WebSphere Portal remains IBM's strategic front end for SOA. It enables our clients to closely align their business objectives on standards-based platforms with role-based delivery of composite applications across and beyond their enterprise. At the end of June we delivered a new version of WebSphere Portal Version 6.1. This release significantly improves performance by tapping into the 64-bit capabilities of the IBM System z platform. Click here to learn more!
Improving access to core applications and data is just one of many mandates facing IT, along with improving collaboration, reducing administration costs and improving performance. Fortunately, shops running System z have an advantage. You can integrate and enhance your System z assets faster when you use the version 6.1 update to IBM WebSphere Portal on z/OS. Use it to quickly deploy business applications across the enterprise, reduce costs and increase flexibility with workloads centralized on System z.
Late comers to the market, talk the talk, but can’t walk the walk for critical workloads. Stratus Director of Product Management Denny Lane resets the definitions of fault tolerance and high availability.
Your business demands that you have IT that supports more sophisticated and critical workloads and yet the future of your current Sun and HP environment is uncertain (no clear Sparc roadmap; lack of commitment to Itanium).
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Your current data center could be holding you back more than you realize. In today’s fast-paced world, some of your most critical operations revolve around technology. And for those systems to work, you need an infrastructure that’s ready to support your changing workloads and organizational needs.
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Published By: VMTurbo
Published Date: Oct 25, 2013
Businesses receive a number of benefits from running their IT operations within virtualized cloud environments, including: automation, economics and efficieny. Yet, as more mission-critical applications and workloads are run within cloud environments, IT staff lack the means for effective management. Businesses need new tools that meet cloud-era demands and deliver the same benefits as cloud computing itself: automation, economics and efficiency.
Published By: HPE Intel
Published Date: Mar 09, 2016
State agency and higher education CIOs are under intense pressure to modernize their legacy IT systems. Whether that requires moving from one infrastructure to another, or moving to or from the cloud, the chief challenge remains: How to migrate data and applications without disrupting critical operations, ensure improved performance and avoid pricing and other traps that often accompany virtualizing in the cloud.
Learn what’s made the difference in overcoming the impediments to workload migrations from IT leaders who’ve lived through big data and application moves. Topics include:
Preparing workloads for cloud on-boarding – and off-boarding
Tools for simplifying the consolidation and migration of apps and supporting services
Forecasting workloads, and planning for associated testing, training, and other costs
The notion of digitizing your business has become a matter of “when,” rather than “if.” For many, migrating critical workloads to the cloud is a key part of this transformation. When deciding on a
cloud provider, however, IT executives are under pressure to find a solution that enables reduced costs, greater agility, and above all, the ability to innovate core business processes.
At the heart of many businesses embarking on this journey is their SAP environment. But since SAP workloads represent some of the most critical and deeply integrated business applications, IT executives are required to look for ways to execute this migration in the most timely and reliable manner. Organizations migrating to the cloud cannot risk application downtime or productivity loss
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Migrating your critical SAP workloads to AWS can help you enhance agility, reduce costs, and stimulate innovation, while also presenting an opportunity to upgrade to SAP HANA. However, many are still unsure about where to start, what their strategy and roadmap should look like, and whether to upgrade to SAP HANA before or after migration. Capgemini and AWS understand these considerations and provide mature solutions to help you plan and execute your migration. Additionally, the SAP Rapid Migration Test program (also known as AWS FAST) provides processes, procedures, and tools to help you eliminate any uncertainties of this transition, with results in as quick as 48 hours. Join our upcoming webinar to learn how Capgemini and AWS FAST help businesses thoroughly plan and accelerate migrations to SAP HANA.
With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on IBM Power Systems, you gain the benefits of the latest generation of Enterprise Linux OS with the power and reliability of IBM hardware. This combination provides the performance and flexibility to run the most demanding business-critical workloads.
Today's datacenter networks must better adapt to and accommodate business-critical application workloads. Datacenters will have to increasingly adapt to virtualized workloads and to the ongoing enterprise transition to private and hybrid clouds. Pressure will mount on datacenters not only to provide increased bandwidth for 3rd Platform applications such as cloud and data analytics but also to deliver the agility and dynamism necessary to accommodate shifting traffic patterns (with more east-west traffic associated with server-to-server flows, as opposed to the traditional north-south traffic associated with client/server computing). Private cloud and legacy applications will also drive
daunting bandwidth and connectivity requirements. This Technology Spotlight examines the increasing bandwidth requirements in enterprise datacenters, driven by both new and old application workloads, cloud and noncloud in nature. It also looks at how Cisco is meeting the bandwidth challenge posed by 3rd
Today's datacenter networks must better adapt to and accommodate business-critical application workloads. Datacenters will have to increasingly adapt to virtualized workloads and to the ongoing enterprise transition to private and hybrid clouds.
Foremost, you’ll learn the top-10 reasons why the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) is the most effective platform for your Windows Server 2003 migration. You’ll understand how Cisco UCS can vastly improve the performance of your Windows Server 2003 applications while simultaneously providing improved availability and reliability for your business-critical workloads.
Today's datacenter networks must better adapt to and accommodate business-critical application workloads. Datacenters will have to increasingly adapt to virtualized workloads and to the ongoing enterprise transition to private and hybrid clouds. Pressure will mount on datacenters not only to provide increased bandwidth for 3rd Platform applications such as cloud and data analytics but also to deliver the agility and dynamism necessary to accommodate shifting traffic patterns (with more east-west traffic associated with server-to-server flows, as opposed to the traditional north-south traffic associated with client/server computing). Private cloud and legacy applications will also drive daunting bandwidth and connectivity requirements. This Technology Spotlight examines the increasing bandwidth requirements in enterprise datacenters, driven by both new and old application workloads, cloud and noncloud in nature. It also looks at how Cisco is meeting the bandwidth challenge posed by 3rd
Fusion---iodelivers the world's data faster. From e---commerce retailers to the world’s social media leaders and Fortune Global 500 companies, companies are improving the performance and efficiency of their data centers with Fusion---io technology. ioControl Hybrid Storage from Fusion---io is ideal for customers seeking to virtualize mission---critical workloads, deliver high performance VDI, and control efficient application acceleration across shared storage environments.
So far, most data centers have virtualized their least-critical workloads as a matter of basic cost containment. Virtualizing mission-critical applications is still forthcoming for the majority,though, largely due to infrastructural concerns. Complicating matters is the shift in IT purchasing decisions from IT to business management.
Integrated Computing Platforms (ICPs), private cloud computing, and public cloud services all leverage virtualization to achieve a number of IT and business goals, including increased ROI, reduced OpEx, and business process improvement. Now more than ever, it makes sense to explore the benefits of ICPs.
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In addition to high reliability and availability, enterprise mission critical applications, data centers operating 24x7, and data analysis platforms all demand powerful data processing capabilities and stability. The NEC PCIe SSD Appliance for Microsoft® SQL Server® is a best-practice reference architecture for such demanding workloads. It comprises an Express 5800 Scalable Enterprise Server Series with Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v2 family CPUs, high-performance HGST FlashMAX II PCIe server-mounted flash storage, and Microsoft® SQL Server®
2014. When compared with the previous reference architecture based on a server with the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 family CPUs, benchmark testing demonstrated a performance improvement of up to 173% in logical scan rate in a data warehouse environment. The testing also demonstrated consistently fast and stable performance in online transaction processing (OLTP) that could potentially be encountered.
This paper examines historical concerns about Linux virtualization, and assesses why, when, and how enterprises can safely virtualize their critical Linux workloads. We also review a Linux virtualization solution that meets enterprise needs -- the powerful combination of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and HP ProLiant Servers.
The NetApp EF550 all-flash array provides a robust platform for delivering exceptional performance to mission-critical applications. The EF550 flash array leverages the latest in solid-state disk technologies along with a strong heritage of handling diverse workloads and providing superior business value through the acceleration of latency-sensitive and high-I/O applications.
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Optimize your operations by taking advantage of the modern, scalable cloud infrastructure available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Migrate your Oracle applications and databases to AWS and get all the benefits of the cloud.
Migrating mission-critical Oracle databases and applications to the cloud is complex and you may feel locked into your platform. Amazon Aurora provides commercial-grade database performance and availability at a fraction of the cost. Apps Associates—an AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner and Oracle expert—can migrate enterprise workloads to the cloud, freeing customers to focus on higher-value initiatives.
Watch this webinar to learn how to:
Run your entire Oracle database and application environment on the cloud
Take advantage of lower IT costs on the cloud and reduce your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Leverage Amazon Aurora to help satisfy your company’s cloud-first mandate, improve security, and reduce risk
To support a business technology agenda, infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals must factor critical aspects of their own environments into their decisions and understand how these requirements affect implicit and explicit weighting as they evaluate hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) offerings. This report covers the major variations in workloads and data services that can make an impact on your selection and outlines a methodology for evaluating the true cost of these solutions.
"Customers in the midst of digital transformation look first to the public cloud when seeking dramatic simplification, cost, utilization and flexibility advantages for their new
application workloads. But using public cloud comes with its own challenges. It’s not always possible or practical for enterprises to retire their traditional, on-premises enterprise system still running the company’s most mission-
critical workloads. Hybrid IT – a balanced combination of traditional infrastructure, private cloud and public cloud – is the answer. But a true hybrid IT deployment must go well beyond the current generation of hybrid cloud systems, where the on-premises
and off-premises worlds have largely remained siloed and still have to be independently managed. This paper
seeks to answer how to bring those siloes together by identifying eight essentials that must be met to achieve the ideal hybrid IT implementation."
Published By: DigiCert
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
Just as automation has become mandatory for scaling cloud workflows and critical workloads up or down in today’s dynamic business environment, the same is true in today’s dynamic threat environment.
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