Lenovo’s VMware vSAN-based hyperconverged solution reduces TCO by 40% within the datacenter.
VMware-based hyperconverged solutions from Lenovo come with a set of certified components that can be deployed to create platforms that support a broad array of workloads, performance, and budgetary requirements. With VMware vSAN pre-installed, pre-configured, and pre-tested, Lenovo’s VMware-based hyperconverged solutions help improve productivity, and cut complexity quickly and easily.
VMware-based hyperconverged solutions from Lenovo represent proven solutions that are enterprise-class and are already being leveraged within mission-critical environments around the world.
Download IDC’s Infobrief on “The Real-World Value of Hyperconverged Infrastructure” and learn how you can:
• Cut the cost of scaling infrastructure
• Reduce time spent on infrastructure provisioning
• Improve application performance
• Eliminate complexity and cost related to refreshing traditional infrastructure
The first event in the Partnering with Certainy Webinar Series, "Customer Demands at the Edge."
Trends like IoT are driving customer experience expectations in a way that demands resiliency in local edge environments. As a result, we’re seeing a rise of edge computing (compute power coming out of the cloud and into the access layer). Customer demands manifest themselves differently based on things like company size and segment. For example, a retail customer’s business imperatives might look different from a doctor’s office. But one thing remains constant: A standardized, redundant, and repeatable physical infrastructure can protect the availability of these now-critical access-layer IT assets.
APC by Schneider Electric has:
The solutions you need to deliver a standardized, redundant, & repeatable infrastructure to your customers
The tools you need to configure them,
The alliances & certifications you trust & rely on,
The program to make it profitable.
Fill out your information and click "Register" to watch the kick off our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, “Customer Demands at the Edge: Always On, Always Connected.” This webinar originally aired on October 5th, 2017.
Part 2 in our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, "Customer Demands at the Edge."
In our last webinar, we discussed how trends & technologies like IoT and its many applications have helped drive an Always On, Always Connected mentality that has completely evolved customer experience standards. These demands are driving a need for resiliency in local edge environments, meaning compute & storage capacity is now coming back on premise for many applications – especially in industries like Healthcare, Retail, Finance, and Education.
In other words, this highly distributed access layer is now becoming a compute layer – one that is mission-critical to delivering a flawless (or at least acceptable) customer experience. These environments are often make-shift wiring closets (janitor’s closets, back rooms, etc.) with no dedicated IT staff per each location.
More than ever before, Healthcare, Retail, Finance, and Education customers are turning to solution providers to be that “dedicated IT staff” to find and fix problems before they start, so that the customer (or patient, or student) experience they’re working to provide remains a good one.
APC by Schneider Electric has:
Connected Products making it easy to remotely monitor your customers’ environments
Including our NEW Smart-UPS with APC SmartConnect – the industry’s first cloud-connected UPS!
A Managed Service Program to help you develop & monetize power as a managed service
Fill out your information and click "Register" to watch part 2 of our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, “Customer Demands at the Edge: Fix My Problem Before it Starts.” This webinar originally aired on October 19th, 2017.
Part 3 in our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, "Customer Demands at the Edge."
As distributed edge environments become more critical, physical security becomes more important. Nobody would leave their data center wide open for anyone to enter, but that’s exactly how many organizations treat their edge computing sites. Often, they consist of a rack or two of gear in a non-dedicated location, perhaps a janitor’s closet, with little to no physical security.
Fill out your information and click "Register" to watch the third event in our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, “Customer Demands at the Edge: Protect me from Downtime!” This webinar originally aired on November 9th, 2017.
In this webinar, we discuss physical security best practices, including environmental issues such as temperature and humidity monitoring. We also update partners on the physical security features of the latest APC racks and the NetBotz line of security and environmental appliances, cameras and sensors.
The 4th and final event in our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, "Customer Demands at the Edge."
Customers have lots of decisions to make as they feel their way through the changing IT landscape. Which infrastructure and applications should stay on their own premises (if any) and what can they safely move to the cloud?
Fill out your information and click "Register" to watch the fourth and final event in our Partnering with Certainty Webinar Series, “Customer Demands at the Edge: Should I Stay or Should I Go?” This webinar originally aired on December 7th, 2017.
This final webinar in our webinar series is focused on ways partners can help customers answer the types of questions above and, in the process, become trusted advisors. We’ll go over how to use tools including the EcoStruxure IT suite to analyze customer traffic and help them decide the best home for each application, whether on-premises or in the cloud. (Hopefully we’ll figure out a way to work in the classic Clash tune as well!)
Learn what Forrester has uncovered in their latest report on Enteprise Mobility trends.
During the past two years, Forrester has seen the number of enterprise mobility inquiries increase nearly 55%, jumping to 550-plus inquiries in 2008. In the past year, we have seen a spike in the number of inquiries focused on mobile network architecture, new types of mobile devices, and deploying vertically focused mobile applications that address the needs of workers in certain industries (e.g., retail, transportation, and healthcare).
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
Collaboration can sometimes result in conflagration, the ignition of opposing designs, or
competing ideas shouted to closed minds. But a unique consortium of colleges and universities
nationwide are working in diligent concert with Workday, a designer of cloud-based software, to develop
the first student information system built entirely in the 21st century.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: May 09, 2018
Operating finance and HR in silos leaves your organization with incomplete data, inconsistent metrics, and strategic uncertainty. Fortunately, you don’t have to settle for silos. Read this whitepaper to learn eight key benefits of bringing finance and HR together in one system.
An uncertain business world still calls for reductions in total cost of ownership. Yet, today's IT manager must also focus on expanding efficiencies and enhancing optimization. Fortunately, server virtualization can assist in each of these areas.
Published By: Aon Hewitt
Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Today in the United States, employer-sponsored health benefits are the source of coverage for more than 149 million individuals.1 Fueled by many factors, including rising costs, legislative changes, new provider models, and evolving market forces, the health care industry is undergoing a transformation. And as health care evolves, so must the employer’s role in it. What has not changed, however, is employers’ belief that health benefits are a key differentiator for talent. In fact, most large employers plan to continue offering coverage in spite of the uncertainties in the health care market.2 To keep pace with the changing environment, employers must rethink their role in health coverage: how they sponsor, structure, and deliver health benefits, and how they manage costs while keeping employees healthy, productive, and satisfied.
It is common belief that automation of existing processes and implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system can help organizations with their strategic objectives and seamlessly translate into operational excellence. While a modern ERP system certainly provides companies with many benefits, it does not necessarily translate to optimal business performance.
Este documento expone cinco criterios clave que cualquier organización que se esté planteando desplegar o evolucionar su red inalámbrica debería tener en cuenta si pretende tomar una decisión de compra acertada.
Microsoft made a massive push to the cloud in 2014, and as a result Office 365 is taking off. We’re seeing it in how Okta customers are using Okta to connect to Office 365 in increasing numbers. However, Office 365 is unlike any other cloud app in its complexity, and it is best for IT to plan and deploy solutions around identity and mobility management in concert with their Office 365 rollout to get maximum user adoption. Download this white paper now!
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Rackspace is now more than seven months into our partnership with Google as its first managed services partner for Google Cloud Platform.
Since we began servicing customers in July, more than 100 Rackspace employees currently hold Google technical and sales certifications. We’re now working with customers in both North America and Europe and our managed service offering on GCP continues to thrive.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Many businesses want to realize the power of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) without having to incur the challenge and expense of managing it themselves. Some businesses lack the technical expertise or capacity to operate cloud infrastructure, tools and applications while others may have the ability but choose to maintain focus on their core business. Many larger businesses are on a multi-phased journey to the cloud, requiring transition and management services that can adapt to an evolving set of needs. Rackspace Managed Services for Google Cloud Platform is the answer for businesses facing these challenges. As Google’s first Premier Managed Services Partner, Rackspace blends technology and automation plus human expertise to deliver ongoing architecture, security and 24x7x365 operations backed by GCP-certified engineers and architects.
Published By: Monotype
Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
The decision to update your brand is rife with uncertainty, especially in our fast-paced, ever-evolving, modern world. When is the right time? Is there a right time? Can you truly update for the future, or will you always feel two steps behind?
This eBook will introduce some of the major factors to consider, and outline a way forward for brands looking to regain control of their destiny.
Something odd happened during Selectica’s roll-up strategy. Usually when a technology vendor acquires a number of providers at relatively low valuations, its focus tends to be on financially engineering the various SaaS, maintenance, upsell and other income schemes from the assets. But in Selectica’s case, the acquired became the basis of the company, in a manner in which the sum of the assets became an entirely different equation that it likely even bargained for before getting into the activity in the first place. But sometimes the uncertainty of post-merger integrations can lead to an outcome that benefits all parties involved (including customers) in ways that would be difficult to have imagined going into the process.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Aug 30, 2017
Most people define mobile devices – smartphones and tablets – as those
running a mobile-optimized operating system (e.g. iOS, Android, Windows
Phone). There’s a trend emerging, however, in which traditional mobile
devices are gaining functionality typically associated with PCs.
At the same time, PCs are being architected more like mobile devices — an
interbreeding of species, if you will. The iPad Pro, for example, has a
keyboard. With Windows 10, phones and tablets can run “Universal” apps
that also run on PCs. Windows 10 also has application-layer sandboxing,
code-signing, and an app store with apps pre-vetted by Microsoft. In
certain configurations (i.e. enterprise-managed devices), a laptop running
Windows 10 has a security architecture that looks strikingly similar to a
smartphone or tablet.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Sep 25, 2017
A report from CERT-UK and Lookout Mobile Security
Mobile malware is increasingly sophisticated and as such presents a growing threat to organisations as well as consumers. The volume of malware targeting mobile devices in the UK quadrupled in 2015, with Q1 2016 already reaching 50% of 2015 numbers. Read the whitepaper to learn what factors must be accounted for to make effective mobile security policies.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: Jul 17, 2017
In May of 2013 McKinsey & Company published their now famous report which outlined twelve disruptive technologies that would have a big impact by 2025. 3D printing was one of them and consumer products were a driving force.
In the report, they noted that, “3D printing could have meaningful impact on certain consumer product categories, including toys, accessories, jewelry, footwear, ceramics, and simple apparel.” They predicted that “global sales of products in these categories could grow to $4 trillion a year (at retail prices) by 2025.”
Uncover Exceptions Easily and Certify Financial Statements with Confidence.
With increasing regulatory requirements for insurance organizations and the need for executive management to sign off on financial statements, it is critical to ensure that there is detailed visibility into the underlying financial data. Ongoing emphasis on having a strong internal control structure for insurers brings into light reconciliation and certification as being the critical components to making it happen.
Don’t Let Non-Compliance Fines Impact your Bottom Line and Reputation.
Manual reconciliation of vast amounts of data is an arduous process, involving countless staff hours that includes backtracking, often ending without an audit trail to demonstrate how the balance sheet was derived.
Automated processes offer a solution to this risk-laden adventure. In the white paper, The Buried Costs and Hidden Risks of Manual Reconciliation for Insurers, learn how to calculate and compare the costs of a manual system versus an automated system.
Everything you need to know about Workplace Pensions: Auto Enrolment. Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK was required to opt certain staff into a pension scheme and subsequently contribute towards the scheme in a process called ‘auto enrolment’...
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Dec 12, 2017
Overcoming AI’s barriers are not easy, but it is certainly achievable. The starting point to a successful journey is identifying the correct problem to solve. Too often, firms do this by looking internally at their own operations.
Instead, companies should employ the powerful tenets of design thinking, which focus on customer empathy and outside-in thinking to iteratively test prototypes.
For decades, the financial services industry has endured constant change
and uncertainty, from the depths of a financial crisis to widespread
regulation overhauls. With the advent of more advanced cybersecurity
threats, the industry has responded with rapid digital transformation to
remain competitive while also pushing the envelope. Today, managing
and mitigating cyber-related risks not only draws government scrutiny, but
increased consumer scrutiny as well, with longstanding brand reputations
anchored to institutions’ ability to protect its most sensitive data. In a
recent survey of Americans, financial information was considered by
consumers to be their most valuable personal information, worth even
more than personal or family photos and videos. For consumers, failing
to protect their data is a grave violation of trust, to the point where 72%
would consider leaving their current financial institution if their sensitive
information was taken hostage by ransomware.1
Not only does the