Organizations everywhere are turning to virtualization, cloud computing, and mobile technologies to support anytime, anywhere access to today’s work load intensive, data-heavy applications. Dell PowerEdge 12th generation servers—built for high performance, 24/7 availability, and uncompromised reliability—can help IT organizations deliver the benefits of these transformative technologies.With cost-saving power, cooling, space, and management efficiencies, Dell’s new servers offer data centers unparalleled performance, efficiency, and reliability for a diverse range of enterprise applications.
With the viability and importance of cloud computing now widely accepted by IT and business leaders alike, the focus of planning, discussion and implementation has shifted to the best approaches for using cloud computing to achieve the all important business goals of agility, flexibility and efficiency. From an architectural standpoint, most organizations have embraced some combination of public and private clouds — sometimes in isolation, other times in concert. But increasingly, large and small organizations alike are taking steps toward the next wave of cloud architecture: hybrid clouds.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 23, 2016
The traditional technical and cultural challenges that large, hierarchical IT organizations face become more visible during times of IT transformation, such as the adoption of cloud technologies, DevOps practices, and agile methodologies. Persistent organizational culture is organic, and it can be extremely difficult for IT leaders to dictate it effectively from the top down. IT leaders can, however, use technology to encourage proper incentive structures in all levels of the organization. This paper explores the role of OpenShift by Red Hat in creating an atmosphere where creative and passionate developers can succeed frequently and quickly. Their success means decisionmakers can impact organizational culture and more rapidly achieve their goals. In this way, IT leaders can harness the efficiency and persistence of spontaneous organization, despite the inherent limitations of hierarchical systems.
Cloud computing adoption continues to expand as the overall benefits of cloud (cost efficiency, self-service, and IT standardization) are becoming more broadly recognized. While private cloud is the primary type of cloud infrastructure that is in use today, organizations are finding that cloud can no longer be a standalone IT sourcing and consumption model. Enterprises demand greater flexibility and scalability, leading them to invest in hybrid cloud models, which supply them with a seamless application, data, and management environment across all of their IT resources. IDC expects that the percentage of users who adopt private or public cloud models will diminish over the next several years, as enterprises increasingly choose to implement a hybrid cloud model.
Lured by opportunities to speed innovation, reduce costs and enhance agility, many business executives are opting to move their organization’s applications into public cloud environments. Whether or not organizations realize these advantages to the fullest extent possible will in part be dictated by the monitoring capabilities in place. This paper offers a detailed look at the monitoring challenges cloud environments can pose, and it examines the key approaches = organizations need to take to foster maximum service levels, efficiency and agility in the cloud.
For more and more 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.
In fact, hybrid cloud is the new norm for IT. IDC says more than 80% of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud by 20171, and 70% of IT decision-makers say they will always have a mix of traditional IT and cloud architectures.2 With important applications and workloads architected across both on-premises and hybrid, public and private cloud environments, business and IT stakeholders must be able to access data with equal efficiency, reliability and speed—regardless of physical location, infrastructure type or time frame.
Cloud is coming of age: It’s no longer just a tool for business efficiency; it’s necessary for the speed and agility required to compete in the digital economy. Until recently, CIOs have considered Cloud deployments in terms of Public versus Private Cloud merits, but the answer needs to be both. It’s a new way of thinking—and a new model for enterprise IT, creating an application delivery engine that drives digital transformation.
"Since a decade the market has seen an outburst of data. With Managing and Securing Data is Crucial. With 3.8 Billion mobile users and 24 Zetta bytes of data created, and 100% attacks that target username and password credentials, managing and securing data has become a crucial and the most critical aspect for almost every Business.
Oracle’s SPARC M7 processor, with Oracle’s Software in Silicon technology, is the industry’s most advanced multi thread, multi-core processor with unique capabilities for information security. It sets the foundation for mission-critical cloud based server infrastructure with unprecedented levels of security, efficiency, and performance.
"Oracle SPARC systems are engineered from the cloud and provide customers with effortless security, breakthrough efficiency, and straightforward simplicity.
“Cloud is the way to go and we try to deliver that in the form of a platform that you can rely upon, that can scale, scale massively, scale reliably. The thing about SPARC in contract to other chips is the software that runs on it is highly reliable. You can heat it, you can beat it, you can give it a lot of load, but it doesn’t break, it just keeps running.”
Hear Masood Heydari, SVP of SPARC Engineering, discuss details of Oracle's servers designed for cloud and scale-out, which provide security by default, better core efficiency for cloud apps, and accelerate data analytics at X86 commodity cost points
Learn how to create cloud infrastructure that's secure by default and has better core efficiency for Java, database, and big data. Oracle's servers offer hardware acceleration of data analytics and machine learning, with 10X better time-to-insight.
Quocirca surveyed over 300 organisations across the UK, France, Germany, the Nordics, Benelux, Italy, Iberia and Israel on their attitudes to cloud-based services. The research revealed that cost is not the only thing driving the adoption of cloud services; improved efficiency and easier external interaction are also important. Another finding was that impediments to cloud adoption vary significantly by industry. A key finding was that “cloud enthusiasts” are more aware of, and likely to invest in, security technologies like identity and access management than “cloud avoiders”.
After buzzing Industry 4.0 all over the media by all OT and IT experts, today, a few key concepts seem to unveil the potential that the industry believes is behind Industry 4.0. These include: Smart Machines, Smart Factory, cyber physical systems, Everything-as-a-Service and a few technologies like OPC UA, cloud and data analytics.
Clearly, they are the innovation drivers and must-haves for every vendor of automation products that want to be recognized as leaders or challengers. Sooner or later they will become standards and used by followers and niche players, but the key question for the market of automation suppliers is not who is first in developing and providing all the nice concepts and technologies, but who is creating and combining them in the right way so that they can be turned into new revenue streams.
We keep in mind that competitive advantages can be achieved through increasing operational efficiency, but the better way is through strategic uniqueness. Companies which ar
Private cloud computing can better align IT with business concerns by making IT efficient, responsive, and cost-effective. Learn how to start your private cloud with automation and orchestration to gain operational efficiency and financial benefits.
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In his latest paper, Tom Kelly offers real-world anecdotes from cloud implementations at a selection of more than 25 companies, from Fortune 500 to private equity-backed companies, showing examples on how the cloud provides fast- growing companies a scalable infrastructure that supports their growth while improving efficiency and reducing costs.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Feb 08, 2017
Enterprise organizations around the world are rapidly shifting their corporate apps and data to the cloud to drive IT efficiency and expand employee access to business processes. This applies not only to productivity suites like Microsoft Office 365, but also to enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions like MobileIron.
Cloud-first, mobile-first organizations are seeing huge benefits from taking a more distributed approach to IT. Business units are given more freedom to evaluate and select SaaS applications that will enable efficiency and growth. Users are given more freedom to use the devices that make them the most productive.
When this trend started, most IT organizations were able to implement some basic, manual processes to administer and govern IT in this best-of-breed distributed environment. However, as the number of touchpoints increases, IT needs to automate to keep pace.
This paper goes into more detail on the top 5 reasons to automate identity lifecycle and identity administration and build a solid foundation for future cloud-first, mobile-first IT.
With a secure foundation in place to manage internal IT, many IT leaders are thinking about a foundation for the entire business. In the new world of mobile apps, cloud services, and the Internet of Everything, people, processes, data, and devices are all converging to reshape how day-to-day business is done. Companies are reaching out to customers and partners—and even intelligent objects like connected cars and monitoring systems—and modifying the products and services they bring to market as a result. To an unprecedented degree, the future of an enterprise lies in the hands of the CIO and her IT staff who orchestrate these connections and act on the benefits they bring.
IT leaders are finding new opportunities in an era of digital disruption. This executive brief provides a quick overview of how they are driving growth and increasing efficiency by securely connecting the digital enterprise with customers, partners, suppliers and distributors.
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