Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Jun 12, 2018
Enterprises often accord the lowest priority for modernizing systems running business-critical applications, for fear of disruption of business as well as the time it would take for the new system to stabilize and come up to speed.
A large telecom company had the same fears when they decided to modernize the reporting data warehouse which produced reports critical for making business decisions. See how Infosys helped and the five key takeaways from the project.
IT organizations are facing new challenges as a result of digital transformation,
widespread cloud and SaaS adoption, mobile proliferation and pervasive IoT
deployments. They must build and operate their internal data centers to deliver
high availability for mission critical applications, rapidly onboard new applications
and scale capacity on demand – all within the mandate to be cost competitive
with infrastructure as a service providers (IaaS) like AWS and Azure. They are
architecting and building new Intent-Based Data Centers to deliver private cloud
services to their internal and external customers.
With cybercrime and security breaches sharply on the rise, protecting valuable information from cyberattacks is an ongoing challenge for companies. In this increasingly insecure world, your critical information deserves the best protection, making the database and surrounding infrastructure the best line of defense. Protect your data better through evolving your approach to data security. Learn about three key steps to reinvent the security of your surrounding infrastructure to create an information fortress by protecting your valuable data at its source.
Private cloud is one of the critical deployment architectures IT teams are adopting as they transition to a service-centric delivery model. More than 75% of organizations? already use private clouds to lower costs, increase agility and exert greater control over security, data protection and compliance.
The transition to private cloud represents a paradigm shift in how IT is provisioned and data centers are deployed. Virtualization is expanding beyond servers into storage and networking, while software-defined models allow new levels of agility through advanced automation and orchestration.
Time has become a critical capability in being able to extract the business value enterprises want from their data and computing infrastructure, as well as to protect the business value that has already been created. In multiple areas of cyber security, time is currently working in favor of the attackers — and time is the strategic advantage that the defenders need to regain. In this report, Aberdeen Group provides four illustrative examples of how recapturing an advantage of time can help defenders to reduce their risk, in the fundamental categories of data protection, threat detection and incident response, data center / cloud security, and endpoint security.
Atrius Health Chief Information Security Officer Chris Diguette oversees security for Atrius Health, the largest physician-led healthcare provider in the northeastern US. The organization is recognized nationally for its use of health information technology. Diguette is also CIO of the VNA Care Network, a home healthcare provider and subsidiary of Atrius Health. As CISO, Diguette and his team work to implement and maintain a security infrastructure
that safeguards the organization’s critical health information systems and applications, such as its Epic Systems Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system and the personal data of more than 675,000 patients at 29 facilities in eastern and central Massachusetts.
To stay competitive in today's business climate, organizations must find ways to meet their business needs while controlling IT costs. IT departments face flat budgets and, at the same time, find that their organizations have become increasingly dependent on uninterrupted access to business-critical data. In today's world, prudent IT administrators prepare to recover from two types of disasters as part of a complete Business Continuity and Availability (BC and A) plan.
We've all heard that data is growing at an unprecedented rate. And anyone in business also knows how critical it is to store, retrieve and archive data efficiently and cost-effectively. However, with a storage system's total cost of ownership often running significantly higher than its purchase price, where can you possibly lower costs? The answer lies in maintenance, labor, and power and cooling. To get the best and the most storage for your dollar, read this online article to consider the ramifications of these three cost-impacting factors: provisioning capabilities, energy efficiency and data reduction features.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Jun 08, 2017
As a marketer, you know how critical it is to understand how your marketing efforts contribute to the bottom line. There’s a lot that goes on behind-the-scenes to generate sales pipeline and ultimately revenue. And by becoming a data-driven marketer that’s in tune with the right metrics, you can demonstrate marketing’s contribution to both.
Metrics illustrate the impact that you and your team are driving in the organization, which is critical to ensure you have the budget and resources you need to deliver optimum business outcomes. Without metrics, it’s nearly impossible to measure the success of your activities and identify elements to optimize in future campaigns. And without them, there’s no way to determine your return on investment (ROI).
Published By: DataFlux
Published Date: Jan 07, 2011
This white paper describes a general approach for planning your organization's efforts to improve data quality, providing a data-example-driven perspective of some of the unique challenges of product data quality, as well as discuss and demonstrate three critical steps to improving product data quality.
Read the results of Symantec's research on the psychology behind intellectual property theft by corporate insiders. This report addresses the organizational anxiety surrounding potential theft of critical data by employees and describes what is known about the people and conditions that contribute.
As you try to restore a critical backup, is there a more unnerving question than, "What happened to my data?" See how you can avoid the classic pitfalls of backing up data and learn what to do in the event that your backups go bad.
Published By: ITinvolve
Published Date: Apr 16, 2013
The mean-time-to-repair an IT service is a critical measure for most IT organizations, Recent industry survey data from Forrester Research and the itSMF report that IT organizations have made little progress in improving this measure despite its importance to the overall perception of IT operations. The good news is that there is a new approach, built using familiar social collaboration principles, that can help you reduce MTTR by at least 30% without replacing your existing tools. Read this use case document to learn more.
As organizations prioritize digital transformation initiatives, many are finding that legacy
networks are holding them back. To support new business models, cloud adoption, and an
explosion in connected devices, modern networks must support interoperability across data
centers, multiple clouds, branch locations, and edge devices. Applications now run at every
point on this spectrum, and they are critical to businesses’ ability to win in hypercompetitive
marketplaces. Yet, even as business success has become more dependent on
this new architecture, and the amount of data flowing across connections has increased,
many organizations still lack a unified approach to management, automation, and security.
The network of yesterday is not the network that can take businesses into the future. As mission critical enterprise applications move to the cloud, wide area network (WAN) must adapt to become agile, flexible, and scale rapidly. Leading IT trends such as Internet of Things (IoT), Software as a Service (SaaS), cloud storage, enterprise mobility, emerging transport alternatives, and globalization increase the importance of how network assets are leveraged and how the network is conceptualized. The advantages of public and private data centers and cloud-based applications are significantly diminished if the network is slow, inflexible, and unpredictable. Erratic network performance with high latency, jitter and packet loss can significantly impact user adoption, satisfaction, and overall corporate productivity.
As connectivity options continue to emerge, end users are no longer tethered to the office or to the localized applications and services that were trademarks of a primary or branc
Application performance management (APM) tools allow enterprises to proactively manage their investments in bandwidth and the business-critical applications used every day. An application performance management solution is recognized as an essential component of WAN optimization-techniques that help businesses get the best possible performance from existing networks.
However, building a business case for an application performance management solution requires more than a belief in its benefits. It requires some data to quantify the value of a bottom-line result.
This white paper reviews ten business scenarios in which application performance management solutions are used to monitor applications across the WAN deliver a quantifiable Return on Investment (ROI). Example cases and calculations are provided for each scenario, describing how companies have quantified the value of an APM solution in that area.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 13, 2015
Improving data management is critical for streamlining regulatory reporting, monetizing customer analytics, and democratizing data-driven decision-making. Financial firms must transform their data management approach to unlock data from its silos, incorporate unstructured information from non-traditional sources, and integrate information whether on-premises, in the cloud, batch-based, or real-time. As this evolution continues, technology leaders must consider integration holistically across the enterprise and create an agility layer that is key to future-proofing their data management architecture.
Read this whitepaper to learn:
-Data management challenges in financial services
-Best practices to manage data in financial institutions
-Integration strategies for optimal data management
Published By: Evident.io
Published Date: Sep 13, 2017
Defending your cloud environment from menacing threats requires conditioning and ongoing commitment. Using best practices and identifying issues before they explode into costly problems are critical to long-term cloud fitness. Automating the process of monitoring and reporting is crucial to ensuring that your cloud is in the best shape it can be. With the "AWS Security Fitness Guide," you’ll learn the 11 exercises that are critical keeping your organization’s data and systems secure in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
The study’s findings highlight discrepancies—between IT departments and end users—in the approach and attitudes toward data protection. The results provide compelling evidence that there is vast room for improvement in securing critical data flowing between the corporate enterprise and endpoint devices. Read this paper to find how to protect your data today.
Information security attacks are on the rise. And enterprises are highly vulnerable when it comes to databases, where their most critical business information resides. It's time to turn the database, and the infrastructure it runs on, into an information fortress.
Formerly looked upon as just a cost center, the data center has taken center stage as the heart of your business operation. It has become an indispensable, critical component of your company's competitive strategy. As such, your data center has the same needs as the business it serves — the need for agility, flexibility, and adaptability to respond to new opportunity as quickly and effectively as possible. This white paper covers the latest trends that will promote your data center's growth beyond its current state.
Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Mar 15, 2010
In a world of growing data volumes and shrinking IT budgets, it is critical to think differently about the efficiency of your database and storage infrastructure. The Vertica Analytic Database is a high-performance, scalable and cost-effective solution that can bring dramatic savings in
hardware, storage and operational costs.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Oct 25, 2010
A successful Data Leak Prevention system will address the issue of email by policy, in a way that integrates with the systems your business has in place to address governance, risk and compliance rather than through a series of standalone tools.
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