With today's financial advisors and wealth managers facing such tough competition, the ability to thrive comes through maximizing efficiency and finding innovative ways to maintain and grow business.
This white paper highlights how technology is a great partner for meeting this need:
• Create more relevant interactions with customers by tracking your business in the cloud
• Connect to your customer information from any mobile device
• Increase sales to your customers with a deeper understanding of their needs
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Infrastructure matters. Today’s business environment is increasingly dominated by mobile and cloud-based platforms, and by the skyrocketing volume of new data. And with 70 percent of the average organization's IT budget being spent on operations and maintenance, infrastructure must be simplified, adaptive and responsive. Those are the characteristics of the software defined environment: IBM’s optimized, customized, virtualized IT platform designed to replace systems that assign server, storage and network resources manually. This eBook serves as an essential introduction to SDEs: what they are, and why your organization needs them now more than ever.
Service providers around the world share concerns about running out of bandwidth. Business challenges surrounding continued bandwidth growth, linked to video, mobility, and cloud applications, are significant. Service providers also report declining revenue from a cost-per-bit perspective, so not only does the network need to grow, it also needs to grow more cost effectively.
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Published By: Windstream
Published Date: Apr 03, 2014
Choosing the right type of cloud depends on the needs of your organization. Learn how security, control, customization, elasticity and cost determine what kind of cloud best fits your business as well as what to look for in a service provider.
Published By: Logicalis
Published Date: Mar 12, 2014
The buzz around the cloud is very real. It offers
considerable business agility, cost efficiencies
and service improvements to IT managers. What
the buzz doesn’t tell you is that getting to the
point where the cloud brings these benefits to
your organization isn’t easy. So the real question
becomes: What do you need to keep in mind
when integrating cloud computing into an IT
Published By: Forrester
Published Date: Feb 24, 2014
ECM delivers solid business benefits to IT leaders as the market shows continued growth. The 23 vendors in this magic quadrant are addressing increased demands for better mobile and cloud capabilities, as well as more rigorous exceptions for vertically specific needs.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jan 22, 2014
Today's agile businesses are seeking to expand analytics fast, gain flexible analytic deployment options and smooth cash flows. Download this paper to learn how Teradata understands these needs and has engineered a cloud solution that meets organizations' analytic needs.
Cloud computing and the "bring your own device" (BYOD) trend will impact the design of future datacenters and their supporting networks. To attain the kind of business agility that companies now demand, network infrastructure needs to provide the flexibility required by cloud application workloads and the changing traffic patterns fostered by BYOD. To make networks more agile, new approaches to network implementation need to be enabled. As these trends continue, application delivery controllers (ADCs) will be critical elements in the new network infrastructure. This Technology Spotlight examines these trends and the role that F5 Networks' integrated scalable platform plays in this strategic market.
With applications lifting to the cloud and Internet edge shifting to the branch, the WAN connecting the branch to HQ needs more capacity than ever before. Join experts from Cisco and Akamai to learn how you can accelerate your transition to Internet as WAN—and make your branch smarter today.
Faced with trends like cloud and the rapid rise of mobile devices, IT needs a new, simpler model of building networks to support and optimize applications. In this Lippis Report, learn how the Cisco ISR Application Experience Router helps you improve application speed, security, and control.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Dec 09, 2013
Businesses are tapping into the innovative potential of their companies with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Standardize your enterprise platform across multiple hardware architectures, hypervisors and cloud providers to help IT meet the needs of your business.
Fact: In the next three years, 53% of CFOs estimate that over half of their enterprise transactions will be delivered through the cloud, up from the 12 percent who use that delivery mechanism today. In addition to non-core business processes like project management and email, strategic CFOs are also starting to embrace the cloud to deliver core ERP processes, including financial management, human capital management, and procurement. Rather than view the cloud just as a cost-saving platform, they recognize the strategic benefits that the cloud delivers to get critical growth initiatives up and running quickly, whether that’s using the cloud to quickly upgrade to a new application, or delivering new mobile or analytical capabilities to employees.
Today many HR organizations are struggling with systems that fall short when it comes to meeting the strategic demand for a talented and engaged workforce. In fact, 84% of HR organizations are currently looking at cloud alternatives, but the promise of the cloud can lead to fragmented, inflexible systems with limited functionality that result in inconsistent global HR processes. What’s more, HR IT has questions about key requirements like integration, data security, and performance.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Oct 17, 2013
In this video, Matt Cain, Vice President and lead e-mail analyst at Gartner, outlines some of the options available to CIOs, including running hybrid e-mail environments with tried and tested services delivered from the cloud but the Exchange server remaining onsite. Matt also discusses where Office 365 currently meets the needs of enterprise customers and where third-party services should be considered to augment its functionality in key areas.
Many IT executive view cloud computing as an attractive platform for data backup. They know cloud can help protect business-critical data and provide near-ubiquitous information access. But while having a cloud-based solution is valuable, developing one in-house is tricky. That's why many organizations want to contract with a third-party cloud provider for cloud-based data backup. Read this buyer's guide to learn how to choose a provider to suit your business needs.
Don’t miss out on the perspective provided in the latest Forrester Thought Leader Cloud Survey. In-depth responses provided by 300 cloud decision makers show you:
• Why users go around IT for cloud services
• Why you should embrace hybrid cloud – for yourself and the business
• A best-practices checklist to help build and run a cloud that fits your business needs
• Four key recommendations from Forrester to reach Cloud success
Compliments of BMC Software.
For many organizations, moving to the cloud to meet the needs for business services represents a tremendous investment of both time and financial resources, without clear instructions for reaching their goals. This road map takes into consideration the ultimate needs of the business, the efficiency and effectiveness of IT, best practices, and future needs.
Make sure your cloud meets the needs of the business — both today and tomorrow. Get BMC’s checklist to clear your path to success.
Published By: Backupify
Published Date: Jul 15, 2013
The benefits of moving to the cloud are numerous. Someone else now handles server and application setup, configuration, and system management, reducing personnel costs and increasing convenience and access for your employees. Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Business are both comprehensive office productivity and communication tools for businesses looking to move to the cloud. But the two solutions have significant differences. This resource provides a breakdown of the differences and demonstrates each solution’s strengths to help guide decision-makers based on their company’s priorities and needs.