As networks scale, they become difficult to manage. A different command line interface (CLI) or operating system (OS) is required for every device type in your network, such as routers, switches, and firewalls. Learning a new OS for every device is a complex task for your operations team and can slow them down—not a very efficient way to run a network.
Published By: Masergy
Published Date: Sep 18, 2019
Slow is the new broken, and SD-WAN is helping IT teams move at the speed of today’s digital innovation. But an SD-WAN investment requires you to make critical decisions around architectural design, the use of broadband connectivity, and security. How do you navigate those decisions and identify the right service provider? Zeus Kerravala, Founder and Principal Analyst at ZK Research, offers his guide to investing in SD-WAN.
Mainframes continue to provide high business value by combining efficient transaction processing with high-volume access to critical enterprise data. Business organizations are linking mobile devices to mainframe processing and data to support digital applications and drive business transformation. In this rapidly growing scenario, the importance of providing excellent end-user experience becomes critical for business success.This analyst announcement note covers how CA Technologies is addressing the need for providing high availability and a fast response time by optimizing mainframe performance with new machine learning and analytics capabilities.
Due to increasingly strict federal, state, and industry regulations aimed at protecting health & financial information, an understanding of the required rules and standards and how they relate to call recording is critical
Published By: Spredfast
Published Date: Nov 15, 2018
How Top Brands Automate Social Service Practices
Today’s conversational commerce requires brands to provide immediate answers to their customers’ questions. Chatbots and artificial intelligence are fast becoming critical tools for customer service, bringing speed and scale that ensures a superior experience. But what are the best practices that marketers need to know to tackle the challenges of customer service automation?
?Learn from experts from General Motors, Booking.com and Spredfast about how to bring automation into your CX workflows and bolster your social service strategies. You’ll find out:
How to think about automation for your business?
How chatbots enhance your agent workflows??
??How Booking.com and GM are using AI to drive inspiration and customer? service efficiencies??
The digital age has created a new level of complexity for businesses around the globe. Is having an intelligent ERP a critical component in digital transformation? Digital transformation is fundamentally altering the way enterprises utilise their enterprise resources planning systems. Find out how Intelligent ERP is the key to mastering the complexity of the digital age.
Published By: Panduit
Published Date: Oct 08, 2014
Proactive capacity management ensures optimal availability of four critical data center resources: rack space, power, cooling and network connectivity. All four of these must be in balance for the data center to function most efficiently in terms of operations, resources and associated costs.
Published By: Panduit
Published Date: Sep 03, 2015
Capacity planning is one of the most difficult aspects of building a data center today, given the complexity and number of variables to consider.
This new White Paper, from leading solutions and innovation provider Panduit, brings fresh insight into the central issues facing data center planners both for initial “build” and for future growth, with valuable “real life” examples drawn from actual customer case studies.
Download now to understand how best to:
• Avoid capacity fragmentation: identify areas of “lost” or “stranded” capacity
• Establish “best fits” for capacity in your center
• Maintain equilibrium between the four critical elements of any effective data center management plan
• Implement proactive planning: speed decision-making and deployment
• Optimize existing resources
• Improve data center operations and efficiency
• Reduce OPEX
• Avoid unnecessary CAPEX by extending the life of your center.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Mar 19, 2018
MongoDB, one of the most popular NoSQL Open databases, helps you take advantage of exploding unstructured data with faster access to data and analytics while reducing your database cost. With the right infrastructure, you can benefit more. By running MongoDB on IBM Power systems, you can achieve:
• ?Bring new apps to market faster and reduce the risk for mission-critical deployments
• ?2.6x better performance for MongoDB at a much lesser cost than x86
Find out more about IBM Power Systems and MongoDB for today’s applications.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: May 21, 2018
Machines often form the backbone of businesses. Machinery breakdowns are extremely costly and there's never really a good time for these breakdowns. IN response to this challenge, companies have explored a variety of strategies - even preventive maintenance programs - to increase machine uptime. But every strategy - even a combination of strategies - has had only limited success.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 17, 2013
To deliver IT performance, you need complete visibility. Riverbed Cascade offers a superior network performance management solution for discovering, monitoring and troubleshooting your network and your critical applications. Now you can resolve performance problems before they impact the business, while lowering your IT management costs. Cascade has an elegant and simple design that deploys easily in complex environments and provides true integration across the Cascade family. This cleaner architecture means superior visibility, management and troubleshooting, saving our customers both capex and opex. According to IDC, Cascade customers typically experience an 83% reduction in mean time to resolution (MTTR)
The Austin Diagnostic Clinic recovers critical data in less than an hour with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack software. ADC reduced backup window for electronic medical records from two hours to five minutes; were able to restore many services in under an hour; reduced time and cost of server consolidation initiative and achieved up to 75% reduction in testing times.
Published By: YouSendIt
Published Date: Jul 18, 2011
This case study illustrates how AMAG drastically cut completion time of critical projects by eliminating e-mail transfer of large files, ultimately improving security, increasing cost-savings and accelerating time to market.
The Kim Komando Show, the largest
weekend radio show in the United States,
with an estimated reach of 6.5 million
listeners, uses Wasabi hot storage for costeffective,
fast and reliable data protection
for its business-critical multimedia content.
Wasabi’s cloud storage service extends
the broadcaster’s on premises networkattached
storage (NAS) investments and
eliminates the hassles and inefficiencies
of tape-based data backup and recovery
Published By: Cohesity
Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system. Its secondary storage was a combination of multiple point solutions. The UI/setup and maintenance was complex. Maintaining multiple licensing and maintenance agreements negatively impacted the administrative cost. The skyrocketing cost for additional backup capacity limited the team’s ability to expand their backup protection to many critical systems. With Cohesity's unified hyperconverged secondary storage platform, the IT team provided a single solution for all 13 departments to consolidate their backups on one platform, and scale-out as required. Read the case study and get details on how UCSB consolidated everything from backup to recovery, analytics to
monitoring and alerting.
Cisco engaged Miercom to conduct a competitive analysis of its Catalyst 2960-X switch versus two
comparable Hewlett-Packard switches from the 2920 and 5120 product families. Miercom executed comprehensive hands-on testing and evaluated the performance of some widely
deployed features that are critical for reliable functioning of enterprise networks. The test methodology focused on specific areas in which Cisco believed there were key competitive
differentiators between the products.
Cisco engaged Miercom to conduct a competitive analysis of its Catalyst 2960-X switch versus two comparable Hewlett-Packard switches from the 2920 and 5120 product families.
Miercom executed comprehensive hands-on testing and evaluated the performance of some widely deployed features that are critical for reliable functioning of enterprise networks. The test methodology focused on specific areas in which Cisco believed there were key competitive differentiators between the products.
Test results validated include throughput, latency, energy efficiency, stacking, LACP load balancing and Quality of Services (QoS) performance.
Miercom found that the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X demonstrated superior performances against the competitive switches in the tests featured in this report.
We tested the following switch-configurations of the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X, HP 2920 and HP 5120 product families.
Cisco engaged Miercom to conduct a competitive analysis of its Catalyst 2960-X switch versus two comparable Hewlett-Packard switches from the 2920 and 5120 product families. Miercom executed comprehensive hands-on testing and evaluated the performance of some widely deployed features that are critical for reliable functioning of enterprise networks. The test methodology focused on specific areas in which Cisco believed there were key competitive differentiators between the products. Test results validated include throughput, latency, energy efficiency, stacking, LACP load balancing and Quality of Services (QoS) performance. Miercom found that the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X demonstrated superior performances against the competitive switches in the tests featured in this report.
Analysis on the key challenges, developments, and innovations affecting corporate and business finance. This edition helps you to compare your cost and growth assumptions with peers, establish a finance-friendly corporate culture, develop critical guidance-based skills on your team, mobilize global cash balances, increase the effectiveness of investor targeting, and improve business analytics.
With the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) impairment standard and Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL) finalized, preparation and interpretation has begun. Having the right tools to help gather and organize the historical data, create pools and calculate loss rates is critical. In this webinar, we’ll walk through Prologue™ Credit Loss Manager from Fiserv and how it will help you be prepared for CECL.
Learn how Centerbeam accomplished their goal of increasing cloud service competitiveness by boosting storage throughput while automatically moving less frequently used data to more cost-efficient disk.
Two dominant trends are potentially reshaping the role of the HR function in the corporate world. The first relates to the rapid growth of the knowledge economy. In this environment, a committed, appropriately skilled and prudently deployed workforce is critical in order to develop new products and outstrip the competition. Second, many administrative functions that were formerly handled by HR departments, such as payroll and pensions, have now been farmed out to third parties. Indeed, research reveals that more than two-thirds of companies outsource a portion of their HR functions. This report by the Economist Intelligence Unit investigates whether the HR function is forging a close and robust relationship with the CEO. It also explores the nature of these working relationships, how they have been affected by the economic downturn and how they vary across industries and regions.
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