Business is changing fast. Even companies that believe they have a competitive edge today are at risk of falling behind. Information Technology (IT) keeps businesses booming, but it’s a stretch for busy executives to drop into the data center to ensure that server racks and network boxes are humming. Leadership is preoccupied with growing the customer base, keeping costs down, profitability and growth. At a time when disruptive products and services are the name of the game, it’s become clear that doing “enough” with your technology investment simply isn’t enough to survive.
Cloud, social, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly central to business decisions as the pace of digitization accelerates. The impact of software-defined networking (SDN), virtualization, and converged and hyperconverged infrastructure within the datacenter is substantial. These technologies add complexity but offer enticing opportunities for new business models, revenue streams, operating efficiencies, and agility that organizations must pursue if they want to remain competitive and viable. This pursuit requires businesses to keep up with current and emerging technologies and applications and transform the ways in which they conduct business. At the core of "keeping up" is an organization's datacenter strategy — with an associated technology and services strategy that will either create industry laggards or accelerate innovators.
Juniper Networks hybrid cloud architecture enables enterprises to build secure, high performance environments across private and public cloud data centers. The easy-tomanage, scalable architecture keeps operational costs down, allowing users to do more with fewer resources. Security is optimized by the space-efficient Juniper Networks® SRX Series Services Gateways, which are next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) with fully integrated, cloud-informed threat intelligence that offers outstanding performance, scalability, and integrated security services. Designed for high-performance security environments and seamless integration of networking, along with advanced malware detection with Juniper Sky™ Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP), application visibility and control, and intrusion prevention on a single platform, the SRX Series firewalls are best suited for enterprise hybrid cloud deployments.
Citrix and Google are collaborating to bring the
best, most secure way to deliver virtual apps
and desktops from Google Cloud. The Citrix
Workspace solutions traditionally installed on
data center servers—including Citrix Virtual
Apps and Desktops, Citrix Networking, and Citrix
Content Collaboration (formerly known as Citrix
ShareFile)—are now enabled on Google Cloud
Citrix enables customers to choose the
workload deployment option that best aligns
with their enterprise cloud strategy and offers
a variety of ways to securely deploy Citrix
solutions to meet unique application needs.
Whether deployed on-premises, cloud-hosted,
as a Citrix Workspace service, or with a service
provider—customers choose how much and
which components of app workloads to
manage and when and where to securely
deploy business apps, data, and desktops.
Application performance and delivery have changed.
Should your network change too?
Cloud is changing the fundamentals of how IT teams deliver applications
and manage their performance. Applications are increasingly deployed
farther from users, crossing networks outside of IT’s direct control. Instead
of enterprise data centers, many apps now reside in public and hybrid cloud
environments. There are even new breeds of applications, built upon
microservices and containers.
Today, IT needs modern solutions that:
? Extend on-premises networks, apps, and infrastructure resources
to the cloud.
? Maintain high levels of performance, user experience, and security
across all applications, including microservices based apps.
? Sustain operational consistency across on-premises and
? Move away from the expense, complexity, and poor performance
of traditional networking methods.
These solutions are available for apps running on Google Cloud Platform
(GCP) through the allia
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
LogMeIn offers consistently reliable service to its Bold360 customers and is vigilant in efforts to provide services that are not only robust and scalable, but also secure.
This document describes how we achieve reliable scalability and the measures taken by LogMeIn to protect Bold360 customer data.
Published By: Aviatrix
Published Date: Jun 11, 2018
In evaluating the security posture for your Global Transit Network, your first question might be: Why do I even need additional security? Isn’t what Amazon provides “out of the box” adequate? This is not the right question to ask first. It’s important to appreciate that, while Amazon says it has a shared security model, your Amazon EC2 instance may not meet your security requirements “by default.” Though Amazon makes specific security features available to you, it’s still up to you to choose judiciously among the many native and third-party options.
As part of our fact-filled AWS Bootcamp series, Aviatrix CTO Sherry Wei and Neel Kamal, head of field operations at Aviatrix, walk through five use cases and examine what Amazon provides, and the questions you need to be asking to implement Amazon services – or add additional ones – that are appropriate for your business. After examining each use case, we’ll show you how we handle it for our own business.
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Distributed cloud architectures will play an important role in Communication Service Providers’ network transformations. The distributed cloud will be made of numerous edge locations, from the customer premises to mobile base stations to central offices, each of which has its benefits and constraints. CSPs will need to consider attributes such as performance, availability, security, integration, and data and traffic volume to optimize the infrastructure for a myriad of workloads. Learn more about Heavy Reading’s survey results on CSPs adopting a distributed cloud strategy and delivering new services in this white paper.
Published By: BlueCat
Published Date: Aug 20, 2013
To enable always-on application access and business connectivity, you need a rock-solid network foundation. The increasingly complex, dynamic and fluid relationship between networks and devices requires a new approach to IP Address Management (IPAM) – one that unifies mobile security, address management, automation and self-service to provide actionable network intelligence and a broad span of control. This paper discusses the critical role of IPAM in providing a smarter way to connect mobile devices, applications, virtual environments and clouds.
If faxing is a critical component to your business, you want to be sure you make a wise decision on how to do it. This paper offers 10 tips to help you sort through the myriad of choices in order to get the best combination of features and flexibility.
This white paper examines the challenges of migrating NIS deployments to a central repository, and explains in detail how a combination of Microsoft Active Directory and Centrify DirectControl can deliver a cost-effective solution that strengthens security while improving IT efficiency.
Published By: 8x8, Inc.
Published Date: May 13, 2013
As voice, video, and data networks meld into a single user experience, solutions that integrate phone service, unified messaging, voicemail, audio and video capabilities, rich-media conferencing, and mobility solutions are in high demand.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Apr 26, 2012
This informative ESG Lab report examines the Riverbed Steelhead EX + GraniteT appliance, which delivers a powerful combination of wide area network (WAN) optimization, a virtual services platform, and innovative block-storage optimization to help organizations consolidate servers and storage and deliver IT services globally, while ensuring the performance required in remote and branch offices. Download this informative report now to find out how edge-VSI can improve your IT infrastructure.
Whether you are an early adopter who has already started planning, or like several organizations, unsure of your next step, the following guidelines will help you prepare and plan for a successful migration to an 802.11ac WLAN.
Le standard de transmission 802.11ac est en passe de devenir la norme du Wifi nouvelle génération. La vitesse gigabit et l’amélioration des capacités et de la fiabilité offertes par le standard 802.11ac aux réseaux LAN sans fil (WLAN) se révèlent être d’inestimables atouts face à la croissance rapide du nombre d’utilisateurs, d’appareils et d’applications mobiles. Que vous soyez un adepte précoce ayant déjà commencé à tout planifier ou, comme bon nombre d’entreprises, encore hésitant concernant la marche à suivre, n’hésitez pas à télécharger ce guide en cinq étapes qui vous aidera à préparer et à planifier une migration réussie vers un réseau WLAN 802.11ac.
802.11ac ist auf dem besten Weg der neue Standard für Next-Generation Wi-Fi zu werden. Dieser neue 802.11ac Standard für Wireless LANs (WLANs) gewährleistet Gigabit-Geschwindigkeit, verbesserte Leistung und erhöhte Zuverlässigkeit und deckt damit alle Anforderungen ab, die durch die stetig steigende Zahl an mobilen Usern und mobilen Geräten sowie die verstärkte Nutzung von mobilen Applikationen entstehen. Ob Sie ein Early Adopter sind und bereits angefangen haben zu planen oder wie viele Unternehmen noch abwarten, laden Sie sich unsere Anleitung herunter und Sie erfahren, wie Sie in nur fünf Schritten ein 802.11ac WLAN aufsetzen können.
802.11ac va por buen camino para convertirse en el modelo para la próxima generación de Wi-Fi. La velocidad de transmisión de gigabits, su capacidad mejorada y la fiabilidad que proporciona 802.11ac a las redes inalámbricas LAN son amplificadas ya que el número de usuarios de móviles y dispositivos, así como el uso de aplicaciones continúan creciendo a gran velocidad. Tanto como si usted es uno de los primeros que ya han empezado a planificarse como si, al igual que les sucede a diversas organizaciones, no está seguro de qué es lo siguiente que debe hacer, descárguese esta guía en cinco pasos que le ayudará a prepararse y planificar una migración exitosa a WLAN 802.11ac.
L'802.11ac è sulla buona strada per diventare lo standard del Wi-Fi di nuova generazione. La velocità in gigabit, le migliori capacità e l'affidabilità che l'802.11ac conferisce alle reti LAN senza filo (WLAN) sono amplificate, mentre cresce a vista d'occhio l'utilizzo da parte di utenti, applicazioni e dispositivi. Sia che siate dei precursori che hanno già iniziato a pianificare o, come molte aziende, siate incerti sul da farsi, scaricando questa guida in cinque fasi potrete prepararvi e pianificare la corretta migrazione verso una rete WLAN da 802.11ac.
Research and Education (R&E) networks are experiencing a surge in capacity demand as a result of the massive growth of streaming media (Netflix, Facebook, YouTube), growing utilization of public cloud services, and the continued need to support large scientific data file transfers for researchers collaborating around the globe. This increase in traffic is driving many operators to evaluate network backbone upgrades to 100G. Upgrading is necessary but costly. But what if operators could upgrade their R&E networks to 100G for 50 percent less CAPEX investment and extend the life of the existing routers, while actually simplifying the architecture to enable lower operational costs? Download our app note to learn how.
"Economic conditions have changed the operating landscape for government and educational organizations. Modern, converged networks utilize advanced optical and Ethernet technologies to form a highly flexible and scalable infrastructure capable of delivering many emerging applications and ready to scale far into the future. Additional benefits of building better networks for state and local governments include:
>Better public service at lower taxpayer cost
>Support for emerging applications
in transportation, public safety,
healthcare, and education
>A graceful technology
migration from legacy to
> Preparation for future, unplanned
Download ""Building Better Networks for State and Local Governments"" to discover more today."
"In healthcare, as the trends supporting eHealth accelerate, the need for scalable, reliable, and secure network infrastructures will only grow. This white paper describes the key factors and technologies to consider when building a private network for healthcare sector enterprises, including:
Transport Network Equipment
Outside Fiber Plant
Reliability, Redundancy, and Protection
Services, Operation, Program Management, and Maintenance
Download our white paper to learn more."
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