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  • Secure Your Endpoints: Don't Fall Victim to Cyberattacks

    Read this paper to find out what you can do to secure all endpoints connecting to your network, including limiting access rights without limiting productivity and unifying all endpoint security requirements. Learn more.

  • Tutorial: Using Simulation and Optimization

    Read this tutorial to learn how you can create a better model for resource allocation in real-world business situations. With a call center staffing example it shows how simulation and optimization works. Learn more.

  • Tutorial: Optimization for Better Decisions

    Read this tutorial illustrated with Excel models and simple plots to learn how powerful software can help model complex resource allocation, account for difficult-to predict variables, enhance and speed business decision making. Learn more.

  • Tutorial: Risk Analysis and Monte Carlo Simulation

    Read this tutorial to learn how Monte Carlo simulation can become a frequently-used tool in every business analyst’s toolkit. It can help access risks, avoid business failure and determine upside business opportunities. Learn more.

  • What's New in Active Directory

    While Active Directory (AD) has been around since Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft has continued to make adjustments and introduce features in newer Windows Server releases, especially in Windows Server 2012. What’s New in Active Directory 2016 covers different AD features and the requirements to enable them. Learn more.

  • What is SQL Server and how does it work - SQL Server 101

    Read SQL Server 101 and learn more about SQL Server’s architecture and management basics. This useful guide also covers working with the SQL Server optimizer and execution plans. Learn more.

  • The Case for Office365 Backup

    Microsoft takes care of quite a bit, and provides a great service for their customers. However, Microsoft's primary focus is on managing your Office 365 infrastructure and maintaining uptime to your users. They are empowering YOU with the responsibility of your data. Learn more.

  • Consistent protection of MySQL/MariaDB with Veeam

    This guide explains how to achieve application consistency in MySQL and MariaDB databases with Veeam Backup & Replication. Learn more.

  • Business Disaster Recovery Strategies: Succeeding Where the Odds Say You Will Fail

    This paper will help you prepare for outages in your infrastructure by sharing disaster recovery (DR) strategies. Often, DR outages are not a complete outage, so being prepared with granularity in your DR strategies gives you flexibility. Learn more.

  • Email and the Web: Go Great Together for Attackers

    Read this paper to find out how you can protect your IT infrastructure by keeping up with all the latest attack strategies, implementing comprehensive security controls, and using analytics tools to detect threats. Learn more.

  • 7 Best Practices for Better Management of AD Groups

    Read this white paper to learn how you can better manage AD groups by following best practices including periodically performing audits to determine accuracy and validity of memberships. Learn more.

  • Multi-cloud Strategies Are on the Rise

    With most organizations currently using public cloud infrastructure in the form of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS), building an effective Availability strategy is becoming more and more of a priority. ESG recently surveyed 318 mid-market and enterprise IT decision makers in North America to better understand the current trend in adopting a multi-cloud strategy. Learn more.

  • Backup and DRaaS IT Buyer's Guide

    When it comes to data protection and business continuity, what is your goal? That’s easy – a solution you know will work every time, protecting everything you have in your data center with absolutely zero downtime and zero data loss. Selecting the right solution is increasingly more than just about basic backup. Learn what to look for, and potential gaps in coverage, to put your organization in the best position to achieve the lofty goal of total protection. Read on.

  • Best Practices for Implementing Security Awareness Training

    Osterman Research developed this whitepaper to understand the current state of security awareness training through an in-depth survey of security professionals, and to offer advice about best practices that organizations should consider as they develop a robust training program for their employees. Learn more.

  • Do I Really Need Office 365 Backup?

    Read this paper to find out what you need to do to assure your data can be quickly restored after a disaster, and archived for legal, industry, and government requirements. Learn more.

  • How To Fortify Your Organization's Last Layer of Security

    Download this paper to learn how to best combat these threats including 5 recommended actions you can take to fortify your organization's last layer of security - your employees. Learn more.

  • How To Transform Employee Worst Practices into Enterprise Best Practices

    The bad guys are just one gullible user click away from staging an all-out invasion on your network. Get clear direction on how to go about improving your organization’s security posture against social engineering attacks. Learn more.

  • The 2018 Ransomware Hostage Rescue Manual

    Get the most complete Ransomware Manual packed with actionable info that you need to have to prevent infections, and what to do when you are hit with ransomware, complete with a Ransomware Attack Response Checklist and Ransomware Prevention Checklist. Learn more.

  • Forrester Total Economic Impact Study

    Read this study for an in-depth explanation of Forrester’s analysis and a detailed walk-through of KnowBe4's impact on our customer’s business. The resulting research paper assesses the performance of the KnowBe4 Platform. How does 127% ROI with a one month payback sound? Learn more.

  • Employees at the Frontline Against Ransomware

    The recent escalating ransomware attacks have shown that no organization is safe. Find out how you can help to combat these attacks by training your employees to create a human firewall in the battle against ransomware. Learn more.