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  • DevOps and the cost of downtime White Paper Cover

    DevOps is bringing technical and business benefits to LOB leaders, the C-suite and IT delivery organizations. This IDC Report states that communicating DevOps business value is critical to securing additional funding and accelerating the rate and course of change in an enterprise.

  • Continuous Delivery in the Enterprise White Paper Cover

    This paper characterizes the three key components of release management modernization and provides case studies illustrating how companies use continuous delivery and DevOps to transform the discipline, suggesting steps to adapt practices so companies can compete better with less risk.

  • Five vital steps for successful software delivery in a chaotic world White Paper Cover

    This paper covers five steps that can help you address today’s development challenges and deliver software that yields better business results.

  • 2015 Gartner Group Magic Quadrant on Managed Security Services White Paper Cover

    This Magic Quadrant presents enterprise buyers with advice on selecting MSS providers to support global service requirements.

  • Three guiding principles for data security and compliance White Paper Cover

    Because data is a critical component of daily business operations, it is essential to ensure privacy and protect data no matter where it resides. Different types of information have different protection requirements; therefore, organizations must take a holistic and systematic approach to safeguarding information.

  • NoSQL does not have to mean no security White Paper Cover

    This eBook provides a basic introduction into NoSQL, the security implications for NoSQL, and how IBM InfoSphere Guardium solutions can help speed the deployment of NoSQL by breaking down the inhibitors to meeting security and compliance requirements and reducing overall risk

  • Securing Big Data in Pursuit of Big Opportunities White Paper Cover

    The promise and potential for Big Data has organizations of all sizes assessing their data analytics capabilities. To get the maximum value from enterprise data stores, they must define, dissect and defend that data. This seemingly simply framework can be more complex than you think. Deploying the right tools at the right time can help organizations optimize the value of their Big Data.

  • UrbanCode ROI Calculator White Paper Cover

    This ROI calculator is intended to help you calculate the benefits and return of deployment automation across three categories.

  • A Mobile Application Development Primer White Paper Cover

    As enterprises realize the need for mobile versions of their business applications, there is a need for an enterprise-class approach to mobile app development. This paper describes best practices for collaborative software lifecycle management for mobile business applications development.

  • The Total Economic Impact of IBM UrbanCode White Paper Cover

    IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct their Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study that examines and quantifies potential return on investment (ROI) for IBM UrbanCode Deploy within an enterprise DevOps environment. The study determined that a composite organization, based on the customers interviewed, experienced an ROI of 482%!

  • Best practices for a DevOps Approach with IBM system z White Paper Cover

    Tools from IBM® Rational® - specifically, IBM UrbanCode™ Deploy, IBM Rational Development and Test Environments for System z®, and IBM Rational Test Virtualization Server—support development on the IBM System z platform, giving you true capabilities to scale DevOps at the enterprise level. Learn more when you read the IBM white paper “Best practices for a DevOps approach with IBM System z.”

  • eBook: Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database White Paper Cover

    Here are six reasons why changing your database can help you take advantage of data and analytics innovations.

  • IBM Containers: Merging Bluemix and Docker for Enterprise-Grade Containers White Paper Cover

    Learn how to bring the power and agility of Docker containers to the Bluemix PaaS environment.

  • ABC's of Release and Deploy White Paper Cover

    The bottlenecks in the release and deployment of software applications often start in the handoff from development to operations. This paper discusses how these bottlenecks can be reduced or eliminated by applying a DevOps approach to your release and deployment practices.

  • Mobile to Mainframe DevOps for Dummies White Paper Cover

    In today’s era of digital disruption around cloud, mobile, and analytics, it’s imperative for the enterprise to drive toward faster innovation while ensuring the stability of the core business. Learn the special considerations of using DevOps to accelerate mainframe software delivery.

  • The Total Economic Impact™ Of IBM UrbanCode White Paper Cover

    Forrester interviewed four customers with several years of experience using IBM UrbanCode to support their DevOps approach. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of IBM UrbanCode on their organizations.

  • DevOps For Dummies White Paper Cover

    This book helps you understand DevOps and how your organization can gain real business benefits from it. You also discover how a holistic view of DevOps that encompasses the entire software delivery life cycle.

  • Getting started with IBM Bluemix: Web Application Hosting Scenario on Java Liberty–Solution Guide White Paper Cover

    As you follow along with two lab-style scenarios, this IBM Redpaper™ publication demonstrates how to create and deploy a web-based collaboration application on IBM Bluemix.

  • Application Release and Deployment for Dummies White Paper Cover

    Faster Application Delivery With Automated Release & Deployment Application Release & Deployment for Dummies e-book

  • Five vital steps for successful software delivery in a chaotic world

    This paper covers five steps that can help you address today’s development challenges and deliver software that yields better business results.

  • Succeeding with Geographically Distributed Scrum White Paper Cover

    Small project success does not automatically lead to large project success. This white paper discusses practices needed to succeed with Scrum on a large, geographically distributed team, including necessary coordination, communication, integration, and architecture.

  • 4 Simple Steps to VoIP Vendor Selection White Paper Cover

    Download this free white paper, 4 Simple Steps to VoIP Vendor Selection, to completely educate yourself about VoIP trends so that you can determine the perfect solution for your company.

  • The Hidden Benefits of VoIP Revealed White Paper Cover

    You don't have to throw out your old communications infrastructure tomorrow. You can take a tiered approach to moving your company forward with VoIP. Read this white paper, The Hidden Benefits of VoIP Revealed, so you won't miss out on how you can use VoIP to re-invent how you conduct business, while increasing your bottom line.

  • Five Must Have Features for Business VoIP White Paper Cover

    In this free white paper, Five Must-Have Features for Business VoIP, you'll learn about five ways VoIP can deliver greater value to your business. Read on.

  • VoIP for Beginners White Paper Cover

    While VoIP services can be less expensive than standard telephone network services, call quality can be a factor in one’s decision to switch to VoIP. However, constant innovation and upgrades are making VoIP comparable in quality to the traditional phone system. In this white paper, VoIP for Beginners, you’ll be introduced to how VoIP works.

  • Unified Communications: The Layman's Guide White Paper Cover

    In this white paper contributing Ziff Davis analyst Cindy Waxer breaks down unified communications by defining it, explaining how it works, ROI, UC challenges in an organization, and questions IT leaders need to ask before deployment.

  • Contact Center Solutions Comparison Guide White Paper Cover

    This comparison guide provides the top 10 providers and highlights key features to look for when considering a hosted solution for your business call center.

  • Agile for Dummies White Paper Cover

    Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With Agile for Dummies by your side you’ll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.

  • Why NoSQL? White Paper Cover

    In a world where the pace of software development is faster and data and piling up, how you architect your data layer to ensure a global user base enjoys continual access to data is more important than ever.

  • Four App Deployment Disasters Every Business Should Know About White Paper Cover

    Avoid these 4 common app deployment mistakes to help make your next mobile project a success.

  • 7 Proven Practices to Strengthen Release Management White Paper Cover

    Business needs, market trends, and customer demands are forcing IT teams to deploy applications at a rapid rate. The frequency of deployments can invoke human errors, failed deployments, and outages. This paper will guide you through the 7 best practices to strengthen release management.

  • Testing SAP Solutions For Dummies White Paper Cover

    In this eBook, we share how IBM software and solutions can help an organization manage quality and begin testing SAP solutions and the integrations they depend on earlier, continuously, and while testing smarter.

  • The Future of Testing: Where Do Testers Spend Their Time? White Paper Cover

    TechWell, IBM, uTest, and keynote partnered on a survey to explore where today’s testers are spending their time, what obstacles they most often encounter, and where they think their attention should be focused.

  • Deployment Automation Basics White Paper Cover

    This paper discusses the limitations of manual deployments, common failure patterns, the benefits of automation, and a base set of features an automated system should provide.

  • Service Virtualization for Dummies White Paper Cover

    In Service Virtualization For Dummies discover how service virtualization fits into the big picture of software quality. Learn how to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your testing processes deliver higher quality software, while reducing testing downtime and testing cost.

  • Service Virtualization for Dummies White Paper Cover

    In Service Virtualization For Dummies discover how service virtualization fits into the big picture of software quality. Learn how to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your testing processes deliver higher quality software, while reducing testing downtime and testing cost.

  • Application Release and Deployment for Dummies White Paper Cover

    Faster Application Delivery With Automated Release & Deployment Application Release & Deployment for Dummies e-book.

  • Agile for Dummies White Paper Cover

    Confused by all the agile advice? Relax! With Agile for Dummies by your side you’ll learn the fundamentals of agile and how to increase the productivity of your software teams while enabling them to produce higher-quality solutions that better fulfill customer needs much faster.

  • Application Release and Deployment for Dummies White Paper Cover

    Faster Application Delivery With Automated Release & Deployment Application Release & Deployment for Dummies e-book.

  • An Insider’s Guide to Agile Testing and Service Virtualization White Paper Cover

    Get the essentials about agile testing and service virtualization from several different perspectives – get an analyst’s take from Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester Research on how to remove agile testing bottlenecks and ways to calculate your potential return on investment for Service Virtualization. Hear about real customer implementations in the financial services, travel, and healthcare sectors. Learn from experts on how service virtualization is essential for mobile development, testing packaged applications (such as SAP), and more.

  • The Forrester Wave: Application Security White Paper Cover

    Forrester Research recently analyzed the application security testing market (static analysis, dynamic analysis, and instrumented/interactive analysis technologies). This report details Forrester’s findings about how well each vendor fulfills their criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help security and risk professionals select the right partner for their application security requirements.

  • Manage the Chaos: 4 Steps to Securing the Mobile Enterprise White Paper Cover

    Built on IBM’s unique threat intelligence platform, the Mobile Security Framework automatically fuses context and risk awareness into each security imperative, to maximize mobility management and security effectiveness.

  • Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing White Paper Cover

    IBM has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security.

  • Top tips for securing big data environments White Paper Cover

    As big data environments ingest more data, organizations will face significant risks and threats to the repositories containing this data. Failure to balance data security and quality reduces confidence in decision making. Read this e-Book for tips on securing big data environments.

  • Ensure a More Secure Future White Paper Cover

    IBM offers insights to CIOs regarding transforming the security organization into five core functional areas. This paper concludes the series by looking at securing the greater future.

  • Gartner Group Magic Quadrant on Managed Security Services White Paper Cover

    Managed security services is a mature market with offerings from established service providers. This Magic Quadrant presents enterprise buyers with advice on selecting MSS providers to support global service requirements.

  • Five Steps to better application performance White Paper Cover

    Get a step-by-step guide to monitoring and optimizing your distributed and hybrid applications.

  • Real-Time Digital: Wake-Up Call for IT Operations White Paper Cover

    This paper provides key insight in to the changes that traditional IT Operations should prepare for in improving IT Operations analytics with new cloud based application and changing architecture.

  • Forward-Looking Business Intelligence White Paper Cover

    Traditionally, business intelligence (BI) has looked backward at what has happened. In today’s marketplace, enterprises need to look ahead.

  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a Business Intelligence Solution White Paper Cover

    To aid today's enterprises in their BI selection process, Ovum has surveyed the market and has published this Decision Matrix report to help enterprises select the most appropriate BI solution from among the 10 leading vendors.

  • Acquire, Grow and Retain Customers: The Business Imperative for Big Data and Analytics White Paper Cover

    Big data and analytics can help businesses deliver on customer needs, acquire customers, increase current customers’ profitability, and retain the most valuable customers.

  • Application Performance Management: It’s Not Just for IT Anymore White Paper Cover

    Application Performance Management tools are playing a larger and more important role in enabling IT to move applications rom on-premises to the cloud. Find out why and what that means in this technical article.

  • The Cloud Application Performance Management Paradox White Paper Cover

    Application Performance Management (APM) might not be top of mind for companies moving to the cloud, but it should be. Here’s how to handle APM in the cloud.

  • Why Switch to Automated Release and Deployment?  White Paper Cover

    Development, IT and even testing teams must do more in less time, increase the frequency of software delivery, and produce higher quality software. All of this without adding headcount.

  • 7 Proven Practices to Strengthen Release Management White Paper Cover

    Business needs, market trends, and customer demands are forcing IT teams to deploy applications at a rapid rate. The frequency of the deployments can invoke human errors, failed deployments, and outages. This paper will guide you through seven best practices that will strengthen the way applications are released to production.

  • In-Memory Databases Put the Action in Actionable Insights White Paper Cover

    A different style of computing is required for speed of thought analytics in the age of Big Data. Read this paper from Wikibon to understand how in-memory databases can deliver real-time operational analytics for your most demanding workloads.

  • Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database White Paper Cover

    Is your data architecture up to the challenge of the big data era? Can it manage workload demands, handle hybrid cloud environments and keep up with performance requirements? Here are six reasons why changing your database can help you take advantage of data and analytics innovations.

  • Intelligent Business Solutions Report: Big Data - Why Transaction Data is Mission Critical to Success White Paper Cover

    Analyst Mike Ferguson of Intelligent Business Strategies writes about the enhanced role of transactional DBMS systems in today's world of Big Data. Learn more about how Big Data provides richer transactional data and how that data is captured and analyzed to meet tomorrow’s business needs.