Today’s enterprises face new requirements for their datacenter
and cloud architectures, from keeping pace cost-effectively with
fast-growing traffic to ensuring optimal application
performance no matter how quickly business needs or the
enterprise environment evolve. At the same time, IT must reduce
costs and datacenter sprawl, ensure security and uptime, and
prepare for a new generation of cloud computing initiatives.
While many Application Delivery Controller (ADC) solutions
promise to meet demanding customer needs, the reality often
falls short. Taking a closer look at the available options and how
they measure up against the criteria that matter most, it
becomes clear that NetScaler beats the competition—providing
better performance and scalability than F5 Networks, Inc.
What is an application delivery controller (ADC) and what role does it play in supporting complex enterprise application environments? In this paper, it will discuss how modern ADCs can help provide improved reliability, security and performance for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Lync. And with Citrix NetScaler, it will serve as an excellent front-end to a Microsoft environment, enhancing the user experience and providing for optimal supportability – allowing you to get the most value out of your Microsoft applications .
Simple, secure ways to deliver a great experience for remote users.
As mobile workstyles transform the way people and businesses work, remote access is becoming more important than ever. In enabling people to work anywhere, on any device, you need to meet IT’s requirements for security and manageability—but it’s just as important to consider user experience.
Citrix, a leader in mobile workstyles, has long recognized that remote access has to address the needs of users as well as IT. With an entire team dedicated to user experience, Citrix has developed secure-by-design remote access solutions that make it simple for people to work the way they choose, anywhere and on any device, to deliver optimal productivity and business impact for their organizations
Published By: join.me
Published Date: Jan 29, 2014
Built on the results of an annual survey of Internet shoppers worldwide, the 2013 Live Chat Effectiveness report outlines Internet shopper communication and purchasing behavior and preferences. The report includes findings specific to live chat technology, as well as other engagement channels, such as phone, email and social media.
In this year’s report, we explore how Internet shoppers use these various channels to inform purchase decisions and seek help from customer service. Readers will learn the channels that shoppers prefer in given scenarios and how to prepare their teams for optimal engagement.
Cisco has developed robust infrastructure management tools for your Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS™) data center that work with and extend tools you may already use to monitor, provision, configure, and orchestrate your Microsoft server and application software.
Cisco Unified Data Center unifies compute, storage, networking, virtualization, and management into a single platform. The result is operational simplicity and business agility -- essential for cloud computing and deploying IT as a Service.
La solution de data center unifié permet d'unifier le traitement, le stockage, le réseau, la virtualisation et la gestion au sein d'une unique plate-forme. Elle permet donc de simplifier les opérations et de renforcer la souplesse de l'entreprise, deux résultats essentiels pour le cloud computing et le déploiement de l'informatique en tant que service (ITaaS).
What is SD-WAN?
Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is the application of software-based
network technologies to WAN connections to more effectively route all network traffic
between headquarters or data centers, remote and branch offices, and the cloud.
More simply, it is the method of leveraging the benefits of the cloud, the bandwidth of
broadband and existing enterprise-wide network infrastructure to more efficiently and
cost effectively transmit media (data, video, voice) and quickly access cloud
applications from every location in the network.
SD-WAN dynamically utilizes multiple available connections (MPLS, broadband, LTE)
to find the optimal delivery path for traffic across the entire network, shaping the
bandwidth as needed to eliminate jitter and dropped data packets, thereby delivering
an optimal user experience regardless of location.
The more sophisticated solutions will first attempt to dynamically steer traffic to the
best available link and if the available link
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 29, 2018
Incentive compensation represents the potential of delivering optimal sales results. But with up to 60% of sales reps’ income coming from incentive comp, it is crucial to get this right. Our study data has shown that ineffective compensation structures can lead to disengaged reps, high turnover, money left on the table, and low margins. The way we have designed and managed incentive compensation plans in the past may inhibit the sales force and prevent the business from scaling at the needed rate. Modeling and planning quickly become too complex for a spreadsheet-driven exercise.
Explore the benefits of combining Citrix SD-WAN and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops to deliver apps to every user, everywhere.
Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology makes it possible to deliver a great user experience, regardless of how great your connection is. Citrix SD-WAN delivers an integrated solution that optimizes the value of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops virtual app and desktop delivery. This integrated solution lets you: provide more bandwidth over available connections, optimize performance for real-time network conditions, and ensure always-on connections with a quality experience.
Download the eBook: Supercharging your Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops user experiences with Citrix SD-WAN and learn:
-Why WANs have trouble keeping up
-How Citrix SD-WAN ensures reliability and optimal experiences
-How real customers are utilizing this solution
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
Contact center technology plays a major role in the success of your customer experiences and business operations. Having the optimal solutions, infrastructure and provider in place are fundamental to meeting current and future goals and expectations.
If you’re struggling with outdated contact center systems that limit channels and customer information, the best path forward is to migrate to a solution that lets you overcome those technology limitations. And the first step is to download this comprehensive checklist to evaluate key solutions and vendor considerations.
You’ll learn how to:
Identify business goals and outcomes that are most important for your organization
Evaluate deployment options based on necessary flexibility and capabilities
Understand your technology needs and priorities
Assess vendor viability
SAS Grid Computing delivers enterprise-class capabilities that enable SAS applications to automatically leverage grid computing, run faster and takes optimal advantage of computing resources. With grid computing as an automatic capability, it is easier and more cost-effective to allocate compute-intensive applications appropriately across computing systems. SAS Grid Manager helps automate the management of SAS Computing Grids with dynamic load balancing, resource assignment and monitoring, and job priority and termination management.
Upgrading Dell PowerEdge™ servers to the Windows Server 2008 OS also typically requires selecting, installing, and troubleshooting device drivers. Using tested and validated drivers and following best practices can help administrators ensure optimal performance in their environments.
Published By: iKnowtion
Published Date: Nov 09, 2011
This consumer goods company needed a data-driven approach to determine motivating customer offers that meet both sales and profitability goals. iKnowtion developed an analytic solution that determines the optimal offer for each customer to maximize results.
Want to rein in support costs without sacrificing service quality and customer satisfaction? You can. New social business solutions eliminate the traditional service trade-offs, providing an optimal combination of assisted peer-to-peer support communities, call deflection, selective escalation and productivity-enhancing collaboration. The result? Reduced call volume and faster resolution times, happier customers and lower costs.
Many organizations have adopted virtualization as a standard for server workloads. But virtualization has not proven to be the “game changer” many organizations had envisioned. IT departments face huge challenges related to server sprawl, which has actually increased with virtualization.
Although virtualization has brought benefits beyond the physical paradigm of one operating system per server, the true optimal infrastructure for organizations comes with adopting a private cloud infrastructure.
Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide:
Easy provisioning of new environments
Published By: Tribridge
Published Date: Feb 09, 2015
Cornerstone is among the world’s most powerful talent management platforms. But you’ll benefit from molding and shaping it to meet your unique needs and ensure you optimally deploy, integrate, and manage your TMS or LMS.
Published By: Xangati
Published Date: Sep 14, 2015
Efficiency is not about maxing out utilization, nor is it about achieving the highest possible MIPS, IOPS or any other standard metric. Technically, efficiency is about the ratio of useful work performed to the energy expended in doing that work. You want the greatest amount of output from your IT infrastructure for the lowest possible cost. It’s a bit like long-distance driving and working to achieve the highest possible miles per gallon through constant observation of time, speed and gas consumption in the face of varying traffic and weather conditions. Flooring the gas pedal is not always the best option. What can you do to optimize your converged infrastructure efficiency? While there are no 10-second, quick-fix answers, here are five strategies you can start implementing right now to bring your organization much closer to optimal efficiency and long-term cost savings.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 13, 2015
Improving data management is critical for streamlining regulatory reporting, monetizing customer analytics, and democratizing data-driven decision-making. Financial firms must transform their data management approach to unlock data from its silos, incorporate unstructured information from non-traditional sources, and integrate information whether on-premises, in the cloud, batch-based, or real-time. As this evolution continues, technology leaders must consider integration holistically across the enterprise and create an agility layer that is key to future-proofing their data management architecture.
Read this whitepaper to learn:
-Data management challenges in financial services
-Best practices to manage data in financial institutions
-Integration strategies for optimal data management
In a contact center environment, real-time analytics provide the live information needed to respond to difficult situations before a customer, a sale, or an opportunity is lost. Scott Bakken and David Patchen from MainTrax and Brandon Rowe from Interactive Intelligence discuss how real-time analytics help your business operate at optimal levels and experience increased growth and reduced costs.
Real estate can be a significant competitive differentiator for businesses in the race for talent. Leading commercial real estate firm, CBRE, outlines the steps organizations need to consider when identifying optimal locations to attract and retain the right talent to enhance competiveness and drive bottom line performance. Download the white paper now.
Telecommunications services are becoming more and more complex. They now run over virtual network paths, less constrained by individual pieces of hardware. Get this white paper and see how service quality management solutions from IBM can improve the customer experience.Learn how telecomm providers can deliver optimal service quality
Linux reliability has come of age. Several major Linux distributions including Novell SUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu scored high in reliability, improved over 2006 uptime statistics and achieved near parity with Unix distributions. Security incidents plagued Windows Server 2003, which saw uptime decrease by roughly 10% during last year. Corporations must continue to adhere to best practices in configuration, management and security to ensure optimal server operating system and application reliability.
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