This business-oriented white paper summarizes the wide-ranging benefits of the Hadoop platform, highlights common data processing use cases and explores examples of specific use cases in vertical industries.
Cloud technology has changed everything—it has been one of the biggest transitions in the IT industry over the past three to four decades. Today’s customers require greater agility and faster innovation, and need the flexibility to run their workloads both in the public cloud and on premises with a predictable and transparent IT cost structure. Learn more in this new mini digi book. (Digital awareness asset/.pdf of value proposition for OCM and new Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine)
Businesses of all sizes struggle with aging gear and lack of storage. In fact, in a 2018 Enterprise Storage Forum survey, IT and business leaders cited these concerns as their two biggest storage infrastructure challenges. But in mid- to enterprise-sized businesses, where every dollar counts, fixing these problems can feel like a tall order. If you’re going to upgrade your storage, you need to make sure you’re getting an efficient array that will help you maximize the value of your storage and your data.
We tested two storage arrays to see which could best help organizations meet these goals: the Dell EMC™ Unity™ XT 880F, and an all-flash offering in the entry-level market from a competitor (“Vendor A”). In our hands-on testing, the Dell EMC Unity XT array processed up to 93 percent more input/output operations per second (IOPS) in an 8KB 100% random read test and reduced 129 percent more data. It also carried out common management tasks faster, cutting the number of deployment steps i
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals have witnessed evolutionary changes in budgeting, planning, forecasting, and analysis processes. Through innovative advancements in technology and the application of big data within these processes, the FP&A function is empowered to transform into a strategic business partner.
In “The Rise and Rise of FP&A,” a paper written by FSN and sponsored by Anaplan, you will learn about:
-The evolution of the FP&A function
-How FP&A teams harness big data and close the talent gap
-Why FP&A can become a top contributor to forward-focused decision-making
In today’s security landscape, more vendors than ever are offering what is purported to be “threat intelligence.” Although security experts often have different definitions for this term, one thing many of them can agree on is that an intelligence-led approach to security – that is, putting threat intelligence to real-world use – is critical to protecting organizations. If the goal of an intelligence-led security strategy is to help organizations be more proactive in finding and preparing for threats to physical and digital assets, it’s crucial to define and understand exactly what threat intelligence means, and separate fact from fiction. In this whitepaper, we dispel some common myths about threat intelligence.
As the first major memory and storage breakthrough in 25 years, Intel Optane technology combines industry-leading low latency, high endurance, QoS, and high throughput that allows the creation of solutions to remove data bottlenecks, and unleash CPU utilization. With Intel Optane technology, data centers can deploy bigger and more affordable datasets to gain new insights from large memory pools.
Here are just ten way Intel Optane technology can make a difference to your business.
To find out more download this whitepaper today.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jan 28, 2014
Riverbed Cascade provides enterprise-wide network and application visibility with a full set of application-centric, site-centric, and business-centric views. While Cascade can coexist or integrate with a variety of other IT management solutions, it will likely become your first line of defense against application performance problems.
Published By: StreamSets
Published Date: Sep 24, 2018
Treat data movement as a continuous, ever-changing operation and actively manage its performance.
Before big data and fast data, the challenge of data movement was simple: move fields from fairly static databases to an appropriate home in a data warehouse, or move data between databases and apps in a standardized fashion. The process resembled a factory assembly line.
This paper explores the results of a survey, fielded in April 2013, of 304 data managers and professionals, conducted by Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today Inc. It revealed a range of practical approaches that organizations of all types and sizes are adopting to manage and capitalize on the big data flowing through their enterprises.
For IT managers, choosing the wrong vendor can lead to disruption, high costs, and the loss of confidence from within the business. Learn how to de-risk your vendor selections by aligning with market trends.
Fortinet’s 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation
Survey looks at the state of cybersecurity in organizations
around the world from the lens of digital transformation (DX).
Three hundred responses from CISOs and CSOs at large
organizations helped us identify several current trends:
n Digital transformation is the most impactful IT trend on
businesses today, with 92% responding that it has a
large impact today.
n Security is by far the biggest challenge to DX efforts,
with 85% of respondents saying it has a large impact.
n The typical organization saw four attacks that resulted
in data loss, outages, or compliance events over two
n Many companies have automated some of their security
procedures, but they are even further behind with other
security best practices.
n Big chunks of infrastructure remain vulnerable in the
typical organization, with 25% of the infrastructure not
adequately protected at the typical organization.
Looking more deeply into the data, we ident
At IBM Watson Marketing, we believe deeply in this
practice and have dedicated a large effort to provide
some of this critical data to marketers.
The newest IBM Watson Marketing annual report of
marketing benchmarks is bigger and better than ever
with mobile marketing metrics data in addition to
email marketing metrics.
This year’s report includes traditional benchmark
metrics such as email marketing open, click-through
and unsubscribe rates, as well as email client and
device data and engagement/read rates. New
this year to the report are delivery and message
frequency metrics for SMS and open and clickthrough rates for mobile push messages.
As the approach to strategic business decision making becomes more and more data driven, a method for consolidating our various data sets, which are often spread across multiple systems becomes exceedingly important.
Two of the biggest players in data driven decision making are website analytics platforms and customer relationship management systems. The former includes accumulating data on top of the funnel behavior such as site traffic origins, lead generation, content consumption tracking, device usage, and overall site behavior. While the latter has a focus more on bottom of the funnel activity such as lead nurturing, customer status, lifetime value, etc.
Lastly, without communication between these two essential platforms, a complete understanding of your customers, from lead to longtime client, may never be possible. A web analytics (Google Analytics) and CRM integration provides you with a 360 degree view of your customer base, so that you can understand not just what PPC efforts
From its conception, this special edition has had a simple goal: to help SAP customers better understand SAP HANA and determine how they can best leverage this transformative technology in their organization. Accordingly, we reached out to a variety of experts and authorities across the SAP ecosystem to provide a true 360-degree perspective on SAP HANA.
3TIER helps organizations understand and manage the risks associated with renewable energy projects. A pioneer in wind and solar generation risks analysis, 3TIER uses science and technology to frame the risk of weather-driven variability, anywhere on Earth.
3TIER's unique expertise is in combining the latest weather data with historical weather patterns, and using the expertise of 3TIER's meteorologists, engineers and data scientists to create a detailed independent assessment of the future renewable energy potential of any location.
Cloud-delivered big data analytics presents an enormous opportunity for organizations that want to become more agile, more efficient and more competitive. To capitalize on the full potential of this opportunity, businesses need cloud-enabled big data analysis solutions that are flexible, simple, secure and open.
Des termes tels que Big Data et Internet des Objets, peu répandus il y a encore quelques années, sont entrés dans le vocabulaire usuel non seulement des directeurs et dirigeants, mais également de toute l’organisation de l’entreprise.
Nous sommes souvent surpris par la rapidité avec laquelle les choses changent, une vitesse qui dépasse notre capacité d’apprentissage et de compréhension. Et dans le même temps, nous réalisons que les dynamiques de l’entreprise et le contexte dans lequel nous évoluons sont trop lourds, trop coûteux, trop complexes. Trop.
While seemingly counter intuitive, organizations can actually create IT efficiencies without having to cut service levels by adopting a systems management strategy that embraces the concept of “Discover, Manage, Automate and Validate.”
Big data projects are becoming reality for nearly every major enterprise. According to a recent survey, 49 percent of respondents say they are implementing, or likely to implement big data projects in the future. Twelve percent already have. With big data comes surprising impacts to your network. The 4 Steps to Surviving Big Data white paper will help you identify problems before they start.
Published By: Altiscale
Published Date: Aug 25, 2015
Weren't able to attend Hadoop Summit 2015? No sweat. Learn more about the latest Big Data technologies in these technical presentations at this recent leading industry event. The Big Data experts at Altiscale - the leader in Big Data as a Service - have been busy at conferences.
To see all four presentations (in slides and youtube video), click here. https://www.altiscale.com/educational-slide-kit-2015-big-data-conferences-nf/
• Managing Growth in Production Hadoop Deployments
• Running Spark & MapReduce Together in Production
• YARN and the Docker Ecosystem
• 5 Tips for Building a Data Science Platform
The rise of big data provides Modern Marketers with an unprecedented level of insights. But too often, it's easy to get buried by the data. We put together 40 Must-See Charts for Modern Marketers, offering analysis and intelligence today's marketers need to know across a range of disciplines from email marketing and lead management to social media and events.