Application consolidation can be an important cloud initiative. By consolidating applications on an all-flash, cloud-centric platform, IT has the opportunity to reduce costs, lower risk and support a more integrated and interoperable infrastructure. But for any organization thinking about application consolidation, it is important to closely evaluate the features and functions of the underlying all-flash storage platform.
You want to make sure that your platform not only delivers the performance you need, but also enables you to reduce costs, eliminate migrations, simplify operations and support cloud-enabled business agility.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 15, 2018
Today’s enterprises continue to differentiate themselves via their cloud applications. But differentiation is getting harder and harder to accomplish. To stand out, you need a flexible, nimble, scalable, always-on data platform that can deliver powerful, game-changing, customer-facing applications. Read this white paper to learn how DataStax Enterprise delivers comprehensive data management through a secure, operationally simple platform built on the best distribution of Apache Cassandra™.
To make informed decisions and serve customers, your employees need the right tools and access to key information, in the right context. But, when business-critical information is scattered across multiple off-the-shelf and custom-coded applications, your workers are less efficient and your customers’ experiences suffer.
When it comes to your enterprise application strategy, are you thinking beyond build-versus-buy? Download this Forrester Consulting thought leadership paper to learn how Low-code rapid application development platforms offer a faster, easier alternative that empowers your IT organization, your employees and your customers.
For increasing numbers of organizations, the new reality for development, deployment and delivery of applications and services is hybrid cloud. Few, if any, organizations are going to move all their strategic workloads to the cloud, but virtually every enterprise is embracing cloud for a wide variety of requirements.
To accelerate innovation, improve the IT delivery economic model and reduce risk, organizations need to combine data and experience in a cognitive model that yields deeper and more meaningful insights for smarter decisionmaking. Whether the user needs a data set maintained in house for customer analytics or access to a cloud-based data store for assessing marketing program results — or any other business need — a high-performance, highly available, mixed-load database platform is required.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: May 28, 2019
IT transformation is more than a one-time migration of applications to the cloud, because the cloud isn’t a destination in itself. Successful migration is the start of an ongoing process of evolving your applications to take advantage of new native capabilities, as they become available on your chosen cloud platform.
This e-book illustrates the iterative process of cloud adoption by following the IT transformation journey of a fictitious company, Mercurial Footwear, in its adoption of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). The various stages of this transformation — from a simple lift-and-shift to the cloud to leveraging cutting-edge technologies like containers and serverless computing — are typical of the process that Rackspace helps its customers to navigate through.
With step-by-step explanations, the e-book will provide you with insights into the way cloud architecture evolves, to help you to better take advantage of the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) features most re
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