This document is written for IT decision makers, architects, engineers, and application owners who
make architectural decisions for hybrid deployments. The architecture described in this document is for
large and medium-sized businesses that are considering hybrid cloud solutions. This document is also
useful for service providers that deliver hybrid cloud services to businesses.
This paper illustrates how Cisco Open Network architecture for service providers supports the software-driven applications, cloud capabilities, and business models that help you seize opportunities and get ahead.
Interest in cloud computing over the last several years has been phenomenal. For cloud providers, public or private, it will transform business and operational processes, streamlining customer on-ramping and time to market, facilitating innovation, providing cost efficiencies, and enabling the ability to scale resources on demand.
Clarus Systems, Inc. answers the demands of the market by providing enterprises, systems integrators and managed service providers with scaleable IP Communications solutions that maximize ongoing operations and ensure increased end user confidence and efficiency. Learn more about Clarus Systems and how they can help your business in this data sheet.
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: Mar 26, 2014
The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm, highlights its choices for Cloud Business Email providers based on market share and functionality. They detail the criteria for a Top Performer in this market and include SilverSky in that category.
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: May 22, 2014
Who are the current leaders in the business email market? The Radicati Group, a technology market research firm, said SilverSky offers “one of the most secure Cloud Business Email services available in the market today.” When run on IBM SoftLayer, it’s also the most reliable. Read the full report.
To put it carefully, certain technology decisions at the federal level since 2002 have been questionable. But citing new “Cloud First” policies for implementations in government contact centers, data centers, and federal agencies, cloud initiatives are now showing value by way of cost reductions and broader functionality. Abdo Rabadi of Blue Kite Consultants and Mechele Herres of Interactive Intelligence say even more benefits of the cloud await. Read how the federal government can best achieve them.
Published By: Gomez IT
Published Date: Dec 04, 2009
Any business considering cloud computing to support its customer-facing Web applications must
look beyond the cloud's cost savings and scalability and evaluate how cloud adoption will impact
the end-user experience. This whitepaper addresses the Web experience challenges companies
must address when adopting the cloud. It offers perspective and best practices to achieve world class Web performance and assist in the evaluation of cloud providers and development of cloud performance SLAs.
Performance testing and benchmarking of cloud computing platforms is a complex task, compounded by the differences between providers and the use cases of cloud computing users. IaaS services are utilized by a large variety of industries and, performance metrics cannot be understood by simply representing cloud performance with a single value. When selecting a cloud computing provider, IT professionals consider many factors: compatibility, performance, cost, security and more. Performance is a key factor that drives many others including cost. In many cases, 3 primary bottlenecks affect server performance: central processing unit (CPU) performance, disk performance, and internal network performance.
Published By: Blue Coat
Published Date: Feb 09, 2016
Lots of marketing claims are being made by Cloud Data Protection Gateway providers. It’s time for critical analysis. This Blue Coat paper reviews the key questions Security, Governance & Risk and IT should be asking vendors.
Published By: VMTurbo
Published Date: Mar 25, 2015
Expedient Data Centers, a leader in Managed and Data Center Services with locations from Cleveland to Memphis to Boston, unpacks the mechanics of how it consistently meets Service Level Agreements for its customers.
This whitepaper explores how service providers use VMTurbo to provide consistent performance across all workloads, as well as the three roles a responsible managed service provider (MSP) takes in order to accomplish that directive.
Security in the cloud is a shared responsibility. That means customers and cloud service providers must work together to protect applications and data, meet compliance regulations, and ensure business continuity. Watch this video to learn more about cloud security through Trend Micro Deep Security.
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Worldwide spending on public cloud services is set to reach USD 122.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 24.4 percent over 20161. In fact, the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of spending on public cloud services is almost seven times that of overall IT spending growth and IDC predicts that by 2020, it will top USD 203.4 billion worldwide2. The size of the opportunity for cloud service providers (CSPs) is huge but fierce competition, accelerating innovation and the need to keep prices low continue to create enormous pressure.
This paper outlines some of the primary challenges faced by CSPs in making and keeping their business profitable and suggests strategies and innovations that can help cloud businesses to take a greater share of the market opportunity.
As organizations go through major business and technology changes, they will increasingly depend on digital platforms to deliver products and services. More than half of the organizations we spoke with said they would increase spending with their primary hosting and cloud service provider (CSP) in 2017, and individual quarterly plans for hosting and cloud services suggest that the growth in spending will be persistent.
Few industries have seen as much change in recent years as the healthcare sector. Sweeping legislation, a new incentive structure, a raft of regulations, and an emphasis on wellness rather than mere “sick care” have altered the clinical and administrative landscapes. Oracle is helping healthcare organizations deliver great patient experiences with a cloud-based strategy that uses innovative technology to meet the needs of everybody involved in the continuum of care.
It is imperative that emerging IaaS providers and MSPs gain deep insights into existing pricing models so they can attain low cost structures, increase profitability, boost competitiveness, and improve customer retention.
This white paper is intended to provide service providers with IBM's point of view on the power of collaboration in a Web 2.0 environment and to introduce a new IBM solution that can help telecoms to use collaboration as a tool for enabling innovation.
Published By: Flexential
Published Date: Jul 17, 2019
The benefits of colocation are well documented, making it easy for organizations to build a compelling business case. Once the decision is made to outsource some or all of your IT infrastructure, there’s plenty of work to do, including selecting the right colocation provider.
A rehab program is only as good as its staff. Acquiring, retaining and keeping rehab talent engaged is critical for
program effectiveness. Staffing issues can burden providers with additional costs and make it hard for them to
deliver a consistently high quality of care, but there are key strategies to help relieve the staffing burden.
The medical industry is facing a growing talent shortage. Recent estimates predict that America will be short of
more than 130,000 doctors by 2025.1 Specialized departments will suffer especially high shortage rates.
If healthcare providers want to minimize the impact of this shortage, they must optimize their recruitment and
retention practices. This guide details the best strategies for making that happen.
Comdata Group is one of the world's largest business process outsourcing (BPO) providers. It operates hundreds of call-centers around the globe, with tens of thousands of employees offering, a variety of services, including sales and customer service.
In a competitive BPO market, Comdata was looking for ways to increase the productivity and efficiency of its agents. It looked for a unified solution that would successfully engage employees, drive higher accountability and better focus them on their performance.
Using Gameffective's platform, Comdata deployed gamified, real-time performance management. This process provides employees with the ability and motivation to self-track their performance against goals and benchmarks, and offers just-in-time coaching based on their needs. The results were impressive: 12% increase in sales per hour, and significant reductions in both new-hire learning curves and in ongoing training time.
Read the case study to learn how Comdata:
Published By: Taridium
Published Date: May 22, 2007
Take advantage of this free information by Taridium and see how comms platform allows service providers to offer instant retail VoIP service and host virtual PBX’s with all of today’s most advanced features.
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