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EMC Asia Pacific and Japan- The business value of data protection
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014

This infographic based on research by IDC details how businesses in Australia, Pacific and Japan can come out on top against tremendous pressure to reduce capital expenses, while maximising existing investments and improving utilisation and efficiency. • APJ businesses suffer longer retention periods, increased scrutiny of stored data and the need for greater leverage, storage and protection • 81% companies lack recovery confidence, while 71% have experienced data loss in last year • Overarching storage management services add value and the oversight the business needs, with average cost savings of US$2.6 million annually

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Assessing the business value of EMC backup and recovery
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014

In this White Paper, IDC offers up some quantifiable benefits that Asian enterprises have observed as a result of deploying backup and recovery solutions.

· Many enterprises are finding that the backup and recovery processes and technologies that they have implemented have not kept pace with the demands of the business

· IDC identifies how organizations can experience savings and improvements from the deployment of different types of technologies

· The benefits fall into three categories: storage environment cost savings; end-user productivity enhancements; and IT staff productivity optimization

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The ROI of consolidating backup and archive data
By EMC Corporation | 8/9/2014

This whitepaper focuses on IDC research into twelve different organisations the benefits of relying on a consolidated approach to protecting backup and archive data.

These interviews provided valuable insight into the realized benefits of an integrated
data protection strategy

IDC analyzed 
the data from three interviews and
 compared the results with data and
 insights from nine other interviews 
conducted previously

Customer benefits realized include strong ROI and annual savings, IT staff productivity optimization, and end-user productivity improvement

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BYOD in Education: A report for Australia and New Zealand
By Dell | 1/9/2014

This report details the observations and findings from nine in-depth interviews and executive roundtable discussions conducted by IBRS in 2012 regarding BYOD in education powered by Intel®. • The more significant issue for education was not the device but the delivery of software and services that impact educational activities • There is not one approach that fits all educational institutions – or even a single approach that can be used across a single school • A broad cross-section of peers involved from across the education spectrum were represented at each roundtable, held in seven cities across ANZ region

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Can you build true innovation into outsourcing contracts?
By UXC | 25/8/2014

True innovation isn’t achieved by technology alone. This paper looks at the nature of innovation and how difficult it can be to recognise, let alone embed within your ICT outsourcing arrangements, and offers better ways of enabling true business innovation. • A Deloitte survey of 5000 young leaders found that 78% of ‘millennials’ cited innovation as one of the top three purposes of business • Only 58% of the young leaders from Australia believed they work in an innovative organisation and just 46% felt their organisation helps them to be innovative • Clauses in ICT outsourcing contracts relating to innovation are typically both extremely limiting and impractical to deliver.

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CIO focus turns to innovation
By UXC | 25/8/2014

Organisations have the option to manage IT internally or outsource to a third-party provider. This paper discusses new research by Telsyte into how Australian organisations are using ICT outsourcing to support innovation. • In October 2013 Telsyte surveyed more than 450 Australian CIOs, CEOs and IT decision makers on their outsourcing strategies for 2014 • Outsourcing is a key feature of businesses that have a focus on innovation • Organisations that engage in outsourcing arrangements are more likely to spend greater than 25% of their IT budget on innovative projects

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CIO focus turns to innovation
By UXC | 25/8/2014

Organisations have the option to manage IT internally or outsource to a third-party provider. This paper discusses new research by Telsyte into how Australian organisations are using ICT outsourcing to support innovation. • In October 2013 Telsyte surveyed more than 450 Australian CIOs, CEOs and IT decision makers on their outsourcing strategies for 2014 • Outsourcing is a key feature of businesses that have a focus on innovation • Organisations that engage in outsourcing arrangements are more likely to spend greater than 25% of their IT budget on innovative projects

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Ponemon Institute Report: 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study: Australia
By IBM Australia | 2/5/2014

This whitepaper discusses the results from the 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study: Australia. In this year’s report, the fifth of its kind, the total average cost paid by a company in a breach increased to $2.8 million, while assessing the likelihood of a company having data breaches in the next 24 months.

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IDC Whitepaper: Convergence with Vblock Systems: A Value Measurement
By VCE | 9/4/2014

This whitepaper details the results of a series of interviews conducted by IDC with 11 IT organizations, enterprises, and major service providers that deployed converged infrastructure systems based on Vblock Systems.

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Dual Perspectives on ITaaS: The World According to IT and Business
By EMC Corporation | 4/11/2013

Running IT as a business always ranks at the top as the clear goal of both business and IT leadership. However if you ask a business executive and the CIO about how to accomplish this, you often get two different answers. In this IDG Research whitepaper, we examine the reasons behind these differing priorities and how best to bring the goals of IT and business together.

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