FreedomPay, a leader in global digital commerce solutions, wanted to expand its global presence in the United Kingdom and Asia Pacific while reinforcing business infrastructure, expanding storage to the cloud and providing a more security shopping experience.
The company leveraged an Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA®) strategy on Platform Equinix along with other design and deployment partners to achieve its goals and realize $1 million saving in CAPEX and OPEX costs.
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Over time, hybrid cloud will increasingly become the mainstream deployment model for IT infrastructure. Flash storage brings with it many benefits necessary in hybrid cloud environments, and IDC already views it as a requirement for enterprise workloads that have any performance sensitivity. This IDC white paper discusses the state of enterprise storage with respect to the evolving cloud storage market, explains why flash storage is needed in these environments, and then discusses what Pure Storage, a leading all-flash array vendor, brings to the table in this area. The document concludes with a short service provider case study.
Cloud computing and all-flash storage are two of the most important innovations driving next-generation IT initiatives. While it may seem at first that these are parallel trends, in reality they are inextricably intertwined. Without the benefits of all-flash storage —driving new levels of performance, agility and management simplicity — enterprises would not be able to modernize their infrastructures to deliver cloud services. It is no coincidence that the largest hyperscale cloud providers rely on all-flash storage solutions as their storage foundation.
Pure Storage all-flash storage arrays provide enterprise customers with a safe, secure and smooth path to the all-flash cloud. You can take the journey in stages, starting small with a single application or two, and then adding more applications through consolidation and virtualization. You can also implement multiple stages at once.
The increase in mobile devices and cloud applications has changed everything, from where we work, to how we communicate, collaborate, and store information. A new approach to security is needed.
The cloud is no longer a trend or a movement. It’s now so integrated into IT and infrastructures that, for many companies, it’s simply how business is done. The availability of mobile devices and cloud services has redefined how and where people work. Applications and servers are moving to the cloud faster than ever to take advantage of cost savings, scalability, and accessibility.
The age of perimeter-only security is over. Find out more today about how Cisco can help.
Attacks have many phases. Before launching, the attacker needs to stage internet infrastructure to support each phase. Two early phases are to redirect or link to a malicious web domain or send a malicious email attachment. For the former, most attacks leverage exploit kits (e.g. Angler) as the first stage before dropping the final payload. Cisco Umbrella effectively blocks initial exploit and phishing domains.
Unlike appliances, our cloud security platform protects devices both on and off the corporate network. Unlike agents, the DNS layer protection extends to every device connected to the network — even IoT. Umbrella truly is the easiest and fastest layer of security to deploy everywhere.
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The cloud — at one point it was a revolution in the workplace. Now it is simply accepted as an efficient way to get business done.
Most of today’s IT security was built to protect a well-defined network infrastructure, but that is yesterday’s architecture. When users and assets move outside the network perimeter where the traditional security stack can no longer protect them, your enterprise is exposed to an entirely new set of risks. And with more apps and sensitive data living in the cloud or on mobile devices, gaps emerge that leave organizations susceptible to attacks.
Read this flipbook to see how you can take your security to new heights. We'll explain the challenges driving the shift in the market and how you can take advantage of these changes and improve security for your organization.
Welcome to the multicloud era - SaaS apps in the cloud, public and hybrid clouds hosting infrastructure, employees and branches accessing the cloud and internet from anywhere.
-300,000 OAuth-connected SaaS apps discovered
-84% of companies will use multiple clouds
-70% of branches have direct, anytime cloud access
Elevate Your Cloud Security with Cisco.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
In this report we’ll explore comparing the cost of an on-site hyperconverged solution with a comparable set up in the cloud. The on-site infrastructure is a Dell EMC VxRailTM hyperconverged appliance cluster and the cloud solution is Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
These days, a lot of organizations are looking to the cloud to help them protect their data. They wish to take advantage of the appealing economics and operational agility that are two of the biggest attributes of a cloud-based IT infrastructure.
Leveraging the cloud can be a smart choice for any organization interested in gaining more control over costs (i.e., almost all organizations). According to ESG research, reducing costs was the second most commonly reported business driver affecting IT spending in 2016.
The 4th and final event in our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, "Customer Demands at the Edge."
Customers have lots of decisions to make as they feel their way through the changing IT landscape. Which infrastructure and applications should stay on their own premises (if any) and what can they safely move to the cloud?
Fill out your information and click "Register" to watch the fourth and final event in our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, “Customer Demands at the Edge: Should I Stay or Should I Go?” This webinar originally aired on December 7th, 2017.
This final webinar in our webinar series is focused on ways partners can help customers answer the types of questions above and, in the process, become trusted advisors. We’ll go over how to use tools including the EcoStruxure IT suite to analyze customer traffic and help them decide the best home for each application, whether on-premises or in the cloud. (Hopefully we’ll figure out a way to work in the classic Clash tune as well!)
"Mobile and cloud deployment issues are dominating the concerns of organizations today. End-user mobility and flexibility versus IT control and visibility are the opposing requirements challenging even the most nimble of environments. Organizations are searching for several key capabilities to address this dichotomy:
• Infrastructure that is optimized for end users to drive down costs, simplify
acquisition, upgrade easily, and support policy management
• Flexibility in delivering workspaces to users—on-premises, cloud, and
offline—all within a unified workspace with single sign-on
• Management capabilities encompassing the entire ecosystem and providing
security, compliance, and management of day-to-day end-user environments
Download this asset to learn how VMware addresses these needs more effectively than Citrix with the VMware mobile-cloud architect."
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Many businesses want to realize the power of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) without having to incur the challenge and expense of managing it themselves. Some businesses lack the technical expertise or capacity to operate cloud infrastructure, tools and applications while others may have the ability but choose to maintain focus on their core business. Many larger businesses are on a multi-phased journey to the cloud, requiring transition and management services that can adapt to an evolving set of needs. Rackspace Managed Services for Google Cloud Platform is the answer for businesses facing these challenges. As Google’s first Premier Managed Services Partner, Rackspace blends technology and automation plus human expertise to deliver ongoing architecture, security and 24x7x365 operations backed by GCP-certified engineers and architects.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 10, 2018
These days, a lot of organizations are looking to the cloud to help them protect their data. They wish to take advantage of
the appealing economics and operational agility that are two of the biggest attributes of a cloud-based IT infrastructure.
Leveraging the cloud can be a smart choice for any organization interested in gaining more control over costs (i.e., almost
all organizations). According to ESG research, reducing costs was the second most commonly reported business driver
affecting IT spending in 2016
Get the low-down on the highlights from Google's marquee cloud conference in San Francisco. From unparalleled infrastructure to customer value and product innovation, Google Cloud Next ’17 showcased insights and solutions from across the industry. Whether you’re an enterprise or a startup, Google Cloud is here to help you build what’s next.
Published By: Turbonomic
Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
Microsoft Azure is a public cloud platform featuring powerful on-demand infrastructure and solutions for building and deploying applications workloads as well as a wide variety of IT and application services. You can use Azure as a public cloud provider and as a hybrid extension to existing on-premises infrastructure. Organizations that use Microsoft solutions on-premises are able to extend their infrastructure and operational processes to Azure.
With the growing popularity of Azure, today’s systems administrators need to acquire and strengthen their skills on this fast-growing public cloud platform. In this guide we explore the Azure public cloud platform with a focus on the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) features. We cover general architectural features of the Azure cloud including geographic regions, availability zones, and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) attached to the core Azure IaaS infrastructure.
Published By: Turbonomic
Published Date: Nov 27, 2018
Want to learn how to design and deploy infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions in the cloud using Amazon Web Services? This ebook will take you through practical examples, design patterns, and tips to help you confidently build a working IaaS solution.
Download to find out:
The key components of the AWS public cloud platform
How to launch your compute and storage resources on the AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) platform
How to add compute resources to your VPC with AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
The types of storage in AWS Elastic Block Storage (EBS) with cost, performance impact, and examples of operational tasks
By the end of this ebook, you’ll master AWS core components and how to design for resiliency. You’ll even be able to launch and manage your cloud solution using either the AWS command-line interface or the AWS web console.
One of the biggest challenges IT ops teams face is the lack of visibility across its infrastructure — physical, virtual and in the cloud. Making things even more complex, any infrastructure monitoring solution needs to not only meet the IT team’s needs, but also the needs of other stakeholders including line of business (LOB) owners and application developers.
For companies already using a monitoring platform like Splunk, monitoring blindspots arise from the need to prioritize across multiple departments. This report outlines a four-step approach for an effective IT operations monitoring (ITOM) strategy.
Download this report to learn:
How to reduce monitoring blind spots when creating an ITOM strategy
How to address ITOM requirements across IT and non-IT groups
Distinct layers across ITOM Potential functionality gaps with domain-specific products
IT organizations struggle with numerous challenges — hybrid environments, lack of visibility during cloud migration, multiple infrastructure monitoring tools, and reliance on manual processes. Yet according to a 2018 global survey, less than half of IT practitioners are confident they can ensure performance and system availability with their current toolset.
As a Splunk customer, you understand the power of running your monitoring and logging environment in a machine data platform. Are you utilizing your machine data platform to effectively run APM, infrastructure monitoring and Network performance monitoring and diagnostics?
This guide outlines the 8 biggest mistakes IT practitioners make and provides solutions, key takeaways and real-world examples to help you improve IT monitoring and troubleshooting in your organization.
Download your copy to learn how to:
Achieve end-to-end-visibility throughout cloud migration
Find trends and root cause faster with automated investigations
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 14, 2019
If anything is certain about the future, it’s that there will be more complexity, more data to manage and greater pressure to deliver instantly. The hardware you buy should meet today’s expectations and prepare you for whatever comes next.
Power Systems are built for the most demanding, data-intensive, computing on earth. Our cloudready servers help you unleash insight from your data pipeline — from managing mission-critical data, to managing your operational data stores and data lakes, to delivering the best server for cognitive computing.
With industry leading reliability and security, our infrastructure is designed to crush the most data-intensive workloads imaginable, while keeping your business protected.
- Simplified Multicloud
- Built-in end-to-end security
- Proven Reliability
- Industry-leading value and performance
Application consolidation can be an important cloud initiative. By consolidating applications on an all-flash, cloud-centric platform, IT has the opportunity to reduce costs, lower risk and support a more integrated and interoperable infrastructure. But for any organization thinking about application consolidation, it is important to closely evaluate the features and functions of the underlying all-flash storage platform.
You want to make sure that your platform not only delivers the performance you need, but also enables you to reduce costs, eliminate migrations, simplify operations and support cloud-enabled business agility.
You keep close control of the security you need to manage.
You can stop being concerned about the security of the foundational services your IT infrastructure is built on.
You get the benefits of a robust cloud infrastructure with a reliably secure service that’s scalable, responsive, and efficient.
More control, more compliance, less time, less effort.
As with most innovations in business information technology, the ultimate truth about cloud lies somewhere in between. There is little doubt that cloud-based infrastructures offer an immediate opportunity for smaller organizations to avoid the costly investment needed for a robust on-premises computing environment. Data can be found, processed and managed on the cloud without investing in any local hardware. Large organizations with mature on-premises computing infrastructures are looking to Hadoop platforms to help them benefit from the vast array of structured and unstructured data from cloud-based sources. Organizations have feet in both cloud and on-premises worlds. In fact, one could easily argue that we already live in a “hybrid” world.
Oracle Engineered Systems are architected to work as a unified whole, so organizations can hit the ground running after deployment. Organizations choose how they want to consume the infrastructure: on-premises, in a public cloud, or in a public cloud located inside the customer’s data center and behind their firewall using Oracle’s “Cloud at Customer” offering. Oracle Exadata and Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance (Recovery Appliance) offer an attractive alternative to do-it-yourself deployments. Together, they provide an architecture designed for scalability, simplified management, improved cost of ownership, reduced downtime, zero-data loss, and an increased ability to keep software updated with security and patching.
Download this whitepaper to discover ten capabilities to consider for protecting your Oracle Database Environments.
Oracle Private Cloud Appliance is a converged infrastructure system designed for rapid and simple deployment of private cloud at an industry-leading price point. Whether customers are running Linux, Microsoft Windows or Oracle Solaris applications, Oracle Private Cloud Appliance supports consolidation for a wide range of mixed workloads in medium-to-large sized data centers.
High-performance, low-latency Oracle Fabric Interconnect and Oracle SDN allow automated configuration of the server and storage networks. The embedded controller software automates the installation, configuration, and management of all infrastructure components at the push of a button. Customers need to enter only basic configuration parameters and create virtual machines (VMs) manually or by using Oracle VM Templates to get a full application up and running in a few hours. With Oracle Enterprise Manager, the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance is transformed into a powerful private cloud infrastructure that integrates
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