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.
Learn how business service management helped Vodafone Ireland transform from a reactive to a proactive IT Operations function. Read how BSM solutions enabled the Vodafone IT Operations group to align priorities to match the business and drive business value, delivering 300% ROI in one year.
Deliver game-changing uptime. Read how Playtech, the world’s largest publicly-traded online gaming software supplier, achieves 99.999% uptime and detects and fixes issues in minutes versus hours with comprehensive IT monitoring tools.
Leveraging HP breadth to increase security, lower risk, increase efficiency: Find out how CapitalOne has improved compliance, lowered risk, eliminated bottlenecks, reduced cost, and moved from silos to integration by leveraging the HP Software portfolio. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients in the U.S., Canada and the UK.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Dec 18, 2014
In Forrester’s 24-criteria evaluation of videoconferencing infrastructure and cloud services vendors, we identified the 10 most significant OEMs — Acano, AGT, Avaya, Blue Jeans Network, Cisco Systems, Lifesize, Pexip, Polycom, Videxio, and Vidyo — in the category and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help technology managers select the right videoconferencing infrastructure or service for their environment.
As a cloud-based business services suite, Microsoft® Office 365™ provides organizations with access to web, mobile and desktop versions of traditional Office software tools, cloud storage space for enterprise file sharing, and hosted services for communication and social. By making these services available across desktop, mobile, and web platforms, Microsoft is experiencing increased adoption from both consumers and businesses while expanding the possibilities for anytime-anywhere collaboration.
Yet for all its promise, Office 365 poses a meaningful adoption and security challenges for the IT organization. This is where VMware Workspace™ ONE™ comes in — we’ve brought together the power of VMware AirWatch® and VMware Identity Manager™ to accelerate and secure Office 365 deployments.
This white paper gets advice from phone system managers who were in the forefront of remedying phone system disasters. Topics like buying incompatible hardware, brands with bad customer service, or companies with bad SIP service are covered.
To grow your subscriber base, reduce churn and control costs, it is imperative that you achieve and maintain a deep understanding of the customer experience throughout your organization. This white paper highlights IBM Tivoli® Netcool® Service Quality Manager Service Solutions — how it can change the way telecommunications providers are taking new services to market and helping to crystallize.
Optimize IT process, maximize ROI and improve service levels. The challenge facing businesses today is the need to achieve ever-higher levels of service and maximize return on investment, while simultaneously minimizing costs. This white paper reveals how IBM Maximo® asset and service management solutions help your organization run more efficiently.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Nov 09, 2006
This paper looks at the particular challenges in public sector IT – the need to find efficiency savings at the same time as offering better service to citizens – and discusses the particular circumstances in which blade computing will be right for the public sector IT manager.
Class of Service (CoS) functionality can help optimize network performance. For a successful deployment, network designers should identify all applications, understand requirements associated with each application, designate appropriate mapping for groups of applications and provide mechanisms in the underlying network to deliver CoS. CoS mapping and deployment are important; adhering to tested strategies and avoiding common misconceptions helps IT managers advance optimization across the wide area network.
Published By: ZSL Inc.
Published Date: Sep 25, 2008
The hotspot in the current IT world is optimized Web Services. Now the enterprises have started their vision towards next generation Web Services. This white paper gives information for the business managers and engineers in developing and deploying Web Services using Rational Application Developer (RAD) and WebSphere Application Server (WAS), respectively. This paper explains the process to:* create a Web Service and Web Server client* build security to that web service* deploy the web service in WebSphere application server
In good economic times, success simply means keeping pace. After all, the market is demanding your company’s products and services, and your responsibility is simple: keep up with the demand no matter what it takes. Most managers, whether they are business managers or technology managers respond to this situation the same way. They hire more people to shoulder the increased load. Sales managers seek out more sales reps. Foremen bring more assembly workers online. Customer service beefs up the call center. And IT managers hire more administrators to maintain the constant flux of demands from users, applications, systems, and networks.
To manage and control how the airport's employees make use of these cloud-computing services, Gatwick has turned to the cloud-based identity management service from Okta, which lets the security manager centrally manage, provision and de-provision single sign-on access to cloud services for Gatwick's staff. Watch this short video to see Gatwick's story.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Jul 12, 2013
Join Craig McDonogh and Rob Phillips for a live demonstration of what can happen when ServiceNow is used across an enterprise. You'll see representative examples from the CIO to the Facilities Manager and everyone in between.
In this white paper, John Pescatore of SANS Institute explores how DDoS is used as part of advanced targeted attacks (ATAs) and describes how DDoS detection and prevention tools and techniques can be used against ATAs as well. Today’s DDoS attacks, as damaging as they are, sometimes mask even more threatening and dangerous advanced targeted threats. The good news is that some of the same tools that can detect the footprints of DDoS attacks can also find the telltale signs of ATAs. To be successful, though, enterprises need to coordinate their use of both types of logs and adjust their monitoring parameters correctly. They must also eliminate operational gaps, such as unclear lines of security authority, and limit the use of managed security services that can deprive enterprise security managers of the data they need to detect and stop DDoS attacks and ATAs.
Are you ready to implement field service solutions, but don’t know where to begin? Getting started is actually very easy. All you need to do is choose the solutions that work best for your business. In this easy-to-read white paper, you’ll learn about three simple ways you can build the best possible field service solution for your business. Whether you’re planning to dive in headfirst, or dip your toes in the water, you can find optimal solutions for your current and future needs. Check out the white paper and discover how you can use field service management solutions to your advantage!
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Oct 03, 2019
Accelerate Cloud App Adoption without Compromising Security
How secure is your cloud data?
Security is still seen as the biggest concern when organizations consider cloud services. In multi-cloud environments, every cloud service has its own security framework, different APIs and different authentication mechanisms. The key question is; how do you make sure you have a consistent security strategy across all your cloud services, that adjusts to different cloud services, is well managed, can adapt to new cloud services and is scalable?
In this session Forcepoint Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ankur Chadda, discusses:
How to gain full visibility into your cloud environment, including shadow IT
Unified policy management and enforcement for on-premises and cloud security
How to control cloud access by unmanaged devices (BYOD)
Data is the lifeblood of business. And in the era of digital business,
the organizations that utilize data most effectively are also the most
successful. Whether structured, unstructured or semi-structured,
rapidly increasing data quantities must be brought into organizations,
stored and put to work to enable business strategies. Data integration
tools play a critical role in extracting data from a variety of sources and
making it available for enterprise applications, business intelligence
(BI), machine learning (ML) and other purposes. Many organization
seek to enhance the value of data for line-of-business managers by
enabling self-service access. This is increasingly important as large
volumes of unstructured data from Internet-of-Things (IOT) devices
are presenting organizations with opportunities for game-changing
insights from big data analytics. A new survey of 369 IT professionals,
from managers to directors and VPs of IT, by BizTechInsights on
behalf of IBM reveals the challe
FINANCIAL SERVICES’ HISTORY OF DISRUPTION
Financial Services is an industry driven by disruption. Transformative business models such as low-cost brokerages, innovative investment products like ETFs, and the huge regulatory mandates like Gramm-Leach-Bliley are but a few examples. Here are some others:
• New fintech firms such as a recent nine billion dollar investment in Ant Financial Services Group and myriad other venture capital-led fintech startups targeting well established segments across the financial services industry
• Robo-advisor services powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning intermediating financial advisors and portfolio managers alike
• Ever changing regulatory and risk management mandates, such as GDPR, Basel III, and Open Banking, transforming customer engagement and capital allocation
Read this whitepaper to learn how you can overcome these and other disruptions.
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