The real test of any SAM system goes beyond creating a one-time Effective Licensing Position (ELP) for a given software publisher. To be truly valuable, the SAM solution has to have the ability to manage change.
Being able to work from a dependable list of software that has been approved by, and which also serves the business, means that finite IT & SAM resources are not wasted through the support of legacy software that might be deemed redundant, and should keep a company on track technically by not becoming dependent on aging software.
This 10 –Minute Guide from SAM experts at Snow Software will show how to establish and maintain a Software Catalog for the purpose of ensuring that your software estate remains relevant and fit for its business purpose.
In a perfect world, managing the discovery of software assets, the capture of license entitlements and optimization of an organization’s software usage and compliance situation would be a single-click operation. Unfortunately, the world is not perfect and those charged with managing an organization’s software compliance, availability and expenditure face a number of challenges that can easily derail a Software Asset Management (SAM) program.
This paper from the SAM experts at Snow Software investigates some of the major challenges facing SAM managers and IT executives and highlights how to build a successful strategy to overcome them, ensuring the SAM program delivers true value to the business.
It is very clear that datacenter managers need, in addition to server virtualization, the virtualization, pooling, and management of all the other resources that interoperate with their VMs. They require virtualized network interconnects and storage. They also need the tools to manage and automate these converged IT assets as an integrated datacenter system.
This more agile system is the key to enabling the shift to a cloud-based infrastructure IT delivery model. Solution providers like HP are now addressing the need for more optimized and agile IT solutions. They are delivering virtualized storage, virtual application network (VAN) infrastructure, and the orchestration software to manage and automate all these ingredients as a single system. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
The growth of cloud, mobility, social business and big data mean that botnets, credit card theft, cyber criminals and other external threats pose increasing risk to business continuity, financial stability and brand reputation. Read the white paper, “Preventing security risks in real time,” to learn how this new reality is forcing the evolution of organizations’ defenses to become more intelligent—using global analytics to scale visibility across broad data sets, both diverse and complementary, in real time.
With IBM analytics for big data with a smart mobile strategy, banks can increase wallet share and assets under management while lowering the organization’s operating ratio by using more efficient channels.
Disaster recovery (DR) from remote sites with dedicated servers, storage, and networking gear has long been a best practice for mission-critical applications. However, other applications and data have often gone unprotected due to the costs required for redundant DR assets that are seldom, if ever, utilized. The ability to move DR to the cloud has changed the picture and enabled IT organizations to build more robust DR strategies than had been possible in the past.
Join us to learn why Human-in-the-Loop training data should be powering your machine learning (ML) projects and how to make it happen. If you’re curious about what human-in-the-loop machine learning actually looks like, join Figure Eight CTO Robert Munro and AWS machine learning experts to learn how to effectively incorporate active learning and human-in-the-loop practices in your ML projects to achieve better results.
When to use human-in-the-loop as an effective strategy for machine learning projects
How to set up an effective interface to get the most out of human intelligence
How to ensure high-quality, accurate data sets
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Who Should Attend: IT leaders and professionals, line-of-business managers, business decision makers, data scientists, developers, and other experts interested in implementing AI/ML on the cloud are encouraged to attend this webinar.
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Cyberattacks and undetected threats present constant risks to the safety of critical data and applications. CrowdStrike can help you overcome that risk with unified endpoint protection and real-time monitoring. This solution helps your organization gain visibility across your entire AWS environment and automatically detect and mitigate threats before they impact your business.
Register now to learn how CrowdStrike has helped Oak Hill Advisors (OHA), a global investment firm, secure the assets in their AWS environment by immediately assessing issues and automating their incident responses.
A number of high-profile security breaches over the last two years have highlighted the damage that a rogue systems administrator or stolen privileged credentials can cause. Today, fewer than half of all business organizations have deployed the type of privileged identity management (PIM) solution that could help improve the situation.
This Ovum Decision Matrix (ODM) provides an in-depth view of the leading PIM solutions that are available to deal with these issues. It compares their technology, the market position each vendor has achieved, their ability to execute, and the overall maturity of each offering.
Within any organization, the most dangerous users are those with privileged access to the company’s
most valuable and sensitive data assets. This includes systems administrators, business managers,
partners, suppliers, and service providers, and also takes into account the automated interactions
between business machines, systems, and applications. Privileged access has always been a
high-risk issue, but for too long, organizations have not understood or have chosen to ignore the risks,
preferring instead to rely on the integrity of the individuals and systems involved.
A number of high-profile security breaches over the last two years have highlighted the damage that a
rogue systems administrator or stolen privileged credentials can cause. Today, fewer than half of all
business organizations have deployed the type of privileged identity management (PIM) solution that
could help improve the situation. This Ovum Decision Matrix (ODM) provides an in-depth view of the
leading PIM solution
Regardless of whether your data resides on-premises, in the cloud, or a
combination of both, you are vulnerable to security threats, data breaches,
data loss, and more. Security is often cited as a concern for organizations
who are migrating to the public cloud, but the belief that the public cloud
is not secure is a myth. In fact, the leading public cloud service providers
have built rigorous security capabilities to ensure that your applications,
assets, and services are protected. Security in the public cloud is now
becoming a driver for many organizations, but in a rapidly evolving
multicloud environment, you must keep up with changes that might
impact your security posture.
This eBook outlines the three core recommendations for cloud security
across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google
Threats to your digital assets are everywhere. They’re constant. So you build defenses to keep them out. But like a carpenter framing a new addition to a house, you want to regularly step back from working on the details for a full view of your work. Do the enterprise security measures you’ve built do a complete job of protecting against intrusions? Or have you left any gaps that allow bad actors an easy way in? When you check all the possibilities, you might be surprised.
The frequency of “mega breaches” continues to rise at an alarming rate. In fact, crippling incidents involving tens of millions of customer records, theft of highly valuable intellectual property, and related criminal activity have become commonplace. This report asserts that many such breaches could be prevented by deploying next-generation endpoint protection technology in concert with an aggressive proactive hunting strategy. This potent combination provides the most effective means to reduce attack surfaces and defend against advanced adversaries.Download the white paper to:?Learn how a proactive hunting strategy protects valuable data assets from a potential mega breach?Get a detailed analysis of how highly skilled human hunters pair with technology to aggressively seek out threat behaviors?Understand why integrating CrowdStrike Falcon Overwatch into an organization’s existing security resources offers the most comprehensive protection against persistent and skilled adversaries?Fi
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 27, 2018
Graph databases have the power to see deeply into real-time data relationships and make it easy to use relationship patterns for instant insight into large data sets. From IoT to networking to customer 360 to solving business problems with multi-model support, the power of graph can never be understated. Read this white paper to learn the uses cases for graph databases and how graph databases work.
The bank wanted to modernize its global data center core and edge networks to move to the next stage of its private cloud journey. The bank has long recognized the advantages of server virtualization, and it wanted to move more aggressively to a software-defined data center. The bank was virtualizing all services, including compute, storage, and network, to gain greater business flexibility and deliver cost savings. But first, it needed an elastic, flexible, and production ready network to connect its data centers.
The bank wanted a dynamically scalable network to interconnect its data centers in Europe, Asia, and North America, so that it could move toward a fully automated, self provisioned cloud. The global network needed to deliver performance at scale for the company’s highly virtualized resources, while also supporting integration of legacy assets into its software-defined data centers.
Advances in deep neural networks have ignited a new wave of algorithms and tools for data scientists to tap into their data with artificial intelligence (AI). With improved algorithms, larger data sets, and frameworks such as TensorFlow, data scientists are tackling new use cases like autonomous driving vehicles and natural language processing.
Advances in deep neural networks have ignited a new wave of algorithms and tools for data scientists to analyze and action data using artificial intelligence (AI). Financial services companies can greatly benefit from this leap forward in technology that enables unique insights into all aspects of the industry. With improved algorithms, larger data sets, and frameworks such as TensorFlow, data scientists now have the ability to tackle complex problems and find credible and profitable solutions.
Many financial institutions see their customer data as one of their most valuable assets. Unlocking insights from that data helps FIs understand, anticipate and offer account holders the products and services they truly need. A major trend to unlocking customer insights is using machine learning to surface the behavioral intelligence buried in the large amount of account holder transactional data captured each and every day. In this paper, learn how a group of talented, enthusiastic analysts with an open approach to data can yield some very interesting and extremely valuable and actionable results. This approach, championed by Q2 Executive Vice President and CTO Adam Anderson, has led to a new platform, Q2 SMART, which provides powerful behavioral analytics for financial institutions, enabling growth while providing account holders with real value.
GDPR compliance can be achieved through a combination of people, processes and technology. This document has described solutions that can help organizations with their GDPR journey. But you can extend that protection and strengthen security controls even further via strong and risk authentication or workload automation for the processing automation of personal data helping you comply with GDPR as well as similar mandates. Regulations tend to set the minimum standards to be required, but in the application economy, open enterprises must ensure due diligence to protect one of the most important and critical assets: private customer information.
An explosion of data storage needs, both in terms of volume and accessibility, are unmet by first-generation storage solutions. The massive datasets being generated are un-storable due to costs and unable to be fully leveraged because of speed limitations. The needs of individual businesses, and our greater economy, demand the commoditization of cloud storage. Cloud Storage 2.0 represents a new generation of solutions that promise to turn Cloud Storage into a utility along the lines of bandwidth and electricity. Leading this evolution with high-speed, low cost, reliable cloud storage is Wasabi. In this white paper we look at the genesis and possibilities of Cloud Storage 2.0, and Wasabi’s place at its forefront.
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These days, everyone's talking about digital transformation. But exactly how does your company get there?
Capture is a great place to start — in fact, it's one of the most critical steps to take as you move your business into the digital age. Whether it’s simply using OCR to make content more easily discoverable, adding and enhancing metadata to drive specific processes, or classifying content from the onset for better information governance, capture adds a ton of value to your existing content assets.
This ebook details our key takeaways from AIIM's Industry Watch Report, Improving Business Operations in 2017: Capturing Vital Content. We share how cloud-based capture tools are replacing the longstanding legacy of paper-based processes to streamline and speed up the way you do business.
Download the ebook to learn:
• How the latest capture innovations can support your digital strategy
• 5 business processes that benefit most from advanced capture technologies
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Published By: Darktrace
Published Date: Jun 17, 2019
The self-learning capability of Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System allows TruWest to stay ahead of today’s sophisticated attackers, affording the credit union and its clients confidence in the integrity of their data and in the security of their assets. And with Darktrace’s coverage of Office 365, TruWest’s entire digital environment is protected by world-leading cyber AI.
How can brands create relevant, authentic advertising experiences with real-world location intelligence?
Innovative brands and marketers are looking for data sets and services that contextualize consumer movements and habits in the world around them. Understanding location and its connection to customer behavior is key to increasing the effectiveness of retail campaigns and diving deeper into audience behavioral patterns.
HERE enables relevant and authentic experiences through real-time location intelligence. As the world’s leading location platform*, HERE also shares its insights into the future of reaching customers on their mobile devices as they travel.
*Souce: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes
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