This white paper will discuss how big data analytics, coupled with the right facilities and asset management software, can provide next-generation opportunities to improve facilities and asset management processes and returns. It will examine how different organizations successfully use big data generated by their facilities and assets to help increase revenue, power operational efficiency, ensure service availability and mitigate risk.
Most importantly, this white paper will reveal how your organization can leverage big ...
August 2013- Innovative Canadian IT executives are becoming "service brokers" rather than "service providers" to drive productivity and competitive advantage. Managed hosting is a key part of their sourcing strategy, offering enterprise-class datacentres that can support today's business requirements of performance, security, and resiliency. The following questions were posed to Mark Schrutt, Director of IDC's Service and Enterprise Applications research regarding the role of managed hosting in supporting leading Canadian executives and what to look for in ...
October 2013- The proliferation of mobile devices and the ever increasing amount of content on the web, DNS usage has seen a huge increase in recent years. Meanwhile, DNS continues to be a tempting target for attackers, and when they succeed in disrupting DNS, all external data center services are affected. This paper helps organizations confronting these growth and security challenges understand how a new full-proxy architecture for DNS provides a complete solution for global, local, and ...
October 2013- BYOD has quickly transformed IT, offering a revoluntionary way to support the mobile workforce. The first wave of BYOD featured MDM solutions that controlled the entire device. In the next wave, BYOD 2.0, control applies only to those apps necessary for business, enforcing corporate policy while maintaining personal privacy. The F5 Mobile App Manager is a complete mobile application management platform built for BYOD 2.0.
August 2013- Information security has become an increasingly critical concern for organizations of all kinds. Trends such as mobility, cloud computing, consumerization and flexwork mean that more people are accessing enterprise applications and data from more places and in more ways than ever before. It's no wonder that IT personnel feel like they are rapidly falling behind in their ability to secure sensitive enterprise information. In this paper we explore ten reasons why desktop virtualization should be ...
August 2013- While many companies have begun using external cloud infrastructure services, and a smaller number have embarked on internal "cloud-like" initiatives, others are just starting out and trying to determine how to best use cloud computing. This paper written by BMC's Deputy CTO Herb VanHook, provides an overview of the major models of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS) and the business benefits and best uses of each model.
For many organizations, moving to the cloud to meet the needs for business services represents a tremendous investment of both time and financial resources, without clear instructions for reaching their goals. This road map takes into consideration the ultimate needs of the business, the efficiency and effectiveness of IT, best practices, and future needs.
Make sure your cloud meets the needs of the business - both today and tomorrow. Get BMC's checklist to ...
August 2013- Read Enterprise Management Associates' 2013 Private Cloud Platforms Radar Report to see how EMA evaluated BMC's cloud management solutions. You'll gain comprehensive analysis of the platform's "Solution Impact," including features, architecture, and integration, as well as "Resource Efficiency," or time, effort, and cost. The report also evaluates vendors' overall performance, strengths, and limitations.
Don't miss out on the perspective provided in the latest Forrester Thought Leader Cloud Survey. In-depth responses provided by 300 cloud decision makers show you:
• Why users go around IT for cloud services
• Why you should embrace hybrid cloud - for yourself and the business
• A best-practices checklist to help build and run a cloud that fits your business needs
• Four key recommendations from Forrester to reach Cloud success
August 2013- This executive brief provides results of a CIO Magazine Quick Pulse poll sponsored by Red Hat, which highlights the industry move to OpenStack and benefits of moving to OpenStack cloud technology, wherein companies see promise and a need for implementation expertise.
When federal leaders discuss solutions for big-data initiatives, there are a few "must haves:" power, flexibility, ease of use and affordability. With the right solution, federal leaders can manipulate big data to produce actionable insights while increasing productivity across the agency.
This GCN technical brief discusses the Kitenga™ Analytics Suite and why it's the perfect choice for federal agencies.
July 2013- Monster Tool is a leading manufacturer of solid carbide cutting tools, including drills, endmills, reamers and burrs. The company has about 100 employees, and its distribution centers across the U.S. ship all over North America. Monster Tool's IT environment included Windows, Mac, Linux and VMware. Yet only a fraction of its data was being backed up, and still causing performance issues. Dell NetVault Backup provided a cross-platform solution to protect important data and applications in ...
July 2013- Now that consumers and businesses must embrace the proiliferation of mobile technologies, your company is presented with a great opportunity. In this Guide, you'll discover how to Turn your APIs into products that generate non-stop revenue; Determine the value of your APIs and price them right and Promote your APIs to developers to increase sales and expand revenues
July 2013- What good is raw data if it isn't understood? Find out how to turn your unstructured data into actionable analytic insights. The Dell Kitenga Analytics Suite's easy-to-use platform combines natural language processing, search and visualization technologies to unlock the real value of your big data. Learn more in this technical brief.
Companies increasingly rely on business intelligence (BI) to save time and money. But what's at stake when you're granting non-IT employees access to analytics, reports, dashboards, scorecards and planning models?
In this Dell/The Data Warehouse Institute report, get common-sense recommendations and best practices for safe, secure and successful self-service BI. Read it today.
July 2013- Your data center is constantly becoming more complicated. Today, the proliferation of virtualization - both for virtual servers as well as virtual desktop projects - has added an all-new layer of complexity to the picture. In this new white paper, identify business goals, technical approaches and recovery scenarios for virtual and physical data protection and recovery.
July 2013- Data protection is a holistic practice; you are only as protected as your weakest link. When backing up virtual machines compromises on protection are often made. Dell AppAssure 5 instead builds on an impressive legacy of high-performance backup and recovery solutions, eliminating the need for vendor-specific hardware, giving IT administrators complete backup flexibility.
July 2013- Supply chain performance bears directly on the customer experience. Your company's ability to execute the perfect order - with the right quantity, product or component quality, and documentation - can profoundly influence customer loyalty and profitability.
With so much hype surrounding the cloud, most IT professionals understandably are left scratching their heads and wondering: Should I move to the cloud? Where will it be the most helpful? How can it help drive efficiencies? Where does it not make sense? How can I separate the potential from the marketing fluff?
Read this white paper to separate the technology and business potential from the marketing fluff. Get answers to your most ...
July 2013- As enterprises recognize the need for a mobile strategy, it can be difficult to capitalize on the opportunities. This paper explains why enterprises should embrace mobile engagement, and describes how OpenMarket's platform helps solve customer, partner and employee communication challenges.
October 2013- It seems like we have been hearing a lot about phishing in the news in recent years, and this threat hasn't abated yet. Why are attacks via phishing and social engineering in general so prevalent and so effective? This whitepaper examines the many different methods employed in phishing attacks and social engineering campaigns, and offers a solution-based approach to mitigating risk from these attack vectors.
July 2013- You can make your life simpler when you automate your entire IT Asset Management (ITAM) lifecycle and Software Asset Management (SAM) in one system of record. You'll also reduce costs, eliminate wasted resources, improve compliance, mitigate security risks, and drive standardization.
If you've been involved with high-performance computing for any length of time, you've probably heard about accelerators. These are additional processing units that can take over some of the workload from your HPC system's main CPUs. Accelerators can be very cost effective. However, because these technologies are fairly new, not everyone fully understands their capabilities.
If your organization is considering deploying an HPC system with accelerator technology, this paper explains five things you ...
July 2013- This white paper outlines four key challenges to business growth, and explains how modern custom applications built with the ServiceNow Service Automation Platform can help to address these challenges effectively.
Cloud technology impacts storage strategies whether you are moving your storage to the cloud, managing the on-premises storage of private cloud applications, or a combination. IT operations and storage managers realize that the cloud offers increased agility and potential savings. But it also further increases IT complexity especially in hybrid environments, and its benefits cannot be realized without proper preparation.
Download this report today to learn how a comprehensive cloud strategy will enable ...
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