Microsoft Offi ce SharePoint Server 2007, F5 has specifi cally developed and tested a comprehensive Application Ready infrastructure that enhances the security, availability and performance of SharePoint deployments, whether it’s over the LAN or across a global WAN.
NetApp has been providing advanced storage features to VMware ESX solutions since the product began shipping in 2001. During that time, NetApp has developed operational guidelines for the FAS systems and ESX Server. This technical report reviews the best practices for implementing VMware® Virtual Infrastructure on NetApp fabric-attached storage (FAS) systems.
NetApp® SnapManager® for Oracle (SMO) is designed to significantly simplify all these tasks and more. In this article, we examine how you can deploy SMO to simplify and even automate data protection, recovery, and cloning across both primary and secondary storage. Learn more today!
This paper focuses generally on optimal storage and storage management for SharePoint and specifically evaluates NetApp's approach, detailing how the capabilities in NetApp's DataONTAP and SnapManager for SharePoint Server offerings help to drive storage efficiency, reduce cost, and exclude complexity in a comprehensive SharePoint implementation. It is not so much a "how to" guide, but rather a "why to" explanation. Learn more today!
Today's IT executives are not only expected to create and maintain high-availability IT environments, but they are also expected to implement green initiatives to satisfy customers, analysts, and government agencies that are worried about the impact of modern, energy-thirsty data centers on the environment. Is such a dual mandate reasonable? Can companies be expected to maintain service levels and reduce their carbon footprints at the same time? The White Paper offers a description of the different types of services available to improved energy efficiency data center design and a prescription for successful implementation.
A recent study by Gartner, in collaboration with TRIRIGA, an IBM Company, surveyed 130 professionals responsible for the planning and implementation of sustainability initiatives across large corporations. This paper provides a thorough analysis of these survey results.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Aug 14, 2012
Business wants more fluid access to data while IT organizations must maintain security. As the variety of access and multitude of threats to network resources and sensitive information have grown, so has the need for more flexible and automated ways to effectuate security policies, controls and enforcement. Rarely is this need more keenly felt than at the network endpoint, where people, technology, information assets and requirements for security and compliance meet most directly.
This paper is the result of a recent SANS survey exploring the use of analytics and intelligence today and exposes the impediments to successful implementation. Organizations that are deploying analytics and intelligence properly are experiencing faster response and detection times, as well as greater visibility. However, many are confused about how to integrate and automate their intelligence collection processes.
Want to enable employees to communicate and collaborate socially on a secure internal network? Gain control of BYOD? Eliminate your aging PBX and replace it with a modern, software-only cloud solution?
This exclusive research study from internationally renowned Wainhouse has identified the top barriers for UC projects: high costs and slow implementation, leading to high Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). But there are ways to easily overcome both these barriers and ensure UC success. Download the paper today and learn more about how to use UC to drive business business results for your organization.