Published By: Solidcore
Published Date: Jan 07, 2008
Identifying critical change control failure points in your infrastructure can help reduce the threat of costly downtime, potential security breaches, and compliance weaknesses. Read this paper for guidelines on how to identify and categorize systems that have characteristics which heighten risk.
Energy consumption is a critical issue for IT organizations today. VMware virtualization gives you the power to right-size your IT infrastructure through server consolidation and dynamic load balancing across a pool of physical servers. Your IT organization can dramatically increase server utilization and reduce energy costs with VMware solutions.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jul 13, 2018
With artificial intelligence (AI) gaining ground, the right contact center infrastructure (CCI) can be the critical business differentiator for long-term flexibility and scalability. Gartner Research looked at three use cases to evaluate CCI vendors, and Genesys received the highest use case scores (4.16 out of 5) for Customer Engagement Center in Gartner Critical Capabilities.
Focus on Value.
“The benefits of agile are multidimensional. But the most important change is that it focuses the entire organization on meaningful delivery to the customer. Instead of relying on indirect metrics describing degrees of our software’s quality and progress ... we ask, ‘What percent of critical functionality is included in this release?’ This emphasis on customerperceived value impacts our entire project life cycle pretty significantly.” Vice President of Infrastructure Management BMC Software.
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.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Mar 23, 2015
Your branch offices are a critical point of productivity and revenue yet come with a tremendous amount of overhead and risk. Branch converged infrastructure combines storage, and networking, and computer.
Today’s sophisticated Operations Technology (OT) environments have a large attack surface with
numerous attack vectors. Without complete coverage, the likelihood of getting attacked is not
a matter of ‘if’; it’s a matter of ‘when’. Security for OT has gained significant attention due to a
confluence of events.
Data centers are large, important investments that, when properly designed, built, and operated, are an integral part of the business strategy driving the success of any enterprise. Yet the central focus of organizations is often the acquisition and deployment of the IT architecture equipment and systems with little thought given to the structure and space in which it is to be housed, serviced, and maintained.
To accommodate increasingly dense technology environments, increasingly critical business applications, and increasingly stringent service level demands, data centers are typically engineered to deliver the highest-affordable availability levels facility-wide. Within this monolithic design approach, the same levels of mechanical, electrical, and IT infrastructure are installed to support systems and applications regardless of their criticality or business risk if unplanned downtime occurs. Typically, high redundancy designs are deployed in order to provide for all eventualities. The result, in many instances, is to unnecessarily drive up both upfront construction or retro-fitting costs and ongoing operating expenses.
VMware Virtual Infrastructure and CA Recovery Management (CA ARCserve Backup and CA Xosoft products) team up to deliver higher availability and risk-resistance for business-critical information and applications, while lowering management and operational costs and complexity.
Published By: Siemens
Published Date: Jun 06, 2014
This white paper examines some of the critical success factors for a sustainable population health management program and how the CareXcell™ solution can provide the IT infrastructure needed to address new value-based care requirements.
SSL certificates have moved beyond the ‘Buy’ page. They are embedded in your business. For example,
they protect remote communications via webmail, chat and IM. Browser-to-server communications
for cloud-based services require SSL certificates to protect confidential information. In addition, SSL
certificates are used to secure server-to-server communications for applications and data exchange.
In fact, SSL Certificates are a business-critical part of your IT infrastructure. However, managing
individual certificates in a large organization is complicated by multiple locations, many servers,
different business units, and rapidly growing Web-based services.
Collaboration and email applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, and SharePoint are critical for business productivity. But care needs to be taken in selecting the right infrastructure for hosting these applications. Download this technical overview and learn how VMware, Cisco, and Nimble Storage have developed a pre-validated reference architecture that delivers industry-leading performance, data protection, and management simplicity.
The content for this excerpt was taken directly from the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise WLAN 2013-2014 Vendor Analysis by Rohit Mehra (Doc # 231686). All or parts of the following sections are included in this excerpt: IDC Opinion, In This Study, Situation Overview, Future Outlook, Essential Guidance, and Synopsis.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Apr 07, 2017
Contact center infrastructure (CCI) evaluation is a technically complex process. This challenge is further complicated by the different requirements for omnichannel, high availability and integration as part of a customer engagement center (CEC). Get this report now to learn:
- 9 critical capabilities for evaluating contact center infrastructure
- 3 use cases that reflect most decisions organizations need to make when looking at CCI – multichannel compact suite, high volume call center and customer engagement center
- Which vendor scores the highest in 3 use cases across 9 capabilities
The majority of Fortune 500 companies, along with many other enterprises,
currently run business critical applications on AIX on IBM Power Systems. For these businesses, incorporating AIX workloads into an enterprise cloud strategy can present significant challenges, most notably the lack of support for these workloads from typical cloud infrastructure providers.
Skytap Cloud is the only public cloud that offers support for AIX workloads
alongside applications running on x86 architectures. This guide details the
considerations involved and best practices for migrating your AIX workloads
to Skytap Cloud.
IT organizations are facing new challenges as a result of digital transformation,
widespread cloud and SaaS adoption, mobile proliferation and pervasive IoT
deployments. They must build and operate their internal data centers to deliver
high availability for mission critical applications, rapidly onboard new applications
and scale capacity on demand – all within the mandate to be cost competitive
with infrastructure as a service providers (IaaS) like AWS and Azure. They are
architecting and building new Intent-Based Data Centers to deliver private cloud
services to their internal and external customers.
With cybercrime and security breaches sharply on the rise, protecting valuable information from cyberattacks is an ongoing challenge for companies. In this increasingly insecure world, your critical information deserves the best protection, making the database and surrounding infrastructure the best line of defense. Protect your data better through evolving your approach to data security. Learn about three key steps to reinvent the security of your surrounding infrastructure to create an information fortress by protecting your valuable data at its source.
Time has become a critical capability in being able to extract the business value enterprises want from their data and computing infrastructure, as well as to protect the business value that has already been created. In multiple areas of cyber security, time is currently working in favor of the attackers — and time is the strategic advantage that the defenders need to regain. In this report, Aberdeen Group provides four illustrative examples of how recapturing an advantage of time can help defenders to reduce their risk, in the fundamental categories of data protection, threat detection and incident response, data center / cloud security, and endpoint security.
Trends such as big data and BYOD have made the network more critical than ever. Research shows the pain points IT departments are experiencing with network infrastructure - and the investments they're making to improve capacity, scalability, and flexibility. Download this white paper to learn more about network trends.