In this DCD Supplement we focus on the possibilities and difficulties of data center cooling. Over recent years, data center cooling has evolved from a simplistic model of top-down control, to demand-led systems where the cooling is provided where and when it is needed.
Platform businesses are reshaping our economy and disrupting entire markets by seamlessly connecting buyers and sellers. However, processing payments and the exchange of value on a platform or marketplace can be challenging.
Stripe commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the challenges that platforms and their sellers face, and the solutions they seek. Through a global online survey of 2,030 platform sellers and four in-depth interviews, Forrester found that platforms struggle to provide their sellers with much-needed payment capabilities, reporting, and customer support services with in-house resources alone. Meanwhile, sellers demand that platforms provide these services and will prefer platforms that are service-rich over platforms that are service-poor.
• The complexities of managing a platform force executives to divert resources, which stalls growth.
• Going global is easier said than done.
• Sellers will flock to platforms that simplify the process of sellin
Today, business is conducted in a fast-paced, on-demand, globally dispersed environment. Maintaining a competitive edge requires cohesive real-time collaboration. Mobile workers, partners, vendors, suppliers, and even customers expect to be able to work together seamlessly, both inside and outside the firewall. But delivering tools for high-quality collaboration is often challenging, due to the need for businesses of all sizes to support a wide range of personal and business devices. Mixing disparate devices with complex conferencing solutions often lead to frustrated employees, while businesses face a labor-intensive, costly endeavor without a high ROI. In addition, collaboration is evolving with businesses creating small "huddle" spaces and open workspaces that increase the demand for ubiquitous, effective conferencing.
The Intel Unite ' solution is a fast, simple, cost-efficient way to deliver a more secure, manageable, high-quality collaboration experience. Whether you select the
Mapping, tracking, positioning and real-time data arekey to supporting defense and intelligence initiatives. Governments and agencies need location data they can trust to track and adjust fixed and mobile resources to address rapidly changing events and circumstances. With Ovum's Location Platform Index: Mapping and Navigation, agencies can assess location platform industry leaders and identify the platform that best meets their product development demands. This year, HERE Technologies cemented its role as the industry leader, earning the highest ranking, and besting Google, for the second time in a row.
Download your free report to learn:
The relative strengths and weaknesses of each vendor, including data, enablers and features
Vendor strategies to keep up with changes in technologies and trends
The specific workings of the location platform market, and to better understand what constitutes a healthy location platform and which provider offers the correct portfolio and the necess
"We live and surf in a cyber world where attacks like APT, DDOS, Trojans and Ransomware are common and easy to execute. Domain names are an integral part of any business today and apparently an integral part of an attacker's plan too.
Domain names are carriers of malwares, they act as Command and Control servers and malware's ex-filtrate data too. In today's threat landscape - predicting threats, spotting threats and mitigating them is super crucial.. This is called Visibility and Analytics.
Watch this on demand session with our Cisco cloud security experts Shyam Ramaswamy and Fernando Ferrari as they talk about how Cisco Umbrella and The Umbrella Research team detect anomalies, block threats and identify compromised hosts. The experts also discuss how effectively Cisco spot, react, filter out IOC, block the network communications of a malware; identify and stop a phishing campaign (unknown ones too).
Connected embedded navigation has suffered in recent years with the proliferation of smartphone integration combined with lengthy design cycles and a fragmented ecosystem. HERE’s Navigation On Demand service provides OEMs with the ability to offer consumers an always-fresh navigation and a compelling connected service.
Download the whitepaper now to learn how you can benefit from:
• the architecture of HERE Navigation On Demand and how it enables OEMs to deliver a different, more joined up, experience
• the Navigation as a Service Approach, which allows an always-fresh experience without unnecessary recreation of effort
• developing more impactful service
Webinar: Utilities are facing incredible challenges today driven by flattening demand, aging infrastructure, knowledge gaps, and challenging customer satisfaction requirements. Watch this webinar to learn how IBM Maximo for Energy & Utilities can help.
With trends such as big data, artificial intelligence and IoT dominating
today’s business technology headlines, the buzz around enterprise
mobility (now considered known and familiar) may have lessened, but
its importance has not. Consider its key role in today’s top tech trends,
and then also consider this. According to an Oxford Economics survey
of 500 senior IT executives, CEOs, and other senior managers, 80%
say workers cannot do their jobs effectively without a mobile
device. The same survey shows:
82% say mobile devices are critical to employee productivity
82% say mobile devices are critical to agility and the speed of decision making
76% say mobile devices are critical to customer service and satisfaction
75% say mobile devices are critical to innovation and collaboration
70% say mobile devices are critical to employee satisfaction
and 70% say mobile devices are critical to revenue growth.
The known and familiar now demands a fresh look and focus from
enterprise organizations a
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Sep 10, 2019
As the digital revolution continues, a linear approach to supply chain planning is gradually giving way to ecosystem thinking. Consumers buy in an entirely new way. Goodbye Sears catalog, hello one-click checkout. To keep up, companies need the ability to plan accurately in real-time. Introducing digital demand management with the Anaplan platform: a collaborative approach that can keep up with omnichannel demand.
What’s inside this paper from Supply Chain Brain:
What digital demand management means in today’s market
The benefits of a connected approach to demand management
"Como vamos usar todos os dados da rede inteligente?"
Produtores, distribuidores e consumidores de eletricidade em quase todos os países desenvolvidos estão se perguntando isso. Os dados gerados por medidores inteligentes, os dispositivos conectados, os geradores de energia, barragens hidrelétricas, fazendas solares e consumidores cada vez mais sofisticados têm o potencial de melhorar consideravelmente a confiabilidade da geração, gerenciamento, armazenamento e da distribuição de energia.
A análise avançada pode ajudar a alcançar todo esse potencial. Mas, como? Ela desempenha um papel importante nas empresas de serviços que buscam transformar dados em dinheiro, por meio da análise das informações acumuladas para melhorar a gestão da demanda, a alocação de ativos e de pessoal, a previsão de demanda e a manutenção preditiva e preventiva. De fato, a análise está alimentando essa transformação do setor.
La manera en que ponemos en marcha nuestros vehículos, calentamos nuestros hogares e impulsamos nuestras industrias está cambiando de manera radical. Las tecnologías que se han implementado a gran escala pero que resultan ser ineficientes, como los automóviles que utilizan motores de combustión interna, están siendo reemplazadas con alternativas electrificadas y más efectivas. Y las energías renovables como la solar, la eólica y la térmica, entre otras, apoyadas por el almacenamiento en baterías de próxima generación, están atendiendo un porcentaje cada vez mayor de la demanda de energía.
Este reporte aborda cómo el proveedor líder de infraestructura de tecnologías de la información, TIBCO, está impulsando la transformación digital al permitir tomar mejores decisiones y realizar acciones más veloces e inteligentes a través de TIBCO® Connected Intelligence Cloud. Los siguientes ejemplos muestran cómo la tecnología de TIBCO está ayudando a las empresas de la industria energética:
“¿Cómo utilizaremos todos los datos de la red inteligente?”
Los productores, distribuidores y consumidores de electricidad de casi todos los países desarrollados se están haciendo esa pregunta. Los datos producidos por los medidores inteligentes, los dispositivos conectados, los generadores de energía, las presas hidroeléctricas, las granjas solares y los consumidores más sofisticados, tiene el potencial de mejorar considerablemente la confiabilidad de la generación, gestión, almacenamiento y distribución de electricidad.
La analítica avanzada puede ayudar a alcanzar todo ese potencial. Pero, ¿cómo? Tiene un papel de gran relevancia en las empresas de servicios que buscan convertir los datos en dinero mediante el análisis de la información acumulada para mejorar la gestión en el lado de la demanda, la asignación de recursos y de personal, pronosticar la demanda y el mantenimiento preventivo. De hecho, la analítica está impulsando esta transformación de la industria.
La tendencia actual en la industria de manufactura se inclina hacia los productos hechos a la medida en lotes más pequeños y con tiempos de entrega más reducidos. Con frecuencia, este cambio puede alterar la producción, lo que se deriva en un mayor tiempo de inactividad de las máquinas, costos de producción más altos, desperdicio de productos, y la necesidad de volver a producir los productos defectuosos.
A fin de satisfacer la demanda de los clientes detrás de esta tendencia, los fabricantes deben cambiar rápidamente a nuevos modelos de producción. El control de calidad es el área clave que TI debe apoyar.
Al mismo tiempo, el trazabilidad de los productos se vuelve vital para el cumplimiento, al igual que la calidad. La trazabilidad puede lograrse al interconectar fuentes de datos dentro de la fábrica, analizando los datos históricos para obtener conocimientos y actuar de inmediato para controlar el proceso en su totalidad. Lograrlo puede llevar a reducciones de costos importantes,
This eBook outlines how organizations can leverage showback and chargeback to impact IT costs—to improve awareness and accountability, and to shape demand and consumption.
Follow the guiding principles outlined in this eBook so you can:
- Eliminate labor-intensive manual billing
- Get rid of high-level, indefensible IT allocations
- Put an end to the notion that IT is free
- Reduce frustration by business leaders about their IT costs
Published By: SAP Concur
Published Date: Aug 07, 2019
"Spend Management is the planning, process, and system of managing business dollars to positively affect the production of products and services. Spend management usualy includes processes relating to procurement, supply chain management, and outsourcing. Optimal spend management relies on the ability to understand and control company spend through automation tools and analytics.
Steps to Strategic Spend Management
All CFOs are concerned with how their company is spending its money. However, this is of particular concern for CFOs of small to mid-size businesses who need to manage their cash flow effectively to survive.
To survive and maintain a competitive advantage, companies need to be strategic in their spend management and identify ways to invest wisely to meet current demands and fuel growth for the future. Expense and invoice management can no longer be viewed as simply a cost center.
Download this white paper to explore five initiatives that can help guide your company towa
Expectations for government agencies are rising at a rapid and sometimes overwhelming pace. New laws, mandates and policies combined with rising citizen demands for usability and technology driven services put pressure on the public sector to deliver with current or even shrinking resources.
In the financial services industry (FSI), high-performance compute infrastructure is not optional; it’s a prerequisite for survival. No other industry generates more data, and few face the combination of challenges that financial services does: a rapidly changing competitive landscape, a complex regulatory environment, tightening margin pressure, exponential data growth, and demanding performance service-level agreements (SLAs).
Today’s organizations are becoming more innovative and dynamic by adopting mobility, IoT, analytics and cloud technologies. With this, come growing demands for network scale, agility and threat protection which call for an intent-based network. The Cisco® Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA) gives you comprehensive intent-based networking across your campus, branch and WAN with robust wired, wireless, and routing solutions.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Mar 08, 2019
When it comes to the threat landscape, it’s important to take a look in the rearview mirror once in a while.
As with driving, not only do you get a good look at what’s behind you, but you can often spot what’s coming up quick, set to overtake you.
That’s the spirit of this threat report. We’ve picked out five key stories from the last year or so, not just because they were big events, but because we think these threats, or similar ones, could very well appear in the near future. Take modular threats like Emotet and VPNFilter, for example.
These are threats that can deliver an on-demand menu of attacks and threats, depending on which device is infected or the intended goal of the attacker. We saw plenty of such modular threats in recent history, and wouldn’t be surprised if we see more in the future.
Email remains the darling delivery method of attackers, with threats from cryptomining to Emotet using it to spread. It’s also highly likely that other threats, such as unauthorized M
As legacy ERP data structures and technology begin winding down, they are making way for a whole new generation of technology that brings exponential performance and dramatically new problem-solving capabilities.
Download the whitepaper to discover the demands driving this evolution, explore the potential promised by next-gen ERP, and learn why ‘playing it safe’ is no longer an option.
In a perfect world, downtime would be a thing of the past, however, as organizations continue their digital transformation journeys, more data assets are being created—generating, in turn, higher availability demands. Delivering on availability service levels is not just a technical responsibility, but also a business imperative extending well beyond IT. The consequences of failing to meet service levels can be dire and costly. Read this white paper to learn how the right tools can minimize downtime.
For the typical enterprise, the volume of data that needs to be managed and protected is growing at roughly 40% per year. Add to that the performance requirements of new applications and the demands for instant response time, always-on availability, and anytime-anywhere access. With such demands, data center managers face storage challenges that cannot be addressed using traditional, spinning-disk technology.
Très peu de chiffres sont disponibles sur la manière dont les entreprises gèrent en réalité les déploiements de clouds privés. Sont-elles efficaces, ou bien doivent-elles faire face à des défis dans des secteurs tels que la performance, le CTE et la capacité ? Hewlett Packard Enterprise a demandé à 451 Research d’analyser ces défis à travers un sondage réalisé auprès de 500 décideurs dans le secteur de l’informatique et à partir des données du Cloud Price Index.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
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.
Data Centre Dynamics Ltd.
102-108 Clifton Street
London EC2A 4HW