This executive level paper highlights trends and findings from CIO’s 2011 Global Cloud Computing Adoption survey as it relates to Security and Compliance in the virtualized datacenter. Featured content includes debunked myths of securing cloud environments, how the secure cloud is a key business enabler for the CSO, as well as strategies for how to get started building a secure cloud initiative. Please download the white paper for more information.
The workforce is going mobile. According to Forrester, more than half of employees carry at least three
devices for work. And many are bringing their own smartphones, tablets, and other devices to work, a
phenomenon that’s grown so popular it now has its own acronym—Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).
So it comes as no surprise that, according a survey by SpiceWorks, 60% of small and medium businesses are
considering using a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) as part of their BYOD strategy. Many of these organizations
are relying on VMware® Horizon View™ (formerly VMware View), because it enables organizations to implement a
VDI infrastructure that reduces operational costs, enhances security and supports a mobile workforce.
Traditional disaster recovery solutions are expensive and complex. That’s making disaster recovery in the cloud a compelling alternative for many small-to-mid sized companies. Cloud solutions are more affordable, require less commitment, and offer more capacity—an ideal combination for resource-strapped organizations.
VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery is easy to deploy and offers flexible terms and scalable resource options. It enables you to improve upon your existing disaster recovery plans—or put a new plan into operation—with minimal cost and resources.
Here are three great reasons to get started now with vCloud Air Disaster Recovery.
Few companies can afford operational disruption, yet IT budgets remain flat and can’t encompass the growing need for additional
resiliency measures to protect critical-business applications. The recovery-as-a-service offering from VMware, VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery, helps you fulfill the need to implement or supplement your organization’s continuity plans while addressing
budget, time, and resources constraints. It provides simplified replication and recovery based on the VMware vSphere® platform.
For a successful setup of your disaster recovery service, keep in mind the following tips when getting started.
Many businesses are beginning to understand that hybrid cloud can provide the best of both worlds: on-demand access to much-needed IT resources, and the flexibility to move workloads onsite or offsite to meet specific needs. The most common question is not “Why hybrid cloud?” but “How do we get started?”
Depending on your specific IT strategy and requirements, consider evaluating the following five types of workloads for hybrid cloud.
VMware vCloud® Air™ is a family of cloud services owned and operated by VMware, built on the trusted foundation of VMware vSphere®. The service supports existing workloads as well as new application development, giving IT a common platform for seamlessly extending their data center to the cloud.
If there are any lingering doubts that mobile de-vices-such as smartphones and tablets-have profoundly transformed today's business, one study finds that using smart devices for produc-tivity is "now the standard.
Who among us has not recoiled before the horror of a terrible
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) experience? IVR technology was
created to save businesses money, but it has mutated into a timesucking,
customer experience-crushing monster!
If connecting with a customer in this day of customer experience is
the goal, there’s a better way! Contain the IVR before it kills another
customer relationship. Can we bring the technology to heel and
bend it to our will? And can we stop its rampage before artificial
intelligence makes it too powerful to be stopped?
Published By: Waratek
Published Date: Mar 23, 2015
Waratek has developed a disruptive new approach to application security that protects applications and sensitive data from attacks like SQL Injection, zero-day and unpatched vulnerability exploits at runtime, without code changes or hardware devices.
It is critical for media and entertainment companies that they get the most out of the content they’ve invested in. But for many monetization of their assets is being inhibited by slow and expensive tape-based archival solutions (LTO) as well as first generation cloud storage like Amazon. Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage, in partnership with Marquis Medway, is bringing media and entertainment companies a transformative new solution. Wasabi’s next generation cloud storage brings companies the speed they need to leverage their content, but costs far less than the traditional cloud storage options. Plus unlike Amazon and others, Wasabi does not charge you to retrieve your content—potentially a huge savings depending on how much you access it. To help you quickly and efficiently get assets from tape to cloud Wasabi has combined with Marquis Medway’s advanced workflow automation platform. To learn more about how this integrated solution can help you rapidly transition away from resource draining LT
As cams and digital video become more critical to law enforcement, their success will be in large part dependent on the ability to efficiently store and access that data. In this case study we look at Novus Insight, a leading integrator of managed video storage for law enforcement agencies, and their decision to use Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage. Novus is tasked with helping law enforcement manage the massive volumes of digital video evidence that body and dash cams are creating. Not a simple proposition for these budget and resource constrained public agencies. After surveying the available options Novus found going with Wasabi an easy choice. Wasabi’s revolutionary storage technology allows for an unprecedented combination of speed, affordability and security. It not only brings Novus the instantly scalable cloud solution they need, it dramatically improves performance and economics at the same time. To learn more about how Novus and Wasabi are helping enable better policing through bette
The digital revolution will be won by those who can most efficiently store and leverage their ever-increasing amounts of data. The answer for that is in the cloud. Only the cloud can answer our seemingly bottomless need for storage, and, now thanks to Wasabi, do it with revolutionary speed and affordability. Wasabi is 80% less than and 6x faster than Amazon S3. Migrating to the cloud is now not just a necessity, it’s a smart business decision. Understand what’s coming and how to navigate it. Download 'Surviving the big data apocalypse’
Waterline Data automates the cataloging of data assets and provides an Amazon.com-like guided shopping approach to data discovery that is intended to take the guesswork out of targeting the right data.
In this report, Forrester Research recommends that application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals working on BI and big data initiatives get the best out of both by designing and integrating them in a flexible data platform.
Information governance and master data management initiatives are complex and require participation from a broad range of enterprise constituents. We focus on five small and innovative vendors that may help information managers reach their information governance and MDM goals.
Today, businesses pour Big Data into data lakes to help them answer the big questions:
Which product to take to market?
How to reduce fraud?
How to retain more customers?
People need to get these answers faster than ever before to reduce “time to answer” from months to minutes. The data is coming in fast and the answers must come just as fast.
The answer is self-service data preparation and analytics tools, but with that comes an expectation that the right data is going to be there. Only by using a data catalog can you find the right data quickly to get the expected insight and business value. Download this white paper to learn more!
Business users want the power of analytics—but analytics can only be as good as the data. The biggest challenge nontechnical users are encountering is the same one that has been a steep challenge for data scientists: slow, difficult, and tedious data preparation. The increasing volume, variety, and velocity of data is putting pressure on organizations to rethink traditional methods of preparing data for reporting, analysis, and sharing.
Download this white paper to find out how you can improve your data preparation for business analytics.
Business users want the power of analytics—but analytics can only be as good as the data. To perform data discovery and exploration, use analytics to define desired business outcomes, and derive insights to help attain those outcomes, users need good, relevant data. Executives, managers, and other professionals are reaching for self-service technologies so they can be less reliant on IT and move into advanced analytics formerly limited to data scientists and statisticians. However, the biggest challenge nontechnical users are encountering is the same one that has been a steep challenge for data scientists: slow, difficult, and tedious data preparation.
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