Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Mar 26, 2015
A leading U.S.-based financial services firm was faced with the growing challenge of providing consistent application performance to a vast employee base and nationwide network of partners. The company turned to Equinix to help redesign its network, both to
improve performance and prepare for a move to a cloud-enabled environment. Equinix worked with the firm to deploy bi-coastal Equinix Performance Hubs, extension nodes of the company’s existing network placed in strategically located Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers. A Performance Hub moves services closer to end users and provides direct access to networks and cloud providers. By deploying
Performance Hubs, the customer created a high-performance services platform for its business. The result was a dramatic decrease in network latency, improvements in application performance and an enhanced user experience.
Published By: CDW-Lenovo
Published Date: Oct 15, 2015
This document is the Lenovo reference architecture (RA) for OpenStack from Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The RA focuses on achieving optimal performance and workload density using Lenovo hardware while minimizing procurement costs and operational overhead. The document shows different operational models using a variety of Lenovo servers and networking products with design considerations and guidance on how to size each part of the solution. Some examples of different reference designs are provided together with an appendix containing the hardware bill of materials.
Published By: BitGravity
Published Date: Apr 22, 2008
This white paper outlines the limitations of proxy cache networks, presents the attributes and benefits of an ideal solution, and suggests that BitGravity has designed a content delivery system that addresses the needs in marketplace at an affordable price.
Does your WAN provide sufficient performance and reliability for your remote-site users? In this guide, discover how to design a full-service network with secure, encrypted communications using Cisco Dynamic Multipoint VPN technology.
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This document is a Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for Cisco Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Solutions. It presents system-level requirements, recommendations, guidelines, and best practices for deploying personal, corporate, and guest devices onto a network to fit your business needs. As Cisco continues to develop and enhance the technologies required to implement a BYOD solution, this CVD will continue to evolve and be updated to provide the latest guidelines, recommendations, and best practices for designing and deploying a BYOD solution.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 21, 2018
Amazon Web Services has transformed how we think of IT infrastructure. It takes minutes to set up elastic compute and storage. As you grow, turning up EC2 instances, VPCs, and AWS services is akin to acquiring more ninja weapons; practice is needed to gain proficiency. With legions of compute and capacity a button-push away, the need to hone your skills in connecting your workforce to the cloud becomes critical.
At Riverbed, that’s what we do. We let you spawn a full-mesh VPN network between your VPCs and branches, deploy the latest in cloud architecture trends using transit-VPC designs, and even allow for the use of AWS DirectConnect and VPN connectivity simultaneously using our powerful SD-WAN technology. Ninja-like benefits of agility, speed, and awareness are effortlessly available to you.
Watch Riverbed unveil the full power of a true software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) in the cloud with a detailed conversation and live demo.
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Migrations to the cloud sometimes face difficulties in transitioning apps, operational inconsistencies, and incongruent networks. VMware Cloud on AWS is an on-demand hybrid cloud service designed to preserve existing investments and legacy applications, while reaping the rewards of cloud scalability and flexibility.
Common daily media broadcaster tasks such as ad verification are slow and costly. Done manually, they may also introduce inefficiencies that can interfere with transparency and payment accountability—and impact your bottom line. Meanwhile, recent and archived media lies idle when you could repurpose it to increase brand exposure and generate revenue.
Learn how Veritone, Inc. used its aiWARE Operating System, building on Amazon Web Services (AWS), to help Westwood One, Inc., a large audio broadcasting network in the United States, develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) solutions designed for ad verification and monetizing archived media.
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Automate ad verification and reporting tasks.
Enhance archive content to make media searchable and reusable.
Use AI and ML in the cloud for near real-time media intelligence.
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Published By: Tripp Lite
Published Date: Mar 02, 2015
VoIP is rapidly becoming the standard for voice communications in business, government, education, government and healthcare. It offers capabilities that far exceed traditional phone systems, with unified communication platforms promising to integrate messaging, mobility, collaboration, relationship management, teleconferencing and other advanced features.
The transition to VoIP presents a number of challenges like the need to install new equipment in the MDF and the IDFs dispersed throughout your organization's network/telecom wiring closets. Typical closet designs can't handle the increased wattage and heat output of the PoE switches used to power IP phones.
In this white paper you'll learn:
• The basics of VoIP migration and implementation
• What issues to consider when upgrading network/telecom wiring closets for VoIP
• What cost-effective solutions are available to power and protect a VoIP network wiring closet
We all know how major security incidents can affect a company’s data, networks and corporate brand. We also know that sophisticated attacks, designed to gain continuous access to critical information or to cause damage in critical infrastructure, are becoming more severe, more frequent and more costly. But what can you do about it? The IBM white paper “Responding to—and recovering from—sophisticated security attacks” details four proactive steps that you can—and should—take now to help keep your organization safe: prioritize your business objectives and set your risk tolerance; protect your organization with a proactive security plan; prepare your response to the inevitable sophisticated attack and promote and support a culture of security awareness. Read the white paper to learn how to help keep your organization safe from sophisticated security attacks and find out how IBM can help.
A powerful signal integrity analysis tool must be flexibility, easy to use and integrated into an existing EDA framework and design flow. In addition, it is important for the tool to be accurate enough. This report reviews a validation study for the Mentor Graphics HyperLynx 8.0 PI tool to establish confidence in using it for power integrity analysis.
With IBM Network Connectivity Managed Services, you can control costs, improve performance and streamline operations with feature-rich services that are designed to help build and proactively manage your enterprise WAN.
A though leadership white paper discusses how virtualization, cloud computing, and the proliferation of smart devices are helping companies meet their goals and be more effective with their IT investments but are placing increased demands on the datacenter network. Organizations can no longer afford to treat the datacenter network as an afterthought, and it is not sufficient to simply throw more ports or bandwidth at the problem. IBM offers a portfolio of datacenter network planning, integration, and management services designed to maximize customers' DCN success. By working with customers to plan and implement the appropriate network design at the beginning of an IT project, IBM can help customers meet their business requirements, minimize operating costs, and build in flexibility for the future.
The Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN) solution provides design and implementation guidance for organizations looking to deploy wide area network (WAN) transport with a transport-independent design (TID), intelligent path control, application optimization, and secure encrypted communications between branch locations while reducing the operating cost of the WAN. IWAN takes full advantage of cost-effective transport services in order
to increase bandwidth capacity without compromising performance, reliability, or security of collaboration or
This document is a Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for Cisco Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) Solutions. It presents system-level requirements, recommendations, guidelines, and best practices for detecting, connecting, and engaging mobile users within your venue and leveraging your Wi-Fi network to fit your business needs. As Cisco continues to develop and enhance the technologies required to implement a CMX solution, this CVD will evolve and be updated to provide the latest guidelines, recommendations, and best practices for designing and deploying a CMX solution.
While providing your customers and guests with Wi-Fi, you can give them pertinent information, individual attention, and special offers. And you can learn how, where, and when they move through your venue. Customers or guests passing through your store, hotel, or other venue increasingly expect free Wi-Fi. They also expect personal service. You can give them both, which can help boost your sales. And in doing so, you can gain information that will help make your venue more attractive and profitable.
As demands for “right here, right now” information sharing continue to rise, today's organizations are taking a hard look at their branch and remote locations, where performance and service enablement have always been a primary indicator of companywide productivity.
The data center infrastructure is central to the overall IT architecture. It is where most business-critical applications are hosted and various types of services are provided to the business. Proper planning of the data center infrastructure design is critical, and performance, resiliency, and scalability need to be carefully considered.
Another important aspect of the data center design is the flexibility to quickly deploy and support new services. Designing a flexible architecture that can support new applications in a short time frame can result in a significant competitive advantage.
The basic data center network design is based on a proven layered approach that has been tested and improved over the past several years in some of the largest data center implementations in the world. The layered approach is the foundation of a data center design that seeks to improve scalability, performance, flexibility, resiliency, and maintenance.
There is a tendency to discount the network as just simple plumbing, to think that all you have to consider is the size and the length of the pipes or the speeds and feeds of the links, and to dismiss the rest as unimportant. Just as the plumbing in a large stadium or high rise has to be designed for scale, purpose, redundancy, protection from tampering or denial of operation, and the capacity to handle peak loads, the network requires similar consideration. As users depend on the network to access the majority of the information they need to do their jobs and to transport their voice or video with reliability, the network must be able to provide resilient, intelligent transport.
IBM® SmartCloud® Orchestrator makes complex cloud services easy to manage. Built on OpenStack, IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator provides common cloud services for multi tier application environments on top of compute, network and storage while supporting multiple hypervisors and multi-vendor platforms. It’s designed to simplify and speed the creation and execution of process workflows that then help shorten deployment and change processes in the cloud. With standardization and automation of cloud services through a flexible orchestration engine, IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator (SCO) provides ongoing service lifecycle management and the flexible platform to automate assets that most organizations are already using.