Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Nov 08, 2018
The goal of ESG Lab reports is to educate IT professionals about data center technology products for companies of all types and sizes.
ESG Lab reports are not meant to replace the evaluation process that should be conducted before making purchasing decisions, but rather to provide insight into these emerging technologies. Our objective is to go over some of the more valuable feature/functions of products, show how they can be used to solve real customer problems and identify any areas needing improvement.
ESG Lab's expert third party perspective is based on our own hands on testing as well as on interviews with customers who use these products in production environments.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 03, 2016
Today's test data management (TDM) solutions force teams to work with compromised data sets, and push testing to too late in the software development lifecycle. The end result is rework, delayed releases, and costly bugs that cripple production systems. Furthermore, prevailing approaches to test data management - including subsetting, synthetic data, shared environments, and standalone masking--represent flawed solutions that fail across one or more key dimensions.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 03, 2016
Looking to streamline processes across development, test, and operations teams with more efficient Test Data Management (TDM)? Don't let antiquated technology and complex processes stand in the way of fast access to high-quality test data.
Next-generation TDM transforms how businesses deploy testing environments and the way teams work within them, providing both greater flexibility and increased efficiency.
Some SAP systems can take up to 10 days to complete a SAP system copy. That’s 10 days of unproductive time. Why? SAP does not provide the necessary tools out-of-the-box to automate and handle the process efficiently. This means you must use highly skilled SAP BASIS staff to manage the process. Manual steps, along with hundreds of configuration settings, can take days to complete—and like many organizations, you have also experienced too many delays, causing non-production systems to be unavailable, which stalls development, testing and training activities.
So you’ve concluded your SAP system copy process is hindering innovation and productivity. You’re considering automating the process to ensure system copies are available for all environments on time, every time.
What are the key capabilities you actually need to address SAP system copy inefficiency once and for all?
Whether you want to map directions, find a restaurant, look up your flight details, see where your next meeting is, or just check your email, chances are you do it on your smartphone. Just about everything is going mobile. Industries such as retail and financial services are going mobile to increase efficiency and generate more revenue. Mobile business apps and mobile enterprise apps have the potential to transform organizations. This white paper discusses key mobile trends and analyzes how financial services organizations must change their IT application development, testing, monitoring, and management methodologies while extending their services to multi-client mobile environments, leveraging both Native and Mobile-oriented Web apps.
"GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation has just been signed into law and enacts new rules and stiff penalties for any company who misuses or loses European Union (EU) citizens’ personal data. This sweeping legislation has expanded the definition of personal data and puts IT and testing departments on high alert to safeguard personal data, across development and testing environments. Test data management, the process of obtaining and distributing test data for development teams, takes on greater urgency as the GDPR deadline looms.
Solid test data management practices will be key to overcoming compliance roadblocks and avoiding huge fines associated with GDPR. Utilizing new ways in which test data can be generated, distributed and managed will be pivotal role to meeting this regulation.
In this webcast, Vanson Bourne and CA will present the results of their highly anticipated GDPR readiness survey of 200 corporations in North American and the UK. Join us to learn more about:
"There's new legislation in place, that's expanded the definition of personal data and puts IT and testing departments on high alert to safeguard personal data, across testing and development environments. It's the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Are you ready for it?
In this session, we’ll demonstrate how CA Test Data Manager helps to both mask your production data and to generate synthetic test data; a powerful combination to help you meet compliance needs and deliver quality applications. There will be a short section on the future of the tester self-service model that will enable testers to efficiently get access to the right test data."
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 12, 2017
Testing full recoveries of IT environments requires a proven methodology. Establishing and meeting RTOs, configuring a cloud recovery system, and tracking your changing environment are all critical components of a successful cloud recovery operation. In this expert Technical Guide, learn how Jamie Evans, Senior Manager of Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) for EVault, helps clients complete a full recovery of their systems.
Read this executive brief from Quinn Street to learn how:
• Advances in mobility and durability are allowing computing devices to leave the office and be used in field environments
• Organizations that invest in rugged devices for field operations will see a better return on investment compared to non-rugged devices
• Discover how Dell’s investment in real-world testing helps its rugged devices stand up to harsh environments
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Jun 27, 2014
Packaged application development teams frequently operate with limited testing environments due to time and labor constraints. By virtualizing the entire application stack, packaged application development teams can deliver business results faster, at higher quality, and with lower risk.
Aternity, Inc. is the leader in Frontline Performance Intelligence for Global 1000 enterprises. Two of the biggest challenges Aternity faces as a software developer are: 1) testing its software in different IT environments; and 2) deploying its software at customer sites. Fortunately, VMware software was able to address both these challenges.
Ultimately, it is up to you and your organization to determine how your version of the cloud works. Whether you are migrating to the cloud, managing the cloud, or fine-tuning and optimizing, your success still depends on raising and answering a lot of questions.
This ebook shows you some real-world stories from Puppet customers using the cloud for development and testing environments, internal private clouds, native cloud applications, and hybrid cloud deployments. We'll explain the benefits to look forward to — like portability, flexibility, saved time and cut costs — and the potential pitfalls to avoid.
Download this ebook to learn the pitfalls to avoid, and some real-world successes in the cloud from companies like Wells Fargo, 1-800 Flowers, and HP.
BIG-IP devices have long been a tool for applying "rolling upgrades" to the applications and systems that sit behind the BIG-IP device. With Live Install, this "stage->reboot->go live" sequence can now be applied to the BIG-IP device directly, creating a rolling upgrade scenario like those of the application systems behind it. Live Install also enables snapshot versioning for future versions of the BIG-IP system, a critical feature for both production and testing environments.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Mar 18, 2016
This report documents hands-on testing and validation of an EMC data protection solution for virtual environments using Avamar Virtual Edition with a Data Domain system, with a focus on the ease of integration, efficiency, scalability, and backup/restore performance.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: May 21, 2018
Our client is a very well-known, long-established bank with over 13 million customers across the globe. Over the years, they had built up a large and complex technological legacy. The landscape included over 1,000 different applications residing on a complex architecture and a hybrid mix of technology, which made testing the non-production environment an increasingly difficult task for quality assurance (QA) teams. Testing environments were fragmented, and this was compounded by a lack of ownership, governance processes, and communication regarding the status of environment readiness; causing delays, extending time to market, and increasing cost.
Cloud saves money, cloud saves time, blah, blah, blah. But what do you need to know as a developer moving development and testing to the cloud – especially for Java apps? With a handful of test environments for each production environment you contribute to, you have to get this right to get any advantage. Join Anand Kothari, Senior Director of Product Management for Oracle Cloud Platform to discover how you can utilize the Cloud to take Java to the next level.
Published By: SEPATON
Published Date: Jun 23, 2008
This report is a must-read for companies struggling to back up their newly virtualized server environments. Read this brief to get real-world case studies on how Sterling Testing and Kindred Healthcare have overcome the challenges of protecting VMware environments by implementing high performance virtual tape libraries (VTLs).
Sponsored by: NEC and Intel® Xeon® processor
The goal of ESG Lab reports is to educate IT professionals about emerging technologies and products in the storage, data management and information security industries. ESG Lab reports are not meant to replace the evaluation process that should be conducted before making purchasing decisions, but rather to provide insight into these emerging technologies. Our objective is to go over some of the more valuable feature/functions of products, show how they can be used to solve real customer problems and identify any areas needing improvement. ESG Lab's expert third-party perspective is based on our own hands-on testing as well as on interviews with customers who use these products in production environments. This ESG Lab report was sponsored by NEC Corporation of America.
Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Published By: ForgeRock
Published Date: May 05, 2015
The goal of ESG Lab reports is to educate IT professionals about data center technology products for companies of all types and sizes. ESG Lab reports are not meant to replace the evaluation process that should be conducted before making purchasing decisions, but rather to provide insight into these emerging technologies. Our objective is to go over some of the more valuable feature/functions of products, show how they can be used to solve real customer problems and identify any areas needing improvement. ESG Lab's expert third-party perspective is based on our own hands-on testing as well as on interviews with customers who use these products in production environments. This ESG Lab report was sponsored by ForgeRock.
Virtualization continues to lead a sea change for enterprise-scale data centers and cloud environments, delivering well-established benefits such as cost savings, reduced physical space and power requirements, simpler and more flexible testing environments, faster server provisioning, and improved return on investment. Yet for many organizations, one of virtualization’s greatest benefits is only now being realized in the form of highly portable and flexible virtual images. Natural extensions of virtualization technology, virtual images help organizations achieve even greater efficiencies and cost savings.
This webcast examines a large government agency struggling to provide stable test environments to support their partner landscape. Learn how service virtualization was used to simulate their department's core systems for a lower risk, less expensive, and stable testing environment.
This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. A collaboration by Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest, these experts explore the complexities of mobile test environments, the value of the mobile device cloud, the unique role crowd sourcing can play, and how teams can leverage automation to help deliver quality apps.
Miercom was engaged to perfirm independent, hands-on, comparative testing of competitive IEEE 802.11ac Wave 2-based WiFi Access Points (APs) from Cisco Systems, Aruba Networks and Ruckus Wireless.
This report summarizes the results of the Wave 2 AP comparative testing in these areas:
- Client density: Downlink throughput as the number of client per AP scales from 10 to 100.
- Single vs Multi-User MIMO: Downlink throughput for MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input Multiple-Output), a hallmark of 802.11ac Wave 2, vs Single-User (SU-MIMO) environments.
- 1 Gbps+ Link Aggregation: Tests found that Wave 2 APs can support more than 1Gbps of aggregate downlink throughput, tested over two 1-Gbps LAG (link aggregation) connections.
Read the paper from Winter Research, Inc sharing details on the dramatic savings brought by IBM Rational automated test solutions. Learn about the positive ROI from an increased ability minimizing the cost and time to identify errors.
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