Read this white paper to understand how the HP CloudSystem Matrix is an integrated IT infrastructure solution that meets this challenge head-on, enabling organizations to simplify their IT infrastructure, reduce their management burden, and more.
In a relatively short time, cloud computing, specifically Infrastructure-as a-Service, has shifted from a new but unproven approach to an accepted, even inevitable, model. Driven by flexibility and efficiency, the question facing most organizations is not whether the cloud is part of their infrastructure plans, but which applications and workloads to move to the cloud and when. But even as the benefits of cloud and hosted models have become apparent, concerns persist about security, and an assumption lingers that the cloud is inherently less secure than an enterprise data center environment.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 21, 2018
Amazon Web Services has transformed how we think of IT infrastructure. It takes minutes to set up elastic compute and storage. As you grow, turning up EC2 instances, VPCs, and AWS services is akin to acquiring more ninja weapons; practice is needed to gain proficiency. With legions of compute and capacity a button-push away, the need to hone your skills in connecting your workforce to the cloud becomes critical.
At Riverbed, that’s what we do. We let you spawn a full-mesh VPN network between your VPCs and branches, deploy the latest in cloud architecture trends using transit-VPC designs, and even allow for the use of AWS DirectConnect and VPN connectivity simultaneously using our powerful SD-WAN technology. Ninja-like benefits of agility, speed, and awareness are effortlessly available to you.
Watch Riverbed unveil the full power of a true software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) in the cloud with a detailed conversation and live demo.
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Today’s workforce accesses corporate content from the office, home, and everywhere in between. They utilize non-Windows devices including iOS, Android and Mac, and demand that IT support the specialized apps they need to get the job done. Savvy organizations have embraced desktop and application virtualization to meet these demands. Download this asset to learn how Horizon Cloud with on-premises infrastructure represents a new approach to building, delivering and managing virtual workspaces. This radically simple and scalable service unifies the management of on-premises virtual workspace services (desktops and applications) through a centralized cloud control plane, enabling delivery of virtual desktops and apps for as little as $0.50/user.
Breaking the link between access devices and virtual desktops (VDI) in a data center provides numerous benefits including cost efficiency and access transparency regardless of a user’s physical location. However, as more organizations move away from a physical desktop to VDI, they must decide whether they should build it themselves or purchase an all-in-one cloud service.
This white paper highlights the benefits of using a managed desktop cloud service that provides infrastructural support while reducing infrastructure and operational costs.
Access now to discover how other organizations are saving money by utilizing a managed cloud service.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 08, 2016
Business today requires a robust IT infrastructure and the connected mobile world needs 24/7 service with the agility to accommodate rapid changes in demand. A Microsoft Private Cloud enables businesses to balance the benefits of cloud computing with the benefits of a private data center. However, building and maintaining a Microsoft® Cloud Platform environment can be challenging.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 08, 2016
In this world of always-on services, the systems that support them must be designed to be both highly available and resilient. Today, many IT leaders are looking for their applications and infrastructure to be covered by the following:
• Defined SLA¹s for workloads and applications
• Mapped failure points and impact of these on the business
• Regularly measure application and Infrastructure health
Access this white paper to discover your resiliency, and learn how to create a resilient architecture on Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Aug 15, 2016
Choosing and building a Microsoft Private Cloud is just the first step. Once you have the Microsoft® Cloud Platform infrastructure up and running, then you have to figure out what you’re going to do with it and how you’re going to monitor and manage all of the resources. This white paper examines the technology stack. use cases and scenarios on how businesses can leverage the benefits of a Microsoft Private Cloud by using Rackspace to host and manage their Microsoft® Cloud Platform environment.
How do you maintain secure systems and operations across an elastic, complex AWS environment? As SailPoint transformed from a startup to a publicly traded company, their AWS infrastructure grew as well. With this growth, SailPoint needed to be able to identify and respond to anomalous behavior quickly, while simultaneously trying to align their organization into a cohesive DevSecOps organization.
Join this webinar to learn how SailPoint gained a holistic view into their cloud infrastructure, plus how you can enable your Security and DevOps teams with in-depth insights into AWS infrastructure to make actionable, data-driven decisions to reduce risk.
Fulfilling the security and compliance obligations within the AWS Shared Responsibility Model is critical as organizations shift more of their infrastructure to the cloud. Most infrastructure and application monitoring solutions haven’t caught up to meet these new requirements, forcing IT and security teams to resort to traditional monitoring strategies that don’t allow for innovation and growth.
Join us for this webinar to learn how Splunk and AWS give you end-to-end visibility across your applications and help quickly detect potential security threats. Find out how Experian leveraged Splunk Cloud to deliver log data in near real-time to their operations teams for analysis and monitoring, roll out new features/updates faster, create reusable features to deploy in multiple customer environments to scale with their business, and ensure adherence to security and compliance standards.
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.
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.
Schneider Electric is integrating datacenter infrastructure management (DCIM) software, big-data analytics and cloud services into the management of customers’ datacenters. Its recently launched StruxureOn cloud offering signals a new wave in datacenter operations, using a combination of machine learning, anomaly detection and event-stream playback to give operators real-time insights and alarming via their smartphones.
More capabilities and features are planned, including predictive analysis and, eventually, automated action. Schneider’s long-term strategy is to build a partner ecosystem around StruxureOn, and provide digital services that span its traditional datacenter business.
Optimize your business processes in the cloud with a next generation BPM strategy — an intelligent Business Platform (iBP) that implements an on demand, “service as you need it” model.
Take advantage of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for pure technology - processing, storage, networks with payment based on usage.
Develop and manage business processes using the BPM Platform as a Service (BPMaaS), providing the BPMS tools supported by cloud services.
Work with live business processes used by customers, suppliers, employees and trading partners, using Business Processes as a Service.
Cloud computing has emerged as one of the prevailing IT trends today. By providing greater levels of provisioning and automation, cloud computing can help organizations become more nimble, reduce operating costs, and improve application performance.
IT has never been more important to doing business, which means that IT infrastructure must be simpler, smarter, faster, more flexible, and more business-aligned than ever. New service delivery models are driving new Tier-1 storage requirements that reveal how the traditional focus on performance and availability are clearly not enough to support virtualization, ITaaS, and new cloud service delivery models. The world is moving rapidly towards a New Style of IT, and will leave behind any business that doesn’t adapt even more rapidly. Is your storage ready?
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jun 08, 2016
"Build your business case. There is a transformational shift around enterprise voice solutions as organizations move from the PBX to unified communications (UC) for their voice needs. In parallel, many organizations are moving their existing on-premises infrastructure into the cloud.
This brief outlines the benefits and considerations such as:
• Microsoft Office 365 and the cloud
• Selecting phones for Skype for Business
• Replacing the PBX and making the transition
• And more
Download this brief that helps you realize the benefits that UC and collaboration brings to the modern workplace."
The cloud is here to stay, and Microsoft SharePoint users are finally making the move. Since 2013, the number of SharePoint users with intentions of moving their SharePoint sites to the cloud has doubled, according to a 2015 AIIM survey.1 Many users are making the change to reduce IT costs, improve access for external partners and increase mobility.
Casey, IT manager at a mid-size healthcare organization, is one of those users planning to move his organization to a cloud-based SharePoint infrastructure. But because Casey works in healthcare, he’s especially concerned about the security of the cloud. And he’s not alone with that concern — AIIM reports that 62 percent of SharePoint users cite security as their biggest concern when considering a cloud or hybrid solution for SharePoint.
More specifically, many SharePoint users are concerned about the following three areas of security in the cloud:
• Identity and access
• Data protection and privacy
• Compliance and governance
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Jan 19, 2016
Many companies want to take advantage of public cloud features, but aren’t willing to compromise on the performance, security and control that they require for their business applications and data. Public clouds have the potential to introduce performance issues caused by “noisy neighbors,” security concerns associated with placing sensitive data in a shared infrastructure environment, and a lack of control driven by the inability to customize and fine-tune cloud resources to meet the needs of a given application.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 31, 2016
In today’s economy, companies that stay in place fall behind. Businesses that fail to decrease their dependence on legacy infrastructure risk stagnation and losing ground to competitors. Thankfully, advances in virtualization and emerging cloud technologies can deliver the agility that today’s IT organizations need to compete, but only if selected and deployed wisely. Learn how you can extend your existing virtualization environment into the cloud to maximize the benefits of both, and get some advice on how to get started in paving the way toward an effective and efficient outcome.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) serve as a critical control point to ensure the secure and compliant use of cloud apps and services. Cloud service providers typically maintain a shared responsibility policy for security—they guarantee the integrity of their service infrastructure, but the customer is responsible for securing actual app usage. In addition to the growing cloud security challenges organizations face to safeguard data and protect against threats in the cloud, total volume of cloud app adoption is accelerating, with most of it being done by business units and employees without approval or security oversight from the IT organization. As a result, CASB functionality has become so critical that by 2020 it is projected that 80% of enterprises will use a CASB solution. (Gartner)
Securely connect people, applications and devices to cloud environments.
While organizations build their cloud environment by choosing from multiple service delivery models – Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) – the security needs for each of the delivery models is different.
Read this whitepaper to learn more about how:
· Threat-aware identity and access management can strengthen security in each of the cloud delivery models
· Self-service IAM solution can provide higher level of Security in Cloud as compared to on-premise
Hybrid cloud infrastructures and mobility are changing the rules of the game for IT security professionals. Read this paper to understand the requirements to adopting a new monitoring strategy to quickly detect attacks across the infrastructure you control in your data center, as well as what you don't control in the dynamic cloud.
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