Businesses today are increasingly turning to Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) to meet their cloud communications needs. But how do you know which offering is right for you? This eGuide outlines 2 categories -- and questions within each -- to help you evaluate UCaaS providers and ensure you make an informed decision hat will benefit your business for years to come.
Cloud-first, mobile-first organizations are seeing huge benefits from taking a more distributed approach to IT. Business units are given more freedom to evaluate and select SaaS applications that will enable efficiency and growth. Users are given more freedom to use the devices that make them the most productive.
When this trend started, most IT organizations were able to implement some basic, manual processes to administer and govern IT in this best-of-breed distributed environment. However, as the number of touchpoints increases, IT needs to automate to keep pace.
This paper goes into more detail on the top 5 reasons to automate identity lifecycle and identity administration and build a solid foundation for future cloud-first, mobile-first IT.
Independent technology research firm Forrester evaluated web application firewall (WAF) vendors and published the results in The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018. Akamai Technologies emerged as one of the leaders after a comprehensive evaluation on 33 criteria. The report states that security pros require a WAF that will automatically protect web applications, stay ahead of zero-day attacks and protect new application formats including APIs and serverless architectures. The report also reveals detailed findings for the 10 most significant WAF vendors. Akamai’s Kona Site Defender was the top scorer in the zero-day attacks criterion and one of the select vendors rated a Leader, the highest-ranking level in the report.
"With technology seemingly everywhere, a new generation of employees seeks a seemingly modern technology experience at work. This shift in employee mentality is prompting IT to reevaluate the definition of IT service, and the practices and workflows they deploy to users. The question is how does IT shift their practices to embrace the user-centric trend?
Download this e-book for answers and learn:
- The origins of the user-centric trend
- Apple's role in evolving IT practices
- Ways to implement and benefit from this new IT
Technical Tests are designed to cover specific services. Each
security test has its own objectives and acceptable levels
of risk. There is not an individual technique that provides a
comprehensive picture of an organization’s security when
executed alone. A qualified third party can work with you to
determine what combination of techniques you should use
to evaluate your security posture and controls to begin to
determine where you may be vulnerable.
Are you looking for a “sophisticated threat hunting product”? Find out why Forrester says this about our product and named us a leader in Endpoint Detection and Response.
Download the complete Forrester Wave on Endpoint Detection and Response to see how Carbon Black is scored among its peers. The Forrester Wave evaluates solutions for:
• - The strength of their current offering
• - Their strategy and vision for the future
• - Their market presence
Zendesk commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) that organizations may realize by utilizing Zendesk’s customer support products to improve handling customer interactions.
The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Zendesk on their organizations. To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with a Zendesk implementation, Forrester interviewed seven organizations with experience using Zendesk’s customer support products.
Published By: Procore
Published Date: May 28, 2019
Looking for Construction Project Management Software? Ensure you don’t make an expensive mistake.
Downloading this eBook will help you build a framework for evaluating and choosing the construction management software solution to fit your business.
What you’ll learn:
? How to identify and define your needs
? The functionality you should assess
? Specific features to look for
? How to evaluate a software vendor
Procore is a construction management platform that improves efficiency and reduces risk by giving contractors complete control and visibility of their projects. Project Management, Quality & Safety, Construction Financials, and Field Productivity tools give office and site-based users access to the information and functionality they need, on any mobile device. As a platform, Procore’s ability to integrate with other leading applications streamlines process and insights across all aspects of a contractor’s projects and business.
The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Evergreen Storage Subscriptions, especially the Gold Subscription, within their organizations
Application consolidation can be an important cloud initiative. By consolidating applications on an all-flash, cloud-centric platform, IT has the opportunity to reduce costs, lower risk and support a more integrated and interoperable infrastructure. But for any organization thinking about application consolidation, it is important to closely evaluate the features and functions of the underlying all-flash storage platform.
You want to make sure that your platform not only delivers the performance you need, but also enables you to reduce costs, eliminate migrations, simplify operations and support cloud-enabled business agility.
For this edition of the DI expert series, we’ve prepared some remarkable technical insights regarding the geology of the top plays and emerging formations in the U.S. From comparing the efficiency of Wolfcamp production intervals with the Cline Shale in West Texas, to providing spatial distribution analyses and production trends for the Canyon Granite Wash in the Anadarko, our experts evaluated the complexities of prolific oil and gas regions and outlined essential takeaways. We also examined the sweet spots of the Mississippi Lime play, and offer insights regarding optimal target of penetration for this highly porous, commercially developed region. Lastly, we explored the geology of the world-renowned Eagle Ford Shale Play in the Gulf Coast Basin and provided observations regarding the influence of stress on this prominent play.
NetApp Flash Pool is a storage cache option within the NetApp Virtual Storage Tier product family, available for NetApp FAS storage systems. A Flash Pool configures solid state drives (SSDs) and hard disk drives (HDDs) into a single storage pool, known as an “aggregate” in NetApp parlance, with the SSDs providing a fast response time cache for volumes that are provisioned on the Flash Pool aggregate.
In this lab evaluation, NetApp commissioned Demartek to evaluate the effectiveness of Flash Pool with different types and numbers of hard disk drives using an online transaction processing (OLTP) database workload, and to evaluate the performance of Flash Pool in a clustered Data ONTAP environment during a cluster storage node failover scenario.
In the report, you’ll dis cover how Demartek test engineers documented a 283% gain in IOPS and a reduction in latency by a factor of 66x after incorporating NetApp Flash Pool technology.
The all-flash array (AFA) market has undergone significant maturation over the past two years. A high percentage of customers have already committed to an "all flash for primary storage" strategy, and every customer interviewed for this study was among those. In 2017, AFAs will drive over 80% of all primary storage revenue. All of the established storage vendors have entered this space, and there are several start-ups with over $100 million in revenue. With this level of market maturation, multiple segments have developed within the primary flash array space. There are systems targeted for dedicated application deployment, there are systems specifically for web-scale applications, and there are systems intended for dense mixed workload consolidation. These latter systems are driving most of the AFA revenue, and they aspire to become the primary storage platforms of record for enterprises of all sizes. This study evaluates the suitability of 10 vendors' AFA platforms for dense mixed ent
A must-read for IT professionals that provides a comprehensive analysis of the API management marketplace and evaluates 22 vendors across 15 essential criteria.
APIs are the de-facto standard for building and connecting modern applications. But securely delivering, managing and analyzing APIs, data and services, both inside and outside an organization, is complex. And it’s getting even more challenging as enterprise IT environments grow dependent on combinations of public, private and hybrid cloud infrastructures.
Choosing the right APIs can be critical to a platform’s success. Likewise, full lifecycle API management can be a key ingredient in running a successful API-based program. Tools like Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management help enterprises evaluate these platforms so they can find the right one to fit their strategy and planning.
Apigee is pleased to offer you a complimentary copy of the Gartner report. Access in-depth evaluations of API managemen
For more than a decade, Oracle has developed and enhanced its ZFS Storage Appliance, giving its users a formidable unified and enterprise-grade storage offering. The latest release, ZS7-2, boasts upgraded hardware and software and is a timely reminder that more users might do well to evaluate this offering. It has a trifecta of advantages:
(1) It’s notable performance, price-performance, and flexibility are all improved in this new release
(2) There is a surprisingly inclusive set of functionalities, including excellent storage analytics that were developed even before analytics became a contemporary “must-have”
(3) There’s a compelling group of “better together” elements that make ZFS Storage Appliance a particularly attractive choice for both Oracle Database environments and users that want
to seamlessly integrate a cloud component into their IT infrastructure.
Given the proven abilities of Oracle’s prior models, it’s also safe to assume that the new ZS7-2 will outperform other m
Published By: CA WA 2
Published Date: Sep 29, 2008
Forrester evaluated leading Data Center Automation (DCA) solutions across approximately 80 criteria. CA was named as a leader in this Wave evaluation. The report states: “Recently, CA introduced its Data Center Automation Manager, which is part of its dynamic and virtual systems management solution and is directed at the automation of the data center.
Measurable performance is a key factor when selecting an Application Delivery Controller(ADC) solution for modern data centers. In this report, Tolly evaluates several Citrix NetScaler ADC models vs. that of comparable products.