As enterprises work to replicate the development agility of internet companies and innovate in highly competitive markets, application development has grown increasingly complex. The large, monolithic codebases that traditionally power enterprise applications make it difficult to quickly launch new services. Siloed and potentially distributed development and operations teams present organizational alignment problems. On top of this, users are more demanding than ever – enterprises need to scale effectively and monitor deployments to ensure customers are provided with high performance and a consistent experience. Of course, all this needs to be done while providing always-on service availability.
ESG Lab evaluated the Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance from Oracle with a focus on its ability to deliver reliable data protection by recovering Oracle databases to any point in time with sub-second RPO in a highly scalable scale-out solution that is easy to use and manage.
Year after year, ESG respondents consistently cite improving data backup and recovery among the top IT priorities in our annual spending intentions survey (including 2016’s iteration). Why? Because when unforeseen infrastructure failures or data corruptions occur, the ability to restore not only business-critical information but also application and end-user access to that information become paramount. Lost or prolonged inaccessibility to business-critical data and applications most often means lost revenue and productivity to the business, and possibly the inability to meet regulatory requirements.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Secure Your Move To Cloud-Based Email With A Trusted Third-Party Security Service Provider
Email is an essential component of business activity and workforce enablement. As cost, scale, flexibility, and usability become more important, organizations are seeking cloud-based email systems to support their workforces.
Although cloud-based email investments provide financial and operating benefits, they do raise several security challenges. This report suggests that few firms understand or prepare upfront for the security challenges prior to their migration to a cloud environment.
Download the study to learn more."
Virtualization has transformed the data center over the past decade. IT departments use virtualization to consolidate multiple server workloads onto a smaller number of more powerful servers. They use virtualization to scale existing applications by
adding more virtual machines to support them, and they deploy new applications without having to purchase additional servers to do so. They achieve greater resource utilization by balancing workloads across a large pool of servers in real time—and they respond more quickly to changes in workload or server availability by moving virtual machines between physical servers. Virtualized environments support private clouds on which application engineers can now provision their own virtual servers and networks in environments that expand and contract on demand.
Is your organization truly meeting the expectations of your customers and delivering a differentiated experience that builds revenue growth and loyalty? Although there is currently a lot of focus on what constitutes the ideal digital experience, few organizations have successfully executed a strategy that takes the entire digital experience equation into consideration. Download this whitepaper now to learn the 5 keys to the digital experience equation and to read case stories on companies who have gotten it right.
Learn the 20 key commerce metrics that you should be tracking to measure and optimize your commerce results. For each metric, you will learn what it means, why you should be tracking it, industry benchmarks. Download the eBook now.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Nov 10, 2015
From your most critical workloads to your cold data, a scale-out or scale-up storage solution — one that can automatically tier volumes or data to the most appropriate arrays or media (flash SSDs or HDDs) and offers advanced software features to help ensure availability and reliability — can help you efficiently manage your data center.
One of the greatest competitive advantages a small business can offer the customer is its inherent ability to change rapidly. Whether or not the business is able to depend on deployed solutions to scale with evolving needs often defines its ability to compete.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Feb 23, 2017
More and more, critical workloads require flash arrays for reliability and performance at scale. See how Dell EMC’s VMAX All Flash array, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors, delivers low latency, unparalleled availability, massive bandwidth and super-fast IOPS to help you meet mission-critical needs.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
In a market where compute and storage resources can be bought on demand with a credit card, vendors
of on-premises hardware are seeking to tip the scales in their favor with ‘cloud-like’ pricing models that
eliminate the need to commit capital to new platforms. At Dell EMC World in May, Dell Financial Services
(DFS) rolled out Cloud Flex for HCI (hyperconverged infrastructure), part of the company’s push to evangelize
the start-small-and-scale-up virtues of HCI technology.
Cloud Flex lets customers acquire equipment on an all-opex basis, with no up-front product cost, steady
monthly payments that reduce by up to 30% annually, and the ability to turn in equipment any time after
12 months without penalty. It’s part of a series of moves by Dell EMC meant to ease the financial risk of
sticking with on-premises infrastructure in a cloud-enabled world
This ESG Lab Validation report documents the results of recent hands on testing of EMC’s VxRail hyper-converged appliance. Testing focused on deployment simplicity, manageability, simple scale-out functionality, performance, and reliability.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 01, 2013
There’s a reason Red Hat Enterprise Linux is consistently chosen as the operating platform for industry-standard performance benchmarks. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is designed to deliver scale-out and scale-up performance for small and large servers, offering documented scalability up to 4,096 CPUs and 64 Terabytes of RAM.
A scale-out storage architecture helps organizations deal with demands for growing data capacity and access. Dell engineers put DellT EqualLogicT scale-out storage through its paces to demonstrate its scalability in both file and block I/O scenarios.
To find out how new applications and virtualized environments are driving the need for increased bandwidth and network scale, download our Report on the 10GbE data center. Read how scalability is fuelling the need for 10GbE networks.
Global DNS performance and availability are critical to user experience. According to Gartner, “DNS is mission-critical to all organizations that connect to the internet. DNS failure or poor performance leads to applications, data and content becoming unavailable, causing user frustration, lost sales and business reputation damage.” But many businesses still rely on a single, often in-house DNS solution that lacks global scale and resiliency.
This white paper reviews the business advantages of implementing a high availability DNS architecture using redundant DNS services. You will learn:
- The critical role DNS plays in the user experience.
- The risks of relying solely on a single DNS solution.
- The added performance and reliability benefits of a high availability DNS architecture with a redundant managed DNS service.
- Criteria for evaluating a managed DNS service provider.
Compare IBM DB2 pureScale with any other offering being considered for implementing a clustered, scalable database configuration see how they deliver continuous availability and why they are important. Download now!
This webinar, hosted by Palo Alto Networks, focuses on deployment of 'Zero Trust Network Segmentation' in industrial control systems in large scale, mult-plant environments. We begin with an explanation of the concepts behind 'Zero Trust', scalability, the best ways to adapt existing networking and segmentation without needing to reconfigure infrastructure, and how Palo Alto's platform adresses these needs.
Lionel Jacobs is the Sr. ICS Security Architect at Palo Alto Netowrks
Jonathan S. is an Information Security Architect at a Global F&B Manufacturer
Del Rodillas (Moderator) is the Sr. Manager of ICS Initiative at Palo Alto Networks
Pure Storage has significant expertise creating scalable, enterprise-class, flash-optimized storage platforms, and with FlashBlade, Pure Storage has crafted a turnkey, purpose-built platform that is well suited to cost effectively handle the performance and capacity requirements of genomics workflows. Pure Storage has differentiated itself from more established enterprise storage providers by delivering an industry-leading customer experience, as shown by its extremely high NPS, indicating it knows how to meet and is committed to meeting customer requirements. Whether genomics practitioners plan an on-premises deployment or a cloud-based deployment for their genomics workflows, they should consider the performance, cost, and patient care advantages of the Pure Storage FlashBlade when choosing a platform, particularly if they plan to retain data for a long time and use it frequently.
This white paper discusses the concept of shared data scale-out clusters, as well as how they deliver continuous availability and why they are important for delivering scalable transaction processing support.
With ScaleIO you can easily deploy a flexible, scalable and high performance software defined Server SAN - delivering elastic, converged storage to your business on a ‘pay as you grow’ model. This converged infrastructure delivers hyper scalability and increased performance levels whilst reducing storage TCO.
"Storage system architectures are shifting from large scale-up approaches to scale-out of clustered storage approaches. The need to increase the levels of storage and application availability, performance, and scalability while eliminating infrastructure or application downtime has necessitated such an architectural shift.
This paper looks at the adoption and benefits of clustered storage among firms of different sizes and geographic locations. Access this paper now to discover how clustered storage offerings meet firms’ key requirements for clustered storage solutions and the benefits including:
Scalability and availability
"Storage system architectures are moving away from monolithic scale-up approaches and adopting scale-out storage – providing a powerful and flexible way to respond to the inevitable data growth and data management challenges in today’s environments. With extensive data growth demands, there needs to be an increase in the levels of storage and application availability, performance, and scalability.
Access this technical report that provides an overview of NetApp clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 and shows how it incorporates industry-leading unified architecture, non-disruptive operations, proven storage efficiency, and seamless scalability."
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
Software video infrastructure, video as a service and innovative form factors are reshaping video collaboration. We review eight vendors with the necessary reach, scale and interoperability for the global enterprise market so that IT infrastructure and operations leaders can make an informed choice. Download to learn more.
Published By: newScale
Published Date: Feb 25, 2009
This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) white paper introduces the Service Catalog and Service Portfolio Management processes and discusses the selection criteria for Service Catalog and Service Portfolio software solutions.Learn more today!