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White Paper | Presented by Akamai

Application Security and Performance

Web application and DDoS attacks hit enterprises without warning or reason. The attacks can expose confidential data and website resources to malicious uses, reduce performance, and render sites unavailable. Responsible organizations proactively block web attacks to protect their reputations, site availability, site performance, and confidential data.

White Paper | Presented by Cisco Systems

Demystifying SDN for the Network Engineer

Software-defined networking (SDN) can be a big change for network engineers, as it introduces a greater level of automation to networks. But this change can benefit your organization, through improved efficiency, accuracy, simplicity, and power. Get the full picture - download our "Demystifying SDN for the Network Engineer" white paper now.

Does My Enterprise Need Web Application Security?

Akamai's web application firewall and DDoS solutions include easy-to-deploy, low-maintenance solutions for enterprises.

Evaluation Guide: How to Choose the Right BI & Analytics Platform

The transition to a modern business intelligence model requires IT to adopt a collaborative approach that includes the business in all aspects of the overall program. This guide focuses on the platform evaluation and selection.

Redefining the role of IT in a Modern BI World

As self-service analytics becomes the norm, the role of IT is evolving from a producer to a strategic partner. IT professionals are helping their organizations transition from a traditional top-down approach to analytics driven by IT to a self-service approach enabled by IT and led by the business.

Security Trends in High Tech

Are BOTs Good or Bad? Both is the answer. 63% of security respondents view BOTs as a tool as well as a security risk. All websites receive BOT traffic daily but not all BOTs are created equal.

Video/Webcast | Presented by NTT DATA

The Best Exotic Marigold Hospital: Hilton Digital Experience

The hospitality industry has used digital tools giving guests a greater sense of autonomy, more personal choices and to reduce the "friction" inherent in travel and shopping. This session explores the question: How can healthcare use digital tools and the lessons from the hotel and retail industries to increase patients' sense of control and personalize the hospital stay in ways that result in more positive and more powerful patient engagement?

The Modern Approach to Business Intelligence

Your organization has plenty of data, and you understand the nuances of your marketplace. But traditional approaches to business intelligence are too slow, inflexible, and expensive. You need an approach to business intelligence that is governed and scales yet allows your business users to ask and answer their own questions with data.

Top 10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2017

Over the last few years, data has become the lifeblood of organizations. Those that harnessed the power of this data by empowering business users found competitive advantage and were able to innovate faster. This change caused tension in organizations between the old way and the new modern approach to BI.

White Paper | Presented by Akamai

Top 10 Things to Look for in a Cloud Security Solution Provider

Searching for a Cloud Security Provider can be confusing. Many providers appear the same at first glance: similar metrics, similar promises. The fact is, the information you need to make a real comparison requires asking questions and probing for details that cloud services vendors don't always volunteer.

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