"In today’s Idea Economy, businesses need to turn ideas into services faster. Every new business and established enterprise is
at risk of missing a
market opportunity and being disrupted by a new idea or business model. It has never been easier, or more cru
cial, to turn ideas into new
products, services, or applications
—and quickly drive them to market. But IT needs an infrastructure that enables them to partner with the
business to speed the delivery of services."
Businesses in every sector are increasingly reliant on applications to handle everything from back-end operations to the delivery of new products, services, and customer experiences. That is why infrastructure system availability and the elimination of unplanned downtime are more important than ever before.
Recent research has shown that the average cost of an hour of downtime is about half-a-million dollars,1 and this will only increase with the continued digitization of industries.
To find out more download this whitepaper today.
Businesses in every sector are increasingly reliant on applications to handle everything from
back-end operations to the delivery of new products, services, and customer experiences.
That is why infrastructure system availability and the elimination of unplanned downtime
are more important than ever before. Recent research has shown that the average cost of an
hour of downtime is about half-a-million dollars,1
and this will only increase with the continued
digitization of industries.
The need to bridge the gap between traditional IT services and cloud application delivery is vital. This HPE Pointnext blueprint guide examines the critical global business services and IT technology best practices for enabling cloud-native applications—from DevOps practices to underlying infrastructure. The blueprint helps IT teams accelerate the development and delivery of cloud-native applications.
Modern application architectures such as microservices are changing the way that modern enterprises run their infrastructure.
Enterprises have become application-centric, investing significant effort and resources on continuous delivery goals and DevOps
practices to achieve automation of routine IT and operations tasks. And now with the emergence of containerized applications, it
is critical to re-evaluate how application services are provided across data centers and multiple cloud environments.
Automated application quality assurance and testing are fundamental to the delivery of the service levels and managed risks that are essential to delivering business outcomes you can depend on. In this context, CA’s mainframe Application Quality Management and Testing Tools send very strong messages: the tools are being actively developed and, where appropriate, integrated with equivalent tools on the distributed platforms, to help companies deliver holistic, automated, business services.
What digital trends are forcing CDN services to evolve? CDN services are changing, and web and application delivery professionals are navigating the evolving CDN landscape. Read the Forrester Research Report, "CDNs Extend to Web Performance Optimization and End-To-End Cloud Services" to learn what new capabilities are required from the Next Generation CDN.
Emerging information technologies like composite and multi-tier applications, service oriented architectures (SOA), virtualization, grid and cluster computing, and Web Service-based application delivery create an extraordinary opportunity for IT managers. With these dynamic technologies, they can provide business owners with IT services that are extremely flexible and agile, driving a more dynamic and competitive business.
Organizations are looking to SDN to improve network agility by incorporating network automation in cloud computing platforms. So far the focus of SDN has been on L2-L3 switching and routing services. However applications don’t just need network connections. They also need L4-L7 network services.
To meet the growing challenges of a competitive world economy, a digital transformation is taking place in the enterprise. Organizations realize that to be competitive they need to be more agile. They need to reach their customers wherever they are, and they need to be able to scale their applications to meet customer demands.
To meet these challenges, organizations are deploying new microservice applications that are changing the application delivery environment. These applications are agile, configured to enable new features to be added without disrupting applications in production, and designed to automatically instantiate instances in response to increasing user demand. In short, microservices are drastically changing the way that applications are deployed and managed. This introduces a high level of complexity to network infrastructures because traditional applications are not going away. Applications will continue to be designed for both microservices and traditional 3-tier imple
What is a digital workspace and what does it take to create one? If we break it down, the workspace is a portal for end users into all of their apps and online services that they canseamlessly and securely access across devices and locations. But what makes the workspace of today different from the desktop or mobile device of the past? And how can you move forward with delivering a digital workspace?
Download this solution brief to learn how VMware® Workspace™ ONE™is designed to deliver a digital workspace that integrates device management, application delivery, and identity management into a single platform on your terms, via your data center, in the cloud, or through a combination of the two. This workspace can be accessed by your end users across devices and locations and be centrally secured and supported to streamline management and improve the quality of services you deliver across the entire organization.
Application performance and delivery have changed.
Should your network change too?
Cloud is changing the fundamentals of how IT teams deliver applications
and manage their performance. Applications are increasingly deployed
farther from users, crossing networks outside of IT’s direct control. Instead
of enterprise data centers, many apps now reside in public and hybrid cloud
environments. There are even new breeds of applications, built upon
microservices and containers.
Today, IT needs modern solutions that:
? Extend on-premises networks, apps, and infrastructure resources
to the cloud.
? Maintain high levels of performance, user experience, and security
across all applications, including microservices based apps.
? Sustain operational consistency across on-premises and
? Move away from the expense, complexity, and poor performance
of traditional networking methods.
These solutions are available for apps running on Google Cloud Platform
(GCP) through the allia
CA Technologies Newsletter featuring Gartner Research. This publication, enhanced by Gartner research, reveals how to take a proactive IT approach which ensures visibility and control during the adoption of virtualization and cloud environments.
Many organizations are breaking down on the traditional IT silos to look at applications, infrastructure, and management as one organization working together to provide a real-time model of what is happening across the enterprise. Read this eBook from a recent IT executive panel to learn how industry experts are addressing these challenges.
With growing adoption of container ecosystems, Kubernetes and OpenShift are becoming easy and popular choices for enterprises today. This webinar will look at the bigger picture by exploring all the components necessary to deploy a production-ready container-based application.
Register to watch this webinar to:
Review how containers and microservices have changed traditional application delivery
Take a deeper look into application service deployment considerations in Kubernetes
Understand the 'North-South' and 'East-West' nature of microservices
Learn how the Avi fits into this ecosystem - working either alongside or replacing Kube-proxy
To register to watch this webinar, simply fill out the form on this page.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
IT and business are changing rapidly. Growth opportunities in new markets, evolving customer behaviors and preferences,
increased competitive pressure, and new standards in regulatory compliance are causing organizations to adapt their
operations and processes.1
Even so, rigid legacy IT infrastructure can keep you from adjusting to change and reduce the business value of IT. These
complex environments often limit flexibility, speed, and scalability, resulting in slow application and service delivery. As
a result, your organization can experience broad effects, especially within your IT operations and development teams.
Developers need resources to be provisioned and scaled quickly so they can begin work immediately when an idea strikes.
They also want more control over those resources while they are in use. However, with complex, hard-to-manage environments and manual processes, IT operations teams often struggle to provide resources and services at the speed that
developers demand. Th
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
Technology has fundamentally changed the way we live. Access to data and information anytime,
anywhere is no longer a luxury—it is a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For
IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver higher-quality applications
more often, enabling companies to stay relevant and seize digital business opportunities.
Cloud-native is an approach to building applications that takes advantage of cloud computing
models and DevOps principles to make the delivery of new features and services faster and more
flexible. With a cloud-native strategy, organizations can begin the culture, process, and technology
changes needed to meet new demands and become an IT organization that can deliver business
The following checklist will assess your needs and possible business impacts to help you choose a
cloud-native platform that benefits the business, developers, and IT operations team.
Information technology is at a crucial turning point. Enterprise IT departments are under constant pressure to meet user and application demands, aware that cloud deployments offer an easier and faster alternative but often pinned down by legacy deployment models. The problem stems from the inability of those legacy models to adapt to meet expectations for rapid provisioning, continuous delivery, and consistent performance across multiple environments. Read this whitepaper to learn more about the evolution of application delivery and the services your enterprise can utilize to successfully manage the increased pressure on network and application infrastructure.
Organizations in every industry rely on applications to drive customer engagement, employee productivity and revenue. Deployed between users and the applications are a wide variety of “application services” designed to enhance security, improve performance and ensure reliability. F5 set out to evaluate the state of these services by asking IT professionals about their current and planned use of application services. Read the report to learn which strategic initiatives are driving application deployments including the most important trend for the next 2-5 years.
Organizations considering moving enterprise applications to the public cloud should ensure that they also move the application delivery services their applications rely on in the data center. In addition, cloud migration presents an opportunity to organize and rationalize security and access, gain visibility into cloud-based application traffic, and architect a strong disaster recovery plan. Download to read the 5 rules to follow when lifting and shifting apps to the the cloud.
Application delivery services are critical for successful applications. Whether such services add scalability, reliability, or security, most applications rely on one or more. Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs), therefore, occupy a critical place in most application, cloud, and data center designs.
But what does "performance" actually mean? In general, ADC vendors publish four main types of metrics to demonstrate performance:
Requests per second (RPS) Connections per second (CPS) Transactions per second (TPS) Throughput (often measured in gigabits per second, Gbps)
Download now to learn more!
Building out a dedicated infrastructure with the agility, scalability, and effciency of a public cloud—while enjoying increased levels of control and security—can help enterprises boost agility and improve operational ef?ciency. However, while most private cloud networking services provide basic load balancing functionality, they lack important application delivery features, putting the performance, availability, and security of applications at risk.
As private clouds increasingly host mission-critical production applications, advanced application delivery services for layers 4 through 7 are becoming essential. End-to-end integration, orchestration, and automation of the needed application delivery networking and security services are also critical to improve application time-to-market and operational ef?ciency.
One of the unfortunate effects of the continued evolution of the load balancer into today's application delivery controller (ADC) is that it is often too easy to forget the basic problem for which load balancers were originally created-producing highly available, scalable, and predictable application services. This White Paper describes the Evolution of load balancing devices to Application Delivery Controllers.