Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic
Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI)
enterprises may realize by shifting some or all their management and
operations from on-premises, hosted, and outsourced implementations to
Azure’s infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering. The purpose of this
study is to give readers a framework to evaluate the potential financial
impact, or ROI, of leveraging Azure IaaS for their organizations. Benefits
gained by interviewed customers that migrated or re-architected some or
all workloads from on-premises to IaaS include:
› Greater revenue opportunities from business-to-business (B2B) and
customer web channels with a solution that is more mobile and reliable,
and meets scale and seasonality needs.
› Increased profits from those revenues.
› Improved production efficiency.
› Reduced datacenter, IT resource, and outsourcing costs.
› Easier and faster software and hardware management (such as
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jul 14, 2010
This use case introduces Red Hat solutions that you can use to build a world-class web application infrastructure. Learn best practices that will scale as your company grows and find out how to increase your productivity while reducing costs.
The 2017 study, The Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft Azure IaaS, gives insight into both the costs and benefits of large-scale Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) implementation.
This commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting analyzes the return on investment and business impact that several enterprises experienced when moving from a primarily on-premises environment to Azure. The companies interviewed come from a variety of industries and locations (global/multinational, North American, and European).
In addition to a 435 percent overall return on an Azure IaaS investment*, the businesses also experienced:
Reduced data center and outsourcing costs.
Website scale and performance improvements.
Ease of experimentation through virtualized environments.
Developer and tester improvements.
Download the study to learn about the potential ROI that could be realized by shifting some or all of your management and operations to Azure.
Published By: HPE Intel
Published Date: Feb 17, 2016
Strategies for State, Local, and Education IT Management
View this webinar to learn about how the explosive growth of data calls for new approaches from IT management. You'll hear from a panel of state, local, and education IT decision makers how increasing scale and complexity of data collection and storage are challenging their departments to adapt.
Mark Meyers is the CTO and DIS Director of the state of Arkansas
Dr. Paul Kim is the CTO and Assistant Dean of the Graduate School Education at Stanford University
Leo Leung is the VP of Corporate Marketing at Scality
Bob Schaar is the Segment Solutions Leader for SLED and SMB at Hewlett Parckard Enterprise
Wyatt Kash is the VP of Content Strategy at Fedscoop
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Jun 28, 2016
This webinar, presented by Scott Anderson, CMO at Sitecore, will explore how visionary context marketers are shifting their mindset and acquiring the necessary technology to understand every customer and use that intelligence to shape every experience at scale, in real-time.
By the year 2018, it is expected that over 25% of enterprise customers will adopt web-scale networking to build modern data centers. This rapid adoption can be attributed to businesses' increasing dependence on their data centers, while at the same time facing reduced IT budgets and limited staff to address their growing business needs.
Fill out the form to download a TCO report on how organizations have saved an average of 45% on CapEx and approximately 74% on OpEx by adopting web-scale networking solutions from Cumulus Networks. You’ll learn how Cumulus modeled a real-life TCO calculator on the actual production path their customers took to build an agile, scalable, and cost-efficient data center.
As one of the fastest moving industries in terms of innovation and change, Information Technology is rife with predictions for what will be "the next big thing". Networking is undergoing a shift with the adoption of web-scale and open networking approaches. Fill out the form to the right to view our webinar and hear experts from Cumulus Networks, IPspace, and Facebook discuss their predictions for what will be the biggest changes and evolutions in data centers this year.
During this on-demand webinar, Nancy Brandt, Senior Editorial Specialist at Target, shares how they scaled their employee advocacy program to thousands of exempt and non-exempt employees and drove brand awareness and employee engagement.
This chapter describes some of the scalability challenges that exist in today's dynamic business and IT environments and how WebSphere eXtreme Scale addresses these challenges. An introduction of WebSphere eXtreme Scale and the key features of the product is also provided.
Published By: Samanage
Published Date: Aug 22, 2014
One of the oldest and largest global private equity firms, The Riverside Company was fed up with their complex ITSM solution, the costly consultants it required to maintain, and the sub-par customer service they received from their vendor.
In this webinar, Eric Feldman, Director of IT at Riverside, shares behind-the-scenes details of how they regained control of their domain, including:
"IT"SM…and Beyond – Cross functional business challenges that drove their requirements
The journey – What they learned about cloud ITSM along the way
The tangible benefits – Immediate business impact and what’s now possible including more accurate budgeting and building economies of scale
If you’re actively looking at, or merely thinking about a new IT Service Management (ITSM) solution for your organization, this is one conversation you don’t want to miss.
Like Riverside, you can get control and become master of your own IT domain.
Read our report, Why Marketing Should be Personal, created in partnership with Econsultancy, to learn why 700 marketers ranked personalization as the number-one strategy for marketing success — and find out how you can seize new personalization opportunities for your business, too.
Download the report now to discover all the findings, including:
• 65% of companies use customer data to personalize the web experience
• Personalization drives a 14% average uplift in sales
• Integrated marketing technology enables personalization at scale
The new capabilities of WebSphere Application Server Liberty profile, based on Java EE 7 standards, are designed for enhanced developer productivity, dynamic scale, resilient production deployments and ease of integration into modern DevOps workflows. These new production ready capabilities of Liberty profile enable development and delivery of engaging and responsive applications by providing the application infrastructure that meets expectations for speed, agility and user friendliness.
Cloud adoption is growing, but relatively few organizations have advanced cloud strategies.
Achieving greater levels of cloud adoption allows organizations to materially improve strategic allocation of IT budgets, lower IT costs, reduce time to provision IT services, increase revenue, and improve ability to meet SLAs.
Private cloud adoption is greater than public cloud. Additionally,
private cloud/OpenStack adopters are more likely to expect better business outcomes.
IDC sees web-scale public cloud making way for enterprise-class
Businesses must become agile and provide differentiated service as customer demands and
expectations change. Moving beyond simple phone transactions, customers are taking matters into
their own hands and turning to their peers, the web and social media to find answers.
Contact centers play a major role in determining the customer’s perception of a company. Often seen
as brand ambassadors, agents are the main interaction point for customers. It is therefore critical that
they deliver personalized communications in the channels that customers prefer. Businesses should
use cloud technology to add multichannel tools and support growing demand for chat, social, SMS
Cloud solutions allow contact centers to gain access to new technology capabilities and channels on
demand with the ability to scale up quickly. They offer the best technology innovation as well as the
ability to scale agents up and down as business needs change. This whitepaper provides background
on cloud contact cen
By leveraging Ciena’s state-of-the-art WaveLogic 3 Extreme chipset, Waveserver offers high capacity in an extremely compact footprint, with a web-scale operations toolkit and open programmability—all the essential ingredients to help DCI compete in the web-scale era.
Learn how to understand, manage and debug problems due to size, complexity and scale in operation of virtualized networks for modern data centers, including developer- and user-controlled software in clouds.
Relive this webinar with leading industry analyst Brian Vellmure. Flanked by seasoned CIOs (and Jive customers) Tony McGivern of FICO and Patrick O’Hare of Spectrum Health, Brian explores how CIOs are taking the lead in guiding their organizations through a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
Topics covered include:
• Navigating internal politics to overcome technological inertia
• Choosing infrastructure and platforms that allow rapid technology adoption at scale
• Shifting focus to exploit a fundamentally different technological landscape
• Balancing and evolving the role of CIOs from cutting costs to driving business strategy
Cloud adoption is growing, but relatively few organizations
have advanced cloud strategies.
Achieving greater levels of cloud adoption allows organizations
to materially improve strategic allocation of IT budgets, lower IT costs, reduce time to provision IT services, increase revenue, and improve ability to meet SLAs. Private cloud adoption is greater than public cloud.
Additionally, private cloud/OpenStack adopters are more likely to expect better business outcomes IDC sees web-scale public cloud making way for enterprise-class “provider-based cloud”.
Forrester Research shares seven architectural qualities for evaluating Big Data production platforms.
In this webinar guest speaker Mike Gualtieri, Principal Analyst at Forrester, along with experts from MapR and Cisco, will present the following:
• The 7 architectural qualities for productionizing Hadoop successfully
• Architectural best practices for Big Data applications
• The benefits of planning for scale
• How Cisco IT is using best practices for their Big Data applications
• Mike Gualtieri, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research
• Jack Norris, Chief Marketing Officer at MapR Technologies
• Andrew Blaisdell, Product Marketing Manager at Cisco
• Sudharshan Seerapu, IT Engineer at Cisco
Customers, employees and partners are more frequently accessing web-delivered services from their mobile devices. At the same time, attackers are constantly discovering new ways to compromise security, including advanced malware and application layer attacks. Without the right tools, you are vulnerable.
NetScaler gives you the visibility and control to manage, accelerate, and secure all your web properties, so you can deliver both the service and security your users demand. To learn more about web security and NetScaler, read the full report: Defend Web Properties from Modern Threats with Citrix NetScaler
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