Organizations are shifting to Cloud to improve agility, reduce costs and increase IT efficiency. To achieve the benefits promised by Cloud, your storage infrastructure needs to be virtualized and provide the required automation and management capabilities. Join this session to learn how you can quickly convert existing storage to Cloud storage, standardize advanced data protection capabilities, and utilize advanced data-driven analytics to optimize tiering across storage systems --- reducing per unit storage costs up to 50% and freeing up valuable IT budget.
Published By: Singtel
Published Date: Oct 28, 2014
Examine the three broad challenges that Financial Services Institutions (FSIs) face today: compliance and risk management,
consolidation and innovation. To address these effectively, FSIs require an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure that offers both the security and reliability of their legacy communications systems as well as the flexibility and scalability that new generation networks provide, in order to adapt and innovate in the highly competitive financial services environment.
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Oct 27, 2014
Enterprises grapple with a host of challenges that are spurring the creation of hybrid clouds: collections of computing infrastructure spread across multiple data centers and multiple cloud providers. This new concept often provokes uncertainty, which must be addressed head on.
As more applications and computing resources move to the cloud, enterprises will become more dependent on cloud vendors, whether the issue is access, hosting, management, or any number of other services. Cloud consumers want to avoid
vendor lock-in—having only one cloud provider. They want to know that they will have visibility into data and systems across multiple platforms and providers. They want to be able to move servers and storage around without a negative impact on
IBM Rational Chief Evangelist Bruce Powel Douglass explains how best practices for project management can assist organizations in experiencing all the benefits of agile development while continuing to maintain rigorous standards essential for successful delivery of safety-critical systems.
Requirements definition and management is recognized as a necessary step for the successful delivery of systems and software projects; the discipline is also required by standards, regulations and quality improvement initiatives like Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
Published By: ForgeRock
Published Date: Oct 08, 2014
Identity and Access Management (IAM) services were traditionally built for a company’s internal use, to assist with manual on and off boarding, and establishing access privileges to company data and systems behind the firewall. Today though, a company must implement a dynamic IAM solution that serves employees as well as customers, partners, and devices, regardless of location. ForgeRock embraces this shift from internal, on-premises IAM to Identity Relationship Management (IRM): public-facing, secure, and accessible identity as business enabler. ForgeRock’s next-generation IRM platform is designed to empower CEOs and enterprises to engage with consumers via new revenue-generating services, while continuing to maintain our proven traditional IAM capabilities.
Gaining a more complete, trusted view of customers is a strategic goal of most organizations. The challenge is that information about customers is typically managed and stored in many different applications, management systems and data silos. And this challenge is often compounded by a lack of consistency from one application to the next.
The combination of IBM InfoSphere Data Explorer and IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management addresses these challenges by creating a single, combined, trusted 360-degree view of all data related to customers, accounts, products and other entities. The combined solution enables organizations to gain a deeper understanding of customer sentiment, increase customer loyalty and satisfaction, and get the right information to the right people to provide customers what they need to solve problems, cross-sell and up-sell.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
Application Performance Management For Dummies, Riverbed Special Edition, introduces you to application performance management (APM) solutions and how these tools can help you monitor and troubleshoot your mission-critical applications — from the perspective of your users, as well as your systems.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
As organizations rely on IT to support critical business processes to an ever-greater degree, the importance of application performance management (APM) is growing. Gone are the days when systems monitoring and management could focus on
components in isolation; instead, organizations must ensure that applications are operating at top e?ciency from end to end to support critical business processes. This requires a holistic focus on the end user’s application experience.
Today, the widespread availability of 3G and 4G cellular or wireless broadband networks enables digital signage to be deployed virtually anywhere. Combined with cloud-enabled network management and content delivery systems, 3G and 4G wireless broadband networks are propelling digital signage deployments at an accelerated pace. In countless venues, digital signage networked via wireless broadband signal penetrates hard-to-reach locations, new markets, and can achieve a faster return on investment.
"Analysts predict that soon, half of all new IT service desk tools will be adopted as cloud-based services. While shifting to an on-demand model can be a complex decision that requires organizations to carefully assess the potential impact on business operations, a growing number of companies are clearly finding the move worthwhile.
This paper explores the reasons for the rapid growth of cloud-based IT service management (ITSM) solutions and the benefits they offer for enterprises. Topics include:
• The cost savings companies can achieve by deploying ITSM solutions via the cloud, which allows better management and optimization of consumption and costs.
• Improved alignment between IT and business, as self-service, a service catalog, collaboration, and mobility help IT expose and provide its services more effectively.
• The ability to integrate cloud and on-premise solutions to leverage existing systems while leveraging new innovations via the cloud.
• The advantages of cloud-base
There has been no shortage of high profile recalls over the past several years. Suppliers are being required to provide more robust quality management systems, provide better real-time visablity into manufacturing data, and may even be held accountable for additional charge-back and warranty claims. Take a next generation approach to quality management.
A few years ago, two technologies emerged to dramatically improve the industry’s ability to protect data. The cost of disk drives came down, and deduplication technology was introduced. This breakthrough is sometimes referred to as Deduplication 1.0. Like any technology, you’d expect it to evolve over time. HP launched the HP StoreOnce deduplication technology roadmap in 2010 to do just that. The result? Deduplication 2.0 or what HP calls “Federated Deduplication”. This next generation deduplication addresses some of the issues inherent in existing deduplication solutions: performance, flexibility, and data management and not only that, when moving from your legacy storage backup systems, you can reduce the amount of your stored backup data by 95 percent or we’ll make up the difference with free disk capacity and support.
To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, traditional security strategies for monitoring, often based around security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics. In particular, four fundamental capabilites are required:
1. Pervasive visibility
2. Deeper analytics
3. Massive scalability
4. Unified view
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Published By: Smartling
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
Today's marketing technology stack offers a simplified, streamlined view of prospects and allows marketers to automate the customer conversion process. You may have a content management system ready to generate compelling content and email and social media marketing systems poised to send that content to prospects in a timely manner. The problem is that many of them don’t speak your language.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 15, 2014
Any strategy for managing the network infrastructure must include a direct understanding of how well the network is playing its role in application and service delivery. This is the realm of Application-aware Network Performance Management (ANPM), and it is essential to understand the primary requirements for such systems in order to adequately evaluate and select tools and products that will best meet the need. This paper reviews the challenges that ANPM solutions are best fit to address, which qualities and capabilities are of most importance, and how one alternative, Riverbed’s Cascade Solution, stacks up.
On any given day, you can ask every passenger on any given airliner what fare they’ve paid, and you’re likely to get as many different answers as the number of passengers willing (and able) to tell you. This plethora of fares is a product of complex revenue management systems evolved by airlines to optimize seat revenues. But is the current system of management the revenue endgame? Or is there an opportunity to look beyond traditional accept-or-reject decisions to build a more customer-centric revenue management system — one that builds on new customer insights to drive management decisions and uncover new sources of revenue?
Published By: New Relic
Published Date: Jun 05, 2014
Configuration management (CM) tools like Puppet and Chef are really useful for keeping your systems in line, but what about your infrastructure? The Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ—or RANCID for short—is the first step in tackling this problem.
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The ability to keep pace with trends like big data, open data, sophisticated analytics, and the de-compartmentalization of data silos and processes, distinguishes leading master data management (MDM) solutions from their counterparts. IBM, one of the five vendors in this evaluation, is positioned as THE leader with the most prominent, widely implemented solution in the market.
If success for you means real-time data management, SAP HANA can keep your business on target. Watch this video to find out how SAP HANA allows your systems to instantly adapt to the ever-changing business environment you work in, and discover how EMC’s solutions give you efficient disaster-tolerance and backup while improving efficiency with our industry-leading partners.
Your people and business can do amazing things when technology runs at its best. The new ITSM experience helps organizations achieve greatness in today’s mobile, social and user-centric reality. Discover a better way for users to access service and support anywhere, anytime. Explore enhanced productivity for IT staff, and seamless integration across IT operation management systems. Download now.
New data sources are fueling innovation while stretching the limitations of traditional data management strategies and structures. Data warehouses are giving way to purpose built platforms more capable of meeting the real-time needs of a more demanding end user and the opportunities presented by Big Data. Significant strategy shifts are under way to transform traditional data ecosystems by creating a unified view of the data terrain necessary to support Big Data and real-time needs of innovative enterprises companies.
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