Moving to a cloud-computing environment is a priority for the vast majority of enterprises today. Most CIOs hope to harness the cloud to drive business transformation
through IT transformation. They're no longer just concerned with budgets or delivering products and services efficiently, but seek to lead change throughout their organizations.
Read this brief to see how cloud is the perfect vehicle for achieving this innovative success.
January 2013- In this paper, after reviewing the key requirements for an enterprise-grade cloud storage system, we introduce Red Hat Storage Server and review the architectural characteristics that make it the storage system of choice for enterprise users. We conclude with a case study exploring the real-word experiences of Intelitek, a manufacturer of high-tech educational products that successfully deployed Red Hat Storage Server for Public Cloud within AWS to meet the time-sensitive demands of its customer base.
January 2013- In January 2012, Aberdeen surveyed 106 enterprises spanning various sectors about how they're dealing with high-growth storage. This report looks at each component of hybrid cloud storage, as users of this new technology will be able to choose where to locate their data: on-premise with scale-out NAS or in the public cloud.
January 2013- Scale-out storage technologies have rapidly gained popularity over the past several years, successfully crossing the chasm from niche technology to mainstream enterprise solution. As this shift occurs, an increasing number of enterprises are seeking to understand the advantages of the newer technology when it comes to the storage of exploding amounts of unstructured data.
January 2013- Over the past ten years, enterprises have seen enormous gains in scalability, flexibility, and affordability as they migrated from proprietary, monolithic server architectures to architectures that are virtualized, open source, standardized, and commoditized. Unfortunately, storage has not kept pace with computing. The proprietary, monolithic, and scale-up solutions that dominate the storage industry today do not deliver the scalability, flexibility, and economics that modern datacenter and cloud computing environments need in a hyper-growth, virtualized, and increasingly ...
December 2012- Gabriel Consulting Group’s recent annual x86 Data Center Surveys have shown that the average x86 enterprise customer is using three different hypervisors to virtualize their workloads. Their latest survey shows that most customers aren’t simply test-driving them in hopes of finding the “One True Hypervisor.” They have solid reasons, primarily focused on cost and technical differences, for using multiple solutions and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. This survey digs ...
December 2012- With Microsoft Windows XP support expiring in 2014, enterprises are preparing for the imminent move to their next Windows operating system. Download now to get a four-step plan and assessment worksheets to help prepare you for a smooth migration process.
November 2012- IBM SPSS predictive analytics solutions have proved to be very effective at helping tax collection agencies to maximize revenues by detecting non-compliance more efficiently and by focusing investigations on cases that are likely to yield the biggest tax adjustments.
New IT Trends Impact the Network - To be successful, modern businesses must be extremely agile and IT plays an ever-increasing role in enabling that nimbleness. Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) sees a number of IT trends closely aligned with business agility that impact everything from data center assets to remote workers. These trends will have an especially profound impact on corporate networks.
In this whitepaper, learn more about these trends and how HP ...
November 2012- With the addition of systems management such as Microsoft System Center, customers can move beyond virtualization and begin to implement private clouds. A private cloud extends virtualization features designed into Windows Server, enabling standardized design, simple back-up, and self-service deployment of IT services. By removing the need to customize each and every IT service and by enabling line of business or application owners to control when they deploy services, IT organizations can further reduce operational ...
Learn how Centerbeam accomplish their goal of increasing cloud service competitiveness by boosting storage throughput while automatically moving less frequently used data to more cost-efficient disk.
Through testing of the HP 3PAR storage solution, Centerbeam achieved 10-fold more storage throughput than with their EMC storage, boosting customer satisfaction as well as a 65% reduction in chief architect’s storage administration time, which was redirected to more valuable projects. Read this case study to learn ...
October 2012- Read in this white paper how enterprise process agility with BPM and trusted timely data from MDM can be combined to transform business process and information. The alignment of MDM and BPM can enable trusted and accurate information to be used by high-performance, agile business processes to improve performance, bringing trusted data to processes and more agility to data stewardship.
Transition smoothly to IPv6 with Cisco Next Generation Enterprise WAN and continue to benefit from your IPv4 investments. See how Cisco network design positions you to grow and meet evolving needs by supporting new applications and services.
Dan Woods, Chief Analyst CITO Research, outlines enterprise architecture requirements for designing, managing, and protecting APIs and how the emerging API Gateway "proxy" deployment model is speeding deployment across industries.
In this model, authentication using OAuth and other lightweight protocols such as REST and JSON are all the rage but Enterprise-class security is still lacking. To present actionable solutions, Dan presents 5 core API patterns for mobile, partner, data control, and PaaS infrastructure with ...
October 2012- Microsoft SharePoint is a powerful collaboration tool proliferating throughout enterprises. Download this white paper to learn about the challenges of optimizing a web-based SharePoint environment and how to address all the requirements across the application and technology stack to deliver the best return on investment and productivity for the business.
October 2012- To stay competitive and keep costs down, today's enterprises need to consolidate resources, quickly provision services, and more effectively rationalize costs with new business models. If done correctly, cloud computing can help solve these problems, and further help IT managers maintain business-critical applications and data. But there are numerous challenges that can prevent organizations from succeeding with cloud initiatives. This solution brief addresses those limitations, and looks at how Riverbed Technology helps you overcome them.
September 2012- Become familiar with the specifications, performance and benefits of Dell Desktop Virtualization Solution (DVS) Enterprise 6020. Review sample architectures and configurations to help you select and deploy pilot installations.
September 2012- Maximize your desktop virtualization solution with Dell DVS Enterprise, an Integrated Solution Stack (ISS) that supports Dell and non-Dell servers, storage and networking systems to improve scalability and flexibility options.
Defend your organization against the kind of sophisticated and devastating cyber attacks seen in the first half of 2012 by staying current on the most effective threats--and why they work.
In a unique report from FireEye, written specifically for CISOs, IT Security Directors, and other senior executives with enterprise-level security responsibility, gain valuable insight into the most lethal attacks of this year and how they are successfully evading traditional defenses. This exclusive information comes ...
August 2012- The core architecture of external storage solutions have gone largely unchanged for the past 20 years. Until recently, scale-out storage was a solution for niche markets. It has been tucked away in an IT corner, mostly used in HPC, scientific computing, and media and entertainment environments. A good deal of data center spending was put on hold, recently there has been uptake in scale-out storage, but adoption was clearly hampered by IT budget pressures. Now, with ...
August 2012- Over the past ten years, enterprises have seen enormous gains in scalability, flexibility, and affordability as they migrated from proprietary, monolithic server architectures to architectures that are virtualized, open source, standardized, and commoditized. Unfortunately, storage has not kept pace with computing. The proprietary, monolithic, and scale-up-solutions that dominate the storage industry today do not deliver the scalability, flexibility, and economics that modern datacenter and cloud computing environments need in a hyper-growth, virtualized, and increasingly cloud-based ...
Scale-out storage technologies have rapidly gained popularity over the past several years, successfully crossing the chasm from niche technology to mainstream enterprise solution. As this shift occurs, an increasing number of enterprises are seeking to understand the advantages of the newer technology when it comes to the storage of exploding amounts of unstructured data.
While many sources have investigated the advantages of scale-out storage from a technology perspective, few have taken on this ...
Video, voice, the Internet, rich media, and GPS are all being used in new applications to move government forward. With that also come challenges posed by legacy systems.
State, local, and provincial governments will need to migrate low-performance, ad hoc, easily compromised wireless installations to enhanced WLAN architecture. Delve into this whitepaper and find out why HP is the foundation for government services with affordable, sophisticated, easy-to-manage and connected solutions.
August 2012- There has been a lot of press about government modernization lately. The systems and processes that keep governments running are outdated and inefficient. Meanwhile, citizens and government employees are demanding new services-from public school employees who want to take advantage of the advancements in digital technology to citizens who want online access to government records to public safety employees who are asking that emergency notification systems be equipped with mobile access to text, data, images, ...
A standard way of representing both DoDAF and Ministry of Defence Architecture Framework (MODAF from the United Kingdom) architectures in UML® is being developed under the auspices of the Object Management Group (OMG®).
This emerging standard is known as the UML Profile for DoDAF and MODAF (UPDM). This is a work in progress. The mappings described in this paper will no doubt be similar to those in the UPDM standard, but ...
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