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  • Cloud Data Management Report

    More than 1,500 business and IT leaders shared their approach to data management and its role in business transformation in the 2019 Veeam Cloud Data Management report.

  • Cloud Data Management Report

    More than 1,500 business and IT leaders shared their approach to data management and its role in business transformation in the 2019 Veeam Cloud Data Management report.

  • Digital Dialogue: How to Kickstart Security and Compliance for Your AWS, Azure, and GCP Clouds

    Read this Digital Dialogue to find out what you can do to ensure the security and compliance for your applications and data in the cloud, including providing automated security for cloud workloads, and high-fidelity threat detection.

  • Building Your Cloud Migration Toolkit

    For a successful cloud migration, ensure your team has best-in-class tools available and a cloud management platform to keep business and technology teams in the know.

  • How to Ensure Cloud Migration Success for Technical Practitioners

    Get the Best Practices to Help your Team Migrate to the Cloud As a seasoned engineer or developer, you know that migrating infrastructure and services to the cloud isn’t just lift-and-shift. It’s also not all on you.

  • Eliminate Cloud Sprawl

    With increased adoption, cloud footprints are getting larger and more unwieldy to manage. Organizations know they must analyze and consolidate their cloud bills to stop cloud waste eating into OpEx budgets. Extensive cloud adoption driven by a “cloud-first” mandate isn’t inherently sprawl, but do you know the business initiatives that spend is supporting? What alternatives did you consider? Read more in this white paper.

  • Mapping cloud costs to a standard IT cost model

    Struggling to compare cloud costs across providers? This poster will help you see the mapping of AWS, Azure, and GCP services to a standard IT taxonomy.

  • Essential KPIs for the IT strategic planning process

    Do you have a strategic plan for getting the most out of your IT investments? For many, it’s challenging enough to get a reliable view into the full investment plan, let alone feel confident that it’s driving business value. In this brief, we’ll share peer-tested best practices for building and managing a strategic plan that elevates IT from a cost-center into an innovation-driver.

  • Apptio TBM Unified Model (ATUM): The standard cost model for IT

    Ready to communicate IT cost and value in terms your business unit partners understand? Find out about Apptio TBM Unified Model® (ATUM®) and how it standardizes the financial information necessary for IT leaders to manage their technology business.

  • IT showback & chargeback: Optimize IT costs by shaping demand

    For years, showback and chargeback have been the most in-demand outcomes for IT leaders globally. This eBook outlines how organizations can leverage showback and chargeback to impact IT costs—to improve awareness and accountability, and to shape demand and consumption.

  • The definitive framework for application rationalization

    Getting AppRat right is no easy task. In this e-book, find out how to replace guesswork with facts and stop counting licenses and start defining business value.

  • The CIO's guide to IT cost optimization

    Optimization. Rationalization. Cost-Recovery. All buzzwords for a simple concept: how do technology leaders ensure that every dollar spent is directed towards business value? In this eBook, we walk you through the four ways to optimize your IT costs and offer up prescriptive questions to make your analysis crisp and your conclusions actionable.

  • How to prepare for your cloud migration

    Cloud migration is consistently one of the top priorities of technology leaders across the world today, but many are overwhelmed by trying to plan their cloud migration, struggling to prioritize workloads and unsure of the cost implications.

  • A practical guide to zero-based budgeting

    Your business partners need IT to deliver innovation and agility, but traditional budgeting processes struggle to do either. Interested in adopting a zero-based budgeting approach to your organization?

  • Disruption in the C-Suite: How the push towards digital transformation is changing the CxO dynamic

    We know that digital transformation is changing the economics of IT, but is this influencing CXO dynamics and strategic decision-making? To determine this, the Financial Times (FT) Focus partnered with Apptio to survey more than 550 C-suite leaders in technology and finance globally.

  • Modern data management with NetApp and Veeam paves path to digital transformation

    Downtime isn’t an option for companies who are adopting data-centric strategies. Inability to access information and applications translates into lost customers and negative exposure. With the stakes growing ever larger, organizations need to put a modern data management solution at the center of their digital transformation initiatives—both to protect their most precious assets and to catalyze business agility.

  • IDC Research Paper: The Business Value of Using Veeam and NetApp to Reduce Data-Related Risks

    Data is increasingly at the core of any business or organization and is fueling new Digital Transformation (DX) initiatives. And as data becomes more distributed, dynamic and diverse, data Availability has never been more essential in an effective and holistic data management strategy.

  • Cisco and Veeam empowers businesses by providing cloud mobility, High Availability and reliable performance

    Business leaders today must work with IT to make the right decisions to achieve successful outcomes for their portion of the business and overall organization. In this paper, we look at six critical areas of common ground for both business and IT decision-makers, address modern digital business challenges, and how Cisco and Veeam® check all the boxes.

  • Veeam and Cisco UCS Are Better Together: Examining the Shared Traits of Veeam Availability Solutions and Cisco UCS Storage Servers

    The complexity of IT environments today has made datacenter modernization an urgent priority. In the event of data loss or corruption, this can cost companies a large sum of money. Proactively addressing risks through better protection costs far less money.

  • The 2019 Phishing Industry Benchmarking Report

    The 2019 Study analyzed a data set of nearly nine million users across 18,000 organizations with over 20 million simulated phishing security tests. In this report, research from KnowBe4 highlights employee Phish-prone™ percentages by industry, revealing at-risk users that are susceptible to phishing or social engineering attacks.