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Layered Protection: 13 Days of Cybercrime: The awareness of the cyber security problem and how it impacts our daily lives can hardly escape our attentions. In this paper we cite several examples of how cybercriminals are successfully attacking and inflicting loss on organizations. This whitepaper will show you how to cover all bases to protect your business network.

IT Admins Master the Cloud and Boost Your Career: No matter what industry your business is in, cloud, in one of its many guises, will become your responsibility. Learn about your industry trends, find out about best practice from other industries and use knowledge of your specific business needs to choose the right cloud technology.

No IT for a Day: What Does it Mean for Your Business?: This whitepaper covers the impact of IT downtime within a business and the best practices that IT admins can follow to avoid it.

Top Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce: With the rise in remote working, IT admins face a challenge when managing and supporting the devices that remote worker use. This whitepaper covers some hints and tips on how IT admins can make managing remote workers easier.

Top Tips for Time Stretched Admins: This guide provides time-saving tips that IT admins at small and mid-sized companies can use to stay on top of their workloads, keep systems running and protected, and maintain a healthy work/life balance.


The Great Cloud Guidebook: What is the latest thinking on cloud computing? Are we still in hype mode or has the industry fulfilled its promises? What has changed? To answer these questions, we turned to 10 tech influencers for their views and insights.

Security Experts Guide to the Cloud: Cloud and security are two terms that were rarely uttered in the same sentence: For many sceptics, the two did not go together. In this ebook, tech influencers share their views on security and the cloud and give advice on how to marry both into your business.


ControlNow Platform Overview: This datasheet provides information on the ControlNow platform that brings key IT services into a single console: patch management, antivirus, web protection, server and workstation monitoring, remote control and asset tracking.

Customer Case Studies:

BVOXY Ltd.: Georgina Lloyd Parry from BVOXY tells us about how she uses ControlNow to deliver a secure and healthy computer and network environment. “My mantra is ‘Let IT be an enabler and not a fire-fighter’ - Use IT skills to better effect and get greater value for money”

MacDermid Offshore Solutions: Kevin Downham, the IT Manager for MacDermid Offshore Solutions UK explains how ControlNow helps him ensure his primary servers are always up. “ControlNow is monitoring a myriad of services and it’s worth its weight in gold for just its basic workings.”

Case Study: Central Bank & Trust: Travis Homi, the IT Manager for Central Bank & Trust explains how ControlNow has improved network security and provided true peace of mind. “I save five hours a week with ControlNow – that’s six weeks a year – now that’s substantial!”


ControlNow Overview Video: ControlNow is an easy to use IT management platform that brings together key IT services that IT admins need to manage and protect their company’s networks. The single management console gives busy IT admins one place to provide antivirus, patch management, web protection, monitoring, asset tracking and remote control.


GSX Solutions

Get the Business Value of GSX Solutions in less than 2 minutes: Watch this video and get the gist of GSX Monitor & Analyzer, unique agentless solution able to manage and report On-premises and Online infrastructures from an end-user perspective.

Top 3 Lync Issues: How to monitor and troubleshoot them?: Released almost two years ago, Lync 2013’s adoption is increasing within companies. Although Microsoft has delivered numerous improvements throughout the years, it is still very challenging for administrators to ensure a good quality of service for Lync, especially regarding Audio/Video calls. Read this blog post to see how to monitor and troubleshoot Lync issues.

GSX Monitor & Analyzer for Lync: Keep your Microsoft Lync environment under control with GSX Solutions by monitoring server status as well as the services delivered to business lines. Watch this video and see how GSX Monitor & Analyzer streamlines communication by delivering the critical information you need to manage Lync proactively and avoid any system outages.

Monitoring and Ramping up Office 365 usage: After suffering two major outages last month, the rapid deployment of Office 365 has re-emphasized the critical need for cloud monitoring. In spite of the clear benefits offered when moving to the cloud, IT departments can still experience risks of total blindness when it comes to fixing complaints sent out by end-users. Read this blog post about how to ramp up Office 365 usage.

GSX Monitor & Analyzer for Office 365: Get the most out of your Office 365 investment: the GSX Robot User will help you plan your migration and optimize the quality of service delivered to your end users.

White Paper: Manage your IT's Journey to the Cloud: Take a break and read about IT's journey to the Cloud and how GSX Solutions can be of great help when it comes to monitoring your migration to the Cloud.

White Paper: Get the most out of your SCOM Investment: This White Paper highlights five keys areas of focus which need to be addressed when you want to get the most out of your SCOM investment. It demonstrated how a Multiple Vendor Strategy reinforces your SCOM experience.

Case Study: Atos employs GSX Solutions to monitor the messaging system migration in a major international bank: Read this case study to understand why monitoring tightly integrated financial and messaging systems is critical for success.

5 key questions IT admins need to know when migrating to Office 365: Read this blog post to find out about common questions GSX Solutions customers ask them selves before, during and after migration.

Case Study: Robinson Distribution addresses IT Business-Critical needs by adding cost-cutting GSX Solutions in their Product Portfolio: Read about our South African-based solution provider, who distributes GSX Solutions monitoring and reporting tools with the aim to solve business-critical problems.


StorageCraft Technology Corportaion

Making Disaster Recovery Easy: How asking questions can strengthen your disaster plan and save your client's business.

Business Health, Patient Health: Five prescriptions to stop healthcare disasters.

Disaster Resistance: Five lessons about disaster recovery from hurricane Sandy.

How to Prepare for Disaster: Three experts show you what you need to know.

Why You Need Backup and Disaster Recovery: It's more than just doom and gloom.

ProComp Group and CRU: Case Study

Connecticut Computer Software: Case Study

Emazzanti Technologies: Case Study

StorageCraft, Western Digital, and Nex-Tech: Fighting IT Fires



Resource article: Lessons we learned from the Sony Entertainment hack

Resource article: Self-service starts with a plan

Resource article: Top 5 bad password habits to break

Whitepaper: Practical Guide to Protecting Passwords and Your Data

Case study: Learn how The Catholic University of America cut helpdesk costs by introducing Specops Password Reset to their mixed environment of PCs and Macs

Case study: Learn how Philadelphia University empowered 5,000 users to reset their own passwords and received an immediate return on investment

Webinar: Longer is Stronger - Why Passphrases are a Powerful Security Tool

Resource article: 3 reasons why you should use passphrases

Resource article: Create a secure password you can actually remember

Resource article: 3 reasons why users aren’t using the password reset solution

Resource article: Don’t fall victim to a password attack

Resource article: 5 pitfalls to avoid when rolling out a password reset solution

Resource article: 5 pitfalls to avoid when rolling out a password reset solution

Additional resources:

Specops Customer Success Site, Specops Password Blog, Specops Deployment Blog



Virtualizing Exchange 2013 - the right way: This white paper explains the factors that should be examined when deciding to virtualize Microsoft Exchange 2013.

Free Study Guide for Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409: Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center: This is a study guide for the Microsoft 74-409 exam on Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center that covers each of the exam objectives. Read this study guide to learn how to create and configure virtual machine settings, virtual machine storage and virtual networks.

Hyper-V Replica in depth: This white paper gives you an in-depth look at Hyper-V Replica: what it is, how it works, what capabilities it offers and specific-use cases.

Bringing Automation to the Datacenter: Bring value to your organization by automating your datacenter. In this white paper you will learn about the benefits and challenges of datacenter automation and find out some scenarios to get started.

NetApp Storage Snapshots with Veeam Backup & Replication: Read this technical deep dive and learn necessary steps to test and evaluate Veeam Backup & Replication storage snapshots with NetApp.