This Enterprise Strategy Group whitepaper reviews HP 3PAR Storage Adaptive Optimization software -- granular, automated, and policy-based service-level optimization and more. Learn how this combination is a thoughtful approach that can deliver.
This paper summarizes and evaluates the prevalence and efficacy of data center virtualization deployments, as well as the hardware that supports them. The conclusions drawn from this report are based on analysis of both quantitative market research and two qualitative interviews with a CIO and CTO in healthcare and finance, respectively. Each customer, referred to ESG by Hewlett-Packard (HP), had extensive experience deploying both server and desktop virtualization. The goal of the study was to determine the IT and business drivers to adoption of virtualization technologies, the expected and realized benefits, ensuing infrastructure decisions, future outlook of the data center, and best practices for deployment.
The objective of this white paper is to provide IT executives and UNIX subject matter experts (SMEs) with a high level comparison of the UNIX virtualization offerings from HP for Integrity and HP-UX1 vs. IBM for Power and AIX.
To assist in making a balanced comparison, this paper provides:
- A high-level, feature-to-feature comparison of key areas of virtualization and virtualization management.
- Modular table-based comparisons.
- Information from publicly available resources.
This paper summarizes and evaluates the prevalence and efficacy of data center virtualization deployments, as well as the hardware that supports them. The conclusions drawn from this report are based on analysis of both quantitative market research and two qualitative interviews with a CIO and CTO in healthcare and finance, respectively. Each customer, referred to ESG by Hewlett-Packard (HP), had extensive experience deploying both server and desktop virtualization. The goal of the study was to determine the IT and business drivers to adoption of virtual technologies, the expected and realized benefits, ensuing infrastructure decisions,future outlook of the data center, and best practices for deployment.
This white paper focuses on the increasing importance of high availability as enterprises continue to build out a 3rd Platform–based computing infrastructure. As more mission-critical applications requiring extremely high availability are deployed on virtual infrastructure, enterprises must respond using the right storage solutions. The document identifies critical features in the storage infrastructure necessary to meet these requirements for availability and explores how one vendor, NetApp, meets them with its EF-Series AFA solutions portfolio.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
In this sophisticated threat environment,traditional security tactics are failing. Symantec encourages organizations to revisit their security posture to build a more cyber resilient enterprise. Resilience is not defined by a series of checklists, but through evaluations based on the current threat environment and the acceptable risk level for the organization. This whitepaper presents best practice-based approaches recommended for minimizing cyber risk. These are arranged across five pillars and provide specific actions for each pillar to be performed by identifiable IT jobs.
This white paper provides insights into the current threat landscape for the financial services industry. Information is based on cyber security event data collected by IBM, as well as data derived from responding to, and performing forensics on, cyber security incidents.
In a recent Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) paper1, senior
analyst Mark Bowker listed several requirements and best
practices for building a private cloud. High levels of availability
and scalability, policy-based automation and application control,
workload portability, and unified visibility and management across
infrastructures and applications were all cited as desirable attributes.
Given the wide range of technology options available, it's important for healthcare IT executives to pick the right image management technology and approach for a long-term sustainable solution delivering the desired performance and ROI. This whitepaper explores solutions for multi-layered neutrality, a standards-based framework for unifying medical images and clinical documents across the enterprise and community.
This paper outlines the essential requirements for file sharing across a wide-area network (WAN), and briefly discusses the limitations of appliance-based WAN optimization when applied specifically to document collaboration. The paper uses a solution analysis to compare common business needs to required features, and explains how appliance-based optimization falls short of these needs. The paper then describes how Globalscape's software-only solution. (WAFS) provides file replication and collaboration across globally dispersed networks, securely and reliably, with the performance of local file sharing.
This technical case study addressing key and certificate security issues is designed for security conscious enterprises to understand real-life attack scenarios that threaten their businesses in today’s world. This white paper demonstrates a recent attack that used cryptographic keys and digital certificates as well as guidance on how to protect certificates and keys and quickly discover and remediate breaches. This paper should be read by more technical IT security staff who are interested in detailed attack methods and remediation tactics. The executive summary is intented for IT Security leaders (CISOs and their direct reports) and addresses the proof-of-concept attack impacts on the business.
The attack scenario described in this technical white paper is based on a reproduction of a real-world attack in a Raxis test environment that simulated an enterprise security infrastructure.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Feb 16, 2017
"For decade, the predominant model for deploying voice technology was on premises. However, over the past five years, the opinion of cloud-based voice services, such as Office 365, has changed dramatically. Just five years ago, the majority of businesses either felt that cloud unified communication was not viable or were taking a wait and see approach.
Today the majority of respondents are planning a minor or major cloud UC purchase. For Microsoft customers, Skype for Business in Office 365 provides an excellent alternative to a traditional premises-based deployment.
Download the paper for Five Do’s and Don’ts When Moving from a Premises-Based PBX to Office 365.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 15, 2019
The future of financial services is under pressure from profound digital disruption. Across the globe, there are forces, both regulatory and customer-led, that open up the market to new entrants and disrupt what customers are buying — and how. The advent of Open Banking is one major influence, with Open APIs paving the way for third-party developers to build applications and services independently.
This whitepaper outlines the challenges facing financial services firms and how a new approach to enterprise integration — API-led connectivity — can help banks and financial services firms not only survive, but thrive in an increasingly competitive future.
Download this whitepaper to learn:
What financial services firms should do about Open Banking, based on the experiences of the impact of PSD2 in Europe
How an API strategy could define the future of financial services
How a global bank successfully completed a digital transformation initiative
This Whitepaper describes the benefits and process of transition from a cost-based to a value-driven supply chain, why mid-market companies should make the move as quickly as possible, and functional areas that can help increase supply chain value and decrease wasteful spending.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 24, 2018
Life science companies are experiencing a significant transformation in how they bring new products to market.
Organizations must adapt to changes in the marketplace, such as global product commercialization, specialized medicine, new regulations, new payment models, and new technology that are driving more product variety, smaller drug volumes, and shorter product life cycles.
To meet the needs of this new commercial model, life science companies must re-envision the global supply chain and evolve the tools they use to run their business. The supply chain that was designed for launching blockbuster products will not work in the future.
Today, the global supply chain relies on a manual, paper-based process centered on printing documents and sending them via overnight mail, fax, or e-mail with scanned attachments. This time-consuming and costly process is errorprone, tedious for customers and team members, and vulnerable to security and compliance risks.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 24, 2018
Staffing companies play a critical role in recruiting and
onboarding talent to ensure that operations don’t skip a
beat. In today’s competitive recruiting market, staffing
companies need to be nimble and efficient. They need
to invest in digital tools to hire and onboard the best
Many organizations still use manual or paper-based
processes, which are slow, expensive, and error-prone,
resulting in inefficient operations and compliance risks.
Investing in digital operations reduces search time and
costs while delighting candidates and improving security
Many internal control programs are still undergoing major modifications due to increased PCAOB requirements, adoption of the 2013 COSO Framework, and board focus on risk and compliance processes. Organizations are using several technology approaches to manage the process—some with more success than others.
Read this white paper to learn why organizations need to utilize the tools that optimize collaboration and focus on productivity, the pros and cons of desktop-based spreadsheets and GRC platforms, and the merits of taking a fresh approach to technology to manage internal control processes.
From its beginnings in the early 1990s to its present state, enterprise risk management (ERM) has experienced a significant transformation. Over the past three decades, ERM has evolved in response to a number of macroeconomic events, as well as multiple business and regulatory changes. We live in a new world that is now more volatile and uncertain than ever before. The speed of change and the velocity of risk have increased significantly.
Download this white paper from ERM pioneer James Lam to learn how organizations can successfully evolve their ERM function. You'll explore the history of ERM and how events have shaped the current function in organizations, the next phase in its evolution of performance-based continuous ERM, and its seven key attributes.
One of the biggest challenges to effectively stopping breaches lies in sifting through vast amounts of data to find the subtle clues that indicate an attack is imminent or underway. As modern computer systems generate billions of events daily, the amount of data to analyze can reach petabytes. Compounding the problem, the data is often unstructured, discrete and disconnected. As a result, organizations struggle to determine how individual events may be connected to signal an impending attack.
Download the white paper to learn:
• How to detect known and unknown threats by applying high-volume graph-based technology, similar to the ones developed by Facebook and Google
• How CrowdStrike solved this challenge by building its own proprietary graph data model
• How CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ collects and analyzes massive volumes of security-related data to stop breaches
A customer may store heavy file boxes in one of its warehouses, but Fireproof Records Center spends a lot of time strategizing about the paperless office. Based in Grove City, Ohio, the company helps businesses in central Ohio manage information more efficiently, offering a suite of cloud document management and scanning tools, including the easy-to-use Epson WorkForce® color document scanner.
HR is all about serving your people, whether they are shiny new recruits or lifetime employees. But all too often, outdated and cumbersome paper-based processes get in the way of those goals.
Discover how HR departments are using electronic signatures to streamline the on-boarding experience, increase employee satisfaction, and focus staff away from mundane tasks.
Watch this webinar and discover how eSignatures can help you:
- Simplify the new hire process: NDAs, offer letters, background checks and on-boarding
- Streamline compensation and benefits: comp plans, stock option grants, and benefit plan notices
- Reduce admin overheads: holiday requests, contractor agreements, and internal approvals
- Ensure compliance: ISO compliance, new hire check-offs and audit support
These days, everyone's talking about digital transformation. But exactly how does your company get there?
Capture is a great place to start — in fact, it's one of the most critical steps to take as you move your business into the digital age. Whether it’s simply using OCR to make content more easily discoverable, adding and enhancing metadata to drive specific processes, or classifying content from the onset for better information governance, capture adds a ton of value to your existing content assets.
This ebook details our key takeaways from AIIM's Industry Watch Report, Improving Business Operations in 2017: Capturing Vital Content. We share how cloud-based capture tools are replacing the longstanding legacy of paper-based processes to streamline and speed up the way you do business.
Download the ebook to learn:
• How the latest capture innovations can support your digital strategy
• 5 business processes that benefit most from advanced capture technologies
• The key benefits of c
Cloud migration is consistently one of the top priorities of technology leaders across the world today, but many are overwhelmed by trying to plan their cloud migration, struggling to prioritize workloads and unsure of the cost implications..
Download this white paper to discover the 5 key steps for cloud migration based on the best practices of today’s most successful IT leaders:
- Baseline TCO resources (cloud, on-premises, hybrid)
- Map current on-premises resources to cloud offerings
- Evaluate and prioritize migration strategy
- Calculate migration costs
- Define success metrics
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