With cloud computing usage growing rapidly, the role of I&O must expand to ensure the most effective and efficient use of cloud offerings. These eight steps teach I&O professionals how to act as internal cloud service brokers and facilitate a successful transition to hybrid IT.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
As a strategic partner in your business, you need to respond to growing business demand. Unfortunately, you face several challenges. Your complex IT environment is costly to manage and has a high downtime risk. Most of your resources and budget likely go to maintaining the stability, security and reliability of your IT system. Your organization might lack the processes needed to confidently manage support issues, IT transitions and new application deployments.
In this whitepaper you will read about how to maximize uptime, reduce management costs, and quickly respond to business demands.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Mar 11, 2016
When your cloud performs better, so does your business. IT is being challenged to react faster to growing customer demands. So to meet the requirements of their end users, IT organizations are increasingly turning to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) private clouds for their ability to swiftly deploy and scale IT infrastructure. But not just any OpenStack® cloud stands up to the demands of a production-scale environment or can meet your performance, scalability, and security standards. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack Platform does, and will help you gain a competitive advantage.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Jun 27, 2014
Executing financial stress tests mandated by C-CAR, EMIR, MiFID and other regulations is a lengthy, complex process that eats into budgets and erodes productivity across IT and lines of business. Learn the 3 ways Delphix alleviates these growing burdens throughout the typical compliance lifecycle.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 28, 2015
"Security-conscious organizations face a gap between current
requirements and capabilities as they relate to data masking. Data volumes are growing exponentially and the risk of data leaks continues to make news, yet many organizations rely on inefficient, legacy approaches to protecting sensitive data. In contrast, top performing companies are turning to virtual databases and service-based masking solutions to ensure that data management functions can keep up with software development.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Mar 07, 2018
The combination of Skype for Business and Polycom systems provides a scalable solution suitable for businesses of different sizes. There are different Skype for Business packages and Polycom systems available to suit any budget or collaboration requirement. These solutions can provide a flexible infrastructure for meetings of two people or events of up to 10,000 participants located anywhere in the world.
Skype for Business offers a clear migration path from Microsoft Lync or Skype to protect investment for organizations with existing installations. For growing businesses or organizations that are new to collaboration, the partnership of Skype for Business and Polycom provides the portfolio and the flexibility to add features and services to suit changing collaboration needs or scale capacity in line with business growth.
A company’s most valuable asset is arguably its data and it needs to be backed-up, stored, secured and managed so that its available to the organization when and where needed. Have you ever thought about how much data your organization generates every day? Are you concerned about how your business can safely store and reliably access their growing data?
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: May 07, 2018
This 10-point checklist outlines best practices for designing a security
architecture that protects cloud data at the endpoint. Enterprise computing
architectures have changed fundamentally in the last ten years, as employees
consume an ever-growing collection of business cloud services through mobile
apps. The traditional security approach of network perimeter and locked-down
endpoints is not suitable for this app-to-cloud model of modern work.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
This 10-point checklist outlines best practices for designing a security architecture that protects cloud data at the endpoint. Enterprise computing architectures have changed fundamentally in the last ten years, as employees consume an ever-growing collection of business cloud services through mobile apps. The traditional security approach of network perimeter and locked-down endpoints is not suitable for this app-to-cloud model of modern work.
Published By: SiteSpect
Published Date: Apr 14, 2015
See How Leading Online Brands are Converting Browsers into Buyers
With the online retail sector growing quickly, so is the competition for that increased revenue and growth. Now more than ever, online retailers recognize that it's not only vital to drive shoppers to their sites, but also to ensure that they stay and make online purchases in growing numbers.
The key to increased conversions is optimizing the online customer experience — and what was once an art, is now just as much a science.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Oct 11, 2018
e-Discovery remains a top driver for investment in archiving technologies. The need to reduce legal cost and risk is growing. But meeting e-discovery and compliance demands quickly and defensibly is difficult for most organizations.
This short Q & A, “Preparing for Tomorrow’s Archive?” features Forrester’s Principal Analyst, Cheryl McKinnon and will help you understand the key features you should look for when planning your litigation readiness strategy.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 13, 2016
New Enterprise challenge has emerged. With the number of APIs growing rapidly, managing them one-off or via Excel or corporate wiki is no longer feasible.
The smartest organizations have discovered a set of best practices to design powerful APIs that leverage existing services, to effectively manage those APIs throughout their lifecycle and to scale their deployment across consumers and devices. This eBook examines the relationship between APIs and services and presents the key elements of a successful API strategy in the form of 7 habits.
In this eBook you will learn:
- How to leverage existing services in the API economy
- Where to get started with your API strategy
- Key criteria for selecting an API Management solution
- Strategies to overcome API security and identity challenges
- How and why to apply the fundamentals of API First Design
In recent years, the legal marketplace has seen an influx of new start-ups and new entrants looking to challenge the long-standing service model offered by law firms to their clients. Traditionally, clients looked to their law firms to provide a full range of legal and legal-related services, i.e., to handle every aspect of a matter, even including those activities that did not involve the direct provision of legal services. Today, by contrast, consumers of legal services find themselves the beneficiaries of a new and growing number of nontraditional service providers that are changing the way legal work is getting done.
These alternative providers comprise a new sector of the legal market, one that is emerging and evolving rapidly, but is still very much in its infancy.
Published By: Veritas
Published Date: May 12, 2016
This inforgraphic highlights that a ‘store everything’ hoarding culture is forming ‘databergs’: where masses of unstructured, irrelevant, unseen or unclassified data is growing daily with no notion of slowing down. They conceal a threat ‘below the waterline’ that adds significant levels of risk and cost to organisations. And this risk is rising.
Published By: Veritas
Published Date: May 12, 2016
In the US Databerg Report, Veritas indicates that 54% of data in US companies is "dark data", costing companies alot of money. The report advises that businesses should keep a close eye on the rapidly growing data deluge (that is, the huge influx of data), adding that many businesses already do not anticipate the contstant growth of data. As such, there are important consequences for those who ignore the growing Databerg.
Most organizations use public cloud to reduce costs, but end up spending way more than they expected.
Google Cloud Platform is growing at a staggering rate for the business benefits and its rich features around Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Containers. However, it’s important to keep a tab on your spend while maximizing your cloud benefits.
Reducing spend in GCP doesn’t need to be a process of trial and error -- there are proven ways to save money in your GCP environment without negatively impacting desired outcomes.
Read this eBook to learn the 8 different ways to reduce your spend, including:
-Terminating Zombie Assets
-Deleting Unattached Persistent Disk
-Rightsizing Compute Engine VMs
Download to learn and practice these techniques to reduce spend in GCP.
As traditional network perimeters surrounding data centers dissolve, agencies face enormous difficulties fending off attacks using a patchwork of traditional security tools to protect classified or personally identifiable information (PII). Time and again, traditional security practices have proven porous and/or unsustainable.
Read this i360Gov Book to understand the importance of:
- Transforming federal fortifications into intelligence-driven defense
- Intensifying focus on cyber intelligence
-Needing a well trained cybersecurity force
With organizations keeping larger and larger quantities of data the question will come up that given dropping storage costs, does uncontrolled data growth even matter? It does matter, and in this IBM publication featuring Gartner research you will learn about this ever growing problem and ways for information managers to address solutions.
Data governance is all about managing data, by revising that data to standardize it and
bring consistency to the way it is used across numerous business initiatives. What’s
more, data governance ensures that critical data is available at the right time to the
right person, in a standardized and reliable form. A benefit that fuels better organization
of business operations, resulting in improved productivity and efficiency of that
organization. Thus, the importance of proper data governance cannot be understated.
The concepts of data governance have evolved, where the first iteration of data
governance, often referred to as version 1.0, focused on three simplistic elements:
objectives, structure and processes; having a limited focus and scope due to its
tactical usage. The opportunity from the growing value of data in the realm of
analytics, business intelligence, and generating insights was left unrealized. Today,
organizations are moving towards what can be called Data Governance 2.0,
Study shows a decidedly scientific approach to benefits development and management, and illustrates emerging trends of benefits that are becoming “need to play,” as well as those growing substantially in popularity, emerging as “need to win.”
Like healthcare organizations elsewhere, reducing readmissions had become a top priority by 2011. Advocate, the state’s largest healthcare provider, had just signed its first shared savings agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois to become one of the first commercial accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the country. This event, along with others such as signing up as a Medicare Shared Savings Provider, led to re-evaluating the care continuum throughout Advocate Health’s 250 sites of care, including 13 acute-care hospitals, two children’s hospitals and a growing home healthcare division.
The financial services industry is increasingly at a crossroads. Faced with mounting pressure from external forces, such a competition from FinTech companies and a more demanding client base, banks and financial services firms are working to become more customer-centric in their approach to business. However, the need to keep sensitive customer and business information secure and ensure compliance with government regulations can stymie those efforts.
The proprietary hardware so prevalent in traditional networks can’t provide what financial institutions need; a growing number, therefore, are turning to software-defined networking
The financial services industry has seen its share of disruption brought about by technology. Yet, technology also is serving as a catalyst to help financial institutions move beyond their traditional boundaries to provide expanded, more customer-centric services. For many institutions, embracing innovation from FinTech companies is part of that movement.
A growing number of banks and institutions, therefore, are taking action. But rather than fighting against the tide of FinTech innovation, many now are embracing FinTech as a way to improve their operations, update their image and increase their customer satisfaction.