May 2014- New and composite on-premises applications need a complex array of runtime technologies and development capabilities. This report examines the leading application infrastructure vendors that provide IT developers and architects with complete end-to-end support for application projects for enterprise use. Download this report to see why Red Hat is positioned in the leader's quadrant for on-premises application platforms.
May 2014- Read this paper to learn about the characteristics of a modern middleware platform and how companies benefit from migrating from older inflexible monolithic infrastructures to a modular and flexible environment. This paper includes real world case studies of organizations that migrated to Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6 as a way to cope with and accelerate business change.
May 2014- This Buyer's Guide is presented by IDC Government Insights and sponsored by IBM. The objective is to provide insights to line-of-business managers and CIOs for health and human services organizations.
April 2014- As the cloud computing market continues to grow, enterprises are exploring different cloud models in search of the right balance of functionality, flexibility and investment protection. As many organizations are discovering, off-premises cloud vs. on-premises data center is not an either/or proposition. Hybrid cloud lets organizations provision, use, and manage IT resources across their on-site data center and a compatible public cloud. A new Market Pulse survey by IDG Research Services indicates that more ...
April 2014- VMware vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud service that delivers the tried and tested VMware capabilities widely used by government organizations today, with the added security and compliance assurance of FedRAMP authorization. The hybrid cloud is becoming more and more prevalent - in fact, nearly three-fourths of large enterprises expect to have hybrid deployments by 2015. Let's take a look at the benefits of this hybrid cloud service.
The majority of government customers operate some combination of onsite and offsite IT environments and are struggling to manage both new and legacy applications and infrastructure. Enterprise-class hybrid cloud empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure, and avoid the complexity of having to rewrite applications to work on a public cloud infrastructure.
VMware delivers vCloud Government Service, provided by Carpathia, an enterprise class hybrid cloud solution where both onsite ...
April 2014- VMware vCloud Government Service provided by Carpathia is an enterprise-class hybrid cloud solution built on vSphere, which empowers government customers to leverage existing investments in applications and infrastructure. As a result, government agencies can avoid the cost and complexity of re-architecting and retraining staff for public cloud infrastructure that is radically different from what is in place today. Instead of operating a combination of onsite and offsite IT environments and struggling to maintain both new ...
ThunderCat recently issued a white paper titled, "Wrangling Actionable Insights from Organizational Data," which shines a light on how organizations can best leverage data in highly actionable ways.
The paper discusses how the public sector is struggling with data because it is growing exponentially; arriving from multiple channels; gaining in complexity; and requires strictly mandated security controls.
Fortunately Koverse, a ThunderCat partner, provides analytic capabilities in a scalable, secure multi-tenant environment, ...
April 2014- Nearly half of large enterprises polled have deployed a private cloud service, and only 11% have no plans to do so through 2014. While actual hybrid cloud computing deployments are rare, nearly three-fourths of large enterprises expect to have hybrid deployments by 2015.
Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise Application Platform for OpenShift Enterprise offering provides IT organizations with a simple and straightforward way to deploy and manage Java applications. This optional OpenShift Enterprise component further extends the developer and manageability benefits inherent in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform for on-premise cloud environments.
Unlike other multi-product offerings, this is not a bundling of two separate products. JBoss Enterprise Middleware has been hosted on the OpenShift public offering for more ...
Cloud computing has a lot of appeal, from autoscaling to lower costs, and it's all just a few clicks away.
Thus, the big question is not "why cloud?" but rather "how cloud?" Like many shifts in IT, cloud computing is a journey-one that may take years to complete, and one that depends on your definition of "complete." In truth, some applications? technology will never be truly considered final.
Red Hat been ...
March 2014- The defense and national security environment has changed dramatically in recent years. While the government agencies involved in defense and in national security remain the key national lines of defense, the threats that these agencies face are now more sophisticated. Enemy actors are utilizing up-to-the-minute technologies, capable of operating across multiple jurisdictions and theaters, experts at obfuscating purpose and intent and practiced in using high-quality techniques to achieve their aims. And while the threats continue ...
February 2014- This document is an executive summary of the full "IBM X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report" published by IBM. This summary examines some of the findings from the full report and relates them to the challenges federal organizations face as they strengthen their security postures.
February 2014- IBM Security offerings can help federal organizations employ a continuous diagnostics and mitigation approach to enhance and automate continuous network monitoring capabilities; correlate and analyze critical data; and increase risk-based decision-making at the federal enterprise level.
January 2014- Find out how the smart city market is evolving, learn why analytics are vital to the progress of the smart city market and discover the types of partnerships cities and vendors should form to become smart. Learn how IBM's next-generation solutions can help.
January 2014- The way people live is changing - especially for large metropolitan areas. Read this executive report for information on the smart city market size opportunity, learn about smart city business models, funding mechanisms and get recommendations for businesses and cities.
January 2014- In June 2013, Cisco engaged Miercom to evaluate the capabilities and performance of the latest Cisco Integrated Service Router (ISR) for branch offices - the Cisco 4451-X ISR. Review the report in full and discover why Miercom awarded the Cisco 4451-X ISR the Performance Verified award.
January 2014- Does your WAN provide sufficient performance and reliability for your remote-site users? In this guide, discover how to design a full-service network with secure, encrypted communications using Cisco Dynamic Multipoint VPN technology.
November 2013- The research service sets the stage for visionary thinking by identifying and analyzing one of the significant Mega Trends, Smart is the New Green. 'Smart' as a value proposition has been increasingly replacing 'Green' concepts. This presentation would highlight examples of projects, companies and technologies that will invade and change the smart city space globally in the next decade. It also provides information on the total addressable smart city market size opportunity and discusses smart ...
Even with multi-factor authentication becoming more and more the norm in the defense community, managing accounts with elevated privileges continues to be a challenge. Application service accounts and administrative accounts can be used to make siginifcant changes to IT infrastructure -- and since they are often common accounts used by multiple individuals, controlling and monitoring their usage can be time-consuming and problematic at best.
This technical brief, "Managing the Risk of Privileged Accounts ...
Compliance and access certification aren't negotiable, especially in health care, government departments, financial institutions and businesses accepting credit cards as payment. Failing to insure proper access rights could cause more than just a few headaches - it could lead to fines, lawsuits and loss of revenue.
In this new white paper, learn more about the challenges related to access certification. See three reasons why many managers don't have a better understanding of user ...
Managing identity and access across the enterprise is difficult enough, and even simple provisioning can be a nightmare. Factor in regulating compliance and navigating complex IT and user environments, and you're looking at pretty sizable challenge.
In this e-book, get the tips and best practices you need to solve your access governance challenges. Topics include:
• The challenge of access governance illustrated by a workplace scenario
• The key governance factors ...
October 2013- The velocity, variety and volume of data in government is growing at an unprecedented rate, making it difficult to detect and prevent fraudulent activities. A recent UBM Tech survey sponsored by SAS shows that federal, state and local agencies and departments recognize the importance of using technology to combat fraud, abuse and improper payments. Yet a lack of understanding and knowledge, along with the perception of the high cost of solutions, may be holding some ...
September 2013- There is no doubt that the shift to a software-defined datacenter has begun. This change is a one-way street and will have a profound impact on how IT is delivered. Storage will be the next area to morph to a software-defined model (computing was the first with server virtualization). The initial charter for the shared storage architecture was to bring together the essential datacenter storage elements under a single umbrella. Businesses that choose to deploy ...
September 2013- A new storage architecture, Hybrid Cloud Storage is emerging on the market. Its architecture combines the benefits of on-premise Scale-out NAS with public Cloud storage. In January 2012 Aberdeen surveyed 106 organizations spanning various sectors (see sidebar) to how they are dealing with very high growth storage. In this report we look 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 ...
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