A huge array of BI, analytics, data prep and machine learning platforms exist in the market, and each of those may have a variety of connectors to different databases, file systems and applications, both on-premises and in the cloud. But in today’s world of myriad data sources, simple connectivity is just table stakes.
What’s essential is a data access strategy that accounts for the variety of data sources out there, including relational and NoSQL databases, file formats across storage systems — even enterprise SaaS applications — and can make them all consumable by tools and applications built for tabular data. In today’s data-driven business environment, fitting omni-structured data and disparate applications into a consistent data API makes comprehensive integration, and insights, achievable.
Want to learn more and map out your data access strategy? Join us for this free 1-hour webinar from GigaOm Research. The webinar features GigaOm analyst Andrew Brust and special guests, Eric
This free 1-hour webinar from GigaOm Research brings together experts in cybersecurity and automated remediation, featuring GigaOm analyst Jon Collins and a special guest from Puppet, Jonathan Stewart. The discussion will focus on how enterprise security and operations teams can significantly enhance their response to security threats via a collaborative, automated approach to resolution.
Cybersecurity often feels like an asymmetric battle — while on one side, cybercriminals appear to manage their efforts efficiently on the dark web, enterprises often deal with the consequences individually, reliant on manual processes and tools. So, what can we learn from the perpetrators about how to coordinate a response to security threats when, or before, they happen?
In this 1-hour webinar, you will learn:
How cybercriminals and hackers work together to create and disseminate security threats
What current challenges are faced by enterprises as they look to respond
What options exist to deal wi
This free 1-hour webinar from GigaOm Research brings together experts in IT infrastructure and cloud featuring GigaOm analyst Mark Thiele and special guest from Packet, Jacob Smith. The discussion will focus on what can be done if a business has a need or desire to run application environments outside public cloud; and, in the age of public cloud adoption, what can companies do to remain competitive from an IT perspective.
Most companies aren’t professional data center or infrastructure builders, and they shouldn’t have to be. This is in fact a driver for cloud adoption. Price, Performance, Proximity, Pride and Politics are reasons why enterprises might need more control at times over their infrastructure.
This 1-hour webinar will explore:
The considerations an enterprise must make when looking for a private cloud solution
Examples of what others have done with managed private cloud
If Managed Private Cloud can be cost-competitive with Public Cloud or on-prem IT.
The high-level defi
The asset and fund management industry has grown signifcantly in the last decade, with surveys indicating about 65 percent growth since 2007, to over USD 80 trillion in assets under management worldwide.
As its importance to the world financial system – linking those with money to invest with enterprises and activities that require funding – is increasingly recognized, so both the industry and the regulators that police the sector become more prominent.
The industry and regulators are coming under pressure from a range of “external” voices – demanding investors and consumer groups, clamoring political and economic needs, changing priorities and hopes of civil society, an increasingly noisy press, the explosion in social media and the rapid growth of new technologies.
This sea of voices is directly influencing the regulatory agenda and increasing expectations on the industry. A fundamental rethink of firms’ mindset and investment offerings is required.
Containers have become the new infrastructure
standard for development teams. While the “DIY
container approach” (un-orchestrated containers)
still has its use cases (e.g. low latency, longer
compute jobs, predictable traffic), production-grade
deployments require orchestration. DevOps teams
are increasingly leveraging the benefits of Kubernetes
and accelerating its adoption, taking it from a 27%
adoption rate in 2018 to a 48% adoption rate in 2019
according to the RightScale “2019 State of the Cloud
Report,” from Flexera. The same report also positions
Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS)
as one of the fastest-growing managed Kubernetes
offerings available, with a 44% adoption rate.
Previously, containers were a technology deployed
by individual teams – and were typically used for
“application testing” in the enterprise world. Today,
many organizations are now not only seeing the
benefits of operationalizing containers to deploy
production applications, but also re-positioni
Published By: Barracuda
Published Date: Oct 14, 2019
In its guide for buyers considering email-security solutions—a detailed analysis of products and services—Forrester’s evaluation gave Barracuda the highest score possible in the cloud integration, deployment options and support and customer success criteria. Get full report and see all the details for yourself, including innovative solutions for email authentication and incident response and for preventing account takeover, business email compromise (BEC) and spear-phishing. Claim your complimentary copy right now!
Published By: InMoment
Published Date: Oct 14, 2019
R O I : T H E H O LY
GRAIL OF CX
Return on Investment (ROI) is the holy grail of customer (CX), employee
(EX) and market (MX) experiences. Every practitioner wants to prove it’s
real, but the quest to find it can be fraught with peril and, in the end, many
businesses end up believing it’s completely fictional.
This ebook will delve into the mysteries of the financial impact of experience
programs and how you can implement and measure experience initiatives
designed to deliver ROI.
Why is the ROI of experiences so hard to establish? The answer is twofold:
1. ROI is not a single number; it’s wide-ranging and can be found in any
part of the enterprise.
2. Many businesses focus too much on the end goal (ROI), but fail to establish a program with the necessary elements required for success.
Published By: Flexential
Published Date: Oct 11, 2019
Enterprises that put all of their workloads into a single infrastructure solution such as public clouds are realizing there are limitations. As requirements around security, compliance and cost management grow, businesses are “boomeranging” back to hybrid IT models.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
API security has become a strategic necessity for your business. APIs facilitate agility and innovation. However, the financial incentive associated with this agility is often tempered with the fear of undue exposure of the valuable information that these APIs expose. With data breaches now costing $400m or more, senior IT decision-makers are right to be concerned about API security.
In this whitepaper, you'll learn:
The top API security concerns for today's enterprises.
How IT leaders can protect identity, integrity, and confidentiality of information without risking availability.
The top three qualifications you need to keep your APIs secure.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
Many businesses are now considering various options as they migrate to SAP S/4 Hana. Numerous organizations rely on SAP platform solutions, many of which were implemented during the late 1990s and early 2000s. By 2025, SAP will end mainstream maintenance on all instances of ERP installations forcing enterprises to migrate to SAP S/4HANA, or re-implement complex ERP installations, which can come with many challenges.
Read this whitepaper, written in collaboration with Capgemini, to learn:
How to prove the business value of a migration to SAP S/4HANA.
Why an API-led architecture is the best approach for SAP S/4HANA integration with existing systems, providing agility and shielding an organization’s technology stack from future changes to other systems.
The main principles of a Center for Enablement (C4E) and how it enables enterprises to implement software design with governance and high delivery speeds.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) study found enterprise customers realize 445% ROI with MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform over three years. Download this report for an analysis of the total value of integration for enterprise customers.
Key customer benefits:
$7.8M in benefits within three years.
4X projects worked on over three years.
90% developer time freed from maintaining APIs and integrations.
The Total Economic Impact™ Of MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, August 2019.
Das Speicher-Array InfiniBox® für Unternehmensanwendungen bietet höhere Performance als reine Flash-Lösungen, hohe Verfügbarkeit und Multi-Petabyte-Skalierbarkeit für Aufgaben mit gemischten Anwendungen. Zero-Impact-Snapshots und Aktiv/Aktiv-Replizierung sorgen für enorm verbesserte Business-Agilität, und FIPS-validierte Verschlüsselung für ruhende Daten macht das sichere Löschen von nicht mehr benötigten Arrays überflüssig. Mit InfiniBox können IT-Organisationen in Unternehmen sowie Anbieter von Cloud-Diensten ihre Service-Level-Ziele übertreffen und gleichzeitig Kosten und Komplexität ihrer Speicherumgebung im Petabyte-Maßstab reduzieren.
Lo storage enterprise InfiniBox® fornisce prestazioni migliori rispetto a quelle che si possono ottenere con la tecnologia all flash, un’alta disponibilità su scala multi-petabyte adatta a workload per applicazioni miste. Snapshot a impatto zero e replica active/active migliorano decisamente la business agility, mentre l’encryption data-at-rest certificata FIPS elimina la necessità di cancellare in modo sicuro gli array smantellati. Con InfiniBox, le aziende enterprise IT e i fornitori di servizi cloud possono andare oltre i propri obiettivi di servizio e al contempo abbattere i costi e la complessità delle loro operazioni su scala petabyte.
In this white paper we discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with customer experience management and highlight three key areas of future focus for successful European marketing leaders: customer consent management in marketing in the light of GDPR; the future of AI-driven customer engagement in marketing; and customer journey management as the new mantra and operating model for marketing operations management. Our observations and conclusions are backed by rigorous research results based on a representative sample of telephone interviews with marketing leaders across Europe. We hope you enjoy this paper and would be interested to hear your feedback. We believe the paper provides the benchmarks and insights to guide the next generation of marketing domain digital technology deployments and beyond into enterprisewide customer experience management.
2019 may be the year where a strong CIO-CMO relationship moves from aspiration to imperative. The notion that marketing and IT should aim to strategically align themselves is not ground-breaking. But the reality of the CIO-CMO relationship is more complex, the route toward its success harder to traverse. When large enterprises are faced with digital transformation and customer-facing initiatives; too often, IT and marketing fail to collaborate well enough to create a competitive advantage. Or even enough to keep up with competitors.
This whitepaper takes a deep dive into the CIO-CMO relationship. It was created to help marketing and IT decision makers learn how, together, they can make a realistic and immediate impact on the customer journey.
"CIOs are under constant pressure to deliver innovation and efficiency, and at a lower cost to boot. Fortunately, when it comes to enterprise IT spend, chances are the necessary resources to drive improvements are already there, hidden in budget padding. All you need are the right tools to identify and exploit them. Download this brief to:
-Understand your budget-to-actual variances and what causes them
-Learn how to course-correct towards freeing up fettered funds for growing your business"
"Getting AppRat right is no easy task. We know how complicated identifying, prioritizing and sizing business-critical applications can be in large, enterprise organizations. So, we’ve used more than a decade worth of experience to identify the top 8 most critical considerations for a successful application rationalization initiative.
Download the Application Rationalization Framework eBook to:
- Replace guesswork with facts.
- Stop counting licenses and start defining business value.
- Reject one-and-done initiatives that aren't repeatable."
Imperva, an APN Security Competency Partner, can help protect your application workloads on AWS with the Imperva SaaS Web Application Security
platform. The Imperva high-capacity network of globally distributed security services protects websites against all types of DDoS threats, including networklevel Layer 3 and Layer 4 volumetric attacks—such as synchronized (SYN) floods and User Datagram Protocol (UDP) floods—and Layer 7 application-level
attacks (including the OWASP Top 10 threats) that attempt to compromise application resources. Harnessing real data about current threats from a global
customer base, both the Web Application Firewall (WAF) and DDoS protection, incorporate an advanced client classification system that blocks malicious
traffic without interfering with legitimate users. Enterprises can easily create custom security rules in the GUI to enforce their specific security policy. In
addition, this versatile solution supports hybrid environments, allowing you to manage th
As companies like yours scale their cloud environment, the question has
evolved from “what do I need to protect” to “how do I control and monitor
what I am responsible for?” Many companies, especially those who are born on
the cloud, or who are more cloud-mature understand the Shared Responsibility
Model. Now, they are focusing on building a strategy that gives them greater
control and visibility of their cloud environment.
Gartner reported that “In 2018, the 60% of enterprises that implement
appropriate cloud visibility and control tools will experience one-third fewer
security failures.” Having the right monitoring strategy is beneficial for multiple
reasons, and this eBook will detail how OneLogin implemented it in their AWS
environment, and why you should consider implementing it in yours.
"Following a study of hundreds of organisations about how they scale agile, this Harvard Business Review article outlines what they’ve learned, and how to scale agile effectively.
They studied small firms that run their entire business with agile methods, already agile larger companies that are becoming even more agile as they’ve grown, and organisations that are making the transition from traditional hierarchies to more agile enterprises.
Download the article to discover how these organisations have scaled agile effectively.
Your small business is primed for a growing future—but with every new employee and client, you have more files to store and manage. Without a strong file sharing solution, it’s tough for your IT team to manage secure, anywhere access to key files for all your users.
The solution is to adopt an enterprise-grade file sharing platform that grows with you. In this e-book, you’ll learn how enterprise-grade file sharing supports your growth with:
• More efficient collaboration processes
• Streamlined security and compliance
• Unified access to files across locations and devices
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Oct 04, 2019
Companies across the world are adopting a hybrid cloud environment as part of their digital transformation initiative. They need a platform that provides the elasticity and automatic provisioning of the public cloud with the economic viability of the private cloud.
IBM’s LinuxONE is an enterprise-grade Linux server with a unique architecture designed to meet the needs of a vast range of enterprise computing workloads within a multi-cloud environment.
Here are just a few reasons why you should consider LinuxONE:
• Differentiating your cloud services
• Reduced costs
• Security everywhere
Download the e-book for more details.
For many enterprises, cloud migration is attractive for two key reasons: greater agility and lower cost. However, the jury is still out when it comes to the financial benefits. In this webinar, KPMG’s Adrian Bradley, Head of Technology Architecture, and Emma Bisset, Senior Manager, CIO Advisory at KPMG UK, explore the reasons why.
Listen to this webinar now to find out:
• What leading IT decision makers told KPMG about their experience of cloud costs
• Why organisations are failing to realise economic value from their cloud investments
• What key levers your organisation can use to extract significant cost savings from existing deployments.
On June 25, 2018, Ricoh announced its Cloud Workflow Solutions portfolio, a collection of cloudbased solutions and services that bring streamlined processes to SMBs in scalable, subscriptionbased packages. With an emphasis on addressing specific challenges facing smaller businesses,
these solutions are meant to empower digital workplaces by eliminating manual steps, reducing
manual data entry, and improving speed and accuracy to increase productivity and reduce overall
Many SMBs struggle to move beyond the challenges associated with content silos, lack of
interoperability, and ongoing transition to mobile work environments. Much like their enterprise
counterparts, smaller businesses face various complexities and pain points associated with
interdepartmental workflows combined with a real need to enable employees to work when, where,
and how they desire. Ricoh's Cloud Workflow Solutions platform is designed to address these
challenges by streamlining and automating common busines