February 2014- Big data comes in two flavors-big transaction data and big interaction data. Big transaction data is the steadily growing volume of financial, customer, product, and other information in your organization's ERP system, data warehouses, CRM applications, and other back-office solutions, either on premise or in the cloud. Big interaction data represents interactions of customers, partners, and competitors that affect your organization. It is mostly external to your organization, scattered across the web. Information posted on ...
February 2014- IT as a Service (ITaaS) will transform future IT operations and service delivery. In the interim, Hybrid IT offers a rational, gradual approach in which some services move to SaaS while others remain on-premise. This white paper provides a strategy to move part or all of your ITSM suite to the cloud as a stepping stone to ITaaS.
Exploring Business and IT Friction: Myths and Realities, outlines key issues that cause friction between business users and IT, such as:
• Gaps in customer satisfaction and the perceived value of services
• Inadequate IT support, which decreases productivity and revenue
• Lack of communication and ownership in how business users and IT work together to identify service levels and technology needs
See what 900 business and IT professionals had to say and ...
February 2014- Here are the top five considerations to keep in mind as you begin evaluating hybrid cloud for your organization?s workloads.
February 2014- The retail landscape is changing - industry leaders are enhancing their interactions with customers through insights gained from all channels. Read the white paper and see how IBM POWER7 smarter analytics can gather and analyze shopper information to personalize retail experiences, drive more sales, gain loyalty and improve supplier collaboration.
January 2014- In this Advisory, Clabby Analytics looks more closely at the importance of implementing an integrated infrastructure - and its relationship to business analytics. The paper will examine the business analytics workloads, discuss how these workloads put different demands on the underlying systems and infrastructure, and provide guidance designing an integrated business analytics environment that will provide organizations with high performance, resiliency, and a scalable growth path.
January 2014- IT discovery is an imperative first step in any data center migration or IT optimization initiative. But traditional discovery techniques can be complex and costly to implement. ALDM (analytics for logical dependency mapping) is changing all of that. Read the white paper to learn how ALDM reengineers IT discovery using analytics, cloud computing and visualization while lowering the cost and delivering a more complete and accurate view of the IT environment.
While more and more enterprises are using analytics to guide their decision-making processes, most midsize businesses continue to rely on old-fashioned decision-making techniques like trial and error. The reason for this is simple: advanced analytics solutions can be very complex and expensive to implement, leading midmarket businesses to assume that the benefits of analytics are beyond their reach.
IBM has created a new analytics solution that is designed specifically with the needs of ...
January 2014- Business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data and find the insights to make timely, critical business decisions. Unfortunately, many users have become frustrated at their inability to quickly access and analyze the information they require. This data typically includes a combination of personal and corporate data locked in various enterprise systems. It exists in different formats and can be hard to analyze, change or share - making it difficult for ...
December 2013- Federal agencies face the difficulty of managing the increasing complexity of the information explosion?. Adopting analytics can help solve these issues and achieve desirable outcomes. Read the white paper and see how IBM analytics solutions can help the Federal Government evaluate excess data and unlock insights to create better informed decisions.
December 2013- The foundational transformation that Marketing and IT are each experiencing offers fertile new ground for CMOs and CIOs to forge tight alliances that will enable them to better support their organizations - corporate initiatives.
December 2013- Quando as projeçôes de receita de seu setor caem, como vocè pode escapar e continuar crescendo? Saiba como a Orange Business Services aproveita o storage da NetApp para se reinventar, tornando-se um fornecedor de serviços em nuvem e superando sua ambiciosa meta de receita de nuvem de € 500 milhões até 2015.
December 2013- OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat is a cloud computing Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution designed for on-premise or private cloud deployments. OpenShift Enterprise PaaS enables on-demand access to a cloud-based application platform. This lets enterprises easily build the applications they need and run them in a cloud architecture.
The Red Hat Standard Operating Environment SOE helps you define, deploy, and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux and third-party applications as an SOE. The SOE is fully aligned with your requirements as an effective and managed process, and fully integrated with your IT environment and processes.
Benefits of an SOE:
SOE is a specification for a tested, standard selection of computer hardware, software, and their configuration for use on computers within an organization. ...
December 2013- Justifying a strategic B2B initiative that reaches beyond the organization's four walls is especially critical. It encompasses integration of your major information systems to give your company the secure foundation needed to collaborate effectively with customers, partners, and suppliers. With so much at stake, the business case will come under rigorous scrutiny from senior executives and business managers at your company. Fortunately, you can significantly increase your chances of approval if you follow these ...
December 2013- See what BI can do for your company in this complete four-chapter Shortcut Guide to BI success. Learn practical, affordable tips for creating or expanding your BI strategy.
December 2013- This white paper by INC. and sponsored by IBM outlines how affordable solutions and easy implementation put the transformational power of business analytics within reach of almost any organization. Featuring John Lucas, Former Director of Operations, Cincinnati Zoo
December 2013- An IDG Connect survey* of 200 US enterprise decision makers that include guidance on where to start with an OpenStack.
December 2013- A leading financial services company used Red Hat CloudForms and reduced service delivery times from weeks to hours.
December 2013- Is your private cloud truly agile? Is it helping your users overcome their business challenges as quickly and efficiently as possible? Read this whitepaper to find out.
December 2013- This newsletter, featuring Gartner perspectives, investigates strategies and best practices for approaches in gaining the efficiencies and agility of cloud computing your enterprise IT infrastructure, but with consistent controls, governance and reduced complexity required by today's competitive enterprises.
Cloud computing and open hybrid clouds are part of a sweeping transformation across all facets of the IT industry.
Don't miss out - for a limited time, you can access this IDC Technology Spotlight on strategies for achieving true data and workload portability in a hybrid cloud future.
December 2013- Highly complex IT environment with multi-tier application architectures delivering apps and services, detecting and diagnosing code level performance problems can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. While it may be plain to the end user that there is a problem, understanding where that problem originates and exactly what is causing it is difficult, and time consuming. Riverbed OPNET AppInternals Xpert addresses this challenge by combining end-user experience, transaction tracing, and application component ...
November 2013- A large enterprise data warehouse company used Red Hat CloudForms to create a private cloud that includes automated provisioning and self-service for developers and testers. This let them build, test, and release new product versions faster. Find out how in this case study.
November 2013- In this Forrester report: How the infrastructure/operations (I&O) role changes in a hybrid cloud world. How they accelerate the cloud application delivery life cycle to exceed business expectations of cloud & Which management capabilities must be mastered to take on the role of hybrid cloud manager.
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