The four pillars of computing — cloud, mobility, social, and analytics — are driving new levels of network innovation in datacenter networks. These forces are now buffeting the datacenter along with virtualization and the Internet of Things (IoT), resulting in sweeping changes in traffic patterns that expose the limitations of traditional networks and their operational models. To become a resource rather than a bottleneck to overall datacenter performance, the network must deliver not just exceptional performance and scalability but also unprecedented automation and orchestration that can yield agility, flexibility, and service velocity. This Technology Spotlight examines these key trends and discusses the role that Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) plays in addressing these
ongoing challenges for enterprise IT and network managers.
Delivering combination of real time voice, video, and data is bandwidth intensive and requires complex network configuration to ensure the delivery of these time sensitive applications.
Download this paper to learn the recent WAN technology trends to enable companies to roll out and support UC without the cost and complexity of traditional WAN.
The HP Flex-Bundles for Exchange 2013 are right-sized solutions including servers, storage, networking and services that have been optimized for Microsoft Exchange. There are two HP Flex-Bundles for Exchange. One has been configured for customers who have 200–499 mailboxes and another one for customers with 500-1000 mailboxes.
These solutions are low risk investments because HP understands how to build infrastructures for Microsoft environments and applications. HP and Microsoft have the longest standing relationship in the IT industry spanning 30 years. During this time, HP has gained a deep and comprehensive understanding of Microsoft products. HP has more than 34,000 trained Microsoft specialists, with over 13,000 of them attaining Microsoft-certification. HP has been named Microsoft Enterprise Partner of the Year five times and is Microsoft’s largest Gold Certified partner.
In this webinar an expert panel will examine the security and visibility needs of mesh SDN networks by examining the security challenges faced by businesses in distributed SDN environments. The webinar will also present real-world case studies of companies who excelling at providing a superior customer experience for their applications and their sites.
Many organizations are struggling with network infrastructure that is vastly outdated, and with the rise in cloud computing, the time to upgrade is now. Cloud-based network solutions for application delivery are a great way for businesses to ensure high levels of performance, security and flexibility. This guide explores two solutions that organizations use to build a network for today's evolving enterprise and how you can fully address cloud requirements for secure application delivery. Read now for this vital information on cloud networking!
To find out how to simplify the virtualized network transforming multiple storage silos into a singular solution, watch our Webinar. Learn how network simplification solves data storage issues for optimized application performance.
The focus of SDN is on transforming the network to support applications and meet the expectations of users and businesses that rely on them. Scaling modern networks is challenging due to the explosive growth of compute, network, and application resources-combined with increased mobility of apps migrating to the cloud and users across multiple devices. As an approach to operationalizing the network, SDN enables organizations to achieve greater economies of operational scale through the use of APIs to automate and orchestrate the network, as well as the application services that support applications. Read this whitepaper to learn how applications are driving new requirements for both businesses and networks that require disruptive, radical change.
F5 Networks is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers for the eighth consecutive year. The application delivery controller (ADC) is a key component within enterprise data center and public cloud architectures, and according to Gartner, enterprises should evaluate ADCs based on how they integrate with key applications and cloud/virtualization platforms.
This White Paper examines the need for AANPM and how it helps organisations to optimise the performance of business critical applications while speeding up network and application trouble-shooting and minimising downtime.
This guide is intended for companies,organizations, and IT professionals who are looking for a network and application monitoring tool that provides a holistic view of application performance, including performance monitoring, from the end-user perspective.
Everyone knows that effective network management practices start with establishing a full foundational understanding of the network. But simply monitoring individual elements can only get you so far. Historically, going the next step requires manually building and maintaining the knowledge of how those disparate elements are connected and how they interact with one another to deliver applications and communications. In other words, you need to understand network-level dependencies.
Building a mobile collaboration or bring-your-own-device solution requires three things: mobile applications, the mobile devices themselves and the network that underpins them both. Often, the network and its capabilities take a back seat to applications and devices—which can ultimately lead to poor performance or an inflexible infrastructure. Find out how to develop the type of network that truly supports mobile devices, applications and unified communications programs, thereby establishing the foundation for stronger mobile solutions.
Published By: bigtincan
Published Date: Oct 10, 2014
These days, business productivity depends largely on the ability to securely access and interact with a wide range of information over mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones. From sales executives to field technicians, the demand for accessing corporate content securely on mobile devices is growing exponentially.
In the past, implementing security measures to protect corporate content has involved VPNs, intranets, firewalls and passwords. However the increasing uptake of mobile devices in corporate settings means security measures must be implemented over a plethora of networks and devices.
bigtincan has created a powerful solution with BigTinCan hub. An application for mobile devices, it allows for the distribution, management and governance of a range of content, including documents and rich media content, with enterprise-grade security.
The modern applications delivery environment is distributed and dependent on data centers and network connectivity. Therefore, users are increasingly dependent on consistent network performance for day-to-day activities. Learn what pitfalls a business should avoid when implementing a network monitoring solution.
A new mantra is emerging for IT professionals – Quality of Experience (QoE). In order to align monitoring and management practices with the true demands of the business, IT professionals must expand beyond traditional comfort zones of watching network and system health metrics to begin measuring and understanding the experience IT end users are having.
Join EMA Vice President of Research, Jim Frey, and Fluke Networks Director of Products, Doug Roberts, for this on-demand webinar and discussion that will reveal:
Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.
At the time this definition was published, “cloud” was already part of industry parlance, and was beginning to take root in the general lexicon. Additionally, global business spending for infrastructure and services related to the cloud had topped $78 billion. This year, enterprise spending on the cloud will reach an estimated $174 billion, and is expected to climb to $235 billion by 2017.2 Inevitably, as both business IT and consumer mindsets evolve toward the cloud in coming years, we will continue to witness dramatic growth in IT products in some areas, and significant reductions in other areas—resulting in a reshaping of the industry as a whole.
DDoS attacks are the primary threat to the availability of your network. In 2014, the number of DDoS attacks continues its trend upward in both size and complexity. Today, attacks topping 100Gbps have become common. So have complex threats such as application-layer attacks against DNS and encrypted Web services. Taxing security teams even more is the rise in multi vector attacks which target applications, existing stateful infrastructure like Firewalls and IPS devices and upstream connectivity, all in a single sustained attack.
Every day, the threat landscape changes, and it can be hard to keep up. To help you strengthen your network security, Cisco has compiled the top 10 considerations that midsize companies should keep in mind when buying a next-generation firewall.
Complete the form to download the white paper "Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Top 10 Considerations." You will learn about:
Deep visibility into applications
Requirements for proactive threat protection
Services that can improve your migration plan and ongoing support management
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To find out how a simple, open and smart network accelerates the deployment and delivery of applications, read the Whitepaper on network virtualization best practices. Find out how to transform and bridge the virtual and physical network.
To improve application performance with a simplified network, read our Whitepaper. Focusing on the top 5 benefits of a modernized data center architecture, it shows you how to optimize your network for business critical applications.
Get our Practical Guide to enhancing business agility with network automation and orchestration. Find out how simplifying orchestration and operations will help you unlock the value in your applications, and maximize business efficiency.
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