With the maturing of the all-flash array (AFA) market, the established market leaders in this space are turning their attention to other ways to differentiate themselves from their competition besides just product functionality. Consciously designing and driving a better customer experience (CX) is a strategy being pursued by many of these vendors.This white paper defines cloud-based predictive analytics and discusses evolving storage requirements that are driving their use and takes a look at how these platforms are being used to drive incremental value for public sector organizations in the areas of performance, availability, management, recovery, and information technology (IT) infrastructure planning.
Published By: Sage EMEA
Published Date: Jan 29, 2019
Ready to work faster, simpler, and more flexibly? Now you can.
With today’s technology advancements, there’s no need to settle for less when it comes to your enterprise management solution. And now, with the introduction of Sage Business Cloud, you can future-proof your business with the only management solution you’ll ever need. Sage Business Cloud enables you to come onto the platform at any stage of your business and allows you to grow over time by adding new products as you need them. These include core cloud products across accounting, financials, enterprise management, and HR, as well as a thriving ecosystem that draws from more than 200 ISVs.
Request a business review and discover how the right enterprise management solution can help you manage growth, improve efficiency, make smarter decisions, and reduce IT cost and complexity.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Feb 01, 2019
Whether you’re already a Google customer or simply getting started with the public cloud, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is an aordable, reliable, innovative and intuitive cloud solution. Rackspace can help you accelerate innovation and cost savings by taking over the intensive dayto-day operations of GCP — letting you focus on achieving your core business objectives while optimizing the performance of your applications.
Rackspace works with customers to identify the scope and criticality of their applications and determine the service level that best addresses their needs.
To discover how, download this whitepaper today.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Feb 01, 2019
Nearly nine in 10 enterprises have adopted a multi-cloud strategy, according to the latest RightScale State of the Cloud Report, and these enterprises use eight different clouds, on average. Increasingly, their cloud of choice is a public cloud.
Every public cloud, however, is different. GCP is rapidly gaining users among companies of all sizes.
Today, GCP’s customers include large global brands like Disney, eBay, HSBC, The Home Depot, Schlumberger and Verizon, and smaller ones like gaming platform Smash.gg and the Rhode Island School of Design, one of the nation’s leading arts and design institutions.
Whether GCP is a good fit for your company depends on a multitude of factors. To find out what these are and how Rackspace can help your business, download this whitepaper today.
Headquartered in Chicago, Bean Suntory owns over 70 premium spirit brands from whiskey and rum, to vodka, cognac, tequila, and gin. Beam Suntory generates $4 billion in annual revenues.
But that revenue was in danger.
The company’s production software, Wonderware, which controls embedded systems driving almost every critical production process, was underpinned by ageing hardware. If it failed, production would come to a grinding—and expensive—halt.Every hour of downtime results in lost production, which can amount to millions of dollars in losses,” says Sanjay Kirtikar, Director Digital Technologies, Beam Suntory.
To ensure Wonderware never failed, Beam Suntory implemented hyperconverged clusters integrated with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform software
The results were instant and outstanding. Beam Suntory expects a 25-35% cost benefit from lower support and maintenance efforts, and a 50% reduction in power usage.
Australian businesses have long been recognised as leaders in the adoption of cloud services and the migration of core infrastructure to cloud platforms.
Yet as ambitious ‘cloud-first’ programs are executed, performance and complexity issues have led many organisations to embrace the middle ground – a hybrid IT solution combining public cloud and on-premises infrastructure.
Fast-growing hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platforms are increasingly being recognised as an ideal enabler for this strategy, with a software-based design that combines robust computing infrastructure with a high degree of centralisation, integration, flexibility, and analytics-based monitoring and manageability.
Read how companies such as Beam Suntory have redefined enterprise architecture and learn more about the way an integrated hyperconverged infrastructure can help you build the right infrastructure for the future.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Feb 21, 2019
For some, having a Managed Service Provider (MSP) manage your workloads on cloud infrastructure requires strong justification internally and assistance around presenting an alternative view to a DIY approach. The physical costs are a bit easier to identify but what about the human costs - your 'hard to retain' IT talent that you want focused on evolving the business strategy rather than the heavy lifting a move to the cloud requires.
To help you justify a MSP solution to your stakeholders and support your internal business case for the associated human cost of a move to the cloud, download our comparison tool that outlines:
• Considerations - the motivations around a move to the cloud
• Associated tasks/actions required to complete a move to the cloud - a comprehensive and direct comparative view of all tasks that IT are responsible for in a DIY v. MSP approach
• Minimum Cost Savings - Re-platform and run costs compared as well as a comparison of the total IT department time required
All native and ‘transitioning’ media companies are focusing heavily on content to save existing businesses, or building new business models, or both. Television broadcasters, wary of the growing cord-cutting, are spending large sums on premium content. In 2017, the top four media companies spent more than USD 34 billion on original and acquired non-sports programming. Pure-play OTT providers have, on the other hand, bet big on content to shore up on subscribers. Netflix alone spent more than USD 6 billion on content last year, while spend was USD 7 billion for Amazon and Hulu combined. Transitioning media companies, such as telecom and technology companies that are moving towards being a media company, are also allocating sizable funds for content in their quest to explore supplementary businesses, by boosting customer engagement on their platforms. Apple and Facebook have started creating their own original content, and spend is only going to expand further.
A leading US-based broadcasting and publishing firm, with a market value of $17 Bn plus, creates, acquires and distributes entertainment content to global consumers over diverse platforms. The Company owns iconic media brands and has the viewership base amongst the US cable networks. The Broadcaster wanted to gain deeper insights into audience viewership patterns, advertisement impressions and sales data, in order to streamline the management of its advertisement deals. LTI's ADAPT (AD Sales Audience Prediction and tracking) solution optimized allocation, management, tracking and maintenance of advertisement air time to substantial increase in Marketing ROI.
Many on-demand companies are starting to rely on fast, accurate and robust mapping and location technologies in order to stay competitive and to provide superior end-user experience. Leveraging location data can assist you in accurately locating each delivery address, matching demand with available supply and exceeding your customer’s expectations.
Discover a variety of ways in which on-demand transportation can be optimized by maps and location services such as those created by HERE.
As one of the world’s leading location platforms in 2018, HERE shares insights and solutions to improve transportation efficiency and safety.
This is an at-a-glance guide to the ways location data can help you increase the efficiency of your fleet, optimizing delivery routes and ETAs. Presented to you by HERE, one of the world’s leading location platforms in 2018.
This is an at-a-glance guide to the key innovation trends in fleet management that leverage location data to improve last-mile efficiency and road safety. Presented to you by HERE, one of the world’s leading location platforms in 2019.
By making use of the right technology, transportation and logistics (T&L) companies can reinvent their industry with superior customer service, increased revenues, and reduced costs.
This whitepaper looks at the obstacles facing the T&L industry and examines how fleet planning and trip analysis software businesses can help by enabling faster and smarter data-driven decision-making.
As the world’s leading location platform in 2018 (Source: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes) HERE can help T&L companies improve fleet management.
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The diversity and bureaucratic nature of government agencies have complicated communication for decades. But today digital technologies offer a path to connectivity and information sharing that could help break the gridlock. Innovative mobile and field force automation (FFA) technologies are helping state and federal government agencies break down the walls that hindered cooperation and decision making between offices and field personnel.
This document is designed to help ensure that your mobile device platform selection and processes provide the power, reliability, and flexibility you need to achieve your mission — in the office, in the field, or ten flights up in the air.
A data science platform is where all data science work takes place and acts as the system of record for predictive models. While a few leading model-driven businesses have made the data science platform an integral part of their enterprise architecture, most companies are still trying to understand what a data science platform is and how it fits into their architecture. Data science is unlike other technical disciplines, and models are not like software or data. Therefore, a data science platform requires a different type of technology platform.
This document provides IT leaders with the top 10 questions to ask of data science platforms to ensure the platform handles the uniqueness of data science work.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
Everyone says they’re “in the cloud,” but most technology leaders would agree that not all clouds are created equal. When evaluating a cloud contact centre solution for your business, it’s important to understand the difference between a true Cloud 2.0 application and traditional software, including which features to look for and why those features are important.
Download this eBook and learn:
How a true Cloud 2.0 model is built to provide levels of reliability, scalability, flexibility and security that that far exceed those of previous generations
The benefits of utilising a platform built on microservices architecture
How to take your business to the next level with a built to scale cloud contact centre platform
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
What if the cloud could radically improve your customer’s experience, your operations, and your bottom line? There’s a reason why many organisations are taking advantage of the benefits of cloud for contact centers.
This eBook, focuses on two profiles for small contact centers, small business and small of large – a small contact center that is part of a much larger enterprise. Get key insights from independent market research that will help you make a case to take your customer communications platform to the cloud. With the right solution, your business can benefit from enterprise-quality capabilities at a price you can afford. And you can realise a return on investment in as little as three months!
Download this eBook and learn:
How to calculate ROI and time-to-value in different types of small contact center profiles
What factors to consider when selecting a cloud vendor
Three common myths about the cloud
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Jan 25, 2019
"This Gartner report charts your course to the future of information security with Gartner’s “continuous adaptive risk and trust assessment” (CARTA) as your guide.
This reports highlights a need for security and risk management leaders to embrace a strategic approach where security is adaptive, everywhere, all the time. Gartner calls this strategic approach ""continuous adaptive risk and trust assessment,"" or CARTA.
By reading “Seven Imperatives to Adopt a CARTA Strategic Approach,” you will gain insight into CARTA and better understand the people, process and technical changes it calls for, including:
-Replacing one-time security gates with adaptive, context-aware security platforms.
-Continuously discovering, monitoring, assessing and prioritizing risk and trust — reactively and proactively.
-Performing risk and trust assessments early in digital business initiatives, including development.
-Instrumenting for comprehensive, full-stack visibility, including sensitive data handling.
The most expensive software you’ll ever purchase is the software that no one uses. Are you interested in adding a benefits data platform to your HR stack, but you don’t know where to start? This whitepaper will act as your comprehensive guide.
• Learn what great benefits data partners offer for services and support
• Understand the key features and functionality you should look for
• Discover the evaluation criteria that will ensure a successful partnership
Find out how companies have deployed remote access SSL VPNs to increase remote user satisfaction, improve accessibility to corporate resources, support business continuity planning, and reduce overall implementation and ongoing management costs. The white paper also covers how cloud-based SSL VPN services address high availability requirements, support unforeseen spikes in activity and optimize network performance. Lastly, learn how a single SSL VPN platform can support all your mobile access, telecommuting and partner extranet requirements to improve your ROI.
Over the past few years, improvements in mobile devices, Wi-Fi, and
cloud computing have made mobile point of sale (POS) solutions
e ective and a ordable for businesses of all sizes.
Tablets have emerged as the most popular platform for mobile POS
solutions, and you may have already heard the buzz about them.
There’s a reason for all the hullaballoo. In addition to integrating
payments and making retail transactions more e cient than using
a traditional electronic cash register (ECR), tablet POS solutions can
provide robust management data.
A tablet POS solution makes sense for many retailers, particularly if
you’re looking to:
• replace an ECR or want to have a mobile POS in place on opening day
• unlock new pro t-making and cost-saving opportunities
• expand your business
• keep pace with ever-changing customer expectations
Figuring out which tablet POS solution is the best for your business
may seem like a huge challenge. But don’t worry. Taking the right
approach, by using too
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Feb 11, 2019
Advertising has evolved. No longer is it restricted to print publications, static billboards, radio, and television. Modern technologies have opened the door to a whole new era of advertising–digital advertising. Digital advertising allows marketers and advertisers to reach and appeal to their core audiences in new ways and with more precision.
The challenge of meeting the modern buyer's expectation of a continuous, cross-channel, and personal experience is met with new ad technology and innovations that continue to advance at break-neck speeds. New ad technology platforms, types of ads, methods of tracking, dynamic ad content, and advances such as the Internet of Things now provide endless opportunities for marketers and advertisers to engage their customers personally and across channels.
In this comprehensive, 110+ page guide, we cover topics from the evolution of digital advertising, to how to structure your digital marketing team, to testing and optimization. Loaded with checkli
Effective workload automation that provides complete management level visibility into real-time events impacting the delivery of IT services is needed by the data center more than ever before. The traditional job scheduling approach, with an uncoordinated set of tools that often requires reactive manual intervention to minimize service disruptions, is failing more than ever due to todays complex world of IT with its multiple platforms, applications and virtualized resources.
In the digital economy, data is becoming more interconnected every day. The volume of highly-connected data is growing rapidly, while also becoming a highly-valued corporate asset. By exploring relationships among people, processes and things, new business opportunities emerge, helping grow your business's competitive advantage.