VMware vCloud® Air™ is a family of cloud services owned and operated by VMware, built on the trusted foundation of VMware vSphere®. The service supports existing workloads as well as new application development, giving IT a common platform for seamlessly extending their data center to the cloud.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
Reasonable, common-sense security standards are becoming law in many regions of the world. In Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), enacted in April 2016, will become fully applicable on May 25, 2018. GDPR will bring the European Union (EU) under one comprehensive and harmonised legal system for data protection and privacy. The monetary penalties and reputational damage of noncompliance with GDPR are substantial – the maximum fines are the greater of 20 million euros or 4% of the company’s worldwide revenue.
Le consommateur d'aujourd'hui est en constante évolution. Toujours plus mobile, imprévisible et exigeant, ce nouveau consommateur a le monde à portée de main. De plus, devenu mobile, il crée et contrôle le contenu d'Internet. Avec le poids que donnent les plateformes sociales à tout consommateur, les premières impressions n'ont jamais été aussi importantes. La commodité et la flexibilité sont essentielles, au point que la meilleure expérience client est souvent celle qui comporte le moinsde contact avec le client.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Feb 24, 2017
At the highest level of organizations, a new management directive has emerged to meet the changed nature of customer demands and interactions as well as the need to differentiate within the market. This directive has one goal: providing a differentiated customer service experience. As products become increasingly commoditized, organizations can set themselves apart from their competitors by providing a unique customer service experience that creates a "relationship" based on intangible benefits that their customers will find hard to give up.
While this vision is theoretically sound, it requires a significant tactical shift in business thinking and processes. The modern customer's habits and service requirements have changed radically. Meeting these needs challenges many historically held beliefs and practices regarding the customer and modes of interaction.
Wi-Fi has perpetually been touted as a rapidly expanding technology. But its growth on educational campuses has been limited. Here are have 9 common myths about wi-fi deployment that we have debunked in this whitepaper.
The ability to integrate systems and share data across the enterprise is a common datacenter need. The needs of an integration bus, the technology used for middleware-based integration, can varyin complexity, data volume, and required performance. Both Red Hat and MuleSoft offer multiple products that can help customers develop and deploy middleware integration solutions. This competitive overview compares Red Hat® JBoss® Fuse to Mule ESB Enterprise.
OAuth is an emerging Web standard for authorizing limited access to applications and data. It is designed so that users can grant restricted access to resources they own—such as pictures residing on a site like Flickr or SmugMug—to a third-party client like a photo printing site. In the past, it was common to ask the user to share their username and password with the client, a deceptively simple request masking unacceptable security risk. In contrast to this, OAuth promotes a least privilege model, allowing a user to grant limited access to their applications and data by issuing a token with limited capability.
APIs are an emerging technology for integrating applications using web technology. This approach is exploding in popularity because it builds on well-understood techniques and leverages some existing infrastructure.
But it is a mistake to think we can secure APIs using the same methods and technology that we used to secure the conventional, browser-centric web. While it is true that APIs share many of the same threats that plague the web, they are fundamentally differently and have an entirely unique risk profile that you need to manage.
This eBooklet provides an overview of these new risks, and offers five simple solutions to counter the common threats. By adopting a secure API architecture from the beginning, organizations can pursue an API strategy more safely and securely — and reap the benefits of agile integration promised by this exciting new technology.
In recent years, the concept of “Anywhere, Anytime Computing” has become the common denominator in driving personal electronic device sales, as users are adopting to new categories of devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smartTVs. These devices enable consumers and employees to access information and services from almost any device at any time. Gartner studies show that the estimated mobile phone market is to reach 1.8 billion devices in 2013.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Apr 09, 2018
There are five essential steps to protecting data and
applications from the most common causes of data loss and
downtime. IT pros who follow these steps can feel confident
in their long-term organizational plan. Read this expert
guide from Ben Maas, an independent consultant and system
architect who has guided many companies through backup
and disaster recovery (BDR) deployments.
Business applications have become the battleground for customer loyalty. To compete, IT organizations are under pressure to deliver applications faster and with higher quality. Continuous Delivery (CD) of code offers a solution. CD may be paired with DevOps, Agile and other methodologies. However, QA and testing can be an obstacle to CD’s rapid development and deployment of high quality code. Testers and developers must engage in Continuous Testing, continuously testing software for performance, quality and user experience as it’s being developed.
Continuous Testing is not a push button process, though. It requires a comprehensive approach. This paper outlines the common challenges to Continuous Testing and highlights results from real users who have used technology to get to succeed with the Continuous Testing process.
The misuse or takeover of privileged accounts constitutes the most common source of breaches today. CA Threat Analytics for PAM provides a continuous, intelligent monitoring capability that helps enterprises detect and stop hackers and malicious insiders before they cause damage.
The software integrates a powerful set of user behavior analytics and machine learning algorithms with the trusted controls provided by CA Privileged Access Manager (CA PAM). The result is a solution that continuously analyzes the activity of individual users, accurately detects malicious and high-risk activities and automatically triggers mitigating controls to limit damage to the enterprise.
Published By: Dur-A-Flex
Published Date: May 14, 2018
Previous best practices for cleaning healthcare facilities centered on sanitizing frequently touched objects, such as bed rails or call buttons, because these objects were believed to be major sources of contagion. However, this new study finds that floors are the largest potential source of pathogens after reviewing five participating Cleveland-area hospitals.
Specifically, the following findings are highlighted in the study:
• Patient room floors in five hospitals were found to be contaminated with healthcare-associated pathogens.
• High-touch objects often came to be in direct contact with the floor.
• Touching objects on the floor frequently resulted in transfer of pathogens to hands.
• Floors in hospital rooms are overlooked as a source for pathogen dissemination, with potentially dangerous results.
Automation and gold have much in common. One of the most coveted materials in the world, gold isn’t just beautiful – it has a wide array of uses within industry.
’Au’ is of course the first two letters of automation! Automation is the gold of the software world. It’s the backbone of modern business, enabling communication and orchestration between components.
As the only company with a dedicated automation team, at CA Technologies, we set the Automation Gold Standard.
With that in mind, this is our Golden Book of Automation.
It is not uncommon for SAP system copies, including any post-editing, to take several days to complete. Meanwhile, testing, development and training activities come to a standstill, and the large number of manual tasks in the entire process ties up highly skilled SAP BASIS staff.
Enterprises are looking to automation as a way to accelerate SAP system copies and free up staff. However, this is only one part of the problem: What further complicates the system copy process is the need to safeguard sensitive data and manage huge data volumes while also ensuring that the data used in non-production systems adequately reflects the data in production systems so the quality of development, testing and training activities is not compromised.
This white paper explains how a considerable portion of the SAP system copy process can be automated using the CA Automic Automated System Copy for SAP solution and SNP T-Bone, helping enterprises become more agile.
With the benefits quickly stacking up, it’s easy to understand why Gartner stated HCI (Hyper-Converged Infrastructure) as one of the hottest trends in data centre infrastructure.
HCI is intended to reduce infrastructure complexity and cost, whilst enhancing scalability, agility and operational efficiency. This consolidated infrastructure enables organizations to leverage the software layer by using low cost commodity hardware, while reducing concerns around vendor lock-in, to form a seamless software- defined IT infrastructure environment well suited to today’s IT challenges.
Simple to use and manage, without specialists and more cost-effective than most traditional solutions, it’s easy to understand why more organisations are making the move from traditional architecture to Hyper-Converged Infrastructure.
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As agencies continue to modernize data center infrastructure to meet evolving mission needs and technologies, they are turning to agile software and cloud solutions. One such solution is hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), a melding of virtual compute, storage, and networking capabilities supported by commodity hardware.
With data and applications growing exponentially along with the need for more storage capacity and flexibility, HCI helps offset the rising demands placed on government IT infrastructure. HCI also provides a foundation for hybrid cloud, helping agencies permanently move applications and workloads into public cloud and away from the data center.
Published By: Cognizant
Published Date: Oct 23, 2018
As financial services firms embrace digital, they need business assurance strategies that extend conventional quality assurance methods to address the nuances of emerging technologies such as blockchain and advanced artificial intelligence (AI). At the same time, they also need assurance that their strategies can accommodate changes in the ever-shifting regulatory landscape wrought by
the acceleration of digital within the core of their businesses.
This white paper explores how financial firms can excel in digital by holistically addressing the quality of business processes built on disruptive technologies while assuring compliance to regulations.
Today, it’s commonplace for companies to check the motor vehicle records (MVRs) of their drivers once a year. That’s considered due diligence. But what if one driver gets a moving violation or a citation for driving under the influence three weeks after the report was pulled? It could take months for that potentially costly issue to come to light. Likewise, a driver safety policy issued annually is typically worth about as much as the paper it’s written on. There is great potential in setting high standards and creating positive driving behaviors, but this must be a continual process informed by concrete policies, shared motivation to improve, useful data, and quality leadership. Fortunately, several important practices can help companies create a better safety culture –saving money, reducing risk and legal vulnerability, and keeping employees and communities safe. Here’s how.
The SecureWorks Security and Risk Consulting practice provides expertise and analysis to help you enhance your security posture, reduce your risk, facilitate compliance and improve your operational efficiency.
Published By: Riskified
Published Date: Aug 06, 2019
Cross-border eCommerce sales are set to reach $627 billion by 2022, with the highest growth rate projected in regions outside of North America and Western Europe. Yet US merchants are not capitalizing on these global markets. Only 42% of surveyed US merchants said their eCommerce website accommodated global business. When looking for new growth potential, international eCommerce represents a huge opportunity for North American merchants. Understanding and encouraging overseas consumers is essential for retailers looking to drive online sales and expand internationally.
Data overload have burdened practically every largescale enterprise today. It’s vital for competitive enterprise not only to find solutions that will deliver the right data at the right time, but also be confident that the data they are looking at is governed and trusted. Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management enables businesses to gain real-time access to data and make critical business decisions; achieve a better ROI while reducing IT overhead; automate data integration and deliver a 360-degree view of the businesses; mitigate data security risks and comply with legal regulations. Download this whitepaper and discover how to overcome some common challenges of information overload to increase your business insight and visibility.
Today’s empowered consumers want to shop anywhere, anytime and they expect nothing less than a seamless experience with all their needs accommodated as they shift among mobile, digital and physical channels. They want the freedom and choice of online shopping, balanced with the comfort and immediacy of a physical store. They want to research and select items from their armchair, check out offers when they’re on the move and then try out products in the store.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks increased by over 100% YoY. With nearly a quarter of the attacks aimed at the DNS layer and close to 80% not identified until they reach the DNS layer, it is no secret you should evaluate your Manage DNS provider critically as your first line defense in DDoS mitigation.
Download this eBook to best equip your business against impending DDoS attacks including:
• Common types of DDoS attacks and which layers of your infrastructure are most at risk
• How to geographically isolate attacks and mitigate latency
• How to get the best before, during and after attack protection
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