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  • Digital Dialogue 5 Key Insights for IT Managers on the New Hybrid Workforce Reality

    Expert tips, best practices and insights gleaned from the recent Webcast, “Navigating Your Hybrid Workplace Strategy.”

  • Phoning It In With Microsoft Teams

    Microsoft Teams experienced massive usage growth in the last year as it became a go-to platform for a suddenly remote workforce. Now that the collaboration platform has proven its value, organizations are looking to extend its communication value with capabilities like external calling, contact centers and more. Download this eBook from OpenText to learn how.

  • Essential Guide to Securing Microsoft Active Directory

    Securing Microsoft Active Directory (AD) involves dealing with a mixed bag of risks, ranging from management mistakes to unpatched vulnerabilities. AD has become a prime target for cyber-attackers who use AD to elevate privileges and gain persistence in the organization. Investigate a typical data breach, and you’ll find that stolen credentials likely were used—sometimes for initial entry, sometimes for accessing critical systems, but always to the detriment of the targeted organization.

  • Navigating the Shift to Public Cloud Security With a DevSecOps Mindset

    The rising number of cloud data breaches due to simple service misconfigurations is forcing cloud security owners to rethink security practices. In this eBook, we’ll explore how to navigate the shift to public cloud security.

  • Comparing AWS Tools for Cloud Cost Management and Optimization

    AWS customers often encounter much larger bills than expected. This ebook lays out the services that AWS provides to help with cloud cost management, and helps you understand how to navigate your options.

  • Your Cheat Sheet to Amazon Cloud Storage Pricing

    To help you understand the costs of your cloud services, we’ve created a pricing cheat sheet of the three most common AWS cloud storage services: object storage (S3), block storage (EBS), and file storage (EFS).

  • The Ultimate Guide To AWS Savings Plans

    This guide includes example scenarios where AWS Savings Plans should be used, considerations to take into account before committing to AWS Savings Plans, and answers to frequently asked questions.

  • The Next Generation of Cloud Management Starts with a Cloud Center of Excellence

    To help ensure your organization can keep up with the pace of change in cloud management, here's a guide on how to establish a Cloud Center of Excellence, including examples of successful implementation with other organizations.

  • How To Accelerate Your AWS Cloud Journey To Reach Cloud Maturity

    The goal of this eBook is to help you gain control of your AWS costs, security, and governance, where cost and performance are optimized and your cloud environment is governed by policy-driven automation.

  • Common Culprits for Unexpected AWS Cost Spikes

    AWS offers a myriad of innovative services, but it can be hard to estimate the costs for some of these solutions. Here are five services to keep close tabs on throughout your cloud journey.

  • Building a Successful Cloud Financial Management Practice

    This paper details a set of organizational best practices and principles, outlining key stakeholder groups, roles, and responsibilities, to help you plan, build, and execute a successful cloud financial management strategy.

  • Benchmark Your Cloud Maturity: A Framework for Best Practices

    The biggest challenges for organizations that embrace the public cloud are often related to people and processes, not technology. This whitepaper lays out a framework for best practices in cloud operations, cost management, and security.

  • 8 Best Practices for Reducing Spend in Azure

    To help organizations take control of their cloud costs, we provide eight best practices to reduce spend in Azure, including customer examples and practical applications.

  • 7 Experts on Implementing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

    As with other security tools in the Microsoft 365 Defender suite, deploying Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is easy. With the right licensing, you can turn the tool on with just a few clicks. Turning it on and maximizing its effectiveness, however, are two completely different things. Find out what advice our seven security experts give on transitioning to and optimizing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.

  • The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021

    Barracuda is named a leader in the latest Forrester Wave TM report: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021, and specifically cited for offering “a product portfolio that includes integrated solutions for email security, cloud backup, email archiving, DMARC authentication, SA&T, and web security”. Get your free copy and see the full evaluation now.

  • Windows Server 2017/2019 Storage Spaces Direct Performance using Chelsio 25 Gigabit Ethernet (25 GbE) RDMA Adapters

    This paper presents performance benchmarking results for Windows Server 2019 Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) in a hyper-converged deployment scenario using Chelsio 25 Gigabit Ethernet (25GbE) iWARP RDMA adapters which enable incremental, non-disruptive server installs, and supports the ability to work with any legacy (non-DCB) switch infrastructure. This enables a decoupled server and switch upgrade cycle and delivers a brownfield strategy to enable high performance, low cost, scalable S2D deployment.

  • How Active Directory Recovery Strengthens Cyber Resilience

    For organizations that rely on Microsoft to manage their data and communications, Active Directory (AD) serves as a doorway to their digital functions and services. It’s the primary mechanism for authenticating users and enabling access to databases, files, applications, computers and other endpoints. When a crisis strikes — whether a cyberattack or a natural disaster — nothing can be recovered until AD is up and running again. Constituents can’t conduct transactions, access websites or contact call centers. Employees, whether they’re remote or in office, can’t access the tools and information they need to perform their jobs.

  • Remote Work at Enterprise Scale: Strategies for Microsoft 365 Migration and Management

    When the pandemic hit, government IT departments scrambled to ensure employees had the tools they needed to work from home productively. While many organizations were already piloting cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams, others had to pivot quickly to free, short-term trial versions. For many, Microsoft 365 has now settled at the center of their strategies. Learn best practices to get to the cloud and make the most of your investment.

  • 2021 Data Protection Trends

    2020 was a unique year that forever changed the IT landscape, creating new challenges for all. In the new Veeam report, more than 3,000 business and IT leaders across 28 countries were surveyed on their data management challenges and successes, including the impact 2020 had on IT. Download the 2021 Data Protection Trends report to learn about today’s data protection impact, costs and benefits with key insights from industry experts.

  • Recon Research - Evaluation of BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams

    Recon Research provides a step-by-step evaluation of BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams through a hands-on testing of a SIP/H/323 Cloud Video Interop solution.