Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Dec 18, 2017
The traditional office space is dead. Chased out by the combining forces of mobility, millennials, and modernity, the advent of collaborative technology and the always connected worker have led to a brave new world of shared, open spaces.
Studies show that up to 82% of knowledge workers feel they need to collaborate with others throughout the day to get work done. Yet, according to an IBM study, 78% say they struggle to effectively connect their workplace and help people collaborate—either virtually or face-to-face1. Why? The answer is not all collaboration is alike.
Download this report to get the latest trends in office space utilization and find out about the three main types of collaboration and how they need to be supported differently in the work environment.
The office may be shrinking, but it’s not going away anytime soon. If anything, the rising demand for more teamwork and collaboration makes the configuration of workspaces more important than ever.
With core competencies like security, facility management, and carrier access, CenturyLink provides comprehensive global colocation services that extend your IT infrastructure into a more efficient virtual environment. You manage your own hardware, software, and applications to maintain complete control while gaining the cost and growth benefits of colocation.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: May 05, 2015
It's time to manage all your VMware machines through 1 tool. Red Hat® CloudForms gives you visibility and control throughout your whole infrastructure—from individual VMware machines to your entire cloud and virtualization infrastructure. Download the technology brief to learn more.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Mar 18, 2016
This report documents hands-on testing and validation of an EMC data protection solution for virtual environments using Avamar Virtual Edition with a Data Domain system, with a focus on the ease of integration, efficiency, scalability, and backup/restore performance.
To keep your operations running smoothly, you need industrial printers that are ready for today, ready for tomorrow, ready for anything.
Zebra’s new ZT600 printers deliver next-generation power, intelligence and performance, in virtually any industrial environment. Building on the legacy of the legendary Xi™ Series, the ZT610™ and ZT620™ are built for best-in-class integration, deployment, management and maintenance:
• Link-OS® remote management and cloud capabilities give you complete visibility—anywhere, anytime.
• Secure cloud connections with advanced diagnostics let you scale up or down quickly and easily.
• Micro-consistent printing delivers high-quality labels as small as 3mm.
• Field-installable upgrades and flexible configuration options future-proof your set-up.
Rugged environments? Demanding applications? Unpredictable challenges? Keep your supply chains working at full tilt with full visibility, thanks to the brawn, brains and adaptability of Zebra’s new ZT600 printers.
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
Windows Server 2016 has been generally available since October 2016. This eBook has been updated to provide the latest and greatest additions within Window Server 2016 as it applies to virtualization; Hyper-V. This is the main topic we will be discussing in this eBook, Windows Server 2016 Virtualization — also known as Hyper-V 2016. Components within Hyper-V are updated or additional functionality is added with each release of Windows Server. Knowing this is important to understanding the increased functionality as well as the overall usability of Windows Server through documents such as this.
Many of the new features and functionalities do require some basic usage of PowerShell. Throughout this eBook you will find sample PowerShell scripts documented as examples allowing IT professionals to leverage Hyper-V PowerShell within their own environments.
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
As a smaller organization tasked with big responsibilities – public health and exceptional customer service around the clock – Vallejo needed a backup solution that kept pace with the growing needs of their company and customers and was easy to manage. They understood that backups played a critical role to success, but their existing solution was slow, cumbersome and expensive in their new, virtualized environment. They needed a solution that would boost backup speeds within their existing HP architecture while simplifying and streamlining management and cutting costs.
With server virtualization now well established in the world's datacenters, IT leaders are turning their attention to virtualizing and centralizing desktop PCs to address some of their toughest computing challenges:
. Managing complex end-user hardware and software infrastructure
. Securing networks and information assets
. Supporting a global workforce in an environment of constant change
The traditional workforce model of permanent employees located in a single or small number of offices has undergone a significant transformation in recent years, accelerated by the effects of the current economic landscape. Drivers of this trend include initiatives to drive growth and expand into other markets, improve customer service, speed to market, improve decision-making processes, and increase both worker and overall organisational productivity.
Enterprise Strategy Group analysts Mark Bowker and Mark Peters will share the business drivers and benefits for virtualizing both servers and storage. You'll gain an understanding of IT infrastructure virtualization in order to evaluate the operational benefits it could provide. You'll also learn what steps to take to assess your IT environment to quantify the benefits of virtualization.
In this session, HP and ESG Storage Virtualization experts will share real HP customer case studies who have deployed virtualization in their environments and realized significant business benefits as a result.
Customization is the toughest part of maintaining an environment that keeps users productive. You have to make every desktop, whether physical or virtual, exactly right for each user without crushing IT administration resources that are already stretched to the limit.Quest Workspacetm Desktop Authority ®-part of Quest's User Workspace Management solution-gives you a single console to configure, manage, secure and support each user's unique workspace-including the most targeted mix possible of resources, security requirements, applications, peripherals and even Outlook settings-wherever that user logs in. Desktop Authority complements traditional desktop management-focused on software deployment and asset tracking-with true user environment management for companies of all sizes and all infrastructures.
HotSchedules needed an agile and scalable IT environment that could respond quickly to growth opportunities. The company deployed the Windows Server 2008 operating system with Hyper-V virtualization technology to consolidate its server environment, reduce costs, and maximize network performance. By hosting up to 19 virtual machines on each physical server, HotSchedules increased its growth capacity while cutting power costs 77 percent and enhancing the company’s competitive position.
The Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series is fundamentally changing the way enterprises think about purchasing and managing storage. Built on breakthrough virtualized peer storage architecture, the EqualLogic PS Series simplifies the deployment and administration of consolidated storage environments.
A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Tripwire. This study included inquiry into the current role of virtualization in the overall environment and barriers to further deployment, as well as how performance is measured for both the environment and those managing virtualized servers.
Zerto has introduced a virtual-aware, software-only, tier-one, enterprise-class replication solution purpose-built for virtual environments. Read on to learn how this gives a new approach to business continuity and disaster recovery
Many organizations have adopted virtualization as a standard for server workloads. But virtualization has not proven to be the “game changer” many organizations had envisioned. IT departments face huge challenges related to server sprawl, which has actually increased with virtualization.
Although virtualization has brought benefits beyond the physical paradigm of one operating system per server, the true optimal infrastructure for organizations comes with adopting a private cloud infrastructure.
Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide:
Easy provisioning of new environments
"How can you make sure that your private cloud is agile, responsive, and efficient? NetApp offers private cloud technology that aligns with the following recommendations from Enterprise Strategy Group:
* Optimize storage to fully realize the benefits of server virtualization and private cloud
* Treat storage efficiency as a strategic opportunity to hone and improve the overall cloud environment
* Use techniques such as deduplication and compression to expand the available capacity of a private cloud"
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jul 24, 2014
Build or buy? When manufacturers have sought new leaders, they have typically done both: grooming talent in-house and paying market rates for the best thinkers and managers.
With the growing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) shortage, companies will be harder-pressed to buy – and keep – top technical talent. Emerging and established leaders will command premium prices and field continual offers, increasing the likelihood they’ll make frequent job changes, taking their industry and institutional knowledge with them. As a consequence, manufacturers will need to build their talent pipeline, empower knowledge workers with the tools and intelligence they need to succeed, and provide professional development opportunities that exceed what competitors offer.
This will be a marathon, not a sprint. What’s key to making the race for talent successful: virtual training environments that accelerate learning and innovation.
Virtualization reduces the number of physical servers IT needs to provision and maintain, but it also transforms the data protection paradigm. Now businesses can recover from failures in minutes, not hours, with unprecedented affordability. The key to
Kaspersky Lab has created an eBook to help you calculate the true cost of protecting your business infrastructure, intelligence, and reputation. Download "IT Security by the Numbers: Calculating the Total Cost of Protection" to learn more.
For virtualization security, there’s no one size fits all solution…and trying to fit your organization’s specific needs into the wrong security product can be a costly mistake. Do you know how to pick the right option for your organization?
A new whitepaper from Kaspersky Lab, "Virtualization Security Options: Choose Wisely" will tell you.