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It's not too late...Get Your Mobile Questions Answered Live!

How can IT provide seamless and secure mobile communications and collaboration for all? Join this live Webcast as IDG asks an expert panel pressing questions surrounding mobile security and management. From how many devices and operating systems to support, to integration of enterprise applications with mobile apps and key uses cases, they'll answer questions on interoperability, security, control and scalability challenges. This event is live, so come prepared with your mobility questions.

Sponsor: Box


On-demand webinar - 7 Keys to Service Catalog Implementation Success

It's time to re-think how you engage with your IT customers or end-users. IT is expected to take customer satisfaction to higher levels, but how do they accomplish this? Watch this webinar to learn 7 crucial keys to make your service catalog a success!

Sponsor: EasyVista


Transform Your IT Service Management

IT departments are only as strong as the solution they leverage for their service management. New IT, needs new thinking. Watch this webinar, to learn how EasyVista can increase IT productivity & efficiency and deliver streamlined & integrated IT Service & Asset Management.

Sponsor: EasyVista


IBM FlashSystem V840: Leveraging Software-Defined Flash to Drive Your Business

A new class of deeply integrated software-defined storage solutions with flash technology is helping businesses increase efficiency and performance simultaneously. Businesses have been using virtualization software to define servers, desktops, and applications for years, and they're increasingly rolling out software-defined networks as well. It was only a matter of time before they began software-defining their storage too.

Equipped with end-to-end, tightly integrated functionality and super-fast flash technology, products like IBM FlashSystem V840 Enterprise Performance Solution are empowering businesses to do what once seemed nearly impossible: leverage the efficiency of SDS and the speed of flash storage all at once. Join this webinar to learn more.

Sponsor: IBM


Leveraging Flash Storage to Accelerate Oracle Real Application Clusters

In a continuing effort to improve the efficiency of the businesses they support, IT organizations often look to SSD technology to solve performance issues for their business-critical applications. With many organizations already deploying SSD and even more considering it, the question has evolved from whether to deploy to how best to deploy.

Join representatives from HGST at this webinar to gain an understanding of the latest solid-state storage trends, the specific applications driving solid-state storage deployments and the benefits of deploying the Virident FlashMAX Connect software suite to speed up Oracle databases.

Sponsor: HGST


Top 4 Digital Signage Fails

Join RMG Networks for a look at four of the most common reasons digital signage fails in corporate businesses. Learn about strategies to prevent those failures and realize the full potential digital signage represents.

Sponsor: RMG Networks


The Key to Happiness: Throw out Your Data Warehouse

When organizations want to improve data quality, organize data for analytics, or develop a "single version of the truth", they immediately think they need to start with a data warehouse. But when is using a data warehouse the wrong move? When FairPoint Communications wanted to organize data from far-flung parts of the company, they turned off their data warehouse in favor of an agile data management and analytics solution that acts as a virtual data. The alternative approach brought agility to their organization and transparency that benefited decision makers in all departments.

In this on demand webcast, Kerry Reitnauer, Director, Solution Architect at FairPoint Communications will discuss the project in detail, including:

* The challenges the warehouse brought
* How they migrated to the virtual warehouse solution
* The agility, cost, and analytic benefits they received from their agile data management and analytics solution.

Sponsor: Lavastorm


Why do you need an enterprise mobile platform?

Today companies must offer great apps that run on a range of devices, and connect to an exploding set of backend data. Appcelerator solves for this new mobile reality: delivering native cross-platform apps at the speed of web, mobilizing any data source, and driving success with real-time analytics - all from an open, cloud-based platform. See how.

Sponsor: Appcelerator


The Foundation You Need to Build a Better Storage Infrastructure

How can real-time compression technology impact your storage infrastructure? Find out in this Webcast on IBM Storewize - a family of software-defined storage systems that transforms data storage economics. In this Webcast, you'll hear about:
- Virtualized, enterprise-class, flash-optimized modular storage
- Industry first hardware compression acceleration
- Support for workloads that are off-limits to alternatives
- The elimination of post-processing compression
- Performance improvement of 3x using as little as 5% flash
- IBM, EMC and NetApp storage cost breakdown comparison

Sponsor: IBM


Building Tomorrow's Data Center with Converged Technologies

A number of forces are converging: the cloud, converged infrastructure, big data and fabric architectures to name a few. And if those weren't enough, data center professionals must keep systems up 24 by 7, keep data secure, meet compliance obligations and keep costs and energy usage under control. It's a tall order.

Sponsor: APC by Schneider Electric


Technology for Everyone

A Kansas school district modernizes teaching and learning and paves the way to a one-to-one program with a comprehensive upgrade of its wireless and telephony systems. Get the story!

Sponsor: CDW


Responding to New SSL Cybersecurity Threat

Cybercriminals have learned how to exploit the digital trust that cryptographic keys and certificates provide to gain trusted status and infiltrate servers, applications and clouds. The featured Gartner research examines current strategies to address new SSL cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.

Sponsor: Venafi


ElectricAccelerator: Dramatically Faster Builds and Test

ElectricAccelerator dramatically speeds up builds and test by parallelizing jobs across clusters of physical or cloud CPUs. Read on to learn how this boosts developer productivity, increases the frequency and quality of releases, all while reducing infrastructure costs.

Sponsor: Electric Cloud, Inc.


Electric Cloud: Your AnthillPro Alternative

Many organizations have become leery about the lack of investment in AnthillPro since its acquisition by IBM. But there is a solution. In this webinar, Anand Ahire, Director of Product Management and Chris Fulton of Electric Cloud Professional Services (who previously spent 5+ years maintaining an AnthillPro implementation) discuss the steps necessary to migrate from AnthillPro to ElectricCommander. Watch now and discover actual customer use cases and the key differentiators Electric Cloud solutions provide over AnthillPro.

Sponsor: Electric Cloud, Inc.


Security Vulnerabilities Associated With Having Local Administrator Privileges

See how removing admin rights and granularly managing privileges at the application level reduces the attack surface and stop hackers from using administrative privileges as a back door to stealing credentials for pass-the-hash invasions.

Sponsor: Viewfinity


The Next Generation of Affordable Storage

As data needs continue to grow and capacity expansion becomes a necessity, companies of all sizes have to address the delicate balance between the need for additional storage and the finite space within the data center. The question is: How can you scale and optimize your storage cost-effectively? Hear from one technical expert who specializes in the storage segment of the industry.

Sponsor: Dell Inc.


ElectricCommander 5.0 update

What do you get when you take ElectricCommander 4.X, add hundreds of man-hours of development and QA testing, and harden it in a multi-month/multi-customer Beta? Watch this webinar to find out how this release enables horizontal scalability, high availability, and other enterprise-grade features to support large scale CI and CD processes.

Sponsor: Electric Cloud, Inc.


Deep Dive into Advanced Networking and Security with Hybrid Cloud

Security and networking are among the top concerns when moving workloads to the cloud. VMware vCloud┬« Hybrid Service™, built on a virtualized network, enables you to extend your data center to the cloud using the same security policies and networking topology that you have in your onsite VMware vSphere┬« data center. Join us for this technical webinar and get a deep dive into advanced networking and security constructs for vCloud Hybrid Service, including complex networks, load balancing, DHCP services, and IP address schemas.

Attend this webinar and learn about:

*Best practices for building a network foundation for hybrid cloud

*Deploying a complex 3-tier Web application in a hybrid cloud environment

*Applying advanced application security configurations

Who Should Attend: Infrastructure, Cloud, Security and Network Architects and Managers

Sponsor: VMware


Pivotal CF: The Journey to Great Software Begins Here

The concept of PaaS is not new, but a new class is emerging. This second generation of hybrid PaaS allows technologists to have a private and public cloud solution. If you want a closer look at Pivotal's integrated platform for the enterprise, then watch this on-demand webinar of Pivotal One - powered by Cloud Foundry.

Sponsor: Pivotal


Virtual Desktop Must-haves: Cost-effectiveness, Scalability and Security

Employees today expect to take their work anywhere and on any device. This BYOD mindset poses a dilemma for organizations that want to create a flexible workplace while ensuring security, control, and lower costs. IBM and VMware collaboratively provide a dynamic VDI solution.

Please join product experts to learn how to:
- Enable a VDI infrastructure with an excellent end-user experience
- Mitigate deployment risk leveraging converged architecture
- Reduce total cost per desktop, including storage and software

Sponsor: VMware | IBM