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Whitepaper List

Intelligent Storage Enables Next Generation Surveillance & Security Infrastructure

Digital storage systems are being used for many massive multi camera IT systems, and storing recorded video footage becomes equally as important as recording. 1K, 4K, 8K megapixel cameras require such gigantic storage space that Network Video Recorders can hardly handle more than a handful of them simultaneously. This white paper explains how this situation can be efficiently circumvented, showing a progressive migration path from the current state of the industry’s IP video solutions, up to tomorrow’s storage centric architectures.

Contract Guide: Facing Down Cyberthreats with CDM

When the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program was first launched several years ago, the intent was to strengthen the overall security posture for federal agency IT across the board. It hasn’t been without its challenge, but it has enjoyed some success as well. Following several very public and damaging attacks this year at the Office of Personnel Management and the IRS, the pace of this program rollout will most likely increase. There is certainly pressure to do so. The first two phases of the three-phase rollout are well underway, and phase three is beginning. Federal agencies are realizing how to integrate this into their procurement strategies and priorities.

The Forrester Wave™: ECM Business Content Services

Picking an ECM provider isn't just a software investment. In a fast-changing world you need to know the platform you choose can evolve with your Agency’s needs. This independent report from Forrester Consulting will help you evaluate how Alfresco stacks up against other ECM vendors.

4 Trends Disrupting Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

The needs of Government Agencies are growing beyond the bounds of legacy ECM systems. But what’s changed in the way that citizens, Government employees and other stakeholders expect in terms of how digital records are created, shared & processed? Download this ECM eBook to learn more.

Meet with Anyone, Anywhere — Securely

Be more productive, collaborative, and get more done faster using Cisco WebEx Meeting Center — the proven industry leader in web and video conferencing. As a FedRAMP compliant service, you can use Cisco WebEx to hold regular meetings with anyone — regardless of location. Manage projects, host meetings, and make faster, more informed decisions by keeping everyone on the same page with meetings that allow everyone to see, hear, and view the same information at the same time. And host engaging and creative sessions with colleagues, internal teams and other agencies.

Cisco WebEx Web Conferencing

Go ahead. Create and join meetings easily from your computer or mobile device. Invite participants to share content in real time. See who you’re talking to. All in a highly secure environment. This is now reality for government agencies, thanks to Cisco WebEx® Web Conferencing, a FedRAMP-compliant service.

Don't Risk It Infographic

Download this informative infographic to learn how you can meet and collaborate on the web with anybody, anywhere, at a moment's notice and most importantly, without worrying about security.

Infographic: Modern Software Development

The process of modern software development incorporates agile development practices to more quickly deliver higher quality applications. Download this useful infographic to get a step by step view of how to best navigate your organization through this process.

21st Century Emergency Management

Today, the societal needs have become very interconnected. Many complexities exist for the societal infrastructure such as power, water, and medical services – as well as the most basic economic activities.

COPLINK Everywhere

COPLINK® Everywhere puts IBM i2 COPLINK access on an officer’s mobile handheld device. i2 COPLINK is a flexible, scalable solution suite that can support a variety of law enforcement needs. Its core capabilities derive from the large COPLINK database.

IDC Intellligence-Led Security

A significant challenge for many organizations has been enabling their analysts to find the "unknown unknown." Whether that unknown is malware lurking within the enterprise or within slight variations in fraudulent transactions, the result has been the same: enterprises continue to fall victim to cybercrime. IBM is addressing this challenge with IBM i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis. By pairing multi-dimensional visual analysis capabilities with powerful analytics tools, IBM is giving the analyst team an effective early-detection, cyber intelligence weapon for its arsenal.

Build a Foundation for the Cloud

Government agencies are becoming more comfortable with the concept of cloud computing. They’re seizing on benefits such as scalability, flexibility and cost savings. However, hybrid cloud environments are also placing new demands on infrastructure. Agency IT execs are realizing resiliency, agility, security and simplicity aren’t just buzzwords—they’re requirements that must be met. Download this exclusive Digital Dialogue to learn how agencies are addressing the growing demands.

SmartRow® Micro Data Center for the Tampa Bay Rays

Small spaces and edge of network computing can deploy a self-contained infrastructure in almost any room. See why the Tampa Bay Rays selected the SmartRow® micro data center from Emerson Network Power to provide power and protection for their unique computing needs.

How to Evaluate DDoS Mitigation Providers: Four Critical Criteria

How can you be sure that the DDoS mitigation services provider you bring on board can deliver on the promise to stop the Internet’s largest and most sophisticated attacks? This white paper explores four critical criteria on which to evaluate DDoS mitigation providers before signing on the dotted line. Akamai has developed key questions related to each to help you evaluate a provider’s threat intelligence, experience, mitigation capabilities and capacity. Our guidance is based on Akamai’s practical experience in proven mitigation approaches for different DDoS attack scenarios, as well as on our keen insight into the minds and strategies of cybercriminals and DDoS attackers.

Research Report: Digital Government Strategies

Across all levels of state and federal government, agencies are embracing the shift to digital services. Many of the moving pieces continue to evolve and work together such as: the steady move to the cloud, the increase in mobile device usage, and the cultural shifts. Download this research report to access further findings from a recent survey covering the strategies for digital government.

Intelligent Operations Center for Emergency Management

IBM Smarter Cities Emergency Management solutions incorporate a range of technologies from IBM and IBM Business Partners to address emergency management challenges. These solutions assist cities in collecting, analyzing and distributing key information among agencies and first responders.

Agile and Efficient Citizen Services

The regulations and policies that govern health and human services change frequently. Even minor adjustments wreak havoc on state and local agencies that provide those services. That’s one reason many government agencies are turning to business rules management systems (BRMS) to simplify adhering to new and constantly changing requirements. At its core, a BRMS is software that helps officials make the right decision at the right time with business agility. Download this Digital Dialogue to learn more about selecting the right BRMS for your agency.

The Total Economic Impact of Private Cloud—Cost Savings and Benefits Enabled by Private Cloud

Prior to investing in private clouds, organizations had constrained data centers and manual processes that created inefficiencies in application and performance. But is adopting a private cloud infrastructure right for your organization? This report examines the potential economic impact of investing in an on-premise private cloud. Download now to get an inside look into why organizations are choosing to implement private clouds and discover the benefits, costs, flexibility, and risks they saw.

4 Key Considerations for Private Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Building a hybrid or private cloud can yield cost savings and other benefits for organizations, but only if they make wise decisions that reduce complexity and leverage existing data center infrastructure. Download this white paper to learn how to maximize the benefits of cloud technology while avoiding the pitfalls.

Creating Efficiency through Private Cloud

Private clouds provide IT with the ability to quickly scale and deliver continuous services to multiple business units while maintaining control over their information and processes. This Infographic highlights the four key steps to building a private cloud foundation and illustrates how Dell Cloud featuring Intel® technology provides the end-to-end solutions to deliver measurable business benefits.

Enterprise Insight Analysis

Whether they are part of a business or working for a government organization, today’s investigators, security specialists and intelligence analysts are facing extraordinary pressure to respond quickly to a wide range of threats — from cyber attacks, terrorist threats, criminality, and unethical and immoral activities. These attacks are especially challenging as societies are increasing their reliance on cyberspace for economic growth, societal well-being, government operations and critical infrastructure monitoring and management. Concurrent with the increase in cyberspace reliance is an increase in cyberspace vulnerability. This vulnerability is amplified by an increasing frequency and complexity of attacks and highly variable, diverse and rapidly evolving threats. As such, there is a greater burden on organizations to respond in real time.

Forrester Reveals Economic Benefits of Private Cloud

Dell Private Cloud solutions can help you match the right application with the right cloud infrastructure. Download this infographic to uncover the economic benefits of private cloud and how to see a better ROI while building a solution ready for tomorrow.

A Proven Security Intelligence Model for Combating Cyber Threats: A Reference Model for IT Security Practitioners

Cyber security is a journey, not a destination. It takes time and resources to mature any significant organizational capability, and achieving significant reductions in MTTD and MTTR is no different. However, for organizations determined to reduce their cyber security risk posture, it is a capability that must be invested in. LogRhythm’s unified platform approach and flexible product architecture allow an organization to adopt and mature capabilities over time, comfortable in the fact that subsequent investments will build on previous steps along the maturity model. Download this article to learn more!

Combatting Advanced Threat with Endpoint Security Intelligence

IBM BigFix and IBM Security QRadar solutions empower IT teams to view up-to-the-minute endpoint intelligence within the context of other vulnerability data, prioritize vulnerabilities for remediation and quickly take corrective action to help minimize risks.

Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) Study of IBM Security Guardium

In September 2015, IBM commissioned Forrester Research consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) that organizations may realize by deploying IBM Security Guardium. The study uncovered that organizations achieve cost and risk reductions while increasing productivity and tactical efficiencies from implementing IBM Security Guardium. Read the study to learn more.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence: Evidence of Value

In this report, Ponemon Institute presents findings from in-depth interviews with enterprises who switched to IBM Security QRadar from another Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution. The reports summarizes their rationale for switching SIEM providers as well as metrics on the deployment and performance in managing and containing network traffic anomalies.

Monitoring is a Security Essential

As government agencies migrate to the cloud, they are working to adhere to the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act, launched by the Office of Management and Budget in 2012 to improve federal network security. Continuous Diagnostic Monitoring (CDM) is the foundation of this security initiative. CDM aims to improve security by watching round the clock for intrusions, vulnerabilities and other potentially malicious activity.

Bring Order to Hybrid Clouds

While many government agencies are choosing a hybrid cloud approach to realize the primary benefits of both private and public clouds, many are realizing additional benefits of opting for an open source-based hybrid cloud. A standard hybrid cloud still entails managing cloud software components from multiple vendors and ensuring all applications and data are properly integrated. When agencies take the open source-based approach, they can simplify migration to a hybrid cloud, while also realizing the agility and flexibility of open source.

Open Source Drives the Agile Cloud

More government agencies are moving data and applications to the cloud. In doing so, the first major decision is choosing the best platform for the job: public, private or hybrid. Another option has been emerging of late—the open hybrid cloud. With open hybrid cloud platforms, government agencies are finding greater efficiency, flexibility and cost savings.

Snapshot: Effective Incident Response

Preparing an effective incident response plan is no longer a luxury. It’s an essential component of an organization’s security strategy. Ensuring your organization is preparing a comprehensive and truly effective response plan requires a multi-faceted approach, as outlined in this special report.

Attack on all Fronts: Defend, Detect, Decide and Defeat

It is time for you to rethink your current security so you can forge your way forward without fear. It is time for a strategy that will help us confidently navigate the various risks new technologies and innovations pose to enterprises and agencies so that you can go about achieving your missions and operational objectives. Built on the successful integration of Websense®, Raytheon Cyber Products and the recently-acquired Stonesoft next-generation firewall (NGFW) business, learn how Forcepoint brings a fresh approach to address the constantly evolving cybersecurity challenges and regulatory requirements facing businesses and government agencies - and how they can help you.

The Evolution of the Best Practice

Business best practices, like the paperless office, are designed for efficiency and optimization. Yet best practices are constantly evolving, and incorporate the latest enabling technologies to continuously improve optimal procedures and processes. Download this informative report to learn how to stay ahead of the curve.

Game Changing Technology to Meet Agency Mission

State and local government agencies are always looking for ways to improve operational efficiencies to shorten response times and enhance the service they provide to constituents. These efforts span everything from issuing a permit online, to performing more inspections or resolving tickets from citizens in a call center. All these advances have one thing in common they require more agile, scalable, cost-effective data storage. Download this game changer to learn more!

Making the case for a PC refresh - Three reasons to upgrade to new client systems

When considering an upgrade of client PCs, it’s important to consider more than just the initial cost of new systems. User needs are ever-evolving and you want to make client hardware choices today that will meet the mobility, productivity, and security needs of today’s on-the-go work environments. Read this paper to learn about the factors that contribute to total cost of ownership so you can build a business case for upgrading that moves beyond budget constraints to focus on value.

The Secure Mobile Enterprise

This white paper addresses how to enable mobility white mitigating security risks and how to navigate requests for BYOD from a Dell perspective. It also gives a rundown of required elements for a completely secure environment like secured endpoints, data security, network security and access management. Download now to learn more.

Old PCs Put Your Business at Risk

Protect against hackers by upgrading to new desktops featuring Intel’s hardware-enhanced security and supporting software. Innovative hardware enhancements, built into Intel®-powered desktops since mid-2013, “harden” key information and commands normally executed in software, giving your business maximum protection. Read this paper to learn what your organization can do to overcome security challenges.

The New Mobile Workforce

This white paper details the current state of the technology environment in the workplace as well as benefits and strategy of integrating mobile and BYOD products. It also offers suggestions on how to approach the build out of a fully secure, productive and mobile network. Download now to learn more.

A Better Presentation Experience with Intel® Pro WIDI

Principled Technologies compared the experience of connecting a Dell Latitude™ Ultrabook system featuring the new 5th Generation Intel Core processor to an HD display with both HDMI cables and wirelessly via Intel Pro WiDi. Read this report to find the results of the test and learn how pairing Intel®Pro WiDi with a Dell notebook on your next client refresh will foster greater security and privacy advantages over other ways of connecting.

The Rugged Truth: TCO of Rugged vs. Non-Rugged Computing Devices

Are you considering the purchase of a rugged computing device vs. non-rugged computing device? Learn what you need to do to make the best purchasing decision to maximize your total cost of ownership (TCO). VDC recently completed a survey to better understand true TCO for rugged systems, such as Dell Latitude Rugged tablets and notebooks with Intel® processors v. non-rugged systems.

3 Must-Haves for Rugged Devices

A rugged notebook or tablet is just one piece of a mobile solution for highly demanding, tough work environments. When combined with the right level of support, security, and manageability, the comprehensive solution will keep employees in the field, on the road, and thriving in the harshest conditions. Download this whitepaper to learn more about how to find the right combination of rugged notebooks, which feature optional Intel® vPro™ technology, and the appropriate services to meet the demands of your end users.

Four Ways to Win by Replacing Legacy Laptops and Desktops

Security. That’s what keeps IT leaders up at night. Yet security is not the only concern – to it, you can add incompatible platforms and operating systems, limited technical/IT resources, and ever-shrinking budgets. Research from IDG shows a direct correlation between the mitigating these challenges and upgrading client hardware and OS’s. Read this 2 page paper to learn more about how replacing legacy client systems can help alleviate security risks while improving end user productivity.

Agencies Capitalize on the Latest Tools for Mobile Security

As federal agencies rely on an increasingly mobile workforce, IT and security managers need a multifaceted approach for securing information and devices outside of firewalls. Download this paper, to learn about the four keys to securing mobile workers: purchasing technology that meets stringent government requirements, protecting mobile endpoints, enhancing data protection, and strengthening network security.

Dell Tablets: A Winning Combination of PC Performance and Portability

To deliver its potential, your business needs a thriving workforce – one that is empowered to be creative, productive, and efficient. At the same time, your employees increasingly expect a convenient, reliable, and frictionless user experience on their primary device. Meanwhile, corporate IT is tasked to ensure that any new technology introduction meets considerations such as cost, reliability, security, integration, management, and application deployment. Check out this easy-to-absorb eBook that explores tablet types by user needs and demonstrates that today's business-class tablet with the latest generation of Intel® Core™ processors can easily meet both user and corporate demands.

451 Research: Vormetric Encryption Gateway Fray with Latest Extension to Its Platform Strategy

This 451 Research report offers a current analysis of Vormetric's recent product releases, including the solutions offering tokenization with dynamic data masking, Teradata support, and cloud encryption gateway. The report also offers analysis of the Vormetric Data Security Platform strategy.

Vormetric Tokenization with Dynamic Data Masking

Complying with PCI DSS and corporate security policies has been too costly, complex, and time consuming for IT organizations. Vormetric Tokenization with Dynamic Data Masking helps your security team address its compliance objectives while gaining breakthroughs in operational efficiency.

eBook: The Right Infrastructure Strategy to Support Bimodal IT Capabilities

Chances are good that your IT organization is supporting a large number of core business applications—and they’re probably under extreme pressure to deliver innovation for the business at a moment’s whim. But to do both effectively, your IT infrastructure better boast some very specific characteristics—such as a bimodal model—but why?

Blending cloud-native and conventional applications

Most cloud native applications rely on conventional system integrations to deliver business value. Cloud native apps are optimized for agility and speed, but conventional apps bring the security and stability enterprises need in their infrastructures. Download this whitepaper to learn the ten lessons from early adopters for successful integration of cloud native and traditional applications.

Enterprise Insight Analysis for Cyber Threat Analysis

Securing your infrastructure, your customer interactions and protecting your data are critical to preserving your reputation and your bottom line. Today’s cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated, agile and capable of getting past any network security. IBM® i2® Enterprise Insight Analysis is a next generation intelligence solution that enables organizations to incorporate cyber threat analysis into their security strategy and turn their defense into a proactive offense. Download this article to learn more!

Beyond Borders: Tracing the impacts of Smarter Public Safety, Frost and Sullivan

See how law enforcement agencies are pursuing more effective public safety by taking advantage of advances in predictive analytics and collaboration technologies.

Drive Data to Decision

Data and information assist the decisions made during military defense operations. In this eBook, we look at the rapidly evolving use of advanced analytics in defense intelligence.