"Every user’s first interaction with your website begins with a series of DNS queries. The Domain Name System or DNS is a distributed internet database that maps human-readable names to IP addresses, ensuring users reach the correct online asset (website, application, etc) efficiently. Knowing the complexities and best practices of this layer of your online infrastructure will help your organization build redundancy, improve end-user performance and establish a top notch DR plan.
Download this guide to DNS top terms and actionable concepts including:
• Anycast vs. Unicast networks
• DDoS and Hijacking
• Load Balancing and GSLB
Published By: Monotype
Published Date: Aug 24, 2016
The world of digital advertising is changing—HTML5 has replaced Flash as the industry standard for digital ads. Find out how this change benefits your workflow, branding, and—most importantly—your customers. In this eBook, you’ll learn what HTML5 is and how it differs from Flash, how you can use HTML5 to make better ads, and why you need to get on board with HTML5 now.
What to expect and how to prepare your best defense
DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. When a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, who to call, or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared is your best defense against DDoS attacks.
This white paper explores best practices for building and maintaining a DDoS protection plan. You’ll learn what to expect from a DDoS attack, how to prepare, what to put in a DDoS runbook, and how to test your plan.
We’re living in the age of the customer, so it’s understandable that many companies are striving — and claiming — to be customer obsessed. yet many still fall short of creating superior customer experiences, even with sophisticated customer analytics in place, because of myopia and internal misalignment. The solution lies in a new customer insights paradigm: the next best experience (nBX). customer insights (ci) pros need to reevaluate their current analytics practices and embrace the nBX model to become truly customer obsessed.
In this paper, we describe and critique the common physical infrastructure practices seen today, propose a method of analyzing the resiliency needed, and discuss best practices that will ensure employees remain connected to their business critical applications.
Risk-averse distributors may feel that the safest and simplest IT strategy is to stay with their existing "homegrown" enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. But just as sticking your money under the mattress offers no protection against inflation, maintaining an outdated system can rob you of a distinct competitive advantage.
Modern ERP systems offer so much more in terms of data access, technology advances, and standard operating procedures. And obtaining a solution from a leading ERP provider ensures that industry best practices and the experiences of other distributors and end users have been built in.
Check out this new paper and learn more about the advantages of an integrated ERP over your homegrown system.
In this guide, Qualys describes internal risks to IT security and three best practices to control incorrect configurations. Critical components to this include automation of assessments and prioritization of risks. By using the automation technology in Qualys Policy Compliance, organizations can ensure the safety of sensitive data and IT while meeting mandates for compliance.
The exponential growth in digital channels has given rise to the importance of digital marketing. But digital marketing isn’t just about the channel, it’s the mechanism by which people are creating and sharing experiences; engaging not only with each other, but with companies they do business with.
With such high channel fragmentation, making strategic decisions on audience, con¬tent and platforms is critical. Marketers need the capability to define their market, build outstanding content, tailor messaging and provide that messaging in the right medium – quickly!
Big data has made quite an impression on organizations embarking on data journeys, hoping to glean valuable insights ranging from process optimization to customer-facing improvements. This research paper explores proven best practices that can help organizations overcome obstacles to deliver on big data potential.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Apr 18, 2011
In this whitepaper, we examine: Some of the key governance issues affecting both private and public clouds; Frequently cited risks and ways to mitigate them; Approaches that Red Hat is taking to help customers implement effective cloud governance; And Best practices that are part of a savvy cloud strategy.
Published By: nimsoft
Published Date: Apr 10, 2012
Without effective monitoring of your virtual environments, the benefits you gain from virtualization are offset by the costs and complexity of using several tools to track and monitor the performance of your environments. Explore the new monitoring challenges that virtualization presents, and learn how you can address them with best practices.
Given that Facebook alone has nearly a billion users, the possibilities are too significant to ignore. But how do you tap into the full potential? Our best practices ROI report focuses on 6 social marketing success stories from 5 different industries-each demonstrating a significant positive ROI for the featured brand.
Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Oct 16, 2013
With the proliferation of the iPad and other tablets and mobile devices among sales and account managers, a new generation of enabling technologies and best practices has offered the opportunity to get more out of the out-of-office experience. This research brief examines the use of video tools by sales professionals within best-in-class companies, specially within a mobile environment.
Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Oct 16, 2013
Having trouble driving registrations to your live webinar? Maybe it's time for a change. This report explores picking the right webinar strategy for your goals, webinar best practices and technology integration.
How can enterprise organizations get the most out of Marketo? Having implemented thousands of Marketo instances of various complexity for organizations in a variety of sizes and industries, you can imagine how much we’ve learned. Said simply, enterprise organizations are more complex—way more complex—than non-enterprise. In this guide, we’ll share best practices for the implementation of Marketo, which can also serve as a guide for those looking to overhaul an underperforming Marketo instance as well.
Learn how to power the transition to profitable growth by committing to change while also understanding the true value of key influencers, the impact of training, and how to secure buy-in from team members.
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Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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