So, you want to take your company global? For many organizations, forward growth means international expansion. While you may recognize the need for this growth, making it happen is another matter.
In order to expand into new markets, you’ll need to identify your growth strategy, navigate unclear rules and regulations, understand cultural differences, and so much more. There are many complex considerations when growing your business globally – many of which you didn’t need to address in order to grow domestically.
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Gartner named Akamai a Leader in their 2017 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls.
A web application firewall is an essential element in your defense against application-layer attacks, which pose an ever-greater threat to productivity and security.
The Akamai approach to WAF combines:
An anomaly detection model
A repeatable testing framework to measure effectiveness
Threat intelligence to identify the latest threats
A cloud platform for global scale
Managed security services to help organizations better protect their websites and web applications over time
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: Limelight
Published Date: Feb 16, 2018
People today expect to have a compelling, interactive, and engaging digital experience.
Few companies can exist without a website. In a lot of cases, the Internet is the main stream for their customers to gather information, and the performance of their website directly affects their business. So, what measures can companies take to prevent site delays and improve performance? This white paper will explain the mechanism of a CDN and points to consider when selecting a CDN service.
The SecureWorks® Counter Threat Unit™ (CTU) research team analyzes security threats and helps
organizations protect their systems. During May and June 2017, CTU™ researchers identified lessons
learned and observed notable developments in threat behaviors, the global threat landscape, and
• The global WCry and NotPetya campaigns reinforced the need for a layered approach
• Attacks used obfuscated malicious files and scripts to bypass filtering and deliver malware.
• A Chinese threat group has had repeated success using compromised websites to attack
• Threat actors have been stealing intellectual property from Japanese enterprises.
Published By: Smartling
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
Using Smartling’s robust translation management system and turnkey Global Delivery Network, NiceLabel, a leading developer of barcode and RFID labeling software, has seen a 45% increase in website leads and more than doubled its translation return on investment. In this case study, you’ll learn how NiceLabel used Smartling’s cloud-based solution to simplify, streamline, and accelerate all of its translation projects.
Published By: Smartling
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
Every translation option has advantages and disadvantages. Smartling’s guide reviews these and provides best practice guidance. Selecting the best options for your business is key to every successful translation project. There are many options to consider, including professional human translation, trans-creation by human professionals, computer-generated translation with human editing, and more. The right solution for your business should be evaluated against multiple criteria including the importance of quality and cost.
By 2014, smartphones and tablets will put power in the pockets of a billion global consumers, including your employees and partners and customers. However, mobile is not simply another device for IT to support with a shrunken website or a screen-scraped application. Rather, mobile is the visible manifestation of a much broader shift to systems of engagement that marry physical context and digital intelligence to deliver service directly into a person's hands. This shift will add value and take cost out of every business service, workflow process, and business application. But mobile engagement will also require wholesale changes to your app design, service delivery, IT skills, technology assets, and even your business model. This report lays out a vision for mobile engagement and introduces the strategic elements developed further in The CIO's Mobile Engagement playbook.
This white paper explains the epidemic threat of hackers injecting hidden malware into websites and the negative effect on the brand and traffic to the victim website when blacklisted by Google as a "harmful" website.
Identify the global website strategy that makes the most sense for your brand based on a few simple criteria. Clearly articulate what your company's global presence actually is. Understand your company's global organizational structure. How are your web budgets allocated? Once you have this criteria you can begin to determine your evolutionary stage and what the next steps are in creating your global web presence.
This white paper provides examples of how organizations can use BluePrinting technology to achieve a smooth, global Web operation-and explains how organizations can combine Content Management technology with translation technologies for even greater efficiency.
Published By: Tridion
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This White Paper explains why the Tridion Web Content Management solution with its unique Tridion Blueprint Management functions is the most effective and cost efficient solution on the market for controlling your global website operation.
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