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A "How To: on Simplifying Cloud Migration
By Arrow ECS | 5/11/2019

Move to the Cloud!’ has been the rallying cry for many IT service providers for more than a decade. The theoretical benefits are well known: efficiency, cost-savings, transitioning from CapEx to OpEx plus many other tangibles that make operating on-site legacy systems seem almost-quaint by comparison.

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Five Reasons to Ditch Hard Drives
By NetApp | 4/9/2019

If you’re running your business applications on a legacy storage architecture with spinning disks, you may be experiencing new challenges. Is your IT staff continually tuning performance because of new applications with different performance demands? Are you finding it difficult to protect company data from internal and external threats? Do you need to tie your on-premises infrastructure to a public cloud? Are your current storage systems approaching end of warranty? Are the future plans of your current storage vendor uncertain? If any of these is true, here are five reasons to consider switching from hard drives to all-flash storage. These are some of the reasons why NetApp introduced the AFF C190 storage system—all-flash storage at the price of disk.

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The Expert Guide to VMware Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
By Veeam | 12/6/2019

In this e-book, Mike Preston, IT pro and blogger, gives you a comprehensive guide to disaster recovery and data protection for modern data center environments that run on VMware vSphere and integrate with cloud infrastructures. You'll learn the drawbacks to backing up VMware environments with traditional tools and presents technologies that help companies to address the challenges of data growth and always-an availability for services.

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Conversational Ransomware Defense and Survival
By Veeam | 12/6/2019

"Ransomware is the threat du jour for businesses of all types and end users alike. The frustration of those affected is palpable, with outcomes including critical data loss, downtime, and damaged reputation.

Meanwhile, today’s business is expected to move to a new state of data intelligence, by moving data securely across multi-cloud infrastructures. On this background, you need the confidence that your Digital Life will be Always-On™ and uninterrupted by threats such as ransomware.

The 2018 updated edition of the Conversational Ransomware Defense and Survival e-book is designed to help you understand the ransomware threat and to protect yourself and your organization from potential attacks. "

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Monitoring, reporting and predicting: How to gain control of your data center's health status
By Veeam | 12/6/2019

"Visibility into the data center allows businesses to evaluate the health state of its core operations. To be able to optimize your infrastructure, you first must know and understand what is occurring in your data center. Having a tool to gain control over virtualization and report on these environments is essential in telling you what VMs are needed, are they in use, and if they are provisioned properly, allowing you to optimize data center operations while inevitably ensuring data availability for your business.

This paper aims to discuss why utilizing a monitoring and reporting tool in your environment can improve decision-making, data center operations, and increase visibility into your environment."

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Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure
By Silver Peak | 24/4/2019

WAN edge infrastructure is changing rapidly as I&O leaders responsible for networking face dynamic business requirements, including new application architectures and on-premises and cloud-based deployment models. I&O leaders can use this research to identify vendors that best fit their requirements. View this paper and learn how you can better meet your networking needs.

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Defending Against Encrypted Threats
By F5 Networks | 8/2/2019

According to research from the F5 Labs threat intelligence team, 80% of page loads on millions of sites sampled are encrypted. Transport Layer Security (TLS) adoption has become the norm for organizations of all sizes and in all industries due to several driving factors: the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Google search results ranking preferences, browser warnings for HTTP (cleartext) sites, and the growing importance of privacy, to name just a few.

While this evolution improves security for web traffic, it comes at a price—increased workload demand and the potential hazards of malware cloaked in encrypted traffic.

Find out how to defend against what you cant see.

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Key Considerations when adopting an SSL/TLS Strategy
By F5 Networks | 8/2/2019

According to research by F5 Labs, more than 81% of all web page loads are now encrypted with SSL/TLS, which means that we are moving very quickly toward an Internet where nearly every piece of data in transit will be encrypted. However, the rise of SSL/TLS isn’t all good news. Attackers are increasingly hiding insidious attacks within encrypted traffic—which means that the security protocol itself has become a threat vector. Regaining visibility into that encrypted traffic is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your apps, your data, and your business Find out how today.

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business nbn Enterprise Ethernet Guide
By business nbn | 7/2/2019

Large business and government enterprises, rely on their nbn broadband access network running smoothly.

For that to happen businesses need a network solution that is capable of providing access to committed information rates nbn™ Enterprise Ethernet is a layer 2 wholesale broadband product that is designed to provide access to the speed, quality and service needs of enterprise end customers.

In this infographic it will provide an outline to businesses as to how business nbn Enterprise Ethernet can help with: 1. run data-intensive applications 2. Concurrently use multiple VoIP voice lines or video conferences 3. Connect or support a large number of sites or employees and VPN services 4. Access cloud applications

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Transitioning Special Services to the nbn access network
By business nbn | 6/2/2019

A Factsheet on the most important things you need to know when talking to your phone and internet service providers

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