The Business Analyst's Guide to Hadoop
Rapidly emerging as a transformative technology framework for storing and processing massive amounts of structured and unstructured data, Apache Hadoop plays a central role in ......
As many have discovered in recent years, virtualization is a key strategy for infrastructure optimization and a requirement for converged infrastructure. By separating physical devices from the computing, storage, and networking services they deliver, organizations are able to make much more efficient use of these resources. As a result, IT organizations are looking to invest in virtualization-optimized solutions that enable consolidation, mission-critical resiliency, disaster recovery, and faster application deployment.
When built-in properly, virtualization ...
As healthcare personnel increasingly use their own mobile devices at work, IT departments need to ensure a high-level of data protection, manageability, and regulatory compliance. With the increase in productivity and collaboration comes the need for incremental server, storage and networking requirements.
This whitepaper discusses the benefits and challenges of BYOD and how client virtualization, virtual desktop strategies and solutions that address multivendor device management can help IT departments maintain control.
October 2012- Small and midsize firms virtualize IT infrastructure to meet real-world challenges: simplifying operations to focus on business issues, speeding up application rollouts to get more done, safeguarding data and operations to stay open and productive, and saving money for the bottom line. It's a new way to think about IT - and getting started is easy, fast, and inexpensive, using VMware solutions designed for your real-world small or midsize business. Read this eBook to learn ...
October 2012- Virtualization long ago ceased to be an activity for risk-takers and is now largely a mainstream phenomenon. However, virtualization has made most of its inroads at the server level and not at the desktop. ESG believes that this situation is going to change. VMware offers a growing range of solutions for achieving desktop virtualization, including VMware View-a product that is proving to be adaptable, reliable, and cost-effective for a wide range of small and mid-size ...
Ping Identity is a technology company that provides Cloud identity security solutions to more than 800 of the world's largest organizations in both the private and public sectors. With the acceleration of SaaS and Cloud computing, the company has seen substantial growth.
Today, the company delivers its solutions from three data centers supporting over 400 virtualized servers and counting. The management of this growth has raised the bar significantly for Ping Identity's internal IT operations.<...
You've already invested valuable resources in establishing a world-class Citrix environment. So how do you expect to match the new Citrix HDX capabilities you've licensed with an endpoint solution that can fully meet the needs and expectations of your users?
How can you enable non-traditional devices like network monitors, consumer set-top boxes, shop floor equipment, kiosks and hospital workstations-on-wheels to be able to display virtual apps and desktops directly, without the need for ...
VMware vCloud® Director™ orchestrates the provisioning of software-defined datacenter services, to deliver complete virtual datacenters for easy consumption in minutes. Software-defined datacenter services and virtual datacenters fundamentally simplify infrastructure provisioning and enable IT to move at the speed of business
Numerous enhancements are included within vCloud Director 5.1, making it the best infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solution in the marketplace today. This document highlights some of these key enhancements and is targeted toward users who are ...
September 2012- Forward-thinking CSOs are embracing the right security strategy and exercising appropriate caution without dampening cloud optimism. By overcoming the number one perceived challenge security-CIOs-can move beyond their fears to pursue their IT transformation to cloud computing.
September 2012- This paper explains why customers are moving beyond traditional tools and processes when it comes to how they manage their virtual environments. ESG global field survey provides proof points, while analysts provide recommendations for next steps in the virtualization journey.
September 2012- Discover how federal agencies and the DoD can approach disaster recovery. Read the interactive eBook: "A Guide to Modern IT Disaster Recovery," to gain insight and advice on how to build an effective disaster recovery strategy in the evolving world of virtual infrastructures, while mitigating the impact of so-called 'Black Swan' events in the data center.
Server virtualization has transformed corporate IT-- companies have enjoyed major cost savings and have gained flexibility and efficiency. But this has also led to a proliferation of virtual machines and servers that threaten to overwhelm data movement and storage technologies.
In this IDG Tech Dossier, learn how utility storage makes for massive consolidation, flexibility and scalability, so IT departments can reduce storage infrastructure and lower costs while improving their ability to respond to ...
One of the key strategies that IT teams are pursuing to reduce capital costs while
boosting asset utilization and employee productivity is the transition to highly
virtualized data centers.
However, IDC finds that expectations for further boosts in IT asset use and operational efficiency often surpass the actual results because of overloaded storage and data network facilities, overprovisioning of storage capacity, and a quantum leap in administration workloads.
In combination, these ...
Client virtualization encapsulates a user's desktop including operating system, applications, data and personalization-and stores it in the data center, rather than on the end-point device.
This has several advantages. The desktop is stored and maintained centrally, so it's much easier to manage, maintain and support. It's not tied to a particular computer, so it can be accessed from different devices. And the end-point device stores neither desktop nor data, so the security danger ...
November 2012- Server virtualization initiatives are reshaping data center traffic flows, increasing bandwidth densities at the server edge and pushing conventional data center networks to the brink. Hierarchical data center networks designed to support traditional client-server software deployment models can't meet the performance and scalability requirements of the new virtualized data center. Enterprises must implement flatter, simpler networks to support high-volume server-to-server traffic flows, and they must adopt new management systems and security practices to administer virtual ...
August 2012- As companies solve their long standing backup challenges they are turning their attention away from reactively managing backups to taking a more proactive, holistic approach to managing their backup infrastructure. In this new world of backup management, tasks that were previously either overlooked or ignored due to the urgency of troubleshooting failed backups are now given the attention they deserve
August 2012- Learn how one company, Milwaukee Electric Tool looked to Idera Continuous Data Protection to make the transition from tape-based backup for their virtualized enviroment, and utilizing CDP's robust feature set and high-performance backup solution, met their backup requirements while positioning to move ahead with its Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and disaster recovery plans.
July 2012- Intelligent Desktop Virtualization (IDV) combines the best end point security with no compromises in user experience, productivity, cost, or flexibility.
IBM Power Systems provide a comprehensive approach designed to protect the continuity and availability of business-critical applications and services. Deploying integrated disaster recovery allows companies to deliver new services faster, with higher quality, and with superior economics.
Downtime can be highly disruptive and expensive to an organization, with cost drivers including lost revenue, reduced employee productivity, reputational damage, and the cost of resources required to address and avoid outages. Most organizations in IDC ...
Buy-and-hold strategies can actually add costs to the datacenter, as systems age in place. Not only do hardware maintenance and software maintenance fees rise, over time - but the aging of applications also costs the organization money. Investing in a transition from POWER5 to POWER7 resulted in a return on investment (ROI) of more than 150 percent over three years.
An insightful and and compelling discussion by IDC that reviews the primary reason for ...
Parallel build execution is a popular technique for reducing software build length, and for good reason. Today, multi-core computers are common, particularly for software developers, so there's horsepower to spare, and it seems seductively easy to dabble with parallel builds: just slap a "-j" onto your make command-line,sit back and enjoy the benefits of a build that's 2, 3 or 4 times faster than it used to be.
Unfortunately, with this simple approach you are ...
June 2012- A 2011 CIO Quick Pulse study found that nearly 75% of respondents who already have virtualization implemented into their datacenters have either already deployed a second vendor virtualization solution or are planning to. As the virtualization market matures, you would expect an increase in solution offerings through greater competition, resulting in lower product solution costs. Unfortunately, the proprietary virtualization software competitors are doing quite the opposite, driving up the costs of their proprietary solutions while simultaneously removing ...
Red Hat Enteprise Virtualization 3.0 makes implementing virtualized servers easier and more cost-effective, and it won't lock you in. In addition to holding top virtualization benchmarks for performance and scalability of Windows and Linux workloads, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization provides unmatched security.
This paper discusses Red Hat Secure Virtualization (sVirt), the industry's most comprehensive security solution for virtualization. With its unique kernel-level architecture and NSA-developed security mechanism, sVirt leads to a higher level of ...
In a February 2012 review, well-known enterprise technology information publication eWEEK wrote that Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 is set to challenge VMware at its own game and discusses why Red Hat is now being considered an enterprise virtualization market contender.
Built from the long-standing stability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 is a strategic alternative virtualization solution and is the first enterprise-ready, fully open source virtualization platform. Designed for ...
June 2012- By transitioning workloads from physical servers to virtual machines, datacenter consolidation significantly increases the utilization and agility of computing resources while reducing operational costs with more efficient use of power and space. Capital cost savings in server hardware is the most immediate benefit and can range in a reduction of 40-75 percent. Operations teams also benefit from the reduced requirements for space and power and with the improved on-going management of their servers. For new ...
June 2012- A recent finding by IDG in 2011 found that over 70 percent of customers surveyed are either already deploying a dual virtualization vendor strategy, or have concrete plans to do so. With the maturation of the virtualization market and the emergence of alternative virtualization platforms, VMware customers are recognizing the advantages of deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization either as a second virtualization platform to coexist with VMware vSphere or as complete replacement. Many customers begin this deployment ...
As the number of virtual workloads surpass the number of physical workloads with the maturing or the virtualization market, IDC data indicates that as many as one third of virtualization customers are planning to use multiple hypervisors over the next year.
This whitepaper discusses why agencies are pursuing a multi-vendor strategy for virtualization software and how Red Hat, with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, is quickly emerging as a leading strategic alternative and is ...
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