Despite the ease and enthusiasm with which knowledge workers have embraced Web collaboration, user-driven integration can only go so far. It is imperative that CIOs take control of their collaboration deployments now and weave collaboration solutions deep into the fabric of their business processes and enterprise software strategies.
NetApp best practices cover important new features of Microsoft® HyperV™ as well as lessons learned from numerous deployments. Learn how to configure networks, set appropriate iGroups and LUN types, avoid alignment problems, and configure CSVs.
This video featuring Forrester Research analyst Vanessa Alvarez looks at what is required for next-generation cloud implementations and the critical role the WAN plays in the success of cloud deployments.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Sep 24, 2014
As powerful as Microsoft Lync is, buyers should understand it is not a complete UC solution, and use of strategic partners is necessary. Voice and video are the most difficult services to provision correctly as workers require a high-quality, real-time experience. Anything short of that can remove many of the ROI benefits the company was hoping to realize. As such, companies deploying Lync should choose the best possible voice and video partner for Lync to simplify deployments and optimize user experience. Read why Polycom is a top strategic partner for Microsoft Lync for mission-critical voice and video services.
Ninety percent of business executives believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is important to the future of their organization. And, as IoT is expected to generate a whopping 21% increase in corporate profits by 2022, its clear theres value in adoption. However, there are still plenty of risks that require mitigation through careful planning, cross-functional teamwork and mature security measures.
This white paper explores the business benefits and the security complexities IoT introduces for business organizations, and provides key considerations and recommendations for securing IoT deployments.
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This independent study from IDC looks at the economic benefits of flash deployments from a business perspective. It provides essential guidance for IT decision makers and also highlights scenarios where flash may not be the best choice.
The evolution of cloud infrastructures toward hybrid cloud models is inexorable, driven both by the requirement of greater IT agility and by financial pressures. A study by 451 Research reveals that the greatest barrier to cloud migrations is the twin challenges of security and compliance in the hybrid cloud space. Organizations are struggling with practical considerations, which can prevent them from achieving some of the most important and valuable benefits of hybrid cloud deployments. This report details a number of steps that organizations can take to set themselves squarely on a path to a secure and compliant hybrid cloud.
In this report, Gartner offers analysis and recommendations for successful private cloud deployments, including:
Engaging developers to provide the cloud-native deployment services they need in private IaaS deployments
Linking your IaaS private cloud deployment to your DevOps initiative with integrated IaaS/PaaS capabilities
Architecting and designing a full-solution approach to reduce overlap between different tools and constituents
The evolution of cloud infrastructures toward hybrid cloud models is inexorable, driven both by the requirement of greater IT agility and by financial pressures. A study by 451 Research reveals that the greatest barrier to cloud migrations is the twin challenges of security and compliance in the hybrid cloud space. Organizations are struggling with practical considerations, which can prevent them from achieving some of the most important and valuable benefits of hybrid cloud deployments.
This report details a number of steps that organizations can take to set themselves squarely on a path to a secure and compliant hybrid cloud.
To achieve the full benefits from private cloud deployments for rapid infrastructure provisioning, I&O leaders should look beyond infrastructure to provide enhanced services that support development requirements.
Smarter and more efficient workplaces are becoming a norm as these spaces enhance productivity, collaboration, and efficiency. Lenovo offers the best-in-class solutions to make the organizational workplace efficiency a reality. Starting from endpoint devices which enable workspace optimization to IT automation services, we bridge the gap between user requirements and IT deployments.
As you prepare to embark on an ERP implementation or to upgrade an existing system, you have a lot to juggle and plan. You know the horror stories of "go-lives" going bad but you aren't sure how to avoid the pitfalls. This white paper discusses at length how Utopia's formal data migration methodology reduces the risks of large systems deployments by using a tried-and-tested framework for the entire migration process, from source data analysis through post-go-live support.
This paper aims to discuss the various capability acquisition and it solution deployment options and provide a perspective on how to evaluate the suitability of those options, given an enterprise's situation, and to get the best outcome.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Apr 13, 2010
Mobile deployments in business are growing at an accelerating rate, enabled by increasingly capable devices at attractive prices, faster, less costly, and more reliable wireless networks being deployed across wider areas, and an expanding array of mobile applications that empower the mobile workforce with an abundance of business critical functions.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: May 20, 2009
Mobility is no longer considered a luxury within enterprise but a critical part of a networking
strategy as firms look to increase productivity and remain competitive in a rapidly changing environment. As mobility becomes an integral part of the infrastructure, IT must deal with supporting numerous devices including laptops, smartphones and other mobile handhelds. The challenge for IT will be enabling productivity improvements while mitigating the risk of numerous types of devices. The devices and their memory cards may hold sensitive organizational and personal information, including information about product announcements, 9inancial statements, or customer records.
Published By: McAfee Inc
Published Date: Nov 16, 2009
With all the benefits and opportunities the Internet provides, it can also be a very inhospitable place, requiring organizations' constant vigilance to protect themselves from attack. To better understand important security issues affecting organizations today, IDC recently completed a survey of more than 260 IT and Firewall managers and executives in the US and Europe that aimed to profile their organization's firewall deployments.
This paper summarizes the key ingredients for a successful on-demand implementation. Find out how you can benefit from the knowledge gained by the Salesforce.com Global Services organization, as outlined in the seven domains described in this paper.
Voice Over IP (VoIP) deployments can cause unexpected or unplanned power and cooling
requirements in wiring closets and wiring rooms. Most wiring closets do not have
uninterruptible power available, and they do not provide the ventilation or cooling required to prevent equipment overheating. Understanding the unique cooling and powering needs of VoIP equipment allows planning for a successful and cost effective VoIP deployment. This paper explains how to plan for VoIP power and cooling needs, and describes simple, fast, reliable, and cost effective strategies for upgrading old facilities and building new facilities.
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