Discusses why converged systems, such as IBM PureSystems platforms, can radically simplify the IT life cycle and how these changes can deliver business value by accelerating time to market, improving application performance, and reducing required staff time.
Buy-and-hold strategies can actually add costs to the datacenter, as systems age in place. Not only do hardware maintenance and software maintenance fees rise, over time – but the aging of applications also costs the organization money. Investing in a transition from POWER5 to POWER7 resulted in a return on investment (ROI) of more than 150 percent over three years.An insightful and and compelling discussion by IDC that reviews the primary reason for maintaining current systems -- Return on Investment. IDC studied IBM Power Systems sites that remained on the POWER5 platform long after its initial introduction in 2004. When comparisons to the succeeding generation of POWER7 are made, customers have found that the increase in scalability and performance of POWER7 systems, combined with a reduction in server "footprint" size and overall electrical requirements, resulted in significant reductions in ongoing costs, or opex, per 100 end users supported.
The Business English Index was launched to track the competency across companies, industries and geographies in business communications using English. To read more about the metrics and BEI score across countries and industries, read this whitepaper
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Aug 19, 2014
Since 20017, IDC has been conducting interviews with Riverbed Steelhead customers to assess the financial impact of the Steelhead WAN optimization solution. As Riverbed Technology has added features and functionality to Steelhead, IDC has worked with Riverbed to update and add to this research by conducting additional in-depth interviews with Steelhead customers - most recently in 2012.
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This infographic gives a quick visual representation of some of the key findings of a recent Webroot research on web security in the US and UK. As cybercriminals increasingly exploit vulnerabilities in mobile browsers and apps, companies with mobile workforces face new challenges in protecting users and critical data. And the impacts of failing to protect against mobile browsing threats can be severe. The infographic also gives a checklist of things you can do to reduce the risks. Among the key points:
• 50% of companies in the US estimate that web-borne attacks cost from $25,000 to $1 million in 2012.
• 90% of respondents agree that managing the security of remote users is challenging
• 50% of firms with remote workers had a website compromised
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This infographic gives a quick visual representation of some of the key findings of recent Webroot research on web security in the US and UK. The findings highlight the significant costs that web threats pose to businesses—such as increased help desk support—and the risks especially for companies with no web security installed. It also offers some quick recommendations for protecting against these threats. Among the major points:
• Phishing is the most prevalent web-borne cyber attack
• 8 in 10 companies experienced one or more types of web-borne attacks in 2012 71% of companies say web-borne threats increased help desk time
According to Infonetics Research, the DDoS market is being driven by high visibility attacks, Internet traffic growth, enterprise, mobile and managed security services demand. Learn more with this Infonetics Research report on DDoS.
East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) in Opelika, Alabama, is a 314-bed facility that employs 2,700, including 770 inpatient nurses. With a mission focused on providing high-quality, compassionate healthcare, the hospital celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2012. In the prior year EAMC was recognized as one of only five hospitals in Alabama named a Top Hospital for Patient Experiences by Women Certified®. This distinction joins others the hospital has won, such as being listed among the Top 100 Heart Hospitals in the U.S. and on Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work” in America.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jan 11, 2013
Threats to online security have grown and evolved considerably in 2012. From the threats of cyberespionage and industrial espionage to the widespread, chronic problems of malware and phishing, we have seen constant innovation from malware authors.
To get a handle on what was possible, and all that would be involved, Bob Stirton, director of information technology for the Kansas City Chiefs football organization, sent Network Engineer Scott Fletcher on a scouting mission to the 2012 Super Bowl at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Fletcher watched first-hand the inner workings of a recently installed Cisco Systems wireless network in full-on, gameday action.
Published By: Kenshoo
Published Date: Oct 30, 2012
Christmas shopping on the Internet has come of age. In fact, 2011 was its debutante year. Last year, consumers embraced e-commerce with enthusiasm, and retailers reaped the rewards. Here's our recap of 2011 along with some predictions for 2012.
Au cours de l'ete 2012, Forrester Consulting a commence a travaillar sur un projet de recherche commande par NetApp consistant a etudier le ROI que les enterprises sont susceptibles d'enregistrer en adoptant la plateforme FlexPod.
The basis for Legal Hold and Data Preservation Best Practices was the exceptional work by the group of presenters at the 2012 Conference on Preservation Excellence, held in Portland, Oregon in late September. The conference focused solely on the area of data preservation best practices.
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Cloud computing generated $100 billion in 2012, which is estimated to be $127 billion by 2017 and an impressive $500 billion by 2020. What was once an innovative technology of the future is now the standard way of doing business.
The challenge for companies is to leverage what still works well from
their in-house legacy infrastructure and augment that with a new cloudbased infrastructure to meet their future needs. Learn how to transition to advanced cloud usage and build a strong team for your
Bronto Software and Retail Systems Research have just published survey findings of 179 retailers regarding their holiday 2012 online marketing plans. Download the report to discover the quantitative findings.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Jan 24, 2013
Gartner's 2012 SIEM Magic Quadrant report that positions LogRhythm as a leader against other technologies designed to collect, store, analyze and report on log data for regulatory compliance and forensics.