October 2009 - (Free Research) The current recession and credit crunch deeply affected IT spending in the last quarter of 2008 and into 2009. This SWOT Analyst report for Q3 2009 regroups the market contenders by categories for an easier evaluation to enable vendor strategy professionals to substantiate decisions about their partnership and go-to-market strategies.
January 2012 - (Free Research) This E-Guide features a side-by-side comparison of two emerging storage solutions - Netapp FlexPod and EMC's Vblock - and will help you determine which can better meet your organization's needs. In this guide you'll learn the pros and cons of each of these platforms, and learn which provides better long-term benefits. Read on for more.
January 2010 - (Free Research) Email archiving is rapidly becoming a critical best practice for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. This white paper compares Sunbelt Exchange Archiver (SEA) with a cross-section of other email archiving offerings, to help decision makers in the evaluation process.
August 2008 - (Free Research) High density computing is today's standard in best-in-class performance and availability, and those that fail to keep pace or fall behind will find themselves no longer competitive in today's markets.
June 2009 - (Free Research) Many IT professionals generally recognize that PostgreSQL is better suited for enterprise database responsibilities than MySQL. In this paper you'll find an in-depth feature & performance comparison between the two.
April 2012 - (Free Research) Access a detailed TCO comparison of the two leading server virtualization platforms, VMware's vSphere 5 and Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V. Discover how each of these technologies performed in five different operating scenarios covering management, maintenance, storage and disaster recovery.
July 2009 - (Free Research) Data Deduplication is a vital technology to consider as part of your overall data protection strategy. Data Deduplication significantly reduces the amount of space required for backup and the network bandwidth required for replication. This tutorial explores several facets of data deduplication technology and compares vendor offerings.
February 2010 - (Free Research) Since the cost comparison between tape and disk is obviously far more complex than the media itself, this brief outlines all the considerations necessary for a more complete understanding of the benefit and true cost comparison between tape and disk to help IT professionals choose and justify their backup environment.
December 2012 - (Free Research) In this paper, explore tier-3 archive challenges and how to beat them, learn about the impending "era of colossal content," find 12 comparisons between tape and HDD, and get the scoop on modern tiered storage approach that optimizes the storage infrastructure through a combination of SSD, disk and tape.
June 2012 - (Free Research) What's different about Microsoft's latest release, SQL Server 2012, that has midsize companies considering it for their big data analytics and data warehousing needs? Read this expert e-guide to find out. Also, find tips on choosing between SQL Server's native backup compression and third-party tools.
April 2008 - (Free Research) In a document management system, an index functions as the means to retrieve documents. Without retrieval capabilities, the content would merely take up space. This paper explains that, given this vital role, companies should give indexi..
January 2009 - (Free Research) Download this exclusive article to gain insight on why a NetApp SnapVault backup system is 54% less expensive than a similar tape-based backup solution over a typical backup product lifecycle.
March 2009 - (Free Research) This report compares the performance of HP's 8Gb FC solution alone versus it's performance in conjunction with the Simple SAN Connection Manager. The results are remarkable! The Simple SAN Connection Manager took half the time to configure and 2/3rd fewer configuration step to deploy a FC SAN compared with configuring each component separately.
November 2010 - (Free Research) With the Spectra Logic launch of the LTO-5, the fifth generation of the successful LTO program, examining the range of the latest tape technologies helps customers select the right tape for their backup environment. Read this informative white paper comparing backup technologies to help make your backup decision.
February 2012 - (Free Research) Access this webcast to learn about the new features of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0. This webcast provides a hypervisor comparison and outlines the benefits of choosing an open-source, enterprise-ready option.
December 2011 - (Free Research) This paper discusses how customer demands have prompted recent changes in the data warehouse market, and how those changes are opening the door for a new breed of vendors beyond those who previously dominated the industry with stack offerings.
November 2012 - (Free Research) This analysis by the Robert Frances Group delves into the performance of IBM's Storwize V7000 storage system and the expected benefits and cost savings organizations can expect. Read now for a detailed TCO summary and a comparison of the cost benefitis of leasing vs. purchasing.
January 2012 - (Free Research) In this E-Guide you'll learn the pros and cons of utilizing removable disk storage for your backup and recovery operations. Discover what types of organizations can benefit most from this technology, explore a side-by-side comparison of disk vs. tape solutions, and explore key considerations before implementing a removable disk solution.
January 2012 - (Free Research) SQL Server performance is highly dependent on how you configure your server's storage subsystems. With that in mind, this e-guide dives into a benefit/cost comparison of the increasingly popular solid-state drive (SSD) trend and explains some of the top mistakes people make when purchasing hardware for SQL Server.