Most enterprise datacenters are so cluttered with individually constructed servers, including database servers, that staff time is largely taken up with just the maintenance of these systems. As a result, IT service to business users suffers, and the agility of the enterprise suffers. Integrated systems represent an antidote to this problem. By dramatically reducing the amount of setup and maintenance time for the applications and databases they support, integrated systems enable the technical staff to spend more of their time supporting users and enabling the enterprise to thrive.
While Oracle has long offered Oracle Exadata to serve the needs of larger enterprises, the Oracle Database Appliance now offers that same high availability, service, and reliability to small- and mid-sized markets.
In the age of information, staying on top of emerging threats requires IT teams to leverage existing tools in innovative ways, such as applying deep packet inspection and analysis from performance monitoring solutions for advanced security forensics. Based on recent insight gathered from 322 network engineers, IT directors and CIOs around the world, 85 percent of enterprise network teams are now involved with security investigations, indicating a major shift in the role of those teams within enterprises. Large-scale and high-profile security breaches have become more common as company data establishes itself as a valuable commodity on the black market. As such, enterprises are now dedicating more IT resources than ever before to protect data integrity.
"SSL certificates have moved beyond the ‘Buy’ page. They are embedded in your business. 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.
The risks of hiccups and problems increases with the number of certificates, including lost sales when customers see security warnings about expired certificates on your site, damage to your brand and consumer trust because of problems with certificates and more.
With these risks in mind, this guide provides five simple steps for IT professionals to take control of SSL certificates across the enterprise, and recommendations centralizing certificate management throughout their lifecycle."
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Nov 04, 2013
Small and midsized businesses have a particularly challenging time protecting company data. They have many of the same security and backup challenges as large enterprises, but fewer
resources in terms of funding, time and specialized expertise.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Mar 30, 2016
The public demands accountability for data breaches involving systems that include personally identifiable information (PII) and expects that all educational institutions will have the same levels of security that Fortune 500 companies do. However, most educational institutions have fewer IT security resources than their larger enterprise counterparts, yet they face the same threats from attackers.
Fortunately, there are solutions. This whitepaper by SANS instructor Jake Williams walks through an example of a typical breach in an education organization, highlighting common ways attackers gain access to a network and practical steps to reduce risk.
Download this whitepaper to learn:
• Common security gaps that make educational institutions vulnerable to attack
• Practical security controls that won't break the bank
• Key questions to evaluate security vendors
• A checklist summarizing steps you should take now to improve security
By now, much has been written about the advantages server virtualization brings to an enterprise. In the June 2013 survey, 63% of all companies and 100% of large enterprises reported having a server virtualization program. However, when you
segment the virtualization rates, you find a trend that indicates that large enterprises in particular are not gaining all of the advantages that server virtualization has to offer.
What is more difficult and remains a challenge, particularly for large enterprises, is virtualizing Tier 1 applications. These are large, mission-critical enterprise applications such as email, customer relationship management (CRM), or enterprise resource planning (ERP). These applications tend to be very large,
consume the entire capacity of a current generation server, and require high application uptimes. As shown in Figure 1, the virtualization rates for these applications are far lower than Tier 2 apps. In this eBook, you’ll learn how the NEC enterprise server provides a platform that now gives customers the right platform to virtualize their Tier 1 apps.
HCM suites enable core HR, payroll, talent, workforce management and HR service delivery processes. Application leaders in entities with over 1,000 workers and emerging global needs that are pursuing a cloud HCM strategy should use this research to help identify vendors for further evaluation.
The need for protecting data is universal – whether a small to mid-size business, the largest enterprise data center, or an individual. The recognition of the value of information and the impact of data loss has reached the point where repeating it is no longer required. The issue now has turned to how to protect the data.
Small and mid-sized businesses are dealing with larger volumes of data than ever before, but without the big enterprise budgets. What they need are budget-stretching solutions that reduce the complexities of data storage while being easy to use.
Research giant Forrester estimates that on average, data repositories for large applications grow by fifty percent annually. However, up to half of all that data can be duplicate or otherwise unnecessary. With no end in sight for the increase of raw data (both structured and unstructured), organizations must be ever more strategic about where and how to store enterprise information. Meanwhile, a tightening economy is putting pressure on costs, just as compliance mandates call for greater visibility into processes and data. What to do? Register for this Web Seminar to learn the four pillars of strategic storage, and how they can be used to simultaneously reduce costs, while improving speed, accuracy and accountability. The four pillars will be discussed in detail, with real-world examples of each: deep compression, database archiving,de-duplication thin provisioning.
The rapid growth of Web-based initiatives means organizations need to manage large amounts of targeted data. Existing enterprise content management (ECM) systems can be integrated with IBM Lotus Web Content Management software to help align accurate information with the people who affect your business. This white paper explains how.
Pervasive wireless LAN deployments require much larger, broader deployment of Wi-Fi access points than hot spots, cafes or isolated guest access in the enterprise. Clearly new solutions and deployment methodologies should be considered to make pervasive wireless LAN deployments feasible and economical.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jun 13, 2008
Over the past decade, the internet has evolved from a technical environment into a commercial marketplace. The impact on consumers and large enterprises has been significant, but what about the small and medium sized business? With few of the skills and resources of their larger counterparts, these organizations need to get the best value from the internet and the network based services it enables, without risking day-to-day operations.
Published By: ColdSpark
Published Date: Feb 23, 2007
Though legacy open-source email network applications like sendmail and postfix are widely used, the escalating demands of today's enterprise environments have outpaced their capabilities. Large organizations must now look to implement a true enterprise mail transport platform to support the standards of their current and growing business. Learn how to modernize your email system now.
The information overload on SOA is largely on describing its merits, its principles and the vast variety of products intended to address its needs. This document is written to identify the factors to be considered, and articulate the principles and questions to be asked that will drive the decisions within each enterprise towards creating a road map for implementation.
This paper provides an overview of costs of spam facing large organizations, such as multinational enterprises, universities, and governments, as well as small and medium sized businesses that own or operate networks used by employees and other end users.
Published By: Ultimus
Published Date: Aug 16, 2007
With the largest global installed base of pure-play BPM solutions, the Ultimus BPM Suite exemplifies the role of managing OSAP processes in the business process ecosystem. Customers worldwide use it to extend, maximize and complement their investments in SAP or other enterprise applications.
For one of the largest medical research companies in the world, an integrated, global Enterprise Content Management suite of products became essential to locate content growing at an exponential rate. The company conducts massive research projects that marry science with the human experience to develop medications which help people around the world manage their health, live better, and in some cases, cure illness.
The term “network management” encompasses a broad range of solutions from single point products to element managers to large enterprise-class solutions. For the purpose of this ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) report, the term Enterprise Network Management Systems (ENMS) includes network-centric management solutions that are used by large organizations’ operations and engineering teams to discover, monitor, assess, troubleshoot, and generally maintain highly distributed enterprise networks.
For this EMA™ Radar, the focus was put specifically on core capabilities and features primarily associated with network operations’ need to ensure health and availability of the network. Supporting functional capabilities such as performance monitoring, configuration management, asset management, as well as integrated management of connected non-network devices were also considered, but as non-critical (albeit helpful/valuable) extensions.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 20, 2011
In this session, attendees will explore the new features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 performance. John Shakshober (Shak) will share the scalability optimizations for larger SMP systems, > 1TB of memory, new transparent hugepage support, multi-q network performance of 10Gbit and Infiniband, and KVM enhancements that went into Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Shak will also share benchmark data from industry standard workloads using common applications such as database servers, Java engines, and various financial applications on the latest Intel and AMD x86_64 hardware.
The status quo in network monitoring is no longer adequate for large organizations. It's simply taking too long for enterprises with mission-critical networks to resolve and find the root causes of network incidents. To speed things up, enterprises must add dedicated incident response and root cause analysis capabilities that are 100% accurate and reliable to their network management arsenals.